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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-13-2021, 04:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,041
Re: Battery Issue for a new owner

Welcome to the “club”. The “yeah I’m dumb” club that is.

When I put the car in the garage I always shut off the gas valve and let the carburetor run dry until the car dies. One day I forgot to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-06-2021, 01:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 428
Re: Log on help.

Redmodelt,

Iím having the same problem with my iPhone. Although Iím automatically logged into Ford Barn (FB) on my desktop computer, my Laptop and my iPad, I have to log in every time I visit FB...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-04-2021, 08:54 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 72,414
Re: The Terry Burtz 5 main bearing engine blocks are back on track.

I would like to see videos of what people have built with the new Engine Kit. it would also be great to her them run.

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-04-2021, 01:58 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,517
Re: Anyone run a Lion Head

It is sold by Secrets of Speed:

https://www.secretsofspeed.com/rocket-428-images

Looks like their next delivery is scheduled for September 2021.

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-29-2021, 01:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,652
Re: Engine question

Bob,

The form I filled out indicates $3,500 for the block kit plus $300 for the fully machined 30 lb. flywheel, or $3,800 plus tax and shipping for the next shipment in August (?). It was stated...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-29-2021, 11:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,652
Re: Engine question

The $3,900 includes the optional lightened flywheel.

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-28-2021, 01:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 829
Re: Fender cover

California Car Cover sells fender covers (https://www.calcarcover.com/search/Fender%20cover)

I think you can get one with a Ford Logo if that is important to you.

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-25-2021, 11:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,442
Re: Help!!!

I think heís been working on your post for the last 15 days. 😇

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-25-2021, 05:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 578
Re: Engine block cleaning question

Cascade with Dawn will work, but I believe Dawn Dish Soap by itself is the best for cutting grease.

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-19-2021, 06:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 530
Re: modern point set follow-up

It would have been more consistent to update your original thread instead of starting a new one.

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-19-2021, 11:19 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,754
Re: Batt. Supercharger

There is a Patent Number on the ad. It’s too faint to read but maybe the book will show it. You can look up the patent and it will tell you how it works and what the components are.

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-11-2021, 12:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 587
Re: Oh happy days

Ok, now tell us how it went and what you got.

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-05-2021, 09:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 855
Re: Charging 6 volt Battery

According to the instruction manual for my Schumacher maintainer, that is the correct way to charge a battery in a negative ground car. I didnít realize that until I read the manual recently.

Of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-04-2021, 01:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 811
Re: Alternatives to the spring-loaded LT connection at distributor?

Ericr,

If you remember that, youíre a real old timer!

Alexiskai0 has a good video On YouTube where he demonstrates how the cable fits in. It looks like you could leave the distributor body off...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-01-2021, 12:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,031
Re: The Ace Mechanic Again

Terry,

Are you aware of any engine builders in Central or Southern California that are using your engine Kit or that you recommend?

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-31-2021, 01:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 365
Re: 30-31 roadster seat adjuster

How about showing a picture.

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-29-2021, 03:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 770
Re: Fuel Question

Terry,

I use Union 76 gas in my cars that take premium on the recommendation of my Toyota mechanic. I was in Redlands several years ago at a 76 station on Alabama & Lagonia Avenues and the station...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-28-2021, 09:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 770
Re: Fuel Question

Same here. The extra cost is worth it for the stability and not having the Ethanol gumming up the carb and valves.

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-24-2021, 05:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,893
Re: Chickasha disappointment.

Thanks. If I go weíll stay in Visalia.

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-24-2021, 12:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,893
Re: Buy & Sell Online

Unfortunately, that seems to be prevalent at most swap meets. Even during the regulars hours for the meet, I have come across sites where the wife is left to sell the stuff while the guy is out...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-23-2021, 08:00 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,886
Re: The new Burtz Mosel A engine

I’m on the list to receive an engine kit in the second shipment in June. I’d be be interested to hear what other peripherals you guys plan to install, e.g., heads, Cams, intake & exhaust manifolds,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2021, 05:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,893
Re: Chickasha disappointment.

Did you mean the Selma Meet? It was last weekend March 20. Iím hoping the Bakersfield Swap meet will be held.

I couldnít go because I had to get my 2nd COVID shoot that day. Glad thatís over...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2021, 01:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 923
Re: Mikes Oil Filter question

I agree with J Franklin and Brentwood Bob. I donít understand why you would check the oil right after you drive. The important thing to do is check the oil BEFORE you drive.

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-13-2021, 07:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 454
Re: cooling system filter

Gary,

That’s a tea strainer. I’ve heard of people cooking on the engine of their Model A’s but brewing their tea in a Model A is a new one for me.

David
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-12-2021, 04:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,046
Re: Model b waterpump

Synchro,

Secrets of Speed https://www.secretsofspeed.com/water-connections has one also for $58.

David Serrano
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