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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-12-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 219
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Generator Motoring / Cutout sticking

Yes, the starter can make the same type of whirring sound, usually the bendix still turning even with the engine running.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-12-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Windshield Wiper Conversion

FYI A 30 closed car never had a hand operated wiper.................
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-11-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 199
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: web ads

Phone them??
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-10-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 255
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: fluctuating fuel gauge

I'd check and clean the ground first. JMO
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,628
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Ebay sales tax in place

I'm sure I'm not alone being in CT, but if you have a STATE income tax there's a spot in the forms where you're supposed to declare how much you spent out of state and then add up the tax due to the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-09-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 529
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Old problem but new twist? Coolant loss

Pressurized system?? Do you have a recovery tank??
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-08-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,717
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 12 volt headlight options

As Charlie says.........................
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-08-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,702
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Veterans Day

USN 65-69 Memphis NAS TD-A School, Newport OCS instructor.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-07-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 729
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Early'32 Grill shell- chrome??? wall hanger

I've seen several a loooong time ago and one recently on a p/up back from a long sleep. Chrome was a lot cheaper years ago, especially if you knew someone who worked in a plating shop.
My 32 5W came...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-06-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 268
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Hats Off to Ronnie Roadster

Thanks to Ronnie for "correcting" a self induced electrical problem on my 40 ! ! ! See you at Lake Compounce (CSRA SWAP MEET) this Sunday.


Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-05-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,965
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: MMO non believers

ATF is an alternative and less expensive. FWIW
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-04-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 882
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: DId Model "A"s Come With a Spare Tire?

Imagine what that B would be worth today with or without the tire??
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-03-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 175
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Shock link problem/ question.

If you've got health ins find a Dr who specializes in carpal tunnel syndrom and have the operation. JMO
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-03-2019, 07:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 471
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: engine misses

What is the point gap?? Plug gap?? Do you get a nice spark from one of the plug wires and/or the coil wire??
WHY did you change to newer style points??
Did you have this problem before the change??...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-02-2019, 07:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 797
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Stud removal

Where is this tool available from and how much cost??
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-02-2019, 07:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 589
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Roy Nacewicz bolts

Thru: 3rd Gen Automotive.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-01-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 686
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Im going to be buying some tubes and tires. good tubes? bad tubes?

I believe SNYDER's has them made special. This has been discussed here before, do a search.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-01-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 949
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-01-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 961
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Sea foam

I run that or StaBil in the A, the 40, lawn mower, leaf blower and sno-blower along with MMO glug-glug-glug
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-30-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 708
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 6 volt turn signals ????

6Volt or 12 volt, the "stalk" doesn't know the difference.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-30-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,570
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Champion 3xs or other plugs?

I ran the W18's for years with NO problems. FWIW
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-30-2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 689
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Steering Wobble

What kind/brand/size tires?? Air pressure?? Tie rod ends good?? Steering box tight to the frame?? Pitman arm tight to the steering box?? Balls on the spindles round?? Toe in??
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-29-2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 686
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Car won't start

Is the batt cable hooked to the starter a 6volt or 12volt?? Start at the battery, clean the posts AND the ground spot on the frame.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-28-2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,013
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Smile Re: antifreeze?

$20 for TWO gallons is CHEAP ! ! Be Happy :) !
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-26-2019, 05:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 455
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Exhaust manifold Gasket

The late 31 copper gaskets. They can be installed WITHOUT removing the manifolds. FWIW
Paul in CT
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