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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-15-2021, 01:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 623
Posted By flatjack9
Re: The new 1940 Ford Book is now available

Ordered my book last night even though I don't have a 40. I have a 39 DeLuxe and there is a book for 38 - 39 models from the V-8 Club. Well worth having.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2021, 01:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,654
Posted By flatjack9
Re: camshaft profile

It's been my understanding that 59AB cams were marked 5T.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-08-2021, 09:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 542
Posted By flatjack9
Re: Chevy distibutor question for Bubba...

Would be nice if it had vacuum advance as well.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-05-2021, 01:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 481
Posted By flatjack9
Re: Initial start on new engine

I would pull the plugs, put some oil in the cylinders and crank the engine a few times. Then continue to crank until you get pressure. Install plugs. Do not put anti-freeze in initially. Use just...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-02-2021, 10:53 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,629
Posted By flatjack9
Re: Is it normal to build an engine test stand?

I have 3 test stands. Keep one used engine up and running to test rebuilt carbs and distributors. Always nice to know you have good units when starting a new engine.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-01-2021, 03:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 573
Posted By flatjack9
Re: 91A-8600 Radiator fan

Part # for the Merc fan is 19A 8600
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-31-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,613
Posted By flatjack9
Re: 21 Stud 37mod

Replace the plugs, then pressure test to be sure they are sealing.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-31-2020, 09:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 634
Posted By flatjack9
Re: 8ba v8 ignition coil questions

You want one with about half that resistance.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-28-2020, 06:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 725
Posted By flatjack9
Re: head Recommendation

Whether electric or engine driven, the hot air goes in to the engine compartment. No difference. As VeryTangled has said, anything you can do pull the air through the radiator will help. I put a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-28-2020, 01:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 276
Posted By flatjack9
Re: holley 4 barrel

I've been running my 390 Holley without a choke for over 20 years. Of course I don't run in the winter.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-27-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 725
Posted By flatjack9
Re: head Recommendation

Pretty sure heads will not make any difference.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-23-2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,290
Posted By flatjack9
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-21-2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,290
Posted By flatjack9
Re: where is this all going

I am totally disappointed in the way we are being led astray by our supposed experts. We can't hide forever.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-20-2020, 10:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 818
Posted By flatjack9
Re: Mallory Ignition

I would be able to do it. Message me.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-19-2020, 09:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 818
Posted By flatjack9
Re: Mallory Ignition

You have an electronic distributor
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-18-2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 717
Posted By flatjack9
Re: Internal Breather Tube

All engines came with one
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-18-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,067
Posted By flatjack9
Re: Flathead running cold

There probably will be 1/4 pipe plugs. Remove them and install drain petcocks. Use a hose and drain in to a bucket in the future.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-18-2020, 09:41 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,067
Posted By flatjack9
Re: Flathead running cold

Air pockets will most surely keep the thermostats from opening.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-17-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 817
Posted By flatjack9
Re: Convex mirror

That's what I use.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-17-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 818
Posted By flatjack9
Re: Mallory Ignition

Need to know what model Mallory distributor you have to determine voltage requirements. You really need to determine TDC. Do a search to determine the method.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-17-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 817
Posted By flatjack9
Re: Convex mirror

I've had the stick-on on kind on my 39 for 20 years now.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-15-2020, 10:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 508
Posted By flatjack9
Re: mercury flywheel

The Mercury uses a Borg and Beck pressure plate which has a different bolt pattern than the 8BA,other than that it fits just fine.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-10-2020, 03:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 576
Posted By flatjack9
Re: 35 / 36 roadster side curtain & bracket sack interest?

I have a 36 roadster and would be interested. Jack
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-07-2020, 08:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 566
Posted By flatjack9
Re: Quick question re valve springs.

I've always put the close would end to the guide. Less mass of the spring to control.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-06-2020, 10:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,465
Posted By flatjack9
Re: Another E-Failure

Sounds like the unit was released for the public to field test it.
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