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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-10-2021, 11:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,082
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Re: 59A flathead questions.

My 59ab has a heavy outer lip on flywheel from 40’ I believe .
Forum: Early V8 10-24-2021, 06:39 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 170
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-21-2021, 06:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,267
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Re: lowering question

Mill works sells reverse eye main leaf or even better model T
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-21-2021, 11:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 488
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Re: Split wishbones

I’ve only used spit bones from early Fords
Model A are to short but again that’s just me . I’m not
A fan once there spit . As a wise bone and ball system there
Pretty neat how every thing works...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-13-2021, 02:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,129
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Banger posi traction

So down at Jersey shore it looked to me that some of the Aís looked like they have Posi traction .
Howís that accomplice (weld the gears)
Any one done this to a model A rear banjo . Looked to me...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2021, 07:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 589
Posted By Step-down
Re: Motor seized

One last trick
I’ve put a Electric cooking element under the engine on low and keep it on until the head feel warm and then start to rock her in gear

Don’t burn the place down please
These...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2021, 07:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 589
Posted By Step-down
Re: Motor seized

Hopefully it’s in the car and clutch isn’t stuck . Put in third gear and rock it forward and backwards
Most folks brew up 50~50 mixture and drop into spark plug hole . Is there oil in the pan o...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2021, 06:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,836
Posted By Step-down
Re: got a hole in my water jacket

Please don’t laugh but try the old plumbers trick . Stuff lots of white bread in the hole so it can hold the water back then JB weld

Can’t hurt
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-15-2021, 01:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 837
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Re: old or new motor

Figure your budget first so your not surprised $$$.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-12-2021, 03:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,057
Posted By Step-down
Re: Stromberg 97 adjust

Offset driver
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-12-2021, 06:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 836
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Re: Letís talk about V8 flathead head gasket

Do you think Best head copper gasket would gain 10 tho over the Standard sandwich head gasket compressed
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-10-2021, 06:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 836
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Re: Letís talk about V8 flathead head gasket

Yes big $$$ , I’m just thinking out load . Be nice to use those very cool Org EM heads
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-10-2021, 01:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,214
Posted By Step-down
Re: steering gear leaking

I’ve seen the sector almost dry on some and the box packed with grease . Worse is as mentioned about no groove in the bush
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-10-2021, 11:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 836
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Letís talk about V8 flathead head gasket

I see I the ole web thereís companyís that make various thickness composite head gaskets .
Anyone have any experience using them ? I see there gasket thickness over .100

Could be away to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-09-2021, 05:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,434
Posted By Step-down
Re: Early Ford Hydraulic brakes in 1931 Fordor

Like Kurt mentioned some of these repop wheel cylinders have the hole in the wrong .
I also notice some of these repop drums are heavy and worse is the ark doesn’t match the shoes . Easy way to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-09-2021, 11:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 812
Posted By Step-down
Re: remove surface rust on transmission gears

I believe a 39’ case would be stamped on the bottom back “78” if not maybe “48” would work .
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-07-2021, 06:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 869
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Forum: Early V8 09-06-2021, 06:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 149
Posted By Step-down
Flywheel 59ab

Looking to buy outright a 59ab flywheel in the SW CT area only . For pick up ...
Anyone holding ... Thanks again Ford Barn ....
Forum: Early V8 09-06-2021, 06:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 124
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Trade 8ba for 59ab flywheel

I have a recondition 8ba flywheel
New ring gear and resurfaced .
Looking to trade for a lightened 59ab in same condition . new ring gear and resurfaced and lightened . In south west New England...
Forum: Early V8 09-06-2021, 06:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 391
Posted By Step-down
Re: 59AB oil pan

Thank you Ford Barn , great People . Thank you for everyone’s reply ....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2021, 03:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 372
Posted By Step-down
Re: Flat Head Ignition Parts - On Long Island?

NAPA
Helmet points CS47
The FA49 condensor is for a 37-41 helmet

Think I got this right , maybe someone will confirm
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-03-2021, 03:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 943
Posted By Step-down
Re: Mart's 32 takes on Prescott Hill! VHRA GOW! 2021.

Thanks Mart
Nice group of cars. Keep us posted on your finding on your flat motor miss.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-03-2021, 09:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 751
Posted By Step-down
Re: New England Meet In Newry, Maine

You driving around and throw the jungle or way of Port Jeff
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-01-2021, 05:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 620
Posted By Step-down
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-01-2021, 05:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 480
Posted By Step-down
Re: Steering Box Lubrication for 1946 pickup

The only lube I had was GL 4 , I think 85 -90 w. Seems to have lube it up good . PO had grease it it so I cleaned it out well . I don’t think grease was getting into the sector bushing well . Box...
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