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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 12:19 PM
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Posted By 1931 flamingo
40Frank

Please ck your messages ! !
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 02:52 PM
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Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Anyone know where this box came from?

Ford made a custom p/up bed for the A in 31, not many, I think it was called an ExPress bed, very similar to what is pictured.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 02:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 542
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Radiator Overheating

Run it full of vinegar, flush it again, fill with water and try running it again with just water. Is the timing correct??
If still overheating, remove the radiator, plug the botttom, fill with...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-03-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 515
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: J&M Machine?????

Why not call J&M??
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-03-2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 263
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Ampmeter bouncing

As Alan said, my Model A would do the same.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-01-2020, 12:23 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 38 starting woes

What happens if you jump the starter solenoid?? Switch on the dash bad?? Happened to me recently.
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-30-2020, 06:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,850
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Airtex E8902 Debacle

Ritzy1: is that a copper line??
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-29-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Brake identification

40-48.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-29-2020, 07:03 AM
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Views: 222
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Beardsley Crchard Swap meet

It's past when it would have been and with social distancing, etc here and the growing/retail orchard business I doubt it will be held, JMO
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-28-2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 805
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Ct swap meet 6-28

Started out in the 40 this AM but found it not charging so went back home, swapped cars. Scored a grill guard for the 40 !, looks new.:)
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-28-2020, 08:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,221
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: New Tire Recommendation

Lots of tire reviews here. Many go with the lookalike radials. Try doing a search.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-27-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 613
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Lateral Movement in Transmission Input Shaft

Have you read the ongoing discussion about trans bearings being NO GOOD. Ck BEFORE you install your tranny. FWIW
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-27-2020, 10:03 AM
Replies: 14
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Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Zenith Carb. Issue

Vac leak either at the manifolds or where carb attaches. JMO
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-26-2020, 11:52 AM
Replies: 19
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Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Cornhead grease in steering

PennRite Steering Box Lube.....................it doesn't leak out.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-26-2020, 05:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 701
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 1929 Ford roadster body

You might try asking this on the HAMB. JMO
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-25-2020, 06:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 563
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 8BA tuning up for Speedweek rear wheel dyno pull

IMPRESSIVE ! ! Nice legs:D.
Paul
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-25-2020, 06:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 905
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Low braking phenomena

Where is the batt cable from the batt to the starterrun?? Could it be interfering??
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-24-2020, 09:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 576
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Charging Problem

New regulator and generator may not be "matched". Look for an "old time" auto electric shop in your area and take both pieces (or the car) and have them (the regulator) adjusted. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-24-2020, 09:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 314
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: CT swap meet 6-28-20

Tim: It's probably going to be more of a coffee get together like the Powder Mill one is. But a chance to get out.
I'm NOT affiliated with it. CT is in stage 2 of the virus lockdown. Many people...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-24-2020, 09:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 805
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Ct swap meet 6-28

As far as I know it' still on this Sunday.
Personally I don't think BellTown will happen.
I've only found 2 "shows" so far, one in Berlin next month at the American Legion and then mid-August at...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-23-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 314
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: CT swap meet 6-28-20

What I posted I got off of the HAMB. That's all I know.
Paul
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-23-2020, 07:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 314
Posted By 1931 flamingo
CT swap meet 6-28-20

See you there, black 40....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-23-2020, 07:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 805
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Ct swap meet 6-28

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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-22-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 425
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Roadster top questions? ASAP please!!

A deluxe top is going to be shorter as there is a difference in the height of a deluxe (shorter) windshield and a standard roadster windshield. Therefore the top bows are different also
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-22-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 975
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Will turn over but won't start

Even if timing was way off it should still "spark".
Paul in CT
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