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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-13-2019, 04:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 762
Posted By Charlville
Re: Where to buy 1936 Brake Shoes?

I've had a good experience here https://www.bobdrake.com/
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-07-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 617
Posted By Charlville
Re: Odd voltages

Thanks all, I’ll give the suggestions a try.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-04-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 617
Posted By Charlville
Re: Odd voltages

Hi

It’s on the negative post sorry
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-04-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 617
Posted By Charlville
Odd voltages

Now, as many of you will deduce from this post I’m not an electrical genius. But I’d like to get an answer to this one as it’s stumping me :)

1929 Sport Coupe
Points ignition
12v Negative Earth...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-01-2019, 06:13 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 25,989
Posted By Charlville
Re: What is average highway speed for the model a?

Mine will do fifty but feels happier and less noisy at fourty :)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-24-2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 380
Posted By Charlville
Barn Find Hunter - Ep. 51 Alaska

As usual with Tom Cotter the video is excellent, in episode 51 there is a nice original early A at 6:05 of the video

I took a screen shot and also added a link to the video here...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-19-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,223
Posted By Charlville
Re: TVís Car SOS feature a Model A Ford at O'Neill Vintage Ford

Rock star & footballer country Surrey :)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-19-2019, 02:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,223
Posted By Charlville
Re: TVís Car SOS feature a Model A Ford at O'Neill Vintage Ford

Here's a bit of a flavour what's for sale A wise over here:

Classic Cars for Sale UK...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-16-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,223
Posted By Charlville
Re: TVís Car SOS feature a Model A Ford at O'Neill Vintage Ford

Here are lists of the various vehicles known to the MAFCGB

https://www.mafcgb.org.uk/list-of-as-and-bs-known-in-uk/
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-16-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,223
Posted By Charlville
Re: TVís Car SOS feature a Model A Ford at O'Neill Vintage Ford

My 1929 Sport Coupe is LHD there are lots here. I also have a LHD Chevy Truck. You soon get used to it ;)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-16-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,223
Posted By Charlville
TVís Car SOS feature a Model A Ford at O'Neill Vintage Ford

Dave O'Neill and his company O'Neill Vintage Ford have been featured in an upcoming episode of National Geographic channels Car SOS show

Dave is a mine of Model A information and quality parts...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-23-2018, 02:35 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,645
Posted By Charlville
Re: Sellers throwing away good parts

The few times I sell the odd part on $bay I'm always plagued by folks "winning" the large item that states "collect only" asking for postage pricing only to become miffed when I won't post :)
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-04-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,316
Posted By Charlville
Re: oil filter

Go with the Motorcraft, read here ref FRAM etc

https://automotiveamerican.com/2017/12/18/engine-oil-filter-study-by-russ-w-knize/
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-26-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,231
Posted By Charlville
In the Garage: Damaged Model ďAĒ Ford Sport Coupe From The Old Motor

Hi All

Quote from the article at The Old Motor

"Todayís feature image taken in 1933 contains a 1930 Model ďAĒ Sport Coupe in the Granada Garage, located at 452 South Western Avenue in Wilshire...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-25-2017, 03:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,542
Posted By Charlville
Re: Clutch Assist

I've got a dropped foot and I use this adaption, quick and dirty idea at the time but has been working great for three years.

You can see some details and photos here ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-15-2017, 07:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,484
Posted By Charlville
Re: Vintage Fords on VSCC Welsh Trial 2017

Have to say this has been one of the more enjoyable threadsI've taken part in! :)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-14-2017, 10:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,484
Posted By Charlville
Re: Vintage Fords on VSCC Welsh Trial 2017

Hi John

Brilliant, thanks for the information, I need to get out and watch.
Not sure Iíd be brave enough to take part, it looks great fun.


Regards


Kevin
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-14-2017, 07:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,631
Posted By Charlville
Re: K.R. Wilson tool

I think juke joint johnny might be able to help?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-14-2017, 07:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,484
Posted By Charlville
Re: Vintage Fords on VSCC Welsh Trial 2017

Hi Nosbod

How do you set the cars up spring/shocker wise or is it all standard stuff?

Cheers

Kevin
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-14-2017, 07:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,484
Posted By Charlville
Re: Vintage Fords on VSCC Welsh Trial 2017

Some more trials background:

http://www.vscc.co.uk/page/trials

Here's a Model A Special Trials Car

http://teamtwirp.co.uk/the-cars1/ford-model-a-special-trials-car/
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2017, 07:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,484
Posted By Charlville
Re: Vintage Fords on VSCC Welsh Trial 2017

You've peaked my interest :) So would that Holden be a six similar to the Chevy Stovebolt or even a Vauxhall over here?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2017, 05:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,484
Posted By Charlville
Re: Vintage Fords on VSCC Welsh Trial 2017

As John rightly says the majority of A's over here have the larger engine as they are imports, including mine. As for Brexit we've got about as much idea as our government which = 0 :)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-11-2017, 04:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,051
Posted By Charlville
Re: Electronic ignition kit for model a

Had two modules fail, now back on points, car runs better. Could be me who knows, earthing is quite critical on the Pertronix.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-11-2017, 01:07 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,430
Posted By Charlville
Re: Your Model A

Most of my story is here, the rest of the struggle is on the blog :)

https://automotiveamerican.com/2016/03/31/eddie-obyrne-the-new-ford-car/
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-11-2017, 12:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,484
Posted By Charlville
Vintage Fords on VSCC Welsh Trial 2017

I thought I'd share this video from SimonLewsBooks on YouTube.

Various Model A's tackling the trial course!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JSDQ4BcIiWc&t=44s
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