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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-04-2021, 03:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,012
Posted By Mr 42
Re: 8BA crank in 59AB?

I will give it a try, but its a bit down in the project plan.
So don't hold your breath ;-)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-03-2021, 11:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,012
Posted By Mr 42
Re: 8BA crank in 59AB?

Thanks Mart.
That was my thoughts too.
We will see if the guys on the other side of the pong agrees when they wake up ;-)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-03-2021, 10:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,012
Posted By Mr 42
8BA crank in 59AB?

I think it will work but must double check.
I have a 8BA block cracked along the oil pan rail.

But i have a standard-bore 59AB block in nice condition.

Now i am thinking like this, if i take...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-11-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,895
Posted By Mr 42
Re: '37 Ford all locked up

I would try to remove the starter, its only two bolts and the negative wire.
Then you know if the starter is the problem.

Gear box stuck i two gears gives similar problems.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-20-2020, 12:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 322
Posted By Mr 42
Top Wood

I have repaired the the bottom part of the Body now.
And i am starting thinking on the top wood bows an how to mount them.
Bought a kit from Macs a couple of years ago.

Should i impregnate the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-07-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,953
Posted By Mr 42
Re: Do you think a sleeve will fix this?

Id try brazing the crack, then do the boring and sleeving.
And start it up with Bars leak in the Coolant.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-07-2020, 02:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 499
Posted By Mr 42
Re: My Tudor Project

Well i guess i am a glutton for punishment.

The Green machine is a Swedish three wheeled Moped called shopper, that i got from my both sons on my 60's birthday. The 1hpr 50cc engine is replace by...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-06-2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 499
Posted By Mr 42
My Tudor Project

Back in 1988 i Built this Fiberglass Roadster, on a re-pro frame with a Volvo B20 Drive line. The only original Model A parts was the hood and radiator.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-17-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 736
Posted By Mr 42
Re: Steering stablizer

The ones for the 1200/1300 have a pin in one en, making it a bit hard to mount.
The one for 1302 have holes in both ends, one end have small hole though.

T" VW's have stabilizer with "big"...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-12-2020, 01:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 781
Posted By Mr 42
Re: engine number location

8RT stands for 8BA Regular Truck, so it's the truck version of the 8BA passenger car engine. The ones i have seen have had hardened exhaust valveseats.

Chassis number is on the left frame in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2020, 02:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 897
Posted By Mr 42
Re: New video! Mart tidies workbench. Oh yeah, Plus some 32 stuff.

Don't worry about the bench.
Im quite glad when i see people on internet having the same order on the bench as I have.

But i understand where you are coming from, and i write tech tips for a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-01-2020, 04:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 897
Posted By Mr 42
Re: New video! Mart tidies workbench. Oh yeah, Plus some 32 stuff.

Great one Mart.
But i had made a new square hole in the shackle :-)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-31-2020, 03:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 667
Posted By Mr 42
Re: Engine rapping noise 59A

I would remove the manifold, and check for valve trouble.
If its not i guess you have to remove the head.

With this said my son had a SBC that started to knock (ping) So we retarded the ignition....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-31-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,485
Posted By Mr 42
Re: What is this attached to the carb on 1936 Ford

Had a NOS one in the original box, but could not find the parts that mounts on the carb.
So I sold it.


Have a bad copy of the installation...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-30-2020, 02:06 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,769
Posted By Mr 42
Re: Oversized Brake Drums

Sometimes it feels good to live in Sweden. No problems with lawsuits :-)
Just wondering where does the 0,60 figure come from?
Is it something Ford said.
Or is it just a safe number that all cars...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-26-2020, 02:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 628
Posted By Mr 42
Re: Hardened Valve Seats

Ive seen a couple of factory relived engines, with Exhaust hardened seats.
As i understand it Factory Reliving was for the truck's.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-25-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 810
Posted By Mr 42
Re: Stromberg carbs

No reason to work with old overpriced worn out Stromberg carbs.
You can buy new here.

Bolt on adjust idle and drive.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-24-2020, 09:52 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,693
Posted By Mr 42
Re: PCV VALVE SYSTEM for 8BA with Early Intake Manifold

Made a similar solution back in 2004 on my 8RT engine.
Did not use a PCV valve, my reason for this was that Volvo B18/B20 Engines, had a line from the crankcase to the intake and the hole entering...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-23-2020, 12:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,573
Posted By Mr 42
Re: gearbox restoration sortoff

Time flies, thought i should do an update.

A year ago i tried to peel of on asphalt, and lost first gear and reverse.
Must confess a was quiet tired of all...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-16-2020, 02:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 687
Posted By Mr 42
Re: 8BA distributor will not make spark

Measure the voltage on the Negative side with the ignition on, should be around 6V.
Then measure the voltage with the point open , on the point that is connected to the plus side of the coil.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-15-2020, 04:14 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,816
Posted By Mr 42
Re: 1932 "survivoration"

Sounds like a Good plan
I made a survivoration on my 33 Roadster.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-09-2020, 02:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,549
Posted By Mr 42
Re: Starting The Flathead

My thoughts on syncing carbs is.
If you have a fourcylinder or eight cylinder with weber carbs, syncing is a must, since its like one carb for each cylinder. Think of a MC with four carbs.

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-05-2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,083
Posted By Mr 42
Re: 8BA 12 V Starter?

Just for the record, i have used 6V starter on 12V systemm for 30 years.
Two Bendix springs broken during all years, no other problem.
Yes i have a spring with don't take long time to swap out.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-05-2020, 09:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,083
Posted By Mr 42
Re: 8BA 12 V Starter?


Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-28-2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,425
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