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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-14-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,147
Posted By tamagrouchy
Re: Air filter???

I wrote up an article about using the airmaze with a K&N if it's of any interest. http://www.foxvalleymarc.com/Tech_section/k_n_filter.mht

No noticeable loss of power or enrichening and at least...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-14-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,275
Posted By tamagrouchy
Re: gas mileage

Some things to consider. If you have a stock head, you'll get less MPGs than the folks with high compression ones do. Also, are you sure your odometer is accurate? Could be off a bit? ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 43,429
Posted By tamagrouchy
Re: Paint A Car With Rustoleum?

My Rustoleum Roadster < link to picture, (http://www.foxvalleymarc.com/events/2012_events/fv_marc_st_chas_st_pats_12/target17.html) still looks presentable. I have to touch it up every once in a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-13-2012, 08:18 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 31,414
Posted By tamagrouchy
Re: How come "Car Collectors" don't like Model A's?

Just my 2 cents, but I believe the Model A, is regarded in the same way a VW Beetle is. It was (and is) an inexpensive (relatively), reliable car. They aren't fast, flashy, rare and have no...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-11-2012, 01:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,981
Posted By tamagrouchy
Re: Poll of club memberships

I belong to both, but am active in MARC, because the region is closest to me.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-10-2012, 04:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 861
Posted By tamagrouchy
Re: Air filter

I wrote up an article and have it on our club website, ARTICLE HERE (http://www.foxvalleymarc.com/Tech_section/k_n_filter.mht) I used a K&N HA-3094.

Harry K - Fox Valley Region-MARC
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-29-2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,340
Posted By tamagrouchy
Re: high boy air cleaner

I am also interested. The setup I have now, an airmaze with K&N filter is in the way of the Aermore whistle I want to install. This highboy looks like I can still have a filter AND clearance.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-29-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,769
Posted By tamagrouchy
Re: Tainted BP gasoline alert

After checking their website (http://www.bpresponse.com/go/doc/5207/1525999/) today, I am pretty my station was affected, but not sure if I got the bad stuff. I recall the night I bought the fuel,...
Forum: Model-A 08-28-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,776
Posted By tamagrouchy
Re: 28 - 31 Hi Boy Style Air Filter

Still got it? I'll take it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-16-2012, 10:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,386
Posted By tamagrouchy
Re: 1930 Ford Model A Murray Bodied Four Door Sedan (PICS)

Andrew, as long as the body wood is good, I think you got a really good deal. Looks from the pix to be a good solid car. Some cleaning up and you've got a fun driver for the summer. Welcome to the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-06-2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,091
Posted By tamagrouchy
Re: New web site and free catalogs

Bill, welcome to the wonderful world of creating a website! Firefox did not display much, but IE 8 did work fine. As far as it not working on other browsers, I am guessing that Microsoft didn't...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-01-2011, 12:52 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 17,179
Posted By tamagrouchy
Re: Model A as a Daily Driver

Salt and idiots on the road would be my 2 biggest deterrents from driving an A daily. If I were in a warmer rural area, it would be a consideration. Working in the Chicago area, you take your...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-28-2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,148
Posted By tamagrouchy
Re: Exaust Whiste Help

I have one of those new ones, I bought it on e bay a while ago, but haven't gotten around to permanently installing it. I did notice that it does require some engine revving to get decent sound...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-09-2011, 08:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,871
Posted By tamagrouchy
Re: Stole this off the HAMB...Great Video

101 and she changes oil and spark plugs! EXCELLENT!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-04-2011, 03:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,099
Posted By tamagrouchy
Re: 1928 roadster trunk to rumble conversion

I converted my roadster to a rumble from a trunk. As far as safety goes, it really isn't that much more dangerous than any other Model A really. Look where the passengers sit in a sedan, right in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-02-2011, 10:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,880
Posted By tamagrouchy
Re: I am a Model A Traditionalist

I agree, keep it simple. The ONLY crazy mods I did to my car was add an alternator and halogen headlights as I wanted to be able to drive at night safely. ( YES I KNOW THIS IS A CONTROVERSIAL...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-31-2011, 12:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,573
Posted By tamagrouchy
Re: well she said yes. (some what model A related)

Congrats! What a way to propose.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-28-2011, 11:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,627
Posted By tamagrouchy
Re: Kong Oil Filter Adapter

I have a Taylor filter and the oil inlet is achieved by pulling the plug out of the block by the oil pump. It's regular pipe thread so that part is easy. For the oil return, you'll have to be a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-27-2011, 09:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,247
Posted By tamagrouchy
Re: cook out for antique enthusiests

Thanks for sharing, looks like it was a blast!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-19-2011, 12:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,182
Posted By tamagrouchy
Re: 5000 original mile A at Hershey

Thanks for posting. Incredible to see a car in that condition after 80 years! Remember folks, this was just an old used car for a many, many years, but somebody had the foresight to preserve it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2011, 09:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,982
Posted By tamagrouchy
Re: Another new owner

Congrats on your A and welcome to the hobby. You have a great start there If you haven't yet, look into joining up with a local Model A club, the access to the experience, tools and camaraderie are...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-21-2011, 08:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,390
Posted By tamagrouchy
Re: The Two Week Window period

Jeff, I'd say the 2 week window is about right. The old timers wisdom is spot on. About a month ago a friend died un-expectedly. I setup a facebook memorial page for him and it was incredibly...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-19-2011, 10:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,641
Posted By tamagrouchy
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-19-2011, 04:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 808
Posted By tamagrouchy
Re: Picture on my profile

Leo, go to User CP on the black bar. Select, edit my avatar. From there you can upload a picture from your computer.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-19-2011, 04:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,641
Posted By tamagrouchy
Talking On flebay - Nice Antique original Henry Ford model A tillotson Carburetor F1-B F1B

I had to laugh at this one. Didn't know these were OEM! :D
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