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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-29-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 852
Posted By Redbird
Re: wedding decoaration ideas

It doesn't hurt to ask for a local police escort with flashing lights. All they say is no.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-07-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 960
Posted By Redbird
Re: Update on transmission plug

Get a spray bottle and fill with diesel. Spray thru the fill oil and drain out the bottom. I did it to both tranny and rear end when I got my car. The rear end had never been drained since new.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-14-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 612
Posted By Redbird
Re: Hub puller question

Pretty cool item!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-01-2019, 06:46 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,768
Posted By Redbird
Re: Model A prices...going which way?

You buy it to ENJOY it. Cars are like real estate. They are only worth what one fool will pay for one!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-28-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 789
Posted By Redbird
Re: Exhaust manifold torque spec

I used the copper ones from Bert's!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-28-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 789
Posted By Redbird
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-28-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 789
Posted By Redbird
Exhaust manifold torque spec

I am replacing the exhaust manifold gasket. What is the torque spec?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-28-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By Redbird
Exhaust manifold torque spec

What is the torque spec on the exhaust manifold bolts? I am replacing the gasket.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-27-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 704
Posted By Redbird
Re: Gas additive

We have ethynol free gas at our Quick Trip gas stations and some Walmarts here in TX!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-26-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,188
Posted By Redbird
Re: Interesting Florida Restaurant

It doesn't get any better than that!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-17-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 390
Posted By Redbird
Re: haggerty model A time lapse engine rebuild video on youtube

Now that's the way to rebuild a motor. Wish it went that fast!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-03-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 970
Posted By Redbird
Re: Model A I think I need another

Where are you in Texas? My 31 coupe is about 12' 9" from bumper to bumper. I live in Del Webb Sun City Georgetown, TX. just North of Austin.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-21-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,245
Posted By Redbird
Re: 1930 Ford Model A 4Dr (Inherited Don't Know Much - HELP)

What does the 62 Chevy look like? Is it a 2 door? My mom bought her first new car which was a 62 Chevy.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-08-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,270
Posted By Redbird
Re: Radiator fill question

Open the cap, look in, and rock the car a little. You should then see a little water!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-06-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 578
Posted By Redbird
Re: Gas tank cap venting?

Shake the cap!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-09-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,900
Posted By Redbird
Re: Gas Shutoff/empty carburetor for overnight/long term parking.

You can rebuild the carb and shutoff at the same time, as well as the fuel filter on the firewall. Drain the tank into a couple gas cans. While you have the shutoff valve out replace the pencil...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-20-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 862
Posted By Redbird
Re: Tillotson carburetors

No problem to fix a warped Tillotson. I clamped and baked in the oven and all back to square and on my car. I posted pics in a prior thread.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-19-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 862
Posted By Redbird
Re: Tillotson carburetors

Love the Tillotson on my A. Very easy to rebuild.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-22-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,589
Posted By Redbird
Re: Shippiing a Model A

Reliable ( the Big Orange trucks).
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-02-2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,318
Posted By Redbird
Re: Who has the best Tillotson rebuild kit?

When you take your Tillotson apart check to see if both surfaces meet all the way around. Mine was warped and leaking gas. I clamped and baked in the oven to get all surfaces square. Search...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-18-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,345
Posted By Redbird
Re: Insurance for the Pickup

Try Adam Boca at the National Corvette Museum. He has my A and my 64 corvette. Excellent to do business with. 877-678-7626
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-12-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,002
Posted By Redbird
Re: Schrader tire gauge repair

So so on accuracy!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-12-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,002
Posted By Redbird
Re: Schrader tire gauge repair

I got them both to work, by cutting out a disc from carb gasket material, and cut off a finger from a sterile medical glove to use as the membrane. Work very slowly while disassembling and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-11-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,002
Posted By Redbird
Re: Schrader tire gauge repair

Both ends attached to the spring unscrew. There is a thin rubber membrane capped at one end, and open toward the nozzle head. I used the end of a pencil to push it out. It was a little rotted and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-11-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,002
Posted By Redbird
Re: Schrader tire gauge repair

I got it apart! After soaking overnight, the order of disassembly is: unscrew the head, remove the disc with the hole in it (had to cut a slice in it w/ razor knife), with a large screwdriver back...
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