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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-04-2021, 07:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 567
Posted By GPierce
Re: Differfential Gear Ratio - Determining

I added jacking up one rear wheel which was inadvertently left out the post #4.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-04-2021, 09:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 567
Posted By GPierce
Re: Differfential Gear Ratio - Determining

MikeV in Florida posted this in 2016. It worked easily for me.
Quote:
Lots of things can change in 80 plus years. Jacking one rear wheel up and turning the engine over by hand will let you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-29-2021, 12:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 481
Posted By GPierce
Re: tilloston gasket seepage

I had the same problem with a Tillotson. A heavy coat of of Copper Coat sealant on both sides of the gasket and assembled while still tacky solved the problem. It’s been dry now for several years.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-09-2021, 07:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 756
Posted By GPierce
Re: What was Henry thinking ?

30-31 CCPU rear window nut installer tool with magnet on back to hold the nut and washer.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-06-2021, 10:43 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,244
Posted By GPierce
Re: What is Engine 'Break-in'??

You have to correct the dyno reading for temperature, barometric pressure and MARKETING. 😀
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-06-2021, 10:34 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,244
Posted By GPierce
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-06-2021, 10:00 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,244
Posted By GPierce
Re: What is Engine 'Break-in'??

Starting in the late 70’s we would put a brand new Diesel engine in the test cell and warm it up. When the water and oil was warm it went to full power, up to 400 hp loaded by the dyno and depending ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-04-2021, 09:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 722
Posted By GPierce
Re: 2nd appeal for modern Rubelite Red Paint code

Can you post a link to TCP Global Showing that? All I could find was Mercedes Rubelite red on TCP’s web site. Not sure that is the same as the Ford Rubelite Red.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-02-2021, 05:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 722
Posted By GPierce
Re: 2nd appeal for modern Rubelite Red Paint code

Sent you a PM.
The paint code was from the local NASON paint distributor who scanned the chip. My painter has mix code.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-27-2021, 10:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,355
Posted By GPierce
Re: An interesting idea regarding cylinder heads.

There were 375 of us at the Canyon Lands Tour at Kanab in October 2019. We all got a good workout; 500 miles of mountains. At least 200 Model A’s and another 375 miles of West Virginia hills at...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-25-2021, 07:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 722
Posted By GPierce
Re: 2nd appeal for modern Rubelite Red Paint code

My CCPU is painted with single stage NASON PAINT RUBELITE RED. PAINT CODE CG 596 1FG.
It’s the same code for the basecoat clearcoat. My body man/painter has used NASON paint for 25 years on...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-22-2021, 12:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,362
Posted By GPierce
Re: Dynamite!

TV Newscast.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-20-2021, 09:31 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,379
Posted By GPierce
Re: Birthday present

Why not? I do it all the time. That’s the advantage of living in the South.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-16-2021, 08:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,882
Posted By GPierce
Re: Model A Aircraft Kit

Got one in the hangar next to me except they put a Corvair engine in it. Really nice airplane.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-30-2021, 11:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,511
Posted By GPierce
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-21-2021, 03:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,365
Posted By GPierce
Re: Fs ignitions

Lots of information on FS here: https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=244492&highlight=Fs-ignition
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-20-2021, 09:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,458
Posted By GPierce
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-15-2021, 07:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,398
Posted By GPierce
Re: Grab handle

You sound like a misogynist.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-05-2021, 10:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 940
Posted By GPierce
Re: Why would anybody buy a car and not ask for the key?

He didn’t need a key as he had no intention of driving that A in its present form. Watch the Youtube video of them taking a plasma cutter to the body and frame.
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2021, 10:31 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,557
Posted By GPierce
Re: Model A News Has Shipped

A vendor shipped me a part via the USPS on December 14. It’s shows as being in the Baltimore Distribution Center still today after arriving there from the vendor. Their tracking says I can expect...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-28-2020, 08:07 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,053
Posted By GPierce
Re: Signs, back in the day

Norfolk: Sailors and dogs keep off the grass.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-28-2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,166
Posted By GPierce
Re: Are aftermarket hoods any good?

I got a 30-31 hood from Brattons in 2016. It fit fine out of the box. A fine point judge could probably tell a difference but I can’t.

This is Brattons description: This is a very good quality...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-26-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 988
Posted By GPierce
Re: Length Limit for Priority Mail Shipping

Since the previous responders didn’t answer your question hope this helps.
https://about.usps.com/postal-bulletin/2007/html/pb22218/kit1_009.html
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-22-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,270
Posted By GPierce
Re: Dumb Question About Nut/Bolt Diameters

https://www.boltdepot.com/fastener-information/us-tap-drill-size.aspx
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-19-2020, 04:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,871
Posted By GPierce
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