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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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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