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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-05-2021, 09:57 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,857
Posted By big job
Re: My first dumb question

I agree take out the Ford and replace it with a 337 OK......lol
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-04-2021, 09:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 517
Posted By big job
Re: 1985 ford AOD trans.

stay with the cable and go to Lockar site they have the cable mounts for the Rorchester.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-03-2021, 09:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 625
Posted By big job
Re: Adding a Coolant Overflow Tank

Just my thoughts they did not need it when new so why now? The old rule do not fill a

model T to the top or you get it in your face when it gets to temperature and thats almost boiling....but...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-03-2021, 09:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 997
Posted By big job
Re: Electric steering

I can not find any unit that is 6 volts??? or I would buy one.....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-02-2021, 09:08 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,372
Posted By big job
Re: A new car in the collection- thanks to 34fordy

I drool of any 33 or 34 they were just so sleek. My sons 34 came out of a chicken coop with a leaking roof original paint straw color rims. I'll see if I can load something in here. stay tuned
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-01-2021, 01:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 644
Posted By big job
Re: Did I hear this correctly???

That answers that I did not know Henry II had a son Edsel thought it was Billy...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-01-2021, 09:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 644
Posted By big job
Did I hear this correctly???

On todays early news, stated that Ford is to auction two new cars being a 1946 to 48 station wagon and a Bermuda Edsel station wagon. New never
run or driven from their museum. I was deleting emails...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-25-2021, 08:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 708
Posted By big job
Re: Hole in Block???

common in the casting process to leave a thin flash (a barrier) then in the clean out
of sand and such it was knocked out rather to be machined cause it won't be seen or be fancy. Or likely for...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-25-2021, 06:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By big job
Re: Abbreviations/Jargon

You had better not type a police report with all of those and when the judge reads that
oh boy. So keep it up we all going to be goblin like turkeys. Spell It Out boys..not all of us are kids...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-24-2021, 10:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 634
Posted By big job
Re: .Is this old "Y"block a 54 or 55 ? or what?

Sorry I think you have to pull the heads and measure the bore. I know cause I have two 1956's that have yellow blocks = a 272 But color after all these yrs don't mean too much.

Could be the first...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-21-2021, 12:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,822
Posted By big job
Re: Birthday present

My cabin fever lets me reply. I don't care a T a A or a new rice burner. You go to your insurance and for a fender bender its the big NOPE. So what in hell I pay you like a

tooth ache every...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-17-2021, 06:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,096
Posted By big job
Re: 1940's Los Angeles Dowtown !

Three Ford Transit buses
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-15-2021, 10:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,012
Posted By big job
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-14-2021, 09:24 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,004
Posted By big job
Re: 12 year old Coker tires, still ok?

not being wise, but most are driving these as toys. Try day in and day a class 8 new tires half worn tires and we had all rear tires 8) 11-24.5s one blew off ripped my mirror off the door so there...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-12-2021, 09:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 833
Posted By big job
Re: How Many Model A's Are There Now?

Just on my street there are 6 plus two in barns that the owner drove to work each day then he passed back when and they have not seen daylight for at least 50yrs plus a 35 2dr V8.
So I pity these...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-11-2021, 10:24 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,974
Posted By big job
Re: Engine removal '38 deluxe

excuse my cabin fever; the hard part drain coolant without gettin soaked, take hood off
now those nasty exhaust pipes, sometimes its easier to unbolt manifolds & just let it hang.
wires and all...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-11-2021, 08:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 394
Posted By big job
Re: Can't Find Neutral in 1940 4-Speed Tranny

I agree looks like the shift tower
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-08-2021, 01:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 905
Posted By big job
Re: Fumes in the cabin

Not anti freeze not exhaust just for kicks take you shop vac hose and put in on the oil
fill pipe just let it hang under the car then take off, better or the same? you sure that
somebody didn't...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-08-2021, 12:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 631
Posted By big job
Re: I need to rebuild my flathead

Another R&D Machine cosa mesa Calf. John Edwards they do it all.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-05-2021, 09:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 953
Posted By big job
Re: New England Engine Rebuilders

Ok go to Utube type in "Leo Spinelli " then scroll to J&M Machine I think you should
watch all phases of machining process's they are not that far from you.....sam


I do not know how to put a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-01-2021, 09:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,028
Posted By big job
Re: Doing Work Myself - Hood Problems

Just for a fun reply; lets take the hood off a F900 two step ladders and at least
three people and maybe a chain fall.. LOL T, a A, a 32, is candy for a baby....As said
remove front clip,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-28-2021, 09:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,110
Posted By big job
Re: 80lb oil pump with a 50lb gauge ?

wondering: have you put a mechanical gauge on the sender port? to see what it
pressure is. So they put a later 80# pump in there in which most have the pressure
relief valve on the pump and you...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-25-2021, 01:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 952
Posted By big job
Re: Just won't fire up.

Yes; I am not word correct; but its like drilling a hole thru ya throat, now you can not breath thru your nose ; is clear as mud, thats the problem.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-25-2021, 09:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 952
Posted By big job
Re: Just won't fire up.

Did you hold throttle wide open and turn engine over with your hand over the carb. you
should get strong vacuum sucking your hand. If not it will never start on its own. Lazy
valves not seating,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2021, 09:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 905
Posted By big job
Re: Advice on restoring hub caps

I'm confused as usual.?. Why not just buff the stainless and paint the surround ? Then
use a paint pin for lettering. And second I would not use a twist drill. If you must separate the parts buy a...
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