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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-23-2022, 11:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 333
Posted By Ruth
Re: model b intake diagnosis

A reason for your high idle could be your vacuum leak at the carburetor flange.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-22-2022, 06:05 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,798
Posted By Ruth
Re: Clear Distributor Cap

Receive my clear distributor cap from Mike's this afternoon. Must say I am a little disappointed. The new clear caps does not fit snuggly on the distributor body. The other one I have fits really...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-22-2022, 05:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 753
Posted By Ruth
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-22-2022, 02:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,325
Posted By Ruth
Re: Model A Accessories

I think a lot of the old accessories are being reproduced. But a lot of the ones listed in "Those Wonderful Unauthorized Accessories for the Model A" are pretty interesting and are not reproduced....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-19-2022, 01:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,138
Posted By Ruth
Re: Model A tech advisors team from Paul Shinn

I agree. And the redundancy of the answers in the same thread!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-16-2022, 07:46 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,798
Posted By Ruth
Re: Clear Distributor Cap

Mike's A-Ford-able has them back in stock. $14.95.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-16-2022, 04:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,138
Posted By Ruth
Re: Model A tech advisors team from Paul Shinn

I agree, to a point. I have seen and /or heard some "advice on youtube videos that is incorrect and should not be done.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-10-2022, 10:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,160
Posted By Ruth
Re: Latest on Tom W

Or ILD. Best wishes to Tom.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-02-2022, 07:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,145
Posted By Ruth
Re: Rear End Vent.

I rest my case. :rolleyes: :rolleyes:
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-02-2022, 02:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,559
Posted By Ruth
Re: Tools/supplies needed while traveling

Parts I bring along "just in case" on a tour. I haven't had to use any yet. I strap my rollaway on top.
https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=481394&d=1641153493
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-02-2022, 01:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,145
Posted By Ruth
Re: Rear End Vent.

Why do old men always think they are funny obsessing over leaking body orifices. In case you have not noticed, this Forum is about 'A's, not a$$es.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-31-2021, 04:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,121
Posted By Ruth
Re: 94 years Old today..

#2820 would make it around December 1927. Sounds like 94 years old to me. Very cool.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-31-2021, 11:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,159
Posted By Ruth
Re: Model A Times

Well that sounds to me like FSI should change their ad?

But why would Model A Times continue to advertise if they were no longer publishing the magazine?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-30-2021, 01:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,159
Posted By Ruth
Re: Model A Times

I just seen an ad in the latest issue of Model A News (Nov-Dec) for Model A Times (pg. 66). Has it been determined that the magazine has indeed shut down?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-30-2021, 10:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,100
Posted By Ruth
Re: Turn signal beeper or other solutions

Nice, where did you mount the LED?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-28-2021, 12:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 384
Posted By Ruth
Re: Oil Pump Thoughts .

Yes, that is what I do. Most of the suggestions I see is how to keep the pump in place when installing to pan.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-27-2021, 11:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 954
Posted By Ruth
Re: Found this in the oil pan

Maybe some "misplaced" it on assembly but you will never know for sure unless you do as Cape Codder suggests. I think I would just for my peace of mind.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-24-2021, 10:07 AM
Replies: 495
Views: 136,713
Posted By Ruth
Re: The Terry Burtz 5 main bearing engine blocks are back on track.

Snyder's has sealing washer available. https://www.snydersantiqueauto.com/product.htm?pid=978757&cat=
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-23-2021, 03:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,826
Posted By Ruth
Re: Has Anyone Ever Seen a Model "A" With Cowl Lights on the Fender?

If you find one for $240, grab it for me, OK?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-22-2021, 08:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,415
Posted By Ruth
Re: Lose brake system clevis pins

I agree, one thing you don't want to cheap out on is brakes.:eek: :eek:
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-22-2021, 04:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,375
Posted By Ruth
Re: For you electrical gurus in the audience...

I was told many moons ago that it is not necessary to remove mica between the segments as manufacturers use a softer materials in later motors. In the distant past they used a hard material that...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-19-2021, 07:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,256
Posted By Ruth
Re: Lucas ZDDP

See post #1.

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=480454&d=1639919755
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-19-2021, 07:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,256
Posted By Ruth
Re: Lucas ZDDP

Most oils these days have a certain amout of zinc in them altho it has been reduce for the cats on modern cars. I don't see any advantage to adding more zinc to a Model A engine.

I di use Delo 400.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-17-2021, 05:18 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,680
Posted By Ruth
Re: Your biggest Model-A mistake of the year?

Big Hammer is a good fisherman. Ya hook um up and reel them in. :p:p
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-17-2021, 11:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,708
Posted By Ruth
Re: New Focused-Beam LED Headlights

The ad says BRIGHT WHITE. I would perfer they had a warm white more like the original bulbs.
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