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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-25-2021, 07:37 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,053
Posted By Ronnie
Re: Trouble shoot 1950 8Ba initial start up Help

Is yours like this? If so the cam is in correct R
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-25-2021, 04:05 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 6,208
Posted By Ronnie
Re: WHO Is the Oldest Early V8 Forum Member?

Here I am 8.602325267042627



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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-21-2021, 12:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 666
Posted By Ronnie
Re: High hp flathead build posted 20 hrs ago

I agree the numbers are a stretch for sure. Also look at the way the engine stand head is bolted to the engine,that's a little different.His statement about oil flow is also incorrect but that has...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-16-2021, 09:10 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,868
Posted By Ronnie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-02-2021, 11:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 718
Posted By Ronnie
Re: Resize pics using windows paint

Tub my win 10 still has paint same as Win 7.



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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-21-2020, 04:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,416
Posted By Ronnie
Re: 8ba Mallory dizzy cap

Time to ignore and we can move on. "LOL"



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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-16-2020, 09:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 290
Posted By Ronnie
Re: antifreeze

What J Seery says there are thousands of bi metal engines in today's cars use their antifreeze. You will have no worries.


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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-16-2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,158
Posted By Ronnie
Re: head stud removal

Tig welding the washer and nut does work well. You really need a foot pedal so you can hang around on the puddle for a extended time to get a good heat sink. While cooling down quench the weld with a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-10-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,093
Posted By Ronnie
Re: distributor

Nice combo
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2020, 06:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,093
Posted By Ronnie
Re: distributor

What engine??


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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-29-2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,555
Posted By Ronnie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-29-2020, 03:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,555
Posted By Ronnie
Re: Finally some Cam Degree Numbers - Now what?

Cut and paste tells me he checked that


"After comparing the cam gear with another, matching bolt patterns and matching marks. I left the cam and crank gears in place. The cam itself has been...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-29-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,555
Posted By Ronnie
Re: Finally some Cam Degree Numbers - Now what?

go here



https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?p=1935866#post1935866


Read the first post he states he...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-27-2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,555
Posted By Ronnie
Re: Finally some Cam Degree Numbers - Now what?

Where did the gear come from and how long have you owned it.


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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2020, 09:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 599
Posted By Ronnie
Re: Cam Degree wheel setup for V8 flathead

You run the chance of it loosening when you turn it backwards.


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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 599
Posted By Ronnie
Re: Cam Degree wheel setup for V8 flathead

In most cases there will be a small amount of fab work to get it bolted to the crank,and fab up a pointer for wheel.

There should be someone here that can walk u through it. In chassis will also...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-02-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,362
Posted By Ronnie
Re: Question on Cam Gear Marks - UPDATE

Put a buzz box on the dizzy to confirm its operation. Rotor Wrench will chime in as it is used often on aircraft engines.I made mine 50 + years ago when I was involved in a C dragster. They work no...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-26-2020, 11:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 551
Posted By Ronnie
Re: Pressurizing the oil system before initial startup

Just pressure up with garden sprayer Google it there are many.



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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-24-2020, 10:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,837
Posted By Ronnie
Re: Question on cam gear marks

Automotive Stud You are thinking the flathead tdc when cam is first in that it the same as what happens with a small block chevy. They are not the same. When marks are set up with a small bloc that...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-23-2020, 08:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 358
Posted By Ronnie
Re: Oil pressure with remote oil fllter

All above correct. No restriction.


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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-19-2020, 02:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,837
Posted By Ronnie
Re: Question on cam gear marks

Automotive Stud When you put the cam in a flathead for the first time where are the timing marks at. Lined up cam mark at 6 o clock and crank mark at 12 o'clock or cam and crank both at 12 o'clock....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-17-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,837
Posted By Ronnie
Re: Question on cam gear marks

This a cut and paste from Gofast 2017 Works well one turn of the cam and done.


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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2020, 12:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,120
Posted By Ronnie
Re: Anyone use these drill/tap all in one?

They are called drap taps been around for years google them and there are many people that make them.
https://www.google.com/search?client=firefox-b-d&q=drap+tap



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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,837
Posted By Ronnie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,837
Posted By Ronnie
Re: Question on cam gear marks

Did you talk to Melling about the items? they are a fine company and would help you out.



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