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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-09-2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,586
Posted By SeaSlugs
Re: Is the MAC's auto parts Model A Ford Engine Stand Adapter necessary?

yes flipping and engine over on these stands is always a bit of a scare. Best to have someone help you. The gearbox would of been very nice to just slowly roll over and it catch itself.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-08-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,586
Posted By SeaSlugs
Re: Is the MAC's auto parts Model A Ford Engine Stand Adapter necessary?

it really wasnt too bad. If you've got somewhat smooth concrete its fine. No idea on the slugs but id imagine so haha
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-08-2020, 02:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 919
Posted By SeaSlugs
Re: BEWARE - another scammer out there

i think its 3 smiley faces with a tongue. Like "tongue in cheek" grin. Just its backwards haha

:p :P :P
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-08-2020, 02:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 919
Posted By SeaSlugs
Re: BEWARE - another scammer out there

That is odd. If the goal was to scam you for your parts and not pay you thats how this scam usually works. Usually has a fake check, fake money order, etc. Then they can sell your legit parts for...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-08-2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 919
Posted By SeaSlugs
Re: BEWARE - another scammer out there

Any government agency will never ever call you first. Not the IRS, not the Immigration Department, not the DMV, not Unemployment, not anyone. Its always communication by letters, if they do call they...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-08-2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,586
Posted By SeaSlugs
Re: Is the MAC's auto parts Model A Ford Engine Stand Adapter necessary?

yea it definitely wasnt the most stable thing around but it worked.
I see they dont even carry it and did what you did haha:

https://www.harborfreight.com/1000-lb-capacity-engine-stand-69886.html
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-08-2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 388
Posted By SeaSlugs
Re: What books/websites are best for wood and sheetmetal installation?

Thats right! Thanks ill give him a call today.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-07-2020, 11:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,586
Posted By SeaSlugs
Re: Is the MAC's auto parts Model A Ford Engine Stand Adapter necessary?

I used the cheap tri leg harbor freight stand and 2 pieces of scrap angle iron. Used 2 of the factory arms bolted to the 2 side water outlet bolts and 2 pieces of scrap angle iron to two of the oil...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-07-2020, 11:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 388
Posted By SeaSlugs
What books/websites are best for wood and sheetmetal installation?

Hello all!
Got 3 similar but separate questions:

I am in need of any books or websites that go into good detail on installing the wood into the 28/29 CCPU cab including the body blocks and pads...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-05-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,557
Posted By SeaSlugs
Re: Junkyard Memories

they still do that here in IL - i hate it though. Makes getting anything off either car extremely sketchy...(yes you sign the waiver and they let you bring your own tools in...)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-05-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,557
Posted By SeaSlugs
Re: Junkyard Memories

gonna say i got 2 like new rotors off a s10 for $5 a piece. Unless its 1/2 price wednesdays...Then i coulda got em for $5...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-12-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,147
Posted By SeaSlugs
Re: Barrett-Jackson

Yes this is true. All these shows that say oh well its worth this much then everyone who has one thinks by golly im gonna sell it for at least that much. Just ruins everything.

Antique guns is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-12-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,147
Posted By SeaSlugs
Re: Barrett-Jackson

younger generations wont have money to buy the baby boomer cars so they will have to take a loss. There will always be a love of Detroit steel but yes the only things we grew up in are your...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-12-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 473
Posted By SeaSlugs
Re: This weekend the Il Region Swap

ill be there - its always a fun time!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-12-2019, 10:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 999
Posted By SeaSlugs
Re: John Haynes passed away recently

oh yea, sometimes there would be some minor flaws about torque values or something but generally were accurate. Super helpful for most things and the electrical schematics were a godsend.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-12-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 999
Posted By SeaSlugs
Re: John Haynes passed away recently

weird I didnt/dont...

heres another link containing about the same info

https://jalopnik.com/john-haynes-father-of-the-haynes-manual-and-raf-vetera-1832536467
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-11-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 999
Posted By SeaSlugs
John Haynes passed away recently

If youve ever used a Haynes manual you owe it to this guy.

https://haynes.com/en-gb/john-harold-haynes-obe-obituary?fbclid=IwAR1bcgTDDSvQDIYe7mb6Gi7IaOvahNPnnCtAKYe6CpW3ZIj_wHwjo2tNWCA
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-25-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,504
Posted By SeaSlugs
Re: interesting cutoff switch

yea im betting thats the continuous rating, not the peak rating and for as little as a starter is used your gonna burn up the starter well before this guy.
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-25-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,504
Posted By SeaSlugs
interesting cutoff switch

found this while looking for work related stuff:
https://www.mpja.com/Battery-Cutoff-Switch-100A-12_24VDC/productinfo/34780+SW/
cant say ive ever seen one with a lever. Might make for a hidden rod...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-18-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,116
Posted By SeaSlugs
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-05-2019, 01:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 628
Posted By SeaSlugs
Re: AA truck body NOS parts

iam interested as well

sammiches22@gmail.com
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-11-2018, 11:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,020
Posted By SeaSlugs
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-11-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,269
Posted By SeaSlugs
Re: Rear spring lubrication

I sandblasted mine, ground out the grooves, painted with 2 coats of por 15, then slathered on my own 50/50 mix of graphite and open gear grease. Then bolted it all together and watched the grease...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-10-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,315
Posted By SeaSlugs
Re: Exh. manifold to muffler; does anyone make....

Yup - once you get it close using the block of wood use an old junk manifold to beat the perfect fit against. Ive got a pile of warped manifolds or severely pitted/blown out/broken eared ones.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-22-2018, 10:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,486
Posted By SeaSlugs
Re: Frame tollerances...to strighten or not to strighten...

agreed - much easier to fix now and just get it done with.
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