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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-08-2020, 08:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,557
Posted By Dodge
Re: Unleaded Gas

A 1965 289 could go either way. If its a stock 195hp motor and driven easy you can
get away with stock valve seats.
The problem comes when you start running the motor hard and using higher than...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-04-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,405
Posted By Dodge
Re: Garage Hoist

I have a Mohawk 2 post its the best lift I've ever used. I have had it for about 25 yrs.
It's never had a problem.
In my air plane hanger I have a single post lift with a leg on one side. I...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 04-28-2020, 08:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 784
Posted By Dodge
Re: Improved car wheel color advice

Given the two choices I vote for Straw
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-24-2020, 09:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,695
Posted By Dodge
Re: Insulation material

And don't forget that adding Dynamat will add at least 80-100lbs. to the car.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-20-2020, 07:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 598
Posted By Dodge
Re: B crank Bearings Who's are they?

The 4547 is a Vandervell bearing company bearing. It a a main bearing for an MGA 1622
motor. So that 12H676 is probably the same MGA bearing.
H&H used to also do it this way.

Dodge
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-20-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 598
Posted By Dodge
Re: B crank Bearings Who's are they?

The brand name is Glyco but I don't recognize the part number, it could be a date
code.
I know in the early days AER engines used this type of set up. You should give him
a call.

Dodge
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-19-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By Dodge
Re: .0435 pistons

There are still places that can cam grind pistons, and you can find semi finished pistons
on ebay. I think I might have some.
Or you might be able to have egge make your one.
And all of the above...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-15-2020, 07:09 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,381
Posted By Dodge
Re: Is this rumour correct?

I agree with Brent on this one. I have also been involved in this hobby for about the same
amount of time and have the same observations.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-15-2020, 01:51 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,230
Posted By Dodge
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-12-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,694
Posted By Dodge
Re: My first iron OHV casting!

Yes, great copy. It will be exciting to see how your ports flow and see what comes next.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-11-2020, 01:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,694
Posted By Dodge
Re: My first iron OHV casting!

How about looking at putting a quench type combustion chamber in there also while your at it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-10-2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,006
Posted By Dodge
Re: Cylinder Head Removal Tool

How about welding a couple of ribs on top of the plate
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-10-2020, 07:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 874
Posted By Dodge
Re: Do I have too much toe-in?

How's the camber? Your set up dosen't look like it can handle much castor.
And the amount of toe you have should help you down a slippery drive way in the winter.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,347
Posted By Dodge
Re: Adding castor to the axle

Seeing as Bill Williamson isn't on here right now I'm going to say neuter it and it won't
wander so much...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 596
Posted By Dodge
Re: Rear main oil pan seal

You can also use an early small block chevy front timing cover seal which is neoprene.
Its the 1/4 thick one, trim to fit and a dab of silicone at edges.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-05-2020, 10:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,048
Posted By Dodge
Re: Bill Williamson

And if he's not connected with a computer, maybe we can get an address and send him stuff by snail mail. He was also good about sending PM's with comments after we would post at times.
He is missed.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-05-2020, 12:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,775
Posted By Dodge
Re: Primer for YOM plates

Alexiskai,
It came out very nice, good job!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-24-2020, 06:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,414
Posted By Dodge
Re: What Year Is This Coupe ?

It just goes to show there is a butt for every seat.....And if it makes him happy....
You can't please all the people all the time.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2020, 08:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 665
Posted By Dodge
Re: Time to work

If it was only at home, alas...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,089
Posted By Dodge
Re: Painting whitewalls black

I used rubber bumper paint (spray) it is somewhat flexible and has held up well.
Works for steering wheels also....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-20-2020, 01:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,411
Posted By Dodge
Re: 90 degree oil filter hits oil return pipe

old 31, it will be a while before I can check. we are all shelter in place in California for at
least 3 wks. and my car and filters I bought are at work.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-18-2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,411
Posted By Dodge
Re: 90 degree oil filter hits oil return pipe

I have the same adapter and used a smaller diameter and shorter filter. Works great.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-17-2020, 12:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 858
Posted By Dodge
Re: Gaskets

Jerry in Shasta,
Thanks for the heads up on the Remflex gaskets. We use them on all the small block Ford
Stroker motors we build and send out.
Since we've been using them we've had no header...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 03-15-2020, 03:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 809
Posted By Dodge
Re: How close is too close?

I ran mine that close for several years and all was good until I broke a motor mount
Then it had a run in with my Aluminum double pass $600 radiator.

Just saying........
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 03-14-2020, 03:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 685
Posted By Dodge
Re: V8 60 in a t ?

I’ve seen 3 or 4 of them over the years. They all had Model A rear ends in them.
I bought a V-60 to put in a Model T Speedster I have, but before I got that far a friend of mine bought an early...
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