Back to the Future (well kinda :)) Part 2

If you’ve not read part 1 please take a look here

After rewiring and getting everything put back together, the car started first time and ran beautifully, in fact the best since I’ve had it!

One thing I learned during the process was to make use of some of the tools that are available.

These two tools were really helpful

GZNTATOOL Timing Tool

The French Connection

Mustang Maniac

As we posted last week all about the Duxford Car Show we are back on track again with updates on what Mustang Maniac are up to, we would to thank those of you who sent in the emails to say they were there and had the same problems. So what have we been up to?

Park & Pic:

We welcomed back an old friend Rodger Davies and his Convertible which mostly resides in France now. We had his little lady in for a rear spring swap out and a very worthwhile borgeson steering box upgrade.

The rear springs were sagging a little so we replaced with some mid range stock options. We like to be sure and replace the spring plates that hold the springs and shocks to the rear axle.

At the other end of the car the new rack and pinion Borgeson power steering was fitted. The eliminates…

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Ford Flathead Intake Manifold Collection – Manifold Destiny – Henry Z. De Kuyper Hot Rod Network

Ford Flathead Intake Manifold Collection – Manifold Destiny
Ford Flathead Intake Manifold Collection – Manifold Destiny

 

Some People Collect Stamps, Others Hoard Coins, I’m Into Aluminum…

This is an article from back in 2011 but still very interesting, one man’s obsession with collecting Ford Flathead inlet manifolds.

Read the article here

 

 

 

Rare Indeed – 1929 Model A Town Car

Edsel Ford’s idea of a Town Car based on the Model A never really chimed with the intended audience, this plus the Great Depression killed off the idea as the cost was double the standard Model A. 
One of the reminding 19 examples is for sale and can be seen Here at a mere $177000! Purchase at your own risk I’d say?