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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-06-2020, 08:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By Pat/Ohio
Re: Transmission noise

I should also mention that after I pumped about 1 tube of cornhead grease, my car also still made the driveline noise. It wasn't until the car sat for the winter that the noise went away. I am...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-03-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By Pat/Ohio
Re: Transmission noise

When I first adopted my '30 Town Sedan, I noticed a rather loud annoying drivetrain noise coming from around the transmission also. It had been restored many years ago and sat for 5 years or so...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-01-2020, 10:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 181
Posted By Pat/Ohio
Re: 1950 Ford Custom 4# Radiator Cap

When I purchased my '50 Ford Custom Deluxe sedan, I noticed water leaking onto the garage floor. I checked the radiator cap and noticed it was too short. It wasn't sealing against the seat in the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-01-2020, 10:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,915
Posted By Pat/Ohio
Re: convert to LED headlights

I just purchased these LED bulbs. I installed them on my 1932 Ford Standard Coupe. Below are the results. Installed one on the driver's side and compared the headlights in the daylight. As you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-29-2020, 08:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 829
Posted By Pat/Ohio
Re: Peking to Paris preparations / modifications

[QUOTE=abachman3;1925241]The owner of D&D restorations has done it twice... perhaps I recall that one was a 32 ford... not quite a Model A. Info on them below... North of Dayton, OH

You can read...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-28-2020, 08:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,877
Posted By Pat/Ohio
Re: reddish brown fan belt

Thanks McMimmcs! Pat
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-28-2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,877
Posted By Pat/Ohio
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-27-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,877
Posted By Pat/Ohio
Re: reddish brown fan belt

Here are the belts on my '32 Model B and Model 18 that I dyed with a product I purchased from Roy Nacewics (R.I.P). Perhaps Michael Driskell at Third Generation Parts in Tenn. can provide it.
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-19-2020, 08:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 655
Posted By Pat/Ohio
Re: 90th birthday celebration

Great Pics! Happy Birthday to your Mom!

My mother turned 90 the same day that they had a "Corn Festival" parade here in Wilmington, OH so we paraded with them. She had a big time! That was in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-08-2020, 07:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 824
Posted By Pat/Ohio
Re: Engine issue

My 8BA was experiencing the same "cutting-out" at higher rpms and I replaced the vacuum advance canister. It ran great after that!

Pat
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-25-2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 401
Posted By Pat/Ohio
Re: Brake light stays on when park brake is engaged

I had the same problem on my '32 5W. After adjusting the brake pedal rod or the emergency brake rod the problem went away. Good luck, Pat
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-24-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,598
Posted By Pat/Ohio
Re: How common a practice is this?.

A lot of Classic Car dealers will install 8V batteries to make certain the car would crank and start quicker. I purchased a real nice '40 Ford Conv. several years ago from a dealer and it had an 8V...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-12-2020, 08:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 258
Posted By Pat/Ohio
Re: 32 running boards

A picture is worth a thousand words!

Pat
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-07-2020, 09:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 573
Posted By Pat/Ohio
Re: A thank you from Pat Mcfarlanes wife

Charlie....Thanks for sharing! Margaret is a very classy lady! Both will be in our prayers.

Pat
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-06-2020, 08:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 185
Posted By Pat/Ohio
Re: headlight bar help

bmita.....I'll be at Chubby's Pizza in Blanchester tomorrow evening (cruise in) if it isn't raining. Look me up! I'll be driving my '32 Ford Sedan with a dropped headlight bar. You can measure it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-04-2020, 10:31 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,032
Posted By Pat/Ohio
Re: Pat McFarlane RIP

I found this picture of Pat, myself, and Mark Moriarty that was taken in Auburn, IN in August of 2015. You'll notice his roadster in the background. What great guys they are (Pat M. & Mark).
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-02-2020, 07:04 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,032
Posted By Pat/Ohio
Re: Pat McFarlane RIP

Pat was a dear friend. He was always ready to help you. His '32 Model B roadster is currently listed on ebay. Always looked forward to visiting with him at the National Meets and Hershey each...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-28-2020, 07:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 461
Posted By Pat/Ohio
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-22-2020, 03:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 263
Posted By Pat/Ohio
Springfield, OH Swap Meet Is A "GO"!!

The "Cars & Parts" Swap Meet originally scheduled for this past spring in Springfield, OH is now a "GO" for this next weekend! :eek:

See this link for info: http://www.ohioswapmeet.com/

Have...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-22-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 445
Posted By Pat/Ohio
Springfield, OH Swap Meet Is A "GO"!!

The Springfield, OH swap meet originally scheduled for this past May is now going to happen this weekend! :)

Here is the link to their website: http://www.ohioswapmeet.com/

Have Fun & Stay...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-21-2020, 07:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,219
Posted By Pat/Ohio
Re: Drive you V8 Day, how many would be intereted

Ohio Region 141 celebrated our 25th Anniversary by having a carry-in picnic at a member's house in Troy, OH. I believe we had 12 or so V8s there and about 45 members. Some wore masks and some...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-18-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,487
Posted By Pat/Ohio
Re: Airtex E8902 Debacle

I use a "momentary" toggle switch to activate my Airtex E8902 pump. Just hold the switch in the "on" position until the engine starts...then release the switch and it will automatically switch to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-18-2020, 08:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,300
Posted By Pat/Ohio
Re: Best place to advertise car 4 sale

Sorry for your loss!

I have had good success with ebay. First I listed on the "free" sites such as here on the 'Barn, Early Ford V-8 Club site, and club newsletters. I sold a 2004 Corvette last...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-12-2020, 08:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 319
Posted By Pat/Ohio
Re: 32 intake to Stromberg carburetor adapter?

I believe you are going to find that the spacing of the two (2) studs on the original '32 intake are different than the spacing on the adapters. I checked with Secrets of Speed about their adapter a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-25-2020, 08:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 735
Posted By Pat/Ohio
Re: Memorial day, 2020

Thanks Marcus! A great reminder...

“Hymn To The Fallen” by John Williams


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