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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 08:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 399
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Oil pump pressure test

At least 30 WT stock. If modified with bigger clearances Valvoline VR-1 20-50
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 04:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 399
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Oil pump pressure test

Caution Speedway pumps are from China you get what you pay for.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 04:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 399
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Oil pump pressure test

10W oil used for testing well there's a big difference there compared to the weight I'm using. Not many fellows in these parts using 10w oil in there flathead engines that I know of.
Ronnieroadster
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 08:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 399
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Oil pump pressure test

Well I will be happy to explain. The pumps I referenced are NOT the high volume pump that Melling offers that some use for racing. The high volume Melling pump will put out 100 or more PSI easily...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 11:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 399
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Oil pump pressure test

To achieve a proper test the pump needs to be turned at an RPM that reflects what the max engine RPM will be. You will find it takes a good amount of torque to conduct the test. When I test my oil...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2021, 08:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 450
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: New addition to the shop, any expert advice?

Nice one from Harbor Freight used mine to make some of the race car aluminum body panels. Practice makes perfect other than that be careful wear gloves holding the material and watch your fingers.
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2021, 01:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 315
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: C4 to torque tube

To put the C-4 behind anything prior to 49 use the Flatomatic conversion that Dick wrote above. The Speedway conversion as you found out will not work for anything prior to 8BA era.

Now the idea...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-20-2021, 02:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Mallory or other?

Your Welcome
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-20-2021, 02:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,169
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Flying Flathead

While the idea of the Ford flying wing was no doubt scary I wonder where aviation would have been had the idea progressed. Maybe advancing designs a few decades earlier than what actually finally...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-19-2021, 05:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 459
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Balancing the flywheel on the 41 pickup at home.

A worn out U joint at the transmission in a torque tube rear was recently discovered the cause of a similar vibration in a Deuce coupe. Balance on the flywheel and PP combination was less than 20...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-17-2021, 03:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 664
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Uneven Head Dome Sizes

The machine shop completely ruined those heads.
Forum: Early V8 11-15-2021, 08:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 133
Posted By Ronnieroadster
1932 four cylinder and transmission excellent running combination

We have an excellent running 1932 Ford four cylinder engine and transmission
available.
Anyone interested can see hear and drive the car with the engine and transmission to see how nice they...
Forum: Model-A 11-15-2021, 08:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 229
Posted By Ronnieroadster
#2 Four cylinder excellent running in car plus transmission.

We have an excellent running 1932 Ford four cylinder engine and transmission.
I know this is the A site however being afour cylinder thought this would be a good place to offer it for sale....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-15-2021, 03:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 960
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Coolant flow diagram

Nice I can see a quick vacuum hose plug by using a small glass in line fuse. Question are the heads the hard to find in the US the aluminum Canadian version?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-14-2021, 07:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 960
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Coolant flow diagram

Something that may be of concern depending on how sensitive the temp sensor needs to be for an accurate reading. On every flathead and even Ardun over head valve conversions I have been involved...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-14-2021, 09:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,020
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: supercharger carb info needed

Yea but there's certainly more performance to gain with 600 CFM
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-14-2021, 09:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,020
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: supercharger carb info needed

That's is an excellent combination plus the fun part is the infinite tuning possibility's. Having the option of being able to come up with the best tune is overall an additional bonus.
Something...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-13-2021, 04:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,020
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: supercharger carb info needed

When I decide to add my 2 cents to a post I do it based off actual seat of the pants experience. When it comes to Ford flathead high performance be it horsepower or reliability I went about it by...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-12-2021, 09:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,020
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: supercharger carb info needed

465 CFM is in no way adequate for any supercharged flathead application. The throttle response as well as the lean out situation with that size carb will cause issues. Your way to lean. Be very...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-12-2021, 03:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,020
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: supercharger carb info needed

Your preference to use the four barrel is a smart one. For a size I would recommend a Holley 600 CFM. My experience with supercharging the Ford flatheads for street application's has proven to me...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-10-2021, 04:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Mallory or other?

You can simply convert your divers bell dist to a better set up that eliminates the points and condenser. I realize you prefer points condenser type however it is the 21st Century retiring a points...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-10-2021, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: 59A cam. Undersize journals?

The .010 undersize cam bearings are still being made and easy to get. Fords minimum dimension for the cam bearing journals is1.7955. When I come across a cam that I want a new profile ground onto...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2021, 08:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 429
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Flathead 60 hp

If anyone is looking for a replacement oil pump gear for their V8 - 60 I have high quality US production aluminum gears available.
Ronnieroadster
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-08-2021, 03:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 692
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Does the oil pump bolt have to be safety wired?

We geared it for 6500 RPM data shows on the run engine reached 6480.
With the gear change on out test run for 2022 mile 4 speed was 219.8 RPM was 6200.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-07-2021, 08:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 294
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Rebuilding flathead water pump

Your taking the pump apart backwards. There's another snap ring in the bottom of the bearing bore its located there so the shaft and pulley assembly is installed at the correct height. This lower...
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