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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-17-2021, 06:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 559
Posted By Russ/40
Re: 7 Tooth steering box tip .

Very clever, wish I knew that before I went to an F100 box.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-13-2021, 05:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 890
Posted By Russ/40
Re: new to the model a/forum

Amazing how these old machines keep coming out of the woodwork.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-11-2021, 03:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,225
Posted By Russ/40
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-04-2021, 11:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,655
Posted By Russ/40
Re: Did I finally find a GEM?

The only thing I see that's repo is the inside floor mat. The original was closer to a dark brown in color, with strips like the one in the trunk.
Beautiful car. Hard to find good early '49s. What's...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-02-2021, 06:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 749
Posted By Russ/40
Re: Frame - is it straight?

Although it's implied, it's not specifically stated. The frame needs to be perfectly flat from the front crossmember all the way to the rear crossmember., the full length of the red line on the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-02-2021, 01:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 700
Posted By Russ/40
Re: Vintage tire balancer question

Link won't come up??
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-01-2021, 12:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 221
Posted By Russ/40
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-29-2020, 04:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,225
Posted By Russ/40
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-29-2020, 04:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,225
Posted By Russ/40
Re: Floorboard drawing for 1931 Ford with 1939 Transmission

Here are the photos. I can send hard copy paper templates with your self stamped envelope.
From my '29RPU with '39 transmission.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-29-2020, 12:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,225
Posted By Russ/40
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-29-2020, 12:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 905
Posted By Russ/40
Re: Using magnets instead of holes

Yes that is what i was asking. There may be some voltage drop I expect. Thinking I may be able to add turn signals with only one physical wire.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-28-2020, 12:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 905
Posted By Russ/40
Re: Using magnets instead of holes

Can the magnets conduct electricity to an unpainted surface?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-25-2020, 11:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,313
Posted By Russ/40
Re: Easy fix for carburetor fuel line leak

OK, congratulations, the best part of your accomplishment, is you examined the situation and understood why you had the problem. That's how experience makes us better wrenches. Thanks for sharing,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-25-2020, 01:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,225
Posted By Russ/40
Re: Floorboard drawing for 1931 Ford with 1939 Transmission

I don't recall exactly what the material was. It was a neoprene material. I was able to make it the exact size. A single piece of 1/4" or 3/16" material that will never tear when removed and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-24-2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,225
Posted By Russ/40
Re: Floorboard drawing for 1931 Ford with 1939 Transmission

Hoop, I have a 39 tranny in my 29RPU. I can send you photos by weeks end, as well as a template for the steel plate. I also made my own mat which may interest you.

Stand by.....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-23-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,697
Posted By Russ/40
Re: Repair exhaust bolt hole

Good points mentioned by Mart, and i would like to add:
When performing boring, honing and valve seat grinding/cutting functions, a horizontal deck helps to maintain concentricity of the tooling to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-22-2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,543
Posted By Russ/40
Re: Adjustable lifter problem

Sooooo true. It takes a LOT of practice. When dealing with .001", it is so easy to go too far. Great advice on getting junk valves to practice with.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-21-2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,543
Posted By Russ/40
Re: Adjustable lifter problem

Thank you 19Fordy, your a brave man. LOL
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-20-2020, 02:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,313
Posted By Russ/40
Re: Easy fix for carburetor fuel line leak

How is it you have aluminum fuel lines? No wonder you had a problem. Aluminum is too soft for a brass feral.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-19-2020, 12:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,543
Posted By Russ/40
Re: Adjustable lifter problem

I have never received a response from anyone when I made the suggestion that I am going to now repeat. I can only assume people think my suggestion is silly or I'm joking or whatever, but it works...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-17-2020, 01:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 983
Posted By Russ/40
Re: Depth of threads for ratchet nut?

Just measured two shafts. Threads go 1 1/4" in.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-15-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,286
Posted By Russ/40
Re: Thoughts on Helmet Dizzy rebuild?

There are a bazillion of those distributors around. EBay is a good source if someone doesn't offer to give you one. The damage you see is very unusual. Worth buying a few cores just for parts. Third...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-11-2020, 11:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 241
Posted By Russ/40
Re: Ford Flathead Crank Trial Fit. 32 Ford Brake Job. 32 Pt23 59 pt17.

I like that brake spring tool Mart. Did you make it? I have never seen that arrangement before.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-11-2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 46,105
Posted By Russ/40
Re: The Terry Burtz 5 main bearing engine blocks are back on track.

In the crankshaft photos, it appears there are two different shafts? ? Is this true?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-07-2020, 07:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 591
Posted By Russ/40
Re: Quick question re valve springs.

The tight wrapped coils go on the guide, or another description, against the block, or up.
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