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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 11:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 846
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: What is this on my Model A firewall?

Any chance there is a hole in the firewall to operate it from the inside of the car?

Charlie Stephens
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-20-2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 603
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: 1932 Ford 4 cylinder engine tins question

They are totally different.

Charlie Stephens
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-13-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 772
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: PicUp Rear Bumpers

I modified a bracket from a passenger car to shift the plate to the left.

Charlie Stephens
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2020, 07:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 603
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: 1932 Ford 4 cylinder engine tins question

I always called them engine splash pans. Do your homework before you go shopping. I assume you have a copy of "The 1932 Ford Book" from the Early Ford V8 Club. There is an early drivers side pan...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2020, 01:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 905
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: Greetings all - I'm a new owner

Picking a color should be easy. According to my older copy of the judging standards there were only about 37 factory colors to choose from. I assuming from the one piece splash aprons that your...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,685
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: Model A only runs 40 miles

Check for full travel of the throttle. Sometimes linkage gets bent.

Charlie Stephens
Forum: Questions & Suggestions 10-06-2020, 08:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 427
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: The HAMB

I haven't noticed any problems. Just checked again and no problems.

Charlie Stephens
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-06-2020, 08:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 357
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: 1953 F 100 brakes

Is it correct to assume that you are not planning on running Model A wire wheels?

Charlie Stephens
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,277
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: Model A Tires

Is it still correct that Bratton's is the only ones that carry good tubes?

Charlie Stephens
Forum: Questions & Suggestions 10-02-2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 811
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: how to fix upload fail of pic's

Your file was too large. Different sites have different requirements.

Charlie Stephens
Forum: The Test Forum 10-02-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 139
Posted By Charlie Stephens
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-30-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,119
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: "The Eviscerator". Is this OT? Or Almost OT? Or Right On The Money?

Years ago I asked my insurance agent what modifications would make my vehicle uninsurable by their company? Trust me, I wasn't considering anything like the first post. Their answer was "if it...
Forum: Questions & Suggestions 09-30-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 811
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: how to fix upload fail of pic's

The pictures are probably too large, can you reduce their size? Email one to me and I will try to post it. I sent you my email in a private message.
Forum: Questions & Suggestions 09-28-2020, 03:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 632
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: Radiator fitting

Welcome to fordbarn. You placed your question in an area intended for questions to the editors about the site. This area is seldom read or responded to. Leave your question here (it costs too much to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-27-2020, 10:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 406
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: A Condenser on a B distributor

You may be thinking of my post. The one thing I failed to mention is that I believe there is a short wire used for something else that will serve to connect the condenser to the distributor, Be...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-26-2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 597
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: Replacement Door Key w/o key

A little off topic but I always keep a set of keys for all of my cars and other locks in my safety deposit box with my trust. It is just inconvenient enough to get to that they will always be there...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-20-2020, 12:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,819
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: Posting this for a chuckle, unless you're grumpy, in which case you may hate it

I bet his wife told him to "put those damn wheels on EBAY and sell them".

Charlie Stephens
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-16-2020, 08:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 352
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: Exhaust manifold for model B engine

The Model B exhaust manifold will bolt right on to a Model A motor. The problem comes from the fact that the Model B manifold exhaust pipe goes down at about 45 degrees while the Model A goes...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-16-2020, 10:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,269
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: Wheel interchange

They interchange except the caps assuming they are not the AR (early '28) wheels.

Charlie Stephens
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-15-2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 794
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: Fan blade

Sounds interesting. How about a link or at least a name?

Charlie Stephens
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-10-2020, 02:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,366
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: Garage lights

Sounds like it is time for a dimmer switch.

Charlie Stephens
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-10-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,543
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: Title goes with Frame or Engine?

You should check the law about re-stamping the frame.

Charlie Stephens
Forum: Questions & Suggestions 09-05-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 790
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: Transmission

Try posting here: https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/forumdisplay.php?f=3
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-04-2020, 09:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,010
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: Safest Way to Buy a Car Long Distance??

Start by checking the seller out here and on HAMB. Post the location and maybe someone knows the car or will go look at it.

Charlie Stephens
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-04-2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,395
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: Model A Distributor with Centrifugal Advance

I solved the condenser problem by using a high quality Model A condenser from Brattons. I elongated the hole in the tab and added a pig tail. It went right in (see photo). I bought several sets of...
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