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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-17-2022, 07:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 721
Posted By Rodrelic
Re: removing the pinion race, how

Made one using a fabbed piece that had chain and bottle jack involved. Got it out 1 piece
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-17-2022, 07:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 623
Posted By Rodrelic
Re: front Radius ball not lined up with Socket

Guessing jack up the frame until can bolt into place?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-15-2022, 10:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 384
Posted By Rodrelic
Re: off topic, Orchard Park, NY

Watchin the win now 68 in Florida but most of my winters spent south of the south towns when there was really snow. Can’t do that anymore
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-14-2022, 06:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 740
Posted By Rodrelic
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2022, 07:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,259
Posted By Rodrelic
Re: Opinion on a 36LB motor

My motor with no block water pump provision and inserts had LB stamped. But, I also have stamp punches, so…
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2022, 03:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,259
Posted By Rodrelic
Re: Opinion on a 36LB motor

Rarity would be the reason to chase it, pig in a poke but depends on how much you can gamble.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-11-2022, 10:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,657
Posted By Rodrelic
Re: Storing restored model A without a garage or carport

Yes, a buddy put a gravel bottom carport on the side of his barn in west NY for his motor home and it was always damp under it, rotted the floor out. East Texas as I recall not very dry. Need a floor...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-11-2022, 10:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 780
Posted By Rodrelic
Re: Lost bolt

Had the same thing when I was working toward the power unit running. The starter was removed and it bench ran but bendix did not kick. The bolts were loose and only one had a point and the other was...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-07-2022, 07:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,712
Posted By Rodrelic
Re: Engine Stand Adapter

I like the U piece that catches the pan as well as the side, I have a 29 to take apart now, so will try that, thanks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-06-2022, 07:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,037
Posted By Rodrelic
Re: Engine stand adapter

[QUOTE=5851a;2092356]That looks like it works well. Does it take a lot of the bouncy feeling out ?
Yup.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-06-2022, 09:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,037
Posted By Rodrelic
Re: Engine stand adapter

Scared of the single point of attachment, used 2 cheaply stands to make one with exhaust mounts. Works but plan on a more refined version in the near future
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2022, 09:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,712
Posted By Rodrelic
Re: Engine Stand Adapter

I wasnít comfortable until I held it from both sides. I like the stability, going to make at least 1 more maybe a little more refined
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-04-2022, 08:59 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,032
Posted By Rodrelic
Re: New member, new owner, 1941 pickup with driveability issues

Had a couple of old 4 speeds, heavy, straight cut gears, stinks. I didnít use the clutch with big trucks after launch, double clutch a hassle. I couldnít use the old trans without. Need a 3 speed,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-30-2021, 09:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 673
Posted By Rodrelic
Re: Correct hubcaps for 1939 standard

Goofy wheels grow on you, my jalopy started with wires, then later in construction 37 axles were found and used. Found later small pattern wheels but by the time it was finished, left the wide 5’s....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-29-2021, 07:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,201
Posted By Rodrelic
Re: 39 Frame- Worn wishbone socket

I recall prowling a junk patch and found a ball joint right size cut the lower housing loose
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-27-2021, 09:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 885
Posted By Rodrelic
Re: Your thoughts and advice needed.

I also have that, same but different. Did run have fenders recently got back of body plan to make it a driver. Also want to know if such a thing exists, not that it matters authentic. What about...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2021, 06:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 834
Posted By Rodrelic
Re: Gas in oil

Can’t believe peddling & choking can dilute the 6 qts of oil.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-17-2021, 06:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,346
Posted By Rodrelic
Re: 39 Brake Questions.

I “fergot more than I ‘member” this one of them being out of the hands on for several years. Now back into the game, I am taking stock myself of what is in the stash. I talked to a machinist friend...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-12-2021, 07:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,290
Posted By Rodrelic
Re: Craftsman torque wrench, great deal at Lowe's

Ah, mine went with a box of crap tools at the flea market. Cost around $100 about 25 years ago, ratchet stripped after a few uses would not replace or provide a kit. Junk so went back to the antique...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-11-2021, 09:07 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,588
Posted By Rodrelic
Re: Preparing for the end.

$hit, I realize I am nowhere on this now, thanks for the reality check. My daughter once asked me what my prewar A V8 was worth and answer is priceless. Sad son in law is clueless, cannot...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-11-2021, 10:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,452
Posted By Rodrelic
Re: Fenton cast iron headers

My Opinion only, I think the cast iron absorbs sound, tubes keep the rumble bigger, also my stock 37 manifolds look the most inefficient I ever saw. I used 2Ē from the center and the 1.5Ē coming into...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-30-2021, 07:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 769
Posted By Rodrelic
Re: KR Wilson Engine Stand-WIW?

I gotta build some, I like to mount on both exhaust sides.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-20-2021, 06:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 584
Posted By Rodrelic
Re: Split wishbones

As I recall 3 to 8 degrees therefore I got 5 deg. on V8, I have a V8 axle on an A frame. There was a long drop in the mix to get it right but a 4Ē z in the frame brought it tight to the bottom of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-17-2021, 06:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,303
Posted By Rodrelic
Re: What wheels are on this car?

Will any of them hold air? I would start there just to make life easier, if it starts & can move or just roll around big deal
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-16-2021, 07:44 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,309
Posted By Rodrelic
Re: Itís getting harder to drive my A

I know what you say, my brother always swore by going down the middle to the keys, the coasts are so crowded. (35 years ago) Last year I went to my father’s in Naples and came up the center and...
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