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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 03:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 621
Posted By Dodge
Re: New to Ford Model A

Great looking truck. Throw some belongings and furniture in the back, plus a sofa on top and you can go Beverly Hillbillies for Halloween.

Happy Model A-ing
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 03:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 147
Posted By Dodge
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 03:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,244
Posted By Dodge
Re: Biggest scare in a Model A

I’ve had two in 53 yrs. of driving them. One was in my Model T Speedster driving down a two lane highway at about 45 miles an hour. On my right a girl in a Mustang pulled out of a driveway and way...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,102
Posted By Dodge
Re: Max Compression Ratio

Mines been running fine, I think it’s close to 7-1, the compression gauge says 120 lbs.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2019, 10:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 624
Posted By Dodge
Re: rumble seat ins & outs

We give rides to elderly people every Fathers Day at a retirement home.
A couple of years ago we had a 101 year old Women that remembered riding in a rumble seat in her youth.
She was very...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-09-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 493
Posted By Dodge
Re: 600w leaking out of steering box

If its leaking a lot, the tube, but I would also use penrite, I haven't used
the corn head but thats supposed to work also.
My 2 cents
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-09-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 576
Posted By Dodge
Re: Swap Meet, Alameda, CA - Saturday October 19th, 2019

Same day as Jimmy's picnic in Golden Gate Park
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 993
Posted By Dodge
Re: No nut manifold clamp

What a great idea. Thanks.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-08-2019, 01:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 391
Posted By Dodge
Re: Model A intake on a Model T

If you use a Model B exhaust manifold it has almost the same downward angle of the Model
T exhaust manifold. Check it out. You see them on eBay
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 591
Posted By Dodge
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2019, 03:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 369
Posted By Dodge
Re: Exact dimensions of the 6 holes in the A block (inlet + outlet)

Get the one piece gasket that is metal on one side.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2019, 03:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 530
Posted By Dodge
Re: Gordon Smith Model A compressor value

I paid $500 for a running one.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2019, 03:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 356
Posted By Dodge
Re: Roadster Top Won't Go Up?

Put the old stanchions back on.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-03-2019, 02:40 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 11,941
Posted By Dodge

My Father May take the prize, 64 yrs. WWII, life, a family to raise, earning living, a couple of other projects in between you know how it goes.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-29-2019, 02:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 323
Posted By Dodge
Re: oil leak, B/W O/D


Any luck? keep us posted.

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-28-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 976
Posted By Dodge
Re: Holes drilled in dipper tray

The windage tray in the Boss 302 motors was there to keep the “windage” created by the crank spinning from whipping up the oil in the oil pan causing oiling issues and drag on the crank from weight...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-26-2019, 03:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 889
Posted By Dodge
Re: Starter Foot pain

You can mount a solenoid right to the starter after taking off the foot actuated starter using the same screw holes and install a starter button inside the car.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-26-2019, 01:09 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,714
Posted By Dodge
Re: Unusual carburation on Flathead V8’s

I’ll try to figure out how to put pictures up. We have a Flathead we put a blower and Holley fuel injection on. Works great.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2019, 01:30 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,249
Posted By Dodge
Re: Did you restore the car yourself?

Did most of it. I didn’t do the upholstery or top. I did’t pour my mains but did line bore it.
I didn’t pour the rods or bore them. Didn’t grind the crank or cam but did resurface the lifters. I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2019, 01:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,432
Posted By Dodge
Re: How Far In One Day?

200-250 in a day no problem do it all the time in Model A, I try to do 200 max in the Model T that’s a full days worth. The Model T club I belong to is 60 miles away, so that’s 120 miles before I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2019, 01:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 827
Posted By Dodge
Re: AvGas in the ford

It is possible but illegal as the are no road taxes on it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-22-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 323
Posted By Dodge
Re: oil leak, B/W O/D

I don’t know about the dum dum except that sometime I am one. I have had good luck with the silicone on leaky oil pan ends. So I think it work well here. The adapter plates on the BW’s are usually a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-22-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 323
Posted By Dodge
Re: oil leak, B/W O/D

No mechanic in a can you can put in there. The stop leak products that are around are seal swellers that soften hardened seals.
I would drain it and hit it with brake cleaner until it slows down,...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 09-17-2019, 11:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 493
Posted By Dodge
Re: Stuart, Florida

Hi Jeff,
It looks like there is a Model T Club International in Boynton Beach Florida. They are called the Sunny T's of South Florida.
Their address is:sunnytsofsouthflorida@modelt.org

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-11-2019, 12:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 659
Posted By Dodge
Re: Engine Oil consumption

My car will toss out about a 1/2 quart if I fill to the full line. If I leave it alone afterwards
it doesn't use any more. Try burning the first 1/2 quart and then keeping an eye on it and
see if...
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