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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-16-2020, 05:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,415
Posted By Jim Baskin III Pa.
Re: t 5 tranmission

I have a T5 in a 30 pickup and it is a wonderful match for the Model A engine. Also have a 30 Tudor with a stock drive train. Love both equally.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-26-2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 605
Posted By Jim Baskin III Pa.
Re: What is the best Diode cutout

Fred I have used Nu-Rex for at least 10yrs now.



https://www.nurex.com/generator-cut-out-semi-conductor-type-positive-ground
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-21-2020, 05:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 478
Posted By Jim Baskin III Pa.
Re: Does Optima battery charge different

Daniel,I'm on my second Optima battery and use a alternator,they charge the same as any other battery.Once my A is started I have to give it a quick rev. to excite the alternator.Upon doing that the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-30-2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 280
Posted By Jim Baskin III Pa.
Re: COVID-19 Monthly Model A Meetings and activities...

West Branch A's in central Pennsylvania 2020 meetings went as followed Jan. , Feb regular meeting no mask or social distancing. March, April ,May no meeting, Pa.is locked down during those months. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-03-2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,673
Posted By Jim Baskin III Pa.
Re: Electronic ignition advise

Funny thing is almost everyone here runs modern cars with electronic ignition and depend on it every time to start there vehicle.

I've had electronic ignition for 15yrs with no problems.Wire then...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-01-2020, 07:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 686
Posted By Jim Baskin III Pa.
Re: OT- My Connection To The Model A Community

Its good to see you again 1930-Pickup
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 07-17-2020, 10:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,275
Posted By Jim Baskin III Pa.
Re: Close to finished

That is one beautiful T motor.Would love to hear the details.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-13-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 382
Posted By Jim Baskin III Pa.
Re: Restoring the Victoria

Katy,watch the videos and you will understand why Mark made that statement.:o
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-13-2020, 07:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 382
Posted By Jim Baskin III Pa.
Re: Restoring the Victoria

Ed,I have been watching Mark for years now and his master metal work is amazing to watch.Watching how he restores this Victoria showcases his ability.

I love his idea to make the Victoria new not...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-10-2020, 07:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 860
Posted By Jim Baskin III Pa.
Re: Rearend Leak

I use clear Flex Seal.Guaranteed to stop the leaks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-16-2020, 07:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 576
Posted By Jim Baskin III Pa.
Re: Can anyone recommend a good 6V timing light?

I have Pertronix 6v Ignition in my distributor and Nurex timing indicator and have used a 12v timing light for the past 12 yrs.I just have to reverse the leads for power.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-27-2020, 04:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,897
Posted By Jim Baskin III Pa.
Re: So is this pick up a 29 or a 30 ?

Its not a 30 body.Looks like a 29 with some 30 features.Such as 30 headlights and gas bowl.Thats what I'm seeing in the photos.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-18-2020, 07:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 924
Posted By Jim Baskin III Pa.
Re: How Should the Instrumental Panel Light Connect to the Steering Wheel Light Circu

Jonathan,the dash light you linked to is the correct one for your year.The light has a built in switch.That little arm you see sticking out of the switch just slides on or off. It wires to the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-09-2020, 08:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 937
Posted By Jim Baskin III Pa.
Re: brand new idle jet seperated

John , This is who I use for all my jets.They are flow tested and are the best.Never had a better running carb.with these jets.

https://www.rennerscorner.com/index.html
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-04-2020, 08:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 682
Posted By Jim Baskin III Pa.
Re: Champion W-20 plug

37 Coupe ,they are a industrial plug with a high heat range

http://www.federalmogul.com/digitalassets/fm/en-US/EIT/Champion/Languages/English/Documents/CHAM_IndustrialHeatRangeChart.pdf
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-29-2020, 08:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 915
Posted By Jim Baskin III Pa.
Re: Dipstick for Tremec T170 Transmission

I just checked mine the other week and the fill plug is the same threads and size and about the same location as the Model A fill plug.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-26-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,966
Posted By Jim Baskin III Pa.
Re: Oil Filter Model A on timing cover

Usually around 500 to 600miles it was dark without the filter.And I have gone as much as 1400 mile with the filter ,just depends which roads I drive.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-26-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,966
Posted By Jim Baskin III Pa.
Re: Oil Filter Model A on timing cover

I have 12,000 mile on the kit shown old 31 and works great.After 1000 miles oil is starting to get dark.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-09-2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,004
Posted By Jim Baskin III Pa.
Re: Club Thinning

Jack,I will bring your Oakleaf trip up at our next meeting which is Jan 2020 Thanks for the invite.:)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-09-2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,004
Posted By Jim Baskin III Pa.
Re: Club Thinning

The experience here in Pennsylvania has been the opposite.In June 2017 I received a letter from a fellow model A enthusiast that wanted to start a club.He contacted MARC and the next thing we know we...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-19-2019, 06:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 737
Posted By Jim Baskin III Pa.
Re: Woodward dream cruise 2019

Russ,I also thought that was an excellent idea,and yes I will be bringing that up at our next club meeting.;)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-18-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 737
Posted By Jim Baskin III Pa.
Re: Woodward dream cruise 2019

Here is a video from Jack Bahm of the cruise.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HkxnLX8VAqY
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-06-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,681
Posted By Jim Baskin III Pa.
Re: Small Parts Spray Paint

I agree with you akersa,not worth the hassle. I have been for the past 13yrs used Rustolium spray can paint.Still a good product and comes in flat,satin and gloss.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-30-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,525
Posted By Jim Baskin III Pa.
Re: Tillotson versus Zenith carburetor

I have run both Tilly and Zenith carbs.,putting 1000's of miles on each from climbing mountains to 4 lane highways. And to date a Zenith carb. restored with Renner's Corner flow tested jets is the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-30-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,619
Posted By Jim Baskin III Pa.
Re: Oldest Surviving Model "A"

Bob here is some info.


https://rmsothebys.com/en/auctions/HF13/Hershey/lots/r199-1928-ford-model-a-roadster/293881
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