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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-10-2017, 01:12 PM
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Views: 1,507
Posted By Jason in TX
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-02-2017, 04:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,235
Posted By Jason in TX
Re: Eye candy at Sema

The color scheme of the car is described as art deco and the fins you see used all over the car were inspired by an exhaust manifold Cal Auto Creations owner Andy Leech spotted over two years ago.
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-02-2017, 04:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,235
Posted By Jason in TX
Re: Eye candy at Sema

This....yes, 1930 Model A Ford.... Was a 2017 Riddler Award finalist this year at the Detroit Autorama. The Riddler Award celebrates one never-before-seen show car -- seriously, even publishing...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-01-2017, 11:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,894
Posted By Jason in TX
Re: Lincoln Zephyr distributor dual coil

I wouldn't fear messing up the lobes. You are grinding off enough material so that those lobes don't open the points anymore. I don't think you can grind off too much. Knocking down those 4 high...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-31-2017, 11:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,894
Posted By Jason in TX
Re: Lincoln Zephyr distributor dual coil

June 1954 Car Craft Moon Tech Article (part 3 of 3)
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-31-2017, 11:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,894
Posted By Jason in TX
Re: Lincoln Zephyr distributor dual coil

May 1954 Car Craft Moon Tech Article (part 2 of 3))
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-31-2017, 11:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,894
Posted By Jason in TX
Re: Lincoln Zephyr distributor dual coil

April 1954 Car Craft Moon Tech Article (part 1 of 3)
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-31-2017, 11:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,894
Posted By Jason in TX
Re: Lincoln Zephyr distributor dual coil

I just saw this. Apparently you could also just buy a kit!

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=336538&stc=1&d=1509467430
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-26-2017, 09:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 566
Posted By Jason in TX
Re: Model B 4banger, won`t start

There is a distributor drive down in the engine that can break preventing the rotor from turning.

Crank the engine over with the cap off and make sure the rotor is turning.

If this is a newly...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-11-2017, 01:42 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,839
Posted By Jason in TX
Re: Moving on from the cracked block to an undocumented rebuild

If you have a run stand, I'd fire it up and listen to it just because I was excited to hear it run.

I would then put that Isky 77b in it since the new engine has adjustables and run it again. I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2017, 10:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,096
Posted By Jason in TX
Re: Model A Radio

Anker soundcore is on sale on Amazon. This is the way to go. put it on the package tray and use your mobile device to play music, or the radio. You can play radio stations from across the country...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-09-2017, 10:34 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,425
Posted By Jason in TX
Re: Why do you own a Model A?

All the great tours that the Dallas Club takes around the USA.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2017, 04:53 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,781
Posted By Jason in TX
Re: Your Model A

Excellent!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-05-2017, 01:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,402
Posted By Jason in TX
Re: Cylinder wall thickness

Ol' Ron - I love reading your replies. I wanted to say thank you for your posts and let you know that you are appreciated.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-05-2017, 11:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 552
Posted By Jason in TX
Re: Restoration/Secret gift - 1955 Ford Customline

That's an amazing present. I wanted to add a few things that isn't the traditional "how you should go about restoring the car" comments.

Three years is a long time. We don't know where we will be...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-02-2017, 11:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 479
Posted By Jason in TX
Re: Kw tool for rear shackle bushing removal??

I agree with the hacksaw method and then using a bushing driver. I use the inexpensive kit from Amazon. I've used this tool a lot over the years. Worth having in the tool box. These old bushings can...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-21-2017, 01:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,453
Posted By Jason in TX
Re: Installing a synchro Ford trans in an A

Here is a link to the Berts products. They are longer brackets for that B transmission
https://parts.modelastore.com/show_Product.asp?ID=3655
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-21-2017, 01:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,453
Posted By Jason in TX
Re: Installing a synchro Ford trans in an A

That first photo looks like you have a 1932 - 1933 4 cylinder Model B transmssion with synchro gears inside. That bellhousing should bolt to the A engine using a B oil pan. I don't think you need...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-21-2017, 10:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,453
Posted By Jason in TX
Re: Installing a synchro Ford trans in an A

This transmission you describe is actually the T170FT-RTS Tremmic transmission found in Ford F100-250 light duty trucks from 1984-1987. It is a top loaded 4 speed with 4th being overdrive. Aluminum...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-21-2017, 10:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,453
Posted By Jason in TX
Re: Installing a synchro Ford trans in an A

Here are the instructions on how to install a 1939 style Ford transmission behind a Model A engine using the Clings adapter.

http://www.stemco.nl/button.gif...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-20-2017, 04:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,350
Posted By Jason in TX
Re: New hi compression heads

The Brumfield head formed a crack in the dome of the combustion chamber a few years later and leaked water into my cylinders. I only discovered this when I would park my car for a few weeks and then...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-20-2017, 04:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,350
Posted By Jason in TX
Re: New hi compression heads

Hi J and M Machine. People responding to each other's posts. Your response in #6 wasn't to the original poster. It was to Tom Wesenberg, and also made reference to Brent and myself. I just posted my...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-19-2017, 02:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,350
Posted By Jason in TX
Re: New hi compression heads

I had a head gasket blow and discovered that my Brumfield head was low in the center where the head gasket failed. I noticed that a few people mentioned that the head is not supported at this area. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-19-2017, 10:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,350
Posted By Jason in TX
Re: New hi compression heads

X2 on the Brumfield not being flat. My Snyders has been bolt on and go.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-18-2017, 09:49 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,506
Posted By Jason in TX
Re: OHV for Model A engine

In the book "Old School HotRods" They feature the Bob Hayes/Wes Cooper roadster. It ran at Muroc, August 1941 with a Cook 4 Port on it and turned 107:52 on 8-28-41

CLICK HERE TO SEE THE ARTICLE...
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