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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-01-2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,120
Posted By harryc
Re: battery relocation

I ran one years ago in the trunk with regular cables. No problems except for the rumble seat passengers foot space. However I am thinking seriously about the toolbox in front of the radiator. That...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-01-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,120
Posted By harryc
battery relocation

I am not an authenticity person. Having said that I am looking for some ideas on relocating my battery from under the floorboards to possibly the firewall, trunk, runningboards or even in front of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-05-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,134
Posted By harryc
Re: MMO non believers

I have an unused gallon MMO that's been setting in my garage for at least 35 years. Do you think it's still roadworthy?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-21-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 900
Posted By harryc
Re: wireless lower distributor plate

the spring action of the lower plate slowly weakens until the contact is no longer reliable
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-21-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 900
Posted By harryc
wireless lower distributor plate

Just curious how many have used the wireless distributor plate and actually had it function for an extended time with no problem. I have had one for several years and have had to constantly fiddle...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-18-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,541
Posted By harryc
Re: Weiand head

The 1964 Ford Parts Obsolete catalog pictures a Weiand head although it doesn't say it is a Weiand----it just says" high compression head". The ad says it is available in 3 compression...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-16-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,648
Posted By harryc
Re: Cannot get the quail back on

what year is your car and what is the location of the allen screws you removed. If you completely removed the allen screws that are underneath the quail you are in trouble and will likely have to buy...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-27-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 21,436
Posted By harryc
Re: Ford 150 OD Transmission install in 31 Roadster

Try --Valley Machine Shop---Bakersfield. Their website shows what they offer
Forum: Model-T 03-26-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 461
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Forum: Model-T 03-14-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 706
Posted By harryc
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-07-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 802
Posted By harryc
Roadster door alignment

The door on my roadster has recently become a little more difficult to close. In looking at it the latch etc. lines up properly but as I look the door over I see that that the latch end of the door...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-02-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 431
Posted By harryc
locking radiator cap

Does anyone happen to know if a locking radiator cap (non-motometer or quail) is currently available for 30-31? I know they were available back in the mid 60's for a while. Looked just like the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-12-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,107
Posted By harryc
Re: A of the day wheels

Model A centers cut down to fit 16 inch rims----not an unusual mod ----used to see them a lot at swap meets in 50s 60s.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-18-2018, 09:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,410
Posted By harryc
Re: Wolf Whistle

what is an original? I have one about 50 years old from the 60's. Is it an original ?
Forum: Model-A 10-27-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 519
Posted By harryc
winfield head

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------the head is no longer available--thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-21-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,775
Posted By harryc
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-21-2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,775
Posted By harryc
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-07-2018, 08:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,444
Posted By harryc
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,961
Posted By harryc
Re: Tefba Coolant Filter Review

I use a common stainless sink drain screen that you can buy at Home Depot or Lowes for less than $5.00----almost a perfect fit
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-08-2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,032
Posted By harryc
16 inch wheels

Aside from whether or not you personally approve of their use, do you think 16 inch standard ford wire wheels decrease the value, increase the value or have no effect on the value of a model A? What...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 909
Posted By harryc
restoring chrome plating

I have a fairly new 29 radiator shell that someone has lightly sanded causing the appearance to be similar to unpolished stainless. My question is can chrome in this state ever be brought back? Could...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-16-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,474
Posted By harryc
Re: Replacing A connecting rod in place

that's exactly right. Just because it might knock doesn't mean it must be replaced
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-13-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 695
Posted By harryc
Re: Checking 32 B Compression

open or closed throttle I have never seen a bit of difference
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-12-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,606
Posted By harryc
Re: question. simple starter motor conversion to 12v

The problem I had when running a 6 volt starter on 12 volts was that it engaged with such a jolt that it started chewing up the teeth on the ring gear. I finally switched to a modern starter drive...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-06-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,121
Posted By harryc
Re: spark plug sump plug

If you should hit something and break it off while driving it will drain all your oil
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