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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 01:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,279
Posted By CarlG
Re: 16" Wheels

My sentiments exactly. My Excelsior Radials (550R19) look great and ride even better.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 01:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 967
Posted By CarlG
Re: Oil Breather tube 20 inch flex tube

No alterations to your engine pan. In fact, the engine pan adds to it's effectiveness. I've been using one for 10 years now. works great!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-21-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 831
Posted By CarlG
Re: Window Riser Handles and "Show Quality" Nickel Plated Escutcheons

Is it the plating that made it too large to fit the escutcheon?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-21-2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 274
Posted By CarlG
Re: canada body screws needed

Mike's advertises that they carry them. They are in Georgia, not far from the OP
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-19-2020, 12:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,918
Posted By CarlG
Re: t 5 tranmission

Then there is Bling.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-17-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 532
Posted By CarlG
Re: Distribution block for 6 volt

I have this one on my firewall. I think I got it on Amazon quote a while back. Also available at Marine supply stores.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-17-2020, 02:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,565
Posted By CarlG
Re: Sidemounts - 1 or 2 ?

My sentiments exactly!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-16-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,058
Posted By CarlG
Re: Extended Warranty

I usually ask them "which vehicle are we talking about?" That usually flusters them a bit.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-16-2020, 12:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 674
Posted By CarlG
Re: Sound deadening? Anyone done it?

On my '31 CCPU (with the steel top). I've got a mix of things I used:
• Firewall - Quiet Ride
• Cowl & Door Panels - Dynamat
• Roof - Road Kill

I haven't done the floorboards or the rest of the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-16-2020, 11:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 850
Posted By CarlG
Re: Taillight bulbs

I just installed a pair of those Yell-O-Lite signals (with LED bulbs) on my '31 CCPU. Haven't run the wiring yet. These are supplemental to the LED tail lights I've had for ever. Just thought the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-14-2020, 11:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 660
Posted By CarlG
Re: Battery Group ???

Unless it is 12 Volt, then you need a Group 25
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-13-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 772
Posted By CarlG
Re: PicUp Rear Bumpers

Here is what I did. Moved the license plate to the center and used the original place to display "radiator" badges.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2020, 10:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,501
Posted By CarlG
Re: Juice brakes

I probably would have gone that way, but when I saw all the cutting and grinding required, I opted to go the Randy Gross route with "stock" cast drums. So far I haven't been sorry for that decision,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2020, 10:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,279
Posted By CarlG
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-09-2020, 08:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 795
Posted By CarlG
Re: ModelA Times

When I bought my new engine, I put an electronic ignition on it. Well it lasted about 5K miles. I replaced it with a stock "loaner" that had been rebuilt by one of our club members. 7K miles later...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-09-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 660
Posted By CarlG
Re: Excelsior Stahl sport radial 550/600 R21

I have the 19's on my Pickup, 12K miles and still going. I love them. They make no more noise than the bias ply tires that were on it previously.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-01-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,285
Posted By CarlG
Re: Distributor Removal Tip Re Ignition Cable Clamp

That would work, except for the fact that the original clamp had both halves secured by the #8 head nut.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-01-2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,285
Posted By CarlG
Re: Distributor Removal Tip Re Ignition Cable Clamp

I think I got mine at Home Depot or Ace Hardware.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-23-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,205
Posted By CarlG
Re: International Model A Ford Day

Attached is a collage of some of what showed up for our Car Show in honor of International Model A Day. There were a couple more I didn't get pictures of.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-22-2020, 12:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 730
Posted By CarlG
Re: Timing gear

I have one of Dan Mceachern's bronze timing gears. Be sure to get the matched set crank gears also. Cheapest insurance you can buy.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-17-2020, 01:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 885
Posted By CarlG
Re: Original Owner

I know I look OLD, but I get asked, every so often, if I bought my 1931 new.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-11-2020, 12:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 381
Posted By CarlG
Re: Carpet question

https://www.classtiqueupholstery.com/
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-10-2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,361
Posted By CarlG
Re: Garage lights

Just before the LED shop fixtures became available, I outfitted my garage with 6 4-ft new florescent fixtures, and likewise 8 fixtures in my wife's sewing gallery. I realize that these fixtures could...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-08-2020, 11:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,036
Posted By CarlG
Re: toe in gauge

Just bought one a couple of weeks ago. Haven’t used it yet but it looks like it will do the job.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-07-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 557
Posted By CarlG
Re: Front Engine Support

I have often wondered if this front mount could be used with stock rear mounts.

Did it improve vibration any?
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