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Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-29-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 117
Posted By A bones
Re: Changing front spring...

Congrats. Tell us how it works. When you can.

I've considered doing the same; After several needier chores.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-18-2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 373
Posted By A bones
Re: Model T in Roundabout

My practice always, was to take off with a stomp on the slow pedal, at the same moment I open the gas valve full. As soon as I hit say 10 MPH I knock off the gas and release the slow pedal. From...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-28-2020, 08:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,928
Posted By A bones
Re: Dip Stick

Exactly, I used one for a while. Now it lives in a box of miscellaneous souvenirs.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-15-2020, 10:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,713
Posted By A bones
Re: Is this radiator worth recoring?

Good, flat tube is best.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-13-2020, 09:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,713
Posted By A bones
Re: Is this radiator worth recoring?

I just looked on Snyders site. They want $825. Seems like an easy decision. Ask them about the brace.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-12-2020, 05:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 631
Posted By A bones
Re: LogoLites stop&turn...

Just to clarify: My T is disabled, as am I ( Hopefully - Temporarily ). The need I refer to is certain drivers here look at an open road as the speedway. So speeds are comparable to that of the...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-12-2020, 12:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 631
Posted By A bones
Re: LogoLites stop&turn...

Thanks for the post. I hope to be able to get to a place where I can do this.

I never drive at night. The style of driving in the rural areas here needs this.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-10-2020, 09:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 872
Posted By A bones
Re: Shave or not to shave?

I guess it was when i was young and dumb I, took my head to the local parts jobber with a machine shop. I spoke with the machinist to say I wanted it cut. He looked it over and turned to his...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-01-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 758
Posted By A bones
Re: Bumpers on and supper's cook'in....

I just looked on their site. Looks to be effective for communicating to the opposition. Will save it for the future. Presently have a few hurdles 'til we roll again.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 09-25-2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 758
Posted By A bones
Re: Bumpers on and supper's cook'in....

We call that win win: Looking good, providing protection.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 09-24-2020, 09:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 758
Posted By A bones
Re: Bumpers on and supper's cook'in....

Very nice, mine was fitted with an aftermarket single bar style when I got it. I like the look of yours.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2020, 11:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 456
Posted By A bones
Re: 47 Ford Pickup Windshield Replacement

First, may I say Welcome to The Barn. Please read my edited post #5.

You can have my place here. I am no longer fit to be a part of this wonderful project ( flathead education enjoyment )
...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 456
Posted By A bones
Re: 47 Ford Pickup Windshield Replacement

Avoid using silicone. It will promote rust. ( one of my inventory )

The prefered sealant is polyurethane. Please disregard.

I am wrong. (once more) This info (Urethane) was from someone...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 472
Posted By A bones
Re: Tires... Radial vs bias

My two cents, radials need at least 32-35 lbs.
I would definitely look elsewhere if low pressure gave a rough ride.
Ah 3 cents, I am aware that you drive nice and easy. You still will shorten the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-03-2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,035
Posted By A bones
Re: diamondback tires

Yeah, but, you've heard about "When the rubber hits the road"
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-01-2020, 09:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 637
Posted By A bones
Re: leaky brake fittings

Yes! Jerry knows.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 08-30-2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 832
Posted By A bones
Re: Model T rear axle nut

In the words of Ted Aschman author of "Tinkerin' Tips" it needs to "gut bustin' tight".
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 08-30-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 519
Posted By A bones
Re: Can anyone identify 1927 Model T Speedster, wonderful options!

Going way back in time I was desirous of just such a model. Your's checks all the boxes. I love it. Enjoy the breeze.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-28-2020, 10:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 403
Posted By A bones
Re: Cooling system flush

My neighbor was a roundy round dirt racer. He swore by the slow flow theory. All his race motors had the pump impellers trimmed. Of course a lot of the time was spent wound tight in second. The...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-27-2020, 10:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 544
Posted By A bones
Re: Truck load of new 1953 Fords

I took my driver's test in a '53. It was two shades of green, a Mainliner 2dr sedan. Like any of them, I shoulda hung onto it, make a good cruiser.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-27-2020, 07:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 753
Posted By A bones
Re: why ???????

If you seek advice from others you should share what you were trying to do? or go? or wha hop pend????
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-27-2020, 06:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,249
Posted By A bones
Re: Shop ruined my '48 radiator tanks

Shame,, glad you found one
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-24-2020, 06:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,057
Posted By A bones
Re: Found On Road Dead

Ya we know you love it. When all is right and you're singing along, it's much better than driving any new car, period.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-22-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,927
Posted By A bones
Re: Wheels, would like opinions.

One vote red wheels.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-22-2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 692
Posted By A bones
Re: Thank you to Don Rogers

My stance is knowing, mainly, the offerings of The Ford Barn. All of the steady constant contributors are unimaginably valuable.

Don Rogers and Others who keep history afloat, are heroes.

The...
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