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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-09-2019, 06:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,125
Posted By trainguy
Re: Walter Dupont

Good news! He was reluctant to do any more engines but i convinced him to do mine. It’s a 221 A sleeve engine bored to 3.187 with a 4” mercury crank. Walt didn’t like adjustable lifters so he did it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-08-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,125
Posted By trainguy
Walter Dupont

Every time I drive my 1939 convertible sedan. I think of Walter DuPont. He built a fine running engine for me about 3 or 4 years ago. I really enjoyed visiting with him over the years. a friend of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-04-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 947
Posted By trainguy
Walter Dupont

Walter built a motor for me maybe three years ago. He did a great job on it so I recommended him to a friend with his phone number. He was unable to reach him due to the phone was no longer is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-13-2017, 09:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,002
Posted By trainguy
Re: Overdrive fixed!!!

Taking a Od in and out in a convertible with the x member is really a chore! Installed a clutch in my 51 conv! Hopefully never again!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-31-2017, 10:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 460
Posted By trainguy
Re: 6V jumper pack

Great idea,looks like a winter time project!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-08-2017, 06:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,071
Posted By trainguy
Re: 2 1/2 psi fuel pressure

Your post makes me wonder if the springs are constant from spring to spring or manufacturer to manufacturer?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-28-2017, 10:32 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,284
Posted By trainguy
Re: I test drove the 32 today Not good

My 39 CS had the same problem,I couldn't find the problem without a major remove and replace program. I nstalled a damper,problem gone!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-29-2017, 02:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 851
Posted By trainguy
Re: 39 pickup oil pressure fluctuation

Sure sounds like a pressure relief valve problem.like 41 ford said on up to 48 is under intake manifold 49-53 is on oil pump.The valves under the manifold have a tendency to bind causing the problem...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-11-2017, 09:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,436
Posted By trainguy
Re: hard steering - radials or bias ply

I removed the radial tires from 3 of my cars due to hard steering.Replaced the with bias ply,the steering effort improved,but the ride and Handling has diminished somewhat.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-19-2017, 08:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,801
Posted By trainguy
Re: crack

Frank Casey in Millbury,Mass.Did a Rickenbacker engine for me years back.It took almost 2 ft of stitching to repair. Frank is an artist at cast iron crack repair.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-10-2017, 04:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 385
Posted By trainguy
Windshield seal in 39 cs

I am planning to replace the windshield seal in my 39.Am looking for a source for the best fitting seal. Thanks Phil
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-27-2017, 08:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 791
Posted By trainguy
Re: Carb gasket wicking gas

Float setting may be a bit high.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-18-2017, 08:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,201
Posted By trainguy
Re: oil pan diaper

Great idea. One potential problem ,Fire Hazard!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-17-2016, 08:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,892
Posted By trainguy
Re: 34 on an open trailer

I have both closed and open trailers. My preference is open trailer. They are lighter there by tow much easier,safer in the wind,easier to load and tie down,much better fuel mileage.The only down...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-10-2016, 10:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,813
Posted By trainguy
Re: Brockman steel packs

[QUOTE=Walt Dupont--Me.;1397324]Hi Phill, have you put any more miles on your 39 4dr ragtop/QUOTE]
Walt,Have put a couple hundred miles on the engine,good oil pressure,quiet,doing everything...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-09-2016, 08:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,813
Posted By trainguy
Re: Brockman steel packs

I have Brockman steel packs on my 46 Merc much better sound than the Smitthys on some of my other cars.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-28-2016, 07:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,224
Posted By trainguy
Re: 1946-1948 mercury question

As does my 46 convert.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-27-2016, 05:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,119
Posted By trainguy
Re: Experience with wooden bands

The general opinion seems to be pro wood.I believe that is the route I will go.Thanks to all who responded.Phil
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-25-2016, 02:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,119
Posted By trainguy
Re: Experience with wooden bands

I see you also have a centerdoor,a real pain to work on the transmission!!
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-25-2016, 10:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,119
Posted By trainguy
Re: Experience with wooden bands

I googled the subject and decided that they seem to be the way to go. Phil
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-24-2016, 10:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,119
Posted By trainguy
Experience with wooden bands

I bought a set of wooden bands and am considering installing them in my 15 centerdoor.Am a bit skeptical about trying them.Any comments or experience concerning them would be appreciated.Phil
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-24-2016, 10:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,333
Posted By trainguy
Re: First "T" Truck

Ford built a 1 ton chassis in 1922 and maybe earlier.I had a 22 TT with a Martin Parry canopy express body.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2016, 05:20 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,308
Posted By trainguy
Re: Motor build cost.

I bought a stock rebuild from Jerry 3-4 years ago.i am very happy with the results.I runs whisper quiet has great oil pressure and has good power.I believe it cost me around $2400.00. I ordered...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2016, 12:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,818
Posted By trainguy
Re: Oil ring install

I have used that type ring.You must be carful installing them in the groove not to overlap either the expander ring or the spacer ring.Most have the ends of the rings painted to help eliminate this...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2016, 07:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,005
Posted By trainguy
Re: Buying an enclosed car hauler

I have been using Haulmark trailers for more than 20 years without any problems. I would suggest buying radial tires.They seem to tow easier,and run cooler. I have never had a trailer tire wear out...
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