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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 07:57 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 617
Posted By chap52
Re: Both 94s sinked at 20kg/h at idle

Randy, I had a EAB running dual 94's and Charlie NY advised me to plug off the Power Valves. He has machined PV plugs for this purpose. After doing so I was able to balance the carbs with a Uni-sync....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-16-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 753
Posted By chap52
Re: emergency radiator repair

What, powdered eggs wouldn't work? How about some of that delicious powered milk? Or the grape flavored "bug juice"?
Thanks for your service, Chap
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-13-2019, 07:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 840
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-11-2019, 07:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,097
Posted By chap52
Re: Newby with a question - Castor angle

Welcome aboard. Lots of great info here and people willing to share their wisdom. Might also want to check out https://www.vintagefordforum.net/forum a lot of the same folks, but also a few...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-08-2019, 07:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 652
Posted By chap52
Re: Running board anti squeak.

Don't know if it's "original" but Brattons has what they refer to as running board anti-squeek. Chap

https://www.brattons.com/running-board-bracket-anti-squeak-welt.html
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-06-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 441
Posted By chap52
Re: 12v or 6v ?

Bulbs should be marked.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-04-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,282
Posted By chap52
Re: Battery in wrong

I purchased my Tudor from the Grandson of the previous owner who has passed away. The Grandson installed a new 6vt battery and wired it backwards. When it was delivered we had to "jump" it to get it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-30-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 764
Posted By chap52
Re: Acts like it's starving for fuel.

A lot of the members on this site also post on https://www.vintagefordforum.net/forum
Lots of great info and help can be found on both sites.
Welcome aboard, enjoy the adventure, Chap
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-30-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 908
Posted By chap52
Re: Ignition in a Box ???

Watch out Jim! Next thing you know Terry will be asking that you pay him.
Having worked in prisons for over thirty years my first question is why is there not a "food slot" in the door? Never...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-29-2019, 07:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 908
Posted By chap52
Re: Ignition in a Box ???

Now you will have to have an old "To Tell The Truth" TV show moment to sift through all the "It's mine" responses from Torrance.
Hope the sender sees the post, Chap
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-28-2019, 06:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By chap52
Re: 52 F1 brake question

AS I recall my 52 F1 had that spring hooked around the brake pedal and anchored to the drivers side frame just forward and to the left of the pedals. May have even had a heavy loop of wire so an...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-27-2019, 06:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,301
Posted By chap52
Re: How Much is it Worth Updated

Thanks Bob. Lot of work and research. Good base to work from. Chap
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-22-2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 795
Posted By chap52
Re: New Guy

Welcome aboard. I had a 52 F1 for over 14 years and for the last few years got the itch to go to a Model A. Well when a buyer came along for the truck I was ready to seek out my dream A.
I settled...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-20-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 527
Posted By chap52
Re: 1930 Model A Ford

Here is an informative trouble shooting video. Chap
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXA6izLrTOc
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-20-2019, 07:16 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,462
Posted By chap52
Re: OK! Oldtimers, Gimme your best answer, Stuck Engine

Had one jam up when the ring gear slipped out of place in one spot. Wedged against the housing and I could only turn engine backwards a half turn or so.
Believe that the well aged ring gear was over...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-19-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,449
Posted By chap52
Re: Dark brown gravy for oil

If you get the oil figured out and still want to add stuff to the radiator I always had good luck using "Alumaseal". You can get it on Amazon, but a lot cheaper at Wal Mart. Chap
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-17-2019, 07:12 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,673
Posted By chap52
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-11-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,528
Posted By chap52
Re: Seat belts - to be or not to be?

If the body shears off of the car I don't think it will matter where your seat belt was anchored. Chap
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-11-2019, 07:34 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,528
Posted By chap52
Re: Seat belts - to be or not to be?

You are on the right track. Even though they were not an original option that up close windshield and that no-flex steering column are originals.
A good friend of mine came by to see my new car and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-08-2019, 07:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 936
Posted By chap52
Re: 8BA Dip Stick Length and Oil Level

Or, when you know the oil level is correct, pull out the dip stick and scribe or hack saw a mark, line or notch where the full level is on the stick and then you won't need to wonder if you have...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-04-2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 972
Posted By chap52
Re: 110 compression/gas in oil

FYI, I was running dual 94's and Charlie NY advised me to block off the PV"s. I purchased the plugs from him and was really pleased at how they did the job. No more PV size concerns or issues. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,393
Posted By chap52
Re: broken screws in oak, drill or give up?

Here is the Harbor Freight link for "plug Cutters". Great addition to the tool box. Just use them like a drill and cut around the broken screw. Be sure to go deeper than the screw (?).Then with a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-31-2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 470
Posted By chap52
Re: Alternative horn button for an F1

I did as TJ mentioned and used the no longer needed starter button on the dash in my 52 F!. Chap
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-31-2018, 06:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 629
Posted By chap52
Re: Flathead Showing Wear?

"Truck runs good,cranks good,uses some oil and of coarse leaks oil."

Check that road draft tube, put a PCV set up on it if you really want to and drive it until there are greater symptoms than...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-29-2018, 07:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,018
Posted By chap52
Re: Buying or selling a car on consignment

Sold my 52 F! through We Be Autos and even though it took awhile (10 + mos) they handled all the advertising (lots). I was able to provide my own pictures and description of the truck. I kept the...
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