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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-02-2018, 08:08 PM
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Posted By rwrj
Re: New, need help with assembling a v8 60

I did check it, its not tapered. I also tried it turned around, same rod was tight on each end of the bearing. I'll take it to the machine shop after the holiday and get it bored. I appreciate the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-02-2018, 08:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,202
Posted By rwrj
Re: New, need help with assembling a v8 60

I don't get it, guys. According to my measurements, the bore was oval to start with. The shims moved the cap away from the rod far enough that the bore now measures round with the micrometer. I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-02-2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,202
Posted By rwrj
Re: New, need help with assembling a v8 60

Only thing I can think of is that whoever was last in this motor just didn't torque that cap enough to bind it. I didn't notice when I tore it down, but I was cracking each nut loose and then going...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-02-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By rwrj
Re: New, need help with assembling a v8 60

Ok, you guys please tell me if this is wrong. I got the micrometer and measured both big ends of the rods that share that bearing. The one that was tight was about 7 thousandths out of round. It...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-02-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,202
Posted By rwrj
Re: New, need help with assembling a v8 60

I have triple checked those rod caps. At least triple. They are all marked, and I checked when I was tearing it down, all the marks were matched and lined up. Even took pictures with my phone. I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-02-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,202
Posted By rwrj
Re: New, need help with assembling a v8 60

I know they spin on the crank. I'll drop those two pistons and check the rods. Thank you.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-02-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,202
Posted By rwrj
Re: New, need help with assembling a v8 60

I am in Southwest GA. Just north of Tallahassee, FL.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-02-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 14
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Posted By rwrj
New, need help with assembling a v8 60

Good Afternoon. I have been on the HAMB for awhile, and lurked on here, but haven't posted before. I have a thread over there on a '37 tin side v8 60 that I am trying to get running. It's not a...
Forum: Early V8 06-20-2018, 06:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 395
Posted By rwrj
Wanted: Standard v8 60 piston

Good Morning. I need one standard size 4-ring piston for a v8 60. Please PM me if you can help. Thank you.

Edit: Never mind. Worked it out.
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