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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 07:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 647
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Water is not supposed to be there...

If it comes down to it Lawrie I will do thank you.
I need to take it out and assess it further , Ive been dawdling on the other [backup] engine so now I have to get the skates on and finish it so I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 07:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 653
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Transmission Oil

Well thats good to know Dave. I dare say in a few years the box will be apart again for some reason.. That will be a good test. I prefer the way it shifts too, will be better in winter.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-01-2021, 11:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 647
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Water is not supposed to be there...

Yes it does look as tough he gasket has be leaking. yes lower stud, its only .030 over. Its really hard too see its why I took the stud out ..Im still convinced its a crack
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-01-2021, 11:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 647
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Water is not supposed to be there...

Personally I thought it would look better when I opened it up. I think the valve is fine . Used to get 21 -22 Hg at idle [with twin carbs] I could pull 60mph out of second easy., was a great engine...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-01-2021, 09:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 647
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Water is not supposed to be there...

Correct, and yes Brian already said check the rod because of Hydro :rolleyes:
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-01-2021, 09:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 653
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Transmission Oil

here the GL4 is hard to come by and expensive :rolleyes:
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-01-2021, 08:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 647
Posted By Talkwrench
Water is not supposed to be there...

Well Its not often I get let down but it wouldn't start at work ..clunk was all I got. Eventually it started and I drove home and knew something was not right it was running on 6 -7 cylinders,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-01-2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 653
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Transmission Oil

Well Im bucking the trend on this one . Ive gone away from using GL4 and have started using the Penrite 85-140 mineral gear oil GL5. They have an additive which is "supposed too be"...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-25-2021, 10:41 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,644
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: 55 Thunderbird Gears in 39 Trans

I'll see if Lawrie says something, Im sure he modifies for later gears to fit.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-23-2021, 06:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,576
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Whirring noise .. from I donít know where

You have an Aluminum timing gear ?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-22-2021, 06:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 541
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: 1935 - 1936 Pickup Taillight Brackets

No expert but Im sure with mine they screwed in left and right hand side, I cant recall me threading anything. I went downstairs and took this quick pic and had a check both screwed in.. [Ok the top...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-22-2021, 06:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,255
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Newbie but am I in the right place

Welcome to the mad house.. Hope you get it soon..
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-17-2021, 11:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 870
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Two 8ba Engine Noise Questions?

What does the vacuum gauge say ..?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-10-2021, 07:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 533
Posted By Talkwrench
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-09-2021, 07:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 875
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Fumes in the cabin

"How hard has the engine been driven? It really needs a load on it and needs to be driven fairly hard. People tend to baby these engines and that is not a good procedure to get everything broken in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-05-2021, 01:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,114
Posted By Talkwrench
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-04-2021, 06:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 156
Posted By Talkwrench
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-03-2021, 08:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 624
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Brake knocking

Might be coming from further in ...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-01-2021, 04:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 760
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Timing with light and vacuum gauge questions

Y block total timing is usually 36 -38 depending on fuel etc, to get initial timing up to 13 - 16 you'll need to modify your timing plate [a good idea]. The rate at which it comes on you'll need to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-31-2021, 06:57 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,469
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Torque tube seal-need a quick fix

Its what I do, Ive never had an issue..
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-28-2021, 07:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 425
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: No endplay in crank

I would suggest to use a dial gauge it then real easy to see.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-21-2021, 07:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 894
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: OT: My new favorite T-shirt...

I like that one Brian..
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-19-2021, 07:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,581
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Manifold vacuum at idle... vs without...interesting observations

Just as a matter of interest since we're talking vacuum. Someone may correct me if Ive got this wrong I was told our Falcon GTHO's in Aust had both ported and manifold, no doubt to do with starting a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-17-2021, 08:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,013
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: 39 banjo rear hub pitting?????

1. no, just be cut on the lathe.
2. the surface area we found was both hard and soft as the hardening varied in depth on the hub as we cut it.
3. the repair sleeve must be hardened, only get ones...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2021, 06:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,590
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: BorgWarner Overdrive Questions

I'd hate to think of what it would cost me to get a Mitchell here:eek:
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