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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-10-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 681
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Re: She looks good but she doesn’t run so good

How do I fix a low float setting
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-10-2020, 01:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 681
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She looks good but she doesn’t run so good

When you drive the truck and let off the accelerator to slow down or stop for a red light it quits running. I have done everything I know of and wonder if someone out there might have a suggestion as...
Forum: Early V8 11-16-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 240
Posted By pickup
Wanted 8BA Block , Shortblock or running engine

WANTED I have a rebuilt 8 BA V8 that the block is cracked. Machine shop did not magniflux. I am looking for a good block to replace it. I will take a rebuilt shortblock if someone has one or a good...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-11-2017, 11:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,933
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Re: swapping a rear end in a 1950 F1 pickup

I am swapping a 52 F1 (same truck) How did the 3.73 ratio work out and exacly did u do about the shock mount on the rear end
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-13-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,423
Posted By pickup
What coil /resistor to use on 12 volt conversion on an 8BA.

When converting from 6 to 12 volts, which 12 volt coil do you use? Which resistor? Can u use a 12 volt coil that has a built in resistor? Does anyone have part numbers?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-12-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,286
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Flathead Facts by John w Lawson

Thanks 38 coupe for suggestion the book. I just finished reading Flathead Facts by John W Lawson. A good book but kinda disappointing for what I was trying to find out. He takes an 8BA stock engine...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-12-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,369
Posted By pickup
Re: Mallory dual point on an 8ba

Paul Deborr- What did you figure out the problem was. I am having same problem with stock distributor
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-05-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,071
Posted By pickup
Changing distributor on a flathead V8 8BA

Anyone have any advice on changing the distributor on my 1950 8BA flathead.
Thought about going to Petronix electronic ignition and then read about the load-o-matic vacuum spark advancement and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-01-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,933
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swapping a rear end in a 1950 F1 pickup

I am looking for information on swapping out my Dana 41 to a Dana 44 in a 1950 Ford F-1.

The truck has the original 8BA Flathead and 3 speed transmission. The Dana 41 has a 3.92 ratio rear end....
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