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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-11-2020, 04:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 398
Posted By rhphotord
Re: 9/11

My son lost a classmate and friend in this national tragedy. My middle son was also in the air in the midst of the planes hitting the towers. Thankfully he was not on the ill fated planes. But the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-09-2020, 11:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 542
Posted By rhphotord
Re: Fuel pump valve removal

I've always shied away from the hammer,vise grip and pry methods til the last resort because I've screwed up many a part doing so. Seems I'm at that point in this endeaver but then again nothing...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-08-2020, 02:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 542
Posted By rhphotord
Fuel pump valve removal

Have two spare fuel pumps for my engine thought I'd rebuild one. Pretty straight forward it seems but now I'm a bit frustrated. The intake and discharge valves seem to be stuck in the housing and I...
Forum: Early V8 07-22-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 222
Posted By rhphotord
Forum: Early V8 07-17-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 222
Posted By rhphotord
Re: Ford "Green Bible" chassis parts catalogue

I'm open to offers..needs a good home
Forum: Early V8 07-16-2020, 10:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 222
Posted By rhphotord
Ford "Green Bible" chassis parts catalogue

Vintage Green Bible chassis parts and accessory catalogue. Cover is discolored but pages are clear and undamaged. 800 pages of valuable part numbers. Absolutley essential for the restorer or...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-01-2020, 05:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,974
Posted By rhphotord
Re: Flathead running cold

I'm back at the model A flathead after a short hiatus. Have the thermostats ready for install but decided now that it's warmed up a bit here I'd do an extensive around town drive. Well the temp guage...
Forum: Early V8 06-01-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 268
Posted By rhphotord
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-29-2020, 02:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 544
Posted By rhphotord
Re: Autolite 2100 carb hesitation

Carb update. Pulled the accelerator pump apart and all parts are intact look fine. Changed the accel. pump drive rod orienation to another link to give it more fuel. Bingo it appears that solved the...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-21-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 544
Posted By rhphotord
Autolite 2100 carb hesitation

Rebuilt this carb for my wife's 66 Mustang with a 289 cu engine
Has horrible hesitation from idle and have to feather the gas to get it moving up to speed. Actaually stalls if pushed too hard from...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-18-2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 398
Posted By rhphotord
Re: Help identify this flathead fan

Back of fan blade to mounting surface is 1-3/16 inches. THought it might be a 39 but not certain that's why I ask the experts.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-17-2020, 08:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 398
Posted By rhphotord
Cool Help identify this flathead fan

Going through my stash of parts and for the life of me I don't know what this fan is for. Bolts to the head of the generator, measures 15-1/2 dia. single wide belt. Cleaned it up a bit and freshened...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-14-2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,974
Posted By rhphotord
Re: Flathead running cold

Ok, ran the car up to speed at various speeds for over an hour with temps here mid 60's and the temp guage never went above 160. Forgot to mention that when I refreshed the coolant I used something...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-10-2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,974
Posted By rhphotord
Re: Flathead running cold

Going through a flathead learning curve here and I'm no young guy. Never stop learning and doing lots of listening and reading by those wiser than me. So I really appreciate all the feedback.
Think...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-10-2020, 12:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,974
Posted By rhphotord
Wink Flathead running cold

Ran the engine in my AV8 build for over an hour yesterday at various rpm's trying to replicate what I think was vapor lock. No luck with that but...Temp guage never got above 160 degrees.Not an...
Forum: Early V8 05-07-2020, 10:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 268
Posted By rhphotord
Forum: Early V8 05-06-2020, 10:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 268
Posted By rhphotord
NOS Flathead fuel pump 51-53

NOS model # 9785 AC brand fuel pump in original box. Fits 1951-53 flatheads. Bought with other parts and can't use this item. Price less shipping. Paypal payment accepted as friend and family. Email...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-30-2020, 05:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,033
Posted By rhphotord
Re: Flat head RPM range

I purposly installed a tachometer to monitor shift points on the flattie. Runs out to 4500 quickly in first gear and with the 4:11 and can practically start in second. At 4500 am I pushing the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-29-2020, 10:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,033
Posted By rhphotord
Flat head RPM range

Can any one give me what is considered a safe comfortable rpm range for a stock 42 flathead? Running a 4:11 gear set presently and rpm seems high at highway speeds. Love to install 3:78 gear set but...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-23-2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 389
Posted By rhphotord
Transmission jumps out of third gear.

Forgive a rookie question as its my first go round with a flathead and period correct trans.
Not a major problem on a lttle driven car but it seems the trans on my AV8 build wants to exit third...
Forum: Model-A 04-10-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 514
Posted By rhphotord
FREE Misc parts

GONE..... no longer available Went early am first day listed to a good home.

Thanks to all
Odds and ends from my 30 roadster build. I rarely throw anything out but have no need for these small...
Forum: Early V8 04-05-2020, 12:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 327
Posted By rhphotord
33-34 parts

A few left over parts;
Rear bumper brackets. One looks after market other looks orig. May need some tweeking for fit. $25.00
Hard to find .....Wind shield hinge brackets. Remanufactured in a local...
Forum: Model-A 04-05-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 294
Posted By rhphotord
Alternator

****SOLD****
Virtually new 12V 5/8 inch pullley alternator removed from my model A. Previous owner installed same and never drove the car. I swapped out the four banger for a V8 and went back to a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-03-2020, 06:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 379
Posted By rhphotord
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-03-2020, 05:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 379
Posted By rhphotord
Looking for a Belt

Need some help on finding the correct generator belt on a 42 flattie. 5/8 wide apprroximately 37-1/2 long strapped. Any one have a cross reference number? Looking for a spare belt and there is no...
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