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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 01:53 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 24,980
Posted By Dodge
Re: The Terry Burtz 5 main bearing engine blocks are back on track.

Maybe the question should be how much power can it handle. The weak link is usually the crank and this one looks pretty stout.
It would be fun to put a good overhead on it and see how it will RPM.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-05-2020, 12:08 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 24,980
Posted By Dodge
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-27-2020, 11:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 737
Posted By Dodge
Re: New Engine Oil Change

I always change the oil and filter if it has one on any engine I run for the first time.
Most of the time they run for at least an hour. Its cheap insurance.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-08-2020, 03:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,056
Posted By Dodge
Re: Spray paint

Hawley’s paint in Santa Rosa will make up paint and put in a spray can if you can give them a paint code. If not you’ll need to buff an area of the car to get the color up and have them use...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-08-2020, 03:21 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,740
Posted By Dodge
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-08-2020, 08:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,725
Posted By Dodge
Re: Unleaded Gas

A 1965 289 could go either way. If its a stock 195hp motor and driven easy you can
get away with stock valve seats.
The problem comes when you start running the motor hard and using higher than...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-04-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,628
Posted By Dodge
Re: Garage Hoist

I have a Mohawk 2 post its the best lift I've ever used. I have had it for about 25 yrs.
It's never had a problem.
In my air plane hanger I have a single post lift with a leg on one side. I...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 04-28-2020, 08:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,246
Posted By Dodge
Re: Improved car wheel color advice

Given the two choices I vote for Straw
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-24-2020, 09:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,812
Posted By Dodge
Re: Insulation material

And don't forget that adding Dynamat will add at least 80-100lbs. to the car.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-20-2020, 07:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 647
Posted By Dodge
Re: B crank Bearings Who's are they?

The 4547 is a Vandervell bearing company bearing. It a a main bearing for an MGA 1622
motor. So that 12H676 is probably the same MGA bearing.
H&H used to also do it this way.

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-20-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 647
Posted By Dodge
Re: B crank Bearings Who's are they?

The brand name is Glyco but I don't recognize the part number, it could be a date
I know in the early days AER engines used this type of set up. You should give him
a call.

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-19-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 397
Posted By Dodge
Re: .0435 pistons

There are still places that can cam grind pistons, and you can find semi finished pistons
on ebay. I think I might have some.
Or you might be able to have egge make your one.
And all of the above...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-15-2020, 07:09 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,725
Posted By Dodge
Re: Is this rumour correct?

I agree with Brent on this one. I have also been involved in this hobby for about the same
amount of time and have the same observations.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-15-2020, 01:51 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,554
Posted By Dodge
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-12-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,908
Posted By Dodge
Re: My first iron OHV casting!

Yes, great copy. It will be exciting to see how your ports flow and see what comes next.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-11-2020, 01:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,908
Posted By Dodge
Re: My first iron OHV casting!

How about looking at putting a quench type combustion chamber in there also while your at it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-10-2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,078
Posted By Dodge
Re: Cylinder Head Removal Tool

How about welding a couple of ribs on top of the plate
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-10-2020, 07:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 933
Posted By Dodge
Re: Do I have too much toe-in?

How's the camber? Your set up dosen't look like it can handle much castor.
And the amount of toe you have should help you down a slippery drive way in the winter.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,457
Posted By Dodge
Re: Adding castor to the axle

Seeing as Bill Williamson isn't on here right now I'm going to say neuter it and it won't
wander so much...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 663
Posted By Dodge
Re: Rear main oil pan seal

You can also use an early small block chevy front timing cover seal which is neoprene.
Its the 1/4 thick one, trim to fit and a dab of silicone at edges.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-05-2020, 10:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,204
Posted By Dodge
Re: Bill Williamson

And if he's not connected with a computer, maybe we can get an address and send him stuff by snail mail. He was also good about sending PM's with comments after we would post at times.
He is missed.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-05-2020, 12:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,852
Posted By Dodge
Re: Primer for YOM plates

It came out very nice, good job!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-24-2020, 06:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,498
Posted By Dodge
Re: What Year Is This Coupe ?

It just goes to show there is a butt for every seat.....And if it makes him happy....
You can't please all the people all the time.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2020, 08:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 703
Posted By Dodge
Re: Time to work

If it was only at home, alas...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,165
Posted By Dodge
Re: Painting whitewalls black

I used rubber bumper paint (spray) it is somewhat flexible and has held up well.
Works for steering wheels also....
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