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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-24-2021, 02:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 626
Posted By vincent
Re: 8BA Valve Seat Insert

I once made an expandable insert in the valve guide location with a hardened, steel pin. When this was locked into the valve guide hole I was able to put my homemade little adjustable cutter onto the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-02-2021, 02:27 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,216
Posted By vincent
Re: Engine removal '38 deluxe

The french engine uses a hardened round tip on a screw right in the center of the cover in front of the cam. Thus no contact from timing gear to cover and adjustable as well as the hardened balltip...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-19-2021, 12:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 451
Posted By vincent
Re: Tattersfield manifold with dual Strombergs

Sheldon, I have bought that first Stromberg 97 new last year. I just need a matching carb for the Tattersfield. If anybody would have offered two matching carbs last year, I would have bought them....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-19-2021, 10:48 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,783
Posted By vincent
Re: Why not a new casting

Having made my own moulds for aircooled cylinder heads and a v-twin crankcases I agree on the high complexity of the Ford flathead block. Especially the long exhaust tracks inside the hollow casting...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-19-2021, 08:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 451
Posted By vincent
Tattersfield manifold with dual Strombergs

Engine rebuild is almost finished and I will fit a high rise dual carb Tattersfield manifold. On the old engine I ran a 97 Stromberg (9510A) with standard jetting.
The new engine is a french...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-17-2021, 05:28 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,783
Posted By vincent
Re: Why not a new casting

I think the need for "new" flatheads will not rise at all as there are not too many younger folks fascinated by that technology. The old guys have enough spares and sooner than later they will...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-15-2021, 01:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 476
Posted By vincent
Re: SILV-O-LITE 8-1017 Piston Info?

...and you could have piston skirts coated to compensate for too much play. Have done this on several motorcycle engines from big bore blown Alky Vincents to high revving two stroke CZ and Yamaha...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-09-2021, 11:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 581
Posted By vincent
Re: Norway members?

Sheldon, thanks for your offer but he will only ship inside Norway....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-09-2021, 11:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 581
Posted By vincent
Re: Norway members?

Thank you very much, lets hope he contacts me!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-09-2021, 05:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 581
Posted By vincent
Norway members?

Forgive me if this is not apropriate but are there any members from Norway here? I would need a little favour as I found some small parts (less than 2kg) that the seller does not want to ship to...
Forum: Early V8 01-15-2021, 05:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 142
Posted By vincent
wanted steering lock lever 34 Tudor

Accidently broke this lever and want a replacement before I have to make one. Does anyone have what I need?
Thanks

Edit: got a hint from TJ to check Ebay USA and of course there were two on offer...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2021, 01:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 933
Posted By vincent
Re: ..and now I feel guilty!

Yes, I am aware of the grease problem. My grease is slow flowing like honey once we reach spring temperatures.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2021, 01:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 933
Posted By vincent
Re: ..and now I feel guilty!

Yes, I am aware of the grease problem. My grease is slow flowing like honey once we reach spring temperatures.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2021, 05:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 933
Posted By vincent
Re: ..and now I feel guilty!

I thought so but my car was converted to a more modern ignition switch from the 50s or 60s so this switch was not occupied. Well, I could attach an alarm to it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2021, 06:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 933
Posted By vincent
..and now I feel guilty!

Having received my new steering parts for the 34, I built the steering box, adjusted it and filled with grease - all very easy and as a result I now have a perfect steering box waiting to be put back...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2021, 04:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,606
Posted By vincent
Re: shipping frustration

Third Gen shipped my steering parts on the 8th to Germany, I received them today, the 11th. UPS is fast - at least this time! It doesn´t get better than that.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-10-2021, 06:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,105
Posted By vincent
Re: steeringbox parts for RH Drive 1934

Yes, my parts are ordered and already on their way. As I am rebuilding the engine right now, I am happy to get the steering box back in the frame before the new engine is ready. It is really tight on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2021, 05:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,105
Posted By vincent
Re: steeringbox parts for RH Drive 1934

Thanks to all - I have ordered the parts and hope for speedy delivery!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2021, 03:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,105
Posted By vincent
steeringbox parts for RH Drive 1934

Hello
today I got the steering box out of my 34 Tudor and disassembled it for cleaning, adjusting. Unfortunately some "clever" soul ground a bit on the pinion teeth and the worm is worn a lot as...
Forum: Early V8 01-02-2021, 05:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 272
Posted By vincent
Re: oilpan wanted 59A

Thanks to all that responded, I was offered a nice pan from a barn fellow in US. Happy New Year to all and everyone!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-29-2020, 04:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 913
Posted By vincent
Re: scammer?

I am a newbie to this forum so don´t really know how but if Ryan wants to look into this, I have saved all the mails I got from this "seller". Will try to forward all neccessary information.
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-28-2020, 05:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 741
Posted By vincent
Re: 8BA Style Timing Cover Queries

On my french Flathead there is a screw and locknut to adjust endplay of cam.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-28-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 913
Posted By vincent
scammer?

Very new member "lesspendergrass01" sent me a mail to contact Gregg Son as I am looking for an oil pan. Lousy Gregg copied several pan pictures from the net to wet my appetite but always missed the...
Forum: Early V8 12-27-2020, 11:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 272
Posted By vincent
oilpan wanted 59A

I need a pan for my french flatty to get it into my 34 Tudor. Afaik a 59A should be the correct pan. Anyone have a good, usable pan for sale and willing to ship to Germany? I had some offers in the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-26-2020, 04:44 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,457
Posted By vincent
Re: Hard to move (sell) heavy items

Merry Christmas to all of you!
I am in the process of building a french flathead into the 34 Tudor. The oil pan I got is very badly rusted with a lot of pin holes. I have cut out several areas and...
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