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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 08:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 304
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 1940 Ford Deluxe Coupe rear spring shackle bolt installation

It's also possible that the center bolt is broken.....................
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 08:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 304
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Anyone running a 6v fuel pump that is quiet?

In my 40 I'm running an AirTex also. No noise.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-21-2021, 08:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 589
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Car-Jacking Woes

On Father's Day I would have asked the son who was taking me to lunch to jack the car up and spray the bolts ! ! ! !


If bolts were new they probably do NOT need to be sprayed.
Hope you had a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-20-2021, 01:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 375
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 1939 Ford 2 ton help!!

On the EV8 Club website there is a section for BIG trucks. FWIW
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-20-2021, 01:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 739
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: A400 Resto-mod

On the HAMB I believe there is a fellow who does that to 34's.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-20-2021, 09:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 185
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Installation of roof insert 32 5 window

Try Juliano's website. I believe they sell the kits and have instructions posted. I think a similar question was recently on the EV8 Ford Club website.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-19-2021, 12:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 963
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Drive Your V8 Ford Day!

Drove the 40 today to a show in a nearby town.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-18-2021, 01:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 324
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 1936 5 window coupe doors

What shape are the door hinges in??
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-18-2021, 01:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 471
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Draining the automatic tranny 1953 Merc ???

You also might try the EV8 Ford Club for books/manuals for your Merc.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-18-2021, 01:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 541
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: why am i overheating ???

Timing....................What condition is the w/pump in?? After it cools down, dis-connect the fan belt, run it and look for bubbles in the coolant.............if so you need to replace the head...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-17-2021, 01:23 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,144
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Fuel problem on my '40

Congratulations ! ! !
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-17-2021, 08:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 313
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Wiper arm tension 1936

Funny, most people want MORE tension...............
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-15-2021, 01:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,056
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: looking at a restored 36 ford coupe

Personally I'd go with the Craig's List one. JMO I like patina...............

Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-15-2021, 09:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 495
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: New baby 1953 Merc

Try some Marvel Mystery Oil in the gas tank, 8 oz won't hurt anything. Dirty points?? Carb plunger dry??
Has the car been driven regularly before you purchased it??


Nice looking, enjoy ! !...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-12-2021, 09:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 624
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Spark plug for driver, not show car.

-What's in it now?? How does it run with them??


I used W-18's.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-11-2021, 12:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 650
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: New front spring

)You're only going the replace the springs once, go with the best...............A-springs.
Or remove yours and rebuild.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-11-2021, 12:22 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,086
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Longest trip yet...MPG suck!

When I had my A I never was concerned with gas mileage. Having too much fun. ,When it got to a 1/4 tank I just put more in. My 40 coupe now with dual 97's and hi-comp heads is a gas guzzler (like my...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-11-2021, 08:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 829
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: break-up at WOT

No help on the question.


Did you get the brakes fixed???
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-10-2021, 07:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,034
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Cars from my past, how about you

@9 sport coupe, 29 roadster 37 coupe,2 32 5w's, 40 chev, 55 chev, 57 nomad, 61 vette, 56 nomad, 60 impala, 32 4drr sedan, 64 impala, 31 Model A, 40 ford and now another 40
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-10-2021, 07:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 239
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-09-2021, 02:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 509
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Finally starting my ‘35’s juice brake conversion

Beware, there have been some complaints about the SpeedWay drums.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-09-2021, 02:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 797
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 302 in a 35

Try asking this on the HAMB
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-09-2021, 02:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 409
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Pick up seat options

Some use seats out of a Dodge Caravan. Others compress the seat back springs or make a new cushion out of foam.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-08-2021, 01:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 355
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 1932 transmission prefix 18-oooooo question

HA-HA
Paul in CT He wrote the book.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-08-2021, 01:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,403
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Running Hot When Not Moving

What condition is your radiator in. Even moving it should not be that hot. JMO
Paul in CT
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