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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-21-2020, 11:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 557
Posted By holdover
Re: Larger intake valves

Exhaust valves (for reasons mentioned above) are usually smaller than intake valves. Increasing valve size does not always increase flow, depending on the engine/head design it sometimes reduces flow...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-21-2020, 11:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 557
Posted By holdover
Re: grease gun adapter

If you are talking about greasing a model A fitting, put a small O ring in the fitting(the ones the vendors sell to grease original fittings) and it will create a seal and you grease gun will work...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-21-2020, 10:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,401
Posted By holdover
Re: Barrett Jackson Scottsdale

last weeks B-J should have been billed as the C10 & Camaro sale. Seems like every other vehicle was one or the other. Earlier in the week looking from a TV screen some of the vehicles looked like...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-20-2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 628
Posted By holdover
Re: REAR VIEW MIRRORS for AA TRUCK

https://www.ebay.com/itm/5-3-4-Round-Clamp-On-Spot-Mirror-for-truck-auto-Blind-Spot-Mirror/121853224344?hash=item1c5f04a598:g:XXAAAOSw5dNWhVqf
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-19-2020, 07:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 628
Posted By holdover
Re: REAR VIEW MIRRORS for AA TRUCK

Not actually correct but solves what I consider a safety problem. Depending on your bed width and rear sighting obstructions (headache board) Mount a standard AA mirror on both sides, using the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-14-2020, 08:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 781
Posted By holdover
Re: Steam cleaning engine/trans?

This is how I do it with my pressure washer for antique, modern or farm equip where engine is not removed. For any part that I do not want water to get to in quantity I use heavy clear plastic like...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-09-2020, 09:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,064
Posted By holdover
Re: Radial tires for AA Trucks

Would the radials work with tubes??
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-01-2020, 10:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,542
Posted By holdover
Re: battery relocation

Snyder's among others makes a plate that allows you to just remove the battery side of the floorboard, a lot easier than doing the whole thing. Makes working on the battery an easy job without having...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-31-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 454
Posted By holdover
Re: Zenith Carb Float Valves

And I thought it was only me that found the new valve was worse than the old one, purchased 3 so far, none work. I am getting ready to machine a needle and seat so I can drive my TuDor
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-27-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 632
Posted By holdover
Re: AA Christmas List

The family being together and seeing the happiness on the 8 & 12 yr grand kids is all I could ever ask for! My AA restoration took a back seat to the need of a first floor bedroom. Funny that when I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-18-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 572
Posted By holdover
Re: Off topic vehy

As # 9 says, talk to the bank personally, if you deposit the check in your account it can take many weeks to clear, do not release the vehicle until the bank informs you, preferably in writing, that...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-16-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,034
Posted By holdover
Re: Welding question

the gas acts as a shield, without it the weld may look terrible and not be sound.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-08-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,806
Posted By holdover
Re: Using Ford Barn as an distraction

So sorry to learn about the loss of your son. I lost my 14 yr old daughter to a drunk driver, and can and will forever remember the moment I was told. It was the most crushing thing that ever...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-03-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,043
Posted By holdover
Re: fish scale instead of torque wrench

40 Deluxe (https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/member.php?u=1381) Great point about rotating torque, Now I need to find an inexpensive beam wrench....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-02-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,043
Posted By holdover
Re: fish scale instead of torque wrench

With the coupon you can get a inch pound torque wrench from Harbor freight for 9.99. In fact for the same price you can get one in foot lbs. I have one of them in every vehicle I drive to torque lug...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-30-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,099
Posted By holdover
Re: wedding decoaration ideas

Beware friends with a portable welder! In 1966 a couple of friends welded short pieces of chain to the frame of my 1964 Chevy SS. They weren't a hazard just noisy. Until I could get some bailing wire...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-25-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,242
Posted By holdover
Re: New Radiator and Losing Coolant

When you go to HF to get your Battery Tester, buy one of their Laser Thermometers
https://www.harborfreight.com/121-Infrared-Laser-Thermometer-63985.html

just a thought. 2 Gallons is way to much...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-25-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 714
Posted By holdover
Re: CCA Cold Cranking Amps?

I second the HF load tester it is not expensive and works good. I have had one for near 10 years. A volt meter alone will not tell the true story of the state of a battery, the load tester will. In...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-23-2019, 08:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 939
Posted By holdover
Re: Enclosed car trailer

I have a 20' Car Mate, https://carmate-trailers.com/trailers/enclosed-car-trailers/custom-car-trailer/ use it to tow my Tudor, and my racing Miata. Pull it with a F250 Diesel. I do not store my car...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-19-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,258
Posted By holdover
Re: Hinge pins

Air hammer works good, but when all fails and it comes time to drill one of these works great ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-18-2019, 10:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 515
Posted By holdover
Re: long speedo cable

maybe try a cable for a AA, most the vendors have them listed.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-18-2019, 10:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 727
Posted By holdover
Re: Finding a parasitic draw

If you have a volt, amp meter, like the ones you can get for free at Harbor Freight for buying something, follow the directions to read amperage place the leads between the neg terminal and the cable...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-17-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 999
Posted By holdover
Re: Sound deadening suggestions

I've used the foil backed stuff you buy at Lowes and Home Depot, costs a lot less and works well.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-14-2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,385
Posted By holdover
Re: Fraud Alert

When it comes to money, I trust few people. I sold a backhoe once on Ebay Buy It Now about 11 yrs ago. It was a nice Case 580B in excellent condition at a fair price. I had it listed wit many PICS...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2019, 09:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 566
Posted By holdover
Re: Private Messages

My inbox show 500 allowed, if you don't want to delete some of them copy and paste some of them to your email, to give you more space.
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