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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-23-2018, 02:35 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,177
Posted By Charlville
Re: Sellers throwing away good parts

The few times I sell the odd part on $bay I'm always plagued by folks "winning" the large item that states "collect only" asking for postage pricing only to become miffed when I won't post :)
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-04-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,209
Posted By Charlville
Re: oil filter

Go with the Motorcraft, read here ref FRAM etc

https://automotiveamerican.com/2017/12/18/engine-oil-filter-study-by-russ-w-knize/
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-26-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,012
Posted By Charlville
In the Garage: Damaged Model A Ford Sport Coupe From The Old Motor

Hi All

Quote from the article at The Old Motor

"Todays feature image taken in 1933 contains a 1930 Model A Sport Coupe in the Granada Garage, located at 452 South Western Avenue in Wilshire...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-25-2017, 03:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,766
Posted By Charlville
Re: Clutch Assist

I've got a dropped foot and I use this adaption, quick and dirty idea at the time but has been working great for three years.

You can see some details and photos here ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-15-2017, 07:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,566
Posted By Charlville
Re: Vintage Fords on VSCC Welsh Trial 2017

Have to say this has been one of the more enjoyable threadsI've taken part in! :)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-14-2017, 10:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,566
Posted By Charlville
Re: Vintage Fords on VSCC Welsh Trial 2017

Hi John

Brilliant, thanks for the information, I need to get out and watch.
Not sure Id be brave enough to take part, it looks great fun.


Regards


Kevin
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-14-2017, 07:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,127
Posted By Charlville
Re: K.R. Wilson tool

I think juke joint johnny might be able to help?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-14-2017, 07:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,566
Posted By Charlville
Re: Vintage Fords on VSCC Welsh Trial 2017

Hi Nosbod

How do you set the cars up spring/shocker wise or is it all standard stuff?

Cheers

Kevin
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-14-2017, 07:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,566
Posted By Charlville
Re: Vintage Fords on VSCC Welsh Trial 2017

Some more trials background:

http://www.vscc.co.uk/page/trials

Here's a Model A Special Trials Car

http://teamtwirp.co.uk/the-cars1/ford-model-a-special-trials-car/
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2017, 07:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,566
Posted By Charlville
Re: Vintage Fords on VSCC Welsh Trial 2017

You've peaked my interest :) So would that Holden be a six similar to the Chevy Stovebolt or even a Vauxhall over here?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2017, 05:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,566
Posted By Charlville
Re: Vintage Fords on VSCC Welsh Trial 2017

As John rightly says the majority of A's over here have the larger engine as they are imports, including mine. As for Brexit we've got about as much idea as our government which = 0 :)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-11-2017, 04:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,369
Posted By Charlville
Re: Electronic ignition kit for model a

Had two modules fail, now back on points, car runs better. Could be me who knows, earthing is quite critical on the Pertronix.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-11-2017, 01:07 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,393
Posted By Charlville
Re: Your Model A

Most of my story is here, the rest of the struggle is on the blog :)

https://automotiveamerican.com/2016/03/31/eddie-obyrne-the-new-ford-car/
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-11-2017, 12:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,566
Posted By Charlville
Vintage Fords on VSCC Welsh Trial 2017

I thought I'd share this video from SimonLewsBooks on YouTube.

Various Model A's tackling the trial course!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JSDQ4BcIiWc&t=44s
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-14-2017, 11:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 765
Posted By Charlville
Re: Odd pipe in oil gallery, any ideas please?

Hi All

Thanks for the all the inputs.

Removed the offending pipe and fitted the oil filter kit, all seems well (so far:))
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-14-2017, 03:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 765
Posted By Charlville
Odd pipe in oil gallery, any ideas please?

Just pulled the tappet cover off to fit an oil filter kit and where the pipe is to be located for the oil filter feed a pipe has already been fitted and is pointed down into the timing cover. Now...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-04-2017, 04:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 589
Posted By Charlville
Theft from Beaulieu International Autojumble

John Cochran (juke joint johnny) had a nice FM horn stolen from his stall at the Beaulieu International Autojumble on Saturday. For those of you on this side of the pond please keep an eye out as the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-05-2017, 06:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,618
Posted By Charlville
Re: 16 inch wheels

I like mine with the 16's

https://automotiveamerican.files.wordpress.com/2016/09/dsc_1017.jpg
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-05-2017, 06:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,618
Posted By Charlville
Re: 16 inch wheels

Double post, tech glitch...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-05-2017, 04:19 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 13,751
Posted By Charlville
Re: Can I sit in your car?

I spent this Sunday at the Berkshire Motor Show a charity event here in the UK. I made a conscious effort to allow youngsters to sit in the A. I drew the line at ice cream and other foodstuffs :) In...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-15-2017, 06:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,485
Posted By Charlville
Re: 1931 Ford Parts Value? Nice original stuff

Land of the Free, not the Barn it would appear? :)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-15-2017, 06:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 836
Posted By Charlville
Re: Steering wheel/ Horn question

The HAMB might be a better place for this one to get a response
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-15-2017, 04:33 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,113
Posted By Charlville
Re: Yet another timing question.

When I install the new points and time my A and it's running well I make a note of the dwell and keep any eye on any change as a guide to points gap change
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-12-2017, 08:49 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,729
Posted By Charlville
Re: Thermostats

Bill is right ref modern thermostats, however I think this only applies to good quality stats such as those produced by Stant or the other quality manufacturers. I wonder who actually makes the stats...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-07-2017, 04:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,180
Posted By Charlville
Re: Dwell Meter Kal-Equip T-111 manual

Looks similar to mine

https://automotiveamerican.com/tag/dwell-meter/

Pretty straightforward, mine also has a buzz bar for current testing
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