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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 10:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 943
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: pinto engine on model A

I guess my question is, what do you want to gain?


From there you can get good suggestions on how to accomplish that.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 10:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 175
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: No Spark . . . not going!

Get a can of starter fluid and try that.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-08-2019, 10:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 403
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Compression test and Vacuum test readings need help

https://www.racingjunk.com/news/2019/03/19/using-engine-vacuum-to-diagnose-performance-issues/
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-08-2019, 10:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,934
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Model A Registration Woes

Pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 511, the alteration of a VIN, could be a federal criminal offense. Further, pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 2321 whoever buys, receives, possesses, or obtains control of, with intent...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-08-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 259
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Rewinding Horn Field Coils

The MARC magazine had an article not long ago.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-08-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 270
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: 1931 Dash Rail Color

guidelines chart on page 12-18
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-06-2019, 11:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 392
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: model a ford wire ga

Sacramento vintage ford sells 10,12, and 14 gauge wire. The also make the wire most vendors sell. I would call them and ask.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-05-2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,934
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Model A Registration Woes

If it were me I would put it on the wife to get the title in her name. Then buy it from her. There is no proof that the husband has ever had title and as such it will most likely need a judge to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-03-2019, 03:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 518
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Alternator Replacement 12V

http://www.madelectrical.com/electricaltech/onewire-threewire2.shtml
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-28-2019, 10:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Model A generators

What Kurt said.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-28-2019, 10:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,003
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: 12 volt coil with resistor

I'm going to try this without formulas and such.


A coil without a resistor with 6 volts in will give 6 volts out.
The same coil with 12 volts will give 12 volts out and would be too much for...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-28-2019, 10:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 535
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Install generator

Ok I won't say it.:D
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-25-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,161
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Rewiring . . . What would you do different?

buy a new harness and solder in the original light bail plate.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-24-2019, 11:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 543
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Waterpump rebuilt - Leakless of not?

Rebuild it with a "leakless" kit.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-23-2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 575
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Cast Iron Pieces

Yup, if it is in the book they look for it and will score your car accordingly if it does not match the book.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-23-2019, 10:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,315
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Using 85 octane fuel

One more thing, octane is the measure of how much compression a fuel can withstand before igniting. Or, in layman’s terms, the higher the octane rating, the less likely the fuel is going to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-22-2019, 11:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 537
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: 1930 Pitman Arm

I agree 100%.


Every moving part from the steering box to the wheel bearings. If it moves it can be worn and should be checked.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-18-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 903
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Sound deadening suggestions

Leave your wife home.:D
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-18-2019, 10:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 821
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Is a Horn Relay Necessary?

It ain't wrong if it works (I saw that on a T shirt).
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-18-2019, 10:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 821
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Is a Horn Relay Necessary?

No a relay is not necessary but keep in mind that the horn draws several amps and the switch would need to handle the current. on the other hand the coil of a relay needs very little current and a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-17-2019, 10:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 719
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Battery charger????

This is what I used;


http://products.batterytender.com/Automotive/Battery-Tender-Junior-6V-1-25A-High-Efficiency.html
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-17-2019, 10:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 589
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Exploded view of light switch

This is what I have;
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-17-2019, 12:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,816
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: What did I just buy?

Homemade mixed year "tractor" often called a doodlebug.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-15-2019, 11:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 470
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Generator Motoring / Cutout sticking

You would have to open the "can" to see what happened. I for one would like to see pictures of the thing once the cover is off.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-12-2019, 01:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 334
Posted By Mike V. Florida
Re: Master Cylinder & Left Hand Parking Brake on Early 28

There is a sister site to thins one that specializes in modified and hot rods. While good answers come here there might be additional information on the HAMB site.

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