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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 11:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 231
Posted By cars2cool
Re: Zenith "B" Carb Leak

The '31 coupe I am currently doing some maintenance on has a leaky carb. on it after the engine ran the carb. dry with fuel petcock shut off. I removed the shut off valve to rebuild it. Found out it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-25-2021, 05:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 562
Posted By cars2cool
Re: Engine block cleaning question

The navigator just pulled out from under the sink a big ol tub of Cascade complete. It has Dawn grease fighting power with lemon scent! Could be a win - win if it covers up the smell of raw gas!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-25-2021, 05:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 562
Posted By cars2cool
Re: Engine block cleaning question

Thanks Oldgearz - I really don't want to remove the radiator. Does the liquid work better than the granular, or is it just what the navigator has on hand under the kitchen sink? What?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-25-2021, 05:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 562
Posted By cars2cool
Re: Engine block cleaning question

If there is a coating of "greasiness" on the inside of the radiator and water jacket the radiator can not dissipate the heat. On this particular car, a well meaning mechanic pumped the zerts full of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-25-2021, 09:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 562
Posted By cars2cool
Re: Engine block cleaning question

Thanks everyone for the input. I'm going to add there is no rust in the system. I've never heard of Metal Kleener 2014 before. Can I find it on a store shelf some where. I'm going to go with the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-24-2021, 04:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 248
Posted By cars2cool
Re: Another headlight wire disconnect question

It looks like they should pull apart (2 pieces).
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-24-2021, 04:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 562
Posted By cars2cool
Engine block cleaning question

I am working on a '31 coupe with a friend. Discovered today the radiator has grease in it from the water pump bearing. It failed the in car radiator flow test even though it took the full 1 1/2...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-24-2021, 03:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 248
Posted By cars2cool
Another headlight wire disconnect question

I just did a search to try and find my answer, no luck. I have gotten as far as loosening the headlight wire conduit from the base of the headlight bucket. Am I supposed to be able to unplug the 3...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-20-2021, 06:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 123
Posted By cars2cool
Current contact info on Neil Stegall

Does anybody out there have the latest contact information on Neil Stegall, The Horn Man? I'm looking to get my Stewart-Warner horn restored. Any help appreciated.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-14-2021, 11:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 553
Posted By cars2cool
Re: Mid 50s F-100 parts

I have purchased a lot of parts for my resto. projects over the years from them. Good service and decent quality parts. They have been in the business a long time. Get their paper catalog, it has a...
Forum: Model-A 05-10-2020, 12:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 394
Posted By cars2cool
Rear main bearing cap wanted

Looking for a friend that is not computer savoy. He has a cracked rear main bearing cap on his Model A and is trying to round one up for the rebuild on his engine. Any help appreciated, thanks!
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-27-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,757
Posted By cars2cool
Re: y-block running warm?

I agree with Sal on the advance diaphragm. An old friend of my dad's had this nice square bird. The car would over heat when ever he drove it. He spent a lot of money chasing that problem and he was...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-27-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 539
Posted By cars2cool
What event happened in Iowa this weekend?

The wife and I were headed to Des Moines on Friday and traveled briefly with 3 mid-fifties Ford cars and an early 60's Pontiac. We were headed east on Hiway 20 from Holstein to the Early IA turn off....
Forum: Model-A 01-07-2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 552
Posted By cars2cool
Brumfield head wanted

Just curios if anybody has a Brumfield cylinder head they are willing to sell.
Forum: Late V8 12-11-2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 358
Posted By cars2cool
1977 Lincoln Town Car

I have a Lincoln Town Car for sale or for trade. It is a cream puff with 64k original miles. Original paint and spotless upholstery. I would be interested in trading for a 30-31 Model A or a '53 F100...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-12-2018, 08:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,978
Posted By cars2cool
Re: Craigslist / Rebuilt Engine

Is the accelerator linkage bass ackwards?
Forum: Model-A 10-06-2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 555
Posted By cars2cool
Starter switch

Looking for an old starter switch for my '30 "A". Not interested in the new shiny ones thank you.
Forum: Late V8 10-06-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 629
Posted By cars2cool
mid-50's 15" Lincoln wheel wanted

I'm looking for a mid-50's era Lincoln wheel rim. It is a 15 inch wheel with a 5 hole bolt pattern on a 5 1/2" circle. Please be prepared to include some clear pictures of your wheel. It won't have...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-21-2018, 11:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 472
Posted By cars2cool
F series grille guard ID help please

I have a F series grille guard that I would like to positively ID the years this was made to fit. I have not seen another one like it. I refuse to call it rare, as I don't know if it truly is....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-21-2018, 10:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,051
Posted By cars2cool
Re: hard steering f-100

Try lifting the pickup at the axle and take vehicle weight off of the king pins leaving the front tires still in contact with the floor. Then pump the grease into the zert. Yes you should see grease...
Forum: Early V8 07-01-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 399
Posted By cars2cool
WTB-Model B Zenith carb.

I'm looking for a rebuild-able Zenith carb. for the model B. Also looking for a quality rebuilder for the same. I visited with Dave Renner and he no longer does carb. rebuilds but still offers the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-18-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,249
Posted By cars2cool
Re: dash gauge lights up when brake pedal pressed

I had the same problem on my '55 F100 with a high quality reproduced wire harness. I found I had hooked up the harness from the turn signal switch to the under dash harness wrong. 2 wires as I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-31-2018, 10:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,307
Posted By cars2cool
Re: Some ignition notes .....

Is it because of the higher amps on a 6 volt system why heavier gauge wire needs to be used?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-31-2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,610
Posted By cars2cool
Re: 8BA crank and water pump ?'s

Thanks for the offer, I have posted over on the wanted board a wants list for the parts needed to put this in a '53 F100. I have gotten a lot of responses from members offering me their treasures. I...
Forum: Early V8 03-29-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 550
Posted By cars2cool
3 Speed trans. with overdrive

I know it's a long shot, but I'm looking for a '53 F100 3 speed transmission with the overdrive. If it is a rebuildable core I'm still interested. Also need all the hardware like drive shaft, relays,...
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