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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 394
Posted By B-O-B
Re: 59AB bearings

I could possibly get pretty close with the digital mic I have.
Thanks again Gary
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2020, 03:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 394
Posted By B-O-B
Re: 59AB bearings

Thanks guys for the info. Bought this engine 4-5 yr ago for the flywheel & yep you are correct Gary it has been setting in the shop & decided to see if it is rebuildable. Just going to go cheap as I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 798
Posted By B-O-B
Re: 33 in the hills

Good job on tough going, Thanks Lawrie.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 394
Posted By B-O-B
Re: 59AB bearings

40 Deluxe thanks. The engine is new to me as I bought it for the flywheel. Pistons are std & I will check the brg back sides. Thanks again for the info. Would just like to do a reasonable rings & a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 394
Posted By B-O-B
59AB bearings

What are your thoughts on these? Main & rod bearings, no ridge on crank or piston bore.
Thanks,Bob
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-17-2020, 04:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,123
Posted By B-O-B
Re: Dennis Carpenter, R.I.P.

R.I.P. Dennis Carpenter. He will probably be supplying parts to all the rodders & restorers up there.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-30-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 938
Posted By B-O-B
Re: Getting paint inside boxed in areas?

Mark I think Az is pretty low on humidity.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-29-2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 938
Posted By B-O-B
Re: Getting paint inside boxed in areas?

When I worked at Westinghouse they painted the smaller transformers with a 1/2 or 3/4" pipe connected to a hose. The transformers were on trolley type system & had a large drip container underneath...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-26-2020, 06:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,149
Posted By B-O-B
Re: Perfect work bench

military mechanic. I had some like that in the U S Army 1954
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-20-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 396
Posted By B-O-B
Re: Chapter 2. Missing at part throttle.

drolston hope you are doing a fix at a time.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-10-2020, 01:17 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,059
Posted By B-O-B
Re: Rust Oleum spray cans

I only use it as a last resort. I always puncture empty cans to relieve any pressure before tossing them. Doesn't take much to put a hole in one with my pocketknife.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-29-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 947
Posted By B-O-B
Re: Fall 2020

Thanks for the info JimG.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-28-2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 947
Posted By B-O-B
Re: Fall 2020

Those front tires look pretty big. What size are they ?
Very nice car & photo I might add. Calendar pretty !
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-26-2020, 01:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 717
Posted By B-O-B
Re: Trunk Lid won't open

I have to pull up on the handle, it may take some brute force as the lid goes too far & binds the latch.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-17-2020, 03:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 524
Posted By B-O-B
Re: Carbon on plugs and piston tops

Back in the early 50s I ran kerosene in my A model. It ran pretty good just smoked a bit. Working for a dairy farmer for $20 & room & board didn't leave much & of course school. Had to milk the cows...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-10-2020, 08:46 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,540
Posted By B-O-B
Re: Wildfire evacuation

Stay safe Karl . Try to keep us informed if possible for you.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-04-2020, 05:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 371
Posted By B-O-B
Re: Removing Oil pan on a `39

Plenty easy on my 34 roadster & yep it's a 47 59 A B. Didn't even have to lift the engine, just drop the A Bones about 4" stick a block of wood in to keep the space. Didn't even scratch the paint.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-04-2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 282
Posted By B-O-B
Re: 24 Stud Motor with Casting Number C 254 11 ??

Doesn't the C stand for commercial or Canadian????
My Guess is commercial like generator ,farm irrigation pump ,welder.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-03-2020, 01:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 805
Posted By B-O-B
Re: another older

J M 35 sedan I wanted something really dark & this is what they (paint shop) made so no name on it. I do have the formula. Paint is acrylic single stage enamel. Looks really dark in the right...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-03-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 805
Posted By B-O-B
Re: another older

Thanks Gary; They also sell really think ones. But like you I like things right. LOL
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-02-2020, 08:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 766
Posted By B-O-B
Re: Starter selaniod

Have you checked with a parts store?
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-02-2020, 08:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 805
Posted By B-O-B
Re: another older

Hi Gary: We be workin on it just need to figure out which way to turn. Thank you very much for the kind B'DAY wishes & cruzin fun.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-02-2020, 08:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 805
Posted By B-O-B
Re: another older

Zeke3I already have the engine & a complete rebuild,just a few worms in the mix to get shod of.
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-02-2020, 08:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 805
Posted By B-O-B
Re: another older

Thank Pete.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-02-2020, 08:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 805
Posted By B-O-B
Re: another older

51504 bat Not too hot today besides I have AC & heat in the shop. Get out of that hell hole & move to AZ. LOL
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