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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 11:39 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,862
Posted By flatjack9
Re: What is the price of a rebuilt flathead??

As I remember, and this was quite a few years ago, the heads were numbered in the low 100's. As an aside, I also had a chance to buy Don Ferguson's 1934 Bonneville car. No one knew the history of the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 09:29 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,862
Posted By flatjack9
Re: What is the price of a rebuilt flathead??

Over the years I've talked to several people who have indicated that very same thing. In fact years ago I had a chance to buy a complete Ardun engine and was advised if I was going to spend that...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-08-2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 253
Posted By flatjack9
Re: 390 Holley vacuum advance hose question

There is no place on the carb that will give a proper signal for a Loadamatic distributor.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-07-2019, 11:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,196
Posted By flatjack9
Re: oil pump

I'll check tomorrow.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-07-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 225
Posted By flatjack9
Re: flathead

See your other post. Dave Martin.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-07-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,196
Posted By flatjack9
Re: oil pump

Dave is an excellent flathead builder. I think he is in the Rochester area.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-07-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,789
Posted By flatjack9
Re: Help with a family issue

Life is good, eh Charlie? Congrats.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-02-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 501
Posted By flatjack9
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-25-2019, 11:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 552
Posted By flatjack9
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-25-2019, 11:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,116
Posted By flatjack9
Re: 8BA Low Oil Pressure

All flatheads have 2 - 1/4" pipe connections at the back of the block just as his picture shows.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 552
Posted By flatjack9
Re: backire through carburator on 1946 8 cylinder

I think your mechanic is blowing smoke up you know where.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 555
Posted By flatjack9
Re: Correct Head torque

What you used is non-hardening.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 552
Posted By flatjack9
Re: backire through carburator on 1946 8 cylinder

Dump the Pertronix. Also if the engine backfired, you might want to check the integrity of the power valve.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-22-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,095
Posted By flatjack9
Re: 8BA compression issues

You know #1 is on the passenger side and is not the forward most cylinder as in most engines. Sounds like you have them mixed up.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 555
Posted By flatjack9
Re: Correct Head torque

In 25 years, I have never had a problem with 45 lb ft.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 555
Posted By flatjack9
Re: Correct Head torque

I use 45 lb ft.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-20-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 521
Posted By flatjack9
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-19-2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 550
Posted By flatjack9
Re: help with Mallory install

I don't know that I have seen a Mallory distributor with vacuum advance.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-18-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,081
Posted By flatjack9
Re: Number of surviving 36 Fords with folding tops

One of them is mine. It is presently having the top and interior installed. All original car, except for juice brakes, and is painted Washington Blue. I know of 1 more that Jim was not aware of.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-17-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 474
Posted By flatjack9
Re: Thread sealant

I use the pipe thread sealant in all my builds. Probably 30 - 40 engines with no problems.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-17-2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,046
Posted By flatjack9
Re: Spark Plug Protrusion into Head?

I've made my decision to use spacers and one extra plug washer totaling .210. Makes for a good fit.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-17-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,046
Posted By flatjack9
Re: Spark Plug Protrusion into Head?

An extra plug washer won't be near enough. Read above.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-17-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,046
Posted By flatjack9
Re: Spark Plug Protrusion into Head?

On a set of Offy heads I used spacers with the N5C plug measuring a total of .210 consisting of spacers and a second spark plug gasket.
as noted by Tubman, plug depths will vary from cylinder to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-15-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,046
Posted By flatjack9
Re: Spark Plug Protrusion into Head?

The number equivalent to N5C on the box is 120.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-15-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,046
Posted By flatjack9
Re: Spark Plug Protrusion into Head?

I measure .710 to the end of the threads and .750 to the end of the plug cylinder. According to NGK literature, reach is defined as the length of the threads. Is this an industry standard? I also...
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