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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-26-2021, 12:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 574
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: 32 spring bushings

Got it. Thanks. I definitely have some of these. I need to see what they fit.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-26-2021, 10:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 392
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: FH Block Weight

That would be my guess. I can tell you I've picked one up in order to put it inside the bed of truck. It was friggin' heavy. :D
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-26-2021, 09:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 574
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: 32 spring bushings

Are the OE-type asbestos lined ones easy to identify?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-25-2021, 08:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 789
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: Woodie Auction today in Auburn, IN

Oh, brother. Thanks. I think I mixed up that these were bought from another collection in 2016.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-25-2021, 07:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 789
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: Woodie Auction today in Auburn, IN

Can I confirm if this was a recent auction or from 2016? I wasn't sure judging by one of the posted comments.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-24-2021, 01:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,242
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: ultimate flathead

Now that is the gospel truth!!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-24-2021, 09:03 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,242
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: ultimate flathead

No hating, but since you brought up the youngsters: Kids, do not try this at home.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2021, 08:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,242
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: ultimate flathead

We have a local guy that we call Shades. He is always wearing Richard Petty type shades. I mean always.

One of my favorite Shades stories is when he was driving his '72 SBC powered Chevelle...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2021, 07:46 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,242
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: ultimate flathead

Sometime after that I was out to Barger-Mattson wrecking yard and found a blown 350-cid Corvette engine in the inventory. I bought the camshaft, heads, distributor, intake manifold and carburetor and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2021, 03:15 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,242
Posted By Tim Ayers
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2021, 01:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,242
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: ultimate flathead

Anyone catch the part about how fast he went after installing the 4.33 rear? The "facts" of this story are approaching science fiction levels.

Should have taken this beast to Bonneville. :D
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2021, 12:52 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,242
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: ultimate flathead

Tub, I thought the same exact thing. Either wired wrong or it's a 4 cly. tach.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2021, 12:51 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,242
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: ultimate flathead

During this time, I once drag raced down Yale Boulevard in Nampa (this was a bout 1963). I tried a full-throttle power shift at 10,000 rpm and the result was a blown clutch, transmission, drive...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2021, 10:13 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,242
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: ultimate flathead

Anyone selling popcorn? I'll looking forward to the responses about this one...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-22-2021, 09:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 912
Posted By Tim Ayers
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-21-2021, 12:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 912
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: Aristocrat accessory dash

I'd be in for one too.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-19-2021, 05:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 923
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: MiG help

I has thinking the same thing.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-19-2021, 09:27 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,730
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: Scrap Drives May Have Trashed Cars, But Were the Drives Necessary?

Thank you. I appreciate the lesson and the clarification.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-19-2021, 08:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 960
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: Early Ford V8 Flea Market

As of today, Hershey is happening in 2021. My hope is with the roll out of vaccinations, the curve will flatten enough to hold the event.

I'm slated to get my first round of the vaccination...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-19-2021, 08:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,255
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: How To Remove Cosmoline

https://www.amazon.com/CRC-Heavy-Degreaser-Aerosol-Clear/dp/B000R833ZE

I've used this CRC product with good results.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-19-2021, 08:36 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,730
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: Scrap Drives May Have Trashed Cars, But Were the Drives Necessary?

Wrench,

Are you sure about Ford reusing scrap? I thought that is one of the reasons Ford metal doesn't rust quickly was because it was virgin steel. I am far from an expert, but I've read that...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-18-2021, 09:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 174
Posted By Tim Ayers
Silly question #2: What keeps the lower seat springs in place on a roadster riser?

I'm doing the upholstery on my '28 roadster. The car didn't have seats, just repop springs. I've been "trial fitting" the seats as I go. Is there a bracket that holds the front bottom cushion on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-18-2021, 08:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 696
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: 3/8" ratchet bead roller Eastwood?

Back in the 90's, there use to be hand held tool that greatly sped up putting a new door skin on car's door frame. It was called Skin Ease or Ez or something like that. I tried googling it, but...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-17-2021, 07:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,009
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: 266 versus 276 CI?

Would you help a brother out and let me round up? 292 sounds so much better than 291. :D
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-17-2021, 09:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,009
Posted By Tim Ayers
Re: 266 versus 276 CI?

If my math is correct, my engine at 3 3/8" +.030" x 4" is a 292.
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