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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-06-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,487
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Early V8 Dyno Work

That's a pretty mild cam, compared to say a 1007B or 400 jr, These cams I', familiar with in competition, However the best cam was an Erson D410 to bad that one is unavailable right now. Then we...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-05-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,487
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Early V8 Dyno Work

A lot of people were interested in this subject, wish we had better answers.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-05-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 807
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: how many cfm for two carb flathead??

In a copy of JWL's book, He goe goes through a number of multi carb instolations on the dyno. Just curious, has anybody thought of part throttle operation, and a 4 bl only runs on 2 , except when...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-02-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,487
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Early V8 Dyno Work

I don't want this to stop on a sour note. I trust Pete and his past accomplishments account for the power he makes from a Flathead. The fact that I and a few others haven't , is not his problem. My...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-02-2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,487
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Early V8 Dyno Work

All it takes to make Horespower is air, and lots of it. I guess Pete found away.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-02-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,487
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Early V8 Dyno Work

Pete, those are some wild numbers. and I'd like to know what was in those engines. Present day over head engines have been blessed with after market cylinder heads to increase hp and they rely on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-01-2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,487
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Early V8 Dyno Work

By using a home made doming tool I put a set od 3 3/4 stroke pistons on a 4" crank. I only had to "Bore the heads" about .070" for th proper cyl tp piston clearance. Brought the CR over 9:1 and still...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-30-2019, 10:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 309
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: 8ba Heads 7RT to EAB.

Absolutely not. First the 45 thou piston to head clearance is at the closest part of the head, the top is not important. Second, max head bolt/nut is 45 for three hest cycles.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-30-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 807
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: how many cfm for two carb flathead??

There are very few flatheads that run to 5500 and stay together for very long. Max power is usually below 5k for even the best of dtreetab.e cams The L-100 peaks out ariun 46/4800 and that was with...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-30-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,487
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Early V8 Dyno Work

I doubt that anyone has reached the 200 hp mark with a normally aspirated flathead. using regular gas (91/93 oct). The reason I say this, is: the ports wont pass enough air. They come close but at...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-30-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 528
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Flathead domed pistons and 21A rods

Compression, is on part of the internal combustion cycle that add torque to the crankshaft. Compression and displacement is the key to a great street engine. When the L-100 can became the go to cam...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-29-2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 952
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Some Questions........

Me Too?? I've done quite a few re plumbing of the brake lines, and they never looked that good. Want to do my roadster??
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-29-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 378
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Video putting a sleeve in a flathead

I know this shop does good work. The shop I use cools the sleeve with dry ice before installing for a tight leak free fit. However, if hr didn't go into the plumbing, not a problem. I never relieve...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-27-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,648
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: 41 Ford engine help

Have you done a compression check of the cylinders yet??
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-27-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 416
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Ford tremec rts t170 transmission

I have one of these in my truck. Just love it, easiest and cheapest instolation I ever made. Jut bores out the regester on a stamped steel bell housing, welded on some tabs and bolted it. Just used a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-25-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 515
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: 1937 Cam Regrinding

just curious, Does the cam you have ,has apressed on timing gear.????? Most any cam Grind can be put on a stock cam. Which brings up the application and cost. When re grinding a stock cam, you will...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2019, 10:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 578
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Intake reinstall?

I've used Head gaskets over many times, ahd yes gread in the intake gaskets, If you don't over torque, there usually reusablle. But if you have allot of money new ones are better.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-22-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 474
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Another Ford Video

Mickey Rooney was a Gem, loved his films.During the war my Mom hired an older boy to take us kids( several younger boys) To the movies Over on Milwaukee ave Chicago. At the times Theater. We got 10...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-22-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 474
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Another Ford Video

Finally, I got something right. That's getting harder to do.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-22-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 474
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Another Ford Video

Try this

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xa0PAg7FfMk&t=2s
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-22-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 474
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Another Ford Video

Probably the same as my brain??
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 474
Posted By Ol' Ron
Another Ford Video

Some scenes show the casting and machining of the block and crank along with much more.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 607
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Point bounce RPM

The SBC dist dist is good for 6500. Works well on 6 volts, set it forget it. The stock crab worked well on the stock car up to 5K
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 541
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Correct Head torque

I torque all my heads to 45 ft/lbs for 3 heat cycles Don't break and retorque. I use bolts most of the time and use a sealant on the threads.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,242
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: For those with machining experience. Sleeve fitting??

I used a boring Bar to build all my engines (Van Norman 944). After the first coupla engines, the 75 lb bar had me completely warne out, it worked well, but movimg it around was a killer. Then I was...
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