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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-30-2020, 07:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 364
Posted By Hoogah
Re: Dual updraft intake manifold install

Verdirick, if you do Facebook, there’s a group called “Model A Modified”. One of the members recently posted a photo of twin Zenith B carbs hooked up via a Vortex intake manifold. His name is Eddie...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-30-2020, 05:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,655
Posted By Hoogah
Re: Australia Fires

Another scary video that I just came across shows what it's like to be caught in the firestorms created by these fires - this one at Currowan....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-29-2020, 05:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,655
Posted By Hoogah
Re: Australia Fires

You can see a mob of 'roos in this clip, getting the hell out of there as the plane approaches. Hopefully, they avoided adding themselves to the estimated 1 billion animals that have been lost to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-31-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,573
Posted By Hoogah
Re: Marvel vs Model B carb?

Synchro, I bought one at the Ballarat Swap last year. Actually thought it was a Tilly until I compared them more closely. Of course, it could have come off an imported car?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-04-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,235
Posted By Hoogah
Re: Engine Swap

[QUOTE=Joe K;1774202]. . . And the original rabbit diesel I4 might be a good transplant - I think that's been done successfully too.

Joe K

So the owner of such a vehicle could rightly claim...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-18-2019, 06:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,603
Posted By Hoogah
Re: A shocking Saga....

Just wondering if the 28/29 and 30/31 shock arms differ? Might that be an issue?

Sorry for your disappointment.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-25-2019, 01:04 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,557
Posted By Hoogah
Re: What's the latest you can remember anyone using an A?

Up until around 6 years ago I used to see two Model-A vehicles regularly in my town. Both were owned by a pair of bachelor farmer brothers. They had a '29 Phaeton that was purchased by their father...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-14-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 843
Posted By Hoogah
Re: Original Hand Wiper Blade

The vendors sell complete blades. https://www.snydersantiqueauto.com/wiper-blade

Are you wanting to keep the original metal section?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-14-2019, 01:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,409
Posted By Hoogah
Re: Australia Day

Aussies. We like to share. Hehe!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-30-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,213
Posted By Hoogah
Re: 4 for a road trip in a roadster pickup! Sure!

Put a glass bubble over it and you've got yourself a Popemobile! I bet NZ will have rules preventing you from doing this. Good luck with the red tape.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-28-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 465
Posted By Hoogah
Re: Canadian Engine Numbers

Thanks! Excellent info!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-28-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 465
Posted By Hoogah
Canadian Engine Numbers

Is there a register of engine numbers by build date for Canadian engines? I'm trying to ascertain the build date for engine number CAQ7994. Cheers!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-29-2018, 10:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,545
Posted By Hoogah
Re: Andre Hartford Shocks

How so, Updraught?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-28-2018, 10:55 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,754
Posted By Hoogah
Re: Tom Endy

Wishing you a speedy and complete recovery, Tom!! Hang in there!

As a relative newcomer to Model-A-dom, I highly value Tom's input on this forum and elsewhere, and have saved a few of his...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-27-2018, 12:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 818
Posted By Hoogah
Re: Mounting a side mount spare to the chassis

You need to relocate to charming Warrnambool, Synchro! We maxxed out in the low 30s at lunchtime today before a beautiful sea breeze kicked in.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-12-2018, 01:55 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,681
Posted By Hoogah
Re: Who's running a Marvel/Schebler carb?

Oh yeah, I remember that. Photo bucket sucks! No worries Purdy.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-11-2018, 09:59 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,681
Posted By Hoogah
Re: Who's running a Marvel/Schebler carb?

Interesting! Got a photo of that setup, Purdy? :)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-11-2018, 08:01 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,032
Posted By Hoogah
Re: Did you read the blog about the issues with the Judging Standards

I think he knows that quite well. I understood him to be upset that the Resto Guidelines & Judging Standards are being used by some in an attempt to impose their own “thou shalt” opinions on his...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-09-2018, 07:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 785
Posted By Hoogah
Re: Hard to comprehend the numbers.

It must be the skill with which you adjust your points, Terry! Hammer selection is an oft under-rated art!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-08-2018, 07:12 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 17,152
Posted By Hoogah
Re: OK! Let's get personal!

I'm 64 and just retired yesterday. Ahoooooogah!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-28-2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,440
Posted By Hoogah
Re: Stroke

Clearly your presence here is appreciated by the Aussies on this list. Count me in too! Take it easy, Bill, and post here when you can. We’ll be waiting for your pearls of wisdom and humour. Love...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-25-2018, 06:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,825
Posted By Hoogah
Re: Model A "College"

If you just need to keep the links to the useful posts, the subscription option is OK. If you're like me, you may have subscribed to 100's of threads and the usefulness of this list becomes limited...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-24-2018, 12:10 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,545
Posted By Hoogah
Re: Brake Adjustment

Nice first post, Arthur!! :D You've set the tone for your future contributions!

Welcome to the Barn!

P.S. You might want to add your location to your avatar, so we can look out for you on the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-16-2018, 01:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,970
Posted By Hoogah
Re: Ca. Fire photo

So sorry to hear this, Wello. You are right to count your blessings, but I do feel for your loss and for your whole community. I live in a town of 35,000 people in western Victoria, Australia, and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-10-2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 777
Posted By Hoogah
Re: Installing radiator shell grommets

Try lubricating them with soapy water. They're tough little suckers.
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