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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 11:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 452
Posted By redmodelt
Re: What lube for '39 vacuum wiper motor?

If I can find it again I will post the instruction sheet from Trico.

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?p=1464034
I also found this, but remember that the Model A had the wiper over...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 11:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 739
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Installing New Head Gasket

There are 2 different torque values, dry or wet. I am pretty sure the values given in all the manuals are dry. So adding oil is going to change that given value, wet 50 is not the same as dry 50....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 11:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 313
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Henry’s plan 2 mitigate Chevy

RE" he wanted no part of using a six cylinder engine because of a bad experience with the Model K." Very untrue. The K was a success and profit per unit allow expansion to produce the T, which is the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 10:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 452
Posted By redmodelt
Re: What lube for '39 vacuum wiper motor?

The instructions I have see say to use brake fluid.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 09:51 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 45,355
Posted By redmodelt
Re: New Poll, What Year Fords Do We Own?

Don't remember if I posted back when this started but as I have acquired 2 vintage Fords after that;
1921 Model T Huckster/Express
1925 Model T pickup cutdown touring

1948 F2 6 cylinder with...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 04:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 364
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Hair-Line Crack

What brand/kind of carb and where do you think the is crack?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-01-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 424
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Best way to seal threads on indented firewall gas valve

Permatex thread seal;(not a recommendation where to buy, can be gotten at most parts houses)
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-01-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 352
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Gas Cap leaks

My question is; why have gas in it at all? Drain the tank and plug the opening. If you need to move the car, hang a small tank off the hood rod.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 03-31-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 86
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Is this a Model T ignition switch?

Kinda looks like the one on a 1917 Dodge we will be working on.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-30-2020, 10:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 280
Posted By redmodelt
Re: operation question

To adjust the float; you don't bend the tab you shim the float valve up or down as needed. To lower the float; you would be moving the valve down away from the top by adding a fiber type shim washer...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-29-2020, 09:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Air-balancing a Zenith Carburetor

The Model A clone carbs that I have seen used on Gleaner combines and other applications that required a better air cleaner, used something like the one shown in the link above that I posted, with...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-29-2020, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Air-balancing a Zenith Carburetor

It would involve running a tube from the bowl vent to just in front of the choke area. While the carb is different in this link, the area where the air balance tube would be about the same.
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-29-2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 607
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Cam spring and button

Have you used a mechanics stethoscope to find where the sound is coming from? Run the engine without fan belt to eliminate the water pump. Did he pour fresh Babbitt in the mains? Mill the head or...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-29-2020, 07:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 443
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Mutant B Carb

OT; Even the Zenith Model A clone carb used on the Gleaner combine and other equipment had an air balance tube for use with air cleaner, but no GVA.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 03-29-2020, 07:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 168
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Seeking Model T Engine/Trans builder

Might just be driving technique. Are you reducing the throttle and letting up on the low pedal quickly after getting rolling or are you changing gears at too high of speed? Even after driving mine...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 03-28-2020, 06:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 135
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Windshield

If there are 4 holes like in picture No 2, my bet is they were home made wind wings mounts.
Forum: Questions & Suggestions 03-27-2020, 09:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 146
Posted By redmodelt
Re: 1935 Ford Film Negatives-Any Info ??

HI! This section is for questions about the site not car related. Post your find on the Early V8 forum.

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/forumdisplay.php?f=4
By the way cool find!
Forum: Questions & Suggestions 03-26-2020, 11:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 454
Posted By redmodelt
Re: report box/ different colors

It tells if someone is on line, haven't payed attention. No colored(blue?) mean off line, green mean you on on line, red, don't know. The dot and report button are two different functions.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-25-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 603
Posted By redmodelt
Re: antique car guy

RE pulling horn rod; Depends on what body style you have. Sedan yes, coupe style not so much.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-24-2020, 11:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 413
Posted By redmodelt
Re: head light harness

Asking here is great but I suggest getting one of the repair manuals to help.

I am just using Snyder's site to show, you can order from others also.

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Forum: Questions & Suggestions 03-24-2020, 10:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 185
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Why do my posts dissapear?

? I see quite a number of post by you yesterday with about 8 or 9 after this post and more before that. Maybe you hit the back button instead of post quick reply?
If you click on your user name on...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-23-2020, 10:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 646
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Brake adjuster question

Could also be setup with the floating wedge type adjusters. The type where the wedge is not attached to the threaded part, so would not hear clicks as the screw is turned in. Agree, pull the drum and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-23-2020, 10:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,141
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Please educate me on scammers when selling a car

Really old school, turned text messaging off on the phone service I use. :) In the past I when I still had text, I stated very clearly in the ad NO TEXT messages, if I was sent one it just was...
Forum: Questions & Suggestions 03-21-2020, 05:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 155
Posted By redmodelt
Re: 1936 Ford seat spring clip

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=258038
Forum: Questions & Suggestions 03-21-2020, 05:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 78
Posted By redmodelt
Re: Gasket sealer???

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=258038
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