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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 08:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 312
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: Rumble seat pan...help!

your lower panel is reproduction,you dont have the inner brace midgetracer showed..some kind of wood and flat bar support for the lower spare tire carrier bolt..
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 11:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 312
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: Rumble seat pan...help!

rear of a 29 coupe
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 10:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 580
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: Fit problem with reskined rumble lid

It sounds like you need to reposition your hinge mounts some,elongating the holes on the bracket will help.My rear lower panel has a curve in it,with the correct inner stiffener installed for the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 08:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 509
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: changing to 5.50 Bias Ply = changing to 3.54 ratio

Hotrod overdrive,its why big rear tires were put on them..today its about 'stance',back then it was about road speed.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-13-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,665
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: 1931 Coupe Banger Project

Nice..sure add compression,you're breathing quite well.You will lose the stock look,7 to 1's don't hide like a Snyder,if that's important to you.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-13-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,070
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: Schwalms

gotta ask..did it turn over easy after you pulled it out?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-12-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,665
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: 1931 Coupe Banger Project

On the 32/36 weber that is listed in the kit my experience is no,they work well without dedicated heat.That carburetor has been used in Datsun and Vw applications as well,on the Vw manifold heat is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-12-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,960
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: Locating dimple on timing gear

Correct...its why the spark is adjustable,to allow you to set for condition.If the base timing is set too far advanced you potentially lose the ability to correct.My point is to always pin up when...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-12-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,665
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: 1931 Coupe Banger Project

What are you currently running with the 6 to 1? the money spent for a 7 to 1 head might give more 'bang for the buck' spent elsewhere..assuming your engine is otherwise stock,an aries exhaust and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-12-2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,960
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: Locating dimple on timing gear

It should be close..but why take a chance? if you drop in the back up distributor,pin it up and check.Its important to master timing your car,detonation (spark knock) is a major contributor to main...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-12-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 591
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: Fordor ute conversion

They did utes here too,not as pretty as that one..had to beat up 3 shriner clowns to get this..
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-12-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,665
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: 1931 Coupe Banger Project

Both increased economy and a cooler running engine are the result of increased compression and accurate timing.The modern accelerator pump and efficient design of the 32/36 weber is superior to the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-11-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,665
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: 1931 Coupe Banger Project

Left Bayshore 43 years ago..you better be able to scoot getting past the City.Those fools will kill you in a stock A.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-11-2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 988
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: Rearching brake shoes.

Gently..take off material evenly. remember a poor roller track defeats your arcing work
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-11-2019, 08:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 411
Posted By Railcarmover
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-11-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 988
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: Rearching brake shoes.

Do it without the lining..pre arcing the foundation is what he's talking about.Get the foundation close enough,rivet on the shoe and your done.To check the work set the foundation in a drum and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-11-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,665
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: 1931 Coupe Banger Project

A fella at Auburn hill climb pulled up in his fully dressed stock fordor with trunk,dropped his wife,put on his helmet and ran it through the trap,it ran nice.

What I find interesting is you can...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-11-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,877
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: Should I pass on this A? Or would I miss out on something?

There is no greater satisfaction than learning a new skill,doing the research,practicing and learning new methods.In a lot of ways doing your own work is the high point of owning the car,its a let...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-10-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,665
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: 1931 Coupe Banger Project

Cant argue with happiness Kurt. A friend asked me what was the best thing he could do to give his cabriolet a little more speed..I said without flinching a mitchell overdrive..he remained skeptical...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-10-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,665
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: 1931 Coupe Banger Project

A friend set up a B with a Serr head and all the goodies,he was in it well over 12k..I helped him finish and tune it..what a nice engine it is..afterwords,over a beer I mentioned a pinto engine would...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-10-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,877
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: Should I pass on this A? Or would I miss out on something?

No matter what car you end up with,unless its completely restored you are going to spend money and time on it.When choosing a car to own unless you are in business price is not the only factor.A...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-10-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,665
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: 1931 Coupe Banger Project

Model A engine flows at 160 CFM plus or minus
Single Stromberg 97 or Holley 94 flows at 170 CFM plus or minus
matching flow is where performance is,running 2 97's or 94's is sexy,but double the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-09-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,877
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: Should I pass on this A? Or would I miss out on something?

If your into old cars for a return on investment this is a bad deal,no doubt.That being said,there isnt alot of meat on the bone with model A's,rare you find one with decent flip potential.I should...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-09-2019, 07:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,665
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: 1931 Coupe Banger Project

The Musil rule:each square inch of shiny adds .2% horsepower..besides you're too busy driving to shine it :)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-08-2019, 09:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,877
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: Should I pass on this A? Or would I miss out on something?

If your close by go check it out,slam the doors,see if they sag..Michigan hardwood is amazing stuff,a friend has a 31 slant windshield that is tight as a drum,wood 88 years old.
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