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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-26-2021, 07:08 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,709
Posted By big job
Re: 49 ford clutch chatter

balanced between precision ball bearing centers..on the lathe.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-24-2021, 08:04 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,709
Posted By big job
Re: 49 ford clutch chatter

The theory of chatter: the enemy grease oil which being all new parts I say thats out.
Clutch chatter is much like a warped brake rotor like a clutch disk - it grabs runs free grabs over and over,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-22-2021, 04:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,597
Posted By big job
Re: Joes antique auto parts

Joe's got my vote.....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-11-2021, 07:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,846
Posted By big job
Re: Vacuum reading

exactly as my 46 runs
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-04-2021, 09:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 656
Posted By big job
Re: Radiator woes

Throw that flex fan in the trash get the original fan........
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-04-2021, 05:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By big job
Re: Rod bearing help

I have been there on this one. The .030 rod journal bearings are out there but the
.010 on the rod is the question. I wasted more time searching for this kind of combination not much luck. This...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 03-30-2021, 10:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 813
Posted By big job
Re: Fire extinguisher

Just be a trucker not toy trucks. You must have fire extinguisher, road flares, and chock blocks for starters. So it won't hurt to stuff one under your seat: because one day I simply went to Napa...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 03-30-2021, 09:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,276
Posted By big job
Re: what's it worth

back to basics: We were taught back in science class, You as a human is only worth a $1.98. I have a hard time with a lets nice turn key for 7-8-9 grand, but the same person does not flinch for...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-24-2021, 09:40 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,238
Posted By big job
Re: New Flathead “Steaming” Exhaust

Just my thoughts: smoke: black running rich blue Oil white with out loosing coolant very normal here. New or the old, clouds of white and dripping water. I see my kids
going to work and clouds...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-23-2021, 09:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 528
Posted By big job
Re: My 46 truck hates RPM

up swing in door contact shockings ? whats that mean? I say its point float or lazy valve float, or low carburetor float level....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-20-2021, 08:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,265
Posted By big job
Re: Thermostats, To Use or Not to Use

I agree with 51Merc.. This is a topic like the good and the bad. My brain was pounded to see the temp. gauge in the middle '179- 180' and then Model T's like around almost boiling thats its nature. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-18-2021, 09:23 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,232
Posted By big job
Re: Let's start a junkyard fuel injection discussion

My thought bottom line: Think I'll take a ride for some milk in my 23 touring. Well come out of driveway and WHOOHO a 23 touring car across the street gas station getting a inspection sticker I turn...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-09-2021, 10:50 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,857
Posted By big job
Re: Driving season is coming soon (I hope)

cold or snow sand and salt Its called spray the thing with fuel oil .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-05-2021, 09:57 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,284
Posted By big job
Re: My first dumb question

I agree take out the Ford and replace it with a 337 OK......lol
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-04-2021, 09:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,181
Posted By big job
Re: 1985 ford AOD trans.

stay with the cable and go to Lockar site they have the cable mounts for the Rorchester.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-03-2021, 09:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,088
Posted By big job
Re: Adding a Coolant Overflow Tank

Just my thoughts they did not need it when new so why now? The old rule do not fill a

model T to the top or you get it in your face when it gets to temperature and thats almost boiling....but...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-03-2021, 09:10 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,378
Posted By big job
Re: Electric steering

I can not find any unit that is 6 volts??? or I would buy one.....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-02-2021, 09:08 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,832
Posted By big job
Re: A new car in the collection- thanks to 34fordy

I drool of any 33 or 34 they were just so sleek. My sons 34 came out of a chicken coop with a leaking roof original paint straw color rims. I'll see if I can load something in here. stay tuned
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-01-2021, 01:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 794
Posted By big job
Re: Did I hear this correctly???

That answers that I did not know Henry II had a son Edsel thought it was Billy...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-01-2021, 09:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 794
Posted By big job
Did I hear this correctly???

On todays early news, stated that Ford is to auction two new cars being a 1946 to 48 station wagon and a Bermuda Edsel station wagon. New never
run or driven from their museum. I was deleting emails...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-25-2021, 08:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 896
Posted By big job
Re: Hole in Block???

common in the casting process to leave a thin flash (a barrier) then in the clean out
of sand and such it was knocked out rather to be machined cause it won't be seen or be fancy. Or likely for...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-25-2021, 06:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 302
Posted By big job
Re: Abbreviations/Jargon

You had better not type a police report with all of those and when the judge reads that
oh boy. So keep it up we all going to be goblin like turkeys. Spell It Out boys..not all of us are kids...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-24-2021, 10:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 997
Posted By big job
Re: .Is this old "Y"block a 54 or 55 ? or what?

Sorry I think you have to pull the heads and measure the bore. I know cause I have two 1956's that have yellow blocks = a 272 But color after all these yrs don't mean too much.

Could be the first...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-21-2021, 12:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,526
Posted By big job
Re: Birthday present

My cabin fever lets me reply. I don't care a T a A or a new rice burner. You go to your insurance and for a fender bender its the big NOPE. So what in hell I pay you like a

tooth ache every...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-17-2021, 06:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,581
Posted By big job
Re: 1940's Los Angeles Dowtown !

Three Ford Transit buses
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