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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-12-2021, 07:50 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,603
Posted By Steves46
Re: Max Speed of a Model A in Stock Form

I have owned my Model A Coupe for a little over 2 years now and have learned quickly that going speeds excess of 50 mph (with fenders) on a windy day can cause a little turbulance. I definatley have...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-16-2021, 10:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,659
Posted By Steves46
Re: Gas rationing A decals

I got mine (water slide type) at grumpsgarage.com
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-06-2021, 06:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,297
Posted By Steves46
Re: headlights dim/ 53 f-100

This was the problem I had when I first got my 55 F100-cleaned the wire connections (which are exposed to the elements) and had nice bright headlights.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-24-2020, 09:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,003
Posted By Steves46
Re: Radiator Baffle

Small portion of a rubber fuel hose added to where it almost touches the radiator cap. No doubt the baffle was not installed correctly but hopefully the hose extension will work.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-24-2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,003
Posted By Steves46
Re: Radiator Baffle

Thanks all. I took a look at the water flow with the engine running. During idle, the water flows below the baffle. At higher RPMs it then comes in quickly over the top of the baffle. Maybe this...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-24-2020, 09:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,003
Posted By Steves46
Re: Radiator Baffle

The system cools well the problem is that if I go faster than 45mph, I start loosing too much water which then starts to make my mechanical temp gauge start to rise whenever I slow down. I will try...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-24-2020, 07:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,003
Posted By Steves46
Re: Radiator Baffle

Thank you very much for the info. After 144 views, I was getting concerned. Maybe I can carefully pry it up with a cotter pin removal tool or something else. I suspect it is not the original...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-23-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,003
Posted By Steves46
Radiator Baffle

Good evening. I have searched many threads on this subject and was unable to draw a conclusion to my question; should the water being pumped in from the water pump flow on top or beneath the baffle?...
Forum: Model-A 12-21-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 203
Posted By Steves46
Step Plates

Pair of used Step Plates. Excellent shape. Price $40 ($25 for the plates and $15 priority mail shipping).
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-25-2020, 07:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,067
Posted By Steves46
Re: Hi Compression Heads

I have a Snyder's 5:1 Head and have been very pleased with it.
Forum: Model-A 09-17-2020, 07:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 205
Posted By Steves46
Single Downdraft Intake Manifold

Looking for a single downdraft intake manifold that will work with a stock exhaust manifold. Thank you.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-09-2020, 03:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 794
Posted By Steves46
Re: Bosch Coil Confusion

Unless your heart is set on a Bosch, how about a Pertronix 40kV Flamethrower Ignition Coil, Black, 3 Ohm, Epoxy Filled. P/N 40611. Mine works great with my stock distributor.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-19-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,415
Posted By Steves46
Re: Happy Birthday JM 35 Sedan

Happy Birthday John!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-19-2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,185
Posted By Steves46
Re: Slow turn over

I had the same problem when I used to own my 46 Ford (Flathead V8 & 6 volt positive ground). Changed the battery cables to 00 gauge and noticed immediate improvement. Later-on the starter started...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-07-2020, 08:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,313
Posted By Steves46
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-07-2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,313
Posted By Steves46
Re: Ford Script Distributor Body

Larry was correct-there was a step. Filed-it down and installed however there was no improvement and behaved the same as before; even with the spark advanced, the RPMs did not increase and when I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-07-2020, 07:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,313
Posted By Steves46
Re: Ford Script Distributor Body

Thanks Larry. I will take a look and see if there is a step.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-06-2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,313
Posted By Steves46
Re: Ford Script Distributor Body

Update....the rotor gap was within recommended specs and it made no difference so I will stick with my non script distributor body. Appreciate all the help.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-06-2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,313
Posted By Steves46
Re: Ford Script Distributor Body

I have my trusty feeler gauge and will check this evening. Hopefully this will give me a good indication as to possible cause. Would really like to use the Ford script body. We will see...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-06-2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,313
Posted By Steves46
Re: Ford Script Distributor Body

I will do that-thanks. Learning something new everyday.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-06-2020, 08:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,313
Posted By Steves46
Re: Ford Script Distributor Body

This one has 2 notches so it looks like this is not an original. Thanks.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-06-2020, 07:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,313
Posted By Steves46
Ford Script Distributor Body

I found a Ford script Distributor Body stashed away from the previous owner. Since I thought it was really cool, I replaced my non-script Distributor and fired-up the car. Although is started-up, it...
Forum: Model-A 07-04-2020, 08:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 329
Posted By Steves46
Clear Distributor Cap

Looking for a Clear Distributor Cap. Thanks.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-04-2020, 10:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,375
Posted By Steves46
Re: Bending Overflow Tube

Thanks all. I wound-up attaching small rubber hose and it did the trick. Just going with what was recommended in the 1930 Service Bulletin.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-04-2020, 08:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,375
Posted By Steves46
Bending Overflow Tube

The radiator overflow tube is facing towards the front and I would like to bend it so it faces the rear to possibly help cut down on water loss. Any recommendations on a good way to do this without...
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