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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 11:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 262
Posted By RalphM
Re: 39 Frame- Worn wishbone socket

Can you find one off a junk frame and just replace it? Wouldn’t 35-40 ball socket all be the same?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 11:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 211
Posted By RalphM
Re: Odd rear main seal housing

Thanks Mac!
So being pot metal, doesn’t Make it one of the more desirable set ups?
I would guess if you had to have a rear sump pan, then you might want it, but I’ve seen rear sump pans on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 01:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 211
Posted By RalphM
Re: Odd rear main seal housing

Hey Jim, how are you?
I’ve got 15 or so flatheads, and this is the only one like this. Thought it was strange.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 12:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 211
Posted By RalphM
Odd rear main seal housing

This was on the back of the industrial engine after I pulled the clutch and flywheel off.
I have not seen one of these before this. Can anyone share their knowledge on these?
Iím including a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2021, 09:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By RalphM
Re: transmission

If you can post them, Pictures would be a big help.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2021, 01:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 759
Posted By RalphM
Re: 1938 Lincoln Zephyr Prestige Sales Brochure

I love the looks of the Zepher coupe. Thereís a guy here in town that has a 37&38 coupes. Beautiful lines.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-17-2021, 10:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 640
Posted By RalphM
Re: Best intake options for 50 sedan

$300 doesn’t buy much gas anymore. $118.00 to fill my truck last night, and that was with a $.30 off a gallon Fred Meyer discount!

But on the subject of carburetors, I like this set up.
Of course...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-08-2021, 09:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By RalphM
Re: 8cm heads on 59ab block

Besides, the early heads looks so much better! :)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-08-2021, 09:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 983
Posted By RalphM
Re: 59A flathead questions.

This is a 1942 mercury engine, 29A
No rope seal, studs all around, and big hex nut drain plug.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-07-2021, 12:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 698
Posted By RalphM
Re: Does the oil pump bolt have to be safety wired?

I tried to find my Loctite before putting it in, but I have no idea where it is.
I’m thinking I’m gonna pull it back out and drill a hole through the head.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-07-2021, 12:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 698
Posted By RalphM
Re: Does the oil pump bolt have to be safety wired?

I’m a belt and suspenders kinda guy!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-07-2021, 09:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 698
Posted By RalphM
Does the oil pump bolt have to be safety wired?

I just put the pump in with original bolt/ new lock washer. Then I got to thinking about all the ones Iíve seen with a a hole for the wire. This one does not have it, but I torqued it down to specs. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-04-2021, 11:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 637
Posted By RalphM
Re: Bushings and reamers ***thread to end all threads*** add your knowledge

King pin and bushing reamer, adjustable from 25/32 to 27/32 to use a .812 king pin.
Second is the steering gearbox bushing reamer , 1 1/4 inch.
I have another one somewhere for doing the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-04-2021, 10:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,186
Posted By RalphM
Re: Eddie Meyer Intake, No Fan Mount

My Weiand had one of those, aftermarket I think.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-13-2021, 10:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 592
Posted By RalphM
Re: Interesting 8BA

Thatís what I thought.
I cleaned off the carbon in one of the Pistons, and it is indeed standard.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-13-2021, 09:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 592
Posted By RalphM
Re: Interesting 8BA

I have not checked the bore yet, but with factory Ford parts in it, I’m guessing it’s close to standard. I have been squiring MMO in the plug holes over the years I’ve had it. So hopefully it will...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2021, 11:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 592
Posted By RalphM
Interesting 8BA

Iíve had this engine for about 15 years, stored in the corner of the shop, and I kinda forgot what it was. Fast forward, someone is interested in acquiring a Flathead and I thought this would be a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-03-2021, 09:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 588
Posted By RalphM
Re: Cracked C59A block... any repair ideas?

Old repair on a block I have. Cracked in same spot, pinned, sleeved & new seat. Of course later it got moisture in block from sitting outside for many years.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-03-2021, 08:57 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,281
Posted By RalphM
Re: Which Shaft is Broken

Agreed, it is really easy to remove the entire assy, and less painful to do it out from under the car!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-24-2021, 11:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,748
Posted By RalphM
Re: Burned '32 PU came to new home today

Go! go! go!
Looking good!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-19-2021, 03:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By RalphM
1942 Mercury 29A rear main seal- surprise surprise!

Before I put the oil pan back on the Merc engine in the 1947, I thought Iíd go ahead and change the front and rear main seals. I have a one piece modern seal from Speedway for the front, and I just...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-19-2021, 11:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,005
Posted By RalphM
Re: '35 Ford Coupe tail light lamp

Thank you for the pictures, That is in amazing shape for 86 years old!
I can see why you don’t want to change anything.
I needed some inspiration to get busy on mine. :)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-15-2021, 02:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,005
Posted By RalphM
Re: '35 Ford Coupe tail light lamp

Let’s see a picture of that beautiful 35!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-15-2021, 08:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,221
Posted By RalphM
Re: howdy from mrmoose

That sure is one fine looking truck! Hope you decide to keep it and hang around the Barn.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-04-2021, 09:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 935
Posted By RalphM
Re: Polishing the paint on my '35 Coupe

I just watched a video on claying the paint,I’ve never seen that done before, couple questions.
Do you have to use the speed shine, or will slightly soapy water work?
Will this work well on 60...
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