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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-15-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 374
Posted By 160B
Re: Visual ID a couple things

2. It is a Model B Zenith carburetor with a Model A Ford side bowl Sediment bulb.

3. The intake manifold is a Model B intake manifold
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-10-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,441
Posted By 160B
Re: What spark plugs are you currently using?

Spark plug heat range is the measure of how fast the spark plug tip dissipates combustion heat. It must do this in a precise and controlled manner so the spark plug will:
Stay cool enough to avoid...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-10-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,441
Posted By 160B
Re: What spark plugs are you currently using?

Champion 429 Spark Plug AKA Champion 3X

Very happy with the 3X
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-01-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 503
Posted By 160B
Re: Air Maze Air Filter on Zenith Carb Question

Below is a list of all the posts on air filters

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=250309 250309

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=239089
239089
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-01-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 702
Posted By 160B
Re: Im going to be buying some tubes and tires. good tubes? bad tubes?

In March of 2018 I was looking for tubes, I found one vendorís tubes had the valve stem off center. I felt this would stress the tube and ended up getting tubes from Berts see the below photos.
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-15-2019, 11:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,209
Posted By 160B
Re: Rewiring . . . What would you do different?

Only way to go!!! If you have problems on road trips you can get help from those traveling with you because it matches the wiring diagrams!!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-14-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 566
Posted By 160B
Re: Sport Coupe to Cabriolet conversion

Here is a couple of photos.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-13-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 566
Posted By 160B
Re: Sport Coupe to Cabriolet conversion

Here is a photo of a Cabriolet and a Sport Coupe, use the recommended procedure in post #2 and #3
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-09-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,755
Posted By 160B
Re: What have you found working on your A?

I found these 20 years ago under the front carpet of the 1931 160B that I had just purchased
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,681
Posted By 160B
Re: How Far In One Day?

Terry, It was a trip that went "lets go to the next town, its too early to stop", and soon we were home. There were two of us traveling together. That was 16 years ago and we are happy to get a 250...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,681
Posted By 160B
Re: How Far In One Day?

My longest day in a Model A ford was our return trip from the MAFCA NWRM Calgary, Alberta Canada July 15 - 23 2003. We traveled from Cranbrook BC Canada to Port Orchard WA in one day 502 miles (809...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-18-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,095
Posted By 160B
Re: Building a Travel Toolkit

Here is a list I made several years ago, it is broken down in three lists, tools, parts, and supplies with an code for location, TB (tool box), T (trunk), US (under seat), and the blanks are for item...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-16-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,066
Posted By 160B
Re: No air filter . . .

This is an age old subject.

see the below threads, and draw your own conclusion.

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=264971

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=259524...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2019, 10:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,267
Posted By 160B
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-18-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 879
Posted By 160B
Re: Anyone use a TomTom gps?

FWIW


The Model A Ford is a thing of the past!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-16-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 879
Posted By 160B
Re: Anyone use a TomTom gps?

I use a Garmin navigator and have a small 12 volt battery 9Ah Rechargeable Sealed Lead Acid AGM Battery under the front seat. I connect to the battery with a Car Accessory female Cigarette Lighter...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-02-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,708
Posted By 160B
Re: misdiagnosis based on assumptions

Mike,

Also note the pins holding your emergency brake shoe are not installed correctly. The link pins are installed so the cotter pins are inboard like the Tom Wesenberg photo above. The way you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-31-2019, 10:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,708
Posted By 160B
Re: misdiagnosis based on assumptions

Sometimes finding the problem is harder than fixing the problem.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-29-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,591
Posted By 160B
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-13-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,318
Posted By 160B
Re: Rearching brake shoes.

FWIW

Several years ago I had a situation where there was not time to redo a brake job that had been completed years before in a restoration project. The brake work had been done by the owner with...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-11-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,318
Posted By 160B
Re: Rearching brake shoes.

FWIW

If you bend the shoe you change the centerline distance between the holes that you use to mount the shoe. The result is that when you install the re-arced shoe it is not properly centered...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-06-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,256
Posted By 160B
Re: $32.99 !

You need to look at the rest of his listings, trolling for big $$$$ profits!!!


The lowest priced item is a Tail Light 6 Volt Bulb 8 Watts for 1928-32 Ford Model A for ONLY $25.99, but shipping...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-24-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,028
Posted By 160B
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-16-2019, 11:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 998
Posted By 160B
Re: Radiator Drain Cock rebuild kits...

Steve here is a online source for Brass cotter pins, not sure what size you need but they have a pretty good selection with the following Diameter 1/16", 5/64", 3/32", 7/64", 1/8", 5/32", 3/16", 1/4"...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-16-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 891
Posted By 160B
Re: Carburetor question

What kind of air filter are you using. If it is a paper pleated, take it off and throw it away. The commercial paper filters sold by the Model A vendors are not adequately sized for an adequate air...
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