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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-09-2019, 08:06 PM
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head gaskets

hi guys, just wondering which head gaskets are best to use when I bore my 1940 V8 block out to 3-3/16", I was worried about gasket overhang in the combustion chambers in the piston area with std bore...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-04-2019, 08:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,835
Re: adjustable lifters

Ok , what is the chance they are any good, and i see they have sold quite a few sets now, and there is no negative feedback .My big question still remains has anyone used or know of anyone that has...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,835
Re: adjustable lifters

Ok the auction # on Evilbay was 372718954599 under, Ford flathead 8BA 21A 21 stud hollow adjustable tappet lifter mercury Johnson description and read the info & look at the sold listings.
let me...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-02-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,835
Re: adjustable lifters

Hi again guys , thanks for the interest . But my main concern is the lifters I bought from Shaw City Engines in Ca. Don't laugh but they have been selling cheap on the evilbay from 40 bucks a set to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-01-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,835
adjustable lifters

Hi all , does anyone out there know anything about the lifters made by Hi lift lifter company and has any one bought them off a mob called Shaw City engines in Fresno Ca. Looking for lifters for my...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-23-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,634
Re: 1940 v8 engine rebuid

Ok , I am going to sand blast the rusty bores to get a better idea how bad they are . this engine is out of the 3 door ute on another post of mine Ex army so I want to keep as many original parts as...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-23-2018, 02:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,634
Re: 1940 v8 engine rebuid

The engine number is stamped on the chassis , not a match to the frame number . So your telling me that a 1940 block will bore out to 3-3/16? thats 1/8 overbore . how much meat would be left in the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-21-2018, 10:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,634
Re: 1940 v8 engine rebuid

ok guys thanks , the cylinders on this engine are pretty bad so the 239 CID pistons maybe the option if the walls are thick enough . I have all 8BA parts available . only going this way because the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-17-2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,634
1940 v8 engine rebuid

Hi guys , what is the biggest piston I can use in a 1940 V8 (91A?) std bore engine with bad bore corrosion without breaking into the water jacket?
Is there a gain to go to 8BA crank and rods if...
Forum: Early V8 02-21-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 191
47 pickup hood speare and grillebar clips

Hi, would anyone out there have any spare hood spear moulding clips X3 and small grille bar clips x5 for 47 Pickup ?
cheers Robin
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 261
47 ford pickup OEM nuts and bolts

Hi again , getting near finishing my 47 Ford pickup resto and looking for some original nuts and bolts . specifically the locking type that was used back in the day . I believe the difference between...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 273
47 ford pickup cowl vent seal

Hi guys can anyone tell me if the cowl vent seal on a 47 ford pickup is attached to the cowl or the vent door , why I ask is my truck did not have a seal when I got it and to glue it to the vent door...
Forum: Questions & Suggestions 01-10-2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 440
47 ford pickup cowl vent seal

Hi guys can anyone tell me if the cowl vent seal is attached to the cowl body itself or to the vent door ? Why I ask is because my truck had no seal when I got it and the seal I bought is to big/long...
Forum: Late V8 06-30-2017, 06:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 388
1940 wide five wheel rim

Hi out there, anyone over my side of this planet got a good 1939-40 wide five wheel spare , I got this 3 door utility I bought and its missing 2 of the correct wheels . I can get away with one ,but a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-20-2017, 09:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,184
Re: 1934-1936 big truck steering box parts

Hi ,this is a GEMMER box I have with the numbers 14054 in raised cast on the side . I hope I have stirred some interest here , there has to be someone out there who can help me.
cheers Robin
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-20-2017, 04:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,184
Re: 1934-1936 big truck steering box parts

Hi again thanks for the help , I tried Bob and Janet Selzam as well , they had bearings but not the worm gear I need . just wanted to let people who give me leads that I have followed them up
...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-20-2017, 04:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,184
Re: 1934-1936 big truck steering box parts

Hi guys , i tried Ray Helgers , nice guy but he could not help me , cannot contact Fred Wilner , left a message on the answer machine, although I see he as been active on the Ford Barn a while back ....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-15-2017, 04:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,184
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-14-2017, 05:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,184
1934-1936 big truck steering box parts

Hi guys hope you all are well, What I am looking for is where can I source a right hand drive worm gear 15to1 or 17to1 ratio for a 1934-36 Ford big truck ? the steering box is what was used in a 1937...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-19-2016, 05:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,718
Re: 1963 292 y block F700 distributor setup

Hi guys thanks for the replys , just looking for resto info on the Y blocks fitted to F700. My father inlaw wanted the governor to work on this truck for reasons unknown to me so any help would be...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-18-2016, 11:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,718
Re: 1963 292 y block F700 distributor setup

yes I believe so , but me question was what goes where on these outlet/inlet points?
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-18-2016, 06:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,718
1963 292 y block F700 distributor setup

Hi guys , I am rebuilding a 1963 292 Y block with the original cast iron distributor to fit into F700, what I want to know is where the 2 pipe connections on the dissy are plumed to ? The upper one...
Forum: Early V8 10-26-2016, 04:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 367
v8 canada alloy heads

Hi guys any one have a pair of alloy V8 heads for 1940 v8 .mine have Canada on them 24 stud , I need good combustion cambers and spark plug threads , some water jacket corrosion ok and good condition...
Forum: Early V8 09-15-2016, 06:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 359
1947 ford pickup extendable mirror

Hi guys any one out there have an extendable mirror for 47 Ford 1 ton pickup , the one I am looking for is a bit hard to describe, its kind of like a bicycle seat mount for the up and down...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-22-2016, 06:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,046
1937-38 Federal truck

Hi guys , ok I know this is probably not the right thing to do here BUT this is the request of a desperate man . I am trying to restore a 1937-38 5ton Federal truck and cannot for the life of me find...
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