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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-02-2021, 05:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,644
Posted By khschs
Re: Oil leak

You can bet I'll use grease going back. I just finished up soldering up the hole in the gallery plug and I noticed a little hole (1/4" ) located just above the gallery plug 2" +- what is its...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-02-2021, 02:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,644
Posted By khschs
Re: Oil leak

Well I did a fine job putting the front cover on.I had hard time getting it off. Lots of gasket scraping to do. I will have to drop the pan as I messed up the front of the pan gasket. I am going back...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-31-2021, 03:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,644
Posted By khschs
Re: Oil leak

I will be starting disassembly tomorrow. The plan is to replace the gallery plug, check the thrust of the cam gear and seal the repair sleeve. If necessary I will drop the pan and start from square...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-29-2021, 12:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,644
Posted By khschs
Re: Oil leak

Good morning, as I recall, it's been 4years since I last buttoned up the newly rebuilt engine, I sealed the pan/timing cover just as you described. I am reasonably sure I installed the oil galley...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-28-2021, 08:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,644
Posted By khschs
Re: Oil leak

The crank does not have an integral sealing surface and I have a little "seal sleeve" installed . The current seal is a Speedway one piece and it is assembled with a repair sleeve. Re: the water...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-28-2021, 06:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,644
Posted By khschs
Re: Oil leak

Re: big leak. Probably 1 pt. during 10minutes running time.
Crank pully: 59A
Oil slinger: installed
Cam: 49-53
Way too big a leak to ignore!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-28-2021, 05:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,644
Posted By khschs
Re: Oil leak

I do have a post distributor on my engine
Keith
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-28-2021, 04:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,644
Posted By khschs
Re: Oil leak

It should be noted that I have a 59A pan and a 8CM timing cover. That shouldn't be a problem should it?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-28-2021, 12:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,644
Posted By khschs
Re: Oil leak

W Brown: Yes I did use a speedy sleeve

tubman: I soaked the seal and used all the care I could muster.
I must be doing something wrong. This isn't rocket surgery.
Keith
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-28-2021, 10:37 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,644
Posted By khschs
Re: Oil leak

I am wondering if there are any other options, or are the rope seal and the Speedway one piece the only two choices?
Keith
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-26-2021, 05:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,644
Posted By khschs
Oil leak

Fired up the the duce today and much to my chagrin I had an oil leak. Again. It is at the front main seal. Again. First time I used the rope seal, big leak! Tried the one piece seal next same result....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-20-2021, 03:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,005
Posted By khschs
Re: Oil level. Is your dipstick lying? Make sure you know what you've got.

I have a question re: the length of the dip stick for a 59A block and pan. The dip stick I have is marked 8CM (late model) and is 16+inches from end to stop. I would like to know what the dimension...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-25-2020, 02:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 567
Posted By khschs
Re: Going back together

Thanks to all who have responded,I appreciate your input. It would appear that latex paint on the heads doesn't have much of a following. I will stick to the aluminum paint for the gaskets. Thanks...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-22-2020, 05:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 567
Posted By khschs
Going back together

I'm putting the engine back together and it is time to get the heads installed. The heads are Edelbrock and the engine is a 59A. I am using bolts as the fasteners and I am using copper head gaskets....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-11-2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 570
Posted By khschs
Re: Happy Veterans Day

Some gave a little, some gave a lot, some gave all. Let us not forget the price that was paid for freedom.
US Army
57-59
Berlin Germany
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-18-2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,069
Posted By khschs
Re: 58 Edsel engine

Thanks to all who have responded. This is my first Edsel and my first FE you have helped get me off on the right foot.Thanks again Keith
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-14-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,069
Posted By khschs
58 Edsel engine

Is a 58 Edsel Pacer engine a common Ford FE or is it a peculiar engine to Edsels only?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-11-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,549
Posted By khschs
Re: 32 windshield glass install

Great step by step instructions, I'm sure you helped me avoid a a potentially sticky mess. I will be getting the materials ordered and getting on with the project. I appreciate your help.
Thanks,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-05-2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,549
Posted By khschs
Re: 32 windshield glass install

Thanks Alchemy, sounds like a good way of solving the problem. Did you use regular settling tape or something similar for your spacing mechanism? I assume you ran a continuous bead in the bottom of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-02-2020, 10:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,549
Posted By khschs
Re: 32 windshield glass install

Thanks for the input. I am a guy who likes to do new things,it's the way I learn. I do put a lot of stock in learning from the experience of others. Given that, I think I'll give the settling tape a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-01-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,549
Posted By khschs
32 windshield glass install

I am pondering how to best install the glass into the windshield frame on my chopped 32 sport coupe. I have considered using setting tape but the frame channel is not perfect. I'm thinking about...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-26-2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,167
Posted By khschs
Re: 32 steering wheel location

The Mountys to the rescue! That is the information I was looking for. I now have a reference point from which I can start fabrication of the column drop. Thanks for taking your time to help me out. I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-26-2020, 11:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,167
Posted By khschs
Re: 32 steering wheel location

What I'm really after is the position of the steering wheel in a stock 32. I am sorry if I didn't explain myself well. I was in hopes of getting someone who has a stock 32 to take a few minutes and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-26-2020, 12:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,167
Posted By khschs
Re: 32 steering wheel location

TJ I think you are correct. I believe the 32 pickup would probably work also.
Charlie N Y I agree stock geometry is usually the most comfortable. It was arrived at by engineers after all lot of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-25-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,167
Posted By khschs
Re: 32 steering wheel location

Thanks to you all for the interest you have shown in my project. I am trying to finish this project up and, to that end, I would appreciate it if someone could help me out with the dimensions I ...
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