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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 02:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 436
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: 1929 Model A Pickup HELP!! No forward or Reverse Gears

Read original post, he already did.
Bill
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-12-2021, 01:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,000
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Early Ford Hydraulic brakes in 1931 Fordor

No that's not good advice.
Bill
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-11-2021, 06:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 352
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: looking for correct 1935 Pick up Headlight buckets

The deeper one is for a car .
Bill
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-09-2021, 02:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,244
Posted By bbrocksr
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-07-2021, 07:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 373
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: 1936 Ford and 1940 wheel hubs

No on the front, different offset for the drum . Yes on the rear.
Bill
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-07-2021, 02:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 383
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Brakes - depth

New lining is about 1/4" thick, no real need to measure. you can tell by looking how much is left. they can be used down to 1/8" or less depending on if their riveted or bonded. the main thing is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2021, 09:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 339
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: 1939 sedan drag link

You shouldn't have any up and down movement in the steering wheel, maybe a couple of thousands at most. If you have more you need to adjust the worm gear bearings. This is probably where the slack...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2021, 09:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 339
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: 1939 sedan drag link

I think that would be Pitman arm ball end/tie rod end hole.
Bill
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-06-2021, 09:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 982
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Model A won't move in gear

Sounds like the transmission is locked in two gears. Take top off and manually put it in neutral and then try it If the transmission is locked and you can still push it you have a broken axle or...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-06-2021, 08:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 982
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Model A won't move in gear

When you let the clutch out does it kill the engine? When you push the car while in gear does the engine turn?
Bill
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2021, 01:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 581
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: The Ace Mechanic, waiting for AAA

Ammeter doesn't have to be grounded. When you tapped on it you made a connection through it, Faulty ammeter, better replace it.
Bill
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-30-2021, 09:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 734
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Is Bars Leak still a good temp fix

Works great, Like Pete we always used it in the race cars.
Bill
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-29-2021, 07:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,471
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Brake fades if hot

Hydraulic brakes apply more force to the shoe. no lost force on all the pivots ,levers, bellcranks, bushings and wedges, rollers and pins.Plus they're self equalizing.
They won't solve the fade,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-29-2021, 01:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,547
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Are These Head Studs Long Enough?

Get the right length studs and screw them all the way in. Common sense!
Bill
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-27-2021, 08:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,227
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: What year is this truck?

It's a 36 you can tell by the windshield posts.
Bill
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-25-2021, 01:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 558
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Rear axle shaft replacement

It was caused by the axle nut not being tight enough to keep the hub wedged tight on the axle taper allowing the load on the axle key to damage the keyway.
When the nut is tightened properly the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-25-2021, 12:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 736
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Low compression, all holes

Timing gear!
Bill
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-25-2021, 12:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 736
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Low compression, all holes

Timing gear!
Bill
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-21-2021, 10:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 996
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: 36 Rear Spring Removal

Why not be safe and use a spreader ? The spring is still under some load .
Bill
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-18-2021, 02:49 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 131,316
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Manners... A new rule...

Ryan , Opposing opinions are not allowed, Right ?
I posted my opinion on honing vs reaming very politely and it got deleted.
Bill
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-17-2021, 09:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,179
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: 4-1/8 crank

When the bearing welds itself to the crank the crush isn't going to help either.
Bill
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2021, 11:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,179
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: 4-1/8 crank

Definitely need the crush but the tang helps. The bearing can't spin until it shears the tang.
Bill
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-15-2021, 02:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,382
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: 81A Big A Heads

I see a lot of the top ring and a large end gap in that picture.
Bill
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-13-2021, 09:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 731
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Valve timing on a '35 engine

The quick way to tell is the split overlap method that Brian suggested.

Bill.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-13-2021, 11:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 433
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Front End Brake Job

Use brake spring pliers.
Bill
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