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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-10-2020, 10:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 616
Posted By 160B
Re: Randy gross

No, but he posts on the swap meet

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=274865
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-10-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 558
Posted By 160B
Re: Tillotson F-1B Caburator

Skinned Knuckles October 1985

https://backissues.com/issue/Skinned-Knuckles-October-1985
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-08-2020, 12:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 491
Posted By 160B
Re: Question for "B" Carb expert

The text that Gary posted is from a book titled: Restoring The Model "A" and "B" Carburetors - The "Rex" Reheis Way page B-2
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2020, 04:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,089
Posted By 160B
Re: Quick question

The "worst of the filters", 3.5 inch, provides 12% more filter area than required by the calculations. The 5.5 inch filter provides 194% of the required filter area and the 6.25 inch filter provides...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2020, 09:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,089
Posted By 160B
Re: Quick question

You will only have to resize the jets in your carburetor if the air filter you install is not adequately sized to provide the air flow for the size of your engine. See the below website.
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,089
Posted By 160B
Re: Quick question

First you state "Not very scientific", than you state "It filters, but not very efficient as you can see from the presentation".

I do not see anything in the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,089
Posted By 160B
Re: Quick question

Not sure what your are saying.

The K&N air filter fits on the air maze air filter replacing the original wire mesh filter and the CFM calculations are on the web site. I also did the calculations...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2020, 11:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,089
Posted By 160B
Re: Quick question

I have a K&N E-3050 on both my Model A's and have 35,000 miles of trouble free service. Read the below information and make your own decision.

Info from MODEL-A.org
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-27-2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 449
Posted By 160B
Re: Unusual Model A breaker plate

RG&JS (Restoration Guidelines & Judging Standards) available at the MAFCA (Model A Ford Club of America) web site

https://mafca.com/cart/index.php?productID=115
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-27-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 449
Posted By 160B
Re: Unusual Model A breaker plate

RG&JS page 2-11 and 2-12 revised 2011, covers the three distributor plates.

see the attached RG&JS page 2-11 lower LH paragraph and continued on page 2-12 upper LH paragraph.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-27-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 449
Posted By 160B
Re: Unusual Model A breaker plate

RG&JS page 2-11 and 2-12 revised 2011, covers the three distributor plates. This is one of the three.

This is the 2nd plate, one piece forged plate which replaced the forged plate with riveted...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-15-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 535
Posted By 160B
Re: Visual ID a couple things

2. It is a Model B Zenith carburetor with a Model A Ford side bowl Sediment bulb.

3. The intake manifold is a Model B intake manifold
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-10-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,058
Posted By 160B
Re: What spark plugs are you currently using?

Spark plug heat range is the measure of how fast the spark plug tip dissipates combustion heat. It must do this in a precise and controlled manner so the spark plug will:
Stay cool enough to avoid...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-10-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,058
Posted By 160B
Re: What spark plugs are you currently using?

Champion 429 Spark Plug AKA Champion 3X

Very happy with the 3X
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-01-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 671
Posted By 160B
Re: Air Maze Air Filter on Zenith Carb Question

Below is a list of all the posts on air filters

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=250309 250309

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=239089
239089
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-01-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 871
Posted By 160B
Re: Im going to be buying some tubes and tires. good tubes? bad tubes?

In March of 2018 I was looking for tubes, I found one vendorís tubes had the valve stem off center. I felt this would stress the tube and ended up getting tubes from Berts see the below photos.
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-15-2019, 11:16 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,477
Posted By 160B
Re: Rewiring . . . What would you do different?

Only way to go!!! If you have problems on road trips you can get help from those traveling with you because it matches the wiring diagrams!!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-14-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 676
Posted By 160B
Re: Sport Coupe to Cabriolet conversion

Here is a couple of photos.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-13-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 676
Posted By 160B
Re: Sport Coupe to Cabriolet conversion

Here is a photo of a Cabriolet and a Sport Coupe, use the recommended procedure in post #2 and #3
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-09-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,063
Posted By 160B
Re: What have you found working on your A?

I found these 20 years ago under the front carpet of the 1931 160B that I had just purchased
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,990
Posted By 160B
Re: How Far In One Day?

Terry, It was a trip that went "lets go to the next town, its too early to stop", and soon we were home. There were two of us traveling together. That was 16 years ago and we are happy to get a 250...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,990
Posted By 160B
Re: How Far In One Day?

My longest day in a Model A ford was our return trip from the MAFCA NWRM Calgary, Alberta Canada July 15 - 23 2003. We traveled from Cranbrook BC Canada to Port Orchard WA in one day 502 miles (809...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-18-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,288
Posted By 160B
Re: Building a Travel Toolkit

Here is a list I made several years ago, it is broken down in three lists, tools, parts, and supplies with an code for location, TB (tool box), T (trunk), US (under seat), and the blanks are for item...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-16-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,219
Posted By 160B
Re: No air filter . . .

This is an age old subject.

see the below threads, and draw your own conclusion.

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=264971

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=259524...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2019, 10:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,437
Posted By 160B
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