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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 11:05 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,288
Posted By 30 Closed Cab PU
Re: Bone Stock or Modified?

Do you really need to start this subject again? Not saying what my opinion is. But you do seem to be a bit of a troll, like to take controversial subjects with no real definitive answer and take...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-23-2020, 11:18 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,288
Posted By 30 Closed Cab PU
Re: Bone Stock or Modified?

Well said, beauty is in the eye of the beholder. "Can't we all just get along?"
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-22-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,022
Posted By 30 Closed Cab PU
Re: Removing rust from engine

Ways to detect water in the cylinders (would most likely be from blown head gasket): water in the oil, extended white exhaust (moisture).

Other signs of seepage due to blown head gasket - white...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-20-2020, 11:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 491
Posted By 30 Closed Cab PU
Re: % Year Antifreeze

I've seen/heard that the antifreeze itself does not wear out, but the additives deplete. Are there bottled additives for refreshing the additives available?


Have also heard/seen that...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-20-2020, 11:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 889
Posted By 30 Closed Cab PU
Re: Determining Model A Gas Mileage

As mentioned above, check speedometer accuracy. I've check MPH via google maps, a free app on my cell phone, and one of the school zone radar signs. Am fast by 4mph at 40 mph - 10%. Have also...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-19-2020, 11:04 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,302
Posted By 30 Closed Cab PU
Re: Jumping a 6 volt battery

A little off subject.


Not sure I would want to do this. Would think you would get some arcing at the battery posts and a voltage drop on the 12v battery. Even with the 12v car not running, key...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-19-2020, 10:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,302
Posted By 30 Closed Cab PU
Re: Jumping a 6 volt battery

If you do it, make sure your accessories/lights are off, including foot off the brake. 12v on 6v bulbs/accessories - not good.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-19-2020, 10:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,022
Posted By 30 Closed Cab PU
Re: Removing rust from engine

I think the reason we are concerned for you is what eh rust might indicate. It would be sad if you went through the effort to do an engine paint job, and it gets ruined quickly due to underlying...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-19-2020, 10:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,302
Posted By 30 Closed Cab PU
Re: Jumping a 6 volt battery

An alternate method of removing the ratchet nut. Once you have a wrench on the ratchet nut, Jam the handle against the frame or ground/floor - you may have to use a length of pipe for an extension, ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-19-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 779
Posted By 30 Closed Cab PU
Re: new battery goin dead

It is possible you just got a bad battery. It has happened to me in the past on my 12V battery late model cars/trucks.

On new batteries I do not trust the stores, and before use check the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-19-2020, 09:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 779
Posted By 30 Closed Cab PU
Re: new battery goin dead

See post 19, he posted there that he also has the charging circuit hooked up.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-18-2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,022
Posted By 30 Closed Cab PU
Re: Removing rust from engine

Some previous strings that may help


https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=235442&highlight=painting+motor...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-18-2020, 01:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 409
Posted By 30 Closed Cab PU
Re: Model a trader magazine

Are you asking for an update?


Seems you asked this before.


https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?p=1874735&highlight=model+trader#post1874735
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-18-2020, 12:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,391
Posted By 30 Closed Cab PU
Re: A New Winter House for My "A"

It was also used in the Move "She" based on that book, with Ursula Andress. Also has Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee. Just saw this movie recently, was on late one night on cable.

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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-18-2020, 12:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,022
Posted By 30 Closed Cab PU
Re: Removing rust from engine

Are you pulling the motor out to do this, or trying to do it in the A?

Do not know the answer. How about rags soaked with Rust 911, evaporust, or thermocure? Let the rags lay pressed against the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-18-2020, 12:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,896
Posted By 30 Closed Cab PU
Re: What am I missing? 1930 Model A

You can also try the below before pulling a head. Yours has pretty much sat for at least 20 years. The head may be extremely difficult to pull.

Alternate ways to check valve operation, and ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-18-2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 792
Posted By 30 Closed Cab PU
Re: Instrument Panel Light

X2 - I tried a higher power bulb, if driving at night with it on, the lamp "hood" heated up quickly hot enough to burn my fingers. As mentioned above if you wish for more light, convert to an LED...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-18-2020, 12:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 497
Posted By 30 Closed Cab PU
Re: sticking pop-out button on Electrolock

WD 40 is not a lubricant and may also flush away the lubricant. If WD 40 is used for this is best to re-lube. Never use WD 40 on bearings, will flush out the lube on non or poroly sealed bearings....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-17-2020, 01:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 713
Posted By 30 Closed Cab PU
Re: Bent timing pin

So let me know if I am off base here.


Seems to me the amount you would be off with a bent timing pin would very small. The only time it might make a difference is starting at full retard. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-17-2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 622
Posted By 30 Closed Cab PU
Re: First "Legal" Ride

The nice thing about pulling a hibernating car into service, is that you become familiar with it. Hopefully nothing serious goes wrong, but if it does the fiddling done makes troubleshooting tons...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-16-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,896
Posted By 30 Closed Cab PU
Re: What am I missing? 1930 Model A

If the ammeter is wiggling when cranking - a good thing - means the primary circuit of the ignition is functional. Points, low voltage ignition wiring, ammeter is not open, coil primary, ignition...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-16-2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 941
Posted By 30 Closed Cab PU
Re: Evan's Coolant

Hi Jim,
I brought this up as a consideration for further discussion since I did not know the answer. I read somewhere that certain Anti-freezes can be hard on solder, I do not remember the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-16-2020, 11:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 941
Posted By 30 Closed Cab PU
Re: Evan's Coolant

[QUOTE=eagle;1952782]In a model A that doesnt have a cooling system problem, whats the point?/QUOTE]


The original poster brought up the subject because he got a car that already had Evans. And...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-16-2020, 09:31 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,126
Posted By 30 Closed Cab PU
Re: 16" Wheels

X2 - Black blends in more than mine and is not as noticeable. Missing spare hubcap.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-15-2020, 09:45 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,228
Posted By 30 Closed Cab PU
Re: Why do I have to keep pulling the choke out ?

40-a-twins
If the "modern" gasket is the type with a ring of sealant around the gasket openings, do not use. Quite a few have had issues with short time failure, sometimes within a couple of...
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