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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-30-2022, 08:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 312
Posted By larrys40
Re: Viton tip Zenith Needle/Seat shut-off

I wish there was a better new needle and seat. About half of them don’t do well. I know I’m not the only one that has trouble.
I do a good number of carbs and they jut don’t seat and want to tend...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-30-2022, 08:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 461
Posted By larrys40
Re: Blue Ridge Parkway/ Skyline Drive

We were just out there in May with the southeastern touring group and it was a good trip. I’ve had Model A’s out there a number of times.
Scenic highlights are grandfather mountain and lots of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-30-2022, 01:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 382
Posted By larrys40
Re: Flathead distributor

Post 2,3,4 are exactly right above. I’m fortunate to have my own ford stroboscope to do my own and well done and set up properly on the stroboscope they perform excellent. I’ll put in a plug for...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-30-2022, 01:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By larrys40
Re: ring & gear 3:25

I agree totally with Davidg and Others above . Your rear axle clearances were not set correctly and I would suggest re-examining and redoing your clearances and bearing preloads properly. I’ve done...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-27-2022, 10:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 322
Posted By larrys40
Re: Where to find 46-47 tailshaft assy?

I think you sent me a pm, my box is pretty full so it might not take messages till I delete some. I have a complete trans with that setup and maybe the back and shaft. I can look if you still haven’t...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-22-2022, 06:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,293
Posted By larrys40
Re: Engine Rebabbiting Service

John,
Well said. Iíve done a small number of them but have plenty of other full time A work. Fortunately we have a local guy thatís all he does. Palmer Lawson. Heís 84 but still at it and does a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-21-2022, 08:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 367
Posted By larrys40
Re: Brake Rod Lengths

Agree with in post 8 on most.

Following proper comprehensive brake rebuild on each backing plate and centered brakes shoes confirmed adjust the wedges for a slight drag.
Then adjust rods as...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-19-2022, 12:42 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,657
Posted By larrys40
Re: KR Wilson spring spreader

V8 Fordman, I was lucky enough to find both of these versions and yes, they work well on the front. For someone who needs something available you can use the model a front spring or rear even...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-19-2022, 08:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By larrys40
Re: Couple 46-48 Questions

The two screw holes I believe we’re in the firewall stamping from earlier design that were to house a sheet metal cover which I believe was discontinued. The holes in the firewall remained. Here’s...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-19-2022, 03:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,375
Posted By larrys40
Re: Columbia vs Mitchell overdrive

Pete,
Thanks for doing what I couldn’t to my photo of the 40. You made it look great.
Many thanks !5
Larry
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-19-2022, 03:27 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,344
Posted By larrys40
Re: National Drive Your V-8 Day, 6/18/22 !!

Wow! Cool photos guys,
Larry
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-18-2022, 10:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,375
Posted By larrys40
Re: Columbia vs Mitchell overdrive

In my opinion the Columbia is the way to go. We have one in our 40 and it is a wonderful thing. I have installed over 15 Mitchells in Model A’s for folks and my own and I love them in A’s. However,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-16-2022, 01:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 278
Posted By larrys40
Re: Front AA wheel studs, who has them available?

Just an thought try Fred at Southside obsolete. Maybe Michael at 3rd gen.
Bob at Baxter ford parts in Lawrence. They and 3rd gen are generally v8 dealers but truck stuff Carries over and you have to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-16-2022, 10:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 530
Posted By larrys40
Re: What is keeping the cam from coming out?

You already have cam removed, but you didnít have to do that to do a valve job unless you are replacing the cam or lifters.
Next time if they are adjustable lifters if you remove the keepers and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-15-2022, 07:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 992
Posted By larrys40
Re: Death Wobble

Look for loose hub races as well within the hub. Remove the front hub from the spindle and see if the outer race turns at all with your fingers . If it does the hub is enlarged and you will need a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-14-2022, 01:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 216
Posted By larrys40
Re: Remove/install rear backing plates?

I’m also posting a previous post I did from one having trouble getting the radius rods back on. I would NOT do it as stated in post 2. You will likely have trouble. If you are hellbent on doing it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-14-2022, 01:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 216
Posted By larrys40
Re: Remove/install rear backing plates?

One of my Earlier posts on same issue
Please read.

Default Re: Rear Brakes and Backing Plate R & R Question W/Pictures
Yes, you do NOT have to remove the arm to remove the backing plates .
As...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-13-2022, 07:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 622
Posted By larrys40
Re: Trailer width for a model A

I agree with BH, if you just need one now and then the uó haul is a way to go.
Larry
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-13-2022, 07:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 622
Posted By larrys40
Re: Trailer width for a model A

The general length for the A is about 13 ft. I’ve had guys bring me A’s on trailers with side walls up and it is very close. In fact I have seen guys backing cars off some of these trailers and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-03-2022, 06:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 840
Posted By larrys40
Re: Useable case?

Trans cases are very plentiful . I would use a good one.
I have many so pm me or find one nearby.
Larry
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-30-2022, 01:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 377
Posted By larrys40
Re: Condensers for 1947 Lincoln

Tom
I have put those in from him….did fine . Be sure to get the hoses if you do …
Larry
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-30-2022, 11:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 617
Posted By larrys40
Re: Ď40 convertible top kit

Thanks and Good to know from Kube. Amazing how many nice tops also get ruined by someone installing the blind snap above the window with the snap all the way through in the outside ! Like Mike...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-30-2022, 11:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 377
Posted By larrys40
Re: Condensers for 1947 Lincoln

I realize you are over seas , however, a source for Lincoln Prts here is Boos Herral in the states in Indiana.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-29-2022, 04:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 456
Posted By larrys40
Re: 28-29 Open Cab Top Assembly

I have encountered this on several 28 top iron assemblies . I believe they were both untouched from original. There is the original wood bow and insert in the front sides. They are not available but...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-29-2022, 09:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 617
Posted By larrys40
Re: Ď40 convertible top kit

Ken
I experienced that as well. Lebaron bonney was still in business when I did mine, I tried the cartouche top as it was half the price, received it and laid it in top of my old one still on the...
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