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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 05:05 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Shock Absorbers

Are these the tubular links??
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-19-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 256
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Dual exhaust system 1948 ford with headers

Go to a local cruise, look around, talk to someone with custom pipes and ask where they had it done and how much. FWIW
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 08-19-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 85
Posted By 1931 flamingo
1930 Ford Sport Coupe

NOT MINE...........posting for a friend


See ad in the Model A swap section, please.


Car located in Cheshire CT


Paul in CT
Forum: Model-A 08-19-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 156
Posted By 1931 flamingo
1930 Ford Deluxe Sport Coupe

NOT MINE.............posting for a friend.



1930 Ford Model A DeLuxe Sport Coupe


Older restoration. Excellent interior, paint and mechanicals. Several accessories such as heater, oil can,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-18-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 129
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: E Brake cable lube

The white grease hardens after a while. JMO
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-18-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 876
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Sanity check on lubing springs in place

In the above pic you tighten the handle after the tool is positioned against the leaves, it spreads the leaves apart, after the leaves are spread a bit, insert grease. I picked one up very similar a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-17-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,262
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Model A's and Woodstock...

I was just out of the Navy and back at my "old" job at Pratt&Whitney. That fall when I started school I dated a girl who went with 4 or 5 others (2 became Nuns :eek:). Will be married 47 years this...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 371
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Sticking windows

Try some silicone spray in the window channels (felts). FWIW
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-15-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 311
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Tail light help, please

Batt is disconnected in the garage...........................Thanks.
Wiring is serviceable just replacing as a precaution.
Paul
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-15-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 311
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Tail light help, please

After getting up and down on a creeper about 50 times first with the front end up and then the rear I now have both tail/park and stop lights. I "played" with the dimmer sw off/on several times, stop...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-14-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 311
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Tail light help, please

Bear with me............where is the circuit breaker?? Access to the h/light sw is restricted by the radio.................


Paul in CT Won't be doing more checking til...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-14-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 311
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Tail light help, please

1940 ford coupe. I've had stop lights right along, the other day I played with wires in the rear and got tail lights (new rear harness ordered).
Today no tail or stop lights. I have head and park...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-13-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 564
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Distributor help

Maybe I got lucky many years ago. I used a 3' crowbar to get it out. Didn't break it.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-13-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 530
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Front hydraulic brake conversion.

Ck on the HAMB or the EV8 swap here. Many people are upgrading to Lincoln brakes and posting their old backing plates, etc on those sites. FWIW
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-12-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 417
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Air shocks ?

Do you have tube shocks on the rear now??
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-11-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 474
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Looking to buy Tacoma Cream powder coat paint for my painter, need help.

On the Barn swap page there's a poster selling what you're looking for.
Paul in CT PM sent
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-11-2019, 04:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,169
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Engine Blow By or Not

Your rear main is going to leak due to the over fill. JMO
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-11-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 604
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Upholstery Clips - Need Advice

Bob and his coupe were "A of the day" on the MAFCA site earlier today.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-11-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Best fluid for stock model a rear axle?

600W that all the vendor's sell. You're going to get a "zillion" different answers now that you've opened the "door". :D:eek::cool:Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-08-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 830
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 32 stock tudor shortened pitman arm

What size tires are you running?? If you jack the front end up does it "steer" eassy?? Is everything (king pins, tie rod ends, etc lubricated well?? Lubricant in the "box"??
Paul in CT ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-08-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 593
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: no brake lights

If you get into a "bind", there are many A owners (and at least one thriving club) on the Island. FWIW
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-07-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 413
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 6v 7 inch led headlight kit

How much night driving do you do. Option #1 pretty pricey in my opinion.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-07-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 392
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Rearview mirrors for 1931 S/W Town Sedan (160B)

Also, body very similar to a 32, try some V8 advertisers. FWIW
Paul in CT I had a 32 4dr 52 years ago but can't remember if it had outside mirror(s).
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-06-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 392
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Rearview mirrors for 1931 S/W Town Sedan (160B)

Peep mirrors mounted on the door edge.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-06-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,056
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Where oh where has all the gas gone?

If the gas was leaking I'd think you would have smelled it if you think you've lost that much. JMO
Paul in CT
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