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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 02:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 206
Posted By jimTN
Re: grease gun adapter

I will run a wire in these but have very carefully examined the adapter and a A grease fitting. The bore diameter is too large for the taper and the point grease comes out of is too large, the point...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 09:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 206
Posted By jimTN
Re: grease gun adapter

Fittings are good if not all new.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 08:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 206
Posted By jimTN
grease gun adapter

Who makes a grease gun adapter for A fittings that works. I have one that I got from one of the vendors and it just leaks when held straight on with considerable pressure. It appears to be all...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-18-2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 100,923
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-18-2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 941
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-16-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 284
Posted By jimTN
Re: 33/4 17" beauty rings

Thanks to all on this. I actually need the trim rings for a 33 Pontiac. Would like to have some on my 34 though.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-16-2020, 08:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 284
Posted By jimTN
33/4 17" beauty rings

Does anyone make trim rings for 17" wheels?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 680
Posted By jimTN
Re: It is getting harder to find basic parts at the auto parts stores anymore

Around here at least half of the parts store employees are female and they know their stock better than the men.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-03-2020, 07:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 711
Posted By jimTN
Re: 34 ford Houdaille shocks

I believe you will find the cost to be at least $250 per shock, US dollars.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-02-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 158
Posted By jimTN
Zerk grease guns for Fords

Could someone please post a diagram breakdown of the original early Ford grease gun and its parts. I recently acquired a Alemite model 6550 and would like to put it back into use. It appears to be...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-02-2020, 08:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 403
Posted By jimTN
Re: New House For The New Year-Flathead Powered

I'dd say that roof would last about one second at a speed of even 30 mph. I would much rather have that boom truck in the background.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-30-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 444
Posted By jimTN
Re: Is there such a thing as columbia clutch ?

The clutch inside of a Columbia is normally replaced with teflon, the original material was cork if I am not mistaken.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-30-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,247
Posted By jimTN
Re: Christmas in the shop with a project

If your car was a serious contender in the old days, it would have had full floating hubs from a 39/41 3/4ton on the rear and right front. That way, a broken axle would not loose a wheel and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-20-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 224
Posted By jimTN
Re: 1940 3/4 t axles

To answer the original question, the front hubs and all four backing plates will work on a cor or 1/2 ton.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-20-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 224
Posted By jimTN
Re: 1940 3/4 t axles

The snouts from that rear end are cut off to be used with both the right front spindle and both sides of a car rear end to give full floating axles. The hubs would then fit on those snouts. These...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-16-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 952
Posted By jimTN
Re: Power Steering for AA Truck

Or, use a box from a 48-53 F6. Just try one, they steer very easy and have the correct style to mate to your AA
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-13-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 314
Posted By jimTN
Re: 17" beauty rings

Thanks Pete
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-13-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 314
Posted By jimTN
17" beauty rings

Is anyone making beauty rings for 17" EV8 wheels?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-12-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 592
Posted By jimTN
Re: early 28 steering gear

My car is a very early 28, four digit serial number and yes, it looks like the pic above.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-11-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 592
Posted By jimTN
early 28 steering gear

My 28 has what looks like the brass packing nut off a waterpump below the gear and above the light switch. Would this be original or something someone added to control leaking with packing?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-10-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,390
Posted By jimTN
Re: 33 Rear Main Leak

Back pressure could well be a problem.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-03-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 507
Posted By jimTN
Re: 41 Railroad express

There was one up in New Tazewell, TN, loaded with engines. 41s also had the wide 5 wheels, at least one I bought did with the 3/4 ton rear end.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-03-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By jimTN
Re: Light switch rod and steering box need help

If you have a 40, drill it our, find a piece of tubing that your rod will fit in and will pass thru the steering shaft, solder it to the plate and you are in business.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-01-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 319
Posted By jimTN
B headgasket

What is the difference between a B headgasket and a A headgasket?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-30-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,087
Posted By jimTN
Re: Really Cool Old & New Stuff

New radiator is not an original Ford, Ford did not make honeycomb radiators. Still a very good radiator. No wonder 32-4 parts dried up around here after the 50s, looks like you got them all.
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