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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2021, 06:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 649
Posted By bob from red oak
Re: At last! The long awaited first drive! Mart's 32 Ford Sedan hits the UK roads!

Congratulations, That is a thrill like no other. You have to experience it to really appreciate it,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2021, 06:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,578
Posted By bob from red oak
Re: Bleeding Brake lines on a 1939 Ford Deluxe

harbor Freight sells an inexpensive self bleeder with a small bottle that fits on the master cylinder and allows you keep it full while bleeding. No air gets into the master as long as you keep fluid...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-30-2021, 05:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,647
Posted By bob from red oak
Re: I think it can be saved.

I admire your faith in the builder.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-24-2021, 05:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,432
Posted By bob from red oak
Re: steering

i had similar issue when I bought my 29 A. I tried several things no change. even took it to shop who could find nothing. loose. Finally replaced radius ball and shaking was eliminated.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-12-2021, 05:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,626
Posted By bob from red oak
Re: Ok, i'll poke the bear..Ethanol or Straight Gasoline ?

Regular gas (ethonal) with occasional MMO.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-02-2021, 10:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 595
Posted By bob from red oak
Re: mystery switch

thanks. I thought it might be some kind of interior light. I will check out the dash lights.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-02-2021, 08:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 595
Posted By bob from red oak
mystery switch

I have a 1941 PU and still learning a lot about it. Can anyone tell me what this switch is under the dash on the left side of the steering column. Sorry don't know how to post a picture. The original...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-02-2021, 07:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,998
Posted By bob from red oak
Re: Can this be welded?

I agree with #9 and others, it can be welded but the welder must be skilled.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-20-2021, 07:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,335
Posted By bob from red oak
Re: Dropping the pan , recent You Tube .

Your videos are very much appreciated. Thank you from someone who got my first A at 70 yrs old and still learning the basics.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-18-2021, 05:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,152
Posted By bob from red oak
Re: Model A Fleet

Nice fleet. What is your preference to drive?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-15-2021, 05:35 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,986
Posted By bob from red oak
Re: New Member---'28 Model A Mods----help!

Welcome Stevie649. I have found this forum to be extremely helpful for one new to Model As. It has also been helpful to find someone local such as a friend or a club to serve as a mentor.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-03-2021, 11:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 547
Posted By bob from red oak
Re: Low speed miss

Goods plugs. Not wet. the original issue was bad float. Fioat was filled with gas. Put in new float and some parts from carb kit. Just make me think I got something messed up in carb but that carb is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-02-2021, 10:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 547
Posted By bob from red oak
Low speed miss

I have a '41 PU with a 59 AB engine. It was running rich. I took the carb apart, installed new float and carb kit. Initial start up gas running out of accelerator pump area. Reset float. Now starts...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-17-2021, 06:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,005
Posted By bob from red oak
Re: brake return spring ??

When I bought my A the brake peddle would not fully return and the brake light stayed on. I installed the return spring from Brattons and and peddle returns all the way and brake light goes off.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-16-2021, 04:32 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 16,823
Posted By bob from red oak
Re: WHO Is the Oldest Early V8 Forum Member?

75 and bought my Model A 5 years ago and my 41 PU last year and plan to add another one this year or next year. Have to sneak another one into the garage when wife is not looking.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-03-2021, 07:11 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,963
Posted By bob from red oak
Re: A question for old guys

I am also there. Mid 70s and finding more physical limitations all the time. AS you say big issue is getting under the A. Can't stay under too long without getting dizzy, nauseated, and difficulty...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-27-2021, 03:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,466
Posted By bob from red oak
Re: Does Gauge of Ground Wire Matter

this post is a bit late but when I put the disconnect on my A I bought the heavy wire at Tractor Supply. The had several different lengths,
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-25-2021, 06:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,028
Posted By bob from red oak
Re: Diesel Conversion

Very interesting. Thanks for posting.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-13-2021, 06:49 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,689
Posted By bob from red oak
Re: Marvel Carburetor

A friend of mine recently swapped his Zenith for a Tillotson. Ran slightly better but biggest difference for him was slightly improved gas mileage. I have always had Tillotson. Can't compare to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2021, 02:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,202
Posted By bob from red oak
Re: using the stock mechanical fuel pump with electric

Excuse my ignorance but are you all saying when running both the electric is inactive until the original pumps fails to provide adequate pressure at which time the electric takes over fully. It is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-10-2021, 06:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 914
Posted By bob from red oak
Re: New Shoes !

Nice look! Did you paint or buy that way? Looks great with whitewalls.

Bob
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-08-2021, 07:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,926
Posted By bob from red oak
Re: Crazy temp gauge idea

Your "crazy idea" sounds innovative and fun to make for someone with time and someone who enjoys tinkering. I simply got a digital hand held infared thermometer and it gives me accurate temps and no...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-31-2020, 05:36 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,794
Posted By bob from red oak
Re: Bone Stock or Modified?

Very interesting responses. Why do we make changes? Some are content with originality and keeping it the same, That's fine for some. I think others have a basic inner need to change. Why do we...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-30-2020, 07:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 756
Posted By bob from red oak
Re: Looking for information on Raymond M. Anderson

Hope you hear from someone who knew Mr. Anderson. I did a quick google search and a couple Raymond Anderson obits were posted. You might check those out.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-29-2020, 07:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,211
Posted By bob from red oak
Re: Oh What Fun It Is To Ride

Welcome Mark. Beautiful car. Enjoy the top down driving in a few months.
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