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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 685
Posted By V860too
Re: V8-60 Isky Mushroom Lifters

Ol Ron that is a UNDERSTATEMENT!
Guys think the parts should cost the same or less than big flathead parts.

I have been hunting for an Aluminum V860 Cam Gear for 2yrs. I have a STEEL 1 but want...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 685
Posted By V860too
Re: V8-60 Isky Mushroom Lifters

620BS was actually for Hydroplanes and dad would spin them 7600+ rpm.
The 620B is more of a Midget Cam, more torque.
There was also a 620-03 and 620.
The 404jr was the wildest of all the 60 cams....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-13-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 685
Posted By V860too
V8-60 Isky Mushroom Lifters

A set of Isky Mushroom Lifters for the 60hp to use a Isky 620BS Cam.


What would a set of Mushroom cost/worth?


Lifter bores are already undercut for them.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-21-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,537
Posted By V860too
Re: Aluminum timing gear V8 60

Aluminum Cam gears were aftermarket only.
The OEM Fiber Gears would wear out quickly or break under the. "RACE CAM" spring pressures when turning them 7000rpm.
Was a guy in California remaking them...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-23-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,495
Posted By V860too
Re: "The V860 Ford's Little Powerhouse" book by Richard Willim

Oakhurst when I have copies in hand, It will be posted here and many other places for people.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-17-2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,495
Posted By V860too
Re: "The V860 Ford's Little Powerhouse" book by Richard Willim

35 would be a French 60.
The 60 didn't show up in the U.S. till 1937
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-15-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,495
Posted By V860too
Thumbs up "The V860 Ford's Little Powerhouse" book by Richard Willim

FINALLY after 3yrs of looking High and Low,
Flipping over Rocks and looking everywhere.
FINALLY found a Digital Copy of the Book 🙏

Now I have to sit down with my book and verify it is the "PRINT...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-02-2018, 07:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,893
Posted By V860too
Re: V8- 60 alternative valves??

Why replace the valves?
Valves & guides are out there.
Factory V860 Valves are STAINLES STEEL
Dad made up a set of 1pc Press in Guides and had Ferrea make a set of Oversize Intake Valves. Problem...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-23-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,508
Posted By V860too
Re: V8-60 Fords Little Powerhouse

I reached a road block with the reprint. Had the 1st few pages scanned from my book. They looked like scans/photocopies.
Was not happy with the resaults.
Spent $120.00 to get dad's computer fixed...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-23-2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,508
Posted By V860too
Re: V8-60 Fords Little Powerhouse

Feel free to msg me.
I am currently going through and cataloging dad's stash of 60 parts.
Being around limited Inboard Hydroplanes my whole life I know lots of guys with parts.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-20-2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 427
Posted By V860too
Re: Ford Bearing Part #s for a V8-60hp

Thanks Brian!
I have 3 more (2ft x 3ft x 2ft) plastic totes to go through and catalog.
Than onto Dad's stash of the good stuff (.010, .020, .030,... 37 & 40 Bearings)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-20-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 427
Posted By V860too
Re: Ford Bearing Part #s for a V8-60hp

Thats what I was thinking they were.
Also have suffix-
"J"
"H"
"N-3"
for 40 rods
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-20-2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 427
Posted By V860too
Ford Bearing Part #s for a V8-60hp

Guys I am LOOSING whats left of my mind with all these crazy bearings Ford made.
Have 3 Blue boxes marked-
92-A-6211- F
I can't find the "F" suffix anywhere.
Its a 40 style bearing with NO sides...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-20-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,508
Posted By V860too
Re: V8-60 Fords Little Powerhouse

Ol Ron there are 4 versions of the U.S. V860.
Tin Side (actually stainless steel) were casted in 36.
37 Iron Side (casted in 37 and used for 37-38-early 39)
40 Iron Side (casted in 39)
And a 40...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-20-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 807
Posted By V860too
Re: Oil filter installation in 38 V8-60

Tapping off the oil pressure feed will only filter 30% of the oil if your lucky.
Remember a oil pump on a 60 is UP FRONT driven by the crank. So the oil has to travel through the whole motor to get...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-03-2016, 11:08 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,508
Posted By V860too
Re: V8-60 Fords Little Powerhouse

a v860 is 136ci
What is a Model A or B???? DOUBLE the c.i.?
I would hope that a engine twice its size had more power from the get go
SMH
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-02-2016, 10:14 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,508
Posted By V860too
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-02-2016, 10:13 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,508
Posted By V860too
Re: V8-60 Fords Little Powerhouse

There is always that 1 guy LOL

Midget Racers, Hydroplane Racers and Small Cigar Box Boat builders will strongly disagree.

To make 140hp and spin 7600rpm while tipping the scale at a whopping...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-26-2016, 09:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,359
Posted By V860too
Re: Red's adjustable lifters

Wait till you see all the different ones I post this weekend...
There has to be 7-8 different styles in that cigar box.
Not 16 of the same though...
Thought of maybe using 8 and 8 if I needed to....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-26-2016, 09:37 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,508
Posted By V860too
V8-60 Fords Little Powerhouse

SOON
Dad's Book will be Available to purchase again.

I have a meeting next week with the printer to get everything finalized.
After that I should have a est Date they will be available.

This...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-26-2016, 09:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,132
Posted By V860too
Re: Please point me to V8 60 info

New Copies of the book will be available soon. I have all the legal BS finished and have an appointment with the printer next week to finalize the details.
The hold up was looking HIGH and LOW for...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-26-2016, 09:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,132
Posted By V860too
Re: Please point me to V8 60 info

I would NOT suggest making photo copies of my Dad's book unless you'd like to deal with a COPYWRITE infingement.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-25-2016, 02:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,359
Posted By V860too
Re: Red's adjustable lifters

Pic from Dad's book. I wont be able to take a pic of his Cigar Box Full of misc Adj Lifters till this weekend.
Id be on the phone to Reds asking "How do I hold these to adjust them"?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-25-2016, 02:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,359
Posted By V860too
Re: Red's adjustable lifters

If I payed that much for a set of adjustable lifters and had to drill holes to hold them... Reds would be refunding some $
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-14-2016, 07:07 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,241
Posted By V860too
Re: History and Reason for the 60 hp v8 engine

7600rpm all day long in the Hydroplane and would bump 8000rpm when it hopped out of the water.
In the AARA a few of dad's 60s would go all season turning 7500rpm but would need RINGS by the fall...
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