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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-17-2021, 08:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,758
Posted By clo2jim
Re: New guy and I have a weird question

Why 12V? 6V works well. I have made the upgrades to 6V LED headlight bulbs and 6V LED Taillights (very bright lights) mainly for safety and visibility. I still operate a 6V Generator. Its...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-04-2021, 09:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,270
Posted By clo2jim
Re: How many miles?

Miles since new in 1930


1930 Canadian Roadster - 62,566


1930 Original US Town Sedan - 30,323
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-28-2021, 11:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,056
Posted By clo2jim
Re: Hole in Block???

I agree it was scary

Timing cover is being put back on today.

Out of sight - out of mind

Sitting in my chair watching the snow that is coming down - expecting 6 inches today

Glad I have...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-25-2021, 12:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,056
Posted By clo2jim
Re: Hole in Block???

Great information Plunk


Thanks


Interesting thing is that I never noticed this "hole" in the block for my 1930 Canadian Roadster when the motor was overhauled in 2012 (Canadian engine)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-25-2021, 11:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,056
Posted By clo2jim
Re: Hole in Block???

Thanks for all the great responses


Makes sense
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-24-2021, 10:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,056
Posted By clo2jim
Re: Hole in Block???

Thanks for the feedback

I thought so, but the hole looks really crappy and rough edges, like something foreign punched it out.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-24-2021, 10:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,056
Posted By clo2jim
Hole in Block???

I recently removed the side panel from my Town Sedan motor and discovered what looks like a hole in the side of the block from the valves area to the crankshaft fiber gear.

Hole size is about 2" X...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-24-2021, 10:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,655
Posted By clo2jim
Re: Synthetic Oil for Model A

Follow-up:
Side panel was removed - no sludge found
Found about 1/4" or so of sludge in the oil pan which was cleaned up after the baffle was removed

Ordered a new oil pump screen
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-21-2021, 05:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,655
Posted By clo2jim
Re: Synthetic Oil for Model A

No Thermostat


Never measured fuel mileage. Only put 1,900 mile on it since I got it in 2009.


I do know short trips does not help


Thank-you for all the comments so far.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-21-2021, 05:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 645
Posted By clo2jim
Re: Canadian Patent Plate

Just for your information, Canadian Model A 1930 - 31 did not come with a patent plate on the firewall.


1928's had a patent plate and it was sometime in 1929 it was dropped.


Information is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-21-2021, 02:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,655
Posted By clo2jim
Synthetic Oil for Model A

I am currently cleaning out some sludge in the oil pan for my Town Sedan. I have been using Pennzoil 5W30 oil. Last oil change showed that I had sludge in the oil pan. I range from 23 to 230 miles...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2020, 06:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,253
Posted By clo2jim
Re: Anyone recognize this logo?

Try contacting


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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-16-2020, 09:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,845
Posted By clo2jim
Re: MAFCA National Convention - Texas

Does anything know if MARC has or will do the same for the 2020 Oshkosh Meet
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-30-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,148
Posted By clo2jim
Re: Original Firewall Color

One also needs to remember that the cowl paint was not "rubbed" or polished out like the exterior body was. (JS Area 14: Paint & Stripping - page 14-1, Paint Quality)


A good example of this...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-23-2019, 10:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 966
Posted By clo2jim
Re: Campgrounds for 2019 MARC Dearborn Meet

Thanks Bob:
- for the information on the campgrounds. I will check them out. I was aware of the Detroit Greenfield campground but not the other


Thanks Joe B:
Thanks for the directions from...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-21-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 966
Posted By clo2jim
Re: Campgrounds for 2019 MARC Dearborn Meet

Thanks Joe


I know of a couple of private ones which are 35+ miles from Dearborn.


Exploring all options


Jim
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-21-2019, 06:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 966
Posted By clo2jim
Campgrounds for 2019 MARC Dearborn Meet

I would like to go to the 2019 MARC Dearborn Meet. This would be a first tine for a meet in Dearborn



I would be coming down from Northern Ontario, Canada with my truck/camper and car trailer...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-03-2017, 05:00 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 19,177
Posted By clo2jim
Re: Do you use Mounted Dripping Oil Catch Pans?

It will usually spill out (drain) when you go around corners
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-28-2017, 05:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,582
Posted By clo2jim
Re: Henry's Bizarro threads!

Tinbasher - #14

Dixie Upholsteries Inc in Kitchener, Ontario has 12-24 Robertson Head Countersunk head bolts for the Floorboard. I got some from him at the Fall Barrie Auto Flea Market
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-02-2017, 11:34 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,049
Posted By clo2jim
Re: Starving for gas at highway speed

A few years ago with my 1930 Roadster I was having some issues running at highway speed and acceleration where the car was cutting out, like I had problems with fuel starvation. Once I got the car...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-07-2017, 07:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,343
Posted By clo2jim
Re: Auction This Saturday

Did you notice that there are essentially no original cars in the list - just Street Rods, custom cars, etc. Essentially all with modern engines
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-02-2017, 10:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,681
Posted By clo2jim
Re: Original Tail lights

Dan Partian - thanks for the pictures - I will compare them to the ones on my car when I get home in a couple of days
Jim
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-01-2017, 11:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,168
Posted By clo2jim
Re: Wire Clips locations

Thanks Mitch//pa for this information - I was only missing a couple and have to install correct ones for the tail lamp cross-over wire. I had 2 - need a couple more for the cross-over wire (Next...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-01-2017, 12:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,168
Posted By clo2jim
Re: Wire Clips locations

Thanks everyone for your answers - now back to the garage to see what I can do

I didn't look in the correct part of the Judging Standards where the answer was
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-31-2017, 11:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,681
Posted By clo2jim
Re: Original Tail lights

In the new Standards, I have not been able to find any pictures, yet. I know that I have seen pictures at one point or another, but I don't remember - it has been a few years. I know that there is...
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