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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-20-2021, 04:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 158
Posted By Lawrie
Re: throttle ROD 'LOOSE

Clem ,have a close look at the ends of the rod that slips over the ball, some times its nearly worn through the socket .
Also , thank you for the shocks you sent to my Mate Kpar on the barn, he...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-10-2021, 10:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,253
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Stromberg Big 97 on a stock manifold?

I cut up an old 35 manifold and there is not enough metal to enlarge the bores with out breaking into the heat risers.
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-10-2021, 02:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 938
Posted By Lawrie
Re: 97 carb hesitation

My 97 works well on gravity flow in my 28 Pickup, BUT ,I modified the float valve.
Do a search on the A side of the forum.there are pics there of it.
Lawrie
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-09-2021, 05:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,563
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Burtz engine

Sorry , double post
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-09-2021, 05:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,563
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Burtz engine

also , dont make cheap remarks, UNTIL you have seen his engine, AND driven an A with one of his engines
As some one said, the holy grail of A engines
Lawrie
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2021, 04:33 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,082
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Heavy heart

Brent , I really feel for you in this VERY hard time.
I too lost my wife of 50yrs a few months back, the grief is unimaginable. no one who has not been through this knows what it is like.
Stay...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-06-2021, 02:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 942
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Ohh look at that ..😏

is it an original ford one
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-05-2021, 09:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By Lawrie
Re: problem

Brian , I assembled three Columbias in the last year or so, there is a hard way and an easy way to set the preloads and assemble the thing, I set the carrier preload with out the pinion or axles in,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2021, 05:37 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,563
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Burtz engine

Arnold, they are nearly all sold, I only have 2 left, but have some more coming.
its as smooth as and will happily sit on 55 or 60 mph ,no OD in the pickup, so 50-52 is as nice as .
all going well...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2021, 01:46 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,563
Posted By Lawrie
Burtz engine

My first big drive today in my 28ccpu.with the new Burtz engine and flywheel, 350 stipe cam .6.2 head 97 carb(from my old engine).
only about 180 miles, but some big long hills on the way to and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-01-2021, 01:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 537
Posted By Lawrie
Re: 34 assembly line pictures

I thought that was my 34 they were working on, but mine is a 3W
great picks though
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-30-2021, 02:34 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,634
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Theft Prevention Ideas??

Man I like that
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-29-2021, 02:41 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,841
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Corn Head Grease Use

The corn head grass add says for slow speed gears,I don't know how ,but it works great in the u/joint cavity and that sure is not low speed.
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-28-2021, 05:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,634
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Theft Prevention Ideas??

I have a battery cut off switch under the seat on my 33 with a little extension on the lever so I can operate it ,
Not my idea, but my mate Keith ( Kpar )
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-28-2021, 05:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 553
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Flathead engine assessment

Those are nice heads, I used them on my 99a engine, good chamber volume.good for fuel economy
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-27-2021, 05:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 823
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Building a late 32 driveshaft

I have just done the same mod on my spare 33 shaft and rear end, I have the 46 3.78 R&P that I machined to fit into the 33 /34 housing, and bore the 10 spline end of the d/shaft to fit a 6 spline...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-25-2021, 07:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 416
Posted By Lawrie
Re: One piece driveshaft - '38 Ford?

It looks like a beefier model A one.
I wonder what the thinking was behind it, maybe to eliminate the coupling, for what reason?
Lawrie
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-20-2021, 07:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,232
Posted By Lawrie
Re: V8 Clutch for model A

What clutch disc do you use that fits the A input shaft.
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-18-2021, 04:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 584
Posted By Lawrie
Re: combustion chamber design

Brian , I got Garth to cast me up some heads, but solid with no chambers or water jackets,I machined the chambers myself.
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-18-2021, 02:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 584
Posted By Lawrie
Re: combustion chamber design

Brian the heads that went the best on our dragster were cast iron truck heads but we have a 4-71 to help with the flow
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-31-2021, 02:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 584
Posted By Lawrie
Re: finding correct head gaskets

Get the BEST gaskets set
Lawrie
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-28-2021, 03:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,666
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Anyone using an air/fuel meter?

Not one of those ,but I use an innovate one to set up the mixture on both my A and v8s.
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-28-2021, 02:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Re installing U joint inner & outer clamp set

Fill housing with corn head grease
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-27-2021, 08:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 848
Posted By Lawrie
Re: I request info on Flathead Ted '33/'34 steering box.

Ted can you let me know a cost for the A one.
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-26-2021, 10:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,320
Posted By Lawrie
Re: barrel starter drive for flathead

Your not wrong there. Walt was a great mate .
Lawrie
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