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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 10:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 227
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Distributor oiling

the cup should have a little piece of felt inside it just wet the felt a few drops will generally do it
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 10:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 293
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Tips for removing axle keys?

if you only want to remove and not reuse try a 4" grinder with a slitting disc cut a slot lenghtways down the key then weld the slot up and let it cool down should shrink it enough to just tap it out...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-25-2021, 08:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 552
Posted By aussie merc
Re: 8ba engine rebuild

just so everyones clear on your intensions WHAT ARE YOU TRYING TO ACHIVE ??????? could be the worst day of your engines life
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2021, 07:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 504
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Mouse smell

just my two cents try bicarb solution in a spray bottle and wipe down thourghly and then spray a diluted solution of vanilla up under on any fabric or trimming
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2021, 05:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 121
Posted By aussie merc
help with mallory 5072001H

high one and all looking for install and wiring paperwork for a Mallory 5072001H magnetic pulse dissy also if any knows what the airgap and pickup ohms are it would be a great help
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-17-2021, 07:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,733
Posted By aussie merc
Re: 'Rebuilders'? Am I tooo Picky?

picky i dont know because i wasnt there so you may have got what you asked for or maybe not always make sure that you put in writing exactly what you want it not only protects you it gives your...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-17-2021, 07:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 624
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Help with Heater wiring switch to power

so what year are we talking about pre war didn't have accessories you either found a source that was battery powered ( constant) or one that was switched [ignition] and the ground was any suitable...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-14-2021, 05:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 695
Posted By aussie merc
Re: 6 Bladed fan

the varying of blade length was done to reduce noise [even numbers of even length blades tend to drone]
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-12-2021, 06:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,192
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Fenton cast iron headers

depends on your setup and which mould the manifolds came out of my fentons came thru speedway fitted fine and havent had an ounce of drama with them just my luck i guess
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-11-2021, 07:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 601
Posted By aussie merc
Re: stromberg efire for 59ab

like most electronic dizzys they are sensitive to voltage and any sudden change can have dire results some more so than others other problems can also cause voltage to flucuate and at six volts...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-10-2021, 04:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Mallory or other?

warning Mallory is no longer they were taken over by MSD and anything now sold as Mallory is actually MSD so be careful as parts for actual Mallory are NSO only hard to come by they sell the dissys...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-06-2021, 09:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,241
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Vacuum guage

setting ignition with vacum gauge will give you a starting piont often it will be advanced from stock you still have to workout your total advance and at what rpm remember todays fuel has almost...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-06-2021, 09:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 686
Posted By aussie merc
Re: 1948 pilot

hey 48pilot your local branch of the early ford V8 club would be glad to have you as a member Good people great help and lots of Knowledge so look them up on the web you will be glad you did
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-06-2021, 05:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 512
Posted By aussie merc
Question spring bush replacement

dose anyone have drawings or photos of a tool used to remove/fit spring bush assemblies
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-30-2021, 01:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 644
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Lube for throwout bearing?

i use a 50/50 mix of chassis grease and neversieze just me
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2021, 06:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,239
Posted By aussie merc
Re: No Thermostats

anti freeze mix will depend on the brand type and your location follow the directions on the pack theres just to many out there to say do this or that . thermostats well that question goes around...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-10-2021, 01:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,105
Posted By aussie merc
Re: 97 carb hesitation

excuse me Einstein [scicla] i did say its 2 cents worth so what's the million dollar answer
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2021, 06:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,477
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Stromberg Big 97 on a stock manifold?

yes they work fine without any mods to manifold but to get the best out of them you will need to massage the intake passages Stromberg actually post the directions for this on their web site
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2021, 06:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,105
Posted By aussie merc
Re: 97 carb hesitation

just my 2 cents fuel pressure is critical as these carbs where originally designed for gravity flow [so 0 psi] next is fuel level again critical to overall performance as this effects all operations...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-07-2021, 08:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 596
Posted By aussie merc
Re: What are these early hydraulic brakes?

six bolts to the axle indicates high braking load and no park brake lever indicates truck with tailshaft/transmission brake
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-18-2021, 02:28 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,749
Posted By aussie merc
Re: nasty odor

if that smell is similar to a bad curry its coolant [boy its off ]
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-17-2021, 09:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,185
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Disc Brakes V Bendix Brakes-Which performs best??

not denying that discs have taken over for several reasons cost being one reliability being another since they self adjust but again if they aint maintained as needed they aint worth s##t so our...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-17-2021, 04:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,185
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Disc Brakes V Bendix Brakes-Which performs best??

softer material maybe not however booster and slightly harder material possibly the booster will reduce the pedal effort for the same brake pressure so in theory you should be able to generate higher...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-17-2021, 01:39 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,185
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Disc Brakes V Bendix Brakes-Which performs best??

ps me again! check with your local authorities changing brake systems can require you to totally reengineer the vehicle and cause dramas with getting the vehicle registered for road use here in Aus...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-17-2021, 01:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,185
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Disc Brakes V Bendix Brakes-Which performs best??

which ever way you go you will need to do a total system change front and rear as brakes are a balanced system [front and rear] you need to do the sums which often have hidden costs such as new...
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