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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 05:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 555
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Need your advice for new engine

Our 33 ,as Tubman says pull our caravan all over Australia,(look at some of my posts)
It did that for some 1000,of klms with a stock 33 rabbit main engine no drama, caravan weighs 760Kgs empty ,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 03:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 756
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Ronnie roadster

Thanks for that , Wayno ,are you running.
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-11-2020, 04:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 756
Posted By Lawrie
Ronnie roadster

any one know his race number and class so we can keep an ear out for him on the live link.
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-05-2020, 04:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 141
Posted By Lawrie
Re: 34 Petrol Pump issue resolved

Its easy to adjust the pump pressure inside the pump itself, it is governed by the spring under the diaphragm,let me know if you want the spring details.(length lbs force etc.)
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2020, 11:46 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 5,396
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Let's build a drag race 8BA engine

Where not the stock ford cranks cast?
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 694
Posted By Lawrie
Re: D44 R&P pattern

Backlash at .005 seems a bit tight.
Lawrie
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-03-2020, 05:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 544
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Rod and Main Nuts

another benefit of using ARP nuts is you can mix and match the different styles of ARP nuts to get the rod weights the same with out removing metal from the cap
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2020, 03:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 563
Posted By Lawrie
Re: C69A block

Brian ,you are a mine of info.
And yes they are thick, most on this one around.247 thick.
I also have looked at sleaving the one with the .070 wall and that looks like a doable job for me.
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2020, 01:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 563
Posted By Lawrie
C69A block

I have made a blue on my spare engine, Didn't,t check the wall thickness before I bored it (3-3125),Turns out one cylinder has a part of the wall at .070 thick, this made a squeak at idle that I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-31-2020, 08:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,579
Posted By Lawrie
Re: My first iron OHV casting!

any updates on the blocks?
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-30-2020, 05:09 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,260
Posted By Lawrie
Re: 1934 Tudor needs a little hop-up

You did the right thing by not getting the big 97, it will not fit onto the 33/34 manifold, well it will but you can't bore out the intake to fit the big 97 bore as there is no room,.
The stock new...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-29-2020, 05:09 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 5,396
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Let's build a drag race 8BA engine

Thanks Ronnie, hope you have fun at Bonneville, wish we were there.
Lawrie
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-29-2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 341
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Striping Tape

Its an easy job to paint them if you use the finesse tape.
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-28-2020, 05:24 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,110
Posted By Lawrie
Re: repairing rear axle housing bearing races..

I don't know how to load the old post but is on 04-03-2017, 06:54 AM by Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-28-2020, 05:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,110
Posted By Lawrie
Re: repairing rear axle housing bearing races..

I do a similar mod but use two NU 1010 roller bearings, machining required, one good thing is the old axle tube bearing area only has to go down to 50mm .
machine the hub bearing area true, press...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-27-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 5,396
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Let's build a drag race 8BA engine

Ronnie, you got any pics of that setup?
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-27-2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,061
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Parts suppliers during the virus

Ordered some head studs the other week, only took a week to get here, great.
Thanks Michael.
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-26-2020, 09:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 875
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Is lead still needed?

are you sure about no seats in the early engines, all mine have them in. I have one early 33 eng with stock bore and still looks like factory babbit that came off a farm in 85 and had been in the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-26-2020, 09:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 442
Posted By Lawrie
Re: day at the drags report

WE thought about that , but its not allowed here , we have friends who tried it and left a 202 holden engine all over the track.
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-26-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 442
Posted By Lawrie
Re: day at the drags report

Will get one.
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-26-2020, 12:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 442
Posted By Lawrie
day at the drags report

Yesterday we went to the drags for the second time in two weeks,( our season is compressed due to the virus)
Last time we found we had been running the trans low on fluid, this time I did a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-22-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 865
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Restoration in India

That looks like an XK 120 jag under the car cover.
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-21-2020, 01:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,000
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Kearney heads at H&H flatheads?

This is the guy,
Lawrie
jimk34@bigpond.com
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-21-2020, 01:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,000
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Kearney heads at H&H flatheads?

OK will get it.
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-21-2020, 01:01 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 5,396
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Let's build a drag race 8BA engine

Hoprod, we just use the standard 9000 series scatt one, so far about 10 seasons and no drama ,touch wood. only thing I would change is we used the scatt H beam rods with the 2.00 journals, I would...
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