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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 11:42 PM
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Posted By Brian
Re: 1936 glove box door for clock

I cut a hole in mine in order to fit a clock. From the mounting bracket, which has the holes for the glovebox handle, you can work out exactly where to cut the hole....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 03:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By Brian
Re: Zephyr Rear Brake Cylinder Mod.

Fred, I went through similar angst...I think those rear cylinders are for 49 onward F 1's which run 3/16 lines
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 01:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By Brian
Re: Zephyr Rear Brake Cylinder Mod.

Dorman 785-434D adapter....3/16" male inverted flare to 1/4' inverted flare female
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2022, 10:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,092
Posted By Brian
Re: The 1934 Brewster - Built On A Ford Chassis - Marketed By Rolls Royce

Another thing that stands out to me with all the pictured Brewsters is the lack of venting from the side panels on the hood. We all know how tough it is to keep flatheads cool, how cool did the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2022, 09:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,185
Posted By Brian
Re: Thoughts/Opinions on Piston Rings

Yeah, I get it...and I'm stupid!!! I always go way, way overboard on my builds. But why not?
You Americans are so lucky...you don't have to pay astronomical freight and taxes on top of the top...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-20-2022, 05:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By Brian
Re: Need a press on aluminum timing gear

Try barnfind on here, I've purchased nos aluminum press on gears off of him
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-19-2022, 10:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,092
Posted By Brian
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-18-2022, 11:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 657
Posted By Brian
Re: 12v battery on 6v system?

as your vehicle runs well once running, the problem is in the starter motor circuit. Could be any or all of the following; starter needs rebuild, insufficiently sized cables, bad ground connection[s]...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-18-2022, 10:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By Brian
Re: Pistons for a steel sleeve engine

The aluminum pistons will give no trouble provided clearances are correct
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-18-2022, 10:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 601
Posted By Brian
Re: What's the shortest length generator?

I agree with tinker; the early 3 brush generators measure 6 5/8" from back of the mount to back of generator. Later, two brush versions are longer
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-18-2022, 06:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,746
Posted By Brian
Re: Speaking of engines

Those front water outlets are 35
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-17-2022, 07:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By Brian
Re: Thread size for 36 water pump temperature sensor?

the 36 water pump provision also has the seat...you will not need the adapter that comes in the kit; the bulb and nut will directly fit the pump housing
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-17-2022, 12:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By Brian
Re: Thread size for 36 water pump temperature sensor?

Rick, yes that will fit; it is the std 5/8 UNF thread as is the hole in your watewr pump
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-16-2022, 11:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 699
Posted By Brian
Re: raising fan height

Could be an Australian thing, here in NZ they measure as per Jack's measurements, ours are sourced from Canada
However, it is possible to fit a spacer betwix fan hub and and of crank pulley flange...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-14-2022, 10:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 699
Posted By Brian
Re: raising fan height

I think the best solution is to fit the 39 crank pulley and fan to the 59A engine. it'll all fit right up
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2022, 08:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,156
Posted By Brian
Re: Any demand for 3 3/4 8BA cranks

You guys with 3 7/8 cranks; why not simply use std 3 3/4 stroke pistons? Sure, they'll slightly pop up [.060" or so]. Big deal. With the amount you need to plane off of stock heads in order to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2022, 10:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 444
Posted By Brian
Re: 59 Y block

And the C69A block has really thick cylinder walls, is the block to use for big bores.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-09-2022, 05:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 387
Posted By Brian
Re: Capillary tube location - 21 stud Ford Flathead

Nice!! similar to what I run, 37 block, early eddie meyer heads, twin carbs etc...you'll notice the provision for the temp gauge in the LH waterpump housing
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-08-2022, 04:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 387
Posted By Brian
Re: Capillary tube location - 21 stud Ford Flathead

35-36 had the temp probe in the drivers side waterpump housing [LH head].
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-08-2022, 12:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 372
Posted By Brian
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-05-2022, 01:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 952
Posted By Brian
Re: Ready for Work.

Congratulations Tony, Wishing you well, only problem being retired, is you never get to take a day off! Brian
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-03-2022, 03:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 552
Posted By Brian
Re: Corked

try soaking them in warm water for a while
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-02-2022, 11:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 878
Posted By Brian
Re: Why I bought a '35 Coupe to heal - my backstory..

Where is the like button? Cool story 'boy'!!
Actually, the replacement is cooler than that one you sold. You've done good.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-02-2022, 11:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 783
Posted By Brian
Re: Temp sensor port thread chaser

Believe me, the MALE tapered thread WILL get tighter, the deeper it goes into a FEMALE tapered thread. DD

Yes, but if you tap the tapered female thread TOO deep, the hex on the male nipple will...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-02-2022, 12:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 783
Posted By Brian
Re: Temp sensor port thread chaser

Disclaimer; I am not 100% intimate with late model flatheads....
However...are you sure its NPT [National Pipe Taper]? I thought it was NPP [National Pipe parallel]. I thought the female thread [in...
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