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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-03-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,006
Posted By pooch
Re: rumble seat

You can carry a lot more in an open rumble, not just made for people.....

I have carried tall wood and drums in mine.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-29-2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By pooch
Re: Jailbar windshield install

When I did mine, after the two halves are in, I got a wide wood wedge and prised the glasses sideways into their channels, so the centre bar would fit .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-28-2018, 02:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 444
Posted By pooch
Re: Help identify wire wheels

Today at the ford swap meet in Sydney AUS, 5 16 inch wheels sold for $650 AUD in resonable condition.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-27-2018, 02:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 847
Posted By pooch
Re: Best way to punch a hole in welting

I melt the hole thru with a soldering iron.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-27-2018, 02:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 452
Posted By pooch
Re: 1936 Spark Plugs

I use 7 and I have never seen such a classic tan as these. and I run normal unleaded with a valve saver additive.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-18-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 423
Posted By pooch
Re: 39 Merc light grinding sound through shifter

I modified the main shafts to not leak and run synthetic GL4.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-13-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,625
Posted By pooch
Re: How to lower the A.

Sounds like you want to do it on the cheap., or you would just buy a dropped axle and bolt it in.

You can easily re-arch the front main spring leaf the opposite way in a shop press to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-08-2018, 06:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 793
Posted By pooch
Re: Knocking Sound Comes, Then Goes

Put some copy paper in the centre main and see if the crank will still turn.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-07-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,339
Posted By pooch
Re: Any brake geniuses out there?

I concur with not enough free play on the booster push rod.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-06-2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,505
Posted By pooch
Re: Where are the best swap meets?

Bendigo and Ballarat and Croydon.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-06-2018, 03:43 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,912
Posted By pooch
Re: Australian barners should read this

It is good Ebay is keeping the GST separate on the credit card,

It will be much easier for when they have to refund it all after this scam will be declared illegal.

I repeat, no one can add and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-06-2018, 03:31 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,912
Posted By pooch
Re: Australian barners should read this

Yeh, a would be if he could be prime minister John Hewson long ago could not explain how a birthday cake was GST taxed.

There was the cake, the icing, the cream, the candles etc. all GST different...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-05-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,912
Posted By pooch
Re: Australian barners should read this

Well here is a new one.

Checked my mastercard and each itiem I bought off ebay has a seperate charge for the GST component.

ie, item charge $10.00 then another entry GST charge ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-05-2018, 05:42 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,912
Posted By pooch
Re: Australian barners should read this

If this has been going since july 1, that is millions of dolars that Australians have paid in GST to Ebay,

There will be a huge kerfuffle here very shortly.

I have already ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-05-2018, 05:37 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,912
Posted By pooch
Re: Australian barners should read this

It is still illegal for even ebay to collect GST on behalf of every seller overseas if that seller is not registered with the ATO for GST.

Ask them ebay arseholes for your GST input credit tax...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-04-2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,912
Posted By pooch
Re: Australian barners should read this

I bought 2 items yesterday off ebay.

The GST was only shown and added AFTER the commit to buy button was clicked.

I have informed ebay that is illegal in Australiai, as all prices must...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-03-2018, 03:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,750
Posted By pooch
Re: The perfect battery shutoff?

I would not use an electrically operated solenoid as a cut off.

One of the main reasons you have a cut off is because of a wiring loom smoke down.

Then the electric solenoid will probably be...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-30-2018, 05:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 535
Posted By pooch
Re: Goofy speedometer

That one screw at the back is a blind hole.


You have to drill to get to the mainshaft to do any good with lube into there.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-27-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,681
Posted By pooch
Re: A little tip for posting pictures

And windows has SNIPPING TOOL.

Just do a search for it.

You can lasso a pic and it crops it where you lasso and resizes in KB to a very small amount in a few seconds.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-27-2018, 03:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,681
Posted By pooch
Re: A little tip for posting pictures

Yep, YOU can see the pics because they are on YOUR computer.

No one else can see them because they are not on the net.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-27-2018, 02:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 801
Posted By pooch
Re: New Pickup Bed Vs. rebuilding the Original?

Buy the new tray.

I am sure a guy with a driver car will pay you good for your old beat up one.

Personally I prefer the beat up look and I can use it for work with no qualms.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-27-2018, 02:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,530
Posted By pooch
Re: Air cleaners for duel carbs

Talkwrench, is that a USA ford or a pilot engine?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-26-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 427
Posted By pooch
Re: Domed Engine Heads

Mine is the other way around.

Domed pistons with early flat top piston heads.

Am running 2 head gaskets ATM, until one day when it needs to be overhauled.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-25-2018, 12:12 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,661
Posted By pooch
Re: Bad battery or generator?

With everything turned off, unhook the hot lead off battery terminal, then jump a test light from terninal to clamp.

Any glow at all is a resdual drain.

If you have a modern radio, it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-18-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 958
Posted By pooch
Re: London to Brighton again

I was in London for only 13 days back in 05.

Did not even know, until my daughter said the L to B run was on this weekend.

Wow.

I went down to Hyde Park, and there were over 400 ...
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