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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-09-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,630
Posted By butchbov
Re: 8BA block concern

Why don't you get it out & DRIVE it for a while every day for a month & see if it changes. I think you have condensation based on the short time you run it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-17-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,561
Posted By butchbov
Re: The Bubba plan for now ......???? Jim Linder

Prayers for you and your family.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-04-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,129
Posted By butchbov
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-07-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,317
Posted By butchbov
Re: Exhaust Diagram

Buy a shop manual.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-26-2016, 08:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,875
Posted By butchbov
Re: Adding Power Steering to a 49 Merc V8

Sorry for the Loooong delay. here's a link to my pb album & it should be public.http://smg.photobucket.com/user/butchbov/library/Power%20Steering?sort=3&fromLegacy=true&page=1
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-21-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,034
Posted By butchbov
Re: Manual to Power Steering Conversion

I just had a Borgeson box put in a 59 Edsel & it turned out pretty well. I'm using the 2 speed auto trans & stock y-block pump. We didn't think the stock column would work, but it did with some...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-28-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,875
Posted By butchbov
Re: Adding Power Steering to a 49 Merc V8

Here's a link to the install on my 49 Ford. http://www.shoeboxford.com/members/cfmbb/messages.cfm?threadid=CA70A9CB-19B9-B65C-30A3F0184E864328

Mounted a generic GM style pump w/o reservoir on a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-28-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,627
Posted By butchbov
Re: starter solenoid

Just bought one @ O'reilly's for $14.95 including tax & the button on the bottom:).
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-26-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,875
Posted By butchbov
Re: Adding Power Steering to a 49 Merc V8

Well Rand I hope you & Big Mike don't ever have any serious disabilities like arthritis that prevent you from horsing that big ole wheel around. Otherwise I guess you'd just give up driving. I on the...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-21-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,226
Posted By butchbov
Re: Borgeson power steering intall in a 56 vicky

Glad to find this post. I'm getting ready to do this to a 59 Edsel Ranger.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-19-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,246
Posted By butchbov
Re: Vapor Lock

ladies & gents here is the answer to your dreaded vapor Lock. This is the Davis Rods Vapor Lock Eliminator kit & is available for one easy installment of $19.95 + S&H. What you get is 8 clothes pins...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-13-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,035
Posted By butchbov
Re: 1951 Car Dual Master Cylinder

By the way, I'm running that setup w/o a booster & find no need for one. Also have Davis Rod front discs. They work great.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-13-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,035
Posted By butchbov
Re: 1951 Car Dual Master Cylinder

This whole issue is covered here; http://www.shoeboxford.com/members/cfmbb/messages.cfm?threadid=CA6F9FDC-19B9-B65C-306B603F376F7218
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-30-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,075
Posted By butchbov
Smile Re: T5- From 59 to 8BA

I'm running a 93 wc t5 in my 49 with the stock steel bell & a home made 3/4" thick aluminum adapter plate. Works great & i have about 54k on it now. I did have to sleeve the throwout bearing to fit...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-15-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,097
Posted By butchbov
Re: AMP gauge acting up!!

Blu, Take your generator & regulator down to Andersonís Auto Supply in Spencer. Itís a father-son shop & they can do just about anything.

Walking into their shop is a step back in time.

You...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-16-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 729
Posted By butchbov
Re: '50 Ford Passenger Side Mirror

I'm running a set from Shoebox Ford & they both work. I can see from the right side well & it stays adjusted unless someone bumps it. I think the same mirrors can now be found at Shoebox-central.com...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-16-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,041
Posted By butchbov
Re: Brake light switch

Blu, Nice looking ride. What have you got under the hood. Hope to see it in person come spring time.;)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-13-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,881
Posted By butchbov
Re: Miles on your flathead.

54,000 on my 49 coupe since 2006 plus 10 laps around Bristol speedway last May @ 70+ MPH.:D

Hey Blu, I thought you got rid of your flatty??????
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-16-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,486
Posted By butchbov
1929 Model A Paddy Wagon

I have the opportunity to buy what is described as a Paddy Wagon. The owner says that only about 490 of these were made & this particular one was used by Cook County, Il to haul individual prisoners...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-08-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,831
Posted By butchbov
Re: 1951 Mercury Flathead

I think you can use almost any standard shift trans with the stamped steel 49/50 bellhousing, but you will probably have to make an adapter plate.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-08-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,737
Posted By butchbov
Re: How much is this 49 Ford worth?

IMHO it's worth the $6500.00 Buy it.:D
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-02-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 66,064
Posted By butchbov
Unhappy Re: 2014 Moonshine Festival

Wish I was closer................. Maybe next year.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-30-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 18,732
Posted By butchbov
Re: 4bbl carb on flathead?

Now that's awsome:cool: How does it rrun?

I run a 1956 Carter WCFB on my .060 over 8BA & it's just right.:)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-21-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,079
Posted By butchbov
Re: unisteer steering

Is this it? http://www.unisteer.com/ If so, I haven't heard any good about them. They should be at the Street Rod Nats in Louisville weekend after this.

Also should say I don't know anyone who...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-21-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,378
Posted By butchbov
Re: 50 ----239

If that's all you want get a 4bbl & a Bubbas Dizzy.:D
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