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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-28-2020, 06:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 798
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Re: Question on Cam Gear Marks - UPDATE

So you found TDC turning motor both ways and using your math split in two for the dwell .
You also dialed in the cam with your wheel checking timing .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-25-2020, 10:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,423
Posted By Step-down
Re: new engine start-up problems

For guys like myself I always start with a single carburetor, narrowing down the confusion and break-in.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-08-2020, 07:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,132
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Re: Bubba's Ignition

I sent a pm and heard back in weeks time
Hit and miss I think
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-04-2020, 12:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 171
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Re: condenser

Crab condensor is a FA54 and cap and rotor is cap=FA65 and FA64 rotor
FA49 condensor is for a 37-41 helmet
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-04-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 966
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Re: Safest Way to Buy a Car Long Distance??

No crying after you purchase without a peek first
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-02-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,543
Posted By Step-down
Re: oil with out zink

Is that Valvoline VR1 non-detergent
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 08-17-2020, 06:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 527
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Re: It's a '28 Ford "A" with "T" envy...

I live one town away and didn’t know that
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-13-2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 925
Posted By Step-down
Re: Stan's 34 Ford

Thanks for posting
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-13-2020, 05:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 593
Posted By Step-down
Re: Don't Blow Your Battery Tender

I’ve seen on BT a line fuse on the positive cable and I assumed it was to stop back feed over load
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-08-2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 719
Posted By Step-down
Re: Shocks are bottomed out

hydraulic Vs Gas shocks
I’ve had a hard time buying hydraulic
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-07-2020, 06:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 240
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-05-2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 507
Posted By Step-down
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-01-2020, 06:17 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,870
Posted By Step-down
Re: Off shore adjustable lifters

Closer look at the Cam in this motor (Max1 ). From the looks of this photo valve most have hit hard on valve pocket in the A head .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-28-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 528
Posted By Step-down
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-23-2020, 09:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,189
Posted By Step-down
Re: 59ab hard to turn over

Check you tube for test loading starter motor
I recall watching one before I bought used starter
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-21-2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 969
Posted By Step-down
Re: Estate planning/thinning the herd

Hereís the problem . If that person doesnít have skin in the game there
Not going to have the Passion
Iíve thought the same with some of my old Harleys canít kick start them like I use to and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-20-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 544
Posted By Step-down
Re: Frame to front and rear end alignment

I hope I understand correct
Rear T tube I ratchet strap To pull
Front wish bone the same that set the caster 6 degrees . Some times if shackles arenít rebuild it could cause issue.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-17-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 510
Posted By Step-down
Re: Problem with high oil pressure?

That Valvoline Racing oil my have Zinc but do you know if itís non detergent or not .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-16-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 929
Posted By Step-down
Re: Stumbling, hunting and missing

With adjustable timing light check advance at 2000 rpm
Build pointer and mark pulley
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-15-2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,211
Posted By Step-down
Re: 59A Flathead Water Pump Bolt Size?

Does any one use anti-seize paste on the outlet bolt
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-15-2020, 05:43 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,870
Posted By Step-down
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-15-2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,870
Posted By Step-down
Re: Off shore adjustable lifters

No history on the motor but I will take your advise and see if I can have someone check the Cam (max 1)
Cant put me finder on this build , someone spent a lot of money with all the machine work ,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-15-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 463
Posted By Step-down
Re: Elec novice

I’m just a hack but I check voltage at the battery before I start then recheck after the car is running to compare readings
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-14-2020, 05:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 455
Posted By Step-down
Re: Possible fishing scam

I get enough crab every day on my e mail address to the point I don't know who's who anymore
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-14-2020, 05:32 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,870
Posted By Step-down
Re: Off shore adjustable lifters

Merc42 test like Phil said .

Laurie roller lifters in a ford flathead nice ...
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