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Old 07-30-2014, 11:01 AM   #121
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Look like wide to me. You only get thin belts on later type (Post 59A) pumps.

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Old 07-31-2014, 04:49 AM   #122
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OK, Thanks Mart..
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Old 07-31-2014, 04:53 AM   #123
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Thanks to BUBBAS IGNITION!!!!!!

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Old 07-31-2014, 06:20 AM   #124
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Thats a sweet lookin' set up!
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Old 07-31-2014, 10:30 AM   #125
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Thank you....
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Old 07-31-2014, 11:15 AM   #126
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Looks great!!!
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Old 07-31-2014, 11:18 AM   #127
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Just read your thread, don't know how I missed it. Seems like you lucked out from the get go and have there one fine flathead. What are you putting it in. I didn't see any info on that.
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Old 07-31-2014, 11:30 AM   #128
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Thanks for taking the time to share this project with us. Never having taken a flathead apart, I really appreciate seeing what you did with yours and reading all the accompanying posts.
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Old 07-31-2014, 02:31 PM   #129
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LSJUNIPER, very nice job. I love it. What are you using for a cam? Stock or performance? Where did you get the carbs? Do you know what the jets and power valves size are? I'm full of questions. Thanks Walt
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Old 07-31-2014, 02:31 PM   #130
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LOOKS GREAT, and your pulleys are wide belt, as is proper for your flathead! Gary
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Old 07-31-2014, 03:03 PM   #131
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wow just read through the thread. Great work! I hope the flathead i'm getting this weekend is a good one.
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Old 07-31-2014, 03:15 PM   #132
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I really like this build. What are you planning to put this engine in when you finish?
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Old 08-02-2014, 08:21 PM   #133
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Thanks for all the interest and compliments. The cam is an Isky, 77B, mild cam...the carbs are from Speedway Motors, its there Super 7 Carbs. I purchased there kit. It comes with the carbs and the intake. I am going to put the motor in a 29A frame I also purchased from Speedway. A friend of mine used to make frames for dragsters, he is going to weld it up for me on his frame table.I am not sure what I am going to put on the frame as far as a body. I really would like to put a modal A coupe body on the frame, but I am finding out that they are hard to come by. I have thought of putting a 1946 ford truck body on the frame...We will see when I get there....
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Old 08-03-2014, 07:14 AM   #134
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Very nice work!! Thank you for posting your progress and showing us all this renewed Flatty!

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Old 01-09-2015, 11:36 AM   #135
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I have a question. If I use the original flywheel and mate up a T-5 trans will I need to use a ball bearing in the center bore like the one I removed?

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Old 01-09-2015, 11:39 AM   #136
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I have a question. If I use the original flywheel and mate up a T-5 trans will I need to use a ball bearing in the center bore like the one I removed?

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I am using a pilot bushing in my T-5 installation but there are those who use a bearing like yours. I feel sure we will get comments either for or against.
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Old 01-10-2015, 05:38 AM   #137
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OK, Thanks sidevalve8ba...
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Old 01-10-2015, 07:36 AM   #138
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In your first photo I noticed a chain hoist. I fabricated a couple of straps and bolted them to #1 and 5 exhaust ports and used a hoist to stabilize the front of my 8BA until I can make a side exhaust plate for my stand. Cheap peace of mind.
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Old 01-10-2015, 08:04 AM   #139
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I have a question. If I use the original flywheel and mate up a T-5 trans will I need to use a ball bearing in the center bore like the one I removed?

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YES, Speedway has the right piolet bearing, fits the Ford flywheel and the T-5 shaft. Walt
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Old 01-10-2015, 09:00 AM   #140
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Just saw this long thread - great project and congrats on building a flathead . . . love it! You sure have learned a lot along the way and I'm sure you'll be one happy camper when you get to start it and hear it run.
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