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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-13-2019, 11:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 17,793
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Head Bolt Torque-Hot or Cold?

I did!


let's see how much longer it gets with all the new people since this was first started.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-13-2019, 11:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 535
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-13-2019, 11:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,393
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Babbit vs Inserts

Add me to the not true gang.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-12-2019, 10:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,629
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: pinto engine on model A

I guess my question is, what do you want to gain?


From there you can get good suggestions on how to accomplish that.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-12-2019, 10:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 379
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: No Spark . . . not going!

Get a can of starter fluid and try that.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-08-2019, 10:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 425
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Compression test and Vacuum test readings need help

https://www.racingjunk.com/news/2019/03/19/using-engine-vacuum-to-diagnose-performance-issues/
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-08-2019, 10:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,052
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Model A Registration Woes

Pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 511, the alteration of a VIN, could be a federal criminal offense. Further, pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 2321 whoever buys, receives, possesses, or obtains control of, with intent...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-08-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 266
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Rewinding Horn Field Coils

The MARC magazine had an article not long ago.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-08-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 277
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: 1931 Dash Rail Color

guidelines chart on page 12-18
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-06-2019, 11:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 404
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: model a ford wire ga

Sacramento vintage ford sells 10,12, and 14 gauge wire. The also make the wire most vendors sell. I would call them and ask.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-05-2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,052
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Model A Registration Woes

If it were me I would put it on the wife to get the title in her name. Then buy it from her. There is no proof that the husband has ever had title and as such it will most likely need a judge to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-03-2019, 03:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 536
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Alternator Replacement 12V

http://www.madelectrical.com/electricaltech/onewire-threewire2.shtml
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-28-2019, 10:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 330
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Model A generators

What Kurt said.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-28-2019, 10:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,033
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: 12 volt coil with resistor

I'm going to try this without formulas and such.


A coil without a resistor with 6 volts in will give 6 volts out.
The same coil with 12 volts will give 12 volts out and would be too much for...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-28-2019, 10:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 545
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Install generator

Ok I won't say it.:D
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-25-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,203
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Rewiring . . . What would you do different?

buy a new harness and solder in the original light bail plate.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-24-2019, 11:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 551
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Waterpump rebuilt - Leakless of not?

Rebuild it with a "leakless" kit.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-23-2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 593
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Cast Iron Pieces

Yup, if it is in the book they look for it and will score your car accordingly if it does not match the book.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-23-2019, 10:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,343
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Using 85 octane fuel

One more thing, octane is the measure of how much compression a fuel can withstand before igniting. Or, in layman’s terms, the higher the octane rating, the less likely the fuel is going to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-22-2019, 11:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 559
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: 1930 Pitman Arm

I agree 100%.


Every moving part from the steering box to the wheel bearings. If it moves it can be worn and should be checked.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-18-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 914
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Sound deadening suggestions

Leave your wife home.:D
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-18-2019, 10:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 842
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Is a Horn Relay Necessary?

It ain't wrong if it works (I saw that on a T shirt).
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-18-2019, 10:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 842
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Is a Horn Relay Necessary?

No a relay is not necessary but keep in mind that the horn draws several amps and the switch would need to handle the current. on the other hand the coil of a relay needs very little current and a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-17-2019, 10:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 724
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Battery charger????

This is what I used;


http://products.batterytender.com/Automotive/Battery-Tender-Junior-6V-1-25A-High-Efficiency.html
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-17-2019, 10:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 600
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Exploded view of light switch

This is what I have;
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