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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 02:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 811
Posted By J Franklin
Talking Re: Batt. Supercharger

Are you sure these things don't work? Any proof?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-19-2021, 01:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 126
Posted By J Franklin
Re: later model pressuer plate, vehicle or part#

I thought they were for the V-8 Ford.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-17-2021, 11:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 422
Posted By J Franklin
Re: How to ground a tail light?

Star washers give good grip through paint.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-15-2021, 08:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 422
Posted By J Franklin
Re: How to ground a tail light?

Metal bolts to metal of the fender, fender bolts to body, & Etc. Clean to metal in spots to aid continuity
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-13-2021, 01:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 162
Posted By J Franklin
Re: 2021 Long Beach Model T Club Swap Meet

A sign of life returning!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-12-2021, 01:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 520
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Small mirror, big blind spot

My car only has a drivers side mirror so I make sure I turn my head and take a look at what may be beside the car.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-11-2021, 07:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 392
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Tires for my 16" wheels

You maybe wouldn't notice any appreciable difference in the 6.00x16. And anyway it will just be a spare to get home off a flat. I think the 5.50x16 looks more appropriate on a Model A Ford if you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2021, 12:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 780
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Fan Blade orientation

The fan needs to pull air through the radiator that is its only purpose. Maybe the timing is too retarded or the radiator isn't doing its job causing the overheating. Is the block clean of rust and...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 04-05-2021, 09:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 282
Posted By J Franklin
Re: A Wheels on T Hubs

There are adaptors to do what you are after. Check with the major parts houses.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-03-2021, 10:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 415
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Rusty Crusty - Fun with "Where and what is it?"

It's a compressor, Kinda makeshift.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 04-02-2021, 07:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 507
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Split rim galvanizing

Quantity discount?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-01-2021, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 638
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Removal of two-piece crank pulley

Why do you want to remove the set-up it has?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-31-2021, 11:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,243
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Brake question

Ron has it right. Ford didn't want people making the adjustments at the rods, but you need to have the rods adjusted to factory specs before adjusting at the brake.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-28-2021, 08:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,697
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Crankshaft pulley - cast iron, steel or aluminum

"trust him to consult on this matter based on his experience specializing in Model A engines "Day in and Day out" ..................... or more specifically ............. based on him already having...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-27-2021, 09:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 563
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Steering Lubricant Question

Add light oil and it will dilute the grease and become more fluid. Gear lube can be inserted through the zerk, so maybe it isn't grease in the box. Have you looked?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-27-2021, 12:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 703
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Magnetic transmission oil drain plug?

A small magnet and a bit of epoxy is all you need to turn your plug into a magnetic one!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-26-2021, 12:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,162
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Timing Pin Dimple is not TDC?

Nobody asked, or I diid not read if your engine is an A or B. The B engine should have a B cover and the piston WILL be before TDC.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2021, 02:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 969
Posted By J Franklin
Re: securing generator

If your ammeter says it's charging, your belt is tight enough.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2021, 02:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,150
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Is this normal wear? Aluminum cam gear

The OP showed us dry gears so I don't think he was getting too much oil.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2021, 11:05 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,582
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Chickasha disappointment.

I find that items do sell if they have a price that forces a sale.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2021, 12:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 840
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Mikes Oil Filter question

Don't add the extra oil and you will be just fine.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-21-2021, 09:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,582
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Chickasha disappointment.

Covid disrupted many things, did you go visit the cowboy hall of fame while close by?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-20-2021, 05:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,208
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Fraud

How does this fit in this thread?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-20-2021, 05:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,150
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Is this normal wear? Aluminum cam gear

If it was getting proper lubrication (cushion) would the damage be as drastic?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-18-2021, 04:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,208
Posted By J Franklin
Re: Fraud

$200 per his post.
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