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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-06-2020, 04:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,841
Posted By TDO
Re: When going for SCAT crank should you lighten flywheel? If so, how much?

what is the difference be twine the V8 clutch plate and the model a clutch plate
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-16-2016, 09:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 684
Posted By TDO
Question Which oil filter for Model A

About a week ago I put a full flo oil filter kit on my coupe. Most filters have a by pass valve in them. The valve has a relief setting of 8-11 lb setting. I don't know how this valve work with...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-10-2016, 04:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,145
Posted By TDO
Re: oil filter kit full flow

Finally got the filter kit on. It came with a napa Proselect 21515 filter, Looked at napa online and this filter only cost around $3.00. That cheep I wonder how good it is. What kind of filter are...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-09-2016, 04:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,145
Posted By TDO
oil filter kit full flow

Having trouble getting copper tube in oil supply line. I've got it in about 7/8" looks like it needs to go at least another 1/2" . any one have this problem and if you did how did you get it in.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-23-2016, 06:43 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,709
Posted By TDO
Re: Need a value. Quick! 1931 barn find.....

Looks like one front tire is straight and the drivers side is pointed out ward.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-09-2016, 09:31 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,290
Posted By TDO
Re: Timing question again! with Pic

I tried using the modern points and my coupe ran bad. Went back to original points my coupe runs great. If I was you I would go back to original points.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-06-2016, 12:34 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,219
Posted By TDO
Re: Newbie with several questions

This mighhttp://www.snydersantiqueauto.com/ceramic-motor-sealt be worth a try. ceramic sealehttp://www.irontite.com/store/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=1r.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-22-2016, 02:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,838
Posted By TDO
Re: February 22, 1941

First of all I what to thank you for your service. You've had your model A 5 years longer than I've been alive. I wish you well and a lot more years to come.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-21-2016, 12:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,096
Posted By TDO
Re: Caught red handed

When I put parts in the freezer, my wife makes me put them in a plastic bag.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-20-2016, 12:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 920
Posted By TDO
First drive this year

Here in West Virginia, it is rally nice out, in the high sixties. My birthday today, Turned 70. Took the coupe out for a ride. sure felt nice. Looking forward to more days like this. Later today...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-18-2016, 02:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,979
Posted By TDO
Re: How far to screw in end plug on tie rod ends

I don't no how right it is ,but I've always turned mine in a 1/4" after contact. To me that is 25% compression.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-18-2016, 02:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,583
Posted By TDO
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-17-2016, 12:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,885
Posted By TDO
Re: How do Wheel Bearings Survive?

I've used Mystik grease for years. I bought it at my local wall mart. But now they don't sell it any more . they have Lucas instead. How does Lucas compare to Mystik? None of my local auto stores...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-04-2016, 08:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,856
Posted By TDO
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-03-2016, 11:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,045
Posted By TDO
Re: Lug Nuts 35 Ford Wheels

I use a 1/2" drive socket and a 3/8" extension
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-29-2016, 12:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,288
Posted By TDO
Re: 16 inch inner tube stem size (shims?)

I run 215 75R16 ,Tubeless with out any problem.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-26-2016, 01:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,795
Posted By TDO
Re: Thought this was neat

First thing I thought of was , Just how deep was that snow. Sure had me fooled. Great picture.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-25-2016, 10:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,898
Posted By TDO
Re: Do we have animals that do this ?

I've seen full grown fox squirrels run throw chain link fence at full speed.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-23-2016, 01:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,632
Posted By TDO
Re: Model B Carb. on a Model A - pros & cons ?

I do like the B carb. It doesn't stall at sudden stop. Also I never use the GAV, while starting or out on the road. I do have flow tested jets from Renner's.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-23-2016, 11:15 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,260
Posted By TDO
Re: Jonas

We have 20" here in North Central West Virginia and still snowing. I'm not going to do any snow removal, to old for that. God put it there and he will take it away.:D
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-22-2016, 01:48 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,173
Posted By TDO
Re: poor gas milage question

AS far as the air cleaner goes. I use a K&N which is big enough not to restrict the air flow. also I run a B carb. and I get 18 mpg with or with out the filter. My opinion on the filter, dusty...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-22-2016, 11:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,699
Posted By TDO
Re: Two pictures and two motor questions.

If it's a High compression head the combustion chamber will be heart shaped. Put us a picture of the compression chamber.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-20-2016, 01:06 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,002
Posted By TDO
Re: Corrision Inhibitor in Cooling System

Here in West Virginia, I use distilled water with NAPA 1300 rust inhibitor and water pump lube in the warm months. And in winter I use Sierra anti- freeze. I do this because the water runs cooler in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-20-2016, 12:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,390
Posted By TDO
Re: Radial vs. Bias...

I agree with prpmmp
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-17-2016, 12:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,092
Posted By TDO
Re: New tires

I run 215/75R 16, tubeless with 32PSI. Runs nice and smooth.
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