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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-21-2022, 12:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 562
Posted By Dodge
Re: Sun 504 Distributor Tester

$150 would be a bargain you won't have any trouble selling it. I two of them. (ones a backup just incase) I use it all the time.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-17-2022, 01:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,074
Posted By Dodge
Re: Banger Fuel Injection

We have installed over 20 sniper units on V-8 Ford and Chev motors. We have one on
our shop truck and they work awsome. We even have a holley terminator on a blown
flathead V-8 in a 48 Ford Woody....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-17-2022, 01:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,292
Posted By Dodge
Re: Thumb Compression Check

Works best if the mechanics name is Tom
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-12-2022, 06:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,857
Posted By Dodge
Re: Timing at full advance?

I told you what to do either do it or get another distributor.

Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-09-2022, 12:01 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,857
Posted By Dodge
Re: Timing at full advance?

Pull the plate that the points mount on and look at the advance mechanism. You will
see two "slots" that limit the advance. You want the longer one to get the advance to
go further. You also should...
Forum: Model-T 11-08-2022, 04:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 182
Posted By Dodge
WTB Model T dropped front axle

Wanted a dropped front axle for a speedster project.
Forum: Model-T 11-08-2022, 04:07 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 70
Posted By Dodge
WTB 1915-1922 Roadster Top Bows

Would like to find a set of bows locally if possible.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-07-2022, 12:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 974
Posted By Dodge
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-07-2022, 12:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,213
Posted By Dodge
Re: Maybe a dumb question...

I agree with all the above when the car has a fairly stock engine or stock type rebuild.
Those are comfortable and safe speeds for our cars.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-03-2022, 11:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,165
Posted By Dodge
Re: Flatheads breaking off engine stands and falling.

It happened to a friend of mine as I was standing there. All was ok until he turned the
motor upside down and bang it broke off a big chunk and hit the ground.
I spray welded the piece back on.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-25-2022, 10:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,303
Posted By Dodge
Re: Rebuilt motor out of mothballs.

A gasket set is cheap insurance. These things also tend to rust up inside when sitting it
would be good to give it a good cleaning. You might be lucky with just a weekend spent
and end up with a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-01-2022, 11:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,455
Posted By Dodge
Re: Correct spray paint for 33/34 steering wheel

I used rubber bumper paint about 20yrs. ago on my wheel and it still is in great shape.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-07-2022, 02:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,365
Posted By Dodge
Re: Moroso Ceramic Sealer

Just about the time my daughters Mazda blew a head gasket we got a notice from the
state offering $1,000 for older cars to get them off the road for smog reasons. The cars had to be driven into the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-07-2022, 02:47 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,602
Posted By Dodge
Re: Really torn on T5 transmission conversion…

Bill Pugh at Vintage Precision is working on a conversion of the tail housing of the T5
transmission to use it with the enclosed driveline.
Its being prototyped now and should be a game changer. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-07-2022, 02:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,263
Posted By Dodge
Re: Fenton Four Barrel Intake

I've been running a 450cfm Holley since 1970 works great and was $39.95 brand new
when I got it. Its on about its 3rd rebuild kit which now cost more than the carb cost
new. Ha Ha
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-03-2022, 04:55 PM
Replies: 531
Views: 184,688
Posted By Dodge
Re: The Terry Burtz 5 main bearing engine blocks are back on track.

I wouldn't think .510 lift would be too much for an overhead but if they use chevy rocker arms you can get them in a 1.25 ratio which would give you .425 lift.

My 2 cents
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-22-2022, 02:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 903
Posted By Dodge
Re: TCP Global Epoxy Primer

I don't know if anyone else does this, but for us hobbyists that don't paint all the time
and keep the paint for a long time. I shoot a little nitrogen into the paint can as I put
the top on it. It...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-22-2022, 02:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,132
Posted By Dodge
Re: 1939 transmission questions

Van Pelts book is excellent and his advice over the phone is also good.
There is a lot to check to get one of these perfect but its all in the book.

Another good source is Al Zannino in Hemet...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-11-2022, 02:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 730
Posted By Dodge
Re: mod A to B carb fuel fitting

I used a late 1931 A carb fitting works great.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-11-2022, 02:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,534
Posted By Dodge
Re: Tremec TKX in an A?

The TKX is the best one so far. It is stronger than a T5 and also has a smaller case.
They are about $2200 brand new. Lots of gear choices.
Vintage Precision has a bell housing that makes it so you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-11-2022, 02:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,832
Posted By Dodge
Re: Burtz Block

I don't know how many babbitt motors have gone 400,000 miles but I know of several
insert bearing motors that have....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-09-2022, 12:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,893
Posted By Dodge
Re: Death of a Legend

I thought in Australia it was: "I'll never find another ewe"
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-04-2022, 09:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,612
Posted By Dodge
Re: Piece of puley broken off

You'll never feel the out of balance from that small piece that close to the crankshaft
As for changing it, get a spare fan belt if it tosses the one on the car or tears it up
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-31-2022, 09:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,874
Posted By Dodge
Re: Spray gun cleaning, what solvents

Your best best in my opinion is some good old fashioned stinky carburetor cleaner.
take out in seals or it will eat them up. Dump everything in and leave it for a week or
Then flush everything...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 07-31-2022, 03:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 812
Posted By Dodge
Re: Model T Hard to Start When Hot

I had the same problem starting about 10yrs. ago. The car had started well for years
and all of a sudden it would not start when hot just as above. If I threw cold water
on the intake manifold it...
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