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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-17-2021, 07:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 243
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: "Rules" for crossbar-style rear bumper

I believe it didn't start until the 31's. My tudor w/dual sidemounts had one.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-12-2021, 12:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 278
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: My first Car show!!!!!!

I,m at a show every weekend April ,til late October ! !
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-09-2021, 11:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 812
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-08-2021, 01:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 545
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-08-2021, 01:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 343
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: '29 Coupe Rumble Grab Handles

The "grab" handles were used on Roadsters to rest the top on when down. However many have added them as you wish to.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2021, 12:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 695
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Stromberg question

AS Terry,OH stated, make sure the springs are there !
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2021, 12:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,007
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 49 F1 Brake issue

Check the hoses going to the front wheels.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-05-2021, 02:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,434
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Running cooler - does this make sense?

Unless the radiator is up to snuff it's going to run hot..................JMO
Paul in CT Mine drops 30* from top to bottom, no stats.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-04-2021, 09:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,822
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Upper air deflector installation

If someone did I would think it would be in one of the Vendor's catalogs.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-03-2021, 12:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,022
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Car Wax

Anything is better than nothing......................
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-02-2021, 01:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,183
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Over the top rat rod

Certainly different ! ! NOT my cup of tea.
Some Rat Rods are works of art, IMO.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-01-2021, 01:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,535
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Bad rebuilt starter from NAPA

Last year I got a new starter from one of the reliable vendors. Had many problems with it. Come to find out the armature was out of round by a lot. It was replaced and all is good.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-31-2021, 08:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 759
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Front Axle Shims

Are there any shims under the king pin bearings??
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-30-2021, 07:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 656
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 1935 NORS brake drums

I thought it was 36 that was different??
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-30-2021, 07:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,519
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Enclosed trailer

Do a "search". This has been discussed multiple times............................


Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-30-2021, 07:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 568
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Loose Front End!

9 & 3 may be just adjusting the wheel bearings. Are the wheels tight to the drum?? How old are the tires?? Tire pressure?? Condition of the radius rod ball?? Looseness of the tie rod ends?? Play in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-27-2021, 01:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,039
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Burned '32 PU came to new home today

Re-wire it, get it running and drive it. Now you've got real "patina". :):D:cool::eek:Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-27-2021, 12:59 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,908
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 1929 double a won't start, help

"I just pushed her for a few rotations and that valve is moving but not going down all the way and neither is #2. Not as bad as #1. #3 almost feels flush and 4 I'm not sure about yet."


Try...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-27-2021, 12:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 437
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Need a source for good quality fitting Zenith Throttle Plates

Probably only one manufacturer that all the vendors use. In the back of my mind I'm thinking they only fit one way to be correct.

Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-27-2021, 12:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 398
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Need transport

Try TRULY VINTAGE He's a member here. I HIGHLY recommend him.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-26-2021, 01:29 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,168
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: mice prevention?

When I had my camp trailer and Model A I used lots of fabric dryer sheets, scented. NO mice.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-26-2021, 01:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 910
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Battery Tender 6V

The NOCO is the one suggested on the "A" site here.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-26-2021, 01:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 644
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-26-2021, 01:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,532
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: head studs not long enough

Is the stud the correct length?? What if you don't bottom it out in the hole??


I believe there are two different stud lengths.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-26-2021, 05:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,183
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: barrel starter drive for flathead

If spring is broken.................it doesn't work.
Paul in CT
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