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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-08-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,056
Posted By dumb person
Re: Teenager cleaning flathead electrolysis

He seems to know how to play the social media.

I wonder if wire with plastic beads placed at strategic points bent into the water jackets for be effective for internal cleaning?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-08-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,728
Posted By dumb person
Re: It ran when parked ..... at the bottom of the lake

Might be past restoration, but it'll make a great garage ornament. Inside a glass case filled with argon.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 06-08-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 734
Posted By dumb person
Re: Fenders for 1927 Touring

Or do for your fenders & hood like this guy did
https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=79916
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-08-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 581
Posted By dumb person
Re: Parking light ground wire

Unfortunately what you have done is the simplest way to effect a ground. I do it myself and i hate it.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 06-01-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 441
Posted By dumb person
Re: Didn't want clocks on the dashboard so...

I can bring over my spares if you want them.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 05-31-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 441
Posted By dumb person
Didn't want clocks on the dashboard so...

Do you think after market gauges distract from the simplicity of the model T?
Do you think modern gauges on old cars look out of place?

Maybe this voice module is for you. It works on 5 - 12...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 05-31-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 725
Posted By dumb person
Re: Parts found at an old mine, are they Model T?

Model T ton truck with random oil pans and some axles made into a trailer.

And i've built running cars from worse parts than that.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-18-2019, 01:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,403
Posted By dumb person
Re: LED vs HALOGEN

Pro Better battery life.
Cons Depends on what model you buy and how you fit it.
And more sensitive to voltage spikes.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-18-2019, 01:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 496
Posted By dumb person
Re: College "A" On Shorpy

I don't understand. The caption says 1942 but the war would be on then. And the shirt says 1945.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-18-2019, 01:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 714
Posted By dumb person
Re: Repair of Police (B) Head..

Depending where the cracks are they can be drilled & pinned.
It's what I've done on heads anyone else would throw away.

The lock & stitch things are pretty good.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 05-17-2019, 03:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 940
Posted By dumb person
Re: Clincher rims UNAVAILABLE!?

Legend has it they make them in christchurch NZ if you have the money.
I haven't found a listing for them though.
...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 05-07-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 507
Posted By dumb person
Re: 1923 roadster door

Oh, i haven't been on in a while. Let me go measure that for you.
(And yes i hate it when people just flat out won't tell you any dimensions even though they could. That's why my cars rear won't...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 05-07-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 676
Posted By dumb person
Re: Howell's Panel above deck lid 27 roadster

Ha. You threw it away?

I made my own. It doesn't matter much that the shrinker stretcher doesn't fit it. I've shrunk an edge by putting a claw hammer over the edge & giving it a twist. Hammer...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 05-07-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,214
Posted By dumb person
Re: 12 volt Motel T

Try LED lights.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-09-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 998
Posted By dumb person
Re: 6v Ignition wire to coil replacement

May i ask why that solid copper core is bad on road engines? I've been using it a while now and wonder if i should change it for multi-strand.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-09-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,222
Posted By dumb person
Re: So Henry ... why is my banjo round?

My Morris had a square diff cover. It wasn't worm drive either. Go figure.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-09-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,606
Posted By dumb person
Re: radiator failure

I have repaired cracks in cast iron using the propane torch and solder method. How i lived without the torch until then i don't know. One of the best buys i've ever made.

And that bush mechanics...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-09-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,691
Posted By dumb person
Re: Bought three Flathead V8 engines yesterday

If the starter is pitted, that's not a problem as long as the coils inside are, or can be insulated. Mine has pitting about that deep.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 03-19-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,833
Posted By dumb person
Re: Outer world dwellers post your creations here

A home made timer.
https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=391499&d=1553017539

It works too.
https://www.youtube video of it functioning.
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-19-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,579
Posted By dumb person
Re: LED Headlights

Which ones?
The scooter style? the stop-tail style? Or a newer kind?
Because they don't always reflect the same given different reflectors.
Some really 'poor' designs work ok in parabolic...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 02-25-2019, 05:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,130
Posted By dumb person
Re: Are these parts Model T?

One interior mirror and what appears to be a dome light for an enclosed car. It might not be a factory dome light.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-13-2019, 04:04 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,177
Posted By dumb person
Re: A Chinese radiator in a Model A?!!!

Previous threads had responses of "They're ok once you fit them".
But an original is nicer on an orig' car.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-13-2019, 03:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,692
Posted By dumb person
Re: Low Compression - keep trying or rebuild?

Not all ATF is equal. Some brands mix more readily than others. You may want to test some first.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-01-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,108
Posted By dumb person
Re: Why the Model A

It's a decent car. Parts availability helps too. Well built and doesn't have many plastic clips that break or get lost like other cars do.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-01-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,506
Posted By dumb person
Re: This is funny

That would be the most civilized spark plug discussion i'd ever seen.
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