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Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 06-28-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 102,240
Posted By Jim Huseby
Re: Model T Racing Thread

The "T" sights and sounds at Speedsters Reunion tour and hill climb last week were wonderful. If anyone is interested, pm me and I can get help posting them Monday.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-28-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 642
Posted By Jim Huseby
Re: Fan and Water Pump power consumption?

Some time ago, Klings in Tempe Arizona was selling a serpentine belt conversion for the Model A and indicated how much HP it saved, but I don't remember if there were figures for the hp required for...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-06-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 558
Posted By Jim Huseby
Re: Kink pins

I had that problem just a couple hours ago with new king pins. To locate the interference, I coated the perimeter of the brake actuator housing that enters the hemisphere of the king pin with...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-01-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 873
Posted By Jim Huseby
Re: The Leans

Here's something which will tell which corner is sagging: (1)Park the car on a level concrete surface and make sure you have matching tires all with the same tire pressure. (2)Measure and record the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-19-2019, 09:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,017
Posted By Jim Huseby
Chickasha

What did you buy? What did you sell? What did you see? Was it a dud?
The high points for me were re-connecting with old friends and making new friends. 'Didn't sell much, 'didn't buy much except...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-09-2019, 10:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,630
Posted By Jim Huseby
Re: Chickasha Pre-War Swap Meet 2019 Roll Call

Regarding Cool Hand Lurker's misfortunate experience: That would have been a bad experience and a big expense and loss of time for you, sorry. I haven't been there for 10 years and at that time there...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-09-2019, 10:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,630
Posted By Jim Huseby
Re: Chickasha Pre-War Swap Meet 2019 Roll Call

Regarding Cool Hand Lurker's misfortunate experience: That would have been a bad experience and a big expense and loss of time for you, sorry. I haven't been there for 10 years and at that time there...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-09-2019, 09:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,630
Posted By Jim Huseby
Re: Chickasha Pre-War Swap Meet 2019 Roll Call

I'll be in spaces FG17, FG16& FF17 with Model A junk I've been collecting for decades. My doc estimates I have a 10% chance of surviving 20 more months, so selling out while I still can. I plan to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-28-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,345
Posted By Jim Huseby
Re: 29 Model A Project-Speedster?

Have a good look at my web site, olympicspeedsters.com . Lots of speedster ideas there.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-21-2018, 08:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,765
Posted By Jim Huseby
Re: 1930-31 Front Apron Tool Box

Synchro99- If you put a 3/4" drip lip on the bottom side of the lid, surrounding the box, but not visible when the lid is closed, the rain will drip off the lip and can't get into the box. Then you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-21-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,765
Posted By Jim Huseby
Re: 1930-31 Front Apron Tool Box

Carl G - I looked at my website www.olympicspeedsters.com and it is truly difficult to navigate and needs improvement by one of my sons. However, I found the tool boxes by clicking on "Gallery" then...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-21-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,475
Posted By Jim Huseby
Re: To Frequent Drivers: What Function Concerns You The Most?

Dear Mr. Barnstuff- That was rich! Please post any and all of your Model A and other experiences!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-21-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,765
Posted By Jim Huseby
Re: 1930-31 Front Apron Tool Box

Since I am the original designer and manufacturer of the contoured tool box, I'll comment here. My daily driver is a '30 CCPU and as you know, in one of those, unless you add door pockets and kick...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-07-2018, 09:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,694
Posted By Jim Huseby
Re: Excess runout on flywheel

'Just an idea here, because I need to check FW run-out on an engine in the car and am also concerned that end play will interfere with measurement. Why not just depress the clutch to keep the crank...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-13-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 824
Posted By Jim Huseby
Re: How to check dist/oil pump/ timing gear backlash?

A dial indicator is easy and fast for checking tmg gear lash if the valve springs are out. Otherwise, use a feeler gauge
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-06-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,647
Posted By Jim Huseby
Re: Some A's in the snow....

Sunday, I unexpectedly got caught in a snow storm in my '30 CCPU and here is the performance report. I thought the forecast high was for cloudy, no precip and +25F. It was 14F when I headed 20 or so...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-19-2017, 10:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,306
Posted By Jim Huseby
Re: ГАЗ-А-АЭРО

After you forgive me for my attempt at art critiquing, could you tell us what years that car was in production, how many were produced, what market segment they sold in and any other related info?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-19-2017, 10:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,306
Posted By Jim Huseby
Re: ГАЗ-А-АЭРО

That's a truly fascinating, way outside-the-box piece of art, especially to put into production and especially in Russia. I have designed and built 30 special bodies for modified A chassis, but...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-19-2017, 09:44 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,919
Posted By Jim Huseby
Re: OT: What to do if you could choose all over again?

I am grateful for many of my decisions and events in life. But there are several things that I should have learned by age 12 or 20 that I'm just learning at age 68 and several bad decisions that I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-12-2017, 09:51 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,019
Posted By Jim Huseby
Re: Babbitt or inserted engine ? ? ?

Hi Ernie- Regarding oil, there have been some long threads here on that subject with some very interesting reading. I think you should read them all and do some additional research. I will tell you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-12-2017, 09:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,019
Posted By Jim Huseby
Re: Babbitt or inserted engine ? ? ?

Hi Ernie- Regarding oil, there have been some long threads here on that subject with some very interesting reading. I think you should read them all and do some additional research. I will tell you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-12-2017, 08:50 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,019
Posted By Jim Huseby
Re: Babbitt or inserted engine ? ? ?

My comment here is not to recommend one or the other or to hijack, but I am somewhat excited to report on my experiment. I am familiar with this discussion which has been going on for decades and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-17-2017, 10:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,280
Posted By Jim Huseby
Re: 4x4 decendent of Model A ?

With a Mopar flat head six.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2017, 10:08 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,104
Posted By Jim Huseby
Re: So confusing

Oh well. This problem with experience and correct nomenclature (lack of) will only get worse and more irksome with time; even though many of us are dedicated to keeping and preserving knowledge and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-12-2017, 10:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 806
Posted By Jim Huseby
2-piece rear main seal

Has the 2-piece neoprene/cork rear main seal improved in quality and long-term effectiveness in the last couple years?
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