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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-06-2019, 10:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 819
Re: Update on transmission plug

Ryan,

Years ago, we visited my wifeís friend in Mexico City. I went with her husband when he was getting an oil and transmission fluid change.

Thatís what they did. Filled both with kerosene...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-02-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 581
Re: Roy Nacewicz bolts

Ray,

Do you know if the contact information the same?

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-25-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 659
Re: anyone using aluminum radiators

It’s hard to find one that fits. Some people have reported on a recent thread that the mounting tabs are not correct and they had to do some modifications.

Some of the Chinese companies that make...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-24-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 426
Re: My fun day in my Model A

Try:

www.kttc.com/news/minnesota-news/2019/10/16/senior-residents-take-joyrides-in-classic-car-to-celebeate-90-year-party/

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-23-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,214
Re: Front Tool Box

Hey Y-Block,

You need to change your Username😂😂😂

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-21-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 835
Re: Suspicious Threads?

M2M,

Why don’t you post all those photos in one thread instead of separately so we don’t have to wade through all the separate posts. Those that want to see photos can do so and those who don’t...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-18-2019, 11:41 PM
Replies: 790
Views: 71,224
Re: tell a Model A related story

Maybe we could prevail on Ryan to start a new forum for Crop Spraying Aircraft!

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-17-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,163
Re: Smooth Shifting The Model A

John,

I suspect you've never been to Arizona in Summer! We never go to the Coachella Valley in Summer when the average temperature is over 100 degrees for three straight months.

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-17-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,163
Re: Smooth Shifting The Model A

Floats,

I agree completely with your analysis. Some people down shift in order to use the engine to help slow down the car. The faster the car is going the higher you have to rev the engine to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-16-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 855
Re: Timing

Sorry, I gave his break adjustments by mistake. Here is the timing.

Try this....

PURDY'S WAY:

The timing instructions that I've seen are very confusing to the unknowing. One of the highly...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-16-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 855
Re: Timing

I agree with using Purdy's method; however, it's easier for me to follow when the procedure is broken up as follows:

Purdy Swoft's brake Adjustment Procedure:

Here is how I adjust mine:

I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-14-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 385
Re: Dealer Battery carrier

If you want a rack for car batteries paint it blue😁

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-14-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 553
Re: Sport Coupe to Cabriolet conversion

Do you have a photo of the Cabriolet with the top up?

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 881
Re: New to Ford Model A

Welcome to the Barn. Nice looking ROADSTER AA! Cutting off the roofs of trucks was pretty common when we had orange groves in So. cal. They would put tanks on the back to spray insecticides.
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 799
Re: I Drive A PicUp

i think that goes for most Model A's. Sort of like air cooled rear engined VW's in general and VW Vans in particular.

Don't drive any of them in Florida in a hurricane. In California, don't drive...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 643
Re: Transmission dipstick kit

Hey Bob,

I like your gearshift nob. It looks like it's an antique door knob. I grew up in the '40's and '50's in a house that was built in the late 1890's or early 1900's. All our doors had that...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,062
Re: starting my A tool collection

Thanks for the information Don. I have three grease guns, two have Alemite Corp. on the barrel and one looks newer and has nothing on the barrel. They are all clogged so I'll try to clean them out. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 14,312
Re: Marvel Carb Adjustments?

You do realize you're giving advice to the original poster who started this thread in 2011?

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2019, 12:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,062
Re: starting my A tool collection

I've bought several grease guns at Swap meets but none of them work. Do any of the suppliers sell rebuild kits?

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2019, 11:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 560
Re: Radiator cooked corn??

Would have been a good idea to back flush it since you didn't know the history of the radiator.

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,965
Re: The Latest Scam

It's no scam. The marriage license makes it perfectly legal.

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-02-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 762
Re: Ad Astra moon rovers using a Model A chassis?

Nice after-market coilover shocks.

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-26-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,200
Re: 1930-31 Model A pickup fenderless

Walleingo,

Not a pickup, but here is a picture of a Coupe on Craig's List:

https://images.craigslist.org/00E0E_lt1B7rrVTkg_1200x900.jpg

If you can't see it I can email it. Looks pretty good....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-26-2019, 01:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,025
Re: Starter Foot pain

Lefthander30,

Wouldn't it be simpler to wear work shoes, which have more support, instead of tennis shoes?

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-10-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,375
Re: 6V to 12V conversion

I have a 1966 Porsche 912 (4 cylinder) that is 6 volts. The first year for the 911 (6 cylinder) was 1966 as well but I'm not sure if it's 6 or 12 volts.

David Serrano
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