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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 01:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 89
Posted By J Franklin
Re: later model pressuer plate, vehicle or part#

I thought they were for the V-8 Ford.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-17-2021, 11:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By J Franklin
Re: How to ground a tail light?

Star washers give good grip through paint.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-15-2021, 08:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By J Franklin
Re: How to ground a tail light?

Metal bolts to metal of the fender, fender bolts to body, & Etc. Clean to metal in spots to aid continuity
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-13-2021, 01:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 153
Posted By J Franklin
Re: 2021 Long Beach Model T Club Swap Meet

A sign of life returning!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-12-2021, 01:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 509
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Small mirror, big blind spot

My car only has a drivers side mirror so I make sure I turn my head and take a look at what may be beside the car.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-11-2021, 07:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 385
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Tires for my 16" wheels

You maybe wouldn't notice any appreciable difference in the 6.00x16. And anyway it will just be a spare to get home off a flat. I think the 5.50x16 looks more appropriate on a Model A Ford if you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2021, 12:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 770
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Fan Blade orientation

The fan needs to pull air through the radiator that is its only purpose. Maybe the timing is too retarded or the radiator isn't doing its job causing the overheating. Is the block clean of rust and...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 04-05-2021, 09:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By J Franklin
Re: A Wheels on T Hubs

There are adaptors to do what you are after. Check with the major parts houses.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-03-2021, 10:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 412
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Rusty Crusty - Fun with "Where and what is it?"

It's a compressor, Kinda makeshift.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 04-02-2021, 07:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 492
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Split rim galvanizing

Quantity discount?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-01-2021, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 632
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Removal of two-piece crank pulley

Why do you want to remove the set-up it has?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-31-2021, 11:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,228
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Brake question

Ron has it right. Ford didn't want people making the adjustments at the rods, but you need to have the rods adjusted to factory specs before adjusting at the brake.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-28-2021, 08:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,686
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Crankshaft pulley - cast iron, steel or aluminum

"trust him to consult on this matter based on his experience specializing in Model A engines "Day in and Day out" ..................... or more specifically ............. based on him already having...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-27-2021, 09:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 557
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Steering Lubricant Question

Add light oil and it will dilute the grease and become more fluid. Gear lube can be inserted through the zerk, so maybe it isn't grease in the box. Have you looked?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-27-2021, 12:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 693
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Magnetic transmission oil drain plug?

A small magnet and a bit of epoxy is all you need to turn your plug into a magnetic one!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-26-2021, 12:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,148
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Timing Pin Dimple is not TDC?

Nobody asked, or I diid not read if your engine is an A or B. The B engine should have a B cover and the piston WILL be before TDC.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2021, 02:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 964
Posted By J Franklin
Re: securing generator

If your ammeter says it's charging, your belt is tight enough.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2021, 02:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,125
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Is this normal wear? Aluminum cam gear

The OP showed us dry gears so I don't think he was getting too much oil.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2021, 11:05 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,554
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Chickasha disappointment.

I find that items do sell if they have a price that forces a sale.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2021, 12:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 827
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Mikes Oil Filter question

Don't add the extra oil and you will be just fine.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-21-2021, 09:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,554
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Chickasha disappointment.

Covid disrupted many things, did you go visit the cowboy hall of fame while close by?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-20-2021, 05:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,175
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Fraud

How does this fit in this thread?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-20-2021, 05:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,125
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Is this normal wear? Aluminum cam gear

If it was getting proper lubrication (cushion) would the damage be as drastic?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-18-2021, 04:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,175
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Fraud

$200 per his post.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-17-2021, 08:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 520
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Water pump grease fitting plug with screw driver slot

A little grinding and a slot you could do in your garage.
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