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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-26-2020, 07:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 453
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Has Anyone Ever Researched What Features Are On the Patent Plate

Vince has some info on the Ford Garage. http://www.fordgarage.com/pages/patentplates.htm
There may be more, I didn't look.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-24-2020, 04:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,068
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: t 5 tranmission

Snyder's has untrimmed floor mats if you are ever interested. https://www.snydersantiqueauto.com/ProductDetail/A-2005-U_UNTRIMMED?fromCategory=SearchByKeyword
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-22-2020, 10:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 324
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Differential Gear Ratio Determination

To add; with transmission in 3rd gear.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-20-2020, 07:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 317
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: woodgrainer

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-20-2020, 11:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 845
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Question ????

Do they even sell Halon extinguishers anymore? I have a Halotron in my trunk. Marked and easily accessible. I also carry a First Aid Kit.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-20-2020, 11:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 751
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Model A wedding

Congratulations!! Nice car... :p:p
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-18-2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,098
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: How to identify the year without the Vin??

Fordors had a lot of wood until the Slant Window came out.. I'm not sure what you mean by "rails". Can you post some pictures of the car? As far as I know all Fordors from the cowl back were the same...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-17-2020, 08:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,283
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: spark Advance

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-14-2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 814
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Knocking on start up

A couple of years ago the engine in my Town Sedan started knocking at start up. I pulled the pan and found this lovely site. Not saying you lost a bearing but you may consider checking. All the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-07-2020, 06:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,295
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Annoying ads

And I appreciate it too...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-07-2020, 12:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,022
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: The Ace Mechanic Again

Well as you said in another thread...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2020, 06:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 444
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Rex-a-co Temperature Gauge problem

I have a Moto-meter on my radiator cap also. Unfortunately I can not see that far to read it!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,022
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: The Ace Mechanic Again

Dude, sounds like you're having waaayyyy too much fun!! :rolleyes::rolleyes:
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,005
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Oil Filter Model A on timing cover

Not to change the subject but what head are you running?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,005
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Oil Filter Model A on timing cover

I use the Wix. It is already painted black and the label just peals off. Looks better 'hidden', IMO

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2020, 03:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 373
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Lining up UJ and Diveshaft splines, any tips?

I use a channel lock plier to hold and turn the universal. NO fingers as Dean said.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2020, 10:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,077
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Bell housing

By chance does he have Float-a-motor mounts. If he has one side tighter than the other or missing rubber or installed in the incorrect place it will cause the engine to be not perpendicular to the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2020, 08:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 539
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Marvel Carburetors

Yes, call David at Renner's Corner https://rennerscorner.com/carburetor.html. David is a good guy and will fix you up with what you need. He has rebuild kits and parts. He also has some used parts...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-30-2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 285
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: A Shout Out And Thanks To Randy Gross For Brake Work

And you got Randy's shoes arced to your new drums? You will really like how well your car stops.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-30-2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,141
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Preston “ALL VEHICLES” Antifreeze

I use Peak "Green" Anti-freeze "formulated for older automotive applications". Available at ACE Hardware stores I would guess nationwide?...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-28-2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,296
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Distributor Removal Tip Re Ignition Cable Clamp

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-27-2020, 11:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 600
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: "new" ride.....

Very cool that you got your Town Sedan back!! I bet "Alice" is glad to be home too...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-27-2020, 04:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 408
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: A Condenser on a B distributor

I find the best reasons being in care of a Model A is to FIDGET with it and the rationale to buy MORE TOOLS. :p:p
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-27-2020, 03:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 861
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Mystery missfire .

Is #4 oil fowling? Could be BO oil control ring in #4. Compression test will not show bad oil rings.Try a hotter plug in #4.

Also check distributor body for 'carbon tracking' around #4 pin, inside...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-27-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,371
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Radial sway

Don't get the shackle nuts so tight that it binds on the spring and hanger. I usually tighten mine snug and then back them off a little. You may have been OK.

Good find on the backing plate.
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