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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-15-2020, 10:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 365
Posted By Lawrie
Re: 1936 ford diff gear change

A spring balance and little pulley that is 2 inches in diameter to set the pinion preload.
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-15-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,076
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Vibration - rumble

Rob I sent you some diff noise info
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-15-2020, 05:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,076
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Vibration - rumble

I can tell from experience that you will need a really bad rear wheel bearing to make a noise,I had to run one one in the 33 far worse than that ,I think from memory did two big trips total of about...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-14-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 445
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Steering box adjustment

Also , an easy job to make an adjustable drag link using tie rod ends, just machine up a threaded rod with L and R threads ,then its an easy task to get the wheels straight ahead with the steering...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,076
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Vibration - rumble

If it had a broken axle ,it would, nt drive ,unless it has a locked rear end.
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 387
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Simple DIY distributor/ignition bench tester

I have made one ,I,m flat out redecking my verandah at the moment, and will be for a couple of weeks,
But it was an easy job, main thing was to make an electric motor to drive the dist, I used an...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2020, 01:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 246
Posted By Lawrie
Re: oil pressure light

Thanks, I tried to ring the help line but was waiting for ages,
I have emailed an enquiry so will see in a few days.
I have to wait now, as I just buggered the lithium battery we were using,it haf...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2020, 12:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,164
Posted By Lawrie
Re: What were the chances!

I have the original ownership papers for both our 33 and 34, they list the first owners details and every owner after that, date and mileage at time of owner changes.
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-06-2020, 03:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 246
Posted By Lawrie
oil pressure light

Any one know how you can turn on an oil pressure light using a racepac v300sd,
I cant seem to find it on their site
Thanks Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-05-2020, 10:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,570
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Flathead "spark knock" ???????

Brian , if you look in the service bulitens under electrical there is a great lot of info on all the dist,s, adv rate where and when etc,from model18 ,40 and 40b onwards , there you can see the diff...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-04-2020, 06:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,255
Posted By Lawrie
Re: KR Wilson Essential Tools for Flathead V8's

I have just made my greasing job a LOT easier, a good friend works gave me a couple of connectors for the grease gun hose that have a little trigger on them and actually lock onto the grease nipple,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-04-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 561
Posted By Lawrie
Re: classy ford ad 1933

season of peace and prosperity .
Hitler came to power that year.
I often think what our 33 has been through since then and how it survived.
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-01-2020, 11:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 399
Posted By Lawrie
Re: 34 Brg retainer

It also has the metal slinger thing as well, I thought they were maybe to stop bits of the gears getting into the bearing,like bits of teeth etc.
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-29-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,138
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Broken stud removal. It's ugly. Really ugly.

One way if you cant get the stud out is to drill it out and then tap to 12 mm ,as you will find often after you get the remains of the thread out the thread in the block is buggered.
One great way I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-29-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,250
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Need some barn HELP for my 36...

Look in the service bulletins ,they show how to make a high tension checking tool ,so you can check all the HT parts in the dist.
all you need is a Model T coil and a battery.
Lawrie
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-29-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,924
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Over Drive

I wonder if you could adapt a columbia to the A rear axle,I have both in my shop at present,I should look,
Lawrie
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-29-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,924
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Over Drive

You buy or make the adapter, and easy thing,and has been done way before,like when we were 15 years old.
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-28-2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By Lawrie
Re: 1936 Assy line footage

My Dad worked at the ford factory in New Zealand,
We had a set of windows on our workshop at home that opened out by turning a little chrome handle,Years later when I bought our 33 and wound out...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-27-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,924
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Over Drive

You could fix the gearbox by fitting a v8 one,they fit straight in.
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-27-2019, 02:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 808
Posted By Lawrie
Re: installing radiator bottom hoses

Slip a smear of light grease inside the hose, that helps.
or get the womens to help.
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-21-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 452
Posted By Lawrie
slack safety

Just a reminder no to get slack on the safety,
Yesterday I was getting ready to paint my workshop floor with two pack paint,get the tins opened .put my respirator on ,put safety glasses in top...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-18-2019, 10:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 697
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Rear Brake Roller Kits

Keith , maybe try Barnfind or 3rd gen for an original backing plate.
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-16-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 937
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Power Steering for AA Truck

Vickers made them , they were on lots of small trucks and tractors here.
all you need is the pump and the unit to the drag link or replaces the drag link.
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-13-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,120
Posted By Lawrie
Re: 33-34 Floor Pans

Just a side question,
Om my 33 there is a funny looking reinforcement u shaped part up the front of the t/tube area of the floor plane ,its factory fitted,but I never worked out what its for,
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-13-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,391
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Pulling engine

Make sure you get a recognised brand of bearing, in the kits from a reputable rebuilder the bearing was Chinese and cr**,
Lawrie
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