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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-09-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,567
Posted By dynaflash_8
Re: My hand-me-down

that thing is SaWEET!

I have a 28 rpu and their tiny huh? Im 6'2 and its a tight squeeze
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-27-2013, 02:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,759
Posted By dynaflash_8
Re: Driving along, then boom and crunch

i imagine so yes. Im not too studied on the differences. Its a 30' standard.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-27-2013, 01:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,759
Posted By dynaflash_8
Re: Driving along, then boom and crunch

Hey rock, pm sent.

Tom, im gonna need alot stouter engine before i go thinking like that :P

Joe, as far as i can tell, most parts are original, but it appears someone has had it apart before...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-27-2013, 12:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,759
Posted By dynaflash_8
Re: Driving along, then boom and crunch

so i got back to work on it. Parts ordered from synders should be here thursday. Rearend is shot. Missing teeth on a spider and locked the pinion up. That in turn broke the u joint, transmission...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-08-2013, 01:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,759
Posted By dynaflash_8
Re: Driving along, then boom and crunch

Got my spare parts and started tearing into it. Ill keep this thread updated as i go along. Also, heres some pics of my pre - 1950 traditional rpu in progress. More a Hamb canidate, but its gonna be...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-03-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,759
Posted By dynaflash_8
Re: Driving along, then boom and crunch

Hey tom, still have yet to pick up my rearend. Waiting on payday. Once i have that ill start tearing things apart. Dont like to tear things apart till i have all the parts
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-30-2013, 01:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,759
Posted By dynaflash_8
Re: Driving along, then boom and crunch

Thanks to JW, i now have a transmission. Kinda waiting till i have all the parts to really tear into the old girl
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-29-2013, 07:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,759
Posted By dynaflash_8
Re: Driving along, then boom and crunch

I was driving along in high gear when it happened. The rearend is toast. Up in the air, only one tire spins. Spiders are gone. Wedged in the pinion and locked it up, broke the case on the tranny. Had...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-28-2013, 12:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,759
Posted By dynaflash_8
Driving along, then boom and crunch

Driving along in my 30 coupe today when all the sudden it made that sound that costs money. Far as I can tell, the rearend locked up with no warning, which in turn broke the transmission case. So now...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-30-2012, 10:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,629
Posted By dynaflash_8
Re: Took my Model A to the goodguys friday night drags...

So my dial in time was 28.070. Just looked at my licence plate. 28-070. What a neat coincidence
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-28-2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,629
Posted By dynaflash_8
Took my Model A to the goodguys friday night drags...

What a hoot! Managed to pass tech inspection cause the tech guy was laughing so hard. Dialed in a 28.07 at 45.7 mph. Made it through 2 rounds of eliminations before i broke out of my time running a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-08-2012, 01:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,654
Posted By dynaflash_8
Re: Model A Race.

My old coupe would have just tipped over. My motor rattles like a tin can anyway so i probably woulda broke somthing.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-03-2012, 02:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,541
Posted By dynaflash_8
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-02-2012, 03:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,541
Posted By dynaflash_8
Wrrrrr...Klunk. Now the starter is stuck

Went to start my A and it went Wrrrrr...clunk. thought maybe i snapped a bendix spring (12volts to a 6 volt starter) but when i put the crank in the motor, the motor wouldnt turn over. :confused: So...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-15-2012, 11:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,945
Posted By dynaflash_8
Re: It took a while but I finally got an RPU

Looks alot better than what i dragged home!

http://i95.photobucket.com/albums/l122/Rockabilly-Riot/Roaster%20Pickup/0105111155.jpg

Now
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-05-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,120
Posted By dynaflash_8
Re: Pop pop pop...Need down draft help!

what do you guys recommend for a fuel pump?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-05-2012, 02:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,120
Posted By dynaflash_8
Pop pop pop...Need down draft help!

I put a burns downdraft intake on my Model A with a single 94 (model 8ba) carburator. Car is bone stock, and figured this would be a bit better carb than the leaky warped tillotson. Plus it looks...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-22-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,449
Posted By dynaflash_8
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-22-2012, 02:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,449
Posted By dynaflash_8
Interesting Cylinder head...

So i bought this cylinder head at a swapmeet this past weekend. They pulled it to replace it with a synder head, so i bought it to replace my cracked head. So as i was working on pulling my head, i...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-21-2012, 02:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,284
Posted By dynaflash_8
Burns down draft - worth it to install?

So i had a good swapmeet this past weekend, and was able to locate a solid head to cure my over heating problem (cracked head) While i was there i dropped 2 bills on an original Burns down draft...
Forum: Late V8 02-20-2012, 10:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 547
Posted By dynaflash_8
8ba Pistons .030 over w/ rings

Nos Silvolite 8ba pistons. 3-3/16 bore + .030. Nos Grant pistons rings. 3-3/16 +.030.

Asking 150

Marty
Forum: Early V8 02-20-2012, 10:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 583
Posted By dynaflash_8
21 stud Ford flathead .030 over Pistons

Nos 21 stud 3 1/16th + .030 pistons. Has cir-clips with them.

Asking $100

Marty
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-12-2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,923
Posted By dynaflash_8
Re: Blew the headgasket today...

havent quite got a chance to work on it yet guys. I think before i go too crazy tearing stuff apart im going to pressure test the block. That will tell me whats what.

Ill keep you updated
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-11-2012, 06:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,923
Posted By dynaflash_8
Blew the headgasket today...

so i fought my overheating problem and thought i had it solved. Milled the head flat, new headgasket with copper coat. Torqued the head cold, then hot, then cold again. Washed the grease from the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-02-2012, 03:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,187
Posted By dynaflash_8
Re: Rear End Ratio

my 30 coupe also cruises at 45, but will only pull 60 down hill. Put me on any grade and its down to 27 mph
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