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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 04:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 518
Posted By Dodge
Re: Model B crank in Model A

Hmmm, too B or not to B, that is the question.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 03:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 240
Posted By Dodge
Re: Early V8 axle under Model A front end

What do you call the little arm with the ball on the end then?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 10:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 799
Posted By Dodge
Re: No comment

There’s a butt for every seat, mine wouldn’t be in that one though. He probably loves it
and he can find it easily a a National Convention.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 03:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 358
Posted By Dodge
Re: broken cylinder head studs

I think your at the Snyders tool and drilling stage. Take your time be patient you’ll
Get thru it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-19-2019, 03:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,010
Posted By Dodge
Re: Smooth Shifting The Model A

I think the double clutching is good for most people as it forces you to take the time to shift gears and gives you the proper rhythm to do it. You can use the other method suggested
But I think...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-15-2019, 03:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 807
Posted By Dodge
Re: New to Ford Model A

Great looking truck. Throw some belongings and furniture in the back, plus a sofa on top and you can go Beverly Hillbillies for Halloween.

Happy Model A-ing
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-15-2019, 03:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 427
Posted By Dodge
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-14-2019, 03:54 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,288
Posted By Dodge
Re: Biggest scare in a Model A

I’ve had two in 53 yrs. of driving them. One was in my Model T Speedster driving down a two lane highway at about 45 miles an hour. On my right a girl in a Mustang pulled out of a driveway and way...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,809
Posted By Dodge
Re: Max Compression Ratio

Mines been running fine, I think it’s close to 7-1, the compression gauge says 120 lbs.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2019, 10:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 679
Posted By Dodge
Re: rumble seat ins & outs

We give rides to elderly people every Fathers Day at a retirement home.
A couple of years ago we had a 101 year old Women that remembered riding in a rumble seat in her youth.
She was very...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-09-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 659
Posted By Dodge
Re: 600w leaking out of steering box

If its leaking a lot, the tube, but I would also use penrite, I haven't used
the corn head but thats supposed to work also.
My 2 cents
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-09-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 596
Posted By Dodge
Re: Swap Meet, Alameda, CA - Saturday October 19th, 2019

Same day as Jimmy's picnic in Golden Gate Park
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,077
Posted By Dodge
Re: No nut manifold clamp

What a great idea. Thanks.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-08-2019, 01:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 442
Posted By Dodge
Re: Model A intake on a Model T

If you use a Model B exhaust manifold it has almost the same downward angle of the Model
T exhaust manifold. Check it out. You see them on eBay
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 611
Posted By Dodge
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2019, 03:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 392
Posted By Dodge
Re: Exact dimensions of the 6 holes in the A block (inlet + outlet)

Get the one piece gasket that is metal on one side.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2019, 03:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 556
Posted By Dodge
Re: Gordon Smith Model A compressor value

I paid $500 for a running one.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2019, 03:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 391
Posted By Dodge
Re: Roadster Top Won't Go Up?

Put the old stanchions back on.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-03-2019, 02:40 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 12,013
Posted By Dodge

My Father May take the prize, 64 yrs. WWII, life, a family to raise, earning living, a couple of other projects in between you know how it goes.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-29-2019, 02:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 349
Posted By Dodge
Re: oil leak, B/W O/D


Any luck? keep us posted.

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-28-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,012
Posted By Dodge
Re: Holes drilled in dipper tray

The windage tray in the Boss 302 motors was there to keep the “windage” created by the crank spinning from whipping up the oil in the oil pan causing oiling issues and drag on the crank from weight...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-26-2019, 03:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 927
Posted By Dodge
Re: Starter Foot pain

You can mount a solenoid right to the starter after taking off the foot actuated starter using the same screw holes and install a starter button inside the car.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-26-2019, 01:09 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,803
Posted By Dodge
Re: Unusual carburation on Flathead V8’s

I’ll try to figure out how to put pictures up. We have a Flathead we put a blower and Holley fuel injection on. Works great.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2019, 01:30 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,308
Posted By Dodge
Re: Did you restore the car yourself?

Did most of it. I didn’t do the upholstery or top. I did’t pour my mains but did line bore it.
I didn’t pour the rods or bore them. Didn’t grind the crank or cam but did resurface the lifters. I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2019, 01:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,505
Posted By Dodge
Re: How Far In One Day?

200-250 in a day no problem do it all the time in Model A, I try to do 200 max in the Model T that’s a full days worth. The Model T club I belong to is 60 miles away, so that’s 120 miles before I...
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