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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 03:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 257
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 1931 Victoria Front Pass Window Problems

Has the glass been replaced at some point in time?? If so, it may be undersize.
JMO
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 09:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 503
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: My Truck Needs a Ride to Mn

BUSY, BUSY, BUSY ! ! !
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-01-2021, 03:32 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,201
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Fuel boiling at fuel pump

Put in an elec pump (flow thru) near the tank and use it to prime the fuel pump.
Paul in CT Interesting that it got that hot idling in the food line??
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-01-2021, 03:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,107
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: two tooth steering box lubrication

PennRite steering box lube...................NO leakee.
Someone recently posted that Tractor Supply has something similar at less cost. FWIW
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-01-2021, 10:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 503
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: My Truck Needs a Ride to Mn

X3 on Truly Vintage ! !

Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-28-2021, 10:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 568
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 1930 Front Bumpe on Rear

My late 31 tudor deluxe with dual sidemounts had one on the rear.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-27-2021, 10:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 251
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Door and trunk adjustments

The door problem could be a loose or bent hinge or a worn hinge pin.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-26-2021, 10:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 810
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: looking for a ride

I've read on a few different forums where Fastenal isn't doing that any more.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2021, 03:03 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 6,384
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: WHO Is the Oldest Early V8 Forum Member?

I'll be 77 in October. Had a 29 Sport Coupe when I was 14.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2021, 03:01 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,093
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Trouble shoot 1950 8Ba initial start up Help

I believe #1 cyl is different on a flathead than on a SBC.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2021, 10:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 540
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 6 volt battery, who has the best?

I used a NAPA 6V in my Model A for over 9 years (2 in 9 yrs) and have another Napa 6V in my 40 now.
Check and clean your grounds and battery terminals.
Check and clean your grounds and battery...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-22-2021, 12:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 624
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Bullet wire connectors onmy 40MERC

35FordTN (Mike Driscall (sp)) just had a bunch made I believe. He posts here. FWIW
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-22-2021, 12:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Car transport mi to florida

Try Truly Vintage, he's a member here and transported a Vette to FL for my brother. Great job and a great guy.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-21-2021, 03:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,162
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Synthetic Oil for Model A

Unless you drop the pan and open the valve galley up and remove the existing sludge it's stilll going to be there. Lot of work IMO opinion for only driving what you do. JMO
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-17-2021, 02:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 695
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Fuele Mileage question....

I don't know (or care) what I get for mileage. 2 97's on an Almquist intake with Kogel hi-comp heads, Pertronex, Red's headers. I just put more gas in when it gets to about a 1/4 tank. Having too...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-16-2021, 02:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 736
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Slow post

Still waiting on the 2nd stimulos check ! ! I may have to take a credit on the I/tax when I file. Funny thing is my wife got hers about 4 weeks ago. Still haven't got February's Hemmings.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-16-2021, 02:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 482
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: gas gauge float replacement

DISCONNECT the BATTERY first. Use CORK gaskets.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-13-2021, 10:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 845
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: original 32 grill shell

There's one on our swap site right now. Pricey and description doesn't equal "pristine" in my opinion.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-08-2021, 01:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 427
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Best way to sell parts

Ah, the "Holy Grail" besides the 32. That's why I now have one again, sold both my 32 5W and the first 40, both Olds powered, when I got married in '72.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-06-2021, 02:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 571
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Missing Body Mounts 1930 Tudor - 2 door??

You should be able to do it yourself. Loosen all the bolts, remove them, get a body block kit, pry up the body gently and insert block(s). Tighten. Only problem I forsee is door alignment but then...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-06-2021, 02:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 472
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Brake adjust

I don't think there should be any lost motion. Did you put in new rods?? Arc the shoes to the drums?? New drums??
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-06-2021, 08:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 511
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Hegarty Insurance

I'm a little over 300$ (Hagarty) for 40K coverage on my 40, which in comparison to my Chrysler 300 and wife's CRV is a bargain. JMO
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-04-2021, 01:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 480
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Laskey Trunk

Try GOOGLE.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-02-2021, 08:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 410
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: FRT Brake rod question?

Lay the two pins next to each other to ck their length or swap them. JMO
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-01-2021, 01:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 991
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Doing Work Myself - Hood Problems

NO offense but at 150$ hr I'd be looking for another mechanic...............


Paul in CT
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