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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-22-2020, 03:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By old31
Re: Distributor Body Electrodes

Mine are steel, but I always thought that brass would be a better conductor for the spark.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-22-2020, 03:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 889
Posted By old31
Re: Does your Model A overheat ?

That is a sad picture.:(
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-22-2020, 03:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 926
Posted By old31
Re: Oil Breather tube 20 inch flex tube

Geee, it would be cheaper to leave the wife at home. Those breather tubes are $35.00.

Actually I installed one and they work great.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-20-2020, 07:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 919
Posted By old31
Re: Patching Inner Tubes

I pinched a tube on my 19" tube while replacing my tire. Went to Wallmart bought a bicycle repair kit and repaired it. That was 3,000 miles ago.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-19-2020, 08:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 484
Posted By old31
Re: New engine - intermittent backfiring - stuck valve?

Open up the GAV as you are driving and see if that stops the problem.

It could be starving for fuel, add MMO and do as the others have said.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-19-2020, 08:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,879
Posted By old31
Re: t 5 tranmission

Mullet, yes the whinning and grinding and double clutching of an original trans is just part of the Model A charm..

But, there is enough of the model a charm that you don't have to put up with the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-18-2020, 08:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 532
Posted By old31
Re: Distribution block for 6 volt

Carl I was looking at this one from Amazon but it said for 10-32 volt. So I wasn't sure it would work for a 6 volt.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-18-2020, 08:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 849
Posted By old31
Re: Taillight bulbs

Jim, how can this be done with 2 taillights and no dual filament bulb?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-18-2020, 08:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 849
Posted By old31
Re: Taillight bulbs

I did it about a month a go using macs stuff. The job was not bad at all.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-18-2020, 07:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,879
Posted By old31
Re: t 5 tranmission

Where does the shifter come out, vs the original?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-17-2020, 02:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 532
Posted By old31
Distribution block for 6 volt

I am looking to add a 6 volt distribution block for my 6 volt 31.

Does anyone have any recommendations on blocks or tips for adding one.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-13-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 590
Posted By old31
Re: Headlight Focus Procedure

I have to chuckle. We might blind on coming traffic WITH A 32 CANDLEPOWER BULB!

With some of the lights they install on todays cars, now that is blinding.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-13-2020, 11:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,007
Posted By old31
Re: Scammers are out in force

Who says your too old to learn! I feel good whenever I learn something new.

If its not ford stuff its reverse imaging stuff.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2020, 07:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 894
Posted By old31
Re: Greetings all - I'm a new owner

Thanks, i fixed the link.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2020, 11:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 894
Posted By old31
Re: Greetings all - I'm a new owner

Gar, if you add a pencil filter and these you will be all set to drive it like you stole it.

https://www.snydersantiqueauto.com/ProductDetail/A-9156_MICRO-FILTER-KIT?fromCategory=SearchByKeyword
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-09-2020, 07:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 669
Posted By old31
Re: horn blows while driving

Well, aren't you clever Mr. Macgyver.:)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,023
Posted By old31
Re: Compression Test

Jim, shouldn't the answer be 104.37, instead of 102.9?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-28-2020, 02:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,266
Posted By old31
Re: throw-out bearing

Tom, on the bearing does it say Timken or Aetna?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-27-2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,359
Posted By old31
Re: Radial sway

I love my Coker 19" radials. I have had them for 2 years, use 35PSI and a night a day drive difference over biased.

it rides better and tracks better.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-25-2020, 03:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,590
Posted By old31
Re: Hi Compression Heads

On my 6.1 and bored engine I time as usual and put the advance lever at about 3:30 and its happy.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-25-2020, 03:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 295
Posted By old31
Re: headlights stopped working

Out of all the model a parts, it is the steering column switch that I despise.

As Y said, it is a poor design.:mad:

Oh by the way, did I say I hate that oil sucking, work when I want, little...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-17-2020, 05:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,104
Posted By old31
Re: Starter . . . Rebuild or Rebuilt?

Some old generator shops have a special machine that takes out, and replaces the field screws.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-17-2020, 05:06 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,359
Posted By old31
Re: Garage lights

t5's are what I have. What led bulbs do you get? I ask because I have not been able to find an led with more lumens than a t5.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-13-2020, 06:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 398
Posted By old31
Re: Four-Ways Work, Turn Signals Don't !!!

I forgot until shew mentioned it. I had to change flashers for the signalstat to work vs the flasher that came with the unit.

This is what you should use.
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-12-2020, 06:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,590
Posted By old31
Re: Hi Compression Heads

I have about 65HP now. I am after more HP from just a head swap.
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