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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-15-2020, 07:20 PM
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Posted By Purdy Swoft
Re: Begging to be a hot rod.

[QUOTE=Jack Shaft;1931958]Complication is in the eye of the beholder.Yes the car stock is beautiful in form and function.[/QUOTE


]If electrical accessories are used they will require wiring ....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-15-2020, 12:25 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,319
Posted By Purdy Swoft
Re: Begging to be a hot rod.

There are many ways to make one of the simplest automobiles complicated .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-15-2020, 03:27 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,319
Posted By Purdy Swoft
Re: Begging to be a hot rod.

I mostly only do mods that don't show . The dual updraft carburetor setups are the only mods that show on most of mine . I do run mallory distributors on a couple of ours .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-14-2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,319
Posted By Purdy Swoft
Re: Begging to be a hot rod.

No problem, your input is true and welcome . It can be really easy to go too far with modifications . Too much carburetion can be a common problem with dual downdraft carburetors . Some modifications...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-14-2020, 12:15 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,319
Posted By Purdy Swoft
Re: Begging to be a hot rod.

Free flowing exhaust and warmer ignition helps . The spark comes from the coil . Hotter coils are available that look no different from any other replacement coil . I run the Pertronix flame thrower...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-14-2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,319
Posted By Purdy Swoft
Re: Begging to be a hot rod.

I run dual model B carburetors on my roadster and my speedster with old aftermarket cast iron intake manifolds . More carburetors or a larger carburetor will help . I prefer to use updraft setup ....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-14-2020, 11:15 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,319
Posted By Purdy Swoft
Re: Begging to be a hot rod.

From my experience , a higher compression head will make a world of difference in hill climbing and overall performance .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-14-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,319
Posted By Purdy Swoft
Re: Begging to be a hot rod.

Model A's were far from being perfect . There are several improvements that don't show that can be made .
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