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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-06-2021, 08:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 685
Posted By holdover
Re: arcing brakes

https://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/threads/arcing-drum-brake-shoes.317327/


You need someone with both a brake drum lathe as well as a brake shoe arching machine to do it properly, the first...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2021, 09:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,075
Posted By holdover
Re: 2021 plans for your Model A

Finish body work and paint and install interior on my '31 AA SWB DRW. Drive all 5 of them more!
'29 Coupe
'29 CCPU
'31 TuDor
'31 AA SWB
'31 AA LWB
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-01-2021, 10:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,429
Posted By holdover
Re: How Many 2020 Miles Did You Drive

About 300 miles with the AA , TuDor and Pickup, The Coupe never left the garage which is about 1/3 of what I usually do. One of the main reasons was the social distancing aspect. The A's are magnets...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-30-2020, 12:24 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,009
Posted By holdover
Re: Troubleshooting advice

OK, back to the basics. 1-2-3 cylinders are firing as they should. The valves for # 4 are moving and there is compression. There is spark at #4. If 1-3 are firing as they should to me that...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-26-2020, 08:19 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,009
Posted By holdover
Re: Troubleshooting advice

did you do a compression test on # 4? If no compression I would pull side cover and see if valves are opening and closing.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-06-2020, 04:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 783
Posted By holdover
this is neat

Some of you may have seen this but it is new to me. Good display for a show, I would put a guard over the crank for public safety.


Open Engine Model A Ford - YouTube...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-06-2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,641
Posted By holdover
Re: Is the MAC's auto parts Model A Ford Engine Stand Adapter necessary?

I understand they have a few Model As, does anyone have a link to PICs of them? I have dealt with many of the suppliers, most all class acts, but Snyder's parts seem to show up at my garage on a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-01-2020, 12:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,409
Posted By holdover
Re: "A" with wooden spoke wheels....

Here is the VID with the Tudoor with the Cosworth engine. I have 5 stock As but I have to tell you one of these in the garage would be nice.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MFOpsmor6u8
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-11-2020, 06:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 733
Posted By holdover
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-11-2020, 06:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 564
Posted By holdover
Re: transport

Ditto on Fastenal, especially for bigger items like fenders
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-18-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,727
Posted By holdover
Re: Time lapse Model A engine build

That heat coil is amazing. The local garage that I often help out has one. It works well especially on manifold bolts. Pricey, but once you have one you'll wonder how you lived without it. The next...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-18-2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,727
Posted By holdover
Time lapse Model A engine build

Saw this on Youtube be nice if it would go this fast... enjoy



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GGn-5VoS-m8
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2020, 10:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,360
Posted By holdover
Re: The Battery Game

With over 20 running vehicles I keep a log for everything I do on any of them. Oil changes, parts etc. I also have a folder for all the invoices, which over the last 50+ years have helped with those...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2020, 10:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,385
Posted By holdover
Re: New member and project

been there done that, go for it! You can really call it a ground up restoration
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2020, 07:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,360
Posted By holdover
The Battery Game

I live on a farm where we raised Clydesdale horses. Stopped that hobby when I got older and had physical problems working with them. Now we just do some hay. Have always been into vehicles even...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-26-2020, 09:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,476
Posted By holdover
Re: Luray Swap meet

Luray is always a great event, not big but good. The people at the VFW have a food stand so you won't go hungry. Over the years have purchased may items at very fair prices. Great place to sell a car...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-23-2020, 08:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,012
Posted By holdover
Re: T5 Valley Machining Kit

Just curious what is the all done price of this conversion not including any labor, using the supplied parts?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-25-2020, 08:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 581
Posted By holdover
Re: The 1927 film...The New Ford...

Maybe this
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7OZtR2LWKmw
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-09-2020, 12:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,224
Posted By holdover
Re: Earthquake

Felt it here in Copper Hill Va. Slight tremor things shook a bit, no damage.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-30-2020, 09:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,951
Posted By holdover
Re: Anybody else quit Ebay because of fees and tax?

I use Ebay only if it is to my advantage, the seller fees are like an auction. For the last couple of years I have been using Craigslist or one of the forum sites. On Ebay there is a great deal of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-24-2020, 08:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 390
Posted By holdover
Re: Just took a ride in the 29.

We watch the grand kids, (9 & 13) 3 days a week, Wed.- Fri. If they are not here they are home, no where else, so things are safe. They get academic teaching for a couple of hours every day, then we...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-20-2020, 09:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,533
Posted By holdover
Re: Anyone Ever Built or Even Seen, An Original type Greasing Pit?

Friend of mine in Ohio had a Jiffy Lube back in the late 90s. There were holes cut in the floor and the floor was supported by steel beams. Underneath there was a movable steel platform that was...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-20-2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,533
Posted By holdover
Re: Anyone Ever Built or Even Seen, An Original type Greasing Pit?

What brand hoists did you go with? What weight load? Thanks



Both are Bend Pac one is a 9K and the other is extra long extra wide to accommodate a F350 14K, they are both 12 yrs old without a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-19-2020, 08:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,533
Posted By holdover
Re: Anyone Ever Built or Even Seen, An Original type Greasing Pit?

I have used them in the past, good for some jobs, not so for others. When lifts became available for a reasonable price, with rare exception, that was the end of pits. Had a local repair shop where I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-17-2020, 09:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,365
Posted By holdover
Re: Rich Bell passed away

Sad to hear about his passing. Over the years bought many parts from him all at fair prices. When I bought my first part years ago and he saw my address he asked if I knew anything about Bedford Va....
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