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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-24-2020, 07:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 955
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-23-2020, 09:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 698
Posted By old31
Re: Modern distributor cap

But the modern caps just dont look right to me.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-23-2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,874
Posted By old31
Re: ANTIQUE ENGINE REBUILDING RODS vs SNYDERS

It really amazes me whenever I see an engine like that. Put yourself back in that time frame. How did they know what they knew to design, make, install and make everything to work properly.

They...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-22-2020, 08:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 886
Posted By old31
Re: Rebuilt Engine Tag - Thought I'd Share

Joe, we all know that a red engine automatically adds 10HP!

But I thought that all replacement engines did not have serial numbers, they were blank.

Does anyone have proof of this statement?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-22-2020, 08:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 575
Posted By old31
Re: Senility Strikes .

Over the years we all have lost the knack. Time will do that to you.:mad:
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-21-2020, 04:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 245
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-21-2020, 04:08 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,661
Posted By old31
Re: Need to re-torque head, but socket is too fat

Yes, those are perfect. It will also get the nut easily under the distributor.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-21-2020, 03:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,002
Posted By old31
Re: What does “OP” mean?

Oh, and all this time I thought you guys were calling me Overly Pretty.:eek:
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-19-2020, 07:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 183
Posted By old31
Re: roadster top hold down straps

They come from China so good luck getting them.

https://www.macsautoparts.com/ford_model_a/model-a-ford-top-hold-down-straps-deluxe-roadster-21-brown.html
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-19-2020, 07:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 479
Posted By old31
Re: Headlight Ground

Many times the headlight cup has heavy paint and crud in it.

I have had very good results in taking a round 2" wire wheel on a drill and bringing the cup down to bare metal. Then I coat the cup...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-19-2020, 07:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 719
Posted By old31
Re: LED headlights in a 6 volt car anyone?

I have been using the logolites for quite a while and love them. Yes, they dont have the same beam pattern as Mike mentioned but that is ok.

They make a great daytime driving light, a very good...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-10-2020, 08:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 582
Posted By old31
Re: Horn Cleaning

Maybe an old JC Whitney horn?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-10-2020, 07:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 807
Posted By old31
Re: Board-Feet

Hay, I have board feet. Ever since this corona thing started.:p
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-10-2020, 07:53 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,686
Posted By old31
Re: What Defines Over-Revving The Model A's Engine

Richard, with OD at 55 are your rpms at 2k? Do you ever do 60?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-10-2020, 07:48 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,686
Posted By old31
Re: What Defines Over-Revving The Model A's Engine

Can you imagine doing 65 on 1930 roads? NO.:eek:
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-10-2020, 07:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,645
Posted By old31
Re: Gold is where you find it....

Great find! So, what are your plans?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-09-2020, 07:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 941
Posted By old31
Re: Fuse....

What is the advantage of wiring it the Model B way?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-09-2020, 07:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 198
Posted By old31
Re: Roadster top tie down hardware

Try these guys. I hate their web site, cant search on products.

restorationstuff.com/
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-09-2020, 07:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 932
Posted By old31
Re: Tapping sound when Clutch pedal engaged

Jim, you are always a wealth of knowledge. Thanks.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-09-2020, 07:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,424
Posted By old31
Re: Brake advice needed

Why would you ever want to go with juice? The A brakes are much safer. If that master cylinder goes out, or a line brakes what do you have, no brakes.

Do you really want to have to bleed the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-09-2020, 06:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 953
Posted By old31
Re: Bert’s Model A Center. The Place to “GO”.

I asked Steve for 4 perfect 19" inch used rims. That is exactly what he shipped me.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-07-2020, 04:28 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,251
Posted By old31
Re: Garage Hoist

This is all you really need! OUCH!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-07-2020, 04:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 843
Posted By old31
Re: Model A Tudor Basement

Oh ouch, I hope your not talking about me. "just ages out"

I think I like the words "he just retired" better.:D
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-07-2020, 03:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,005
Posted By old31
Re: Misnomer - Front Engine Support

I am using fams in the rear and front with a 6.1 and v8 clutch.

https://www.snydersantiqueauto.com/ProductDetail/A-6030-B?fromCategory=SearchByKeyword
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-07-2020, 03:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,152
Posted By old31
Re: Lighting for speedometer and gas gauge

I just turn the light on when I need it.
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