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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-27-2021, 12:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,230
Re: At What Age Do You Give It Up?

It also depends on where you live. If you live in an urban area it is more dangerous because the speed and bad habits of today’s drivers. If you live in a rural area you probably can keep driving...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-21-2021, 11:42 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,144
Re: Cost of Running Burtz Engine

Bob,

You should buy a block even if you can’t finish it for a while. The cost will be going up after this run. You can also buy the other peripheral parts as you have the money. That way it will...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-20-2021, 02:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 707
Re: Swap Meet Redlands, California

I was there at 8 am. They might have had more Model A vendors if they had coordinated with the Riverside, San Bernardino, Hemet and Temecula Model A clubs and the Riverside Model T club.

The...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-19-2021, 01:02 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,144
Re: Cost of Running Burtz Engine

Again, to each his own, if you want a totally stock Model A, that’s fine, and if you want a more reliable engine that great too. It’s your car, do what you want with it. I’m just wondering how many...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-19-2021, 12:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,511
Re: Problem With Ford Barn

Cookies on electronic devices are a fact of life. If you visit sites you trust like your bank, e-mail or Ford Barn it simplifies your life to keep them, otherwise, you experience problems like you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-18-2021, 03:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 707
Re: Swap Meet Redlands, California

Dennis,

Are buying, selling or a little of both?

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-17-2021, 02:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,425
Re: Urethane vs Base Clear

These comment have been a great help in my making my decision not only on painting my Roadster but I’m also restoring my 1966 Porsche 912.

The guy that is restoring the Porsche suggested a single...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-17-2021, 01:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 983
Re: Curiosity Re Main Bearing Oil Drainage

Would an oil pump with a higher capacity help this problem by moving the oil out Of the oil pan more quickly? There are suppliers that offer them.

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-12-2021, 01:23 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 119,102
Re: The Terry Burtz 5 main bearing engine blocks are back on track.

Chris:

You can text John at:

John Lampl <jrlampl@jrlasia.com>

Or you can go to the website:

www.burtzblock.com
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-12-2021, 12:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 739
Re: Home plating kits

I picked up a front 30-31 bumper for $20 at swap meet that was painted like that. Iím going to use it on my 30 roadster until I get the body and fenders painted.

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-11-2021, 03:24 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 119,102
Re: The Terry Burtz 5 main bearing engine blocks are back on track.

Chris,

I donít know where I am on the list but I also ordered a flywheel and cam.

If I am scheduled to get a kit this shipment I would also like to have my kit sent to the Hawthorne Warehouse...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-25-2021, 04:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 720
Re: Looking for photo of a stop light switch installed in a 31.

Where do you get the PDF version? The MAFCA site has the hard copy.

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-23-2021, 05:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 593
Re: Battery chargers or battery tenders ?

Steve,

Deltran makes battery chargers/maintainers with 2 and 4 banks. Unfortunately, they are 12v only and are listed as currently out of stock. Perhaps you could put two 6v batteries in series...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-22-2021, 08:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,254
Re: lowering question

From what I’ve read, the front of the Model A engine is at a 3 degree angle. When lowering an A is it necessary to maintain the 3 degree angle? If it is not, could the engine sustain any damage?
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-16-2021, 05:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,034
Re: Pasadena High School Model A Ford Club

Well, Tom Endy is a knowledgeable and highly respected individual in the Model A community in Southern California. IĎll take Tomís first hand knowledge of and involvement in the program over the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-01-2021, 12:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Re: Orange County Model T Club Swap Meet

Thanks guys. Yes it’s small but an interesting way to spend the morning.

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-30-2021, 12:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Orange County Model T Club Swap Meet

Is the OC Model T Club Swap Meet still on for Saturday, October 2nd?

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-27-2021, 12:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,089
Re: trickle charger

Kenjt,

Crankster explained the difference in post #2 above.

If you want to keep your trickle charger hooked up to your battery for an extended period of time the best thing to do is put it on...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-20-2021, 12:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,066
Re: 1931 Model A Roadster WIW

See if you can drive a Model A before you buy one, especially since you are into muscle cars!

My wife wanted a Roadster so I bought a 1929 Roadster for her for Valentine’s Day 2014. The first...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-18-2021, 03:52 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 119,102
Re: The Terry Burtz 5 main bearing engine blocks are back on track.

Terry,

Do you have a price or a rough estimate for the new cam?

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-03-2021, 12:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,993
Re: Model A Mechanic

Tom,

😂👍

David Serrano
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-21-2021, 05:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 330
Re: 19th Santa Maria All Ford show and Swap Meet

It’s a great car show with a surprising number of Model A’s and Model T’s as well as a good number of Fords from the 30’s and 40’s. There is a guy who brings his Model T with a Frontenac head. The...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-17-2021, 02:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,897
Re: You Tube Roadster Body Rebuild Series; from the Subrails Up!

McMimmcs,

I commend Casey for keeping a lot of us updated on his progress. The lack of posts does not mean people are not following this thread.

Itís not a problem for me, is it a problem for...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-16-2021, 12:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,999
Re: Looking for commiseration

I’m with you. It’s your car, call it whatever makes sense to you.

Naming a car a female name is just an unwritten rule, like in Baseball that is made to be broken.

In my case, they are just a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-11-2021, 03:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 568
Re: Pulling the Cylinder Head

Use the search function on You Tube to look up “Model A Cylinder Head”. There are a number of videos on the subject including three recent ones by Alexiskai0 who is a member and contributor here on...
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