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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 10:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 301
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Rear wheels upward travel limitation

Do you have shock installed? If so are they working? If not then they would help a lot.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 12:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 164
Posted By redmodelt
Re: New generator field coils

Not all generator cases had a hole and screw mount for the grounded end of the wire. There would have been a large holed lug attached that went between the insulator's and case at the output screw....
Forum: Questions & Suggestions 08-09-2020, 08:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 407
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Isky flathead ford Track 431 lash specs

This section is not for car questions, it is for help or problems with the site. You need to ask on the early V8 forum or try over on HAMB at; https://www.jalopyjournal.com/

While some read this...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-08-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 488
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Torque Tube Bolts

Good question about the notch. Most all the ones I have seen have them. I have been putting the notch on the bottom thinking it was a lube drain passage.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-06-2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Brake drum removal

Unless you are trying to save the drums for some reason(?), the regular off the shelf flat/square end works just fine. Only cut deep enough to remove the riveted over part of the stud.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-06-2020, 12:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 750
Posted By redmodelt
Re: How is it.........

Babbitt bearings, run at lower RPM's and oil changed often(er).
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-05-2020, 09:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 523
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Musty Smell

Dead mouse aside, nothing like the smell of an old car that had been sitting for years all shut up, that bring back memory's of when I was a kid, every time I get in one. Love it! :)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-03-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,214
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Manifold Gland Rings

"I'm with Steve Becker..no modern application uses them.If your worried about your manifold drooping"

Steve said Ford only used them in 1928. Modern applications used more bolts/studs through...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-03-2020, 12:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 762
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Fun project voltage regulator

here is a link to the Funproject 1929 A parts page;
http://www.funprojects.com/search?querystr=1929&querytype=year
Snyder's Nu-Rex is a diode version.

From all the postings I have seen for a...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 08-01-2020, 06:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 626
Posted By redmodelt
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 08-01-2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 626
Posted By redmodelt
Re: 1927 Model T - distributor questions

Just in case you are missing the install instructions;
https://www.snydersantiqueauto.com/Resources/en/ItemDocuments/T_3161_T/T3161T-5858.pdf
Forum: Questions & Suggestions 08-01-2020, 01:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,239
Posted By redmodelt
Re: 1931 Model A cowl lamp wiring

Please re-post your question on the Model A forum. This section is for questions about the site not car related questions. Thanks
Forum: Questions & Suggestions 08-01-2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 357
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Adding pics

I don't see an easy way to attach photos in PM's or emails. I can be done in PM's but above my pay grade! LOL Fast way would be to exchange email address and send photos that way or if you have...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 08-01-2020, 01:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 626
Posted By redmodelt
Re: 1927 Model T - distributor questions

Don't know if anyone has suggested it, but you might want to drop the crankcase inspection plate and take a look at what is in the bottom end to see what crank and rods are installed. Also, what...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 08-01-2020, 09:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 626
Posted By redmodelt
Re: 1927 Model T - distributor questions

Which distributor do you have installed? There were/are several different ones and each is a little different. Did you take it off? Unlike other cars, the Model T distributor does not have a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-31-2020, 07:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,214
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Manifold Gland Rings

The "Green book" show 1928 to 1934 with a B part number. As of it's printing in 1948 they had been discontinued being supplied thru Ford.

Ruth thank you for the correction on the year.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-31-2020, 09:43 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,214
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Manifold Gland Rings

If Ford only used then in 1928 then why are all the blocks and exhaust manifolds machined for them?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-30-2020, 09:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 724
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Ford model b waterpumps

The person asking the question joined in 2012, his only other post was as short as this one and has not been on line here after this question was posted. Hope they are reading the replies and getting...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-30-2020, 09:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,542
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Anybody else quit Ebay because of fees and tax?

I still buy and sell. Oregon is one of 3 or 4 states that does not have a sales tax.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-30-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,214
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Manifold Gland Rings

Except for a short time in I think 1930 (and then on only a few engines) all Model A engines used them. If Ford did not think they were important he would not have used them. all the engines we do...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-27-2020, 09:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 854
Posted By redmodelt
Re: What Model "A" Book Do You Read the Most?

Snyder's and Les's books. Very little time spent reading the service bulletins or JS's.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 07-26-2020, 09:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 425
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Model T rear axle nut

That is not completely true. Torque was set by the length of the wrench used and where the average person could turn it till it stopped. That is why wrenches come in different lengths. The spark plug...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 07-26-2020, 08:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 425
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Model T rear axle nut

I take mine to 90 then to next slot. If at 90 the next slot is quite a ways from lining up, I file a little off the nut or swap them around. Be sure to recheck a couple of times after that. I yet to...
Forum: Questions & Suggestions 07-25-2020, 10:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 968
Posted By redmodelt
Re: installing new 3:54 gears in 34 ford car

This section is for questions about the site not car questions. I will however direct you to;...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-22-2020, 09:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,439
Posted By redmodelt
Re: How common a practice is this?.

Back in the day, that would be today still. Not that uncommon on 6 volt cars, trucks and tractors. Most that come here asking get pointed in the right direction, but for every one that does, how many...
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