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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 06:06 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By Don
Re: Wheel bearing grease

Thanks ,I’ll see if I can find locally!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 07:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 445
Posted By Don
Wheel bearing grease

I have 3 or four tubs of grease for disc and and drum bearings,is there something special for the rear bearings ,think the fronts are like any other wheel bearing,just a good grease.???
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-15-2020, 12:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By Don
SS lined brake cyl..

Has anyone used the SS lined brake cyl and MC from speedway,need all 4 cyl and MC..the regular cyl would probally outlast me but might help next guy!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-14-2020, 06:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 675
Posted By Don
Re: Brakes big shoe in front or back

Mine look like post no 5!
Got MC out and one rear drum,sounded like a 45 cal piston when it released..had the pressure on standing looking and pow ,what a relief ,another to go..
Found the wheel...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-13-2020, 05:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 675
Posted By Don
Re: Brakes big shoe in front or back

Long in front is what I’ll go with,,,
Drake info is wrong!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-13-2020, 04:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 675
Posted By Don
Brakes big shoe in front or back

Have read several posts on which show goes in fron on the hyd brakes ,,35 using 39 backing plates ,,removed drums today,small shoe in front!,these are Lockheed brakes according to motor old...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-12-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 558
Posted By Don
Re: Options for rims for a 35

I’m sure the KH would be better—If I had 4 !!!
Have watched a guy balance them and they do have some run out ,,they balance but the run out is probally my problem
My buddy Bruce picked up what is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-12-2020, 07:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 558
Posted By Don
Re: Options for rims for a 35

Do you remove all weights when using the dyna beads??? I’m am running tubeless and have no air problems..
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-11-2020, 07:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 558
Posted By Don
Re: Options for rims for a 35

Anyone had luck with the sand in wheeled??
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-11-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 558
Posted By Don
Options for rims for a 35

My little roadster is just not smooth enough on the hiway,new 600-16 radials helped a lot but the rims are just not true enough for a good balance,
I like the spoke rims but think a solid rim would...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-06-2020, 06:58 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,733
Posted By Don
Re: Help Me -before I go mad

Ever check for plugged exhaust!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-11-2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 547
Posted By Don
Re: Tools for setting valve lash

Makes sense now. With spring loaded guide ,believed it used for hand lapping
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-10-2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 547
Posted By Don
Re: Tools for setting valve lash

Can’t figure it out yet!!! I’ll keep thinking about !!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-06-2020, 07:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 413
Posted By Don
Re: Fuel Pump rebuild/test

I’m working on a early pump now,and used a mighty mite to draw vacumn on suction, didn’t hold a vacumn,changed gasket on top and around screw,got a little better,them plugged out let of pump and held...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-27-2020, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 263
Posted By Don
Best way to install the freeze plugs on oil pan rail

Found some 3/4 convex freeze plugs to install in the oil pan rail,mine were rusted out,a little permetex and hammer?????
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-23-2020, 08:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,472
Posted By Don
Re: Our Friend, Shadetree - Medical Issues

Bud,,Don Preston over here in KY,you and your son showed up here one day and picked up a couple engines one for your pickup,,met you again at Huntington Ritter park were we compared some difference...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-18-2020, 01:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 271
Posted By Don
Some tools needed for valve job

Seems like several guys are rebuilding a old flathead this winter as well as my self,,I have collected a few tools over the years that help with a rebuild in particular the valves,canít really...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-14-2020, 04:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 334
Posted By Don
Re: Late flywheel on a 38

I’ll see if I can find one locally!thanks for input,,,,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-13-2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 334
Posted By Don
Late flywheel on a 38

Donít have a early flywheel but have a 49-53,can I use this on a 38 21 stud??
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-07-2020, 04:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,635
Posted By Don
Re: Mig wire type

Maybe need to see about the maginifying lenses,think my helmet is a miller also!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-06-2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,635
Posted By Don
Re: Mig wire type

RKSPA,,,built up 4 or 5 old ford over the years using my snap on mig with .023 wire and 75-25 mix,seems like I always had to grind a lot,probally just memust have been the s-7 wire,picked up a 10#...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-06-2020, 07:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,635
Posted By Don
Re: Mig wire type

I am using gas mix for shielding!aregon a d co2::
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-05-2020, 09:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,635
Posted By Don
Re: Mig wire type

That seems a whole lot out of line for something as simple as welding wire!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-05-2020, 08:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,635
Posted By Don
Mig wire type

Out of mig wire and looking for something that works good and easy to grind,label is gone from roll,but it wasnít what I would call easy to work,thereís a lot of diff opinion on the internet,need...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-29-2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 398
Posted By Don
Re: Valve clearance for 38 21 stud

Thanks that’s what I’m going with !!!!!
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