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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 06:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 292
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Another Ford Video

Mickey Rooney was a Gem, loved his films.During the war my Mom hired an older boy to take us kids( several younger boys) To the movies Over on Milwaukee ave Chicago. At the times Theater. We got 10...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 01:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 292
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Another Ford Video

Finally, I got something right. That's getting harder to do.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 09:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 292
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Another Ford Video

Try this

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xa0PAg7FfMk&t=2s
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 09:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 292
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Another Ford Video

Probably the same as my brain??
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 03:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 292
Posted By Ol' Ron
Another Ford Video

Some scenes show the casting and machining of the block and crank along with much more.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 11:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 529
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Point bounce RPM

The SBC dist dist is good for 6500. Works well on 6 volts, set it forget it. The stock crab worked well on the stock car up to 5K
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 11:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Correct Head torque

I torque all my heads to 45 ft/lbs for 3 heat cycles Don't break and retorque. I use bolts most of the time and use a sealant on the threads.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 11:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 652
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: For those with machining experience. Sleeve fitting??

I used a boring Bar to build all my engines (Van Norman 944). After the first coupla engines, the 75 lb bar had me completely warne out, it worked well, but movimg it around was a killer. Then I was...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-20-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 382
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Mart's Crusty Flatty. Teardown begins: Valve removal!

Railplm, That's the best tool I ever got, sure makes it easier to pull the guides.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-18-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 890
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: WW II 2 gals a weeh

I gota get a seeing dog!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-17-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,148
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Cool Clayborne Engine Stand

I picked up one of those back in the 60's from a junkyard. WE were running the stockcar back then. Been using it ever since.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-16-2019, 10:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 890
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: WW II 2 gals a weeh

Copman, what did I do wrong??
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-16-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 890
Posted By Ol' Ron
WW II 2 gals a weeh

Thought you'd like to see this. I remember going to the market with my grandmother, and how mad she'd get when she didn't have the right ration stamps

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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-15-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 870
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Flathead Friday. New project. Rusty Crusty Flatty. VIDEO.

Weh I get an engine like this, that looks pretty good, but won't turn over. Iplace one bank vertical and por in a 1/2 inch of 50/50 mix )Asid tone and ATF, and let it set for a week or two. The do...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-13-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 453
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Cowl lights- AV8 Roadster

I have a beautiful set of A cowl lights that I'm using on the 27 T roadster, because I like them. most Modern drivers have no idea what a right turn signal iz.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-12-2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 644
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Honoring our veterans

FT2
Navy
Korea

God bless America
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-10-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,474
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Interest in new restoration project thread?

Go for it, one of my favorite cars. I did a repaint in Black laquer, some new glass 37 DeSota bumpers etc. Nice car, sold it for 600 bucks, Raising a family, added another mouth.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 366
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Flathead "spark knock" ???????

Be interesting to see what the problems are. Haven't worked on many Crab distributors, most work just fine when cleaned up and there isn't much you can do to the advance, except lighten the weights....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-07-2019, 09:38 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 3,737
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Spark Plug Protrusion into Head?

I've used Edmond heads on several of my builds. unfortunately they have a very small combustion chamber ofer the valves to give hi compression on the 239 block. True 8:1 CR milling the eads for .045"...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-07-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 336
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Source 59AB large port Intake gaskets

What's the application of the engine? Having built a few street engines, I find the stock ports do a fine job. Compression and displacement, my 280 with EAB can is one of them.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-07-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 3,737
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Spark Plug Protrusion into Head?

Mike Davision did in his heads, I used them on the Hydro engine. Also Kong heads had them at the top of the head between the valves. Not the best place. The combustion process starts at the plug, and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-07-2019, 12:19 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 3,737
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Spark Plug Protrusion into Head?

Those are a nice set of heads, but the plug would be better off in the center of the transfer area, This would provide a much shorter flame front and with a powertip plug stay nice and clean.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-05-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 737
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: late flathead oiling?

I use only Wicks filters
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-05-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 3,737
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Spark Plug Protrusion into Head?

I used Offy heads to make my iwn combustion chamber, they are thicker than the Edelbrock's I mill the area over the valves at a 5 deg angle towards the top of the block, and the transfer area ar an 8...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-04-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,755
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Dual carb advantage?

You can get Johns book at Max VP, He also had many parts for the engines and transmissions.
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