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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-30-2020, 11:34 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 51,915
Posted By vilanar
Re: New Poll, What Year Fords Do We Own?

1930 Tudor, 1931 Roadster, 1934 3W Coupe, 1949 F1 Panel , 1950 Convertible, 1957 Country Sedan
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-24-2020, 10:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 771
Posted By vilanar
Re: PCV VALVE SYSTEM for 8BA with Early Intake Manifold

Nice tutorial, thanks for your effort.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-22-2020, 10:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 503
Posted By vilanar
Re: 1957 Country Sedan front brakes

Shoes are new and drums are turned and they match widthwise(contact area). Hubs go all the way like they should , that is why I asked if there is different "offset" drums.Looks like backing plates...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-14-2020, 08:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 503
Posted By vilanar
Re: 1957 Country Sedan front brakes

Regarding to shop manual , shoes and drums are right width... but they are same in so many years. Maybe there is different dimension hubs on some models/years.
I just hoped that someone has tinkered...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-13-2020, 08:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 503
Posted By vilanar
Re: 1957 Country Sedan front brakes

Yes, they rotate and brakes work.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-13-2020, 01:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 503
Posted By vilanar
1957 Country Sedan front brakes

Hi guys,
I bet someone can educate me.
Im checking over new to me 57 Country Sedan , witch has "brakes overhauled"
Lines are new and internals look new also , but at front I can see linings...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-12-2020, 12:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,025
Posted By vilanar
Re: Copper coat gasket spray.

I'm with JackShaft. Rattle can silver witch can handle heat ,both sides of composite gasket.
It absorbs it and if in need gasket is easier to remove. Worked great OT twin turbo V8.
Fel Pros don't...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-17-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 433
Posted By vilanar
Re: Reds Headers. Washers?

Nord-Lock washers and anti seize. With those washers they will stay tight.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-21-2020, 12:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,097
Posted By vilanar
Re: Another one shipping ARDUN 8BA

Nice numbers, well done...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-27-2020, 11:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 938
Posted By vilanar
Re: Coil , coil , coil

Same for me. I used Beru plugs in my Ski-Doo Elan back in 70`s. They were good...
Thanks for the tip.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-27-2020, 03:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,652
Posted By vilanar
Re: Full flow oil filter

Donaldson filters have been good quality. We use those also in our heavy trucks. Made in US.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-23-2020, 02:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,152
Posted By vilanar
Re: Exhaust diameter

I hate "rap" also , prefer blues....
That "rapp" I was telling was strange, annoying , very sharp tone. None of my flathead hot rods hasn't have that before , but problem on that one is solved ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-22-2020, 12:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,152
Posted By vilanar
Re: Exhaust diameter

I have little different experience. I have full length 1 3/4 exhaust with long Smittys.
There was annoying rapp when accelerating , I thought that it was because of plugged heat risers and unplugged...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-22-2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By vilanar
Re: 1950 ford custom convertible

And if you end up buying different top frame , search for 1951 one. Its much more rigid and weatherstripping is great compared to -49 or -50. I have one in my -50.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-05-2020, 11:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 970
Posted By vilanar
Re: valve seat cutter

Lawrie , please let us know what is their response.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-01-2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 617
Posted By vilanar
Re: I have a bridge for sale

The bridge guy was Mr. Robert Paxton McCulloch(supercharger guy) , he actually founded that city.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-07-2019, 02:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 704
Posted By vilanar
Re: 50 Car Steering Idler Arm?

My heavily lowered 50 with 53 pan has that system and I have to make adjustments ( a lot) to clear that pan , but I also have lowered king pins and steering arms.
New idler arm is great upgrade.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-19-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,263
Posted By vilanar
Re: Cool Clayborne Engine Stand

Thanks Flatheadmurre for additional pics.
Great device...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-19-2019, 02:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,263
Posted By vilanar
Re: Cool Clayborne Engine Stand

Ok, one more thing that I have to build..... no chance that I would ever find original one.
Coopman where did you spot those pics ?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-19-2019, 02:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,302
Posted By vilanar
Re: 52 v8 flathead heater

Maybe it's already covered here but , hot water should go to the lower port of heater core and return hose to upper port . That way heater is always full of coolant and it will blow hot even when...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-12-2019, 12:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By vilanar
Re: 1950 convertible door glass

Problem solved. Rubber was just like original. I just have to stretch that rubber a LOT , so it got thinner and then slide + pound in the glass . Then release the rubber and it expanded locking the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-10-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By vilanar
Re: 1950 convertible door glass

51 Merc-CT
Thanks for response . Vent windows were easy, because of that setting tape , but for Conv.
door glass is surrounded with that SS framing and glass is kept place with dedicated rubber...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-10-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By vilanar
1950 convertible door glass

Hi,all.
Can you educate me... what is the procedure to install new door glass in the stainless frame of the convertible door.
I have the new rubbers but it seems to be impossible to slide the glass...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-25-2019, 01:14 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,096
Posted By vilanar
Re: Unusual carburation on Flathead V8s

I'm using Edelbrocks new 500 CFM AVS2 4 barrel ,great throttle response and fuel economy.
Did need major tuning with AFR meter thought. Ugly and too modern , but under the hood of 50 Conv and air...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-25-2019, 01:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,081
Posted By vilanar
Re: Supercharged Early Fords!

Great article and two great cars! Thank you for posting the link and congrats for such a nice car.
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