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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 10:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 250
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Electric steering

I know the Saturn unit is a popular unit. I have a friend putting on in a 38 PU. I put a GM 605 unit in my 47 PU, But had problem getting th e pump installed. Works now, but i'd use electric an my...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 06:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 283
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: bore

End gap couls be an Issue. Install a ring and measure it should be around .016".
Gramps
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 08:35 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 772
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: My first dumb question

Good start, welcome.
Gramps
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-01-2021, 03:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 323
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Oil hole on the back of the block

I think iy 3/8 NPT? but my memory is not very good these days.
Gramps
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-01-2021, 10:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 991
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Brake drums

Yea Rich, looks good.
Gramps
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-28-2021, 08:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,131
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: A new car in the collection- thanks to 34fordy

I like the 36, bought one at an auctions in 1950 for $100 that had 18K miles on it. Plate on it wa 1042, and was in storage since. Care was like new, but the engine brined oil faster than you could...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-28-2021, 11:16 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,007
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Trouble shoot 1950 8Ba initial start up Help

The stock distributor won't work with dual carns, but it should work. Back in the 50's I drove half way across the country with dual carbs on a 50 merc engine. Over heated all the way, Stopped at a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-28-2021, 10:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 280
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: intake manifold

The early one barrel 32/33 was a single plane. late 33 up to 53 Dual plane. The first dual plane intakes (Camel backs) looked like a single plane as they didn't have any external port shaped. You...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-28-2021, 10:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 317
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: 8BA Running Temperatures

180/200 with a 4lb cap
Gramps
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-27-2021, 10:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 991
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Brake drums

I wouldn't recommend this, I drove one that belonged to a friend of mine fro quite a distance and the stering wheel wa jumping al over the place. You have to consider the "stupid factor" o some...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-27-2021, 06:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 991
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Brake drums

I've noticed that some people offset the rims to display their beautiful Buick drums. This changes the "King pin inculcation". This puts undue strain on the spindle shaft, and makes the steerig more...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-26-2021, 09:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 718
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Drive through Chicago in the early Forties

Having grown up in Chicago back then I can relate to this video. Got my drivers license in 49. Driving down a side street with parked cars and on coming traffic was interesting at best.
Gramps
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-25-2021, 07:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 713
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: What hub/drum assy do I have here?

I'm looking for a set of front drums 40/48. Don't care if they are oversize, I just want the hubs
Gramps
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-23-2021, 04:46 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 6,193
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: WHO Is the Oldest Early V8 Forum Member?

87, I think Bill Bently started it?? goes back into the 90's Not sure when Shelly picked it up??
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-22-2021, 11:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 547
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Installation of IFS in a 1950 F1

If You don't have the money, you have to try other means to solve the problem
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-22-2021, 10:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 547
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Installation of IFS in a 1950 F1

I installed anIFS in a 52 F1 back in the 90's and it was quite simple and worked very well. Ride quality was improved 100%. Engine was a 302 W/C4 trans PS was stock For the flathead, you could use...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-21-2021, 12:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 904
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: What clutch would you use?

I like to use the 9 1/2 behind the 8ba engines and the 9" on the 59 and earlier engines. Now there is a problem here with the 9 1/2 and it won't clear rhe 1 3/8 input shaft also it doesn't fit the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-19-2021, 01:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 537
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Second Thoughts on Valve Lash?

I've run the rotators on several Max#1 cams ans tge EAB cam in the truck. I'd like to try the 1007B with them
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-19-2021, 01:05 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,090
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Why not a new casting

Cost, cost . cost!! The cist to make, the cist to machine, the cost to sell.
Gramps
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-17-2021, 12:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 685
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Fuele Mileage question....

always tune a street engine for cruise, as t spends 90% of it's time there. I use an AF meter and look for 14.7/15.2 at 2400 (60/65) with an L-100 cam. Distributor need allot of advance 26/28. Takea...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-16-2021, 01:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 598
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Distributor

Yes, Charly NY makes a distributor with adjustable Mechanical and vacuum advance. With 16akk in at 2k 3.4 initial and 26.28 Vac you should get excellent performance as well as great fuel economy. I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-15-2021, 07:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 316
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: SILV-O-LITE 8-1017 Piston Info?

You could get the pistons Knurled If you could find someone wiyh aan old Perfect circle machine, but then you'll need rings. Bent gp with the .100 over or 125 which would be a 276 with the 4" crank....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-15-2021, 08:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 507
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Front brakes

Yes, I was thinking about that.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-15-2021, 08:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 538
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Flathead timing

With all the money it takes to build an engine, it makes sense to have it tuned right.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-14-2021, 08:14 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,896
Posted By Ol' Ron
Re: Let's start a junkyard fuel injection discussion

I love it. Why not drill each manafold port and weld in a bung for an injector. Some of these systems fire 4 injectors at a time, so you have to have them aligned with a open falve.AK 87/9 GM system
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