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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 11:55 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: '50 Ford Overdrive

CHUCK's is in HAMDEN, CT.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 11:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 344
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 1936 Coupe

Classtique for upholstery, better than CarTouche others say.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 268
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 1940 ford coupe headers

I've got the 59AB and Red's headers, plenty of clearance.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 12:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 259
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Radiator

WELCOME Depending on where you are, it's starting to get COLD. Make sure you've got all the water out of the rad and block.
Paul in CT
Many ways to clean: Simple green, vinegar, EvapoRust, CLR,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-15-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 634
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 600w leaking out of steering box

Heavier, won't leak. Available by mail thru Restoration Specialties, Escondido, CA, they have a website.
Paul
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-13-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 634
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 600w leaking out of steering box

PennRite steering box lube....................NO leakee.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model-A 10-13-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,803
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 246
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: starter/sol II

Joe's is 1111111hr 45 min, Gotham about 1 1/4 hr away. Will call both Mon am.

I missed a show today and 1 tomorrow. I think there's one left in 2 weeks and then the CSRA swap meet.
Paul ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 246
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: starter/sol II

FINALLY............I was able to get a small s/driver between the case and bell housing and finally able to get it out. NOTHING looks damaged, Bendix gear moves nicely on the spiral, spring, locking...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 246
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: starter/sol II

UPDATE: Motor locked. I read several dissertations on how to remove the starter and now that I screwed up I have the starter shell out on the ground BUT the armature and nose are "locked" solid in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 246
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: starter/sol II

Wife and I rocked the car this am, no change. Will try loosening the starter.

I can't turn it over by hand, it's a 59 block with fan on the crankshaft.
Paul
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,002
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Hershey chatter

The scooters, golf carts are here to stay. The RV's are paying for the privilege to park there and may have sold parts in the past, but ran out of parts yet still like to go to meet old friends. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-11-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 246
Posted By 1931 flamingo
starter/sol II

Hi again. Still no luck.
Reolaced the solenoid today, cleaned (wire wheel) all the connections (except on the starter, rocked the car, tapped starter with small hammer (Model A "trick").
Still...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,312
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Side Mirror Installation Tips Needed

I would find shorter set screws (ACE ?) JMO
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,002
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Hershey chatter

CLEM: Get better, follow the Dr's orders ! ! Keep the weeemen away for a while ;):):D.
Paul
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,256
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: update on getting dizzy after being under the A.

Drink more water.........................When I fixed copiers all over the state I knew where all the payphones were, NOW I know where all the bathrooms are.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-07-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 565
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: rear signal lights.

I'm still 6 volts and using my fog lights (off of my A) for the front. Thanks! !
Paul
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-07-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,270
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: NICE COUPE ON mafca ONLY 7000......

If I was looking for a driver I'd jump on it, but I've got the 40 now. Not everyone wants something that's pristine.....................Just fun.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-07-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 565
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: rear signal lights.

Thanks guys ! !
Paul
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-07-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 329
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: starter or solenoid problem.

Battery is a coupe months old, horn and headlights work. I don't believe it's the Bendix as car was running and just shut off. New solenoid coming.
Thanks
Paul
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-07-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 354
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Door drop

Nice job ! !
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-07-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,270
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: NICE COUPE ON mafca ONLY 7000......

The 30 sport coupe I've listed for a friend needs NOTHING, turn key and go is only $9900.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-06-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 329
Posted By 1931 flamingo
starter or solenoid problem.

Came back from a show today (30 miles), car ran flawlessly. Stopped at house, emptied goody bag out. Went to restart, just a slight noise from solenoid (new Vintique in June-I know), ck'd...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-05-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 565
Posted By 1931 flamingo
rear signal lights.

Hi, I need some suggestions (w/pics if possible) of what others have done for inconspicuous rear signal lights on a 40, please. Still 6V.

Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,332
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Model A prices...going which way?

Back in the mid 60's when I worked at the Pont-Cad d/ship. Had to go about 60 miles to get a "new" car at another dealership. Just reached up under the dash and dis-connected the speedo...
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