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Forum: Model T (1909-1927) Today, 02:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 23
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Windshield

The four pieces at the bottom of #1 photo are the parts to hold the glass.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 12:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 434
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Distributor advance problem

You should be able to decern a difference in sound and idle even with the carb set at a low RPM.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) Today, 12:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By J Franklin
Re: 1923 Canadian Tudor

That is a nice looking car and a very classy looking tool cabinet too!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-26-2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 623
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Is My Cam Going Flat?

? Between what and what, and what are you measuring?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-26-2020, 07:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 796
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Matching Frame and Engine Value?

I agree, My car has matched #s but the engine is on the bench. Replacement in the car.

Photo of my car and my fathers when he was young.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-26-2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 796
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Matching Frame and Engine Value?

When engines were replaced at shops they sometimes were re-stamped with the # of the junk engine to match the title and frame.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-26-2020, 05:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 458
Posted By J Franklin
Re: rootlieb hood quality

Rootlieb makes great products and you shouldn't have any trouble with their products. I would first try to repair the original just for the sake of originality and the satisfaction of doing the job....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-25-2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 459
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Changing distributor points

Change the points when they don't work any longer after careful adjustments fail. When they are working they are good. Same with any condenser. It is good to carry spares and not worry about parts...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-23-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 620
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Brake adjuster question

:eek:Does that side have brake shoes?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-20-2020, 11:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 522
Posted By J Franklin
Re: tie rod

Any tire shop should be able to check and adjust a model A front suspension.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-19-2020, 12:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 463
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Macs/Ecklers Sale

I also saw $10. flat rate shipping!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-19-2020, 12:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 834
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Vapor Lock

I never had vapor lock until iI used gasohol.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 03-15-2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 377
Posted By J Franklin
Re: 1927 Model T

Look here for a great car more to your price.

https://forums.aaca.org/topic/329749-1926-ford-model-t-touring-updated-price/page/4/
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 03-14-2020, 12:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By J Franklin
Re: 1923 Canadian Tudor

Any play is detrimental to tight steering. The anti rattle parts were put on because things are worn.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 03-13-2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 384
Posted By J Franklin
Re: V8 60 in a t ?

Is't that how midget racing got started?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-13-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,360
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Shortened Pitman Arm

Acts as a grease reservoir. ?
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 03-10-2020, 09:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 194
Posted By J Franklin
Re: snowbird or snowmobile equipment info

On these forums you can find parts for sale forum and offer them up. BTW what happened to the body?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-10-2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,360
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Shortened Pitman Arm

I could not tell any difference with mine but I needed a round ball so went with the shortened arm.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-10-2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 616
Posted By J Franklin
Re: removing old grease

Change all the fluids and grease all the zirks. Only give a few shots to the ones on the rear axle. On all the rest push grease until all the old has exited. This pushes out the old and gives new...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-10-2020, 12:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 926
Posted By J Franklin
Re: whats this fuzz growing in my new radiator?

Doesn't MN have acid rain? That's what we hear on the west coast.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-09-2020, 12:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 448
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Under the running board mat

The covering should be glued down securely. I would paint my metal first but don't know if others would. You could also clean the metal and use a rust converter. Whatever you do the new material has...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-08-2020, 08:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 494
Posted By J Franklin
Re: gas cap gasket

It needs to float as not to tear turning it on and off.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-05-2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 459
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Close spray paint color.

Maybe black would look good if you can't find a close color.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 03-05-2020, 03:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 818
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Valve Cover

It wouldn't hurt to remove the covers and have a thorough look. check the springs and note the clearances and clean any gunk. I like using MMO in the gas 4 oz. to 10 gallons. It keeps the valves from...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-04-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 396
Posted By J Franklin
Re: 1930-31 Steering Wheel installation

Check the taper and threads for burrs or damage. dry fit without the key and you should be able to find the problem.

Posted too late!
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