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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-28-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,774
Posted By BarracudaBoy
Re: Just moved to Tennessee!

http://clubs.hemmings.com/mid-tenn/membership.html

Welcome to TN Onlybackroads! Here's a link to the TN club!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-04-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,945
Posted By BarracudaBoy
Re: Model A Ford Oil Pump Shield

So trim 1/8 off the bottom of the shield?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-04-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,945
Posted By BarracudaBoy
Model A Ford Oil Pump Shield

Going to get my engine rebuilt. What's the story on this Oil Pump Shield? Should I get one and install it since I'm redoing the engine? How does it work? Anyone have a picture of it installed down in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-01-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,974
Posted By BarracudaBoy
Re: WARNING: Model A Owners Look Away

Maybe it was wrecked on the right side? :confused:
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-15-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 10,604
Posted By BarracudaBoy
Re: Bear market in Classic American Cars?

Most cars build now you can't really work on and younger guys haven't. Most of the current generation has never driven a car with a carb, let alone dealt with a choke and points. They are just as...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-15-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,949
Posted By BarracudaBoy
Re: Automatic tire inflator

1931 car radio.

http://blog.modernmechanix.com/mags/PopularScience/8-1931/car_radio.jpg
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-15-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,910
Posted By BarracudaBoy
Re: Where to search for a family truck?

The Longest Bros had no direct descendants. A niece of theirs died recently.

I haven't been able to find much info about whether Edwards and Stoddard followed though on the deal to continue...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-15-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,949
Posted By BarracudaBoy
Automatic tire inflator

http://blog.modernmechanix.com/mags/PopularScience/12-1930/tire_inflator.jpg
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-01-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,029
Posted By BarracudaBoy
Re: Model A Thermosyphon with NO Waterpump

My generator quit in Nashville and I drove home to Clarksville without it missing a beat! I was impressed!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-28-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,910
Posted By BarracudaBoy
Re: Where to search for a family truck?

Thanks Tiny. I would always kick myself if I didn't at least give it a try to see if one still exists!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-28-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,910
Posted By BarracudaBoy
Where to search for a family truck?

This probably gets filed under "nothing ventured nothing gained" category. But what the heck.

If you were to start a search for a early truck that bears your family name where would you start the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-26-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,898
Posted By BarracudaBoy
Re: Loose Lug Nut

Really wanted to do the Trace but my car always seems broke. I spend more time working on the dang thing than driving it. Getting frustrated with it. Good news is, there isn't much left to break on...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-26-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,510
Posted By BarracudaBoy
Re: Motor Oil Weight

Sticky: Posts that turn to Motoroil use. lol
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-26-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,898
Posted By BarracudaBoy
Re: Loose Lug Nut

I only use the washers on the damaged rim. I had to change the lugnuts because the prior owner put the improper ones on the car. Check the pics. I placed the lugnuts side by side. One on the right...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-26-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,898
Posted By BarracudaBoy
Re: Loose Lug Nut

I did some thing similar. I thought my lug nuts might be loose when I heard a noise on the back. Checked the nuts and they were tight. I thought the hub was loose. After a bit of driving I wallered...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-21-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,255
Posted By BarracudaBoy
Re: Need a pic of Steering wheel mount

I used the dremmel and cut it down to the second open keyway, then used a screwdriver to open it up a bit. Then it fell right off.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-20-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,255
Posted By BarracudaBoy
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-20-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,255
Posted By BarracudaBoy
Re: Need a pic of Steering wheel mount

It looks like a repair done with Double/Bubble Epoxy. Is there a shoulder that I have to watch for when I cut this off? Or is it a straight shaft?

Steering wheel was loose and I decided to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-20-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,255
Posted By BarracudaBoy
Need a pic of Steering wheel mount

Anyone have a picture of what is under this? Looks like I might have to Dremel this mess off. Just need to see what is under it before I start cutting.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-19-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,481
Posted By BarracudaBoy
Re: Anyone Following the Barrett Jackson Auction?

I just hate that when a unusual car comes across the block they cut away and talk about something else, but when a mustang, camaro, 57 chevy, impala or firebird is up, they are all over it. I sold...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-16-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,209
Posted By BarracudaBoy
Re: Model A Taxi Cab

I used to deliver pizzas and I could put 500 miles on my car a week.

2000 miles a month.

change oil every 500 miles:
5 bucks per quart. 20 bucks per oil change. 80 bucks in oil a month....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-16-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 46,634
Posted By BarracudaBoy
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-16-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,209
Posted By BarracudaBoy
Re: Model A Taxi Cab

Oil filter and air filter to get max use out of your engine since you are using it for business.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-15-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,140
Posted By BarracudaBoy
Re: Otwell Manifold Heater?

Looks like your car had a different heater manifold than the one you are putting on it. My car has a autolite manifold setup and a otwell valve in the firewall hole. Someone welded up this rig in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-12-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,002
Posted By BarracudaBoy
Re: Distributor question

Bet that's what it is! I have to take another look and scrap all the old gasket off.
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