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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-19-2021, 03:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 598
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-02-2021, 09:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,418
Posted By Henry Floored
Re: Mark Kirby/MotorCity Flathead's

Iím very sorry to hear this sad news. I knew Mark from doing business with him. He was a stand up guy. Very intelligent. The hobby of Flathead Fording has lost a giant. May he rest in Godís...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-24-2021, 08:15 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,376
Posted By Henry Floored
Re: New Flathead ďSteamingĒ Exhaust

First is this an .080 overbored (or more) engine? There are water passages that are very close to the cylinders at both ends of the 8BA style block. Furthermore if you have aluminum heads on top the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-18-2021, 02:32 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,489
Posted By Henry Floored
Re: Why not a new casting

Welp, I never could understand why or how Ford Motor Company could find no interest in pitching in.

I know how budgets work so I really donít need to be corrected here but my point is itís all...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-18-2021, 02:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,242
Posted By Henry Floored
Re: Holley 4150 carburetor development history

Going back a little further in Ford related carburetor history we get to the Chandler Groves ď94Ē carburetor. This is the first carburetor I know of with a power enrichment valve that appears to this...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-17-2021, 08:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,242
Posted By Henry Floored
Re: Holley 4150 carburetor development history

Thanks sir!

Reading through this excellent chronology of carb history I take this to mean the 4150 and the earlier 2 barrel version were done independently of Ford just supplied to them as a...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-09-2021, 05:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,242
Posted By Henry Floored
Re: Holley 4150 carburetor development history

I wish there was a “like” button because I sure like and appreciate all the input. Thanks!
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-08-2021, 07:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,242
Posted By Henry Floored
Re: Holley 4150 carburetor development history

Excellent input guys! Thanks for chiming in. Really helps paint in the picture.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-07-2021, 07:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,242
Posted By Henry Floored
Re: Holley 4150 carburetor development history

Interesting Bob, thank you I hadnít heard that before about Edelbrock. That modular design was quite a breakthrough and probably what gives the 4150 the advantage over other designs in that it is so...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-07-2021, 04:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,242
Posted By Henry Floored
Holley 4150 carburetor development history

Hey gang, thanks for having a look at my silly post. I’m more apt to post in the Early V8 section because that’s more of what I’ve been into over the years. But I’m dipping my toe in the water here...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-07-2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 13,176
Posted By Henry Floored
Re: engine photos

One I recently built for a friend.

https://i.postimg.cc/WbssKv0V/75-B34940-DF96-4270-B1-ED-A9348-E8-F9977.jpg (https://postimg.cc/K4sXkC9p)
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Forum: Early V8 04-23-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 410
Posted By Henry Floored
Ď40 Mercury Convertible Sedan Top Irons

Hi, Iím about to acquire a Ď40 Merc CS that is mildly customized. Iím interested in getting the folding top mechanism. If you have something Iíd be interested in talking to you. Thanks in advance!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-01-2019, 04:16 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,740
Posted By Henry Floored
Re: Bruce Lancaster

Very sad to hear this. Rest In Peace Mr. Lancaster, appreciate everything you did. Greatness is rare and you were a big slice of it. Thanks.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-24-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,578
Posted By Henry Floored
Re: Bruce lancaster

May God bless you Bruce and weíre praying for a speedy and full recovery.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-13-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 553
Posted By Henry Floored
Re: Dunesmobiles

Thanks for saying so!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-13-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 553
Posted By Henry Floored
Dunesmobiles

Hey gang this is a great short film about the story of the Dunesmobiles of Michigan. Actually #9 in particular. I think youíll enjoy this great story.

https://youtu.be/FO0AqxnVVaQ
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-08-2019, 09:41 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,616
Posted By Henry Floored
Re: Replace Flathead with Y-Block?

Hereís a couple pics I pulled off Facebook today. Yes I see the recess in the Ď36 firewall but the Ď39 firewall is unaltered.

Iíve seen plenty of Ď35-Ď36ís with sbcís and recessed firewalls too. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-07-2019, 08:16 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,616
Posted By Henry Floored
Re: Replace Flathead with Y-Block?

Iím glad you said that Tubman. I used to scratch my head when I first saw them. Then I thought about it........

I realized the valve seat (width of the valve) is in line with the wide dimension of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-07-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,616
Posted By Henry Floored
Re: Replace Flathead with Y-Block?

Hey Philip, I know you donít care for the Y-block and you have your reasons but I must say Iíve never seen a Y block pull a press in rocker stud or have an oil leak at the corner of the intake like...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-23-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,225
Posted By Henry Floored
Re: Unusual carburation on Flathead V8ís

Didnít Harry Miller make those carbs?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-22-2019, 05:36 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,225
Posted By Henry Floored
Re: Unusual carburation on Flathead V8ís

These are probably prohibitively expensive but dang they look like a perfect match to a Flathead Fordís narrow intake manifold.
...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-21-2019, 09:32 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,225
Posted By Henry Floored
Re: Unusual carburation on Flathead V8ís

Au contraire Tubman that is a very interesting project. I hope you get a chance to try it again.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-21-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,225
Posted By Henry Floored
Unusual carburation on Flathead V8ís

Hey gang it might be fun to talk about and share pictures of unusual carburetor choices on Flathead Ford engines. Iím really talking about anything other than the normal 3 bolt 94 Holley/Fords and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-26-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 948
Posted By Henry Floored
Re: Weight of FH Engines

Great question! Iíd like to weigh a Flathead short block after all the boring and grinding I do on them.

Additionally it would be cool to compare a stock Flatty to one that is outfitted with...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-14-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,074
Posted By Henry Floored
Re: Why use hammer on full floating rod inseerts?

Iíve messed with floating bearings. I feel like if the crank journal is round and the connecting rod big end is round that the natural reciprocating motion of the engine running is going to move the...
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