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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-21-2021, 11:42 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,816
Re: Cost of Running Burtz Engine

Bob,

You should buy a block even if you can’t finish it for a while. The cost will be going up after this run. You can also buy the other peripheral parts as you have the money. That way it will...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-20-2021, 02:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 700
Re: Swap Meet Redlands, California

I was there at 8 am. They might have had more Model A vendors if they had coordinated with the Riverside, San Bernardino, Hemet and Temecula Model A clubs and the Riverside Model T club.

The...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-19-2021, 01:02 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,816
Re: Cost of Running Burtz Engine

Again, to each his own, if you want a totally stock Model A, that’s fine, and if you want a more reliable engine that great too. It’s your car, do what you want with it. I’m just wondering how many...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-19-2021, 12:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,485
Re: Problem With Ford Barn

Cookies on electronic devices are a fact of life. If you visit sites you trust like your bank, e-mail or Ford Barn it simplifies your life to keep them, otherwise, you experience problems like you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-18-2021, 03:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 700
Re: Swap Meet Redlands, California

Dennis,

Are buying, selling or a little of both?

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-17-2021, 02:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,397
Re: Urethane vs Base Clear

These comment have been a great help in my making my decision not only on painting my Roadster but I’m also restoring my 1966 Porsche 912.

The guy that is restoring the Porsche suggested a single...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-17-2021, 01:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 952
Re: Curiosity Re Main Bearing Oil Drainage

Would an oil pump with a higher capacity help this problem by moving the oil out Of the oil pan more quickly? There are suppliers that offer them.

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-12-2021, 01:23 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 118,322
Re: The Terry Burtz 5 main bearing engine blocks are back on track.

Chris:

You can text John at:

John Lampl <jrlampl@jrlasia.com>

Or you can go to the website:

www.burtzblock.com
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-12-2021, 12:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 731
Re: Home plating kits

I picked up a front 30-31 bumper for $20 at swap meet that was painted like that. Iím going to use it on my 30 roadster until I get the body and fenders painted.

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-11-2021, 03:24 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 118,322
Re: The Terry Burtz 5 main bearing engine blocks are back on track.

Chris,

I donít know where I am on the list but I also ordered a flywheel and cam.

If I am scheduled to get a kit this shipment I would also like to have my kit sent to the Hawthorne Warehouse...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-25-2021, 04:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 705
Re: Looking for photo of a stop light switch installed in a 31.

Where do you get the PDF version? The MAFCA site has the hard copy.

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-23-2021, 05:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 590
Re: Battery chargers or battery tenders ?

Steve,

Deltran makes battery chargers/maintainers with 2 and 4 banks. Unfortunately, they are 12v only and are listed as currently out of stock. Perhaps you could put two 6v batteries in series...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-22-2021, 08:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,220
Re: lowering question

From what I’ve read, the front of the Model A engine is at a 3 degree angle. When lowering an A is it necessary to maintain the 3 degree angle? If it is not, could the engine sustain any damage?
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-16-2021, 05:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,024
Re: Pasadena High School Model A Ford Club

Well, Tom Endy is a knowledgeable and highly respected individual in the Model A community in Southern California. IĎll take Tomís first hand knowledge of and involvement in the program over the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-01-2021, 12:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Re: Orange County Model T Club Swap Meet

Thanks guys. Yes it’s small but an interesting way to spend the morning.

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-30-2021, 12:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Orange County Model T Club Swap Meet

Is the OC Model T Club Swap Meet still on for Saturday, October 2nd?

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-27-2021, 12:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,071
Re: trickle charger

Kenjt,

Crankster explained the difference in post #2 above.

If you want to keep your trickle charger hooked up to your battery for an extended period of time the best thing to do is put it on...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-20-2021, 12:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,048
Re: 1931 Model A Roadster WIW

See if you can drive a Model A before you buy one, especially since you are into muscle cars!

My wife wanted a Roadster so I bought a 1929 Roadster for her for Valentine’s Day 2014. The first...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-18-2021, 03:52 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 118,322
Re: The Terry Burtz 5 main bearing engine blocks are back on track.

Terry,

Do you have a price or a rough estimate for the new cam?

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-03-2021, 12:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,974
Re: Model A Mechanic

Tom,

😂👍

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-21-2021, 05:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 328
Re: 19th Santa Maria All Ford show and Swap Meet

It’s a great car show with a surprising number of Model A’s and Model T’s as well as a good number of Fords from the 30’s and 40’s. There is a guy who brings his Model T with a Frontenac head. The...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-17-2021, 02:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,879
Re: You Tube Roadster Body Rebuild Series; from the Subrails Up!

McMimmcs,

I commend Casey for keeping a lot of us updated on his progress. The lack of posts does not mean people are not following this thread.

Itís not a problem for me, is it a problem for...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-16-2021, 12:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,983
Re: Looking for commiseration

I’m with you. It’s your car, call it whatever makes sense to you.

Naming a car a female name is just an unwritten rule, like in Baseball that is made to be broken.

In my case, they are just a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-11-2021, 03:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 563
Re: Pulling the Cylinder Head

Use the search function on You Tube to look up “Model A Cylinder Head”. There are a number of videos on the subject including three recent ones by Alexiskai0 who is a member and contributor here on...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-07-2021, 03:48 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 12,812
Re: Leg room question

Russ,

Bill was a frequent poster and a great resource on the Barn for many years. Unfortunately, Bill passed away some time ago.

I have a 29 Roadster and a 30 Roadster, and the 30 Roadster has...
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