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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-20-2021, 05:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,258
Posted By Aretino
Re: Vacuum Gauge (new)

I plumbed my liquid filled vacuum guage into the intake manifold with brass fittings. It looks better than the wolf whistle that was there when I got the car. A steady needle is ideal!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-13-2021, 12:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,315
Posted By Aretino
Re: A few timing gear questions

Spring loaded plunger well greased
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-04-2021, 10:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,049
Posted By Aretino
Re: Car Wax

Nu Finish
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-02-2021, 08:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 815
Posted By Aretino
Re: ‘A’ parts dealer catalogs

All the vendors have poor search engines
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-29-2021, 09:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,258
Posted By Aretino
Re: Vacuum Gauge (new)

Thanks Ryan!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-28-2021, 07:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 512
Posted By Aretino
Re: Hub cap noise

A small amount of RTV ( silicone sealant) will keep the caps from making noise.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-21-2021, 06:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,064
Posted By Aretino
Re: Rebuilding Carburetor

Send the carb to Jim Bullock (jmacarbs.com) for a proper restoration. Just a thought!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-06-2021, 08:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,394
Posted By Aretino
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-05-2021, 06:48 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,616
Posted By Aretino
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-03-2021, 08:05 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 16,201
Posted By Aretino
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-27-2021, 07:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,266
Posted By Aretino
Re: Stipe shocks

I installed Stipe shocks a couple years ago. High quality and performance.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-11-2021, 03:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 499
Posted By Aretino
Re: Restarting the engine

I use my old model A oil for chainsaw bar lube, and coating garden tools to prevent rusting.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-06-2021, 12:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 461
Posted By Aretino
Re: Speedometer

keep us posted. What was the cost to rebuild?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-06-2021, 11:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 771
Posted By Aretino
Re: JR Bullock

I purchased my restored Marvel Carb from JR Bullock. Great craftsmanship and it performed perfectly. Big improvement over the Zenith.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-15-2021, 06:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,175
Posted By Aretino
Re: “Normal” model a temp

APCO gauge as well. 190 on a hot day. 50/50 mix.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-13-2021, 05:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 958
Posted By Aretino
Re: Filler putty for aluminum intake?

Used to use Devcon F in the aviation maintenance industry.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-13-2021, 05:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,973
Posted By Aretino
Re: New Tires

Car had Goodyear Gum Dipped whitewalls when I bought it and decided to run them a little longer. Tube failure caused the flat. Put the tire on the rear spare bracket of my coupe and the new tube...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-11-2021, 04:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,590
Posted By Aretino
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-06-2021, 06:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,973
Posted By Aretino
New Tires

Had my first flat and need to replace all 4 tires. Looking for opinions. I drive the car daily from May to November. So what do I buy and who do I buy them from? Thanks!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-26-2021, 04:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 394
Posted By Aretino
Re: Still can't post pictures

2 large! My life story.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-29-2021, 01:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,245
Posted By Aretino
Re: Fender cover

I use a leather hide, left over from an upholstery job.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-21-2021, 10:39 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,038
Posted By Aretino
Re: Why do you own a Model A?

First car I ever worked on was a Model A. When I was 13 years old a neighbor let me help work on his Model A. The simplicity, reliability, parts availability and memories were all factors when I made...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-05-2021, 07:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,096
Posted By Aretino
Re: Gas seepage at steering column

Aviation fuel sealant available from SkyGeek.com. PPG Areospace PR 1422. comes in a few drying time formulas. After drying it forms a flexible rubbery layer of protection. Difficult to remove after...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-03-2021, 09:18 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,283
Posted By Aretino
Re: Marvel Carburetor

Marvel for me
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-31-2021, 06:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,333
Posted By Aretino
Re: tire pressure

28 works for me
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