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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-03-2017, 03:15 PM
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Posted By GearRat
Re: GearRat's '35

Not an expert on flathead v8's so I'd appreciate feedback on how ours is idling. Adjusted the idle screws a bit as the plugs were pretty sooty. We are also running with open manifolds right now so...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-12-2016, 03:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,162
Posted By GearRat
Re: GearRat's '35

Hey there guys!

Trying to track down a radiator for the '35 is a pretty difficult task. Is there a company that you all would recommend as far as getting a new radiator? I cant seem to find any if...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-20-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,162
Posted By GearRat
Re: GearRat's '35

Didn't capture a before photo, but there was another pump in the trunk that looked very identical to its prior condition.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-20-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,162
Posted By GearRat
Re: GearRat's '35

Fuel pump before and after...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-20-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,162
Posted By GearRat
Re: GearRat's '35

Hello all,

Long time no see! We recently started working on the '35 again. The engine fired up for the first time in at least 20 years so we are excited about that (link to video below). I've...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-16-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,162
Posted By GearRat
Re: GearRat's '35

Hey Guys!

Progress has been slow, but the engine is coming along. Just a few more things to take care of and then we can prepare to get the engine back in place.

Question: This car looks to be...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,162
Posted By GearRat
Re: GearRat's '35

Hey Gene,

The # I found on the rod ends was 99, but i'm not sure if there was an "A" by them or a triangle. The bore from what I measured was around 3.218", mind you that probably isn't very...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-21-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,162
Posted By GearRat
Re: GearRat's '35

I used a lot of carb cleaner to liquefy the nasty gunk, let it sit and dry out, and then took the gunk out in manageable chunks. Then more carb cleaner, some rags to get the smaller stuff, and then...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-21-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,162
Posted By GearRat
Re: GearRat's '35

Hey Guys,

Thanks for the warning about the bell housing. I'll definitely keep the hoist attached and take more load off of the bell housing. I knew the engine wasn't a '35 but I didn't know...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-20-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,162
Posted By GearRat
GearRat's '35

Hey Guys!

I'm making this my official project blog for the 1935 5 window coupe we inherited from my Grandfather. Yesterday we removed the engine to make sure we get it cleaned out right, and to...
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