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Forum: Model-A 05-06-2021, 09:24 AM
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Forum: Model-A 05-03-2021, 03:31 PM
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Posted By Bustingear
1929-1931 Ford Model A Parts List May2021

Ford Model A
x1928-1931 Ford Model A Tudor Sedan front seats $500
x30-31 Hood $400
x1930 Grill shells (4) $300 each, (8) $200 each, No bottom $130 (3), Needing bottom attached $150x1931 Grill...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-29-2021, 03:56 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,717
Posted By Bustingear
Re: Trouble shoot 1950 8Ba initial start up Help

Sorry team as you can imagine i have been busy with getting the machine to an operable state, fixing a few other of my cars and general things from life that get in the way.
YES its running ,...
Forum: Model-A 04-29-2021, 03:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,103
Posted By Bustingear
Forum: Early V8 03-19-2021, 03:37 PM
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Views: 275
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-19-2021, 03:32 PM
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Views: 350
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-19-2021, 09:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 350
Posted By Bustingear
Need ID help on stainless trim,

Need ID help on stainless trim, picked these up at swap meet and think they might be ford. Anyone recognize these? Could they be 1949-1951 shoebox?
long side 60" with 8" center gap, short side 55" ,...
Forum: Early V8 03-18-2021, 07:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 275
Posted By Bustingear
Re: Need ID help on stainless trim

Could it be 49-51 Ford shoebox? the face of the trim is concave.
Forum: Model-A 03-18-2021, 07:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,103
Posted By Bustingear
Forum: Model-A 03-18-2021, 07:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 693
Posted By Bustingear
Forum: Early V8 03-17-2021, 10:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 275
Posted By Bustingear
Need ID help on stainless trim

Need ID help on stainless trim, picked these up at swap meet and think they might be ford. Anyone recognize these? Could they be 1949-1951 shoebox?
long side 60" with 8" center gap, short side 55" ,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-28-2021, 02:47 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,717
Posted By Bustingear
Re: Trouble shoot 1950 8Ba initial start up Help

I dont understand how it could be out of time when you take the timing cover off and make sure the cam gear slash and the crank gear dot meet at 6 and 12 oclock. Put the timing cover back on and the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-27-2021, 01:33 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,717
Posted By Bustingear
Re: Trouble shoot 1950 8Ba initial start up Help

Aright you ready for some wild shit diagnosis ? Took off both carbs and locked down the the single best one that had the advance port. Sprayed ether, pumped gas in and poured a little. ....Nothing...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-26-2021, 11:50 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,717
Posted By Bustingear
Re: Trouble shoot 1950 8Ba initial start up Help

checked it at the spark plug tip while in rotation
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-26-2021, 09:40 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,717
Posted By Bustingear
Re: Trouble shoot 1950 8Ba initial start up Help

question regarding distributor vacuum advance. currently one of the 94 carbs has the vacuum port built in. If i switch to a different 94 without can i run the vacuum advance line to an aluminum...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-26-2021, 09:35 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,717
Posted By Bustingear
Re: Trouble shoot 1950 8Ba initial start up Help

51merc and Tubman good test suggestion on single carb and will try before getting rid of more eagles$$$$$
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-26-2021, 09:34 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,717
Posted By Bustingear
Re: Trouble shoot 1950 8Ba initial start up Help

If you look back at the thread you will see crank dot and cam slash line up while pulley dot and pointer line up and rotor is setting at number one plug wire. We have established that.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-26-2021, 06:35 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,717
Posted By Bustingear
Re: Trouble shoot 1950 8Ba initial start up Help

Appreciate all the help! Spark is BLUE
New 12V harness installed for complete car
Power Master starter and Power Master generator
Which is an really an Alternator
These are the best $600 with tax...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-25-2021, 11:01 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,717
Posted By Bustingear
Re: Trouble shoot 1950 8Ba initial start up Help

Compression test results , done cold cause i cant get it started. Throttle open ,all plugs out
First group are dry. 2nd after oil squirt
DRY: 1-89,2-70,3-80,4-80,5-75,6-75,7-90,8-80
Oil...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-25-2021, 07:48 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,717
Posted By Bustingear
Re: Trouble shoot 1950 8Ba initial start up Help

Car has been converted to Pertronix with the new proper coil . New wiring harness and entire car is now 12V
Going with compression test today and going to try and find tdc as if the timing gear had...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2021, 02:47 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,717
Posted By Bustingear
Re: Trouble shoot 1950 8Ba initial start up Help

regarding the carburetion ... Thought i should be able to at least get a sputter even without the carb/dist vacum hooked up in fact i thought you were supposed to disconnect it to set initial...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2021, 02:44 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,717
Posted By Bustingear
Re: Trouble shoot 1950 8Ba initial start up Help

Tore into the timing cover.......lined up tdc and made sure pointer was close to pulley dot then pulled the timing cover off then saw that the slash in the cam timing gear and the dot in the crank...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2021, 02:15 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,717
Posted By Bustingear
Re: Trouble shoot 1950 8Ba initial start up Help

Of course but always needs to be said
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2021, 02:13 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,717
Posted By Bustingear
Re: Trouble shoot 1950 8Ba initial start up Help

One of the carbs has the vac port . I dont have it hooked up yet and read where it can be disengaged to set initial timing. Its just not even getting to the sputter point yet that i thought i needed...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2021, 02:10 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,717
Posted By Bustingear
Re: Trouble shoot 1950 8Ba initial start up Help

The firing order is the same it just moves on the clock and as long as the rotor is at number one TDC could be anywhere on the clock. perplexes some folks.
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