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Forum: Late V8 08-29-2020, 11:40 AM
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Posted By Curt in AZ
Set of 4 WheelSmith wheels, 15 x 7 Vintage, 5 on 5.5, factory powder coated

Set of 4 Wheel Smith 15 x 7 "Vintage", 5 on 5.5, backspace 4", part #045755-1-400. Factory power coated black. Front side is now painted over powder coating with 2015 Mustang Deep Impact Blue...
Forum: Late V8 12-07-2018, 06:53 PM
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Views: 591
Posted By Curt in AZ
$200 - 4 Coker 6.00 x 16" Classics with original F100 Rims, chrome rings and moons

SOLD: Set of 4 original 1953 F100 rims with 6.00 x 16" Coker Classics. With nice chrome beauty rims and baby moons. Coker's have about 3000 miles and the whitewalls are somewhat scuffed. They have...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-10-2017, 11:05 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,007
Posted By Curt in AZ
Re: Asbestos In Cars

To sort out the facts about asbestos i suggest reading "Environmental Overkill: Whatever Happened to Common Sense?" by Dixie Lee Ray. In it she explains there are two forms of asbestos: one is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-30-2017, 07:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,143
Posted By Curt in AZ
Re: Compression Test Question

You'll never regret the PowerMaster.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-06-2017, 12:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,074
Posted By Curt in AZ
Re: Completed '48 F-1 front sway bar

Beautiful job! Any plans for making a few to sale?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-06-2017, 12:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,092
Posted By Curt in AZ
Re: ignition resistors

JSeery, thanks for a very clear explaination. One thing I'm not clear about is how much the coils impedance from induction adds to the circuits total restance? Thanks, Curt
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2017, 10:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,190
Posted By Curt in AZ
Re: Bearing clearances ?

.000 - is that correct?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-02-2017, 10:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,279
Posted By Curt in AZ
Re: Carb jetting

Thanks ford38v8. I'll check the plugs, but it's good to know a starting point.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-01-2017, 11:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,197
Posted By Curt in AZ
Re: Polished and painted aluminum cylinder heads

Guys, thanks for helping with my question. I'll give it a try. Curt
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-31-2017, 11:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,197
Posted By Curt in AZ
Polished and painted aluminum cylinder heads

I've always admired engine color paint added to finned aluminum heads. I want to paint my polished heads but not sure the best way to do it.. The ones I've seen look perfect, almost like they were...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-31-2017, 12:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,279
Posted By Curt in AZ
Re: Carb jetting

What change to sea level jetting for an engine living at 4,000 ft? Is there a rule of thumb?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-28-2017, 09:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 948
Posted By Curt in AZ
Re: Draft tube

I'd like to hear about installing a PCV. Do you have any pictures?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-28-2017, 12:18 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,278
Posted By Curt in AZ
Re: Did Japan make flatheads during WWII?

I lived in Singapore for six years. Does anyone know what part of Singapire the Ford plant was in?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-28-2017, 12:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,956
Posted By Curt in AZ
Re: Optima battery

We've used optima batteries on our endurance race cars for a few years now and use their charger to maintain and occasionally bring one back to life. If you run an Otima batteries should you should...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-24-2017, 11:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,264
Posted By Curt in AZ
Re: Any one recognize this emblem?

The logo for the early Lycoming V8?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-22-2017, 09:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,741
Posted By Curt in AZ
Re: Security error

Can't blame Microsoft for an expired SSL certificate. The bigger question is why Apple machines did not throw a message. They tend to keep (cache) web pages longer than Microsoft and make it harder...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-22-2017, 08:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,729
Posted By Curt in AZ
Re: Pacific Coast from San Francisco to Olympic Penisula

Your travels combined with the professional-level photo essays are remarkable. Thanks for making the effort so we can enjoy your adventures. Curt
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-18-2017, 12:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,130
Posted By Curt in AZ
Re: 12 volt starters

I've been told the Powermaster draws significantly less amps.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-18-2017, 12:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,267
Posted By Curt in AZ
Re: Electric Fuel Pump Switch or Not

Switch, momentary or toggle: up to you. A relay is not necessary for a single pump.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-16-2017, 12:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,951
Posted By Curt in AZ
Re: 1951 ford shoebox

Any chance the system was converted to 12vdc before you purchased the car? Check the number of a tail or stop light to verify the voltage..
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-13-2017, 10:49 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,493
Posted By Curt in AZ
Re: Is there a tutorial on king pin r&r

GB & Pete: it's nice to read about people creating innovative solutions out of necessity. Shade tree mechanics at their finest! A while back I had to press a bearing onto shaft so heated it a little...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-10-2017, 03:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,438
Posted By Curt in AZ
Re: Loose adjustable lifter fix

Green Loctite does not have as much strength as red, but as I recall it's the only one designed to wick into assembled threads.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-09-2017, 11:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,926
Posted By Curt in AZ
Re: Piston Expanders?

Why does the description say "reproduction?"
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-07-2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,471
Posted By Curt in AZ
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-06-2017, 12:35 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 15,220
Posted By Curt in AZ
Re: How Ford Gauge Unit Work

I'd use the Runts units: one per gauge. Can't say for sure why, but I suspect the Runts may be more than a simple voltage dropping resitive load. In any event I like the idea of a single runtz unit...
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