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Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-13-2020, 06:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,362
Posted By nhusa
Re: Is this radiator worth recoring?

I tried to deal with an old radiator for years. Multiple cleanings and even a water pump - nothing worked until I got a new radiator.
A new one is worth every penny, even if it is lot of pennies.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-03-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,315
Posted By nhusa
Garage lights

I had 15 4 tube florescent lights in my 2+ car garage to give me light for working on vehicles.
A few weeks ago I decided that to convert to LEDs.
After a bit of research I choose a 9600 80 watt...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-23-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 611
Posted By nhusa
Re: 1928 experimental motor

When I saw the title all I could think of was,

Every time I touch a motor, it is an experiment.
Sometimes it succeeds and sometimes it fails.

Sorry I couldn’t help myself.
I have little...
Forum: Model-A 08-13-2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 489
Posted By nhusa
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-13-2020, 08:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,381
Posted By nhusa
Re: Question about selling A parts

Thanks for all the recommendations and insight. They are complete motors, cranks, pistons, rods, bearing caps, heads, pans, cams, etc. not just blocks.
It is sad to hear that people find it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-12-2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,381
Posted By nhusa
Question Question about selling A parts

I realize that there is a section for selling Model A stuff, but I am looking for input on what works.

I listed two model A motors that are in sad shape in the swap section because I need room in...
Forum: Model-A 08-05-2020, 06:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 489
Posted By nhusa
Re: Model A motors

Someone?
There has to be good parts - like non rubbing stuff (bell-housing,etc.) - and the blocks, cranks, etc. might be salvageable. The stuck one is most likely stuck in the valve train.

I’d...
Forum: Model-A 07-31-2020, 04:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 489
Posted By nhusa
Model A motors

I have two Model A motors that I need to get out of my garage.
One is completely apart, was from a truck and significantly worn out.
The other came out of my A and is solidly stuck most likely...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 05-27-2020, 06:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,659
Posted By nhusa
Re: Rear brake lights

I put 12 volt LED stop lights on my Model A and T. The least expensive way is to get trailer lights from Harbor freight or other place and use a transformer to change 6 volts to 12 volts. I attached...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 02-19-2020, 01:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 587
Posted By nhusa
Re: Tire removal-1914 Roadster

The sun is your best friend.
Better yet heat is your best friend but not too hot.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 01-30-2020, 07:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,154
Posted By nhusa
Re: Snow anyone?????

Snowflake? We have a lot of them around here.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-04-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,258
Posted By nhusa
Re: Model A I think I need another

Difficult to work on your cars?


I am 74 and it has been years since I could fit under the Model A without jack stands but I can still get under the Model T.


Getting up after being under...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-11-2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,978
Posted By nhusa
Re: crank shaft housing stripped can't align nut to dimple to time car

Grind the pin so there is a point. It helps find the TDC depreciation
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-25-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,642
Posted By nhusa
Re: Source(s) for rebuilt engine for 1930 Model A

A lot depends on why the head was removed.
First - I would try to free up the motor.
Follow the instructions on freeing up a stuck motor that are listed in a few threads on this site and take your...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-20-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,722
Posted By nhusa
Re: Gas?

I put Sta-bil in the tanks of the toys if I remember. A snow blower sat for two years with old gas and started on the first pull - I donít remember if it had Sta-bil or not.
I know that I didnít use...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-17-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,116
Posted By nhusa
Re: Keeping Tailgaters Off Your Back

People tail gated my Model T until I added as sign that says

This is a 1919 Model T Ford.
I only have two speeds,
You will not like the other one either!

It works
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 04-09-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,144
Posted By nhusa
Re: 12 volt Motel T

I use a 12 volt battery with small cables to the starter when I start my T because my Big LED stop lights require 12 volts and it is the easy way. I drive the car on the mag. But could run it on 12...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-26-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,946
Posted By nhusa
Re: truck lift

I got rid of the tubular Jack stands many years ago.
I now have 6 of the "better ones" and never get under a vehicle unless at least one end has TWO jack stands backed up by a floor jack that has...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 02-26-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,617
Posted By nhusa
Re: T engine hooked to other tranny?

A lot of people use the 4 cyl Pinto motor in there replicas.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-21-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,092
Posted By nhusa
Re: Any good aftermarket headlights ???

Did I miss something?


Although you can't adjust the position of the bulb in the reflector, I thought you could aim the headlamps up/down & left/right by loosening the big nut at the bottom.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 02-19-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,517
Posted By nhusa
Re: MTFCofA forum

It now works with both browsers.
They are working hard to get it going.


The volume of posts seem to have dropped - let's hope people get active again.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 02-15-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,517
Posted By nhusa
Re: MTFCofA forum

They seem to be following the format of the old site where they only have one basic forum. It gets a bit confusing with discussions all in the same barrel but it is better than the previous software....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-14-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 801
Posted By nhusa
Re: Special electrical charger needed...

Check Amazon -
I got a great solid state 6 volt to 12 volt convertor so I could us 12 V LED stop lights on my Model A. Since the A was positive ground all I needed to do was make sure the wiring...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 02-10-2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,374
Posted By nhusa
Re: Sad day

I know how you feel.
After many years with my 2003 Chevy Sivlerado Z71 extended cab pickup I had to sell it because of the New England disease (will no pass inspection because of rust)
My heart...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 02-10-2019, 08:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,517
Posted By nhusa
Re: MTFCofA forum

It is worse than I thought
I tried to register again and it says my login name is already being used.
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