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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-07-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,369
Posted By cb ndrhsr
Re: 8ba engine going in '40 sedan problems

Gentlemen, again. Turns out that the flywheel that was installed on my 8ba engine was not an early flywheel as I had mentioned earlier. I was lead to believe that it was a 59ab which in fact it is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,369
Posted By cb ndrhsr
Re: 8ba engine going in '40 sedan problems

Thank you gentlemen. After I pull the engine and see what my engine builder did to use the early flywheel, I'll report back to you. And when I've taken your advice and got my '50 flywheel resurfaced...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,369
Posted By cb ndrhsr
Re: 8ba engine going in '40 sedan problems

Let me get this straight.I failed to mention that the crank is a Merc 4". Does that have the same bolt pattern as my 8ba flywheel ? I'm assuming that you guys will tell me that it does. Anyway, I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-02-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,369
Posted By cb ndrhsr
Unhappy 8ba engine going in '40 sedan problems

Greetings; I have installed a warmed over '50 truck, 8ba into my '40 sedan and am having problems with clutch and pressure plate. Engine is in the car and starts and runs great. Went to drive to the...
Forum: Early V8 02-20-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,017
Posted By cb ndrhsr
Re: 1940 ford opera coupe

Kelly, PM sent
Forum: Early V8 01-14-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,211
Posted By cb ndrhsr
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-05-2012, 11:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,907
Posted By cb ndrhsr
Re: Flathead distributor "service"

Bubba, I received your dist. last week, it looks great ! I'm taking your advice and buying a Bosch Blue coil. My question is kinda simple for some but can I paint it black ? Don't want a blue coil,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-16-2012, 12:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,475
Posted By cb ndrhsr
Re: cleaning sludge from inside engine

Thanks a heap ! It might be next weekend before I get a chance to work on it again. I'll take a big breath and enjoy it and learn from it. Wish I knew how to post pictures, oh well thats another days...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-16-2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,475
Posted By cb ndrhsr
Re: cleaning sludge from inside engine

@46ford, my engine is bolted to an engine test stand that I built this winter, so its accessability is not an issue.I will mount it on an engine stand so I can roll it over. I believe it to be 1950 ?...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-15-2012, 10:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,475
Posted By cb ndrhsr
Re: cleaning sludge from inside engine

BTW my engine is an 8BA and I usually get my parts from C & G.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-15-2012, 10:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,475
Posted By cb ndrhsr
Re: cleaning sludge from inside engine

What is the best place or book on installing the rear main and pan gasket? I've had no experience on any of this,but I'm willing to learn.Please explain it in laymans terms as if you were maybe...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-15-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,475
Posted By cb ndrhsr
Re: cleaning sludge from inside engine

Ok, sounds like i'll drop the pan. Whats the best way to reinstall pan when I'm done.I'm a rookie, and don't want to cause a leak or open a can of worms in duing this.Also what solvent would you use,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-15-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,475
Posted By cb ndrhsr
cleaning sludge from inside engine

Good morning, I am now ready to install my alum. heads and 2x2 intake that I learned to polish here on the site. Uncle Max did his magic on a couple of carbs for me also. Yesterday I pulled off the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-31-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 893
Posted By cb ndrhsr
Re: Acoupla questions

Thanks for the answers, I knew they were like that, I just didn't know why.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-30-2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 893
Posted By cb ndrhsr
Acoupla questions

Greetings folks, I have 2 questions to ask. 1st: why are the exhaust manifold bolts different sizes on my 8ba? The front ports are 7/16", the middle & rear are 3/8". Got to be a reason for this. 2nd:...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-28-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,736
Posted By cb ndrhsr
Re: Stacks and Stones

What type of sealant should be used on those gas fittings ?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-19-2012, 12:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,648
Posted By cb ndrhsr
Re: 40 radiator top hose to 53 water neck

I just purchased 2 new water necks from Flathead Jack. He has the 1 3/4" in stock. Now, who sells the bigger hose to fit, I was thinking of buying the early hose and just cutting to fit. Will that...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,594
Posted By cb ndrhsr
Re: JWL Book

Thanks for all your responses, The checks are in the mail, so to speak !
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,594
Posted By cb ndrhsr
JWL Book

Good morning,I keep hearing of this book by JWL, and how everyone should read it, as one that doesn't know any better, could you shed some light on the name of the book and where to purchase it ? The...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-28-2011, 01:31 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 22,933
Posted By cb ndrhsr
Re: Can We get A Merry Christmas From Every Fordbarner?

A late Merry Christmas, but wishing all of you a Happy New Year. I just received my 2X2 intake from H and H that I asked my kids to give me for Christmas, you know, the one I asked you for help in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-24-2011, 04:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,971
Posted By cb ndrhsr
Re: Beginners guide to polishing Alum. heads & intake

On the heads, I just want to polish the sides, ends and tops of the fins.the inside of the fins I would like to paint engine color (ford green).Of course I'll polish all of the intake.I'd prefer not...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-24-2011, 01:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,971
Posted By cb ndrhsr
Re: Beginners guide to polishing Alum. heads & intake

Thanks you guys ! I'll now be on the right track.I figured that it would take quite a bit of time,I just wasn't sure how to tackle the job. I'm going to try initially to use my Rockwell oscillating...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-21-2011, 10:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,971
Posted By cb ndrhsr
Beginners guide to polishing Alum. heads & intake

Greetings, I would like to try my hand at polishing a pair of Edelbrock heads and an Offy 2x2 intake.They are all new and I don't want to mess them up. I don't know if I have the proper tools to do...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-07-2011, 04:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,144
Posted By cb ndrhsr
Pulling engine in '40 sedan

Greetings, What are the proper steps in pulling the engine in my '40 sedan. I guess I mean that I do not want to invent the wheel when it comes to pulling it out.I would like to leave the trans in.I...
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