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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-17-2016, 11:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,462
Posted By pineapple
Re: 51 and up F1 dana 44 gear swap

I did this exact work to my 51 f1 a few years ago.. I used a 3:54 ring and pinion from a jeep cherokee or wagoneer, cant remember which. I used an auburn posi carrier that I found on super sale from...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-30-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 800
Posted By pineapple
Re: F-1 Owners: Door weatherstrip. Any good?

Thanks a bunch! Green Monster.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-29-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 800
Posted By pineapple
Re: F-1 Owners: Door weatherstrip. Any good?

I used Dennis Carpenter on mine, they fit fine, glued in place. At first, like Neal said, I had to roll down the window to close the door, after about 6 months they compressed a bit, now it's only...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-07-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,017
Posted By pineapple
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-04-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,031
Posted By pineapple
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-01-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,742
Posted By pineapple
Re: joe abbin's blown flathead book

Good to know he's still rollin.. I wonder where folks get the audacity to ask such money? Always something new to wonder about I suppose.:confused:
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-01-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,874
Posted By pineapple
Re: Flathead distributor "service"

Thanks for the response..

Matt.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-01-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,874
Posted By pineapple
Re: Flathead distributor "service"

I have never cared for the coil mount on the 8ba cylinder head, I feel it's clunky and crowded. I just finished building a new engine for my f1, (maiden voyage was sunday actually). Anyhow, I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-01-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,742
Posted By pineapple
Re: joe abbin's blown flathead book

I have the second edition third printing, think I paid 12 bucks or something for it. Is Joe Abbin still around? total nonsense...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-27-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,723
Posted By pineapple
Re: Flathead on a dyno

Wow, looks like a fun day!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-27-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,934
Posted By pineapple
Re: Uncle Max

Hope you have a speedy recovery!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-27-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,451
Posted By pineapple
Re: New guy with an old truck.

This can be done, I built my rear axle (1951 f1) with an auburn posi unit for dana 44 and a used 3:54 ring and pinion from an 80's or 90's jeep cherokee or wagoneer (cant remember). turned down my...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-05-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,004
Posted By pineapple
Re: This Site Is Awesome!

Agreed, Thanks to all, I've learned so much here.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-05-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,387
Posted By pineapple
Re: Old junk found in our cars

I found this old Gates rubber company button in the kick panel of my 27 roadster ..

But the best thing ever, I wish I would have taken a picture, was a 22 magnum old west looking revolver, it was...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-05-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 669
Posted By pineapple
Re: Looking for a good trans shop in Colorado

Hey Jeff, call Adam at wizard transmission, he's on evans near federal. I've had him do several automatics of different configurations over the years. He really knows his stuff.
Good luck.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-07-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 71,932
Posted By pineapple
Re: Fordbarn Average Age

I'm 41, my girlfriend of 11 years says I act like I'm 65. Not sure what that means.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-25-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,115
Posted By pineapple
Re: some advice for adjusting valves

Thanks Karl, I'm certain the need will arise in the future..

Matt.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-24-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,115
Posted By pineapple
Re: some advice for adjusting valves

Admittedly I am in over my head on this subject, as this is my first flathead build, the deflection theory was my only thought regarding the clearance changing.I'm using original ford valves that I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-23-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,115
Posted By pineapple
Re: some advice for adjusting valves

I'm wrapping my 8ba build with an L100 cam, while I had the block bare, pre-hot tanking, I ground around 1/8" off the top of the lifter bores as well as drilled them as low as I could at 5/32 dia. as...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-23-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,765
Posted By pineapple
Re: so is barn find original seen as rat rods ? 50 F1

I'd ask him if he feels like selling any parts today.. Then tell him the internet is always one click away..You felt like supporting YOUR local community, maybe he should feel like supporting HIS as...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-04-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,416
Posted By pineapple
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-03-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,551
Posted By pineapple
Re: Why won't the 12v to 6v ceramic reducers work for gauges?

Here's a pic of one I broke by being a knuckledragger, along with the paper printout from the thread I found it on..There's a pic of one on the thread as well.

I will build one of these for every...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-03-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,551
Posted By pineapple
Re: Why won't the 12v to 6v ceramic reducers work for gauges?

Here is the link to the thread I found it on...

http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/795434-constant-voltage-unit.html

This is what he wrote, and I printed..

You could spend around 5.00 and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-03-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,551
Posted By pineapple
Re: Why won't the 12v to 6v ceramic reducers work for gauges?

I gotta go dig it up.. Gimme a few minutes.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-03-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,551
Posted By pineapple
Re: Why won't the 12v to 6v ceramic reducers work for gauges?

Mike B , I built a solid state voltage reducer from radio shack parts, cost about 18.00 bucks, found the plan on a ford truck site, I still have it somewhere, PM me if you need.
Anyhow, it's in a 51...
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