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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-20-2019, 04:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 697
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-19-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 697
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Broken Glass Again

A 34 channel starts at 1,3/4 from the glass at the front .The opening is 10,1/4 from the front, its 9,1/4 from the stop screw in the channel ,On 34 its important for a 34 because it engages the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-19-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 927
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: 1941 Convertible- 10,000 Original Miles !!!

Nice ,Real nice ,Awesome .beautiful ,spectacular ,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-16-2019, 11:52 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,595
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Brakes

Edited previous post
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-16-2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,595
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Brakes

Loosen of the stop light switch at the MC, Set your air gauge at 40 then with a bunched up rag in the oil fill hole and the MC 3/4 full place the gun in the centre of the rag and give it a few...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-16-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,595
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Brakes

Hi Hope ,(this may not be your problem but ) My suggestion to use a air gun comes from working on a car with the MC low in the floor much like 39 Ford ,I just could not get a pedal It felt like...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-15-2019, 03:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 874
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: options for electronic ignition conversion on my '41

Remove it and look for any issues Clean and reset the points gap
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-12-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,595
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Brakes

Hope don't worry about the edyoumacachon join the club .sorry to here you got slapped down ,
Just something to try Get a rag and stuff it in the top of the master cylinder and use a air gun on it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-11-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 560
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Fuel pump rod - what is the purpose of umbrella?

I was going to say it feeds oil into the mechanism of the pump as you fill it but I think its more likely to stop water running down and freezing the push rod,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-11-2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 514
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Looking for Floating brgs ..

At 1,977 t/- your journals have been ground only .02 t/-
PS I should have said .020
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-11-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 514
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Looking for Floating brgs ..

plus x 10s bearings they show a wall thickness of 115 t/-
Are you Shure your crank is plus 20 ,a std crank is 1.999 , less 10 or 20 if you have ground it
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-11-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 514
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Looking for Floating brgs ..

My book ,E equals 10 over plus 8 od, can some one verify that ,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-11-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 514
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Looking for Floating brgs ..

It looks like your bearings are around 4 x thou ? thou over size on the od, you could get your rods re sized to fit ,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-10-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 710
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Sourcing Lebaron Bonney parts

Me two ,Got the kit and thought I would order the curtains later ,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-08-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 872
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: What have I done?!

WOW good on you ,great challenge there ,there was one done here in a similar state ,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-04-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 562
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: I just can't burn another armature....

The last fun project I did came with these instructions that's mainly covered by others here.,,
(1)Start the engine move the 3rd brush counter clock wise as viewed from the front ,
(2) turn on all...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-30-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 606
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: 36 ford transmission shifter very slopy

The pin is not really a precision item ,we did a 29 Chrysler that the shift was all over the place ,we migged up the sides of the slot then recut it with a cut of wheel, nice shift after that
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-30-2019, 12:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 546
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Coil question

I am not Bubba ,but Some time coils have been changed over the years but I think you will find it will work quite happily, I have used VW ones on v8s ,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-29-2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,344
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: 59AB Cooling System Advice Needed from the Experts (not an overheating issue)

Not sure but its been said before ,the early Flatheads run with the fluid down and a air gap of about 2,1/2" =2-3 pints ,tha air in the systom never botheres it .I run 60 states (Experimental )it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-28-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 458
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: cooling fan question

Plus two with 34PKUP .The electric fans have there own shroud built in ,a fabricated shroud is best used on the original fan I think Walker Radiator has a plastic one ,a electric fan blocks air flow...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-24-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 736
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: How to get king pins out?

Not sure if this will help but, Good advice above plenty of lube and a press ,,The one we did would need a pretty big press, that we didn't have ,It was a 39 and took about 6 hrs . Had to remove...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-23-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 480
Posted By FlatheadTed
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-20-2019, 02:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 735
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: steering box rebuild

Fordy
I believe they are the same box, 18 to one shaft on the 40 is 49" not sure on the 47,you could cut the shaft down though ,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-06-2019, 08:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 964
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Finally! Something to smile about

Great job ,a lot of hard work there ,thanks for posting ,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-05-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 586
Posted By FlatheadTed
Re: Car Shakes

Greasing the front U joint of the drive shaft is another option ,I had a vibration on my 35 and this helped .Takes a pint ,this can also help the front Torque Tube roller bearing ,they have been...
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