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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2020, 12:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,192
Posted By Derby
Re: Drake '40 tank

Received the Drake tank for 37 slat back. Installation was straight forward with just enough clearance all around. Almost zero clearance between top of tank and bottom of trunk floor. Just enough to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-26-2020, 11:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,192
Posted By Derby
Re: Drake '40 tank

Just removed old tank from 37. Drake replacement on the way. When lifting the body, how much is "a bit?"
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-17-2020, 06:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 885
Posted By Derby
Re: 1937 Fuel Tank Replacement

TerryOH,

I may have the original tank rebuilt. My objective is to be as well informed as possible. I need to be sure any tank used its super clean.The modified engine in the car uses an 8BA block...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-14-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 885
Posted By Derby
Re: 1937 Fuel Tank Replacement

G.M. & TJ

Thank you both. I feel much better prepared.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-13-2020, 03:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 885
Posted By Derby
1937 Fuel Tank Replacement

After reading the excellent discussions about removing the original fuel tank, I have a question about a replacement. In a post dated 4-2-2016 Dennis(EV8G) included this statement:

"Just to make...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-01-2020, 03:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,003
Posted By Derby
Re: Afred E Neuman is back !

Kilroy was here!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-01-2020, 04:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 533
Posted By Derby
Re: Gauge Operation Negative Ground.

Great! Thanks for the quick answer.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-01-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 533
Posted By Derby
Gauge Operation Negative Ground.

There is an excellent post by JSeery dated 4/6/2015 concerning gauge operation. After reading this information it appears to me the the gauge operation is unaffected by a change from positive to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-13-2020, 07:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 819
Posted By Derby
Re: 37 fuel tank

OK, great responses. I will proceed cautiously. While doing some previous tank work on a different car someone suggested putting some dry ice in the tank. The dry ice sublimates and releases CO2 that...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-13-2020, 04:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 819
Posted By Derby
37 fuel tank

The fuel tank outlet tube on my '37 is damaged and needs to be replaced. The retaining nut fitting has been rounded off and will not accept a wrench. Prior to my attempts to loosen the fitting, I am...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-24-2020, 02:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,136
Posted By Derby
Re: Radiator Mount

OK, thanks. I will use front holes with radiator on top of the rubber pad on the frame mount secured by the springs and bolt.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-23-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,136
Posted By Derby
Radiator Mount

Is this the correct mounting assembly? The picture shown is how I found it. The radiator tab is on top of the rubber pad. The bolt is through the rear hole on one side and the front hole on the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-20-2020, 08:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,004
Posted By Derby
Re: Radiator support rods question

What is the correct length for a '37 radiator? I am not sure the ones I have give the correct tilt.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-02-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,256
Posted By Derby
Re: MORE 8BA in 1936

marko39,

Not sure of alignment yet as the engine is waiting transmission for installation.

Bored&Stroked

Thanks. Useful information.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-02-2020, 01:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,256
Posted By Derby
Re: MORE 8BA in 1936

Still a lot of thinking about a fan to do. Once I have the engine installed I want to take measurements. I need to really understand setting the radiator tilt.

Regarding preload, my hope is to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-01-2020, 06:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,256
Posted By Derby
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-01-2020, 03:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,256
Posted By Derby
MORE 8BA in 1936

I chose to install the steady rods in the 8BA block using the existing threaded boss on the block. The configuration uses a threaded stud in the boss that protrudes about 3/4 inch from the bell...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-23-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,473
Posted By Derby
Re: 8BA in 1937

The set up is great. Is this done with the Drake Hub? Who is Heard? Better to ask ask than assume!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-22-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,473
Posted By Derby
Re: 8BA in 1937

Thank you for the fan info! In regard to the steady rods, I agree with the recommendation not to drill the block. The add on brackets are good, but I plan to use the existing threaded holes in the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-21-2019, 08:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,497
Posted By Derby
Re: 8ba steady rod brackets

I like the bracket. Will try Mark or have one made.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-21-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,473
Posted By Derby
Re: 8BA in 1937

Yes, any help with picture posting would be appreciated. appreciated. Picture is 750x586. I just used "choose" option and selected picture file
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-21-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,473
Posted By Derby
Re: 8BA in 1937

Lots of good information here to study. Thanks. Concerning the fan, have not chosen a way to go as yet. Pictures would be appreciated.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-21-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,473
Posted By Derby
8BA in 1937

I am in the process of installing an engine with an 8BA block. The steady rods need to be fitted to the block by drilling out the hole locations at the rear of the block. Attached is a picture taken...
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