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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-25-2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 677
Posted By amodel25
Re: What's Behind Your Flattie?

I always heard that the weak link is the driveshaft pinion yoke on the stock rear end. I finally proved it a few years back (with a hopped up 226 six cylinder no less). I was 500 or so miles from...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-21-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 793
Posted By amodel25
Re: wireless lower distributor plate

I put one in mine in 1982. Same one, 30,000+ miles later, still working fine.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-01-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,194
Posted By amodel25
Re: What's the most absurb advice you've received in the old car hobby?

A down draft carburetor works better than an updraft on a Model A. You have gravity working for you.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-24-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 467
Posted By amodel25
Re: 1951 Starter 6&8

I believe the 6 cylinder starters have a 9 tooth drive while the V8 starters have a 10 tooth drive. Check the part numbers.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-30-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,318
Posted By amodel25
Re: Michigan classic car laws help ?

I had a young city police officer stop me once and advised that my amber brake lights on my '31 slant windshield were illegal and the next time he saw me I'd better have red brake lights or I was...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-30-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 745
Posted By amodel25
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-29-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 745
Posted By amodel25
Re: ford h series water pump

I just looked. Kanter Auto Parts lists them in their catalog. Do a search for "Kanter Auto Parts". They have a listing for 41 to 51 six cylinder.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-29-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 556
Posted By amodel25
Re: Honor flight

My late Dad, a WWII Navy Veteran took the flight from Dallas, Texas about 10 years ago. When he got back, he talked and grinned non-stop for a week!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-17-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,035
Posted By amodel25
Re: 51 F2 Engine Options

Keep the six. I don't have a truck but I do have a six in my '51 car. I've driven it over 45,000 miles since an overhaul without issue. I have a copy of a Mechanix Illustrated article where Tom...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-15-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 404
Posted By amodel25
Re: Anybody in the Dallas/Ft. Worth Model A Club?

I'll bite....what is your question. Fort Worth Model A Ford Club
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-01-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 914
Posted By amodel25
Re: Twin flathead powered truck

The truck was at the Lone Star Roundup a couple of years ago. Pretty impressive.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-28-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,250
Posted By amodel25
Re: Eaton Detroit Spring

Dunno....that first response was pretty negative.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-13-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,291
Posted By amodel25
Re: What strange comments or questions have you heard about your Model A

I was filling up my '31 Town Sedan with gas one day and an older gentleman came up to the car, looking it over inside and out, front to back. Throughout the inspection, he never said a word. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-07-2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 17,634
Posted By amodel25
Re: OK! Let's get personal!

68 years old. Bought my "A" 38 years ago, ride my Harley as often as possible, and drove a '49 Ford Coupe 107+ mph at Bonneville Speed Week this year. Going back next year and go faster (I hope).
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-06-2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,956
Posted By amodel25
Re: aftermarket oil filter kit

Ford engine green looks pretty good too.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-03-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,028
Posted By amodel25
Re: Where do these people come from? My laugh for the day.

At a car show several years ago with my '51 2 door with a 226 flathead six. It was stock at the time with an iron head and one carburetor. Two older gentlemen walked up and looked under the hood...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-29-2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,248
Posted By amodel25
Re: Flathead 6 finned aluminum head

Yeah but you get the box with it!!!!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-25-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 13,814
Posted By amodel25
Wink Re: Model A cross-country migration

Then I guess we should keep our "A's at home in a glass case and haul them in an enclosed trailer.......https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/images/icons/icon12.gif. Use the car for what it was intended. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-23-2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,113
Posted By amodel25
Re: Self/repair & rebuilding my "G" model flathead SIX

Watch e-b** for a nine tooth bendix. I've found two of them. Kanter still lists some G overhaul parts in their catalog.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,863
Posted By amodel25
Re: Flat 6

I found the intake at Pate Swap Meet in 1992. I built the header as described. Unless Red's starts making them again, nobody is making them commercially.


Finally got the car to Bonneville this...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,629
Posted By amodel25
Re: Omg not sears

I worked in the Sears Auto Center a couple of years when I was in college in the 60's. Part Time Tire and Battery Technician, I was making $1.95/hour and working 24 hours a week. Oldest of four...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-11-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,479
Posted By amodel25
Re: 1939 Plymouth Pickup Draws Power From Radial Airplane

I saw this truck in person at the Lone Star Roundup in Austin, TX a few years ago. The engineering and workmanship was impressive.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,117
Posted By amodel25
Re: My 47 flathead SIX is tired, leaking oil out front crankshaft pulley

I got all my overhaul parts for my "H" six cylinder from Kanter Auto Parts, granted it was 19 years ago. Check with them for "G" parts. I seem to remember some listed in their catalog. All my parts...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-27-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,111
Posted By amodel25
Re: Has Anyone Ever Found A Use For WD-40?

Don't spray it within 100 feet of a paint-ready car.....ask me how I know.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-21-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,874
Posted By amodel25
Re: 42-47 project truck help

Driver's side distributor is '48 to '51 engine.
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