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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-27-2022, 06:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 358
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-27-2022, 06:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 339
Posted By mfirth
Re: trash can condensers

Tubman is "the man" for a "trash can".
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-26-2022, 06:33 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,232
Posted By mfirth
Re: 89 today

Ron, Happy Un-Birthday......remember Alice in Wonderland ... keep on keep'n on Gramps !
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-26-2022, 06:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,343
Posted By mfirth
Re: Overheating Issue SOLVED!

Saddly, like chrome shops, radiator shops seem to be going away ..... I remember one man service garages & Rad. shops, now all gone. The few left working on our old Fords are getting old too .......
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-21-2022, 01:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 842
Posted By mfirth
Re: Happy 60 Anniversary to Lawson & Joyce Cox

Congrats for sure !!!! We are in our 56th year......If I had it to over, I'd do it over again.
God bless You & Joyce !!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-20-2022, 09:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 538
Posted By mfirth
Re: Needing Assistance -Fifty 8BA- Running Issue

What JWL & rotorwrench said x 2. Experience with both.......
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-20-2022, 06:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 979
Posted By mfirth
Re: Overheating issues

Put those Skips pumps on........wishing you well.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-17-2022, 06:21 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 13,228
Posted By mfirth
Re: Burned '32 PU came to new home today

Love it, you're doing a GR8 thing here.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-09-2022, 09:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 966
Posted By mfirth
Re: 1954 239 distributer

Thanks for all the info, new question. Anyone running Pertronix in a 239 Y blockwith a generator ? Some of my fellow flathead friends have had problems they say caused by the generator. Pertronix...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-09-2022, 06:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 544
Posted By mfirth
Re: Will Original 3 Blade Fan be Adequate ?

My 8ba in a 52 Ford ran at 180 with 180 stats. Isky Max1 cam same heads as yours with stock radiator & fan. You should be fine. Tinker is right about flow & timing......
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-06-2022, 07:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,031
Posted By mfirth
Re: Early Ford Store

Times 2 on Reds Headers. They even have early 239 y-block stuff. Have gotten 2 sets of headers from them for 8BAs that were GR8.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-06-2022, 06:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 804
Posted By mfirth
Re: Intermittent idle surging issues

I set fuel pressure at 2.5 with good results You may have a vacuum leak These guys know far more than I do and you'll get it resolved.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-05-2022, 06:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,542
Posted By mfirth
Re: 1936 Overheating Problem

I've only had 8ba flatheads & only had minor, easily cured heating issues. I have a friend with a 38 Ford who runs NO FAN & has no heating issues. Interesting .....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-04-2022, 07:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 496
Posted By mfirth
Re: 40 Ford Animation

Thanks Coop....gotta love that red 40.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-02-2022, 06:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 966
Posted By mfirth
Re: 1954 239 distributer

Again, thanks to all. The owner is letting it set & then trying all of the above suggestions. Will let you know how it turns out. Turns out? Pun intended ....
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-29-2022, 08:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 966
Posted By mfirth
Re: 1954 239 distributer

Thanks Dave!! I'll pass it on.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-29-2022, 12:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 966
Posted By mfirth
Re: 1954 239 distributer

Thanks rotorwrench. He used wd-40 so..... He does have "heat" available. Will passs it on.
This isn't a problem on a flatty. Thank goodness.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-29-2022, 10:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 966
Posted By mfirth
1954 239 distributer

New here, so ..... friend has a 1954 239 car engine and can't get the dizzy to move or out of the engine. Sugestions please. THANKS in advance !!!!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-29-2022, 06:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,254
Posted By mfirth
Re: Just a simple "good day"

I too appreciate all of "The Barn" folks. You guys keep me coming back....THANKS !
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-27-2022, 11:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 297
Posted By mfirth
Re: Pendine Prep 11. Top end tidy up. Cylinder heads milled and fitted.

Nice job Mart. Good looking isn't it? Bet she'll run GR8.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-26-2022, 07:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 775
Posted By mfirth
Re: 35/36 custom cabover

She ain't skinny, she's tall, that's all.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-23-2022, 07:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,137
Posted By mfirth
Re: 8BA 94 carb

Tou might send Charlie NY a private messgae on here. He is "the man" & willing to enlighten you.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-23-2022, 06:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,280
Posted By mfirth
Re: I'm all dressed up for the dance

Really cool GB. Good on you & have a GR8 time helping that kid & "showing" that neat Jailbar.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-22-2022, 06:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 580
Posted By mfirth
Re: Another Charlie NY THANK YOU....

Spoke with him on the phone a while back; always a joy & full of info. Thanks Charlie!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-21-2022, 12:02 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 87,907
Posted By mfirth
Re: Manners... A new rule...

Why can't we all just get along ..... Sometimes, silence is GOLDEN !
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