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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-26-2022, 01:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 927
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Sparkplugs. I was rewarded following exhaustive search.

They were a couple of good links updraft. You mentioned bilbies. A delightful and harmless little fellow in small populations because both dingos and cats, (domesticated and wild cats) clean them...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-26-2022, 03:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 927
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Sparkplugs. I was rewarded following exhaustive search.

yes, I guess so Allan but not as good as the virus calivirus or mixamotosis. Without the viruses we would be overrun by rabbits that even dingos could keep under control. They were handy, the rabbits...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-25-2022, 11:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,809
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Some people should not own a Model A

Some of you critics should have a rethink.

Please do read story number 11 in this thread to assess my skill and lack there of.
I have admitted I am not a mechanics bootlace. Whilst I do my own...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-25-2022, 09:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,809
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Some people should not own a Model A

Well I’m not a mechanic’s boot lace, however I know all about how and why they work. I manage minor mechanical work. I reckon I’m entitled to have one (or 3 in my case) and I saved 2 from the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-25-2022, 09:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 927
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Sparkplugs. I was rewarded following exhaustive search.

Well too bad about the dingo. What about the bites on my hands and fingers?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-25-2022, 09:18 PM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 183,869
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

Looking towards the very near future.

I see on YouTube how more and more technology is finding its way into our lives. On your command the rubbish bin in your kitchen will lift it’s lid. Likewise...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-25-2022, 03:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 927
Posted By woofa.express
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-24-2022, 01:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 927
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Sparkplugs. I was rewarded following exhaustive search.

Hi Dave. John Deere AC600R. Apparently marketed for lawn mowers or ride on mowers. I also found a site of cross references. I did endeavour to copy link but site wouldn't permit. There was many...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-23-2022, 11:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 927
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Sparkplugs. I was rewarded following exhaustive search.

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My aviation friend says that Airtractor with the Pratt engine would perform better if it had a 1340 cubic inch engine...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-23-2022, 09:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 927
Posted By woofa.express
Sparkplugs. I was rewarded following exhaustive search.

Buying where the price is low has become more important to me now I don’t have an income except 0.4% bank interest ( which equates to approximately nil). Getting money from my treasurer, otherwise...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-21-2022, 02:09 PM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 183,869
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

I wrote this story to post in my local antique car club news letter. You might find it interesting. hope so.

Hearing Kal Baxter’s talk on the bombing of Broome WA during WW2 bought back my...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-21-2022, 06:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 667
Posted By woofa.express
Re: A big thankyou from Woofa Express.

hi Burner 31. the answer is simple. They were inexpensive and I figured since they were sold by a reputable dealer they were a sound substitute.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-20-2022, 04:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 667
Posted By woofa.express
Re: A big thankyou from Woofa Express.

Good morning Werner.
this is the villain in question which has cost me so much frustration, time and wasted fuel. if you supply me your postal address I will gladly post them to you as I don't wish...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-19-2022, 07:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 667
Posted By woofa.express
Re: A big thankyou from Woofa Express.

Hi Synchro . It was the 14mm plugs. I had never suspected them as they came from a reputable supplier. They screwed into a reducing plug. Seemed like a good idea when I ordered them.
Would you like...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-19-2022, 06:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 667
Posted By woofa.express
A big thankyou from Woofa Express.

Thankyou to respondents for their input to my request for help.

People can be so generous for the help they provide. In this case my request for help. All good information which I was grateful to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-19-2022, 06:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,138
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Woofa Express looking for help.

no Benson. You have offended no one. I thank you for your input. The substituted plugs supplied by the seller was the problem. I will not be critical of them because they have, in the past given both...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-19-2022, 01:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,138
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Woofa Express looking for help.

Solved or mostly so.

I substituted the plugs in Woofa Express for the plugs in Olive. Well what an improvement. I also took the carby as well but will wait for a cool day to change. That carby...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-18-2022, 01:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,221
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Model A doing farm work

mercman from oz. you do a good job of enlarging small pictures. In this picture I can recognise a corn stripper, a saw bench, maybe a water pump (?) and what looks like a kero engine (?), the machine...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-18-2022, 04:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,138
Posted By woofa.express
Woofa Express looking for help.

Woofa Express needs help.

Woofa.Express, my ,28 ute, has never run perfectly since I had a major service. What turned out to be a service was a partial strip and rebuild. The workshop was a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-13-2022, 02:56 PM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 183,869
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

I came away quite discouraged.

My Tourer that I named Olive was my first of 3 Model A’s. A farmer had owned it and his kids and most of the local community had learned to drive in it. Olive, in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-13-2022, 04:11 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,150
Posted By woofa.express
Re: we did it... our first Model A...

you beauty. Wish it was in my shed. Enjoy it. gary
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-10-2022, 09:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 693
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Starter

You'll like this. Maybe it is my own word meaning to graunch and my spell check kept insisting it should be spelt raunchy. I'm no English professor, I failed the most simple national school exam...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-10-2022, 07:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 693
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Starter

The “new modern barrel starter drive”.

Well supposedly. New and modern? Mine was graunchy from the very first start and with less than 50 starts failed to engage at times. I feel inclined to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-10-2022, 01:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,072
Posted By woofa.express
Re: barrel starter drive for flathead

The “new modern barrel starter drive”.

Well supposedly. New and modern? Mine was graunchy from the very first start and with less than 50 starts failed to engage at times. I feel inclined to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-06-2022, 04:14 PM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 183,869
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

Hi Baba. Just lift the bonnet of a modern motorcar and look at the engine. It will be concealed beneath a mass of plastic components as well as a plastic cover. Now check beneath the engine cowls in...
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