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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2018, 12:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 784
Posted By pooch
Re: Fordson Thames ET6 year model

My pilot engine has locked big end inserts.

I am yet to find if all or only some or none have these .

Mine could have had a crank change .

Will be very curious as to whether this ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-22-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 784
Posted By pooch
Re: Fordson Thames ET6 year model

I was considering buying the whole truck, but have enough projects on the go, so just bought the engine for a spare.
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-22-2018, 04:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 784
Posted By pooch
Re: Fordson Thames ET6 year model

And i believe that a 221 pilot engine is far superior to a USA 221 engine.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-22-2018, 04:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 784
Posted By pooch
Re: Fordson Thames ET6 year model

OK this engine I bought was under bonnet, has bypass oil filter, , complete , clean oil, turns freely, 59000 miles on clock, pulled out, ready to pick up $500.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-22-2018, 03:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 784
Posted By pooch
Re: Fordson Thames ET6 year model

Yep an engine swap.

The poms never had 24 studders.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-22-2018, 12:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 784
Posted By pooch
Re: Fordson Thames ET6 year model

gday Shaun

I have just bought an engine out of one of these .

It is complete otherwise if you need any parts and in very good condition.

Located in Molong NSW.

They ran a 221 21 stud...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-31-2018, 03:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 736
Posted By pooch
Re: body roll and wallowing

Rear end loose as a goose sideways.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-31-2018, 02:45 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,640
Posted By pooch
Re: Why would you waste your money on that Model A

HA, I just spent the last night in Tocumwal at the Town beach.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-03-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,322
Posted By pooch
Re: rumble seat

You can carry a lot more in an open rumble, not just made for people.....

I have carried tall wood and drums in mine.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-29-2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 407
Posted By pooch
Re: Jailbar windshield install

When I did mine, after the two halves are in, I got a wide wood wedge and prised the glasses sideways into their channels, so the centre bar would fit .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-28-2018, 02:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 534
Posted By pooch
Re: Help identify wire wheels

Today at the ford swap meet in Sydney AUS, 5 16 inch wheels sold for $650 AUD in resonable condition.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-27-2018, 02:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,099
Posted By pooch
Re: Best way to punch a hole in welting

I melt the hole thru with a soldering iron.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-27-2018, 02:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By pooch
Re: 1936 Spark Plugs

I use 7 and I have never seen such a classic tan as these. and I run normal unleaded with a valve saver additive.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-18-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 654
Posted By pooch
Re: 39 Merc light grinding sound through shifter

I modified the main shafts to not leak and run synthetic GL4.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-13-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,030
Posted By pooch
Re: How to lower the A.

Sounds like you want to do it on the cheap., or you would just buy a dropped axle and bolt it in.

You can easily re-arch the front main spring leaf the opposite way in a shop press to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-08-2018, 06:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 976
Posted By pooch
Re: Knocking Sound Comes, Then Goes

Put some copy paper in the centre main and see if the crank will still turn.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-07-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,661
Posted By pooch
Re: Any brake geniuses out there?

I concur with not enough free play on the booster push rod.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-06-2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,769
Posted By pooch
Re: Where are the best swap meets?

Bendigo and Ballarat and Croydon.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-06-2018, 03:43 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,567
Posted By pooch
Re: Australian barners should read this

It is good Ebay is keeping the GST separate on the credit card,

It will be much easier for when they have to refund it all after this scam will be declared illegal.

I repeat, no one can add and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-06-2018, 03:31 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,567
Posted By pooch
Re: Australian barners should read this

Yeh, a would be if he could be prime minister John Hewson long ago could not explain how a birthday cake was GST taxed.

There was the cake, the icing, the cream, the candles etc. all GST different...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-05-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,567
Posted By pooch
Re: Australian barners should read this

Well here is a new one.

Checked my mastercard and each itiem I bought off ebay has a seperate charge for the GST component.

ie, item charge $10.00 then another entry GST charge ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-05-2018, 05:42 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,567
Posted By pooch
Re: Australian barners should read this

If this has been going since july 1, that is millions of dolars that Australians have paid in GST to Ebay,

There will be a huge kerfuffle here very shortly.

I have already ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-05-2018, 05:37 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,567
Posted By pooch
Re: Australian barners should read this

It is still illegal for even ebay to collect GST on behalf of every seller overseas if that seller is not registered with the ATO for GST.

Ask them ebay arseholes for your GST input credit tax...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-04-2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,567
Posted By pooch
Re: Australian barners should read this

I bought 2 items yesterday off ebay.

The GST was only shown and added AFTER the commit to buy button was clicked.

I have informed ebay that is illegal in Australiai, as all prices must...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-03-2018, 03:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,075
Posted By pooch
Re: The perfect battery shutoff?

I would not use an electrically operated solenoid as a cut off.

One of the main reasons you have a cut off is because of a wiring loom smoke down.

Then the electric solenoid will probably be...
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