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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-11-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 962
Posted By Ice man
Re: V8 water pump

I ran my 29 Pk Up with a 32 pump, with a Lion Head, no fan, a pressurized Walker extra core Rad in the Virgin Islands, 85 winter 95 Summer and NEVER had a heat up problem, NEVER. In fact it ran to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-11-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,158
Posted By Ice man
Re: Ring and Pinion Removal

Pipe wrenches???????????
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-26-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,197
Posted By Ice man
Re: Madel A engine running

What a miss match. Its not a 29, it got a 30 shell on the rad got a power house genny. Some folks will fall for any story. And the music was BAD. Iceman
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-26-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,281
Posted By Ice man
Re: Lyon Head welding

Cast Iron can be welded with a low heat nickel rod. Had it done, but he was good. Iceman
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-27-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 944
Posted By Ice man
Re: Seat springs

Snyder's knows about seat springs. The old man Snyder got started in business by making seat springs.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-24-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 12,472
Posted By Ice man
Re: O.T. Where were you 50 years ago today? 11/22/63.

In the shop at Pennsylvania Drilling Co. Esplin, Pgh.Pa. There was a Pk Up in the shop and it had a radio, so we all listened to the news.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-11-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,864
Posted By Ice man
Re: I Think I have "lost it" at the age of 71!

That usually happens after the drain pan has been removed and the new oil runs on the ground or shop floor. I saw one guys A several yrs back that never needed oil in the twenty yrs that he had it....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-30-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,653
Posted By Ice man
Re: Model A Engine Cooling

Well I ran my 29 Pk Up with a warmed up B engine, NO fan and a 32 V8 water pump and the rad was a Walker made for pressure. Also this truck was in St.Thomas,VI. with a lot of REAL heat. The engine...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-18-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,308
Posted By Ice man
Re: Ford Tri Motor Coming To OKC

I had the time of my life back in the late 60s, to have two rides in a Tri Motor at Sandusky, Ohio. After the short ride to a near by Island, the pilot said if I wanted a GOOD ride, come back at...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-31-2013, 07:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,497
Posted By Ice man
Re: Black gold, Texas Tea

Yea I met a fellow who said he never added oil to his A in over 20 Yrs. He was right. Some one added a zerk fitting to the block where we would add a fitting to check for oil pressure. So every time...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-24-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 17,813
Posted By Ice man
Re: New Type Oil Pan Gasket Installation

For many years I used heavy grease to hold the gasket in place and a dab of sealant in the corners. If you are dealing with the oil pump get the fitting that holds the pump in place. If you are...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-14-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,153
Posted By Ice man
Re: Ford Wrench

Thanks Guys. Its a different wrench then I have seen, for the As. O well someone is looking for this one. Now I know what I have. Iceman
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-14-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,153
Posted By Ice man
Re: Ford Wrench

Sorry the pic I sent did not show. The numbers on the wrench are 01A-17017B Its a box combo and one end looks to be 13/16 so I will still try to post a pic, Iceman
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-14-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,153
Posted By Ice man
Ford Wrench

I found this at a yard sale and I would like to know what it was made for. It looks like it would be used for the main bearing bolts, but not sure. I've never seen one quite like it. Iceman
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-19-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,011
Posted By Ice man
Re: a little overwhelmed

I also found that you need to do something every day, be it large or small. The distributor, the carb, one wheel brake assy. Then do this or something every day or at least 2 -3 things a week. Keeps...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-17-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,889
Posted By Ice man
Re: Oh Boy. This can't be good!!

Thats the way they all look. Can't remember seeing one without a cotter pin in it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-05-2013, 10:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,262
Posted By Ice man
Re: Couldn't Pass It Up

They used the box as a relay when adapting to sealed beam lights, cause the sealed beams use more power then the old bulbs. Generally the wiring was heaver from the relay to the sealed beams, and the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-12-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 61,184
Posted By Ice man
Re: Model A Fella's please read this

Amen, and thanks for keeping the Barn as we Knew it. Iceman
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-31-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,552
Posted By Ice man
Re: Deluxe Sport Roadster?

Unless the picture is not showing it properly, it also looks like a 30 Rad Shell. Iceman
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,028
Posted By Ice man
Re: 1928 truck more photos

Very fezzy picture.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,057
Posted By Ice man
Re: Brattons Aluminum Headlight Reflectors

The only good reflector is a silver one. Next is a sealed beam all glass, also silver reflectors. Ask any good plating shop. Iceman
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-17-2013, 11:07 PM
Replies: 762
Views: 286,167
Posted By Ice man
Re: Post a picture of your car...

My Old 29 C/C Ford running a B Warmed Up Engine/ T5 Trany/ Hi Speed Gears. Would run and easy 75 miles PH
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-05-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,716
Posted By Ice man
Re: How to Fix a Cracked Model B Block?

Years ago I bought a near perfect 40 Buick Super 43000 miles, like new inside and out, but had a 13 in crack in the block. I veed the crack and filled it with JB Weld, sanded and painted it and its...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-01-2013, 10:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,246
Posted By Ice man
Re: Reproduction Sheet Metal

I understand that Macs has a new owner. Iceman
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-31-2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,333
Posted By Ice man
Re: Ring & Pinion advise

I ran my B with a T-5 and 3.54 gears in Florida and she was a hot rod. I could do 75 on interstate 75 and no sweat. Then I moved to St Thomas, VI. (MISTAKE) I was in 1st and 2nd on the mountains....
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