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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 11:36 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: A big job ahead

Like Al says.
Paul in CT The rear spring is a different story.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-13-2020, 11:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 431
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Original Sparton Horn data tag...

Pluck: Did you ask A&L if they could add the date you have to one of their tags??
PPaul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-13-2020, 11:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,327
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Sidemount Spare Installation Problem

In 9+ years with my dual sidemounts I never went near them, everything was tight, no rattles, no fender breakage.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-13-2020, 11:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 437
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-12-2020, 06:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 587
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 32-34 4 cylinder motor.

There's a "banger" thread on the HAMB which may be of some interest to you. Also go over to the A site here, some enthusiasts there also.


Back in the 60's I ran a Pontiac Tempest 4 cyl in my 32...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-12-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 629
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Wobble On Braking

see post #15.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-11-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 610
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 32 Ford Cowl Vent

United Pacific re-pops both the 32 coupe and pick-up and sell individual parts. Most likely their cowl vent and latch mech are the later style. FWIW
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-09-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 783
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 32 Ford Tudor door alignment

I wonder from the factory how "close" the fit was.??
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-08-2020, 12:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 464
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Joop

There's a 400-A just popped up on the auction site, in Maine.
Paul
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-08-2020, 10:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 170
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 30s Ford plant video

Amazing ! Thanks for posting.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-08-2020, 10:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,552
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Fuel Tank Purchase

My indented tudor had an engine stamped on 4/1/31.............................FWIW
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-07-2020, 01:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,117
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 1931 Model A Serial Number

Look on the door jambs or any other visible surface on the body/frame as Maryland may have attached their own number (2529) which is what your title states is the Vin #,
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-05-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,552
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Fuel Tank Purchase

Depending on how much rust there is, before I got a different tank I would go the EvapoRust method, flush it good, install a "pencil" filter in the tank and another one before the carb. Also ck the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-03-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 932
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Basic trouble shooting 32 generator

Jim1932
Pop over to the A forum, couple of B guys there might be able to help you more.
Love the coupe.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-02-2020, 12:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 932
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Basic trouble shooting 32 generator

Moving the 3rd brush is what changes the charging rate. Do you show a discharge with the head lights on??
Paul in CT Is this a NEW problem??
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-01-2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 916
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: automatic transmisson

Try doing a search as there was a thread about this previously, using a MOPAR transmission. FWIW
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-01-2020, 09:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 770
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 6 volt/12 volt jump box

Pertronix.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-31-2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 770
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 6 volt/12 volt jump box

Gave up on the original plan. I picked up a 6v/12v battery charger/maintainer at AutoZone today (Schumaker).
Thanks again for the help and advice.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-31-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 770
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 6 volt/12 volt jump box

Thanks for the help/advice. Gave up on the idea and picked up a 6v/12v charger/maintainer at AutoZone today (Schumaker).
Thanks again.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-31-2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,257
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Logical Decision Thought

I think it all depends on how deep your pockets are. That's why when I purchased 9 years ago a re-do from the 80's w/615 miles on it. I went threw some issues with it but had NOTHING like some of the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-31-2020, 01:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 653
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Help with Wheels!!

Are there actual holes or rust scale??
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-30-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 770
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 6 volt/12 volt jump box

19fordy: I'm still 6 volts.


Paul
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-30-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 770
Posted By 1931 flamingo
6 volt/12 volt jump box

Looking for suggestions for a "reasonably" priced portable jump starter box. I can find boo-koo 12 volt ones but I have electronic ignition. Any help/source/idea appreciated.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-29-2020, 12:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 690
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Cold Weather Shifting

What are you running in the tranny for lube??
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-26-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 531
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Where to find 2 PC valve guides? MODEL B

CALL Snyder's...............................VERY friendly. FWIW
Paul in CT
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