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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 12:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 445
Posted By 1928Mik
Re: Dirty Carburetors

I bet dirty carbs were commonplace back in the day. With no air filters or bad gas it probably took it's toll. I take mine apart about twice a year and spray carb cleaner thru it, then check all the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-06-2021, 10:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,098
Posted By 1928Mik
Re: Trailering 28 Model A Phaeton

AAA has been really picky lately with some tow companies not wanting to transport cars in a non-emergency situation since many people were 'taking advantage' of the free tows.. They are a good idea,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-05-2021, 12:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,098
Posted By 1928Mik
Re: Trailering 28 Model A Phaeton

I haul my Phaeton approx 15 miles to it's heated storage garage twice a year nose first with the top up on my two-axle 10K equipment trailer. I drive it right on the trailer & use 4 tie down straps...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-02-2021, 08:55 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,418
Posted By 1928Mik
Re: How Many 2020 Miles Did You Drive

I normally drive my A around my area 100-125 miles a year. That's pretty good seeing that it sat for 30 years after my Dad had put it away.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-26-2020, 04:09 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,926
Posted By 1928Mik
Re: Signs, back in the day

In my supplier factories I used to frequent, there were always "Safety First, Please Do Not Spit on The Floor" signs everywhere. Most of them had the 'p' made into an 'h' though. When one plant was...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-24-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,153
Posted By 1928Mik
Re: are you guys putting the little screen inside the iron sediment bulb?

I clean that screen out about 3 times a season. You have to make it fit just right. Never saw a paper filter.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-01-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,313
Posted By 1928Mik
Re: Gears 1930 model A

My Dad put his car away and it sat for 30 yrs. I resurrected it and had to learn all over again how to shift. I ground some gears til I figured out the timing. Patrick L. is correct on the method. My...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-14-2020, 09:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 805
Posted By 1928Mik
Re: Not Model A but Model A Era

Bantams still show up now and again at car shows. A contraption like that would not work in this day and age, attorneys would have a field day if someone even got a scratch...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-09-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,364
Posted By 1928Mik
Re: Model A Engine for Rebuild

I sold a clean complete dry storage '31 engine last year for that amt of money. Guess I sold it too cheap!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-07-2020, 09:35 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,594
Posted By 1928Mik
Re: AAA for breakdowns in antique?

Harpkatt, they won't do that anymore according to my towing buddy. He said you have to call AAA first and get a 'job number' and then give it to him and he will come out. But many times AAA will go...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-06-2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,594
Posted By 1928Mik
Re: AAA for breakdowns in antique?

I agree with you 700rpm Ray, between them originally telling me 30 minutes and then stretching it to 2 hours, plus a terrible communication issue from the person with the heavy Indian accent, I had...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-04-2020, 11:33 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,594
Posted By 1928Mik
Re: AAA for breakdowns in antique?

I suppose I am the minority here, but I dropped AAA last month after 20 some years. They were not very easy to deal with and I got heavy Indian accent people when I would call. My wife had a bad...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-29-2020, 07:46 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,358
Posted By 1928Mik
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-28-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 830
Posted By 1928Mik
Re: 1927 Introduction of Model A

I watched this show and they were inaccurate on so many levels. Very disappointing. It's like they either did not take time to research or just didn't think people would care.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-18-2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 831
Posted By 1928Mik
Re: 6 volt group 1 battery

I'm with Marty. Rural King is it for all my batteries!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-13-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 584
Posted By 1928Mik
Re: Best way to tie down the top of a 1929 Phaeton

I tow mine with top up on my open trailer but only about 10 miles to and from the heated garage I store it in for winter. I was always told not to go faster than the car will go, so I stay at about...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-12-2020, 10:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 731
Posted By 1928Mik
Re: Rusty Coolant

My car has always had rusty water, even before it's light restoration in the early 80's. After it's 30 year hiatus my Dad put it in without draining fluids, I completely flushed it before starting in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-23-2020, 01:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 994
Posted By 1928Mik
Re: mud coming out of my engine???????????

My A's radiator was like that when I resurrected it from a 30 year slumber by Dad was responsible for. He had stored it with straight water in the radiator (heated garage). All that sludge and crap...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-14-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 808
Posted By 1928Mik
Re: Centering 1930 Model A Deluxe Coupe on towing trailer

I have a 10K equipment trailer and do exactly what Jack Shaft does. My A hardly moves my Dodge Ram 2500 rear end down much, but I can tell when there is a bit of weight on the tongue.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-10-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,911
Posted By 1928Mik
Re: Title goes with Frame or Engine?

A partner and I used to run a small company where we would purchase run down cars and part them out. That's back when you could find cars sitting in lots or fields for $50 or $100. When we would...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-04-2020, 08:34 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,738
Posted By 1928Mik
Re: Garage lights

I had two sets of 8 ft high output T-12 Florescents in my home garage and swapped them out for 8 4ft LED shop lights from Rural King on sale for 19 bucks each. Made a HUGE difference in light output...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-30-2020, 02:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,755
Posted By 1928Mik
Re: Marvel Mystery Oil

I do what 1931flamingo does. I use either MMO or SeaFoam, whichever is on sale. The A starts first time every time and seems to idle smoother.. I will attest to having a gas EZ-GO utility cart which...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-24-2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,095
Posted By 1928Mik
Re: Can this be worth the price?

Katy: Makes sense, in today's MXN rate that would make it around $6-7.00 USD
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-12-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 818
Posted By 1928Mik
Re: Model A Missing Badly

Mine did the same thing last year. Found out the screw that holds the timing cam in place had loosened up. New cam and screw solved the problem for me.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-07-2020, 01:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,094
Posted By 1928Mik
Re: Do YOU single-clutch ?

I normally single clutch on upshifts, double-clutch with 'rev match' on 3-2 and 2-1 downshifts. No grinding whatsoever unless I hurry it.
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