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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-21-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 804
Posted By Bob-A
Thumbs up Re: Oil Breather tube 20 inch flex tube

Breather tube....it'll be cheaper in the long run.:)

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-19-2020, 04:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 527
Posted By Bob-A
Cool Re: Distribution block for 6 volt

Besides the usual single fuse block mounted off my starter switch. I attach one on my generator off of a cut-out mounting screw. This protects the main electrical system from the headlights/horn in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-17-2020, 04:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 819
Posted By Bob-A
Thumbs up Re: question

I took my driving test in my original '29 Chevy. It was at the old Highway Patrol station in Orlando, FL, in 1967. The trooper who tested me looked at the car, laughed and said "Let's go...". I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-16-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 907
Posted By Bob-A
Cool Re: Mountig Spotlight On Roadster

If the spotlight uses a sealed beam it is obviously made after 1940. Depending on the auto and mounting bracket it could be used on anything.
The Thompson Corp did make spotlights during the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2020, 06:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 884
Posted By Bob-A
Unhappy Re: Andy Hardy Movies

The 1932 Chevy used a 4-door hood similar to the one on Andy's "A". I know either Rootlieb or Brookville sheet metal shops offered reproduction accessory 3-door hoods for Model-A's in the not to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,061
Posted By Bob-A
Question Re: The Battery Game

I use to use Interstate batteries in my Harley's. The one in my '94 Softail went bad and I had lost the paperwork for how old it was. Through emails
I asked the factory (the shop I bought the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 436
Posted By Bob-A
Cool Re: Rex-a-co Temperature Gauge problem

Probably cheaper to just replace the unit with another repop.:eek: I use original Moto-Meters on the radiator caps on my 2 "A's". :)

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-27-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 403
Posted By Bob-A
Smile Re: A Condenser on a B distributor

Well, not really....:eek: It's been very rainy here in central Florida for a while.
Plus, I've got a couple of Harleys to keep running, an acre of grass to mow, there is a pandemic, etc.,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-27-2020, 09:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 403
Posted By Bob-A
Smile Re: A Condenser on a B distributor

That's what I did on my "B" distributor. I slip the "A" condenser through the "B" distributor condenser mounting hole. Eyeball engineer where the hole should be drilled on the "A" condenser...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-27-2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,282
Posted By Bob-A
Thumbs up Re: Distributor Removal Tip Re Ignition Cable Clamp

I kind'a did the opposite of what Bob Bidonde did and didn't have to remove the clamp either. I cut a portion off the top of the clamp just enough so the ignition cable kind'a, sort'a "clips" into...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-22-2020, 02:24 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 28,379
Posted By Bob-A
Unhappy Re: Moving the 30/31 Victoria on Amer. Pickers

My mother use to say: "There are two things wrong with this world: television and to many people." She was born in 1918 and died in 2002. And I believe she was right......................:eek:
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-21-2020, 03:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 983
Posted By Bob-A
Cool Re: B Distributor Initial Timing

I'm not much of a "guru" when it comes to anything Model-A or B. Especially concerning timing degrees or what ever. But, when I rebuilt a "B" distributor to run on my "B" block (with a "B " timing...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-21-2020, 03:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,808
Posted By Bob-A
Question Re: Posting this for a chuckle, unless you're grumpy, in which case you may hate it

It's funny how the prices of Model-A parts are going up on greedBay.:eek:
But the prices of Model-A cars is going down..........:eek::rolleyes:

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-10-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,515
Posted By Bob-A
Cool Re: Ford verse Chevrolet

I've owned two original unrestored 1929 Chevrolet's in my life. The first back in the late 60's while in high school. And the second for about 15 years, selling it just a couple of years ago. Both...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-30-2020, 08:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,615
Posted By Bob-A
Thumbs up Re: Marvel Mystery Oil

I use to have a vapor lock problem, but not anymore after using MM oil.;)

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-30-2020, 07:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 879
Posted By Bob-A
Wink Re: Maybe Model A ?

One of the rear wheels looks like it has a contracting rear brake assembly.
Chevrolet used that type up until 1929.:eek:

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-22-2020, 06:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 700
Posted By Bob-A
Cool Re: Nu-Rex popout look alike ignition switch

On some old reproduction instrument panels, the back of the switch contacts the gas tank because the shape of the panel is wrong. This is clearly not good. :eek: Quote from Jim/GA

I switched to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-07-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,102
Posted By Bob-A
Re: Lightened Flywheel

My '29 roadster has a stock engine with a lightened (weight?) flywheel. It helps with engaging/disengaging a Borg-Warner overdrive.;)

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-30-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 624
Posted By Bob-A
Thumbs up Re: Snyders EZ Steer Kit A-3305-SE

The secret is to use the re-balled arms like has been mentioned.:cool:

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-30-2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,421
Posted By Bob-A
Question Re: Manifold Gland Rings

Last muffle change on my roadster. I found "7" gland rings rattling around
in the old muffler! The gland rings that the parts houses sell and I use. Are not the proper dimensions and are more of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-18-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,528
Posted By Bob-A
Thumbs up Re: First time adjusting rod and mains


About the only advice I can give. Is to do a good search on the ...'Barn here
for past threads on your subject. I'll be interested in what you find and info that others give about...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-15-2020, 03:19 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,876
Posted By Bob-A
Re: Model A Day at Gilmore Cancelled!!!

Ditto, ditto, ditto...........

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-08-2020, 01:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,941
Posted By Bob-A
Smile Re: New Manufactured Zenith Carburators

I bought a used repop Zenith carb a few years ago for -$100-. The seller said it had problems with it. I've not had any problems with it and in fact it is on my car now.:p

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-31-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,898
Posted By Bob-A
Thumbs down Re: Hershey cancelled


Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-22-2020, 06:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,455
Posted By Bob-A
Thumbs up Re: B Carb and B Distributor

I believe Mac's is selling "B" points and condensers now. Also, don't forget the "B" dizzy uses slightly longer bronze spark plug leads. I finally put a "B" dizzy on my '31 roadster and it is...
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