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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 07:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 283
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Getting my A to idle

You have some mixed and unrelated parts there. That is not the correct lever on the butterfly shaft. Could be part of why things don't work right.
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 01:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 379
Posted By redmodelt
Re: My Distributor Cam Screw is Stuck

Take the largest screwdriver that will just sorta fit the slot and grind the sides straight so it fits the slot tight. This is used in many other applications such as the gun trade or carb repair....
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) Yesterday, 10:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 85
Posted By redmodelt
Re: 23 T Roadster Headlights

The rear connection is just like the bulb, press in and twist. They do get suborn sometimes so may need a little wiggling to get them out.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-24-2020, 03:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By redmodelt
Re: pinpointing month date-of-assembly

Number stamped on the frame. BUT the body has to be lifted to see it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-24-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 764
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Remove sludge from bottom of gas tank

I have used lacquer thinner. Couple of gallons in the tank and every time I walked by rocked the car. Drained a couple of times let settle some then put the cleanest stuff back in and repeated. Got a...
Forum: Questions & Suggestions 11-22-2020, 02:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 233
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Early Ford transmission

This section is not for car questions, it is for questions about the site and problems with it. If you are looking for a transmission, use the classifieds, car questions should be in the correct...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-20-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 800
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Answer to wanted postings

So I am guessing they did not contact you thru Fordbarn, would that be correct? I suggest going back and editing your post/ads to remove your email. Yes spam can still happen but you need to work in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-19-2020, 08:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 800
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Answer to wanted postings

You can click on their name and see their profile. Check how long they have been here and if they have any postings. Oh other thing, don't post your email address, we can contact you via PM or email...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-19-2020, 01:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 451
Posted By redmodelt
Re: 14mm Plugs

I could see using 14mm plugs with the adapters because there would be more choices of heat range and price.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-19-2020, 08:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 561
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Gordon & Smith compressor questions

https://www.facebook.com/Smith-Motor-Compressor-Club-1593835384233586/
google "Gordon & Smith compressor" Besides the Facebook page, there is a club.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-19-2020, 08:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By redmodelt
Re: WTD:Rumble seat stops-29 coupe

Can anyone post a photo of the when open stops/bumpers parts needed, not the when closed bumpers in the top corrners? Would the 1928/29 and 1930/31 be the same or different?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-18-2020, 04:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By redmodelt
Re: WTD:Rumble seat stops-29 coupe

Rumble seat stop kit
Snyder's
A-41485-CS
16.95
https://www.snydersantiqueauto.com/SearchByKeyword?word=A-41485-CS
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-15-2020, 09:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 538
Posted By redmodelt
Re: KR Wilson Combination Machine Raising Block

If it is what I think it is, would have been used when boring the cylinders, maybe not needed for doing the mains.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-15-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,228
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Why do I have to keep pulling the choke out ?

"LB" is not a Ford number, it would have been *A serial number*. When a bare block replacement was sold it would not have had a number stamped on it. The dealer would have stamped the old number on....
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-15-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 654
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Water pump shaft nut

Except for the very early models, T's didn't have a water pump so you will not find anything in there on water pumps. There is packing behind that nut that may need replacing or the steel shaft is...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-13-2020, 06:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 813
Posted By redmodelt
Re: T roadster Q.

Guys put pretty hot engines in T's using stock frame, BUT you still only have rear brakes. Some do add front brakes but a bit of work to retro fit. The T springs are narrower then A if that has...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-11-2020, 11:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,142
Posted By redmodelt
Re: how to loosen stuck motor

I have a 1921 Dodge motor that I am working on getting freed up. Have been doing most of all that has been posted. You are right about the valves being stuck, all 4 intakes are. I also have been...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-11-2020, 12:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 352
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Model T in Roundabout

Sure it can stall, but low is just used to get the car rolling. At 15 MPH you would have the RPMs up pretty high in low. Besides you shouldn't shift in to low at at speed anyway, the shift into low...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-11-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 352
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Model T in Roundabout

Guess a lot would depend on your engine, but I would stay in high maybe retard the spark then advance it when you came out. Just go try. Not sure why you would worry about going thru a roundabout...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-11-2020, 12:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 570
Posted By redmodelt
Re: engine tag

Dates When Postal Zones and Zip Codes Started
POSTAL ZONES - You may have noticed that many addresses during the period between 1943 and 1963 had a one or two digit number following the city name....
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-09-2020, 10:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 813
Posted By redmodelt
Re: T roadster Q.

Yes there is a difference. The 26/27 is wider.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-08-2020, 04:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 939
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Wind Wings

It should help grip around the areas that do hold the glass and keep from slipping off.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-08-2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,689
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Bill Williamson

Thank you for the update and condolences to you and his family. Sad news indeed.
Mark
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-08-2020, 03:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 664
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Mixing grease

[QUOTE=The Master Cylinder;1949919]And why is that? Where does the grease go? :p :p[/QUOTE
1 because it was never filled or under filled in the first place and 2 because it leaked/forced out. The...
Forum: Questions & Suggestions 11-08-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,516
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Radiator mount 29-30

You need to ask on the A forum. This section is for questions about the site and issues. Some look here but few reply.
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