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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-18-2019, 11:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 451
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: timing advance how much is to much

Carbs should be .043 mains and 69 pvs sea level up to 5000ft.
If the cam is stock you should be able to get it closer to 600 rpm.
Just vacuum time it to best and back off 1" Hg and try it . ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-18-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,136
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Fenton 2x2 intake. Good, bad, or ugly?

I have a slingshot on my 21. I drive with it pretty much daily. The only thing I'll say about those is they need heat. It takes way longer to heat up and run well over stock. You have to learn how to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-17-2019, 11:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 941
Posted By Talkwrench
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 553
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Early Ford Suppliers- Positive Comments Welcome!

There are many good suppliers, Mike , Mac , Gary [on here] even Macs or C&G Ive not had a problem with but the one that stands out for me is James. If I send him an email he gets back to me straight...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-11-2019, 06:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 606
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Grill screen air flow

Plausible.. or busted... as the busters would say ? :D
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-10-2019, 10:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 688
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: bleeding brakes

Yeah tried one of those pumps... But the simplest thing Ive ever done was put speed bleeders in. If its a single circuit system dont push the pedal all the way to the floor! I found just slow steady...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-08-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 657
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Off Set Crank Grinding

You could give Tim a call at Hanford Auto Supply, He might

Hanford, California 93230-4650
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-04-2019, 11:57 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,896
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: STREET MACHInES, Engines, gearing and etc

Indeed it is. You really have to understand how remote the areas Lawrie travels too as well.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-02-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 893
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: 1939 Ford Transmission DON'T......

Its what I was going to say.. People seem to pay a lot of money for these old transmissions and yet dont even look at one of the most important aspects and thats the thrust faces..
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-02-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 652
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Mart takes Old Rusty to Prescott. FULL VERSION.

Jolly good show ol' chap! Loved it..
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-28-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 428
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Stromberg 97 carb questions

Usually if a needle is open or a float has a hole fuel pisses everywhere [ask me how I know] . Max hopefully see this and will have the answers, also you need to check what jets and power valve you...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-27-2019, 09:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 337
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Wood in bed ?

When I was younger.. :D
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-27-2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 606
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Baby your flathead? Naah. Thrash it up Prescott hill. VIDEO

Thats just me going to and from work every day .... :D

Managed to hold in second very well.. :p
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-26-2019, 08:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,144
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: New transmission locks up. Only spins free in neutral. Thoughts?

Yes it does pay to attach the Uni just to check, and when bolted up make sure the baffle is not distorted and has a small gap.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-26-2019, 01:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,008
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Water pump replace

Damn straight WD40 would help ..or anything else like that.. Spray away !
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-25-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 218
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Rear Main Seals

Old design, they leak a bit plain and simple. I drive mine every day few drips here few drips there, just the way it is, same as the trans. I didn't use the drain tube off the rear main cap. Will it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-21-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,338
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: 40 Ford Juice brake performance

what size bore is the M/Cyl ? they could of installed undersized linings. The brake system should be biased by the wheel cylinders as its a single circuit system. Yes they should lock up.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-19-2019, 06:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 709
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: At the local show

the 37 I dont think you would have liked , it was orange and a streetrod with all the bling stuff, I'd almost guarantee it had a scrub in it. Im glad you liked my pickup, I always get a lot of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-18-2019, 11:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 709
Posted By Talkwrench
At the local show

Here's a bit of candy from the local show we had here on the weekend [racing for MNDi] We don't get many flatheads at the shows, but this one has been popping up a few times now. All I know [because...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-14-2019, 01:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 880
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: I love this!

I jus' dunno where to go with that ....??
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-13-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 301
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Tire size 1937 ford pickup

I run 7.50x16 and 5.50x16 up front
21 stud. 3.78 rear .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-12-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Made for 33 Fords

My neighbor just came back from a big trip he said those roads out that way were the worst he's driven on .. he got airborne twice and that's with the caravan too..:eek::D:D
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-12-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,799
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Roy Nacewicz's business, and it's future

The best of luck to you Michael, hope all goes well.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-04-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,132
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Bat piss

I believe most bats piss over themselves, so when they take to flight it would flick off as well .. nasty having that all round the shed:eek:. Yes unsure if you can train them to do their biz in the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-04-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,170
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Coolant drama

Almost thought they were "bin chickens" Lawrie.

Tell us about 'roo' harvesting....Do they breed like rabbits?....
Yes Pete they do, but only when times are good roos can hold their breeding...
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