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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 08:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 346
Posted By flatford8
Re: Ford Flathead engine swap part 4 and 5. Gettin' it ready then first run and driv

Great show Mart... thanks for the ride !!.....good that you were able to share it with Jack!!
...Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-14-2021, 08:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 370
Posted By flatford8
Re: Electric Fan swap? Advice?

I can’t help with the electric fan because I’ve never used one. You’ll still need a pulley to run the water pump belt/belts somehow...... Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-04-2021, 04:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 445
Posted By flatford8
Re: The Mercury Yesterday

Great video Ralph!!....always a pleasure to take a ride in your Merc with you!!..Thanks,Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-23-2021, 08:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 340
Posted By flatford8
Re: PTO knowledge

Sorry I can’t help with you question. I installed a Chelsea PTO on a ‘76 one ton with a 4-speed. The port looks similar to yours on the transfer case. I remember using multiple gasket to get the pto...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-22-2021, 01:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 575
Posted By flatford8
Re: magnetic parts trays

I use them a lot in my old vehicles. To much plastic on a new car under the hood for them to stick anywhere....... Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-21-2021, 07:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 549
Posted By flatford8
Re: Another Video 36 Pickup

Nice truck !!!!.......thanks for the tour!!.......Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-20-2021, 05:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,520
Posted By flatford8
Re: Another find 32 tudor

Beautiful!!....it looks like it has some good company in the garage....... Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-20-2021, 05:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 602
Posted By flatford8
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-20-2021, 04:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,719
Posted By flatford8
Re: Covid excuse to play hookey

She looks like a goer bub !!!!!.......Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-18-2021, 04:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 918
Posted By flatford8
Re: 3.54 vs 3.25

JM35Sedan posts about his car with 3.54’s. He does a lot of long trips. I don’t know what he runs for tires. Maybe try a PM. Real good guy and if he has info to help, I’m sure he’ll share it..........
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-17-2021, 04:40 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,847
Posted By flatford8
Re: Center main blowout

I think the hollowed out bolt for a pilot is an excellent idea. I’m gonna remember that. Yes, let us know how you progress...... Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-16-2021, 11:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 784
Posted By flatford8
Re: 1938 Convertible Deluxe Coupe

Very nice car!!!!.....Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-16-2021, 11:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 788
Posted By flatford8
Re: How Manny Country's are on Ford Barn

At least one is I believe “tub1”.....he’s posted recently on another thread......Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-16-2021, 12:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 589
Posted By flatford8
Re: Matranga Merc

Some type of cable or lever under the running board maybe??.....or they just left the window open or vent unlocked........Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-16-2021, 12:40 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,336
Posted By flatford8
Re: Vintage Ford V8 Signs

Denny, was it “OK” Used Cars that your thinking of?........I would love to have a sign for my shop but, between TV and eBay, they’ve got me priced right out of the market......Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-13-2021, 01:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,342
Posted By flatford8
Re: 1952 8Ba flathead wot stay running

If it sat for a long time your problem could be before the pump. Fuel line clogged, crap in the tank, air leaks in the line. As soon as it stalls, check if the fuel squirts in the carb then..... and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-12-2021, 09:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 427
Posted By flatford8
Re: 69a Stroker Engine Rebuild Completed

Nice!!...... what vehicle are you putting it in?...... Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-12-2021, 04:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,959
Posted By flatford8
Re: Engine install

I’d definitely loosen the trans mounts to give some wiggle room.......it’s good your feeling better.......Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-10-2021, 03:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 776
Posted By flatford8
Re: Hello Ford Barn

Welcome!!.... yes we love pics ...... Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-09-2021, 06:39 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,698
Posted By flatford8
Re: Driving season is coming soon (I hope)

Went for a ride in the daily driver to have lunch at the beach. My half mile dirt road is to muddy to get the ‘50 out yet. Saw this gassing up in Lower Village Kennebunk. Talked to the owner and he...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-08-2021, 11:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,184
Posted By flatford8
Re: Autolite 216 plugs

FWIW, I had the electrode pull out of three Auto 216’s and have gone back to Champion H10’s. I am going to try the NGK’s next time I get plugs......Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-07-2021, 06:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,135
Posted By flatford8
Re: 1949 F1 ride into town to chase some parts

I would have bought it too!!!.....there’s room for that in my barn......Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-07-2021, 07:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,135
Posted By flatford8
Re: 1949 F1 ride into town to chase some parts

Thanks for the ride Art !.....now that we have our errands done......let’s work work on that coupe in the garage !!......Nice truck !!.......Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-06-2021, 01:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 527
Posted By flatford8
Re: 59A low compression #4 cyl

https://www.mobil.com/en/lubricants/for-personal-vehicles/auto-care/vehicle-maintenance/how-to-do-a-leakdown-test I found this in my stash of info...... Mark
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-06-2021, 01:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 527
Posted By flatford8
Re: 59A low compression #4 cyl

Google might be quicker. Spray some penetrant around that piston for a few days and maybe it’ll free the ring....... Mark
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