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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2021, 10:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 487
Posted By norcalal
Re: 2021 Fall Big Tulare Swap-O- Rama Live Video Coverage Over 400 Vendors !

May swap o Rama was a real good sized meet. This fall meet was less than 40% of the previous meet. Hope they can continue this meet in the future, we need more old style meets and less “Greedguys”
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-15-2021, 12:10 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 108,411
Posted By norcalal
Re: The Terry Burtz 5 main bearing engine blocks are back on track.

I had the pleasure of meeting with Terry and inspecting the new engine next to the original block he’s patterned it after. Looked at what I thought was a flaw in the new block, I then compared it to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-16-2021, 12:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 519
Posted By norcalal
30-31 rear bumpers

I have noticed on 30-31 rear bumperettes some have a much more pronounced arc than others. Looked in the judging standards and couldn’t find an answer as to why and which models were fitted with...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-02-2021, 11:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 737
Posted By norcalal
Re: 28 model a roadster front window sill

On my 1931 roadster the windshield would slam back and hit my knuckles. Ouch! I got a thin narrow self adhesive rubber strip used for body side moldings which were popular 20-30 years ago. Go to a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-08-2021, 01:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 488
Posted By norcalal
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-31-2020, 12:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,214
Posted By norcalal
Re: Model A Victoria

If anyone is looking for a great late 1931 Victoria to restore, please see my ad on MAFCA website. Hate to see it rodded . Thank you
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-11-2020, 09:11 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,660
Posted By norcalal
Re: Does Your A Start Right UP?

Every model a is different but to adjust to a faster idle upon startup, I look at accelerator and pull down the throttle arm till it just moves a bit. That keeps the guesswork out of how worn or...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-22-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,959
Posted By norcalal
Re: Your most useless NOS parts

I would like to buy the starter switches if they have Ford script and will work!
Please let me know. Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-14-2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,028
Posted By norcalal
Re: how many tie rod turns equates to 1/16 inch toe in change ?

Don’t forget to make sure steering balls are round and have no play before adjusting toe in.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-09-2020, 04:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 510
Posted By norcalal
Re: 1935 Ford truck radiator fan

Thank you coopman, Certainly looks like the way to go, and would love to hear from anyone who has has first hand experience! Thanks, Guys
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-07-2020, 11:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 510
Posted By norcalal
Re: 1935 Ford truck radiator fan

That would be way too low. Someone has made this switch before and must know what works best. I assume an electric fan and shroud is the way to go.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-07-2020, 03:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 510
Posted By norcalal
1935 Ford truck radiator fan

I have a 1935 Ford BB big Truck with a Chevy V8 and original style radiator and grille. What is the best fan system to install to keep her cool?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-04-2020, 11:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 877
Posted By norcalal
Re: Turlock

Last time I missed one was 1971. This would have been 50 years in a row!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-04-2020, 10:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,607
Posted By norcalal
Re: Model A horn.

Steve, you forget that GMI also made horns for model As
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-11-2020, 12:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,320
Posted By norcalal
Re: Rearend Leak

Maybe I just got lucky, but I hand filed the trumpets flat where they mate up to the banjo housing,and 11 years and many miles later no leaks. Whatever you do use original bolts without lock washers.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-08-2020, 12:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,591
Posted By norcalal
Re: Ford Script Distributor Body

As with all parts that have an obvious defect not evident on first inspection, I toss them into the trash, rather than trying to get any money for something I know won’t work properly, and causing...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-25-2020, 11:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 739
Posted By norcalal
Part no.BBC17289-A

Can anyone identify this part no? Supposedly a speedometer gear for 1934 truck?Possibly Canadian made? Thank you
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-21-2020, 11:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,053
Posted By norcalal
Re: Bendix Spring Snapped...Normal?

I am surprised no one mentioned retarding the spark before hitting the starter. Does this imply that 12 volts make the engine kicking back a thing of the past. And only with 6 volts? I h ave done...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-09-2020, 10:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,069
Posted By norcalal
Re: Sedan delivery auction

If anyone is interested in the 29 sedan delivery restored by Les Andrews I can forward you de tails $18,000 PM me.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 558
Posted By norcalal
Re: 29 Roadster Convertable Windshield

Had same thing with my roadster. Hits your knuckles and makes you want to talk to the lord about it! Would seem like windshield sits too far up from the body, or is too short. Swing the windshield...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-01-2020, 11:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,285
Posted By norcalal
Re: Reserve Oil Can

Werner, Snyder’s hat was. Sie suchen Teil Nr T-19528 Viel Glueck! Alfred
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-21-2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,849
Posted By norcalal
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-20-2020, 10:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,849
Posted By norcalal
Re: Good tool to lubricate the leaf springs

Bought new front spring. What is the best way to lube before I install? Man spricht Deutsch.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-22-2020, 11:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,799
Posted By norcalal
Re: Turlock

Wouldn’t miss it. My 49th year in a row. Go 49ers! No so much a place to find parts that you now probably don’t need, but great chance to see old friends you may not see till next Turlock!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-24-2019, 10:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,844
Posted By norcalal
Re: Vintage Precision Thermostat Housing

I highly recommend one for any tour car. Thermostat is in the right place, works well. Have one in all cars I tour with.
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