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Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 01-14-2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 203
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Electric Lites

When did Henry Ford go Electric Lites?
Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-14-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Electric Lighting

When did Henry go from gas to electric lighting? is there a conversion to make the gas lites to electric? Some of the old gas lites sure are interesting -
Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-01-2020, 12:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 482
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Oil Analysis

I Love This Web-Site.

What I found, number 8 was stripped threads in the lower part, so an over-sized nut was used as a spacer, then a washer and then the correct head bolt. I've torqued it to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-01-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 482
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Oil Analysis

" -- taking action"
Actually I do have a clue -- my number 8 head bolt was found with loose torque, it's double-nutted so probably that torque reading is in question--
Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-31-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 482
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Oil Analysis

"previous life."


In your previous job, what are your thoughts on Sodium found at 44 PPM, up
from 42 PPM first sample, plz. I've done only two. It was the only item flagged on the report, and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-31-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 482
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Oil Analysis

I've been creating my engine's oil history -- by doing an oil analysis at my 500 mile oil changes. This is my second one, and it also states: "Coolant Contamnation In Oil Possible - Sources Are...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-30-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 463
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Fords and Friends Car Show

There's a small flea-market there at the F&F Meet too, forgot that. And of course food/drink at the Monkey
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-26-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 847
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: TransmissionThrow-Out Bearing Lub.

Thanks Jim -- my real problem is that I don't know what I don't know. Thought I was supposed to lubricate every greese fitting in sight -- but got a lesson with the water pump.

Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-25-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 847
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: TransmissionThrow-Out Bearing Lub.

Damn! I've been lubricating every alimate in sight, no matter where (except water pump) every 500 Miles. What a relief this is
Thanks Jim
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-25-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 847
Posted By rfitzpatrick
TransmissionThrow-Out Bearing Lub.

Is there a better way to lubricate this bearing without having to remove floor mates/plate? I'm thinking of tubing running from the alimate to an easier location anywhere else. Hip-arthris is my...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-19-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 463
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Fords and Friends Car Show

Jan., 11th @ 7781 Lake Worth Road, Zip 33467, just off the Turnpike go East, a couple blocks (maybe) and to your North side @ The Brass Monkey
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 12-18-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,375
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Stuart, Florida

Fords & Friends at the Brass Monkey, Jan. 11th, 2020 Lake Worth Rd., Lake Worth, FL., 33467. Exit TrunPike at Lake Worth Rd, go East just a few blocks, it's on the North side
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-18-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,003
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Bought our Christmas tree today and heard a fun Model A story.

", but he required $150"
Mine cost ('29 Coupe) was $125.00 in 1958, from the Original Owner!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-18-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 575
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Off topic vehy

Re-read post #6. He's right -- 6 weeks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-03-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 793
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Gas-Per-Mile

Were there any tools during the Dirty-Thirty's that were for the measuring miles per gallon? I've only found something from Hinkley-Meyers Company
that came out later-
Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-14-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 707
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Randy Gross

E-mail: melmodela@aol.com works too
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-10-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,083
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: What spark plugs are you currently using?

What does it mean when you said they're to hot/cold plz. I really don't understand.
Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-08-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,458
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Veterans Day

AirForce -- 1962/66 Cuban Missle Crises
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-07-2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 906
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Steering Wobble

Steering Wobble Update: After contacting Mel Gross about my steering box -- he e-mailed me the adjustment instructions. Our club mechanic and I were able to correct my problem in about ten minutes,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-30-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 906
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Steering Wobble

I have hip-arthritis -- getting under the PicUp requires two days out from under the Piczup to recover--right now, am checking the spring pearches per a previous post. Found nothing Passengners side...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-30-2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 906
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Steering Wobble

OK, took the nose tires off and compared them -- drivers has a very slight wear on the out-most tread --would this be "toe-in"? Also I said spindles what I meant was King-Pins. Does this change...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-29-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 906
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Steering Wobble

New Spindles, Shocks, Tires (balanced), F-150 Steering, Brakes -- and it just started with this wobble -- so what did I forget, and yes, I rechecked my front wheel bearing - again.
What am I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-21-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 437
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Open-Cab PicUp

[QUOTE=Charlie Stephens;1812162]The windshield on my 1931 RDPU can be laid flat forward.





Thank You -- this was the answer I was searching for --
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-21-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 437
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Open-Cab PicUp

Can the windsheild be laid flat forward? I've a co-worker that is way past 6 feet, my closed-cab is a problem for him. Gives him the Model A Neck-Sloop or something like that. He's an interested...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-14-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,219
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Re-Silver A Rear-View

I have one with a clock in it tho
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