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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-25-2021, 05:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 198
Posted By Phil Gillespie
Re: Fuel pump

Is your fuel pump a mechanical or electrical.?
Push rod problem if mechanical fuel pump.
try fitting a pressure gauge at discharge to carb, you are looking at around 2 psi ideal.
Phil NZ
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-17-2021, 12:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,009
Posted By Phil Gillespie
Re: 266 versus 276 CI?

Above is exactly what I am running in a 46 Merc. Coupe. Just running a single 97 Stromberg carb up a couple sizes on jets and PV and standard NOS heads with 45 thou piston to head clearance.
To...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-14-2021, 08:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,750
Posted By Phil Gillespie
Re: camshaft profile

Similar discussions in the past on 5T" cams!! Would be nice to get a true definitive answer on this one.
Phil NZ
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2021, 12:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,750
Posted By Phil Gillespie
Re: camshaft profile

Have been "told" the 5T cam denotes its a truck cam and good for the low down torque.
Phil NZ
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2021, 06:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 525
Posted By Phil Gillespie
Re: 33 vacuum wipers

Was sure I had the correct one for a 34. So the KSB 263 will also do the 33.
Phil NZ
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-06-2021, 08:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 525
Posted By Phil Gillespie
Re: 33 vacuum wipers

spare wiper motor i have is a KSB 263 believe its for the 34 Coupe.
Phil NZ
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-06-2021, 07:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 525
Posted By Phil Gillespie
Re: 33 vacuum wipers

Had a 34 Coupe and got a spare vaccum wiper motor for it. Will check on the Trico No for this one.
Phil NZ
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-28-2020, 07:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 526
Posted By Phil Gillespie
Re: 8BA Style Timing Cover Queries

Thank you all is clear now.
Phil NZ
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-28-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 526
Posted By Phil Gillespie
Re: 8BA Style Timing Cover Queries

Yep will ckeck as suggested. There will be another cam being fitted so will check all. The chev distributor was originally running with the timing cover.
Phil NZ
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-28-2020, 07:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 526
Posted By Phil Gillespie
Re: 8BA Style Timing Cover Queries

Yes will check the cam end play prior to fitting of timing cover to see where its at.
Phil NZ
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-28-2020, 03:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 526
Posted By Phil Gillespie
Re: 8BA Style Timing Cover Queries

I'm sure that hole should not be there also as per above.
As for the fitting of this bolt in this location it seems feasible and will refit when time to assemble and check on set up.
Phil NZ
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-28-2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 526
Posted By Phil Gillespie
Re: 8BA Style Timing Cover Queries

I have trouble understanding this one. If this is correct what is the point of the 2 different locations for pointer then.
Thanks
Phil NZ
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-28-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 526
Posted By Phil Gillespie
Re: 8BA Style Timing Cover Queries

Appreciate your reply. So it needs to be refitted and not just closed off?
I realize the 8RT is meant to be used with 8RT pulley, But my query was about the ability to have the timing pointer at the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-28-2020, 12:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 526
Posted By Phil Gillespie
Unhappy 8BA Style Timing Cover Queries

Have a 69a Engine fitted with 8BA style timing cover.
Running a Chev type distributor.

The cover has a hole in central area which has been closed off with a set bolt and lock nuts. What would...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-25-2020, 10:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 951
Posted By Phil Gillespie
Re: bent axle

Not good Brian, hope none of your important bits suffered any serious damage. Vehicles able to be repaired damaged bodies not always.
Phil NZ
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-20-2020, 05:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 684
Posted By Phil Gillespie
Re: Southside Obsolete ??

Iam in NZ and normally contact him via this forum or southsideobsolete@gmail.com. great guy to deal with
All the best Phil
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-16-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 653
Posted By Phil Gillespie
Re: Complete conversion kit ? 6v-12v

I have used this company for a 6 to 12v conversion. Just ordered bits as required not a kit as such. Found them very helpful with advice and info.
Phil NZ
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-16-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,299
Posted By Phil Gillespie
Re: distributor

Slowly slowly, one change at a time and observe results. Too many changes in one hit makes fault finding a little more complex.
Like follow through on electrical side first get this sorted then move...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-14-2020, 09:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By Phil Gillespie
Re: Mercury 50-51 Water pump dismantle sequence.

So thanks to the supplied info I managed to get 2 pumps apart.
One was stubborn- Pump impeller broke so cut and split to remove.
The other managed to break piece off impeller trying to remove...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-13-2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By Phil Gillespie
Re: Mercury 50-51 Water pump dismantle sequence.

Thanks very much. It would appear I was doing it incorrect." Arse about face" as we say down under.
The pictures certainly help.As want to ensure nothing is broken in the process.
Will use pipe...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-12-2020, 09:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By Phil Gillespie
Mercury 50-51 Water pump dismantle sequence.

Have a coupe of 51 Merc Water Pumps for rebuilding.
These have the circlip just behind the impeller.
Dismantle sequence to first press off pulley by supporting pump body with room for impeller to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-07-2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 542
Posted By Phil Gillespie
Re: 8BA Type Water Pumps ID Car Truck or?

Yes Denny, these already have the spacers attached. My main coneren was to ID them and help out a guy who has helped me.
Phil NZ
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-07-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 542
Posted By Phil Gillespie
Re: 8BA Type Water Pumps ID Car Truck or?

Thank you so much for your supplied detailed information.
So I have a 49 and a 50-51 pump. i believe these pumps will be going on a 49 Jailbar. Info i can now pass on to the owner.
Again appreciate...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-06-2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 542
Posted By Phil Gillespie
Re: 8BA Type Water Pumps ID Car Truck or?

Still wondering how these Merc water pumps have the high ear castings but different snout lengths. ie LHS: 2 3/4" longer one. RHS: 2" same as 8RT pumps.
Wanting to help out a guy here in NZ who...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-06-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 542
Posted By Phil Gillespie
Re: 8BA Type Water Pumps ID Car Truck or?

Thanks for that, so it would seem these are Merc. water pumps.
And must be different models as given measurements from casing to pulley centre vee are
2.3/4 " and 2" which is the same as to 8RT...
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