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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 05:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 175
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Electric steering

Mart, you are a brave man to drive a car with Italian electrics , specially the steering, LOL
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-28-2021, 05:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,102
Posted By Lawrie
Re: A new car in the collection- thanks to 34fordy

That sure looks nice with the black wheels, our 33 has cream wheels ,but I like the black ones,
The fordors are a great all round car. very user friendly.
Lawrie
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-27-2021, 07:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 608
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Stromberg 48

Its an easy job to adjust the 97 power valve to deliver the right amount,using an AF meter,
Arnold, the big 97 is NOT what you want, just the stock one.

Lawrie
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-26-2021, 04:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 608
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Stromberg 48

Buy a new UK made one Arnold, fit it and forget it, I have them on my A and V8s ,
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-26-2021, 01:49 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,640
Posted By Lawrie
Re: 55 Thunderbird Gears in 39 Trans

Yes Rob , you can fit a set from mainline in, I have done two so far.
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-25-2021, 05:31 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 6,183
Posted By Lawrie
Re: WHO Is the Oldest Early V8 Forum Member?

69 and a bit, will be 70 in April.
still fine and work every day in my shop,
Lawrie
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-24-2021, 07:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 608
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Stromberg 48

Tim, I. modified the float valve to make it operate with gravity flow, Its been on my A probably 20 yrs no drama,
I will look out some picks of it. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-24-2021, 05:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 608
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Stromberg 48

Arnold, I use a 97 on mine, you can get them brand new , I just do a mod on the float needle valve and it will run with out a fuel pump right down to an empty tank.,
Let me know if you want some...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-22-2021, 02:00 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,860
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Flathead V8 Distributor Slot in Cam shaft

Pic of my home made tester, use it most every week.
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-19-2021, 06:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 900
Posted By Lawrie
Re: What clutch would you use?

I have a 99a with 4 in and .040 over, stock cam and 97 carb, it would slip a 9in clutch no mater what springs I put in it.
go with a 10in and you wont have any problems
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-18-2021, 05:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,764
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Southside Obsolete

I buy lots of stuff from Fred , he is a great asset to our hobby.
who else would have NOS pedal bushes and shaft for our 33,
Thanks Fred
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-17-2021, 04:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,089
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Why not a new casting

The new A blocks will be in Australia late this month.
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-16-2021, 04:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By Lawrie
Re: 8ba adaptors

Thank you.
Pics worth a thousand words.
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-16-2021, 04:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,860
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Flathead V8 Distributor Slot in Cam shaft

The only thing that I would like on my machine is some stuff ( software) that would map out the advance automatically ,rather than me physically do it ,
But as 35fordtn says ,it sure picks up ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-16-2021, 04:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,860
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Flathead V8 Distributor Slot in Cam shaft

Great work,
I made my own distributor tester, brother in-law is an electrical guru who made his own electric motor bikes he is smart,
he made me the circuit board to drive the electric motor that...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-16-2021, 03:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By Lawrie
Re: 8ba adaptors

Thank you, I should be able to make some easy,
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-15-2021, 09:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By Lawrie
8ba adaptors

any one have a pic of the engine stay rods adaptors when fitting an 8ba into an early car.
Thanks Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-14-2021, 05:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 249
Posted By Lawrie
Re: 8BA noisy valve update

NO, you may be lucky enough to look in to the piston with one of those cameras on a stick thing, but head off is the best way.
Lawrie
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-14-2021, 05:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,188
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Stud removal; broken stud process Q.

I have just removed 96 studs from two V8 engines, all came out with no drama.
Step one, cut off all studs about 3/4 inch up from block with a 4 in angle grinder with a cutoff wheel,
step two, get a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-14-2021, 02:02 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,729
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Engine removal '38 deluxe

One thing I do on our 33 is to loosen the two rear trans engine mounting bolts so when you pivot up the front of the trans to get the. engine out you dont stress the mount.
and when you put the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-12-2021, 05:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 980
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Failing health

Mate had it, he is 65 ,changed his diet and lost a bit of weight and so far he is fine.
Take care ,
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-12-2021, 02:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 778
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Head gasket .Which way

I too use the best gaskets graphite ones,BUT if you have to remove the heads ,most times I need to factory puller, and to clean up the block surface is a pain, .I block all the water passages with...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-07-2021, 04:18 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,585
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Aluminum heads

If you do swap out to the alloy heads, MAKE sure you check the piston to head clearance , do this over the whole top of the piston, I just been through this on my 99a engine, I removed the cast ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-04-2021, 05:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 155
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Selector fork minimum finger width?

Mart, I would weld it up with hard facing rod , BUT then you have to machine to the right thickness , and the right location, not all on one side.you can make a jig up and spin it in the lathe and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-04-2021, 02:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 622
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Brake knocking

I had a knocking every time I braked ,it was on the rear, was a loose shackle bush.
Lawrie
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