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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 07:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 208
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 06:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 373
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Red Dot on New Tires

Correct , It's stated that way in the FAA Airframe manual, that's where I learned it.
Bill
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 12:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 373
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Red Dot on New Tires

The one on the sidewall.
Bill
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-15-2021, 01:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 298
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: ORIGINAL brake light switch location 35-36 Ford

Lawson, look just below where the brake rod hooks to the pedal , there is a raised round button on the back of the pedal that contacts the brake light switch plunger and the switch mounts with two...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2021, 01:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,236
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Help - Front End is Off Center

Did you check the spring center bolt hole in the crossmember to see if it was centered between the frame rails?
Bill
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2021, 02:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 966
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: What can you do with a shop press?

Pressing bushings, straightening axles, tie rods, shafts and anything bent.

Save all your old bearing races, hubs, spacers, pieces of tubing, gears, anything round with a hole in it and short...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-07-2021, 08:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,236
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Help - Front End is Off Center

That crossmember looks like it has been repaired. I would measure from frame rail to center hole on each side to see if the hole is centered in the crossmember. Then replace the center bolt with the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-29-2021, 02:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 481
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Hydraulic Brake Line Connectors?

I used the original connectors, no problem as long as they are in good shape.
The originals are better than the new ones. Use new copper washers.
Bill
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-26-2021, 06:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 345
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Brake backing plate ID

Those are 42-48 Lockheed. 39-41 had the holes.
Bill
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-26-2021, 01:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 533
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: Wiring & Discharge

Put them back the way they were.
Bill
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-26-2021, 02:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 488
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: 8BA Left Bank/Right Bank Difference at Valves

Should have said " valve location from the cylinder bore is the same on 59 and later engines.
Bill
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-25-2021, 09:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 488
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: 8BA Left Bank/Right Bank Difference at Valves

The different valve angles were before the 59 series engines. Beginning with the 59 series the valve angles were the same on both sides.
Bill
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-25-2021, 01:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 410
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: no headlight or taillight

Dimmer switch won't affect the park lights or tail lights.
Bill
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-22-2021, 01:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 304
Posted By bbrocksr
Re: 1950 Ford Steering Box Rebuild

Van Pelt's site has five pages of instructions,
Bill
http://www.vanpeltsales.com/FH_web/f...ordcar-pg1.htm

Link does't work , go to Van Pelt sales/parts drawings and look under...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-19-2021, 02:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 601
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: 1,120
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: 416
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: 1,407
Posted By bbrocksr
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-07-2021, 07:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 467
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: 406
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: 383
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: 383
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: 1,114
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: 1,114
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: 624
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
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