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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 04:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 740
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Mystery Car

Try posting on the AACA site??
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 10:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 356
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Installing Starter motor

Wish I'd seen the post about the retaining clip last year................
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 10:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 608
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Timed my roadster - now runs worse

Never mind TDC, did you find the dimple??
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-30-2020, 07:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 324
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Voltage Regulator Replacement

Take the regulator to an old time starter/gen shop and have it tested/repaired. JMO
Paul in CT


Recently had the gen in my 40 rebuilt, took the gen and regulator together.
FWIW
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-29-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 329
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Removing bonded brake linings.

If you've got a torch and a mask (don't we all??), try heating them to loosen bond..........
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-28-2020, 07:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 654
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: brake problem

A while back some brake cyls were made wrong, something about the bleed or return hole in the wrong place...............
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-27-2020, 07:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 638
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: New Clutch Slipping

How much free play?? Were all 3 fingers at the same height??
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-26-2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 259
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Speedometer cable question

Ck the ends of your old cable...................
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-26-2020, 07:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,206
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Loosen / tighten individual cylinder head nuts?

Looks like the tubes run up the firewall, where to??
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-26-2020, 07:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 819
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Zenith Carburetor linkage sticking and stiff

I believe the choke rod spring is in the wrong location and not doing anything........
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-25-2020, 12:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 815
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 1940 merc rear end?

I believe the Merc's is one piece pinion/driveshaft and longer...............
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-25-2020, 08:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 530
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Juice brakes

Put a want ad on the HAMB.................or on the EV8 Want section here on the BARN



Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-25-2020, 08:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,491
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Banger Engine Build

"about 200 rpm at about 70 hp." TYPO??
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-25-2020, 08:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 644
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Installing temp gauge.

Are a few inches really going to matter??
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-24-2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 652
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Engine oil level question

Over decades............and by not changing at 500-1000 miles. JMO
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-24-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 227
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 1938 Ford windshield seal help

Is it the same glass that came out or NEW glass??
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-24-2020, 08:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 793
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Scraping noise from engine

Add some more oil to the fitting on the dist.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-24-2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,410
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Rear Hub Assembly

Brake cleaner will be fine.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-22-2020, 08:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 306
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Gas gauge tightness?

Cork gaskets only along with the thin washers.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-20-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 515
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: An interesting piece of history

Interesting, Thanks for posting.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-20-2020, 08:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 565
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 1940 pickup carpeting?

When I had my Model A I picked up a rug at Home Depot that almost matched original carpet, made patters (paper) and cut to fit. Picked up some trim material at JoAnn Fabrics and used a glue gun to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-19-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 383
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Progressive vs. straight pull on dual Weiand intake

Ronnie set up my Almquist dual intake, 2 chrome 97's, straight linkage on a 59AB.


He explained in detail what he did. Runs like gangbusters.
Thanks again Ron.


Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-19-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,257
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: My friend Kenís Model A -V8

Nice ! ! What's he using for a supercharger??
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-19-2020, 07:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 905
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Leaning to one side

Try adjusting the "tension" on the U-bolt on the high side..............
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-19-2020, 07:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 851
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Arcing Brake Shoes

Location, location, location. Where are you?? There may be someone down the street from you who could do it.


I don't understand why people are reluctant to post their location??
Paul in CT
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