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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2020, 09:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By Ronnie
Re: Cam Degree wheel setup for V8 flathead

You run the chance of it loosening when you turn it backwards.


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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By Ronnie
Re: Cam Degree wheel setup for V8 flathead

In most cases there will be a small amount of fab work to get it bolted to the crank,and fab up a pointer for wheel.

There should be someone here that can walk u through it. In chassis will also...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-02-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,262
Posted By Ronnie
Re: Question on Cam Gear Marks - UPDATE

Put a buzz box on the dizzy to confirm its operation. Rotor Wrench will chime in as it is used often on aircraft engines.I made mine 50 + years ago when I was involved in a C dragster. They work no...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-26-2020, 11:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By Ronnie
Re: Pressurizing the oil system before initial startup

Just pressure up with garden sprayer Google it there are many.



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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-24-2020, 10:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,364
Posted By Ronnie
Re: Question on cam gear marks

Automotive Stud You are thinking the flathead tdc when cam is first in that it the same as what happens with a small block chevy. They are not the same. When marks are set up with a small bloc that...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-23-2020, 08:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 247
Posted By Ronnie
Re: Oil pressure with remote oil fllter

All above correct. No restriction.


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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-19-2020, 02:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,364
Posted By Ronnie
Re: Question on cam gear marks

Automotive Stud When you put the cam in a flathead for the first time where are the timing marks at. Lined up cam mark at 6 o clock and crank mark at 12 o'clock or cam and crank both at 12 o'clock....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-17-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,364
Posted By Ronnie
Re: Question on cam gear marks

This a cut and paste from Gofast 2017 Works well one turn of the cam and done.


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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2020, 12:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 926
Posted By Ronnie
Re: Anyone use these drill/tap all in one?

They are called drap taps been around for years google them and there are many people that make them.
https://www.google.com/search?client=firefox-b-d&q=drap+tap



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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,364
Posted By Ronnie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,364
Posted By Ronnie
Re: Question on cam gear marks

Did you talk to Melling about the items? they are a fine company and would help you out.



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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2020, 08:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,364
Posted By Ronnie
Re: Question on cam gear marks

Some past info here on springs.
https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=216777


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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,364
Posted By Ronnie
Re: Question on cam gear marks

I always use valve locks that are compensated .070" to shorten the installed height made by a couple of places available real easy....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2020, 07:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,364
Posted By Ronnie
Re: Question on cam gear marks

http://www.autoblueprint.com/Articles/ValveStemSeal/ValveOringCutaWay.jpg This is orientation for the grooves on a Chevy valve....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2020, 10:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,065
Posted By Ronnie
Re: Crank pulley bolt...Lost again!!

I would speak with Loctite on their 800 number and get it from the people that know. The red is basically bomb proof.



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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 886
Posted By Ronnie
Re: Remote oil filter

3/8" npt are available Dr google has them
https://derale.com/product-footer/filtration/universal2013-10-28-09-53-271133946423/remote-filter-mounts.



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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-11-2020, 08:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 886
Posted By Ronnie
Re: Remote oil filter

Wouldn't it be a pipe bushing.


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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-09-2020, 06:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 886
Posted By Ronnie
Re: Remote oil filter

Here are all the wix remote mounts all you need is a 3/4" thread and then pick out the design. This has been hashed over many times on the barn.
https://www.wixfilters.com/Speciality/Conversion.aspx...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-09-2020, 08:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,374
Posted By Ronnie
Re: oil filter restriction orifice

What filter number are you using?


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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-07-2020, 06:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,102
Posted By Ronnie
Re: Do you think a sleeve will fix this?

A good shop can fix that with a sleeve. I would give the rest of the block thorough inspection before proceeding.



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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-05-2020, 09:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By Ronnie
Re: Tool question

Sounds like you are using an impact driver with a 1/4" hex drive. A cordless impact wrench is what uses the direct fit 3/8" or 1/2" square drive anvils with regular impact sockets. It appears you...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-24-2020, 09:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 797
Posted By Ronnie
Re: Best way to fix this header

Ronnie Roadster has a repair that can be done with a patch.If it was mine that is what I would do.This is a repair that silicone bronze would help with a tig. The patch has to be a good fit.



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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-18-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,964
Posted By Ronnie
Re: off topic barnfind

Here is a good collection of Merlins I have been inside that Lancaster at a visit it did to our museum watched it take off pretty cool. That mosquito in Pete's post is kept with that Lancaster in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-08-2020, 08:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,585
Posted By Ronnie
Re: 8ba block decking

https://www.innomach.com/cylinder-head-shims


Give them a call


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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-05-2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 661
Posted By Ronnie
Re: 8BA 12 V Starter?

Removing screws that hold in the coils is easier said than done.



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