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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-02-2021, 06:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 440
Posted By modela4shane
40 2 door window felts, channel,rubber ???

Any one have any recomendations for window channel, felt, rubber vent window kits. Are STEELE RUBBER PRODUCTS, DRAKE, DENNIS CARPENTER products all the same or is one of better quality? I will be...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-03-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 651
Posted By modela4shane
Re: Bosch blue coil in a v8 ??

So why does Pertronix offer coils in 1.5 for the v8s and 3.5 for 4 and 6 cyls. Why not make 1 coil for all if the ohms dont matter? Confusing
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-03-2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 651
Posted By modela4shane
Bosch blue coil in a v8 ??

Can anyone shed a little light on the use of the Bosch blue coil #00012 which is intended for use on a 4 or 6 cyl. engine. I read in some old posts that Bubbas ignition recomends this blue coil with...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-31-2020, 12:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 284
Posted By modela4shane
Pcv valve effect on load o matic

Can a PCV valve have any negative effect on the load o matic distributor on a 8BA. Could the ported vacuum signal to the distribulor be diminished using a PCV connected to the wiper port on the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-30-2020, 12:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 762
Posted By modela4shane
Re: 37 -39 Vin Number and or titles needed 1/2 PU and Panel

Vin numbers are on top of frame near the steering box. You should be able to find them with a wire wheel or some sand paper.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-18-2020, 08:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 692
Posted By modela4shane
To pal nut connecting rod or not

Putting to gether my 255 Merc. and wanted to know any opinions on reusing the old PAL nuts on the rods. thank you in advance.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-18-2020, 07:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By modela4shane
Re: Piston ring top and 2nd. Up or down groove

Brian from New Zealand... THANK YOU SO MUCH!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-18-2020, 05:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By modela4shane
Piston ring top and 2nd. Up or down groove

I am fitting piston rings on a 255 Merc. and i am using a old set of rings fro Egge. This is just a box of loose rings with no instructions. What ring is for top and 2nd groove? One ring has NO dot...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-06-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,015
Posted By modela4shane
Re: 255 merc excessive ring end-gap?

THANK YOU to all who replied. I just got my hands on a .040 set of Hasting rings and they fit tight to bores. I will now take the time and file fit the rings.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-03-2020, 11:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,015
Posted By modela4shane
255 merc excessive ring end-gap?

Has anyone ever encounterd a situation with too much piston ring end gap? Im in the process of re-ringing a 255 Merc that has a.030 overbore. The cylinder has been honed and now 3.217. I am...
Forum: Early V8 02-15-2020, 01:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 621
Posted By modela4shane
Forum: Early V8 01-19-2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 621
Posted By modela4shane
Wanted:running flathead engine,59a 8ba,221

Wanted, Running flathead engine. looking for a 24 stud 221,59A or a 8BA engine in running condition.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-04-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,397
Posted By modela4shane
Re: Blown HG results

I use Best brand head gaskets part #509G. GraphTite carbon fiber and steel fire rings. Three hot cold re torque cycles with a spray of copper coat. It has worked great for me on iron and aluminum...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-29-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,427
Posted By modela4shane
Re: Delco 1 wire alternator

SNYDERS or BRATTONS ford parts has all the components for the 12 volt Delco conversion.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-20-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,846
Posted By modela4shane
Re: 1940 Ford Brakes

I have had good success using a product by INTERNATIONAL BRAKE INDUSTRIES INC. Its assembly lube fluid part #9440. Apply it to ALL internal parts and apply liberally to the pistons and the inside of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-31-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,749
Posted By modela4shane
Re: Leaking wheel cylinders!

Thanks to all who offered suggestions. I think i will find some good USA castings with the proper drilled holes and have them sleeved in stainless steel and install new rubber components. Anyone use...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-29-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,749
Posted By modela4shane
Re: Leaking wheel cylinders!

Thank you to all who responded. Has anyone used the raybestos brand? If so was it made in the USA? What was your outcome? I think i may find some old ones and have them rebuilt with stainless sleeves...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-28-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,749
Posted By modela4shane
Angry Leaking wheel cylinders!

Does anybody have a source for leaking wheel cylinders that are all coming out of CHINA. My two cars... 40 ford and model A converted to the 40 lockheed style brakes all leak after a period of...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 07-22-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,362
Posted By modela4shane
Tin shed antique auto model t&a parts sale

Larry Blair 562 322-2249 locolarry50@yahoo.com
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-22-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 670
Posted By modela4shane
Tin shed antique auto model t&a parts sale

Larry Blair phone 562 322-2249 E-mail Locolarry50@yahoo.com
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-15-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 752
Posted By modela4shane
Re: Drum Tail Light Socket 1928

Thank you very much!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-15-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 752
Posted By modela4shane
Re: Drum Tail Light Socket 1928

NOT the wires that connect to the tail light harness but the wires that connect to the SOCKET assembly. They go into two holes in the insulator. Bullet ends, bare wire ends that use a set screw?? How...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-15-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 752
Posted By modela4shane
Drum Tail Light Socket 1928

Any know or have a picture of how the two wires attach into the early socket assembly. Are the wires bare or do they have bullets on the end of the wires. Thank you for any help on this.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-24-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,915
Posted By modela4shane
Re: 1936 Horn Rod Question

Picture of die cast rod,light switch disc.364238

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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-16-2018, 10:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,915
Posted By modela4shane
Re: 1936 Horn Rod Question

Thanks for all the help Brian! Much appreciated.
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