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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-12-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,684
Posted By Rudolph
Re: Membership dropping, interest too???

I think you are IP address banned now?





No wonder membership is dropping
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-15-2018, 02:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,469
Posted By Rudolph
Re: Dennis Carpenter gasket problem

yip upper scenic drive, typical Audi drivers
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-15-2018, 02:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,469
Posted By Rudolph
Re: Dennis Carpenter gasket problem

I sent an email to them and got a reply saying "thanks for the heads up I will pass the message on" and that was the end of that.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-14-2018, 11:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,469
Posted By Rudolph
Dennis Carpenter gasket problem

I fitted a pair of Dennis Carpenter water pump gaskets the other day only to find they are not compatible with water, it was wicking right through them and forming beads of water right round the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-26-2018, 03:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 999
Posted By Rudolph
Re: 6 volt coil on 12 volts.

My friends XD Falcon 6 cylinder motor was running on the floor with a hose in the cooling system and the coil burst then him and his mate were fighting over the hose as they got covered in hot oil.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-17-2018, 05:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 999
Posted By Rudolph
Re: 6 volt coil on 12 volts.

I got a better one, as I have the electronic ignition its not compatible,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-17-2018, 12:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 999
Posted By Rudolph
Re: 6 volt coil on 12 volts.

I have a black coil with a tan top if you want it you cam have it, I have used it on a 12 volt system with no trobble but those alloy bodied coils explode when used with out a ballast resistor,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-17-2018, 12:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 999
Posted By Rudolph
Re: 6 volt coil on 12 volts.

like when the ignition is on and the engine isn't running
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-16-2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 999
Posted By Rudolph
6 volt coil on 12 volts.

This is what will happen if you run a 6 volt coil on 12 volts or do not have a ballast resistor in the ignition circuit, my frind was running his Ford Falcon and was sprayed with boiling oil.


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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-30-2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,003
Posted By Rudolph
Re: Spray on Chrome paint and Electroplating.

I used spray chrome on my head light reflectors, it didn't work, I carnt see anything at night but my car passes inspection, I have to do a 2 and 1/2 hour drive tonight in the rain on empty country...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 06-11-2018, 01:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,151
Posted By Rudolph
Re: Axle straightness, from another perspective.

Out of all the piles of free axles how come you chose that one?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-11-2018, 01:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 835
Posted By Rudolph
Re: Weird head gasket.

Did those hillbilly model A brothers who live in sheds sell you that?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-11-2018, 01:30 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,902
Posted By Rudolph
Re: Motor won't run

Did you set the timing with the lever set to full advance and not full retard
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-10-2018, 09:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,639
Posted By Rudolph
Re: What a waste

Where these cars and trucks are the conditions are brutal, high humidity and lots of rain, south pacific tropical zone, the sun will strip the paint off a late model car in a few years, and it can...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-10-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,639
Posted By Rudolph
What a waste

This place is a well known legend but some people now would rather scrap it for much less than lots of people were offering, I would say alot of it is junk but there are parts witch could be saved....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-03-2018, 11:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,489
Posted By Rudolph
Re: rideing the running boards

We use to drive my Triumph car by pulling the choke out laying on the roof and steering through the window
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-03-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,489
Posted By Rudolph
Re: rideing the running boards

I gess no one wants to see me drive early Fords at once
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-03-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,489
Posted By Rudolph
rideing the running boards

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sUwhe3G7Zu0&feature=youtu.be

A60 sedan, it had just blown the manifold gasket after the throttle stuck wide open and the key was turned off then back on, thats the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-30-2018, 02:28 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,395
Posted By Rudolph
Re: Sometimes I get tired of it

Milk is good for un seizing an engine that had alloy pistons.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-30-2018, 02:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,094
Posted By Rudolph
Re: Wasco timing fixture.

I used bob drake points and I have used used genuine points, brain suggested the Bosh condenser witch worked well, I did use Harley Davidson Sportster condensers to but they were more expensive.

I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-28-2018, 09:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,094
Posted By Rudolph
Re: Wasco timing fixture.

Yes I used distributor grease and I reoiled the wick inside the shaft, I started to get a hesitation under takeoff so I re timed it, then I drove 17 miles and the thing wouldn't start, I re timed it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-28-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,094
Posted By Rudolph
Wasco timing fixture.

I made a video of the Wasco timing fixture, someone on here gave me the instructions. I fitted a Pertronics unit to my car and now I dont use this often,
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Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 02-08-2018, 03:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 735
Posted By Rudolph
Re: How to repair coils at home (buzz coils)

Yep, someone was telling me winding magnetos was a black art, when some chinaman rewound a mag for me in his shed.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-28-2017, 06:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,285
Posted By Rudolph
Re: Pertronix 1285LS Module setup

I just fitted one to my crab distributor and I used the flamethrower 1.5 ohm coil with a 1.5 ohm resistor and the result was no spark.

On the instructions for the coil they recommend no resistor...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-25-2017, 05:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 650
Posted By Rudolph
Re: Distributor vacuum brake question

Cool thank you for the replys, I was reading something that was wrong a lot of people insist it works the other way round with manifold vacuum.



I unscrewed the plug in the shaft like bubbas...
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