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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-13-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 17,743
Posted By midgetracer
Re: Head Bolt Torque-Hot or Cold?

The silicon coated head gasket has explicit instructions to retorque cold...even requiring it to be done after sitting overnight. That instruction is only for the Silicon coated gasket and may be...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-13-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 286
Posted By midgetracer
Re: 30-31 Open Car lower Windshield Stanchions

I got one new one(repo) and one original from Bert's coming. I will see how the repo fits. Berts did not have both originals. I have two sets of the brass ones and all are welded where they broke.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-12-2019, 10:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 286
Posted By midgetracer
Re: 30-31 Open Car lower Windshield Stanchions

Has no one used these lower stanchions???
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-11-2019, 10:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 286
Posted By midgetracer
30-31 Open Car lower Windshield Stanchions

Does anyone have experience using repro lower windshield stanchions for a 30-31 open car? Is there only one manufacturer? How do they fit? It seems that originals are hard to come by. I have more...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-06-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 692
Posted By midgetracer
Re: U Joint Quality

The 28-48 U joints are interchangeable I believe. that is the ones where you can replace the wear parts.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-23-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 384
Posted By midgetracer
Re: Brake Light Switch Revisited - 1930 Model A

I have 5 and they are all mounted vertically. Of course i am the one who mounted them. I do believe vertically is correct
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-19-2019, 01:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 722
Posted By midgetracer
Re: Battery charger????

I forgot, I have a Sears that is more than 5 years old and has never failed.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-19-2019, 01:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 722
Posted By midgetracer
Re: Battery charger????

I have used Battery Tender, Schumacher, Black and Decker and NOCO for the 14 batterys I have.most are 6v, but many are 12V. The Battery tenders are the oldest and have never failed. The NOCO is new...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-11-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 928
Posted By midgetracer
Re: Cold Weather Operation

Two Christmas' ago we took the 29 Tudor out around town looking at Christmas lights. It has a manifold heater. Temp was -20 degrees. We stopped and added battery powered Christmas lights to the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-06-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 532
Posted By midgetracer
Re: Side curtain pan iastallation

It drops in from above. I have three roadsters and they all drop in from above.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-02-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 305
Posted By midgetracer
Re: Thread size - windshield frame screws?

I found the windshields on the 4 enclosed cars I have used 10-32 screws. also most other #10 screws on these cars are 10-32.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-30-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 834
Posted By midgetracer
Re: Car won't start

That also powers the horn.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-30-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By midgetracer
Re: Oval speedometer

Sorry, I was wrong
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-29-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By midgetracer
Re: Oval speedometer

Yes it will.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-29-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 429
Posted By midgetracer
Re: 4 Blackened Spark Plugs?

Is the GAV set mostly closed. I worked on a Roadster recently where the GAV was more than 2 rounds open and he had the same problem as the OP. Sounds like it is running way too rich.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-17-2019, 11:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 235
Posted By midgetracer
Re: 30/31 roadster windshield "snaps"?

They leave a large hole,about 3/8 inch. Unless of course the were an aftermarket of screw in ones. You can tell if there is a phillips head in the snap.
Forum: Model-A 10-09-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 208
Posted By midgetracer
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-28-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 525
Posted By midgetracer
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-28-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 525
Posted By midgetracer
wheel cylinders for hydraulic brakes

Who makes quality wheel cylinders for 40-48 Ford brakes? I have tried Speedway with poor quality. Thanks for comments.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-27-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 594
Posted By midgetracer
Re: (GAV) Not working??

Could driver on the GAV have broken and is not actually turning the GAV valve. I have had one that the inside of the driver was not connected solidly to the half round part and was slipping. Some new...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-22-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 382
Posted By midgetracer
Re: 1930 Generator

It appears to be hooked up right.
Forum: Model-A 09-20-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 208
Posted By midgetracer
wanted 1930-31 sub stanchions

Wanted sub-stanchions (lower stanchions) for 30-31 roadster. I do not want the bras ones, only the steel ones. please email me at rod.reetz@gmail.com with price and priority mail shipping.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-20-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 333
Posted By midgetracer
Re: 40 Ford rear hubs

I am talking about the hub, not the axle race
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-19-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 163
Posted By midgetracer
40 Ford rear hubs

I am usually on the Model A forum, but I am building a hotrod using a 40 Ford Banjo rear end. One of my hubs is pitted in the bearing race.Is there a sleeve that can be used to fix this hub, or is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-19-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 333
Posted By midgetracer
40 Ford rear hubs

I am usually on the Model A forum, but I am building a hotrod using a 40 Ford Banjo rear end. One of my hubs is pitted in the bearing race.Is there a sleeve that can be used to fix this hub, or is...
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