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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 08:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 693
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: New 3X plugs

I'm sure mine are repro's. The box is blue and white, for Models A,B and the plugs have the flat top "3". I paid $19 each for this set on Amazon.com
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 04:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 650
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Model A Radials

Not to change the subject but has anyone had any experience with the adjustable spook wheels shown in Jason's post?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 01:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 693
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: New 3X plugs

My newest set, bought ~1 year ago were Made in USA, both the box and plug... :p
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 11:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 459
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Ca. Fire photo

I can't help but think of those poor people and the Firefighters battling the fire. I am reminded every time I look outside I see the smoke in the distance and the ash falling all around us. So sad.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 602
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Strange timing behavior

Comes from "popping" the clutch while the car is in gear and rolling.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 650
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Model A Radials

So now there are two Radial Tires available for the Model A, the Excelsior Stahl Sport Radial and the American Classic?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-12-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 227
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Door rods

More info needed... year, model, front door, back door??? :confused::confused:
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-09-2018, 12:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 480
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: New Member

That's too bad he got disappointed. Suggest to him to check out a '30-31 Fordor sedan. I'm 6'2" and with a few adjustments (moving front seat back 3", bending the shifter to the right 2") I find it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-08-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 487
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Computer

Hmmm, seems to work on Ford Barn on my Mac. Either tells me if the word is spelled incorrect by underlining in red, changing it to correct spelling or changes it to a word other than the one I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-08-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 487
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Computer

Well... sometimes. Occasionally I have a hard time figuring out what a person is asking with misspelled words and no punctuation/capitalization. May be just me tho.



Now THAT I can relate to. I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-08-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,614
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Best fuel and exhaust system for power

Jim, what is the title of your book and were can one purchase a copy. I'm sure there are Ford Barn members that would be interested in a book written by one of our own...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-06-2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 345
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Need a new car cover

I have a Covercraft for my car made of Sunbrella® material. They have many different materials but i chose the Sunbrella® because it sees occasional sun.They have many different styles for various...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-06-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 680
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: manifold cooker

Just drive a couple of miles with your timing fully retarded until the exhaust manifold glows RED :rolleyes::rolleyes:
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-05-2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 619
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Hidden Turn Signal Bracket.

No problem, very nice job on the bracket.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-05-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 680
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: manifold cooker

Check with our friends at Snyder's... appears to be a nice unit, stainless steel. :cool:
https://www.snydersantiqueauto.com/manifold-cooker

Pretty neat idea Mike.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-05-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 246
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-04-2018, 11:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 619
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Hidden Turn Signal Bracket.

Oh, I see. You're not just replacing the turn signal switch shown in your video with the SPDT switch, your replacing the whole system.

The way your video starts off I was under the impression that...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-04-2018, 08:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 619
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Hidden Turn Signal Bracket.

That's what I was wondering.

I do have SPDT switch mounted behind the dash rail but it is a simple stand alone system without all the bells and whistles that your type of system has. It is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-02-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 917
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: turning brake drums on conventional lathe

I read in the Service Bulletins that "Under no circumstances must any attempts be made to turn brake drums ... ", page 514. Are we saying it is OK to turn Model A drums?

Just asking for future...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-01-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 526
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: 1955 ford Ranch wagon/Electrical Wiring

The turn signals and stop light use the same wire and bulb. If your turn signals are working this shows the circuits are OK. I would suggest checking your brake light switch.

The Black/Blue tracer...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-29-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,895
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: putting gasoline in your Model A

I use a neck extender such as these from Snyder's. (I'm sure other vendors have the same) https://www.snydersantiqueauto.com/gas-tank-neck-extension Works good, even the auto shutoff.

Some guys...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-29-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 782
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Waterpump lube?

"Most" new throwout bearings I have seen are sealed, so what are you lubing anyway? The hub??
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-28-2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,028
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Brass gas tank float for Model A

Reenlee Kotas is a member of the San Diego Model A Ford Club. Ad for brass float in newsletter....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-28-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,234
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Copper head gasket or best Kevlar?

The Secrets of Speed Society recommends the Best Graphtite gaskets with no sealant. I have never had a problem with these gaskets either with Y-Blocks or Model As. They recommend 55 ft lbs max.

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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-27-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 652
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Half headlight covers don't fit on new Victoria? Why?

Headlight Door
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1923/44673585095_a849f0a24d.jpg

Headlight Bezel or Retaining Ring
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1979/43770017270_c840537de7_m.jpg
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