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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-16-2022, 12:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,679
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Re: How much rope seal do you leave proud?

Best gasket kit Supplys a razor knife and a thin wood shim as a trim guide , seems to work good .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-13-2022, 05:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,002
Posted By Step-down
Re: subaru thermostat

Thanks guys
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-12-2022, 06:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,002
Posted By Step-down
Re: subaru thermostat

Thanks drolston , thatís the one
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-12-2022, 05:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,002
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subaru thermostat

Can any one recall which year Subaru thermostat we use in our V8 flathead

I have in my 59 but canít recall year and which model .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-08-2022, 03:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,071
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-30-2022, 07:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 927
Posted By Step-down
Re: lifter adjustment on 1939.

I ground the socket down on a Bench grounder to fit and welded a steel rod on side to fit between the radiator .
Pull spark plugs .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-28-2022, 06:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,553
Posted By Step-down
Re: Lowering Front and rear

No frame mods
Model T Rev eye in rear 9 leaf ,750 x 16
Front 4Ē drop rev eye 9 leaf , 600 x 16
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-08-2022, 06:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,317
Posted By Step-down
Re: Rear Spring Reverse Eye?

Did you try A Spring
Forum: Questions & Suggestions 02-18-2022, 12:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 267
Posted By Step-down
Carlisle Pa. recommend Air BNB

Hoping someone from the Barn could help with suggestions for a family friendly Hotel / Air BNB or BB for this summer in the Carlisle Pa. area .
Thanks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-10-2021, 11:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,034
Posted By Step-down
Re: 59A flathead questions.

My 59ab has a heavy outer lip on flywheel from 40’ I believe .
Forum: Early V8 10-24-2021, 06:39 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 321
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-21-2021, 06:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,238
Posted By Step-down
Re: lowering question

Mill works sells reverse eye main leaf or even better model T
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-21-2021, 11:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 721
Posted By Step-down
Re: Split wishbones

I’ve only used spit bones from early Fords
Model A are to short but again that’s just me . I’m not
A fan once there spit . As a wise bone and ball system there
Pretty neat how every thing works...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-13-2021, 02:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,244
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Banger posi traction

So down at Jersey shore it looked to me that some of the Aís looked like they have Posi traction .
Howís that accomplice (weld the gears)
Any one done this to a model A rear banjo . Looked to me...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2021, 07:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 796
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Re: Motor seized

One last trick
I’ve put a Electric cooking element under the engine on low and keep it on until the head feel warm and then start to rock her in gear

Don’t burn the place down please
These...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2021, 07:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 796
Posted By Step-down
Re: Motor seized

Hopefully it’s in the car and clutch isn’t stuck . Put in third gear and rock it forward and backwards
Most folks brew up 50~50 mixture and drop into spark plug hole . Is there oil in the pan o...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2021, 06:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,806
Posted By Step-down
Re: got a hole in my water jacket

Please don’t laugh but try the old plumbers trick . Stuff lots of white bread in the hole so it can hold the water back then JB weld

Can’t hurt
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-15-2021, 01:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,285
Posted By Step-down
Re: old or new motor

Figure your budget first so your not surprised $$$.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-12-2021, 03:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,615
Posted By Step-down
Re: Stromberg 97 adjust

Offset driver
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-12-2021, 06:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,308
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Re: Letís talk about V8 flathead head gasket

Do you think Best head copper gasket would gain 10 tho over the Standard sandwich head gasket compressed
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-10-2021, 06:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,308
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Re: Letís talk about V8 flathead head gasket

Yes big $$$ , I’m just thinking out load . Be nice to use those very cool Org EM heads
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-10-2021, 01:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,898
Posted By Step-down
Re: steering gear leaking

I’ve seen the sector almost dry on some and the box packed with grease . Worse is as mentioned about no groove in the bush
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-10-2021, 11:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,308
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Letís talk about V8 flathead head gasket

I see I the ole web thereís companyís that make various thickness composite head gaskets .
Anyone have any experience using them ? I see there gasket thickness over .100

Could be away to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-09-2021, 05:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,645
Posted By Step-down
Re: Early Ford Hydraulic brakes in 1931 Fordor

Like Kurt mentioned some of these repop wheel cylinders have the hole in the wrong .
I also notice some of these repop drums are heavy and worse is the ark doesn’t match the shoes . Easy way to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-09-2021, 11:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,452
Posted By Step-down
Re: remove surface rust on transmission gears

I believe a 39’ case would be stamped on the bottom back “78” if not maybe “48” would work .
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