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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-18-2020, 05:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,337
Posted By DBrer
Re: 2-3 Shift Point Speed

It appears something isn't correct. I can actually start in second with very little effort If I choose. I agree with Brent, you shouldn't have to rev the engine at all. If your engine is retarded to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-15-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 870
Posted By DBrer
Re: Brand X test

Nice video, the commentary was humorous.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-15-2020, 01:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,208
Posted By DBrer
Re: headlight current tied to ignition switch?

I have a Tudor and installed mine between the seats. Its not in the way and is not visible. Easy to reach down and turn off and on.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-15-2020, 01:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,490
Posted By DBrer
Re: Consensus on brake drums

Cast iron for sure, has my vote. Ask Randy, and see what he recommends.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-13-2020, 07:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,173
Posted By DBrer
Re: F-100 steering box conversion

I had Randy do my brakes and he was great to deal with. he took the time to explain what needed to done and my brakes work flawlessly. I would definitely use him for a steering upgrade.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-08-2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 915
Posted By DBrer
Re: Position of Indicator on Choke/GAV Rod

Closed at 1:00, runs nice at about 11:00
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-08-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,961
Posted By DBrer
Re: So, ...how many Model-As can actually do the 'Three S's reliably?

thanks for the video, thats refreshing to watch.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-29-2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,422
Posted By DBrer
Re: Rear Spring Removal

Great info, just reading about this procedure gives me an invaluable learning lesson.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-26-2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 595
Posted By DBrer
Re: Replacing float and kit for 1930 Gas Gauge

I agree, I installed mine with no sealant and no leaks.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-23-2020, 04:42 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,714
Posted By DBrer
Re: Bone Stock or Modified?

I think this is the beauty of the hobby. we all are individuals and make cars that appeal us. the variety of restoration or how original the car is up to you. I enjoy looking at the cars and the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-02-2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,009
Posted By DBrer
Re: Spring perch removal ?

You could use a pencil and paper and draw it out...............:D
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-27-2020, 11:32 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,837
Posted By DBrer
Re: What is a "reasonable" speed in a Model A for one to get "reasonable" engine life

I don't drive above 45. I guess I'm not in a hurry when I go for a cruise. the car likes that speed and is very smooth.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-27-2020, 11:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,362
Posted By DBrer
Re: A Lazy Sunday Drive in a Model A

Well done, great video.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-19-2020, 08:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,286
Posted By DBrer
Re: Question ????

I also carry one in our 29 Tudor.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-14-2020, 10:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 654
Posted By DBrer
Re: U joint felt seals.. how do you fit them?

I use the o ring upgrade also and have not had any leaks.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2020, 11:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,334
Posted By DBrer
Re: Greetings all - I'm a new owner

I like the idea of a magnet in the glass bowl, thats a great idea. sounds like it works.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-22-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,198
Posted By DBrer
Re: distributor wire

Okay, Thanks for all the info, that really helps.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-21-2020, 09:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,198
Posted By DBrer
Re: distributor wire

I ran the checks and found that I do have 12v at the points. I have not had any problems with the points so do you think I still need to by a coil with a resistor built in? If I need to how do I know...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-21-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,198
Posted By DBrer
Re: distributor wire

I will attempt to make all of the checks you recommend and see what happens. thank you
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-20-2020, 09:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,198
Posted By DBrer
Re: distributor wire

I would assume the key switch is wired correctly because the engine runs great with the Mallory. So if I connect the new primary cable to the neg post on the coil and screw the fat end into the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-20-2020, 03:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,198
Posted By DBrer
Re: distributor wire

I don't want a pop out switch. I just don't know what to call the end of the wire that has the spring loaded contact that screws into the distributor. the mallory thats currently in the car has one...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-20-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,198
Posted By DBrer
Re: distributor wire

To keep this simple, why can't i hook a wire from the coil to the distributor that has the screw in pop out fitting?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-19-2020, 11:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,198
Posted By DBrer
distributor wire

I have a mallory dist. in the car now and it runs great. I bought a new distributor with the modern plates , upper and wireless lower. The mallory has one wire from the coil to the external...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-17-2020, 11:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 810
Posted By DBrer
Re: Emergency Brake Boot

I just installed my floor boards and used spray silicone on the boots, it worked great they slid right on no problem.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-15-2020, 06:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 887
Posted By DBrer
Re: Preference, simple question, I think

29 Tudor because that is what I have.
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