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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-04-2021, 02:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,301
Posted By Flyboy1st
Re: Synthetic Oil for Model A

I like the synthetic more than the Rotella which at one time was really a top notch oil but the synthetic has advanced to the point that metal to metal friction is next to nothing. Based most of my...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-04-2021, 02:02 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,939
Posted By Flyboy1st
Re: 28, 29 vs 30,31 What do you like any why?

Nothing beats the look of a nice 1929 Standard Coupe, old looks but performs as good if not better than the 30/31 style.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-01-2021, 02:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,301
Posted By Flyboy1st
Re: Synthetic Oil for Model A

Best set up for a clean non sludge Model A engine is a 160 thermostat, Mobil One 5W30 full synthetic oil and a cam cover full flow oil filter. Change every 3000 miles or every six months, combustion...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-01-2021, 01:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 632
Posted By Flyboy1st
Re: RHD engine block?

Maybe Henry was hinting around about where one should drive.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-01-2021, 01:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,067
Posted By Flyboy1st
Re: two tooth steering box lubrication

NEVER EVER use grease in the Model A steering box...except like our friends from down under who drive on the wrong side!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-27-2021, 12:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,120
Posted By Flyboy1st
Re: Engine Oil

I have always had old air cooled Harleys(1936-80), old cars and I am an A&P aircraft mech. The best is Mobil One, any synthetic grade that is 30WT like 5W30. The old Harleys always produce a lot of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-19-2021, 07:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,494
Posted By Flyboy1st
Re: Thermostat update.

I put a Brattons 160 degree thermostat in my 1929 coupe, in the upper hose at the top. It works good, I used to see a lot of light colored oil from moisture in the oil filter when I changed oil. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-14-2021, 02:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,895
Posted By Flyboy1st
Re: Adding Guages

I am starting to install a volt meter and a water temp gauge on my 1929 coupe and seen these posts. It seems like an oil pressure gauge is useless. The oil press and distributor are both run off of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-14-2021, 01:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 741
Posted By Flyboy1st
Fuses

I have been looking at the wiring diagram for my 1929 coupe. I think I would like to isolate the different components with fuses so if a tail light shorts out it will not burn out the 30amp fuse I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2021, 02:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,503
Posted By Flyboy1st
Re: Bendix Drive Question??

I have one from Brattons and it has worked great for a couple of years.
Forum: Model-A 12-30-2020, 12:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 170
Posted By Flyboy1st
Wanted 90 Degree oil filter Adp

Looking for 90 degree oil filter adapter
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-29-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 838
Posted By Flyboy1st
Re: Points

Hi Gary, used to live on an island next to yours, Indian Island Annex. One of the best places ever, at least when I was 12 years old...Indian Island.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-29-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 838
Posted By Flyboy1st
Re: Points

I put the old points back in. I have messed with original points in the past on other Model A and I like them better, just stuck with newer setup for now.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-29-2020, 10:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 838
Posted By Flyboy1st
Points

I have a nice running 29 coupe with a Nu Rex modern points plate, points, and condenser. Going on a 40 mile run New Years Day so I went to Adv parts store and bought a set of points for a 1970 Ford...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-21-2020, 02:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 631
Posted By Flyboy1st
Re: Brake issue

Greetings from Yorktown also, I am at Tabb Lakes. The covers are just that, as long as they don't fall out and hold the grease in for lubing the adj cone it should be OK. I would make a small peen...
Forum: Model-A 12-16-2020, 07:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 363
Posted By Flyboy1st
Wanted 90 Deg Oil Adp

Looking for a Ford Racing 90 Oil Filter adapter
Forum: Model-A 12-11-2020, 02:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 264
Posted By Flyboy1st
29 Water Neck with fitting

29 water neck with fitting for temp gage
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-11-2020, 08:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 703
Posted By Flyboy1st
Mod a water neck for gage

Any body ever drill and tap a water 29 neck for an aftermarket temp gage sending unit? Is how well did it work and what part of neck tapped and details like gage used.
Forum: Model-A 12-11-2020, 08:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 247
Posted By Flyboy1st
29 Water Neck with Temp Fitting

Wanted, a 29 upper neck with temp gage fitting.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-05-2020, 08:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,442
Posted By Flyboy1st
Re: Oil Filter remote or 90 Degree

Gotta be somebody out there with an old used one or the one Ford used on V8s and V6s in the 90s and early 2000s.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-04-2020, 06:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,442
Posted By Flyboy1st
Oil Filter remote or 90 Degree

I have installed "Mike's Affordable Oil Filter" kit on my 29 coupe engine. Nice setup except I want to rotate it 90 degrees downward. Have been looking for the Ford Racing unit which should work...
Forum: Model-A 06-03-2020, 07:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 260
Posted By Flyboy1st
Wanted Ford 90 Degree Oil Adpt

Looking for the ford 90 degree oil filter adapter for my 1929 Coupe. I already installed the "Mikes Oil Filter side cover" but want the filter to point down with the Ford oil filter adapter.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-02-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,847
Posted By Flyboy1st
Re: So is this pick up a 29 or a 30 ?

Bob Williams in Carleton Va. had a original 1930 AA Dump Truck that he bought from the owner in Poquoson Va. Bob seen this truck when he was a child in Poquoson in the 30s and 40s. It had a 1930...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-29-2020, 07:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,283
Posted By Flyboy1st
Re: rear wheel bearing grease

Talking about rear differential grease, when you lube with a grease gun,the fitting outboard below the brake backing plate, what is the purpose of it? I lubed it with the hub off and grease came out...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-27-2020, 07:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,558
Posted By Flyboy1st
Re: gas tank welting

I seen a video on youtube of the old factory assembly line. It showed the front of the 1929 cowl sides, firewall and gas tank as one unit with a guy placing it into the cowl side uprights with...
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