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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-11-2020, 10:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,184
Posted By Byron Warwick
Re: The history of Dagmars

My other car is an MG, and she is named "Dagmar". It is definitely about the "Headlights".
Cheers, Byron.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-11-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,443
Posted By Byron Warwick
Re: Junk yards of the '40s '50s

My truck worked all through WW2 for an auto parts store. Then was sold to a farmer, and then to me, for 200 Bucks. Sure makes us appreciate and love them all the more.
Cheers, Byron.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-13-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 901
Posted By Byron Warwick
Re: Head gaskets

I was told that the larger holes in the block are to make it easier to remove the casting sand. Then the gaskets smaller holes control the flow to what the engineers wanted.
Cheers, Byron.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-11-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,318
Posted By Byron Warwick
Re: Exhaust in coolant

I am still pondering the last two posts. I'm not sure what I will do next . Thanks for your help, Byron.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-07-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,318
Posted By Byron Warwick
Re: Exhaust in coolant

I knew it was a long shot, but I am avoiding the engine pulling route.
I presume that it is the radiator that is the weakest link in the cooling system. Has anyone tried to put pressure on the rad,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-07-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,318
Posted By Byron Warwick
Re: Exhaust in coolant

Back again looking for help! I still have not pulled the head. My question is how much pressure can I put on my 1935 Ford radiator. Why you may ask?
Because i want to add a sealing liquid compound...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-12-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,318
Posted By Byron Warwick
Re: Exhaust in coolant

I know that i am a driveway mechanic, but I have pulled two engines to have them overhauled. No I did not do the actual machining that was required, but i am proficient enough to do many of the jobs...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-10-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,318
Posted By Byron Warwick
Exhaust in coolant

I had started this thread last October, and had to put off doing anything until this spring, and here I am again.
I expect that a fine crack is in the block, going from the number 3 exhaust valve...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-08-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 861
Posted By Byron Warwick
Re: Rear view mirror

The difference is they only come in chrome finish. It should be black.
Byron.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-08-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,060
Posted By Byron Warwick
Re: battery

I have had Interstate 6v batteries since I returned to the road. One lasted 8 years, the next one only 2 years. i now am using an 8 volt Interstate, and find it is one of the best things I have done...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-02-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,491
Posted By Byron Warwick
Re: Lots of great 34 Ford footage! Netflix Highwaymen

I think, (no facts here) that they just looked for cars that still had the key in the lock and sitting there. I do the same thing (leave the key in), often when driving around our small town. i just...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-17-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,180
Posted By Byron Warwick
Re: 1934 picku cab wood and seat

I don't have my truck at home.
The wood pieces in the cab do have the V-shaped holders for the bottom of the seat back. Also there is a metal strap that projects above the top of the seat back. I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-27-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,248
Posted By Byron Warwick
Re: 8BA head studs leaking

I like Karl Wolf's suggestion of removing on bolt at a time. Are there any bolts that go into a water jacket. That would mean draining the coolant. Is that correct?
Cheers, Byron.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-26-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,052
Posted By Byron Warwick
Re: Exhaust gas in the radiator

Yes, I used a gas analyzer, and it showed the presence of hydrocarbon vapoursin the top of the rad.
Byron.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,052
Posted By Byron Warwick
Re: Exhaust gas in the radiator

Thanks for all your responses. I will try the Look for something after pulling the RHS head.
Still have to order the gasket. I may not get to it until Spring, when I can leave it for a time after...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-20-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,052
Posted By Byron Warwick
Re: Exhaust gas in the radiator

I read recently, that if you have exhaust gasses in the coolant, to change the head gasket.
Yesterday I brought Merlot home and ran the engine at idle . There were bubbles coming from the RHS...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,052
Posted By Byron Warwick
Re: Exhaust gas in the radiator

I know that when running even at my regular 170 to 180 deg temp, that when I stop the antifreeze is foaming enough to run out the overflow. Recently, I left it running and the temp rose to 200+ deg,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,052
Posted By Byron Warwick
Re: Exhaust gas in the radiator

I am reasonably sure it is in the right side.
I want to pull the head to see what I can, but have not yet found a source of gaskets. I've heard of Best but where to get them? I will try in Port...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-15-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,052
Posted By Byron Warwick
Exhaust gas in the radiator

I am experiencing some exhaust gasses in the radiator. I suspect it is from the right side of my 8BA engine. what experiences have Barners had like this.
What areas do I look at when I remove the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,834
Posted By Byron Warwick
Re: difference between the 1936 Model 48 & 68

I thought the 1936 engine was the first to go from babbitted bearings to insert bearings.
Cheers, Byron W.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-17-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,547
Posted By Byron Warwick
Re: Hello new guy here

Following WW2, Ford of Canada introduced for the separated dealerships, a Mercury "114", this is their 'small' car, For the Mercury dealers. This is a Merc on a Ford Chassis, the regular Mercury was...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-07-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 856
Posted By Byron Warwick
Re: 33-34 Pickup Seat

My seat bottom has a metal bars that have the holes at the front for alignment. Is that because it was made in Windsor , Ontario?
Byron.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-04-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 856
Posted By Byron Warwick
Re: 33-34 Pickup Seat

I looked through my pictures, I am the third owner and I bought it as a running original.
the seat bottom is squared off and the seatbox is tapered, slightly inward. Maybe it makes it easier to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-22-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,943
Posted By Byron Warwick
Re: Cadillac transmissions in vintage hot rods

My Brother had a 1940 La Salle coupe. He drove it as his family car for many years, and he drove it from Ontario to Vancouver three times, in the early sixties. It was finally scrapped, but before...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-22-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,304
Posted By Byron Warwick
Re: Hot rod word orgin

I have a friend who re-constructed the King's Special, which was originally raced in Thunder Bay Ontario. That was an early Hot Rod. It had a Roof Overhead cam on the T engine.
Cheers, Byron.
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