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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-15-2022, 11:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 178
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Re: Lincoln Clock Wiring?

Constant power. What I done on mine is installed a toggle switch underneath the dash so I could cut the power off when I wasn’t using the car to save wear and tear on the clock and drain the battery....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-15-2022, 10:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,088
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Re: Sleeved 59AB Questions

Bore it to 3 5/16” and be happy !
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-15-2022, 09:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 384
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Resizing rods

I’ve resized a set of 8ba rods for my new rebuild. Question is, I’ve got two rods that are within specs vertical, and at like 2and 8 and at 10 and 4 but .003 out at the parting line with the rod and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2022, 04:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 324
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Re: Radius rubber ball replacement

Sorry Coopman, didn’t see your post.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2022, 04:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 324
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Re: Radius rubber ball replacement

The ball should have a small hole opposite the larger one. What I do is hold the rubber ball against the steel ball with some pressure then with the blow gun on my air hose blow a burst of air in the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2022, 08:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 433
Posted By Ken/Alabama
59 Y block

Picked up this 59 block and it has an upside down Y Also got a nice C69 block thats the Canadian version of the 59 block. Are the Canadian blocks supposed to be superior to the American version?...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-10-2022, 07:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 415
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Re: Geared starters

Them Powermaster starters makes a good tire chock ! Give me a Ford starter any day.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-10-2022, 08:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 206
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Re: 40 Deluxe vs Standard front bumper brackets

The standard bumper irons on a deluxe will work but put the bumper closer to the grill.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-05-2022, 06:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 252
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Re: Input shaft pilot bearing fit

Drive it in until it bottoms out against the crankshaft.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-03-2022, 08:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 501
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Re: Block boring

Got to looking around. I’m thinking I’ll go with std 3 3/16” pistons and I have a nice set of 29A rods and a Mercury crank to go with it. It’ll cost me a set of pistons and a balance job.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-03-2022, 07:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 501
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Re: Block boring

Thanks Pete, The problem is that there is absolutely no one around here that can do either one. I might just go for it anyway. I’ve had worse things to happen.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-03-2022, 05:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 501
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Block boring

Can anyone tell typically how far a 39-40 81A block can be bored ? I have a good 81A block thats had the sleeves removed when I got it so I wanted to just go to 3 3/16 std but I have a nice...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-03-2022, 03:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 217
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Re: Fuel pump issues

Remove the gas cap and blow into the tank to force fuel to the carburetor to prime the pump.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-31-2021, 04:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 430
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Re: Help in identifying a Columbia 2 speed rear

The 41 has a spike hanging from the spring eye. Only year for that.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-31-2021, 09:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 430
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-30-2021, 07:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,675
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Re: Be Careful Out There

Jay, did you get the PM I sent ?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-26-2021, 06:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Re: 40 Horn Button

You need this.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-25-2021, 02:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Re: 47 G-series Starter Issue

Bendix spring broken.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-22-2021, 03:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 485
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Re: No Stop Light On either side

Probably bad switch. Unplug the wires and touch them together, both lights should come on. If so replace the switch.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-06-2021, 10:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 479
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Re: Parts for 1939 V8 60HP engine for Early Ford V8 Museum

Are they not the same as the 85hp V8??
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-06-2021, 08:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 764
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Re: Looking for Engine Rebuilder

I’m in Alabama. 15 miles north of Montgomery.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-02-2021, 03:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 286
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-01-2021, 08:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,729
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Re: Bradley Floor Pans - Is It Still in Business?

Guess I got lucky. Bought floor pans for 39 Zephyr in 2004 then again in 2010 and I received them a week after. Sad to hear all these problems. His products are first class .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2021, 09:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 607
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Re: Kingpin bushing driver

I’ve got a Sunnen hone machine that will hone them to size.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2021, 09:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 579
Posted By Ken/Alabama
Re: tight engine

And a good starter relay. They get burned and pitted over time.
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