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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 06:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 322
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Day out in the 33

yeah I'd be havin' my foot in it ...:D
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-08-2021, 06:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 607
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Pressure plate bolt torques

Dont think Ive gone under 25lbs...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-08-2021, 06:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 367
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: flathead powered

nice one.. SO you had no problems on the trip?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-06-2021, 11:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,288
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: '40 Brake Bleeding

correct and dont push them all the way to the floor..
long steady strokes... :D:rolleyes:
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-06-2021, 11:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,066
Posted By Talkwrench
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-06-2021, 07:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 415
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Up and running again..but..

The Plate came from Dave Slatter , its the one that has the little shroud covers on the springs. He said hes never had issues and talked about springs popping out with other styles, Phil just...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-06-2021, 07:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 663
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Calculate actual quench height

As said this is more what you have to watch. "Its important to check the outer edges of the piston to the dome of the head" and yes the pistons dont match the dome shape theres far more room in the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-05-2021, 07:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 415
Posted By Talkwrench
Up and running again..but..

Well I fired the engine up yesterday with no real issues, disappointed that it didnt fire first crank like the least one I did but I did play with the carbs :rolleyes:, no leaks all seems good except...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-31-2021, 06:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,205
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Oil leak

Can someone please post pictures of this area?

Not sure if this helps...?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-30-2021, 10:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 453
Posted By Talkwrench
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-30-2021, 09:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 453
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Crankshaft pulley cross member clearance

Good idea Lawrie.. yes I have to jack the trans right up so the front of the engine clears the cross member.. And even then :rolleyes:

The guide studs would have to be quite long ?you have a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-30-2021, 06:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 453
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Crankshaft pulley cross member clearance

As Stated big thick washers between the motor mount and rubber biscuit, its what Ive done for a little more room. Its going to be interesting in a few days when I try and install the engine with the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-29-2021, 06:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 771
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: fuel pump push rod

"Sounds like you have er' dicked!" that sounds very Kiwi Dale...:rolleyes::D
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-28-2021, 11:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 922
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: 1935 16 spoked rims

Guys have been putting 7.50x16 on 4" rims.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-22-2021, 10:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 419
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Central Calif Machine Shops?

Go see Timmy ... Hanford.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-22-2021, 07:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,099
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: low oil pressure ?

They can read low when well into temperature, the main thing is you see the pressure rise when the rpm goes up.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-21-2021, 07:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 955
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Best graphite thickness

Thanks Hal, I went on their site first and could not find this..?? They dont list the 507 G..

Anyway Best did get back too me , which I didnt expect over the weekend and this is what came back :...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-21-2021, 06:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 955
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Best graphite thickness

That's what I was working on, just good to know how much they compress, as a rough I measured them at .060 new.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-20-2021, 09:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 955
Posted By Talkwrench
Best graphite thickness

Hi guys sent an email to Best but I don't think they'll get back too me quick. Does anyone know the compressed thickness of their graphtite 507 head gaskets? Also any prep for them on install?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-15-2021, 08:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,039
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: My 36 Pickup

Sure is a 35. Just discussing the "green" colour , I dont think its factory yet it has the dark green pinstripe on the hood does look quite factory....??
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-15-2021, 08:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,039
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: My 36 Pickup

I hope this works , might not be too clear but should show it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-14-2021, 07:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 424
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Source .100 over Piston rings 255 engine

Very hard to find and harder for a 3 1/16 .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-14-2021, 07:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,039
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: My 36 Pickup

The green paint most have been popular as mine is similar and I doubt a factory colour although Im curious as the the dark green pinstripe on the hood of mine??
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-14-2021, 07:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 814
Posted By Talkwrench
Re: Piston balancing

Thanks guys good information .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-14-2021, 12:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 814
Posted By Talkwrench
Piston balancing

Where's the best area for weight removal for balancing. Any tips would be helpful.
Cheers.
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