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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 02:28 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,798
Posted By DBSHELTON
Re: 16" Wheels

That's Bada$$ !!
Forum: Early V8 Today, 12:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 293
Posted By DBSHELTON
Re: 16" Wire Wheels Wanted

Found one local. Thanks to all.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 05:01 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,798
Posted By DBSHELTON
Re: 16" Wheels

What size tires are you using?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 07:25 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,798
Posted By DBSHELTON
Re: 16" Wheels

I see where European classic has 6.00-16 and 6.50-16 bias ply tires for $115 and $125 shipped. I already have a set of their 21" tires on my 29 Tudor and they really ride and drive well. This may be...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 07:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 207
Posted By DBSHELTON
Re: AA seat options

Nowhere near original, but I used Bestop Jeep seats in my huckster. Plain black but very comfortable.
Forum: Early V8 10-26-2020, 11:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 293
Posted By DBSHELTON
Re: 16" Wire Wheels Wanted

Just need 1 more now.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-25-2020, 08:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,798
Posted By DBSHELTON
Re: 16" Wheels

What tire sizes?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-24-2020, 09:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,798
Posted By DBSHELTON
Re: 16" Wheels

What are the other 3?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-24-2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,798
Posted By DBSHELTON
Re: 16" Wheels

Thanks Al. What is the Westlake Tire model number?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-24-2020, 06:33 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,798
Posted By DBSHELTON
Re: 16" Wheels

It seems like most of the modern radials in the narrow, taller sizes are for Light Trucks and vans. Seems like that would contribute to a rough ride, but maybe would be better for running tubeless?...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-23-2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 408
Posted By DBSHELTON
Re: borg warner overdrive

I just installed one a month or so back. Will try to get a picture or 2. I don't understand why you would have trouble with the cable.
If you have the governor hooked up, you don't need a safety...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-23-2020, 02:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 527
Posted By DBSHELTON
Re: Car cover question

For indoor storage buy a cheap cloth cover at the auto parts store. Maybe a universal that would fit a Ford Explorer?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-22-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 324
Posted By DBSHELTON
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-22-2020, 11:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 324
Posted By DBSHELTON
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-22-2020, 09:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 324
Posted By DBSHELTON
Re: Differential Gear Ratio Determination

Mark front pulley, mark tire, roll tire one revolution and count the engine revolutions.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-21-2020, 09:20 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,798
Posted By DBSHELTON
16" Wheels

I am thinking about putting 16" wheels and tires on one of my Model A's. Does anyone regret going with the 16" wheels instead of 19" or 21"? Any drawbacks?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-20-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 348
Posted By DBSHELTON
Re: Speedometer cables

Thank you very much. I have been trying to figure out the best way for me to hook up the Borg Warner overdrive to my early 30 speedometer. The overdrive is from a 54 Ford truck. Finally decided to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-19-2020, 07:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 348
Posted By DBSHELTON
Re: Speedometer cables

Thanks for the info
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-19-2020, 03:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 348
Posted By DBSHELTON
Speedometer cables

I know the gear ends are different, but are the speedometer cable ends the same for Oval and Round speedometers?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-19-2020, 11:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 669
Posted By DBSHELTON
Re: Heated Seats In The Model "A"

Nice. Are any available in 6v ?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-18-2020, 05:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,041
Posted By DBSHELTON
Re: Compression Test

Yes, but with an overbore the compression rises a bit.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-17-2020, 07:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,041
Posted By DBSHELTON
Re: Compression Test

I also put a B carb on it. sure does run good!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-17-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,041
Posted By DBSHELTON
Re: Compression Test

Tested again. Hot with all plugs out and throttle wide open.
2 times today. Got same numbers.
Cyl.1 118# Cyl.2 110# Cyl.3 108# Cyl.4 120#
I think I am OK.
I bought the compression gauge from JC...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-17-2020, 09:22 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,585
Posted By DBSHELTON
Re: Sidemounts - 1 or 2 ?

One of my cars has 1 sidemount, the other has 2. I despise them and wish I had NONE! What a PITA!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-15-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 502
Posted By DBSHELTON
Re: Help! Brakes!

Normally have a bevel on both ends and are arced or fitted to the drums.
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