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Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 01-29-2019, 12:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,553
Posted By G Baese
Re: Who designed he Model T engine

The 6 cylinder car based on the Model N mentioned above, was one of two experimental cars made. It used 3 of the Model N cast-in-pairs cylinders on a special crankcase. It also had the heavy front...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-06-2019, 09:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,068
Posted By G Baese
Re: Best Rear Main Seal

John, thank you for the great info in post #25.


Geary
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,068
Posted By G Baese
Re: Best Rear Main Seal

Thank you Terry, much appreciated.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2019, 12:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,068
Posted By G Baese
Re: Best Rear Main Seal

Regarding the C crank, does taking the main journals down to A size affect their hardening?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-10-2018, 02:19 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 15,274
Posted By G Baese
Re: OK! Let's get personal!

66 years old. First useful Model A was a '29 Special Coupe in 1968. '31 Victoria now.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-29-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,070
Posted By G Baese
Re: Generator Question

Thank you Tom & Purdy.

Your simple, clear explanations of the voltage-amperage-third brush relationship is much clearer now.
Kind regards,
geary
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-17-2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,891
Posted By G Baese
Re: Navel gazing & the future of the car hobby

I would ad to that Denis, that bone stock Sedans don't bring as much interest, but something modified for performance yet 'traditional', like what Model A pep guys do here anyway, have a very good...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-17-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,891
Posted By G Baese
Re: Navel gazing & the future of the car hobby

I have had brass era Fords, Cadillacs, Stanley Steam Cars and the like. The only time they have sold for a break even price has been to European buyers. As a result, I now only advertise on European...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-12-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,517
Posted By G Baese
Re: question. simple starter motor conversion to 12v

OK guys, respectfully, it seems that MikeK and Jim Brierley are contradicting one another. Mike states in post #3 that "The amperage will double for a 6V stater on 12V." Whereas Jim states in post...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-14-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,451
Posted By G Baese
Re: Just a cool pic

Any color you want as long as its BLACK!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-14-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,090
Posted By G Baese
Re: Victoria interior progress

My flat firewall steel-back bustle space is about 12" at the top with the seat angled forward, 14" at the bottom, 22" deep and 42" wide.
geary
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-14-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,943
Posted By G Baese
Re: Which Carb is best, and why?

In the spirit of keeping to '30's parts and pieces, I have to 2nd Purdy's experiences.
In my hands at 5,000 ft, a Model B carb on a stock manifold is a slight improvement over the Zenith 1 or 2....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-26-2017, 05:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,120
Posted By G Baese
Re: Thomas head marked 8???

Photos of the chamber might be informative...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-27-2017, 04:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,647
Posted By G Baese
Re: Installing a synchro Ford trans in an A

Can you post a link to the kit to install the F150 tranny please?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-07-2017, 02:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,324
Posted By G Baese
Re: Victoria Seats

Jerry and I both are trying to reproduce the early, flat firewall style.

Not only is the file I posted of later seats, they were presented based on my faulty notion that the 400A had seat boards...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-07-2017, 02:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,290
Posted By G Baese
Re: 1931 190 A Victoria Leatherback

Hello all,

I am bringing this thread back up to parallel the present inquiry started by Jerry Kzoo about early, pre May/June Victoria Seats. Especially pertinent to the present discussion are post...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-06-2017, 08:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,324
Posted By G Baese
Re: Victoria Seats

From what I've gathered, the fabricated wooden bottom is wider than the plywood bottom, just didn't know how much wider. There are half a dozen leatherbacks in N. Colo., all with the fabricated seat...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-06-2017, 06:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,324
Posted By G Baese
Re: Victoria Seats

Thank you!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-06-2017, 06:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,324
Posted By G Baese
Re: Victoria Seats

Thank you for the photos Art.

It seems generally understood that the earlier, seats like your May car Art and my flat firewall Vicky had seat bottoms with plywood bases and the later were...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-06-2017, 03:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,324
Posted By G Baese
Re: Victoria Seats

Art,
Are the dimensions of the plywood bottom of the driver's seat the same?
If they are different could you please photograph it with the tape?
Thank you,
Geary
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-31-2017, 07:49 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 23,611
Posted By G Baese
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-28-2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 23,809
Posted By G Baese
Re: what other old cars are in your garage?

Here is the 1900 Mobile Steam Carriage that lives in the garage with the Vicky. It is almost small enough to strap on the back of Pat's Stanley Mountain Wagon. Like all steamers, its agile and a hoot...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-20-2016, 07:55 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,149
Posted By G Baese
Re: First new block build.

Congrats Tod!
A milestone for the hobby.
All the best,
geary
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-01-2016, 10:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 708
Posted By G Baese
Re: B Carb- fuel level and spring query

"If you happen to remove the spring, save it, as someone may be able to use it." -True

Renner's Corner does sell a good repop for $7, plus other A & B carb parts.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-22-2016, 06:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,590
Posted By G Baese
Re: Original Paint

When a pigment is mixed in a binder, whether it is a varnish, as used in the carriage trade up through the Model T era, or a linseed, walnut oil or casein (milk solids) binder like old house or barn...
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