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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-07-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 633
Posted By Russell in Tulsa
Re: '48 Sedan rear brake problem

Well I put a small mower gas tank under the hood and disconnected the fuel pump. Had two six volt batteries on a charger overnight and one showed 1.9 volts and the other had 3.4 volts when tested....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-06-2018, 01:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 633
Posted By Russell in Tulsa
Re: '48 Sedan rear brake problem

Well today I count as a success. Got the car jacked up and found the two 11/16" adjusters and was able to get the bands adjusted down to where the wheel will rotate. Adjusted the e-brake to be no...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-04-2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 633
Posted By Russell in Tulsa
Re: '48 Sedan rear brake problem

Thanks Bob C and Greg58, I see the adjusters are up higher than expected. I am going to try to loosen them tomorrow and see if the drum will release.

Thanks again.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-04-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 633
Posted By Russell in Tulsa
'48 Sedan rear brake problem

I tried searching for my issue but failed. I usually work on my '30 A but today I thought I'd try to loosen the driver side rear brake drum on the '48 as it won't rotate. I was expecting something...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-24-2016, 10:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,718
Posted By Russell in Tulsa
Re: Who wouldn't love to go to a place like this?

I remember in the fifties as a young-un, going to the lake on old highway 51 there was and still is a train track and past the trees there was a mile long auto salvage yard. The cars were stacked...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-20-2016, 10:50 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,680
Posted By Russell in Tulsa
Re: First new block build.

And I bet you felt like a new Poppa while you watched and heard and smelled it running, Eh?

Congrats Todd and job well done.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-13-2016, 11:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,004
Posted By Russell in Tulsa
Re: AA plumbers truck or is it an express truck?

Neil, did it have a history as being a plumbers truck or signage? Just curious why it's called a "plumbers truck"
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-18-2016, 05:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 731
Posted By Russell in Tulsa
Re: 29 model A ,suspension

Hey Canadian. Welcome to this great site. There is some discussion about the book you will need.
The Restoration and Judging guidelines Book.
It is the Bible these guys refer to all the time and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-10-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,852
Posted By Russell in Tulsa
Re: Don't hammer me for asking this..

Not sure, but this is one 35 min. long. May be the same one.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=md6V_7QiIVY
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-24-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 975
Posted By Russell in Tulsa
Re: Connecting Rods question

I understand all rod/piston weights need to be the same. Check with members in your club (you do belong to a club don't you) to see if they have extra rods to be able to find one the sane weight....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-22-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 921
Posted By Russell in Tulsa
Re: First time this happened...

Sounds like a win-win eh?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-22-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,623
Posted By Russell in Tulsa
Re: So This is What a 1930 Model A Looks Like

And to find out the outhouse is a one-holer! Couldn't even take the better half with you.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-09-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,678
Posted By Russell in Tulsa
Re: Anyone else having difficulties with Mac's Antique Auto Parts?

Lyle, I see it's your first post and just wanted to say Welcome.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-07-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,688
Posted By Russell in Tulsa
Re: After a ten year absence she runs again.

What's that under the tarp?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-07-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,038
Posted By Russell in Tulsa
Re: apparition

You might also look to see if your top and roof are OK if this was taken close to noon. Just a thought!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-29-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,879
Posted By Russell in Tulsa
Re: Yikes!! A craigslist A....

That's one ugly sombeech
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-07-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,117
Posted By Russell in Tulsa
Re: Need help - Identifying rear trunk/steel with side door access

Wonder if it could be flipped around to have passenger side access?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-01-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,855
Posted By Russell in Tulsa
Re: Dump thing I did (not Model A)

I bought a 50" TV for the bedroom and after 1 year, Setting there watching it one evening the screen went black and had no sound. Out of warranty of course so I got on the web and searched for my...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-01-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,721
Posted By Russell in Tulsa
Re: I've been waiting 35 years for today.

Good on ya Wick. Have fun.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-26-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 29,234
Posted By Russell in Tulsa
Re: Fellas... I've had enough...

I too want to thank Ryan for his tolerance and a great site.

Now as to the names and cities should I change my handle from Russell in Tulsa or do you think I'm OK? Just kidding as I bet I'm not...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-25-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,123
Posted By Russell in Tulsa
Re: New old wood for the bed of a 28 pick up

good find....thanks for posting.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-19-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,105
Posted By Russell in Tulsa
Re: Off topic - interesting old tool

Never saw one quite like it, but have had one close to the style only newer and galvanized with a standard screwdriver on the handle instead of the socket. Thinking now was for a early Honda...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-12-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,155
Posted By Russell in Tulsa
Re: Water in your Gas ? - Solutions ?

Doug, Have you thought about using a drip leg under the gas shut off valve under the dash? Don't remember who posted the device but it would trap any water and rust as it leaves the tank I believe....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-11-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,280
Posted By Russell in Tulsa
Re: What a great start to a top notch resto.

But guys, it has a hot water heater, rubber brake and clutch pads, a custom shift knob and the description says "carpet, floor mats, interior, seats are in fair condition" . What else do you want?...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-11-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,447
Posted By Russell in Tulsa
Re: I was rummaging through the old barn and...

31 Model A, I too sold Grit papers around the age of 12 and have never forgotten a saying the paper had on the front page.

It said " Spring has sprung,
The grass is riz,
...
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