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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-13-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 642
Posted By sunshine
Re: New Carpenter Carb.?.

Has anyone seen the recent price increase !!!!! 224 to. 439: BOB
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-12-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 642
Posted By sunshine
New Carpenter Carb.?.

Has anyone used the New Carbs. From carpenter . If so how well did they work .I sure have not add any good results by sending mine away for a rebuild. Thanks for any feed back .BOB
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-09-2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 490
Posted By sunshine
Re: Ford Flathead V8 weird vacuum question

I have the same problem with my 39 l I have tried to find the vacuum leak as it shows about 12hg with a vibrating needle . My engine builder says it can’t be valve guides on a 300 mile engine . But...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-02-2019, 04:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,002
Posted By sunshine
Re: Ok you asked for it. Finding TDC by solid stop and cable tie method. Plus extras!

Thanks for a great demonstration on 2 methods to find TDC .I am the one who did not know how . I am working on an engine that has been rebuilt recently , and has developed a bad miss . After checking...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-01-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 502
Posted By sunshine
Re: Finding. TDC How

Thanks. Everyone for your help I will give it a try . Iíve got a miss that I canít put on the ignition . That is the reason for the leak down test Thanks. BOB
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-01-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 502
Posted By sunshine
Re: Finding. TDC How

Thank you JSeery I. Searched for the instructions but could not find them. I have a suspect cylinder 3 that I want to do a leak down test on . I have not obtained the tester yet .No point in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-30-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 502
Posted By sunshine
Finding. TDC How

What is the best way to find TDC on the flathead V8 . I need to do a leak down test. Thank you again BOB
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-27-2019, 06:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,019
Posted By sunshine
Re: Engine surging

Thank You Tinker , When I change a part like a carb. Or the dist.and I get the same. results . I eliminate that as the problem. I have even tested the carb on another engine with good results. I am...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-26-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,019
Posted By sunshine
Re: Engine surging

Tubman , I am sorry . But what am I assuming I have exsplained everything I have tried I think I have bothered you Guys enough . Thanks again BOB
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-26-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,019
Posted By sunshine
Re: Engine surging

Thank you Tinker for your help . The 2 dist. I have tried are Bubbas , the present Carb. Is Charlieís , I consider them professionals. And not the problem . The Vacuum gauge I have is showing about...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-24-2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,019
Posted By sunshine
Re: Engine surging

JSeery I donít want to step on the original post ,but to answer your ? About the vacuum Ií have checked all of the obvious places . My engine rebuilder says it cannot be the valve guides . With the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-24-2019, 05:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,019
Posted By sunshine
Re: Engine surging

I would like to find the answer to this problem also , that is what my 39 pkp. Is doing .I have tried 3 carbs the one on it now is rebuilt . 2 rebuilt helmet distrbs.2 rebuilt fuel.pumps and still...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-19-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 854
Posted By sunshine
Re: Oil around spark plugs

Thank you all, 19 Forty I have removed the Oiler but not test drove the truck yet I am going to switch the plugs around too . I agree the other problems I mentioned may be all related Too . I am...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-19-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 854
Posted By sunshine
Re: Oil around spark plugs

Thanks for the response I am unable to send pictures . I have been using a Amsco Oiler but it should not be showing oil around the 2,3 plugs .I am also chasing a rough idle and an unstable vacuum. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-18-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 854
Posted By sunshine
Oil around spark plugs

Has anyone had oil appear on the Head around the spark plugs # 2 and 3 .New plugs with proper gaskets and torked It does not foul the plugs , they look like the other plugs which are not leaking...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-12-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,137
Posted By sunshine
Re: The Bubba plan for now ......???? Jim Linder

Jim take care of yourself 1st. I am greatful for all of the help you have given me. Sonshine
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-07-2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 730
Posted By sunshine
Re: steering wheel removal

Thank you Jeff for posting the picture.,, you know I took it for a run this evening and that connector work loose again.I am going to find a better bullet connector. I have got to learn how to post...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-07-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 730
Posted By sunshine
Re: steering wheel removal

Thanks all I hope I never have to pull that rod .I remember now I restored the steering wheel when I had the steering box out for overhaul.WELL Verytangled came over today and we did all of the HARD...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-07-2019, 05:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 730
Posted By sunshine
Re: steering wheel removal

Thanks all I am going to look a some other causes for the horn not working before I pull the rod . BOB
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-06-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 730
Posted By sunshine
steering wheel removal

OK. Brain freeze .. How do I. remove the horn button and iight. Switch from my 39 Pkup. I had the wheel off to restore it 3 yrs, ago . I have forgotten. A lot lately . Thank all BOB.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-30-2019, 06:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 918
Posted By sunshine
Re: Carb problem

The vacuum needle quivers between 10 and 15 at idle I have checked all gaskets and the only two vacuum connections the one I am using for the gauge usally wiper by spraying starter fluid on them ....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-29-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 918
Posted By sunshine
Re: Carb problem

Thanks everyone for your help,After using a vaciuum gauge it's showing a vacuum leak , after checking all of the obvious places I believe it is the valve guides , On a recent overhauled engine ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-28-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 918
Posted By sunshine
Re: Carb problem

Thanks Cecil and Aussie . For the help , but I need to know if there is away to test them out of the carb. I am having a problem getting the 39 to ldle and run . I stated with an expert rebuilt carb....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-28-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 918
Posted By sunshine
Carb problem

How can I tell if a pwr. Valve is Bad ., other than a bad idle . Is ther a way to test them . Also is it true if you get a backfire thru the carb .your pwr. Valve is automatically shot . Thank You ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-21-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 466
Posted By sunshine
Re: Interesting Speedo in '39 Pickup

I believe also that is a 3/4 ton with the available 4pd. Which had the speedo with the recomended speeds for shifting . I drove Ford trucks in the 50s with this. Boy what a bunch of misinformation in...
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