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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-24-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,858
Re: t 5 tranmission

Dennis,

Did you buy a Tremec? What model and what gear ratios did you get?

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-21-2020, 05:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 427
Re: Rebuilding the starter switch

Nice video Bob. You’re a man of man of many talents.

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-21-2020, 05:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Re: Distributor Body Electrodes

Try it out and see what happens.

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-15-2020, 02:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,108
Re: New member and project

The Central Coast is a great area. There are a couple of wineries in Creston.

We like to stay in SLO and drive to Cambria for Lunch or dinner at Robin’s Cafe and a slice of Pie at Linn’s...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2020, 02:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,104
Re: The Ace Mechanic Again

Hey Jim,

Never thought I’d get medical advice on the Ford Barn, but I’ll have to try that!

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-20-2020, 03:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,813
Re: Posting this for a chuckle, unless you're grumpy, in which case you may hate it

He’s located about 20 miles from me in Rialto, CA. I can save on the shipping!

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-16-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 707
Re: Looking to contact Fordbarn member

More likely related to Brother B!

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-10-2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,059
Re: MHS Students Model A

According to Google, Mishawaka High School is a public high school located in Mishawaka, Indiana.

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-07-2020, 07:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 891
Re: NEW Products available thread (Model A version)

Karl,

Are those the top irons you are producing? If so, how much are they and how do I get a pair? Send me a PM if you prefer.

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-24-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,289
Re: More head casting progress...

Tod,

How much are the iron blocks selling for?

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-21-2020, 04:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 813
Re: Colors of original tool kit

Werner,

In your picture, what are the two tools to the right and left of the “adjustable wrench” which is referred to as a “monkey wrench” in the U.S.?

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-21-2020, 04:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 659
Re: Terms?

You’re over thinking this.

I’ve never heard people with V-8 or 6 cylinder engines refer to their engines as Bangers. It’s normally a term used by car guys so you wouldn’t find anyone with a one...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-21-2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 659
Re: Terms?

I agree with Flop, Jack and Bob C. that the the term “4 Banger” shortened to “Banger” refers to a modified 4 cylinder engine. Jim Brierley’s book which deals with his experience in the modification...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-15-2020, 02:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,245
Re: Ford from Holland

I think that is a picture of PalAl’s engine compartment.

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-14-2020, 09:10 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,009
Re: Begging to be a hot rod.

If you want a daily driver, buy a Toyota.

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-13-2020, 08:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,385
Re: Question about selling A parts

You can trade the Pinot Noir for a a couple of cases of beer.

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-05-2020, 02:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,098
Re: 1930-31 Steering Wheel installation

I believe Marshall got tired of being criticized unfairly by some people on this board, that’s why he sends private messages. I don’t blame him for not wanting to have to endlessly justify his posts....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-28-2020, 09:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,909
Re: Slamming into first gear

I agree with Chuck. It’s easy to forget to retard the idle after the engine warms up.

I also like to gently push the gearshift down so you can feel when it’s ready to go into first gear rather...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-23-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,274
Re: Anyone Ever Built or Even Seen, An Original type Greasing Pit?

I noticed the mechanic in the picture was wearing a leather “beanie” or skull cap and coveralls.

When I was growing up in the late ‘40’s, there was a rental house across the street from our house...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-19-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 655
Re: wet floor 30 A rumble seat area

It would probably easier to use a wet/dry vacuum.

I’m sure I would have a real problem washing my roadster, especially since I don’t have side curtains. The previous owner told me it was newly...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-19-2020, 05:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,504
Re: Devastating Blow

I’ll drink to that!

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-18-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,504
Re: Devastating Blow

Sorry, I should have said: “ . . .in the U.S., where we drive on the correct side!“

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-17-2020, 08:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,504
Re: Devastating Blow

I agree. If the BMW had hit the Model A I think the Model A would have landed in the ditch.

I think the Model A drifted into the path of the BMW and forced it into the ditch because the Model A...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-07-2020, 08:07 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 37,487
Re: The Terry Burtz 5 main bearing engine blocks are back on track.

Thanks Russ. It’s hard for this old brain to retain all that information.

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-07-2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 37,487
Re: The Terry Burtz 5 main bearing engine blocks are back on track.

Terry,

Thank you for your very thorough description of the production process and what to expect in the final product.

From what I’ve read, all the machining will be done so the block will be...
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