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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,258
Posted By Davew
Re: update on getting dizzy after being under the A.

Werner, 40 Deluxe is correct. Going to have to drink more water.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,258
Posted By Davew
Re: update on getting dizzy after being under the A.

Great information. Having the same issue and also though it was age related. Breaking out the water.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-25-2019, 09:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 628
Posted By Davew
Re: Removing rear spring

SS those are the stories that make me wonder if I should do this. Have some good information above so hopefully I can do it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-25-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 628
Posted By Davew
Re: Removing rear spring

I was thinking (dangerous)of removing the spring without removing the axle, just dropping it some. Tom, I have read your article. Very helpful. I should have all the chains, spreader, and clamps...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 628
Posted By Davew
Re: Removing rear spring

Thanks all for the replies and the pictures. They helped get an idea of the height. Have to get a couple taller jack stands and give it a try. Thanks,David
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 628
Posted By Davew
Removing rear spring

I have read Les Andrews book and other articles on removing the rear spring.. For you that have done this how high do you have to lift the frame to remove the spring? Donít know if I should take...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-30-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,987
Posted By Davew
Re: T-5 5 speed trans VS Mitchell overdrive

I have a T5 behind a stock engine model A and really like it. Would do it again. I live in a hilly area and the 5 speeds are great. May have to use 4th on strong headwinds. Friend has a mitchell and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-26-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 756
Posted By Davew
Re: Gas Gauge Calibration

I copied this some time ago.
Back on to the calibrated gas gauge “stick”; it is made from a ľ” dowel rod and measures 11-5/8” from the tip to the end of the inexpensive-wood-drawer-knob. The...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-16-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 799
Posted By Davew
Re: Anyone use a TomTom gps?

I have a garmin and use a small cell phone/tablet charger. Works great. Rechargeable.
https://www.amazon.com/Anker-PowerCore
Forum: Model-A 08-10-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 131
Posted By Davew
33-34 ford front axle

Looking for a 1933-34 front axle. Straight for use as is. Thanks
Found one
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-07-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 616
Posted By Davew
Re: Reproduction locking door handle doesn't fit?

Call them and they will help you out. I had a handle that wouldn’t fit. Called them and was told to file away a little of the plating. Did so and it slipped right in. Good people. Thanks for the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-07-2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,597
Posted By Davew
Re: New Radiator, Berg vs Brassworks

I have a Bergs. Had to use cardboard in front of the radiator this spring to warm it up.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-15-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,354
Posted By Davew
Re: Radiator Recommendation

I have a Bergs. Great radiator..
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-13-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,744
Posted By Davew
Re: Rear End Pressure

I bought one of these. https://www.jegs.com/i/Currie/272/95065/10002/-1
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-13-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,744
Posted By Davew
Re: Rear End Pressure

I had a T5 installed and had pressure issues. Installed a vent in the axle to relieve pressure. Some say if you have an overdrive there maybe pressure issues because of the way the torque tube bolts...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-11-2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 531
Posted By Davew
Re: Model A carpet supplier.

Have you checked Classtique?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-07-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,586
Posted By Davew
Re: Why can't my generator move?

Could the pipe be on backwards? I looked at mine and the long straight comes from the radiator.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-02-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,903
Posted By Davew
Re: Photo of 1931 4-Door With Blackwall Tires

I would go with blackwalls if using tacoma cream,yellow or straw. For some reason,to me, those colors seem to go best.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-20-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 660
Posted By Davew
Re: Wiring for trailer

It’s a small 4 foot trailer. Not going fast or far. Dave
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-19-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 660
Posted By Davew
Re: Wiring for trailer

Interesting link. Iím going to try a dedicated ground to each housing. I have an extra ground from frame to starter bolt but have read canít have enough. Now for some warmer weather. Thanks for all...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-19-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 660
Posted By Davew
Re: Wiring for trailer

Thanks for the reply’s. I have a small blue sea fuse box I could use for this and was thinking of LED’s but wasn’t sure I could. I’m going to look at that Hersey plug and the marine grade wire. I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-18-2019, 09:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 660
Posted By Davew
Wiring for trailer

Iím going to wire my model A to power trailer lights. Iím not a wiring expert so is there anything I need to be aware of? Thanks, Dave
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-08-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,423
Posted By Davew
Re: Randy gross steering column

I have one in my 30 coupe. Works great...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-18-2019, 09:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,613
Posted By Davew
Re: overdrive

I am not sure I like the placement of the shifter 5/6 inches further back and the emergency brake moved further to the right takes up some leg room for passenger. Also no torque tube on mine.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-17-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,613
Posted By Davew
Re: overdrive

I don’t use one but do a search for f150 and there is a person Carlg that uses one that is made by a guy in calif. I maybe should have gone that route but went with a t5.
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