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Forum: Early V8 03-26-2021, 12:57 PM
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Views: 327
Posted By Daveyjonez
1940-47 Steel Wheels

Looking for four 16x4 or 16x4.5 wheels. Looking for straight, clean for paint. I am in Houston Texas.

Thanks,
Dave
Forum: Early V8 02-02-2021, 04:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 184
Posted By Daveyjonez
1934 5w Coupe Drivers Door

Looking for a solid door. Don't bother with me if you are a scam artist!

Thx, Dave
Forum: Early V8 12-07-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 228
Posted By Daveyjonez
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-02-2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,222
Posted By Daveyjonez
Re: Scam alert

It’s rampant- I just had another hit me up with this scam
Forum: Questions & Suggestions 12-02-2020, 12:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,160
Posted By Daveyjonez
Re: Scammer Attempt Today

They got me, I just posted this in Early Ford:

I have been scammed. I posted an ad in the want ads and was messaged by jackdennis4679 that referred me to an email indicating that he knew the part...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-02-2020, 12:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,222
Posted By Daveyjonez
Re: Scam alert

Yup, all the signs were there- I wasn't careful and paid the price. I have never had a problem buying here or the hamb so I had my guard down. Don't be me folks!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-02-2020, 11:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,222
Posted By Daveyjonez
Scam alert

I have been scammed. I posted an ad in the want ads and was messaged by jackdennis4679 that referred me to an email indicating that he knew the part was available. I was looking for the elusive late...
Forum: Early V8 11-29-2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 228
Posted By Daveyjonez
Late Mercury Flathead Oil Pickup

Looking for Merc Specific Pickup for Pan w Windage Tray.

Thanks,
Dave
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-03-2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,379
Posted By Daveyjonez
Re: Piston to Head Clearance Input

Thanks for the information guys, I appreciate it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-02-2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,379
Posted By Daveyjonez
Re: Piston to Head Clearance Input

Thanks Bored Stroked- i sent you some photos
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-02-2020, 03:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,379
Posted By Daveyjonez
Re: Piston to Head Clearance Input

Thanks Ronnie:

Stock size valves- 1007b camshaft. Looking to run two 48’s. Just looking for a zippy street motor. In terms of compression, I guess I should be asking- with a stock deck and a given...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-02-2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,379
Posted By Daveyjonez
Piston to Head Clearance Input

Hello All:

I have read through a few of these threads, need some input on what I have:

4 inch stroke, 3 5/16 bore w/ Ross Pistons, Brand New Navarro Heads and New Best Graphtite Gaskets. New...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-06-2020, 12:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,496
Posted By Daveyjonez
Re: Valve Spring Shim Question

That's neat information Ron! Fuel economy is a far less slippery slope than big horsepower!:)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-05-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,496
Posted By Daveyjonez
Re: Valve Spring Shim Question

Real nice work! I always dycem and lap in my valves- I was just able to try the chromoly retainers I have and I am very close to the 70lbs that my cam grinder recommended with a .060 and a .015 at my...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-05-2020, 12:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,496
Posted By Daveyjonez
Re: Valve Spring Shim Question

Thanks Bored n Stroked- I have measured each installed height, and have been trying to get to 70 lbs. I do have and can operate a lathe, I appreciate the pics- great stuff. I also have the chromoly...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-05-2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,496
Posted By Daveyjonez
Re: Valve Spring Shim Question

Thanks for the input guys- I am using the Isky 185g springs. Just a street setup, I just want to make sure I set it up right. I am going to go back through and see exactly where I am and I will reach...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-04-2020, 09:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,496
Posted By Daveyjonez
Re: Valve Spring Shim Question

A .060 and a .030 gets me real close- just worried about that diminished register on the guide.

Thx Flatjack.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-04-2020, 09:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,496
Posted By Daveyjonez
Re: Valve Spring Shim Question

Pete (ground my cam) says 70, 2 x .60 leaves very little register for the spring on the guide. Maybe I am overthinking this?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-04-2020, 07:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,496
Posted By Daveyjonez
Re: Valve Spring Shim Question

Up against the block? I donít understand. Iíve carefully selected valve springs and meticulously measured each assemblies installed height, and corresponding seat pressure. Given my cam grinders...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-04-2020, 05:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,496
Posted By Daveyjonez
Re: Valve Spring Shim Question

Those look like what I need- could you give information on ordering??

Best from Texas,
Dave
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-04-2020, 04:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,496
Posted By Daveyjonez
Valve Spring Shim Question

Any problems adding valve spring shims to the retainer side?

I don't want to stack too many on the guide and lose the spring register.

Thanks!

Dave
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-05-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 644
Posted By Daveyjonez
Re: 8ba vs 59ab length

Yes, using the narrow- thanks Flatjack
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-04-2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 644
Posted By Daveyjonez
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-04-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 644
Posted By Daveyjonez
8ba vs 59ab length

I know there have been numerous threads on this topic, here is my question:

Is a 59ab from transmission mounting surface to water pump mounting surface the same length as an 8ba with the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-01-2019, 11:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,064
Posted By Daveyjonez
Re: 81ís tri power or dual 97ís

Thanks Pete, I will reach out when setting up my fuel system.
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