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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-20-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,394
Posted By 34billct
Re: why did my helmet distributor housing just crack? new rotor .

I have found that nothing makes the job of installing the distributor as easy as using two studs to align the gasket and distributor. Turn the rotor and and when the tang aligns the distributor will...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-18-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 370
Posted By 34billct
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-28-2019, 11:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 373
Posted By 34billct
Re: 32 Head light adjustment

For best results use new old stock lamps as the repro ones do not have the correct filament alignment to focus the beam.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-19-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,259
Posted By 34billct
Re: 34 gas gauge/sending unit/educate me please

The best fluid I have found is from classicandexotic.com
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-15-2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,322
Posted By 34billct
Re: spark at the plugs

What Don P said X2 start with the simple stuff first.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-15-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 775
Posted By 34billct
Re: 34 King Seeley Fuel Gauge - Troubleshooting

Despite all the nay stayers of the hydro static fuel gauge my system has worked well for ten years now. the small air line must be air tight. the ferules must be soldered on well as they do not self...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-17-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,081
Posted By 34billct
Re: Zerk Grease Fittings for Dummies

Do not forget the U joint with that corn head grease.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-17-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,679
Posted By 34billct
Re: Oil change

One of the benefits of modern oils is the detergents that keep dirt in suspension until removed by the filter. But with no filter I would run non detergent oil and change more often.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-01-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,631
Posted By 34billct
Re: removing head studs

And as the studs are frozen from the in side has any one tried standing the block up on the back end with the heads on and filling it with you blend of nut & bolt penetrating oil ? I have herd that...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-09-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 712
Posted By 34billct
Re: 1933 Ford Front Spring Perch -Original

A few years back BOB DRAKE had a flier about a repop. I dont know if he ever made them or just testing the waters for interest.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-14-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,974
Posted By 34billct
Re: Vapor lock Question

An 1988 jeep wrangler I 6 has a fuel filter Fram Pn. G 3583 has a connection for a return line to the fuel tank to prevent (help) vapor lock and it has a mechanical fuel pump. I do not use it, I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-08-2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 918
Posted By 34billct
Re: 35 ford radiator hoses too stiff.

Speedway has some nice silicone hose that i have used,easy to work and comes in 6" and 12" length
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-08-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,498
Posted By 34billct
Re: JD Corn Head Grease Uses ?

It seems to work well in the water pumps as it dose not dry up and get hard.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-01-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,813
Posted By 34billct
Re: Time to rebuild flathead

I know it is on the wrong coast but i just saw a 21 stud on Craigslist New Haven Ct for 200$ or best offer, O well.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-11-2018, 09:34 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,683
Posted By 34billct
Re: Engine problem or normal?

The engine i refer to is a 34 that dos not use a gasket on the oil pump.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-11-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,683
Posted By 34billct
Re: Engine problem or normal?

I had a engine re built by a shop that has/had a good reputation and i put the engine in. At first the oil pressure seemed good but after a few day's it drooped off. So out it came. Sent it off to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-13-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,564
Posted By 34billct
Re: building a 34 drive shaft

After many attempts to get a good drive shaft vibration free I changed the gears to the new ten spline 3:54 gear set and found a good stock drive shaft and took it to an electric motor shop that can...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-01-2018, 09:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,019
Posted By 34billct
Re: Dick Spadaro counter man Bill

Dick Spadaro's 32 at gettysburg349244



Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-05-2017, 04:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 768
Posted By 34billct
Re: Engine storage

Just cover open ends to keep MICE out.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-30-2017, 12:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,976
Posted By 34billct
Re: Points adjusting in 35-36 Beep horn

I believe it is a .05mfd 600v also i am looking for part 14 F of the service notes (tests for horn) It is for tone adjustment, its not in the reprints of the service notes nor in Page's book. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-31-2017, 08:41 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 16,460
Posted By 34billct
Re: Great northern route 2

Have a fun and safe trip Frank Wish I was driving with you. Bill
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-24-2017, 10:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,071
Posted By 34billct
Re: Looking for something to soften the sludge from not changin oil I'm maybe 40 year

Wile you have the pan down It would be wise to change the the core/freeze plugs on the block pan rail.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-28-2017, 03:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,277
Posted By 34billct
Re: Generator blues

Maybe its a dry front ball bearing making the noise
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-07-2017, 12:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,055
Posted By 34billct
Re: New problem!

A ratio of 4.11 to 1 is most likely stock and the easyest to find.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-19-2017, 05:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,489
Posted By 34billct
Re: Test light to confirm spark to plug?

You need the right type of light bulb, you need a gas filled neon lamp connected to the spark plug and it will blink if you have spark.
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