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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-08-2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 598
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Re: Shocks are bottomed out

hydraulic Vs Gas shocks
I’ve had a hard time buying hydraulic
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-07-2020, 06:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 193
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-05-2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 449
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-01-2020, 06:17 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,197
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Re: Off shore adjustable lifters

Closer look at the Cam in this motor (Max1 ). From the looks of this photo valve most have hit hard on valve pocket in the A head .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-28-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 481
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-23-2020, 09:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,040
Posted By Step-down
Re: 59ab hard to turn over

Check you tube for test loading starter motor
I recall watching one before I bought used starter
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-21-2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 884
Posted By Step-down
Re: Estate planning/thinning the herd

Hereís the problem . If that person doesnít have skin in the game there
Not going to have the Passion
Iíve thought the same with some of my old Harleys canít kick start them like I use to and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-20-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 481
Posted By Step-down
Re: Frame to front and rear end alignment

I hope I understand correct
Rear T tube I ratchet strap To pull
Front wish bone the same that set the caster 6 degrees . Some times if shackles arenít rebuild it could cause issue.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-17-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 460
Posted By Step-down
Re: Problem with high oil pressure?

GOM
That Valvoline Racing oil my have Zinc but do you know if itís non detergent or not .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-16-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 726
Posted By Step-down
Re: Stumbling, hunting and missing

With adjustable timing light check advance at 2000 rpm
Build pointer and mark pulley
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-15-2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,127
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Re: 59A Flathead Water Pump Bolt Size?

Does any one use anti-seize paste on the outlet bolt
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-15-2020, 05:43 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,197
Posted By Step-down
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-15-2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,197
Posted By Step-down
Re: Off shore adjustable lifters

No history on the motor but I will take your advise and see if I can have someone check the Cam (max 1)
Cant put me finder on this build , someone spent a lot of money with all the machine work ,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-15-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 408
Posted By Step-down
Re: Elec novice

I’m just a hack but I check voltage at the battery before I start then recheck after the car is running to compare readings
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-14-2020, 05:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 428
Posted By Step-down
Re: Possible fishing scam

Nope
I get enough crab every day on my e mail address to the point I don't know who's who anymore
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-14-2020, 05:32 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,197
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Re: Off shore adjustable lifters

Merc42 test like Phil said .

Laurie roller lifters in a ford flathead nice ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-13-2020, 07:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 380
Posted By Step-down
Re: Subframe / Sub Rail Question

Model A frame diagram
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-13-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,197
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Re: Off shore adjustable lifters

This is a education and canít thank everyone enough for taking the time to post a worth of knowledge .

The old Harley all had fixed Solid roller lifter . I beat one of you Hot Rod Flathead builder...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-13-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,197
Posted By Step-down
Re: Off shore adjustable lifters

Ronnieroadster
Donít know either way whoís lifters they are . When I saw the lifter face and after checking spring tension I draw to a fast conclusion ďMy bad ď
I donít see any sign of any wear on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-13-2020, 11:38 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,197
Posted By Step-down
Re: Off shore adjustable lifters

No damage to cam (Max 1) check valve spring pressure seems good.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-12-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,197
Posted By Step-down
Re: Off shore adjustable lifters

I have to replace these lifters so the question is who’s .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-12-2020, 04:10 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,197
Posted By Step-down
Off shore adjustable lifters

I know we have beat this to death on other threads but thought I would post couple pictures of how these off shore lifters fail .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-12-2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 355
Posted By Step-down
Re: 180 Degree thermostat source

I used one from Subaru
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-11-2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 430
Posted By Step-down
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-09-2020, 07:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 715
Posted By Step-down
Re: In these times, Fordbarn is my comfort

Enjoyed hearing about your day and glad your enjoying life under a ford . You seem blessed at 81
Ford Barn is great
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