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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-24-2021, 08:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 324
Posted By Gezer
Thumbs down carbon on NGK 6L plugs

Can bad/old gas cause plugs to carbon up?
If so, what is the best addative for the gas tank?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-08-2021, 08:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 460
Posted By Gezer
Re: 51 EAB Flathead Gas Leak

Thanks Ross F-1. I will check it out.
Can you confirm that the carb is correct for the engine? One side of the carb has "FORD" on it and the other side has "ECG" on it.
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-06-2021, 11:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 460
Posted By Gezer
Thumbs down 51 EAB Flathead Gas Leak

Stock Ford carb. on an EAB flathead. Can't tell exactly, appears to leak in or near the Accelerator pump. If so, is this an easy repair or should I have the carb rebuilt?

thank for your help.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-21-2021, 10:00 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,206
Posted By Gezer
Re: NGK Plugs

Thanks for all the comments.
When I put the NGk plugs in my 51 EAB stock engine, they ran very well for a few miles. Now I am getting a "fuzzy" carbon build up on the plugs causing power loss....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-19-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,206
Posted By Gezer
Re: NGK Plugs

What gap should be used on B6L NGK plugs in a EAB stock Flathead
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-18-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,068
Posted By Gezer
Thumbs down spark plug wire set

I need a spark plug wire set for a 51 EAB flat head engine.
Engine is stock but has Petronic electronic ignition. 6volt, poss. ground.
Petronic said the wires should be surpression and or carbon...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,206
Posted By Gezer
Re: NGK Plugs

What Gap is used on the B6L NGK plugs?
Do these plugs burn hotter that a 216 Autolight?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-15-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 932
Posted By Gezer
Thumbs down Carbon on plugs and piston tops

Would you suggest using Sea From cleaner to remove carbon?
Engine is a 51 EAB Flathead
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-15-2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 503
Posted By Gezer
Thumbs down Carbon on plugs and piston tops

Would you suggest using Sea From cleaner to remove carbon?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-13-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 699
Posted By Gezer
Thumbs down Spark Plugs

I have a engine missing problem.
All 8 plugs in this EAB Flathead 52 Merc, I think) are carboned up. also noticed one bank has 215 autolite and the other has 216 autolite. Not sure why or what the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-04-2018, 09:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,032
Posted By Gezer
Thumbs down shut off heater valve

I have a 40 ford with a 51 EAB truck engine. I want to install a shutoff valve for the heater. (it gets to hot in Georgia for a heater in the summer).It seems like the existing elbow on top of the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-29-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,465
Posted By Gezer
Re: 40 ford master cylinder

Awesome! Thank You
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-28-2018, 11:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,465
Posted By Gezer
Thumbs down 40 ford master cylinder

I am trying to rebuild the Brake master cylinder on a 40 Ford Deluxe model Passenger car.
Anyone know where I can find an exploder view of the internals. I Have the kit but would like the diagram so...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-08-2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,528
Posted By Gezer
Thumbs down gen to alt

Anyone out there do a generator to 6v alternator conversion from FIFTH AVENUE ANTIQUE AUTO PARTS. It would be for a 51 EAB flathead engine and include a change to negative ground.


See...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-21-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,205
Posted By Gezer
Thumbs down Front brake conversion

What success is out there on putting disc brakes on the front of a 40 Ford sedan? What is the kit to use? Not sure I want to spend the Wilwood price. Car has original brakes now and a 4inch drop axel
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-21-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 745
Posted By Gezer
Thumbs down bouncing

Is there a good way to keep your engine running steady after you hit a bump and your foot is bouncing on the accelerator?
My 40 Ford has a factory spring on the firewall for the accelerator but that...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-25-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,202
Posted By Gezer
Re: Engine hesitation

Well guys.... After all the input(which U really thank you for) Rotowrenchs' suggestion to check the input fuel line for tight fittings. Bing go. There was no sign of leaking bit the fitting on the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-17-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,641
Posted By Gezer
Re: 6v to 12v conversion for the 226

call Randy Rundle 785 632 3450.
He wrote the book on how to and what to when converting 6 to12.

" The official 12-volt conversion Guide"
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-16-2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,202
Posted By Gezer
Re: Engine hesitation

who sells accelerator pumps for a ford carb on a 51 EAB engine. I tried Drake but he only has Stromberg.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-16-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,202
Posted By Gezer
Re: Engine hesitation

I will check that. But the car has run great with no changes up till recently.
in the drive way it idles fine but when you step on it from an idle it hesitates then reves up.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-16-2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,202
Posted By Gezer
Re: Engine hesitation

Thanks for the help. I thought the problem went away but seams to have gotten worse.
I put a riser under the carb thinking heat might be a contributor causing vapor lock. I also added the Marvel...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-19-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,172
Posted By Gezer
Re: Temp sending unit

Took the original sender apart. Cleaned it up and put it back together. Used JB Quick Weld to reseal it.
I will install back into the engine today. I will let you know if it was a successful repair...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-17-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,172
Posted By Gezer
Re: Temp sending unit

354503

FYI
I took a Mac temp sender apart. Here is wkat I found. A lot different than th original. The three (?) round things are soldered to the wire then wrapped in the yellow paper separating...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-14-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,172
Posted By Gezer
Thumbs down Temp sending unit

The temp sender in my 51 EAB flat head seems to cause the gauge to read high. (BOILING) The engine never boils over. How do I trace down the issue? Is it the sender or the gauge or both. The engine...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-16-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,931
Posted By Gezer
Re: Sealed beam headlight 40 ford

sounds good. What are you asking for them and are they new or used?
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