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Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-14-2020, 12:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 805
Posted By hardtimes
Re: T roadster Q.

Ok, the A frame is better ! Im familiar with A frame.
Regarding... More HP on a at frame....dont want get be guessing if will hold up. And no center cross member is good to know.

I had a hot...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-14-2020, 12:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 805
Posted By hardtimes
Re: T roadster Q.

This will help me with asking the right guestions...what frame is under this body.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-13-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 805
Posted By hardtimes
Re: T roadster Q.

Hey gz,
THANKS !
This is exactly the information I’m seeking , great help !
Another Q for your help, please....
Is the stock T Frame sufficient (safe) to handle increased HP ? Or, in you...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-13-2020, 12:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 805
Posted By hardtimes
Re: T roadster Q.

Hey ronn,
Duly noted, thanks !
Ive located one in storage.
No pictures yet, but your info will come into consideration if ‘26/‘27 !
Im hoping its not the smaller ‘25. However, suspect it is. The...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-10-2020, 12:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 805
Posted By hardtimes
Re: T roadster Q.

Thank you ! Your input helps to narrow my search.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-09-2020, 02:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 805
Posted By hardtimes
T roadster Q.

Q...for those who have a good knowledge od T roadsters;
Is there a noticeable passenger area size difference between the 24/25 T and the 26/27 T ?

Im searching for T roadster for a project....
Forum: Model-A 11-02-2020, 03:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 121
Posted By hardtimes
Winfield sr-cu bowl.

SOLD !


Note: SOLD
I can give pics if telephone or email given.
Wont allow me to post pics on ad.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-09-2020, 11:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 486
Posted By hardtimes
Re: Roto-Faze ignition Q....

Hey Pete,
You did radius of my lifters and matched with cam on my last cam setup... worked GREAT !
I’ve got the billet blank this time.
I will pm you regarding my attempt at Roto -Faze. Too...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-09-2020, 04:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 486
Posted By hardtimes
Re: Roto-Faze ignition Q....

Hey Pete,
Ha , ha funny but true !
An OLD saying: ‘speed costs $....how fast do you want to go’.
Truer now than when first said, IMO.
I’m not just fishin, l will follow your info !
Im...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-09-2020, 01:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 486
Posted By hardtimes
Re: Roto-Faze ignition Q....

Hey Pete,
I was hoping you would post.
You are the only member who I can ever remember mentioning Roto-Faze.
The old Inventor/ owner died, I understand.
Im told a relative runs the business,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 486
Posted By hardtimes
Roto-Faze ignition Q....

Anyone use or have knowledge using this type ignition on A/B engine ?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-27-2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,750
Posted By hardtimes
Re: T5 Valley Machining Kit

Hey Gordy,
"keeping torque tube'....or not.
If conversion done right without keeping torque tube, if time comes when you have to 'PULL' things to fix/replace, removing U-joint makes lot easier than...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 09-26-2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,090
Posted By hardtimes
Re: Modern OHV Head

Don't give up , if it is an 'itch' that you just have to scratch !

The fellow who made the great chev four head to A block, died a number of years ago. His creations are sometimes available at...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-26-2020, 05:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 853
Posted By hardtimes
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-26-2020, 12:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,461
Posted By hardtimes
Re: Noise in 2nd gear 39 Transmission

THANKS Mac,
I missed facts on first read !
We are lucky to have you as resource and friend , especially For parts and tech.

The torque tube setup in our cars pose a diagnostic problem as sounds...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-24-2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,461
Posted By hardtimes
Re: Noise in 2nd gear 39 Transmission

Can you inform US, WHAT Mac found to be the cause of your trans symptoms that you reported here initially ?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-24-2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,461
Posted By hardtimes
Re: Noise in 2nd gear 39 Transmission

So, did you (with Mac) determine WHAT was cause of trans problem (s) ??
It would be instructive/helpful to all here, to see what Mac found...that caused the symptoms that made you seek help here !
Forum: Model-T 09-20-2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,660
Posted By hardtimes
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-18-2020, 02:21 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,257
Posted By hardtimes
Re: Begging to be a hot rod.

Hey Dannl,
Been there done that, i. e.- chev in A.
SUGGESTIONS:
-
If you are a hot rod guy at heart...go for it.
However , IMO, an A is the car world champion....of simplicity ! If you cant...
Forum: Model-T 09-14-2020, 05:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,660
Posted By hardtimes
Track T

Looking to buy a Track T !!
Cash / trade ?
PM me.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-03-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,479
Posted By hardtimes
Re: Tremec T170 Transmission Troubles (this issue may be a puzzle)

Does this setup have throwout bearing, with a return spring ?

Maybe spring came out of position/lose.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-31-2020, 06:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,019
Posted By hardtimes
Re: Port & Polish Engine

Pete gives you best information, that addresses the question asked ! And is what I've practiced for many years.
Your choice !
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-31-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 568
Posted By hardtimes
Re: Model B motor

Hey ToM,
Bob B has given great advice/info !
I've modified/used both A and B pans on B engines.
I like the A pan on the B. Not hard to modify, except for the bumps to clear the B rods. I've...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-31-2020, 01:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,166
Posted By hardtimes
Re: How To Make and Aluminum Engine Block

Are you saying that there’s a FLATHEAD in there ?
FORD made / invented the cast iron V8 Flathead !
At best, this should be called a ‘flathead’ clone type engine.

If naming it a ‘flathead’....is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-27-2020, 06:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,990
Posted By hardtimes
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