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Forum: Model-T 12-17-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 942
Posted By jwilliams81
WTB: 1923 Ford Model T Touring for sale?

Hello,

I am 39 years old and looking for a restored 1923 Ford Model T Touring with electric start for sale, this will be my first T!

Paint, engine, trans, magneto, rear axle all being...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-10-2020, 08:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,735
Posted By jwilliams81
Re: Heater to firewall

As a previous poster said, I leave that gap there. There is more then enough heat to come into the cabin, and it lets fresh air mix with the heated air.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-29-2020, 12:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,220
Posted By jwilliams81
Smile Re: A Lazy Sunday Drive in a Model A

It wasn't that bad.

Brand new leaf springs front and rear along with rebuilt shocks all around helps make the ride nice and comfy.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-28-2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,220
Posted By jwilliams81
Smile Re: A Lazy Sunday Drive in a Model A

Pat, that is a great story! I'm not far from UC at all.
I bet that was fun, but hard dragging all the gear around. I used my phone and this tiny drone to film, then did all the edits on my phone...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-28-2020, 02:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,220
Posted By jwilliams81
Re: A Lazy Sunday Drive in a Model A

I have mine registered as a normal car, not a historical vehicle, so I have normal plates. Agreed value insurance, and they know it is driven regularly.

Here in Ohio this is all you are allowed...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-28-2020, 01:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,220
Posted By jwilliams81
Re: A Lazy Sunday Drive in a Model A

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I totally agree with that! I love driving it to and from work. Makes the day that much more enjoyable.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-28-2020, 07:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,220
Posted By jwilliams81
Re: A Lazy Sunday Drive in a Model A

Thanks for watching! haha I really wish I could have been around when these cars were new. They are just so amazing to me.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-28-2020, 07:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,220
Posted By jwilliams81
Re: A Lazy Sunday Drive in a Model A

Thanks! and thanks for watching the other video! I wasn't sure if I should make it sepia, black and white, or color. But I thought color would be fun and make some of the drone shots a little better...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-27-2020, 03:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,220
Posted By jwilliams81
Re: A Lazy Sunday Drive in a Model A

Thanks Wayne! It's to much fun driving an A!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-27-2020, 01:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,220
Posted By jwilliams81
Re: A Lazy Sunday Drive in a Model A

Thanks! Glad you liked it. It is usually a filter I apply after I am done editing. This filter was actually in YouTube called, 8MM. I wasn't sure if I should keep the video color or go black and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-27-2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,220
Posted By jwilliams81
Re: A Lazy Sunday Drive in a Model A

Thanks for watching! It's just too much fun driving these cars.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-27-2020, 07:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,220
Posted By jwilliams81
A Lazy Sunday Drive in a Model A

Check out the video I just made. I'm at almost 5,000 miles already this year!
You can't stop smiling driving these cars!

https://youtu.be/UOrAk4_gYkA
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-22-2020, 07:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,204
Posted By jwilliams81
Re: 1930 Model A Gears Grind After New Clutch Install

As has already been said. Make sure there is oil, the proper amount of oil, in the transmission. Also make sure the correct oil is used! A lot of people won't buy the correct 600W oil and complain...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-02-2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 585
Posted By jwilliams81
Re: Toe in procedure.

I have and use both of these:
https://www.summitracing.com/parts/lng-79620
https://www.summitracing.com/parts/sps-99361
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-21-2020, 03:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,181
Posted By jwilliams81
Re: Posting this for a chuckle, unless you're grumpy, in which case you may hate it

I am guessing he typed in Google "Ford Model A wheel new".
Got the results, then saw this one:
https://www.cokertire.com/wheels/welded-spoke-model-a-wheels.html

$2,345 plus shipping for brand...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-11-2020, 09:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,168
Posted By jwilliams81
Re: Trying Something Different For Heat

Interesting idea. You could also try more of a bench seat pad.
https://www.amazon.com/Zone-Tech-Heated-Rear-Cushion/dp/B01N946KB1
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-08-2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,118
Posted By jwilliams81
Re: toe in gauge

I have this one as well:
https://www.jegs.com/i/Longacre-Racing/441/79620/10002/-1

I like them both
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-31-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,332
Posted By jwilliams81
Re: Tighten the 21" rims straight

http://www.durableperformance.net/Do_it_Yourself_Wheel_Straightening.revised.12.4.09.web.pdf
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-31-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 250
Posted By jwilliams81
Re: Door Check Bumpers

This is on the front doors of my 31' Town Sedan. It might help.
https://youtu.be/cYYmnIiWWMo
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-24-2020, 10:03 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,630
Posted By jwilliams81
Re: Trailer hitch

Here is the MAC's link from above:
https://www.macsautoparts.com/ford_model_a/receiver-hitch-for-parade-flags-2-square-opening-bolt-in-model-a-1928-1931.html
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-04-2020, 12:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 701
Posted By jwilliams81
Re: Musty Smell

I'll be honest.. mine smelled old when I got it and I loved it.
My wife always hated the smell of the interior.

After two years of ownership I had someone in our club re-tack the headliner the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-30-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 648
Posted By jwilliams81
Re: Oil leaks from around oil pan

Yes, if you are reading and following the Les Andrew's red book... it says to torque the oil pan nuts to 20 ft lbs. That is wrong and a misprint.
You want to torque them to 5-6 ft lbs... but most...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-30-2020, 09:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 648
Posted By jwilliams81
Re: Oil leaks from around oil pan

https://modelatouringclub.files.wordpress.com/2017/03/leakless-pan-gasket-article.pdf
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-29-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 446
Posted By jwilliams81
Re: Distributor gear

Are you asking how to time the distributor?
It is possible to be 180 degrees out.
Here is a great link explaining:
http://modelabasics.com/Ignition.htm
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-07-2020, 10:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 580
Posted By jwilliams81
Re: ID this part?

Maybe?
http://www.mtfca.com/discus/messages/708324/794795.html?1506901129
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