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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 05:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 264
Posted By Brian
Re: Finally some Cam Degree Numbers - Now what?

I think Jack is right, ie, they measure from base circle...
however, going by your numbers you have;
ex opens 59.58 BBDC
ex closes 9* ATDC
This gives a duration of 248.5* as opposed to their...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 545
Posted By Brian
Re: parts pickup

Lawrie you hotrodder- what's with the hood louvres?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-20-2020, 04:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 137
Posted By Brian
Re: 1936 Ford Fordor spare tire mount question

Yes, a rubber gasket about 1/16' thick under each mounting pad.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,600
Posted By Brian
Re: Autolite Spark Users Only

36 saw the introduction of the Stromberg 97
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2020, 05:47 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,600
Posted By Brian
Re: Autolite Spark Users Only

that's a stromberg 48 -correct for 34-35 Fords
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2020, 04:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 166
Posted By Brian
Re: MC Diameter

1 1/16"
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-18-2020, 04:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 596
Posted By Brian
Re: redneck gas tank story

So...your brother owns a Chev, and you own a Ford? I guess you are the genius in the family!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-13-2020, 09:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 935
Posted By Brian
Re: Use of a Big 97 Stromberg Carb.

Ian; 0.048in main jets and a Number 63 power valve
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2020, 11:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 935
Posted By Brian
Re: Use of a Big 97 Stromberg Carb.

Phil, Why are you saying .046 jets?
97's were used 36-38 on 221's.
I have a couple of original issue 97's; these have '67' cast into them which tells they are original issue on 36 commercial...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2020, 10:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 302
Posted By Brian
Re: '36 spare tire cover seal won't fit

I too can recommend the Drake product. it'll fit properly.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2020, 08:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,202
Posted By Brian
Re: Where Do You Find Your Ford Parts

Gotham City
reds headers
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2020, 01:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,332
Posted By Brian
Re: Use of Slip plate to lube springs

Yes, I know of ford's specified spring lube. What other automobiles have lubricated springs?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-08-2020, 10:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,332
Posted By Brian
Re: Use of Slip plate to lube springs

What Ted alludes to above is my understanding. I was taught springs need the friction imposed between each leaf in order to work as they are supposed to.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-08-2020, 05:16 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,264
Posted By Brian
Re: Question on Cam Gear Marks - UPDATE

Yes Mart, I'm confusing the issue, you are correct; clockwise. I've edited my previous incorrect information. I need to read my 'motto' more often!! Lucky I only consider myself halfway there! lol
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-08-2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,264
Posted By Brian
Re: Question on Cam Gear Marks - UPDATE

No Russ, I've put you crook...you need to move the cam to retard it one tooth. That'll put your mark on the camgear to the LEFT of where it was....I previously said to the right. Sorry about the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-08-2020, 12:36 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,264
Posted By Brian
Re: Question on Cam Gear Marks - UPDATE

Russ, you 'know' this cam is right because it's previously run very satisfactorily in an earlier engine. You 'know' where TDC is. BUT, you don't 'know' how the camshaft is timed to the crankshaft....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-07-2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,264
Posted By Brian
Re: Question on Cam Gear Marks - UPDATE

You cannot get 35* advance out of a distributor, unless the slot it engages in is out.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-07-2020, 05:17 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,264
Posted By Brian
Re: Question on Cam Gear Marks - UPDATE

Try this; remove timing cover, line up your existing timing marks, undo the 4 bolts holding the camgear on. Remove cam gear. Replace gear after moving cam [edit]clockwise sufficient to be able to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-05-2020, 11:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 303
Posted By Brian
Re: Cluster Gear Identification

Dunno...possibly used with C91A 7129 E thrust washer. Google it possibly... I have an illustration in my Canadian 'Fast moving Parts catalogue', that looks like it would work in conjunction with your...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-05-2020, 11:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 533
Posted By Brian
Re: Crankcase ventilation

Rudi, just tee the vac line; one side to your booster, the other to the PVC. it's all vacuum, which 'sucks' lol.
Just duplicate the original WW2 military setup for the PCV, seems you've got most of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-01-2020, 07:33 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,264
Posted By Brian
Re: Question on Cam Gear Marks - UPDATE

Russ, you said in your earlier thread that this is an Isky 77B grind.
The specs for this cam state inlet opens 19* BTDC and ex closes 19* ATDC.
So, at exactly TDC, both valves should be slightly...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-30-2020, 01:55 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,264
Posted By Brian
Re: Question on Cam Gear Marks - UPDATE

Kurt is spot on with his advice.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-29-2020, 11:14 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,264
Posted By Brian
Re: Question on Cam Gear Marks - UPDATE

Russ, You say you haven't actually checked valve timing....the way I see it, if you're a tooth off, 44 teeth on the camgear divided by 360 degrees means each tooth gives just over 8 degrees. That...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-29-2020, 07:28 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,264
Posted By Brian
Re: Question on Cam Gear Marks - UPDATE

Have you run engine with a vacuum gauge connected?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-26-2020, 01:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 892
Posted By Brian
Re: 1942 Mercury rebuild vlog

to be sure to be sure is the Irishman who's wearing two condoms!!
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