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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-28-2021, 07:35 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,042
Posted By panhead_pete
Re: Decided against turn signals.....what about this idea?

Beacuse holding a flashing light in your hand then trying to put it somewhere when turning is safe.....


Have a search for mini LED lights, plenty of super small versions available now custom...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-28-2021, 12:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,225
Posted By panhead_pete
Re: My 1st Model A (non Hotrod) - Starting....

Woohoo it runs and runs VERY well. Thanks for that offered help and support. Filed the points, cleaned the plugs, sanded the plug straps but still no start. Pulled the distrubitor cap and cleaned it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2021, 06:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 505
Posted By panhead_pete
Re: 34 Ford Removing Cowl Lights then???

The car is actually surprisingly solid by the looks of things. As someone else pointed out that bog was probably put in to make up for the lack of crown in the insert. Ive smothered the car in Gibbs...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2021, 02:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 505
Posted By panhead_pete
Re: 34 Ford Removing Cowl Lights then???

@Mart thanks, thats an interesting alternative, appreciate it.


@PeteVS thanks for your interest. I always try and respect the forums Im on but seeing as you asked will post just one small pic....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-23-2021, 12:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,225
Posted By panhead_pete
Re: My 1st Model A (non Hotrod) - Starting....

Sorry fellas a bit of a false alarm and have run out of time today to get it sorted after fixing the e brake in my 34. Hopefully get to look at it again tomorrow. Thanks for your patience and help to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2021, 09:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 505
Posted By panhead_pete
Re: 34 Ford Removing Cowl Lights then???

Yes Petehoovie its for a non Fordbarn compliant car hence why I didnt post a pic.



Thanks woodiewagon I now know what they are called, cheers.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2021, 08:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 505
Posted By panhead_pete
34 Ford Removing Cowl Lights then???

Im giving serious thought to removing the cowl lights on my 34 3W. If I was to do this I would like to fill the holes to stop water ingress etc. Has anyone that has done this come up with a discrete...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-19-2021, 06:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 527
Posted By panhead_pete
Re: Removing Windshield Frame from 1934 Tudor

Pebo va and others, anything else I should be away of before trying this myself?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-15-2021, 07:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,225
Posted By panhead_pete
Re: My 1st Model A (non Hotrod) - Starting....

Thanks Mike, is there any any way to test the condensor?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-14-2021, 07:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,225
Posted By panhead_pete
Re: My 1st Model A (non Hotrod) - Starting....

Thanks all, will be a day or two before I can go follow up on the suggestions which I really appreciate. Will report back. :)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-14-2021, 05:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,225
Posted By panhead_pete
Re: My 1st Model A (non Hotrod) - Starting....

Have just had it pointed out to me on another forum the advance/retard linkage is not connected. Learning this I went through my emails with the seller and I had forgotten it has a Model B head, cam...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-14-2021, 03:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 705
Posted By panhead_pete
Re: Jump Starting flat 6V battery

Ah sorry thought I had posted on this yesterday.



Its confession time and I feel a bit like a muppet. After leaving it somewhat frustrated and going home for lunch it occured to me in my haste...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-14-2021, 01:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,225
Posted By panhead_pete
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-14-2021, 01:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,225
Posted By panhead_pete
Re: My 1st Model A (non Hotrod) - Starting....

Well its spark related...



Thanks, I have done that.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2021, 09:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,225
Posted By panhead_pete
My 1st Model A (non Hotrod) - Starting....

My new to me Model A arrived yesterday and just spent an hour or so trying to get it to start. Its my 1st somewhat standard car so please be gentle. This is the procedure I have used.



Fuel on...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-12-2021, 11:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 705
Posted By panhead_pete
Jump Starting flat 6V battery

Hi from Japan


My coupe finally arrived here today and with no surprise the battery is very flat. I have a 6v/12v charger but its one of the newer types that seem to need a reasonable residual...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-24-2021, 09:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,056
Posted By panhead_pete
Re: My 1st Model A (non Hotrod)

Thanks for the condensor info fellas.






Cheers John, ironically I still do the same, touring etc on a Honda Cub :) Have a couple but my CT110 is my favourite at the moment. What a lot of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-24-2021, 06:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,572
Posted By panhead_pete
Re: Where did the Auction 32 Fords go????

Wow some great prices for the seller and auction house, super suprised by the prices of the hotrods!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-24-2021, 09:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 346
Posted By panhead_pete
Re: Model B Distributor Modern Cap Conversion

Excellent, thanks gents. Very much appreciated including the Snyders info DavidG.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-24-2021, 07:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 346
Posted By panhead_pete
Model B Distributor Modern Cap Conversion

I have a model B distributor in an A coupe and would like to buy some service items to have on hand as I live in Japan. Have found a lot of the parts I need but then came across this conversion kit...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-23-2021, 06:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,056
Posted By panhead_pete
Re: My 1st Model A (non Hotrod)

Cheers! Stoked you are enjoying yours so much. To be honest I never thought I'd get this excited about a relatively stocker banger powered car. Its coming across with a really cool full fendered ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-23-2021, 08:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,056
Posted By panhead_pete
Re: My 1st Model A (non Hotrod)

Cheers! Stoked you are enjoying yours so much. To be honest I never thought I'd get this excited about a relatively stock banger powered car. Its coming across with a really cool full fendered...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-23-2021, 07:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,056
Posted By panhead_pete
Re: My 1st Model A (non Hotrod)

Sorry Shew forgot to thank you earlier and forgot you posted the links. Will order these.
Forum: Model-T 05-22-2021, 09:05 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 345
Posted By panhead_pete
Model T Spring wanted

Hi Im looking for a complete Model T rear spring. Would need to be shipped to Monson Maryland or Hillside NJ

Thanks
Pete
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-21-2021, 07:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,056
Posted By panhead_pete
Re: My 1st Model A (non Hotrod)

Thanks, stoked on it to say the least.






Had thought about that and had actually tried to buy a 33 off a mate in Aus but that didnt work out. As it is I have another coupe and a panhead...
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