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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 10:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,015
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Reserve Oil Can

WERNER: PM sent.
Paul
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 10:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 138
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 29 Tudor interior door panel question

Try a search here, if I remember correctly there was a thread a while ago about either a later replacement or a way to modify what you have.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 09:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 458
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Coil bracket? 42 and up

Make the coil wire longer??
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 09:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 215
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 1935 Ford Model 51 truck driveshaft lubrication?

On a wheelbase that long there must be a center bearing with a zerk also??
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 09:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 202
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 1934 pickup bed

Try posting a "Want Ad" on the "A" Site here.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 09:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,015
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Reserve Oil Can

Thanks, quite a collection ! !
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-03-2020, 02:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,408
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Bill Williamson

I believe from another site he's in a Nursing Home. He hasn't posted there in a while either.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-03-2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 632
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Reason to use distributor condenser hole plug.

What's your upholstery look like??
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-02-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 621
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 600w leaking out of steering box

Why mix up some concoction when you can buy something readily available that works?? JMO
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-01-2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,015
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Reserve Oil Can

If you can find the old small oil cans (with or without the Ford lettering logo) most Vendors sell a bracket you can mount anyplace in the engine compartment.

Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-01-2020, 12:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 376
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Do you use gasket sealer on cork gas gauge gaskets ?

As above, Maple Syrup has been mentioned many times over the years.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-01-2020, 12:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 621
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 600w leaking out of steering box

As above, clean the exposed wiring, install the tube assy AND PennRite steering box lube. NO leakee.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-31-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 247
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: No slip license plate bolts-Any other vendors?

Or Bert's in Denver. Had them on my Model A.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-31-2020, 10:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 687
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Adding castor to the axle

How old are your tires?? Is the axle visibly bent??
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-30-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,448
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Loose Rod

Have you talked to the shop that did the work??
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-30-2020, 01:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 530
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: grounding distributor

If you must try this. Pull the dist, clean the bottom plug that goes into the hole in the block (clean it also), take a piece of wire you're going to the batt with, strip it back about an inch, lay...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-29-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 891
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Need to know

You could try "ALUMASEAL" It's a powder.


Did you ever get your brake problem resolved??

Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-29-2020, 11:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 361
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Late 31 zenith 2 carb rethread

The title says : Zenith 2, would not this be a Zenith 3 top??
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-29-2020, 10:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 559
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Brake drum with shim

Call Randy, but you could remove the shim and grind some off the rear face of the drum to prevent it from hitting the backing plate. Have you checked the backing plate for being bent?? Do both drums...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-29-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 383
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Carb issue - 29 CCPU

Did you try choking it on the failed re-start?? GAV is set where??
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-28-2020, 12:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,031
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Battery purchase & best shut off location

NAPA< AutoZone, Tractor Supply should be able to get you the right size battery. I recently got a GRP 2 at NAPA for my 40.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-27-2020, 10:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 602
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Starter on 8BA won't turn when HOT. What gives?

I had similar problems on a 59AB in my 40. Found that the NEW starter's armature was not concentric to the armature shaft. Re-installed the original starter after having it checked out, cleaned all...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-27-2020, 10:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 903
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Matching Frame and Engine Value?

Some States DON'T issue titles to cars over a certain age, CT being one of them.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-26-2020, 09:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 777
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Gas gauge repair question

BEFORE you repair, disconnect the battery.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-24-2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 211
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Smile Re: Ct Street Rod Assoc May Swap Meet Canceled

Gee Ron I was all set to "power park" again :).
Paul
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