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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-05-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,010
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Re: Take a gander at this.

My finances have changed or I would have one of these https://youtu.be/vyAGbf_hUds as I'd want a little more flexibility due to where and how my property lies.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-28-2020, 09:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,483
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Re: Engine inspection (with pics)

Lol, you made me laugh with the pecking order comment. I lived in a golf course,country club for awhile. I don't golf but I also don't have anything against golf, I lived there purely as a business...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-25-2020, 10:00 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,080
Posted By History
Re: Solution for audio system in model A?

Rush in a model A?? I like Rush and I'm not criticizing, it just never crossed my mind. ;)

For some reason I listen to Ralph Stanley and the clinch boys doing "man of constant sorrow" or "short...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-20-2020, 09:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,759
Posted By History
Re: My friend Kenís Model A -V8

Exactly^^^^^^ dads are stupid!!!!! Wait,,,,,, I'm a dad now. :(
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-16-2020, 05:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 532
Posted By History
Re: Seems like there's not enough fuel

I did and they were black but not fuzzy, didnít seem oily either. I did notice that if while I operated the throttle from at the carburetor and opened the gav it would smoke some and not if I almost...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-16-2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 532
Posted By History
Re: Seems like there's not enough fuel

Torch idea is a good one, never considered it.

I have not touched the coil.

I'll check the gas flow one more time. Does anyone have an idea of what ten seconds of drawing gas through the line...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-16-2020, 09:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,205
Posted By History
Re: Model A Working in 2020

Nice,, if I'd been driving by and saw the truck working my wife would have been screaming " you can't just stop and look at their truck" as we pulled in. :D
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-16-2020, 09:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,951
Posted By History
Re: Now What, should this be???

Mine had more than a quarter and was a disaster waiting to happen. The fan is constantly pulling toward the radiator like a propeller and will eventually get there, one way or another unless remedied.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-16-2020, 09:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 532
Posted By History
Seems like there's not enough fuel

It starts great, idles great but when I hit the accelerator I can hear it sucking hard and while it doesn't backfire it's almost like it wants to. I had completely disassembled the carb and cleaned...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-15-2020, 06:44 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,991
Posted By History
Re: So you have an all original car...OK...

Collecting militaria, different but,,,,,,. A german k98 rifle can sell for thousands depending on make, year and condition. If any parts are not matching numbers (UNLESS) its armorers replacement...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-13-2020, 01:16 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,458
Posted By History
Re: 1929 Fordor Briggs Running Again

Could be a clogged pencil filter in gas tank or just flakes of rust over the outlet? Make sure you have steady gas flow to the carburetor. Sounds like unless it's electrical that it's using what gas...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-13-2020, 10:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 765
Posted By History
Re: Carb Tester

I used a glass jar. Someone just did that and posted a photos of it zip tied to the jar.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-13-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,936
Posted By History
Re: English language - a bit off topic

I don't think I sound like these people now but I was pretty close as a kid. I heard words that aren't used anymore. I picked up the foxfire books which are written using the words of Appalachian...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-12-2020, 07:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 364
Posted By History
Windshield frame gasket

I'm talking about the gasket between the windshield frame and cab. I got one of the sides out but am wondering what's the best way to get the bottom out??


I took a small flat screw driver and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-10-2020, 10:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,650
Posted By History
Re: First trip observations.

Germany started their autobahn system in 1933. I've seen photos of German troops lined up on it heading to surrender. It seemed so strange looking at those photos as you don't usually associate...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-10-2020, 10:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 330
Posted By History
Re: Happy Mothers Day

I wish you had posted this yesterday, we've had our tv turned off for many months now, I don't get the paper and the virus has kept us from socializing. I didn't realize it was Mother's Day today...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-10-2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,085
Posted By History
Re: Board-Feet

I know it's different wood than Henry used but if you're redoing a pickups wood I know how to get more than enough. The largest eastern white pine that I know of maybe cut ("maybe" cut) 2500 board...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-10-2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,276
Posted By History
Re: B heads starting to...

Thanks for the information, I wish you great success with your casting. It looks like a new penny. ;)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-09-2020, 09:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,021
Posted By History
Re: Steering Support on a 30 Roadster

This is what I used, worked great and it will flew to match the curve of the dash rail.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-06-2020, 08:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 947
Posted By History
Re: Tire Tube replacement question?

My father in law has owned a tire shop for over twenty years and stays very, very busy. I don't think he has ever changed a model A tire.

I changed all my tubes myself using hand tools, it's...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-05-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,466
Posted By History
Re: Misnomer - Front Engine Support

I have the radiator off mine at the moment, I'll look at the springs, they may be constantly compressed together, as in no spring at all. :eek:
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-05-2020, 10:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 469
Posted By History
Re: Emergency Brake Rods

Shouldn't be hard to take them off and straighten them should it.

I'd never considered the lost force of braking due to straighting the rod first, nice reply.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-05-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,466
Posted By History
Re: Misnomer - Front Engine Support

Bob, mine probably has the original springs, do you have a set guidline how I should go about this? I've never got my head around this entirely. I know with semi automatic pistols and rifles the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-05-2020, 07:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,072
Posted By History
Re: Flywheel install tip

I'm amazed at what some people can figure out to get rid of a problem, I'm talking about the successful attempts. I was trying to get a gimbal bearing out of a boat. It was at my dads and I worked...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-05-2020, 07:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,276
Posted By History
Re: B heads starting to...

Looks great Tod. Pardon my ignorance as I'm sure it's obvious to most of you, how has casting improved since these were originally made? Is yours better than an original because of advances made in...
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