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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-02-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,260
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Dynamic dampening front pulley

How often are you going to change the belt??
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-30-2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,583
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Big Boys Heads

Those look kile KOGEL hi-comp heads, available in two diff comp ratios, cast iron finned with 25% increase in water capacity. Not many made. I've a pair on my 40.
Paul in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-28-2020, 09:35 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,598
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Hard Brake Pedal - Update on Post #9

Is it possible that the whole problem has been glazed linings??


Glad to see you're still "playing" with the A's. Is the problem on the 400??
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-26-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 314
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Have "A" Great Thanksgiving Day

Have a great and safe Thanksgiving everyone ! ! !
Paul
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 628
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 1940 ford headers

My 40 with the 59AB has Red's.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 734
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Thanksgiving

HAPPY THANKSGIVING to everyone ! ! ! Stay safe and enjoy the day with family and friends.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 753
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Brake Floaters For 1936

The floaters will work great BUT the brakes have to be in good shape to start. JMO
Paul in CT They are not a bolt on miracal cure.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 985
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Prayer's for one of our fellow "Barner's".

Prayers for him and his family ! !
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,756
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Another Huge Loss to me

Condolences and prayers going out. It's hard to lose anyone, but a Dad is special.
Paul
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-22-2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,450
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-21-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 850
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Lightened Flywheel

Worn universal joint??
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-20-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Wishbone ball on '28 A Roadster

With the oil dripping, the ball disintigrates. Easy to change. It also may have been a quick fix for an out of round ball in your case. FWIW
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-20-2020, 02:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 954
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Determining Model A Gas Mileage

In the 9 plus years I had my A I never worried about mileage, when it got down to about a quarter I put another 10$ in along with a glug' glug of MMO. The 40 is a different story, dual 97's and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-19-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 994
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Flathead V-8 Starter Rebuilding

BE carful of new. Last year I had a bendix problem with my 40, instead of fixing I got a new starter and Bendix from a reputable supplier (NOT their fault). Installed and had nothing but problems,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-19-2020, 09:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,450
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: A New Winter House for My "A"

See post # 16.
My 24X24 is also on 4x4's. I got a 4x8 plastic lattice panel (small openings) and cut it into strips and nailed to the ends. Will keep cats, skunks, etc out.
Installer said it needed...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-17-2020, 04:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 542
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Engine Bolt question

It's also where one would put the line if using an oil pressure gauge.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-17-2020, 11:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 531
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: temperature readings on.....

Remove the rad cap, start engine, there should be a lot of water coming thru the TOP hose(s) onto the top of the radiator core. You might try a diff temp gun or change the batteries??
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-16-2020, 02:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 480
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 1934 ford Toe In Setting

Added weight will not affect the toe in. JMO
Paul in CT
Forum: Model-A 11-16-2020, 10:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 277
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-15-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 472
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: polarizing a generator

Thank you ! !
Paul
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-15-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,450
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: A New Winter House for My "A"

I just did a 24x24 modular two car garage Pine Creek Structures), placed on compacted gravel. Tore down the original one car (1924) and 2 small add on sheds. Now the wife has one side and I have the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-15-2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 472
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: polarizing a generator

"unhook field & flash to battery"


Does it have to be unhooked or can it be jumpered?? Engine running or not??
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-15-2020, 09:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,098
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: T5 guys TKX

Tremac vs S10 , BIG difference in price............a lot. JMO
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-14-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,061
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: transmission question

I think the need to "modify" the floor pan depends on how much weight is carried in the back seat or if vehicle lowered. I may also be wrong.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model-A 11-14-2020, 08:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 277
Posted By 1931 flamingo
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