Motor Life Feb 1954 Spark Advance Hop-up Trouble Spot By Barney Navarro Among the mistakes made in hopping up engines, few exceed in number the misapplication of spark advancing principles. The chief source of error is the limited information available about spark lead. That which is distributed, unfortunately, fails to cover some essential factors and […]
6 VOLT ELECTRICAL TIPS & TRICKS I’ll use the term “VOM” to denote volt/ohm/amp/meter. STARTERS: The starter current draw on a Ford V-8 through 1948 is 550 amps (does not include V-8 60’s) . The starter cranks a stock flathead engine at 100 rpms. The 1949 – 1951 engines crank 130 rpm (without an automatic […]
“No abrasives required” Ready for panel and paint immediately! Nothings more cost effective than being able to do your projects from your own garage. You can even turn this into some extra cash flow, and to start it won’t even break your bank balance. Nothing is worse than completing your project and finding six months […]
The gift that keeps on giving…. That’s how I describe my friendship with Tom Chandler. First, Tom found Pat Hoover and myself and helped us establish the sequence and date of the first “Shorty” Post Glasspar G2 frame. He did this when he shared his prized Glasspar G2 with us that he had bought in […]
This was a new one for me. So I just had to share it. I am sure I’m not the only one that has had this problem.For those still scratching your head wondering what the hell vapor lock is here is a little more info… Vapor lock is a problem that mostly affects gasoline-fueled internal […]
This is a simple mod for additional temperature sensors on a Navarro cylinder head. Watch as John Edwards @ Costa Mesa R&D Automotive Machine Shop shows you how its done.
All right you Flatty guys, here is a problem that you can run into. Watch John Edwards @ Costa Mesa R&D Automotive Machine Shop as he explains the ‘big fix’.
This week we had a great questions from one of our members....
This 1934 gem shows the pitfalls of modern driving and gives the viewer some examples of poor road etiquette, as well as illustrating the correct approach.