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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-05-2021, 01:41 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 88,398
Posted By 21stud
Re: Engine block I.D. pictures

38 coupe,

I think update original pics would be best? This is great thread, thanks! Deserves to be at top, sticky? is that possible here?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-05-2021, 12:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,762
Posted By 21stud
Re: German H-block?

Yes, block main bearing bore is 2.5 inch. this means late crank will fit with late bearings.
so far it looks like this is german equivalent to 239 truck engine, 1939-40 era? with old style crank...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-28-2021, 02:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,762
Posted By 21stud
Re: German H-block?

Slow process with this. few photos about cam, lifters, rod markings and piston. those are hollow/ slotted lifters. weight is 59 gram.
Cam is steel with pressed on aluminium gear.
Pistons are just...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-26-2021, 01:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 556
Posted By 21stud
Re: Flathead ID X5 number

Well, trans is 40 and later for sure and engine about 1941 that X5 looks just foundry mark, not stamped?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2021, 10:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,236
Posted By 21stud
Re: S curve radiator hoses, warning .

I have bought my hoses from Auliz too, no issues. and yes, Finland it is :)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-02-2021, 08:22 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,226
Posted By 21stud
Re: Home made tool that works really well.

Mart, very nice! you nailed it, I'm gonna copy this! thanks, smart tool for sure:)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-15-2021, 01:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,762
Posted By 21stud
Re: German H-block?

rotorwrench,

now that is nice find! Very similar block than mine, expect naturally it is 21stud.
Oil pan rails look similar, crank snout is also very small.
and those center water jacket holes...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-15-2021, 12:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,121
Posted By 21stud
Re: camshaft profile

Did some search about this. I hope it's not too much offtopic...

I quoted here member Pete's post #195 from this old topic: https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=8767&page=10

''As a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2021, 04:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,762
Posted By 21stud
Re: German H-block?

rotorwrench,

thanks, good info. I've searching all over the web, here and hamb but have not found a much about these early engines.

good pics from late engine:...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2021, 04:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,762
Posted By 21stud
Re: German H-block?

Mart,
my plan is to build it for my AV8, I have french crank and rods, schneiner 248 cam, johnson lifters and high comp heads for it. Hopefully there is not too many cracks.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2021, 12:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,762
Posted By 21stud
Re: German H-block?

More surprises. just looked that cam, it's still in as I haven't took valves of yet.
Could this be steel cam? sure looks like it! :confused:
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2021, 10:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,762
Posted By 21stud
Re: German H-block?

Brian, good info. I have never seen those Canadian blocks. not sure what 5/8 hole you mean?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2021, 10:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,762
Posted By 21stud
Re: German H-block?

Thanks! If this block passes pressure test, someday it will find it's way to my 29 AV8:)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2021, 04:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,762
Posted By 21stud
Re: German H-block?

Thanks, that is correct. some brainfart my side:) STD bore it is.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2021, 03:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,121
Posted By 21stud
Re: camshaft profile

That would be nice to find out, did ford used same profile after valve angle change? Hopefully someone has degreed these pre AND postwar 5T cams?
and how much this angle change actually is? is it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2021, 01:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,762
Posted By 21stud
Re: German H-block?

Some crankshaft photos. that other is french crank for comparison. I just noticed by that photo, short snout is also smaller in diameter?! very strange, will do some more measuring soon. Snout dia is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2021, 01:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,762
Posted By 21stud
Re: German H-block?

Bored&Stroked,

thanks, you have a sharp eye for these things!

1, 2 yes, shape of water ports is unsual. I've never seen anything like this before.
3 I think first 1938 usa 24stud engines...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2021, 12:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,762
Posted By 21stud
Re: German H-block?

Yes, I know later Ford Koln engines had fk casting marks and dist in bellhousing + that wonderfull aluminium oil pan!
they also had same H in bellhousing than this one.

this is definitely not...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2021, 12:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,762
Posted By 21stud
Re: German H-block?

Thanks but vanpelts exellent website is no help with this. there is only USA block info.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2021, 02:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,762
Posted By 21stud
German H-block?

Hello all barners, I am flathead enthusiast from Finland. Been lurking here long time and learned a lot. Thanks to all members here, sure a lot of knowlegde!

I thought I show some photos of this...
Forum: The Test Forum 01-11-2021, 01:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 698
Posted By 21stud
test pic

Hopefully there is a picture?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2020, 07:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,551
Posted By 21stud
Re: wide 5 brakedrum

Hi aussie merc,
I'm also interested if someone has done this before? looks do-able if you have wide 5 drum with separate hub. I also have wide 5 drums, turned and too thin. maybe readily available...
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