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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2020, 08:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 612
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 1947 Ford Super Deluxe Generator getting hot

"To polarize unhook the field wire from regulator and quickly touch it to the battery post of regulator, do not use jumper wire.:


Is this done with the engine running??, stopped with ignition...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-19-2020, 08:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 532
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Model A hot water heater installation

When looking for a heater for an A many people forget about or never knew about the SouthWind gas heater. Heaters and parts are available on the WEB. They'll drive you out of the car, I've been told....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 526
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 1936 Ford rearend gear ratio and speed

I get 70 to 75 out of my 3:78's on occasion, other than that I'm like Kube, 55.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-17-2020, 01:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 506
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 35 Ford Hubcaps

Harbor Freight has a set of plastic tools, so I'm told.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-17-2020, 08:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 616
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Groaning Brakes

Most likely surface rust on the drums, drive it and use tthe brakes often. JMO
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-14-2020, 07:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 900
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: condenser

hope: Did you get the brakes fixed??
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-13-2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 756
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Tradel Bishop AV8 question on a 30 -31 body

Be Careful. If I remember correctly some of the measurements in the book are INCORRECT. Depending on which printing you have also.

FWIW

Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,239
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Annoying ads

The ads stopped a day after they appeared on mine. I didn't do anything.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2020, 01:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 424
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Checklist for startup after 10-month unplanned hiatus

After mine sat all winter all I ever did was re-hook the battery, turn on the gas, choke and start it. FWIW
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,451
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Model A only runs 40 miles

I would pull the timing cover and ck alignment of the timing gear to the crank gear. JMO
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-06-2020, 07:58 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,533
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Cooling system help needed

Get a thermal temp gauge at Harbor Freight or off the i/net.I don't believe your gauge is accurate. Even if way overheated NO water/coolant should come out from the cap, do the g/hound rebuild and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-06-2020, 07:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,152
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: For US '40 Coupe Folks....Some Serious "Shooby-Dooby Shu Bop"

Guys got some big ones, especially in the corners.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2020, 07:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,232
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Model A Tires

There's a post going on now about European Classic Tires...............109$ ea w FREE shipping.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2020, 07:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 229
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Steering box oil level 31 p/u

Fill it. I've always used PennRite steering box lube. It DOESN'T leak out.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-05-2020, 08:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 148
Posted By 1931 flamingo
funrunr

PM's sent.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-04-2020, 08:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 636
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Problem Removing Steering Wheel

Also be careful as that seem to fly around either during removal or installation like the small carb clips ("jesus" clips).
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-03-2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 853
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 32 front wheel shimmy

Tire pressure??
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-02-2020, 11:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,744
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Early Ford V-8 Club of America

I bought the V8Times flash drive.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-02-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 762
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Rear Axle Taper - What It Does

Take a grinder to the rear of the brake drum facing the backing plate. Also make sure the backing plate isn't bent.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-02-2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 272
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Happy Birthday to Paul in Ct -

Can you install in my car??

Thanks Jim
Paul
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-01-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 943
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Worn rear axle threads

Wait til something happens. JMO
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-01-2020, 07:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 272
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Happy Birthday to Paul in Ct -

THANK YOU ! !

76 today
Paul
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-01-2020, 07:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,103
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: "The Eviscerator". Is this OT? Or Almost OT? Or Right On The Money?

It's a "rat rod" mock-up. I'm sure when it's "finished" it will be as safe as your Model A, if not more so. JMO
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-01-2020, 07:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 561
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Radius Ball Service

If it worked I wouldn't worry about it...............
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-30-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,672
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 1940 Front Wheel Cylinders

Good news ! !
Paul in CT
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