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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-29-2016, 08:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,980
Posted By Cockshutt Kid
Re: 31 Taillights

With another $50 shipping, $.70 dollar, brokerage fees and 13 percent taxes, it is getting close to a couple hundred dollars. Thanks.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-29-2016, 08:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,980
Posted By Cockshutt Kid
Re: 31 Taillights

Thanks, when I save up a couple of hundred extra bucks, I will order them and read them.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-29-2016, 06:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,980
Posted By Cockshutt Kid
31 Taillights

I was at a flea market yesterday and bought a Ford Model A book by Jim Schild. Interesting reading. One statement in the book says that Ford authorized dealers to install a right side taillight in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-11-2016, 05:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,306
Posted By Cockshutt Kid
Re: What is it???

What a great post, and a fantastic learning exercise. I think that I have a similar version in my valve grinding set, and didn't know what it was. Thanks all.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-10-2016, 08:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,956
Posted By Cockshutt Kid
Re: windshield frame

I have a 31 Tudor. It is an older restoration by a couple of owners back. The windshield frame is aluminium and I did not realize it until I was adjusting the weatherstripping and exposed an...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-10-2016, 11:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,236
Posted By Cockshutt Kid
Re: Is This Enough Sealer for the Head Gasket?

You won't have to re torque the head with all that "elastic " silicone in there. Probably a time saving measure!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-29-2016, 07:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,073
Posted By Cockshutt Kid
Re: Canadian Model A/AA production numbers

Yes please. Iwould also be interested, and have had no luck in finding much information on this subject. Thanks, Jim.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-24-2016, 07:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,183
Posted By Cockshutt Kid
Re: Ever wonder?

Forever 4, did you ever call that correctly. it is highly evident that the people designing anything new never held a screwdriver or did anything manual in their lives. Up here I am starting to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-20-2016, 08:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,031
Posted By Cockshutt Kid
Re: automatic stop device

that will be great. Finally it will be easy to get out of my driveway. Wait fo a new car to come along and just pull out. Let it's computer do the rest.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-17-2016, 05:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,799
Posted By Cockshutt Kid
Re: Upholstery questions

Hey Pinesdune, what is that great looking green colour in the background?? Jim.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-27-2016, 03:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 793
Posted By Cockshutt Kid
Water pump bypass hose

good afternoon. I am in the process of changing all of the hoses on my 60 T'bird which has the standard 352 engine. The bypass hose looks like it is going to be interesting! I have read about...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-24-2016, 06:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,389
Posted By Cockshutt Kid
Re: Thought this was neat

You had me running to the wood shed to carry in a bunch of firewood in case we cannot make it that far by morning. Thanks for the laugh. Jim.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-13-2016, 04:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,177
Posted By Cockshutt Kid
Re: model B rods

Thanks guy's. I sure appreciate the help. I will give it a try tomorrow. Jim.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-13-2016, 12:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,177
Posted By Cockshutt Kid
Re: model B rods

Thanks Mark. Will give it a try, and see how I make out. Jim.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-13-2016, 09:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,177
Posted By Cockshutt Kid
model B rods

Good morning. I have been cleaning up parts and starting to assemble the B engine that I got a few weeks ago. It is a diamond block with forged counterweight crank. The Babbitt was done by shop...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-07-2016, 01:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,863
Posted By Cockshutt Kid
Re: Oil Pumps

Good morning Bob. I think you are right on the money with your opinion. After getting your post, I went to the shop dismantled 11 oil pumps. All of them had the larger OD bushing, and only 2 had...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-07-2016, 08:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,863
Posted By Cockshutt Kid
Re: Oil Pumps

Thanks Benson. Was the housing with the rectangular oil exit holes also used in the later model A engines? A large number of the pumps that I have are of this style and came out of A blocks. I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-07-2016, 08:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,543
Posted By Cockshutt Kid
Re: 85,000 in 1 month. not Model A

I guess that everyone except me likes them? When I heard they were coming, I ordered a new 2014 with a steel body and the biggest F&$@!?@ motor that I could get. they look way too generic for my...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-07-2016, 07:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,863
Posted By Cockshutt Kid
Re: Oil Pumps

Steve , Wow you sure said it! I guess that I should be more specific in what I am doing. I have a B block with the forged on crankshaft weights. It came disassembled without all of the parts. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-07-2016, 07:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,863
Posted By Cockshutt Kid
Re: Oil Pumps

Thanks, I will . Appreciate the help. Jim.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-07-2016, 06:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,863
Posted By Cockshutt Kid
Oil Pumps

Good morning. I have several oil pumps and have pulled them apart to clean them up and select the best one to use. I have discarded a couple for obvious reasons such as corrosion and welding...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-31-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,588
Posted By Cockshutt Kid
Re: Distributor body and cap

Thanks Tom. I will try and fix one this evening as I sit by the wood stove keeping warm and dreaming of spring. Jim
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-27-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,588
Posted By Cockshutt Kid
Re: Distributor body and cap

I have a couple of original Ford script caps that the centre carbon is wore down flush. I would really like to use them. Has anyone found a good reliable way of replacing them? Thanks, Jim.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-23-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,109
Posted By Cockshutt Kid
Re: New Shop is coming along.

If at all possible, it really helps keeping things clean if parts and seldom used tools can be in a separate room and if benches and stuff can be wall mounted. Ease of passing a floor broom goes a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-13-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,116
Posted By Cockshutt Kid
Re: Model A vs. Model B lifters

Thanks Guy's. I think that I will look for a good set of originals. I appreciate the responses ,advice and comments. Much appreciated. Jim.
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