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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-10-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 988
Posted By RUNNERBUN
Re: Surprise find

Thanks for your input Tom and jack. I think i,ll be leaving it out. Bill, that is very interesting, having two early engines with the same feature. Will be interesting to see if any others turn up.?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-10-2018, 02:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 988
Posted By RUNNERBUN
Surprise find

I just picked up an early 1928 engine (engine number 15,???) and couldn't wait to tear it apart to see what I got. The engine has the early Beaver tail crank, the connecting rods are the ones that...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-29-2018, 04:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 678
Posted By RUNNERBUN
Re: Model A puzzler

Does your speedometer reading go up when you increase your revs? If it does I think you could assume that the Tail shaft is turning and that everything forward of the gearbox is ok. Did you remove...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-20-2018, 02:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,361
Posted By RUNNERBUN
Re: Don't ask me how

The title of the thread is Don't ask me how OK TinCup, I won't ask you how but I'll take a guess that it was accidental damage when the Piston hit the concrete floor, directly followed by a lot of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-15-2018, 02:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,501
Posted By RUNNERBUN
Re: To Frequent Drivers: What Function Concerns You The Most?

I have put on 98,000 miles in my A since restoration (22 years) and 98% of my problems were caused by poor quality TUBES
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-05-2018, 04:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 865
Posted By RUNNERBUN
Re: Why I prefer open cars

Were the girls topless or was it the car.:D
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-02-2018, 03:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 618
Posted By RUNNERBUN
Re: Coolant question

I strongly suspect that you don't have a problem, You may not be running the engine long enough for it to get up to temp. and for the thermostat to open to allow the water to circulate. To make sure...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-19-2018, 10:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 982
Posted By RUNNERBUN
Re: International Model A Ford Day Sept 22

I leave home on the 17th Sept on the start of a 6000 kilometer journey to attend the Australian National Meet at Murray Bridge, South Australia. So, yes I will be celebrating. Looking forward to it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-05-2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 922
Posted By RUNNERBUN
Re: EARLY 1928 Wiskbone

So do you suggest that there should only be one question asked on this forum.
Where can I purchase a copy of the Judging Standards???????? Get real.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-12-2018, 10:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,349
Posted By RUNNERBUN
Thumbs up Re: New B head progress.

What makes you think that you will be getting the new head for less than $40K.
Seriously, I'm just kidding. :D
Tod, congratulations and thanks for all your great work. Wish you every success in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-10-2018, 03:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,520
Posted By RUNNERBUN
Re: Fun Car Games for our Club's 40th Birthday & Summer Picnic

This game will require two persons per car. Each car will have one person sitting in the car and the second person will be approx 20 yards away.
The group of people away from the car are blind...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-25-2018, 04:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,317
Posted By RUNNERBUN
Re: Anzac

Today it was my great honor to carry three veterans in my Model A in the Anzac day parade.
It was a moving and emotional experience.
Lest we forget.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-09-2018, 03:01 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 22,810
Posted By RUNNERBUN
Re: tell a Model A related story

Very similar story, while travelling through Central Australia returning home from the National Model A Meet we had stopped at a trailer park where we had spent two nights. I was taking the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2018, 02:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,731
Posted By RUNNERBUN
Re: Starter switch - fascinating!!

My first experience with a vintage car at age seventeen was when I dragged a 1927 Chevrolet home. I had very little mechanical experience. Tried to start it, turned the ignition key and nothing...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-24-2018, 05:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 944
Posted By RUNNERBUN
Re: “Clunk” when I hit the brakes

May also pay to check the rear axle nuts. They may be loose and you might also have a damaged axle key way.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-05-2018, 11:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,473
Posted By RUNNERBUN
Re: It has lasted 40+years, Should I fix it?

I think the original owner really nailed the problem.:D:D:D I think shiny new cotter pins would not look right.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-01-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,902
Posted By RUNNERBUN
Re: New model A'ers must haves

I always carry a first aid kit. Most tools and spares I carry have mostly been used to get other cars going again. I once pulled up to assist a fellow Model A'r who was on the side of the road. He...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-28-2018, 12:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 989
Posted By RUNNERBUN
Re: tube changing

I do as the previous 2 posters suggested. In addition I use a liberal quantity of Talcum powder to lubricate the tube and help it settle correctly within the tire.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-27-2018, 01:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,768
Posted By RUNNERBUN
Re: Bogus scammers

Don't appear to have much of a problem with telemarketers. I just put my best official police voice on and tell them that this is the Police Emergency Response Centre. Where did you get this private...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-25-2018, 11:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,182
Posted By RUNNERBUN
Re: Transmission case repair

Yes, there might be, but where is the self satisfaction of having solved the problem with your own ingenuity, design and skill.
I say congratulations and well done and thanks for sharing.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-15-2018, 04:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 945
Posted By RUNNERBUN
Re: 1930 German Gas Station Singing Attendants

I think they were happy about not having any of that cheap and nasty crap corn gas.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-23-2018, 01:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,190
Posted By RUNNERBUN
Re: Model B Engine

I too would like more info on the relocated drain tube.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-21-2018, 04:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,961
Posted By RUNNERBUN
Re: Original Motor Mounts R&R...Postmortem Photos (Not For The Squeamish)

Here is what the Canadian cast type look like.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-26-2017, 03:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,912
Posted By RUNNERBUN
Re: Does anyone want money to but a fleet of Model A's

What's wrong with you lot? Don't you believe in Santa Claus. Never look a gift horse in the mouth. ������
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-25-2017, 12:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,850
Posted By RUNNERBUN
Re: Christmas.

Darn it! I missed out on my Xmas wish list. That silly old Santa arrived here wearing his winter suit and we have 94 degrees heat hear in tropical north Queensland. Appears he passed out just before...
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