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Forum: Model-A 09-19-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 394
Posted By johnsor
Model B Zenith Carburetor

Model B Ford Zenith Carburetor, professionally rebuilt and run tested, fuel inlet modified for Model A fuel line, $225. eMail for info or pictures. johnsorenson79@gmail.com. or call John....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-30-2017, 03:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,017
Posted By johnsor
Re: chrome cleaner

I used to brag about Wenol until I found "Mother's Chrome Polish" It's easy to apply and remove and is available in most auto parts stores.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-06-2017, 09:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,181
Posted By johnsor
Re: just curious, remove engine or differential to do transmission yet?

When your old like me, the only hard part in diff. removal is when the creeper wheels tangle in the trouble light cord on the floor or when you have to get up off the creeper to get a tool you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-19-2017, 10:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,365
Posted By johnsor
Re: Quick question, winter ops

You are correct post #9
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-23-2016, 02:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 844
Posted By johnsor
Battery Trickle Charger

Over the years I have had very poor luck with 6 volt trickle chargers used for battery winter storage. They would last for only one season or less or voltage output was erratic. About three years...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-21-2016, 05:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,432
Posted By johnsor
Re: Model T verses Model A - why own a Model T ? ? ?

The Model T is a great fun car for short distances (parades) etc; but are slow to be safe and they don't stop quickly. I really do enjoy my 30 Delux Model A Roadster which has no such limitations as...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2016, 10:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,701
Posted By johnsor
Model A Parts Auction

Apparently "Little Dearborn" old Ford auto parts in Minneapolis is going out of business as there is currently a large online auction being conducted on all of the Model A, T, and much other old Ford...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-18-2016, 08:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,826
Posted By johnsor
Re: 8 volt battery

Mantra is correct in his answer regarding the capability of the generator being able to keep the 8 volt battery charged.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-01-2016, 02:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,828
Posted By johnsor
Re: Pictures

Above my computer picture posting skills. I understand recent iPads can reduce a picture size for sending. Ford Barn must allow only a small size as I have no problem sending iPad images to others....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-29-2016, 10:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,828
Posted By johnsor
Pictures

Numerous times I have tried posting pictures unsuccessfully from my iPad. I am told that the Ford Barn will not accept iPad pictures as they are too large. Is that so?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-12-2016, 10:24 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,516
Posted By johnsor
Re: Checking fuel level in tank

Totally agree with Hale. The Model A has a very simple fuel gauge, easy to remove, repair, replace float, assure it operates smoothly and correct if necessary and easily to reinstall. Henry's...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-01-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,536
Posted By johnsor
Re: Ethanol laced fuel and Climate

Living in a northern Wisconsin climate, I won't use ethanol blended fuel. Fortunately many of our fuel pumps offer "ethanol free" premium gas. A bit more expensive and better performance and no carb...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-21-2015, 11:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,475
Posted By johnsor
Re: Coker Tire Report

I also have a 30 Deluxe Roadster. I invested about $1,200 in four 35 Ford powder coated rims, four new Firestone 6:50 x 16 www tires from Universal with new tubes and flaps. I went with 6:50's as...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-12-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 666
Posted By johnsor
Radius Rod

What size is the front radius rod ball and what size are the two bolts that hold it?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-21-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 25,965
Posted By johnsor
Re: Got an old brain? I need to pick it!!!!

In the late 40's when I worked in a gas station, gas pumps did not have automatic nozzle shut off when the gas tank was full. You had to lean down and listen for the whistle noise to stop. Most...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-17-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,500
Posted By johnsor
Model A Magazines

What seems to be the best or most popular Model A magazine? i.e; Restorer, Model A Times, etc, why? A few years ago I didn't renew my subscriptions as I didn't have time to read them but now...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-09-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,244
Posted By johnsor
Re: Picture Tryal

I wish I could post pictures of my 30 Delux Roadster, 30 4-Dr Blindback, 31 4-Dr, 38 Ford pick-up but my son (computer geek) advises that Apple iPad pictures are very good but large and some sites...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-09-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,244
Posted By johnsor
Re: Picture Tryal

It's a 1931 LaSalle Roadster with a big V8 engine, but it's not the picture I intended to post. I'll try to post some of my Model A pictures.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-09-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,244
Posted By johnsor
Re: Picture Tryal

I tried to post four pics but only the last one showed up? I'll try again.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-09-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,244
Posted By johnsor
Picture Tryal

Trying to upload some pictures of some of my cars.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-06-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 694
Posted By johnsor
Ford Syncromesh

What year did Ford transmissions have Syncromesh?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-20-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,170
Posted By johnsor
Re: Security???

I would more concerned about a thief parting a nice "A" out on eBay.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-21-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,257
Posted By johnsor
Re: Is ther an easy way to install shims on rear axle/hub.

On other Model A's I have owned I have used axel shims sussessfully. My problem now with my roadster is that if I try to torque the axel nut up to recommended torque, I can sense that the axel...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-21-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,455
Posted By johnsor
Re: Posting Pictures

I wish there was some way to recover all the verbiage I had written and that took so long to compose. I think it must be out there someplace but it can't be found at my computer skill level.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-21-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,455
Posted By johnsor
Posting Pictures

DANG, DANG In view that I was able to post one picture successfully, I went ahead and spent nearly an hour to post six more with an interesting historical story and verbiage about each one. When I...
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