Go Back   The Ford Barn > Search Forums

Sponsored Links (Register now to hide all advertisements)

Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
Search took 0.06 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: hardtimes
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-04-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By hardtimes
Re: condensor application Q...

Great information, indeed, thanks !
I’m guessing that such a condenser can be located anywhere , within reason. Or is there an “electrical” reason to not use a long wire lead with a condenser ?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-03-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By hardtimes
condensor application Q...

Anyone can say what distributor application these three Mallory condensers fit ?
The one pic shows the size that fit my Mallory dist. These three are TOO large for use on my dist.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-20-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,448
Posted By hardtimes
Re: Selling/trading Model A parts

'selling/trading'
Hey Bill,
I agree with your statement and will most likely do just that when its time !
I was the original trader of auto parts , since a young auto guy.
I've been recently...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-15-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 361
Posted By hardtimes
Re: Modern Valve Spring Retainers 30 CCPU

'suggestions' for style/make...
I got my C spring compressor clamp off of ebay some time back.
It is a relatively small C clamp and does the job easily.
It's adjustable, both jaws wise and height...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-12-2018, 12:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 824
Posted By hardtimes
Re: What OHV Head Is This?

That 'capitol' A (at the left front corner...on top surface outside of cover, would make this a CRAGAR OHV head. Cragar (CRAney Gar) was the guy who acquired this head from Schofield (who made...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-09-2018, 01:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,043
Posted By hardtimes
Re: Jim Brierley, follow-up

Hm, SHE never got that three wheeler thingy away from you, because you wouldn't slow down on the curves and were talking to hop it up with a B !


Glad your still here Jim B , and in my view...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-28-2018, 01:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By hardtimes
Re: 32 motor mounts

Don't believe they are same.


* misread question !
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-18-2018, 11:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,467
Posted By hardtimes
Re: Aluminum Fan blade...Breaking...

Hey Steve,
It would be interesting to determine the year made of this alum fan.
Early such fans were poorly made as to balance and / or mounting hole taper.
I've never heard of a newer made alum...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-18-2018, 11:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 882
Posted By hardtimes
Re: Dual Carb Options for Miller Over Head

The 1 1/32" should be 48 model, if this is Stromberg. Model 48 is the largest Stromberg throat of the that make. Whereas, the 81 model is the smallest throat, i.e.- that is .81 hundreds of one...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-15-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 611
Posted By hardtimes
Re: crank care Q

'black spray enamel'...interesting !


Thanks much for these great ideas, which I'll consider and use !
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-14-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,256
Posted By hardtimes
Re: Just bought a '51Merc

I agree with checking the drive shaft first though. Put it in neutral and try to move back / forth by hand. Or, hold the brake at idle and switch from drive to reverse at idle...cheap enough...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-14-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 611
Posted By hardtimes
crank care Q

I have several cranks that I store by standing them vertical on flywheel flange surface. My question: for storage , long or short term, what have you successfully used to protect crank polished...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-04-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,973
Posted By hardtimes
Re: Cracked Block Options

Hey Steve,
Welcome !
I'd do as fordwife suggests. Just make sure that the crack and area are CLEAN so that the JB weld has a firm grip !
Silver lining here is that this is in an easy access...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-28-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,485
Posted By hardtimes
Re: Dropped sump, found metal

IMV, don't even think about putting 'bandages' in place of any proper routine of R&R, when doing this job !
You will be sick, if something shows later and you remember that is where a penny was...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-28-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 793
Posted By hardtimes
Re: Model B Engine Question

I second Charlie suggestion. In fact, I have such a prepared B pan, not as nice as what Charlie shows. If you did not live on the opposite side of the states, I'd send it to you, maybe trade. The...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-27-2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,476
Posted By hardtimes
Re: Vortex with dual tillotson running rich

Might be a simple adjustment problem when...'it ran fine on single'.


Note that with dual carbs, the central location of fuel delivery is different than with a single. That Is, if nothing...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-26-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,488
Posted By hardtimes
Re: Adding a 4 blade instead of my 2 blade fan.

From reading what you say is happening, first thing that I have to ask, is are you loosing water and have to add water....at ANY time, and especially after a 220 event ?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-26-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,760
Posted By hardtimes
Re: This is sad...

Well, hardly a silver lining, but better situation (health/life/$ wise) than a LOT of people whom I know ended up with !


Seeing the pics of this beautiful antique destroyed made me sad, and I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-25-2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,760
Posted By hardtimes
Re: This is sad...

X2:
Yup, people driving drugged/distracted are kllers ! They just don't think of what they can and will do to others and their property !
Do you know WHY they run away ? Think of that for a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-20-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,381
Posted By hardtimes
Re: Different strokes for different folks

Hey David,
'should have left rest unsaid'....not true as NO ONE here is a 'MODERATOR', not even the ones who wonder why you say something !


Now, I may be wrong in what I'm about to say, but I'm...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-19-2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,173
Posted By hardtimes
Re: B Rod spec..

Hey Jim,
Thanks much for all your input, very helpful !
Checked as you suggested. BOTH have the stock compression height distance of 1.90625, as you stated ! Well, wasn't thinking of stroker...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-19-2018, 02:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,173
Posted By hardtimes
Re: B Rod spec..

Thanks Pete for your input. I might just go the lightweight route from Ross. Will have to talk with them..again.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-19-2018, 01:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,173
Posted By hardtimes
Re: B Rod spec..

I'm going to call him, to see what the heck on these !
I think that you most likely are correct, in that he did his own machine work and talked of exotic building, when a racer. Hope he is kicking...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-18-2018, 07:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,173
Posted By hardtimes
Re: B Rod spec..

Spec sheet says: 'C.H. 1.400'.
Dome height says: 0.500.
Net dome cc's- SPL


Piston weight says: 938 grams.


Note: The way designed, these Ross are same .032 popup (now) as stock . When...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-18-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,173
Posted By hardtimes
Re: B Rod spec..

Hey Jim,
So, taking say 1/8" off on both sides would be OK , in you view ?


'lighter is better'...now you sound like my doctor who keeps taking a little off/out ..here/there ! Now he wants to...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500

 
Forum Jump
Sponsored Links (Register now to hide all advertisements)


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:15 AM.