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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-07-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 584
Posted By Nosetime
Re: Front End Tool Box

one listed this morning here!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-01-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,323
Posted By Nosetime
Re: Using Ford Barn as an distraction

My condolences, sorry for your loss.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-24-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 874
Posted By Nosetime
Re: non adjustable valves

@redmodelt. Exactly.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-23-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 874
Posted By Nosetime
Re: non adjustable valves

The question of reground cam and single nut lifters has been explained multiple times, I'm out.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-23-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 874
Posted By Nosetime
Re: non adjustable valves

Old timer V8 flathead guy told me some would grind away guide to reveal nut, but I did it the way I explained. I started with disassembled engine, so a fair amount of trial and error. If you just...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-22-2019, 11:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 874
Posted By Nosetime
Re: non adjustable valves

Believe it or not, It's not too bad doing it blind. Check clearance, rotate to get access to the nut, adjust and return to position- check clearance again. After a couple cycles, you get real good at...
Forum: Model-A 11-15-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 616
Posted By Nosetime
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-02-2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,558
Posted By Nosetime
Re: One note to modern engine oils

same question as Bob.
Forum: Model-A 10-27-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 156
Posted By Nosetime
Late 31 Tank for indented Firewall

Boiled, Pressure tested and sealed this year, never had fuel in it. msg for a pic and contact info. Rare tank in perfect, ready to go condition.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-23-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 737
Posted By Nosetime
Re: How do I identify a two blade aluminum fan

@chris, that thing is cool. How much did you pay for it?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-21-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 538
Posted By Nosetime
Re: broken cylinder head studs

TIG weld is the trick. It may take several attempts on the most stubborn, but they will come out. I used an impact set low to turn the welded nut.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-12-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,084
Posted By Nosetime
Re: Positive Ground

My first 2 cars were early 60's MG midgets when I was 15 years old. I was told then, the reason positive ground was used was because of poor cloth wire insulation. Positive ground system was better...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,094
Posted By Nosetime
Re: The Latest Scam

I have a law firm that deals with these scams. I can also evaluate the car for you at the buyers expense. A starting evaluation and retainer fee shared by both parties in the amount of $500 USD each...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-18-2019, 10:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 729
Posted By Nosetime
Re: How many ccs??

@Vanspeed. Buy Jim's book!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-11-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,124
Posted By Nosetime
Re: What would identify a Brookville 1931 Roadster Body

@smogtech, or resurrect an old chassis and running gear from a hotrodder who just used the original body! I did exactly that.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-23-2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,241
Posted By Nosetime
Re: Indented Firewall

If anyone is interested, I have a freshly tested and resealed tank for indented firewall.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-22-2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,682
Posted By Nosetime
Re: Where oh where has all the gas gone?

I read a funny story about a guy who bought a newer economy car. The guys he worked with were tired of his gas milage boasting, so they started adding a few gallons of fuel to his car each week. They...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-14-2019, 07:23 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,485
Posted By Nosetime
Re: Repop Ammeter Junk

Bought one a couple years ago, took one look and trash canned. Buy them at the swaps whenever I find one, New old stock in box are out there on occasion.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-14-2019, 07:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 660
Posted By Nosetime
Re: Leakless Water Pump

I believe the directions with mine suggested tightening the nut if a leak develops.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-31-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 798
Posted By Nosetime
Re: Interesting Thread on Early V8 Forum

I ran an ad in the wanted section of the Hamb, couple days later a legit sounding guy offered the part up. I recognized the photo from another seller, before I could even report it, someone else had...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-30-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 270
Posted By Nosetime
Windshield glass shop recommendations, Orange County, Ca

Greetings, I have my Roadster windshield frame at the chrome shop. Looking for any recommendations for a shop with Model A experience to make the glass. Also, any tips on what else I need, rubber,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-19-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 473
Posted By Nosetime
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-12-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,737
Posted By Nosetime
Re: F-100 Ford Steering Box

@Donald1950...will be worth your time to pull the starter and save the aggravation, it can be squeezed in though.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-10-2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,737
Posted By Nosetime
Re: F-100 Ford Steering Box

Call Randy, he will tell you the exact size muffler reducer adapter to weld on to the column. Cost is a few bucks at any auto parts store. I did mine, it is necessary if you want to close that gap,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-29-2019, 09:58 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,270
Posted By Nosetime
Re: Locating dimple on timing gear

My first car was an MG midget, engine was apart in a couple milk crates...I got it together and running at 15 years old. I've owned and worked on lots of stuff over the years and when I came to the...
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