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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 11:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 417
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Hand Throttle Backwards!

To confuse things more, the early Chevrolet's, the lever are swapped. :)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 11:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 181
Posted By redmodelt
Answers to questions here telling them to look in club mag.

I do not want to make this sound like people should NOT join one of the national clubs or their local club, I think it is a good idea to join one. People asking questions and only getting a reply to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 11:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 417
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Hand Throttle Backwards!

While I am not discouraging joining the Beavers again there are a couple in the Vancouver area and 13 in the state.
http://www.mafca.com/chapters/WA.html
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-17-2018, 11:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 396
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Distributor Install Question

Test fit the shaft to distributor, drop the shaft into place turn till it lines up, drop the distributor in, turn the cam till the slot lines up and it seats, clamp down but only snug don't over do...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-17-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 575
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Model "A" engine paint

Most I have ever used is two for the full job, with some left over. Engine, flywheel housing, bell housing and transmission.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-17-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 13
Pcd
Views: 636
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Pcd

In addition, the wheel carrier is not mounted to the frame, it is body mount. While this might have worked back in the day, there is no way that I would want to hook a trailer up that way today.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-17-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 575
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Model "A" engine paint

All we have ever used is Snyders. You want to clean the engine, wire wheel off any rust and loose paint. Simple rule is if it's cast iron it's green, the pan, pulley, carb, starter, fan and generator...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 02-16-2018, 11:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 136
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Lubricating the commentator

Roller type, motor oil every so often thru the oiler hole. Bush or flapper type, no lube. All type should be cleaned maybe once or twice a year or when ignition seems to be to be acting up and does...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-16-2018, 08:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 843
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Tappets?

re; More important that single or double nut is the base diameter. If it's too small, the cam and tappets can be wiped out. The cam lobe must NOT strike the very outer edge of the tappet because it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-15-2018, 10:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 823
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Cowl Band restoration

There are a couple of clips on the top side that locate the band and keep in place, should be just held in place with screws.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-14-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 572
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Museum drawings

While they are slow and not real good on communication, Fordwood.com sell individual pieces of wood. The Benson might be the correct one. Try googling Ford Model A (or T)Benson drawings....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-14-2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 572
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Museum drawings

I understand what you are asking. More often then not the part number in the body or parts catalog is different then the drawing or production number. Any number used by them would be one of the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-13-2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 478
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Moderators

You may still be logged in. Open one of the links like the HAMB forums or classifieds if you see a register now click on it and will open a log in page. Also read the the new sticky note at the top...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 02-13-2018, 12:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 201
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Universal ignition switch

Re the switch;
I just thought of something. You might have to wire the hot lead for battery to start terminal, the magneto lead to the run terminal and the main terminal would go the the coil box....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-12-2018, 08:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,321
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Why no lock-washers?

My creed is; never reinstall used lock washers anywhere on the inside of the motor, like the oil pump and if possible use new ones everywhere else. :)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-12-2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 531
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Gas Tank date stamping

I do not think all tanks were date stamped in that time frame have see a number that were not. The stamp has to do with gas tank testing not car built.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 02-12-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 201
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Universal ignition switch

Does the key stay in the start position or does it automatically go back to run when you released the key, momentary switch? If it stays in start I would wire it so you turn it all the way to start...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 02-11-2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 178
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Tyee Model A & Model T Club

LOL, Vancouver is close but not if you don't own a trailer and drive a T. :(
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-11-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 988
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Touring rear end ratio question 3.78 vs 3.56

It is not the need for speed but the traffic conditions many of us have to deal with. Not everyone lives in an area that you can putt around at 25, 30 or 35 all day and not deal with cars and trucks...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 02-11-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 178
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Tyee Model A & Model T Club

Have you posted any info on the Model T Ford Club of America site? Do you have to be a member of the national club? If not, I might sign up. Would not be able to make the tours but could be fun just...
Forum: Questions & Suggestions 02-10-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 67
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Reliability of 4 vs. 8 cylinders, AA and BB Trucks

1st you need to ask on the A or early V8 forums. Next neither the AA or BB trucks are geared for freeway driving even with high speed rear end if you can find one, has nothing to do with engine. I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-10-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 170
Posted By redmodelt
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-10-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 287
Posted By redmodelt
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-10-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 299
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Rebuilding 8ba bearings gaskets etc needed

http://www.earlyfordstore.com/flathead_ford.php
http://dennis-carpenter.com/car32-48/c/6/
http://www.earlyford.com/
https://www.bobdrake.com/1932-48FordCar%201932-47FordTruckParts
etc
Not listed...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-10-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 771
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Torque Value for rear wheel axle nut?

Thank you. While I mostly work on Model A's I do on occasion get the pleasure of having some of the V8 in the shop. :)
As a side note; I looked at my torque wench, it only goes to 150. It is the...
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