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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-26-2020, 08:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 279
Posted By Hitman
Re: Accessory E. Brake Release Handle

Look closely, this won’t work on an A without modification.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-15-2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,247
Posted By Hitman
Re: Wisdom of Stopping Engine by Choking It Out

Lots of armchair opinions within, and yet these cars have managed to survive 90 years with all sorts of abuse and neglect.

Choking the engine to kill it will do absolutely no harm to the engine,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-13-2020, 09:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 788
Posted By Hitman
Re: 160-A Standard Fordor?

I like the ramp truck!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-21-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 278
Posted By Hitman
Re: Phaeton Top Bows

Try wescottsauto.com They list phaeton bows at $1400, he posts on here with Wescott in his user name.

http://www.westcottsauto.com
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-24-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,007
Posted By Hitman
Re: Solution for audio system in model A?

Since you’ll use your phone and Bluetooth, I’d go this route:

https://www.loudluggageco.com

Nothing to hide, no wires to run, plus it will be a cool conversation piece.
Forum: Model-A 05-21-2020, 04:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 410
Posted By Hitman
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-15-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,265
Posted By Hitman
Re: Radiator.... Mac's What say you?

You get what you pay for. Your time is worth something too, so R&Ring various radiators for trial isn’t worth my time or money. Buy a quality radiator and be done with it. Time is money.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-15-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,049
Posted By Hitman
Re: Board-Feet

I have lots of original 36í pieces , none of them are laminated. I have some NOS 35-36 wood, they are not laminated. I have original 35-36 top bows, they are not laminated.

I know there are some...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-10-2020, 10:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,049
Posted By Hitman
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-02-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,431
Posted By Hitman
Re: Use of avgas?

Because, like you, Iím not always near my preferred gas station when I need gas. Airports are difficult to access if you donít show up in an airplane, so coordinating an 8 gallon fill up takes time...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-02-2020, 01:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,431
Posted By Hitman
Re: Use of avgas?

I use it whenever I can! It’s great, the car runs noticeably better.

AV gas doesn’t have all of the pollution additives, cleaning additives and other things in regular retail automotive fuel. AV...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-24-2020, 12:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,594
Posted By Hitman
Re: Is there a way to reset the ammeter to zero?

The power cutoff could be faulty. Does it read this way without any wires connected to it? You need to eliminate all potential causes, and start from there.

Ammeters are simple devices,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-23-2020, 09:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,594
Posted By Hitman
Re: Is there a way to reset the ammeter to zero?

Lots of bandaid solutions so far. First, have you confirmed the position if the needle with no wires connected?
Forum: Model-A 04-22-2020, 10:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 393
Posted By Hitman
Original Radiator 28/29

Here’s a nice original radiator for 28/29. It has the funnel inlet, and seamed round tubes. I’ve never used the radiator so I recommend it be checked out at a radiator shop. Sold
Forum: Model-A 04-20-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 369
Posted By Hitman
Forum: Early V8 04-20-2020, 08:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 411
Posted By Hitman
Forum: Model-A 04-20-2020, 08:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,256
Posted By Hitman
Forum: Model-A 04-20-2020, 08:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 410
Posted By Hitman
Forum: Model-A 04-20-2020, 08:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 260
Posted By Hitman
Forum: Model-T 04-20-2020, 07:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,324
Posted By Hitman
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-06-2020, 11:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 910
Posted By Hitman
Re: chrome stripping?

The guy that plates my stuff has no problem blasting it off with glass beads. I do the same and have no issues.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-04-2020, 09:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 910
Posted By Hitman
Re: chrome stripping?

Sand blasting.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-27-2020, 10:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,219
Posted By Hitman
Re: Matching Frame and Engine Value?

Now ronn, we both know several variables factor into this. Your question is not that simple.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-26-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,219
Posted By Hitman
Re: Matching Frame and Engine Value?

I believe there is a slight extra value to matching numbers if both are useable and have factory stampings. If I were restoring a car and needed either item, I'd pay extra for both. Most people here...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-13-2020, 08:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,149
Posted By Hitman
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