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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-23-2022, 12:20 AM
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Views: 126
Posted By 1930artdeco
Any 57’s in Bellingham?

I more than likely will be moving to Bellingham, wa this spring. Are there any 57’s or for that matter 55/56’s (I just happen to have a 57 ford wagon)? Wouldn’t mind meeting up someplace to swap...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-18-2022, 12:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,758
Posted By 1930artdeco
Re: Model A News, Jan-Feb 2019, Fuse Block

Ooooh good ideas, I will keep this thread in mind when I redo my car.

Mike
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-15-2022, 12:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,112
Posted By 1930artdeco
Re: The Engine Assembly Line

Great video. Man how life has changed-for the better in a lot of respects.

Mike
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-15-2022, 12:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,041
Posted By 1930artdeco
Re: Engine work after 70 years of not running!!

Once you take the valve cover off there are two holes-one in the back bottom corner and one in the middle behind the dist. drive gear. They go to the mains, pour some oil in them and watch. if it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-13-2022, 06:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 513
Posted By 1930artdeco
Re: Bellingham Wa members

Cool, sorry I had forgotten about the whidbey is. Club. What is the car scene like up there? What about car storage?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-13-2022, 03:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 513
Posted By 1930artdeco
Bellingham Wa members

Does anyone live in the Bellingham area? Might be moving there.

Mike
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-11-2022, 01:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 309
Posted By 1930artdeco
Re: Engine colors and quick question

Dave, thanks for the tip about the plastic wrap on the valve covers. A bit late but thanks:D. Not that big of a deal as I will just repaint them. Got a second coat on most things today. So slowly...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-10-2022, 01:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 309
Posted By 1930artdeco
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-10-2022, 12:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 309
Posted By 1930artdeco
Engine colors and quick question

1) Painted the engine finally. Well one coat at least. Are these correct? Brackets and accessories are black correct?

2) can I install the tranny first and then the engine later? Just want to get...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-09-2022, 01:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 466
Posted By 1930artdeco
Re: 1957 Ford Fairlane 500 heater core

I just had mine recored as it had a hole in it. They just kept the sides and soldered the valve on in the open position. This taking out a potential leak point. I have had other people tell me an...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-09-2022, 01:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,256
Posted By 1930artdeco
Re: Need A LOT of help with Model A inheritance

You are lucky that you live in Jersey. You are close to Shwalms (sp?) in penn and they do engines. They have done them since the 60’s I think. And in Maryland you have Brattons parts. Plus you will...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-05-2022, 12:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 583
Posted By 1930artdeco
Re: New member

Those are great looking wagons. Hope my 57 looks that good someday.

Mike
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-05-2022, 12:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,603
Posted By 1930artdeco
Re: New guy with a project Model AA

USAFE, ahh you worked on vacuum cleaners. I don't think I would have made it in the fighter world. So I work on heavies-being a hippy suites me better:D Go 130's!!!!! Seriously, good you found a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2022, 11:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 506
Posted By 1930artdeco
Re: Ford model A Door Trim

Thanks Dick, maybe it was on a 29 that I saw them and just assumed that the standards had single points and the TS had the double. Oh well, learn something new every day.

Mike
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2022, 11:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 506
Posted By 1930artdeco
Re: Ford model A Door Trim

Single points are for standard fordoors and double points are for the Townsedans.

Mike
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2022, 05:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,020
Posted By 1930artdeco
Re: Analog engine analyzer info needed

I use a King Motor analyzer on the A occasionally. You might still be able to find something from the 40/50’s that will work on both systems.

Mike
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2022, 04:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 506
Posted By 1930artdeco
Re: Ford model A Door Trim

I think those out of a fordoor-standard. Not sure if the years changed the lengths.

Mike
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-29-2021, 09:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 907
Posted By 1930artdeco
Re: Thought you all might like this modern tech

I can take pics and post them if people want. It would be a lot of pics though.

Mike
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-28-2021, 10:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 907
Posted By 1930artdeco
Re: Thought you all might like this modern tech

Alexiskai, haven't gotten that far into the book yet, but I would assume you need one.

Mike
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-28-2021, 08:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 907
Posted By 1930artdeco
Thought you all might like this modern tech

For Christmas the wife got me this high tech book from 1932. I didn’t think the tech for an alternator came out this early.

Mike
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-28-2021, 07:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,603
Posted By 1930artdeco
Re: New guy with a project Model AA

Was finally able to look at the pics on a computer screen vs. my phone. I do hope you are going to rewire the truck. If not you may have a wieny roast on your hands.

Curious what you did in the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-27-2021, 06:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 385
Posted By 1930artdeco
Re: 1929 Model A truck

Welcome to the club. You may end up buying the wood and then tweaking it to work. Sounds like you can replicate anything in wood but without a pattern to work from you may be stuck. You are luck...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-27-2021, 01:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 864
Posted By 1930artdeco
Re: Holiday Motor Excursion

Crap…..another thing to add to the bucket list…..

Mike
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-27-2021, 12:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 287
Posted By 1930artdeco
Re: How to install a heater valve

58, yes that is where I was headed and thanks for idea. I just need to figure out what cables I have and where they go. Who knows what they did to this car…..
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-27-2021, 11:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 287
Posted By 1930artdeco
How to install a heater valve

So I got my heater core out for a rebuild/replacement. Found out I have what is called a ‘dole’ style heater control valve. I would like to replace it with a valve that is inline and inside the...
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