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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-30-2020, 01:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 757
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Changing engine oil...

Moble One High-Millage Synthetic 10W-40, 500 miles. No filter
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-13-2020, 12:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,318
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: 1929 Fordor Briggs Running Again

I'd like see that bullet hole picture!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-10-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 849
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Board-Feet

I actually wanted to know which Models had the most lumber, the least. Just used board feet as a reference. I've a '31 PicUp because didn't want the 'soft-top' - most of it's wood is the bed floor ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-09-2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 849
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Board-Feet

Been told there's a lot of wood in all the Models -- where would I find how many board feet are used, I've a '31 Steel-Cab.
Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-26-2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,020
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: What do you carry with you?

Cash -- and Triple A Card
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-20-2020, 01:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,688
Posted By rfitzpatrick
How Were They Painted?

Were the A's painted by brush, pressure spray, or what. Think I've seen viedos using this great big brush -- like what the inside of my PicUp looks like it was painted with right now--
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-19-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,007
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: prefix letter on Ford Badges

Badges! Badges!?? I don't need no stinkin'
Badge !! I don't have to show you no stinkin' Badge--
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-10-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 823
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Emission Inspections

Back when States did this -- how did the Model A Era handle the requirement.
I've never owned one when it was required
Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-05-2020, 10:52 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,748
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Which Model A for a coast to coast trip?

I was thinkin' a Boeing 737
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-03-2020, 06:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 640
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Hair-Line Crack

What brand/kind of carb and where do you think the is crack?


It's a Zenith 2, not that I know it's cracked -- just wanted to know how to inspect for any.
Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-02-2020, 10:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 640
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Hair-Line Crack

How would I check carburetor for cracks -- magnaflux/dye-check?
Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-27-2020, 12:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 342
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Vintage Parts Web Site

I accidently found this web-site for all old cars and ordered a part from them: www.2040-parts.com -- not just Model A's

Anyone else here ordered from them. Perhaps this wasn't a real good time...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-24-2020, 10:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,408
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: What Year Is This Coupe ?

5-Window Coupe -- of course
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-20-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,142
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Vapor Lock

Vapor-Lock Up-Dat
Rebuilted Carburator. Rebuilt Distrubtor. Replaced Coil. Installed 3rd Ground Cable.
Shorten/Insullated Fuel Line. Compression Cked: 61 +/- 1. Vacuum Cked: Steady 17....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-18-2020, 08:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,142
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Vapor Lock

I actually read this !!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-18-2020, 06:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,142
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Vapor Lock

Make sure there's no low spots in the fuel pipe-- all downhill to the carburetor----




This is being addressed. Engine bay has Splash-Pans since purchased.
Asking club mechanic to look at...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-18-2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,142
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Vapor Lock

[QUOTE=BRENT in 10-uh-C;1863234]Yes, wood is generally thought of as an insulator and not as a heat sink.




"Is your condition vapor lock or fuel percolation? Two totally different issues."...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-17-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,142
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Vapor Lock

Yes, it's hot in Fla., owned the PicUp 2 1/2 years, and it began this two months ago when the weather was cooler. Driven three times a week, and I do expect it's the quality of gasoline too. Why it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-17-2020, 02:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,142
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Vapor Lock

What's my solution for vapor-lock -- thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-17-2020, 06:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,039
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Tow Companies

"on the road emergencys" make sence -- however my Club Mechanics Shop wasn't open on the week-end was why I wanted a home tow-- Thanks, I'll check Hagerty's policy
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-16-2020, 07:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,039
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Tow Companies

I've had a run-in with my AAA Service that I've had since 1985. I shut down in traffic, towed home OK. Week later shut-down at Dunkin' Donuts and was towed, no problem. But when I asked to be...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-07-2020, 04:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 878
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Driver Licneses In a Model A -- After Oct., 1st

I dont need no stinkin drivers license!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!![/QUOTE]




Treasure of the Sierra Madre -- 1948
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-07-2020, 03:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 878
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Driver Licneses In a Model A -- After Oct., 1st

I'm retired Airline Mechanic with pass privilages -- this was a surprise. Didn't realize this was due 9/11
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-07-2020, 07:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 878
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Driver Licneses In a Model A -- After Oct., 1st

After Oct., 1st 2020 if you want to airtravel in the U.S., your drivers licenses must have a Star at the top -- and be in compliance State-Issue Enhanced Drivers Licenses reffered to as a REAL-ID

...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-04-2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,523
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Driver Licneses In a Model A Lately

When I relocated to Fla.,(in 1985) I was required to take the State's drivers test.
Just curious, anyone done something like this using their Model A?
Thanks
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