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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-14-2016, 06:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,428
Posted By s nichols
Re: Crack in block

we have a shop here that specalise in repairing cracks in cyinderheads (tractor- semis desiel) last time I heard they would not touch a flathead-- best to find a good block here in Iowa you can find...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-08-2016, 11:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,120
Posted By s nichols
Re: 8ba oil pan

i am taking several pans to swap meet a CR swapmeet this Sat (hawkyee downs)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-27-2016, 12:23 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,519
Posted By s nichols
Re: Adjustable lifters

on new lifters i adjust one then do each one to that length holding them in a vice with soft jaws this way you dont need to turn them as much in block for final adjustment
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-25-2016, 01:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,214
Posted By s nichols
Re: What carb should I use?

i have a 48 515-231-9588 Iowa
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-16-2016, 12:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,854
Posted By s nichols
Re: block water crack repair..Q

find another block--cracks are trouble down the road
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-21-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,588
Posted By s nichols
Re: Full flow oil filter

You can modify a stock filter can by cutting off can and mount a spinon filter adaptor then you can mount it on head like original i used a polished filter cover you can buy from speedwaymotors
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-20-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,492
Posted By s nichols
Re: Bolts for a 59 AB head

check for bad threads-rust- some bolts always ng when you remove heads
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-19-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,492
Posted By s nichols
Re: Bolts for a 59 AB head

i have head sets of original bolts-- cleaned+checked $50 side 1-515-231-9588
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-11-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,447
Posted By s nichols
Re: Dual temp guages

I have 2 mechanical gauges on my AV8 mounted under stock dash
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-11-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 32,170
Posted By s nichols
Re: Will all Veterans please arise.

Usn ae-5 vs-37 nasnorth island sandiego cal 1968- 1972
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,642
Posted By s nichols
Re: Intake manifold needed

i have a 35 intake 515-231-9588 with stromberg 48 not sure if they are exactly the same but will work is aluminum
Forum: Early V8 11-06-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 401
Posted By s nichols
merc parts

8cm heads - 4bolt intake - crankshaft std 515-231-9588
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-17-2015, 12:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 589
Posted By s nichols
Re: head bolts

my message to you failed???
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-08-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,263
Posted By s nichols
Re: Preparing for painting wheel 1933

I took mine to a machine shop- we hot tanked them- then put them in bead blast cabinet $15 ea- I painted them buy rolling on a 8ft table.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-06-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,441
Posted By s nichols
Re: L100 camshaft

i built the motor before i knew about L- 100- i bought 3 cams from Cam Tech sold 2 one is in AV-8 in Clear Lake, Iowa!!! I may change cams in the future- need to get my A V8 on the road this spring...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-04-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,441
Posted By s nichols
Re: L100 camshaft

right !!!! havent started it yet soon hope by next month!!! steve -- have a apointment at upolstry shop in March
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-04-2015, 12:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,441
Posted By s nichols
Re: L100 camshaft

i have one one the shelf- wish it was in my 276 (isky400jr now)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 54,446
Posted By s nichols
Re: The 1940 Ford Cutaway

corn fed - i think Dick Pearson got that chassis . he has some stuff in Randle but i didnt see it when i got a flathead motor from his son a couple years ago. last time i heard hes in Texas? he took...
Forum: Early V8 01-13-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 447
Posted By s nichols
46-48 f1 chassis

complete roller (no motor) have 3- 4speed truck trans $50 ea 515-231-9588
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,144
Posted By s nichols
Re: Street 8BA piston question

flattys will go .187
Forum: Early V8 01-05-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 758
Posted By s nichols
rebuilt 8ba

one of the nicest std bore blocks you will find in 2015- new pistons,all new ,brg,merc cam,.050 milled heads, Johnson adj lifters , light port work,use your intake or i have merc intake or stock for...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-11-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,491
Posted By s nichols
Re: Fixen block cracks ...

I have 3 8ba blocks that have been magged ok in IOWA
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-01-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,058
Posted By s nichols
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-17-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,015
Posted By s nichols
Re: L100 vs. 1007-LD cam specs. ??

i had a 1007LD in a 276 motor in a
48 sedan sounded good - ran good !!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-28-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,372
Posted By s nichols
Re: N.O.S. Engine

had a chance to buy one this summer-- found in granpas garage took it to local junk yard still on cart with wheels mounted verticaly it was 1933or34 if it was 59a or 8ba i would have bought it $...
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