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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-19-2021, 12:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 289
Posted By vincent
Re: Tattersfield manifold with dual Strombergs

Sheldon, I have bought that first Stromberg 97 new last year. I just need a matching carb for the Tattersfield. If anybody would have offered two matching carbs last year, I would have bought them....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-19-2021, 10:48 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,082
Posted By vincent
Re: Why not a new casting

Having made my own moulds for aircooled cylinder heads and a v-twin crankcases I agree on the high complexity of the Ford flathead block. Especially the long exhaust tracks inside the hollow casting...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-19-2021, 08:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 289
Posted By vincent
Tattersfield manifold with dual Strombergs

Engine rebuild is almost finished and I will fit a high rise dual carb Tattersfield manifold. On the old engine I ran a 97 Stromberg (9510A) with standard jetting.
The new engine is a french...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-17-2021, 05:28 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,082
Posted By vincent
Re: Why not a new casting

I think the need for "new" flatheads will not rise at all as there are not too many younger folks fascinated by that technology. The old guys have enough spares and sooner than later they will...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-15-2021, 01:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 314
Posted By vincent
Re: SILV-O-LITE 8-1017 Piston Info?

...and you could have piston skirts coated to compensate for too much play. Have done this on several motorcycle engines from big bore blown Alky Vincents to high revving two stroke CZ and Yamaha...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-09-2021, 11:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 419
Posted By vincent
Re: Norway members?

Sheldon, thanks for your offer but he will only ship inside Norway....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-09-2021, 11:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 419
Posted By vincent
Re: Norway members?

Thank you very much, lets hope he contacts me!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-09-2021, 05:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 419
Posted By vincent
Norway members?

Forgive me if this is not apropriate but are there any members from Norway here? I would need a little favour as I found some small parts (less than 2kg) that the seller does not want to ship to...
Forum: Early V8 01-15-2021, 05:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 127
Posted By vincent
wanted steering lock lever 34 Tudor

Accidently broke this lever and want a replacement before I have to make one. Does anyone have what I need?
Thanks

Edit: got a hint from TJ to check Ebay USA and of course there were two on offer...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2021, 01:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 746
Posted By vincent
Re: ..and now I feel guilty!

Yes, I am aware of the grease problem. My grease is slow flowing like honey once we reach spring temperatures.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2021, 01:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 746
Posted By vincent
Re: ..and now I feel guilty!

Yes, I am aware of the grease problem. My grease is slow flowing like honey once we reach spring temperatures.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2021, 05:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 746
Posted By vincent
Re: ..and now I feel guilty!

I thought so but my car was converted to a more modern ignition switch from the 50s or 60s so this switch was not occupied. Well, I could attach an alarm to it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2021, 06:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 746
Posted By vincent
..and now I feel guilty!

Having received my new steering parts for the 34, I built the steering box, adjusted it and filled with grease - all very easy and as a result I now have a perfect steering box waiting to be put back...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2021, 04:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,948
Posted By vincent
Re: shipping frustration

Third Gen shipped my steering parts on the 8th to Germany, I received them today, the 11th. UPS is fast - at least this time! It doesnīt get better than that.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-10-2021, 06:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 645
Posted By vincent
Re: steeringbox parts for RH Drive 1934

Yes, my parts are ordered and already on their way. As I am rebuilding the engine right now, I am happy to get the steering box back in the frame before the new engine is ready. It is really tight on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2021, 05:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 645
Posted By vincent
Re: steeringbox parts for RH Drive 1934

Thanks to all - I have ordered the parts and hope for speedy delivery!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2021, 03:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 645
Posted By vincent
steeringbox parts for RH Drive 1934

Hello
today I got the steering box out of my 34 Tudor and disassembled it for cleaning, adjusting. Unfortunately some "clever" soul ground a bit on the pinion teeth and the worm is worn a lot as...
Forum: Early V8 01-02-2021, 05:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 254
Posted By vincent
Re: oilpan wanted 59A

Thanks to all that responded, I was offered a nice pan from a barn fellow in US. Happy New Year to all and everyone!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-29-2020, 04:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 822
Posted By vincent
Re: scammer?

I am a newbie to this forum so donīt really know how but if Ryan wants to look into this, I have saved all the mails I got from this "seller". Will try to forward all neccessary information.
...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-28-2020, 05:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 640
Posted By vincent
Re: 8BA Style Timing Cover Queries

On my french Flathead there is a screw and locknut to adjust endplay of cam.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-28-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 822
Posted By vincent
scammer?

Very new member "lesspendergrass01" sent me a mail to contact Gregg Son as I am looking for an oil pan. Lousy Gregg copied several pan pictures from the net to wet my appetite but always missed the...
Forum: Early V8 12-27-2020, 11:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 254
Posted By vincent
oilpan wanted 59A

I need a pan for my french flatty to get it into my 34 Tudor. Afaik a 59A should be the correct pan. Anyone have a good, usable pan for sale and willing to ship to Germany? I had some offers in the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-26-2020, 04:44 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,260
Posted By vincent
Re: Hard to move (sell) heavy items

Merry Christmas to all of you!
I am in the process of building a french flathead into the 34 Tudor. The oil pan I got is very badly rusted with a lot of pin holes. I have cut out several areas and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-03-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 929
Posted By vincent
Re: 1934 standard roadster?

x4, I learned now that my RHD 34 Tudor that came from Argentina and has written on several parts "Industria Argentina" was not rebuild with a RH steering but probably started life with this version. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-26-2020, 04:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By vincent
Transmission identification?

Hello folks
I have a sideshift 3speed transmission here but donīt know where it came from or what period it is, maybe you can give advice - as usual!
Thanks in advance
Harty
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