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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 03:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 657
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: OT: My new favorite T-shirt...

Thank you 51 MERC-CT.
Paul in New Britain.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 10:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 657
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: OT: My new favorite T-shirt...

Where'd you get it??
The 40's one.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-20-2021, 02:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Model A brake question

Ford started using hydraulic brakes in1939. People started replacing the mechanicals soon after wrecked cars were available in the junk yards. There are kits available now, Kling's is one supplier....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-19-2021, 03:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 326
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Wheels (rims?) For my 1952 Mercury

What mods have you done with 5x4.5 bolt pattern??
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-17-2021, 01:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 624
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Can't message, Can't reply

I think here and the HAMB you have to have a minimum of 10 posts. Might be something like that here??
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-15-2021, 03:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Replacing Roadster Door Lower Seal

Might try a heat gun??
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-15-2021, 11:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 907
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Early Ford V8 Flea Market

NOT good news.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2021, 09:39 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,671
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Hagerty insurance ?

Hagerty here also, about 15 yrs, 1st on the Model A and now on the 40. NO claims and I think reasonable (cheap) compared to daily driver.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-12-2021, 02:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,093
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Insurance policy w/o liability?

Hagerty is a little over the hundred(depending on how much you value the car).
Unless you're strapped for cash I would just go ahead and get it. JMO
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2021, 08:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 607
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Where is my Hemmings??

I gave our "girl" 75$ this year. My wife gets packages 2-3 times a week and about 15"solicitations a day. Very nice, pleasant girl, always had a treat when we had the dog.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-10-2021, 02:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 700
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: pops, slips, drops out of second gear

Did you change the pilot bearing??
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-10-2021, 10:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 607
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Where is my Hemmings??

Which issue are we looking for. Middle of Dec I realized I hadn't gotten January's yet, Emailed them and it was sent mine renews in Dec (Thanks to my wife), got my V8 Times couple of weeks ago.
I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-10-2021, 10:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 473
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 28 Roadster Pickup

Is there a picture of her in case the "moment" presents itself??

Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-10-2021, 10:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 284
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 1931 Victoria Mirrors

None specifically, door hinge mirrors probably your best bet. Do a search, many discussions.
Paul in CT


WELCOME ! !
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-08-2021, 03:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 381
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Windshield glass removal 39 coupe

Might try cutting the silicon with a razor blade to remove glass or take it to a glass shop.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-08-2021, 08:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 887
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: V8 times

Got mine about 8 days ago here in New Britain, CT.
Pension check that usually shows up 3-4 days before the end of the month arrived yesterday.
Magazines are a low priority and what with the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2021, 09:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 361
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2021, 09:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 312
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Rear axle shaft loose, banjo 38

With the drum ON and tightened is there any movement??
I believe what movement you have now is normal as there's nothing supporting the axle withe the drum removed.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2021, 03:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 934
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 68C and A400

Not sure how that will hold up to the elements??
You're talking about the process used to woodgrain I believe??
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2021, 11:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 711
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 28_29 Model A folding stanchions

I'm pretty sure there's someone on the HAMB offering them. Ck out parts for sale.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-31-2020, 02:57 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,822
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Misery loves company

Prevagen :):eek::DPaul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-28-2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 695
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Oh What Fun It Is To Ride

Welcome and ENJOY ! !
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-28-2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,458
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Model A Victoria

I don't know about the Vicky book but the TuDor book went into great detail, pictures and all.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-27-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 947
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Recommendation needed for add on turn signal system

Do a search (top of page), there is a wealth of info there about turn signals. On my 31 I used fog lights in the front and between the bumper lights, a signal stat sw on the column and wired it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-27-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 930
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 40 Merc under-dash switches

" switch provides temporary by-pass of the resister to help with starting"


There was a discussion w/diagram on the EFV8 club board about this.
Paul in CT
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