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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 11:42 AM
Replies: 29
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Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Swap meet etiquette / Luray

I'd bring all diff denominations in different pockets and don't forget to bargain (Will you take....................) If it's something you want/need and have been looking for a while, BUY IT. It...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-08-2021, 03:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 808
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Cylinder head questions.

Do NOT chas the threads in the block ! ! !
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-08-2021, 11:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 586
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Car Show....CT

Sorry about the town mix up. Nice turn out, TWO Town cars! I sold most of what I brought, all the shirts.
Good day til it started to sprinkle a bit and I left.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-08-2021, 11:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 128
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Victoria Question ??

It was a 2 door, only buckets.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-08-2021, 11:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 220
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Best Windshield Wiper Blade?

You take it out in the rain?? :eek::)Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-07-2021, 12:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 667
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Loud Thud

The steel ball is inside the rubber ball.

Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-07-2021, 08:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 586
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Car Show....CT

All Model A and T show at Beardsley Cider Mill, Sharon, CT tomorrow , 9-?


Food truck, bathrooms.

I'll be there in my 40 for a while with a few shirts (cheap) and a couple of models(also...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-05-2021, 02:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 816
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Purpose of the spring around the OD of brake drum ?

Weren't they used on the Model A to prevent chattering if the drums had been turned too much??
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-05-2021, 02:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 36 water pumps

Yup. Available from any of the Model A suppliers.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-05-2021, 09:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 706
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 1940 Ford Brake Bleeding Problem

I'll bet there's still some air in there or they need to be adjusted. JMO
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-04-2021, 11:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,258
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Transmission bearings

Try Van Pelt or Michael at 3rd Gen Auto.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-03-2021, 01:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 140
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 1940 Ford Voltage Regulator Repair

Look around for an Auto Electric shop. They can ck and adjust if necessary.


Post your location and someone here can steer to one they've used. If in CT, there is a place in E. Hartford, Park St...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-03-2021, 09:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 447
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: cider mill T&A Show

No real vendor's, just guys selling parts. Just A's and T's, and usually a good bunch of them. If the weather good I'm going down in my 40 to see if I can sell a few things.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-01-2021, 02:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 595
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: For my 34, suggestions for headers and dual exhaust?

Red's headers here in my 40.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-30-2021, 02:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,049
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Vise help

CSRA Swap Meet is this Sunday at Rentshler Field in E Hartford. Bet you could find one there.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-30-2021, 08:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 36 frame from a 60 motor

I believe the tranny's in a 60 are different as are the rear end ring and pinion.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-30-2021, 08:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 706
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 1940 Ford Brake Bleeding Problem

Thanks for getting back to us.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-29-2021, 01:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,003
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Pertronix Nightmare

Ronnie's the man ! ! !
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-29-2021, 01:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 739
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Undercoating would like your comments.

Back in the day I worked at the local Cadillac/Pontiac dealer and got one dollar for every car I undercoated and there were al lot. My Mother bought a new 62 Bonneville 2dr h//top. It must have...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-29-2021, 01:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,613
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Engine question

Off topic but in the 60's I pulled the Olds V8 from my 32 and put in a 4 cyl Pontiac Tempest with 4 bbl carb and taxi clutch.
Paul in CT


After a few years put the Olds back in.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-29-2021, 08:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 610
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: where o where to find a correct size 40-53 battery

`I got my new one at NAPA a few weeks ago. 6V, in stock.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-28-2021, 06:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 506
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Grill Guard

Four holes: Four in the bumper, then 2 in the guard to align with center bumper holes.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-27-2021, 02:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 506
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Grill Guard

SUCCESS Went to where I used to work part time (took a layoff due to the virus) and we "formed" on of the bumper mounting brackets and expanded the guard about 1/2 in. Now all four holes line...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-26-2021, 01:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 506
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Grill Guard

Finally getting around to trying to install the grill guards on my 40. The holes in the guard don't exactly line up with the holes in the original bumper (the wings I got from C&G do fit). The only...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-24-2021, 07:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 887
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: A&L Parts. still in business?

I was about 20 miles from them, he'd let me wander the building.
Paul in CT
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