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Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-22-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 296
Posted By pbf777
The fuel suppliers are required to "mix"...

The fuel suppliers are required to "mix" (additive package) the fuels so as to remain stable for an extended period, particularly in sealed drums. One supplier we used in the past, Howell...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-22-2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,128
Posted By pbf777
Normally, we would advise the use of the...

Normally, we would advise the use of the Pertronics products, Ignitor or Ignitor II, (part #1281 or #91281 in your application) only if one wishes to retain the original distributor, for originality,...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-22-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,128
Posted By pbf777
Unfortunately, today the subject of the proper...

Unfortunately, today the subject of the proper distributor gear material for a any particular after-market camshaft in many instances had become clouded, as many of the camshaft manufactures are...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-21-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,128
Posted By pbf777
Crane Cams #34970-1 I am currently out of...

Crane Cams #34970-1


I am currently out of stock, as they are on back-order to me from Crane at this time, w/ a shipping date of 2 weeks +/- from today. :(

Scott.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-21-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,128
Posted By pbf777
Because, I have knowledge of such! ;) Or...

Because, I have knowledge of such! ;) Or perhaps, because I am....... THE GREAT OZ! :rolleyes:



Because, if the oil pump locked up and sheared the roll pin, then there is apparently...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-19-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,128
Posted By pbf777
The flat tappet camshaft is of iron material, USE...

The flat tappet camshaft is of iron material, USE IRON distributor gears, NOT steel, NOT bronze, NOT composite. ;)

How was the "fit" of the the gear to the distributor shaft, interference, or...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-17-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,061
Posted By pbf777
I'm glad you figured out the thrust plate issue. ...

I'm glad you figured out the thrust plate issue. Sometimes, it's just a matter of not holding your head right. :o

Do be observant to the as stated previously of the above, and also as stated...
Forum: 430 MEL Engine 04-16-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 800
Posted By pbf777
I would like to take this example provided, and...

I would like to take this example provided, and point out, as this is a perfect example of why I stated: one needs to communicate with a competent engine builder.

If one were to follow the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-12-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 408
Posted By pbf777
The failure of the 9 inch case casting at the...

The failure of the 9 inch case casting at the pinion pocket/pilot bearing is actually caused by a failure in the responsibility of the bearing set higher on the main pinion shaft located within the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-12-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,061
Posted By pbf777
Question (Jon): when you placed the newly...

Question (Jon): when you placed the newly acquired thrust plate to the face of the block, will the provided bolt holes within the plate align with the two gallery holes (so called 11 o'clock & 4...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-12-2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 408
Posted By pbf777
And due to such, is where much of the greater...

And due to such, is where much of the greater strength within the ring & pinion relationship vs. say, the 8.8 resides. ;)

Scott.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-11-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,061
Posted By pbf777
BTW, just-a-tip, also taking advantage of the...

BTW, just-a-tip, also taking advantage of the photos provided by DAVE, perhaps of his own build?; it's generally accepted as being wise to not use the press-in type oil gallery plugs as originally...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-11-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,061
Posted By pbf777
In the photo, (Ata boy, DAVE!) the upper...

In the photo, (Ata boy, DAVE!) the upper passenger side (11 o'clock) threaded bolt hole for the camshaft thrust plate is also the passenger side lifter oil gallery; the lower drivers' side (4...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-11-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,061
Posted By pbf777
Now, flip it over? ;) Scott.

Now, flip it over? ;)

Scott.
Forum: 430 MEL Engine 04-10-2018, 09:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 800
Posted By pbf777
Caveat Emptor......... somehow I'm under the...

Caveat Emptor......... somehow I'm under the impression that most, if not all of individuals viewing this forum subject are shall we say, not "spring chickens" to reasonable purchasing practices; and...
Forum: 430 MEL Engine 04-10-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 800
Posted By pbf777
Post Did you ever notice, that some individuals,...

Did you ever notice, that some individuals, perhaps even as children, just don't get along in the sandbox! :eek:

But I do appreciate your responses (DAVE) as they are a perfect example of...
Forum: 430 MEL Engine 04-09-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 800
Posted By pbf777
The cheapest price piston (or any other part) may...

The cheapest price piston (or any other part) may not be the best choice or even applicable in all instances, but I'll respond that I can supply a quality custom forged (not cast) aluminum piston set...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-09-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,061
Posted By pbf777
Yes, the locations for the holes in the block are...

Yes, the locations for the holes in the block are presented by Ford; one is the passenger side lifter oil gallery passage and the other is to the lower drivers' side from the camshaft center, the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-09-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 408
Posted By pbf777
Just a note: If you are changing to the 8.8 due...

Just a note: If you are changing to the 8.8 due to a belief that it may be a "better" engineered unit, it's not!

Scott.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 04-09-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 562
Posted By pbf777
Note that both of these port accesses, front or...

Note that both of these port accesses, front or rear, engages the intake manifold plenum under the carburetor symmetricly just mirrored, the only possible advantage to utilizing the port on the...
Forum: 430 MEL Engine 04-05-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 800
Posted By pbf777
I would respectfully have to disagree with this...

I would respectfully have to disagree with this statement, but there are different perspectives and execution sums involved within the less than simple understanding of the rebuilding of the an...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-13-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 553
Posted By pbf777
And this is why automobiles are painted in an...

And this is why automobiles are painted in an array of colors! :cool:

Scott.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-13-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 553
Posted By pbf777
ABSOLUTELY!!!! ;) Scott.

ABSOLUTELY!!!! ;)

Scott.
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-12-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 553
Posted By pbf777
And, when one does, and or examines the...

And, when one does, and or examines the components involved, you are correct. :D Except, :confused: unfortunately the flexplate in its' plane perpendicular to the centerline of the rotation, is...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 03-06-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 724
Posted By pbf777
I understand that you possess an excellent sum of...

I understand that you possess an excellent sum of experience, but in this case, you might want to research this subject just a tad bit more. :confused:

And, to aid in your research, please...
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