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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 05:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 261
Posted By redmodelt
Re: GAV Question ?

My analogy is; they are not clocked so you have to close as above and open/close x-amount as needed.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 05:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 238
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Unhappy with pressurised radiator

Do you have a thermostat installed in the pressurized system?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-22-2021, 08:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 559
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Driving Gloves

If you are driving/operating an open car, motorcycle, steam locomotive or speedster that type might "Look" ok. If a closed car, think you would want to go with soft leather gloves, styled pretty much...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 06-21-2021, 11:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 78
Posted By redmodelt
Re: 1927 Model T Touring, clutch pedal operation help

It is a high speed clutch. The clutch is disengaged when in low or reverse, bypassed. So yes that is correct.
Forum: Questions & Suggestions 06-21-2021, 06:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 73
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Is it a Ford?

Vintage Chevrolet Club - Discussion Forum - Forums powered by UBB.threads (https://vccachat.org/)
There is also a early Chevrolet Facebook page. At one time many many years ago there was also a Ford...
Forum: Questions & Suggestions 06-21-2021, 01:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,070
Posted By redmodelt
Forum: Questions & Suggestions 06-19-2021, 11:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 55
Posted By redmodelt
Re: 1939 Ford Two Ton info

There are guys working on bigger trucks over on; Smokstak® Antique Engine Community (https://www.smokstak.com/forum/)
You might have a better chance there with a truck of this size. You can go...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-18-2021, 09:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 928
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Turn Signals Again

The old style flasher does not have to be grounded, it could just be hanging there and will work. The switch itself were it mounts to the column does need to be. Not grounded could be why the...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 06-18-2021, 09:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 195
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Turn signal issue

Don't know how to help except a suggestion or two. Look on line for that model number, there are a lot of diagrams there to make sure you are wiring correct if you don't have a diagram. If you are...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 06-17-2021, 12:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 314
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Need someone locally, just bought a model T Touring

On Model's T before 1926, some closed models did have a just cowl vent in the same place the gas tank being under the seat. The 4 door after 1926 still had the gas tank under the seat so would have...
Forum: Questions & Suggestions 06-16-2021, 07:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 247
Posted By redmodelt
Re: 1935 Ford headlight mount

You need to ask on the Early V8 forum. This section is for questions about the site not car. Few look here and even fewer reply.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 06-16-2021, 07:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 314
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Need someone locally, just bought a model T Touring

If things are setup correct, pull the hand brake back to straight up and down. This will put the clutch in neutral. (more or less) with parking brakes off. If push come to shove (he he) take the pins...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 06-16-2021, 11:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 314
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Need someone locally, just bought a model T Touring

This is a long but good read for new T owners;
http://www.mtfca.com/discus/messages/29/8538.html
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-15-2021, 10:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 472
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Model A flywheel repair

Sorry I read it as casting. I will remove my post.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-14-2021, 10:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,770
Posted By redmodelt
Re: 12V Negative Ground Wiring Diagram

If you have a generator, you also need to change it polarity. Someone also posted about just swapping the coil wire without changing the ground, that will only work to a point. The coil needs to have...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-14-2021, 10:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 472
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Model A flywheel repair

Sorry I added a T to the word when I read it. (casting)
Forum: Model-T 06-13-2021, 06:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 119
Posted By redmodelt
Re Scam/Crook alert

Not saying you did, BUT best bet is never to put your contact information in the ad. Never nada. Ryan has this site setup so you have to have 10 post and have been on here over 48 hours to place or...
Forum: Questions & Suggestions 06-11-2021, 11:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 117
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Private Model A club file.

Please, what do you mean by our members and who is we? There are 67910 people signed up on Ford Barn, best guess of that number there are only maybe a few hundred that participate on the boards. If...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-11-2021, 11:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 651
Posted By redmodelt
Re: New front spring

The springs we have gotten from A-Springs have brass bushings installed. A plus in my book.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-11-2021, 11:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 316
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Another question...

I put it this way, in a vacuum advance system when running free on the flats there is lots of vacuum, so the distributor is advanced, when going up hill there is less vacuum so the distributor is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-11-2021, 11:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,315
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Any help for a new guy?

Did you turn the fuel shut off valve on? Following Les info, where did you have the GAV set?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-11-2021, 09:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 183
Posted By redmodelt
Re: recovering password

If they can remember their user name then there should be "forgot password" when they go to log in and can reset. If they are using FireFox, click on the 3 bars upper right corner. That will open a...
Forum: Questions & Suggestions 06-10-2021, 07:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 72
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Borg Warner Overdrive speed o

This is not a car question section, you need to ask on the Model A forum, or even the early V8 section. This section is for questions about the site and its use.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 06-10-2021, 11:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 190
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Horse hair seats

Looking at the photo, does look like needs restuffing.

If that is the original upholstery or even very old replacement leather, even if you could find someone, I would think this is a specialized...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-10-2021, 12:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 389
Posted By redmodelt
Re: What sealant to use on rear main bearing cap bolts and shims?

We put a little RTV sealer between the cork and where it meets the gasket in the chorner only and sometimes a little anarobic between the cap shims and block. Anarobic is thin enough that it should...
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