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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 320
Posted By mfirth
Re: need your help

Moonraker, you might get some info here:https://www.earlyfordv8.org/forum/index.cfm
Good luck ! mike
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 411
Posted By mfirth
Re: 292 V8 carb alternative

46 Ford, if you want to use your carb. & keep your distributer, contact"Charlie, ny" here on the Ford Barn. He will make your carburetor better than new & you can use your stock dist.. He KNOWS HIS...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-12-2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 347
Posted By mfirth
Re: 53 with automatic

Well, i've driven only 1 auto trans flathead and i much prefere the Borg Warner overdrive..
Rear end gearing must be considered in any application. Just my 2 cents. mike
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-11-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By mfirth
Re: Sudden Drop in Gas Mileage

Power valve on the carb. or fuel pump diaphram are both possibilities. Check & smell your oil for gas. Power valve would make it run rich 4 sure.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-10-2019, 06:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 686
Posted By mfirth
Re: 1950 Ford Tudor 8BA Flathead will not start.

Hope the marks on crank & cam gear are right. I had a Melling cam gear that was marked wrong. Keep at it; you will git er go'n.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-07-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 776
Posted By mfirth
Re: What kind of air cleaner setup is this?

Ziggster, are you also on The Early Ford V8 club? Someone there might know. At first i thought falme arrester for marine use, but, don't think so. Interseting...... mike
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 437
Posted By mfirth
Re: flex fan

Thanks again guys, but i pulled my fan 2day & checked very carefully for cracks. Not a trace. I re-installed the stock fan & will check it from time to time.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 834
Posted By mfirth
Re: Intermittent sticking valve

MMO here too. Guys with old flathead 6 cyl marine engines use it too. Problem solved.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2019, 06:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 437
Posted By mfirth
Re: flex fan

Thanks everyone for the info and the pics !!! Think i'll pull my fan and examine it carefully before doing anything else. Love the "Barn", you are all GR8. mike
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-05-2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 437
Posted By mfirth
Re: flex fan

Thanks tubman [Denny], i'll let you know....when i read about hoods, radiators etc being destroyed by a flying blade, i get nervous.....what do you think?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-05-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 437
Posted By mfirth
flex fan

Anyone running a flex fan on your 8ba, and if so, what brand & diameter.
Thanks in advance ! mike
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-28-2019, 06:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,399
Posted By mfirth
Re: Power valve failure

Having read everything here; i tend to believe that most flooding and rich mix problems is still our crap gasoline. Got a new Carpenter 94 a few years back to solve the hot engine flooding problem....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-27-2019, 06:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 590
Posted By mfirth
Re: Baby your flathead? Naah. Thrash it up Prescott hill. VIDEO

Well Mart you did it again...GR8 ride . You mentioned being a Scottsman somewhere in there.....my last name is Firth......and no, i'm not fourth. Thanks for the ride and smiles from the U K ! mike
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-24-2019, 06:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 545
Posted By mfirth
Re: Some photos of my '41

A W E S O M E truck. My cousin's gramps had one like it on a farm in Lindsey Ohio in the mid 50s & as a 10 yr. old i loved it .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-24-2019, 06:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 375
Posted By mfirth
Re: Thanks Corkey

Hi Charlie. What car are the tires on? Got a pic? mike
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-21-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,798
Posted By mfirth
Re: New Member New car

Love 41 2 door sedans. Was kinda look'n for 1 when I got my 52 Vic. Welcome to the barn & please keep that flatty alive & well in Cinci. Ohio flatheads forever! mike in Port Clinton
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-18-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 857
Posted By mfirth
Re: Another Bubba update...

Keep on keep'n on ....Still pray'n 4 ya. Shop is surely look'n good; you've got some GR8 friands. mike
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 565
Posted By mfirth
Re: Relocating condenser

Tubman may have a GR8 idea on this also ......very sharp on this stuf.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 664
Posted By mfirth
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2019, 06:49 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,521
Posted By mfirth
Re: Lincoln 337 cui what trans can I use?????

Can you say HOT ROD LINCOLN ? I love it!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-14-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 384
Posted By mfirth
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-13-2019, 07:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 230
Posted By mfirth
Flathead info

Hey fella's, you might check over on the H A M B there is a thread called "Flatheads still rule" ; Lots of pics & a few videos as well. Enjoy, mike
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-13-2019, 07:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 512
Posted By mfirth
Re: 51 f3 v8 flathead to 6 cylinder flathead swap

I had a 6 in my 1st car, a 50 Ford with overdrive. Out ran several V 8s. Took a lick'n & kept on tick'n. I'm like'n what you're do'n !!! mike
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-12-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 966
Posted By mfirth
Re: What year Harley?

You might try Mike Wolfe of the "Pickers". He replied to an email i sent once.
Just Google Antique Archeology . Also Wheels Through Time from the tv show What's In The Barn. mike
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-10-2019, 06:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 758
Posted By mfirth
Re: 8BA Basic Cam Issues That're Over My Head

Leon bee, before i had my engine rebuilt it had an 8cm cam & 8rt heads. Don't know if those heads were milled or not, but it ran REAL GOOD. It was just worn out & using oil.
I put Offy heads on the...
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