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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 01:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 526
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Comments on Stromberg E-Fire Distr on 59A

interesting reading but there seems to be a common thread someone stuffed up either the supplier or the installer
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-09-2021, 08:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 526
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Comments on Stromberg E-Fire Distr on 59A

cant be to bad otherwise someone here would be howling loud and long also check the hamb and jalopy as someone there will be running them
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-03-2021, 06:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 746
Posted By aussie merc
Re: From bad to worse

testing resistor can be done at the coil connection test light at the wire to earth turn on should be bright but will start to loose some of it brightness around 30 seconds as the resistor takes...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-03-2021, 05:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 746
Posted By aussie merc
Re: From bad to worse

shorted rotor is more common than you think specially now nos stock is getting harder to get ive actualy seen where they have put heat shrink under the rotor to help stop this
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-30-2021, 08:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 772
Posted By aussie merc
Re: fuel pump push rod

found an an fitting that was slightly off when tight was able to shim the fitting with a copper washer refitted fuel line fitting all good plenty of clearance all round
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-29-2021, 07:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 772
Posted By aussie merc
Re: fuel pump push rod

yes billet spacer 1" or 25.4mm fitted nicely splash shield fitted right in and pump sat on spot on didnt think about reindexing top to bottom of pump will try that if fittings dont work stand...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-28-2021, 04:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 772
Posted By aussie merc
Re: fuel pump push rod

here we go again so swapped the manifold short pushrod total failure fuel pump hits manifold and wont seat [yes the glass bowl mounts on the underside ] step 2 made spacer and refitted with...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-22-2021, 08:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 979
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Electrical questions from an Idiot

if your smart enough to ask a question then your no idiot Just wondering what's the problem ???? wont crank / cranks wont start / starts wont run .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-20-2021, 07:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,091
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Thermostats, To Use or Not to Use

engines are designed to run stats henry wouldn't have run then if he didnt need to your in southern cal very similar to nsw so i would be looking at 170s but deffinately in a high flow type
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-06-2021, 10:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,724
Posted By aussie merc
Re: carb leaking gas, what did I do wrong?

float level or pump pressure out of curiosity did you run the eng around 1500 rpm have seen fuel pump pressure climb dramatically above 1000 rpm
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-06-2021, 09:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 545
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Spark Plug Fouling

any thing such as carbon oil fuel once fouled their fouled try heating the center electrodes with a propane torch might be able to clear them
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-28-2021, 05:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 874
Posted By aussie merc
Re: The question of the day?

when you go up frontwards all you see is the hill Go up backwards and the view is amazing
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-28-2021, 05:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 772
Posted By aussie merc
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-28-2021, 05:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 295
Posted By aussie merc
Re: generator diameter

thanks but now know what dia alternator to hunt down
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-28-2021, 05:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,486
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Brake drums

looks dont mean diddly when your having a face to face with ST Peter
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-28-2021, 04:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,486
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Brake drums

HERE we go again this has been thrashed untill its in tatters if you cant get a direct replacement youve got your work cut out. Try finding replacements for wide 5s down to a total revamp to 40...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-28-2021, 04:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 772
Posted By aussie merc
fuel pump push rod

need some help changing out the Offenhauser 2x2 manifold that came with the car for a single factory alloy [39 239ci] wondering what length push rod will be required Have measured the height...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-27-2021, 11:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 295
Posted By aussie merc
generator diameter

does anyone know the diameter of generator that goes in the strap type mount thanks in advance :confused:
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-26-2021, 10:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 609
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Gasoline in Crankcase

sounds like your on to it you need alcohol rated diaphragm after all ethanol is just good old fashion Moonshine
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-21-2021, 12:35 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,842
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Newbie but am I in the right place

all aboard the more the merrier lots of good people lots of information let the fun begin
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-07-2021, 12:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 799
Posted By aussie merc
Re: 1 wire alternator installation questions..

my 2 cents worth wont go into brands/suppliers etc as im down under but 1 item often overlooked is pully size very important as an altenator that's not spun quick enough wont charge correctly and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-01-2021, 06:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,218
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Home made tool that works really well.

cheap simple yet effective their the best kind Thanks for sharing
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-26-2021, 03:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,936
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Runs great until it heats up

start with coil then condenser and also check that the dissy advance is not jammed or worse broken springs
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-24-2021, 03:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,734
Posted By aussie merc
Re: Problem Removing Steering Wheel

nice puller nor hard to copy cheap G clamp and some lights plate
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-24-2021, 03:37 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,731
Posted By aussie merc
Re: ultimate flathead

they dont buildem like that any more
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