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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-20-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,144
Posted By Ray in La Mesa
Re: Who sells sealed beam conversion rings

There is a set one pay now,#323741507771.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-19-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,414
Posted By Ray in La Mesa
Tod's engine block

Has anyone heard what is happening with Tod's A block casting project? Haven't seen any info lately.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-17-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 940
Posted By Ray in La Mesa
Re: model B engine

I think the timing covers on your A & B engines have been reversed.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-14-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,910
Posted By Ray in La Mesa
Re: Flywheel housing

I'm with BRENT on splitting the flywheel & bell housings & leaving everything else attached. Just don't miss the bottom two bolts that are in between the radius rod arms. You can't remove them...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-14-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,232
Posted By Ray in La Mesa
Re: Hutchins Ahooga Horn Needs in Depth Review

Had a Hutchins horn underneath the floorboard of my '70 VW van for many years till someone actually stole it, the horn, not the van! Still have the van (original owner, I bought it new) but now it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-14-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,361
Posted By Ray in La Mesa
Re: Mitchell transmission or overdrive

Have a 36% Mitchel for the cabriolet but also have a cut down Columbia in the '28 pickup with 3.78's and REALLY like being able to split the gears.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-14-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 697
Posted By Ray in La Mesa
Re: axle key

I've found a couple script axle keys too. Also just came across a lower water inlet casting that is Ford script, also has a small triangle manufacturer's mark. Anybody know any history on it?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-11-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 646
Posted By Ray in La Mesa
Re: Against compression

Brings back memories of an engine we tore down 35 years ago. Could hear it knocking two blocks away as he drove it into the garage. We pulled the head and discovered the reason for the knock, you...
Forum: Model-A 02-27-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 154
Posted By Ray in La Mesa
Cowl light arm

Looking for right side 30-31 cowl light arm. Don't need show, just a good original one. Have two lefts, anyone want to trade?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-24-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,890
Posted By Ray in La Mesa
Re: What's the latest you can remember anyone using an A?

In Hillcrest, a suburb of San Diego, a fellow runs an antique shop/art gallery and drives a '30 cabriolet every day. Top is down if the sun is out and it's up if it's raining. Parks it at the curb in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-19-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 560
Posted By Ray in La Mesa
Re: Need strange lower distributor cap ID

They look like the tops to the "A" spark plugs that have been adapted to the distributer top.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-19-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 565
Posted By Ray in La Mesa
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-19-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 762
Posted By Ray in La Mesa
Re: OK,I wanna change my......

If you are going to a two blade fan and don't have use for the four blade, just bend one blade back so you can remove it. I would just throw the four blade away anyway, they don't work as well and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-18-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 565
Posted By Ray in La Mesa
Re: Cool running

Haven't figured out how to post pictures yet, any instructions?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-17-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,334
Posted By Ray in La Mesa
Re: Stainless Ford

There was also one stainless Model A Fordor.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-17-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 565
Posted By Ray in La Mesa
Re: Cool running

I think how quickly the atomized gas condenses out, in the induction system, after the engine is shut off, and your carb/induction configuration, is what you're dealing with. It varies from engine to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-01-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By Ray in La Mesa
Re: Reproduction 28 Open Car Windshield Frame

Chris, Are you looking for an open car (roadster, roadster pickup or phaeton) frame? They are the open cars for '28. Don is talking about a frame for his cabriolet, which actually uses closed car...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-22-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By Ray in La Mesa
Re: Unknown issue (year) of Ford Industries booklet...

Steve, The 1924 book has the lumber articles you mention. It is hardbound, blue cover,8 1/2" X 11 1/4".
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-16-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,250
Posted By Ray in La Mesa
Re: Too excited to sleep!

The GANO FILTER is the one to use in the upper hose. Well made, works great,easy to clean. can see debris caught through clear tube. Punch it in on the internet.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-11-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 448
Posted By Ray in La Mesa
Re: Screen in Gas Tank Removal

You can make your own tool: cut a 1/8" thick piece in a circle with two tabs to match the indents, cut a 1/2" square hole in the middle to fit 1/2" drive breaker bar and unscrew it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-06-2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 506
Posted By Ray in La Mesa
Re: speedo cable

Had that problem on a '28 Studebaker police patrol wagon, it uses the same oval speedo as the A except the face is white and Stewart Warner is on the face,. I heated the cable end to drive out the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-04-2018, 12:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 432
Posted By Ray in La Mesa
Re: motometer headbolt

Sent you a private message, email me raybeards@cox.net
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-01-2018, 10:44 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,928
Posted By Ray in La Mesa
Re: Where do these people come from? My laugh for the day.

Saw a clothes iron in it's box, box had a warning: CAUTION- do not iron clothes while wearing them. You know someone had to try it!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-17-2018, 08:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,600
Posted By Ray in La Mesa
Re: Looking for rare welt tips

I ,too, would like to order two pair.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-11-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,388
Posted By Ray in La Mesa
Re: Is this an 'A'?

The tires look larger than what we know as normal.
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