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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-16-2021, 07:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 381
Posted By Dave Slater
Re: 33-34 Clutch Release Arm Question

I just checked my RHD cars and both the 4 cylinder and the V8 use the 40F-7511 clutch release arm. There was no A or B at the end
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2021, 03:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 795
Posted By Dave Slater
Re: Water Pump

Ring Skip and see if he wants cores rather than just throw them out
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-27-2020, 06:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,036
Posted By Dave Slater
Re: Spammers at it, AGAIN

Its a excellent book on the Model A carburettor. Maybe get somebody to photocopy it for you. Too far for me to post. Dave
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-30-2020, 08:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 554
Posted By Dave Slater
Re: A Condenser on a B distributor

If you contact Gotham Auto Parts in New York they sell a high quality B condenser. Mine has worked for years. Dave
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-16-2020, 04:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,621
Posted By Dave Slater
Re: Wheel interchange

Just to complicate your mathematical exercises for the day. A Firestone tyre will have a slightly different rolling perimeter than a Goodyear tyre.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-29-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,172
Posted By Dave Slater
Re: Model A Taxi

That’s true that the top opening was lifted a couple of inches for more headroom but not on the Model A Taxi. It was introduced on the 1933/1934 Taxi
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-12-2020, 08:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 568
Posted By Dave Slater
Re: engine number location

The chassis number is located on the left hand side of the frame in front of the firewall on a Left Hand Drive vehicle whilst the chassis/engine number is located on the right hand side of the frame...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-08-2020, 02:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 988
Posted By Dave Slater
Re: RH drive speedo

Lawrie I stock the 33 to 34 Right Hand Drive speedometer cables if you want one. Dave
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-13-2020, 04:33 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,672
Posted By Dave Slater
Re: Speedometer error

Inside the 28/29 Stewart Warner speedometers there is a adjustable magnet for calibration. Just be careful not to ruin the speedometer. They dont make them anymore.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-03-2020, 04:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 496
Posted By Dave Slater
Re: 1934 Gearbox Parts

Ill try to help you out as I have some new old stock parts available and some reproduction parts along with USA manufactured bearings. Send me your want list. dave.slater@casmen.com
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-28-2020, 03:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 833
Posted By Dave Slater
Re: Zenith Carb. Issue

Larry I think you have that slightly wrong. Dave Renner STILL sells flow tested jets for the A&B carbs. He just does not REBUILD carbs anymore. Dave
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-26-2020, 04:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 550
Posted By Dave Slater
Re: Part no.BBC17289-A

Just went through this whole exercise for a customer last week. Canadian part only - never sold in the USA. You might find one in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore or South Africa. Where...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-09-2020, 05:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,982
Posted By Dave Slater
Re: New Manufactured Zenith Carburators

I didn’t purchase any of them. They belong to other Model A owners
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-09-2020, 05:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 778
Posted By Dave Slater
Re: What is this?

Judging by the connector it’s a early 1928 ighting harness
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-07-2020, 08:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,982
Posted By Dave Slater
Re: New Manufactured Zenith Carburators

I have three of them here, two won’t idle wort beans and the other lacks power at any speed. My original Zenith runs and idles fantastic. I have narrowed the problem to the top half on all three...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-30-2020, 05:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,507
Posted By Dave Slater
Re: Shifting into second gear tough.

Did you replace the two shafts that the forks are attached to? Some reproduction shafts do not have a slit running lengthways on the shaft located at the back of the tower. Without the slit on the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-17-2020, 04:35 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,976
Posted By Dave Slater
Re: Delivery problem for parts

I think we will be waiting a lot longer. James posted my air freight package a week before yours and it's still in New York - most likely sitting right next to your package. Dave in Australia
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-06-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 990
Posted By Dave Slater
Re: chrome stripping?

I took a 1933 dash panel down to the chrome shop and he stripped the old chrome off in the bath literally in three minutes. Since I was going to get it plated after doing the repairs he didn't even...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-06-2020, 04:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 990
Posted By Dave Slater
Re: chrome stripping?

Try household white vinigar so long as the chrome is pealing somewhere on the item. Should take about 3 to 5 days. Keep your eye on it and don't leave it in too long. It will remove the rust at no...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2020, 04:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,345
Posted By Dave Slater
Re: 1928 Canadian Tudor

Not all cars assembled in Canada were Left Hand Drive, some were Right Hand Drive.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-23-2020, 04:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 684
Posted By Dave Slater
Re: 1932 air filter

Try WIX-46641 or NAPA 6641 dry air filters. Dave
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-20-2020, 04:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,028
Posted By Dave Slater
Re: Anyone running Shock Absorbers from Snyder's?

I have Brattons reproduction original style on two of my A's and am very happy with them. You can add oil anytime to them and they are made in USA
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-20-2020, 07:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,958
Posted By Dave Slater
Re: float valve

I have had the same problem lately where the Viton tip sticks in the closed position. May be my imagination but the one that are sticking in the closed posisition are missing a slight recess where...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-20-2020, 07:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,239
Posted By Dave Slater
Re: Trying to rewire 35 horn

Don't know if this is going to be any help but the capacitor in the horn is usually gone to the open state. Either way it's an item that will need to be replaced regardless. By memory they are a .2...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-09-2020, 03:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,177
Posted By Dave Slater
Re: Kangaroo fuel.

Does it accelerate smoothly when in neutral and operating the throttle by hand?
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