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Forum: Questions & Suggestions 03-30-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 16,004
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-03-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,923
Posted By ole39
Re: Mice getting into stored vehicles

started to have a mouse problem, used bounce sheets, problem solved!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-29-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 701
Posted By ole39
Re: one fan belt 8ba

thanks for all the advice guys, think i'll just keep what i have, much easier.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-28-2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 701
Posted By ole39
Re: one fan belt 8ba

single belt that runs everything, but, cant run it off the gen. as it sits too high. been running this around my head and not sure its doable, not a big deal was just curious if there was a way short...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-28-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 701
Posted By ole39
one fan belt 8ba

i have an 8ba in my 39 std, was wondering what i would have to do to change it to a single belt?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-21-2017, 11:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 642
Posted By ole39
crank question

how far can you safely turn an 8ba crank for a lightly modified street cruiser?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-15-2017, 10:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 267
Posted By ole39
thermal cleaning

anyone know of any shops in eastern iowa, western illinois that does thermal block cleaning? thanks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-01-2016, 01:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,221
Posted By ole39
Re: Fenton Headers

if im not mistaken, there were like 4-5 different applications for the fentons, dont remember which one the current one is, as i said in the other thread, have the drivers side milled at an angle,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-01-2016, 09:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,310
Posted By ole39
Re: Fenton Headers

put fentons on my 39 std with an 8ba, had to have the drivers side milled at an angle, problem solved.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-27-2016, 10:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,009
Posted By ole39
redi strip locations

i have an 8ba block that is more rusty than greasy, is there a ready strip shop near davenport iowa, or moline ill ? the closest one i found is near chicago, would also like to do shake and bake, but...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-17-2016, 10:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 919
Posted By ole39
Re: 39 Standard fuel tank removal

my 2 cents, pulled the tank on my 39 std 2 door, and everything went fine till the last caged nut, which was frozen and rounded off, took me 2 days after work, but i got it!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-08-2016, 08:02 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,918
Posted By ole39
Re: What was it like to work on the auto assembly line

randy, actually that does make sense. just never heard it put that way. many times we were told we're not welders, just "iron pourers". i ran a 2 man job and ran at 440 i.p.m. my partner ran at 700...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-07-2016, 01:16 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,918
Posted By ole39
Re: What was it like to work on the auto assembly line

i really understand where your coming from, some guys welds looked like a piece of rope. i built combines, no x-rays, but at davenport works, (construction) they did some x-rays. certification? ha,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-07-2016, 12:26 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,918
Posted By ole39
Re: What was it like to work on the auto assembly line

i worked at deere harvester also for 38 years. mostly mig for 30. with .045 wire, we were timed by company time study at 440 i.p.m. 0.35 wire was 570 i.p.m. flux core was much slower, but dont...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-07-2016, 09:15 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,918
Posted By ole39
Re: What was it like to work on the auto assembly line

gm, you said 48 i.p.m, did you mean 480?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-15-2016, 08:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,506
Posted By ole39
Re: Synthetic Oil Controversy

amsoil makes a product called z-rod for early engines. check it out.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-24-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,058
Posted By ole39
Re: fenton headers into a 39-40

had the same problem in my 39 std with an 8ba, had the machine shop mill the flanges at an angle, problem solved.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,697
Posted By ole39
Re: starter solenoid

ok, found it, must have missed it somehow, would rather have starter button, but, any port in a storm, thanks!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,697
Posted By ole39
starter solenoid

need a starter solenoid with start button for a 39 std. have tried carpenter,c&g and macs, no luck, any ideas? thanks!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-20-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,631
Posted By ole39
Re: North Dakota Gold

not to worry, he's gonna restore em someday!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,272
Posted By ole39
Re: Ford B-17

love the 17s!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-20-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,511
Posted By ole39
Re: Headers

i dont remember, i just told the machinist to mill as much as he would feel comfortable with.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-19-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,511
Posted By ole39
Re: Headers

have fentons on my 39 std with an 8ba, just had to have the flanges milled, tight, but fits.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-07-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,163
Posted By ole39
Re: Ron hollarn's book

i would suggest jwl's as a companion to rons, i have both, and they are worth every penny!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,204
Posted By ole39
Re: starter

thanks! i know the batt. is good, also inspected and cleaned all connections,guess it needs to come out.
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