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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-21-2021, 06:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 727
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Re: lowering question

Mill works sells reverse eye main leaf or even better model T
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-21-2021, 11:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 402
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Re: Split wishbones

I’ve only used spit bones from early Fords
Model A are to short but again that’s just me . I’m not
A fan once there spit . As a wise bone and ball system there
Pretty neat how every thing works...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-13-2021, 02:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 963
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Banger posi traction

So down at Jersey shore it looked to me that some of the Aís looked like they have Posi traction .
Howís that accomplice (weld the gears)
Any one done this to a model A rear banjo . Looked to me...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2021, 07:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 520
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Re: Motor seized

One last trick
I’ve put a Electric cooking element under the engine on low and keep it on until the head feel warm and then start to rock her in gear

Don’t burn the place down please
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2021, 07:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 520
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Re: Motor seized

Hopefully it’s in the car and clutch isn’t stuck . Put in third gear and rock it forward and backwards
Most folks brew up 50~50 mixture and drop into spark plug hole . Is there oil in the pan o...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2021, 06:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,674
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Re: got a hole in my water jacket

Please don’t laugh but try the old plumbers trick . Stuff lots of white bread in the hole so it can hold the water back then JB weld

Can’t hurt
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-15-2021, 01:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 731
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Re: old or new motor

Figure your budget first so your not surprised $$$.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-12-2021, 03:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,677
Posted By Step-down
Re: Stromberg 97 adjust

Offset driver
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-12-2021, 06:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 749
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Re: Letís talk about V8 flathead head gasket

Do you think Best head copper gasket would gain 10 tho over the Standard sandwich head gasket compressed
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-10-2021, 06:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 749
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Re: Letís talk about V8 flathead head gasket

Yes big $$$ , I’m just thinking out load . Be nice to use those very cool Org EM heads
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-10-2021, 01:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,001
Posted By Step-down
Re: steering gear leaking

I’ve seen the sector almost dry on some and the box packed with grease . Worse is as mentioned about no groove in the bush
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-10-2021, 11:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 749
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Letís talk about V8 flathead head gasket

I see I the ole web thereís companyís that make various thickness composite head gaskets .
Anyone have any experience using them ? I see there gasket thickness over .100

Could be away to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-09-2021, 05:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,154
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Re: Early Ford Hydraulic brakes in 1931 Fordor

Like Kurt mentioned some of these repop wheel cylinders have the hole in the wrong .
I also notice some of these repop drums are heavy and worse is the ark doesn’t match the shoes . Easy way to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-09-2021, 11:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 646
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Re: remove surface rust on transmission gears

I believe a 39’ case would be stamped on the bottom back “78” if not maybe “48” would work .
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-07-2021, 06:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 595
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Forum: Early V8 09-06-2021, 06:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 133
Posted By Step-down
Flywheel 59ab

Looking to buy outright a 59ab flywheel in the SW CT area only . For pick up ...
Anyone holding ... Thanks again Ford Barn ....
Forum: Early V8 09-06-2021, 06:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 102
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Trade 8ba for 59ab flywheel

I have a recondition 8ba flywheel
New ring gear and resurfaced .
Looking to trade for a lightened 59ab in same condition . new ring gear and resurfaced and lightened . In south west New England...
Forum: Early V8 09-06-2021, 06:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 342
Posted By Step-down
Re: 59AB oil pan

Thank you Ford Barn , great People . Thank you for everyone’s reply ....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2021, 03:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 314
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Re: Flat Head Ignition Parts - On Long Island?

Helmet points CS47
The FA49 condensor is for a 37-41 helmet

Think I got this right , maybe someone will confirm
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-03-2021, 03:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 813
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Re: Mart's 32 takes on Prescott Hill! VHRA GOW! 2021.

Thanks Mart
Nice group of cars. Keep us posted on your finding on your flat motor miss.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-03-2021, 09:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 655
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Re: New England Meet In Newry, Maine

You driving around and throw the jungle or way of Port Jeff
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-01-2021, 05:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 443
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-01-2021, 05:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 388
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Re: Steering Box Lubrication for 1946 pickup

The only lube I had was GL 4 , I think 85 -90 w. Seems to have lube it up good . PO had grease it it so I cleaned it out well . I don’t think grease was getting into the sector bushing well . Box...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-01-2021, 05:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,178
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Re: Bad rebuilt starter from NAPA

Your 51 is still 6 v positive ground just a thought did NAPA convert it to 12
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-26-2021, 08:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,301
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Re: Are most repro parts too small?

Will we were building a 39 type top loader and my buddy ordered some repo replacement parts
Will long story short the fit and finish was trouble so we used most of the wore out OEM parts and the...
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