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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 09:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 865
Posted By mfarley
Re: Fordoor to Tudor

Looks exactly like my Tudor body...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-22-2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,668
Posted By mfarley
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-21-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By mfarley
Trip meter question - oval speedometer

I just got my uncle's 1928 coupe up and running, and noticed an anomaly with the trip meter in the oval speedometer. The sequencing of numbers is off, and the number to the left turns over on the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-19-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,131
Posted By mfarley
Re: Gas?

Here’s what I have done the last two years...

Completely fill Model A tank right before storage. I cut a spare firewall/carb fuel line in half and put flexible fuel line on the cut end. Attach to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-16-2019, 07:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 443
Posted By mfarley
Re: NOS Auto Lite Manifold Heater

Does this style simply fit over the existing manifold? I don't need a honeycomb to run this?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-01-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By mfarley
Alternator Rebuild Kit

Found this kit on eBay to rebuild my Delco-Remy alternator as a 6V+. Works great in my A.


No connection to the seller, just a satisfied customer.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-29-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 576
Posted By mfarley
Re: 2 blade fan replacement

I did not have to remove my water pump to replace my steel fan with the aluminum. Remove rods, hood, upper hose, and license plate. Radiator had enough spring to tilt forward to the headlight bar and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-17-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 622
Posted By mfarley
Re: Replacing Water Pump

Run a degreaser in the system for a few days, like Simple Green, then a product like Rust911 or Thermocure for a few days as well. Replace the water pump studs with the fool 'em bolts like Bert's...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-27-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 506
Posted By mfarley
Re: Tudor !

For those who may have trouble with focus...

The new Ford has been designed and built to give you many thousands of miles of faithful, economical service. Beneath its flashing beauty of line and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-01-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,005
Posted By mfarley
Re: Overheating cured by adding thermostat

So, if you put in the alternative crankshaft pulley, that would affect charge rate also, correct?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-19-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,837
Posted By mfarley
Re: So here's my question......

I just bought a two-blade aluminum fan from Snyder's and the label says Made in USA...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-15-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,399
Posted By mfarley
Re: Stearing sector problems

I HATE it when this happens... :D
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-11-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 673
Posted By mfarley
Re: PPG paint code for interior window trim of '29 Tudor

So, all of my interior trim on my 09/29 Tudor is currently body color (Andalusite Blue, and I didn't do the restoration). Which pieces should be different? The rear window frame and the lower piece...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-01-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,646
Posted By mfarley
Re: short model a film

Look at the tax on the tires listed. 20%? Yikes, I thought our government was thirsty.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-28-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,484
Posted By mfarley
Re: Insurance

Hagerty through my local agent
'29 Tudor insured for $12,000 for around $150/year.
Minimal restrictions
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-09-2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,427
Posted By mfarley
Re: Distributor help!!!

With the cardboard inserted, check across the points with an ohmmeter. If there's continuity, you have a short, either from the ignition cable being screwed in to the body to deeply, or your plate...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-09-2018, 07:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,168
Posted By mfarley
Re: Trouble shifting into 2nd or 3rd- BUT.. Unique situation

I have a similar issue on occasion with shifting up into second in my 29 Tudor. If I push the gear shift lever hard to the far right and then up, sometimes it doesn't go. However, If I'm more gentle...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-17-2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,244
Posted By mfarley
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-23-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,014
Posted By mfarley
Re: Putting a V8 in a model a

Here me out now....

You could get a Lincoln motor...
Soup it up...
That Model A’ll look like a pup...
Have 8 cylinders and use them all...
If you add overdrive, it won’t stall...
You could...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-21-2018, 07:19 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,014
Posted By mfarley
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-10-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,253
Posted By mfarley
Re: Another Gas Tank and Headlight question

I run 6v alternator and the 50/32cp headlights from Bert's. I also used silverware polish on the reflectors. People comment on how bright my headlights shine.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-26-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 866
Posted By mfarley
Re: do you paint the Goodyear tire logo on whitewalls?

I painted the red crests on my new Coker Firestones. I think it really adds a nice touch and attention to detail. I don't think the enamel paint I used is going to last very long, though. This may be...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-26-2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,199
Posted By mfarley
Re: Water Pump question

Just out of curiosity, which direction is the play in relation to the vertical plane from the crankshaft pulley? Is the play towards the radiator, towards the head, or split the difference?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-18-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 805
Posted By mfarley
Re: Rebuilding a Zenith

Flow tested jets from Renner's Corner. Just sayin'...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-09-2018, 07:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,169
Posted By mfarley
Re: Antifreeze cost comparisons

I've always heard that moles can become cancerous and therefore should be removed by a trained physician. Not what I want in my coolant.
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