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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 07:05 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By kenparker
Re: Gland ring recesses

I no longer use the gland rings except on new manifolds and with the recess in the block very clean and even. Everything has to be perfect for them to fit and work as they should.


On old...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-07-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 370
Posted By kenparker
Re: which jet equipment in a weber dgv

Lots of folks use the Weber. Me for one. My specs on m latest Weber/engine are the same as Russchcoiio's. Very happy with the performance.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-07-2019, 07:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,013
Posted By kenparker
Re: Working in the garage

I do a lot of sweeping. Even with the grit on the floor I still enjoy being in the shop barefooted
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 409
Posted By kenparker
Re: early/late steering gear swap

follow up on Brents "yes, yes. no". Your old 7 tooth steering shaft will have a splined shaft where the steerring wheel attaches- upper end. The 2 tooth shaft will have a keyed shaft on the upper...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-29-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 356
Posted By kenparker
Re: Radiator replacement

one should look at combination of number of tubes AND fins per inch. Each contact of fin to tube is a point of heat dissapation.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-29-2019, 06:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 356
Posted By kenparker
Re: Radiator replacement

I have bought Snyder's "heavy Duty" radiator twice. each time it solved the overheating problem. In each case I was replacing a worn out original radiator.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-29-2019, 06:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 240
Posted By kenparker
Re: Need Motor worked on

Depends on what needs done. I am in Van Texas. 2 hours west of you. call me 903 952 7615
Forum: Model-A 09-24-2019, 09:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 415
Posted By kenparker
Re: shock absorbers

shocks sold. please delete ad
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-20-2019, 06:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 482
Posted By kenparker
Re: Full advance from 28/29

Sideline is right. Check your advance/retard with a timing light. Just because the lever is not moving thefull quadrant does not mean you are not getting the full 28 degrees of advance. Remember,...
Forum: Model-A 09-18-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 415
Posted By kenparker
shock absorbers

Shock Absorbers. Four Shocks. Four arms 1931 style -Two front and two rear. Four Tube links with all the insides -brass bushings, Spring, Spacer, End Plug. Rubber ball seals. Metal caps for rubber...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-18-2019, 06:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 517
Posted By kenparker
Re: Wheel color choice??

urng. The fenders are no black yet, but here are some orange wheels with tan body.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-14-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 305
Posted By kenparker
Re: International Model A Day 2019

Good evening all you Model A folks.
Here in east Texas we had beautiful weather for the annual Model A Day. Working together were the Autumn Trails Model A Ford Club and the Cedar Creek Model A...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-13-2019, 06:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 842
Posted By kenparker
Re: Model-A Day @ Gilmore - Roll Call (Who's going?)

Not going to make it to Gilmre this weekend, but will, in the next hour, head off to the Texas Southwest Swap Meet.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 379
Posted By kenparker
Re: 1931 S/W Fordor questions

Thanks Joop. I should have added more info.
Weber Carb. Cast iron exhaust manifold. Oversize intake valves. A/C. F150 Transmission w? 3:78 rear end. 16" wheels. Front seat are bucket seats with...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2019, 07:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 379
Posted By kenparker
1931 S/W Fordor questions

I sol d my S/W Fordot several 5 years ago. The new owner showed up yesterday asking could I help him sell it. He can no longer drive. Told him I would get some info as to value and we go from...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2019, 06:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 447
Posted By kenparker
Re: Emergency Brake Cross Shaft Arms

The slight bend forward is to make the rod line up with the emergency lever on the backing plate which also has a slight angle to it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-02-2019, 06:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 685
Posted By kenparker
Re: New to the Addiction...

The vendors sell, and I have acouple on the shelf, a small brace thaht pushes against the generator and is bolted to the Timing cover using one of the timing cover bolts. It keeps the generaaror (or...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-31-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,993
Posted By kenparker
Re: T-5 5 speed trans VS Mitchell overdrive

I will respond to the HP issue later. For now I want to clarify something. There ate two "Ken's" here in north Texas. Ken Parker, me, used to buid F150 OD kits. The other "Ken" is Ken Davis. He...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-31-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,993
Posted By kenparker
Re: T-5 5 speed trans VS Mitchell overdrive

Railcar, I am not wanting to argue anybody's point. I do not drive a stock car any more. Just curious as to how you got your 80 hp. My 31 coupe with a F150 tranny is about 55hp and the other ,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-31-2019, 06:32 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,993
Posted By kenparker
Re: T-5 5 speed trans VS Mitchell overdrive

Railcarmover. What do you do to a Model A engine to squeeze "80 horse" out of it besides add a overhead valve system. 65 to 70Hp easy, but 80? whats the secret? ken
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-28-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,993
Posted By kenparker
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-27-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,993
Posted By kenparker
Re: T-5 5 speed trans VS Mitchell overdrive

Mike 45678. Al answered most of yur questioons I think. There is more to it than just changing the bell housing and adding an adaptor plate. Bell housing are available from Macs or use a AA bell...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-27-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,993
Posted By kenparker
Re: T-5 5 speed trans VS Mitchell overdrive

I have never installed on of he T-5's. Did have to take one out couple years ago. But I have built and installed lots of the F150's. And installed two mitchells - one two months ago.


There is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-27-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,752
Posted By kenparker
Re: Balancing an engine at home (Newbie)

I have done exactly waht you are asking about , in my "home shop". It can be done and it does make a difference in the smoothness of the engine. Four cylinder engine VIBRATE, but you can take most...
Forum: Model-A 08-25-2019, 06:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 321
Posted By kenparker
1930 model a coupe

Still for sale. New lower price. $10900. call or email for more info. kenparker0703@yahoo.com or 903 952 7615.
Rebuilt engine. Rebuilt trans and rear end (all new bearings). New top and...
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