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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 01:25 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Good Bye Ford Barn

What is the thread where you explain why??
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 03:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 235
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 1940 ford headers

My 40 with the 59AB has Red's.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 03:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 449
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Thanksgiving

HAPPY THANKSGIVING to everyone ! ! ! Stay safe and enjoy the day with family and friends.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 10:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 497
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Brake Floaters For 1936

The floaters will work great BUT the brakes have to be in good shape to start. JMO
Paul in CT They are not a bolt on miracal cure.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 09:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 839
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Prayer's for one of our fellow "Barner's".

Prayers for him and his family ! !
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 09:57 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,282
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Another Huge Loss to me

Condolences and prayers going out. It's hard to lose anyone, but a Dad is special.
Paul
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-22-2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,385
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-21-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 766
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Lightened Flywheel

Worn universal joint??
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-20-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 441
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Wishbone ball on '28 A Roadster

With the oil dripping, the ball disintigrates. Easy to change. It also may have been a quick fix for an out of round ball in your case. FWIW
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-20-2020, 02:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 867
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Determining Model A Gas Mileage

In the 9 plus years I had my A I never worried about mileage, when it got down to about a quarter I put another 10$ in along with a glug' glug of MMO. The 40 is a different story, dual 97's and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-19-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 925
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Flathead V-8 Starter Rebuilding

BE carful of new. Last year I had a bendix problem with my 40, instead of fixing I got a new starter and Bendix from a reputable supplier (NOT their fault). Installed and had nothing but problems,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-19-2020, 09:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,385
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: A New Winter House for My "A"

See post # 16.
My 24X24 is also on 4x4's. I got a 4x8 plastic lattice panel (small openings) and cut it into strips and nailed to the ends. Will keep cats, skunks, etc out.
Installer said it needed...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-17-2020, 04:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 513
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Engine Bolt question

It's also where one would put the line if using an oil pressure gauge.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-17-2020, 11:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 509
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: temperature readings on.....

Remove the rad cap, start engine, there should be a lot of water coming thru the TOP hose(s) onto the top of the radiator core. You might try a diff temp gun or change the batteries??
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-16-2020, 02:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 460
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 1934 ford Toe In Setting

Added weight will not affect the toe in. JMO
Paul in CT
Forum: Model-A 11-16-2020, 10:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 259
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-15-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 444
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: polarizing a generator

Thank you ! !
Paul
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-15-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,385
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: A New Winter House for My "A"

I just did a 24x24 modular two car garage Pine Creek Structures), placed on compacted gravel. Tore down the original one car (1924) and 2 small add on sheds. Now the wife has one side and I have the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-15-2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 444
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: polarizing a generator

"unhook field & flash to battery"


Does it have to be unhooked or can it be jumpered?? Engine running or not??
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-15-2020, 09:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,037
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: T5 guys TKX

Tremac vs S10 , BIG difference in price............a lot. JMO
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-14-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,465
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: transmission question

I think the need to "modify" the floor pan depends on how much weight is carried in the back seat or if vehicle lowered. I may also be wrong.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model-A 11-14-2020, 08:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 259
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-13-2020, 02:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,465
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: transmission question

The Mitchell should be a bolt in, no mods needed and can be had with either a separate shift lever or a cable to actuate. JMO Probably an afternoon of work vs major mods.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-13-2020, 02:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 171
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: '38 gas tank

Be careful with what you seal it with. MUST be compatable with today's fuel. FWIW
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2020, 09:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 462
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Touch up Paint for 1930 model A

Fine point car or a driver?? You might try H Depot or Lowe's in the paint section for spray can, some are a match or quite close. FWIW
Paul in CT
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