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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 06:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 241
Posted By chap52
Re: Oil change after head gasket job?

Five quarts of oil and peace of mind, your choice .. Chap
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-16-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,465
Posted By chap52
Re: Start up w/o coolant, REALLY !

You guys are funny...lol Chap
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-16-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 666
Posted By chap52
Re: Best way to scuff a clean head

Your going to love the new head and the difference it will make. Chap
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-16-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 280
Posted By chap52
Re: Calculating engine RPM at idle

I have one of these $20 from Amazon digital Tachometer and it works great. Comes with a case and lots of reflective tape. Just put a small piece of the tape on the front pulley and point the red...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-15-2019, 07:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 678
Posted By chap52
Re: best way to dry gas tank that is in car

Like "Rich in Tucson" said. There in Arizona, especially this time of year tings are usually dry before you can pick up the chamois to dry them off. Gotta wash those cars early in the day and in the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-14-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 666
Posted By chap52
Re: Best way to scuff a clean head

If it's clean and flat you're all set. Put a few Sharpie marks on the head mating surface and you can use sandpaper on a sheet of glass to slide the head on to assure it's flat.
I coat the graphite...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-14-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,169
Posted By chap52
Re: Selling a vehicle and money questions...

If you don't want to give your acct number you can go to your bank and open a savings acct. and after the sale is complete close that acct.
There are Brokers out there that will handle the sale for...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-14-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 823
Posted By chap52
Re: Con job

The buyer works through WeBeAutos. Mike receives the payment from the buyer, advises seller who then sends Mike a copy of the title. Mike then deducts the 5% and wires the rest of the funds to the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-14-2019, 06:15 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,465
Posted By chap52
Re: Start up w/o coolant, REALLY !

So why are these things still running? Henry didn't have any coolant available.
Some posts express how water actually cools better than coolant and just the boiling temperature is altered.
Just...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-14-2019, 06:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 823
Posted By chap52
Re: Con job

Good for you... Tell him to have the buyer call you and they can pay him the $300 for finding the car for them. "I ain't got no deal with you, they do." Chap
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-13-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 823
Posted By chap52
Re: Con job

Had a great experience with Michael at WeBeAutos.com They handled tons of advertising, qualifying the buyer, all the paperwork and walked me through the fund transfer. All for 5% of the selling...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-13-2019, 07:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 644
Posted By chap52
Re: Power valve failure

I was running dual 94's and Charlie advised to block off pv's. So I purchased a couple of correct pv plugs from him and it ran wonderfully after that. Don't know why, it just did? Chap
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-13-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,144
Posted By chap52
Re: Installing a steering stabilizer

Remember it's just a band-aid. I had one on my 52 F1 and loved it. Of course trueness of rims, tire balance and tightness of ALL steering components are the main factor.Here is a link with a photo of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-13-2019, 07:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 152
Posted By chap52
Re: 51 starter mounting plate

Here are a few of pictures of the starter plate. There is also a rubber gasket (first photo) that goes along the edge that will touch the housing... Chap

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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-12-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 744
Posted By chap52
Re: Hinge pins

I haven't done a hundred but the few I have done were done as posted above. I tape a layer of cardboard around the door post to protect the paint.
I will admit that I got my 36 year old son to do...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-12-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,512
Posted By chap52
Re: Jim Linder

Uncle Buck posted Jim's update. Keep him in your prayers he has some major lifestyle adjustments ahead.
Jim thanks for all you have done and mean to this hobby. #1 Take care of Yourself...Chap
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-12-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,493
Posted By chap52
Re: radiator failure

After you get it soldered up I would just, as suggested, get rid of the pressure cap. I would assume that the fluid would flow as in the old non-pressurized system. I ain't no scientist but if the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-12-2019, 07:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 419
Posted By chap52
Re: Pickup Door Hinge Pin Mirror

I have those hinge pin mirrors on the upper hinge of both doors on my 30 Tudor. Work fine and are angled for best moving and parking view. Occasionally, about every couple of months I have to tighten...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-11-2019, 07:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 726
Posted By chap52
Re: HF infrared gun reviews

Mine has worked fine for many years. Chap
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-11-2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,512
Posted By chap52
Re: Jim Linder

Jim,
Praying that the Lord guide your doctors, fills you with His peace and brings you back to good health. Sometimes God has a way of getting us to slow down. Brother, your health is what's...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-10-2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 577
Posted By chap52
Re: Gas Aspiration Problem?

I going along with the 180 out crowd. Don't ask me why. But it happened to me on a 239 V8 build. Even had Bubba, a very gracious man, on the phone thinking it was my new distributor. Ended up it was...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-10-2019, 07:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 482
Posted By chap52
Re: Fuel sending unit float will not float.

X3. The Model A distributors have a neoprene float to replace the old cork sinkers. Chap

Here is what I am talking about:
https://modelastore.com/index.php?route=product/product&product_id=3906
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-10-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,066
Posted By chap52
Re: Spark Advance versus Overheat

I ran a Champion Radiator in my 52 F1 239 for years, never overheated, got hot but never went volcanic. That includes the Arizona summers. Chap
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-09-2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 501
Posted By chap52
Re: Head Nut Paint Question

My son who builds rat rods gave me a great tip. If you are painting the head, or any place where there are nuts or other items you don't want to paint is to use small pieces of aluminum foil instead...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-08-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 704
Posted By chap52
Re: Any pictures of Model A at Drive-Thru Tree?

Not a Model A...but... Chap
https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=drive+through+tree+in+California&docid=608013981866066434&mid=1C425AC46A44355082411C425AC46A4435508241&view=detail&FORM=VIRE
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