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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 01:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 390
Posted By AL in NY
Re: Oiler Bottle with Stainless Needle Tip

shew01: thanks for the heads up, great idea/item!!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-20-2021, 12:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 668
Posted By AL in NY
Re: LED Turnsignals

Folks, here is an electronic flasher that works with LED taillights. I have been using it for over a year with no problems. Just make sure you tie the 3rd wire to a good ground.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-15-2021, 07:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,564
Posted By AL in NY
Re: Temperature Gauge

AK Sourdough: Here is a 1-10 PSI mechanical fuel pressure gauge that will work as an oil pressure gauge.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-12-2021, 07:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,243
Posted By AL in NY
Re: B Carb Questions

Glenn F: to do it right, you need to remove all the brass passage plugs and the brass GAV fitting. It would be to your benefit to purchase the carburetor manual "Restoring The Model 'A' and 'B'...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-12-2021, 06:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,243
Posted By AL in NY
Re: B Carb Questions

Gene F: You said it came off a running car but it not quite running right. If you want to cut corners, follow "big hammers" advice. If you want a trouble free carburetor for years to come, rebuild it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-11-2021, 07:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,243
Posted By AL in NY
Re: B Carb Questions

Gene F: to properly rebuild a "B" carb, you should remove all bass plugs and clean the passages. There are a few hidden passages that can't be cleaned without doing that. One is in the idle circuit...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-01-2021, 06:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,518
Posted By AL in NY
Re: Rubelite Red

Rubelite Red was a commercial only color starting in September 1930 and continuing into 1931.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-24-2021, 12:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,369
Posted By AL in NY
Re: Fs ignitions

Dick M: so is the FS with a spare module.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-23-2021, 08:59 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,597
Posted By AL in NY
Re: How difficult would it be to convert this water heater from 12V to 6V?

I would look for a 6vDC to 12VDC convertor......Look in Amazon
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-22-2021, 02:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,216
Posted By AL in NY
Re: Gas Tank Sealer

I second what JayJay said. I did my tank 15 years ago and have had NO problems since. I used the 3 step POR-15 sealer. Again, follow the prep steps to the letter.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-21-2021, 03:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,369
Posted By AL in NY
Re: Fs ignitions

Never had a problem with the electronic ignition from FS in 20,000 miles. Be sure to follow the directions to the letter. You'll need to run a dedicated ground wire from the distributor plate to the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-18-2021, 12:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 704
Posted By AL in NY
Re: Manifold Heater Mount

I believe the heater cover you have is used over the standard Model A exhaust manifold. The cover that goes over the Autolite waffle heater manifold looks like this.................






The...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-18-2021, 10:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 946
Posted By AL in NY
Re: J.R. Bullock Did Another Fine Job

Folks, you can't properly rebuild a "B" carburetor without removing the passage plugs and cleaning the hidden passages. The one of the biggest concerns is the passage under the GAV nettle where rust...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-12-2021, 02:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,229
Posted By AL in NY
Re: AutoLite heater install

That is a genuine Autolite waffle manifold. Here is a picture of the cover that should be used with it (captured off of ebay). The item number for it is:284140039821.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-11-2021, 04:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,229
Posted By AL in NY
Re: AutoLite heater install

I'll have to agree with Benson and Taffrail. That's not the correct firewall opening for a Autolite Waffle Heater. Here is a photo of my Autolite, your hole is definitely in the wrong location.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-10-2021, 10:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,229
Posted By AL in NY
Re: AutoLite heater install

If you have a original Autolite waffle exhaust manifold, I would look on-line for the original cover for it. It will lineup better with the hole in the firewall.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-08-2021, 04:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,514
Posted By AL in NY
Re: Crazy temp gauge idea

OMI: Buy a good mechanical temperature gauge for $50.00 and do away with all the excess batteries and wiring.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-05-2021, 05:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,456
Posted By AL in NY
Re: 2021 plans for your Model A

1) Driving more this year. Only did 1,500 miles in 2020.
2) New muffler
3) Winning top honors at Oshkosh in touring class judging
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-30-2020, 05:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 584
Posted By AL in NY
Re: 283 Model A Pistons

Terry, I believe AER only offers different length rods that will work with the OEM 283 piston. That won't work for me as I am considering buying the new Terry Burtz Model A engine which comes with...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-30-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 584
Posted By AL in NY
283 Model A Pistons

Is anyone currently making reasonable priced 283 pistons that fix standard length Model A rods?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-29-2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 752
Posted By AL in NY
Re: Points

I agree with "Kevin in NJ": New points have to be adjusted frequently until they wear into the cam. A good friend of mine drove his Model A to Florida this summer and he put in new points just before...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-09-2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,349
Posted By AL in NY
Re: turn sigtnals

davymc29: Here is the flasher you need for 6 volt positive ground LED turn signals. I have used to flasher for 8 months and it works great. Sorry, the first image on the left is for a negative ground...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-02-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,622
Posted By AL in NY
Re: 16" Wheels

Widening the wheels seems like a lot of expense for not much gain. I have stock 5 inch wide 35 Ford wheels on which I mounted 225/75R16 tires. The tires don't like at all oversized for the rims and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-01-2020, 07:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,284
Posted By AL in NY
Re: Dynamic dampening front pulley

I agree with Synchro909, the pulley did make a difference on my engine which had harmonic vibrations at 1500 and 2200 RPMs before I installed the pulley. Like Synchno909 said, installing a fan belt...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-27-2020, 05:16 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,622
Posted By AL in NY
Re: 16" Wheels

tuneman: I purchased an after-market TPMS that plugs into a cigarette lighter. I chose one that a knew worked on 6 volts. Because I am using 35 Ford 16 inch wire wheels, the included valve stems are...
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