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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-26-2018, 05:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,501
Posted By Growley bear
Re: Does anyone use Dello 15 - 40 wt Oil

I know a couple of guys who use it in their Model A engines with good results. They like it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-25-2018, 07:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,501
Posted By Growley bear
Re: Does anyone use Dello 15 - 40 wt Oil

DELO used to mean Diesel Engine Lube Only. I was instructed under the penalty of losing my job to never use it in a gasoline engine. We used Chevron Purple Triton in gasoline engines; when engine oil...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-24-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,501
Posted By Growley bear
Re: Does anyone use Dello 15 - 40 wt Oil

DELO: Diesel Engine Lube Only

This was over 50yrs. ago when engine oil was in cans and we opened it up with a push in opener/pour spout.
What about Chevron Purple Triton? I used that when...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-21-2018, 06:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 938
Posted By Growley bear
Re: Level in Gas Tank????

The first item of business is to disconnect the battery.
Forum: Model-A 07-19-2018, 03:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By Growley bear
Re: Model B connecting rods

in the junk pile; destroyed
Forum: Model-A 07-19-2018, 03:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 577
Posted By Growley bear
Re: TRICO KSL 230 Wiper Motor

No longer for sale
Forum: Model-A 07-19-2018, 03:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 536
Posted By Growley bear
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-17-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 572
Posted By Growley bear
Re: Bent Wishbone

Yes; Take a good look at the axle.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-07-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 926
Posted By Growley bear
Re: Model B distributor

I could find no mention of an oilite bushing in the Ford service bulletins '32-'37. The "B" distributor on my Model A had an oilite bushing installed when I rebuilt it. To my knowledge it had never...
Forum: Model-A 07-07-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 536
Posted By Growley bear
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-06-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,341
Posted By Growley bear
Re: (Advice/tips)Leaking gas from rivets surrounding shutoff valve

Remove the tank and have a professional repair it. You may not like the bottom line but it's better than a fire.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-04-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 380
Posted By Growley bear
Re: Air Filter K&N E3050 FWIW

I am a firm believer in a great air filter. The K&N is second to none. I have one on my Model A.
Forum: Model-A 06-30-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 536
Posted By Growley bear
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-05-2018, 06:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,865
Posted By Growley bear
Re: Advance and throttle notches

In reference to posts #3 #4 #8, these guys know what they're talking about. Judicious use of a chisel to refresh the notches just moves metal as opposed to a file which removes precious metal. These...
Forum: Model-A 05-31-2018, 06:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 551
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Forum: Model-A 05-31-2018, 06:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 536
Posted By Growley bear
Forum: Model-A 05-31-2018, 06:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 577
Posted By Growley bear
Forum: Model-A 05-31-2018, 06:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By Growley bear
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-23-2018, 06:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,554
Posted By Growley bear
Re: Different strokes for different folks

The skills that have taken some of us a lifetime to learn are treated as very insignificant by many people. Case in point; My son in law had the differential in his Ford F-150 rebuilt and couldn't...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-23-2018, 06:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 769
Posted By Growley bear
Re: Coupe rear window

Installing a roll down rear window kit is a fun project albeit not for the faint of heart.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-23-2018, 06:07 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,194
Posted By Growley bear
Re: Psychological pressure from this forum to "upgrade". Fake news?

As with many hobbies, there are many people/companies manufacturing/selling bells and whistles. You need this You need that. This is better That is better. Just what is Better??
I fell into that a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-23-2018, 05:54 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,194
Posted By Growley bear
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-23-2018, 05:51 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,194
Posted By Growley bear
Re: Psychological pressure from this forum to "upgrade". Fake news?

I concur; a comparison of the roads today/90 years ago, the Model A really is an off road car. An point that I have found over the years is that shiny aluminum plate on the running board that we...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-23-2018, 05:41 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,654
Posted By Growley bear
Re: Telling someone to check the Judging Standards

This is a very good place to gain automotive mostly related information/education.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-23-2018, 05:32 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,654
Posted By Growley bear
Re: Telling someone to check the Judging Standards

According to the Restoration Guidelines/Judging Standards (This has always been my understanding) Page 10-1 lower left hand column states that "All windshields (except the Town Car) were sheet...
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