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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-10-2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 778
Posted By kenparker
Re: Hot Driver

Driver does not loose any space and a long legged passsenger, like me could loose some knee room. See picture and you be judge. In this instaaall I built in some vertical adjustment and the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-10-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 778
Posted By kenparker
Re: Hot Driver

I have installed my own self built system in 3 model a's (2 fordors and one 31 coupe. The coupe is my regular driver and has been in and running for over 5 years now. I build my own brackets.
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-03-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 690
Posted By kenparker
Re: Headlight bar rubber gaskets

I recently saw and listing for two types of rubber pads. One style had the extended ridge that surroounde the light bar "pad" The second style rubber pad was "hidden'. I think it was Berts...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-02-2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,126
Posted By kenparker
Re: Must replace timing gear

When I was teaching I wouldtell my kids that it is not a stupid or annoying question if you truly want to learn.


Safety - to the radiator - tip. cover the radiator fins with a laarge piece of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-19-2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 448
Posted By kenparker
Re: Gland ring recesses

I no longer use the gland rings except on new manifolds and with the recess in the block very clean and even. Everything has to be perfect for them to fit and work as they should.


On old...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-07-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By kenparker
Re: which jet equipment in a weber dgv

Lots of folks use the Weber. Me for one. My specs on m latest Weber/engine are the same as Russchcoiio's. Very happy with the performance.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-07-2019, 07:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,112
Posted By kenparker
Re: Working in the garage

I do a lot of sweeping. Even with the grit on the floor I still enjoy being in the shop barefooted
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 462
Posted By kenparker
Re: early/late steering gear swap

follow up on Brents "yes, yes. no". Your old 7 tooth steering shaft will have a splined shaft where the steerring wheel attaches- upper end. The 2 tooth shaft will have a keyed shaft on the upper...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-29-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 425
Posted By kenparker
Re: Radiator replacement

one should look at combination of number of tubes AND fins per inch. Each contact of fin to tube is a point of heat dissapation.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-29-2019, 06:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 425
Posted By kenparker
Re: Radiator replacement

I have bought Snyder's "heavy Duty" radiator twice. each time it solved the overheating problem. In each case I was replacing a worn out original radiator.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-29-2019, 06:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 264
Posted By kenparker
Re: Need Motor worked on

Depends on what needs done. I am in Van Texas. 2 hours west of you. call me 903 952 7615
Forum: Model-A 09-24-2019, 09:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 487
Posted By kenparker
Re: shock absorbers

shocks sold. please delete ad
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-20-2019, 06:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 523
Posted By kenparker
Re: Full advance from 28/29

Sideline is right. Check your advance/retard with a timing light. Just because the lever is not moving thefull quadrant does not mean you are not getting the full 28 degrees of advance. Remember,...
Forum: Model-A 09-18-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 487
Posted By kenparker
shock absorbers

Shock Absorbers. Four Shocks. Four arms 1931 style -Two front and two rear. Four Tube links with all the insides -brass bushings, Spring, Spacer, End Plug. Rubber ball seals. Metal caps for rubber...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-18-2019, 06:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 557
Posted By kenparker
Re: Wheel color choice??

urng. The fenders are no black yet, but here are some orange wheels with tan body.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-14-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By kenparker
Re: International Model A Day 2019

Good evening all you Model A folks.
Here in east Texas we had beautiful weather for the annual Model A Day. Working together were the Autumn Trails Model A Ford Club and the Cedar Creek Model A...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-13-2019, 06:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 878
Posted By kenparker
Re: Model-A Day @ Gilmore - Roll Call (Who's going?)

Not going to make it to Gilmre this weekend, but will, in the next hour, head off to the Texas Southwest Swap Meet.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 395
Posted By kenparker
Re: 1931 S/W Fordor questions

Thanks Joop. I should have added more info.
Weber Carb. Cast iron exhaust manifold. Oversize intake valves. A/C. F150 Transmission w? 3:78 rear end. 16" wheels. Front seat are bucket seats with...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2019, 07:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 395
Posted By kenparker
1931 S/W Fordor questions

I sol d my S/W Fordot several 5 years ago. The new owner showed up yesterday asking could I help him sell it. He can no longer drive. Told him I would get some info as to value and we go from...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2019, 06:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 460
Posted By kenparker
Re: Emergency Brake Cross Shaft Arms

The slight bend forward is to make the rod line up with the emergency lever on the backing plate which also has a slight angle to it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-02-2019, 06:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 723
Posted By kenparker
Re: New to the Addiction...

The vendors sell, and I have acouple on the shelf, a small brace thaht pushes against the generator and is bolted to the Timing cover using one of the timing cover bolts. It keeps the generaaror (or...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-31-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,161
Posted By kenparker
Re: T-5 5 speed trans VS Mitchell overdrive

I will respond to the HP issue later. For now I want to clarify something. There ate two "Ken's" here in north Texas. Ken Parker, me, used to buid F150 OD kits. The other "Ken" is Ken Davis. He...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-31-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,161
Posted By kenparker
Re: T-5 5 speed trans VS Mitchell overdrive

Railcar, I am not wanting to argue anybody's point. I do not drive a stock car any more. Just curious as to how you got your 80 hp. My 31 coupe with a F150 tranny is about 55hp and the other ,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-31-2019, 06:32 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,161
Posted By kenparker
Re: T-5 5 speed trans VS Mitchell overdrive

Railcarmover. What do you do to a Model A engine to squeeze "80 horse" out of it besides add a overhead valve system. 65 to 70Hp easy, but 80? whats the secret? ken
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-28-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,161
Posted By kenparker
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