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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-11-2018, 11:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,849
Posted By 1930marie
Re: Fun Car Games for our Club's 40th Birthday & Summer Picnic

Never tried that game, however, we never had a problem buying a demolition car for $50 bucks and having our own derbies. Those were good times but hard on some now classic cars. Beater Model A's...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-10-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,849
Posted By 1930marie
Re: Fun Car Games for our Club's 40th Birthday & Summer Picnic

Keith - you are clairvoyant! A good wake up call event this one is. mc
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-09-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,849
Posted By 1930marie
Re: Fun Car Games for our Club's 40th Birthday & Summer Picnic

Thanks Everybody - you all have some really terrific games to play!! If anybody else has a car game - PLEASE POST IT! Again, thanks to each and everyone one of you for your posting.

Michael...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-08-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,849
Posted By 1930marie
Fun Car Games for our Club's 40th Birthday & Summer Picnic

I am looking for some really fun car game suggestions. We will be situated in an ideal park with plenty of room to play. I'm hoping to have at least 10 - 15 cars participate and to keep the window...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-14-2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,085
Posted By 1930marie
Re: USA Light Switch

great tip! and I thought I was just starting to have a model A figured out and the old dog here learns a new trick! lol Awesome!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-14-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,244
Posted By 1930marie
Re: Removing caked on grease and crud

X2 works fast and what I prefer - you will lose paint though. I always plan on doing my paint work anyway.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-10-2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,197
Posted By 1930marie
Re: Water pump sealed bearings instead of packing.

X 2 excellent product and service. My new motor included his "extreme duty" sealed bearing pump. One can put your hand on my block after an hour run and not hot. Another potential road issue is now...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-10-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,179
Posted By 1930marie
Re: What are you doing with your A this winter?

Yikes! Our touring season is less than a month away! I continue to stare at the six Goodyears that need mounting not to mention repainting the wheels, 10 of them no less. I sent out an original...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-05-2018, 06:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,072
Posted By 1930marie
Re: How Long Does It Take For your Car to Overheat

X2

Try advancing your spark half way down the quadrant when she fires and you can tweak it from there. If the boiling doesnt stop, give these a checkout.

Radiator at max efficientcy (recent...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-05-2018, 06:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,373
Posted By 1930marie
Re: 30-31 radiator shell lacing rivets

Bill thanks again for your posting. I had at it yesterday and it works great! I filed the teeth off on the otherside and put a small piece of gorilla tape on it. I really enjoyed the success feeling...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-05-2018, 06:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,373
Posted By 1930marie
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-04-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,293
Posted By 1930marie
Re: trust your gut

Spot on! You are a very wise man - well said. I wish I had read this years ago, it took me along time to figure out your good words of wisdom.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-04-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,373
Posted By 1930marie
Re: 30-31 radiator shell lacing rivets

Thank you for excellent photos posting! I will have at making mine today.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-25-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 20,756
Posted By 1930marie
Re: Is a lightened flywheel overrated? (I think so)

The M.E.'s and the mechanical experienced expressed my anticipated response and makes sense mathmatically. A lightened flywheel coupled with a "damper" and balanced crank I believe offers an...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-15-2018, 10:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,328
Posted By 1930marie
Re: Cowl Band restoration

That's spot on advise - I put a couple of rags below and sprayed the threads and nuts down with PB blaster. I'll soak them for a week. Removing and installing my wife helps me, a paint job is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-15-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,328
Posted By 1930marie
Re: Cowl Band restoration

Thank you - I will contact them this morning.

Michael
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-15-2018, 01:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,328
Posted By 1930marie
Cowl Band restoration

Who restores cowl bands to show quality or has original restored ones for sale? Thanks for helping.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-11-2018, 11:07 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,398
Posted By 1930marie
Re: Runs for about 10 minutes and the just quits

Fuel starved - start at the tank and verify fuel flow rate to carb. If you have steady flow to the carb, remove the carb for a thorough cleaning (and I mean every passage). Was your car sitting at...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-10-2018, 01:23 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,714
Posted By 1930marie
Re: Replacement Ignition Coil

Does this coil have a stock A look and where can I buy one like you installed? Thanks!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-08-2018, 11:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,179
Posted By 1930marie
Re: What are you doing with your A this winter?

My time line was like yours. Took me a year or more to get around installing new front and rear springs. Then another year to install my wonderful stipe shocks. After adjusting the shocks and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-07-2018, 06:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,179
Posted By 1930marie
What are you doing with your A this winter?

So what are you doing this winter with your A? Ex. maintenance items, rebuilding, or parked waiting for an "A" day. Some photos would be awesome. Fun to hear!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-08-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,595
Posted By 1930marie
Re: New motor break-in with babbit bearings

Uncle Bill!!! There you are. Mike rang my bell this morning with his comment reminding me that maybe I should know more about my engine build? New "modern" style rings? and was told to just drive...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-08-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,595
Posted By 1930marie
Re: New motor break-in with babbit bearings

LOL - right on! You are right - it's just really hard to do. I finally had to go for a spin this past Saturday morning. I seems like I live to go for a drive - it's pretty ridiculous! I am...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-08-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,595
Posted By 1930marie
Re: New motor break-in with babbit bearings

Thank you! I will buy 10 qts. of oil on my way home at our local Bi-Mart store. The oil needs changed.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-08-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,595
Posted By 1930marie
Re: New motor break-in with babbit bearings

An extremely competent lifetime professional mechanic (longtime MAFCA senior judge and our club mechanic) and as I remember he instructed me
to drive it exactly how I planned on driving the car.
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