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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 03:07 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 121,169
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Re: carburetor 13/32 deep well socket

Has anyone attempted to take a 10 mm deep well socket and waller it out some to fit? You can possibly use a small triangular file and a dremel tool.

Or dress down the nut portion on the soft...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-28-2021, 11:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 328
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: Remastered video

https://youtu.be/ViNoQd4OaIo

Here is another one.

Beverly Hills in 1935. Look at all of the Service Stations and Automotive Dealerships on this route close by the Movie Studios... Lots of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-15-2021, 02:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,660
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: Remote Horn Blower?

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Hill Billy Bob and his Model A
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-15-2021, 01:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,660
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: Remote Horn Blower?

I remember Hillbilly Bob who was displaying his rusty and crusty Model A Hill Billy car at a local county fair. He had a windshield washer pump and hose set up with a nozzle coming our of the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-22-2021, 12:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,169
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: Creating a list for what to do to winterize your A

Here is the final final revision. Thank you all for your help and comments.

Model A Winterization Checklist

Cooling Area
It is better to top off the radiator with 50/50 mix of Antifreeze...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-13-2021, 07:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,169
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: Creating a list for what to do to winterize your A

Here is my final copy using all of the input from other interested Model A owners. We just included this in our latest October Newsletter for our local Model A Club. Feel free to share this listing...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2021, 05:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,169
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: Creating a list for what to do to winterize your A

Thank you to all of the Ford Barn members that shared your ideas to assist me with this project. All of your comments and the chuckles are appreciated.

Please let me share my first ROUGH draft...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2021, 09:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,398
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-30-2021, 07:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,169
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: Creating a list for what to do to winterize your A

Thank you those who have already replied!

Some of you guys are awfully silent on this subject. Don’t you prep your cars for Winter? Do you store with a full gas tank or drain? Dryer sheets...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-30-2021, 03:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,169
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: Creating a list for what to do to winterize your A

Great start on my listing! Hope to see more…..
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-30-2021, 12:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,169
Posted By modela@aol.com
Creating a list for what to do to winterize your A

Here in the Midwest we are starting to see the Fall colors in the trees and are now just starting to think about putting our Model A's into a Winter hibernation.

I thought that I would create a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-26-2021, 07:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,099
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: Turn signal beeper or other solutions

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07QBP1W5L/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_PTH698SE7F4XNQMV5RYH

Super cheap and loud buzzers. If too loud put a piece of tape over the sound hole. Two leads that can be attached...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-21-2021, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 542
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: Show in Wisconsin

How was the H & V Show this year?

I was also a regular attendee there for years and thought it was a wonderful event with so many things to see and do. Lots of Brass era T’s usually ventured...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-18-2021, 05:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 783
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: Removing fuse holder

Beware of the bulk AG glass China made fuses sold by Harbor Freight…. Seen intact looking fuses that look to be good but have open circuits and are useless right out of the box. Always have to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-08-2021, 09:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,150
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: Four Post Lift Recommendations….

More ammo….

https://carbuzz.com/news/watch-and-cry-as-this-tail-heavy-corvette-z06-tips-off-lift
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-06-2021, 03:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,150
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: Four Post Lift Recommendations….

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4 posts better than 2…..
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-30-2021, 09:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,398
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-19-2021, 06:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,809
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: Safe To Drive.....?

I witnessed recently a fellow club member at a parade who had a real bad rear main oil leak. He said that he just took it to a local antique car professional mechanic. This guy took the oil cap...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-14-2021, 06:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,923
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: Engine dies

Thought of another past head scratcher to share.

Harbor Freight AG glass fuses that look good but are not connected well internally. Once again they pass visual inspections….
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-14-2021, 06:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,923
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: Engine dies

Here were some head scratching intermittent failures I have witnessed on some past tours.
1. A dime sized foil seal off of a bottle of Heet was acting like a flapper valve in the gas tank outlet. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-14-2021, 08:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,012
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: Well...here we go!

Be careful..... Model A's are like potato chips. You can't eat just one.

Years from now as you peruse your stable of Model A's remember this.

Every so often one will follow you home...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-29-2021, 04:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,423
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: Front spring perch bushings

An air hammer pointed chisel and bushing drivers. In or Out. Easy Peezee!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-20-2021, 04:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,116
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: The Jeffery Automobile Company

https://m.facebook.com/WisconsinAutoMuseum/photos/a.174636716005597/1117441895058403/?type=3&source=57&__tn__=EH-R

The Wisconsin Automobile Museum in Hartford, WI used to have 1917 Jeffery on...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-19-2021, 08:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,789
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: Turn Signals Again

https://youtu.be/9iLfk08JMYc

YouTube video on this flasher unit.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-19-2021, 08:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,789
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: Turn Signals Again

This p/n 84787 solid state positive ground flasher from LEDLights.com solves most issues discussed. It is a three terminal can with an external flying lead that has to be grounded out to your A.
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