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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-30-2020, 09:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,163
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Don Orosco,RIP

Rest in peace Don.

I'm very happy to own a set of his '32-'36 Eddy Meyers reproduction 21 stud finned aluminum heads, and one his 2x2 high rise intakes.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-30-2020, 08:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 363
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Loose condenser bracket

I believe you gave the most valid answer on a remotely mounted condenser.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-30-2020, 08:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 589
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Wheel bearing grease

That's also what I use on the rear hub roller bearings. I buy it at NAPA. They don't usually carry it on their store shelves, but they will order it in from their central warehouse, and have it for...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-30-2020, 10:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 363
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Loose condenser bracket

Ken, I'm not claiming to be an expert on early Ford condensers/capacitors, but adding a length of wire for a remote location will definately add more resistance to the circuit which will likely...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-29-2020, 10:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Replace steering box

There have been many previous posts made here and on the H.A.M.B. about upgrading '36 and earlier V8 Ford's from "fixed sector" to "rolling sector" steering boxes, and bolting everything else that's...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-29-2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 602
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-29-2020, 09:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: 36 Car Headlight Buckets

The basic headlight buckets on '35 & '36 pass and some light comm. vehicles, and '38-'39 trucks, are the same, but in some cases there were different hollow centered mounting bolts used, as well as...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-24-2020, 04:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 447
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Removing '40 rear hub seals

But shucks, it's still good information for those who need to replace inner axle housing seals. :) :)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-22-2020, 09:21 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,816
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: white steam from breather and water tailpipe

This sounds exactly like the combustion/compression leak that I had last year on my way to Auburn, Indiana, driving my '35 fordor sedan. After dealing with this problem while in Indiana for the EFV-8...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-20-2020, 05:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 734
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Oil gallery plug

Old Henry put that special plug in there for a good reason, and it just amazes me that most of the knowledgeable folks here on these engines and those who are in business rebuilding these engines...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-17-2020, 09:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 255
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-12-2020, 07:45 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,009
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Relieving 8BA Block

What does JWL say about recieving a Flathead block in his book? Did he run Dyno comparisons? What were the results?

Whoop's, just went back and saw his previous post. Never mind :o
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-10-2020, 10:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 584
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Talking Re: Wide Five Spare Tire Holder

Tim, I recently purchased all the parts and pieces that were removed from a '36 1/2t pu truck, that's being hot rodded and customized, with the intention of reselling the parts that I can't use or...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-07-2020, 12:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 822
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: 1936? Aluminum intake manifold- Vanspeed

KGS, yes, thank you, that's the post I tried to find. Since making this previous post, I have purchased an early '35 intake, and as time permits, I will glass bead all of these intakes and post
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-06-2020, 07:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 822
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: 1936? Aluminum intake manifold- Vanspeed

Brian, I did a post here some years back on the differences between various years of early Ford V-8 intake manifolds, but couldn't find it last night. I'll give it another try today, and post the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-05-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 779
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: 1935-48 Flathead engine mounts.

I would go with the Drake mounts. Drake's rubber products usually seem to work better for me than Carpenter's.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-04-2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 822
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: 1936? Aluminum intake manifold- Vanspeed

The intake manifold pictured above is a '35. However, it will work fine on a '36, but will not be show correct.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-04-2020, 07:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,321
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Of 34 Phaetons - woodticks - n - Brook Trout

David, it's great to see that '34 Phaeton being cared for, and kept just the same as I remember seeing it in Mike Sr's pictures taken when it was in Florida, and then again over a year ago in person...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-04-2020, 06:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 383
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: It is possible for a hub w/o a drum to slide on too far to axle housing?

Tim, last summer we were working on the rear brakes of a '35 touring sedan. When we removed the axle nut and flat washer to remove the left side drum/hub assembly, it came right off with no need for...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-28-2020, 08:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 337
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Which starter plate and why?

Here's a link that I found for the original techno source website:

https://web.archive.org/web/20160318073106/http://www.btc-bci.com/~billben/flathead.htm

Once you open the above main file,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-27-2020, 12:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,000
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: One of those annoying questions...

I'm always challenged by the "no can do" or "that's impossible" statements.... I had a fiber press on camshaft timing gear fail on my '35 fordor Avatar driver about 10 yrs ago. I was on my way to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-27-2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,000
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: One of those annoying questions...

Okay B&S, thank you for your response. This answers the questions on why you weren't having as much fun driving those back roads after installing 3.54 rear gears.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-26-2020, 07:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,000
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: One of those annoying questions...

B&S, I'm wondering which year and model car did you put the 3.54 rear gears into?
Also, which year transmission and what gear combination are you using in the transmission that's in this car?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-26-2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,000
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: One of those annoying questions...

I haven't found the above statement, in bold, to be true with the changes I've made as described in my first post on this thread. I've done most every type of driving imaginable, and don't find it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-26-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 535
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: 4:40.1 Gears in a 39 Sedan?

The 9/40 stamped on the underside of banjo housing does not gaurentee you have 4:40:1 gears inside the housing. They were likely used with the smaller 60hp engine, but could have been changed out for...
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