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Forum: Early V8 01-28-2021, 05:50 PM
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1933 US Bodied FORD ROADSTER COWL WOOD KIT and HINGE PILLARS

I am just wondering if anyone on the forum can provide me with an update on who if anyone is making original style wood parts for the 1933-34 Ford roadster. In particular the Cowl wood and latch...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-06-2020, 01:29 AM
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Posted By ford1933-2008
Re: Body Badges on Australian assembled Fords

If anyone is interested I have had these badges reproduced. See attached
https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/838130509984144
Forum: Early V8 10-13-2020, 04:50 AM
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WTB- Mercury 4" Stroke Crankshaft

WTB - I am hoping someone here on the Ford Barn can help me out. I am looking for a good, uncracked 4" Mercury crankshaft to suit an 8BA block I am looking to rebuild. Any assistance or leads greatly...
Forum: Early V8 10-13-2020, 04:49 AM
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Posted By ford1933-2008
WTB- Mercury 4" Stroke Crankshaft

WTB - I am hoping someone here on the Ford Barn can help me out. I am looking for a good, uncracked 4" Mercury crankshaft to suit an 8BA block I am looking to rebuild. Any assistance or leads...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-23-2020, 06:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,432
Posted By ford1933-2008
Re: Sudden loss of oil pressure in fresh built 8BA engine

Oil pick up had a fracture in the bronze weld which opened up. In the bin and a replacement fitted
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-22-2020, 06:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,432
Posted By ford1933-2008
Re: Sudden loss of oil pressure in fresh built 8BA engine

Well the problem turned out to be relatively simple to fix. Faulty oil pickup unit replaced and engine back together ready to refit into the vehicle. Thanks to all for your advice.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-19-2020, 03:56 PM
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Views: 1,432
Posted By ford1933-2008
Re: Sudden loss of oil pressure in fresh built 8BA engine

Excellent advise, thanks. I will pull the pan this morning and post results, thanks.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-19-2020, 07:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,432
Posted By ford1933-2008
Re: Sudden loss of oil pressure in fresh built 8BA engine

Thanks, Engine is in the car. Plan to drop the sump and inspect the oil pump 1st. If not the pump then will drop the transmission. Thanks David
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-19-2020, 05:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,432
Posted By ford1933-2008
Re: Sudden loss of oil pressure in fresh built 8BA engine

Oil pressure was under moderate revs, not idle
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-19-2020, 05:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,432
Posted By ford1933-2008
Re: Sudden loss of oil pressure in fresh built 8BA engine

Ron, The new melling pump is a standard pump. Cam was reground 8BA mild .325" lift. Any insights as to what could be wrong?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-19-2020, 04:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,432
Posted By ford1933-2008
Re: Sudden loss of oil pressure in fresh built 8BA engine

Yeah, you are correct. I plan to drop the sump tomorrow and check the oil pump first off. If not that then I will drop the transmission and inspect the cam gear. I can't think of any other reason...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-19-2020, 01:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,432
Posted By ford1933-2008
Sudden loss of oil pressure in fresh built 8BA engine

I have just completed a rebuild of an 8BA. At start up oil pressure 40-60psi, several starts later, same oil pressure 40-60psi. Running a new melling oil pump. At last start this afternoon, no oil...
Forum: Early V8 04-04-2020, 07:25 PM
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Views: 279
Posted By ford1933-2008
WTB 1933-1934 Ford Tail Lamp (not license plate)

Hi there. Just checking my 1933-34 build parts and noticed I do not have a tail light (lamp) assembly to suit my 1934 roadster. I am looking to purchase the single lamp assembly for the passenger...
Forum: Early V8 03-04-2020, 04:38 PM
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Views: 357
Posted By ford1933-2008
4" Mercury Crankshaft- Traditional build

I am advertising again, looking for a good 4" stroke Mercury crankshaft for a traditional 39-48 stroker engine I wish to build. Any assistance in obtaining a good crankshaft is greatly appreciated. ...
Forum: Questions & Suggestions 02-14-2020, 02:07 PM
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Views: 437
Posted By ford1933-2008
Forum: Questions & Suggestions 02-14-2020, 03:21 AM
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Views: 437
Posted By ford1933-2008
Ford Blocks 24 Stud 59, 69 and 79

I recently acquired a batch of flathead blocks, 3 of which are stamped on the bellhousing in raised letters "59", "69" and "79" respectively. On my reading of earlier forum threads I believe the "9"...
Forum: Early V8 02-01-2020, 10:20 PM
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Views: 311
Posted By ford1933-2008
Smile WTB Ford Mercury 4" Stroke crankshaft

Hi there. I am hoping someone can assist me in my search for a good useable 4" stroke mercury crankshaft. I have a USA shipping address and I am a prompt payer. Any assistance is greatly...
Forum: Early V8 09-17-2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 283
Posted By ford1933-2008
WTB Ford 21A or 29A oversize piston wrist pins

I am hoping someone on the forum can assist me with obtaining a couple of sets of 0versize wrist pins to suit the 21A or 29A connecting rods. Please PM David or email me at dwjamies@tpg.com.au if...
Forum: Early V8 07-10-2019, 06:13 PM
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Views: 364
Posted By ford1933-2008
Smile Wanted NOS 21A Connecting Rods

Hi there. I am hoping someone on the forum can assist me here. I am looking to purchase a set of 21A NOS connecting rods for my flathead engine build. If you can assist me or know of someone who...
Forum: Early V8 07-04-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 315
Posted By ford1933-2008
Smile Wanted 4" stroke Mercury Crankshaft

I am hoping someone on our forum can assist me. I am looking to build a strong '99' Mercury 24 stud engine and I am looking to install a 4" Mercury crankshaft in the build.
If you can assist me,...
Forum: Early V8 04-26-2019, 02:56 AM
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Views: 344
Posted By ford1933-2008
1933-34 Ford Speedometer

I am hoping someone in this forum can assist me. I am looking for a decent working 1933-34 speedometer for my 1934 Roadster project. If you can assist me could you please PM David or email me at...
Forum: Questions & Suggestions 11-25-2018, 03:33 AM
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Views: 850
Posted By ford1933-2008
What fuel induction set up for 99 Mercury stroker engine?

I have posted in the Hamb and thought I would also post here. I have a freshly built 99 Mercury engine specs as:

Bore3-3/16" plus 0.125
4" Mercury crank standard, Stroke 4.125"
Oversize valves...
Forum: Questions & Suggestions 10-10-2018, 01:39 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 668
Posted By ford1933-2008
Exclamation T5 4wd transmission torque tube adapter kit

Hi there. I am trying to locate someone making these kits. Tried Crazydaddyo on the HAMB, however these are not being made. Any help finding a kit manufacturer would be greatly appreciated. See...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-14-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,201
Posted By ford1933-2008
Re: Flatattack heads on a 99A Mercury engine

All, Thanks for your thoughts and suggestions. I will do as suggested and let you know how I get on. Photos to follow. Thanks David
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-14-2018, 07:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,201
Posted By ford1933-2008
Flatattack heads on a 99A Mercury engine

Hoping someone in the Barn can add some more light to this discussion. I have had some feedback from HAMB members, however I am still looking for more information.

Background, I have built a 99A...
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