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Forum: Model T (1909-1927) Yesterday, 08:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 136
Posted By Dodge
Re: new coils...

X’s 2 on Ron the coil man.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 04:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 477
Posted By Dodge
Re: King pin fit

I ream them a little under size then hone to fit just like she likes it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 04:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,168
Posted By Dodge
Re: No way to treat a Model A

Hood ornament? And in heels no less....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 04:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 564
Posted By Dodge
Re: Exhaust port crack.... need help!

Clean the cooling system real well, and use some type of ceramic sealer as above suggested
or some type of glass sealer. I have seen some high temp epoxies used in exhaust port
That I never thought...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 01-19-2020, 03:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By Dodge
Re: Looking for electric conversion for kerosene lights.

You can modify the burner and use a generic tail light socket that pushes into the hole that’s left after removing the burner.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-16-2020, 03:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 783
Posted By Dodge
Re: Steam cleaning engine/trans?

I’ve using a spray bottle clean that comes from the dollar store, it’s called awsome orange.
It’s a dollar for a spray bottle full and a half gallon refill bottle is another dollar.
Just spray the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-16-2020, 03:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 717
Posted By Dodge
Re: Cracked Head

That’s a very nasty crack in the head, it was probably quite frozen.
I would look long and hard all the way around the water jacket in the block, front sides and back, look up along the bottom of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-07-2020, 12:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 719
Posted By Dodge
Re: Rumble Seat - HELP

I use brake assembly lube to install rubber parts. Its used for wheel cylinder and master cylinder assembly . Its real slippery.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-07-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 14,242
Posted By Dodge
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-06-2020, 02:35 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 14,242
Posted By Dodge
Re: The Terry Burtz 5 main bearing engine blocks are back on track.

Yes, gong xi fa cai, May it be a good one.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-05-2020, 08:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,423
Posted By Dodge
Re: U. S. Mail

Yes anti freeze came in cans. Both quarts and gallons. I have a few quarts left, but the gallon I had got a hole rusted thru the bottom (from the outside in)
The brand was Valvoline.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2020, 03:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 797
Posted By Dodge
Re: Line boring

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2020, 03:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 460
Posted By Dodge
Re: Pulling engine and transmission...can I put both in cradle?

The transmission will hang on the back, no problem. You don’t need to support it.
The engine weighs enough to keep it on the cradle with out support.
I do it all the time.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 12-27-2019, 11:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 694
Posted By Dodge
Re: Model t center door 1915-value?

I don't think he has a car he's looking at, I think he just wants to know what the range is
of a 1915 Center Door Sedan
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 12-26-2019, 01:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 694
Posted By Dodge
Re: Model t center door 1915-value?

They made less than 1000 True 1915 Center Door Sedans. They are a one year only Model
and have some very different features than the later ones. They are almost a prototype
And are very rare.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-24-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,009
Posted By Dodge
Re: Over Drive

Yes on all the above, plus if you live in an area with hills its great to overdrive 2nd gear
going thru the twisty stuff.
Also add a high compression head at the same time, you will love your car.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-24-2019, 02:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 929
Posted By Dodge
Re: The Old Opportunity Motor

Do you own a boat that needs an anchor? I like the torque plate idea although it needs to be thicker than 3/4’s of an inch to work.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-22-2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 929
Posted By Dodge
Re: The Old Opportunity Motor

After the shake and bake I take a very small ball peen hammer and tap around on the block, you can hear the thin spots.
I’ve used a sonic checker and the ball peen as the sonic checker some times...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 12-18-2019, 01:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 593
Posted By Dodge
Re: Engines stuck

X’s 2 with rotor wrench, everyone forgets about the valves and lifters. I have seen these stick an engine also.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-13-2019, 12:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,017
Posted By Dodge
Re: Off Set Crank Grinding

Yes Mario is awsome. He worked in a shop near me that did sprint car motors until he moved to Redding and opened his own shop you won’t be disappointed.

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-12-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,516
Posted By Dodge
Re: Running on 3 1/2

Just for the heck of it, pull the valve cover and see if you have a broken valve spring.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-12-2019, 04:46 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,033
Posted By Dodge
Re: What is the price of a rebuilt flathead??

What Rod is describing sounds like a freshen up not a complete rebuild. A $1500 to $2200
Motor at best.
We are out in California and it costs $6500 to build a stock Flathead with all good parts....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-12-2019, 12:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 561
Posted By Dodge
Re: Specific questions re using a boring bar (Old school)

If your hand honing go to .0015 to .002 it will hone up pretty quick.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-12-2019, 12:47 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,824
Posted By Dodge
Re: Never rent your car to the studios

I was on a movie set once there was a 1930's Dodge dog catcher wagon. Behind him
was a prop start airplane. They started the plane and forgot to chock the wheels.
The plane moved forward and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-10-2019, 12:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,760
Posted By Dodge
Re: Where to get the best quality pistons/rings for my A?

You were looking in the wrong section or catalog. They still make pistons for a Model A
but they are made in Mexico now as well as most of their other cast pistons.
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