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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 12:31 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,072
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Ebay sales tax in place

If you only sell then there are only the charges for the items sold, how ever, if you have an Ebay store then there is a monthly charge.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 02:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 197
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Oil pressure . . . normal?

It is not a pressure pump it is a flow pump. My suggestion is take the gauge off and plug the hole. All the pump does is move the oil from the pan to valve chamber on a stock engine. The pumps are...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 02:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 248
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Main and Rod Shim Sequence ???

Bob good question. The down/power thrust(not talking back and forth) is on the caps more so then the block, so I would set all the mains to get the correct clearance. If there is more wear to the...
Forum: Questions & Suggestions Yesterday, 12:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 136
Posted By redmodelt
Re: like

That is correct the whole thread not just a post on it. I don't think many people pay much attention to the rating anyway unless someone with too much time on their hands starts rating every single...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 11:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 248
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Main and Rod Shim Sequence ???

Rods or mains, in the car or out are fitted in the same way. You will note I said fitted not replaced.

Not sure what you mean by in what order? Do you mean check the mains then the rods or?
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 11:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Valves

On the flip side, we do it all the time, re shorten bosses. BUT we only remove just enough from the top so the wrench (thin one) can hold the lifter. How far the flats reach out above the boss can...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-15-2019, 09:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 327
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Having trouble with the MAFCA website

I just tried and got same thing. I don't see anything on their Facebook page, but I didn't look real hard.
https://www.facebook.com/groups/MAFCA/
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-15-2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Valves

Most of the dealers should carry the parts in their catalogs. here is a sample from Snyder's;


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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-15-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 629
Posted By redmodelt
Re: I am so happy......With my 1500W gear oil...

Sounds like what I need for my Warford in the Model T. Thanks for the heads up.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-15-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,502
Posted By redmodelt
Re: How Many Model A's are left ?

The survival number of Model "A" Fords is unrivaled by any other make and model of automobile.
I don't think so: There is another car the Model T and maybe even the VW bug.

People ask the same...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-15-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 585
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Snyder’s Inserted Rod Size?

I know doing it yourself is fun, but at 90$ each for the rods, how much is your time worth? And yes I fully understand the bragging rights saying you did it yourself. If you have the tools and know...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-15-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 696
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Where to buy 1936 Brake Shoes?

Re the arcing of shoes on machine like Delco or AMMCO. Make sure you get the parts to do it right. Some shoes need to be cam ground some just arced. My AMMCO only does straight arc no cam grinding as...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-15-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 322
Posted By redmodelt
Re: web ads

Are the cars being listed by the seller on these sites or are the ads being pulled from cars for sell on the web? There are a number of sites for cars and parts where the item shown being sold is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-15-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 585
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Snyder’s Inserted Rod Size?

Could be, the thrust area of the rod is angled back to hold the babbitt. To get straight sides for the insert you may need to braze and machine to get correct width.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-15-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 909
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Wood spoke VS wire spoke rims

Duh on my part. I am use to thinking 30X3-1/2 when it comes to T's. A good friends of mine has an early 26 coupe was sold new with the 30" wheels. I will revise my posting re the white walls but...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-14-2019, 09:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 436
Posted By redmodelt
Re: New Radiator and Losing Coolant

Re"First thing, don't buy the old wives tale about water pump pumping so fast that water piles up in the top tank before it can flow through the radiator."


One of the reason they sell water...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-14-2019, 08:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 909
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Wood spoke VS wire spoke rims

Ball park without seeing them 400-600 range depending on condition and if the rims are good. Less if the spokes are loose and dried out. I don't think there is much price difference between 21 and...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-14-2019, 08:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 522
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Buying a Model T

"Plus, the cost of repair is high. One has to learn to do most maintenance themselves, but a properly rebuilt engine and transmission usually requires a machine shop. Original crankshafts...
Forum: Questions & Suggestions 11-14-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 136
Posted By redmodelt
Re: like

It rates the whole thread. As the votes come in I think it averages them out. So if I gave this one 5 stars and someone else gave it one, I beleave it would split the difference.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-14-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 436
Posted By redmodelt
Re: New Radiator and Losing Coolant

With the baffle in place you can not see the water level which would be just at or below it, when it finds it own level. If you over fill it will puke out till that level is reached. If you are not...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-14-2019, 01:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 626
Posted By redmodelt
Re: towing to start a 1917 T

Great! Thanks for letting us know, now go have fun! :)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2019, 08:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,486
Posted By redmodelt
Re: What is secret to installing new zerks?

RE the shackles, very true but they will go in. The tool shown above only works on straight nipple zerks. If you are trying to drive in the kind with 45 deg or others that are angled, you will need...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2019, 12:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 250
Posted By redmodelt
Re: failed sealer gas tank cleaner, alcohol ?

Or have it acid cleaned. That what we do with our tank, well most. We just had a 1936 tank cleaned(it too had the old liner in it) and re-tinned. Inside and out. The place that did the clean/tin is...
Forum: Questions & Suggestions 11-12-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 136
Posted By redmodelt
Re: like

There is, in the red header, the "Rate Thread".
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-12-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 250
Posted By redmodelt
Re: failed sealer gas tank cleaner, alcohol ?

Unless it's liquid, what ever you put in has to get over under and around the baffles and back out that little hole the gas get put in thru or out the gas gauge hole.
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