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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 02:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 358
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Viscosity VS Pressure

Your pressure readings are fine. DONT even consider changing any oil pressure relief valve spring. Continue to enjoy your car and know your readings are fine.
Ronnieroadster
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-14-2021, 01:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 840
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Lathe set up help for my shop

I learned a very long time ago when I was interested in getting a Lath. A wise older gentlemen told me a large lath can always be made small. A small lath can never be made big. That being said I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-13-2021, 08:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 243
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Nostalgia Night and Reunion Monday night June 21st

A few of the cars attending Nostalgia Night some high horsepower Flathead Ford blocks.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-13-2021, 05:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 148
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Nostalgia Night and Reunion Monday night June 21st

A few of the cars attending Nostalgia Night some high horsepower flathead Ford blocks.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-10-2021, 05:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 148
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Nostalgia Night and Reunion Monday night June 21st

Once again the CSRA car club is holding our annual Nostalgia Night.
Monday June 21st rain date Tuesday June 22nd
This years event is being held at a NEW location the
North Haven Fair Grounds
290...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-10-2021, 05:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 243
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Nostalgia Night and Reunion Monday night June 21st

Once again the CSRA car club is holding our annual Nostalgia Night.
Monday June 21st rain date Tuesday June 22nd
This years event is being held at a NEW location the
North Haven Fair Grounds
290...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-09-2021, 03:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,622
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Dyno testing the Flathead for Speedweek

Heck you know we resemble that perfectly.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-08-2021, 06:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,622
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-08-2021, 06:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 584
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Eddie Meyer Intake

The Eddie Meyer high rise intake was a two piece assembly what you have in the photo looks like its the base section of the two piece intake. The risers for the high rise section used four studs on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-08-2021, 10:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 313
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Quick Rope Seal Question

Dave the front rope seal is the same for both the 59A and 8BA. Your correct no trim needed.
Ronnieroadster
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-07-2021, 09:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 959
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: head torque method?

Using lube on the threads and head surface will eliminate the need for that step if your doing the torque dry. I prefer the stuff made by ARP.
Ronnieroadster
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-07-2021, 06:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,095
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: spark plug recommendation

Usually in a lean condition the insulator will be white. Lean conditions cause lots more heat the high heat burns the material off the insulator showing its original color. The best color is a light...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-07-2021, 01:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 959
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: head torque method?

Excellent logic for an air cooled engine but of course its the only way to do it for an air cooled engine! For a Ford flathead V-8 its completely WRONG. Now hot to the touch that's not really very...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-07-2021, 01:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,095
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: spark plug recommendation

After trying the H-10 and the 216 with not the best of luck I converted to the NGK and all is now good. The NGK B6L is the equivalent heat range to the H-10 and 216. The B-4-L can also be used if a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-06-2021, 12:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Black smoke and backfiring in stock 41 Ford

Engine is getting way to much gas the is carb leaking to much gas areas to look at as noted in above post.
Ronnieroadster
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-06-2021, 11:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 959
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: head torque method?

First I would say there's not many experts at Speedway Motors especially when it comes to most things related to the Flathead. The idea of firing up a flathead with no coolant for any reason is not...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-04-2021, 08:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,622
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Dyno testing the Flathead for Speedweek

There are some things I wont give away. To get a stock block flathead to put out the power needed to run 200 MPH burning gasoline has taken my son and I a whole lot of time {years} experimenting...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-03-2021, 08:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,622
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Dyno testing the Flathead for Speedweek

There's usually a good post underway on the HAMB with daily results. I'm going to be to busy trying to get the record bumped to get results out on the Barn daily. Besides our Rear Engine Modified...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-02-2021, 03:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,622
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Dyno testing the Flathead for Speedweek

Hey Tim the numbers are up from last year so overall I'm happy.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-01-2021, 08:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,622
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Dyno testing the Flathead for Speedweek

Getting ready for Speedweek our 292 cube Flathead during a soft dyno pull testing the engine and transmission combination. For all the Barn member's who enjoy something a bit different.
Another...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-28-2021, 02:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 624
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: 302 Cubic Inch Engine Startup

Very nice Dale especially knowing Andy will get to enjoy this crazy flathead performance stuff we loose sleep thinking about. Boy I hope his Deuce has some stout axles and transmission gears or a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-27-2021, 02:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,425
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: Hillbilly block cleaning...electrolysis

I have used Evaporust to clean the water jacket areas on disassembled blocks. With the empty block mounted in the engine stand held in by the bell housing end rotate the block so the deck surface is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-26-2021, 09:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 439
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: 37-41 Distributor Points Installer in CT

I can help if a decision is made you can send me a PM and I can contact you if needed.
Ronnieroadster
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-24-2021, 01:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 542
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: stromberg elictronic distributor

Considering how the replacement points and condensers are such poor quality off shore junk your lottery chances are much better using the Stromberg dizzy.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-17-2021, 06:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 506
Posted By Ronnieroadster
Re: crab pertronix 59ab

Do as Fritz wrote eliminate the resister. You will enjoy how nice the system works. Here's a tip on the installation. The Pertronix conversion comes with a new base plate the module is mounted on...
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