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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-29-2020, 02:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 467
Re: A and AA flywheel castings

I have always called that housing the bell housing which is bolted to the clutch or flywheel housing which has the mounting attachments to the frame.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-07-2020, 01:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,684
Re: Post or not?


No, you should NOT have posted here and now. What's next? Discount coupons for your products?

Am I the only person that sees a tawdry attempt to move to the front of the line?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2020, 11:39 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 40,736
Re: The Terry Burtz 5 main bearing engine blocks are back on track.

Since there will be 5 cam bearings, it would be a shame not to use all 5. You might look into having a batch of billet blanks available for cam grinders.
Another profit center.

Anaheim CA
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2020, 01:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,195
Re: Bell housing

Its not the bell housing.

It's the shift lever

Don't remember exact details but there was a change in the shift lever somewhere between 28/29 and 30/31. All reproshift levers are the same so...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-14-2020, 07:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,154
Re: Cam Choice

You will like Jiim's "C" grind cam. I do.

Never been accused of holding up traffic either.

Anaheim CA
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-10-2020, 02:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 806
Re: Piston orientation

1. Flat part up

2. Split toward cam
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-10-2020, 02:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,034
Re: Finding local A people

80 miles isn't that far to drive once. 1. Find out when the club meetings are and drive there Meet some new friends, exchange contact info etc. 2. Repeat at the other club meeting.

You will...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-10-2020, 02:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 633
Re: 12v amps gauge

Most alternators will put out at least 35 amps immediately after starting.
Install an aftermarket ammeter from Model A parts dealer with 30/30 reading.
They look just like the 20/20 original...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-10-2020, 02:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,435
Re: Main bearings Babbitt unusual

Don't turn it in your lathe, just polish it with crocus cloth if the journals are round
Forum: Model-A 08-08-2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 272
Wanted: Aa truck throttle bracket assy

I'm ready to start the big boy and my throttle bracket assembly is for a car.
Need bracket specific for 28/29 AA truck. Perhaps a Pickup is the same.

This is the bracket you mount on the top of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-17-2020, 12:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 411
Re: "Old Couple in the Model "T" Legend"

That's an interesting Corvan19 mask
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-29-2020, 02:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,776
Re: New Tire Recommendation

I go for the best, Goodyear from Kelsey Tire the manufacturer. They are located in Missouri

Anaheim CA
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-17-2020, 09:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,287
Re: new tubes-any of them any good?

I'm with Syncro. On a long trip around the USA years back, I started out with 5 new tires and the most beautiful tubes I have ever seen. They were thick black rubber made in Danmark.

One went...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-15-2020, 08:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,484
Re: Were "Suicde Doors" Really Dangerous?

"Back then" when your car wouldn't start, it was pretty common to open the driver door, push the car, jump in and "bump start" it. Not at all uncommon today if you can not recruit a couple of buddys...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-15-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 519

Since yesterday i have been receiving ads between almost every post on fordbarn. When i clicked to post this message i got something from google chrome offering an app to eliminate ads.

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-09-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,707
Re: What Defines Over-Revving The Model A's Engine

Henry Ford said every Model A would go 65 MPH, He did not say drive at a continuous 65 MPH. Any Model A done right is good for 45-50 MPH continuous and 55 if the occasion arises.

On my long trips...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-09-2020, 02:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,658
Re: Need to re-torque head, but socket is too fat

I am always amazed to find "many" Model A guys that don't even torque those two long studs at proper torque. They are afraid of breaking the casting.

I believe they should be torqued the same as...
Forum: Model-A 05-07-2020, 09:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 344
Mitchell Trans for Model A

Wanted Mitchell Trans with the 15% higher 1st and 2nd gear with the side mount emergency brake.

Mitchell has been shut down during the virus and is coming back on line next week. I'm anxious and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-04-2020, 02:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,157
Re: Flywheel install tip

Dear old Dad has still got it.

Take him out to breakfast when the diners open up.

Anaheim CA (An old dad)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-26-2020, 12:34 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 36,437
Re: Just wondering : what's your year of birth ?

Pre WWII, Still in the Great Depression and only 83 years ago.

Anaheim CA
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-25-2020, 12:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,522
Re: shit tower oil leak

It is next to the "relief" tube.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-25-2020, 12:48 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,116
Re: 1 lb Antigravity


I wouldn't want that thing floating around inside the car with me

Anaheim CA
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-25-2020, 12:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,634
Re: Reducing Fumes and Noise

I have a fumaze on my cars, an old aftermarket device that works great but they are getting hard to find and pricy. I have the firewall insulator in one of my cars and it works good but a bear to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-24-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 788
Re: 30 Tudor Upholstery Kit

Thanks guys. I can always depend on helpful information from my Fordbarn friends.

Maybe it's time for me to unpack and layout everything out. Any volunteers for installation?

Anaheim CA
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-23-2020, 01:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 788
30 Tudor Upholstery Kit

I bought a complete LeBaron Bonny Mohair kit some time ago for a 30 Tudor.
I know, they never came with Mohair but that is what the person who ordered it wanted and he has since passed on. It is...
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