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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 04:06 PM
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Re: Motor Paint color ?

Ryan forgot intake manifold and engine crank pulley
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-14-2020, 02:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 759
Re: Steam cleaning engine/trans?

Oven cleaner will remove paint if it splashes.

I use oil eater. Spray it on generously and then use scraper. Spray it again and use hose with nozzle. Repeat if necessary. Mask and spray paint.
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-30-2019, 03:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,068
Re: wedding decoaration ideas

On second thought, maybe just a Just Married sign on the spare tire and some both gender under garments securely attached under the sign:D
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-30-2019, 03:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,068
Re: wedding decoaration ideas

I once attended a wedding on top of Davis Dam right on the border line of Arizona and California. Yes I still call it the "Dam Wedding".

It was particularly interesting that we were all gathered...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-19-2019, 01:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 505
Re: long speedo cable

If your cable is just a "little" short and slips out of the speedometer, a common fix is to add 2 or 3 BB's in the speedometer drive on the torque tube.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-15-2019, 04:20 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,299
Re: Who Remembers Model "A" Parts in the Sears Catalog?

I remember Sears and also Montgomery Wards. Very similar. I think the rebuilt engines were $250 and I have driven on 40 year old Allstate tires that seemed to never wear out.

I have a friend that...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-30-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 632
Re: Rainy Day Thought

Vacuum wipers work "GREAT" going downhill with your foot off the gas.

If you can't accomplish that full time, Rainex !
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-30-2019, 07:23 PM
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Views: 632
Re: Rainy Day Thought

We should be so lucky to have a rainy day here in "up in flames" California
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-18-2019, 11:02 PM
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Views: 80,145
Re: tell a Model A related story

I'm only one of the readers on Fordbarn. No ill will intended. I just don't expect to find so much in one post that has no connection to Model A's.

Good Luck and good health to you and your...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-17-2019, 05:09 PM
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Views: 80,145
Re: tell a Model A related story

OK, how long is this thread going on?

I've checked several times through the years for an interesting Model A story. All I seem to find are ego stroking autobiographies not in the least Model A...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,091
Re: 1936 Coupe

Thanks guys. That should get me started. I haven't actually seen the car in many years.I'm just acting on a phone call that asked for help.

I'm familiar with the two upholstery places recommended....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2019, 03:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,091
1936 Coupe

Hi everyone. I'm from the Model A group but need some help so I can help a widow complete her 36 coupe which is getting close.
We both live in Orange County CA if any of you are close

1....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2019, 12:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 881
Re: overflow JUG

Steering gear takes oil not grease.

Recovery bottle will work great if you can seal the radiator cap . 28/29 screw type work great. Motor Meters and Quails are difficult to seal up. The purpose is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-06-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 833
Re: Incredible NEW Member program from MARC

I think she told you "Model A News". "The Restorer" is the MAFCA club magazine.

RICHARD
ANAHEIM CA
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-27-2019, 01:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 714
Re: Smoke/oil blowing out oil fill tube

Don't put anything in the oil filler tube. It will only push the oil out the rear main.Make sure the cap and tube are allowing the crankcase to breath freely.Use any 10-30, 10-40, 20-50 detergent oil...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-18-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 745
Re: "B" on top of Model A Ford cylinder head

That is part of the myth of a Model C engine. Most of us call it a Model C if it has the cast counterbalanced crank which was changed without notice or new part number sometime after 1932 or 1933.
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-11-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,152
Re: not your average coupe

Good Luck Derek

I'm guessing you have an overdrive with that 4:11 rear end

650Holly ? Maybe you intend to use all of that 8000 RPM tach

Richard
Anaheim CA
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-11-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 669
Re: valve clearence

There were 4 changes in 1928 in the service bulletins.

I set mine at .010 intake and .013 exhaust.

RICHARD
ANAHEIM CA
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-30-2019, 03:08 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,759
Re: Pulled over by the Police!

Yes, I live near Disneyland and there is an on ramp to the 5 fwy with a greater than 90 * angle. It was once a legal turn on computer directions from both directions but local law put some bumps down...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-27-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 627
Re: July/August 1991 Restorer

If I remember, it isn't very long, maybe 2 pages.

Why not post it here?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-08-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,337
Re: $32.99 !

Hobby is dying?
Not in my opinion.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-08-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,302
Re: Oil filler tube with no baffles

He has a 28 so maybe it's one of the 200?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-08-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,017
Re: Looking for a clear oil...

Baby oil is clear. Can't imagine a use on my Model A
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-12-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 923
Re: Water leak in cylinder

I would think since it is a bare block with a fresh sleeve job, the one who installed the sleeve could remove it and install a new one with appropriate sealer over 100% of the sleeve. Step 2 .do the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-01-2019, 02:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,303
Re: New block interest.

I want one, maybe two. 3 or 5 main OK
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