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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 02:48 PM
Replies: 4
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Re: A good start today.........

Got one more done for the day , this was a older version of our delco conversion from the wall. I am currently out of the new Chevrolet Conversions and will not make any more for a month or two.......
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 10:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 158
Posted By BUBBAS IGNITION
Re: A good start today.........

phase one is a warranty , conversion to electronic Mallory YC for a flathead ....some confusion as the customers car is 6 volt positive ground. In my thinking the pertronix 6 volt isnt a good option...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 06:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 158
Posted By BUBBAS IGNITION
A good start today.........

The shop re-org is almost completed and i am on the job early this morning.
7:49 could be a new record . will post more as day goes on ...Order by order , catching up....:eek:
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-21-2019, 04:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 451
Posted By BUBBAS IGNITION
Re: Gap between rotor arm tip and distributor cap contacts

Its not that the gap doesnt matter ( it does) as the system is designed to give the ignition a usefull life .
In reality all systems should be "blueprinted" to have max spark energy , especially in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-20-2019, 04:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 451
Posted By BUBBAS IGNITION
Re: Gap between rotor arm tip and distributor cap contacts

Sure, its not the early ford coil as much as it is the six volt system. The coil has a pretty good reserve voltage range when used with a good ground and condensor. They wont shoot a 1 inch gap but...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-19-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 451
Posted By BUBBAS IGNITION
Re: Gap between rotor arm tip and distributor cap contacts

Heres the deal a wider gap does in fact use more voltage to jump the gap. However its like winning the lottery for 1 million dollars and the local gov wants 5,000 , who cares there is enough to have...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-19-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 451
Posted By BUBBAS IGNITION
Re: Gap between rotor arm tip and distributor cap contacts

In actuality the "E" rotors required a different coil , and used very little extra voltage but the rotor index was off a bit at high rpm. A bad idea from GM but got them past the noise police...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-18-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 775
Posted By BUBBAS IGNITION
Re: Another Bubba update...

I am always amazed with what people see in a photo..
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-18-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 775
Posted By BUBBAS IGNITION
Re: Another Bubba update...

Nick, Thanks for the thoughts. Yes i have four friends that for one reason or another at some point refused to take the treatments ( they all died within the last 5 years or so). I had my left arm...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-18-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 188
Posted By BUBBAS IGNITION
Typical No start???

I think that of all the problems this hobby brings us the "NO_START" could be the worse and often happens at the worse time possible.
So maybe we can help????
This one came in a box ( actually left...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-18-2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 775
Posted By BUBBAS IGNITION
Re: Another Bubba update...

No Auburn for me this year maybe the next one....I have treatments on thursday and sat.......I guess i could drive up on sat eve as i have sinday monday off . But maybe next year when i get this deal...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-18-2019, 08:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 775
Posted By BUBBAS IGNITION
Another Bubba update...

Sunday is my off treatment day and i am getting it done today....
Had treatment #37 yesterday and all is well, i actually feel pretty good but am tired the day of treatment .

Making tons of...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 08-09-2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 220
Posted By BUBBAS IGNITION
T keys wanted

I have this nice T key board made by a friend. I want the set. Can someone put me a group together , just let me know how much and i can pay pal right away. Not wanting to shop just want them...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-07-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By BUBBAS IGNITION
Re: 1939 pickup 1/2 ton Distributor

I have boxes full of these parts , if ya just want the parts etc.....no charge just pay the shipping actual cost etc , let me know what exactly you need... cant do a complete for a month or so...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-07-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 675
Posted By BUBBAS IGNITION
Re: Don Orasco Selling Out Question?

A good guy with stuff no one else has but very pricey , however i respect pricey from time to time...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-07-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 369
Posted By BUBBAS IGNITION
Re: HELP Setting dual point distributor

I guess set them both at .016 , lube the vac piston and drive it . However the proper way would be a distributor machine......
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-02-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,903
Posted By BUBBAS IGNITION
Re: Bat piss

Back on the farm we would have one person throw rocks in the air after dark and then blow them up with a 12 gauge when their radar folowed the rock... Good thing shells was cheap.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 07-31-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 489
Posted By BUBBAS IGNITION
Re: Keeping a Model T running

After many happy miles in a T i offer this advise. Join a active T group and drive the hell out of it. Pay attention to what puts the others guys to the side of the rode and then fix that part on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-28-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 406
Posted By BUBBAS IGNITION
Sunday work at Bubbas

My dialysis treatments are tue, thur and sat. This gives me a sunday,monday,wed and friday off and we try (if i dont have a doc appt) to get something done.. My grandson Jake , Part time guy Terry...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-27-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,046
Posted By BUBBAS IGNITION
Re: Shop led lighting

Got to weigh in here . I hate LEDs , converted my entire shop a few years back. Have
1 flurosent (sp?) above my desk in main shop ( you can buy the bulbs now , for a while you couldnt). The leds (...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-26-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 940
Posted By BUBBAS IGNITION
Talking Re: Crabbie pattys ?????

I find it very enjoyable that quite a few guys can relate to a little sponge bob!!:eek::);););););)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-26-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 940
Posted By BUBBAS IGNITION
Crabbie pattys ?????

Got to love Spongebob and Crabbie Pattys , comes from having a couple grandkids ...


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0bKVpc8U2go

WOW 7,000 rpm, 36 degrees of dwell . New breaker plate ( Third...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-23-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 612
Posted By BUBBAS IGNITION
Re: Help! Why is there excess oil in a crab dist?

I get this quite a bit, as there isnt any main feed of oil to the timing cover , i think its got to be crankcase pressure caused by lack of ventilation. Check fresh air vent etc... Try removing the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-21-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,035
Posted By BUBBAS IGNITION
Bubba report from web site ...

Just a brief update on the shop.......and my overall health......

http://www.bubbasignition.com/health-----2019.html
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-21-2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,050
Posted By BUBBAS IGNITION
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