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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 04:13 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Do 42-48 rear leaf springs fit a 41

Try taking a few leaves out??
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 03:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 140
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Picking Up first Model A tomorrow!!!

Pictures, Pictures, we love pictures. And WELCOME to the Barn.

Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 04:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 303
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Door Handle set screw...

Our local ACE has drawers full of set screws. FWIW
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-18-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 647
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Poss New Purchase...Fender Question

Mine have been on since the late 80's, LF has 1 stress crack. Many people have come up at shows and cruises, tapped the fenders and said "they don't make them like this anymore". And they're straight...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-18-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 278
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Leaking Radiator Cap

Increase the size of the gasket.......................
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-17-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 465
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: How to remove Quail Radiator Cap

My Quail has slotted screw heads................
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-17-2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 989
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Oil Leak Worstning Quickly

Regarding the excess gas: Are you running an elec pump?? If so, how much pressure??
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-15-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 521
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Level in Gas Tank????

DISCONNECT the battery before you start to do anything ! ! !


Is it the cork float or the cork on the gauge sight glass??
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-14-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,214
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: How to lower the A.

According to David G there is NOT a heavy axle. FWIW
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-14-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 578
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Head gasket question from a newbie

After a new gasket is installed it needs to be re-torqued multiple times.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-13-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 652
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: rebuilt engine with cracked block

IF the repairs were done correctly and the babbit was also done correctly, why not run it??


Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-11-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 392
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Dropped axle/mech. brakes

I think someone posted on the A forum a few years ago how he "lowered" his A and kept the mechanicals. You might try doing a search over there and/or post over there.
What are you working on??
Paul...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-11-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 719
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: "Gener-Nator"?

What if you use a longer fan belt and redo the tension bracket??
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-06-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 30 model a CCPU Engine Pictures

JMO but I really not worried about what I see.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-05-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 971
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Adjusting Camber, looking for a shop in Connecticut.

That and radiator shops........................
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-05-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 512
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Valve Inspection

I think if you took a poll many, many people run a/freeze, especially in cold climates. A/ freeze also runs cooler I believe. JMO
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-05-2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 444
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Carb riser on stromberg 81 carb

Try swapping one of the 81's for the 97 or have "Uncle Max" on the EV* forum rebuild the 97.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-04-2018, 06:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 971
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Adjusting Camber, looking for a shop in Connecticut.

There's also a truck alignment shop on Rte 5 (John Fitch Blvd) north of the 291 exit for 5, it's on the left. I forget the name.
Had many things done at Superior years and years ago. Super Spring...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-03-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,119
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: New Muffler Shock

Remember "flex" pipe??
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-02-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,421
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: "one of the rarest model a's produced" ???

The deluxe tudors did NOT have a center arm rest. The side arm rest is as in mine. FWIW

Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-01-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 324
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Starter Issue

Will it turn by hand??
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-01-2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 475
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Pertronix electronic ignition where to purchase?

Remember, if anything goes wrong with it you're "dead" until you can get replacement parts. Why are you changing??
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-01-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 602
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Steering box oil

PenRite steering box lube..............................NO leaky.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-25-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Door Dovetails

Do a search as this "fit" issue has been discussed many times before, sometimes w/pictures of the mods needed. FWIW
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-19-2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 369
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 36 seat track

De-grease/chemical clean them first??
Paul in CT
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