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Old 02-01-2017, 05:43 PM   #35
René W
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Originally Posted by Dave in MN View Post
Well I used to fish with my brothers quite a bit but it seemed that whenever I joined them the fish didn't I do not get invited much anymore.

But for the tale of 78 mph in a '29 Phaeton with the top up...well I did have a good bit of a tail wind as I recall. The fuel economy was terrible at about 15 mpg. But true story, I had some pedal left. The air coming in under the front fenders and the reactionary force of the top being up was lifting the front end up and I chickened out to go any faster.

I guess I'm not telling the whole story. I also have a counterweighted crank, a 26% Mitchell, "B" grind new cam, 5.9 Brumfield shaved once to flatten it, maxed out pistons @ .125 over by choice, performance Aries muffler, 4:11 rear ratio and electronic ignition.

It was fun watching the double takes of the drivers in their "moderns" in the right lane as I sailed by them!
True story...honest!
Good Day!
That explains a bit,my thought were you were running a stock Model A with a bigger carb.
My A is done by 65 mph............
It is a pile of shit bit it's my pile of shit
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