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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-21-2020, 03:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,168
Posted By P.S.
Re: AAA for breakdowns in antique?

Rectify WHAT? I shared a true story of what happened. I'm not complaining or ranting. If you took my post as a complaint or rant, then you must think history books are nothing but rants. I told a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-16-2020, 04:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,168
Posted By P.S.
Re: AAA for breakdowns in antique?

Only had to use AAA one time- On the all-original unrestored fordor. The original babbit splattered on the way home from my dad's house, and had to get it towed home.

I requested a flatbed on the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-22-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 849
Posted By P.S.
Re: Just had a Model A wedding

Congratulations, Mike! You both are destined to have many adventures with laughs, tears, and togetherness. Good luck, even though you two have plenty already.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-21-2020, 01:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 527
Posted By P.S.
Re: 4th of July Celebration during COVID

YouTube is a finicky beast. I juat follow the rules so I don't get demonitized.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-19-2020, 09:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 527
Posted By P.S.
Re: 4th of July Celebration during COVID

I'm not a professional videographer, just a regular guy. Sorry, man.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-19-2020, 09:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,916
Posted By P.S.
Re: Ignition timing question

Good timing (pun)! I just posted a video about Model A timing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oaCZ5lB9EJ4
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-17-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 527
Posted By P.S.
Re: 4th of July Celebration during COVID

It attracted thousands of spectators. If you notice, the video is edited. That was done to remove the crowds of spectators where you could make out faces since it would be impossible to get signed...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-09-2020, 08:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 692
Posted By P.S.
Re: Turlock

So far, the NCRG mini roundup for June 2021 is still on. Registration should start in February.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-19-2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 999
Posted By P.S.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-10-2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 999
Posted By P.S.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-10-2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 999
Posted By P.S.
Re: Manifold Gasket Replacement - New Video by Paul Shinn

Neither the block nor the parts are "warped". You are jumping to a conclusion. Either you did not watch the video, or you skipped the part where I showed the close-up of the casting texture on the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-06-2020, 07:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 999
Posted By P.S.
Re: Manifold Gasket Replacement - New Video by Paul Shinn

ONLY if everything is perfectly flat. My block (and every other I have seen) is not flat.



Even worse, you're trying to make it air tight. Prevents vacuum leaks.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-06-2020, 07:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 999
Posted By P.S.
Re: Manifold Gasket Replacement - New Video by Paul Shinn

Thanks for the publicity.

When I discussed using the high temp RTV, I also showed why I do it. See the closeup shot of the engine block surface.

Torquing to 45 ft. lbs. when installing ends up...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-10-2020, 11:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,083
Posted By P.S.
Re: Independence Day

Our county Independence Day parade was cancelled, so our Model A club made our own parade. 18 Model A's all decorated. Here's a video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5L_apkEwKPQ

Had to edit...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-12-2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 12,416
Posted By P.S.
Re: Town Car Deliveries

There are two 1931 town car deliveries in this video, including the one pictured above that belonged to the late Tim Kelly.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k_hNBCUKcP4
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-15-2020, 06:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,093
Posted By P.S.
Re: So you have an all original car...OK...

They were removed in the 1950's for some reason. I have a set, though not original to that car, so I could always put them on for judging. But the car is just being preserved as it has been handed...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-15-2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,093
Posted By P.S.
Re: So you have an all original car...OK...

Valid point. By the way, a few years ago, I posted a portion of a video I shot while riding in Marco's roadster. That car is unreal.



My tudor sedan is restored with nothing but N.O.S....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-15-2020, 12:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,093
Posted By P.S.
Re: So you have an all original car...OK...

There is quite a debate about what is original going on in the comments under this Model A video- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QqA28sHrWiA

Admittedly, the video is stupid. All it was...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-14-2020, 10:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,694
Posted By P.S.
Re: Distributor Seized

No. Except one thing- I'd stick with fiber timing gears. The laminated ones, to be specific.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-14-2020, 10:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,244
Posted By P.S.
Re: E 85

Model A didn't seem to care. However, there was a noticeable loss of fuel economy.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 878
Posted By P.S.
Re: Carburetor noise...

If the air bleed screw is adjusted in all the way, then it will sound like that. However, that also almost certainly means an intake leak if that's the setting it runs best.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-02-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 11,952
Posted By P.S.
Re: Manifold Cooking

Here's a video the guy on YouTube did- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ZFkw3CWi-U&lc=z232v3irrt2li1jr504t1aokg2ywatwdpnvyjqcaq3nabk0h00410
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-01-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,174
Posted By P.S.
Re: pop out cable restoration

Thanks, Tom.

Is anyone around us still doing this?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-01-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 634
Posted By P.S.
Re: MAFCA National convention

Thanks, Jim.

That's a real shame. I suspect this will be over the hump well before then.

The Sonora A's hosting the NCRG gathering in June is still on.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-01-2020, 01:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,174
Posted By P.S.
Re: pop out cable restoration

It is a simple repair for someone with that skill set. I'm an electrical and electronics engineer. I can design and build a radio or TV station with half my brain tied behind my back. Ask me to...
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