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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-09-2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 528
Posted By HoarseWhisperer
Re: Backfire or popping when going down hill

For what's it's worth, I dealt with the popping/backfire issue for years on a 28 CCPU, adjusting the GAV, checking for vacuum leaks, etc., etc. The issue was finally resolved by replacing the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-09-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,486
Posted By HoarseWhisperer
Re: Gas tank seeping.

After the "stop gap" methods; the permanent method. Right TinBasher? :cool:

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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-23-2018, 08:14 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,415
Posted By HoarseWhisperer
Re: Model A Gauges

I have em'; don't use them.
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-19-2018, 09:39 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,263
Posted By HoarseWhisperer
Re: Trunk vs rumble seat...

It does put a smile on their face! :cool:


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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-17-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,263
Posted By HoarseWhisperer
Re: Trunk vs rumble seat...

wingski, you might consider a Model A Pickup for Romeo. :D

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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-16-2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,263
Posted By HoarseWhisperer
Re: Trunk vs rumble seat...

rumble seats sell cars!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Every newbie thinks they are cool and I would bet, add a heck of a lot more value then a trunk. Guys wanting trunks are the seasoned types on the Barn here. They...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-16-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,263
Posted By HoarseWhisperer
Re: Trunk vs rumble seat...

It is useful when teaching them to navigate. "Left! Left! NO! Your other LEFT!"

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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-16-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,263
Posted By HoarseWhisperer
Re: Trunk vs rumble seat...

Oh, no! I opted for the rumble seat and side mount because they were unique to the era. How could I have gone so wrong? :eek:

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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-07-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 892
Posted By HoarseWhisperer
Re: Insa Tires

My INSA tires were made in Chile. Good wear, not a good ride.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-09-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,482
Posted By HoarseWhisperer
Re: Howdy from Texas, new member building my first Model A

It can be risky with the short legs and all.


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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-09-2017, 08:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,049
Posted By HoarseWhisperer
Re: Model A's in the snow

Purchase day in the snow.

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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-07-2017, 09:14 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,757
Posted By HoarseWhisperer
Re: Which plug do you run?

3X at .035" gap on standard head.
3X at .030" gap on 5.5 head.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-07-2017, 09:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,414
Posted By HoarseWhisperer
Re: metal spare tire cover

The metal tire cover (from the US) I believe you are referring to is the Lyon Cover, covered in the RG/JS as A-1395-C and A1395-D; all black enamel or black enamel face plate with Chrome outer cover....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-27-2017, 12:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 726
Posted By HoarseWhisperer
Re: Canadian car ?

Model A's manufactured by Ford of Canada used a mixture of Robertson and slotted screws.

The RG/JS has quite an extensive supplement if you want to learn more on Canadian A's.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-26-2017, 09:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,068
Posted By HoarseWhisperer
Re: Voltage regulator

Tom's Voltage Regulator replaces the adjusting brush inside the generator. No one will ever know. :cool:

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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-24-2017, 01:56 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,766
Posted By HoarseWhisperer
Re: When to shut off fuel

I always shut the fuel off as an added safety measure, but no longer run the carb dry due to flash rusting inside the bowl.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-24-2017, 01:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,219
Posted By HoarseWhisperer
Re: Throttle shaft ??bush or go oversize

x2 to what Brent said. Repairing or replacing sloppy throttle shafts goes a long way towards reducing stalling at stops.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-24-2017, 10:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 727
Posted By HoarseWhisperer
Re: Serial Number

F M would be correct. The RG/JS rev 2016 has an expanded supplement on Canadian Model A's if you wish to learn more.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-24-2017, 10:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,669
Posted By HoarseWhisperer
Thumbs up Re: New To Model A

Two thumbs up!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-22-2017, 08:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,967
Posted By HoarseWhisperer
Re: 1929 Canadian National Parks Buffalo HELP!!!!

Since it's been about 5 1/2 years since Ryan first posted his interest in the Canadian Parks Badge, it would be interesting to find out if he ever got one.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-16-2017, 10:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,646
Posted By HoarseWhisperer
Re: Original brass Stanco quail

Example of replated Stanco. Ridges on cap the most notable.

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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-02-2017, 09:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,284
Posted By HoarseWhisperer
Thumbs up Re: Snyders 5.5 high compression head

FYI, composition head gasket on Snyder's 5.5 torqued @ 55# still holding well after 22,000+ miles.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-22-2017, 10:18 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,133
Posted By HoarseWhisperer
Re: What do you regret?

When acquiring the first Model A, I could not resist the temptation to make it "unique" by adding repro accessories and minor performance modifications, etc. After attending meets and cruise-ins, it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-07-2017, 07:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 979
Posted By HoarseWhisperer
Re: Touring Class Judging Question regarding A/Conditioning

Well, the answers to this question sure has been enlightening.

I look forward hearing from the MARC touring class committee on the subject.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-05-2017, 04:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,215
Posted By HoarseWhisperer
Re: Cars with Sidemounts

The plugs....

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