Go Back   The Ford Barn > Search Forums

Sponsored Links (Register now to hide all advertisements)

Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
Search took 0.03 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Smitty
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 05:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 143
Posted By Smitty
Hempy Cooper

Any of you good folks out there who have used Hempy Cooper on babbitting Model A block. I am guessing that you must also use casting putty same as needed with Wilson fixtures?
Thanks, Steve
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 05:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 437
Posted By Smitty
Re: Gears 1930 model A

Also shift with a "soft hand"

I will sometimes have a tendency to reach for the spark advance and need to tell myself not to double clutch in my 50 Ford.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-16-2020, 07:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 542
Posted By Smitty
Re: KR Wilson Combination Machine Raising Block

I have been using a Kwik Way bar but had often wondered about using the original KR setup.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-15-2020, 10:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 542
Posted By Smitty
Re: KR Wilson Combination Machine Raising Block

Ah, I see
Has anyone used the Wilson machine to bore cylinders? I have not yet tried that feature. As I look at the Model A engine specs. it seems critical that everything is to specification and in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-15-2020, 08:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 542
Posted By Smitty
KR Wilson Combination Machine Raising Block

Anyone know what purpose this serves? Have been using a combo machine without one.Seems fine.
S
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-05-2020, 02:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 323
Posted By Smitty
Re: 50 Ford Steering Tight

Beautiful, thanks for that great video!
Steve
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-04-2020, 11:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 323
Posted By Smitty
Re: 50 Ford Steering Tight

Hi, was there a video link there? Thanks, Steve
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-04-2020, 08:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 323
Posted By Smitty
50 Ford Steering Tight

Hello All,
I rebuilt the steering box in my 50 Tudor. When I drive it the steering seems tight at center and the steering does not tend to return to center after turning the wheel. I have backed...
Forum: Model-A 10-31-2020, 11:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 307
Posted By Smitty
Model A Cast Iron Sediment Bulb

Hi All,
Looking for a 1930 cast iron sediment bulb. What ya got..

Thanks, Smitty
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-28-2020, 11:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 445
Posted By Smitty
Re: 1930 Firewall Fuel Bowl

Thanks for the feedback, I suspect it is the old problem of reproduction parts again.
I drilled the outlet and tapped it with pipe thread then fitted a flare fitting. See how that works..
Steve
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-28-2020, 06:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 445
Posted By Smitty
1930 Firewall Fuel Bowl

Can anyone tell me what the 1930 fuel bowl as attached to the firewall under the hood looks like? Is it cast iron with no glass bowl. I am experiencing perpetual leaks in the fitting at the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-23-2020, 09:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 206
Posted By Smitty
1950 Ford Sedan Wiring Harnes

Hi All,
I have my 50 Ford Sedan wired up but am looking for the best wiring route to the rear if the car, lights, fuel sender, etc. This is a custom Speedway harness. Did the original travel along...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2020, 08:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By Smitty
Re: 1930 Fuel Bowl Leak

Thanks, that seems to have done the trick. Set the fuel pipe 1/8 beyond the ferrel and leak seems to have stopped. Think I knew this and forgot at some point....
Steve
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2020, 11:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By Smitty
1930 Fuel Bowl Leak

Hi All,
For some reason lately I have been experiencing a leak at the fuel line fitting fitting coming off the glass type fuel filter on my 30. When tightening the fitting it just wants to push...
Forum: Early V8 09-20-2020, 05:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 263
Posted By Smitty
1934 Frame (for pickup)

Hi All,
Looking for a 1934 frame in good condition for a friend who is restoring a pickup. Close to Boston area would be great would consider traveling. Let me know what you have.
Thanks, Steve
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-07-2020, 03:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 399
Posted By Smitty
Re: H 226 flathead

I have a 3 carb manifold with Schieblers and a Mallory for this engine and a truck exhaust manifold I had planned on splitting with a passenger car manifold to create a dual exhaust setup. Probably...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 399
Posted By Smitty
Re: H 226 flathead

The one I have seems to have plenty of torque. Have not yet taken on the highway.
I have heard that they will wind out at about 50mph
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-05-2020, 07:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 399
Posted By Smitty
H 226 flathead

Anyone have experience with souping up one of these motors. How do they perform?


Thanks, Steve
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-30-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,546
Posted By Smitty
Re: Use of a MIG welder for other purposes?

Call Rivet Flats, they will tell you how to do it.
Forum: Early V8 07-29-2020, 09:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 226
Posted By Smitty
1949-50 Instrument Panel Sockets

Hi All,

Missing a couple of light bulb sockets that go into the back of my instrument cluster. Anyone have an extras by chance.


Thanks, Steve
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-29-2020, 07:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,546
Posted By Smitty
Re: Use of a MIG welder for other purposes?

So the front crossmember in my coupe had been replaced with a 29 unit, bolted in with 3/8 bolts. Scribed the correct location on the frame then put a copper plate behind the 3/8 holes and welded them...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-28-2020, 06:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 306
Posted By Smitty
Re: 1950 Ford Tudor Wiring Harness

Thanks Guys, that helps a lot. The holes are there but missing the clips. I will find some that will do the trick.
Steve
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-28-2020, 01:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,546
Posted By Smitty
Re: Use of a MIG welder for other purposes?

If doing frame rivets you need a 3x or 4x rivet gun, a friend holding a buck, an acetylene torch. I have riveted cross members in my Model A with excellent success. Yes see above post Big Flats Rivet...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-27-2020, 05:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 306
Posted By Smitty
1950 Ford Tudor Wiring Harness

The harness comes through the firewall, where is it routed under the hood before connecting with the headlight area. Does it come through then travel along the top of the driver side fender well? How...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-17-2020, 08:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,459
Posted By Smitty
Re: JC Whitney now carparts.com?

I remember, buy something from them and they are your friend forever. Constant catalogs like Uline:-)
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500

 
Forum Jump
Sponsored Links (Register now to hide all advertisements)


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:01 AM.