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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-26-2022, 01:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,473
Posted By DJ S
Re: New tires

Please let us know how they perform. Looking to buy new tires myself.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-06-2022, 11:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,990
Posted By DJ S
Re: 4 Speed w/o Overdrive

Why would you not want an overdrive gear and preserve your current rear end ratio? As mentioned above, the F150 is a popular conversion. Someone else may chime in with names of individuals who sell...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-02-2022, 07:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 944
Posted By DJ S
Re: MAFCA National- Who is coming?

Undecided. Graduating in a couple weeks and the job hunt has me up in the air.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-30-2022, 10:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,450
Posted By DJ S
Re: Sad story of Model A purchase

Look at the large oil stain on the road in the last picture...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2022, 12:25 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,125
Posted By DJ S
Re: Autopsy of Broken "B" Engine

Never seen that color babbitt... looks like that cap is missing oil wells.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-27-2022, 08:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,058
Posted By DJ S
Re: Piston Clearance Question

If you are to purchase new pistons for this build, purchase Silvo-lite pistons from United Engine Machine. They are superior to the ones offered by the major suppliers. Set the clearance to .0035". ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-27-2022, 08:40 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,908
Posted By DJ S
Re: T 5 5 speed VS Mitchell Transmission with overdrive

Depends on your skillset and tool availability. The T-5 conversion requires quite a bit more work than the Mitchell. Also as mentioned previously, it is difficult to get the mechanical brakes to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-10-2022, 01:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 873
Posted By DJ S
Re: Rear axles?????

I just recently rebuilt my rear axle and it was certainly difficult to find a good set of axles... We took apart probably 3 rear ends to come up with a good set. If you do not have access to a good...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-31-2021, 06:41 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,605
Posted By DJ S
Re: I think it's time to move to an alternator

Did you adjust the output brush?
Forum: Model-A 12-12-2021, 06:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 686
Posted By DJ S
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-30-2021, 02:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,176
Posted By DJ S
Re: State of things: 21" radials

Alexiskai, any update on how these tires are performing?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-17-2021, 10:19 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,885
Posted By DJ S
Re: 3.27 Gear without an Overdrive

If most of your driving is between 40-55 then 3.54s will be more than adequate...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-17-2021, 09:42 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,885
Posted By DJ S
Re: 3.27 Gear without an Overdrive

I would not recommend 3.27s to anyone with a Victoria in a hilly area. My Victoria with a healthy stock motor and 3.78s has a tough time with some of the bigger hills around here. A fellow club...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-14-2021, 06:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 611
Posted By DJ S
Re: Car starts and then stalls

This is acting like one of the jets is clogged in the carburetor?
Forum: Model-A 10-13-2021, 09:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 686
Posted By DJ S
Side-Bowl Zenith

Hello,

Looking for a Late 31 Zenith side-bowl core.

Thanks,
David
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2021, 10:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,105
Posted By DJ S
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-27-2021, 02:37 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,563
Posted By DJ S
Re: Smokin

There's your problem. As others have mentioned, you should not have a wire from the ammeter to the ignition switch. There should be a wire (short/black) going from the terminal box to the negative...
Forum: Model-A 05-10-2021, 06:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 449
Posted By DJ S
30-31 Closed Car Windshield Frame

I am looking for a good 30-31 closed car windshield frame for my '30 Tudor.

Thanks,
David
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2021, 10:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 949
Posted By DJ S
Re: Rhinebeck

Cancelled this year.
https://www.rhinebeckcarshow.com/
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-28-2019, 11:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,966
Posted By DJ S
Re: What do I need to do to get a reliable engine?

Check out Piranios Antique Automotive. They're close to you and they're great people that specialize in Model A engine rebuilds. Located at 6195 Fishtrap Denton, TX 76208. Call Dennis and Beth...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-01-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 948
Posted By DJ S
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-22-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,855
Posted By DJ S
Re: Body Shudder - Rear Motor Mounts

Universal joint or pinion bearings?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-01-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,113
Posted By DJ S
Re: New Years day Car Show - Garland Tx.

No way would I pay $20 to enter a show! Even $10 feels awfully steep at some of these shows.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-07-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 29,373
Posted By DJ S
Re: OK! Let's get personal!

I can certainly relate to that. I'm 19, purchased my car when I was 15.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-15-2018, 08:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,185
Posted By DJ S
Re: Brake drum paint

I had my drums powder coated. After 2 years and 5,000 miles, they're holding up remarkably well.
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