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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-08-2021, 07:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 351
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-31-2021, 09:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 725
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Shoebox pulling a Teardrop

Cant see what you're worried about.. See Lawries adventures in his 33 towing a van ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-31-2021, 06:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,174
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-31-2021, 06:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 631
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Memorial day thoughts

These are the most important days to remember...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-23-2021, 09:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,119
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: More New Sheetmetal Products for Pickups

I dont need the parts but sure glad youre making them...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-20-2021, 11:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 766
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Possible blown head gasket?

Pull plugs , compression test , watch your vacuum gauge as well..
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-18-2021, 11:35 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,680
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: 33 navigator

Ohhh Lawrie.. I cant believe it, ahhh mate thats terrible. My sincere condolences to you and the boys. I'll call you a little later, here for you..:(
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-16-2021, 07:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 608
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Stromberg help

Sounds like the needle is not seating correctly .. or float is way out . Maybe change to one of the Grosse ones if it hasnt got one .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-11-2021, 06:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,258
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Torque tube shortening recommendations

Hanford Auto Supply
200 E 6th St, Hanford, CA 93230 Talk to Timmy
This maybe a bit far for you? Im sure he has a machine that welds...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-10-2021, 06:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,311
Posted By Talkwrench
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-03-2021, 09:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 842
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: intake valve seals??

loose split guides, but do a compression check . The engine was properly run in, not on an engine stand?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-02-2021, 07:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 638
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Timing an 8ba

A vacuum gauge is an underused tool...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-29-2021, 11:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,174
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Whats up with this bearing?

Thanks BB

NO Lawrie haven't started looking locally yet... Lead?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-27-2021, 07:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,174
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Whats up with this bearing?

Good answers guys ,thanks.

This engine was the one that they lost the caps too and I had to get others so it was line bored. Lawrie ; Clearance should have been spot on the guy that did the crank...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-27-2021, 12:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,174
Posted By Talkwrench
Whats up with this bearing?

This is the center main bearing I just pulled out, was in the engine 3 years. What gives?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-26-2021, 07:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,380
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: 49 ford clutch chatter

Ive just had my fly wheel lightened , surfaced and the clutch all balanced. new clutch plate from a different supplier [not FW], it has the shrouds around the springs.. Its a shocker! the clutch...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-22-2021, 08:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 386
Posted By Talkwrench
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-21-2021, 07:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,554
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: NGK Plugs

I have electronic ignition and run .028 with NGK plugs
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-19-2021, 07:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 466
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Compression Tester

Make sure its a screw in type. I still have my American made ABW one, spot on .
And while you're at it make sure you have a good vacuum gauge too..
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-18-2021, 07:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,374
Posted By Talkwrench
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-18-2021, 07:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,498
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Electric fan over a belted fan

Ive been running an electric fan for years of daily driving , works fine does what its supposed to do. I think the main reason I put it on was the original hung off a 12 volt alternator and I dont...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-18-2021, 07:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,345
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Valve Assembly Fail

Did the same thing on this build, split guides can be a pain to line up and get the ol' shoe in. I checked what I was doing so picked it up no problem.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-18-2021, 06:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,699
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: crash

Ohhh nooo BB... You have had some shit luck lately mate , ahh man I cant believe it :(
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-14-2021, 10:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 584
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Electric Fan swap? Advice?

Make sure you use something that pulls amps, at least you know it will work, Spal would be the choice if in the U.S.
I use this adjustable controller . ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-14-2021, 10:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 992
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: New fangled water pumps

Ive been running the Drake pumps for nearly ten years daily , no issues at all.
Use stainless steel bolts and coat them.
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