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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-02-2017, 11:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,116
Posted By oldwoodsman
Re: The Snowbirds...

beater here's a link
http://www.rufusranch.com/29snowmobile2.htm
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-14-2017, 09:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,287
Posted By oldwoodsman
Re: Overflowing fuel filler?

actually one of the times it was with non oxygenated premium witch doesn't have crap in it.:eek:
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-13-2017, 08:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,287
Posted By oldwoodsman
Re: Overflowing fuel filler?

6ft summertime ground temps in northern MN are around 43* given an ambient air temp of 80* and a hot engine and radiator blowing 160* temps on a gas tank along with a hot sun beating on the tank,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-13-2017, 08:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,287
Posted By oldwoodsman
Re: Overflowing fuel filler?

Had it happen 2 times myself I wouldn't say it was well below the filler, but it was below then started to rise and overflow. No screen in the tank and no rubber whatevers on the nozzle. I attributed...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-07-2017, 09:53 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,497
Posted By oldwoodsman
Re: So Done with Winter

Right Tom. Here in the northern part of the state we only have two seasons
"Winter and the fourth of July":eek:
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-29-2017, 09:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,777
Posted By oldwoodsman
Re: How many tow trailers with their "A"?

4x4 I really don't know what it came from picked it up in a junk shop but had to make an extension to get it out farther for visibility.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-28-2017, 07:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,777
Posted By oldwoodsman
Re: How many tow trailers with their "A"?

Four people, camping gear, and 2200 miles at 40 to 50 mph with a average of 16 mpg great trip with my siblings.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-27-2017, 09:04 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 37,695
Posted By oldwoodsman
Re: Just wondering : what's your year of birth ?

Mom said I wasn't born, but hatched in 1948.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-26-2017, 04:48 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,813
Posted By oldwoodsman
Re: Fear of Showing Numbers?

I blocked out the numbers on the picture of a car that someone else owned that I was interested in buying. I didn't think it was right to post pics of the plate that belonged to someone else. Not...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-08-2016, 08:33 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 31,543
Posted By oldwoodsman
Re: My New Project! CCPU

per·se·ver·ance
ˌpərsəˈvirəns/
noun
noun: perseverance


steadfastness in doing something despite difficulty or delay in achieving success.
"his perseverance with the technique...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-29-2016, 09:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,241
Posted By oldwoodsman
Re: Where does wheel contact drum?

I think this picture explains it pretty clearly that they should make contact in both places.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-29-2016, 10:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,067
Posted By oldwoodsman
antique turn signals

Saw these at a antique shop in Superior Wi. Not sure if they are for a model A . They have some kind of a clamp and a spring actuated arm along with a actuating latch. Has anyone seen one before? It...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-27-2016, 10:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,974
Posted By oldwoodsman
Re: Bumpers

Carl Is it stainless or chrome? I just talked to them and they no longer handle the stainless bumper.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-27-2016, 06:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,997
Posted By oldwoodsman
Re: Improved style front license plate brackets

Tom I did without the front plate, more air flow. No need for one in MN law, but probably don't need the cooling here either.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-26-2016, 12:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,680
Posted By oldwoodsman
Re: Gas shutoff valve handle direction

straight up and down on mine is on.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-23-2016, 01:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,876
Posted By oldwoodsman
Re: New fsi distributor timing problem

[QUOTE=Dave in MN;1373844]oldwoodsman ...You had it right as well as PC/SR. Most of the guys were thinking of a conventional distributor body where it is necessary to have the rotor at 4:00 position....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-23-2016, 11:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,876
Posted By oldwoodsman
Re: New fsi distributor timing problem

Sorry guys didn't mean to complicate this:o
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-23-2016, 11:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,876
Posted By oldwoodsman
Re: New fsi distributor timing problem

I'm not familiar with a FSI distributor, but just thinking ---------- if number one piston is at tdc can you plug the number one plug wire into the terminal on the cap that the rotor is pointing to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-22-2016, 06:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,365
Posted By oldwoodsman
Re: Weird starting problem...

Could be starter bushings when the starter warms up the armature drags.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2016, 07:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,118
Posted By oldwoodsman
Re: Ran when parked

Around here the commercial fisherman would take the doors off the vehicle when driving on the ice, to make it easier to exit in the event of a break through.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-08-2016, 06:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,853
Posted By oldwoodsman
Re: Got my new tool

Thanks for looking out for me Tom, But I checked my 29 Tudor today and found one on it:). Lucky me.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-07-2016, 11:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,361
Posted By oldwoodsman
Re: front motor mount question

Thanks for the information everyone. learn something new every day, especially with these cars. Now I'll have to be on the lookout for a new front cover.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-07-2016, 06:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,361
Posted By oldwoodsman
Question front motor mount question

While removing the engine from my 28 RPU I found a solid mount to the front cross member, it looks factory, but unfamiliar to me. Was this standard for a 28 car or truck?
Thanks Tim
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-03-2016, 02:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,642
Posted By oldwoodsman
Re: Wheels

Bob will these work for you? http://www.snydersantiqueauto.com/wheel-nut-washers
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-02-2016, 08:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,671
Posted By oldwoodsman
Re: Replacement gas tank question

I'll keep my eyes open for one.
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