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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-11-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 495
Posted By jetmek
Re: Looking for Floating brgs ..

check the inside oil groove with a magnifying glass it mite have a ford script and a letter. you can refer to the ford parts greenbook to determine the bearing size by the letter
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-11-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 495
Posted By jetmek
Re: Looking for Floating brgs ..

keep in mind if you have ford bearings they were available in oversize OD for rebuilt rods. you have a p/n? also how are you measuring the bearing? across the split or at 90*? the bearings are not...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-17-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 298
Posted By jetmek
aftermarket bell housing

So im cleaning out parts from my dads to take to the shredder and found this which thought was kinda neat...any one run across these before?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-17-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 721
Posted By jetmek
Re: Brake adjust now no spark

check the brake light switch for shorts when you push down the brake pedal.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-20-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,206
Posted By jetmek
Re: stuck rear hub help

Maybe if your a sledgehammer mechanic .. Ive never had any such problem with it and If you guys are advising plasma cutters and torches then what you just said doesn't really matter any way ?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-20-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,206
Posted By jetmek
Re: stuck rear hub help

seen more than one axle ruined by those KRW pullers. you need one like this never failed me yet.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 05-02-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 554
Posted By jetmek
Re: Krw line bore

I think the kwikway bar is too big(maybe) the KRW bar is like .936 dia . If you decide to go that route, I can get you dimensions from mine so you don't have to guess. Unless your only doing STD...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-01-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 297
Posted By jetmek
Re: Rear backing plate issue

did you notch the backing plates to clear the spring perch? I think some guys choose to rotate them to clear also...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 05-01-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 554
Posted By jetmek
Re: Krw line bore

the bar is easy to make... the bar guide bearing casting not so much. shouldn't be too hard to find one BTW cool IG page you have
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-27-2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,369
Posted By jetmek
Re: Reaming Bushings

Glad to be of help...Personally I prefer to hone them on my sunnen machine but not everyone has that luxury...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-25-2019, 10:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 713
Posted By jetmek
Re: best way to seal a stud from water jacket

Permatex Teflon thread sealant from napa
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-25-2019, 10:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,784
Posted By jetmek
Re: Running engine with a Simmons Swan Manifold

Interesting to hear if it runs any different than stock. Ive got one of those hanging on the wall and also a Bendix down draft setup that might be fun to tinker with...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-25-2019, 10:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,369
Posted By jetmek
Re: Reaming Bushings

If reaming them I suggest you only ream 1 bushing at a time...leave the old one as an alignment for the tool. Trying to do both at same time can allow the reamer to go off center.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-20-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By jetmek
Re: Help! fan hub bearing assembly identification

I think its 49-53 commercial chassis not 1/2 ton v8
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-14-2019, 10:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 771
Posted By jetmek
Re: pinion deph shims

I have had to shim the pinion in about .030 when using new gears and bearings. They are available from Mcmaster carr as ARBOR SHIMS the quality of new parts especially bearings is sometimes...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-14-2019, 10:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,385
Posted By jetmek
Re: Early Ford v/8 sales, Inc.

Lou Grosso runs a first class business...I buy a lot from Early Ford
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-14-2019, 10:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 834
Posted By jetmek
Re: Copper Gooseneck gasket

I make my own from sheet copper and anneal. lite coat of ultrablack sealer on both sides . dozens of engines and haven't broken one since....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-14-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 285
Posted By jetmek
Re: The 1928 Cylinder Front Cover

could be the real early ones were different but any Ive seen were drilled through
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-11-2019, 10:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 535
Posted By jetmek
Re: backlash

need more info....new or used ring and pinion? where are you measuring backlash? you need to assemble and set up the carrier preload first without the pinion installed. once you have that with equal...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-26-2019, 12:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,015
Posted By jetmek
Re: 35 ford running bad-need suggestions

UMM yes they certainly do. at the bottom of the accelerator pump well.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-26-2019, 12:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 909
Posted By jetmek
Re: Idle Screw - Running Issue on a '33 BB

is it a Detroit lubricator or Stromberg carb? You can run the Stromberg with the top off to watch the fuel level in the bowl could be sticking needle and seat, crud around the emulsion tubes or...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-26-2019, 12:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,015
Posted By jetmek
Re: 35 ford running bad-need suggestions

I had a similar issue a few years ago drove me crazy for months long story short it had a bad power valve in one of the strombergs acted just like an ignition problem
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-25-2019, 11:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 442
Posted By jetmek
Re: Need help identifying Mallory distributor model.

I think Mr Gasket owns Mallory now. I haven't had any luck obtaining parts from them
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-25-2019, 11:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,225
Posted By jetmek
Re: Engine saga continues....

pretty sure the new valves and guides available come from Korea. Maybe pistons as well...all good quality parts in my opinion
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-25-2019, 11:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,428
Posted By jetmek
Re: X style connecting rods

No value other than conversation piece. Ive got a few 5 gal. pails full of those
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