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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-18-2022, 11:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,202
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Larry Brumfield

There went a lot of knowledge, Smart guy ,very helpful. He will be missed.
Bill
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-18-2022, 01:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 357
Posted By bbrocksr
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-17-2022, 08:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,304
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Sleeved 59AB Questions

That is factory relieved.
Bill
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-17-2022, 03:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 210
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Thread size for 36 water pump temperature sensor?

That "bushing" has to be used it has the seat for the bulb the seat against.
Bill
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-14-2022, 04:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,304
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Sleeved 59AB Questions

My first engine was a 41 Merc with "tin can" sleeves, they came in both 3 1/16 & 3 3/16.
I pulled the sleeves and ordered .083 pistons. the block was cracked so I got a 59L block and bored it .083...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-14-2022, 02:20 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,384
Posted By bbrocksr
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-14-2022, 02:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,304
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Sleeved 59AB Questions

Steel sleeves were installed by ford in 39-41 engines. They were .040" wall thickness, pretty thin.
Most repair sleeves are cast iron and either 3/32 thin wall or standard 1/8" wall.
I think...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-14-2022, 12:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,304
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Sleeved 59AB Questions

The thin wall cast iron sleeve was 3/32" =.093 The Ford steel sleeve was .040". Those look to be the thin wall cast iron sleeves. Are the bores in good enough shape to use?

Bill
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-14-2022, 12:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 816
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: 39 pedals in a 36 frame

One hole lines up and you have to drill the other three holes. I clamped the pedal assembly in place and installed the toe plate/floorboard to check the position of the pedal to the slots in the toe...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2022, 05:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 688
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Rear Wheel Bearing 1936

Dave, I cleaned up my spare hubs so I could get a better look at the washer. It appears to be a protective washer for the hub, the ID.is 2.187" can't measure the OD. probably about 3" or a little...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-12-2022, 03:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,390
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: piston ring end gap spacing ?

Gapless rings do have gap for expansion, It is a stepped gap where the ends of the ring overlap.
Bill
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2022, 08:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 688
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Rear Wheel Bearing 1936

Dave, That hardened sleeve is for the late hub only, the early hub takes a larger bearing.
I don't have a washer/spacer that is not installed, would be hard to measure down in the bore behind the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-09-2022, 03:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 688
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Rear Wheel Bearing 1936

Don, On the later hubs with the hardened sleeve there is a washer/spacer which goes in before the sleeve is pressed in. I have these on my 36 and I have 4 spares that have the same setup. I noticed...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-08-2022, 09:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 688
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Rear Wheel Bearing 1936

I think what you're calling a flange is the outer bearing race that is pressed into the hub. The washer/spacer is there to locate the bearing and protect the hub from wear. The washer/spacer was...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-02-2022, 08:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,711
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: King pin puller

Pretty clever!
Bill
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-02-2022, 03:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 758
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Temp sensor port thread chaser

Brian says the port thread is parallel, You say the port thread is tapered and then you say Brian is correct. How can that be?
I agree that the port is 3/8 NPT threads.
Bill
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-31-2021, 04:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 340
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: 6 Volt Starter Brushes

Field coil brushes go opposite each other in insulated holders, The other two brushes go to ground and do not need to be insulated. Are you sure all four holders are insulated from the end plate. I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-31-2021, 03:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,568
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Fuel pump push rod throw

You need the manifold with the round hole so the baffle tube can plug into the recess in the block. There are both tall and short manifolds. Tall manifold takes the long pushrod and long baffle...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-29-2021, 03:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,568
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Fuel pump push rod throw

very important. That is part of the crankcase ventilation system.
Bill
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-27-2021, 02:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 529
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: McCulloch VS-57 Supercharger

I missed the "compressed" part, mine is not installed, sorry.
Bill
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-27-2021, 03:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 529
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: McCulloch VS-57 Supercharger

I've got one for a 54 olds, It has the same tensioner setup. You want the distance from pin to pin on the spring mount correct?
Bill
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-26-2021, 08:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 713
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Jump starting a 12V Positive Ground

Or don't let the bumpers touch.
Bill
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-26-2021, 12:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 713
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Jump starting a 12V Positive Ground

Are you still into Hit& Miss engines? I've got a few.
Bill
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-24-2021, 10:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 713
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Jump starting a 12V Positive Ground

Don't let the bumpers touch when you are jumping, Doesn't matter when you are pushing to start. If you let the bumpers touch when jumping it's the same as using 3 cables , your bumpers become the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-13-2021, 02:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 741
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Solenoid disengages gear prematurely

So what kicks the bendix out is the engine turning faster than the bendix gear, so on 12 volts the engine would have to turn a lot faster to kick the bendix out . The point I'm making is that 12...
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