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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-03-2021, 04:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,278
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Hagerty Insurance

I doubt if anything will change.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-03-2021, 04:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 579
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: may need temp garage space for my cars

When I was having my modular garage installed I put my 40 in a garage unit at the local storage facility, cost me about $80/mo. Well worth it. It might be aable to get a "deal" if you commit to a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-01-2021, 01:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,214
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Decided against Tires.....what about this idea?

Do a SEARCH as this has been discussed countless times. Any NEW tire will be good, bias or radial.
Many positive reports on the American Classic's.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-27-2021, 02:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 586
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Oil filter oil line

You ought to be able to find a hose fabrication shop in your area that could make a replacement utilizing your original fittings..
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2021, 01:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 592
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: FOG LIGHTS AND tURN SIGNALS on '39 Ford

I used the fog lights as turn signals on my Model A when I had it. They're on my 40 now and will be wired up this wiinter after the whole car gets re-wired.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-21-2021, 02:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,208
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Alignment

Look at the "stops" on the front axle. Are they the same length??
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-18-2021, 02:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 483
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: replacing fuel pump diaphragm on a model B 1933

I doubt it. I would take a plastic mallet and GENTLY tap it side to side............Gently.
Not responsible if you ruck it up.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-15-2021, 03:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 266
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Head leaking

Before you do any dis-assembly, try re-torqueing the head nuts. JMO
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-12-2021, 02:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 500
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: dist quick question

Trinopin............just finished watching.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-12-2021, 10:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 500
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: dist quick question

Thank you mucho. Tri-focals, forgive me.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-11-2021, 10:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 500
Posted By 1931 flamingo
dist quick question

Crab dist.....................how the hxxx does the cap with wires attached come off.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-09-2021, 09:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 667
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Combination crows foot/combination wrench

Jeez guys, all you need is an open end wrench. Torque the other nuts, put an open end on one and try to tighten, now take the same force to the one under the dist. There were NO torque values when...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-09-2021, 08:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,244
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Engine Rebuilder Needed

You might try Go-Devil garage.


Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-04-2021, 07:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 547
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Additional ground cable

I believe I got one from Snyder's.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-03-2021, 08:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,327
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Tubes for American Classic 19 inch radials

Radial tires flex more on the sidewall than a bias ply tire. Hence the difference.


Seal the wheels and go tubeless. JMO
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-01-2021, 08:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,010
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Posting Copyrighted Material ?!?!?!

I really don't think the Copyright Police are watching this site.

Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-30-2021, 08:54 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,288
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: NEW starting problem

Replaced the starter sol and all is good except it won't start. I may have "fried" the electronic module.
Paul


Thank you all for "hangin" in there with me.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-30-2021, 08:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 505
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: generator still motors

V8. It's a Crab with Petronix.
Paul


I want to Thank You for sticking with me.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-29-2021, 02:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 505
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: generator still motors

On the original thread it was determined that the starter solenoid was shorted. Installed a new one today and it turns over normally. Hooray.


It won't start, I may have "fried" the electronic...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-29-2021, 01:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,670
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Hood Corners.

When I did mine I used short machine screws and painted the heads black. You don't notice them.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-28-2021, 03:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 236
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Fog Light Brackets for 39 Ford bumper

I got brackets for my 40 from Speedway I believe.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-24-2021, 08:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,317
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: lowering question

Reverse the eye on the main leafs, remove a few leaves, 15" or16" wheels. JMO
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-24-2021, 08:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,011
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 1929 Model A Cabriolet

32 had one also.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-23-2021, 07:22 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,288
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: NEW starting problem

V8COOPMAN
Thanks for "hanging" in there for me. The sol DID work when originally put in a week and a half ago. Just a bad one or could something have caused it to fail??
Will update when I get new...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2021, 01:27 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,288
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: NEW starting problem

Yes, same solenoid,button on bottom, same part #.
V8COOPMAN: It shows continuity. Re-ordering today (2, just in case).
Paul in CT
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