The Jalopy Journal
The Champion N5C requires an approx .21" spacer. Again see the Fordbarn thread.
>060 orifice and 80 lb sender are correct. The spring in the pump is usually set at around 50 - 55 lbs. I built a rig to test the oil pumps and...
I'll gladly send you a pair for the postage. Message me. Jack
Could be seat needle is sticking. Use only steel needle without rubber tip.
Praying for a complete recovery. Go Bruce.
It's in my 39 with a built 276 flathead. At low speeds I get some jerking due to the light flywheel. Not terrible, but a little annoying. I do...
I have one with an insert. Been in over 25 years now. If I had to do it again, I would not use an aluminum flywheel on the street.
Great job. Congratulations.
Be aware that the truck pumps will make for a longer engine. I'd use the standard early pumps with wide belts.
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Will be there Thursday and Friday. Our group is in AA/AB 1-6. Down the hill from the tower.
I always have the decks checked and milled to be flat. I don't think we've ever had to remove more than .004 to .006.
Looks like you have an oil fill up front indicating the manifold is a 49 - 53. Did someone plug the road draft tube hole?
I've been driving my 39 for around 25 years and probably have over 50,000 miles on it and have never used any kind of additive in the oil or gas....
That is just the space between the road draft tube and the front of the block. No hole.
It is only a drain.
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