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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-17-2020, 08:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 416
Posted By duke36
Re: Rock chips on fender

If you have a compressor, I use 3m Body Shutz (per post 4) when applied with an undercoating nozzle. Some versions can be painted or left as applied.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-15-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 436
Posted By duke36
Re: Pitnam arm instalation questin

I measure the springs (approx 1") and then tighten the plugs 1/4" or so of threads length in the drag link after plug contact to get the 25% while checking the link firmness. Some period literature...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-14-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 169
Posted By duke36
F150 Transmission top Switch

What is the switch for on the top cover , and is it located on all or most Tremec TOD cases?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-13-2020, 11:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,360
Posted By duke36
Re: Sidemount Spare Installation Problem

Agree. Just checked the bracket mounts at the frame. The nuts were loose (No rivets on my car). Also the arm is locked in and can't move. I snugged the arm nut to the wheel plate just enough so the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-13-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,179
Posted By duke36
Re: Teflon EZ Steer Kit what do you think?

Use PTFE grease, not lithium or sodium based for the teflon seats.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-12-2020, 11:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,360
Posted By duke36
Re: Sidemount Spare Installation Problem

Understood. I have new Lucas tires which fit perfectly in the wells. I deflate the tires to about 20 psi to get them more pliable then angle them over the mounting arm to allow the plate to just...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-12-2020, 01:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,360
Posted By duke36
Re: Sidemount Spare Installation Problem

This is an old thread but timely for my issue with vibrating sidemounts. We use removable studs that make the plates easier to install.
When the castle nuts are not snug top ad bottom, the mounts...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-08-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 682
Posted By duke36
Re: Dipstick for Tremec T170 Transmission

Try Transmissionpartsdistributors.com
Vince Falter's Ford Garage has the parts exploded diagram but no parts numbers.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-07-2020, 12:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 475
Posted By duke36
Re: Marvel Schleber carburetor

From the old specs, I think it was a leather or fibre type seal. I've had fuel leak up without a seal, and the Renner's is rubber or nitrile as in post 2 (unless it's now different) which seemed to...
Forum: Early V8 02-06-2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 144
Posted By duke36
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-29-2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,260
Posted By duke36
Re: '32 Tudor roof...

Trying to get the rear radii of either model, the 5 window looks larger. Repros are available with prebent corners that may be able to be used on other models such as a sedan.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-29-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,260
Posted By duke36
Re: '32 Tudor roof...

Can anyone provide the inside radius of the '32 3 or 5 window top insert metal tack strip?
Need the dimension for comparison.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-27-2020, 11:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 908
Posted By duke36
Re: Corn Head Grease Too Fluid for Gun

The corn head may need to be stirred in the tube cannister. I put it in the refrig. for a short period to help coagulate.
I drill out an extra 2 tooth box plug and tap a hole for a small zerk. Then...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-24-2020, 08:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 737
Posted By duke36
Re: Corn Head grease source(s)

The JD cornhead in the green tube is much thicker than modern SAE 250wt. oil but it appears to become more fluid when agitated or warm. I found it thins out in the universal and leaks out the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-24-2020, 08:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 950
Posted By duke36
Re: King pin fit

The vendors I believe still sell the bushing reamers.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-22-2020, 11:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 501
Posted By duke36
Re: Float-a-Motor rear mount

How much space between the brake cross shaft and the torque tube? The rear mount is required to help support the engine /tranny The newer rear mounts are made of metal, not aluminum and less prone to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-22-2020, 10:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 973
Posted By duke36
Re: 6 volt horn in 12 volt vehicle

A good one from Speedway Motors; finned, etc. $$ Mounted external to the horn under frame rail, etc..
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-21-2020, 01:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 765
Posted By duke36
Re: Ahooha

check the ground at the head light bar and elsewhere. need clean metal to metal contact.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-19-2020, 02:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By duke36
Re: 1931 Victoria, Mounting a Luggage Rack

Snyders has the brackets for $50. Not sure if they would work for the other style rack listed in the Service Bulletins.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-09-2020, 11:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,370
Posted By duke36
Re: Painting Accent Stripes

There are photos in the De Angeles, Francis, Henry book (and others) of a tudor body on the line, lower body pained first, then masked off with tape and paper and the accent / upper body colors...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,351
Posted By duke36
Re: Quick question

I use E-9257 as listed by 160B. One can make a down draft adapter with some copper elbows, rubber sleeve and hose clamps. eliminating the Air Maze.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 460
Posted By duke36
Re: Remote oil Filter Adp

Speedway Motors 90 deg. filter adapter kit , Ford Racing or others.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-02-2020, 03:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 504
Posted By duke36
Re: Fulton Wind Deflectors

One mounts them to the window head and sill and then measure for the glass, approx 8"' wide + ht. to suit by using cardboard pattern. Front of glass aligns with front A pillar slope.
Problem is that...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-28-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,011
Posted By duke36
Re: European Classic tires

Performance Plus Tires and others in Calif., 3 on east coast. See company website for distributors. Specs say tires are bias tubeless design but can use tubes, DOT rated. If they are nylon, they may...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-27-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 914
Posted By duke36
Re: E-Zsteer draglink/track rod kit

Prior owner installed teflons. Upon checking, a couple seats were mashed due to probably over tightening with steel balls OK. Reinstalled new ones but drilled small holes to allow a little grease to...
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