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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-11-2021, 03:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 429
Posted By Aretino
Re: Restarting the engine

I use my old model A oil for chainsaw bar lube, and coating garden tools to prevent rusting.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-06-2021, 12:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By Aretino
Re: Speedometer

keep us posted. What was the cost to rebuild?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-06-2021, 11:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 677
Posted By Aretino
Re: JR Bullock

I purchased my restored Marvel Carb from JR Bullock. Great craftsmanship and it performed perfectly. Big improvement over the Zenith.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-15-2021, 06:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,821
Posted By Aretino
Re: “Normal” model a temp

APCO gauge as well. 190 on a hot day. 50/50 mix.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-13-2021, 05:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 804
Posted By Aretino
Re: Filler putty for aluminum intake?

Used to use Devcon F in the aviation maintenance industry.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-13-2021, 05:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,700
Posted By Aretino
Re: New Tires

Car had Goodyear Gum Dipped whitewalls when I bought it and decided to run them a little longer. Tube failure caused the flat. Put the tire on the rear spare bracket of my coupe and the new tube...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-11-2021, 04:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,291
Posted By Aretino
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-06-2021, 06:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,700
Posted By Aretino
New Tires

Had my first flat and need to replace all 4 tires. Looking for opinions. I drive the car daily from May to November. So what do I buy and who do I buy them from? Thanks!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-26-2021, 04:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 325
Posted By Aretino
Re: Still can't post pictures

2 large! My life story.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-29-2021, 01:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,088
Posted By Aretino
Re: Fender cover

I use a leather hide, left over from an upholstery job.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-21-2021, 10:39 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,090
Posted By Aretino
Re: Why do you own a Model A?

First car I ever worked on was a Model A. When I was 13 years old a neighbor let me help work on his Model A. The simplicity, reliability, parts availability and memories were all factors when I made...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-05-2021, 07:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,835
Posted By Aretino
Re: Gas seepage at steering column

Aviation fuel sealant available from SkyGeek.com. PPG Areospace PR 1422. comes in a few drying time formulas. After drying it forms a flexible rubbery layer of protection. Difficult to remove after...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-03-2021, 09:18 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,097
Posted By Aretino
Re: Marvel Carburetor

Marvel for me
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-31-2021, 06:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,176
Posted By Aretino
Re: tire pressure

28 works for me
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-18-2021, 11:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 739
Posted By Aretino
Re: Lube Unit

Syncro909 recolection of a toilet paper roll oil filter reminded me of an Annual Inspection I performed on a Belanca airplane back in the 70's. The oil filter was in fact a roll of toilet paper. The...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-11-2021, 02:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,139
Posted By Aretino
Re: Sea Foam vs MMO

I have had good results with MMO. Great preventative maintenance additive for fuel systems, to include fuel quantity potentiometer issues.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-08-2021, 01:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 871
Posted By Aretino
Re: Pan Gasket

I used hylomar blue on aircraft components parting surfaces with silk thread. I never used it on cork gaskets to help seal the joining surfaces. Maybe a bit of gasket sealer to hold one side of the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-31-2021, 12:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,092
Posted By Aretino
Re: Engine Oil

Shell Rotella T1 SAE 30. Great oil and cheap at Walmart
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-28-2020, 10:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,137
Posted By Aretino
Re: Length Limit for Priority Mail Shipping

USPS slow on all accounts. They lost my property tax check. Priority mail packages taking at least 10 days.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-18-2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,110
Posted By Aretino
Re: 6 volt battery trickle charger & charger?

NOCO Genius G750 6V/12V 750mA Battery Charger
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-16-2020, 07:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,082
Posted By Aretino
Re: Consensus on brake drums

My car came to me without emergency/ park brake components. I sent all my rear brake components to Randy Gross and he sent back complete assemblies ready to mount. Great service and communication....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-12-2020, 09:56 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,039
Posted By Aretino
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-21-2020, 08:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,480
Posted By Aretino
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-09-2020, 10:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,838
Posted By Aretino
Re: Oil

Shell Rotella T1 SAE30
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,071
Posted By Aretino
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