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Forum: Model T (1909-1927) Today, 08:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 126
Posted By A bones
Re: A Skat bit different....

Best luck with the set up.
I wouldn't mind using one of those.
I do wonder tho, if you will still have a "Lizzy"
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 08-10-2022, 06:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 276
Posted By A bones
Re: Questions.

I would first want to know that the valves are closing.Sitting that long the can easily hang up. The spring pressure is less than you'd imagine, run a compression test. If it doesn't give a decent...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-09-2022, 03:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 568
Posted By A bones
Re: Problems with Ford museum? I certainly hope not

How bout some carpentry work?
My mind was picturing some nice 2 X 4s. Casters don't cost a whole lot.
I'm sure screws can add up but, come on now.
It can be done :):)
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 08-09-2022, 02:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 106
Posted By A bones
Re: Hershey - October 4-7, 2022

Man O Man do I need to go.
Not gonna happen. Perhaps. Next Year
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-07-2022, 03:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 993
Posted By A bones
Re: wheel studs

Hey Ron, looked several places. The best result was from Speedwaymotors.com Several choices by searching "1940 Ford axle lug studs over length for aluminum wheels
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 08-01-2022, 02:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 285
Posted By A bones
Re: Wanting to upgrade exhaust system more preformance

It has been a while since I've bought anything.
I just looked at Snyders site.
They show a dual outlet manifold '100 percent increase volume'.
Nice folks to deal with.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-01-2022, 02:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,008
Posted By A bones
Re: 10 "K"....But Not Every Day!

Encyclopedia Britannica has nothing on you!

Thanks for all the facts.

It's a matter of fact.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-30-2022, 06:39 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,232
Posted By A bones
Re: jseery health issues

Today is today. Tomorrow is tomorrow. Keep the faith. It's taken me years now. But now I get to care for my wife, to pay her back.

Glad to hear from you
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 07-23-2022, 10:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,409
Posted By A bones
Re: First Time Drive

In my post above, June 26, I used the word simultaneously.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-22-2022, 06:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,021
Posted By A bones
Re: new to the v-8s.......

Welcome to Early V8. ( We play a little looser here, than the A forum. )
Very Good of you to ask first beforehand.
After the tank and fuel supply....
( I always recommend this be done...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-21-2022, 07:53 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,955
Posted By A bones
Re: Notes on a roadster windshield

No No Stating the truth is only that.
First off I have not been around like I was.
But I've been treated to many of your challenges.
Always, you rise to meet the need of your projects,...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 07-19-2022, 09:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,409
Posted By A bones
Re: First Time Drive

Curious. How much forward creep do you get in neutral at Idle?

Wonder if maybe clutches are too tight
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-09-2022, 01:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,955
Posted By A bones
Re: Notes on a roadster windshield

GB, Doing a Masters job, as usual. I'm glad you are getting where you want to be.
Just because tho,, I'd like to state that the 48 Seagrave is not the style of Duval.
Rather, the name that I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-02-2022, 11:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 723
Posted By A bones
Re: While I did not have anything better to do.

YA know Ryan specifically said he does not want hear us old heads moaning of this plight. BUT,,, for my part I was on track to enjoy a great and active retirement, being very active all my years....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-27-2022, 11:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 894
Posted By A bones
Re: Off Topic, a little "plane" humor

Hey Lanny I was planning to go to sleep. I guess not now.:p
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-27-2022, 01:44 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 17,680
Posted By A bones
Re: Burned '32 PU came to new home today

I have always loved the look of the 'unmolested' 32 front end. Looking great thanks for saving it. Thanks for sharing it.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 06-26-2022, 01:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,409
Posted By A bones
Re: First Time Drive

I need to voice my knowledge. First I'll say that all that has been said is good and truly valuable.

After you sort out the pedal routine, and have comfort in controlling your travel, I would...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-25-2022, 09:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 762
Posted By A bones
Re: Castrol with High Zink Content for classics

As far as the much abused term Classic goes, the period that needs to have extra zinc is, specifically, the late 60's HiPo motors. They had extreme compression ( for a production car ), with...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 06-24-2022, 05:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 534
Posted By A bones
Re: Transmission problem into neutral

Memory tells me of hearing years ago that a good substitute for the steel Ford discs are the clutches for a TH 450. Cant recall how many, or the arrangement, But if you're so inclined the info is...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 06-24-2022, 08:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 534
Posted By A bones
Re: Transmission problem into neutral

I know you would enjoy reading and referencing these two books.

"MODEL T Ford SERVICE" A Ford publication. Available in reprint new, and used on ebay.

"The Model T Ford0wner", The best of...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 06-24-2022, 08:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 534
Posted By A bones
Re: Transmission problem into neutral

One thing worth mentioning is that the T trans does not disengage. A 'sliding gear' trans separates the gears for neutral. The T model trans releases the pressure on the multi disc clutch pack. This...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-23-2022, 02:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,192
Posted By A bones
Re: Scammer alert

That is the key to good relations, in any business. There is a corner c-store, deli, gas stop near me. Having never spoken to the owner one evening, I asked what hour he opened. He went into tirade...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 06-23-2022, 05:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 534
Posted By A bones
Re: Transmission problem into neutral

I adjusted mine a few decades ago. Had to check the manuals to remember what it takes.

So my question now is what three adjustments did you make?
You sound like you know what you got.
Further...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-21-2022, 04:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 553
Posted By A bones
Re: 1938 Ford hand crank start

Here is another way to get hurt. My buddy's dad would turn his front tire to the curb, jack up the driver side rear tire. Putting it high gear he used the tire to turn over the motor until it caught.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-20-2022, 01:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,034
Posted By A bones
Re: Got a plaque at a car show

Great news. I used to own one.
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