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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-19-2017, 03:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,540
Posted By modelAtony
Re: 5.5:1 or 6.1:1 High Compression Heads?

I say 6.1 you will like it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-18-2017, 09:44 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,289
Posted By modelAtony
Re: Ford 150 OD Transmission install in 31 Roadster

Check out my site. I run 3:27 and mitchell od on my 31 Tudor
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-04-2017, 08:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,517
Posted By modelAtony
Re: P.O. Warned me about smell . . .

I Have traveled as much as 500 miles per day at 62-64 mph, always filled up to bottom of neck to keep running down the road trying to find the end of dotted white line. Have fun modelAtony tony...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-26-2017, 06:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,956
Posted By modelAtony
Re: Registration Fee$$$

In Louisiana anything molder than 40 years , no inspection needed. Modern car you can get yearly sticker for 10.00 or 2 year windshield sticker for 20.00 Have fun modelAtony Lafayette, LA
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-15-2017, 12:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,711
Posted By modelAtony
Re: New owner, '28 roadster

Beautiful Roadster , Hope you have great fun. Have fun modelAtony tony white Lafayette, LA
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-12-2017, 07:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 740
Posted By modelAtony
Re: Proud new 'A' owner

Happy for you, Now you will get more smiles per mile. Have fun modelAtony tony White Lafayette, LA
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-31-2017, 03:49 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,787
Posted By modelAtony
Re: Up Grades?

See my info. If you change rear gear go with 3:27 and add 5.9 or 6.0 head , that will get you the most bang for your bucks. Have fun modelAtony tony white Lafayette, LA
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-27-2017, 09:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,673
Posted By modelAtony
Re: Timing indicators, do you use them?

I have 5.9 Brum head and extra hp (65) I have elec ign. I have used 6 volt light for timing since 2000 , years ago found using timing pin always close but using timing light and markers you will be...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-25-2017, 06:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,078
Posted By modelAtony
Re: Speedometer gears to match 3.27 to 1 ratio axle gears?

I have ran 3:27 gear since 2001 and 2003 installed Mitchell od. check my info 31 Tudor. Have fun modelAtony tony white Lafayette, LA
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-25-2017, 05:56 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,796
Posted By modelAtony
Re: Spicey Car Photos

If you look long enough you might see a black car.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-12-2017, 09:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,670
Posted By modelAtony
Re: Rear Axle Keys

I put mine at 125 I think or 150 cant remember. Have fun modelAtony tony white Lafayette, LA
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-12-2017, 09:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,768
Posted By modelAtony
Re: front wheel bearing adjustment ?

Since 2000 have always put a 20 ft lbs then backed off to hole . I average about 1500 miles per month, all has been good . I see MR. Bill does 10 lbs close enough for me , sounds good. I think...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-09-2017, 07:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 849
Posted By modelAtony
Re: New Tires?

Told to me by tire maker. In the past dot was put for mounting stem, many years ago. For many years now the colored dots are for quality control only. The correct way is use the brand name and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-17-2017, 06:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,808
Posted By modelAtony
Re: my site

Thanks Jim, and thank you for your input to the HOBBY. Have fun modelAtony, tony white Lafayette, LA
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-02-2017, 10:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 742
Posted By modelAtony
Re: 30 Coupe coolant loss

Take the thermostat out. It will run lots cooler, you can put it back in during cold weather. Have fun modelAtony Lafayette, LA
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-02-2017, 10:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 642
Posted By modelAtony
Re: Mitchell / Float-A-Motor

No problem. Have fun modelAtony tony white Lafayette, LA
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-02-2017, 06:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,641
Posted By modelAtony
Re: Mitchell Overdrive Question

I have ran 3:27 gear since 2001 in my 31 Tudor and added Mitchell in 2003 for Great Race. Wouldn't trade my running gear for anything. My avatar any info is there to read. Have fun modelAtony ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-15-2017, 07:54 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,881
Posted By modelAtony
Re: Horsepower

I have 31 Tudor, changed 3:78 to 3:27 in 2001, 2003 added Brumfield 5.9 head, Mitchell overdrive 26.7 % , Weber carb. In 2008 inserted engine, added cam, installed v8 clutch, took off 26 lbs on...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-03-2017, 11:49 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,241
Posted By modelAtony
Re: Change Clothes? Who does that?

I always carry a pair of Paper coveralls, cheap reusable and if they get real dirty throw them away. Have fun modelAtony tony white Lafayette, LA
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-02-2017, 10:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,522
Posted By modelAtony
Re: Insert bearings

Always wanted to ask you questions about the flats but didn't want to bug you about it. I really like seeing your post. Have fun modelAtony tony white Lafayette, LA
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-02-2017, 05:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,522
Posted By modelAtony
Re: Insert bearings

Flat ground. 31 Tudor, 3;27 rear, Mitchell, gps and always stopwatch, 60 mph 1800 rpm, I hve been thinking about my bucket list , I would like to run Salt flats just to see what happens. I saw the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-01-2017, 12:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,522
Posted By modelAtony
Re: Insert bearings

Dave , when I would play with timing I would always go out on Interstate and open it up a little, I would always run a 2 mile hit and my buddy would always run the stop watch. The fastest I would...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-01-2017, 12:26 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,522
Posted By modelAtony
Re: Insert bearings

Yes, in 2003 august, I added a web carb it was good up to 55 mph. It would not have good acceleration if you wanted to gouge on it a little . I added the 6 volt pump and it was great. my engine...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-01-2017, 12:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,522
Posted By modelAtony
Re: Insert bearings

I HAVE OVER 70,000 MILES ON MY PETE'S AUTOMOTIVE engine and I haven't been driving this car for about 2 years now, working on interior and paint. I have never had one problem. Averaged about 1500...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-16-2017, 09:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,476
Posted By modelAtony
Re: Trunk Question

Varco, out of Oklahoma city, OK
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