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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 08:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 183
Posted By J Franklin
Re: How to ground a tail light?

Metal bolts to metal of the fender, fender bolts to body, & Etc. Clean to metal in spots to aid continuity
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-13-2021, 01:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 149
Posted By J Franklin
Re: 2021 Long Beach Model T Club Swap Meet

A sign of life returning!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-12-2021, 01:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 498
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Small mirror, big blind spot

My car only has a drivers side mirror so I make sure I turn my head and take a look at what may be beside the car.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-11-2021, 07:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 374
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Tires for my 16" wheels

You maybe wouldn't notice any appreciable difference in the 6.00x16. And anyway it will just be a spare to get home off a flat. I think the 5.50x16 looks more appropriate on a Model A Ford if you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2021, 12:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 761
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Fan Blade orientation

The fan needs to pull air through the radiator that is its only purpose. Maybe the timing is too retarded or the radiator isn't doing its job causing the overheating. Is the block clean of rust and...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 04-05-2021, 09:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 248
Posted By J Franklin
Re: A Wheels on T Hubs

There are adaptors to do what you are after. Check with the major parts houses.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-03-2021, 10:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 409
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Rusty Crusty - Fun with "Where and what is it?"

It's a compressor, Kinda makeshift.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 04-02-2021, 07:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 462
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Split rim galvanizing

Quantity discount?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-01-2021, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 623
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Removal of two-piece crank pulley

Why do you want to remove the set-up it has?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-31-2021, 11:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,194
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Brake question

Ron has it right. Ford didn't want people making the adjustments at the rods, but you need to have the rods adjusted to factory specs before adjusting at the brake.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-28-2021, 08:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,660
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Crankshaft pulley - cast iron, steel or aluminum

"trust him to consult on this matter based on his experience specializing in Model A engines "Day in and Day out" ..................... or more specifically ............. based on him already having...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-27-2021, 09:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 546
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Steering Lubricant Question

Add light oil and it will dilute the grease and become more fluid. Gear lube can be inserted through the zerk, so maybe it isn't grease in the box. Have you looked?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-27-2021, 12:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 680
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Magnetic transmission oil drain plug?

A small magnet and a bit of epoxy is all you need to turn your plug into a magnetic one!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-26-2021, 12:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,109
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Timing Pin Dimple is not TDC?

Nobody asked, or I diid not read if your engine is an A or B. The B engine should have a B cover and the piston WILL be before TDC.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2021, 02:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 952
Posted By J Franklin
Re: securing generator

If your ammeter says it's charging, your belt is tight enough.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2021, 02:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,084
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Is this normal wear? Aluminum cam gear

The OP showed us dry gears so I don't think he was getting too much oil.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2021, 11:05 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,517
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Chickasha disappointment.

I find that items do sell if they have a price that forces a sale.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2021, 12:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 819
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Mikes Oil Filter question

Don't add the extra oil and you will be just fine.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-21-2021, 09:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,517
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Chickasha disappointment.

Covid disrupted many things, did you go visit the cowboy hall of fame while close by?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-20-2021, 05:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,141
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Fraud

How does this fit in this thread?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-20-2021, 05:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,084
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Is this normal wear? Aluminum cam gear

If it was getting proper lubrication (cushion) would the damage be as drastic?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-18-2021, 04:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,141
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Fraud

$200 per his post.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-17-2021, 08:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 508
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Water pump grease fitting plug with screw driver slot

A little grinding and a slot you could do in your garage.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-15-2021, 01:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,433
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Is this Model A or Model T?

Why not use the private message app right in FordBarn instead of giving the world your email address?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-15-2021, 12:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 432
Posted By J Franklin
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