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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-08-2020, 03:21 PM
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Views: 1,013
Re: Can't use search function

Just use the 'advanced search' oprion.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-11-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,338
Re: Ok, I think have an idea why my car won't run right.

Mart, my heart goes out to you!!! Mike
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-26-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,171
Re: Fatmans fron axle modification.

Here's a bit of the Bellamy Ford V8 Special
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h-1VXJ5P98U
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-25-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,171
Re: Fatmans fron axle modification.

Not sure if this helps.....
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Ballamy_swing_axle_front_suspension_conversion_(Autocar_Handbook,_13th_ed,_1935).jpg
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-22-2013, 04:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,449
Re: Flatplane/Norden/Cross Fire Crank????

I've got a feeling that I might be flogging a dead horse but never one to quit...
Does anyone have any ideas on a build for one of these monsters? If the vibrations as bad as its made out to be,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-19-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,449
Re: Flatplane/Norden/Cross Fire Crank????

Just found this on the HAMB by:Hyperborean
Gentlemen, Go to vaautoracing.org and click on L.O. Stanley who was a little known, but natural genius at high performance engines. He built many...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-19-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,449
Re: Flatplane/Norden/Cross Fire Crank????

No
So, what I want to know is, has anyone built a flathead with a flatplane crank?

I'm just after info on someone who's built/run one...
I'm proud to say I've got a Pete1 built engine, bought...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-18-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,449
Re: Flatplane/Norden/Cross Fire Crank????

Ol' Ron you're doing me proud!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-18-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,449
Re: Flatplane/Norden/Cross Fire Crank????

Any more info on this?? Or any other Cross fire's at the salt?
Not sure if I dreamed it but didn't the Rolling Bones crew run a cross fire at some point?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-18-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,449
Re: Flatplane/Norden/Cross Fire Crank????

That's the joy of it Mart, if in doubt plough on regardless!!!

Ron you're the font of all knowledge, especially as I had to buy your book again due to, well I don't really want to go into it,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-18-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,449
Re: Flatplane/Norden/Cross Fire Crank????

Chiselled out of a block of unobtainium: (In engineering, fiction, and thought experiments, unobtainium is any fictional, extremely rare, costly, or impossible material, or (less commonly) device...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-18-2013, 03:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,449
Re: Flatplane/Norden/Cross Fire Crank????

Thanks for the link Bluebell, yep does sound a bit spendy but at some point I'm not sure I'm going to be able to help myself. If it has the possibility of being a pointless waste of time them I'm...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-17-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,449
Re: Flatplane/Norden/Cross Fire Crank????

Thanks for the link, starting to get more excited.
Ol' Ron have you seen one used at the track?
If Pete, JWL , Walt Dupont or any others have anything more to ad, I'd really appreciate some of your...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-17-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,449
Re: Flatplane/Norden/Cross Fire Crank????

Thanks for the reply Ol' Ron, I'd like something different to run in a light roadster for hill climbing, generally a max of 500 yards. Thought it might be the engine to do the job and confuse the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,449
Flatplane/Norden/Cross Fire Crank????

Before I start, I think it only fair to say hello to fellow 'barners'. I'm not good at following rules and although I read endless posts on here have never posted much, so in anticipation of asking a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,065
Re: JWL Book

Just bought mine!
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-23-2010, 05:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 9,833
Re: Y Block Builders

I'm in the UK, so it would involve shipping. On the plus side I can piggyback to the UK using a container that goes from Iola in Kansas (if that helps).
Let me know costs etc for both.
Thanks,...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-20-2010, 03:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 9,833
Y Block Builders

Hi, I'm looking for information on getting hold of a good rebuilt 292, 312, Y Block to go in a '40 Ford sedan, everyone keeps saying Chevy, but I'm a Ford in a Ford kind of a guy and at present I'm a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-20-2010, 03:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,000
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-20-2010, 03:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,000
Ford Y Block Builders??

Hi, I'm looking for information on getting hold of a good rebuilt 292, 312, Y Block to go in a '40 Ford sedan, everyone keeps saying Chevy, but I'm a Ford in a Ford kind of a guy and at present I'm a...
Forum: Early V8 05-20-2010, 01:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,164
Ford Y Block

Hi, looking for a good/rebuilt 292, 312, Y Block, preferably with all ancillaries. Must be able to ship. Thanks
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