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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 08:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 908
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: Master Cylinder Bracket

I don't think I ever calculated the ratio. I just made sure I had the same ratio that I measured in a '39 pedal assembly. I figured the guys at Ford knew what they were doing.

Charlie Stephens
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-12-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,274
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: pinto engine on model A

Be sure to check with your insurance agent and see if the change will increase your rates.

Charlie Stephens
Forum: Questions & Suggestions 12-12-2019, 08:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 66
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: Early 30 Pickup questions

Welcome. You posted in an area that is seldom read or responded to. Leave it here (why go to the trouble to remove it) but also post here: https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/forumdisplay.php?f=3 Best...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-11-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,274
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: pinto engine on model A

When the Pinto conversion first became popular people soon realized that there wasn't enough displacement to make it a good choice. There were two versions of the engine and one of them had...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-08-2019, 10:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,979
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: Model A Registration Woes

As post #2 said answers are state specific. You guys might want to do a little research on changing VIN numbers, at least read about it on GOOGLE and check with your local DMV. A final thought,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-07-2019, 01:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 393
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: model a ford wire ga

If I was faced with the problem I would install a new wiring harness from a good supplier. Use search for recommendations. Been there, done that.

Charlie Stephens
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-05-2019, 09:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,979
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: Model A Registration Woes

Ok, let's assume you get through DMV without telling them about the mismatch. What are you going to do if a police officer stops you for a minor violation and since it is a slow night wants to run...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-04-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,040
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: Plugging Away on The 32' Roadster

I did both tail light and rumble seat step bracket by trimming the tail light bracket to fit inside of the recess in the rumble seat step bracket. I didn't modify the rumble seat bracket for fear of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-04-2019, 02:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,701
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: Was there a 3 window Model A coupe

You also might want to check this out, https://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/threads/1931-ford-3w-build-marilyn.1039982/. I don't have any pictures that are not copyrighted.

Charlie Stephens
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-04-2019, 01:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,701
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: Was there a 3 window Model A coupe

You should add your email to your profile.

Charlie Stephens
Forum: Questions & Suggestions 12-03-2019, 09:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 63
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: AA Truck transmissions

You accidentally posted in a section intended for questions to the editors about the site. Leave its here but also post it here: https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/forumdisplay.php?f=3

Welcome to the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-03-2019, 01:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,730
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: What do I need to do to get a reliable engine?

When you are considering a rebuilder be sure to check them out in the archives. Go to the black bar at the top of the page and click "search". Remember that even the best shop will goof sometimes,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-02-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 644
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: Heater

I believe most cars were 6 volt at that time and the polarity shouldn't mater on a motor so it should work.

Charlie Stephens
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-02-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 524
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: Alternator Replacement 12V

Are you positive or negative ground?

Charlie Stephens
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-01-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 644
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: Heater

Then you could run a hot water heater and run the hoses through the floorboards. Either old time appearing like an ARVIN (see EBAY) or street rod.

Charlie Stephens
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-01-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 366
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: 48 ford f4 flat head v8 and drive train

I sent you a PM with my email. Send me the photos and I will post them.

Charlie Stephens
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-30-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 366
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: 48 ford f4 flat head v8 and drive train

Still confused? Is that Brazil, Indiana (IN)? Also you are going to need a better description and photos. Just rebuilt by a big name rebuilder or has it been sitting outside uncovered for the last...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-30-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 312
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: Brake Drum

Have it done by a shop that has done it before, knows what they are doing and has the tools (which includes a 20 ton press). Put your general location in your profile and maybe someone can recommend...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-29-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 989
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: Some Questions........

I hope the copper colored brake lines are really steel as copper is not correct (and will fail) for brake lines.

Charlie Stephens
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-29-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 989
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: Some Questions........

The rubber with the cut off goes into the firewall (see picture). The metal plug might be for the dash if the car did not have a dash light switch (what does the other side look like?). The one...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-29-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 989
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: Some Questions........

All frames were black including the part between the running board and the body.

Charlie Stephens
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-29-2019, 06:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 989
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: Some Questions........

The holes in the bottom of the frame rail in front are probably for engine splash pans. The left over hose is a drain for the cowl vent. It extends from the trough at the bottom of the cowl vent...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-29-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 533
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: Original Condensers

If I remember correctly there was a wanted ad for old condensers. Probably about a year ago. The person was in the business of upgrading distributers and wanted to use them as dummies. Check the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-29-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 587
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: Headlight/Turn Signal Question

I don't like the turn signals that close to the headlights. I would use normal headlight bulbs and driving lights or fog lights attached to the bumper for turn signals.

Charlie Stephens
Forum: Questions & Suggestions 11-27-2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 218
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: unable to list for sale

Nothing comes to mind. Are you trying to post against an ad that someone else made, that you cannot do? If that is the case you need to click on the blue "Start a New Thread" button. Is there...
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