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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 09:22 AM
Replies: 12
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Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 1930 Model A roadster on Ebay,original?

Ad says One owner family. Could the in-dent be a re-stamped firewall?? The gas tank shutoff looks like the correct one just at a different rotation. FWIW
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-11-2020, 01:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 483
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 40 Ford Brakes

If I run a 5.90-15 on the front and an 8.20-15 on the rear, the rear has a lot more contac5t area. JMO
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-11-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 386
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Coil problem?

Original pop-out ign sww or a later style on/off?? What voltage at the points??
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-11-2020, 07:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 483
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: 40 Ford Brakes

Where did you get the drums that much out of round from??
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-10-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,142
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Wet sand blasting??

When I worked at Pratt and Whitney in the 60's in the overhaul shop, if there was no work, sometimes we'd be farmed out to where the rotor blades were "blasted". Only thing I remember about it was...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-09-2020, 06:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 853
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Model A transport

Truly Vintage transports, enclosed trailer.Wonderful to work with. He posts here on the BARN.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-06-2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 612
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Timing Help

Thanks for the feedback. It may help others.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-06-2020, 01:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 724
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: plating

Where are you located??
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-05-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 100
Posted By 1931 flamingo
40Frank

Please ck your messages ! !
Paul in CT
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-04-2020, 02:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 466
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) 07-04-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 817
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: 22
Views: 1,301
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: 294
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
Views: 230
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: 1,980
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
Views: 290
Posted By 1931 flamingo
Re: Brake identification

40-48.
Paul in CT
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-29-2020, 07:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 241
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: 842
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: 1,329
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: 636
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
Views: 540
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
Views: 959
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: 725
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: 599
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: 944
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
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