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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-18-2020, 08:13 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 15,572
Posted By Jim Huseby
Re: How Many Model A's are left ?

Maybe this has already been mentioned on this thread, but I wonder how many more Model A's there are now than when this thread began. I am building a phaeton from useless Model A scraps. I have also...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-21-2019, 12:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 784
Posted By Jim Huseby
Re: 1928 Oil Pan

The circular lip surrounding the oil pump access plate is raised high enough that, in my observation, the early pan will not allow as complete oil and contaminate draining as the later pans.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-15-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,564
Posted By Jim Huseby
Re: Who Remembers Model "A" Parts in the Sears Catalog?

I don't recall them myself, but my dad told me that before the war he and Mom had gone for a walk to do some window shopping in downtown KC and Montgomery Wards had a rebuilt Model A engine on...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-15-2019, 10:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,076
Posted By Jim Huseby
Re: Interesting read in Hemmings about restoration costs.

Excellent, well-informed article. Thanks for starting this excellent thread. But to tell all about restoration the article would have to be so long it would take ten years to read; the same amount of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-24-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,373
Posted By Jim Huseby
Re: Front Tool Box

I am the original designer and manufacturer of the tool box that replaces the radiator apron and follows the contour of the frame horns. I believe it is still shown on my website,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-24-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 699
Posted By Jim Huseby
Re: Anything different about this A head?

Is it cracked just behind the water outlet at the outer stud or is it the picture playing tricks on me?
Forum: Model-A 09-04-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 391
Posted By Jim Huseby
'31 Model A 2 Door

'31 Model A 2 Door. Asking $5,500 OBO. More pictures upon request. For more information you can PM me or email me at jim@olympic-speedsters.com.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 06-28-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 109,386
Posted By Jim Huseby
Re: Model T Racing Thread

The "T" sights and sounds at Speedsters Reunion tour and hill climb last week were wonderful. If anyone is interested, pm me and I can get help posting them Monday.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-28-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,056
Posted By Jim Huseby
Re: Fan and Water Pump power consumption?

Some time ago, Klings in Tempe Arizona was selling a serpentine belt conversion for the Model A and indicated how much HP it saved, but I don't remember if there were figures for the hp required for...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-06-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 873
Posted By Jim Huseby
Re: Kink pins

I had that problem just a couple hours ago with new king pins. To locate the interference, I coated the perimeter of the brake actuator housing that enters the hemisphere of the king pin with...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-01-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,129
Posted By Jim Huseby
Re: The Leans

Here's something which will tell which corner is sagging: (1)Park the car on a level concrete surface and make sure you have matching tires all with the same tire pressure. (2)Measure and record the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-19-2019, 09:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,321
Posted By Jim Huseby
Chickasha

What did you buy? What did you sell? What did you see? Was it a dud?
The high points for me were re-connecting with old friends and making new friends. 'Didn't sell much, 'didn't buy much except...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-09-2019, 10:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,119
Posted By Jim Huseby
Re: Chickasha Pre-War Swap Meet 2019 Roll Call

Regarding Cool Hand Lurker's misfortunate experience: That would have been a bad experience and a big expense and loss of time for you, sorry. I haven't been there for 10 years and at that time there...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-09-2019, 10:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,119
Posted By Jim Huseby
Re: Chickasha Pre-War Swap Meet 2019 Roll Call

Regarding Cool Hand Lurker's misfortunate experience: That would have been a bad experience and a big expense and loss of time for you, sorry. I haven't been there for 10 years and at that time there...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-09-2019, 09:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,119
Posted By Jim Huseby
Re: Chickasha Pre-War Swap Meet 2019 Roll Call

I'll be in spaces FG17, FG16& FF17 with Model A junk I've been collecting for decades. My doc estimates I have a 10% chance of surviving 20 more months, so selling out while I still can. I plan to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-28-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,632
Posted By Jim Huseby
Re: 29 Model A Project-Speedster?

Have a good look at my web site, olympicspeedsters.com . Lots of speedster ideas there.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-21-2018, 08:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,574
Posted By Jim Huseby
Re: 1930-31 Front Apron Tool Box

Synchro99- If you put a 3/4" drip lip on the bottom side of the lid, surrounding the box, but not visible when the lid is closed, the rain will drip off the lip and can't get into the box. Then you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-21-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,574
Posted By Jim Huseby
Re: 1930-31 Front Apron Tool Box

Carl G - I looked at my website www.olympicspeedsters.com and it is truly difficult to navigate and needs improvement by one of my sons. However, I found the tool boxes by clicking on "Gallery" then...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-21-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,214
Posted By Jim Huseby
Re: To Frequent Drivers: What Function Concerns You The Most?

Dear Mr. Barnstuff- That was rich! Please post any and all of your Model A and other experiences!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-21-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,574
Posted By Jim Huseby
Re: 1930-31 Front Apron Tool Box

Since I am the original designer and manufacturer of the contoured tool box, I'll comment here. My daily driver is a '30 CCPU and as you know, in one of those, unless you add door pockets and kick...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-07-2018, 09:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,047
Posted By Jim Huseby
Re: Excess runout on flywheel

'Just an idea here, because I need to check FW run-out on an engine in the car and am also concerned that end play will interfere with measurement. Why not just depress the clutch to keep the crank...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-13-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 999
Posted By Jim Huseby
Re: How to check dist/oil pump/ timing gear backlash?

A dial indicator is easy and fast for checking tmg gear lash if the valve springs are out. Otherwise, use a feeler gauge
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-06-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,040
Posted By Jim Huseby
Re: Some A's in the snow....

Sunday, I unexpectedly got caught in a snow storm in my '30 CCPU and here is the performance report. I thought the forecast high was for cloudy, no precip and +25F. It was 14F when I headed 20 or so...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-19-2017, 10:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,530
Posted By Jim Huseby
Re: ГАЗ-А-АЭРО

After you forgive me for my attempt at art critiquing, could you tell us what years that car was in production, how many were produced, what market segment they sold in and any other related info?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-19-2017, 10:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,530
Posted By Jim Huseby
Re: ГАЗ-А-АЭРО

That's a truly fascinating, way outside-the-box piece of art, especially to put into production and especially in Russia. I have designed and built 30 special bodies for modified A chassis, but...
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