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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-14-2021, 06:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 695
Posted By Karl
Re: Those early FORD GAS GAGES

I obtained a small supply of NOS original fluid some years ago off Ebay complete in the original ford bottle Unfortunately all but gone now -However even that faded over time -Karl
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-14-2021, 04:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,240
Posted By Karl
Re: help me narrow down oil selection

Well I run 10w-30w detergent . No Oil filter I drop the oil every 500 miles
Unless I'm on a long trip were I do it before and after -Almost certainly overkill but oil is cheap and I believe...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-13-2021, 04:14 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,223
Posted By Karl
Re: Can somebody shed some light as to what these people are thinking?

What they are thinking is yahoo!!!
Mud washes off This is my prefered way to wash the mud off my Sports Coupe
Karl

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UqZZyf3eBJU
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-13-2021, 04:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,207
Posted By Karl
Re: Cars from my past, how about you

1930 Model A Sports coupe , 1929 Model A Phaeton, 1918 Model T , 1913 Model T , 1930 Model A Fordor, 1934 Plymouth , 1930 Model A Phaeton , 1967 Sunbeam Alpine , 1910 Hupmobile and 1934 Fordor...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-11-2021, 05:45 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,522
Posted By Karl
Re: Longest trip yet...MPG suck!

The exact position of the GAV for optimal running varies from car to car
Each of the 4 Model A's I have owned is slightly different but somewhere around a quarter of a turn open is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-07-2021, 05:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,396
Posted By Karl
Re: Why so many upgrades??

Richard -I certainly don't have a fine point car . Firstly here i am so far away from the home of the Model A I would struggle to assemble all the correct parts . However my car is pretty...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-07-2021, 04:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,766
Posted By Karl
Re: My wife is a keeper

30 years for me . I used to operate on the principle thats its easier to ask for forgiveness than permission when it came to buying cars but have mellowed with age . Interstingly Andrea has never...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-26-2021, 05:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 787
Posted By Karl
Re: '34 blues

I'm pretty sure the drivers front door on my car has had blow open/back injury some time
in its life . When i close the door it closes fine until I get to about 1/2 inch before it closes ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-20-2021, 03:10 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,104
Posted By Karl
Re: 33 navigator

Lawrie - My heart goes out to you . I'm so sorry for your loss- Karl
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-19-2021, 05:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,262
Posted By Karl
Re: The 1933-34 Ford Book

Ditto -I appreciate the time that went into making the current book and enjoy reading it as I will the new book -Karl
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-16-2021, 04:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,270
Posted By Karl
Re: LED Headli9ghts, 6v

Mike You are 100%correct . If tested on a properly calibtrated headlight machine they will fail -Mine did and i went back to halogen bulbs -Karl
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-05-2021, 06:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,932
Posted By Karl
Re: Do you think there will be another V-8 National meet?

Michael as an MD I have researched the Pifzer vaccine throughly so I can inform my patients. I am very confident it is safe and effective and have had it myself as has most of my immediate...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-29-2021, 02:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 481
Posted By Karl
Re: 34 radio installation and operating manual

Terry search on here There is a post with the exact measurements for the hole locations -Karl
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-29-2021, 02:13 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,162
Posted By Karl
Re: Covid

Yep -Believe me as an MD I have researched the Pfizer vaccine (which is what we have here ) in excruciating detail -Based on all this I believe it is safe and effective - I recommend it to my...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-27-2021, 05:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 632
Posted By Karl
Re: Congratulations to Lawrie

I believe Lawrie's car orignally came from New Zealand (as did Lawrie- we like to claim the good ones back from the Aussies !)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-22-2021, 04:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,958
Posted By Karl
Re: Joes antique auto parts

Great source and good to deal with-When you on the other side of the world the bad vendors show up pretty quickly. I don't notice Joes showing up a lot here but thats probably because they do...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-19-2021, 05:25 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,162
Posted By Karl
Re: Covid

Ian Vaccine rollout is slow -We don't have the disease burden that other countries have to drive it faster . As a health worker I get my first shot tomorrow.-Karl
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-19-2021, 05:02 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,941
Posted By Karl
Re: crash

I hope she is ok but they don't handle the shock of it very well . A couple of years ago I was at a vintage car show and an elderly couple were rear ended as they sat waiting to turn into the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-19-2021, 04:45 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,941
Posted By Karl
Re: crash

I think AMI got hit really badly in the Christchurch quake and they have downsized to survive. My insurance is all with Vero through the Vintage car club - really cheap premiums and by report ( i...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-18-2021, 06:48 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,941
Posted By Karl
Re: crash

Sorry Brian - I know how much the car means to you !
Hopefully you are all ok . I always worry about an accident in our cars with no seatbelts crumble zones etc .My father used to say then any...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-17-2021, 06:37 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,825
Posted By Karl
Re: Max Speed of a Model A in Stock Form

Mine is stock and I on a long trip of which I do plenty I will cruise at 55 mph for hours on end It would go faster and ocassionally on a downhill will go over 60mph . Of course as in any...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-31-2021, 11:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,184
Posted By Karl
Re: Two rare 33-34 accessories?

Yep - I was looking for a RHD Standard Fordor early 1934 Dash with the dash panel insert -Got to be one of the hardest things to find in the world right? Within in a week of looking one came up...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-23-2021, 10:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 869
Posted By Karl
Re: shark fin jacks

Lin Stacey is the go to man for Ford V8 tools he sold me a complete set for my 34 including the jack
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-22-2021, 03:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,420
Posted By Karl
Re: Still sober

Well done Craig -My brother has the same 20 years as you so I always note your posts each year. Having seen what my brother went through I tip my hat to you both and all -I really wonder if...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-22-2021, 03:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 402
Posted By Karl
Re: 34 dog bone hardware question

Thanks Good to know last time I tried to order them from Roy they were out of stock -Karl
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