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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-10-2022, 02:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 600
Posted By old ugly
Re: Fuel / Gas Shut-Off Valve Solution

good idea.
and i like the above idea of a filter just before that valve.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-10-2022, 02:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,662
Posted By old ugly
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-10-2022, 02:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,361
Posted By old ugly
Re: piston ring end gap spacing ?

haha
i tried all the suggested functions to make that little o. it don't work on my keyboard.
thanks tho

ou
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-10-2022, 02:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,361
Posted By old ugly
Re: piston ring end gap spacing ?

i was talking about the end gap spacing, the angle/position when installed onto the piston.
thank you
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-10-2022, 01:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,156
Posted By old ugly
Re: Big Valves and porting?

porting for higher performance engine is probably good when combined with all the other components
but the reliefs like on this fh8 , you wouldn't do that to a model A. the valves are already...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-08-2022, 12:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,361
Posted By old ugly
Re: piston ring end gap spacing ?

i don't know how to make the little degrees sign.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-08-2022, 12:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,361
Posted By old ugly
Re: piston ring end gap spacing ?

les andrews says 120d apart. its all i have been doing for years so i will just carry on as if i were normal.
thanks
ou
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-07-2022, 08:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 991
Posted By old ugly
Re: Stock shock links VS Dog Bone???

re the original style shock links.
why is the grease fitting on the bottom of the link? if the grease fitting was in the top or if it had grease fittings on the top and the bottom it would lubricate...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-07-2022, 07:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,327
Posted By old ugly
Re: Primer paint

the roller will save your shop from overspray getting everywhere. the fumes are still bad, you need to wear all the ppe.

you will find that overspray from the epoxy primer will glue itself to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-07-2022, 07:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,361
Posted By old ugly
piston ring end gap spacing ?

i have always spaced the end gaps of the piston rings about 120d apart and not over the pin.
but
is there a chart or spec on the actual recommended spacing?

thank you
ou
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-07-2022, 07:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By old ugly
Re: Reverse Idler Shaft query

i have found that all the gears interchange between the 3 different transmission cases. the reverse idler is the same dimensions and will fit except for the oiling issue.
if you are going to use an...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-07-2022, 07:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By old ugly
Re: Reverse Idler Shaft query

that reverse idler pin/shaft is the early style. the early style gear is oiled through the end and enters the gear bushing in the centre of the gear.
the later style oiling system the shaft is solid...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2022, 10:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,327
Posted By old ugly
Re: Primer paint

here is a trick for the home shop guys, an old cheap Swiss shop owner showed me. for small repairs he didn't want to waste time moving cars into the booth, washing guns and wasting gunwash.

good...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-16-2021, 10:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 756
Posted By old ugly
Re: Front fender well covering

i just put side mount wells in both front fenders, we should have traded, lol

if it were i, advertise on the for sale/wanted part of this forum, then if you cant find a set without wells, i would...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-16-2021, 10:24 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,997
Posted By old ugly
Re: PPG Omni Urethane or the Concept DCC

i still own a car painted in Omni single stage. the paint job is older and is still as nice as the day it was sprayed. the car has a good 2 stage hi-solids primer over which the omni was sprayed....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-09-2021, 08:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 802
Posted By old ugly
Re: VIN and Engine Serial Number Location

model B engines have the serial number on the top of the bell housing
but no way its going to help you with the car vin.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-09-2021, 08:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 533
Posted By old ugly
Re: modern valve upgrade

chev valves can be used in a flathead 8 but they won't work in the model A engine.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-30-2021, 08:24 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,782
Posted By old ugly
Re: Decided against turn signals.....what about this idea?

well sir
your title says "what about this idea?"
i am going to tell you exactly what i think.

your worried about period correct looking car well the strobe won't look period correct sticking...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-30-2021, 09:59 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,782
Posted By old ugly
Re: Decided against turn signals.....what about this idea?

i have turn signal system on my sedan. i have two tail/brake lights,the right one is an add on. the system uses the brake light system for the rear signals so no ugly lights back there. the front...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-28-2021, 01:26 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,782
Posted By old ugly
Re: Decided against turn signals.....what about this idea?

i wonder what the cops will say to you when they see it?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-28-2021, 01:24 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,782
Posted By old ugly
Re: Decided against turn signals.....what about this idea?

i have to say i don't like the idea.

but there are a a lot of things i don't like.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-28-2021, 01:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 489
Posted By old ugly
Re: Throttle Bracket Rubbing

it also looks to me that the top shaft is no longer straight. but maybe its just the pic.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-28-2021, 01:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 489
Posted By old ugly
Re: Throttle Bracket Rubbing

it looks to me that someone has added a new end onto the arm and it is a bit too thick.
if function is more important than correctness then if it were I, just file or grind some clearance into the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-27-2021, 10:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,772
Posted By old ugly
Re: Air Filter

this is creative.

RHD
even some fine metal mesh, form it over the intake of the carb and then hose clamp it on. that will stop larger size junk from getting in there.

on my drag car i had to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-27-2021, 10:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 837
Posted By old ugly
Re: Bad Tube

should have bought Chinese ones.
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