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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-07-2022, 09:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 706
Posted By lotsagas4u
Re: overtight axle nuts

Sorry about your problems.

Yep, Cheap Chinese Crap nuts, Henry used good, hard, nuts.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-28-2022, 06:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 641
Posted By lotsagas4u
Re: 33 front spring/shackles.

What size bushing is required for the front spring? it is larger than the front perch pin hole.
Forum: Early V8 07-25-2022, 07:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 118
Posted By lotsagas4u
34 front spring perches?

Looking for a NOS pair of front spring perches, they will be marked 40-3032,
thanks for looking.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-25-2022, 01:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 641
Posted By lotsagas4u
Re: 33 front spring/shackles.

Yessir, that looks the same as mine. I talked to Eaton spring this morning, 5 or 6 weeks out for a new spring, looking for new perches also, one of mine has been welded on, thanks for the reply.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-24-2022, 07:19 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,015
Posted By lotsagas4u
Re: 34 flathead runs need some expert opinions

Wait until you try the brakes, be CAREFUL
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-24-2022, 04:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 641
Posted By lotsagas4u
33 front spring/shackles.

My 33 coupe has the original, cotter pin bushings in it I believe. The top of my axle has indents where the shackles have bottomed out. You cant get a finger between the shackle/axle. Where do I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-22-2022, 09:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,834
Posted By lotsagas4u
Re: Transmision oil

Stalube 140, I get it at Napa, amazon has it also.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-22-2022, 06:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,834
Posted By lotsagas4u
Re: Transmision oil

Brattons 600W is 140 gear lube, from the website

This is a 140 SAE industrial gear lube. This product is the accepted oil for the old 600W oil. Transmission: 1 1/2 pint; Rear end: 1 1/2 pint; 7...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-21-2022, 08:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 928
Posted By lotsagas4u
Re: Rear axle and grease

Your welcome, good luck
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-21-2022, 07:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 928
Posted By lotsagas4u
Re: Rear axle and grease

DO NOT put any grease on the exposed rear axle, pack the big roller bearing with stalube 3131 grease, install seal, snap ring. Clean inside of rear drum with brake cleaner, also clean shaft/keyway....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-21-2022, 01:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,015
Posted By lotsagas4u
Re: 34 flathead runs need some expert opinions

You can try anything at this point, those numbers should be 75 to 90 lbs. Not a good feeling I know, sorry.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-21-2022, 12:55 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,015
Posted By lotsagas4u
Re: 34 flathead runs need some expert opinions

Well, you found the problem, the engine is worn out, time for a rebuild.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-20-2022, 09:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,015
Posted By lotsagas4u
Re: 34 flathead runs need some expert opinions

Check your fuel pump screen on top of fuel pump. Open tank fuel cap, blow air back through fuel line/carb cleaner into tank. Make sure you have fresh fuel. Carb is probably dirty also. If that...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-19-2022, 02:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 411
Posted By lotsagas4u
Re: Rear axle housing damage

Berts has good used axles, half the price of newly made ones.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-18-2022, 01:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 622
Posted By lotsagas4u
Re: Original metal valve stem?

I think the short dust covers are out of stock everywhere.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-17-2022, 12:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,393
Posted By lotsagas4u
Re: 1931 82B Model A Pick Up

I need the back cover for mine, very nice.

THANK YOU
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-16-2022, 08:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,834
Posted By lotsagas4u
Re: Transmision oil

I have been using the Snyder's brand M-533, it is some thick stuff, stinky too, once it warms up, trans shifts easily. With the lighter oil, I was grinding gears a bit. YMMV
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-16-2022, 02:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,834
Posted By lotsagas4u
Re: Transmision oil

Order some M-533 from Snyder's
https://www.snydersantiqueauto.com/searchm.htm?type=merged&sterm=&searcht=m-533
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-15-2022, 05:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 455
Posted By lotsagas4u
Re: Rear Mainshaft Seal

Pete, the split pin is there for a reason, its purpose is to vibrate and keep the hole open. DO NOT REMOVE. They all leak oil from the rear main, its normal. Do not overfill oil, add 4 quarts only....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-12-2022, 06:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,042
Posted By lotsagas4u
Re: Who is forging the Burtz blocks?

Yep, Our friends, the Chinese are forging these blocks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-12-2022, 06:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,393
Posted By lotsagas4u
Re: 1931 82B Model A Pick Up

In post #1, it looks like it has the later, slingshot mount, maybe owner will confirm, thanks to ALL.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-12-2022, 05:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,393
Posted By lotsagas4u
Re: 1931 82B Model A Pick Up

To answer the first posters question I have checked the Judging Standards and find that the data in Bratton's catalog is the same. in 2017 catalog, page 89 is a photo of part number 19380 with its...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-11-2022, 02:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,393
Posted By lotsagas4u
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-10-2022, 10:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,393
Posted By lotsagas4u
Re: 1931 82B Model A Pick Up

Here is what the late, steel top, indented firewall, wide bed, Budd is supposed to have

https://www.brattons.com/TAIL-LIGHT-BRACKET/productinfo/19380/

I am looking for a closeup pix of it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-09-2022, 09:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,393
Posted By lotsagas4u
Re: 1931 82B Model A Pick Up

Do you have a closeup pix of the left tail light bracket? Maybe a underneath pix of where/how bracket is mounted.

Nice Truck, thanks
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