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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-24-2020, 08:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 696
Posted By 1ton
Re: Flywheel housing mounting

Brent's post made me realize just how important the flywheel housing really is. Think about it for a second. It locates both the front and rear axles in place as well as positioning the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-24-2020, 08:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 696
Posted By 1ton
Re: Flywheel housing mounting

When I bought my 31 pickup I did notice that the front axle was bent a little bit on the drivers side. And there was a dent in the front fender. Somebody had hit something. During disassembly I found...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-14-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 394
Posted By 1ton
Re: quick responce

Time to go get grampa. C'mon grampa hit em.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-14-2020, 03:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 775
Posted By 1ton
Re: Hole saw

Well there's always a first time for everything.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-01-2020, 07:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 552
Posted By 1ton
Re: Is sticky foot Jeff back?

I am sorry but I do not recognize the name. Lets hear about him.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-31-2020, 08:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 552
Posted By 1ton
Re: Is sticky foot Jeff back?

Well if thats a picture of him right there then yes, I would have to say I've seen him.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-17-2020, 08:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 906
Posted By 1ton
Re: question

I would think that as long as all your lights work properly, show proof of insurance, your horn works and your left arm can do the turn signals, you are good to go. You will be interpreting the law...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-30-2020, 07:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 831
Posted By 1ton
Re: I made my 75 Birthday - Hooray

Happy B'day Wayne. I have a few years to before my 75th but I have to say that it's guys like you that give us younger pups something to look forward to.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-28-2020, 06:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 834
Posted By 1ton
Re: Brake Conversion? Or not.

When I was 18 I was throwing good money away at totally unnecessary car stuff. Quite the learning experience. Switching to hydraulic brakes on a stock Model A is a waste of time and money. Learn how...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-21-2020, 09:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,964
Posted By 1ton
Re: Posting this for a chuckle, unless you're grumpy, in which case you may hate it

Placing that ad probably cost about as much as the wheels are worth.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-12-2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 833
Posted By 1ton
Re: Jed Clampetts place

Ol Jed was a good shot. What he was shootin at was one of Ellie Mae's biscuits. He hit it alright but the bullet ricochets off and goes into the ground. Ya'll know the rest.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-27-2020, 09:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 680
Posted By 1ton
Re: suspension squawk

Back in my younger days when me and the wife were still active we had an old box spring that made god awful squeaks. Though lubrication was never an issue we had to retire that old thing because the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-27-2020, 09:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 975
Posted By 1ton
Re: Sacrificial Anode

19Fordy touched on the subject of the PH balance in your coolant. If the PH is way off, things are going to corrode. Aren't there certain antifreeze solutions out there that are more balanced then...
Forum: Model-A 07-21-2020, 07:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 220
Posted By 1ton
30 31 tudor or pickup doors

I am needing, both right and left side doors for my 31 ccpu project. I am NOT looking for perfect doors because what I'm doing is stretching my doors a little to make room in the cab. The cab I'm...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-26-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 900
Posted By 1ton
Re: Snow Coupe

10 bucks says the she has nothing on under that coat. That's how he kept his hands and ears warm.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-13-2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 442
Posted By 1ton
Re: Grounding Problems Cause By Frame Painting?

If using an existing hole in the frame to ground something, yes, you should clean that area for good ground. If drilling and tapping for a ground bolt then the threads alone should be sufficient....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-17-2020, 10:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,290
Posted By 1ton
Re: Mouse motor check it out

That family of mice actually got to live inside a flathead v8. Hell yeah, how cool is that. I bet they threw some of the best parties.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2020, 10:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 655
Posted By 1ton
Re: Anyone....Anyone?????

Only time I used it was for sound deadener on the underside of a stainlees steel kitchen sink. I thought that it would be thicker. It took many applications to get a decent buildup. For the floor...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-24-2019, 11:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,170
Posted By 1ton
Re: Pilot Bearing Question

.002 clearance is fine but the pilot on your input shaft looks to be worn. How can you get a good measurement on that?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-21-2019, 07:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 960
Posted By 1ton
Re: Smoke

First hand smoke is okay, it's the second hand stuff that'll kill you. Psst...ear.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-16-2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,483
Posted By 1ton
Re: Welding question

My guess is that you already have the answer to your question. Go with it and you will be happier in the long run.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-10-2019, 03:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,248
Posted By 1ton
Re: Cooked corn in radiator

I've got some radiators stored out in the shed. Never dawned on me that a critter would go on in there and raise a family. I suppose that I should plug the openings with something.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-29-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,170
Posted By 1ton
Re: Patina makes this too good to restore?

Have you had sex in it yet?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-22-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 647
Posted By 1ton
Re: Tips/suggestions for driving rear bearing on to shaft on a '39 transmission

Yes, tip the trans on end but the shaft needs to be supported individually. Heat the bearing in a preheated oven set at 200 degrees for 10 minutes. If the housing bore and the shaft are both clean of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-12-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 828
Posted By 1ton
Re: Sea Foam induction... your thoughts?

Sea foam, as I use it, is used occasionally to help free up stuck valves or lifters on a running engine. Works great on gummed up or oil fouled internals but use it and get it out of there. It is an...
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