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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-12-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,396
Posted By Modelacoupe3
Re: 8BA or 8CM and Holley 390 cfm vs other combinations

Update: upon disassembly and inspection of the float bowls, I found what appears to be left over metal in the accelerator pump passage. It looks as if the passage was not deburred after the drilling...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-11-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,396
Posted By Modelacoupe3
Re: 8BA or 8CM and Holley 390 cfm vs other combinations

If I can ask, has anyone had problems with the Holley 390 4 barrel ? I've always used Holley's on my cars (1960's C****'S and Ford's) over the years with excellent results. Recently, I put a new...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-05-2018, 11:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 716
Posted By Modelacoupe3
Re: Flywheel Ring Gear ?

Thank you all for the information. I ordered one from Berts Model A. I saw in their catalog that they stock the better of the two made. I'll contact the "Model A Garage" and have it pinned as a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-04-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 716
Posted By Modelacoupe3
Flywheel Ring Gear ?

I need to replace the ring gear on my 30 Model A. From what I have read on this site, a few people have had problems with new ring gears.
Who makes the best one and where can I purchase it? Hope to...
Forum: Early V8 05-21-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 262
Posted By Modelacoupe3
Forum: Early V8 05-05-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 262
Posted By Modelacoupe3
Wanted Herbrand no. 2373 drain plug wrench

Wanted: Herbrand no. 2373 wrench for my V8 Flathead 2inch oil pan drain plug.
Also looking for the below listed items for my 1940 Ford Coupe:
- Original Seat Prop hardware (complete)for the bench...
Forum: Early V8 04-04-2018, 11:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 253
Posted By Modelacoupe3
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-14-2018, 09:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 855
Posted By Modelacoupe3
Re: Very Early 1930 Model A bodies...

Two piece splash aprons. The starter grommet on the fire wall was different on early 30 cars.
Forum: Early V8 03-10-2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 253
Posted By Modelacoupe3
1940 California License Plates

Looking for a matched set of 1940 California license plates (DMV clear).
The plates are for a car and must be in good original condition. Please PM me.
Thank you,
Scott
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-22-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 636
Posted By Modelacoupe3
Re: Babbiting contacts

Highly recommend Bill Barlow. Top quality work! Worth the drive or you can ship your engine to him. Fast turn around too!
He is located in Bend Oregon. His contact info is listed on this site under...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-22-2018, 06:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 636
Posted By Modelacoupe3
Re: Babbiting contacts

Highly recommend Bill Barlow. Top quality work! Worth the drive or you can ship your engine to him. Fast turn around too!
He is located in Bend Oregon. His contact info is listed on this site under...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-20-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 821
Posted By Modelacoupe3
Re: Getting to original paint

Razor blades (new single edged) work well and so does Easy Off Oven Cleaner. Itís a time consuming process, and requires patience. A little at a time.
Iíll post some pictures latter today showing...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-30-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 670
Posted By Modelacoupe3
Re: Turlock engine builder

Larry Reed.
Joe Silvas worked with him and is still building quality engines. He stands behind his work. Many happy customers. The name of his business is Turlock Machine. There is also a video...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-23-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,091
Posted By Modelacoupe3
Re: Bolts: Motor Mounts to Bell Housing- Safety Wire AND Lock Washers?

Here are two pictures of the "Factory" installed safety wire on the engine mount bolts from my 53,000 original mile 30 Coupe. I'm 99.9 % certain this engine had never been removed from the car until...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-17-2017, 06:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 770
Posted By Modelacoupe3
Re: 1931 ford sedan

The rear seat metal riser ( the area just behind your heel if you were seated in the back seat of the car ) would have a series of small screw holes. I think there was about 12 screw holes used to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-12-2017, 03:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 739
Posted By Modelacoupe3
Re: The 1930 Deluxe Tudor Sedan???

Steve,
You might want to check with Rick Black through MAFCA. I believe he is the webmaster. He is the founder of The Deluxe Tudor Sedan Owners Group. He may be able to shed some light on your...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-06-2017, 11:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,929
Posted By Modelacoupe3
Machine Shop Recommendation / Southern California

I'm looking for a reputable machinist to evaluate and machine the original numbers matching engine from my Model A. This engine is still standard bore. The crank journals are also standard. I'm...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-03-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,156
Posted By Modelacoupe3
Re: Crankshaft machinist recommendations

Thank you Herm, I will give them a call. BTW, that's quite an endorsement.
Scott
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-02-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,156
Posted By Modelacoupe3
Crankshaft machinist recommendations

Looking for a reputable machinist who can evaluate and properly machine the crankshaft from my 53,000 original mile Model A engine. Most important, I'm looking for someone who will keep the...
Forum: Model-A 02-24-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 746
Posted By Modelacoupe3
Model A Parts for Sale

- Rootlieb Running Boards f/ late 30/31, w/ trim and vulcanized rubber mat $425.00 ($560.00 new)

- Diamond "B" bare block - no cracks or repairs (magnafluxed and pressure tested by Taylor Engines...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,294
Posted By Modelacoupe3
Re: 1931 Deluxe Tudor

You might try Rick Black. I believe he still maintains a Deluxe Tudor Registry. You can contact him through the MAFCA website. He also owns a 1931 Deluxe Tudor.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-29-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,823
Posted By Modelacoupe3
Re: 2014 Holiday Motor Excursion

Awesome pics. Gary, thanks for sharing!
Forum: Model-A 12-01-2013, 11:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,010
Posted By Modelacoupe3
1930 (late) Ford Model A Coupe

1930 Model A Coupe with rumble seat. Original California Car. This car was stripped to bare metal and professionally repainted. Excellent all steel body with no patch panels. The upholstery is...
Forum: Model-A 11-12-2013, 12:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,856
Posted By Modelacoupe3
Re: 1931 NOS and Mint Show car sheet metal

Please PM me if your interested in the front fenders please.
Thanks, Scott
Forum: Model-A 11-11-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,423
Posted By Modelacoupe3
1931 Model A Fenders For Sale / excellent condition

I have a set of front fenders for 1931 Model A.
The 2 front fenders are mint early take off original Ford fenders. They are in nos condition, however they are NOT nos since they have been mounted...
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