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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-21-2021, 04:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,725
Posted By JD 1931
Re: 2022 Model "A" Resolutions

No changes here, just drive my 31 coupe whenever, she is there waiting....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-19-2021, 06:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,050
Posted By JD 1931
Re: Exhaust manifold glands

I would not torque exhast manifold more than 30 lbs, IMHO
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-15-2021, 10:04 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,576
Posted By JD 1931
Re: Your biggest Model-A mistake of the year?

the new repro gas cap I bought fit better than the one I lost...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-15-2021, 09:38 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,576
Posted By JD 1931
Re: Your biggest Model-A mistake of the year?

I did the same when fueling but never found it, had to buy a new repro...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-02-2021, 06:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 691
Posted By JD 1931
Re: flow testing Model A Zenith carb jets

I have rebuilt and sold over 200 model A zenith carbs and have always gone by the drill size for all the jets...Merry Christmas
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-30-2021, 11:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 789
Posted By JD 1931
Re: head gasket

used the modern style years ago that Mike's has, sealed great with no problems, needs no sealant...Mike's affordable in Georgia, good guy.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-27-2021, 09:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,881
Posted By JD 1931
Re: At What Age Do You Give It Up?

When the Sun dies in the sky.....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-27-2021, 09:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,881
Posted By JD 1931
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-19-2021, 11:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 461
Posted By JD 1931
Re: Heavy Oil & Shifting

mix half 85wx140w with half STP, done this for years and use it in diff. and trans...shifts without grinding
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-04-2021, 03:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,091
Posted By JD 1931
Re: Zenith carb

can be drilled and retapped if it is drain plug, then use the cap bolt for the gas strainer
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-17-2021, 10:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 438
Posted By JD 1931
Re: Wiper problem 31 Roadster

my one wiper runs on elbow grease, (manual lever inside)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2021, 01:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 890
Posted By JD 1931
Re: Points don't fit

NAPA has good points and condensers
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-20-2021, 02:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 850
Posted By JD 1931
Re: Model A Jim Beam collection

I have a beige sports coupe that I got at a flea market years ago, it is missing the top but still has the whisky in it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-29-2021, 03:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 615
Posted By JD 1931
Re: Rear Main Leaks or Transmission Leak

Do not overfill transmission, it will leak as well as engine....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-28-2021, 03:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,316
Posted By JD 1931
Re: Stoneguards

Had one installed when I bought car and never liked it so I sold it and now like the look without it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-06-2021, 05:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 899
Posted By JD 1931
Re: Rough Day

I torque the manifold to 30 lbs and performs well, no leaks....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-05-2021, 01:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,631
Posted By JD 1931
Re: Zenith - 1 Carburetor

follow Tom Endy's instructions, I found that he is the one to listen to about original model A zenith carbs if you wish to rebuild them ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-19-2021, 11:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,323
Posted By JD 1931
Re: What in the H...do I use to get the plug out?

JoeBC has the correct answer, 3/8
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-29-2021, 10:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,014
Posted By JD 1931
Re: Fuel Question

I run with non-ethaonol, not corn gas...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-29-2021, 10:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,014
Posted By JD 1931
Re: Fuel Question

Non-ethaonol fuel 90 octane is avalible here in Florida and it is about .75 cents a gal. above the 10% ethaonol, Corn gas here @ 2.75/gal. I run it all the time...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-13-2021, 07:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,423
Posted By JD 1931
Re: New spark plug numbers

Have run W-18 for years with good performace, first I hear of a number change. I have 2 sets of 4 ea., change them out, clean them and always have a clean set ready for use, buy them at NAPA...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-22-2021, 10:29 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,628
Posted By JD 1931
Re: Birthday present

Same thing happened to my daughters new mazda, hit in parling lot and left no note or anything, cost me $700.00 to have it fixed, did not turn to insurance because of $500.00 deductible...Low lifes...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-19-2021, 11:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,641
Posted By JD 1931
Re: Oil Leak Troubleshooting

always keep oil level at middle of stick between full and add...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-28-2021, 09:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 673
Posted By JD 1931
Wolf whistle

Got a new hollywood wolf whistle and installed it to intake manifolld and no high pitch, barley hear it above engine noise. Anyone have this installed ,called the dealer and guy said he would have...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-16-2021, 03:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,225
Posted By JD 1931
Re: converting to 1970 v8 points for model a

Go to NAPA and ask for their best 1957 ford V 8 condenser and points. Alot of the condensers out there are defective and NAPA seems to have the best...
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