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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 05:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 222
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: MiG help

I has thinking the same thing.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 09:27 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,554
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: Scrap Drives May Have Trashed Cars, But Were the Drives Necessary?

Thank you. I appreciate the lesson and the clarification.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 08:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 842
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: Early Ford V8 Flea Market

As of today, Hershey is happening in 2021. My hope is with the roll out of vaccinations, the curve will flatten enough to hold the event.

I'm slated to get my first round of the vaccination...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 08:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 539
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: How To Remove Cosmoline

https://www.amazon.com/CRC-Heavy-Degreaser-Aerosol-Clear/dp/B000R833ZE

I've used this CRC product with good results.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 08:36 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,554
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: Scrap Drives May Have Trashed Cars, But Were the Drives Necessary?

Wrench,

Are you sure about Ford reusing scrap? I thought that is one of the reasons Ford metal doesn't rust quickly was because it was virgin steel. I am far from an expert, but I've read that...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 09:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 138
Posted By Tim Ayers
Silly question #2: What keeps the lower seat springs in place on a roadster riser?

I'm doing the upholstery on my '28 roadster. The car didn't have seats, just repop springs. I've been "trial fitting" the seats as I go. Is there a bracket that holds the front bottom cushion on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 08:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 647
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: 3/8" ratchet bead roller Eastwood?

Back in the 90's, there use to be hand held tool that greatly sped up putting a new door skin on car's door frame. It was called Skin Ease or Ez or something like that. I tried googling it, but...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-17-2021, 07:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 938
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: 266 versus 276 CI?

Would you help a brother out and let me round up? 292 sounds so much better than 291. :D
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-17-2021, 09:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 938
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: 266 versus 276 CI?

If my math is correct, my engine at 3 3/8" +.030" x 4" is a 292.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-15-2021, 02:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 701
Posted By Tim Ayers
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-15-2021, 02:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 701
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: Anyone used Irontite block sealer in a Flathead?

I was originally thinking of the two small holes that some blocks have, but now that I say it out loud, your block may not have them.

Now that you say it, I would remove the lower hoses after it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-15-2021, 02:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 701
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: Anyone used Irontite block sealer in a Flathead?

I would think it you could set up a fan under the motor so it's blowing up and around the holes could help it to dry out in 12 hours.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-15-2021, 11:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 286
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: 6 volt generator to 12 volt

Glad it helps, Glenn. It should produce 20 amps @ 12V
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-15-2021, 10:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 938
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: 266 versus 276 CI?

In my latest build, we went 3.375 (3 3/8") + .030. Not by choice, but necessity. It was the 5th block we went through and the only good one.

It was already out to 3 3/8" when I got it. Ronnie...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-15-2021, 09:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 286
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: 6 volt generator to 12 volt

The guts of a GM generator AC Delco Part # 334-1001 is a 12V unit. Summit sells a remanufactured unit for $48. Basically, you use the 6V armeture from the Ford unit. Remove the front and rear...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-14-2021, 09:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,467
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: who best to drop 1932 ford axle

I think Okie Joe & Ansen will do it for an upcharge
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-14-2021, 09:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,467
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: who best to drop 1932 ford axle

Sorry, Gary. The way the thread chain was going, I thought you made that comment regarding Andy Kohler.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-14-2021, 03:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 524
Posted By Tim Ayers
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-14-2021, 02:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,467
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: who best to drop 1932 ford axle

If your talking about Andy, no worries. Andy is a stand up guy and doesn't do folks like that.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-14-2021, 10:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,786
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: Wiring Dash and instrument cluster 1940

3M still makes friction tape. It is available at any Home Depot in the electrical section.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-14-2021, 10:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 860
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: Reamers

I have a Snap-On adjustable reamer and an old .814 king pin reamer.

My question is, I seem to have trouble setting the adjustable reamer correctly. Meaning, when I measure the sizing, it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2021, 09:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 462
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: Tattersfield, a piece of history.

Thanks for sharing. Tattersfield 85 hp heads are rare. V8 60 heads are like hen's teeth
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2021, 03:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 659
Posted By Tim Ayers
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2021, 02:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,678
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: camshaft profile

All of the 59AB-style cams I have (approx. 6 cores) are all marked 5-T on the nose of the snout.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2021, 02:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 659
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: Crab distributor or ???

Can someone tell me where to find the part number on helmet to see which guts it has?
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