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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 10:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 428
Posted By Dodge
Re: What did I just buy?

steering wheel 30-31. Fun toy
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-14-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,748
Posted By Dodge
Re: Interesting read in Hemmings about restoration costs.

The best way I think to buy a “done one” is to join a club and get to know the members and their cars. Then wait until one of their cars goes up for sale. If if you haven’t seen the car out much if...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-05-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,002
Posted By Dodge
Re: MMO non believers

And yes on your 35 yr. Old MMO
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-02-2019, 04:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 808
Posted By Dodge
Re: Stud removal

A friend just showed me a nifty tool. It is electric and looks a little like a soldering gun
But at the end of it is a coil that goes around the stud. When you pull the trigger it
Glows red hot...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-02-2019, 03:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,428
Posted By Dodge
Re: One note to modern engine oils

Do they make thermometers also?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-30-2019, 09:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 531
Posted By Dodge
Re: Rainy Day Thought

I had a 1949 Ford with them. There is a long grade near us and I remember going up the grade in the rain long before rain-x. You used to let off at the bottom of the grade for a second and let them...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-24-2019, 04:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 402
Posted By Dodge
Re: Steering wheel orientation.

Count the turns left to right put it in the middle and X marks the spot. The sector gear just goes in and runs back and forth. counting turns will position it. Your key should line up
If nothing...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-24-2019, 03:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 983
Posted By Dodge
Re: Trailer

It will be fine. If it’s close enough try your car on it to be sure.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-24-2019, 03:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 438
Posted By Dodge
Re: My fun day in my Model A

Good job Lee it looks like you had as much fun as they did
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-23-2019, 02:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 714
Posted By Dodge
Re: odd Model A Part???

Put it on your car when you teach the grand kids to drive it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-22-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,594
Posted By Dodge
Re: Failing gas tank sealant

I’ve been going thru the same thing. Mine had been working for 20yrs, then came corn gas.
Mine was coming off in big sheets in the beginning. It was covering the gas outlet in the bottom of the tank...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-22-2019, 04:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 934
Posted By Dodge
Re: Model B crank in Model A

Hmmm, too B or not to B, that is the question.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-22-2019, 03:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 448
Posted By Dodge
Re: Early V8 axle under Model A front end

What do you call the little arm with the ball on the end then?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-21-2019, 10:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,877
Posted By Dodge
Re: No comment

There’s a butt for every seat, mine wouldn’t be in that one though. He probably loves it
and he can find it easily a a National Convention.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-21-2019, 03:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 459
Posted By Dodge
Re: broken cylinder head studs

I think your at the Snyders tool and drilling stage. Take your time be patient you’ll
Get thru it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-19-2019, 03:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,189
Posted By Dodge
Re: Smooth Shifting The Model A

I think the double clutching is good for most people as it forces you to take the time to shift gears and gives you the proper rhythm to do it. You can use the other method suggested
But I think...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-15-2019, 03:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 896
Posted By Dodge
Re: New to Ford Model A

Great looking truck. Throw some belongings and furniture in the back, plus a sofa on top and you can go Beverly Hillbillies for Halloween.

Happy Model A-ing
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-15-2019, 03:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 491
Posted By Dodge
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-14-2019, 03:54 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,643
Posted By Dodge
Re: Biggest scare in a Model A

I’ve had two in 53 yrs. of driving them. One was in my Model T Speedster driving down a two lane highway at about 45 miles an hour. On my right a girl in a Mustang pulled out of a driveway and way...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,098
Posted By Dodge
Re: Max Compression Ratio

Mines been running fine, I think it’s close to 7-1, the compression gauge says 120 lbs.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2019, 10:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 792
Posted By Dodge
Re: rumble seat ins & outs

We give rides to elderly people every Fathers Day at a retirement home.
A couple of years ago we had a 101 year old Women that remembered riding in a rumble seat in her youth.
She was very...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-09-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 746
Posted By Dodge
Re: 600w leaking out of steering box

If its leaking a lot, the tube, but I would also use penrite, I haven't used
the corn head but thats supposed to work also.
My 2 cents
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-09-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 663
Posted By Dodge
Re: Swap Meet, Alameda, CA - Saturday October 19th, 2019

Same day as Jimmy's picnic in Golden Gate Park
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,198
Posted By Dodge
Re: No nut manifold clamp

What a great idea. Thanks.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-08-2019, 01:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 599
Posted By Dodge
Re: Model A intake on a Model T

If you use a Model B exhaust manifold it has almost the same downward angle of the Model
T exhaust manifold. Check it out. You see them on eBay
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