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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-01-2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 597
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: Model A Wheel Colors company

Did you check them out in the archives? You will find things like this: https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=208508&highlight=Model%2AA%2AWheel%2AColors and this...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-01-2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 109
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: Chassis ID 39

The serial number is on top of the left frame rail (and a couple of other hidden places). It is visible without removing the body. See http://www.vanpeltsales.com/FH_web/flathead_serialnumbers.htm ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-29-2020, 11:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,163
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: Antique Insurance a little off Topic

I have used AAA for years.

Charlie Stephens
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-24-2020, 03:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 394
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: 56 F100 drums on 32

Actually I was talking about being sure that the wheels SoCal32 wants to run will fit on the drums. I am into smaller engines and like bent spoke Kelsey wheels which I don't believe will fit on a 56...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-23-2020, 11:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 394
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: F100 drums on 32

Be sure the wheels you want to use fit the drums.

Charlie Stephens
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-20-2020, 02:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: Changing from Positive to Negative ground

If you are still 6 volts leave it alone, you won't gain any benefits. Changing 12 volts is good because you will be compatible with modern electronics. What are you trying to do?

Charlie Stephens
Forum: Questions & Suggestions 06-20-2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 227
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: 3/4 or 1 ton -1940

Beautiful truck, welcome to Fordbarn. Unfortunately you placed your question in a section intended for questions to the editors about the site. Few people read this section and even fewer respond to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-18-2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 315
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: how to retain Ford '35 pu shifter

...and if the alignment pin is missing it may have fallen into the transmission, best to check before the gears find it ($$$).

Charlie Stephens
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-17-2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,050
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: Best place to advertise car 4 sale

Also send an ad to the local EFV8 club chapters and ask them to include it in their newsletter. I think you have several of them in your nearby area. See:...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-17-2020, 02:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,050
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: Best place to advertise car 4 sale

Minor correction. The text on the V8 site says "The Early Ford V-8 Club does not require membership in the Club to advertise." This would be a good place to advertise,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-16-2020, 11:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 351
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: Flywheel housing gasket

In addition to to what Bob said you risk cracking the two tabs that the bolts go thru.

Charlie
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-14-2020, 04:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 531
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: Negative Battery Cable

Any chance it shorted to the battery hold down?

Charlie Stephens
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-14-2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 464
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: Sealed beam headlights

This should work but as usual be sure to ask them. See attached photo.

Charlie Stephens
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-14-2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 464
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: Sealed beam headlights

I don't remember seeing you wanted ad, did you place one? Maybe one on HAMB? The last one I had I gave away knowing I would never use it.

Charlie Stephens
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-11-2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 209
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: 1934 pickup frame questions

The numbers on the paperwork look right (see http://www.vanpeltsales.com/FH_web/flathead_serialnumbers.htm). I would check the entire length of the top of the passenger side frame rail, maybe you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-07-2020, 11:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 583
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: Rear End Questions

Remember that the paper gaskets between the center section and the bells are shims that need to be replaced with ones of the same thickness assuming the wear pattern on the gears is good. Measure...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-07-2020, 02:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,189
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: blown fuse problem

What size fuse are you using? Common causes would be bare wires shorting. If the fuse blows when you turn on the key you know it is in that circuit. Good luck.

Charlie Stephens
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-07-2020, 12:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 509
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: Engine Paint

I have always had better luck with a brush than a can.

Charlie Stephens
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-06-2020, 07:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: Engine Paint

I have always had the best results from brush on paint.

Charlie Stephens
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-06-2020, 05:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 514
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: ODD QUESTION- aa TRUCK

How about making or buying some low cost adapters that would let you use the car wheels, (or any other wheels you can get your hands on) assuming you are just trying to roll it around? Hold off...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-05-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 942
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: Is there a hydraulic throwout bearing for a 3 speed transmission

Be sure to ask this on HAMB.

Charlie Stephens
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-03-2020, 04:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 682
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: Les Schwab powder coating

If they are extra I would just leave them alone and store them the way they are. You won't have to worry about chips and you can never tell by the time you need them you may want a different color....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-02-2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 226
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: Wheel ID

You should add your general location to your profile. If someone is following this thread and interested in the wheels they will probably contact you if you are close. Shipping is expensive.
...
Forum: The Test Forum 06-02-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 307
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: Test

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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-02-2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 226
Posted By Charlie Stephens
Re: Wheel ID

Here is a link to his post on HAMB:

https://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/threads/wheel-id-5x5-5.1195712/ and a couple of pictures.

Charlie Stephens
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