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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-12-2016, 07:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,217
Posted By aojo
Re: My son texted me this picture, taken on the 5 freeway on Sunday night.

yep, that is one sweat depot hack... it was at the Time Trials meet in Santa Margarita this past weekend.. lots of very nice cars and overall great fun..
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-20-2016, 07:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,968
Posted By aojo
Re: Float a motors

Carolina... good question.. since my car is immobile on jack stands, I needed to remove the front motor mount and lift the motor to replace the FAM donuts... this seemed the easiest way, if you have...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-06-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,665
Posted By aojo
Re: Original engine compartment

thanks for the photo Mitch… that is a stunning engine compartment. The detailing is incredible. Is that one of your finished projects?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2015, 12:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,034
Posted By aojo
Re: 1948 Juice brakes on 1930 Coupe

great stuff mrtexas. thanks for posting. my 42 backing plates, wheel cylinders, and lines seem to fit with no issues. the line fittings run through the frame forward of the shocks. System is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,618
Posted By aojo
Re: Modern distributor

Freak these guys all out M and install a Mallory dual point distributor, gut it and add a Pertronics Ignitor kit. More than enough spark for what ever engine/ engine mods you might have. And...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-17-2014, 02:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,697
Posted By aojo
Re: Camshaft grinders in los angeles area?

what ducemac said x2. Schnider puts out a great product and can do custom grinds. They have been around forever…so there is a reason they are…
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-17-2014, 01:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,627
Posted By aojo
Re: Balancing wheels and tires

I picked up a set of '34 17" wheels and took them to Discount Tire and asked them to spin them for me to see if they were out of round or useable. They did so and said when I am ready for tires the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-14-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,553
Posted By aojo
Re: Shell Rotella T 15W-40 $12.77 gal

Why would he employ any since he is in Canada.? Or am I reading this incorrectly.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-05-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,962
Posted By aojo
Re: Thermal Belt Model A Club Hill Climb

Great photos. I love the hill climb events.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-04-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,470
Posted By aojo
Re: Cotter pin site

exactly what every shop needs. this was a great idea.. thanks..
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-25-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,348
Posted By aojo
Re: V8 Transmission adaptation

what Purdy said x2 I am in the process of locating a 39 tranny and spoke with Cling at the recent Big 3 Show in San Diego. The product look to be very well made and it works.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-23-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,272
Posted By aojo
Re: Help storing a bare block

Two years ago I started to build a 63 Corvette motor for a project that never happened. I sprayed the bare block with Gibbs and id have checked the condition of the block every couple of weeks since...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-16-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,944
Posted By aojo
Re: Where Have All The Purists Gone...

When I purchased my 30 roadster a few months back it had been converted to hydraulic brakes and a start to a 12 volt system. I intend to keep the body original but will keep the brakes and finish...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-15-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,921
Posted By aojo
Re: Ignition Options

I've seen Roto Faze dist in the V8 world and the say they make them for Model As but I have never seen one at any events. If their equipment is used in space programs it certainly should be...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-08-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,248
Posted By aojo
Re: Rust Removal, Fast easy and Cheap

Does anyone else use Gibbs? I have found this product to be excellent in rust prevention. Use on bare metal after bead blasting, sanding, hot tank etc. and no rust appears for months on the bare...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-05-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,131
Posted By aojo
Re: Old Newby

Welcome. Good luck on your project. Lots of very good info here that I am certain can help you.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-29-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,603
Posted By aojo
Re: Thankful to the Ford Barn

the knowledge of some of the sites members amazes me. There is some great info here and members are willing to share their knowledge and help others.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-29-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,222
Posted By aojo
Re: What's The A Mean to the Family?

So whats the difference between our Model As and the great great grandfathers watch, or the family bibles.. etc.. enjoy them while you're here.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-27-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,693
Posted By aojo
Re: San Diego swap

Its everything.. hot rods, cruisers, motorcycles, parts from vendors, and parts from garage type sales. Takes a very full day to cover it all... most of the Model T and A sellers gather in one...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-19-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,540
Posted By aojo
Re: Synder's 12v Starter Review

So if one uses a gear reduction starter it is activated by a start button on the dash?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-10-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,540
Posted By aojo
Re: 30-31 open car wing nuts

The posts on my 30 read steer are all 3/8 x 24. I only have three wing nuts and they are the smaller ones. I was told the larger ones are the repos but I am not certain about that. I have see...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-08-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,693
Posted By aojo
Re: Mr. Bibendum, The Michelin Man Returns

now that is a great post.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-07-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,186
Posted By aojo
Re: KR Wilson tool Identification

no no I can make it out... it is a blivit.... a bladeless knife without a handle..
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-07-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,693
Posted By aojo
Re: Mr. Bibendum, The Michelin Man Returns

Personally I am enjoying the hell out of the thread! Soooo you are deflating my ego and I now need a good cry and then hug a tree.. but you on the other hand can just bypass the thread and all is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-01-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,676
Posted By aojo
Re: 6 volt vs. 12 volt

purdy, you are on the money!
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