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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 07:42 PM
Replies: 27
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Posted By woofa.express
Re: Synthetic Oil

I have frequently used diesel in turbines when jet wasn't available. In Malaysia it was entirely diesel and boy the exhaust fumes burned my eyes when climbing in or out of the aeroplane. It has a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 04:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 845
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Synthetic Oil

I endorse what rotorwrench has written.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 04:32 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 55,181
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

I put my thoughts on "Synthetic oils" and for those of you who may miss it I have pasted it here as well.

Synthetic oil ?

I seem to have a different opinion to other users. A buddy spoke about...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 04:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 845
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Synthetic Oil

Rotor wrench had some pertinent comments on the use of Synthetic oils also.


Further to mycomments on Synthetic oil.

Following my input on synthetic oil I received a difference of opinion from...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 03:59 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 55,181
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

Rick could snore is still coming. Expect it within the next 2 days.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 01:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 845
Posted By woofa.express
Smile Re: Synthetic Oil

Yes Werner, I'd like to have your comments, however let me write, tomorrow, and I'll give you my thoughts and reasons and more details on oil types. cheers, gary
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 05:39 AM
Replies: 640
Views: 55,181
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

to coincide with the moon landing I am republishing my story number 357


Speewah 1968.

Speewah is a legendry outback property in Australia. Infact it is the name of an outstation attached to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-20-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 845
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Synthetic Oil

Synthetic oil ?

I seem to have a different opinion to other users. A buddy spoke about the positive benefits of synthetic oil in his aeroplane so I tried it in mine. The oil remained clean and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-20-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 576
Posted By woofa.express
Re: New type of motor mounts what do you think?

I changed to FAM rear mounts only and the vibration stopped. So did the tingling feeling in my hands.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-20-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 55,181
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

Rick can Snore. Part4 is still coming.

I am wanting information from Rick to conclude this story. The problem is Rick. I can’t raise him on his phone. He carries a mobile and when he has finished...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-17-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 640
Views: 55,181
Posted By woofa.express
Smile Re: tell a Model A related story

The forth and final episode of "Rick can Snore" is delayed a little. I am waiting on some figures to legitimise the story. I am currently away from home and my life should be back to normal next week.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-15-2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,485
Posted By woofa.express
Re: adapting '35 steering box to '28 A

good day N.Z. I see you lost the cricket on opinion but won it according to the rules. I see also you were pipped on the steepest street. Wales in UK has an extra 1.7 degrees gradient. You do try...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-15-2019, 09:06 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 55,181
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

Rick could Snore. part 3.

Up until about the mid 60ís our government cut up large leasehold blocks of grazing country and awarded them to applicants in a ballot. Conditions applied such as...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-13-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,679
Posted By woofa.express
Re: What roadside repairs have you made to keep your A going

Dave is an expat American living in Victoria Australia and a contributor to this forum. Amongst his A's is his very first motor car which he purchased whilst a college kid. It's LHD which is unusual...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-13-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 55,181
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

Rick could SNORE. Continued.

Yes I will come to Rick’s snoring, maybe tomorrow. In the interim I’ll tell you plenty about farmers and farming. I know Katy (contributor on this forum) is a farmer...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-13-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,485
Posted By woofa.express
Re: adapting '35 steering box to '28 A

Hi Mr Synchro. I now have a 30 steering box and I don't know it's quality status but the cog with the two teeth looks only marginally worn. I also have a 35 steering box but this won't accommodate...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-13-2019, 05:20 AM
Replies: 640
Views: 55,181
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

By Gosh Rick could SNORE.

Rick Mailler is an excellent farmer. First equal with 2 others. Nothing stands in his way of sowing, protecting, harvesting and delivering his crop. He once had an...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-12-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 359
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Canvas top too loose

My 28 ute has a tight canvas but flutters badly when a passing truck especially in high wind buffets. I put a piece of 3 ply in the forward section which has reduced it. I now plan to use fairly high...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-12-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,254
Posted By woofa.express
Re: F-100 Ford Steering Box

Hi Bill. They have all gone in Australia. Can use an American one but the problem is when you turn the wheel to make a left turn the vehicle heads right and V.V. I have another ford steering box but...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-11-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 55,181
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

Serious instructions or Humour?

Patsy and I plus 2 grandkids have driven to Bundaberg in Queensland for a family event. A three day drive and for once we are pleased kids can occupy themselves...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-11-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 55,181
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

Slow learners we are.


I live in a shire with an overbearing General Manager. He is authoritive and trashes cash. A group of us has been endeavouring to stop this wastage and temper his...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-06-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 55,181
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

I have had a nice letter (email) from my son. I was both pleased to receive and proud of my son. I have copied and pasted it below. You may well say it's a bit of ego and probably it is.
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-06-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 55,181
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

Now History for Gary.

Today in Australia is Sunday 7 July 2019. On Friday I sprayed canola with insecticide and herbicide. Two loads on a paddock of about 200 acres. Wind was quite moderate, an...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-05-2019, 06:30 AM
Replies: 640
Views: 55,181
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

I'm having a whinge.

I started my business in 1980. To raise the capital I sold my house and my parents lent me 20k. In addition I raised money through a broker to purchase my first ag plane. A...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-04-2019, 05:40 AM
Replies: 640
Views: 55,181
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

Enjoy

your National Holiday.
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