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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-07-2020, 01:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,632
Re: Post or not?

POST OR NOT

No, you should NOT have posted here and now. What's next? Discount coupons for your products?

Am I the only person that sees a tawdry attempt to move to the front of the line?
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2020, 11:39 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 40,197
Re: The Terry Burtz 5 main bearing engine blocks are back on track.

Since there will be 5 cam bearings, it would be a shame not to use all 5. You might look into having a batch of billet blanks available for cam grinders.
Another profit center.

Richard
Anaheim CA
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2020, 01:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,153
Re: Bell housing

Its not the bell housing.

It's the shift lever

Don't remember exact details but there was a change in the shift lever somewhere between 28/29 and 30/31. All reproshift levers are the same so...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-14-2020, 07:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,134
Re: Cam Choice

You will like Jiim's "C" grind cam. I do.

Never been accused of holding up traffic either.

Richard
Anaheim CA
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-10-2020, 02:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 795
Re: Piston orientation

1. Flat part up

2. Split toward cam
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-10-2020, 02:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,022
Re: Finding local A people

80 miles isn't that far to drive once. 1. Find out when the club meetings are and drive there Meet some new friends, exchange contact info etc. 2. Repeat at the other club meeting.

You will...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-10-2020, 02:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 624
Re: 12v amps gauge

Most alternators will put out at least 35 amps immediately after starting.
Install an aftermarket ammeter from Model A parts dealer with 30/30 reading.
They look just like the 20/20 original...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-10-2020, 02:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,424
Re: Main bearings Babbitt unusual

Don't turn it in your lathe, just polish it with crocus cloth if the journals are round
Forum: Model-A 08-08-2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 264
Wanted: Aa truck throttle bracket assy

I'm ready to start the big boy and my throttle bracket assembly is for a car.
Need bracket specific for 28/29 AA truck. Perhaps a Pickup is the same.

This is the bracket you mount on the top of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-17-2020, 12:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 409
Re: "Old Couple in the Model "T" Legend"

That's an interesting Corvan19 mask
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-29-2020, 02:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,757
Re: New Tire Recommendation

I go for the best, Goodyear from Kelsey Tire the manufacturer. They are located in Missouri

Richard
Anaheim CA
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-17-2020, 09:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,276
Re: new tubes-any of them any good?

I'm with Syncro. On a long trip around the USA years back, I started out with 5 new tires and the most beautiful tubes I have ever seen. They were thick black rubber made in Danmark.

One went...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-15-2020, 08:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,458
Re: Were "Suicde Doors" Really Dangerous?

"Back then" when your car wouldn't start, it was pretty common to open the driver door, push the car, jump in and "bump start" it. Not at all uncommon today if you can not recruit a couple of buddys...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-15-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 506
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-09-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,645
Re: What Defines Over-Revving The Model A's Engine

Henry Ford said every Model A would go 65 MPH, He did not say drive at a continuous 65 MPH. Any Model A done right is good for 45-50 MPH continuous and 55 if the occasion arises.

On my long trips...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-09-2020, 02:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,614
Re: Need to re-torque head, but socket is too fat

I am always amazed to find "many" Model A guys that don't even torque those two long studs at proper torque. They are afraid of breaking the casting.

I believe they should be torqued the same as...
Forum: Model-A 05-07-2020, 09:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 336
Mitchell Trans for Model A

Wanted Mitchell Trans with the 15% higher 1st and 2nd gear with the side mount emergency brake.

Mitchell has been shut down during the virus and is coming back on line next week. I'm anxious and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-04-2020, 02:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,139
Re: Flywheel install tip

Dear old Dad has still got it.

Take him out to breakfast when the diners open up.

Richard
Anaheim CA (An old dad)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-26-2020, 12:34 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 36,176
Re: Just wondering : what's your year of birth ?

1937
Pre WWII, Still in the Great Depression and only 83 years ago.

Richard
Anaheim CA
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-25-2020, 12:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,498
Re: shit tower oil leak

It is next to the "relief" tube.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-25-2020, 12:48 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,084
Re: 1 lb Antigravity

Antigravity?

I wouldn't want that thing floating around inside the car with me

Richard
Anaheim CA
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-25-2020, 12:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,599
Re: Reducing Fumes and Noise

I have a fumaze on my cars, an old aftermarket device that works great but they are getting hard to find and pricy. I have the firewall insulator in one of my cars and it works good but a bear to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-24-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 626
Re: 30 Tudor Upholstery Kit

Thanks guys. I can always depend on helpful information from my Fordbarn friends.

Maybe it's time for me to unpack and layout everything out. Any volunteers for installation?

Richard
Anaheim CA
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-23-2020, 01:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 626
30 Tudor Upholstery Kit

I bought a complete LeBaron Bonny Mohair kit some time ago for a 30 Tudor.
I know, they never came with Mohair but that is what the person who ordered it wanted and he has since passed on. It is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-08-2020, 12:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 732
Re: Oil viscosity test

Your wife won't appreciate receiving her pearls back drenched in drain oil.
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