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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-02-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,050
Posted By BobbyG
Getting withdrawalls

Been silently hanging around the forum here for a while ( Did you miss me??)

Sold my 28 coupe last year as we were moving house - I am so missing the old girl, we had a proper love hate...
Forum: Early V8 08-20-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 743
Posted By BobbyG
Rebuilt Divers helmet Distributor 12v

This is in the Uk guys...

Divers helmet Distributor (12v) from a 1936 Flathead V8 - completely refurbished and set up correctly ready to go ( I carried this in the trunk as a spare) This one...
Forum: Model-A 07-17-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 697
Posted By BobbyG
1928 A V8 in Uk For Sale 18k

Car is in Essex - UK - 18k. On E bay now.
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-10-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,230
Posted By BobbyG
Re: So disapointed in Macs

Totally amazed at responses here - how does Macs survive??

probably by catching unsuspecting buyers like me.

Lesson learnt & passed on - thanks guys.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-07-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,230
Posted By BobbyG
So disapointed in Macs

Macs Antique Auto Parts – An Ecklers Company.

By far the worst service I have EVER received from a USA based supplier.

I have spent quite a lot of money with this supplier as I have a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-02-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,569
Posted By BobbyG
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-25-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,762
Posted By BobbyG
Re: English and american language !

2 Nations divided by a common language :)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-06-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,984
Posted By BobbyG
Re: Sometimes I'm tempted...

Not me - Don't have a clue :)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-06-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,747
Posted By BobbyG
Re: Water pump rebuilds

John JM35 Sedan, very kindly assisted me with my purchase of Skip's waterpumps ( thanks John mate ) I love them ! Very clever man - superb craftmanship. My v8 runs lovely no drips - no overheating.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-06-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 817
Posted By BobbyG
Re: 1935 Ford brass column drop

not seen a brass one before - lovely though :)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-06-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,198
Posted By BobbyG
Re: 6 lbs pressure

Fit an inline regulator - just before carbs a set it at about 4lbs, that will be more than enough pressure.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-01-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,352
Posted By BobbyG
Lead Additive To Fuel

Anyone use it in a flathead - anyone know anything about it ?

Where I am located we only have Leadfree Gas.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-25-2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 21,170
Posted By BobbyG
Re: Sadness & joy

My thoughts are with you and your family Sir. God Bless.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-23-2014, 03:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,396
Posted By BobbyG
Re: Axle bearing race - how bad is to bad ??

I look at it this way - it has taken 80 plus years to get this far - most probably used a lot more in the 1st 40 years - how many miles are we realistically going to put on it now & how long have we...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-23-2014, 01:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,189
Posted By BobbyG
Re: Bend the gear shifter?

3 people in a coupe !!!!

I was out with a buddy in my 28 yesterday and he remarked how very small the cabin was on this ship.

Thank goodness we did not take the goat with us.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,703
Posted By BobbyG
Re: Backing up in the dark

Oh man I bet that plate wasn't the only thing that was blue right then eh !
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-21-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,703
Posted By BobbyG
Backing up in the dark

I was out in the 28 coupe late last night and found myself on an unlit road where I had to back up to turn around, as I looked over my shoulder to look out the back I could see nothing but the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-15-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,664
Posted By BobbyG
Re: v8 hbackolding

Cheers Zach - will give it a whirl and see how she performs.

Bob
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-14-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,664
Posted By BobbyG
Re: v8 hbackolding

Right chaps - I took the air filter off - no change there.
Checked inlet manifold bolts and surprisingly a few were quite loose !! Thanks ken.


I am now thinking that maybe this is just how a FH...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-13-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,664
Posted By BobbyG
Re: v8 hbackolding

Cheers Gene - will give that a go tomorrow.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-13-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,664
Posted By BobbyG
v8 hbackolding

Hi guys - running a 36 flathead in a model A - Standard 3 spd manual.

I had the distributor ( diving helmet style) rebuilt - brand new Single Stromberg - all new plugs coil/ leads etc etc.

I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-07-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,359
Posted By BobbyG
Re: Planning For Outside Winter Storage

would one of those car tents - carcoon i think they are called be a good idea for your location?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-07-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,014
Posted By BobbyG
Re: Banjo Flush

Is it doing any harm having some sludge in the bottom of the case - be mindful of stirring up a metalic hornets nest.

Bob
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-07-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,744
Posted By BobbyG
Re: Clutch Slip

Water pumps are spot on John - good as gold - I put the 4lb valve on the overflow as well and not lost a drop - Skip Haney pumps are the business.



Sitting on the left is not too bad for me I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-07-2013, 02:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,744
Posted By BobbyG
Re: Clutch Slip

Thanks Henry - diagram helps a lot - I am going to replace that bolt with a pin this weekend.
I do have a better understanding of how it all goes together now, and on a short ( 5 mile) drive it was...
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