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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-16-2020, 11:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,000
Posted By 31Abone
Re: "B" Distributor timing with an "A" front cover

Front pin is never needed on A or B....I set mine by taking out side screw and then plate will rotate same as a Model A..start motor and adjust timing by rotating plate to where it sounds good..may...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-06-2020, 07:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,001
Posted By 31Abone
Re: A 1934 Ford Columbia Brochure Found In A Ford Dealership

I have one in my31 ford PU ( been cut down) works good but was told by LA area rebuilder that they are weak while in OD so do not hot rod them in OD....sc..
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-06-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 299
Posted By 31Abone
best thermoatat model B

I understand it goes in top of top hose 160 degree ?..is A and B same size hose etc ? my rig runs 130 to 180 depending on conditions without thermo..
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-01-2020, 03:14 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,005
Posted By 31Abone
Re: members that have collected other car besides ford

have 39 Dodge D11 coupe in need of parts to finish,54 motor with OD....sc
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-30-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 461
Posted By 31Abone
Is there such a thing as columbia clutch ?

Was listening to Art Smith original hot rod race song 1951 all other are rip off's.....he mentioned a columbia clutch in a hot rod ford ,then later he says it has an overdrive ..referring to columbia...
Forum: Early V8 12-06-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 217
Posted By 31Abone
32 Ford frame car or PU

Have good 32 frame one side original other side repop.....original K member , front and back cross members excellent....rear spacer tube chrome repop....$1,795 or trade for 32 fenders or 21 stud mtr...
Forum: Early V8 11-18-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 321
Posted By 31Abone
32 tudor orig trade for 33 or 34

Have good 32 original tudor sedan v8..value about 35k..new 3.54 rear gears just installed,new tires..runs good but trans and clutch needs attention.brakes almost done...trade for 33 or 34 what have...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-12-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,412
Posted By 31Abone
Re: Gear ratio

Have 32 "B" PU ..had 4:11 had Tom Endy put 3:54 works good about 55 mph..no cigar but about right for 4 cyl...but a 21 stud v8 32 needs 3:27 for sure for 55 -60 mph range...these old rigs don't feel...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-12-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 358
Posted By 31Abone
failed sealer gas tank cleaner, alcohol ?

Have gas tank that had been sealed 20 years ago and is failing....junk is plugging up my filter best cleaner ? alcohol ? lye ? caustic soda , boil it out at a shop ? put rocks in it a strap to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-10-2019, 11:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,471
Posted By 31Abone
Re: 8 volt battery in 6 volt car

Expect light bulbs to burn out quicker..8 volt not needed A's work good on 6..
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-25-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,074
Posted By 31Abone
Re: Number 8 Exhaust Valve sticking

start the moto put some Rislone (oil additive to clean sludge etc)in intake at high revs let carb suck it in until it kills engine let it sit for 15 min..try it again. works on intake valves...in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-13-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 950
Posted By 31Abone
Re: ?? Float a Motor rear mount

My car was a 31 tudor that had a bad vibrating motor , steered good until I put floats on rear of motor which by the way did not help much ,but it did change the steering ,but I failed to measure...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-12-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 950
Posted By 31Abone
Re: ?? Float a Motor rear mount

Caster is controlled by height of bell housing in relation to frame..,Ford original style rear motor mounts were designed to have proper caster for front axle..when one installsl float a motor rear...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2019, 11:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 950
Posted By 31Abone
Re: ?? Float a Motor rear mount

Remenber rear floaters will change your caster..measure with old style then adjust floats to match..sc
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-02-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 600
Posted By 31Abone
Re: Timing a B engine with A Distributor

Do not change front cover its not needed..time it without the pin ..so easy see my other posts ..model A and B is the simplest motor evey ....even simpler than model t..bring #1 up to tdc set rotor...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-28-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,468
Posted By 31Abone
Re: Who sells frame bolts that look like rivets

Hot rivets are kind of hard to do..have to find all the right tools ,the right rivets etc.. ? and someone with experiance at this and using a torch proper..thats why the idea of using bolts is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-28-2019, 12:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,468
Posted By 31Abone
Who sells frame bolts that look like rivets

got a frame to put together,thinking of using heavy bolts that look like frame rivets...where to buy ?? saw them somewhere but lost info..sc
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-25-2019, 10:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 843
Posted By 31Abone
Re: Removing rear spring

Put c clamps on spring and wrap spring with strong rope or chain .slowly remove center bolt and see springs come ..be careful as they are under lots of pressure...loosen c clamps slowly until spring...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-25-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,160
Posted By 31Abone
Re: Can the TDC pin be off by 90 Degrees?

making something simple into a complete overhaul..just turn the rotor 180 degrees if it won't start and sounds horrible...# piston has two TDC...hold your thumb over the hole and crank engine when...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-25-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 738
Posted By 31Abone
Re: 32 to 48 v8- are fuel pumps the same

Found out what I wanted to know ..34 to 48 fuel pump for caustic new fuels will work just fine..thanks much..my pump looks new and shiny brite thot maybe from china but i guess a rebuilt type without...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-22-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 738
Posted By 31Abone
Re: 32 to 48 v8- are fuel pumps the same

I think my motor is a 35 ..it has the 97 type manifold and gen setup..sc
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-21-2019, 11:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 738
Posted By 31Abone
32 to 48 v8- are fuel pumps the same

Can I buy any rebuilt v8 fuel pump 32 to 48 and expect it to be correct ??
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-21-2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,114
Posted By 31Abone
Re: 3 brush generator ????

It was common in the teens & twenties to run with lights on during the day on a long trip to help with over charging problem....something I read yrs ago..sc
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-21-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 393
Posted By 31Abone
Re: 1934 Ford rear end gear oil

Of course it will work..question do you want to do that ? I use off the self auto parts 85-140 seems to work fine..I have run 30 wt motor oil in manual trans before and it works fine ,a little noisy...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-20-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,114
Posted By 31Abone
Re: 3 brush generator ????

3rd brush gens were designed so you would not need a voltage regulator, they were controled by moving 3rd brush for summer or winter use, the faster they turn the less they put out....the shunt type...
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