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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-30-2021, 01:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 810
Posted By David Lien
Re: Valve Lash Esky. Cam

Hello All I took Petes advice and just got off the phone with Isky's support Dept. They advised me that the .008 on the intake valve lash was indeed correct, and happens many times with a reground...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-29-2021, 11:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 810
Posted By David Lien
Valve Lash Esky. Cam

Old Friend Passed on Six years ago. before he left he brought me a couple of boxes of stuff. Which did include a reground 77 B Isky cam from Isky. The cam was still in the Isky box with all reciets...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-23-2021, 07:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,884
Posted By David Lien
Re: Camshaft ideas?

Sooooo Has any one here run A stock cam. and stock heads with a 276 In. engine. If so, what was the drivability and running temperature Like for a street driven vehicle.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-11-2021, 10:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,007
Posted By David Lien
Re: Pre 1945 Block Cams

Below are photos of the 2 blocks, their numbers, and the cam.
Yes they are both raised intake manifold Blocks.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-11-2021, 05:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,007
Posted By David Lien
Smile Pre 1945 Block Cams

I Have 2 pre 59 AB blocks Numbers (D241. 4. X17) and, #(3223. X3). Both blocks have the round water hole in the middle of the block deck with odd shaped holes at the top and the bottom. Both...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-06-2021, 01:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 715
Posted By David Lien
Flat Head Bell Housing

Bolting an 8 BA (1949 and later) engine to a 46 Transmission... Which is the Preferred bell housing ?? The stamped steel or the Cast housing. Is one just as good as the other. Thanks for any advice...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-14-2021, 02:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 628
Posted By David Lien
(Help Source) For .100 over Piston rings 255 engine

Help I need a ring set for 255 eng. at .100 over. Both Reds Headers, and Van Pelt are a "no go". I am now over 80 Yrs, and I have had this set of TRW 4 ring pistons that are fit up to good rods for...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-04-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,373
Posted By David Lien
Re: STREET MACHInES, Engines, gearing and etc

[QUOTE=Ol' Ron;1795297]Not sure about the tag. It;s amazing how a thread on street engines, can shift to transmissions. Not that I mind. However I think that modifying the trans to work with the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-01-2019, 11:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,889
Posted By David Lien
Re: Flathead repair

Rag or water in the gas tank.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-22-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 668
Posted By David Lien
Re: Best Place to buy Clutch 10 In. disk

Thanks for the replies and help, and thoughts. I will order a disk from the Ft. Wayne folks. David
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-21-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 668
Posted By David Lien
Smile Best Place to buy Clutch 10 In. disk

I am assembling an engine that has set in my garage for the last dozen + years. (1942 block 276 Cu. In) I can not find the clutch disk. I am a little old, and somehow the D#@%&M disk has taken a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-21-2017, 06:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,274
Posted By David Lien
Re: 89,000 Mi. Engine is tired, and smokes

Thanks to all for all the good information and advice. The blue valve springs came with all the other valve components from Speedway. The blue valve springs were in an Isky. Box along with a 77b...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-19-2017, 10:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,274
Posted By David Lien
89,000 Mi. Engine is tired, and smokes

1946 Ford coupe is in need of a new engine, Here is the car and the new engine (276 CI 1942 Truck engine) What i need to know is just what I need to do to make the 4 bolt aluminum manifold work on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-18-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,703
Posted By David Lien
Re: Low oil pressure

Hi. All I did enjoy this thread.. I have a model 19 Oil Pump with a truck pick up. Is this the right pump for a 59 AB engine 276 Cu In??? Or is this the high Pressure Pump???
David
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-25-2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,361
Posted By David Lien
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-24-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,361
Posted By David Lien
Re: 50 Merc manifold on 59 AB engine

Thank you very much as usual you have been a great help.:)
You guy are the best.
David Lien
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-24-2013, 10:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,361
Posted By David Lien
50 Merc manifold on 59 AB engine

Can I use a 50 merc. manifold with a four bolt chevy carb on a 59 AB engine that is in a 46 ford coupe.???

What to know about the fuel pump??
What to know about the generator mounting??
And...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-05-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,814
Posted By David Lien
Re: F100 Steering

Thank you:
David
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-05-2012, 12:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,814
Posted By David Lien
Re: F100 Steering

Any contact information for Mel and Randy's F100 Stearing conversion??? Thanks David
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-05-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,550
Posted By David Lien
Re: How much end thrust on 8BA Crank ??

Thanks to all for the ideas on how to repair my crank. Love Machine in Salt Lake City will weld and repair the crank for under $150.00:) It is a 4" crank sooooo that is what I will do .. Thanks again...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-03-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,550
Posted By David Lien
How much end thrust on 8BA Crank ??

Today I set a reground crank into an 8BA block. I snugg the main bearings to 55 Lbs. tourque, and checked the end play on the thrust bearing. It measured .017. The book calls for .006 Max. My...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-02-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 836
Posted By David Lien
Re: Cam Gear 59 AB engine

Thanks all I will get one ordered first thing monday ...
David
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-02-2012, 03:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 836
Posted By David Lien
Cam Gear 59 AB engine

What is the best type of cam gear for my 59 AB engine rebuild: (aluminum or fiber)??? and where is the best place purchase one???. engins has 77 B reground Isky cam, and 276 Cu. In. Thanks again ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-28-2012, 11:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,417
Posted By David Lien
Re: 4" Crank In Pre War merc. Block

Thanks Ol' Ron The crank is in. All looks good,:) I will check the back lash on the dist. gears, and I will use the early crab dist. David
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-28-2012, 12:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,417
Posted By David Lien
Re: 4" Crank In Pre War merc. Block

Thank you Bruce: I have all the "Stuff" will use the 8BA type rods and do have the oil seal holder. I hope to have this engine in My 46 Ford Coupe this spring. Thanks again David
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