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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 03:40 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By hardtimes
Re: Uncle Max...

Hey pete,
Thanks !
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 03:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 258
Posted By hardtimes
Uncle Max...

I'm all thumbs on this machine.

Can someone point me to Uncle Max contact info ?
Thanks much !
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-13-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 934
Posted By hardtimes
Re: Tubeless 16" tires

Hey AL,
As stated, in answer to you OP, yes they will work !
However, depending on the condition of your wire 16" rims, you should consider using 'radial tubes' with your radial tires.

I have...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-12-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 833
Posted By hardtimes
Re: Taking time to thank people or expecting people to call in regaurds to an ad

I second your comments/sentiments !
I differ , now, in that I no longer give away parts, where you still believe .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-12-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,445
Posted By hardtimes
Re: A Chinese radiator in a Model A?!!!

Hey maako,
Thanks for your input !
Did you have to modify anything on your model A for fit/finish ?

A model a bud has run one of these in his '30 coupe for a couple years now.
He gave me the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-05-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 532
Posted By hardtimes
Re: Turlock CA 2019 Swap Meet Coverage

Big 3 is a swap meet that I still to get to, even tho it is 'only' 150 mi south of lalaland.

Anyone know if there is an RV park type place, if a guy wants to stay for more than a day ?
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-05-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 767
Posted By hardtimes
Re: Mini starter

Hey Wick,
I've used this type starter for years now. Never changed the ring gear (other than to put a new one in when assemble new engine.

I've never encountered a problem with this starters...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-28-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 529
Posted By hardtimes
Re: How was Turlock this year(2019)?

Hey Dan,
I second your input and evaluation regarding Saturday !
It was nice to see you again and to talk 'shop'.
As usual, I used up about a third of the day talking to old acquaintances and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-16-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,372
Posted By hardtimes
Re: counterbalanced crankshaft

This subject, i.e.- crankshafts, including the ones that you name, has been discussed any number of times in the past here. If you can 'search' files for these discussions, IMO you will find a lot...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-14-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 723
Posted By hardtimes
Re: Constructing an engine 1930's

Thanks for sharing !
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-10-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,179
Posted By hardtimes
Re: Model B engine serial number question

I don't know anything of your 'casting', whether you meant inside and/or outside, in your original posting.

I can tell you that my Russian B casting inside and outside was and is equal to or...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-06-2019, 10:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 624
Posted By hardtimes
Re: Eubanks crankshaft

I bought from Dan at Turlock swap backin approx 2002.
Joe Sivil has a hand in bldg my Russian B with Dan’s crank. It was taken to a crank specialist for exam/evaluation prior to install in B. This...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-05-2019, 09:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,306
Posted By hardtimes
Re: Best Rear Main Seal

My use of an A pan with B rods, is that you WILL have to dimple A pan for clearance...even with use of modern nuts.

Can a fillet radius be too big on a crank ?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 671
Posted By hardtimes
Re: New Windfield Cast Iron Head Feedback ?

I have the first 'experimental' cast iron head with 'crowfoot' chamber by Tod. It was made several years ago. It was made up at 7:1, but I boosted it to approx 8:1

Tods first version of the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-23-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,306
Posted By hardtimes
Re: Best Rear Main Seal

Thanks Jim,
75 it is for these Tilton !
Merry Christmas to you/yours, and ALL here ! I'm hoping next year is a bit better than this one.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-22-2018, 01:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,306
Posted By hardtimes
Re: Best Rear Main Seal

Hey Jim B,
In your experience, is there any downside to using, say, 6 to 8 flange bolts ?
And, I know the type aftermarket bolts you use. What torque (ft lbs) do you use with those bolts ??
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-12-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 515
Posted By hardtimes
Re: Proportioner on Hydraulic Brakes?

And there's more to it. Cars need more percentage to the front (we're talking hydraulics here), because more % is needed to front due to more work being done there.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-30-2018, 11:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,131
Posted By hardtimes
Re: oil pump/dist..cam drive gear ?

Hey Jim B, FYI,
I read some written material , on the D, that I received from Mrs D.
It shows a stock pump and how it needs to be modified. BOTH upper slots ( that you speak of) and also the drive...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-27-2018, 11:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,131
Posted By hardtimes
Re: oil pump/dist..cam drive gear ?

I understand what you and Jim B have said. I only work full pressure B block.

This D block , overall, has improved oiling system throughout ! As Dan has said, it has direct full pressure from...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-27-2018, 11:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,131
Posted By hardtimes
Re: oil pump/dist..cam drive gear ?

Hey Dan,
Ha, just missed your call. Will call you tomorrow as you suggest. Yeah, save the completed drive gear for me. Talk with you then, thanks !
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-26-2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,131
Posted By hardtimes
Re: oil pump/dist..cam drive gear ?

Hey Jim B,
I’m with you in your statements on this subject
However, I’ve spoken to a well known (here ) engine builder of A/B engines. He was giving me instruction on the D block (similar to B)....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-25-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 669
Posted By hardtimes
Re: Model B oil filler

OP simply asked for B filler cap source.

Charlie gave excellent detailed info which directly answered OP question !

Travesty would be sending OP on a snipe hunt, with bad info.
Stipe is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-24-2018, 11:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 669
Posted By hardtimes
Re: Model B oil filler

Stipe IS retired !
If you can find one of his custom alum B caps, it will most likely will be attached to his custom stainless B filler tube.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-24-2018, 11:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,131
Posted By hardtimes
Re: oil pump/dist..cam drive gear ?

Hey Dan,
Thanks for sharing you knowledge and experience !
I will call you next week !
I just installed that bronze gear set in my D block, that I got from you at Bakersfield.
Your products and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-24-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,131
Posted By hardtimes
Re: oil pump/dist..cam drive gear ?

Hey Charlie,
The B type block I’m working, is plumbed for oil to ALL areas, including to this gear where these two slots are located. If slots are not filled, too much oil pressure will be...
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