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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 03:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 354
Posted By marko39
Re: Flathead V8 head bolts vs studs

Not to mention breaking some off. Ask Mart.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 11:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 277
Posted By marko39
Re: Steady Rod Bolts

I used a piece of key stock 5/16. You can buy different sizes at a good hardware store.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-26-2020, 02:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 649
Posted By marko39
Re: Liner/bore question.

Should be ok, Ford made liners .040 thick.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-25-2020, 01:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 422
Posted By marko39
Re: Vacuum leak

Although I never tried it , I saw propane can also be used.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-24-2020, 11:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 379
Posted By marko39
Re: Heads

Heads should not be milled until piston clearance is measured.Depending on the block and if is has been decked the amount milled on heads can vary between heads.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 429
Posted By marko39
Re: 1939 Ford Transmission #ís

If your truck is a half ton look for a car tranny, the BB Tranny is a boat anchor.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2020, 02:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 429
Posted By marko39
Re: 1939 Ford Transmission #ís

From the number it's a 1940.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2020, 02:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 429
Posted By marko39
Re: 1939 Ford Transmission #ís

Looks like a truck tranny, the number you see is the serial number on tranny which would be assigned to vehicle when installed. It should start with 18 if it was for a V8. This number will tell the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2020, 12:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,191
Posted By marko39
Re: Part For A 34 Ford Half Way Made Anyone like to Guess What It Is

And I thought these were called shithouse screws as they use them on the stalls to prevent thieves from taking them. Must be a good market for toilet stalls.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-21-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 967
Posted By marko39
Re: 1954-Orphan Ford OHV V8 (Y Block)

One of my first cars was a 54 Lincoln Capri. For a big car it had plenty of power.I think it had a Mallory Dist. and strange coil. The worst thing about it was starting.It needed a heavy duty 6 volt...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-21-2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 858
Posted By marko39
Re: Clutch stuck

Some years ago I installed a new clutch and pressure plate in my 39 and after a year or so could not depress clutch pedal. I pressed so hard I bent the clutch adj. rod. Had to pull it apart again and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-18-2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 513
Posted By marko39
Re: fan belt?

I have dozens of different pulleys and may be able to help you. These are commercial and I have used them on a couple engines. The main thing would .be the shaft size which can be dealt with.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-18-2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 663
Posted By marko39
Re: Repairing frame rust

You can even ask the shop Forman what kind of beer he likes.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-18-2020, 11:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 663
Posted By marko39
Re: Repairing frame rust

Find a local sheetmetal shop, they will have small pieces laying around and can shear it to size so you don't have to cut it.If you are fixing a straight section, have flanges bent on patch to match...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-18-2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 857
Posted By marko39
Re: Mouse motor check it out

I have an engine I had baked and cleaned and the little basters built nests in the water jackets.it was amazing how much was in there including nuts.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-17-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 753
Posted By marko39
Re: crab distributor

What brand of points are they? It would be good to warn others.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-17-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 663
Posted By marko39
Re: Repairing frame rust

I think a patch welded on the inside would be better and easier than filling a hole.you can use heavier gauge metal if you like.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-17-2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 753
Posted By marko39
Re: crab distributor

You should bend the stationary part to alighn with the other one. You will not get much life out of them the way they are. Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-16-2020, 12:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 513
Posted By marko39
Re: fan belt?

The way to figure a B belt size is B size plus 3 inches equals true length. Thus,54.73 is a B52 belt. For an A belt the difference is 2 inches. Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-15-2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 177
Posted By marko39
Re: 46 u joint clam shell gasket

You can soak it in some light oil, should help some.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-15-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,163
Posted By marko39
Re: Card from my sister

I have see the same picture on the wall of a local restaurant,Denny's I think.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-14-2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 798
Posted By marko39
Re: Steam cleaning engine/trans?

Using any degreaser will require the heavy crud be scraped off. I used oven cleaner and it worked very good.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2020, 10:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,131
Posted By marko39
Re: Suspect several here have been there

My father was a great sheet metal mechanic, automotive not so much. He bought dry gas and some radiator stop leak for his 55 Olds, put the dry gas in the radiator and the stop leak in the gas tank. I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 502
Posted By marko39
Re: 39 rear drain plug

Plug may be worn on inside making it look bigger. When you do get it out you could replace it with a male plug which is easier to work with.
Forum: Early V8 01-11-2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 161
Posted By marko39
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