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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2020, 02:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 481
Posted By Mr 42
Re: New video! Mart tidies workbench. Oh yeah, Plus some 32 stuff.

Don't worry about the bench.
Im quite glad when i see people on internet having the same order on the bench as I have.

But i understand where you are coming from, and i write tech tips for a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-01-2020, 04:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 481
Posted By Mr 42
Re: New video! Mart tidies workbench. Oh yeah, Plus some 32 stuff.

Great one Mart.
But i had made a new square hole in the shackle :-)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-31-2020, 03:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By Mr 42
Re: Engine rapping noise 59A

I would remove the manifold, and check for valve trouble.
If its not i guess you have to remove the head.

With this said my son had a SBC that started to knock (ping) So we retarded the ignition....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-31-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 977
Posted By Mr 42
Re: What is this attached to the carb on 1936 Ford

Had a NOS one in the original box, but could not find the parts that mounts on the carb.
So I sold it.

http://www.brandow.eu/SW/140-4086_IMG%20(Medium).JPG

Have a bad copy of the installation...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-30-2020, 02:06 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,474
Posted By Mr 42
Re: Oversized Brake Drums

Sometimes it feels good to live in Sweden. No problems with lawsuits :-)
Just wondering where does the 0,60 figure come from?
Is it something Ford said.
Or is it just a safe number that all cars...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-26-2020, 02:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 359
Posted By Mr 42
Re: Hardened Valve Seats

Ive seen a couple of factory relived engines, with Exhaust hardened seats.
As i understand it Factory Reliving was for the truck's.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-25-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 436
Posted By Mr 42
Re: Stromberg carbs

No reason to work with old overpriced worn out Stromberg carbs.
You can buy new here.
https://www.stromberg-97.com/

Bolt on adjust idle and drive.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-24-2020, 09:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,121
Posted By Mr 42
Re: PCV VALVE SYSTEM for 8BA with Early Intake Manifold

Made a similar solution back in 2004 on my 8RT engine.
Did not use a PCV valve, my reason for this was that Volvo B18/B20 Engines, had a line from the crankcase to the intake and the hole entering...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-23-2020, 12:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,011
Posted By Mr 42
Re: gearbox restoration sortoff

Time flies, thought i should do an update.

http://www.brandow.eu/39box/30.jpg
A year ago i tried to peel of on asphalt, and lost first gear and reverse.
Must confess a was quiet tired of all...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-16-2020, 02:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 391
Posted By Mr 42
Re: 8BA distributor will not make spark

Measure the voltage on the Negative side with the ignition on, should be around 6V.
Then measure the voltage with the point open , on the point that is connected to the plus side of the coil.
If...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-15-2020, 04:14 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,751
Posted By Mr 42
Re: 1932 "survivoration"

Sounds like a Good plan
I made a survivoration on my 33 Roadster.
http://brandow.eu/
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-09-2020, 02:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 954
Posted By Mr 42
Re: Starting The Flathead

My thoughts on syncing carbs is.
If you have a fourcylinder or eight cylinder with weber carbs, syncing is a must, since its like one carb for each cylinder. Think of a MC with four carbs.

If...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-05-2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 563
Posted By Mr 42
Re: 8BA 12 V Starter?

Just for the record, i have used 6V starter on 12V systemm for 30 years.
Two Bendix springs broken during all years, no other problem.
Yes i have a spring with don't take long time to swap out.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-05-2020, 09:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 563
Posted By Mr 42
Re: 8BA 12 V Starter?

Yes:

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=211141&highlight=convert+starter+12v
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-28-2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 688
Posted By Mr 42
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-28-2020, 10:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 688
Posted By Mr 42
Re: Disc brakes swap/old advertisments

Late Seventies, and the superbell disc brake kit had been out for a couple of years.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-18-2020, 12:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 12,885
Posted By Mr 42
Re: Transmission oil

A bit long reading but interesting.

https://www.widman.biz/uploads/Transaxle_oil.pdf
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-06-2020, 11:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 325
Posted By Mr 42
Re: Dual side-post generator for '40, 12V?

I bought mine modifed ready to run from Ebay.

Think Flatheadmurre explained it perfect.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-05-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 325
Posted By Mr 42
Re: Dual side-post generator for '40, 12V?

I have a 12V updated 6V 33 generator, and it uses Ford Fifties Field coils.
And give 30A+.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-03-2020, 06:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,977
Posted By Mr 42
Re: 1935-48 Flathead engine mounts.

live in Sweden, and use a company (www.Jetcarrier.com) that gives me an US address. That i ship the part in US to.
And if the part is on my address on Friday before 10:00, that parts are in Sweden...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-01-2020, 03:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,578
Posted By Mr 42
Re: Rear exit manifolds for flathead 39 Ford

What is the single most effective way then?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-01-2020, 03:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,578
Posted By Mr 42
Re: Rear exit manifolds for flathead 39 Ford

According to the old magazines

Dual exhaust 10 hp
Dual carbs 10-15 hp
High Compression heads 10-15 hp

All is bolton ;-)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-01-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,187
Posted By Mr 42
Re: Change to 12 volt negative ground

Start with a the Generator, you can "convert" the original to 12 V 30A. with a 12V relay
Or buy a new Alternator that looks similar to an original.

Then you have to change the Coil. If you have...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-01-2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,578
Posted By Mr 42
Re: Rear exit manifolds for flathead 39 Ford

Well the 8BA is a 49-53 Engine.
I have not used one in a 39 but think will be good candidate.
maybe some know better.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-01-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,578
Posted By Mr 42
Re: Rear exit manifolds for flathead 39 Ford

Bob Drake Have them.

https://www.bobdrake.com/FordItem.aspx?Item=HR-9431
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