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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 02:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 386
Posted By Lawrie
First trip away in the 33

I'm going out in the 33 for the first time since my wife Carol passed a few months back.just a short 100 mile each way ,I have given the 33 a once over, checked oil and tyres, and packed smoko,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-25-2021, 04:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 615
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Valve seat cutters

or get a set of new way cutters
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-13-2021, 06:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 236
Posted By Lawrie
Re: 99-A Head Gaskets

99a block should have a round hole in the centre
Lawrie
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-13-2021, 03:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 583
Posted By Lawrie
Re: front brakes

Thanks for the info.
Lawrie
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-12-2021, 01:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 583
Posted By Lawrie
front brakes

Can the new replacement cast iron drums be fitted on to an early AR , using the early AR type wheels
thanks
Lawrie
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-10-2021, 04:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 503
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Spring protect

I use denso tape.
Look it up on the net
been on our A and 33 for years.
Lawrie
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-04-2021, 01:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 249
Posted By Lawrie
Re: oil pump

you cant get more flow by reducing the shaft diameter, the only way to get more flow is to put bigger gears in with more displacemen
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-29-2021, 03:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 502
Posted By Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-24-2021, 03:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,610
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Camshaft ideas?

David, I have a 265 99a engine (4 x .040)in our 33, runs stock 33 cam and manifold and 97 ,stock cast iron heads , this engine has pulled our caravan all over Australia, some times in 43C in 2nd...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-18-2021, 12:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 369
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Helmet distributor bushing lubrication

to remove the front bushing tap it 1/2 NC ( I think)and thread in a long bolt or threaded rod, slip a plate with a hole in it over the body and the bolt and then pull the bush out easy.
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-01-2021, 08:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 946
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Shoebox pulling a Teardrop

Our 33 with a 99a 265 ci engine 3.78 rear end tows the caravan that weighs about 900kg at 50-55 mph all day in 35 -40C days , stock cooling with stock fan on the generator ,never over heats, most...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-25-2021, 01:52 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,134
Posted By Lawrie
Re: 33 navigator

Thanks Trevor
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-21-2021, 03:04 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,134
Posted By Lawrie
Re: 33 navigator

The 33 and team camped out 1500 kms from home
Lawrie
Sorry double post
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-21-2021, 01:02 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,134
Posted By Lawrie
Re: 33 navigator

The 33 and team camped out 1500 kms from home
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-18-2021, 08:41 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,134
Posted By Lawrie
33 navigator

My loving wife Carol who was always the passenger in the 33 travels passed away this morning surrounded by her loving family.
Lawrie
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-03-2021, 11:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,519
Posted By Lawrie
Re: BURTZ Engine info Q....

The bolt and thread are NOT 7/16ths. from memory the new bolt OD is .530 and the thread in the block is the 7/16 helicoil, that is .530 od.
Lawrie
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-03-2021, 04:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,519
Posted By Lawrie
Re: BURTZ Engine info Q....

My oil filter setup.
Lawrie
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-03-2021, 03:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,519
Posted By Lawrie
Re: BURTZ Engine info Q....

See my reply earlier on how I made my ones, I used the best steel available,an old model A driveshaft for it.
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-03-2021, 05:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 499
Posted By Lawrie
Re: 33 Cowl Vent

Kieth , have you got the new rubber, I have just got one and you can have it as its so different to tho one fitted to our 33.
If you are removing the flap give me a call so two of us will do it no...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-30-2021, 02:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,401
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Whats up with this bearing?

Have you tried auto surplus.
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-29-2021, 08:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,401
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Whats up with this bearing?

Rob , Did you get some bearings?
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-28-2021, 04:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,401
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Whats up with this bearing?

Rob, clevite are hard to get but you can get them here.
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-27-2021, 04:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,401
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Whats up with this bearing?

Too much clearance and old bearings
You running a filter Rob.
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-26-2021, 10:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 642
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Congratulations to Lawrie

Lawson, when I get my mag I will send you a copy.
Yes we had a great dinner and visit to your home when we were over.good times.
Lawrie
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-26-2021, 07:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 642
Posted By Lawrie
Re: Congratulations to Lawrie

Thanks ,I'm waiting for my mag, checked mail box today . will have to wait a bit longer.
Lawrie
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