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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-03-2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 659
Posted By fastroadster

It's Official Turlock Swapmeet for 2021 has been Canceled.... Sorry
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-08-2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 442
Posted By fastroadster
Re: 32 Ford Pickup Rad Cap?

gas cap..........
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-20-2020, 11:21 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,251
Posted By fastroadster
Re: Anyone Ever Built or Even Seen, An Original type Greasing Pit?

Still have and still use..... my pit. Put in 1958
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-30-2020, 10:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,994
Posted By fastroadster
Re: Speaking of Auto Part Stores I'll share my experience.

Sorry Guys...... anything mfg. in China goes back. Doesn't matter if it's cheaper. I will find a way either repair it myself or find a used part that will get me by until I get a replacement....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-10-2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,008
Posted By fastroadster
Carport or Garages

Does anybody use those metal carports or garages. They say they set them up in one day. If you are using one can you tell me how you like it. Also if anyone has pictures I would appreciate it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-10-2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,050
Posted By fastroadster
Re: Aluminum radiator

They can't be repaired, and make sure you run 90% antifreeze or it sets up electrelisis and plugs the tubes. Just saying......
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-07-2020, 01:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,739
Posted By fastroadster
Re: Nice

For Sale.... Don't try and low ball me. I know what I have. Rare
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-01-2020, 07:37 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 35,519
Posted By fastroadster
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-10-2020, 12:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,709
Posted By fastroadster
Re: Spark advance question

"Henry" my truck tells me what he wants...............
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-27-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,090
Posted By fastroadster
Re: Bert's Model A Center is Open

Put in a order yesterday........ thought you could use the business....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-27-2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,226
Posted By fastroadster
Re: Radiator muck ????

This spring, drain the system and refill with 4oz of soluble oil and water run it for a month, drain system put in two gallons of antifreeze rest water. Just a old radiator mans advice...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-16-2020, 01:12 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 28,485
Posted By fastroadster
Re: Model A car names

My Dad use to call his Model A..... "Teddy Roose
velt" (you rough riding son of a bitch)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-20-2020, 05:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,484
Posted By fastroadster

Who's all going to Turlock Swap Meet?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-20-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,432
Posted By fastroadster
Re: hidden radio ideas or just slighty out of sight. wood hide door?

The only thing..... you can't hear what your "A" is telling you.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-11-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 802
Posted By fastroadster
Question Water Glass

Anybody else used "water Glass" (Sodium Silicate) on a cracked block in the old days?:confused::confused:
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-10-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,783
Posted By fastroadster
Re: Cracked Block

In the old days, we used "Water Glass". Sodium Silicate, you can buy it at a pharmacy. It was an egg preservative. You start up the A, let it warm up good. Then put 4oz of water glass in radiator....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-02-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 631
Posted By fastroadster
Re: model a radiator

They do it to raise the boiling point....... Don't really have to on a Model A
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-01-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,240
Posted By fastroadster
Re: Im going to be buying some tubes and tires. good tubes? bad tubes?

Biggest problem I've had was tubes splitting on seams......
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-22-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,490
Posted By fastroadster

I have a 29 CCPU what length of trailer would be adequate for this. Any ideas. I have a chance to pickup a 15X8. Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-19-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 843
Posted By fastroadster
Re: Dipstick level

or just reverse.... fill crankcase without that extra quart mark, then fill all the way and mark again. Hahhahah Good luck
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-19-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 843
Posted By fastroadster
Re: Dipstick level

How I do it on all the cars I've had over the years is fill you crankcase with oil, check dipstick. Mark with file the full mark. Drain out one quart and mark you dipstick again for the add mark....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-18-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,037
Posted By fastroadster
Re: Building a Travel Toolkit

I have my "bag" I put in any vehicle I drive. It contains those all in one tools they keep coming out with. They really do help in an emergency. Including bailing wire and duct tape. I guess I'm just...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-21-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 586
Posted By fastroadster
Re: Turlock swap meet august

January is the super bowl of swap meets............
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-20-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,384
Posted By fastroadster
Synthetic Oil

How does everyone feel about running synthetic oil in their A's. I have been running 30wt. Diesel oil but now see people are talking about running synthetics. I don't think they come in anything but...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-19-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,986
Posted By fastroadster
Re: Starter issue

Check your grounds..... on battery as well as on frame.
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