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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-12-2021, 05:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,050
Posted By bob from red oak
Re: Ok, i'll poke the bear..Ethanol or Straight Gasoline ?

Regular gas (ethonal) with occasional MMO.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-02-2021, 10:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By bob from red oak
Re: mystery switch

thanks. I thought it might be some kind of interior light. I will check out the dash lights.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-02-2021, 08:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By bob from red oak
mystery switch

I have a 1941 PU and still learning a lot about it. Can anyone tell me what this switch is under the dash on the left side of the steering column. Sorry don't know how to post a picture. The original...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-02-2021, 07:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,395
Posted By bob from red oak
Re: Can this be welded?

I agree with #9 and others, it can be welded but the welder must be skilled.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-20-2021, 07:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,777
Posted By bob from red oak
Re: Dropping the pan , recent You Tube .

Your videos are very much appreciated. Thank you from someone who got my first A at 70 yrs old and still learning the basics.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-18-2021, 05:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 947
Posted By bob from red oak
Re: Model A Fleet

Nice fleet. What is your preference to drive?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-15-2021, 05:35 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,526
Posted By bob from red oak
Re: New Member---'28 Model A Mods----help!

Welcome Stevie649. I have found this forum to be extremely helpful for one new to Model As. It has also been helpful to find someone local such as a friend or a club to serve as a mentor.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-03-2021, 11:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 466
Posted By bob from red oak
Re: Low speed miss

Goods plugs. Not wet. the original issue was bad float. Fioat was filled with gas. Put in new float and some parts from carb kit. Just make me think I got something messed up in carb but that carb is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-02-2021, 10:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 466
Posted By bob from red oak
Low speed miss

I have a '41 PU with a 59 AB engine. It was running rich. I took the carb apart, installed new float and carb kit. Initial start up gas running out of accelerator pump area. Reset float. Now starts...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-17-2021, 06:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 827
Posted By bob from red oak
Re: brake return spring ??

When I bought my A the brake peddle would not fully return and the brake light stayed on. I installed the return spring from Brattons and and peddle returns all the way and brake light goes off.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-16-2021, 04:32 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 14,691
Posted By bob from red oak
Re: WHO Is the Oldest Early V8 Forum Member?

75 and bought my Model A 5 years ago and my 41 PU last year and plan to add another one this year or next year. Have to sneak another one into the garage when wife is not looking.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-03-2021, 07:11 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,901
Posted By bob from red oak
Re: A question for old guys

I am also there. Mid 70s and finding more physical limitations all the time. AS you say big issue is getting under the A. Can't stay under too long without getting dizzy, nauseated, and difficulty...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-27-2021, 03:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,193
Posted By bob from red oak
Re: Does Gauge of Ground Wire Matter

this post is a bit late but when I put the disconnect on my A I bought the heavy wire at Tractor Supply. The had several different lengths,
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-25-2021, 06:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,629
Posted By bob from red oak
Re: Diesel Conversion

Very interesting. Thanks for posting.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-13-2021, 06:49 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,887
Posted By bob from red oak
Re: Marvel Carburetor

A friend of mine recently swapped his Zenith for a Tillotson. Ran slightly better but biggest difference for him was slightly improved gas mileage. I have always had Tillotson. Can't compare to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2021, 02:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,031
Posted By bob from red oak
Re: using the stock mechanical fuel pump with electric

Excuse my ignorance but are you all saying when running both the electric is inactive until the original pumps fails to provide adequate pressure at which time the electric takes over fully. It is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-10-2021, 06:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 814
Posted By bob from red oak
Re: New Shoes !

Nice look! Did you paint or buy that way? Looks great with whitewalls.

Bob
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-08-2021, 07:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,629
Posted By bob from red oak
Re: Crazy temp gauge idea

Your "crazy idea" sounds innovative and fun to make for someone with time and someone who enjoys tinkering. I simply got a digital hand held infared thermometer and it gives me accurate temps and no...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-31-2020, 05:36 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,730
Posted By bob from red oak
Re: Bone Stock or Modified?

Very interesting responses. Why do we make changes? Some are content with originality and keeping it the same, That's fine for some. I think others have a basic inner need to change. Why do we...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-30-2020, 07:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 680
Posted By bob from red oak
Re: Looking for information on Raymond M. Anderson

Hope you hear from someone who knew Mr. Anderson. I did a quick google search and a couple Raymond Anderson obits were posted. You might check those out.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-29-2020, 07:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,033
Posted By bob from red oak
Re: Oh What Fun It Is To Ride

Welcome Mark. Beautiful car. Enjoy the top down driving in a few months.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-29-2020, 07:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 930
Posted By bob from red oak
Re: Length Limit for Priority Mail Shipping

I thought the size of the content was determined by the box/package furnished by the USPS. As for delivery time they always tell me three days. That could be because i have only shipped small...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-26-2020, 10:41 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,413
Posted By bob from red oak
Re: Signs, back in the day

Don't know if this is from back in the day but my wife bought me a sign for my shop. It reads "You can't buy Happiness- but- you can buy cars and that's kinda the same thing."
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-25-2020, 06:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,274
Posted By bob from red oak
Gratitude

It is 4:30 am on Christmas day 2020. Just drinking a cup of coffee and thinking about things i am grateful for this year. A tough year for many, not to mention my own fight with cancer and my wife's...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-16-2020, 05:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,278
Posted By bob from red oak
Re: 1930 Model A 170B on the road after 6 yrs.

I agree with others. It looks fantastic. Hope you enjoy for many years, I know you will get lots of smiles, thumbs up, and compliments every time you take it for a ride, It seems one thing our A's do...
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