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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-19-2022, 06:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 602
Re: Carburetor air filter

Dlfrisch,

Doesn’t matter as long as he plays it again!

By the way, do you have an aversion to listing items on the Swap Meet?

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-18-2022, 05:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 832
Re: Mechanical Advance distributor Identification help

Steve,

Is there any advantage to setting the advance higher? Is it so you can rev the engine higher or idle at higher RPM?

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-15-2022, 05:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,047
Re: Engine work after 70 years of not running!!

Does it have to be down the distributor hole? Can you just take the top of the oil return tube off and pour a quart into the valve chamber?

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-13-2022, 03:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,253
Re: Modifying oil pump.

H & H Antique In La Crecenta, CA sells an oil pump with enlarged inlet and outlet. I was just wondering if anyone has used it. One of the guys in our Model A Club has had a couple of engines rebuilt...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-13-2022, 02:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 794
Re: Frame - difference 28-29/30-31

Brent,

I know that the Brookville frame is a replica of an original 1929 frame. Brookville has had most of their products on display at the Grand National Roadster Show at the L.A. Fairplex in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-12-2022, 12:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 794
Re: Frame - difference 28-29/30-31

Why not just buy a reproduction frame. Brookville and Speedway both sell Model A frames. Here in California several hot rod shops sell them as well.

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2022, 03:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,777
Re: Engine Stand Adapter

I would like one as well.

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-31-2021, 10:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,595
Re: Antifreeze Concentrate VS 50/50 Mix

Tap water is fully of minerals, especially calcium. I would never use tap water, I only use distilled Or demineralized water in the radiator, whether with antifreeze or straight. It’s very cheap by...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-14-2021, 06:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 758
Re: defective Thomas head

Ronn,

A picture would help.

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-11-2021, 01:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 735
Re: Original Grease Gun Repairs

I have several grease guns. The plunger on all of them is a metal disc with a leather ring. Does it make a difference whether itís cork or leather? Are the leather and cork rings interchangeable?
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-10-2021, 01:14 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,000
Re: Cost of Running Burtz Engine

Big Kev,

Welcome to the Barn. Is that a Thomas Head? I’ve been thinking of getting one, primarily for the visual coolness factor of the fins, but I assume the fins help dissipate heat.

David...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-07-2021, 04:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,891
Re: Bert's, Bratton's, Snyders... How about a "Burtz" enging page

Updraught,

Thanks. I don’t normally visit Facebook but I’ll make an exception.

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-05-2021, 06:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,891
Re: Bert's, Bratton's, Snyders... How about a "Burtz" enging page

Updraught,

What is the link?

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-01-2021, 10:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 837
Re: Anyone running this supercharger

Wow, all we need now is fuel injection!

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-27-2021, 12:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,948
Re: At What Age Do You Give It Up?

It also depends on where you live. If you live in an urban area it is more dangerous because the speed and bad habits of today’s drivers. If you live in a rural area you probably can keep driving...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-21-2021, 11:42 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,000
Re: Cost of Running Burtz Engine

Bob,

You should buy a block even if you can’t finish it for a while. The cost will be going up after this run. You can also buy the other peripheral parts as you have the money. That way it will...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-20-2021, 02:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 915
Re: Swap Meet Redlands, California

I was there at 8 am. They might have had more Model A vendors if they had coordinated with the Riverside, San Bernardino, Hemet and Temecula Model A clubs and the Riverside Model T club.

The...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-19-2021, 01:02 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,000
Re: Cost of Running Burtz Engine

Again, to each his own, if you want a totally stock Model A, that’s fine, and if you want a more reliable engine that great too. It’s your car, do what you want with it. I’m just wondering how many...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-19-2021, 12:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,867
Re: Problem With Ford Barn

Cookies on electronic devices are a fact of life. If you visit sites you trust like your bank, e-mail or Ford Barn it simplifies your life to keep them, otherwise, you experience problems like you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-18-2021, 03:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 915
Re: Swap Meet Redlands, California

Dennis,

Are buying, selling or a little of both?

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-17-2021, 02:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,835
Re: Urethane vs Base Clear

These comment have been a great help in my making my decision not only on painting my Roadster but I’m also restoring my 1966 Porsche 912.

The guy that is restoring the Porsche suggested a single...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-17-2021, 01:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,243
Re: Curiosity Re Main Bearing Oil Drainage

Would an oil pump with a higher capacity help this problem by moving the oil out Of the oil pan more quickly? There are suppliers that offer them.

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-12-2021, 01:23 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 137,548
Re: The Terry Burtz 5 main bearing engine blocks are back on track.

Chris:

You can text John at:

John Lampl <jrlampl@jrlasia.com>

Or you can go to the website:

www.burtzblock.com
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-12-2021, 12:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 979
Re: Home plating kits

I picked up a front 30-31 bumper for $20 at swap meet that was painted like that. Iím going to use it on my 30 roadster until I get the body and fenders painted.

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-11-2021, 03:24 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 137,548
Re: The Terry Burtz 5 main bearing engine blocks are back on track.

Chris,

I donít know where I am on the list but I also ordered a flywheel and cam.

If I am scheduled to get a kit this shipment I would also like to have my kit sent to the Hawthorne Warehouse...
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