Tag: Paul Shinn

Ford Model A ammeter – How to prevent a fire in your Model A – Paul Shinn

Ford Model A ammeter – How to prevent a fire in your Model A – Paul Shinn


The Ford Model A ammeter (amp meter) is at the center of the Model A electrical system. Today, Model A Ford mechanic Paul Shinn shows you how to modify the typical reproduction ammeter to make it safer, and as a bonus, how to make it look more like an original. If you don’t want your Model A to break down, just subscribe! http://www.youtube.com/user/paulshinn…

Rare 1930 Ford Model A Woody repairs and back on the road! – Paul Shinn


Meet “Woody”, a 1930 Ford Model A body style 255-A “Special Delivery”. Sometimes called a “Panel Delivery”. This is a VERY rare Model A body style and a special car because it has belonged to the same man since 1940. ‘Termite bait’ has been off the road about 10 years and it is my job to put it back on the road where it belongs!

How to: Ford Model A motor (engine)- Pistons and Rods: Assemble and Install – Paul Shinn


By popular request- How to assemble a Ford Model A motor (“engine” for you sticklers) and I also reveal my “secret weapon”, Willie Baechler from Baechler Machine Shop in San Andreas, California. 209-754-4646 is the telephone number if you want a Model A motor properly rebuilt. He is the BEST! Period. Shop address- 730 Industrial Way San Andreas, CA 95249. Next video in this series, I’ll show how to install the valves, cam, adjust valves, etc.

Ford Model A Mitchell Overdrive Installation – Paul Shinn @YouTube


More from Mr Shinn, this time it’s the installation of the Mitchell Overdrive

How to install overdrive in a Ford Model A. Today, we are installing a Mitchell 26% overdrive in an early 1930 Model A Ford coupe.

From start to finish, it is a 6 to 8 hour job.

How the overdrive works: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4un3J…

​ Mitchell Manufacturing Company: https://mitchelloverdrives.com

10,000 Mile Service on a Ford Model A – 10,000 subscriber SPECIAL! -Paul Shinn @YouTube


Another excellent Model A video from Paul Shinn, including his 10000 subscriber celebration

Can you believe it? 10,000 subscribers! THANK YOU!! To celebrate, we do a 10,000 mile service on a Ford Model A. We will pack the wheel bearings, lube the throw-out bearing, check the fluid in the shocks, lube the steering column and all the other goodies needing service every 10,000 miles.

My lovely spouse unit Tina makes a cameo appearance. How to change oil and fluids on a Ford Model A: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mKf3P… PayPal link to donate to this channel: https://www.paypal.com/donate/?cmd=_d… http://www.PaulShinn.us

How to lubricate a Ford Model A – Paul Shinn @YouTube


In this instalment of Ford Model A maintenance vlog, the Master Model A mechanic goes over (under) the chassis lube points in a Ford Model A automobile. Included are some tips for making the routine maintenance a lot easier and keeping your Model A from breaking down.

More wisdom from Paul Shinn

Why the Ford Model A Fordor Sedan is the Best Family Car From 1929 – Paul Shinn @YouTube


The Ford Model A Standard Fordor Sedan was introduced in 1929 and was the best family automobile a family man could buy. Today, we take a closer look at a completely original, unrestored 1929 Fordor Sedan model 165-B and take it for a drive. The video about this car from January 2020: https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature… http://www.paulshinn.us