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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-30-2021, 10:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,569
Posted By fast150
Re: State of things: 21" radials

I have been running 19” Stahl Sport Radials for two years now and am very happy with them. I mounted them with Hartford tubes. The Hartford tubes are the thickest, heaviest tubes I have ever used. I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-18-2021, 06:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,337
Posted By fast150
Re: rebuild speedometer

I just got my round speedometer back from papanick. He did a beautiful job on it. It looks like new. It was a very fast turn around, too.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-15-2021, 10:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,978
Posted By fast150
Re: Engine RPMs

I shift 1st to 2nd at 10 mph. 2nd to 3rd at 20 mph. 3rd to Mitchell OD (26%) at 40 mph. I think there are those that believe an engine is only good for so many revolutions, so they may try to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-31-2021, 10:48 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,684
Posted By fast150
Re: Can't get engine started after changing timing gear

I would pull the #1 spark plug and look in to double check that the valves are opening and closing at the right time in the stroke. I installed a new timing gear in a Model T engine once and could...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-22-2021, 07:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 670
Posted By fast150
Re: Anyone running a 6v fuel pump that is quiet?

This is the one I run. I can't hear it when the engine is running.

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-21-2021, 08:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,834
Posted By fast150
Re: Fs ignitions

I run an FS ignition and really like it. When i called to order it, they asked a lot of questions about my engine to make sure I got the right advance set up. They even sent along another set of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-06-2020, 07:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,196
Posted By fast150
Re: Best in class head

I spent some time in Olongapo. Crossed that bridge many times.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-06-2020, 05:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,408
Posted By fast150
Re: O/T What material would you use for new axle shafts?

I agree with Mr. Neilson. The air hardening tool steels would be brittle. I would use 4140 as machined. It will work harden some in use and should hold up well in the splines, and less likely to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-07-2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 857
Posted By fast150
Re: Babbitt melting furnace

I use a Palmer hot pot 2. Just do a Google search. They are easy to find. $50 or less.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2019, 07:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 871
Posted By fast150
Re: Stamped Brake Drum Picture?

I have noticed that the original steel drums do not have the large chamfer around the lug bolt holes. The new cast drums have that chamfer as pictured in Joe K's post above. I think that chamfer...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-30-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 654
Posted By fast150
Spare Tire Cover

I recently put 550R19 tires on my 31 Tudor. Now my spare tire cover won't fit because of the larger tires. I would like to know if anyone has tried the 20" cover Snyders sells, or if I need to go...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-09-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,150
Posted By fast150
19 radial tire question

I have a 1931 Tudor that needs tires. I have been looking at the Excelsior 19 radials that Coker sells. Is anyone here running them, and if so, what advice do you have? I have no experience with...
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