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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-17-2021, 09:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,079
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: Home Made PCV system

Thanks for the link, just read it through now DD. I'm a little embarrassed as I replied to that thread a few times but never did get a proper pic of my 8BA Fenton intake! I'll try again soon...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-17-2021, 12:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,079
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: Home Made PCV system

Thanks DD. I've put my 8BA on hold until the border reopens as the fees to have the parts I need shipped into Canada are a wee bit steep. I'll be back on it as soon as the border reopens though. I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-16-2021, 05:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,079
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: Home Made PCV system

Those are some good suggestions. But I thought you had to plumb a line under the intake manifold?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-05-2021, 02:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 372
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: Mart's Garage update 2021/Ep23/Pt1. Strip a door down and make it fit! Metal abus

Hey Mart, I watched most of part one but fell asleep because I was totally bagged. What I saw was great and will be extremely useful to me as my 5W doors are out of whack. Binding at the top mostly...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-29-2021, 10:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 367
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: Mart's Garage update 2021/Ep22. New floor for the 32 sedan. Part1. (Pt.2 on Sunda

Mart I always watch your videos and I too am jealous of your progress. Yours, Coldwar Motors, and Fitzee make up my weekend viewing (along with a number of British TV dramas). Keep them coming...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-25-2021, 08:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 677
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: Just a simple question that is not ford related.

I guess the only real permanent fix for your Chevy is to replace the engine with a Ford! LOL
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-25-2021, 06:25 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,103
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: 33 navigator

Lawrie, very sorry for your loss. For me I'm nothing without my wife. God bless you and yours.

Lawrence
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-21-2021, 11:45 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 11,408
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: Canadian 1946-1948 Mercury 114

As I understand it, and I'm quite confident on this, since Canada is quite a large country with a smallish population dealerships were kind of one to a town. So the Lincoln/Mercury dealership needed...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-15-2021, 09:08 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,824
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: Custom 1939 Ford -- Really!

I don't mind it and have seen way worse like the two 51 Mercury-ct posted. However it doesn't look like the hood is closed on the car that is the subject of this thread.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-15-2021, 09:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,711
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: Mating an 8ba with a 1939 trans help

Thanks V8COOPMAN, great process and pics. Do you have the p/n for those cuss words or can't any generic ones work?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-12-2021, 11:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 894
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: 32 frame

Well I think I could take it to a frame shop or measure off fixed points diagonally etc. Just looking for advice from those that know! There are a couple of guys around here that work on frames I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-12-2021, 01:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 894
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: 32 frame

Well Ionia MI is a little ways from the Vancouver BC area. LOL. I'm just wondering about fish plates versus boxing that area.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-11-2021, 11:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,381
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: Moving Day

Lincoln delivered their MKIIs within a soft bag of sorts but a lot of those cars had to be repainted by the dealers.k
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-11-2021, 11:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 894
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: 32 frame

I believe I asked this before but in case I didn't here it goes... I have an early frame with the cracks that have been farmer fish plated and the cracks in the quarter panel . I thought about...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-10-2021, 01:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,471
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: Torque tube shortening recommendations

I have an early and late '32 rear ends. Can the bells interchange? Anything else?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-10-2021, 01:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 489
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: Ford p/u 1946 gearbox

I've heard that slipping out of second was classed by a sloppy/worn second gear on the shaft.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-29-2021, 12:01 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,161
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: Covid

Got mine Pfizer on Tuesday. Couldn't sit for a few minutes! LOL. But seriously the only side effects is a slightly sore arm at the injection site and a nice sleepy sensation. So if anyone out...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-06-2021, 09:03 PM
Replies: 50
1cm
Views: 2,784
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: 1cm

Export if made in Canada or the US to commonwealth countries that drove on the original side of the road.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-03-2021, 10:01 PM
Replies: 50
1cm
Views: 2,784
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: 1cm

I have a '50 C8BA block that had the C8CM heads on both sides, a four bolt intake, and a Merc crank and had never been bored.
My best guess is that they were short a proper Merc block and just put...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-31-2021, 10:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,097
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: How to compute HP

I was just trying to get a ballpark before the final decision isnmade regarding my trans combination... 28 vs 29 main/input shaft. I've asked before but since the engine isn't assembled I thought...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-31-2021, 12:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,097
Posted By Fortunateson
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-30-2021, 07:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,097
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: How to compute HP

Well I only need a rough estimate and I've not even put the engine together yet. It will be installed in a '32 5W.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-30-2021, 12:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,097
Posted By Fortunateson
Question How to compute HP

I'll be getting back to my 8BA project soon. It will be bored .030 over, came with the Merc crank, running a Max1 clone cam, original Eddie Myer heads, and three '97s with th eoptionof only running...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-30-2021, 12:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,559
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: Drivetrain Advice Needed

Weird typo... now corrected. So when is the quiz?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-04-2021, 07:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,559
Posted By Fortunateson
Re: Drivetrain Advice Needed

Well I think I've been convince to forget about the LZ set. The 15:29 is the best set in terms of condition though. I live in an area with a number of hills but th ehigway of course is very flat...
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