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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 02:43 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,676
Posted By Dodge
Re: The Terry Burtz 5 main bearing engine blocks are back on track.

Terry,
Did you see that in Good old Berkeley California you can't call them manhole covers
anymore, their now maintenance hold covers......true story

Dodge
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-18-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 244
Posted By Dodge
Re: help with Mallory Unilite Distributor

I wonder if it could be converted to pertronix, they have 6 volt units.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-17-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 698
Posted By Dodge
Re: wire wheels

They are also good buried in the ground as dead men to hold retaining walls. Cable around the retaining wall posts then back to the buried wheel.
They’ve been holding up ours since 1934. My...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-15-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,676
Posted By Dodge
Re: The Terry Burtz 5 main bearing engine blocks are back on track.

Good on you Terry, best of luck with the Chinese, they are turning out some pretty good products these days.

Good to hear about your latest progress.

And thanks for your latest update.

Dodge
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-11-2019, 01:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 879
Posted By Dodge
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-04-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,151
Posted By Dodge
Re: Cause of hot ignition coil?

Thanks for cutting one open Chuck. Maybe that’s why some survive the upside down position. Was it one sold by one of the Model A vendors? Does anyone know if a Bosch blue coil is built the same way?...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-02-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,151
Posted By Dodge
Re: Cause of hot ignition coil?

Old coils were filled with pcb’s lilke a PG&E transformer not oil, shake one and see,
When they banned the use of pcb’s they went to oil. The oil filled are meant to go straight up not down and not...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-02-2019, 03:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,151
Posted By Dodge
Re: Cause of hot ignition coil?

Is your coil wire to the distributor facing up or down? A lot of the new coils are oil filled and only like to sit upright with the coil wire in the up position. When on their side ir upside down the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-29-2019, 01:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 595
Posted By Dodge
Re: MARC Promo and NAPA Auto Parts

If your a member of AAA you also get a 10% discount at NAPA auto parts.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-18-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 441
Posted By Dodge
Re: Slight coolant seep on number 8 head nut (distributor cable)

Borrow another gauge or try in in another motor before you pull your motor apart....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-18-2019, 06:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,181
Posted By Dodge
Re: Mystery Missfire

We just had this same thing with a broken valve spring. The spark was good the compression was good but as soon as it ran the valve wouldn't seat.

Changed the valve spring and all was good with...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-17-2019, 01:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 877
Posted By Dodge
Re: Map software

Yes they do. They used to have them in the lobby in a vending type machine, but now
you have to go in and ask for them.
But they are disappearing. We rented a car a few years ago and the young...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-06-2019, 04:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 985
Posted By Dodge
Re: Intake for Riley OHV head

Awesome. Show us a picture when you get it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-05-2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 985
Posted By Dodge
Re: Intake for Riley OHV head

Hi Chris,
I looked at my Yapp head today along with a weber manifold and see what your talking
about.
My manifold would work with the mounting holes elongated and using the rocker arm
adjusting...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-05-2019, 01:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 985
Posted By Dodge
Re: Intake for Riley OHV head

You should be able to make your weber manifold fit with a little machining. Yes you can
open up the holes that go over the studs, then you can use an end mill for nut clearance
if the manifold is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-03-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 339
Posted By Dodge
Re: 32 Ford Model B jumps out of 2nd

Buy Van Pelts book on the transmissions. It goes thru every thing you should do to rebuild the transmission. He goes into great detail. There’s more to it than just putting in syncros and bearings....
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 05-30-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 390
Posted By Dodge
Re: shock absorbers

In a Model T the passengers are the shock absorbers....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-30-2019, 03:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 604
Posted By Dodge
Re: Insuring '28 coupe

J.C. Taylor for over 50yrs.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 05-29-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 664
Posted By Dodge
Re: Model T collection

And keep at least one. You'll regret it later.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-24-2019, 04:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,065
Posted By Dodge
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-23-2019, 01:06 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,886
Posted By Dodge
Re: Will I fit in a Roadster??

I have a 1929 Roadster and I am 6' tall 220lbs. 30" inseam. I made a new seat back a little thinner out of foam which moves it back some and it made all the difference in the world.
As far as...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-20-2019, 01:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 405
Posted By Dodge
Re: Transmission Adaptor

Well at least it’s a V-8 transmission not a Model A
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-19-2019, 10:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 634
Posted By Dodge
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-11-2019, 12:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By Dodge
Re: Woodie !

It is kind of cool. It sold about a yr. ago and has been for sale again ever since. I've wondered what was up with it. I think it would do better in another color.
It would be fun as its so...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-09-2019, 11:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 582
Posted By Dodge
Re: Head crack possibly

Thats a long crack. To stitch weld it would cost a lot, they charge by the inch. If the chamber side of the head looks good, I would V-grind the crack and use JB weld on it.
The JB weld will last...
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