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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-26-2016, 01:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,950
Posted By rodderbilly
Re: Potvin 3/8 cam ?

Wow! first one i hear that has a Climax....nice...really curis how it performs.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2016, 11:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,950
Posted By rodderbilly
Re: Potvin 3/8 cam ?

I have one in my 255 french flathead,2 holley94 on weiand intake and mid porting job,i love this cam ...engine sounds killer and has the right power....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-14-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,316
Posted By rodderbilly
Re: Quick Flathead question for everyone

Hi..i'm in the way to put Ford t5 on my potvin powered flathead,,and i see that there are other ways to put the shift level forward,,,a remote lever mechanism is the right way,in a mustang web page...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-21-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,696
Posted By rodderbilly
Re: Flathead 8ba hesitate!!?

Hi Bruce ..i test the car without screens for a short ride ,just to warm up the engine and i have a positive response....seems to run better ...hope the weather is good in this days so i can drive...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-16-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,696
Posted By rodderbilly
Re: Flathead 8ba hesitate!!?

Hi Bruce..that's the first time i do this thing...i'm searching to set the internal advance on a Mallory dual point in my 8ba.....i use a allen head wrench...is 0,144 wide in the flats,,,looking on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-16-2015, 02:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,696
Posted By rodderbilly
Re: Flathead 8ba hesitate!!?

Yes..i know about the heat risers using a Navarro racing...i learn that i need to run the engine about 10 minutes to warm it,,when i rebuild the old 97 i try the brass float with fuel inside...i was...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-15-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,696
Posted By rodderbilly
Re: Flathead 8ba hesitate!!?

Hope Tomorrow to have a good response without air filter screens....if no....i need to register that Mallory mech advance....i was thinking to solve the problem when i buy from you the pertronix, new...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-15-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,696
Posted By rodderbilly
Re: Flathead 8ba hesitate!!?

I will do this tomorrow Bruce...i appreciate your help!and if i have a good response? i can't drive the car Always without screen!...what i need to change in this case?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-15-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,696
Posted By rodderbilly
Re: Flathead 8ba hesitate!!?

in the top of carbs i have screens and scoops,,,,screens... no filters ,i don't think they can be restrictive...i can test without that screens but in this way in the carbs can enter a lot of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-15-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,696
Posted By rodderbilly
Re: Flathead 8ba hesitate!!?

yes ...time ago when i rebuild the old 97 i try that the base of accel. pump was worn and i put a new one on....the other carb is new...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-15-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,696
Posted By rodderbilly
Flathead 8ba hesitate!!?

Hi all..was searching info for solve my engine issues...i have a Mallory dual point with mechanical advance ,those of late prodution not the early mallory....my 8ba flathead has 2 97s on navarro...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-16-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,771
Posted By rodderbilly
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-11-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,771
Posted By rodderbilly
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-11-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,771
Posted By rodderbilly
Camshaft grinders in los angeles area?

Hi members...next year will be in los angeles area...i need your help to know if there are good grinders for flathead camshafts....i'm looking for a potvin grind....3/8.....thanks in advance..
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-25-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,890
Posted By rodderbilly
Re: changing plugs every 100 miles!!

yes i'm running the b4l ngk.....engine goes around 180 deg......now accelerate very fast and haule ass!:cool:....i think all the changes make that difference....sure the hotter plugs help the engine...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-24-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,890
Posted By rodderbilly
Re: changing plugs every 100 miles!!

brass float and fuel pump changed.....i put 0.69 power valves and 41 jets....now the engine runs very well!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-12-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,890
Posted By rodderbilly
Re: changing plugs every 100 miles!!

Well ...today i open the old 97 and that's what i try ....the accelerator pump is damaged....and the brass float has liquid inside...that's the other parts i need to change inside the carb....
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-07-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,890
Posted By rodderbilly
Re: changing plugs every 100 miles!!

first test with the ngk b4-l plugs....engine fire up at the first attempt and seems to run good...no time to run on the Street cause is raining....i start the engine without ballast now....coil...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-06-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,890
Posted By rodderbilly
Re: changing plugs every 100 miles!!

that's a test that i never do before...so i put the old carb in my bench work ...rise it and than pump fuel inside carb?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-05-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,890
Posted By rodderbilly
Re: changing plugs every 100 miles!!

Thanks for the help!now the parts are ordered..i need to wait since i live in Italy and some parts like carb parts need to be ordered in the states!my fuel pump is the stock 8ba ....in the carbs i...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-05-2014, 04:06 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,890
Posted By rodderbilly
Re: changing plugs every 100 miles!!

Well...today i tested the coil and i try 2.3ohm on the primary and 8300 ohms on secondary , i have a 1.6ohm ballast in the circuit...meens that in this way i have a weak spark so i should change that...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-02-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,890
Posted By rodderbilly
Re: changing plugs every 100 miles!!

yes deuce i have just ordered ngk b4-l plugs that are a step hotter than the b6-l that i use on the flathead....now i'm ordering .043 - .041 jets and power valves....thanks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-02-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,890
Posted By rodderbilly
Re: changing plugs every 100 miles!!

i agree Jack....with this intake new plugs the engine needs about 10 minuts to worm and run fine....but when is worm the response is good.....by the way i have the plug problem before i put this...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-01-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,890
Posted By rodderbilly
Re: changing plugs every 100 miles!!

carbs are 97s big logo on a navarro racing intake.....one is new made in uk....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-01-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,890
Posted By rodderbilly
Re: changing plugs every 100 miles!!

42MERC....your friend took away the screens...but what use him for air filter?only the scoops without protection for carbs?thanks for the interest..!
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