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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-20-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,266
Posted By 37 Coupe
Re: Posting this for a chuckle, unless you're grumpy, in which case you may hate it

This is the only thing that makes sense since the repros are about $500-$600 new each.
Forum: Early V8 09-13-2020, 08:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 103
Posted By 37 Coupe
Ford Script Optima battery box top.

I am looking to find and buy the top for a Ford Script battery box that covers an Optima 6 volt battery. A man from Ct who rebuilt Ford shock absorbers also provided the top for the adaptation,his...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-06-2020, 01:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 890
Posted By 37 Coupe
Re: Firestone tires Too Big?

I bought a set of 18" Coker B F Goodrich tires couple years ago for a '32 Plymouth.They were 3" larger diameter than the old Cokers. Spares would not even begin to fit in fenderwells. I am not a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-28-2020, 05:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 664
Posted By 37 Coupe
Re: Shock absorber parts

As soon as someone post about Model A shocks with a picture and you see Chicago I think I have never seen a good one that doesn't leak or at least work. I gave up on ones I had a bought a set of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-17-2020, 08:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 591
Posted By 37 Coupe
Re: Close call today fuel everywhere.

Not an electric fuel pump.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-17-2020, 07:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 591
Posted By 37 Coupe
Re: Close call today fuel everywhere.

Oh yea and quite frankly I am glad to see he is still on Fordbarn and still at it. I think his profile he used to use showed he is about 130 years old by now.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 591
Posted By 37 Coupe
Re: Close call today fuel everywhere.

It is a Stromberg 97 but one of the new ones .I bought it years ago from Uncle Max.I don't know if he is still on Fordbarn.I would say it has run good for 12 years or so.Time sure flies.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 591
Posted By 37 Coupe
Close call today fuel everywhere.

I let attention lapse on my '37 Ford coupe last year or so and thought it would just be its old reliable self and it seemed to at first.Started right up but rough running ,smelled gas and it was...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-29-2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,694
Posted By 37 Coupe
Re: Anybody else quit Ebay because of fees and tax?

I don't think it matters now where you live or what you buy over the internet or from Snyders or Brattons you pay state tax.I am not hanging it on Ebay they are only going by the law that went into...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-29-2020, 08:34 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,834
Posted By 37 Coupe
Re: Slamming into first gear

I just recently went through this but my shifting problems was grinding into second and third gears. I posted about this a couple months ago and someon suggested a heavier lubricant to slow the gears...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-29-2020, 08:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,694
Posted By 37 Coupe
Re: Anybody else quit Ebay because of fees and tax?

This is more inline with what I kinda used the wrong wording on my subject "quitting Ebay".More hesitant or conservative is actually what I should have said. I never gave it much thought in the last...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-28-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,694
Posted By 37 Coupe
Anybody else quit Ebay because of fees and tax?

I was supposed to look at a set of five wheels and tires and an engine and transmission right before the virus hit early spring or March. Seller was close by50 miles or so but opted out and told me...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-16-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 968
Posted By 37 Coupe
Re: Best 6V battery

Optima Red Top,nothing better.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-14-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 853
Posted By 37 Coupe
Re: Change in driving between Model T and Model A

In 1965 my mom took on the task of teaching our next door neighbor how to drive her 1963 Ford Fairlane. Her husband had passed away and she never had the need before to ever get a drivers license...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-12-2020, 08:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,109
Posted By 37 Coupe
1930 Model A roadster on Ebay,original?

1930 black Model A roadster on Ebay now.Looks good and said to be in original condition since new same family. Strange it shows 1930 serial number and papers but has late '31 firewall and '31 grill...
Forum: Model-A 07-11-2020, 07:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 378
Posted By 37 Coupe
Snap-on or Mac tools cylinder head obstruction wrench

Would like to find and buy a good Snap On or Mac Tools wrench that is used to access cylinder head nut near distributor.Thank You
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-28-2020, 06:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,166
Posted By 37 Coupe
Re: LeBarron Bonney name bought by Ekler's

Anybody know where the roadster went? Was it green?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-24-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 610
Posted By 37 Coupe
Re: Question about the ground strap for a 1931 Ford

Good idea to do that solder first before cutting.That is the problem the un ravelling and the slot it fits in is so shallow,poor design.Mayby it was supposed to be solder after crimping an someone...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-24-2020, 09:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 610
Posted By 37 Coupe
Re: Question about the ground strap for a 1931 Ford

Call could not even tell me which one I would receive if ordering another.I do not want another one like the one picture just crimped and not even that.I do not understand why they are made so long...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-23-2020, 07:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 610
Posted By 37 Coupe
Question about the ground strap for a 1931 Ford

I bought a ground strap from either Snyders or Brattons year and half ago,Are they supposed to be shortened by the buyer,namely me? Seems awful long at 8" and it already has come apart from the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-23-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,166
Posted By 37 Coupe
LeBarron Bonney name bought by Ekler's

Probably old news but I just read in the latest Old Cars Weekly that the LeBarron Bonney name and assets were bought by Eckler's ( Mac's) for $130,000.with no mention of what they intend to do with...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-07-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 917
Posted By 37 Coupe
Re: A & L Parts Specialties

I bought the real good and not cheap brake light switch from Brattons year and half ago or so and it failed on me.Well Brattons didn't or couldn't help me but I did find out from Fordbarn post that...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-07-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 788
Posted By 37 Coupe
Re: Generator

Are you relying on a good amp gauge or tester.Some of the repro amp gauges are made to just look like an amp gauge to fill a hole and do not show true.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-06-2020, 05:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,140
Posted By 37 Coupe
Re: "600w" trans lube foamy.

Mayby I will take away free play and see if that helps.I set it at the 1" free play,new clutch,flywheel refaced,new throwout bearing and it was not the cheap foreign made one,new trans bearings,new...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-06-2020, 03:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,140
Posted By 37 Coupe
Re: "600w" trans lube foamy.

I will post but I also ordered Penrite for steering box and that put everything on hold until they get it in. Tomorrow I am trying on another tower but it is still going to be the foamy oil. I also...
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