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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-12-2021, 11:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,514
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: Transmission bearings

Berliss is the brand that Most US parts vendors have been suppling and having issues with.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-06-2021, 02:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,579
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: Tom Trautwein

You make a valid point, especially when money has been sent
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-06-2021, 02:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 484
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: Model A 3.25 vs 3.54 Gear

Brent,
Thanks! So you'd prefer a 3.25 over a 3.54 in my situation?

Guests you are refering to did stop in briefly yesterday.. I don't have near the opoeration in which you do LOL
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-06-2021, 11:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 484
Posted By 35fordtn
Model A 3.25 vs 3.54 Gear

Question,
I know what I prefer on a V-8 but I am curious on a Model A. I am building a inserted A motor for my Victoria (.125" over and a stipes 340 cam). We stock and sell both the 3.25 and 3.54...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-06-2021, 08:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,579
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: Tom Trautwein

Walter was one of the finest people I have ever dealt with.. I have never dealt with his son..

Sounds like a typical small business issue, employees are hard to find and every second spent on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-04-2021, 07:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,494
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: Do you think there will be another V-8 National meet?

That's too bad you feel that way Tom. I personally will / would attend whether it is in Auburn, Dearborn, or anywhere. I don't go to meets for the location but rather the meet itself. Naturally...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-27-2021, 10:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 706
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: Speaking of Lincoln flatheads.......

David,
That is VERY impressive.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-26-2021, 12:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,291
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: 3.54 vs 3.25

I have the 3.25 and the 15/29 transmission gears in my 36 and so far I LOVE it..
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-26-2021, 12:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,120
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: '35 backing plate bolts

If you'd want to sell the tool as a sample, I'd be willing to have it scanned and make a couple hundred with the local laser cutter guy
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-22-2021, 05:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,652
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: Joes antique auto parts

If I wasn't a vendor myself, I can assure Joe's would be my go to guy. He will go to the end of the world for a customer, we talk nearly daily and he really puts the customer as #1 priority as well...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-19-2021, 09:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 756
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: 8ba valve train help needed

Frank,
The chevy valves will work fine. You will need to grind them a lot. I installed a set two days ago. I don't Use adjustable lifters so in many instances recently using reground cams I have to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-17-2021, 01:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 365
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: Goodyear tire logo colors

Thanks, this is one shot. A quick google search confirmed the colors I guess
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-17-2021, 08:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 329
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: Goodyear tire logo colors and orientation

Thanks guys I found last night late via google as well.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-16-2021, 05:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 365
Posted By 35fordtn
Goodyear tire logo colors

FYI this is a 1936 but I know you hardcore model a restorers paint in the logos. Did I get the colors and orientation correct??
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-16-2021, 05:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,794
Posted By 35fordtn
SNYDER’S 5.5 head vs 6.1

I have run the 6.1 and the 5.5 Snyder head. I personally prefer the 5.5 for a inexperienced model a driver. The 6.1 runs good but I have to retard the timing a bit more here and there, my “a’s” have...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-16-2021, 05:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 329
Posted By 35fordtn
Goodyear tire logo colors and orientation

I may post this on the model a side as well as some of those guys have the OCD levels to paint the logos as original.

Anyways, I lost my photo of a NOS Goodyear tire I used to have and can’t...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-16-2021, 10:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 737
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: gas tank 1933 pickup

You can use a 1935-37 Pickup tank in the 33-34 as well as 34 victoria. They accept a electric sending unit but a adapter is available to adapt your original sending unit. On these I would only use a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-14-2021, 02:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 905
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: New fangled water pumps

The new pumps are excellent. We sell them and I have used and stocked all three brands. they all work perfect. My 40 ran consideralbly cooler with them
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-07-2021, 05:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,256
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: '40 Brake Bleeding

To the original poster are you running reproduction shoes? If so you need to grind .020" off the tabs of the shoes where the cylinder pistons push against. The reproduction shoes are made with the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-07-2021, 04:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 809
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: 33 ignition switch

The plate with the tab is used on 1932's and Early Production 1935's from the ones I have taken apart, but we still include it in the kit shown above as a just in case measure
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-22-2021, 10:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 439
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: Is the 32-39 light switch same as model A

The light switch itself is the same 1928-37, but can be use in 38-39's as well. The 38-37 is a three position switch whereas the 38-39 is a two. The outer cover is has three different variations that...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-22-2021, 05:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 546
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: My 46 truck hates RPM

Sounds like it could be ignition point bounce or "float" what brand of points are you running
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-18-2021, 02:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,730
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: 3 bolt to 2 bolt distributor adapter

My thoughts exactly. It must not truly be a 59A, maybe a 39-41 24 stud?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-17-2021, 12:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,822
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: Soldering bullet wire ends to socket

I have always used seperate liquid flux and silver solder.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-16-2021, 09:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,822
Posted By 35fordtn
Re: Soldering bullet wire ends to socket

Are you using flux?


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