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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-11-2022, 01:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 296
Posted By Ronnie
Re: 40 valve removal

This should get you going not really a fun job. (32 to 48)

http://www.vanpeltsales.com/FH_web/flathead_valveremoval_tools-1.htm


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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-01-2022, 07:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By Ronnie
Re: Ring gap

https://www.hastingspistonrings.com/tech_tip/checking-compression-ring-gaps/


Ronnie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-27-2022, 04:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By Ronnie
Re: 51 Merc into 1940 fordor flywheel clutch questiond

You can only use an 8ba flywheel. Others will chime in about your other questions.


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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-14-2022, 08:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,074
Posted By Ronnie
Re: 8BA cam position

Just use small block chevy rod nuts they work fine many on the barn have used them.There is no difference in how you use them and don't require anything else just install and torque them,45/50 ft lbs...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-30-2022, 02:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,233
Posted By Ronnie
Re: Welding supply truck explodes

Yup that works no problem

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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-30-2022, 01:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,233
Posted By Ronnie
Re: Welding supply truck explodes

What do you weld with oxy,with a tig welder?


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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-25-2022, 09:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 507
Posted By Ronnie
Re: 8BA piston

Post a picture of the hole as tig welding may be out of the question. That welding option is easier said than done especially in the car. By the sounds of it the hole size needs to be determined....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-13-2022, 03:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 402
Posted By Ronnie
Re: Piston ring advice needed

https://egge.com/product/piston-ring-set-11/ also here



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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-13-2022, 02:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 402
Posted By Ronnie
Re: Piston ring advice needed

Is this a 3 ring piston? 32 to 45 with an aluminum ford 3 ring piston 85 90 hp. 121 Hastings


Also a 3 ring piston steel and a alum replacement piston 85 90 hp 122 Hastings set .


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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-07-2022, 07:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By Ronnie
Re: Need piston ring information

524S-030 is a single set of rings for one piston.


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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-14-2022, 12:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 760
Posted By Ronnie
Re: An alternator discussion

https://www.youtube.com/c/alternatorman/videos


You will find lots of info here

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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-03-2022, 07:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,168
Posted By Ronnie
Re: LED brake lights update

https://www.ledlight.com/6-volt-positive-ground-automotive-led-lights.aspx


These guy's have you covered
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-28-2022, 07:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 719
Posted By Ronnie
Re: New valve guides

You can also use green retaining compound an lock them in. Install bronze guides before you install them. That requires some bronze tooling but works good.


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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-28-2022, 12:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 719
Posted By Ronnie
Re: New valve guides

SBI or Qualcast will work fine. What does your local machine shop sell?


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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-17-2022, 10:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,230
Posted By Ronnie
Re: Flathead Spark plug Thread Repair

Yes they do a good job


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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-10-2021, 03:18 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,924
Posted By Ronnie
Re: Walt Dupont

He will be missed


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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-22-2021, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 629
Posted By Ronnie
Re: Cracked Valve Seat

here is another discussion https://fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=190808


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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-05-2021, 10:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,638
Posted By Ronnie
Re: Flathead Timing Gear Failure?

Make sure the air valve in the compression tester is the correct one they are not the same as a tire valve uses. Using a standard valve doesn't work.


Ronnie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-21-2021, 10:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,224
Posted By Ronnie
Re: new valve seats for a 53 EAC

Find a shop with a Winona PH-2000 or a Serdi mach they can fit the block.
https://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/threads/flathead-valve-seat-machine.627796/

look in the above post there is a reply...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-12-2021, 03:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 985
Posted By Ronnie
Re: I need some canadian help

What us the web page "url" Kayweb doesn't find anything???


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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-02-2021, 09:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,608
Posted By Ronnie
Re: Condolences for John W. Lawson .....

John (JWL) Sorry for your loss. May your brother "RIP"



Ronnie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-02-2021, 08:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,259
Posted By Ronnie
Re: Piston opinions

Will here is the distributor list scroll down to canada and see results.
https://uempistons.com/c-29-silv-o-lite.html


There are 20+ ERI members in BC.ERI is dedicated to machine shops only....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-01-2021, 10:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,259
Posted By Ronnie
Re: Piston opinions

Will D They only sell through their existing suppliers. They should be available at Lordco if not any ERI machine shop they all have access to United Machine.What part of BC are u in?



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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-01-2021, 09:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,259
Posted By Ronnie
Re: Piston opinions

Yes all seen under options are united mach products.


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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-30-2021, 08:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,259
Posted By Ronnie
Re: Piston opinions

Here is a good piston

https://uempistons.com/series-3888-silv-o-lite-ford-239-3-9-1058.html


https://uempistons.com/

United machine is a player

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