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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-18-2021, 02:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 898
Posted By Henry Floored
Re: Holley 4150 carburetor development history

Going back a little further in Ford related carburetor history we get to the Chandler Groves ď94Ē carburetor. This is the first carburetor I know of with a power enrichment valve that appears to this...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-17-2021, 08:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 898
Posted By Henry Floored
Re: Holley 4150 carburetor development history

Thanks sir!

Reading through this excellent chronology of carb history I take this to mean the 4150 and the earlier 2 barrel version were done independently of Ford just supplied to them as a...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-09-2021, 05:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 898
Posted By Henry Floored
Re: Holley 4150 carburetor development history

I wish there was a “like” button because I sure like and appreciate all the input. Thanks!
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-08-2021, 07:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 898
Posted By Henry Floored
Re: Holley 4150 carburetor development history

Excellent input guys! Thanks for chiming in. Really helps paint in the picture.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-07-2021, 07:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 898
Posted By Henry Floored
Re: Holley 4150 carburetor development history

Interesting Bob, thank you I hadnít heard that before about Edelbrock. That modular design was quite a breakthrough and probably what gives the 4150 the advantage over other designs in that it is so...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-07-2021, 04:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 898
Posted By Henry Floored
Holley 4150 carburetor development history

Hey gang, thanks for having a look at my silly post. I’m more apt to post in the Early V8 section because that’s more of what I’ve been into over the years. But I’m dipping my toe in the water here...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-07-2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 9,743
Posted By Henry Floored
Re: engine photos

One I recently built for a friend.

https://i.postimg.cc/WbssKv0V/75-B34940-DF96-4270-B1-ED-A9348-E8-F9977.jpg (https://postimg.cc/K4sXkC9p)
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Forum: Early V8 04-23-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 276
Posted By Henry Floored
Ď40 Mercury Convertible Sedan Top Irons

Hi, Iím about to acquire a Ď40 Merc CS that is mildly customized. Iím interested in getting the folding top mechanism. If you have something Iíd be interested in talking to you. Thanks in advance!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-01-2019, 04:16 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,349
Posted By Henry Floored
Re: Bruce Lancaster

Very sad to hear this. Rest In Peace Mr. Lancaster, appreciate everything you did. Greatness is rare and you were a big slice of it. Thanks.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-24-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,989
Posted By Henry Floored
Re: Bruce lancaster

May God bless you Bruce and weíre praying for a speedy and full recovery.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-13-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 401
Posted By Henry Floored
Re: Dunesmobiles

Thanks for saying so!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-13-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 401
Posted By Henry Floored
Dunesmobiles

Hey gang this is a great short film about the story of the Dunesmobiles of Michigan. Actually #9 in particular. I think youíll enjoy this great story.

https://youtu.be/FO0AqxnVVaQ
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-08-2019, 09:41 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,400
Posted By Henry Floored
Re: Replace Flathead with Y-Block?

Hereís a couple pics I pulled off Facebook today. Yes I see the recess in the Ď36 firewall but the Ď39 firewall is unaltered.

Iíve seen plenty of Ď35-Ď36ís with sbcís and recessed firewalls too. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-07-2019, 08:16 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,400
Posted By Henry Floored
Re: Replace Flathead with Y-Block?

Iím glad you said that Tubman. I used to scratch my head when I first saw them. Then I thought about it........

I realized the valve seat (width of the valve) is in line with the wide dimension of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-07-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,400
Posted By Henry Floored
Re: Replace Flathead with Y-Block?

Hey Philip, I know you donít care for the Y-block and you have your reasons but I must say Iíve never seen a Y block pull a press in rocker stud or have an oil leak at the corner of the intake like...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-23-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,813
Posted By Henry Floored
Re: Unusual carburation on Flathead V8ís

Didnít Harry Miller make those carbs?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-22-2019, 05:36 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,813
Posted By Henry Floored
Re: Unusual carburation on Flathead V8ís

These are probably prohibitively expensive but dang they look like a perfect match to a Flathead Fordís narrow intake manifold.
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-21-2019, 09:32 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,813
Posted By Henry Floored
Re: Unusual carburation on Flathead V8ís

Au contraire Tubman that is a very interesting project. I hope you get a chance to try it again.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-21-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,813
Posted By Henry Floored
Unusual carburation on Flathead V8ís

Hey gang it might be fun to talk about and share pictures of unusual carburetor choices on Flathead Ford engines. Iím really talking about anything other than the normal 3 bolt 94 Holley/Fords and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-26-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 788
Posted By Henry Floored
Re: Weight of FH Engines

Great question! Iíd like to weigh a Flathead short block after all the boring and grinding I do on them.

Additionally it would be cool to compare a stock Flatty to one that is outfitted with...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-14-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,675
Posted By Henry Floored
Re: Why use hammer on full floating rod inseerts?

Iíve messed with floating bearings. I feel like if the crank journal is round and the connecting rod big end is round that the natural reciprocating motion of the engine running is going to move the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-14-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,902
Posted By Henry Floored
Re: Best way to lower the front '41 coupe?

P. S. You can see the stance of the car in my avatar.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-14-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,902
Posted By Henry Floored
Re: Best way to lower the front '41 coupe?

I used a Magnum 4” drop axle which actually lowers the car 2”. It works and performs perfectly and the car handles well (I dropped the rear slightly more than the front, I hate a forward rake on fat...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-23-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,193
Posted By Henry Floored
Re: Ford ran 2/3 cars at the 1035 Indy 500?

Are these all departures due to failed steering gears?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-23-2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,193
Posted By Henry Floored
Re: Ford ran 2/3 cars at the 1035 Indy 500?

I wonder if Ford did or didnít have a ďskunkworksĒ type of operation in place that may have helped in certain ways with things like combustion chamber design or those exquisite exhaust manifolds etc....
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