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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-06-2021, 08:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,286
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-13-2021, 03:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 738
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: 59A oil pan.. what is this?

That bump was caused by the flywheel rubbing. The metal gets hot and moves. kind of like any dent in sheet metal there will be a bump on the other side. It's also probably worn thin in that area. I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-12-2021, 10:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 738
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: 59A oil pan.. what is this?

The channel was caused by the flywheel rubbing on it. Either the pan got pushed back or too much end play in the crank.


Bill
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-07-2021, 02:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 729
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Lincoln brakes

Thanks Coopman
Bill
Forum: The Test Forum 03-06-2021, 11:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 292
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: lincoln brakes test

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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-06-2021, 11:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 729
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Lincoln brakes

I was able to move the hole in the backing plate down about 1-1/4 " and drill a new hole for the lower bolt on the bracket. I will have to make the upper half of the bracket larger to cover the the...
Forum: The Test Forum 03-06-2021, 10:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 292
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: lincoln brakes test

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Forum: The Test Forum 03-06-2021, 10:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 292
Posted By bbrocksr
Forum: The Test Forum 03-06-2021, 10:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 292
Posted By bbrocksr
lincoln brakes test

practice post
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-05-2021, 09:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 729
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Lincoln brakes

Thanks for the pictures, That's the way mine is. If I could heat and bend it down about 10 degrees it would have a pretty straight pull.

Thanks for the help, Bill
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-05-2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 729
Posted By bbrocksr
Lincoln brakes

] First off I am not complaining. I just want to see if anybody else has had this problem. I am installing a set of M T Lincoln brakes on my 36 pickup, they are very nice, everything fits perfect....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-05-2021, 06:23 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,290
Posted By bbrocksr
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-05-2021, 02:15 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,290
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: What is Engine 'Break-in'??

Best and most accurate response!

Bill
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-26-2021, 06:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,473
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Lost in space....

I've got about a half dozen Wittes from 2 hp to 6 hp and 1 diesel, about 66 flywheel engines total. Another bad habit.

Bill
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-25-2021, 12:03 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 13,137
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: WHO Is the Oldest Early V8 Forum Member?

I'm 82, At 14 I sold my bike and bought a Model A for fifteen dollars. Then later that year I bought a 37 Ford coupe without an engine for seven dollars and fifty cents and then I built my first...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-21-2021, 11:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,162
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: 1939 right rear drum install

Are the brake adjusters backed off? Axle key lined up?
Bill
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-21-2021, 06:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 682
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Brake shoe repair

If it's for your own use I would use it, It's on the anchor end probably won't get heavy contact.

Some of the old linings get brittle and shrink just enough to misalign the holes.

I put all...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-13-2021, 01:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 502
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Transmission 2nd Gear Condition Question

The gap between the syncro teeth and the main teeth.

Bill
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-12-2021, 05:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 735
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Front brakes

Hey Ron, I think 40 -48 will work , I've got some off a 41 that you're welcome to but but their in washington state. It would cost a fortune to ship them.
What are you building with a bolt...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-10-2021, 01:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,373
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Grease fitting size for 1937 ford spindles

Me too, The hex/wrench size on a 1/4-28 is 5/16 not much larger than the ball .On an 1/8" pipe the wrench size is 7/16 much larger than the ball.

Bill
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-09-2021, 04:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,373
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Grease fitting size for 1937 ford spindles

Kube, I've got 2 sets in front of me and 1 set I just installed on the axle, all 37-41 round back spindles. All have 1/4-28 threads I just put the grease fittings in last night 1/4-28 stainless...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-08-2021, 04:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,895
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Pre bent brake line kit

Thanks for all the replies, I called Richard Lacey and had a very informative conversation with him. He is a really nice guy, answered all my questions.

Bill
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-08-2021, 03:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,373
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Grease fitting size for 1937 ford spindles

1/8 pipe is not 1/4-27, it is about .400-27 which is .150 larger than 1/4".
Bill
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-08-2021, 03:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,373
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Grease fitting size for 1937 ford spindles

I,m going to have to disagree with you 1/4-28 is .250 in diameter, 1/8 pipe is close to .400 in diameter. They are nowhere close.
1/8 pipe and 3/8-24 are the one that are close.
I just...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-08-2021, 02:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,185
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Fumes in the cabin

Check to see if the baffle tube is in place under the fuel pump stand. When they are left out you will get a lot of smoke out of the oil filler.
When left out it defeats the ventilation system.
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