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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-03-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 382
Posted By kenparker
Re: Woody Wagon SIG Update

Is the woody waagon newsletter a paper copy or is there an online/email copy available?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-02-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 432
Posted By kenparker
Re: That "Opportunity Knocks" Engine

Sweat solder is not that difficult. Just tedious and time consuming, but very pernament. Done it twice. works great. kp
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-01-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,045
Posted By kenparker
Re: Something is not right!

A bent axel - from towing with rope or chain - attached to center of axel will bend them. Just enough to mess up the toe in. Make sure your axel is straight.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-25-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 444
Posted By kenparker
Re: Trunk to luggage rack bolt or straps.

Drove a friends sport coupe with bolted
ed trunk on he back. It rattled. If it were mine I would add the straps to stop the rattle.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-25-2019, 07:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 518
Posted By kenparker
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-23-2019, 09:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 583
Posted By kenparker
Re: Ford 4sp od oil leak

The "vent" in the F150 OD transmission is thru the shift tower, around the cup washer that is under the screw on cap. The washer and cap is not air tight around the shift lever.


The sealed...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-18-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 467
Posted By kenparker
Re: pan install

Snyders has a little screw in gadget. You unscrew the oil hole plug - 2 inches above the oil pan flange -screw this gadget in place and tighten against the oil pump housing. When pan is installed...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-10-2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 838
Posted By kenparker
Re: Hot Driver

Driver does not loose any space and a long legged passsenger, like me could loose some knee room. See picture and you be judge. In this instaaall I built in some vertical adjustment and the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-10-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 838
Posted By kenparker
Re: Hot Driver

I have installed my own self built system in 3 model a's (2 fordors and one 31 coupe. The coupe is my regular driver and has been in and running for over 5 years now. I build my own brackets.
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-03-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 741
Posted By kenparker
Re: Headlight bar rubber gaskets

I recently saw and listing for two types of rubber pads. One style had the extended ridge that surroounde the light bar "pad" The second style rubber pad was "hidden'. I think it was Berts...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-02-2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,430
Posted By kenparker
Re: Must replace timing gear

When I was teaching I wouldtell my kids that it is not a stupid or annoying question if you truly want to learn.


Safety - to the radiator - tip. cover the radiator fins with a laarge piece of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-19-2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 491
Posted By kenparker
Re: Gland ring recesses

I no longer use the gland rings except on new manifolds and with the recess in the block very clean and even. Everything has to be perfect for them to fit and work as they should.


On old...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-07-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 469
Posted By kenparker
Re: which jet equipment in a weber dgv

Lots of folks use the Weber. Me for one. My specs on m latest Weber/engine are the same as Russchcoiio's. Very happy with the performance.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-07-2019, 07:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,159
Posted By kenparker
Re: Working in the garage

I do a lot of sweeping. Even with the grit on the floor I still enjoy being in the shop barefooted
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 482
Posted By kenparker
Re: early/late steering gear swap

follow up on Brents "yes, yes. no". Your old 7 tooth steering shaft will have a splined shaft where the steerring wheel attaches- upper end. The 2 tooth shaft will have a keyed shaft on the upper...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-29-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 443
Posted By kenparker
Re: Radiator replacement

one should look at combination of number of tubes AND fins per inch. Each contact of fin to tube is a point of heat dissapation.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-29-2019, 06:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 443
Posted By kenparker
Re: Radiator replacement

I have bought Snyder's "heavy Duty" radiator twice. each time it solved the overheating problem. In each case I was replacing a worn out original radiator.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-29-2019, 06:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By kenparker
Re: Need Motor worked on

Depends on what needs done. I am in Van Texas. 2 hours west of you. call me 903 952 7615
Forum: Model-A 09-24-2019, 09:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 499
Posted By kenparker
Re: shock absorbers

shocks sold. please delete ad
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-20-2019, 06:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 543
Posted By kenparker
Re: Full advance from 28/29

Sideline is right. Check your advance/retard with a timing light. Just because the lever is not moving thefull quadrant does not mean you are not getting the full 28 degrees of advance. Remember,...
Forum: Model-A 09-18-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 499
Posted By kenparker
shock absorbers

Shock Absorbers. Four Shocks. Four arms 1931 style -Two front and two rear. Four Tube links with all the insides -brass bushings, Spring, Spacer, End Plug. Rubber ball seals. Metal caps for rubber...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-18-2019, 06:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 573
Posted By kenparker
Re: Wheel color choice??

urng. The fenders are no black yet, but here are some orange wheels with tan body.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-14-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 338
Posted By kenparker
Re: International Model A Day 2019

Good evening all you Model A folks.
Here in east Texas we had beautiful weather for the annual Model A Day. Working together were the Autumn Trails Model A Ford Club and the Cedar Creek Model A...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-13-2019, 06:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 899
Posted By kenparker
Re: Model-A Day @ Gilmore - Roll Call (Who's going?)

Not going to make it to Gilmre this weekend, but will, in the next hour, head off to the Texas Southwest Swap Meet.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By kenparker
Re: 1931 S/W Fordor questions

Thanks Joop. I should have added more info.
Weber Carb. Cast iron exhaust manifold. Oversize intake valves. A/C. F150 Transmission w? 3:78 rear end. 16" wheels. Front seat are bucket seats with...
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