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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-11-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,236
Posted By Jim in S.C.
Re: 3.27 ring and pinion, anyone using one ?

I installed a 3:27 in our 30 model pickup. Stock head in hilly country. I love it. Beats wrestling with a overdrive install.( which I have done several times) Still need someone to explain to me why...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-29-2017, 04:04 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 23,096
Posted By Jim in S.C.
Re: Just wondering : what's your year of birth ?

My Mom told me Dec.1938 but I don't remember it!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-06-2016, 07:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 917
Posted By Jim in S.C.
Re: Crank gear free play?

Choke rod too. And sometimes the mouse trap.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-23-2016, 09:17 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 12,204
Posted By Jim in S.C.
Re: Camshaft timing gear rattling noise

I once had that same problem with a aluminum gear. I put a dial indicator on the outer edge of the gear and found a wobble in the gear. I found out that the gear mounting surface was out of square...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-24-2016, 06:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 762
Posted By Jim in S.C.
Re: car info

Thanks Sparky, You lead me straight to it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-24-2016, 03:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 762
Posted By Jim in S.C.
car info

Can someone share any info on the little green sports coupe on page 15 of the current Model A news. (Nov-Dec 2015) I think it looks neat. Is part of the body VW?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-26-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,499
Posted By Jim in S.C.
Re: Electric Gas cut off

I use one on my pickup. I couldn't just wire it to the ignition switch. It would kill the current going to distributor. I had to put a toggle switch to operate the valve. If there is a way to hook...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-14-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,007
Posted By Jim in S.C.
Re: Brattons new reflectors?

I have them on a 30 pickup. One night an oncoming car flashed me asking me to dim my lights. I never had that happened before. well worth the price.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-20-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,805
Posted By Jim in S.C.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 718
Posted By Jim in S.C.
mats

Are there any 30-31 floor mats available at the present time with only pedel and column holes?
I need one without gearshift and parking brake holes.
Any information appreciated.
Thanks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-23-2013, 07:14 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 60,610
Posted By Jim in S.C.
Re: 2013 Moonshine Festival

Vic, Don't forget your long handles (thermo underware) And a spare starter this year.
Jim/Sam
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-30-2013, 07:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,025
Posted By Jim in S.C.
Re: Model A repair shop in NC/SC

http://www.model-a-ford-4bangers.com/
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-23-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,437
Posted By Jim in S.C.
Re: Turn signal effectiveness?

Logo Lights are much brighter today than the ones they sold in the early 2000's
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-22-2013, 06:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,007
Posted By Jim in S.C.
Re: Weber carb fuel line

Mike says use only steele lines. I don't understand how that is better for vibration than fuel approved flexable lines. Please explain.:)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-05-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 904
Posted By Jim in S.C.
Re: Horn relay

Mitch, Thanks for taking the time to post the instructions. It was a used relay and I had no instruction paper. I put it on and the horn sounds great.
Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-05-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 904
Posted By Jim in S.C.
Horn relay

Can someone post a wireing diagram or tell me how to wire a snyder's horn relay part number a-13820 ? I have one and don't want to blow it. It has a yellow wire,a blue wire and a red wire.
Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-02-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 823
Posted By Jim in S.C.
Boots

Did Model A's come from the factory with gear shift and parking brake floorboard boots?
Thanks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-29-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 60,610
Posted By Jim in S.C.
Re: 2013 Moonshine Festival

Hi Vic, I hope we can make it with ya'll to the moonshine festival this year. We drove the little 60 HP flathead to the N.C. Outer Banks last week. Some 1157 miles. Monday thru Saturday. I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-01-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 745
Posted By Jim in S.C.
Re: nails

Thanks for the reply. I have enough of the round head spiral shank nails to install my new sills. I will install them today.
Jim in S.C.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-31-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 745
Posted By Jim in S.C.
nails

Can someone tell me what nails Henry used to hold the alumnium door sills in the A-400 and the Victoria. Are they stainless, what length and what head? Flat or rounded. Where can they be bought?...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-08-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,726
Posted By Jim in S.C.
Smile Re: A400 on eBay

Come on ya'll. Now I am confused. Should I quit working on my A-400? I have been working my A** off on trying to restore it ? Maybe I should just bolt it back together and :)drive it. What do you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-08-2012, 07:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,070
Posted By Jim in S.C.
Re: F100 Steering

I think A post or two above lists Dave's phone number. Call him, he does quality work. I have one od his steering boxes and a battery box with master cylinder attached. Everything works great.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-26-2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,051
Posted By Jim in S.C.
Re: F100 steering box

I have a f-100 box from Miss Victoria and I LOVE IT!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-08-2012, 08:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,368
Posted By Jim in S.C.
Re: v8-60 oil pressure

My V8-60hp starts with about 60 psi. After warming up it maintains about 25 lbs at cruising speed. At idle, warm not much pressure. Maybe 5 lbs. I use Royal Purple 20/50. I have several thousand...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-29-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,694
Posted By Jim in S.C.
Re: Moonshine Fest Photos

Steve, Sam and I had a great couple of days with ya'll. Hope we can do it again next year.
Jim
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