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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2021, 09:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 874
Posted By leakers
Re: Trrans adapt q.

When you asked the same question over on the HAMB , you got the same answers, and a whole lot of bull as well.
I gave up there because all the others wanted to do was argue the finer points and ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-23-2020, 10:55 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 10,502
Posted By leakers
Re: Incorrectly mounted Spare Wheels on 1932-1935 Fords

Easily cured Mart, if you avoid driving the car/truck around corners nothing will change and it will always remain perfect, like all of your stuff!!:eek:
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-28-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,349
Posted By leakers
Re: Lebaron Bonney has closed????

I used to use Tony Ames at Original Auto Interiors for years , he had cloth from every American manufacturer back to the 30s, but he retired last year and passed he baton to Doug Pollock at SMS Auto...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-28-2019, 07:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,156
Posted By leakers
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-04-2016, 07:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,617
Posted By leakers
Re: Anyone ever weld A wheel?

Given the information in Bill Williamson's post , and that you believe the wheel is original to your car, is there a possibility it has cracked because the brake drum /hub (to which this wheel was...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-15-2016, 07:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,539
Posted By leakers
Re: powerhouse 5 brush set

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=179529
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-06-2016, 09:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,442
Posted By leakers
Re: How a Model A Engine Breathes.........

A cynic might say, Henry was in the auto parts business, he sold you a car cheap so you could buy parts from him and he cold make a profit.

Having no filter sure sells a lot of rebuilt exchange...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 04-19-2016, 06:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,092
Posted By leakers
Re: Can a pick up haul a T?

You can easy haul what you are looking at. Just tie it down good and pump your tires up to max allowable pressure. My pickup isn't that modern, its a 1988 C1500 shortbox it only has a V6...but it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-07-2016, 04:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,185
Posted By leakers
Re: 1934 V8 - vs - 1934 4 cyl measurements

This might save you some time, I was pretty interested but family stuff has got in the way and I have had to put my USA trip off.

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=26021&highlight=1934
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-24-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,546
Posted By leakers
Re: the tire "deal"

Summit has the Firestones http://www.summitracing.com/int/parts/cok-775970/overview/
and also Goodrich and Firestone Deluxe...
BUT
Coker makes the Firestones, they are the same price direct from...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2015, 04:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,254
Posted By leakers
Re: Need a piston(s)

There's plenty of Kiwis in Jolly old England at the moment all coming home in a couple of weeks with the Thugby world cup. If Tony's pistons don't pan out, you could slip a couple in with the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-12-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,337
Posted By leakers
Re: If anyone sees a 68C for sale at Hershey

There was a guy over on the HAMB who found a real nice one this week, he is trying to decide whether to hot rod it or sell to a restorer for a big profit, but says he would swap it for another Model...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,472
Posted By leakers
Re: EFI (Engine management)

Mike Davidson at Flatttack Racing uses a GM CPU for his fuel injection set up. Sells it with a researched basic Flathead advance curve. He will loan his Eprom burner out with a $500 deposit (fully...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-05-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,361
Posted By leakers
Re: Engine knocking

The vacuum brake on the distributor !!! ..Maybe working differently because of different carb/conection? or vacuum taken from different port...or may simply be that the vacuum brake has been stuck...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-16-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,429
Posted By leakers
Re: Berts front spring shackles

Tell all of us, if they lasted 30 years it has to be a better fix than the new ones that break. Lots of repair and restoration stuff we all did 30 years ago might seem a little hokey nowdays, if it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-09-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,788
Posted By leakers
Re: Glycol for Painting Inside of Engine

go to the source for info, supply and recommendation.

http://www.glyptal.com/glyptal_home.html
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-16-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,527
Posted By leakers
Re: Ford Anglia/Prefect/Model A

It would help if you filled out your location in your profile, if you are in the USA , call Anglia Obsolete in Vista California...they have everything you need.
http://www.angliaobsolete.com
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-14-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,082
Posted By leakers
Re: Problems: Importing Model A to USA

Use a carnet, easy to get if you are filming. i.e making a documentary.
http://www.atacarnet.com/what-carnet
Once you arrive get it registered in one of those " no history required for old cars "...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-25-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,373
Posted By leakers
Re: Best source for a full gasket set?

Summit and/or DV Autoparts , under $50 . for fel-pro-fs7525b
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-17-2015, 11:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,692
Posted By leakers
Re: Local Auction

Dunno if i would start it without making sure there is some oil in the dipper pan.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-16-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,480
Posted By leakers
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-03-2015, 01:36 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 13,378
Posted By leakers
Re: no numbers now what?

If it were me I would take it back to Washington, I am 7000 miles away in New Zealand, but from memory Dayton, OR is only about an hour from Vancouver Washington. If you have to have a confirmed...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-25-2015, 03:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,893
Posted By leakers
Re: Teflon buttons replace circlips?

I use them on all my flathead V8s, bangers and Indians including race and blown . Never had an issue since the very first set I made in 1977. I have used both aluminum and teflon. I always center...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-09-2015, 12:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,703
Posted By leakers
Re: Another U Joint question

How do you know that U joints are not different in the RHD cars?

I have nothing to do with Mr Pearson other than that I have purchased parts from him.

My intention was simply to share...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-08-2015, 11:37 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,250
Posted By leakers
Re: Is the engine rebuilt?

Where I come from we would call that a Dulux rebuild:D
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