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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 08:15 AM
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Posted By Charlville
Barn Find Hunter - Ep. 51 Alaska

As usual with Tom Cotter the video is excellent, in episode 51 there is a nice original early A at 6:05 of the video

I took a screen shot and also added a link to the video here...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-19-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 864
Posted By Charlville
Re: TVís Car SOS feature a Model A Ford at O'Neill Vintage Ford

Rock star & footballer country Surrey :)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-19-2019, 02:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 864
Posted By Charlville
Re: TVís Car SOS feature a Model A Ford at O'Neill Vintage Ford

Here's a bit of a flavour what's for sale A wise over here:

Classic Cars for Sale UK...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-16-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 864
Posted By Charlville
Re: TVís Car SOS feature a Model A Ford at O'Neill Vintage Ford

Here are lists of the various vehicles known to the MAFCGB

https://www.mafcgb.org.uk/list-of-as-and-bs-known-in-uk/
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-16-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 864
Posted By Charlville
Re: TVís Car SOS feature a Model A Ford at O'Neill Vintage Ford

My 1929 Sport Coupe is LHD there are lots here. I also have a LHD Chevy Truck. You soon get used to it ;)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-16-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 864
Posted By Charlville
TVís Car SOS feature a Model A Ford at O'Neill Vintage Ford

Dave O'Neill and his company O'Neill Vintage Ford have been featured in an upcoming episode of National Geographic channels Car SOS show

Dave is a mine of Model A information and quality parts...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-23-2018, 02:35 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,793
Posted By Charlville
Re: Sellers throwing away good parts

The few times I sell the odd part on $bay I'm always plagued by folks "winning" the large item that states "collect only" asking for postage pricing only to become miffed when I won't post :)
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-04-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,706
Posted By Charlville
Re: oil filter

Go with the Motorcraft, read here ref FRAM etc

https://automotiveamerican.com/2017/12/18/engine-oil-filter-study-by-russ-w-knize/
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-26-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,086
Posted By Charlville
In the Garage: Damaged Model ďAĒ Ford Sport Coupe From The Old Motor

Hi All

Quote from the article at The Old Motor

"Todayís feature image taken in 1933 contains a 1930 Model ďAĒ Sport Coupe in the Granada Garage, located at 452 South Western Avenue in Wilshire...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-25-2017, 03:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,103
Posted By Charlville
Re: Clutch Assist

I've got a dropped foot and I use this adaption, quick and dirty idea at the time but has been working great for three years.

You can see some details and photos here ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-15-2017, 07:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,892
Posted By Charlville
Re: Vintage Fords on VSCC Welsh Trial 2017

Have to say this has been one of the more enjoyable threadsI've taken part in! :)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-14-2017, 10:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,892
Posted By Charlville
Re: Vintage Fords on VSCC Welsh Trial 2017

Hi John

Brilliant, thanks for the information, I need to get out and watch.
Not sure Iíd be brave enough to take part, it looks great fun.


Regards


Kevin
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-14-2017, 07:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,329
Posted By Charlville
Re: K.R. Wilson tool

I think juke joint johnny might be able to help?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-14-2017, 07:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,892
Posted By Charlville
Re: Vintage Fords on VSCC Welsh Trial 2017

Hi Nosbod

How do you set the cars up spring/shocker wise or is it all standard stuff?

Cheers

Kevin
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-14-2017, 07:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,892
Posted By Charlville
Re: Vintage Fords on VSCC Welsh Trial 2017

Some more trials background:

http://www.vscc.co.uk/page/trials

Here's a Model A Special Trials Car

http://teamtwirp.co.uk/the-cars1/ford-model-a-special-trials-car/
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2017, 07:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,892
Posted By Charlville
Re: Vintage Fords on VSCC Welsh Trial 2017

You've peaked my interest :) So would that Holden be a six similar to the Chevy Stovebolt or even a Vauxhall over here?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2017, 05:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,892
Posted By Charlville
Re: Vintage Fords on VSCC Welsh Trial 2017

As John rightly says the majority of A's over here have the larger engine as they are imports, including mine. As for Brexit we've got about as much idea as our government which = 0 :)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-11-2017, 04:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,627
Posted By Charlville
Re: Electronic ignition kit for model a

Had two modules fail, now back on points, car runs better. Could be me who knows, earthing is quite critical on the Pertronix.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-11-2017, 01:07 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,163
Posted By Charlville
Re: Your Model A

Most of my story is here, the rest of the struggle is on the blog :)

https://automotiveamerican.com/2016/03/31/eddie-obyrne-the-new-ford-car/
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-11-2017, 12:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,892
Posted By Charlville
Vintage Fords on VSCC Welsh Trial 2017

I thought I'd share this video from SimonLewsBooks on YouTube.

Various Model A's tackling the trial course!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JSDQ4BcIiWc&t=44s
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-14-2017, 11:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 843
Posted By Charlville
Re: Odd pipe in oil gallery, any ideas please?

Hi All

Thanks for the all the inputs.

Removed the offending pipe and fitted the oil filter kit, all seems well (so far:))
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-14-2017, 03:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 843
Posted By Charlville
Odd pipe in oil gallery, any ideas please?

Just pulled the tappet cover off to fit an oil filter kit and where the pipe is to be located for the oil filter feed a pipe has already been fitted and is pointed down into the timing cover. Now...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-04-2017, 04:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 622
Posted By Charlville
Theft from Beaulieu International Autojumble

John Cochran (juke joint johnny) had a nice FM horn stolen from his stall at the Beaulieu International Autojumble on Saturday. For those of you on this side of the pond please keep an eye out as the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-05-2017, 06:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,866
Posted By Charlville
Re: 16 inch wheels

I like mine with the 16's

https://automotiveamerican.files.wordpress.com/2016/09/dsc_1017.jpg
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-05-2017, 06:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,866
Posted By Charlville
Re: 16 inch wheels

Double post, tech glitch...
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