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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 01:41 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Jeff/Illinois
'36 Pickup electrical issue

Running a 59AB Flathead. 6V POS ground as original. Cranks to beat the band but she won't fire.

Driving home at highway speed, the motor died and I coasted off the road. Wouldn't start. Got...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-28-2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 485
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: '36 Ford pickup coming together....

I like that! We have a '36 PU also.

Thanks for posting pics keep them coming:)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-26-2020, 07:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 754
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: *** Annual MAFCA Voting for Directors ***

Hey no politics:p:p:p:p:p

Just joking Jim is very knowledgable on Model A's a good guy!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-23-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 848
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: First 100 Miles!!! Or a touch more. My '39 Pickup

THAT is neat!! Thank you for posting pictures, love your truck:):):)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-23-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 706
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Luray Swap meet

Looks like fun. You'll have to do a follow up with pictures for us:)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-22-2020, 07:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 466
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Charlie ny computor

THAT'S funny:p:p
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-22-2020, 07:15 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 28,135
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Moving the 30/31 Victoria on Amer. Pickers

oldbluoval there are a lot more like you than you believe. I'm one of them at 65 years old. I can hardly stomach TV anymore. I quit watching the NFL and the NBA after they politicized it. Good...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-20-2020, 07:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 677
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Purpose of dual points?

Purdy you are right. My 59AB Flattie has dual points.

Biggest problem today is, the absolute crap-garbage-junk (did I mention trash) condensors that are coming in from China for these...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-19-2020, 10:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 584
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: About oils

Kendall GT-1 has ZDDP blended in, it says on the front of the bottle. You can buy it at Farm King for about $4 a bottle. 10W40.

That or add a bottle of ZDDP you can buy from the Model A parts...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-19-2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 835
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-17-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,127
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Wildfire evacuation

News here in Illinois said the other night that they have proof that some of those fires were started on purpose, by arsonists.

I hope they catch those ignorant so-and-so's and hang them from the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-17-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,572
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Will there be any model As left?

I likes da way you think:) Nice to hear optimism for a change!

New BIG oil fields continue to be 'discovered' world wide.

One good thing about the electric car revolution may be it will make...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-17-2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 752
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Body Lines of Model "A"

I vote for just the spare tire also, no luggage rack or trunk.

They look better without being all clugged up:)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-16-2020, 07:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,143
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Cleaning Silvered Plated Lamp Reflectors

I've used Magic Wadding Polish but go easy with it. Don't get aggressive and rub hard take it slow.

Also wipe in straight lines from the bottom out to the edge, don't wipe in a circle following...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-15-2020, 09:53 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,572
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Will there be any model As left?

Kind of off subject in a way but as I watch the big fires on TV out West that they are having out there, I have to wonder 'How many old cars got burned up?"

Last year I recall Hagerty showing a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-11-2020, 07:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,083
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Pretty good car....

I got it....that was funny:):)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-11-2020, 07:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 370
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: 9/11

Amen I fully agree.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-10-2020, 08:13 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,389
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Title goes with Frame or Engine?

Kind of off topic but, several years ago in a court deal I got pulled into, I asked the lawyer 'what is your rate?' at the beginning of it all and he said 'Two twenty five and hour'.

I told him...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-10-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,174
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Garage lights

They are good, but a friend in his garage went overboard with the LED's overhead, and it hurts your eyes to be in there. I told him 'It's like staring at a welder' and he just laughed. He could have...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-09-2020, 08:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 272
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: what years would a pickup bed from a 1938 Ford 1/2 ton fit?

Looks like '48-'50 are the same, different for other years

http://mack-products.com/product-category/products/beds/
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-09-2020, 06:18 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,389
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Title goes with Frame or Engine?

I suppose the first guy to get to the DMV and have the title registered in his name with that VIN.

Then when the second guy tries to register that same VIN, he will be busted:eek:

AND THEN...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-09-2020, 02:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 272
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: what years would a pickup bed from a 1938 Ford 1/2 ton fit?

Looks like '38-'39-'40 Ford pickup beds are the same. This is from Mack Hils in Missouri who manufactures pickup parts. Good quality stuff!!

...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-09-2020, 11:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,132
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: Bubba's Ignition

Thanks hopefully he'll look at his messages soon;)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-08-2020, 11:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,132
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Bubba's Ignition

Has anyone heard how Jim is doing? I know he is going though dialysis now and
has been dealing with other health issues.

I've been trying to contact him for several weeks with no response. I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-07-2020, 04:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 957
Posted By Jeff/Illinois
Re: First Time Tire Change

I tried using the tire spoons that the Model A Vendors sell, on a 16" Ford rim, that was old and dry rotted, and had a heck of a time.

I gave up and took it to a local farm tire shop. They popped...
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