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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 10:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 549
Posted By Russ/40
Re: Just a simple "thanks"

There is an unselfish nature here with generous sharing of knowledge that makes the barn special.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-14-2021, 11:33 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,950
Posted By Russ/40
Re: Itís getting harder to drive my A

I'm 74 and unfortunately very late in experiencing a childhood dream to own an A. When I should have been running around in an A or Deuce, the parents said no can do. Did all the work restoring the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-14-2021, 10:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,284
Posted By Russ/40
Re: Do you take your Model A to the local self serve car wash?

Well, seeing as I have no top, the obvious answer is no to the carwash. I also say no to water. Never let the stuff touch my truck. ;)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-09-2021, 11:20 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,648
Posted By Russ/40
Re: Burtz engine

So true, as to Terry's devotion to the project. His history on this project is agonizing tenacity for many many years. He did what few do, and that is to hold the project to the highest standard,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-07-2021, 11:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,609
Posted By Russ/40
Re: Antique Engine Rebuilding

Maybe the answer to my question is in the tread above, but I don't see it. I have recently purchased a nice set of little used AER rods, USA made, with the hope of using them sometime in a future...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-04-2021, 10:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 582
Posted By Russ/40
Re: Any thoughts on Optima 6V

They are great batteries! All depends on your finances. If you can come up with the initial cost, you will be money ahead in the long run.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2021, 10:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,609
Posted By Russ/40
Re: Antique Engine Rebuilding

Does that jeopardise the availability of his insert rod beatings?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2021, 10:47 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,648
Posted By Russ/40
Re: Burtz engine

Dont assume they will always be available. Our relationship with China is heating up. Dont wait too long!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-29-2021, 09:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,000
Posted By Russ/40
Re: Transmission Roller Bearings

What is the min / max price the market will bear for these bearings? I have a machinist who could produce these in quantity. What is the Rockwell hardness necessary?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-22-2021, 06:39 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 110,460
Posted By Russ/40
Re: The Terry Burtz 5 main bearing engine blocks are back on track.

If you take all the statements as to all stock A components attach to the new block, and, the description given by Terry of the cam, I see no reason to question the compatibility. The two extra...
Forum: Early V8 09-01-2021, 03:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 164
Posted By Russ/40
WANTED a pair of 42' to 48' Ford tail light assemblies

Full assemblies wanted in excellent condition. No Repo stuff


UNRESTORED PREFERED
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-01-2021, 03:14 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 110,460
Posted By Russ/40
Re: The Terry Burtz 5 main bearing engine blocks are back on track.

I was thinking the same, but, wasn't sure i should say it. Thats pretty rudimentary!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-30-2021, 12:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,404
Posted By Russ/40
Re: Clear Distributor Cap

A few years ago, "Mikes" made a run of them and sold them as a special. Maybe he still has a few.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-28-2021, 12:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,040
Posted By Russ/40
Re: black high gloss single stage paint.

Frank, sent you an email
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-28-2021, 08:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 345
Posted By Russ/40
Re: Mart's 32: The de-bugging continues! Vague steering fix.

Mart, how do we know when your live stream will be on?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-27-2021, 08:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,040
Posted By Russ/40
Re: black high gloss single stage paint.

I used the Restoration Shop paint by TCP Global. Spectacular results on my 29 RPU.
No cut and buff required to get the blackest black and highest shine you have ever seen. Single stage Urethane. If...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-22-2021, 09:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 666
Posted By Russ/40
Re: Mart's 32 Sedan. The debugging starts. Update 2021 Ep 34.

Take a break today Mart. We all get those times we just need to step away and recharge our ambition.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-14-2021, 02:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 260
Posted By Russ/40
Re: 28/29 OCPU Top Bows / Irons

Any dimension you can add? Total length of the wood rear bow?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-14-2021, 01:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 260
Posted By Russ/40
28/29 OCPU Top Bows / Irons

I have an incomplete set of top irons for my OCPU. The top center bow is missing.
Also, I have two wood bows with the set that are different lengths. I am looking for
measurements for the rear top...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-07-2021, 11:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,332
Posted By Russ/40
Re: How to get 'silver head nut' look.

The major parts suppliers are providing a cadmium plated nut that keeps its good looks for a very long time. I have always used them, and reused them multiple times with no unwanted consequences....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-31-2021, 11:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By Russ/40
Re: Fitment of 28-29 lower cow patch panels?

No personal experience with what is available today, but I recall hearing fitment problems on those panels in years past. If I recall it was in respect to the compound curve of the panel. If your...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-29-2021, 05:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 816
Posted By Russ/40
Re: Engine Stand

They are both wrong. The angle pieces coming up to join, are for the front motor mount.
The flywheel housing is backwards. The small hole in the housing is against the block.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-24-2021, 11:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 965
Posted By Russ/40
Re: What model A would this be

Here is what i think it is: *AX2817179*
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-19-2021, 10:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,203
Posted By Russ/40
Re: Hole in front of Engine block

Agreed here! Thats a big one to deal with. I'd pull the motor and situate such that you have as leval an area to work as possible so you have the best control. Silver solder a short segment at a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-10-2021, 10:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 637
Posted By Russ/40
Re: Spring protect

Pete, do you wrap the tape before the spring is hung or after?
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