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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-20-2021, 06:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 623
Posted By amishman
Re: 1941 carburetor , where does this part go

Thanks , ok I understand now.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-18-2021, 08:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 623
Posted By amishman
1941 carburetor , where does this part go

I'm new to the flathead Fords, my car was running well when it started to cough a little. Got home a took the top of the carburetor off to look inside for the first time, when a part fell out I can't...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-17-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 693
Posted By amishman
Clutch finger depth

Les Andrew's book says the depth of 5/8 of an inch for clutch finger.What should the V8 clutch depth be for the Model A be set at?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,246
Posted By amishman
Re: clutch problem

I have had a similar problem, have found that the clutch releases shalf is bent, how could that have happen? The clutch started slipping back in the spring and kept getting worst. I chased the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-03-2017, 05:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,645
Posted By amishman
Re: What size tire do you recommend for 16" Ford rims

Yes original Ford rims, no disk brakes, and tubeless
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-02-2017, 06:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,645
Posted By amishman
What size tire do you recommend for 16" Ford rims

I've got 16" Ford rims newly powder coated, but would like to know what tire size in a modern radial do you recommend without going to Coker tire?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-18-2016, 08:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,040
Posted By amishman
Re: Which copper head gasket with Snyder's 5.5:1 head?

I have an engine rebuilt by AER with 5.5 head, larger intake and exhaust valves, balance crank, Stipe touring cam. Blew a head gasket with only 2000 miles on it, replaced the with the same red...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-09-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,300
Posted By amishman
Smile Re: Alternator Conversion Question

When I bought my 1930 Townsedan three years ago, it was original to the best I can tell. I'm the fourth owner and it's never been located more then 50 miles from the first owner and have the original...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-26-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,654
Posted By amishman
Smile Re: Model A Tow Hitch Construction and Ideas?

I built one just like the one Carl has posted,I hadn't even seen this picture, just measured,cut out some 2 inch square tubing and welded it up, works great. I'd post a picture, but won't be back...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-02-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,633
Posted By amishman
Re: Inside Sun Visor for ALL closed cars

My 1930 Townsedan had them in the car when I bought it. The visors look like they belong in the car, they're mounted to the header above the windshield with wood screws.they work well,pivoting in all...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-02-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,830
Posted By amishman
Smile Re: the history of your car ???????

I have the complete history of my 1930 Murray Townsedan. Mr Howard Crofoot,a farmer,from Newago, Mich. bought it new on May 19, 1930 at the Spier Ford Motor Sales, in Newago. And I have the original...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-25-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,809
Posted By amishman
Question Routes through Oregon and Washington ?

In planning our trip to Puyallup this summer and trying to decide which road would be most scenic and Model A friendly, I'd like suggestions on which route to take. We're leaving from Michigan, going...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-28-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,148
Posted By amishman
Re: Lemay Museum, Tacoma WA

I'm looking forward to seeing the LeMay Museum in July also, to see how it compares to the Gilmore and and the New Model A Museum. I live about 26 miles from the Gilmore, and I'll be driving my 1930...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-08-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 16,486
Posted By amishman
Smile Re: What causes deceration vibration

Deceleration vibration really bothered me a lot, and a friend says it's a Model A, what do you expect? My first A was a 31 Roadster with a new rebuild from AER in Skokie IL, it had a 5.0 head, and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-29-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,996
Posted By amishman
Re: New engine break-in suggestions

That's the plan, retiring in the spring, no time line. Assuming all goes well to Washington, will continue on down the Pacific Coast Highway to San Diego. I think I'll be 7000 to 8000 miles back to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-28-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,996
Posted By amishman
Re: New engine break-in suggestions

I had AER rebuild my engine back in Feb. Followed Rich's start up instruction, using 10-30 Penzoil, It started the first time over. Our club did a 300 mile tour this weekend and I now have 1000...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-09-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,376
Posted By amishman
Re: Touring cams

I just got my new rebuilt motor from Antique Engine Rebuilder, in the 1930 townsedan, it's got 5.5 head, balanced crank, larger intake and exhaust valves, with Stipe .340 cam, I was told on early...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-27-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,254
Posted By amishman
Re: Cars of the 20's and 30's

I think I read that Murray produced bodies for Dodge and Pierce Arrow. Looking at the back of my 1930 Townsedan, it does look similar to a 28-29 Pierce Arrow.:rolleyes:
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-26-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 13,465
Posted By amishman
Re: Anyone??

Hi Bill~~~~~~~I don't know your story, but I've been there where loneliness really hurts so bad that you become paralyzed by it. My first wife passed away 12 years ago, but before she died, she sat...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-23-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,696
Posted By amishman
Re: Which New Cam,,,330 or 340

Do you have a Phone number or web-site for Bill Stipe/
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-21-2012, 09:09 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 18,238
Posted By amishman
Re: Experimental Map of FB "Model A" People Locations

Please add me also,49325,,, I'm just 26 miles north of the New Model A museum at the Gilmore's
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-21-2012, 12:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,696
Posted By amishman
Which New Cam,,,330 or 340

I'm getting my engine rebuild by Antique Engine Rebuilder, and Rich say he can provide the .330 lift cam or the .340 Stipe cam. What should one expect out of the two, any real differences, does...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-20-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,334
Posted By amishman
Re: High Compression Head - Snyder's 6:1

I was at Snyder's two weeks ago, they said they didn't know when they would have 6:1 heads available, problem with the casting. I hope they'd have them in the next six weeks, as I having Antique...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-19-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,816
Posted By amishman
Re: Splash Pans?

I got my old pans powder coated black and tapped the frame for 5/16 screws, easy to put on and off. I'd read that on Tiny Tips, also.;)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-18-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,625
Posted By amishman
Question Putting New studs in New Drum

Question,, I'm doing a complete rebuild of the brakes, I got a tool to cut the swage off the studs of old hubs, pressed out the studs, got new cast iron drum from Synder's, but now I don't have a...
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