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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-05-2021, 11:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,796
Posted By FLTHDCPE
Re: Ignition Problem or Carb Problem

I'am running a "H & C" ignition with ( 2 ) "Bosch Blue" coils and two "Tubman" condensers. Engine temp got to 200 dg. shut off and would not start. ( No fire at the plug.) Engine cooled down to 180...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-12-2021, 03:55 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,253
Posted By FLTHDCPE
Re: Harmon Collins build thread ...

Lets try this again, Here's the pic's.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-12-2021, 03:32 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,253
Posted By FLTHDCPE
Re: Harmon Collins build thread ...

New brass condensers

Here they are.!! New Condensers installed and running. Waiting for a test Ride.
Thanks "Tubman"
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-10-2021, 12:33 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,253
Posted By FLTHDCPE
Re: Harmon Collins build thread ...

Like this one better.!! This is what I like.!! "Ole Timey" Look.!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-09-2021, 02:48 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,253
Posted By FLTHDCPE
Re: Harmon Collins build thread ...

I had two of your"proper condensers" on this distributor before these. I experienced an ignition problem and changed to the ones that are on there now. I sent you a "PM"
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-08-2021, 08:09 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,253
Posted By FLTHDCPE
Re: Harmon Collins build thread ...

Lets try this again. Attached is a file showing the mounting of two "Bosch Blue " coils that "Bubba" refers to in his post for the "Harman & Collins" duel coil ignition system. This is the way I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-08-2021, 05:09 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,253
Posted By FLTHDCPE
Re: Harmon Collins build thread ...

http://40Engine Duel coils JPG file 134KB
It should look like this.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-08-2021, 01:22 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,253
Posted By FLTHDCPE
Re: Harmon Collins build thread ...

Do a search, both here & on H.A.M.B. Someone has already tried this. A lot of work and expense, and the results were not all that good.!! Ask me how I know.?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-16-2020, 12:58 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 78,189
Posted By FLTHDCPE
Re: Harmon Collins Rotors ?????

http:// H&C Reproduction parts JPGhttp:// H & C Reproduction Parts JPG
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-16-2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 78,189
Posted By FLTHDCPE
Re: Harmon Collins Rotors ?????

Refer to old post # 198 Still looking for feedback on these "Reproduction H & C parts from "DzusFast" If you have installed these on your Ole Ford and are driving it, let me know the results. (...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-02-2019, 02:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,214
Posted By FLTHDCPE
Re: 1940 Ford coupe wanted ad answered

Welcome back to the 40' Ford Family. Looks like you got another Good 40' Keep the "Flatty" and enjoy.!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-05-2018, 12:21 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 78,189
Posted By FLTHDCPE
Re: Harmon Collins Rotors ?????

Would like to hear from anyone that has purchased these reproduction H & C parts and actually installed them on a running Flathead. I have both, ( the Rotor and 2nd coil adapter ring ) on my Engine...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-12-2018, 01:38 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,900
Posted By FLTHDCPE
Re: Engine won't start when it's Hot.

My "crew chief appreciates your compliment. Haven't got to the carb's. yet
(new "Strombergs") but appreciate your suggestions.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-12-2018, 01:24 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,900
Posted By FLTHDCPE
Re: Engine won't start when it's Hot.

We're not exactly sure. We went though the entire ign system, testing all the units and connections that might be causing the problem and eliminating those that were't. In the process we finally...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-11-2018, 01:15 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,900
Posted By FLTHDCPE
Re: Engine won't start when it's Hot.

Solid core, 7MM, from "Accel"
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-11-2018, 01:09 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,900
Posted By FLTHDCPE
Re: Engine won't start when it's Hot.

My "crew chief" gets the credit for those. Found at the local hobby shop. Model airplane builders use it, comes in mylar sheets. The caps came from "Welch's " jelly jars.

Thanks for the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-09-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,900
Posted By FLTHDCPE
Re: Engine won't start when it's Hot.

It has been said on another forum that I also participate in, if their are no pictures, then it doesn't exist, so I thought that I would share this with you to show that we really do have an engine,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-09-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,900
Posted By FLTHDCPE
Re: Engine won't start when it's Hot.

So we're we.!! This has been a difficult process.!! Think that we have the fuel situation figured out. I'll share that when we're sure.

Thanks for your help and your ongoing effort to support...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-09-2018, 01:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,276
Posted By FLTHDCPE
Re: Vapor lock Question

I really do believe that the type of fuel ( Ethanol/Octane Rating) that we are finding at the pump these days is causing most of our "fuel problems" You have to go into the search mode to find the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-09-2018, 12:10 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,900
Posted By FLTHDCPE
Re: Engine won't start when it's Hot.

We are taking this fuel (or lack of it) one step at a time, starting at the tank. Yes the gas tank/cap is vented. The coils are mounted vertically.

Thanks for your reply.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-08-2018, 12:28 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,900
Posted By FLTHDCPE
Re: Engine won't start when it's Hot.

Update: We spent the better part of this afternoon trouble shooting the ign. ignition system. With the help of "EBBSPEED" (post#39) who volunteered his services when I called for help. When it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-07-2018, 12:48 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,900
Posted By FLTHDCPE
Re: Engine won't start when it's Hot.

Test today, and although this was a good move, it did not fix the problem. Still, no fire. Still searching.!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-05-2018, 11:46 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,900
Posted By FLTHDCPE
Re: Engine won't start when it's Hot.

Appreciate your suggestion, and I will definitely add this to my list of things to try.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-05-2018, 11:39 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,900
Posted By FLTHDCPE
Re: Engine won't start when it's Hot.

Thank You. I Do, I Do.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-05-2018, 11:35 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,900
Posted By FLTHDCPE
Re: Engine won't start when it's Hot.

Removed the H&C Distributor today and the H&C condenser bracket and the "show car" paint ( per Hoop post #24, and Terry HO, post #25 ) ,cleaned everything to establish a good ground, tightened a...
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