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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-09-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 562
Posted By GerryAllen
Re: Convert to 12 Volt ?

Patrick, why do not like alternators?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-13-2020, 11:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 800
Posted By GerryAllen
Re: Fan blade

Guys, I to am using an original steel fan blade. I am having some engine work done and am having it replaced at that time.
I check the oil and fan blade each time prior to starting the engine. The...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-01-2020, 10:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,149
Posted By GerryAllen
Re: Tough Old Ford

I believe it is a 67 Chrysler tail light. JMHO

Gerry Birch Bay Wa
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-26-2020, 04:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,187
Posted By GerryAllen
Re: Model "A" Ford Clubs

Saj, got my Model A at age 68 and so happy I did. All the Model A types I have met have been great. Our club tries to have meetings of interest. Each meeting a member gives an informative talk on...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-23-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 739
Posted By GerryAllen
Re: What type of Fan Blade do you recommend

If I were to ask "So whats the oil question?" Would it start something :>)))
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-23-2020, 04:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,694
Posted By GerryAllen
Re: Crankshaft Counterbalance Weight

What exactly are the counterbalance weights for. What effect would it have on my engine if it was not counter balanced.
Gerry Birch Bay WA.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-22-2020, 11:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 739
Posted By GerryAllen
What type of Fan Blade do you recommend

Folks, not good at searching previous threads.
My question is, what type of fan blade do you recommend, standard blade, 4 blade, plastic 6 blade, aluminium type blade. I have a steel blade and am...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-15-2020, 11:06 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,057
Posted By GerryAllen
Re: Begging to be a hot rod.

Dannl, go for it if you have endless amounts of money, tools, know how and are willing to continue to trouble shoot after the fact.
Instead of building a hot rod, sell your A and buy a completed Hot...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-11-2020, 10:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,355
Posted By GerryAllen
Re: Save it or drive it

Drive it, let other people see it. I drive 5000 miles a year and enjoy it and have come to realize it really is a dependable car.
Gerry Allen Birch Bay WA
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-08-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,627
Posted By GerryAllen
Re: Decided to pull the motor/trans

Why drive it only a 1000 miles a year. I drive mine between 5000 & 6000 miles a year, drive it enjoy it and you will get way more life out of it between repairs.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-06-2020, 10:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 855
Posted By GerryAllen
Re: How is it.........

Not being cheeky, if the air filter makes it run rich would one not lean the carb out or am I wrong. Relatively new to Model A's so don't have the answers, just a lot of questions:D
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-17-2020, 04:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 768
Posted By GerryAllen
Re: starter update

What am I missing? Why would you change out the simple foot starter to a dash mounted starter button?
Gerry Birch Bay WA
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-16-2020, 04:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,159
Posted By GerryAllen
Re: Is Les Andrews still around?

I received his book as a Fathers Day gift shortly after I got my car.. Could not be a nicer gift for a newbie Model A person.
Gerry Birch Bay WA
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-14-2020, 12:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,009
Posted By GerryAllen
Re: Tips for shorter drivers

I think the term is not short but vertically challenged :D
Gerry Birch Bay WA
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-09-2020, 10:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,073
Posted By GerryAllen
Re: First A

I concur with Jackson, the more they are driven the more dependable they become.
Gerry Birch Bay WA
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-05-2020, 05:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,610
Posted By GerryAllen
Re: Spark advance

Guys, I am finally getting to under stand the spark advance from this thread. I met Chuck one day by chance in Blaine Wa; and discovered we have engines rebuilt by the same fellow.
Long story...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-03-2020, 10:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,610
Posted By GerryAllen
Re: Spark advance

Enjoyed the discussion. I know from our club meetings everyone has a theory.
This discussion cleared up some misconceptions I had.
Gerry Birch Bay WA
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-30-2020, 03:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,061
Posted By GerryAllen
Re: Changing engine oil...

I change oil between 700 - 1000 as time permits. No filter, I average approximately 1000 miles a month. I average 250 per week, I am retired find it hard to find time to change oil every second...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-27-2020, 08:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,434
Posted By GerryAllen
Re: Feedback on modern tube shocks for Model A's

"I make clamps just like the ones the vendors sell. # cars done that way and no sign of trouble.
It only takes a short time, an angle grinder, a couple of pieces of 1" (25mm) square steel stock,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-24-2020, 10:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,666
Posted By GerryAllen
Re: First trip observations.

Let us know what you find.
Gerry Birch Bay WA
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-24-2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,720
Posted By GerryAllen
Re: oil level

and remove the filler cap, oil drains quicker.
Gerry Birch Bay WA
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-08-2020, 10:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,575
Posted By GerryAllen
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-08-2020, 02:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,575
Posted By GerryAllen
Re: Tapping sound when Clutch pedal engaged

BIG THANK YOU, I was about to take the starter off. I noticed when I took the starter bolt next to the engine off that there was a shiny rub on the end of it. I re-reard the emails and one of you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-06-2020, 08:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,575
Posted By GerryAllen
Re: Tapping sound when Clutch pedal engaged

Guys, removing the starter in the next couple of days. I removed the two bolts to see if the back side of them were rubbing up against the fly wheel. They weren't so the starter comes off in the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-06-2020, 03:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,251
Posted By GerryAllen
Re: You Tube

Thank you John for the great YOUTUBE. I am going to show that to my Grand Children, old cars with a mix of horse drawn wagon and people pulling hand carts.
Gerry Allen, Birch Bay WA
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