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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-12-2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,202
Posted By nbrskn
Re: Power valve failure

read her I think that the power valve can be pluged off/ Is this true ?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-02-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,761
Posted By nbrskn
Re: 1950 Car Permanently Lubricated/Sealed Bearings

any rear wheel bearing I ever replaced came with a retainer ring.
and yes a good press makes it a whole lot easier
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-19-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,721
Posted By nbrskn
Re: New distributor from Charlie ny

Charlie often states to PM him. If you are not aware of how that works, scroll up to post #7 and click on Charlies name on the left. In the dropdown menu click on personal message

thanks

also...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-19-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,056
Posted By nbrskn
Re: Funny Thing About Flathead Thermostats

When I worked in the shop as a kid. all the thermostats had a little hole in them.

no thermostats can cause heating because the water cannot stay in the radiator
long enough to cool.

a small...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-16-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,721
Posted By nbrskn
Re: New distributor from Charlie ny

what is charlie ny contact info ?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-02-2019, 06:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,102
Posted By nbrskn
Re: oil getting black

plugs look ok
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-02-2019, 06:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,102
Posted By nbrskn
Re: oil getting black

I do not run in a dirty enviroment, It has a nice sized air filter.
starts getting black almost immediatly. Has done it right from the start up.
To make a long story short ,I had the pan off ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-01-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,102
Posted By nbrskn
oil getting black

my flathead is an 8BA, maybe 2000 miles on rebuild. Right from the beginning it turns the oil black.

The neighbor says this has to be to much fuel . Has a stock 94 on it.
bought this carb many...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-15-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 935
Posted By nbrskn
Re: Williamson's Instruments, Inc.

Great people to work with
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-01-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,505
Posted By nbrskn
Re: Looking For A 15" Modern Radial Tire

the new modern balancers do a way better job than the old styles
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-27-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,092
Posted By nbrskn
Re: DEAD: 1948 Super Deluxe 8 Sedan

my 46 mercury , I no longer own. Would quite when hot sometimes. Let it cool and it would run again. Problem ended up being a relay ? up under the dash mounted on inner fire wall. Dont know if...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-26-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,389
Posted By nbrskn
Re: 1947 Ford Coupe wiper conversion

I had trouble with my Bob Drake unit also. Parked in the middle. If
i remember right I reversed the arms on the Pivot arm.
My car is a 46 2 door.Have owned it for 58 years.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-17-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,255
Posted By nbrskn
Re: dirty oil. Why so quick

i am 75 year young. Been using pennzoil all my life. Have rebuilt many of my vehicles engines. All were clean inside. Must be regular oil changes.
336000 1978 F150 , 226000 1968 F150 , 200000...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-16-2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,255
Posted By nbrskn
Re: dirty oil. Why so quick

engine was rebuilt by a reputable shop. Has a full flow oil system from Mark Kerby. Has an oil filter. Has 10w40 oil . Pennzoil. Engine has a little over 2000 miles on it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-16-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 714
Posted By nbrskn
Stray Kat Dewey ok

Does any one here go to Dewey. Was there 10 years ago .
May 4 5 6 -2018
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-16-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,255
Posted By nbrskn
dirty oil. Why so quick

I have an 8BA . Recently rebuilt. Since rebuild it doesnt take but a few short miles before the oil is dirty. 30 miles one time .this time from replaceing bad head 100 miles. Had pan off and black...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-19-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,084
Posted By nbrskn
Re: '41 - '48 Cowl vent alignment

I actually had to cut the arms and reweld them on my 46 to get it to pull down all the way. And it still leaks. Used a drake seal.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-13-2017, 11:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,846
Posted By nbrskn
Re: Heater question for the cold clime guys...

I have a round Atlas in my 46 2dr. Its not original but I liked the looks of it
the front turns in a circle for air flow direction. Works fair and if i had and
interior it would work very well. The...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-13-2017, 10:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,682
Posted By nbrskn
Re: 49 mercury

I run a 50 merc in the navy with drop blocks on it .
drove from millington Tn to
st Louis Mo area. Did OK
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-24-2017, 10:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,724
Posted By nbrskn
Re: 12v generator won't charge

as far as motoring a gen . It wont hurt it at all . My white mower has a gen that is starter and generator.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-29-2017, 08:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,265
Posted By nbrskn
Re: 50 Merc Brake Improvement

I used the F 100 conversion on my 1946 Ford sedan.
then put the self adjusters on them. They work just fine.
My parts came from NAPA.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2017, 10:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,212
Posted By nbrskn
Re: stock dist with jr. isky cam

What is a loadomatic. what makes it different from a regular dist?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2017, 09:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,212
Posted By nbrskn
Re: stock dist with jr. isky cam

1950 merc motor . Top mount dist . 8BA intake 1 carb 60 over bore
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2017, 09:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,212
Posted By nbrskn
stock dist with jr. isky cam

can a stock distributor be used with a JR Isky Cam ?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-11-2017, 01:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 843
Posted By nbrskn
Re: 52 Ford F1 engine ground location

Grounds -grounds -grounds
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