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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 460
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Re: Water Glass

I used water glass in my '37 Pontiac coupe. It would work for well for about a month and then I would have to add some more water glass. When it leaked, the water would go out of the exhaust. I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,025
Posted By SSsssteamer
Re: Fraud Alert

I recently was given the same type of opportunity to purchase an under priced 1957 Ford Skyliner in Seattle, WA. The out of area seller had photos of the beautiful car that he was liquidating for an...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-07-2019, 12:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 700
Posted By SSsssteamer
Re: Replacing only the main leaf spring with a new one?

On my 1929 Tudor, I had sorted out the best leaves from many different used spring sources and I still had too much body roll and a soft spring at that. I even added an additional leaf spring to firm...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-27-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 394
Posted By SSsssteamer
Re: POR 15 Gas Tank Sealer

For years, I have used POR 15 gas tank sealer with good success. A little extra information about unleaded gas: Naphtha which is used as a solvent and a fuel, was also called appliance fuel in the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-24-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 592
Posted By SSsssteamer
Re: 1936 Ford pick up grill panel

The missing inner grill panel has been found. Thank you all for your help in identifying my needs. Without your help, I would not have known what the part exactly looked like.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-23-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 592
Posted By SSsssteamer
Re: 1936 Ford pick up grill panel

Thank you Don for the photos of the inner grill. Looks like if I were to make one, the lovers would be my biggest challenge. I have a parts request on the Wanted V8 swap meet Ford Barn forum. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2019, 10:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 592
Posted By SSsssteamer
Re: 1936 Ford pick up grill panel

Anyone have an image of a 1936 Ford pickup grill panel that they can post? Please? It will give me a better picture of what I still need, and I can share the picture.
Forum: Early V8 10-22-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 87
Posted By SSsssteamer
1936 Ford pick up Floor mat

Wanted: 1936 Ford Pickup floor mat. Does anyone still make for sale the 1936 Ford floor mat? I have checked with Mac's, Dennis Carpenter, Bob Drake and more without success. The 1936 Pickup floor...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 558
Posted By SSsssteamer
Re: 36 Fords

Having grown up with my first 36 Ford coupe acquired in 1961, I was in the middle of the early Ford V8 craze. The 32 - 34 Fords were the most popular back then and for many years following...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 592
Posted By SSsssteamer
1936 Ford pick up grill panel

I have a 1936 Ford Pickup that is missing its grill splash panel. I can find the re-pop 1935 grill splash panel as picture below. With modifications, will it fit my 1936 Pick up? Or should I be...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-20-2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 747
Posted By SSsssteamer
Re: The Fordor you have when you're not having a Fordor.

I believe that since it does have a back door, and obviously its too short for a coffin to be slipped into, then its best use could be a flower car. It would be excellent for that use. It does look...
Forum: Early V8 10-19-2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 126
Posted By SSsssteamer
1936 Ford pickup grill splash apron

1936 Ford pickup grill splash apron wanted. Fits below the radiator and behind the grill (radiator shell). It has a hand crank hole through it.

The request has been filled. Thank you for...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-17-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,003
Posted By SSsssteamer
Re: Fan cracked!!

When I lost my fan blade, I was peaked out in second gear and about to shift to third. My broken fan blade took out my hood. Now my off balanced fan broke the water pump off from the block and the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 706
Posted By SSsssteamer
Re: Gear Tooth Pitting

Your old gears are junk. Besides having a howl in second, the hard facing is gone from the faces of the teeth and the lines that you see across the faces is also the dotted line that the tooth...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2019, 09:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 510
Posted By SSsssteamer
Re: splash apron removed

Radiator splash apron, engine splash aprons, and running board splash aprons. Lift the body? Yes, that is with the running board splash aprons. I had to stop and think for a moment on which...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-25-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 712
Posted By SSsssteamer
Re: Removing rear spring

I had an accident removing my rear spring/axle. I had removed the rear spring and axle and they were both laying on the garage floor. With the home made spring spreader tight on the springs and the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-22-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,429
Posted By SSsssteamer
Re: Did you restore the car yourself?

"Did you restore the car yourself?" "Tell them that you bought the Model A brand new", and then see what they say. :) I keep a baby book with photos in each one of our cars. It can answer any...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-17-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By SSsssteamer
Re: wood piece at seat riser

To me it looks like the board is the divider board that is in the seat base of the CCPU. The notches at either end are at the top and they give clearance to the seat riser lips. There are screws...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-09-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,290
Posted By SSsssteamer
Re: 3.27 ring and pinion, anyone using one ?

Ditto. Our '31 CCPU goes great with the 3.27 ratio rear axle ratio. We have the touring engine from H and H and it is a fantastic combination. We keep it simple by not having an overdrive. We...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-06-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 356
Posted By SSsssteamer
Re: Front Spring Center Bolt Problem

Take you square headed bolt to the bench grinder and make a round headed bolt out of it. When reinstalling it in the front spring, you will have to hold the round head with vice grips.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-31-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 756
Posted By SSsssteamer
Re: Buying radial tires

Another thought... Today's modern tires are supposed to be change out every 5 years because of rubber deterioration. If one only drives 1,000 miles a year, then the four new radial tires on the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-28-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 405
Posted By SSsssteamer
Re: Should a door handle be lubricated?

Lubrication yes. An general purpose grease should be smeared on all moving surfaces before installation.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-26-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 601
Posted By SSsssteamer
Re: Towing a Model A

I towed our 1930 Model A pick up with a tow bar 1,430 miles on I-5 at 60 MPH without a problem. From 29 Palms, California to Sedro-Woolley, WA. The only place I had a problem was once at a gas...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-24-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 426
Posted By SSsssteamer
Re: 2019 MAFCA NW Regional Meet

The 2019 MAFCA Bellevue, Washington regional meet was well attended. From the looks of the Hilton Bellevue Hotel parking garage, there were well over a hundred cars attending. I almost bought a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-21-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 426
Posted By SSsssteamer
2019 MAFCA NW Regional Meet

The MAFCA is having their 2019 Regional Meet August 22nd through August 25th, 2019 in Bellevue, Washington. Everything will be held at the Hilton Bellevue located at 112 Avenue SE, Bellevue, WA. ...
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