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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 08:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 124
Posted By RonC
Re: 1947 Lincoln Zephyr

Great info terry! I will pull the glove lock. Thank you!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 06:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 124
Posted By RonC
1947 Lincoln Zephyr

I have a barn find 47 Zephyr with 22,970 original miles. The vehicle was last driven in 1964. I have no keys to the car. The trunk is locked. My question is what is the truck button function? Is it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-03-2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,063
Posted By RonC
Re: engine / trans install question

If youíre trying to install the engine separate and after the transmission is installed you need to reach in the bell housing access cover and turn the transmission shaft while a buddy slides the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-12-2020, 08:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 579
Posted By RonC
Re: Clutch pressure plate New or Reconditioned?

www.fortwayneclutch.com reman Model A pressure plates.
Get your clutch disk from brattons they sell disks with spring guards.
Send them your brattons clutch disk and they will set the fingers to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-09-2020, 07:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 712
Posted By RonC
Re: Carb identify

Iíve been told Ford sold these too as replacements before the Tillotsons
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-05-2020, 05:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,064
Posted By RonC
Re: Mounting new tires on freshly painted wheels

Here’s how Ford did it!

https://youtu.be/PflFp8Cdrzc
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-02-2020, 09:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 517
Posted By RonC
Re: Manifold

Unless it’s show buy the new combo intake and exhaust manifolds. Use gland rings and 2 piece copper show gasket. If you can, add the aries exhaust. You will have a leakless system and a model A...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-21-2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 240
Posted By RonC
Re: Front Brake Shaft -

Bob I would buy new correct length rods and make sure you get 15 degree forward slant with the levers. If you can’t obtain the 15 degrees you could install the little brake pills or replace the brake...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-12-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,849
Posted By RonC
Re: Rear spring spreader

It’s safer not to remove the spring attached to the rear end. Remove the rear end then remove rear spring. Wrap the spring with a chain before removing from car
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-01-2020, 10:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,696
Posted By RonC
Re: 600w oil

https://www.kellerheartt.com/products/shell-omala-s2-g-680-5-gallon-pail?variant=19399813070959
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-01-2020, 08:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,243
Posted By RonC
Re: Ammco brake shoe chart

Can anyone share a copy of this chart? Thank you Ron
rcataldo1@aol.com
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-20-2020, 07:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,552
Posted By RonC
Re: Assistance Needed !

You should always lower the coolant level first. Seepage goes both ways I would get the coolant level down and change your oil immediately. Donít put coolant back in until that stud is tight again
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-17-2020, 07:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,046
Posted By RonC
Re: Rich Bell passed away

Richmond was a great vendor and had a lot of knowledge in the history of the hobby. He will be missed
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-17-2020, 07:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,046
Posted By RonC
Re: Rich Bell passed away

He joined MARC 1954
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-06-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 673
Posted By RonC
Re: Why a fibre thrust washer on distributor?

Ford specified .004-.010 end play. There should be a fiber washer A-22331 under the shaft collar to keep the oil out of the top housing not a steel washer. No washer goes on the bottom. The design is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-25-2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 416,326
Posted By RonC
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-01-2020, 11:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 705
Posted By RonC
Re: Speedometer Cable Lube

I had asked the Lubriplate Lubricants Company that question; What type of grease should be applied to automobile speedometer cables? There response was "we recommend LUBRIPLATE Aero".
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-26-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,380
Posted By RonC
Re: Two Model A questions.

The rubber would affect the Caster Angle
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-25-2019, 06:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,492
Posted By RonC
Re: CCPU Technical Questions

[Paint info from service letters

http://i406.photobucket.com/albums/pp141/bsaac/Ford1931Colors_Page_1.jpg
http://i406.photobucket.com/albums/pp141/bsaac/Ford1931Colors_Page_2.jpg...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-03-2019, 10:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,797
Posted By RonC
Re: So what is an AR?

The “R” means for Repairs. The R is added to mean the part is available to ford mechanics for repairs due to the fact that that particular part is no longer used in production but is needed to repair...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-19-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,981
Posted By RonC
Re: Clutch problems

If the top is not right due to wear it will cause that. You have to be completely out of one gear before going to next. Make sure first it’s installed correctly I.e. the forks are hitting the gear...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-18-2019, 06:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,981
Posted By RonC
Re: Clutch problems

More than likely it’s your transmission top.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-12-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,552
Posted By RonC
Re: Wooven or molded?

For those who don't know, asbestos is NOT BANNED from use in automotive brakes, clutches, transmissions and even gaskets. It was banned for about 2 years but has been legal for use again since 1991....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-16-2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,450
Posted By RonC
Re: Spring rebuild

A-Springs are great quality and well worth the money
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-16-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,349
Posted By RonC
Re: Commerical Head lights

It’s hard to tell in photo but the stainless has never been buffed.
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