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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-15-2019, 07:59 PM
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Views: 978
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Re: Zenith carburetor rebuild?

What does the pot metal Venturi look like? It should come out as a separate part of the carburetor.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-12-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 972
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Re: Sick ahooga horn

I just worked on a buddys sick weak horn and diagnosed a couple of cold solder joints on the wires ends going into the terminal connection. They had a big lump of solder there but you could pull...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-02-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 639
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Re: This Sunday.. Annual Model A Day in Sharon, WI

Thank you to all attending this year’s Model A Day. Around 200 Model A s attended from Wisconsin, Illinois, and Indiana. Beautiful weather, lots of entertainment including a Model A wedding, great...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-29-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 639
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This Sunday.. Annual Model A Day in Sharon, WI

Model A Day First Sunday in June
Every year on the first Sunday in June, the spirit of the 1920s and 1930s is brought to life in the small town of Sharon as Model As line the main street. People...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-05-2019, 09:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,068
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Re: Looking for info for restoring model A pickup

Restoring the Model "A" Pickup https://www.amazon.com/dp/B003LDQX86/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_tai_cZwmCbNH616M3
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-05-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,053
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Re: it is with GREAT SADNESS that I Share with you

Very sad indeed. It was a priveledge to meet him at Gilmore and listen to his excellent talk there on the Town Cars. We all should appreciate the challenges and thoughtfulness that Tim and his...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-21-2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,664
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Re: Like picking at a scab: let's discuss 'oil'

http://www.clubhotrod.com/chevy-small-block/56520-shell-rotella-oil-zink-content.html

This discussion states Shell just lowered the Zinc amount by Fed Govt mandate.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-13-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 972
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-11-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,338
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Re: Lloyd Young Car Auction Today

Did the pile of Borg Warner Overdrives sell... ? A new source of B/W ODs for the Model A hobby in the future?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-02-2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,451
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: Built your own Manifold Heater

:) Hottest days of the year and we are talking about Heater Manifolds?:p
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-16-2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,064
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Re: Chasing my tail trying to get 1928 tudor running

https://youtu.be/_Eb9gPUEhNA

Good video on unsticking a Model A engine after 40 year sleep.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-06-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,982
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Re: 2018 Model A Day Sharon, Wi.. Mark your Calender

Model A Day in Sharon, WI this year had everything from Flapper Girls to a Model A Snowmobile conversion. Around 200 Model A's of all body types and states of restorations made it. Nice Swap area,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-03-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,982
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Re: 2018 Model A Day Sharon, Wi.. Mark your Calender

Jerry I hope you found your tires today. Lots of vendors with lots of Model A iron and parts showed up today. It was great weather and a big turn out.... Hope you and all attendees had an...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-30-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,982
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Re: 2018 Model A Day Sharon, Wi.. Mark your Calender

Hey gang, Model A Day in Sharon, Wisconsin is THIS SUNDAY !!

Hope to see you all there. Beautiful weather is forecasted.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-30-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,982
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: 2018 Model A Day Sharon, Wi.. Mark your Calender

22nd Annual Model A Day
Sunday, June 3rd, 2018 9am 2pm
In Historic Sharon, WI

Free Admission
Dash Plaques for Registered Cars
50-50 Raffle
Gangster Shoot-Out Skit
Model A Parts...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,589
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Re: Model A Times Article About Not Using Diesel Oil

FYI and to add more zinc to the fire.

Here attached is a technical bulletin from the AERA Automotive Engine Rebuider Association on their research on the best oils for rebuilt engines using flat...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,244
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Re: Death of Lloyd Young & MARC Membership Meet

Very sorry to learn of the passing of Mr Overdrive this January. Would anyone know if there is someone that will be taking over the servicing of the B/W overdrives that were sold by Lloyd? I have...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-26-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 908
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: Rear spring spreader from Snyders

We have always used a two sided spring spreader but as a extra caution, a loose chain is also wrapped around everything to capture any un-intended movement by the spreader or the rear spring. If...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-12-2018, 12:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,982
Posted By modela@aol.com
2018 Model A Day Sharon, Wi.. Mark your Calender

Model A Day
First Sunday in June
Every year on the first Sunday in June, the spirit of the 1920s and 1930s is brought to life in the small town of Sharon as Model As line the main street....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-06-2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,067
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: cold weather start

Some farmers would have a cow manure trench / pit that they would park the car or tractor directly over. The steaming heat coming off of the composting manure with some blankets thrown over the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-06-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,694
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: value of car

I attended an auction today in Boone County Illinois where they were auctioning off a 1930 Coupe. This Coupe was in a barn for the last 6 years and was last licensed with a antique plate in 1986. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-05-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 294
Views: 97,124
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: Model A Huckster Group

I just got another photo of my old truck now on display and I W Harper did paint it a Green over my clear Oak finish... I hand selected all of the Oak so that it was all great looking grain with no...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 97,124
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: Model A Huckster Group

I purchased a 1929 CCPU to salve my feelings of loss on selling my Huckster. The Ill SOS office wanted me to remove the body so they could view the frame serial number that may not have even been...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,767
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: Zenith carburetor paint

https://www.amazon.com/PlastiKote-T-3-Black-Lacquer-Paint/dp/B000CPC7C2

I have always used this Hot Rod Black. Nice semi gloss black that matches the Zenith look. Made close to my area in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 97,124
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: Model A Huckster Group

This Model A hobby sometimes forces you to drink as a new hobby. Now I have to find a liquor store that sells I W Harper Bourbon.

I built mine from the plans from Wagon Works but I had to make...
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