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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 08:00 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By redmodelt
Re: Spark Control Rod - Why Can't They Make it Right?

My copy of the JS is older and this may have been updated but it shows 17" for this control rod.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 07:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 709
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Masking Carburetor

From my older copy of the JS:
There was more then one coating (or lack of) on the stop pins, including black oxide, cad and plain depending on year and other fittings on the carb.
This may have...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-15-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 709
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Masking Carburetor

Those are brass passage plugs and are painted, along with the stops for choke and throttle unless maybe doing points car. (re the stops; I don't have my carb books here but think they were painted as...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-15-2019, 01:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 709
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Masking Carburetor

Read the question he is asking about pins not plugs. Do you mean throttle/choke shafts? I paint mine disassembled.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-12-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 763
Posted By redmodelt
Re: In search of Stainless Steel hardware.

I am thinking that modern bolts, stainless or not, with the wrong thread pitch is going to have more issue with oil migrating along the thread.

It's your car do as you like.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-12-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 763
Posted By redmodelt
Re: In search of Stainless Steel hardware.

Unless you put lock washers under the bolt head, there should be enough sealing between them and the axle housing that even a small amount of sealer should take care of leaks. Also as was said above,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-11-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 521
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Battery Acid

https://ironedison.com/nickel-iron-ni-fe-battery?_vsrefdom=adwords&gclid=Cj0KCQjwov3nBRDFARIsANgsdoGXjLeuqKUNFEezqp9mpALT2Ib1lBCfZn-cO6CPLOrpUfYRf2OxNEoaAjSYEALw_wcB

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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-10-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 521
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Battery Acid

How to charge a dry stored battery;
http://support.rollsbattery.com/support/solutions/articles/427-activating-instructions-dry-charged-batteries-detailed-
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-09-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 924
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Model A vicky

Had one come in the shop, the covering was taken off and top sprayed with what looked like bed liner. (It wasn't) It was an ok job but there are a lot of holes for the nails that hold the trim...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-09-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 499
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Head Nut Paint Question

Cadmium or zinc
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-07-2019, 11:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,668
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Don't use Corn Head Grease in Steering Boxes

From almost the bottom of OP post; "Bottom line: Corn head grease is much too thick for steering gear boxes and will not reflow into voids created by motion displacement when ambient temperature is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-07-2019, 10:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 631
Posted By redmodelt
Re: block cleaning

To get our block really clean we have them acid cleaned at a place that does metal stripping, bodies etc., cleans the rust out of the passages, but Babbitt has to be removed.

If the Babbitt is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-07-2019, 09:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 483
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Roadster to Roadster pickup

Back in the 40's for example, you could buy a pickup box that slipped in to the trunk of the roadster or coupe. This would make your car "utility" rather then pleasure and would rate different for...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-07-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 314
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Headliner 1930 Tudor top bow spacing

"LeBaron Bonney's location in Amesbury, MA on 5/3/95"
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-06-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,689
Posted By redmodelt
Re: It ran when parked ..... at the bottom of the lake

Wish I could see it, guess the water is too murky! All I am seeing is two little boxes were the pictures should be.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-05-2019, 11:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 334
Posted By redmodelt
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-05-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 334
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Help removing broken side curtain fastener

If I understand correctly how these work, take a piece of tubing that will slide down in the hole and bevel the inside edge a little. See if pushing it in will force the two tabs that lock it in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-04-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 858
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Mallory distributor parts availability

He is asking WHAT ones are easier to get parts for not who to get parts from(but having some suggestion on who is helpful). There some Mallory's that are next to impossible to the any replacement...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-04-2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 377
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Briggs Body Tag?

Might not be a Ford body. Briggs was building bodies for other car makers.

http://www.mafca.com/downloads/Technical/Body_Numbers.pdf
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 06-02-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Help wanted for T distributor identification

VW bug type. I can't quite read the last number but looks to be a 009. I would just use a a good used Bosch coil. They are easy to find.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-01-2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 589
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Bolts rear motor mount to clutch housing

I use one of those combination open end and socket type wrenches. Not much room to get a normal socket wrench in there.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-01-2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 481
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Front Main Bearing bolt leak

You would have to pull the pan to install, you can't just loosen the nut to install a seal. Seem to me if you are leaking that much oil there is something else going on. Are you sure it's not the...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 05-31-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By redmodelt
Re: shock absorbers

Here you go;
https://www.snydersantiqueauto.com/ProductDetail/T-3846-Q10_LIFT-UP-TOP-OILERS-10-PACK?fromCategory=SearchByKeyword


You can also buy them by the each and yes they press in.


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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-30-2019, 10:12 PM
Replies: 5
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Views: 655
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Vom

The report button is right under your avatar same place on their posting.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-30-2019, 10:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 500
Posted By redmodelt
Re: 33 Ford 3W trade on Craigslist Seattle

https://seattle.craigslist.org/kit/cto/d/silverdale-1933-ford/6880079507.html
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