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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 05:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,007
Posted By updraught
Re: this is what I drug home yesterday- not Ford

Buicks seemed to have quite a following here, most, if not all, would have had an open body by Holden. The guy next door keeps telling me about going roo shooting in a Marquette.

"Also in 1925, a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 11:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 85
Posted By updraught
Putting a Winfield carburetor on

Replacing that "original" carburettor.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ttae1LS00jo

A bit more technical
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uVgCjJlFGNM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eZ6TS1fKST0...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-27-2020, 11:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,748
Posted By updraught
Re: Snyder 5.5 head

Don't people grind the B off as the judging is a bit pedantic?
The horror of old time speed parts.

What about one of Tod's new heads?...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-27-2020, 12:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,748
Posted By updraught
Re: Snyder 5.5 head

It could be half the size so you need two of them, and still be "original appearing".
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-26-2020, 07:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By updraught
Re: Sports

Here's a bit of reading
https://wheels.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/05/10/gatsby-in-a-duesenberg-more-fiction/
https://blog.consumerguide.com/the-cars-of-the-great-gatsby/...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-26-2020, 12:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By updraught
Sports

"In 2013 the car appeared in Baz Luhrmannís The Great Gatsby filmed in Sydney."

https://www.findlotsonline.com/auction-lot-details/738916/

Anyone remember seeing this in the film?

It is the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-25-2020, 10:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,296
Posted By updraught
Re: Did you read the blog about the issues with the Judging Standards

You've been criticized for criticizing those that criticized.
Dang. Can't think why that would end badly ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-25-2020, 04:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,088
Posted By updraught
Re: Oil Breather tube 20 inch flex tube

There's the Stipe one
https://www.specialtymotorcams.com/detail.php?s=stainless-steel-breather-tube-with-screen-baffels-foam-filter-alum-o-ringed-cap-excellent-blow-by-control-008
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-20-2020, 04:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,368
Posted By updraught
Re: Shipping a Model A

Your gallons are so small you are being ripped off.

From the internet
"Way back - at the time we all lived together - we had used the Queen Anne's gallon of 3.785l to measure wine. We also had...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-20-2020, 03:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 969
Posted By updraught
Re: Patching Inner Tubes

Glues have come a long way. Buildings are held together with it. Car bodies are glued together.
I know a guy that travels to remote areas and sometimes needs to rebuild tyres from bits by glueing...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-13-2020, 05:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 350
Posted By updraught
Re: Roadster Top Irons Bows help!

The windshield looks high like a standard. We didn't get a proper deluxe here, but the screen should be shorter and so the bows should be lower and are made differently.
The first two photos do look...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-12-2020, 11:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 350
Posted By updraught
Re: Roadster Top Irons Bows help!

Do a search of Macs under Model A
"Model A Ford Top Iron and Wood Kit Roadster"

It will show 28-28 roadster and 30-31 standard.
Th 30 deluxe ones look like cheap strap steel.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-12-2020, 10:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 350
Posted By updraught
Re: Roadster Top Irons Bows help!

Looks like a standard roadster to me. Speedway has the dimensions for the standard and deluxe windscreen frame. Is that a Canadian roadster? Might have the cast brass type Ford badge if it is.
Ford...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-12-2020, 01:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,577
Posted By updraught
Re: Juice brakes

I think you also need the specially made hubs.
http://www.bolingbrothers.com/model-a-hydraulic-brake-conversion/
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2020, 08:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 680
Posted By updraught
Re: Excelsior Stahl sport radial 550/600 R21

Looks a bit big.

https://www.cokertire.com/tires/550-600r21-excelsior-stahl-sport-radial.html

Rim Diameter 21
Overall Diameter (in) 32.1
Section Width (in) 5.8
Tread Width 4.00...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2020, 02:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,547
Posted By updraught
Re: Ford verse Chevrolet

There's not much to go wrong with the head. Not much to go wrong with the fuel pump.

Usually the brakes still work on one wheel. Suspension still works with no shocks. Doesn't have wooden wheels....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2020, 07:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 879
Posted By updraught
Re: Near Dover Delaware

I dunno, they seem to be quite caring

https://www.ic3.gov/media/2020/200803.aspx
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2020, 04:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 879
Posted By updraught
Re: Near Dover Delaware

Report him to Facebook and the FBI

https://www.facebook.com/help/196126404168290
https://www.ic3.gov/default.aspx
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-02-2020, 01:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 990
Posted By updraught
Re: Worn rear axle threads

Anyone tried one of these?...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-01-2020, 02:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 879
Posted By updraught
Re: Near Dover Delaware

When I was ripped off by a large computer company D... I put in a job to the credit card, a guy from the credit card rang me in a rage about PayPal taking all this money and not doing anything. So he...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-30-2020, 10:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 879
Posted By updraught
Re: Near Dover Delaware

If you have made a purchase, rather than a money transfer, then put in an incident with PayPal.

If PayPal keep closing the job, and you have paid by PayPal from a credit card, then also raise a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-30-2020, 12:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,126
Posted By updraught
Re: "The Eviscerator". Is this OT? Or Almost OT? Or Right On The Money?

Those paint colours you got in the USA certainly were dull.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-26-2020, 09:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,409
Posted By updraught
Re: Radial sway

"Designed to fit 1930 and 1931 Ford Model A cars and trucks, as well as other early 1930's vehicles, the new American Classic Model A+ Bias Look Radial offers the vintage look of a bias ply tire...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-18-2020, 01:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,573
Posted By updraught
Re: Model A parts Suppliers.

When we had smoke here, we dumped it on New Zealand.

https://www.marklincoln.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/australian-smoke-haze-new-zealand-1100x619.jpg
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-16-2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 646
Posted By updraught
About oils

https://youtu.be/IKdhgKUZhPA

A bit about modern oils. For the purist, I know, I know, but you can't get the old stuff...
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