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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-19-2022, 07:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By chap52
Re: Ford 94/ Holley 94 Power Valves

Check with "CharlieNY" on this site. He is the "94" guy for sure. PM him, I don't like to post other folks contact info without the OK. He has posted his email several times on here... Chap
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-02-2022, 07:30 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,197
Posted By chap52
Re: I think it's time to move to an alternator

I installed a NU-Rex 30 amp 6vt alternator. I found it to be exactly what I needed. Only $215 and didn't seem to offend anyone when I opened the hood. Chap

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-29-2021, 07:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,080
Posted By chap52
Re: Turn signal beeper or other solutions

This is what I used also. Had to tape a cotton ball over the holes because it was so loud. Worked great. Chap
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-25-2021, 08:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 197
Posted By chap52
Re: Merry Christmas and Happy New Years

It has been a turbulent year. Let's take time to count the many Blessings of 2021. Have a Blessed CHRISTmas celebration... "Enjoy the adventure... Chap
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-25-2021, 08:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 477
Posted By chap52
Re: Merry christmas

It has been a turbulent year. Let's take time to count the many Blessings of 2021. Have a Blessed CHRISTmas celebration... "Enjoy the adventure... Chap
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-19-2021, 07:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 495
Posted By chap52
Re: holley 94

Charly NY advised me on a dual carb set-up to block one PV off. At that time (years ago) he had the correct plugs for that. Chap
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-12-2021, 08:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 588
Posted By chap52
Re: Rookie help to remove engine

As stated, I would remove the transmission cover over "the hump" in the floorboard.
If you have the radiator (suggest you do) out and are going to be changing trans mounts I would pull the tranny...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-07-2021, 07:28 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 12,863
Posted By chap52
Re: Where did Tom Wesenberg post go!

Sad that adults can't even get together to pray for a man in need without peeing on the fence posts.
I was a prison Chaplain for over 30 years and this sounds so familiar to me. I will pary for us...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-05-2021, 07:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,045
Posted By chap52
Re: TCP Global

Used their product to paint my "52 F1. This was my first time for painting a car. Product worked great and I was pleased with the results. Not an "A" but would use TCP again. Chap
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-22-2021, 07:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,539
Posted By chap52
Re: I might have scam!

As WC Fields said, "Never smarten up a chump or give a sucker an even break." Then he sold his talking dog to a bartender.
"Being a rip-off jerk is a full-time job." "CAUTION is better than...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-05-2021, 07:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 692
Posted By chap52
Re: Windshield Polishing

If you have a place to get a new one cut I would first try to polish it out and see what you have after your done. Check You Tube there are a few posts on polishing out windshields. Again, be careful...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-01-2021, 07:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 860
Posted By chap52
Re: selling my 33 2 door

Twice I have used WeBeAutos.com Great service and painless sale. They handle all the advertising and also verify funds before you let go of the vehicle. Mike Runnels was great to work with. Chap...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-25-2021, 08:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 579
Posted By chap52
Re: Winterizing

Winterizing in the Tucson, Arizona area is to roll up the windows. Chap
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-25-2021, 08:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 816
Posted By chap52
Re: Flathead won't idle

After getting it running on one carb.
Pick up a Uni-Sync from one of the vendors and learn hoy to properly balance the carbs. Are you using straight or progressive linkage? Chap
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-19-2021, 07:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,978
Posted By chap52
Re: For those who don't have a four post lift......

I call my agile adult son. At 75 I am as agile as a wooden pencil. I know people say do some gentle stretching exercises first. Then I am too worn out to fix whatever it was that I had already...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2021, 07:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 662
Posted By chap52
Re: Gas cap 30-31

I not only cleaned the vent holes in my gas cap but added an additional one. Be careful not to drill into the bottom of the pretty chrome part. Chap
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2021, 07:25 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,809
Posted By chap52
Re: Heavy heart

" She was a strong Believer"

That is the only phrase that can bring peace to our sorrows. We feel a loss and rejoice in the peace our loved one now has. There will certainly be an emptiness for...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-30-2021, 07:55 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,735
Posted By chap52
Re: Never been this old before!

Have a Blessing filled Birthday. Lead the way Brother, I will be 76 in February. Love it, being old in this crazy world. There is light at the end of the tunnel... Enjoy the adventure... Chap
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2021, 07:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 944
Posted By chap52
Re: Arizona Insurance

I believe that any vehicle over 20 years old qualifies for an Historic Plate here in Arizona. Seems strange when you see one on a 2000 Toyota... WHAT? Chap
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-23-2021, 09:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 944
Posted By chap52
Re: Arizona Insurance

I live in the Tucson area and had an Historical Plate on both my 1952 Ford F1 and my 1930 Model A. I found that Haggerty had the best insurance options for me... Chap
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-21-2021, 07:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,465
Posted By chap52
Re: Some Bubba News

Jim you are loved and appreciated. I pray that God will strengthen you both physically and spiritually as He takes you through this adventure. You continue to bless many of us even if it is with just...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-18-2021, 07:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,972
Posted By chap52
Re: how long does a sale usually take?

Your ad looks good and the asking price seems fair.
I have used We Be Autos twice. Mike Runnels is the owner and these folks handle all the advertising on dozens of sites. You can write your own...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-12-2021, 08:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 447
Posted By chap52
Re: My first Car show!!!!!!

Many of us old guys are remembering the joy of a similar experience many years ago. It is obvious that you have caught the car bug, but don't isolate or worry about social distancing because of it....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-04-2021, 07:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,438
Posted By chap52
Re: wont fire

Add your location to your profile. There may be an "A" owner nearby to walk through this with you. Chap
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-29-2021, 07:32 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,930
Posted By chap52
Re: Are These Head Studs Long Enough?

Maybe off subject, "kinda". But when I installed a 6-1 head I also purchased new chrome moly studs from the same vendor. I believe it was Snyders. After a bit of research I found that when installing...
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