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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 02:52 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,926
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: lowest oil pressure for engine to survive

The pressure isnīt going to be higher then the lowest relief spring dictates...only one pump so only one pressure within the engine.
That said oil lines restricting flow can make a difference....but...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 11:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 221
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Another turn signal question...need advice from electrical guru

Or just ad a resistor in parallel with you bulb...same is done with LEDīs to trick the relay thinking it has a regular bulb installed.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 11:09 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,926
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: lowest oil pressure for engine to survive

If the engine has the original longbody pump in it now changing to a shortbody #80 std pump actually raises the flow a bit since you are going from straight to helical cut gears.
If a fresh...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-03-2020, 04:11 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,926
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: lowest oil pressure for engine to survive

Hey hey guys...remember weīre all here to enjoy and share...
And i thought i was the argumentative guy around here...i have to sharpen my skills :D
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-02-2020, 04:44 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,926
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: lowest oil pressure for engine to survive

If it has the original pump putting in a 80 lb pump raises the flow so it will be able to maintain pressure better when hot.
The relief valve in the gallery should be left in place it serves dual...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-02-2020, 04:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 384
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Installing brake switch on 1940 master cylinder

Works fine just being quick.
And any air bubble will find itīs way up into the reservoir.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-01-2020, 03:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 495
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Compression tester

Model B and real early V8 had 7/8 plugs didnīt they ?
But after that metric.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-01-2020, 03:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 148
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: 1951 auto trans fluid recommendations

Has it been rebuilt with modern friction materials ?
Otherwise anything ford built before -67 usually takes ATF type F.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-30-2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 392
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: help finding a ring gear

http://www.allfordparts.com/shop/catalog/product/engine-block-flywheel/flywheel-ring-gear-114-teeth-6-cyl-h-series-1941-1947

Atleast they have a 114 tooth flywheel listed...hopefully also one on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-30-2020, 12:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 537
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: 6 Volt Flasher

The bimetall flashers are simple creatures.
When you apply load to it a bimetall is heated upp until it opens the points...cools off and closes again.
The higher load (w) you apply the more heat it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-29-2020, 11:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 537
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: 6 Volt Flasher

If you hook your indicator to the L terminal current will be flowing through the relay at all time...not good.
Have you tried hooking a testlight to the P terminal or a small bulb just to check...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-29-2020, 07:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 886
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: 1934 Tudor needs a little hop-up

I have a set of 4 17" rims with tires(old!!) here in sweden.
Not sure if i have a correct set of hubcaps for them though...make me an offer !
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-29-2020, 12:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 425
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: 59 a Crankshaft front seal

Trying to cut off an early 8BA and some of the 59AB pulleys is not a perfect solution since diameter a bit into the bore is bigger so the pulley doesnīt center perfectly after cutting.
I prefer...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-28-2020, 07:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 792
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Phenolic Spacer

The tansfered heat is only half the issue...the radiated heat from engine to floatbowl is another issue.
Make a aluminum sheet metal piece shaped like the floatbowl and attach to carbmount will do...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-27-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 668
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: distributor questions

Letīs say most of us donīt consider fords loadamatic distributor as one of their best moments...
You really want to go back to stock for factory look i trade you a fully rebuilt loadamatic for that...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-27-2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 488
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Offset piston in a 59 AB

Itīs just part of the evolution...ford went there with the 8BA.
No reason not to use them as itīs whatīs commonly on the shelf theese days.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-27-2020, 01:41 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,926
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: lowest oil pressure for engine to survive

Pressure and flow is what you need to get sorted out...as long as you have flow you usually get away with it.
With the exact same reading on a pressure gauge you can have very different scenarios......
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-26-2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,121
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: NOS parts

Taking over a huge inventory is fulltime job for a while sorting/labeling/storing.
Takes money, time and storage.
Another way would be coming up with a number for it and getting so many years to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-25-2020, 01:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 438
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: 39 transmission. V12 OD to V8-60????

Just my 2c...lightweight car....v8-60 needs reving hard or itīs dead boring...that overdrive gearbox is almost as heavy as the engine...
If you and that sixty is going to be good friends you will...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-25-2020, 12:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,241
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: My junkyard find

Maybe turning them into a nice little stool to have around in the shop will put them to better use ?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-25-2020, 12:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 410
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Holley 94 on 1953 Ford

With that style nosslebar the float height should be different from std 94 if i remember right...something is ringing in the back of my head...can dig out the holley bible if not some of the pro...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-24-2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 247
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: What to look for in an oil pump

Sideplay in upper and lower bushing.
Any marks on gears or scoring in pumpbody from foreign objects taking a spin in there.
The axial play between gears and housing.
Springpressure and condition...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-24-2020, 08:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 691
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Split rim, wide 5?

The 3/4ton rims was a bit different in design to the slots are a bit less wide i think ?
I have 2 real nice 3/4ton wide 5 that came with a dirt track...only when side by side with a normal the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-24-2020, 04:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 392
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: 56 F100 drum brakes on 32

Why not a set of aftermarket finned buick drums if heat is the issue...
They seems to work as good as the F100 for breaking power and excellent heat dissipation.
If that doesnīt make it you...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-23-2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 572
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Charging Problem

I have most the manuals here...think i have one of the small ones for starting/charging system down the shop...you pay postage and promise to return it in reasonable time you can borrow it !...
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