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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-28-2021, 02:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By Woodys29
Re: Photo on MAFCA home page

We used brake fluid to black tires in the early 1950s.that was part of the detailing of used cars at the local Ford dealer where I worked.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-17-2021, 09:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 806
Posted By Woodys29
Re: Volumetric Efficiency

Bob and Brent I enjoy both of your posts and understand what you are talking about. I am a lifelong model A lover (65 years) so keep up the good work.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-13-2021, 09:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 932
Posted By Woodys29
Re: Parts that don't fit

Thanks Brent I will have to try it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-13-2021, 08:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 932
Posted By Woodys29
Re: Parts that don't fit

Brent what do you use to cast rubber bumpers?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-28-2021, 10:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 262
Posted By Woodys29
Re: 1931 vicky hood

That was an after market item,they look like a 1932 Chevrolet.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-26-2021, 08:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 854
Posted By Woodys29
Re: 1931 Model A Deluxe Roadster

I see that it has two sport lights that is cool.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-20-2021, 06:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 855
Posted By Woodys29
Re: Missed vital step

I did not re-torque on my 29 Tudor for about 30 years. I blew a hose lost the head gasket, had a new. Hose that I didn’t have tight enough .i put about 20,000 miles on it.with no trouble like you I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-10-2021, 12:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,096
Posted By Woodys29
Re: Vintage tires- any value?

I have had model As for the last seventy years in my early days we run anything that held air.. rarely ever had a flat , a few years later I found that cotton cord tires when weather cheeked the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-10-2021, 09:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 453
Posted By Woodys29
Re: Fixing a leaky steering column

Mine has stayed Dry for over thirty years or 20000 miles. I always grease O rings so they last longer.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-29-2021, 11:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 510
Posted By Woodys29
Re: Wolf whistle

i have had the same whistle on my 29 for over 50years and it still works very good.one thing would need to do is glue the spinner in tight it is a sort of a slide fit and they will fall out..I lube...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-31-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,437
Posted By Woodys29
Re: Are aftermarket hoods any good?

I put a rootlieb hood on my 29 tudor about 40 or 45 years ago and it still looks real good. The best money you can spend on a model A
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-27-2020, 07:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,449
Posted By Woodys29
Re: Snyder 5.5 head

How about a head with a B on top you would get higher compression and made by Ford .
That would be hard to beat
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-19-2020, 07:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,080
Posted By Woodys29
Re: Model a instruction book

the ford oval on the front cover of a reproduction manual is smaller than the original oval on a factory manual.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-17-2020, 07:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 820
Posted By Woodys29
Re: Steel Wheels

About sixty years ago I used 49-50 Mercury wheels on my thirty coupe.they looked real good at the time not sure how wide they were.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-13-2020, 05:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,966
Posted By Woodys29
Re: Loud Noise when car decellerates while i n first and second gears

I had a noise somewhat like and found that after thirty years my flywheel had worked loose,took a while to find it you may want to give it a thought good luck
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-09-2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,323
Posted By Woodys29
Re: What Defines Over-Revving The Model A's Engine

How would you rate 450-21 tires at the same rpm.? Woody
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-26-2020, 09:24 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 40,172
Posted By Woodys29
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-21-2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 806
Posted By Woodys29
Re: Leaking Shock Absorbers

If you are using shock fluid switch to 90 gear oil.it has been in my shocks for over forty years with no leaks and the ride is real good.had a fellow in our a club rebuild them when I restored my car...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-18-2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,246
Posted By Woodys29
Re: Model A ID

Deluxe coupe also had wood grain dash and window trim.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2020, 05:37 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 18,768
Posted By Woodys29
Re: What is the hardest Model A accessory to find

They were real Ford accessory And I have looked for years for a set and never found any,the tube type tire gauge with Ford script in it is very rare have only ever seen two in my 65 years playing...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-26-2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,269
Posted By Woodys29
Re: rootlieb hood quality

I put one on my 29 Tudor in 1976 and it still looks new.could not find q better product.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2020, 07:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,619
Posted By Woodys29
Re: Uni-steer decision

Have you ever had your axle checked for camber and caster? You have to bend the axle to correct it.that will cure that death wobble.i know this from experience.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2020, 07:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 965
Posted By Woodys29
Re: How to get chrome spare tire cover onto the tire

On my 29 the tires hit the doors the old Firestone’s were very close ,so there is no room for covers,they sure looked good to.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2020, 08:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 965
Posted By Woodys29
Re: How to get chrome spare tire cover onto the tire

My metal covers fit my old firestone tires I bought new firestone tires and they are like two sizes too big and the covers do not fit .did get one on and it will not fit in the fender well.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-21-2020, 09:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,346
Posted By Woodys29
Re: 1930 Coupe Acquired 2/22/41, 79 Years ago

I have had my 29tudor since 1965 and I thought that was a long time.it was the ninth model a but that doesn’t count.great going barnstuf.
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