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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-25-2020, 07:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,733
Posted By Steves46
Re: Hi Compression Heads

I have a Snyder's 5:1 Head and have been very pleased with it.
Forum: Model-A 09-17-2020, 07:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 122
Posted By Steves46
Single Downdraft Intake Manifold

Looking for a single downdraft intake manifold that will work with a stock exhaust manifold. Thank you.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-09-2020, 03:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 620
Posted By Steves46
Re: Bosch Coil Confusion

Unless your heart is set on a Bosch, how about a Pertronix 40kV Flamethrower Ignition Coil, Black, 3 Ohm, Epoxy Filled. P/N 40611. Mine works great with my stock distributor.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-19-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,014
Posted By Steves46
Re: Happy Birthday JM 35 Sedan

Happy Birthday John!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-19-2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 943
Posted By Steves46
Re: Slow turn over

I had the same problem when I used to own my 46 Ford (Flathead V8 & 6 volt positive ground). Changed the battery cables to 00 gauge and noticed immediate improvement. Later-on the starter started...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-07-2020, 08:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 999
Posted By Steves46
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-07-2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 999
Posted By Steves46
Re: Ford Script Distributor Body

Larry was correct-there was a step. Filed-it down and installed however there was no improvement and behaved the same as before; even with the spark advanced, the RPMs did not increase and when I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-07-2020, 07:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 999
Posted By Steves46
Re: Ford Script Distributor Body

Thanks Larry. I will take a look and see if there is a step.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-06-2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 999
Posted By Steves46
Re: Ford Script Distributor Body

Update....the rotor gap was within recommended specs and it made no difference so I will stick with my non script distributor body. Appreciate all the help.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-06-2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 999
Posted By Steves46
Re: Ford Script Distributor Body

I have my trusty feeler gauge and will check this evening. Hopefully this will give me a good indication as to possible cause. Would really like to use the Ford script body. We will see...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-06-2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 999
Posted By Steves46
Re: Ford Script Distributor Body

I will do that-thanks. Learning something new everyday.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-06-2020, 08:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 999
Posted By Steves46
Re: Ford Script Distributor Body

This one has 2 notches so it looks like this is not an original. Thanks.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-06-2020, 07:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 999
Posted By Steves46
Ford Script Distributor Body

I found a Ford script Distributor Body stashed away from the previous owner. Since I thought it was really cool, I replaced my non-script Distributor and fired-up the car. Although is started-up, it...
Forum: Model-A 07-04-2020, 08:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 235
Posted By Steves46
Clear Distributor Cap

Looking for a Clear Distributor Cap. Thanks.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-04-2020, 10:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,160
Posted By Steves46
Re: Bending Overflow Tube

Thanks all. I wound-up attaching small rubber hose and it did the trick. Just going with what was recommended in the 1930 Service Bulletin.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-04-2020, 08:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,160
Posted By Steves46
Bending Overflow Tube

The radiator overflow tube is facing towards the front and I would like to bend it so it faces the rear to possibly help cut down on water loss. Any recommendations on a good way to do this without...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-28-2020, 02:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,744
Posted By Steves46
Re: Distributor Lubrication

Thanks. The Syl Glyde is a product I have used to lube speedometer cables-looks like Vaseline.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-28-2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,744
Posted By Steves46
Re: Distributor Lubrication

Is 3 in 1 oil ok to use? For the distributor cam, would Napa Sil Glyde be ok to use as well? Thanks.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-07-2020, 06:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,829
Posted By Steves46
Re: Lighting for speedometer and gas gauge

If you are running 6 volts, maybe a 12v dash light bulb will reduce brightness and strong reflection.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-18-2020, 07:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,974
Posted By Steves46
Re: Model A 350/350 Virus

For cars slated for delivery to Florida they seem to. I know it's the owner's call to install whatever they want but never could understand why most in my area do not desire to keep a Ford in a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-18-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,974
Posted By Steves46
Re: Model A 350/350 Virus

Somewhat like COVID-19, SBCs in Fords is a pandemic in the Tampa Bay area.
Forum: Model-A 03-15-2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 375
Posted By Steves46
Wolf Whistle Part

Fixing up an old Wolf Whistle and need the large nut that is screwed on the threads on the Wolf Whistle to tighten it down. Thought I would find something at my local hardware store but struck out. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-26-2020, 08:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 478
Posted By Steves46
Re: 1930 Below Deck Panel Removal/Replacement

Thanks for the feedback. I had a feeling there was more to this than what meets the eye. I have read about the form and fit of the reproduction replacements. Will look into possible weld repairs,
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-26-2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 478
Posted By Steves46
1930 Below Deck Panel Removal/Replacement

The below deck panel on my 30 Coupe is cracked & splitting along the bottom and needs to be replaced. Alothough when I am underneith I can see at least 3 bolts on the right/left flanges, I am sure...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-08-2020, 05:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,157
Posted By Steves46
Re: Running Poorly

Update. Took the carb apart and discovered the float valve was a bit sticky. After cleaning all this and the other components, everything is good to go. Should have done this at the beginning. Lesson...
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