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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 02:21 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,396
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: engine photos

Itīs a electronic ignition setup in there thatīs why they need to be grounded.
I have a couple here to...the ones fitting an early ford should have POS GRD printed to one of the cooling fins.
...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 05:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 382
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Noise in 2nd gear 39 Transmission

Bearings has been of questionable quality so has the shafts...
There has been shafts soft and undersize from the big vendors.
First tell tale on the shafts is that they just fall into the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 12:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 693
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: brake problem

Before shipping across the ocean take a look at what you have...usually when leaking nowdays is when honing is either out of size or to coarse.
If itīs to coarse you can fix that put in a new set of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 06:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 647
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Honing wheel & Master Cylinder

If sleeving a mastercylinder or split boresize wheelcylinder pressfit must be dead on or liners come right out.
Splitbore wheelcylinders being worst since liners is short.
A straightbore...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-30-2020, 10:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 688
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Hi Temp damage

Itīs not so much about max temp when it comes to cast iron.
Controlled heating and cooling is what sets the structure of it.
Even in a bakeoven you have a slow temp rise then hold that temperature...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-29-2020, 11:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 387
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Removing bonded brake linings.

Itīs heatcured glue so like powdercoat it will be great if the surface is clean...if the guy sandblasting the shoes did a poor job (usually a airless blasting machine) they will fail wth time.
Clean...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-29-2020, 02:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 327
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Voltage Regulator Replacement

I have American Bosch generators...they are the size used for Lincolns...
Using a regulator with a 40A current limitation on a 30A rated armature isnīt the best choice...
My solidstate regulators...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-29-2020, 11:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 268
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Throwout bearing replacement

The pressfit ainīt to tough on them usually easy to knock out the old and press on the new.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-29-2020, 10:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 324
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: 226 H parts suppliers

https://www.ebay.com/itm/1948-51-FORD-H-SERIES-226-254-6-CYLINDER-NEW-ADJUSTABLE-VALVE-LIFTER-SET/184256544170?hash=item2ae68bbdaa:g:V3gAAOSwQTdcsSyG

There you have 12 fresh sets...so not total...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-29-2020, 09:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 589
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Wheel bearing grease

The rollers take a heavy duty grease...same as a heavy truck...look for NLGI 2.5 specification.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-29-2020, 12:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 324
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: 226 H parts suppliers

Are we talking G or H series ?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-28-2020, 11:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 324
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: 226 H parts suppliers

The parts for the 226H is available...Egge,Kanter,Falcon and others still have the rebuild kits available.
If i remember right the oilpump and camshaft is whatīs not available off the shelf from...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-28-2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 578
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Source for valve spring shims

Measuring to verify is good...then comes the question of how good between springs is enough...i have never ever installed a balancing shim on a flathead at this low springpressures itīs not a hair...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-28-2020, 07:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 302
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Which is the thrid brush ???

Got so tired of the poor quality regulators available today that i have designed a solidstate version. It puts out 30A in Std 6v Pos Grd version. It will be marine grade potted to make sure it will...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-27-2020, 11:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 302
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Which is the thrid brush ???

You set the brush for the desired max output even when using the fun regulator...for 2 reasons the fun regulator donīt have current regulation and canīt handle more power...and the armature on the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-27-2020, 11:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 386
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Unshielded wires

When running a more powerful ignition...lets say 12v and a can coil togetter with solidcore wires the transmitted interference getīs real bad...
As soon as you leave the original system with a low...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-27-2020, 03:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 578
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Source for valve spring shims

Go to your local machineshop and ask for A-101 B-101 or C-101 valvespring shims...not sure i ever used a .015 balancing shim on a flathead though.
They cost $20 for a box of 100 so even if they...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-26-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,900
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Eagle 4" 8BA Crank?

I have no idee what plant that crank came originally from...but sold here in sweden as a replacement back in the days.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-26-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 349
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Can a cracked block be fixed?

Stitching and a sleeve is the usual fix for it.
As long as you can drill the end of the crack down in the valvebowl itīs repairable.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-26-2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,900
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Eagle 4" 8BA Crank?

Donīt think itīs location related...itīs more time related...
All iīve seen is late with the big rear bore to take the automatic transmission.
And they are cast in the same process as the Y-block...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-26-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 480
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: My little red Ford Pickup

Read up on juicebrake conversion...identify the parts you have...take it from there.
Post pics of what you have and we can sort out what you have on it now.
Hopefully you just need to service it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-26-2020, 12:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,607
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Would You Use it?

Head gaskets kinda evolve during time...manufacturers change the sizes of holes to maintain a better distribution of the coolant in the heads as they learn from issues.
I usually go for the latest...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-26-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 159
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: 53 Flathead Gen/Fan

Usually just a thick washer and a lockwasher...all on the outside of the fan bracket.
Big washer there because of the adjustment slot.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-25-2020, 11:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 559
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Testing generators

An old lathe usually just go fast enough to emulate a raised idle if original crank pulley is used...get a late pulley and use the larges sheeve on it.

The so far slickest cobbled together...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-25-2020, 11:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 586
Posted By flatheadmurre
Re: Mart's Sparks: A turn signal tip from Mart's Garage. Easier than I thought!

I wish the law was like that...

It says turn signals should be amber...86- with side turn signals...

On a -75 car or car imported as "moving item" you are alowed to run white front and red...
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