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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-03-2021, 10:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,489
Posted By Jim M
Re: Seafoam

I use 1 oz of Bell Ethanol Defense per 5 gals of gas and carb stays clean as a whistle and car runs and idles great.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-16-2021, 11:53 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,524
Posted By Jim M
Re: 28, 29 vs 30,31 What do you like any why?

29 is my favorite - probably because my barn find is a 29 Roadster. The 29 seems to have some improvements over the 28's but still are very similar. They ALL are great but I still like the earlier...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-25-2021, 01:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 487
Posted By Jim M
29 Roadster won't idle all the way down

My roadster is running fine but when I come to a complete stop the engine does not idle all the way down. If I put my toe under the accelerator pedal and pull it back it then idles all the way down....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-08-2021, 08:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,582
Posted By Jim M
Re: Was Plywood Used

I had a plywood floor in my 29 Roadster that looked VERY original. Used it for a template to replace it with birch.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-25-2021, 02:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,018
Posted By Jim M
Re: Registration process in North Carolina

Ronn has the RIGHT idea. If it ain't broke ---- DON'T fix it. I have my car registered and insured in WV with an original 1929 plate. Drive it all around town here in FL with no problems.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-18-2021, 05:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 973
Posted By Jim M
Re: J.R. Bullock Did Another Fine Job

More accolades to Jim. He is the BEST!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-26-2020, 02:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,022
Posted By Jim M
Re: Length Limit for Priority Mail Shipping

Priority Mail used to be absolutely the best way to ship if item fits in one of the packages the post office provided FREE. I used it weekly for buying and selling. I could order a part from Steve at...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-26-2020, 12:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,480
Posted By Jim M
Re: are you guys putting the little screen inside the iron sediment bulb?

I use a paper filter from NAPA that fits and works perfect. Will try to go down to my shop sometime today and get the NAPA number. I wanted to make sure that my newly rebuilt carb stayed perfectly...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-12-2020, 04:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 732
Posted By Jim M
Re: Rear View Mirrors for 31 Deluxe Roadster

I have a 29 with the same problem. Going to try the loctite on the threads and going to try to find a small one of the round mirrors that stick on. One good thing I do all of my driving during the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-21-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,134
Posted By Jim M
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-02-2020, 11:22 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,346
Posted By Jim M
Re: Why do I have to keep pulling the choke out ?

I had the same problem on my 29 Roadster. I had cleaned the carb a number of times myself to no avail. Finally set it to Jim Bullock in Texas and it came back looking like brand new. Put in on and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-30-2020, 03:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,244
Posted By Jim M
Re: Source for epoxy-filled 6 volt coil ?

Purdy,
I want to order one for my 29 Roadster - 6V. Just looked at the site and it didn't look like there was a diffent one for 6V vs 12V? Am I missing something or will it work on 6 or 12...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-28-2020, 10:58 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,684
Posted By Jim M
Re: What is a "reasonable" speed in a Model A for one to get "reasonable" engine life

40 is pleanty for me. I want to enjoy the scenery and be confident I can avoid any road issues. I stay off 4 lane roads and 65 MPH traffic as much as possible..
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-30-2020, 03:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,468
Posted By Jim M
Re: Bert's number not working?

Amen to that !!!!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-30-2020, 11:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,225
Posted By Jim M
Re: I made my 75 Birthday - Hooray

Happy Birthday and MANY more. I am a month away from 77 and still in relatively good health and enjoy driving my 29 Roadster. Let's hope we ALL see another year on the calendar. I also enjoy...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-25-2020, 03:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 654
Posted By Jim M
Re: Original body parts vendor

Bert's in Denver has everything. Steve is a great guy to work with!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-17-2020, 08:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,152
Posted By Jim M
Re: Cleaning Silvered Plated Lamp Reflectors

This is the last ifno I had: carsruleme@yahoo.com Craig Riker 419-290-4442 (Ohio)

Well worth looking into...GREAT guy!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-15-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,152
Posted By Jim M
Re: Cleaning Silvered Plated Lamp Reflectors

Not sure what he used buy I sent him my light reflectors and they came back looking like they just came out of the factory. VERY satisified and a great gentleman. Had the good fortune to meet Craig...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-17-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,841
Posted By Jim M
Re: Take a gander at this.

OMG it must be a disease....lol. My father in his youth in WV bought an arm surplus Jenney JN-4 in the early 30's and the grass field he flew it out of is STILL in use today. I flew control line...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-13-2020, 12:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 826
Posted By Jim M
Re: Clutch pressure plate New or Reconditioned?

x2 for Bert's. I opened the box and did not have to do a thing. Put it in and still perfect!! Highly recommend Steve.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-12-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,791
Posted By Jim M
Re: Question about selling A parts

FWIW I use ebay and have pretty good luck. I have NOT sold anything as big as an engine. I always sell the various components. I usually start with a very low starting bid and use the PO boxes...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-29-2020, 02:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,735
Posted By Jim M
Re: Battery Isolator switch

437363 think I got it
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-29-2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,735
Posted By Jim M
Re: Battery Isolator switch

Send me a PM if you have any trouble or questions
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-29-2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,735
Posted By Jim M
Re: Battery Isolator switch

Just tried uploading a couple of pictures but no luck. But the swith attaches to one of the bolts that hold the starter on (the one you actually see when you look at the started.. After you have...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-29-2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,735
Posted By Jim M
Re: Battery Isolator switch

I have one on my 29 Roadster that works Great!! I put it inside the engine compartment. Came with a mounting tabe. It cuts ALL power to the car and is out of site. Got it from Bert's in...
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