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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,249
Posted By bottomfeeder pete
Re: Mallory Magspark coil

Is this mallory specific on polarity, my stock 35 coil has the crack was wondering if that renders it useless thanx again. Pete.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,249
Posted By bottomfeeder pete
Re: Mallory Magspark coil

My coil has 6-v in the circle but there is a copper tang that has what looks like the symbal for neg grnd I am set up pos. grnd thanks for the help,if any body knows if the crack in my original coil...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-12-2012, 04:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,249
Posted By bottomfeeder pete
Mallory Magspark coil

Hello I was hoping someone could let me know if this old coil has a good Reputation ,It is a old mallory 6 volt magspark also is there one for pos. grnd and one for neg. grnd.It is a box type coil...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-07-2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,808
Posted By bottomfeeder pete
Re: Won`t start

Well I let it sit for a week with MMO in it,cranked it over without the plugs and got the MMo out installed new plugs and she lit off right away and ran like a champ!So thanx for all the help it is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-03-2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,722
Posted By bottomfeeder pete
Re: Flathead original engine fan + electric fan ?

Can you get away with No fan in a mild climate with light traffic? anybody doing this?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-28-2012, 05:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,808
Posted By bottomfeeder pete
Re: Won`t start

compression is low,I believe the rings are stuck. The engine had been ran about 10,000 miles before being left to sit since `62. Oil in the cylinders Does raise compression,but not much.I put mmo in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-28-2012, 03:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,808
Posted By bottomfeeder pete
Re: Won`t start

Fht I will try the 18 volts. report back later.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-28-2012, 03:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,808
Posted By bottomfeeder pete
Re: Won`t start

I did check the valves and they were going up and down and the seats looked fine,I think if any thing the rings could be stuck,going to get a good compression gauge and check comp.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-28-2012, 11:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,808
Posted By bottomfeeder pete
Re: Won`t start

Thanx g.m. I did try starting fluid and not a pop,The firing order is right all connections are good and it has spark my compression gauge is junk but i got compression trying to blow my finger off...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-27-2012, 11:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,890
Posted By bottomfeeder pete
Re: Is the frame straight enough?

A frames are known to rust in this area have you checked under the mounts? seems like it should not be sagging at all.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-27-2012, 11:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,808
Posted By bottomfeeder pete
Won`t start

Well here it is,I have a 21a it was rebuilt many years ago.I took it apart and checked it out,i did not pull any pistons because everything looked all right I did check a bearing. The Cam and valves...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-05-2012, 09:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,573
Posted By bottomfeeder pete
Re: Happy Birthday Ken/CT!

Happy birthday Ken,you share this day with my son.Pete
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-25-2012, 09:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 822
Posted By bottomfeeder pete
Re: Another 3 bolt dist. question

Ok I figured it looked at Vanpelts site and seen the pictures of the difference.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-25-2012, 08:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 822
Posted By bottomfeeder pete
Another 3 bolt dist. question

I have a 3 bolt dist. with a 3 bolt coil,earlier model I am guessing.I had the wires and terminal plates and caps off of a 38 3 bolt,went to install them and the alinement slots are in different...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-22-2012, 08:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,685
Posted By bottomfeeder pete
Re: 3 bolt distributor

Thanx for all the response`s sure cleared up things about the procedure.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-19-2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,685
Posted By bottomfeeder pete
3 bolt distributor

does anybody have the ruler method measurements for timing the 3 bolt helmet type distributor, all i can find is info on two bolt crab style. thanx in advance. Pete.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-03-2010, 07:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,135
Posted By bottomfeeder pete
Re: oil pump cam gear

thanx Pete!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-03-2010, 09:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,135
Posted By bottomfeeder pete
oil pump cam gear

Hello, I have taken my 59 a down to re-gasket and clean and inspect.I have the cam with the press on oil pump drive gear.There have been a few problems with the gears slipping. I have read about...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-28-2010, 06:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,113
Posted By bottomfeeder pete
Re: timing gear

Thanx for the info.Going to run it.This is a great place Thanx again Pete.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-28-2010, 09:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,113
Posted By bottomfeeder pete
timing gear

I have an old flathead that was rebuilt and 20,000 miles put on it back in 1960. Then it was pulled and set in a 32 pick up and has been sitting since. I have taken the motor apart everything looks...
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