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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-20-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,943
Posted By Slowplane
Re: polerziing generator

If you have the "Fun Projects" regulator, DO NOT polarize it with the regulator installed. It will fry itself IMMEDIATELY.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-04-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,683
Posted By Slowplane
Re: Steering Wheel

Why not list it on the Ford Barn, and skip payin' Ebay a commission? I'd be a player for this wheel.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-27-2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,968
Posted By Slowplane
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-09-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,203
Posted By Slowplane
Re: Question

the little kid from Mayberry
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-09-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,106
Posted By Slowplane
Re: Photos of "the other love"

I don't have the room for another car right now, but I've been riding this '47 for 30 years.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-01-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,846
Posted By Slowplane
Re: Brass gas tank float for Model A

I've used one of Reen Kotas' brass floats for 4 years and 5000 miles. It is trouble free and I don't think that it rattles. If it does, I've not noticed it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-22-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,026
Posted By Slowplane
Re: New radiator installation procedure?

I tape cardboard over both sides of the radiator during the install, then remove after the job is done. (lessens the damage and the "dammit" potential.)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-13-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,361
Posted By Slowplane
Re: AA hearse

Perfect car to take the kids out "trick or treatin"!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-11-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,245
Posted By Slowplane
Re: Water Pump Lube/Rust Protection

Its a babbit engine and I don't want antifreeze in this motor.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-11-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,245
Posted By Slowplane
Water Pump Lube/Rust Protection

I've been using distilled water and soluable oil in my radiator and engine since rebuild. (New radiator and engine rebuild 5000 miles ago).
Now I understand that soluable oil ain't necessarily the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-16-2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,772
Posted By Slowplane
Re: Cable shifter

I'd check with an aircraft supply company (Aircraft Spruce comes to mind). Push/Pull cables are used in numerous aircraft.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-15-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,394
Posted By Slowplane
Re: OT-Seattle vacation to do's

Chittenden (Ballard) Locks.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-15-2018, 09:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,415
Posted By Slowplane
Re: Level in Gas Tank????

When I emptied my tank for gauge work, I measured the gas going back in and made a "calibrated" dipstick for a back up.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-18-2018, 10:21 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,586
Posted By Slowplane
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-02-2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,255
Posted By Slowplane
Re: Craigslist "28" Rat Rod / How Sad

America, land of the free
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-02-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,555
Posted By Slowplane
Re: Stipes shocks help

I had to adjust the valves when I received mine. I set them at approx. 1/4 open, and fine tuned them from there.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-04-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,392
Posted By Slowplane
Re: 1930 station wagen, side curtain HELP

Is your woody a 150A or 150B?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-26-2018, 10:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,051
Posted By Slowplane
Not a Chevy guy, but...

saw this beauty in Oceanside harbor yesterday.
(I can't flip the 2nd pic, sorry)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-26-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,688
Posted By Slowplane
Re: Firewall date vs Number on frame

My 150A, original with matching numbers, has a tank date of 6-7-29, and an engine/frame date of 6-11-29.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-01-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,987
Posted By Slowplane
Re: 21 inch rim repair

just sold 4 roadworthy 21's at Turlock, $70.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-17-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,237
Posted By Slowplane
Re: Turlock Swap Meet-Jan. 27 &28

We've been sellin' at Turlock for some 30 years. Rain, cold, hot, wind, ice....
Our crews' about 70 y.o. now and we're still sleepin' on the ground.
Can't miss the show...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-11-2018, 12:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,450
Posted By Slowplane
Re: I.D. Plate?

My car had 2 data plates stacked together originally from the factory (6-7-29 tank date). the better looking one was under the other.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-07-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,117
Posted By Slowplane
Re: Bolts: Motor Mounts to Bell Housing- Safety Wire AND Lock Washers?

Safety wire is like duct tape; its got a zillion uses. Don't know how I'd get by without it!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-05-2018, 01:16 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,185
Posted By Slowplane
Re: Remember When??

I probably saw you there. We'd cruise till the blvd closed, then park a few blocks away, walk back, party till sunrise, and then try to remember where we left our cars!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-02-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,797
Posted By Slowplane
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