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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2020, 12:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,560
Posted By Pete Fl/Wi
Re: 8BA Edelbrock head clearance

Sorry heads are Edelbrock 1115
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2020, 12:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,560
Posted By Pete Fl/Wi
Re: 8BA Edelbrock head clearance

I just finished this engine. Merc block , 4 inch crank, ..080 over, egge pistons, stock valves, l100 cam. I went with copper gaskets. Did both clay and aluminum balls. Without gaskets pistons just...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-09-2020, 05:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 273
Posted By Pete Fl/Wi
Advice on head clearance

1950 Merc engine.080 over, L100 cam, topline adjustable lifters set at 16 intake and exhaust, Egge cast pistons, copper gasket.Edelbrock 1115 heads. Using clay no problem over valves. Pistons...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-20-2020, 09:35 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,970
Posted By Pete Fl/Wi
Re: Off shore adjustable lifters

I am about to buy adjustable lifters for my build. This discussion has me worried. What number should I be looking for when performing a hardness test.
Thanks
Pete
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-14-2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,964
Posted By Pete Fl/Wi
Re: Bruce Lancaster

RIP Bruce . He was a great help to me on one of my builds. Good guy
Pete
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-11-2020, 09:00 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,888
Posted By Pete Fl/Wi
Re: Speedway’s Valve Train Components

Tim I just had to post I am building my "last" flathead as a spare engine for either my AV8 or 38 coupe. I got a merc engine by luck from local junk yard $250.00 . Lucky the machine shop building...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-30-2020, 08:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 613
Posted By Pete Fl/Wi
Back To The Fifties

Just found out show has been cancelled. Only show I go to with my AV8. Bummer !!
Pete
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-29-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,833
Posted By Pete Fl/Wi
Re: engine photos

How about one with AC.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-25-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,544
Posted By Pete Fl/Wi
Re: Hi Off The Hog

I am getting use to and enjoying restaurants offering curb side. I don't have to dress up. I hope it continues after the virus. Pete
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-17-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,852
Posted By Pete Fl/Wi
Re: Flywheel / Clutch Tips 8BA

Fort Wayne Clutch supplies a pressure plate without the weights for the T5 type setup.
Pete
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-15-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,852
Posted By Pete Fl/Wi
Re: Flywheel / Clutch Tips 8BA

New flywheel and pressure plate balanced by local driveline shop $50 bucks. You can see the added weight to the pressure plate. Goiing into my 38 with T5 and hydraulic throwout.
Pete
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,259
Posted By Pete Fl/Wi
Re: Is this Washington Blue?

I wanted a dark blue and found ISUSU Cavalier Blue 1988 . I like it no purple hue almost black in the shade. It's a full acrylic enamel. I have seen many versions of Washington Blue.
On stands for...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-04-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,416
Posted By Pete Fl/Wi
Re: WWII gas ration sticker placement?

My 38 Standard came with the window tag and some original coupons. As part of my rebuild I put in all new glass so the tag is gone. All most done with my project and will post some finished pics...
Forum: Early V8 09-20-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 271
Posted By Pete Fl/Wi
1939 Standard Coupe hood side stainless trim

Need stainless hood trim for 1939 STANDARD Coupe . The 2 side pieces
Thanks Pete
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,375
Posted By Pete Fl/Wi
Re: 1939 coupe project

Bill I will be there for sure a couple times next year. So hard to get a spot need to get there by 2 for a show that starts at 4.30
Pete
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-04-2019, 08:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,375
Posted By Pete Fl/Wi
Re: 1939 coupe project

Based on the grill and front of the car it is a Standard. I don't know the history of this car. I did think the steering wheel looked like a top of the line version.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-04-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,375
Posted By Pete Fl/Wi
Re: 1938 coupe project

Some build pictures. Hope to have it done by mid October.
Forum: Early V8 08-16-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 237
Posted By Pete Fl/Wi
Wanted 1938 STANDARD dash knobs

Wanted dash knobs for 1939 STANDARD all or what ever you have. Pictures would help.
Thanks Pete
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-14-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 677
Posted By Pete Fl/Wi
Wide five wheels with radials

I had my 16 inch wide five wheels widen to 5 inches and going to run 650R tires. Question is tubes or no tubes. I have seen both yes and no on some searches. Open to advice.
Thanks Pete
Forum: Early V8 06-12-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 350
Posted By Pete Fl/Wi
1938 Ford coupe STANDARD crank hole cover

I need the crank hole cover trim. Let me know condition, price and a picture
Thanks Pete
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-03-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,044
Posted By Pete Fl/Wi
Re: Changing cam without removing lifters

OK guys with a wand type magnet got all lifters in place and secure. Cam should arrive from Tony in a few days.Engine is going in my 38 coupe.
Thanks, Pete
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-03-2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,044
Posted By Pete Fl/Wi
Re: Changing cam without removing lifters

Less than 2 hours on rebuilt. Same cam with L100 profile.
Pete
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-03-2019, 07:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,044
Posted By Pete Fl/Wi
Changing cam without removing lifters

Overnight two of my rubber bands failed. Two adjustabil lifters fell out the bottom. Will I be able to get them back in from the bottom? Cam is out of the engine.
Thanks Pete
Forum: Early V8 05-31-2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 335
Posted By Pete Fl/Wi
Wanted 1938 STANDARD stainless trim

Looking for any stainless trim in good to excellent condition
Email me with picture if you can
Thanks
Pete
pjhjah@comcast.net
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-08-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 777
Posted By Pete Fl/Wi
Re: Anyone running Rochester 2GC carb?

Here is the engine for my 38 coupe build. A mild flathead with a Rochester 2g on a aluminum Merc intake.This one is 350 CFM. The aluminium intakes are from Canada. I have used this setup on two other...
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