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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 08:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 148
Posted By russcochiolo
Re: 31 roadster top boot installation

My '31 boot has no snaps on the package tray. The boot is held by snaps on the boot itself on both sides and the leather straps that go through the footman loops on the header. The top is up and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-27-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 560
Posted By russcochiolo
Re: The first women to circumnavigate the world in a car

Thank you.....at 82 I'm still learning.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-20-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,249
Posted By russcochiolo
Re: Model A Brake Lights

Here's mine with tops and bottoms of all three lit up. 6 volt led's from a forgotten post. I'm going to try a momentary flasher on the 3rd light next like I've seen on motorcycles.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-07-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By russcochiolo
Re: which jet equipment in a weber dgv

Rik, My 32/36 DGV has a primary main of 155, the secondary is 165; the primary air is 170, the secondary is 180; and the primary idle is 50, the secondary is 70. My roadster seems happy with these. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-18-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 551
Posted By russcochiolo
Re: Woodward dream cruise 2019

Jim, thanks for posting Jack's video. Jack, what an idea to get youngsters involved! I'm going to take your idea to our club. Imitation is the best form of compliment.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-28-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 634
Posted By russcochiolo
Re: Third brake light?

In case this doesn't work the length is about 16".
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-28-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 634
Posted By russcochiolo
Re: Third brake light?

These are the two left out. I hope that this works...I may have screwed up!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-28-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 634
Posted By russcochiolo
Re: Third brake light?

1930artdeco
Here are three photos showing the measurements. I first made the upright following the curve of the 6.50 x 15 tire, then shaped the curved part to match and then welded them together. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-28-2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 634
Posted By russcochiolo
Re: Third brake light?

Here is my solution.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-20-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,272
Posted By russcochiolo
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-04-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,098
Posted By russcochiolo
Re: Engine Swap

One of our members had Mitchell do up an under drive and now he can keep up with the stockers in the hills. In the "olden days" one of the Sierra Chapter members did up a kit that resulted in 40% of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-11-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,552
Posted By russcochiolo
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-08-2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 517
Posted By russcochiolo
Re: Sagging door pockets

I basically did what duke36 is suggesting. I found that pulling the new elastic tended to put stress on the panel. My solution was to use a paint stir stick as a spreader on the back...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-19-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,099
Posted By russcochiolo
Re: Keeping Tailgaters Off Your Back

Railcarmover, I'm with you. My roadster has a mildly modified B engine (head, cam. weber, FSI,) Laycock O.D. and 3.54's and 6.50x16 wheels and tires. 65mph @ 2200rpm. I drove tractor-trailer for...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-19-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,486
Posted By russcochiolo
Re: Seat belts - to be or not to be?

50+ years ago a lot of old car bodies were scrapped and dumped on the bank to "stop erosion". Chassis were stripped for parts or re-made. Several A bodies went onto the bank of the Arroyo Grande...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-08-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,620
Posted By russcochiolo
Re: The Can-Am Model A Reliability Run;"Mt. Hood A-dventure"

Thanks for posting the link. I always enjoy seeing folks having fun with their A's.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-27-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,169
Posted By russcochiolo
Re: Model B engine and trans in Model A

Jim, the DMV and the CHP are happy........so am I.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-25-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,169
Posted By russcochiolo
Re: Model B engine and trans in Model A

Jim, I do have your second edition which I have read and re-read several times. Thanks. The block has a diamond and a '36 casting date and no numbers on the engine number plate. It appears to have...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-25-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,169
Posted By russcochiolo
Re: Model B engine and trans in Model A

Shoulda said BB flywheel housing. A novice I am in more ways than one!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-25-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,169
Posted By russcochiolo
Re: Model B engine and trans in Model A

The previous owner of my '31 roadster installed the B engine with a BB flywheel and B trans with '39 gears and shifter. He used Float-A-Motor engine mounts and ignored the rear mount at the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-19-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,340
Posted By russcochiolo
Re: Yet another old car pic.....

Fender skirts anyone?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-14-2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,577
Posted By russcochiolo
Re: What strange comments or questions have you heard about your Model A

"Why do so many of these cars have birds in front?" Gives me an opening.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-13-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,710
Posted By russcochiolo
Re: Do you drive your A in the snow or stormy weather?

A little rain never hampers the Sierra Chapter OF M.A.F.C.A. when there is a parade!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-13-2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,779
Posted By russcochiolo
Re: Did you read the blog about the issues with the Judging Standards

I have the Restoration Guidelines and the Paint and Finish Guide. I reference them often but do not adhere to them religiously. I just want to know so that I don't make a fool of myself. I'm a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-12-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,208
Posted By russcochiolo
Re: Bot a new A

Brad, thanks for the clarification. The humor has now gone.
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