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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2019, 08:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 634
Posted By sidevalve8ba
Re: What kind of heads are these - 49 Merc flathead?

Looks to me like for whatever reason the road draft tube hole is blocked off in the intake manifold. Perhaps with a freeze plug?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-05-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,943
Posted By sidevalve8ba
Re: 1939 coupe project

I agree! That interior is going to be killer!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-15-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,018
Posted By sidevalve8ba
Re: Anyone driving today

Weather is beautiful here in the Valley. 79 degrees, hardly a cloud in the sky and the humidity is about 40%. Took my 8ba to one show this morning and I am leaving for another in about an hour. Good...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-07-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,898
Posted By sidevalve8ba
Re: Jim Linder

Can anyone shed any light on this? I hope our buddy Jim is doing okay.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-30-2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,961
Posted By sidevalve8ba
Re: L100 vs. 1007-LD cam specs. ??

All of those are listed as "track" cams. Each one is a bit more radical than the last.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-29-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,961
Posted By sidevalve8ba
Re: L100 vs. 1007-LD cam specs. ??

I dug out an old Honest Charley catalog from 1961 which lists Isky cams. The 1007 cams according to it are as follows:

1007 In. 18-56, Ex. 59-15 Lift .312

1007 B In. 20-55, Ex. 60-15 Lift...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-04-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,943
Posted By sidevalve8ba
Re: 1939 coupe project

'38 Standard is one of my favorites, too. Especially the coupes.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-21-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,236
Posted By sidevalve8ba
Re: LeBarron Bonney

You may well have a very good point there, Carl.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-02-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By sidevalve8ba
Re: 48 ford f1 complete bed replacement

The Mack Hils beds are very good quality and they are available
either knocked down or assembled. The knocked down version does not come with any assembly directions however.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-14-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 48,153
Posted By sidevalve8ba
Re: Flathead project

A view from the rear would be very helpful.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,072
Posted By sidevalve8ba
Re: Flathead Jack

Gary, I heard that C. W. Moss bought his inventory but I can't confirm that.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-05-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 919
Posted By sidevalve8ba
Re: Flathead Spark Plug Wires

You might try The Brillman Company here in the States. They have Packard 440 wiring and Rajah clips if you want to make up your own plug wires. They also have ready-made plug wire sets that fit quite...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-15-2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 772
Posted By sidevalve8ba
Re: Reminds me of Doc in the movie Cars

Reminds me of, "Drive it like you stole it!"
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-14-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,172
Posted By sidevalve8ba
Re: David Pearson

Ahh the good old days of NASCAR. Real drivers in real race cars. I used to go to two or three races every year. Nowadays I wouldn't walk across the street to see one even if it was free!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-06-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 595
Posted By sidevalve8ba
Re: Me And The Merc

Ralph,
Has the snow started flying up there?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-02-2018, 08:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,799
Posted By sidevalve8ba
Re: Pickup beds

I got the bed for my '32 directly from Mack hils in Missouri a few years ago and I could not be happier with it. The lady I dealt with on the phone was very knowledgeable and courteous and the end...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-10-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,543
Posted By sidevalve8ba
Re: The XO/PP VA HAMB Special is off to Bonneville!

Yep, it's a 262 cubic inch Ford truck six cylinder engine. Relative of the 223.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-16-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,310
Posted By sidevalve8ba
Re: Turn signals but keeping single element bulb

The Fords I drove in my youth ('56 & a '57 models) had clear front turn signal bulbs and clear lenses in them as original equipment and seemed to do the job. It was somewhere in the sixties model...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-15-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,142
Posted By sidevalve8ba
Need RTV advice, please advise....

RTV gasket maker/sealer is mighty handy stuff in the right situation. I use it on my old Fords as well as my daily drivers. It's good for thermostat housings, water pumps, etc. What I find annoying...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-03-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,121
Posted By sidevalve8ba
Re: Just Sone Project Updates

Tom,
I understand those filters are real good at filtering out tumbleweed! Know what I mean? :rolleyes: :D Keep up the good work my friend.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-21-2018, 07:35 AM
Replies: 519
Views: 102,289
Posted By sidevalve8ba
Re: Truck based woody

GB, you use a lot of varnish in your line of work. Is there a particular brand that your prefer?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-13-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,045
Posted By sidevalve8ba
Re: Speedway Motors oil pump vs. stock Ford (Mercury) unit

I've got several old pumps around the shop. What's a good source for new springs?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-10-2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,070
Posted By sidevalve8ba
Re: Seat belts

I just have lap belts in my '32 pickup.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-08-2018, 07:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,630
Posted By sidevalve8ba
Re: Got Paint?!

Thanks Tom. I'll keep that stuff in mind.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-01-2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,009
Posted By sidevalve8ba
Re: Irontite sealer?

I've had good luck with this stuff, too.
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