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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-02-2021, 03:54 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,057
Posted By Veeder
Re: Hard to start when hot

Make sure your gas tank cap is venting
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-02-2021, 03:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 272
Posted By Veeder
Re: Sun motor tester

Oh you must get it and restore it . I wish I was in your shoes
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-02-2021, 03:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 503
Posted By Veeder
Re: testing coils & Condensers

You can measure the resistance of the coil should be around .6 ohms. The condenser can be done with an ohmmeter as well but they are all slightly different. Place your meter on the R1 scale if you...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2021, 06:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 711
Posted By Veeder
Re: 39 No fire at the plugs

Make your life easy go with a stock distributor with points.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-22-2021, 08:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 438
Posted By Veeder
Re: 1939 right rear drum install

I love the plane pic
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-22-2021, 07:50 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,909
Posted By Veeder
Re: Flathead V8 Distributor Slot in Cam shaft

WOW very cool! The fact that it checks the coil with real sparkplugs is the perfect tester. Just keep your voltmeter aw a y from the coil both l9w voltage and high.

If you could sometime when you...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-21-2021, 01:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,909
Posted By Veeder
Re: Flathead V8 Distributor Slot in Cam shaft

Thank you Mart

Is good information

I've been on the Vanderbilt website multiple times and am familiar with the two ruler method but this is the first time I've ever seen that adapter for...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-19-2021, 10:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,909
Posted By Veeder
Re: Flathead V8 Distributor Slot in Cam shaft

Another question
Since we are setting the mechanical advance to zero degrees and we know withing 1 degree or less TDC. Why can't I just set the points (Driver-side) to just be opening at o degrees...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-18-2021, 08:44 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,909
Posted By Veeder
Re: Flathead V8 Distributor Slot in Cam shaft

Very helpful information guys thank you as always!!
Bob
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-16-2021, 04:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,909
Posted By Veeder
Re: Flathead V8 Distributor Slot in Cam shaft

Mart

First thank you for the videos I know they must me time consuming in fact I was looking at yours to attempt to get a sense of cam position and the angle of the slot relative to TDC of #1...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-16-2021, 03:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,909
Posted By Veeder
Re: Flathead V8 Distributor Slot in Cam shaft

here is a pic of the prototype for those that might like to see it. Yes more work is needed but consider this a cardboard working model.
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-16-2021, 12:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,909
Posted By Veeder
Re: Flathead V8 Distributor Slot in Cam shaft

Wow it's best to think of this as similar to a churchhill machine however there is very little reason that this could not be similar to a Sun.
Still very early in the process but the data appears...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-16-2021, 09:39 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,909
Posted By Veeder
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-15-2021, 09:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,909
Posted By Veeder
Re: Flathead V8 Distributor Slot in Cam shaft

Hey guys
I wanted to answer Nomad as he asked a very good question "what is ur end game"

I was not 100% sure my brother and I would be successful therefore it might have been a bit premature to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-11-2021, 07:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,909
Posted By Veeder
Re: Flathead V8 Distributor Slot in Cam shaft

Thks everyone all this inf. Is helpful as always!!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-09-2021, 03:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,909
Posted By Veeder
Re: Flathead V8 Distributor Slot in Cam shaft

Heads are installed I would like to just know if the slot is vertical ita fairly close to top dead center. I'll check out the utube a bit later thk u!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-09-2021, 08:09 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,909
Posted By Veeder
Flathead V8 Distributor Slot in Cam shaft

Any chance could anyone tell me if looking by looking at the slot in the end of the Cam if I can determine TDC within +- (xx) degrees?

Thks in advance
Bob
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-15-2020, 01:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,400
Posted By Veeder
Re: distributor

1 st bypass the ignition switch
2nd I assume this is a helmet distributor need to know the voltage you have at the coil
3rd don't change the point gap but measure them ((dist needs to be off the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-07-2020, 09:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 532
Posted By Veeder
Skip Haney (Distriburtors and Water Pumps) Thank you

JUst thought I would let folks know how helpful Skip Haney has been to me dealing with Distributor issues. As a few of you might recall I had been (yes past tense :-) ) fighting issues with my ford...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-02-2020, 08:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,590
Posted By Veeder
Re: Perfect work bench

I love old tools glad your feeling better
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-23-2020, 08:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 835
Posted By Veeder
Re: 41 Distributor Helmet Style - Dwell

I suggest not using your Fluke on this I wires out my fluke attemting to measure the low voltage feeding the coIL could have purely been just bad luck or something is creating large spikes on that...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-23-2020, 06:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 491
Posted By Veeder
Re: Choke rod knob is loose

I've done jb weld on one and recently drilled two hole #4 /30 and tapped them haven't installed that one yet but when I do I'll use some adhesive as well. I did crimp the side that connects to the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-23-2020, 06:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 835
Posted By Veeder
Re: 41 Distributor Helmet Style - Dwell

I suggest you don't use your Fluke get something cheap and try it first
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 617
Posted By Veeder
Re: Replacing points on 39 Ford

If you can sit tight on the conversion I suggest you do. I'm currently working with them as the unit I installed after about 2 hours however I didn't have the plug wires they require you to use....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 835
Posted By Veeder
Re: 41 Distributor Helmet Style - Dwell

This is what I recently purchased and from all indications I damaged it connected as we discussed
Sunpro Digital Diagnostic Engine Analyzer CP7678
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