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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by sko_ford, May 1, 2009.

  1. Piewagn
    Joined: Mar 25, 2009
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    Thanks!! That paint is Cast Blast by Seymore. I got it from Snyder's Model A parts. It's a real nice non gloss finish. The carb is a Weber progressive 2bbl.
     
  2. 88daryl88
    Joined: Aug 7, 2006
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    Sorry, took a while to find & scan this. (from California Bill's Ford Speed Manual -1952)

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    None of that Chevy synthetic seal rubbish, just 3 rings of No.150 garlock packing, easy!. :rolleyes:
     
  3. thats one of the best little books full of information on bangers and v8s and flat six's i definatly reccomend it
     
  4. its nice to see a proper model B with the banger in it :D
     
  5. deuce295
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    Yep, That looks like what I have. I really appreciate the reply. Great info.
     
  6. aldixie
    Joined: May 28, 2008
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    Hi Guy's,

    I just picked up a 30 sport coupe yesterday and it came with a 4. How easy is it to rebuild these and hop up. The engine turns over freely by hand and is complete. I was just going to put it aside and go for a sbc, but the four may be more fun then a run of the mill engine.

    Thanks,

    Alex
     

  7. that roadster is fuckin' ridiculous...... god i wanna shoot myself for ever selling my RPU. I love what you've put together there, please keep it goin' in that same direction. God bless you my son
     
  8. Jersey Joe 67
    Joined: Jun 12, 2008
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    from J Town

    Looking good bud. Can't wait to hear how you like the banger mods. Keep me posted.
     
  9. petritl
    Joined: Jul 31, 2006
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    from Marion, TX

    I have an A engine .100 over bore with a stock head. An Ansen aluminum down draft intake with a single Holley 94 carb. What # main jets should I be running? The carb has #51 now. The engine idles great and it does well under load but it has a continous misfire of sorts during light load cruising speeds( but it doesn't sound like a cylinder dropping out). The miss is random. The plugs look fine (whiteish appearance) but I am wondering if I am running too rich / too lean during those low load higher RPM times.
     
  10. Elrod
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    Sounds like a timing issue to me. You didn't mention your distributor set up.

    Also, have you checked for vacuum leaks, like from the windshield wiper, or any bad gaskets?
     
  11. petritl
    Joined: Jul 31, 2006
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    from Marion, TX

    Elrod, Thanks.

    The manifold doesn't have a port so the vaccumn wipers are disconnected at this point. I tried spraying carb cleaner on the gasket surfaces and didn't notice much of a change. The distributor is a modified Willys unit with a mechanical advance. If I recall correctly we had total advance at 32 degrees.
     
  12. modelAsteve
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    I would look at the power valve in the 94. Stretch the spring some- might help.
     
  13. Crazydaddyo
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  14. barrnone50
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    from texas

    Hey Chris was going threw some old threads and found you and your family... Wow what a cool time you had
    with them those pics are Great!! No wonder you are a Hot Rod Man !!! Thanks for posting!!
     
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