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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 07:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 469
Posted By L-head
Re: Clutch replacement costs...

Our local "new" car dealer charges a $95 an hour shop rate. This is in Tennessee. It's as costly as going to the doctor or dentist.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2019, 09:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 399
Posted By L-head
Re: Wheel 01AS 1015B - Early Chassis Catalog Reference?

I have a Ford and Mercury chassis parts and price list from October 1941. I looked at it twice and do not see that number listed in it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 549
Posted By L-head
tappets

Recently there was a discussion about adj tappets (lifters). It has been suggested that it is not wise to use 91A-6500 hollow and slotted non-adj lifters with a performance cam or a stock cam while...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-07-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 916
Posted By L-head
block cleaning

I can have my A block baked and steel shot blasted by a local machine shop. My understanding is that it will be as clean as it can be. Would it be prudent to melt the babbit out before this is done...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-08-2019, 07:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 675
Posted By L-head
Re: Oil gallery plug screw.. remove?

Is it necessary to remove the fuel pump bushing also? My understanding is that it intersects the main oil passage.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-20-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By L-head
Re: 1948 ford mercury oil pump

Originally from Ford, it had the long pump. If the engine has been rebuilt, the only way to know would be to drop the pan and have a look. Many have been rebuilt and changed to the 8BA pump and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-18-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,836
Posted By L-head
Re: Color of the engine

Are there by chance any "A" vendors in the UK on in the Netherlands? They might be able to supply your paint "locally."
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-16-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 366
Posted By L-head
center lock wrist pin clip removal

What tools and procedure is used to remove Modal A wrist pins that are retained with one "center lock"clip instead of locks on both ends?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-15-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 877
Posted By L-head
Re: Mystery Engine Part

I wonder if the PO had a starter drive spring break in the past? It looks to me like a piece of a starter spring drive? Both ends are ruff and looks like the shape of the starter drive.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-24-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 702
Posted By L-head
Re: How are the cables hooked up to a Type 94 carb?

Email me , I found all the parts.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 702
Posted By L-head
Re: How are the cables hooked up to a Type 94 carb?

I may have the exact bracket you need for your truck. I sent you a PM.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 221
Posted By L-head
2-bolt 59AB dist cast iron housings

Any ideas why Ford made cast iron 2 bolt dist housings? I would assume that during the war aluminum was in short supply, but after the war? Were they for industrial power units or heavy trucks?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-11-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,595
Posted By L-head
Re: Check your fan blades

I had an original generator pulley break a chunk out of it while my car was idling in the garage. It didn't hit me or my car but put a nice dent in the garage wall. I don't know if it would have...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,121
Posted By L-head
Re: Dwell RPM meter

How long can our hobby exist? All the "old" parts men are gone. If it doesn't have a screen or keys, then most young people aren't interested.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-07-2018, 09:13 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 14,726
Posted By L-head
Re: OK! Let's get personal!

Oldblueoval is that in human years or puppy dog years? Remember I know who you are!

L-head
Forum: Early V8 10-17-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 576
Posted By L-head
Flathead tools

Flathead tools for sale. KD 918 flathead valve guide remover $65. Uni-Syn, made by Edelbrock to syn multiple carbs $25. Please add shipping. I can send pics, email me at lmartin@epbfi.com for...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-21-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 704
Posted By L-head
40 Ford rear axle nut

I have seen torque specs as high as 220ft/lbs for the rear axle nut. What is the correct torque on the rear axle nut?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-19-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,147
Posted By L-head
40 Ford brake

39-40 Ford brakes are considered "Lockheed." Does the short lined shoe go to the front or does the long lined shoe go to the front of the backing plate?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-08-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,735
Posted By L-head
connecting rod bushings

I have heard that rod bushings need to be "swedged" instead of just pressed in and then honed. What type of machinery is used to do his type of work? Is it really necessary?
Forum: Early V8 01-06-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 702
Posted By L-head
Re: Dipstick

Check your PM's. I have several for sale.
Forum: Early V8 10-15-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 559
Posted By L-head
generator parts

Flathead generator parts for sale. 78-10130 pulley (has fan mount, but has keyway and is not threaded) $30 7?-10130 pulley (has fan mount and is threaded and will fit 40-48 armatures) $35 Fans...
Forum: Early V8 09-23-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 572
Posted By L-head
Chilton's Auto Repair Manual

Chilton's Auto Repair Manual, 1940-1953, 752 pages, covers all cars from 40-53, Ford flatheads and foreign cars such as Chevy's, Old's, Buicks, etc... Will take $25 plus shipping. I can send pics,...
Forum: Early V8 08-29-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 732
Posted By L-head
parts

Part #6271 Offenhauser 3 carb progressive linkage, new, never opened, $75, 68-4684B 6 spline pinion coupling sleeve, $20, 21A-6019 two bolt timing cover, $20, 21A-3510 pitman arm, $20. I can supply...
Forum: Early V8 08-14-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 765
Posted By L-head
Re: Hand brake lever parts

Check your PM's. I can supply you with both levers.

L-head
Forum: Early V8 08-08-2013, 07:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,028
Posted By L-head
Re: 60 hp parts wanted

Check your PM's. I can supply either one, short or long.
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