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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-06-2021, 10:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,556
Posted By backrodebob
Re: Vacuum guage

I’ll check tomorrow
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-06-2021, 08:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,556
Posted By backrodebob
Re: Vacuum guage

I just went through the same thing today! Dropped in a Mallory duel point and used a vacuum gauge to dial it in, sounded great at idle but test drive it pinged as soon as I put my foot to it. Took 3...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2021, 09:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,202
Posted By backrodebob
Re: Changed The Weight Of My Oil

same here vr1 20w50
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-06-2021, 01:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 646
Posted By backrodebob
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-06-2021, 11:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 646
Posted By backrodebob
vertex condenser

Anybody else selling the Vertex mag. condenser! canít get a hold of Bubba?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-30-2021, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 816
Posted By backrodebob
Re: finding correct head gaskets

H&H Flathead So. Calif. Mike 1-818-248-2371
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-23-2021, 08:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 502
Posted By backrodebob
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-23-2021, 06:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 502
Posted By backrodebob
Mallory YL springs

does anybody know of a source for Mallory YL Springs ?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-14-2021, 11:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 341
Posted By backrodebob
Re: timing

tubman
thanks for the quick reply, but that’s the first thing I checked before I put the new cover in.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-14-2021, 09:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 341
Posted By backrodebob
timing

I have an issue that doesnít make sense to me, could use some help! with number one piston at TDC ( only have a scribe mark on pulley) and rotor pointing to #1 pointer lines up! when I put a timing...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-07-2021, 03:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,275
Posted By backrodebob
Re: Holley 390 CFM Accelerator Pump

the power valve your looking for is a 6.5! just changed mine!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-28-2021, 08:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 658
Posted By backrodebob
mallory

picked up a mallory duel points model # 2527501off ebay, Iíd like to run 1 instead of 2, can one of you gurus tell me what to set gap and dwell to? also should there be any endplay?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-26-2021, 10:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,664
Posted By backrodebob
Re: 1950 8ba recommended oil

VALVOLINE VR-1 20w50
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-16-2021, 05:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 687
Posted By backrodebob
Re: dizzy black cap

My bad! I should have been more specific!! 51 Merc-CT hit it ! thanx
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-15-2021, 06:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 687
Posted By backrodebob
dizzy black cap

I know the subject has been touched on, but canít seem to find it! can somebody give me the numbers for the Napa replacement black cap for the red Mallory cap.
(female)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-08-2021, 09:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 458
Posted By backrodebob
coil

QUESTION? 12 v system, external 1.5 resistor with 1.5 coil or 3.0 coil pros cons or personal preference? some say 3.0 gets hotter? true or not?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-27-2021, 11:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,302
Posted By backrodebob
Re: Turn signal and brake light problems

I had the same problem, turned out to be the ground!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-05-2021, 04:25 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,205
Posted By backrodebob
Re: Pertronix Nightmare

I replaced that 3 mo. ago
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-05-2021, 04:21 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,205
Posted By backrodebob
Re: Pertronix Nightmare

coil primary 1.6 secondary 11.2
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-01-2021, 12:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 995
Posted By backrodebob
Re: Merc flathead

Thanx for the clarification, I thought it was a vent tube wasn’t sure!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-01-2021, 11:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 995
Posted By backrodebob
Merc flathead

can someone tell what this is? part #6757
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-28-2021, 11:23 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,205
Posted By backrodebob
Re: Pertronix Nightmare

everything was installed according to there tech department?? what else can I say!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-27-2021, 10:42 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,205
Posted By backrodebob
Pertronix Nightmare

Read a lot of pros and cons about Pertronix, had to see for myself. 1st one come in look like someone tried to install , wires cut! sent it back!! 2nd one installed NO SPARK! contacted customer...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-13-2021, 06:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 390
Posted By backrodebob
Re: Pertronix grommet

used W-D and oil still ripped it��
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-13-2021, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 390
Posted By backrodebob
Pertronix grommet

Does anybody have a trick to inserting Pertronix grommet without destroying it?😡
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