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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-01-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,715
Posted By Bill in Al
Re: Never Too Old To Do Something Stupid

Cool water poured over the burn as quickly as possible is by far the best way to stop the pain and reduce blistering.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-09-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,249
Posted By Bill in Al
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-08-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,249
Posted By Bill in Al
Red face Positive post on original coil

I can't tell the positive from the negative post on my original coil.Can someone identify them as looking from the front of the car toward the cowl? Positive on the left or right?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-29-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,311
Posted By Bill in Al
Re: Prayers needed for fellow Fordbarner David Moore

A very nice person.My prayers for the family.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-08-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,798
Posted By Bill in Al
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-22-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,827
Posted By Bill in Al
Re: 29 Sport Coup won't fire

I just went through a case like this and the ignition cable was not screwed far enough into the distributor. Good luck.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-22-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,571
Posted By Bill in Al
Re: Is the verdict a cracked block, more info?

I had a newly built B block crack between valves when I was torquing the head in the proper sequence.I heard a pop and removed the head.What I found was a crack running across between #3 valves and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-22-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,326
Posted By Bill in Al
Re: tire blow out on trip to walla walla

I would check the manufacturers date on the Coker tires. They may be older than you think.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-22-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,054
Posted By Bill in Al
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-21-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,054
Posted By Bill in Al
Re: four row radiator for 1930?

Jordan,what is a VT modern core? I haven't found a definition for that. My car is for sure a driver.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-20-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,054
Posted By Bill in Al
Re: four row radiator for 1930?

Just looking for something to keep my tudor with A/C and OD cool when touring at speed in the southern states including Texas. I'm considering a Berg's 3 tube but wondering about 4 tubes that might...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-20-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,054
Posted By Bill in Al
four row radiator for 1930?

Are there any 4 row radiators available for '30-1 cars?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-01-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,948
Posted By Bill in Al
Re: What's a safe rpm for a good touring eng.?

OK,thanks guys.I wasn't looking for redline,just a comfortable uphill rpm for longer uphill runs out of overdrive and a good rpm for extended overdrive use.You have all given me about what I was...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-01-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,147
Posted By Bill in Al
Re: From Whitewalls to Blackwalls

How about a set of each to suit your mood?!! I like the black.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-01-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,948
Posted By Bill in Al
What's a safe rpm for a good touring eng.?

I have an inserted engine and an overdrive. What is a safe rpm to run for extended periods when not in overdrive?
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-30-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,150
Posted By Bill in Al
Re: '67 Fairlane gas gage reading wrong

Hank has the answer.See if any other gauges seem to be off also.You can usually tell because of an incorrect temp. reading. Good luck!
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-30-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,370
Posted By Bill in Al
Re: '59 Ranch Wagon Air ride???

Sounds like you need springs.My first new car was a 1959 Ranchwagon twodoor, sky blue, six cylinder.I could haul four adults with a couple of kiddies in the rear space with no problem.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-30-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,979
Posted By Bill in Al
Re: Model A touring engine

What is considered a safe RPM for a "touring" engine to turn at a top cruising speed?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-20-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 28,179
Posted By Bill in Al
Re: Model A car names

Hey Tony,tell everyone hi! "Jo" was named after the prior owner's wife who when I asked if my new A had a name,said I wanted my hubby to name it after me.I told her that "Jo" would be the name and it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-13-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,552
Posted By Bill in Al
Re: New Guy Intro

Welcome! Bill
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-23-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,711
Posted By Bill in Al
Re: Vendors that post here

Yep-and Thanks!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-22-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,711
Posted By Bill in Al
Re: Vendors that post here

I think you "vendors" missed Mike V's point. He and most of the rest of us enjoy and appreciate the help all of you give us without any sell effort. You've been doing fine and I for one hope you all...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-29-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,295
Posted By Bill in Al
Re: My Model A Parts Getter

I bought a new 1966 bucket seat,289 auto Ranchero in Miami. Wish I still had it but babies started coming!That's a beautiful job you've done.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-12-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,756
Posted By Bill in Al
Re: Met a Ford worker

Let's don't forget one thing folks.If we don't write these tales down to pass on,no one but us will ever know about them.The older one's of us,me included have a lot of history within.It may be...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-09-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 14,516
Posted By Bill in Al
Re: Talk to me about wheels......

I just installed cast iron drums and '35 16inch wheels with 205 radial General blackwalls and am very happy with the results.I kept the 19inchers for some reason as I'm not easily embarrassed.
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