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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 07:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,115
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Loosen / tighten individual cylinder head nuts?

Looks like the tubes run up the firewall, where to??
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 07:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 226
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Zenith Carburetor linkage sticking and stiff

I believe the choke rod spring is in the wrong location and not doing anything........
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 12:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 233
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 1940 merc rear end?

I believe the Merc's is one piece pinion/driveshaft and longer...............
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 08:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 340
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Juice brakes

Put a want ad on the HAMB.................or on the EV8 Want section here on the BARN



Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 08:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 723
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Banger Engine Build

"about 200 rpm at about 70 hp." TYPO??
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 08:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 595
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Installing temp gauge.

Are a few inches really going to matter??
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-24-2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 496
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Engine oil level question

Over decades............and by not changing at 500-1000 miles. JMO
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-24-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 1938 Ford windshield seal help

Is it the same glass that came out or NEW glass??
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-24-2020, 08:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 764
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Scraping noise from engine

Add some more oil to the fitting on the dist.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-24-2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 972
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Rear Hub Assembly

Brake cleaner will be fine.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-22-2020, 08:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 286
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Gas gauge tightness?

Cork gaskets only along with the thin washers.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-20-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 502
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: An interesting piece of history

Interesting, Thanks for posting.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-20-2020, 08:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 537
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 1940 pickup carpeting?

When I had my Model A I picked up a rug at Home Depot that almost matched original carpet, made patters (paper) and cut to fit. Picked up some trim material at JoAnn Fabrics and used a glue gun to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-19-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 364
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Progressive vs. straight pull on dual Weiand intake

Ronnie set up my Almquist dual intake, 2 chrome 97's, straight linkage on a 59AB.


He explained in detail what he did. Runs like gangbusters.
Thanks again Ron.


Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-19-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,194
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: My friend Kenís Model A -V8

Nice ! ! What's he using for a supercharger??
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-19-2020, 07:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 866
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Leaning to one side

Try adjusting the "tension" on the U-bolt on the high side..............
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-19-2020, 07:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 829
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Arcing Brake Shoes

Location, location, location. Where are you?? There may be someone down the street from you who could do it.


I don't understand why people are reluctant to post their location??
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-19-2020, 07:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 1930 Roadster windshield

DeLuxe is shorter. Take your frame to a local glass shop, have them measure, cut AND install it for you. JMO
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-18-2020, 09:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 653
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Torque tech.

Over the years how many of these cars, engines, etc been worked on in backyards and even garages with NO torque wrenches?? Just "feely", righty tighty??
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-17-2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 866
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Leaning to one side

Reread the first post. I thought the same thing.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-17-2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 948
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: model b engine swallows

Do you have GOOD fuel flow to the pump and then to the carb??? The B's have a fuel pump.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-17-2020, 10:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,137
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Title

Skylander: What State are you in?? You're going to get all kinds of advice but the only advice that pertains to you is what YOUR State's DMV wants/requires. ,The number stamped on the block...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-17-2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 378
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Clam Shell question .

I'm thinking I played around with cork ones back in the 60's.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-16-2020, 12:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 342
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Seems like there's not enough fuel

Disconnect the line at the carb, turn on the fuel, you should get a steady, strong "piss" out of the line.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-16-2020, 06:56 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,312
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Delivery problem for parts

Did you get a tracking number?? Try e-mail instead of the phone??
Paul in CT
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