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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 08:24 AM
Replies: 27
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Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Model A's and Woodstock...

I was just out of the Navy and back at my "old" job at Pratt&Whitney. That fall when I started school I dated a girl who went with 4 or 5 others (2 became Nuns :eek:). Will be married 47 years this...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 12:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 355
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Sticking windows

Try some silicone spray in the window channels (felts). FWIW
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-15-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 299
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Tail light help, please

Batt is disconnected in the garage...........................Thanks.
Wiring is serviceable just replacing as a precaution.
Paul
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-15-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 299
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Tail light help, please

After getting up and down on a creeper about 50 times first with the front end up and then the rear I now have both tail/park and stop lights. I "played" with the dimmer sw off/on several times, stop...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-14-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 299
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Tail light help, please

Bear with me............where is the circuit breaker?? Access to the h/light sw is restricted by the radio.................


Paul in CT Won't be doing more checking til...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-14-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 299
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Tail light help, please

1940 ford coupe. I've had stop lights right along, the other day I played with wires in the rear and got tail lights (new rear harness ordered).
Today no tail or stop lights. I have head and park...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-13-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 550
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Distributor help

Maybe I got lucky many years ago. I used a 3' crowbar to get it out. Didn't break it.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-13-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 509
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Front hydraulic brake conversion.

Ck on the HAMB or the EV8 swap here. Many people are upgrading to Lincoln brakes and posting their old backing plates, etc on those sites. FWIW
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-12-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 406
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Air shocks ?

Do you have tube shocks on the rear now??
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-11-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Looking to buy Tacoma Cream powder coat paint for my painter, need help.

On the Barn swap page there's a poster selling what you're looking for.
Paul in CT PM sent
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-11-2019, 04:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,105
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Engine Blow By or Not

Your rear main is going to leak due to the over fill. JMO
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-11-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 584
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Upholstery Clips - Need Advice

Bob and his coupe were "A of the day" on the MAFCA site earlier today.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-11-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 199
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Best fluid for stock model a rear axle?

600W that all the vendor's sell. You're going to get a "zillion" different answers now that you've opened the "door". :D:eek::cool:Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-08-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 802
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 32 stock tudor shortened pitman arm

What size tires are you running?? If you jack the front end up does it "steer" eassy?? Is everything (king pins, tie rod ends, etc lubricated well?? Lubricant in the "box"??
Paul in CT ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-08-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 582
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: no brake lights

If you get into a "bind", there are many A owners (and at least one thriving club) on the Island. FWIW
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-07-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 399
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 6v 7 inch led headlight kit

How much night driving do you do. Option #1 pretty pricey in my opinion.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-07-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 386
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Rearview mirrors for 1931 S/W Town Sedan (160B)

Also, body very similar to a 32, try some V8 advertisers. FWIW
Paul in CT I had a 32 4dr 52 years ago but can't remember if it had outside mirror(s).
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-06-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 386
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Rearview mirrors for 1931 S/W Town Sedan (160B)

Peep mirrors mounted on the door edge.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-06-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,047
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Where oh where has all the gas gone?

If the gas was leaking I'd think you would have smelled it if you think you've lost that much. JMO
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-06-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 466
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Free root beer floats

We got TacoBell and LJ Silver. No A&W.
Sxxt.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-05-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 428
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: lubricating speedometer

In neutral, nothings turning. Speedo only turns when rear wheels are turning.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-05-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 417
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Need help near Atlanta diagnosing motor issue

Glug-glug-glug-glug-glug with the MMO. Not going to hurt anything, maybe a little smoke.
Some mix diesel in with the gas.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-05-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 348
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Helpful Suggestions ?

DISCONNECT the battery first...........................FWIW..............JMO.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-05-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 298
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 31 Carburetor Adjustment

Pulling the choke out tells me you have a vac leak...........What gaskets(s) did you use and how tight did you tighten the nuts??
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-05-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 481
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Replacing fuel shutoff valve, does tank need to be empty?

DISCONNECT the battery first.................................FWIW........JMO.
Paul in CT
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