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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 10:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 273
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: paint on oil pan?

I would venture to add that 99.9 % of flat head engines are not super duper high performance where the use of GLYPTAL is needed to increase the rate of oil return by a few milliseconds. However, my...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 08:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 273
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: paint on oil pan?

No,No,No. Don't even think about painting the inside of your oil pan.

All you need is a couple of paint specs to get into your oil system and you're done.

If you take an oil pan off of any...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 10:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 4bbl manifold flathead V/8

PKW: There are many, many posts on this subject. Read thru every one that mentions the word carburetor and you will benefit greatly.
https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/search.php?searchid=16662496
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 08:32 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 22,297
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Interest in new restoration project thread?

Thank you Mike for keeping us all informed.
Your work is a pleasure to see.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 02:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 349
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Handle escutcheon installation

Here's a thread that supplies an answer if you want to make your own tool out of PVC.
https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=213544&highlight=door+handle+removal+tool
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 08:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 880
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 8ba block decking

Ford flathead block drawings are here showing angles, etc. Be sure to read ALL the links too....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-07-2020, 05:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 405
Posted By 19Fordy
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-07-2020, 08:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 224
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 40 Pick Up change to 12 V

32phil: Be sure to read post #8 here. Tells how to convert 40 BATT gauge to operate on
12V. Make sure you don't have an ammeter. This works only with Volt Meter BATT gauge....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-06-2020, 08:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,059
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: drum puller

Looks kind of "iffy".

Meaning,
"If" it doesn't fly off, it might work but, 2 point contact isn't very reassuring.

Must hurt when those jaws slip off.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-05-2020, 09:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 444
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 8BA 12 V Starter?

If you do a search on Google or Fordbarn or HAMB you will find that the 6V starter will work for many years if you operate it on 12V. Yes there are 12V starters that will bolt up to your 8BA but,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-01-2020, 09:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 854
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Electric fans

V8; Would it be good to mount a 4th fan over that 4th hole?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-01-2020, 02:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,067
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Installing Rear Hub On A '40

Just as a point of info.
If you don't have that little fibre seal,
you can make one out of an old piece of leather....like a belt.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-01-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 854
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Electric fans

Wouldn't it be best to have as much air flowing thru the radiator as possible for water cooling and also to reduce engine compartment heat?
Looks to me like that 3 hole shroud is blocking a lot of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-01-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 825
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Plugging holes with "Metal To Metal?"

Any chance of posting a photo or two showing area of concern?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-30-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 640
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 8ba questions

On my 8BA the fuel pump stand was replaced with a homemade oil fill tube and the original oil fill tube is the breather using a small K and N filter. The OEM crankcase vent tube running down the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-29-2020, 08:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,325
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 1940 Ford Steering Wheel

V8: How about about installing the billionaire dollar 49-51 Merc. accessory wheel.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-29-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,325
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 1940 Ford Steering Wheel

I think that's true.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-29-2020, 02:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,325
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 1940 Ford Steering Wheel

Dare to be different.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-29-2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 362
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Help - Ford brake id

V8: In your photo of the 39-41 (blue shoes) is one of the brake cylinders on backwards?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-27-2020, 08:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,435
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: What Is This Bolt For?

Jim makes a good observation. Maybe a structural bolt for scaffolding?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-27-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,435
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: What Is This Bolt For?

Could that be an unusual bolt to hold the clam shell together?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-25-2020, 07:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,278
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: My junkyard find

Put them up for sale. Someone probably could use them.
Pain in the back to move around and store.

Otherwise......bird feeder bases or bird bath bases.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-24-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 580
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: 8BA tuning up for Speedweek rear wheel dyno pull

Fantastic. Thanks for sharing that moment.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-24-2020, 01:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 547
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Problems starting when hot

moonraker, I suspect that your starter needs to be rebuild or that your battery needs replacement. With a good fully charged battery the starter should keep cranking.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-24-2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 547
Posted By 19Fordy
Re: Problems starting when hot

Any loose wires or bad grounds?
Did you "pop the clutch" to get it started again while being pushed?
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