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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-24-2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 727
Posted By Dodge
Re: How to clean radiator & engine water jackets ?

First I flushed several times until I got clear water, then I put cleaning vinegar in it and drove it for several days, then drained it again and used evaporust in it and it came out really clean.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-09-2020, 04:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,682
Posted By Dodge
Re: Goodbye my Friend

I thought it was Walla Walla bing bang.....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-19-2020, 01:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,686
Posted By Dodge
Re: A New Winter House for My "A"

We have another saying around here. I got my wife a hat that said “When Mom Ma ain’t happy ain’t nobody happy”
When the kids would act up she’d put on that hat, it was great.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-04-2020, 02:53 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,572
Posted By Dodge
Re: AAA for breakdowns in antique?

Yes, when I thru a rod in my 1919 Cadillac.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-22-2020, 12:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 703
Posted By Dodge
Re: 1915 Model T Boattail Speedster with Rare Original Kuempel Red-I-Kut body.

Thanks for accidentally posting here, we might not have seen it otherwise, it’s a wonderful
car. I love speedsters. I have three now including one under construction with an original
Allen body...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-19-2020, 03:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 578
Posted By Dodge
Re: Opinion on running Mixed match rear drums

That machine shop should be buying you a pair of cast iron drums. They should have stopped when they cracked the first one.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-10-2020, 04:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,002
Posted By Dodge
Re: Shave or not to shave?

Spend the extra and get a real higher compression head from Snyder’s or one of those places.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-10-2020, 01:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,002
Posted By Dodge
Re: Shave or not to shave?

You can feel the difference with .125 off the head. You need to find someone with an
old rotary broach type of machine, the new machines give a much finer surface
but they can't remove a whole lot...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-09-2020, 12:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 593
Posted By Dodge
Re: Nor Cal Crank Grinder??

Either Motor Warehouse in Sacramento, they usually just deal wholesale and not to the general public though.
Or my favorite is Bailey Bros. In American Canyon. They can really turn a crank. Not ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2020, 11:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,178
Posted By Dodge
Re: Posting this for a chuckle, unless you're grumpy, in which case you may hate it

Went to a barn/estate sale last year and bought several for $5 each. I should have
bought more.........
I am Grumpy, but got a good chuckle from this one.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 09-26-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,268
Posted By Dodge
Re: Modern OHV Head

I have a 1928 Chevy head and rocker arms I will be selling in the near future if your interested.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 09-17-2020, 04:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,523
Posted By Dodge
Re: 30x3.5 rims needed

Do you need rims or the whole wheel?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-17-2020, 04:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 914
Posted By Dodge
Re: 12v conversion 59a starter solenoid 4 pole. 46 Mercury.

It’s been along time but doesn’t the stock system put hot to the solenoid and the starter button grounds it out for the connection.
You also don’t want to use the original solenoid and the solenoid...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-17-2020, 04:21 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,713
Posted By Dodge
Re: Garage lights

We changed everything over to LED and put solar with a powerwall battery and haven’t
Bought any electricity in 6 mos. We’ll see what the winter time brings.
Before all of our outside lights alone...
Forum: Late V8 09-13-2020, 04:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 593
Posted By Dodge
Ford 351W connecting rods

Looking for a rebuildable set of 351W connecting rods for project.

Or a complete 5.8 ford lighting long block locally.
Sf Bay Area

Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-03-2020, 12:52 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 45,662
Posted By Dodge
Re: The Terry Burtz 5 main bearing engine blocks are back on track.

Terry you should do a good photo shoot when the first engine is completed with you bending over the engine stamping number 1 on it just like Henry......
Your definitely going to leave your mark on...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-29-2020, 04:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 935
Posted By Dodge
Re: Peking to Paris preparations / modifications

There have been several people that have done it in a Model A. My brother in law was thinking of doing it with a 4 door sedan I have. He spoke to some of the people that have
done it and got their...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-26-2020, 12:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,190
Posted By Dodge
Re: Borg Warner OD Question

daveymc29, do you have a part number for that switch?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-24-2020, 01:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 998
Posted By Dodge
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-23-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 671
Posted By Dodge
Re: 1928 experimental motor

And you got the even harder to find valve cover with it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-23-2020, 02:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,084
Posted By Dodge
Re: Can this be worth the price?

Maybe it came as a part of a set with other pieces and the $150 was for every thing.
Otherwise it was a drill bit sold to the US Government along with the $700 toilet seats!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-23-2020, 02:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 950
Posted By Dodge
Re: Titling a body in California

California won’t just register a body any way, they want to see a whole car.
California also won’t go off of an engine number anymore as too many engines have been changed over time to make it an...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-16-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 783
Posted By Dodge
Re: A-v8

Buy Vern Tardell’s Book. That’s what he’s does is make A V-8’s
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-11-2020, 01:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 852
Posted By Dodge
Re: Piston orientation

They probably cut the ring grooves and added spacers to save the pistons.
In any case those pistons have been more than once around the block.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-09-2020, 06:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 466
Posted By Dodge
Re: Head gaskets

Three schools of thought, 1st dry, 2nd Copper Coat third Silver Paint. With
The Copper Coat and Silver Paint it should still be wet when you put it on.
They all work.
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