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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-18-2019, 09:34 AM
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Posted By Mart
Re: Flathead Friday. New project. Rusty Crusty Flatty. VIDEO.

I can report the teardown is going well so far.
Valves. Out.
Crank. Out.
Rods and pistons. Out.
Lifters. Out
Cam. Out.

I was just saying to my son, the secret is applying just enough brute...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-17-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,059
Posted By Mart
Re: Flathead Friday. New project. Rusty Crusty Flatty. VIDEO.

Thanks Murre for the helpful suggestions. I've never tried that method. I will be getting the pistons out soon, I'm not really looking forward to it.

On an old English 21 stud I was able to knock...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-16-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,059
Posted By Mart
Re: Flathead Friday. New project. Rusty Crusty Flatty. VIDEO.

Glen, you're absolutely right. i have just been working on it for the last couple of hours and even then I did not notice it. I had to go back outside and have another look. It's there, alright, a 99...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-16-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,059
Posted By Mart
Re: Flathead Friday. New project. Rusty Crusty Flatty. VIDEO.

Thanks Glen. We should have pretended yours is the "after" shot. that's a pretty useful spreadsheet, having all the pertinent facts all in one place.

Mine does fit the same description of yours,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-15-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 29
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Posted By Mart
Re: Flathead Friday. New project. Rusty Crusty Flatty. VIDEO.

Thanks guys. The lift bracket wasn't my idea, I saw it mentioned somewhere. (Probably here).

The motor does have the extra port, but I can't see any plugs in the passages.

Mart.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-15-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,059
Posted By Mart
Flathead Friday. New project. Rusty Crusty Flatty. VIDEO.

I bought a flathead that is in rather poor condition. I thought it might make an interesting little project and would be a good subject for a series of videos. Will it run? No chance. It might one...
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