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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 07:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 332
Posted By Jordan
Re: Not popular but...pinto engine?????

I have driven cars with the Pinto/C4 or Pinto/'39 transmission set ups. It's very nice if done properly! If I were to put a different motor in my A besides an A motor, I would definitely go the Pinto...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 11:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 804
Posted By Jordan
Re: Driving in traffic and on tours

I've always driven my on freeways. Growing up, my grandpa avoided them at all cost. But he also rarely drove over 45 mph, so that was probably a smart decision. He didn't even really like driving on...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-03-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 811
Posted By Jordan
Re: Mitchell Overdrive, 26 and 36%

If you put a 36% overdrive in a stock model A it'll fall on it's face when you throw it in overdrive. You would have to have a very strong touring motor to support this. But even then, it would be an...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-19-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 772
Posted By Jordan
Re: To: Fort Worth Club Members

Our grandpa was invited to be a charter member and attend that first meeting to start the club, but he didn't go. He was always mad at himself for not doing it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-17-2015, 11:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 794
Posted By Jordan
Re: A "car" find

can we see pictures of the car? Happen to know the cars history of ownership?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-14-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 466
Posted By Jordan
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-30-2015, 11:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,908
Posted By Jordan
Re: What came original?

check the date stamped on the fire wall.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-22-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,279
Posted By Jordan
Re: Electronic Ignition Opinions Needed

When I go on a roadtrip, I carry a spare of everything. I prepare my car so I don't have to work on it on the side of the road. But accidents happen. I also let my sister and other people drive my...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-21-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,279
Posted By Jordan
Re: Electronic Ignition Opinions Needed

have them in 3 cars and have never had a problem. The only ones I've seen fail have been from user error or incorrect set up. I have 30,000 miles on the one in my car and it's never missed a beat....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-19-2015, 11:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,745
Posted By Jordan
Re: Young model A Driver.

Learned to drive the model a around age 8 in a parking lot. I was driving alone with my brother in car games by age 12. I'm 21 now and have driven a model A to Canada & back and people are STILL...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-10-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,764
Posted By Jordan
Re: Ron Kelley Engine

This is true. My brother currently has an engine being built by Ron to stock specs to go in the dlx phaeton.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-10-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,484
Posted By Jordan
Re: Auxiliary Gauges

I have one and wouldn't ever tour in a car without one. It lets you know when or if there's a problem before it's too late and done damage. I have mine on my steering column and it sits right on 160...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-18-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,966
Posted By Jordan
Re: Pressurized oiling system.

The car could be using one of those distributors driven off the timing gear. I saw a setup like this on an A400 for sale at Pate Swap meet last year. It was a neat set up.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-10-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 963
Posted By Jordan
Re: We lost a great one: Ron Davis

I lost one of my "extra" grandpa's. He was always so nice and was one of the only people besides my real grandpa who would let me drive his Model A's anytime I wanted. He was a true asset to our...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-02-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 541
Posted By Jordan
Re: 16 in wheel - tube needed?

Out of 6 of the 35 ford rims on my car, only 1 doesn't hold air and had to have a tube added & it's a spare (bias ply). The radials on the ground have had no problems holding air.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-21-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,123
Posted By Jordan
Re: Winnsboro Texas Autumn Trails?

Can't wait! Leaving Denton Friday after classes @ 2. Should be there in time for stew if I don't have any problems!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-16-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 330
Posted By Jordan
Re: Is it unusual for a Rex-A-Co water temp gauge to fail?

I went through 2 of these. 1 failed and one never registered the temp correctly. I bought one at tractor supply with actual numbers on it and it's worked great ever since.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 476
Posted By Jordan
Re: Winfield Texas Model A gathering

Can't wait! Taking some time Sunday to go check out my car and get it ready.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-01-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 850
Posted By Jordan
Re: Electronic Ignition

We have FSI distributors in 3 cars and all 3 have performed flawlessly for thousands of miles. If set up correctly, you'll never regret the switch.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-02-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 347
Posted By Jordan
Re: 29th Grandparent's Day Car Show - Ft. Worth Stockyards

got your message today, I'll be there!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-18-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 713
Posted By Jordan
Re: Rebuilt engine

Ron Kelley will build you the ultimate touring engine.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-24-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,441
Posted By Jordan
Re: Temp Gauge

Did you take a town car?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-23-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,006
Posted By Jordan
Re: New guy!

Same thing happened to me once. The pitman arm bolt stripped and just needed to be replaced. This is super easy to check and won't require removing the steering column. This bolt needs to be super...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-10-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,690
Posted By Jordan
Re: What is a cure/treatment for squeaky fan belt?

A simple squirt of wd-40 will do the job. I've used it before. Just spray it on the belt with the engine running.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-01-2014, 01:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,245
Posted By Jordan
Re: Frenchlick Pictures!

I remember when he drove it to dallas in '08
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