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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-26-2020, 08:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 900
Posted By Road Journey
Waxing or Polishing 1929 Ford Model A

Started waxing 1929 Ford Model A in fair condition, newly painted hood in July. Tried three Turtle Wax, Color Cure Car Black ChipStik, Car Wax, & Color Magic & clay bar. Looks good from distance...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-24-2020, 07:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 455
Posted By Road Journey
Does 1929 Open Ford Roadster Windshield Latch?

Does 1929 Open Ford Roadster Windshield latch in some fashion or when you pull it in, pull it shut does it just hang there loose?

Thanks.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-22-2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 330
Posted By Road Journey
35 Ford Ammeter Flops to Full Discharge

Stock 35 Ford, 6 volt. Ammeter started instantly flopping to full discharge (-) when ignition turned on. Car cranks, starts OK & when engine running ammeter indication normal, charging.

What's...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-22-2020, 07:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 506
Posted By Road Journey
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Ammeter post deleted.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-13-2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 582
Posted By Road Journey
Re: Removing rust on block

Thanks. Assembled. Hope not to have to repaint. Will post pictures probably tomorrow Fri.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-13-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 582
Posted By Road Journey
Removing rust on block

What would be best way to remove rust on engine block. Rust is surface from leaking radiator hose. Thanks.

Tried to add photo today 8/14 but site asks for url. There's no URL, I would simply up...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-17-2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 362
Posted By Road Journey
Re: Replacing Wagner Flasher 535

Thanks! You guys are the best.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-17-2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 362
Posted By Road Journey
Replacing Wagner Flasher 535

Replacing Wagner Flasher 535 & unplugged flasher before noting what terminal (X, P & L) was clipped into which wire. My three flasher terminal wires are black, blue & red. Don't know if these...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-16-2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,247
Posted By Road Journey
Standard or Deluxe Model?

Any way to tell whether restored 35 & 36 Fords were/are standard or deluxe?

1. Have 35 Model 48 five window coupe, rumble seat. ID plate 181633554.

2. 36 Fordor Body #68-730, ID plate missing....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-10-2020, 11:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 692
Posted By Road Journey
35 & 36 Ford Spark Plugs

My 1935 Ford currently has Champion D21 plugs. Champion chart (https://www.championautoparts.com/find-my-part/) recommends 516 plugs for 35 & 36 Fords. Would the Champion 516 plug be better for the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-31-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 636
Posted By Road Journey
Re: Autolite 216 Plug Terminal Unscrew?

Ordered Aut0lite 386s. Thanks & Happy New Year.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-31-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 636
Posted By Road Journey
Re: Autolite 216 Plug Terminal Unscrew?

Wow. I was way out in left field. The Autolite 216s apparently do NOT fit my regular, stock 36 engine. Not just the terminal & wire issue but the head. I got the idea for the 216s from one of the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-31-2019, 09:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 636
Posted By Road Journey
Re: Autolite 216 Plug Terminal Unscrew?

Thank you. Bummer! Not the way I like to start my day.

OK, what plugs should I look for for 36 Fordor, options for my current plug wires? Opinions on the NGK AB-6?

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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-31-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 636
Posted By Road Journey
Autolite 216 Plug Terminal Unscrew?

My 36 Ford plug wires need to fit under removable plug terminal. Had been using NGK AB-6 plugs.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-19-2019, 09:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 405
Posted By Road Journey
36 Ford Leaking Front Shock

Photo is my 36 left front shock that shows some leakage. You may be able to see the couple drips. Are these shocks serviceable? Due for replacement? Any insight you can give me is appreciable.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-10-2019, 07:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 617
Posted By Road Journey
LED Tail Lights for 36 6 volts

Interested in any comments on Mac's LED Tail Lights for Ford “1933-36 Passenger & Sedan Delivery, Stainless Steel Body, 21 Red LEDs”, left Part # 32-14660-1 & right – Right Part #: 32-14654-1, $64.99...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-06-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 687
Posted By Road Journey
Thermostats Recommended for 36 Ford?

Have nice restored 36 Ford. Had the usual overheating problems but better since Skip Haney water pump mod. Also radiator pressurized with Skip's valve. Not certain how functional this is now.
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-27-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 595
Posted By Road Journey
35 Ford Wont Crank

Have nice restored 1935 Ford coupe, generally easy start & runs well. Gone for two weeks & unable to start on my return. Won't crank (not spinning) despite full charge & 6 to 7 volt output on...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-03-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,205
Posted By Road Journey
Re: Battery Cutoff Switch in 29 Model A

Thanks. Stock positive ground.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-03-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,205
Posted By Road Journey
Battery Cutoff Switch in 29 Model A

Installed "battery cutoff" switch cuts off A starter button but not engine when running. This is not wired correctly, correct?

Uploaded image of type switch.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-18-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 909
Posted By Road Journey
Re: 35 Ford Suddenly Running Ragged

Thanks for responses. Think battery was not disconnected when it should have been. Battery was dead at shop this morning when I went to pick up (very unusual), did get a charge on it there but dead...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-18-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 909
Posted By Road Journey
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-18-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 909
Posted By Road Journey
35 Ford Suddenly Running Ragged

Had Red's headers & dual exhaust professionally installed on 35 Ford coupe at Ralph's Muffler shop in Avon, Indiana, Great, no problem fit & neat installation. Smithys 22" glasspacks & 2"pipes.
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-24-2018, 11:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,166
Posted By Road Journey
Duals for 1935 Ford Coupe

Would like to hear from anyone that's put duals on or had duals put on a 30s Ford flathead. Any recommendations, tips.

About ten yrs. ago had nice job done on a 48 Chevy coupe with Fenton headers...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-03-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 886
Posted By Road Journey
Wiring Fuse Block for 12V Accessories

Want to place 12 volt battery in trunk, place fuse block below under the dash & wire couple 12 volt accessories to fuse block. Where would positive & negative leads from the trunk battery normally be...
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