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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 05:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 223
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: Bench test Vacuum on fuel pump

Thx Allen, will be careful to engage the cylindrical perch. I’ve been taking the stand off till now, should I try leaving it on and putting the arm in from the side? Doesn’t seem like it’d be easier...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 05:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 223
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: Bench test Vacuum on fuel pump

Ahh & Duh! Will try tomorrow. On another note after testing & seeing vac & pressure I reinstalled, after filling the bowl to get better prime as someone suggested. Nothing, then rechecked the rod...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 05:11 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,524
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: New Flathead “Steaming” Exhaust

Great Job Sam! Again I love your energy & your love of the Sport / Hobby! Great to see young guys as you saying they want to carry it on!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 04:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 223
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: Bench test Vacuum on fuel pump

Hi Allen thx for the tip! I tried to clock it for better room access. With two bolts 180 apart at least for mine only choice is clocked 180 the bowl ends up on a better access right side but...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 01:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 223
Posted By AnthonyG
Question Re: Bench test Vacuum on fuel pump

My bad, loose nut behind the controls. As said never had one act up so never had to test. In worrying about maniac’ing the sheet metal cylindrical perch I did not put enough pressure on the actuator...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 12:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 223
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: Bench test Vacuum on fuel pump

Hi Allen & Thx for the reply! I’m not sure how you mean apply vacuum? I thought the actuator arm operating up & down as the cam does with the fuel pump rod did that? If that’s what your referring to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 11:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 223
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: Bench test Vacuum on fuel pump

Thx for the help & ideas! Found out what I needed! Checked output side no reading. Also put pull side tube in gas & didn’t pull any into bowl. Being a belt & suspenders guy, also put output side in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 10:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 223
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: Bench test Vacuum on fuel pump

OK, understood. How should I test it & know whether it’s junk? How about sticking pull hose in a container of gas & actuate?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 10:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 223
Posted By AnthonyG
Question Bench test Vacuum on fuel pump

Using a engine vac gauge as pictured. Bowl Gasket looked fine & still flexible, also put thin layer of grease on both sides, installed bowl to pump tightening hand crank as tight as advisable. Using...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 08:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,163
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: Synthetic Oil?

🤔 Gotta think about that! I like the u-tube video & think it bears out, the case for Synthetic! While all Synthetic oils start from ground oil or from natural gas, the mfg process differs ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 08:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 235
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: 1949 Ford Starter

Two things I’d say. The first I learned the hard way 😬😬😬 as John says be careful to not remove the mounting bolts completely from the starter or as said it will fall apart! The second tip on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 08:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,863
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: Electric steering

Are the normal 12v alternators that are used on most of the Early Ford 12 volt conversions enough to keep the battery charged with these e-steering units. I saw in one post a 50 amp fuse required....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 02:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 473
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: The Good, the bad, but no ugly

Yep!
I’ve removed the pump at the stand so I could check that the fuel pump push rod works with cam ok, I was 99% sure but as Drolston mentioned it & the back of my motor is pretty busy, it was an...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 02:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 332
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: Electric Fan swap? Advice?

MS, if the 8BA is installed with the fan arrangement you don’t like can we see a picture of the setup? It helps FB’ers help you better!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 12:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 545
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: Electric fan over a belted fan

I use both, electric on a thermo switch set & 200. Only comes on at stop lites & stop & go traffic. I went with a push type Spal behind the grill in front of radiator, you can’t even see it. I have...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 08:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 332
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: Electric Fan swap? Advice?

What engine is in it? I Run both the Mech. fan & added a Spal push fan on the front of my radiator between the grill & radiator. U barely see the electric & with thermo switch sending unit from water...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-13-2021, 10:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 277
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: Anyone tried one of these "progression distributors"

Looks pretty neat! A little pricy but I’ll bet other Distributor Mfgr’s will pick up the idea & it’ll get more competitive. Definitely like the idea!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-13-2021, 04:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 473
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: The Good, the bad, but no ugly

Cranked quite a few times after it ran when primed. Turned off ignition while cranking & watched the glass bowl & no gas getting into it. Kinda the same as disconnecting line from pump right? I did...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-13-2021, 04:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 473
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: The Good, the bad, but no ugly

Copper line hard plumped with fittings & checked were tight from tank to fire wall. Rubber soft & flexible from there to pump. Since new tank no ethanol fuel. Fuel bowl was cloudy so I did take off...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-13-2021, 03:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 473
Posted By AnthonyG
The Good, the bad, but no ugly

After over a year & new Pistons rings & rod bearings I fired up the Refreshed 8BA in my ‘35! The good news is I primed the carb & she Immediately fired up & sounded great for about 5 seconds. Figured...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-12-2021, 05:35 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,179
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: Install oil filter

Bypass oil filter installed. Thx for all the tips & advice here’s a pic.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-12-2021, 04:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,163
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: Synthetic Oil?

The oldest car I’ve put it in is my ‘67 442, rebuilt 10k miles ago, no leaks. Ran over 130k miles in my ‘98 BMW M, no significant leaks. Also in all my new cars with success. Just put it in the 8BA,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-12-2021, 02:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 875
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: 1947 Ford - convert to open drive line

IMHO, I think the 9” rear is a great start, as you have one ready to go! If your converting the rear convert the old three speed too. About the same level of work for both conversions & sounds like...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-12-2021, 07:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 314
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: PVC Valve ?

Hi Jay, I recently posted a thread on similar subject & 51 MERC-CT & others were very informative. Your pic. Is similar to an idea he posted. Mine is an 8BA but has a 59ab intake similar to yours ....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-11-2021, 09:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,163
Posted By AnthonyG
Re: Synthetic Oil?

Jack E/NJ & tubman, I’m familiar with many of your threads / posts & respect your knowledge. I wanted to get some opinion on it & you both helped solidify it.
Thx
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