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Forum: Questions & Suggestions 10-23-2021, 08:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 86
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Inside rod door latch spring

If you have a question about your car ask in one of the forums. There are 4 sections Model T, Model A, Early V8 and Late V8. The posting on those 4 are more directed to stock type cars and...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-23-2021, 08:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 584
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Help Identifying Model

LOL The question was how to unfurl, not roll back up! :) Maybe then you would need a ladder come next summer.
Forum: Questions & Suggestions 10-22-2021, 09:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 48
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Pre T carb value

This section is for questions about the site not car questions. Post in the T section. Have you looked at the replies on the MTFCA site?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-21-2021, 03:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 668
Posted By redmodelt
Re: how to eliminate free play of the rear axle

If the hubs are tight on the axle shafts, then shims ARE NOT THE FIX! The fix would be to replace the whole rear end with a better one or pull and rebuild. That is too much in and out play.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-21-2021, 03:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 584
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Help Identifying Model

Bet they could have been unbuckled from the inside before loading. :)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-21-2021, 01:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Drum incorrectly mounted to hub

Before the drum even gets mounted, the flange should be checked for flatness. Often in the process of removing the old drums/studs or hard use they can get bent or bowed.
Forum: Questions & Suggestions 10-20-2021, 09:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 97
Posted By redmodelt
Re: 1936 ford flathead overheating

Next would be to post your question on the Early V8 forum. This section is for questions about the site, not car questions. Few read and even fewer respond.

Oh you might say what the other 4 look...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-20-2021, 05:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 426
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Mounting headlight bulbs

If you look at the bulb with the filaments horizontal, one is on center the other is off set, the off set one goes on top. For best light, the filaments need to be horizontal. Use the bulb with the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-19-2021, 11:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 388
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Radius ball cap nuts...

Make sure you are using the correct nuts, they are much larger than the standard 7/16 castle or slotted hex nut.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-19-2021, 11:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,404
Posted By redmodelt
Re: For those who don't have a four post lift......

LOL, like that idea. I dropped one of the wing nuts for the battery hold down in the grass under my 48 F2 Sunday. Laying on the ground, I could not see it, so I dropped a shinny object (wrench) next...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-19-2021, 11:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 465
Posted By redmodelt
Re: curved-handle adjustable wrenches (not 'A')

The 1908 Sears, Roebuck & C0 described that style; IMPROVED EXTRA HEAVY ADJUSTABLE WRENCH Can be used in a thousand and one places where an ordinary wrench will not go. They also list the "S" shaped...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-19-2021, 11:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 164
Posted By redmodelt
Re: 1927 dashboard

The ignition switch is in the center of the light switch. The light switch is the part with the handle.

Now for the kicker, we can't see your dash so don't know what else may have been added. I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-19-2021, 10:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 465
Posted By redmodelt
Re: curved-handle adjustable wrenches (not 'A')

Maybe they did have a place on old farm equipment where straight arm would not fit. If you look at some of the factory supplied tools for the old equipment, you might see wrenches that had the same...
Forum: Questions & Suggestions 10-18-2021, 09:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 102
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Estate Sales/auction

Sure, list it in the for sale classifies. Put a post in each of the sections the parts cover. That could give you 4 more post so you will be able to respond to questions. :)
Forum: Questions & Suggestions 10-18-2021, 09:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 396
Posted By redmodelt
Re: oil filter problem

Read the post right above yours. This section is not for car questions.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-18-2021, 09:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 114
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Ford Model T Coupe

Except for the red hood/bonnet, that looks a lot like the one I brought home back in the early part of this century! (around 2008) Had to hold the cab together with ropes to bring it home.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-18-2021, 07:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 800
Posted By redmodelt
Re: throwout bearing

Also make sure it is mounted the correct direction. Not unkown for someone to put it on backwards.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-18-2021, 07:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,404
Posted By redmodelt
Re: For those who don't have a four post lift......

Jack the car up and use jack stands. Forget the creeper, hate those things, cardboard or piece of carpet. Not a fan of ramps, never seem to get the tires in the right spot. Not on far enough or on...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-18-2021, 05:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By redmodelt
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-17-2021, 12:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 414
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Model car

Hubley made some Model A cars kits, but no 2 doors. Some from eBay;
https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=p2060353.m570.l2632&_nkw=hubley+model+a&_sacat=1188

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Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-14-2021, 06:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 709
Posted By redmodelt
Re: How obsolete was the model t in the late 20s

Yes but 1922 when 1/2 the cars on the road were Fords, but market trends were changing, the other half had 3 speed transmissions, 2 wheel brakes (rear) and distributors, and that other 1/2 was made...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-12-2021, 08:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,271
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Do you take your Model A to the local self serve car wash?

Many many years ago, took my 1962 VW Microbus (Komby) through the brush type car wash. The top roller/brush got caught on the windshield over hang (which would be like the sun visor on an A)! Was not...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2021, 05:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 810
Posted By redmodelt
Re: best guesstimate needed on used part-

Been a vulture standing or was close to the trash bin! Sold most of what others considered trash, so it was found money. :cool:


Biggest drawback now days, cost of shipping.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-11-2021, 05:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 254
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Exhaust manifold

Also watch eBay and ad in the classifieds on Model T Ford Club of America.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-09-2021, 11:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 784
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Cheap Reproduction Head?

April 12, 1940! :) Just because the selling price was maybe low, does not mean it was cheaply made. Pre WW2 so could have been a good grade of iron used.
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