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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-07-2020, 10:42 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,333
Posted By WABOOM
Re: What Gasoline that has NO ethanol in it?

Non Oxygenated/ Non Ethanol does not have ethanol.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-22-2020, 09:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,181
Posted By WABOOM
Re: Run engine with generator disconnected?

If Titus doesn't want it, I'll buy it. PM me.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-14-2020, 10:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,384
Posted By WABOOM
Re: Full flow oil filter

Pictures please!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-10-2020, 10:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 767
Posted By WABOOM
Re: Time to take the 49 F1 to town for fuel

Man, our non- ethanol is only .20 more than regular.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-05-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By WABOOM
Re: remember

China is trying to kill us.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-27-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 516
Posted By WABOOM
Re: do i scrap this or not? 49 merc front bumper pan

Don't throw it. There's someone that wants it.
Me personally, I'd try to sell it for a certain time period (maybe 3 months). Then try to give it away for a certain amount of time (maybe 1 month). ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-21-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 132
Posted By WABOOM
Re: 49 Mercury Trunk lid problems

The alignment geometry of the hinge brackets can affect the ability to keep the trunk open. Not saying your springs are good, but the brackets can be canted in/ out, as well as up and down. Just be...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-12-2020, 07:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By WABOOM
Re: Original Radio with new 12V Neg Gnd system

You had the radio restored? Ask the guy who restored it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-09-2020, 11:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,627
Posted By WABOOM
Re: 1950 Mercury new member

Holy shit!!! That cleaned up big time. Looks great.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-25-2020, 12:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 780
Posted By WABOOM
Re: What's Behind Your Flattie?

Stock Merc-o-matic and stock Dana 44 with 3:31's
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-19-2020, 07:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,519
Posted By WABOOM
Re: A Fairy tale Crab Build from Bubbas

Happy to see this post!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-11-2020, 10:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,052
Posted By WABOOM
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-08-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,136
Posted By WABOOM
Re: Need encouragement head replacement

Don't hire someone. You'll find everything you need right here.
There's definitely a torque sequence that varies slightly with the different generations flathead.
Someone will chime in with the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-07-2020, 12:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 500
Posted By WABOOM
Re: Spark Plug reach into head - Is this normal?

I wouldn't be doing any "guessng". Torque it and see.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-06-2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,155
Posted By WABOOM
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-03-2020, 11:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,052
Posted By WABOOM
Re: aluminum radiators

I put a Champion radiator in my '51 Mercury and it isn't designed correctly. It fits but the top tank is offset the wrong way and was letting a lot of fresh air escape up and over. My car ran hot...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-19-2020, 12:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 592
Posted By WABOOM
Re: Cold winter moving in

Tinker, when I saw the picture you posted I thought hey that looks like my yard... I'm in Minnesota too.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-17-2020, 09:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 592
Posted By WABOOM
Re: Cold winter moving in

Wonderful! Sounds good. It's so nice not grabbing tools that are 10
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-01-2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 576
Posted By WABOOM
Re: I have a bridge for sale

Must send as "Goods & Services" for PayPal protection.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-15-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,638
Posted By WABOOM
Re: gasoline

I wish the best of luck to you.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-13-2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,638
Posted By WABOOM
Re: gasoline

Small engines, boats and ATV's, and collector cars have motivated the availability. I think our state laws allow the sale of non -ethanol.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-13-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,638
Posted By WABOOM
Re: gasoline

The basic idea is to add around 10% water to pull out the 10% ethanol. So 2 quarts of water goes in and 4 quarts of cloudy ethanol/water comes out.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-12-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,638
Posted By WABOOM
Re: gasoline

Petrol gasoline is very hydrophobic. But since you are a chemistry teacher...
you already know that. Tell me more about gas and water mixing. Have the molecular properties changed recently?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-11-2019, 11:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,638
Posted By WABOOM
Re: gasoline

Yes you can easily force "phase separation" with water. If you start with 92 Super unleaded you end up about 88 octane petrol gasoline. It's a bit of a hassle, but if you can't easily buy...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-10-2019, 11:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,562
Posted By WABOOM
Re: My "new" 260 inch Merc is a BEAST!

The way you describe it sounds awesome.
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