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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 02:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 567
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Purpose of the spring around the OD of brake drum ?

Weren't they used on the Model A to prevent chattering if the drums had been turned too much??
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 02:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 205
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 36 water pumps

Yup. Available from any of the Model A suppliers.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 09:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 503
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 1940 Ford Brake Bleeding Problem

I'll bet there's still some air in there or they need to be adjusted. JMO
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-04-2021, 11:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 901
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Transmission bearings

Try Van Pelt or Michael at 3rd Gen Auto.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-03-2021, 01:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 122
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 1940 Ford Voltage Regulator Repair

Look around for an Auto Electric shop. They can ck and adjust if necessary.


Post your location and someone here can steer to one they've used. If in CT, there is a place in E. Hartford, Park St...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-03-2021, 09:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 404
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: cider mill T&A Show

No real vendor's, just guys selling parts. Just A's and T's, and usually a good bunch of them. If the weather good I'm going down in my 40 to see if I can sell a few things.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-01-2021, 02:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 448
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: For my 34, suggestions for headers and dual exhaust?

Red's headers here in my 40.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-30-2021, 02:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,020
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Vise help

CSRA Swap Meet is this Sunday at Rentshler Field in E Hartford. Bet you could find one there.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-30-2021, 08:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 289
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 36 frame from a 60 motor

I believe the tranny's in a 60 are different as are the rear end ring and pinion.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-30-2021, 08:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 503
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 1940 Ford Brake Bleeding Problem

Thanks for getting back to us.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-29-2021, 01:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,798
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Pertronix Nightmare

Ronnie's the man ! ! !
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-29-2021, 01:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 698
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Undercoating would like your comments.

Back in the day I worked at the local Cadillac/Pontiac dealer and got one dollar for every car I undercoated and there were al lot. My Mother bought a new 62 Bonneville 2dr h//top. It must have...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-29-2021, 01:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,559
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Engine question

Off topic but in the 60's I pulled the Olds V8 from my 32 and put in a 4 cyl Pontiac Tempest with 4 bbl carb and taxi clutch.
Paul in CT


After a few years put the Olds back in.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-29-2021, 08:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 589
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: where o where to find a correct size 40-53 battery

`I got my new one at NAPA a few weeks ago. 6V, in stock.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-28-2021, 06:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 486
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Grill Guard

Four holes: Four in the bumper, then 2 in the guard to align with center bumper holes.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-27-2021, 02:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 486
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Grill Guard

SUCCESS Went to where I used to work part time (took a layoff due to the virus) and we "formed" on of the bumper mounting brackets and expanded the guard about 1/2 in. Now all four holes line...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-26-2021, 01:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 486
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Grill Guard

Finally getting around to trying to install the grill guards on my 40. The holes in the guard don't exactly line up with the holes in the original bumper (the wings I got from C&G do fit). The only...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-24-2021, 07:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 874
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: A&L Parts. still in business?

I was about 20 miles from them, he'd let me wander the building.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-23-2021, 02:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 533
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: CSRA SWAP MEET May2, 2021 Is On

Great news for everyone.
Paul
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-22-2021, 02:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 678
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: dump tubes

When I had my first 40, Olds engine and duals. Went to get it registered, inspector told me to "fix" the exhaust. Went across the street to Montambault's (Waterbury CT) and had new mufflers (louder)...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-22-2021, 02:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 389
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Radiator System ?

I put one on my Tudor (since gone to Italy) a few years before it left me. I had a good seal on the Quail and whatever went into the tank got sucked back.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-22-2021, 08:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 678
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: dump tubes

51-MERC-CT

Thanks !
That may be where my brother had exh sys done on his Vette years ago.
Paul
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-21-2021, 02:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 678
Posted By 1931 flamingo
dump tubes

I think that's what they're called. Come from just below the headers and usually exit under the front of the running boards (40 Coupe).
Can someone in CT recommend a good muffler/exhaust shop??
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-19-2021, 02:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 931
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 1949 Ford Starter

Be wary of a new starter. I got one about a year ago and the armature was out of round ! ! by a lot.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-18-2021, 09:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 457
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Oiler Bottle with Stainless Needle Tip

I've got a couple of these out in the garage somewhere.
Paul in CT Use with 50/50 Acetone/ATF.
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