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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-13-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 782
Posted By chap52
Re: SOLD OUR 1930 Tudor

What is cool is that my old car Annabelle is the April pin-up in ford vintages #1 2020 Model A Calendar. I just mailed one off to the new owner... Sweet, Chap
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-13-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 782
Posted By chap52
Re: SOLD OUR 1930 Tudor

It's all just "stuff" that we are give the opportunity to enjoy. New day, new adventure to enjoy... Chap
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-13-2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 981
Posted By chap52
Re: Pulling engine

Don't forget that pan bolt that holds that little starter brace if you are leaving the starter plate in the car. Chap
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-11-2019, 05:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 476
Posted By chap52
Re: differential oil

The 600 weight from the vendors comes with an additional spouted cap, like a mustard or honey bottle. You can also get a cheap squeeze bottle at the dollar store. Chap
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-11-2019, 05:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 782
Posted By chap52
Re: SOLD OUR 1930 Tudor

I have limited access to the new counters with car stuff. The good news is that I have inherited the old kitchen counter top and it looks great on my workbench.
I have been blessed with a wonderful...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-10-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 782
Posted By chap52
SOLD OUR 1930 Tudor

SOLD... Sent Annabelle our 30 Tudor to a new home in Fargo North Dakota. Momma's got her new granite countertops and I am looking forward to my next vehicle adventure... As always, "Enjoying the...
Forum: Model-A 12-10-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,197
Posted By chap52
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-07-2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,110
Posted By chap52
Re: High compression head vs cooling

6:1 Snyders head, 160 thermostat, 50/50 mix. Runs cooler than it did with stock set-up. Chap
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-07-2019, 07:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 635
Posted By chap52
Re: New to this, looking for advice

Welcome aboard. Lots of great folks here to help you with your new kid.
Enjoy the adventure... Chap
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-06-2019, 07:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 424
Posted By chap52
Re: Hot today

Not all: Tucson Arizona yesterday was 70 degrees. Don't tell anybody. (And please don't ask when it's summer and we are at 100+ degrees)... Chap
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-02-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,979
Posted By chap52
Re: Do You Carry a Container of Gas in your Trunk?

I don't carry spare gas. I need to stretch my old back after a few miles anyway and I love to share my car with gas station onlookers. Get lot's of folks asking to take pictures and I have even let...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-02-2019, 07:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 849
Posted By chap52
Re: how many cfm for two carb flathead??

Then there are those of us who put in 3/4 cam and dual carbs cuz we just want to... Sound and visual stimulation was enough reason for me. My F1 was still not a race car, but looked and sounded...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-25-2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,274
Posted By chap52
Re: Should I buy it?

You should buy it and give it to me for Christmas... Chap
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-24-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 632
Posted By chap52
Re: ain't whistling dixie but...

I have a constant distant hiss in my hearing... VA gave me a wonderful pair of hearing aids. Now the outside noise is louder than the inside noise. Didn't impact those "inside voices" at all. Now...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-23-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 551
Posted By chap52
Re: 1930 Pitman Arm

Fortunately the steering was tight on my car when I got it. I did go with the shorter pitman arm and the steering is noticeably easier... Chap
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,912
Posted By chap52
Re: Is this Washington Blue?

To further confuse the issue... My 1930 Tudor is "Andaluite Blue"... Fairly dark.
Chap
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-20-2019, 07:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 950
Posted By chap52
Re: Repainting an engine

Hint: if there are bolts or ? you want to avoid painting instead of using tape try little pieces of aluminum foil...easier to manage... Chap
Forum: Model-A 11-18-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,197
Posted By chap52
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-17-2019, 07:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 370
Posted By chap52
Re: Gas Tank Cap

Duct Tape... Chap
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-17-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 536
Posted By chap52
Re: Engine in my 1929 tudor sounds like it knocks

Have you experimented with different spark lever settings? I know mine doesn't do that.
"Normal" is an obscure item with these individuals... Chap
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-17-2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 975
Posted By chap52
Re: Snyder’s Inserted Rod Size?

Surprised that Snyder's didn't have an immediate answer for you? Seems like a valid inquiry and you might want to shop around... Chap
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-16-2019, 07:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 975
Posted By chap52
Re: Snyder’s Inserted Rod Size?

Call Snyders and ask them how it all works. Chap
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-15-2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,307
Posted By chap52
Re: Fraud Alert

Had a guy in Seattle drop his asking price $5000 on a 29 Four door. Then he said that his ex would be getting most of the money anyway, he was going out of town on business and his friend would be...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-15-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,670
Posted By chap52
Re: Couldn't Resist It

Yeah, I would love (if I had room in the garage) to have a 4 banger to tinker on just to get running. But the reality is that it would nickel and dime me into the dog house.
Rationalization: "I may...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-15-2019, 07:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,670
Posted By chap52
Re: Couldn't Resist It

Yeah, I would love (if I had room in the garage) to have a 4 banger to tinker on just to get running. But the reality is that it would nickel and dime me into the dog house.
Rationalization: "I may...
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