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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-01-2020, 09:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,630
Posted By Desoto291Hemi
Re: 3.75 versus 4 inch crank

I am still learning,,but from what I have read,,,1/8 is not the max .
Do whatever makes you feel good,,,but it should have plenty left after 1/8 inch if you go that route .

Tommy
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-12-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,501
Posted By Desoto291Hemi
Re: Reusing head bolts.

One thing I have learned since I got my Flathead,,,,,,,Ford had excellent quality bolts !
The steel is great quality,,,,the threads are tight,,,,,and the threads in the holes are tight as well ....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-08-2020, 06:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,155
Posted By Desoto291Hemi
Re: Whats the secret to removing the oil filter?

That looks like fresh plumbing through that factory filter canister.
Won’t that cause instant bearing failure ?

Tommy
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-31-2020, 09:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 466
Posted By Desoto291Hemi
Re: Tubman condensers

Stan,,,you will love them !

Tommy
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-31-2020, 09:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,354
Posted By Desoto291Hemi
Re: PayPal technical problem

HeyDenny,
This same thing happened a few months ago to me.
This great guy here offered to send me some oil shields for my Flathead.
I received them and immediately sent the return payment for...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-30-2020, 08:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,644
Posted By Desoto291Hemi
Re: 8cm cam grind

Pete has my cam right now,,,,,he has a good reputation.

Tommy
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-24-2020, 08:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 880
Posted By Desoto291Hemi
Re: Flathead Engine Type?

That is not a 49 Merc front pulley . Could be later maybe.

Tommy
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-14-2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,599
Posted By Desoto291Hemi
Re: NO Bubba? then who

Hey guys,,,,Tubman makes an excellent condenser as well.
They are truly beautiful.

Tommy
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-05-2020, 08:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,113
Posted By Desoto291Hemi
Re: Bellhousing indexing

Hey Pete,,,I sent you an email the other day,,,haven’t heard anything.
It probably went to your spam folder again.

Tommy
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-05-2020, 08:05 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,926
Posted By Desoto291Hemi
Re: Install oil filter

My restriction is in the brass tee that also fits the pressure sending unit.
You don’t know it is there unless you clean it and try to fit a small bit in there,,,,it was .060 thousandths,,,just like...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-04-2020, 09:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,090
Posted By Desoto291Hemi
Re: Valve to head clearance

My 8CM heads mic about .376 -.382 in most of the chambers,,,,so that is pretty much dead on from the factory I would think.

I plan on doing my heads last after I have done all the valve work.
...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-04-2020, 09:23 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,926
Posted By Desoto291Hemi
Re: Install oil filter

Boy,,,,I wish I had a like button for all these responses.

Yes,,,,,.060 restriction,,,,,,also,,,,,my canister had .063 holes in the tube.
Awesome info,,,,,should help this guy a lot,,,,save him...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-01-2020, 09:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 411
Posted By Desoto291Hemi
Re: happy New Year

Happy New Year Mart !

Tommy
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-31-2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 411
Posted By Desoto291Hemi
Re: happy New Year

Guy Lombardo,,,now that was a great guy !
Remember him from when I was a kid .

Tommy
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-31-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,643
Posted By Desoto291Hemi
Re: oil pump

How Bad is bad ?

Tommy
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-30-2019, 09:50 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,926
Posted By Desoto291Hemi
Re: Install oil filter

Thanks Estout,,,,
It is good to hear an encouraging post about stock filters.

Even with my everyday off topic stuff,,,I still check the dipstick.
As long as the oil on the stick is honey...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-30-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,926
Posted By Desoto291Hemi
Re: Install oil filter

Unless I change my mind,,,,I’m gonna go with the stock filter system.
I’m not gonna change it extra,,,I’m just going to change it when it is supposed to be and use good oil.

Tommy
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-28-2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 972
Posted By Desoto291Hemi
Re: 1933 world's fair auto elevator display

Those are some great pics.
I never knew anything like this existed!
I was curious how it would possibly work,,then DD put up his animated illustration.
Very clever,,,,I wonder if the new Carvana...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-28-2019, 08:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,437
Posted By Desoto291Hemi
Re: Broken stud removal. It's ugly. Really ugly.

Great job Mart.
Take care,,,I had vertigo two years ago,,,,awful,,,,I wouldn’t wish it on anyone.

Tommy
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-27-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,221
Posted By Desoto291Hemi
Re: Baby Ruth abd the big engine.

Mart,,,thanks for enlarging the pics,,,very helpful !
That allows a lot more detail to be seen.

Tommy
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-27-2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,723
Posted By Desoto291Hemi
Re: identify 59 Flathead V-8

Ziggster,
I believe you are right,,,,that 6 doesn’t hardly look right.
When I enlarge the pic,,,,it definitely looks like a 5 next to the 9.
And the 5 looks like the correct font. What do you...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-25-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 422
Posted By Desoto291Hemi
Re: joy to the world

Merry Christmas everyone !

Tommy
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-25-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,935
Posted By Desoto291Hemi
Re: Model A street rod

Robert,,,yes the Hamb would be more suited for these pics.
Also,,,,super easy to post pics there,,,,and they can be enlarged to show great details.
That is where all of mine are.
Beautiful...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-23-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,282
Posted By Desoto291Hemi
Re: Posting Pictures

Ziggster,
Beautiful Flathead.
Have you looked at my thread on the Hamb ?
I plan on getting mine in that condition sometime soon.

Tommy
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-22-2019, 10:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,282
Posted By Desoto291Hemi
Re: Posting Pictures

Okay ,,here goes.

Tommy
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