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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 09:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 913
Posted By donald1950
Re: 1930 Ford Model A 4Dr (Inherited Don't Know Much - HELP)

based on your pictures it seems like a very nice and complete car. get an appraiser to give you a value on it. $15 grand for it and the 62 Chevy would be highway robbery... Just my opinion.... dont...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 09:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 913
Posted By donald1950
Re: 1930 Ford Model A 4Dr (Inherited Don't Know Much - HELP)

here is a link to the "Alamo As" in San Antonio http://www.alamomodela.com/
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-18-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 130
Posted By donald1950
Re: 50 Car Fuel Sender, slightly different question?

contact ShoeBox Central in Oklahoma City. they may have a used one that is good....

Phone: (405) 259-9222
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-31-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 921
Posted By donald1950
Re: Michigan classic car laws help ?

my 1930 "A" came with a left tail & brake light. the type of way the car is registered here in Texas, bot the way it is insured is how it can be driven. if it has classic plates and is registered as...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-27-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 509
Posted By donald1950
Re: F1 steering in a Model A

i just installed the Randy Gross F-100 box in my 1930 model A and all i can say is it was bolt in and easy and what a driver it became... i would recommend his work to anyone wanting to install...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-24-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,031
Posted By donald1950
Re: Bubba report from web site ...

i am praying for you Bubba, every day. i am on blood thinners also and if i scratch myself working on the car its really fun with blood running down my hand or arm. i use a tefla pad, spray Afrin on...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-23-2019, 09:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,869
Posted By donald1950
Re: Synthetic Oil

i am running Mobil 1 15w50 in my 1930... i do have a filter on it....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-20-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 729
Posted By donald1950
Re: Overdrive experts I need some help.

NAPA still has the OD kickdown switch available

i would also make sure all wires from battery to relay ans relay to solenoid are 12 gauge wire. too small...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-14-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,428
Posted By donald1950
Re: F-100 Ford Steering Box

i have the Model A handbook, read it, and it kind of looks like i have a project that looks like it will be interesting and lots of fun. i have read the posts of how good the F100 box works, so i...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-12-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,428
Posted By donald1950
Re: F-100 Ford Steering Box

i just purchased one and am looking forward to the ease of steering when i get it.
one question" it looks like the starter has to come out to get room to get the box and steering column out, my car...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-27-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,885
Posted By donald1950
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-27-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,450
Posted By donald1950
Re: Locating dimple on timing gear

i just spent about 2 hours turning the motor over very slowly with the fan belt and watching the rotor approach #1 position and i finally hit it and then use the fan belt to rock it back an forth to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-23-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,573
Posted By donald1950
Re: Charging a 6V Optima battery

Interstate batterys have 2 different trickle chargers designed for Optima. one is a small ones that comes in 6 or 12v. the other is 12 v only that i use on my RV....DIGITAL 400
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-23-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,553
Posted By donald1950
Re: The Bubba plan for now ......???? Jim Linder

take care of yourself Jim, i will have you in my prayers. any chance of a kidney transplant? i had one removed in 1963 when i was 18 and i have spent my life being cautious. each kidneys work at 15%...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-23-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 883
Posted By donald1950
Re: Vapor lock question

i have used AirTex pull through fuel pumps and used a off / momentary on switch to prime the carb after the car sat for a while. have never experienced vapor lock. do not gut the stock fuel pump. use...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-21-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 274
Posted By donald1950
U joint grease

There have been many posts on what is the best grease to use in the U joint for closed drive cars. I am working on a 1930 Model A and need to replace all the old grease. seeking best suggestion about...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-02-2018, 09:23 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,806
Posted By donald1950
Re: It's tough

very sorry for your loss....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-22-2018, 08:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 991
Posted By donald1950
Re: Ford Holley Carb 94 gaskets

Daytona Parts in Florida is a great sourse for 94 gaskets.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-18-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,307
Posted By donald1950
Re: Cooling Problems, where to go next?

in several of my cars with 8BA in an earlier car i found that commercial plumbing houses sell 1 1/4 & 1 1/2 inch 45 and 90 degree solder type bends that fit upper and lower bends. they also have a 1...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-18-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,212
Posted By donald1950
Re: seats in the woods

that is a beautiful woody. my complements.....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-16-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 651
Posted By donald1950
Re: '51 Fordomatic Trans.

Pep Boys has type "F" also
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-10-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 816
Posted By donald1950
Re: 53 convert to 3 speed - advice please

the 49, 50, & 51 transmissions will not fit due to different rear transmission mount. 53 and up, but i do not know how far up, will fit due to different motor mounts. lot of items to change out like...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-07-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 845
Posted By donald1950
Re: Source for oil filter inlet fitting?

i believe i have one of a 50 ford. PM me with a name and address and i will send it to you early next week........ don.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-05-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,607
Posted By donald1950
Re: 8BA loadamatic dist. with 2GC carb question

i believe the vacuum port on the 2GC on my 64 chev 283 is what Holly calls a "timed spark vacuum source" on their 390 CFM carb and that is designed work with a GM canister type vacuum advance, but i...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-16-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,184
Posted By donald1950
Re: Long-Tube Intake Manifold

quite interesting. to me i believe i would use something like the Chrysler concept and one carb on each side and with the carbs sitting sideways on the plenum box like the Chrysler, not front to back...
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