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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 03:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 902
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Odd-ball 30 Pickup......

I used to see these in the 60's and 70's. Farmers with cut off backs and wooden trays. Just the same as you have living by it's lonesome in your shanty shed in your back yard.
I worked in New...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 04:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,893
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Fuel Gauge stick increments?

These posts don't indicate whether they are for 28,29 or 30,31.
Does anyone have a dipstick calibrated in litres and centimetres / millimetres? and stating whether 28-29 or 30-31. Maybe our European...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 12:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 317
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Car Show....CT

Shirts featuring Model A's ?
If so I'll purchase an XL please.
Cheers, gary
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-05-2021, 04:17 PM
Replies: 1,059
Views: 141,978
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

Hi Rob . you are an interesting fellow.

Yes, it is a Thrush S2R. I flew it in North Africa in '67 when we had a drought in Queensland.

Below is spraying tomatoes in the late 80’s with an...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-04-2021, 01:13 PM
Replies: 1,059
Views: 141,978
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

Good story Rob Doe. Just keep writing and do tell us what sort of aeroplane you purchased with the money from your Model A sale and maybe a photo as well.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-03-2021, 04:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,629
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Seafoam

From BRENT in 10-uh-C post.

The reason I suggested telling them it was for a boat is that it is against the law to use Av gas in a motor vehicle operating on public roads is because federal &...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-02-2021, 03:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 704
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Water Tempature Reading

Now that's a pretty good idea Katy. But for me Florida is just a bit tooo far. cheers, gary
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-01-2021, 04:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,629
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Seafoam

below is part of what was posted by Brent 10 uh c today; (posting number 5) supporting his recommendation to make a purchase from a small airport

Once you have it cleaned, find a small municipal...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-01-2021, 03:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 701
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Little hard to Start today

All mine start well however shortly after start and sitting idle for a short period the rpm slows then abruptly returns to normal. I suspect carburettor ice. Generally in temps of 5c to 20c.
Am I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-01-2021, 03:30 PM
Replies: 1,059
Views: 141,978
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

I wrote this story for my local car club monthly journal. There is some photography comments that may interest readers.


New Model Motorcar Launch Photography.

This story starts with breakfast...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-26-2021, 04:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,683
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Batt. Supercharger

Morning Jack Shaft.

You have confused me. So it does work or doesn't it work??
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-26-2021, 04:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 531
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Some battery information

[QUOTE=Y-Blockhead;2011123]More info from my research.

Pulled this off another forum:
Silverghost

The Nickel-Iron (NiFe) battery was considered a Life-Long Battery that could last 30-50 years...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-22-2021, 04:28 PM
Replies: 1,059
Views: 141,978
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

this follows my story of 21 May, number 1047.

Following my ANZAC story.

My friend from Perth (W.A Au) has said I had not included Korea in my story. Yes, that is correct and not by intention....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-21-2021, 05:17 AM
Replies: 1,059
Views: 141,978
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

Think about this. It was 52 years ago, at the time of writing, that man landed on the moon but yet has not yet made a shopping trolley that can track straight.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-21-2021, 05:12 AM
Replies: 1,059
Views: 141,978
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tell a Model A related story

Anzac Day.

This was the birth of both Australia and New Zealand as nations and conceived by the mateship formed as a result of the futile and fruitless battle at Gallipoli, Turkey.
This is how...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-14-2021, 10:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 323
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Leaking Gas Tank

Okay Deroadster.

my bloke didn't recall so I called an engineering shop. The form of this product has changed but same manufacturer. It is proseal PR 1422B. and is a 2 pack.
It comes in 2 forms B...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-14-2021, 08:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 323
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Leaking Gas Tank

I had a problem with leaks on some aeroplane fuel tanks (aluminium) also from 500 gal bulk tanks (steel) I'd carry on my service trucks. Both caused by flexing on uneven ground. There is a product...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-14-2021, 08:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,122
Posted By woofa.express
Re: tool storage

On my ute a garden variety tool box bolted to the rear of the running board. I will do the same for my Coupe.
I have seen an excellent idea at a national meet for my Tourer and the same would suit...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-14-2021, 04:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,610
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Posting pictures

You leave your computer in your shed Keith True. Donít let it dominate your life.

I have joined our local menís shed. We have 15 members total and a continual attendance of at least 10.
I have...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-14-2021, 04:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 504
Posted By woofa.express
Re: 6 to 12 Volt & Neg ground

Other thoughts about 12V.

I converted to 12v but initially didnít convert the starter motor. Many contributors to this forum say itís not necessary so I retained the 6v. The impact on engagement...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-12-2021, 01:44 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,518
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Max Speed of a Model A in Stock Form

Do keep in mind that there are more lies told about the yields of crops, the size of fish especially the ones that got away and the speeds of Model A's
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-12-2021, 01:41 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,518
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Max Speed of a Model A in Stock Form

I have a Mitchell 26% overdrive on order so that would put me around 71.8 MPH floored. I would never go that fast but I would like to drive 55/60 when needed without blowing up my engine. My test...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-09-2021, 10:09 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,352
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Why do you own a Model A?

Because it does my ego good.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-09-2021, 02:48 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,352
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Why do you own a Model A?

Do I love my Model A?

No I donít love it, I am besotted with it. Those flowing mudguards and running boards. The radiator and headlights. The sound of the exhaust and the horn. Nothing can match...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-08-2021, 07:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,610
Posted By woofa.express
Re: Posting pictures

Yes Keith. I certainly like what the computer does for me and would like to post bigger pictures but I struggle with that cursed machine. But the computer is not my love or life and I too find more...
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