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  • White walls or black walls & which oil thread

    I'll have to dig out my jumping off a bridge photo::::

    I need to stay neutral on this so i would recommend putting blackwalls on one side and whitewalls on the other..
    then fill the crankcase with 4-5 quarts of different oil weights...
    3 ~ Tudor's
    Henry Ford said
    "It's all nuts and bolts"


    Mitch's Auto Service ctr

  • #2
    there were witnesses.......
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    • #3
      I'm the guy that always insists on originality yet I put whitewalls on my 49 GMC. My 31 Victoria came with blackwalls on black wheels. I will leave it that way.
      Last edited by Art Ebeling; 05-04-2017, 06:33 PM. Reason: spelling

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      • #4
        It depends on the car! I like ww on my Tudor sedan and black walls on all 28/29 cars. WW never on a truck.
        mike
        Michael
        1928 speedster
        1929 closed cab p/u
        1930 standard roadster
        1931 deluxe tudor sedan
        1967 ss/rs conv.camaro

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        • #5
          I have white walls on both of my cars it's a lot of work keeping them up .As,I get more and more involved and more of a,purist I think I will be putting on black walls on the phaeton

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          • #6
            It was on this tour that I noticed everybody had painted wheels and whitewalls but me. My car looked so humble and plain, and I was embarrassed. So I'm going back to painted wheels and whitewalls to see if that suits my vanity. I'll prolly come full circle to black-on-black. :
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            Ray White
            - 1929 Sport Coupe
            - 1929 Closed Cab Pickup

            Model A Technical Trivial Quizzes:
            http://sthosted.com/judging/index.html

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            • #7
              Wise ass!

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              • #8
                This thread topic should be a sticky, and all threads and comments that mention oil weight or whitewalls should be automatically resent to the sticky, and all posts 30 days old automatically deleted.
                Last edited by Ray Horton; 05-09-2017, 09:03 PM.

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                • #9
                  Unless the whitewalls have Apple Green wheels....then make it 'forever'..............::
                  "Bullshit and Brilliance Comes with Age and Experience"

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                  • #10
                    I didn't think I would like white walls but they came with the car but with my paint I think black walls wouldn't look right
                    kevin
                    1930 tudor
                    1923 model t roadster p/uIM000199.JPG
                    Last edited by kwisor; 05-19-2017, 04:30 AM.

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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by Apple Green Wheels Rule View Post
                      Unless the whitewalls have Apple Green wheels....then make it 'forever'..............::
                      The picture is my 31 Tudor. Stock color.

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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by Captndan View Post

                        The picture is my 31 Tudor. Stock color.
                        I see your script but don't see the photo.
                        "Bullshit and Brilliance Comes with Age and Experience"

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                        • #13
                          I love my white walls. To bad we can not get white oil also.

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                          • Greynomad
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                            I think white oil is easy - just add water!

                        • #14
                          Originally posted by George Miller View Post
                          I love my white walls. To bad we can not get white oil also.
                          "ExxonMobil is one of the largest global suppliers of white oil."

                          https://www.exxonmobil.com/en/whiteoil

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                          • #15
                            We have had some fun with this thread but on a serious note,

                            ANY oil made for motor vehicles of the correct weight will work fine in your Model A.

                            Any specific brand is a personal preference and will also work fine in your A. You want more Zinc, you want detergents, you don't want these things, fine, the oil will work in your A. Nobody is going to make a suggestion about an oil that will damage your engine so any suggestion will work in your Model A.

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                            • #16
                              I found a 5qt bottle of something looking like oil at Walmart for $11.00 figuring anything made after about 2000 should work better than anything that was made in the '30s for lubing the A.

                              My car looks wonderful with blackwalls.
                              You wana look waaay far up da road and plan yer route because the brakes are far more of a suggestion than a command!

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                              • #17
                                aw_jeez_not_this_shit_again2.jpg
                                It's Nice To Be Important, But It's More Important To Be Nice.

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                                • #18
                                  My perfect out is: I am sold on radials. I want to stay with 19 inch wheels. Blackwell is the only option with that combination.
                                  Alaskan A's
                                  Antique Auto Mushers of Alaska
                                  Model A Ford Club of America
                                  Model A Restorers Club
                                  Antique Automobile Club of America
                                  Mullins Owners Club

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                                  • #19
                                    This is settled once and for all. Whitewalls on Tudors and black walls on Coupes. Rotella T in everything. Period!

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                                    • #20
                                      This was one of the first threads on the new forum and it did pretty well.
                                      One can always count on oil and tires.


                                      3 ~ Tudor's
                                      Henry Ford said
                                      "It's all nuts and bolts"


                                      Mitch's Auto Service ctr

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                                      • #21
                                        Originally posted by Mitch View Post
                                        This was one of the first threads on the new forum and it did pretty well.
                                        One can always count on oil and tires.

                                        I'm disappointed this only went 23 posts. We can do better. These oil threads usually really deliver.
                                        Last edited by Boston Bruce; 06-15-2017, 09:37 AM.
                                        It's Nice To Be Important, But It's More Important To Be Nice.

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                                        • #22
                                          Maybe the oil should have been separated from the tires creating two threads:o
                                          3 ~ Tudor's
                                          Henry Ford said
                                          "It's all nuts and bolts"


                                          Mitch's Auto Service ctr

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                                          • #23
                                            Originally posted by Captndan View Post
                                            This is settled once and for all. Whitewalls on Tudors and black walls on Coupes. Rotella T in everything. Period!
                                            Like I said!

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                                            • #24
                                              Originally posted by Captndan View Post
                                              This is settled once and for all. Whitewalls on Tudors and black walls on Coupes. Rotella T in everything. Period!

                                              I don't think so:::::::::::

                                              lucy.jpg

                                              3 ~ Tudor's
                                              Henry Ford said
                                              "It's all nuts and bolts"


                                              Mitch's Auto Service ctr

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                                              • tbirdtbird
                                                tbirdtbird commented
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                                                not too shabby......

                                              • Big hammer
                                                Big hammer commented
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                                                Thats one Beautiful Tudor !

                                              • Mitch
                                                Mitch commented
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                                                Thanks!!

                                              • EarlyBert
                                                EarlyBert commented
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                                                I'm sorry but just a little too much ch black. IMO

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                                              I don't think so either!
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                                              You wana look waaay far up da road and plan yer route because the brakes are far more of a suggestion than a command!

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                                              • Big hammer
                                                Big hammer commented
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                                                Your Tudor is nice also, but Mitch's is better IMO !

                                              • Mitch
                                                Mitch commented
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                                                but the Wiz can drive his car

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