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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2021, 12:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By johndee138
Re: flathead cooper

This strikes me as a lot of misplaced effort.
Negligible return as well.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2021, 09:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 345
Posted By johndee138
Re: Engine cowl louver reattachment

engine cowl louvers?
Hood side louvers, inner fender louvers, cowl vent, or just what location are you referring to here?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2021, 09:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 345
Posted By johndee138
Re: Engine cowl louver reattachment

engine cowl louvers?
Hood side louvers, inner fender louvers, cowl vent, or just what location are you referring to?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-04-2021, 02:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 256
Posted By johndee138
8BA timing cover/ Delco dizzy hold down

Im installing a french block motor with a delco dizzy. 8BA timing cover. I had a 1/4-20 bolt tapped into the shaft housing for a hold down. this isn't gonna do it.
There is a flat on the head...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-27-2021, 09:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 355
Posted By johndee138
Re: which alternator bracket do I need?

Y'all want to build another one?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-26-2021, 10:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 355
Posted By johndee138
Re: which alternator bracket do I need?

"Homemade" has a questionable connotation.
I have a late intake and late pumps.
After some further searching I found alangrovecomponents.com
French blocks require late truck pumps, this puts...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-26-2021, 07:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 355
Posted By johndee138
which alternator bracket do I need?

I got the 41 motor with the hole in the water jacket out of my 36 coupe, and in its place sits a fresh built french block motor with wide belt truck water pumps. The earlier motor had a delco style...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-21-2021, 08:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By johndee138
Re: 8BA style oil filter to Beehive canister bracket

anybody got a 49-53 can that has a good mount with all the tabs? the can itself isn't a concern.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-21-2021, 07:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 637
Posted By johndee138
Re: 1936 steering options

I used the attached guide to swap my Steering box out.
Drake sells the bracket, a necessary purchase.
The hardest part was removing the old bracket (a real PITA)
...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-21-2021, 10:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By johndee138
8BA style oil filter to Beehive canister bracket

Does anyone make a bracket that allows a beehive oil filter to mount up to the 8BA head? Using the stock tapped holes in the head.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-10-2021, 01:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 555
Posted By johndee138
Re: 36 temp gauge replacement

I did use a tubing wrench and the flats just gave way. Then the vise grip spun it into a round. The hollow bolt that seats the probe is screwed all the way down to the shoulder and didn't offer much...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-10-2021, 09:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 555
Posted By johndee138
36 temp gauge replacement

I'm swapping out my 41 motor to a fresh built french block motor. The original temp gauge fitting is firmly stuck in the old head and attempts at removal have resulted in rounding off the flats on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-09-2021, 12:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 671
Posted By johndee138
Re: 1935-36 Luggage Rack Length Difference

Which one for the coupe?
I have an assembly that has been chromed and never installed.
I assumed ( obviously incorrectly ) that they were the same for all models.
Prolly need to sell it. I doubt...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-03-2021, 04:06 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,199
Posted By johndee138
Re: What cool accessories/add-ons are out there

the V8 unit showed up on ebay some years ago. I had to get it replated. Thought about how to get a mold made and reproduce them but haven't gotten around to it.
Just so you know, I covet your...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-03-2021, 09:44 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,199
Posted By johndee138
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-03-2021, 09:40 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,199
Posted By johndee138
Re: What cool accessories/add-ons are out there

here's a couple of my precious blingy things
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-31-2021, 10:17 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,199
Posted By johndee138
Re: What cool accessories/add-ons are out there

I have 2 sets of accessory closed car wind wings that are for a 36. They are different manufacturers, but both fit the 36 closed car window profile.
A few different aftermarket hood ornament add ons...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-25-2021, 08:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 808
Posted By johndee138
Re: Odd spring shackle removal

So the final was stock shackles and reversed eye spring?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-24-2021, 09:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 808
Posted By johndee138
Re: Odd spring shackle removal

Brian that thought has occurred, but I was hoping to use the long shackles (with round holes) to get my tail down (taildragger is what I'm shooting for). I have cobbled up a puller to see if it will...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-23-2021, 10:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 808
Posted By johndee138
Re: Odd spring shackle removal

Tinker look closely at the pix
The shackle bolt is a 2 piece affair. The center piece that the shackles attach to just turned out with a wrench since it is threaded. the "female" portion that...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-23-2021, 08:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 808
Posted By johndee138
Odd spring shackle removal

While I am waiting on motor repair stuff I thought I would install a Posie reverse eye spring I've had lying around for a while. After getting the old spring loose I began to tackle the shackle...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-19-2021, 08:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,688
Posted By johndee138
Re: got a hole in my water jacket

It should be an easy fix when it is out of the car and I can put it on a stand and pivot it into a reasonable position. Give it a good flushing and see up in there. Right now it's in the car and runs...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-19-2021, 11:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,688
Posted By johndee138
Re: got a hole in my water jacket

I tried all that Tubman. Cup brushed the whole area to bare metal, heat gunned it for about an hour, degreased it and then hit it with 90% alcohol. Dried it with compressed air blast and a clean...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-19-2021, 09:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,688
Posted By johndee138
got a hole in my water jacket

For some time now I have been watching a weeping spot on my 41 motor. It is located about 1 1/2" above the pan rail and below the rear exhaust outlet on the drivers side. It has been getting...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-14-2021, 07:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 275
Posted By johndee138
Re: Vacationland happenings...

Pinetree Jamboree August 20-21-22
Winterport Dragway, Winterport ME
TROG style 1/8 mile "halfast drag races"
Nothing newer than 1953, flatheads only
No radial tires, etc.
Swap meet, car show...
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