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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-31-2012, 09:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,055
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Re: Oil seepage between head and engine block

700rpm, good catch. I will do that.
1931, the intake is homemade with a Stromberg 97 on it.
The headers are straight pipes and homemade as well.
The car was used in Hill Climb events and it's...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-31-2012, 09:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,163
Posted By buyitsmart
Re: Taller windshield for a speedster.

mjw, that's what I'm going to do after seeing Ross/Kzoo's speedster.
I'm too tall. The top bar is right in my line of vision, however, the seat is just about right.
I'm just going to take the top...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-31-2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,163
Posted By buyitsmart
Taller windshield for a speedster.

Does anyone know if there is a taller windshield I can put on my speedster?

I'm using one that I believe came off a 29 coupe.
Are all model A windshields the same height?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-31-2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,055
Posted By buyitsmart
Re: Oil seepage between head and engine block

Thanks guys. I re-torqued as best I can. Some of them were pretty loose. The problem is that head bolts 2, 8, 9 and 12 appear to be stripped. I got them all to 50lbs but #9. It would not tighten up...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-30-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,055
Posted By buyitsmart
Oil seepage between head and engine block

I have oil seeping out from between the head and the engine block on my B engine. I just bought the car and drove it about 10 miles and noticed this. Should I re-torque the head? Is the torque on a B...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-29-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 765
Posted By buyitsmart
Weber carb on a B head in my speedster?

I just bought a 29 speedster and it has a custom intake and straight pipe exhaust (as seen in the pic). It currently has a Stromberg 97. I want to get the intake back under the hood and I have to get...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-28-2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,234
Posted By buyitsmart
Re: Anyone using BOTH Mitchell Transmission and Overdrive units

I have both the Mitchell (synchro 15% 2nd, 3rd, and reverse) transmission and the OD but haven't installed them yet...been too busy. Just got done with the Snyder 6.1 HC head and love the difference...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-25-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,100
Posted By buyitsmart
Re: What's it worth?

Does it have a title and do the engine and frame numbers match?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-23-2012, 09:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,933
Posted By buyitsmart
Re: "Blowby oil container"

Steve, A K&N filter on the oil filler tube? What does that look like? Which filter?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-23-2012, 09:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,834
Posted By buyitsmart
Re: Best Type of Heater to Install

Steve, what does your heater look like? Is it a hot water heater?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-21-2012, 10:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,834
Posted By buyitsmart
Re: Best Type of Heater to Install

dfish, got any pics of the heater? Are you running 12v?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-21-2012, 10:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,834
Posted By buyitsmart
Re: Best Type of Heater to Install

John, Where do you get heated seats? Is it something that any upholstery shop can do? Does LB offer a heated seat upholstery package???
Really interested in that modification. Sounds like a good...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-20-2012, 12:58 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,579
Posted By buyitsmart
Re: Buying from Mac's

I bought the Weber carb and intake from Mike's-A-Fordable out of Ga. Great service. No problems.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-19-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,206
Posted By buyitsmart
Smoke in the cabin of my 31 Coupe

Can anyone tell me why all of a sudden I am getting a lot of white smoke inside the cabin of my coupe when I accelerate? Based on the smell it is definitely burning oil and not an electrical problem....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-16-2012, 11:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,588
Posted By buyitsmart
Re: Lubricating leaf springs on a driver A

I'm removing my rear axle to install the Mitchell OD. Is now the best time to grease the rear spring?
Forum: Model-A 01-14-2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,798
Posted By buyitsmart
Re: 30-31 Restored Chassis

Do you still have the chassis?
Forum: Model-A 01-10-2012, 11:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,107
Posted By buyitsmart
Re: 1930 Cabriolet

I would also like some pics.
ken@gppinc.com
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-07-2012, 01:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,426
Posted By buyitsmart
Re: Engine rebuilder in Orlando area?

Call Jerry's Model A Store in Casselberry. Talk to Jerry Isben 407-695-8911.
He has a man named Doug that he has do all his engines. Tell him Ken Smart sent you. Jerry is a good guy and I hear Doug...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-31-2011, 09:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,798
Posted By buyitsmart
Re: My Custom made Model A Trailer

Ryan, maybe I missed it, but how long is the trailer?
You mentioned one foot was added to the height.
How tall is it inside?
I'm considering the purchase of a trailer.
Thanks for sharing....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-30-2011, 12:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,030
Posted By buyitsmart
Re: model a overdrive

I ordered my Mitchell transmission and OD in Oct. According to Sue it should ship Jan. 10th. I'm pretty darned excited to get it installed. I'm also installing a new V8 clutch with the flyweights and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-12-2011, 09:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,114
Posted By buyitsmart
Re: Removing the exhaust and intake manifold

Since we are talking manifolds, what do you paint or cover the manifolds with to keep them looking good. I plan to install Red's tubular headers soon and don't want them looking old too soon.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-11-2011, 04:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,914
Posted By buyitsmart
Re: thoughts on the Model A engine?

Can you install a new cam without taking the engine out of the car?

If you installed a new cam would that be the time to do a valve job, or does the engine need to be out of the car to do that?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-09-2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,269
Posted By buyitsmart
Re: Is 65 lbs torque too much for a HC head?

All is well. I backed everything down to 55 lbs and it is holding.
The car runs strong!!
I'm excited.
It is in the cool down stage now and when it is cool I will re-torque.
Thanks.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-09-2011, 10:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,269
Posted By buyitsmart
Re: Is 65 lbs torque too much for a HC head?

I spoke with Tom at Snyder's. He said that normally he would say, since I have reached 65 lbs, stay with it. It won't make much of a difference.

However, since stud #1 slipped he recommends going...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-09-2011, 01:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,269
Posted By buyitsmart
Re: Is 65 lbs torque too much for a HC head?

I haven't started the engine yet. Are you saying I could loosen all the studs and start over using only 55 lbs? I would definetly do that if it would work.

I would take the opportunity to pull...
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