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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 04:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 865
Posted By Karl
Re: Cars from my past, how about you

1930 Model A Sports coupe , 1929 Model A Phaeton, 1918 Model T , 1913 Model T , 1930 Model A Fordor, 1934 Plymouth , 1930 Model A Phaeton , 1967 Sunbeam Alpine , 1910 Hupmobile and 1934 Fordor...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-11-2021, 05:45 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,392
Posted By Karl
Re: Longest trip yet...MPG suck!

The exact position of the GAV for optimal running varies from car to car
Each of the 4 Model A's I have owned is slightly different but somewhere around a quarter of a turn open is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-07-2021, 05:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,928
Posted By Karl
Re: Why so many upgrades??

Richard -I certainly don't have a fine point car . Firstly here i am so far away from the home of the Model A I would struggle to assemble all the correct parts . However my car is pretty...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-07-2021, 04:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,424
Posted By Karl
Re: My wife is a keeper

30 years for me . I used to operate on the principle thats its easier to ask for forgiveness than permission when it came to buying cars but have mellowed with age . Interstingly Andrea has never...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-26-2021, 05:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 666
Posted By Karl
Re: '34 blues

I'm pretty sure the drivers front door on my car has had blow open/back injury some time
in its life . When i close the door it closes fine until I get to about 1/2 inch before it closes ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-20-2021, 03:10 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,696
Posted By Karl
Re: 33 navigator

Lawrie - My heart goes out to you . I'm so sorry for your loss- Karl
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-19-2021, 05:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,009
Posted By Karl
Re: The 1933-34 Ford Book

Ditto -I appreciate the time that went into making the current book and enjoy reading it as I will the new book -Karl
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-16-2021, 04:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,135
Posted By Karl
Re: LED Headli9ghts, 6v

Mike You are 100%correct . If tested on a properly calibtrated headlight machine they will fail -Mine did and i went back to halogen bulbs -Karl
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-05-2021, 06:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,704
Posted By Karl
Re: Do you think there will be another V-8 National meet?

Michael as an MD I have researched the Pifzer vaccine throughly so I can inform my patients. I am very confident it is safe and effective and have had it myself as has most of my immediate...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-29-2021, 02:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 408
Posted By Karl
Re: 34 radio installation and operating manual

Terry search on here There is a post with the exact measurements for the hole locations -Karl
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-29-2021, 02:13 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,757
Posted By Karl
Re: Covid

Yep -Believe me as an MD I have researched the Pfizer vaccine (which is what we have here ) in excruciating detail -Based on all this I believe it is safe and effective - I recommend it to my...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-27-2021, 05:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 570
Posted By Karl
Re: Congratulations to Lawrie

I believe Lawrie's car orignally came from New Zealand (as did Lawrie- we like to claim the good ones back from the Aussies !)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-22-2021, 04:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,586
Posted By Karl
Re: Joes antique auto parts

Great source and good to deal with-When you on the other side of the world the bad vendors show up pretty quickly. I don't notice Joes showing up a lot here but thats probably because they do...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-19-2021, 05:25 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,757
Posted By Karl
Re: Covid

Ian Vaccine rollout is slow -We don't have the disease burden that other countries have to drive it faster . As a health worker I get my first shot tomorrow.-Karl
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-19-2021, 05:02 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,707
Posted By Karl
Re: crash

I hope she is ok but they don't handle the shock of it very well . A couple of years ago I was at a vintage car show and an elderly couple were rear ended as they sat waiting to turn into the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-19-2021, 04:45 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,707
Posted By Karl
Re: crash

I think AMI got hit really badly in the Christchurch quake and they have downsized to survive. My insurance is all with Vero through the Vintage car club - really cheap premiums and by report ( i...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-18-2021, 06:48 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,707
Posted By Karl
Re: crash

Sorry Brian - I know how much the car means to you !
Hopefully you are all ok . I always worry about an accident in our cars with no seatbelts crumble zones etc .My father used to say then any...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-17-2021, 06:37 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,213
Posted By Karl
Re: Max Speed of a Model A in Stock Form

Mine is stock and I on a long trip of which I do plenty I will cruise at 55 mph for hours on end It would go faster and ocassionally on a downhill will go over 60mph . Of course as in any...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-31-2021, 11:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,976
Posted By Karl
Re: Two rare 33-34 accessories?

Yep - I was looking for a RHD Standard Fordor early 1934 Dash with the dash panel insert -Got to be one of the hardest things to find in the world right? Within in a week of looking one came up...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-23-2021, 10:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 813
Posted By Karl
Re: shark fin jacks

Lin Stacey is the go to man for Ford V8 tools he sold me a complete set for my 34 including the jack
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-22-2021, 03:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,288
Posted By Karl
Re: Still sober

Well done Craig -My brother has the same 20 years as you so I always note your posts each year. Having seen what my brother went through I tip my hat to you both and all -I really wonder if...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-22-2021, 03:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 379
Posted By Karl
Re: 34 dog bone hardware question

Thanks Good to know last time I tried to order them from Roy they were out of stock -Karl
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-19-2021, 04:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,223
Posted By Karl
Re: Condenser Problem?

Yep Lawrie The other think I always do is remove the generator/fan
Takes minimal time and makes the whole job much easier - - I once watched a friend struggling to remove his distributor ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-01-2021, 09:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 698
Posted By Karl
Re: 1934 engine detailing questions

Yep meant to be driven

Unfortunately as I drive mine places like LB go to the wall -I was just considering buying an interior kit to put away for "the day" when they went under .-Maybe the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-01-2021, 07:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 698
Posted By Karl
Re: 1934 engine detailing questions

One of my friends restored a 1931 Model A Victoria . When he did the engine restoration he was insistent that components were painted separately prior to assembly and fasteners and gasket...
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