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  • Oil clean up.

    Wouldn't it be nice if you could use a water soluble lubricant in the Model A crank case.

  • #2
    Here is the next best alternative

    https://www.walmart.com/ip/ATP-Large...3=2096&veh=sem
    3 ~ Tudor's
    Henry Ford said
    "It's all nuts and bolts"


    Mitch's Auto Service ctr

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    • #3
      Here is the Second best alternative;
      https://www.walmart.com/search/?quer...typeahead=dawn

      And the Third best alternative;
      http://www.mikes-afordable.com/mm5/m...vc?Screen=SRCH
      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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      • #4
        The trick is not too make a mess :-)
        I purchased a drip pan, about 3x2 ft,
        it long enough for engine and transmission drips. Easy to clean metal pan. Don't use milk containers for oil storage, oil will melt the container :-(

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        • #5
          Originally posted by Big hammer View Post
          The trick is not too make a mess :-)
          I purchased a drip pan, about 3x2 ft,
          it long enough for engine and transmission drips. Easy to clean metal pan. Don't use milk containers for oil storage, oil will melt the container :-(
          Not only that, but they are now made of plastic that falls apart very quickly, especially if it's outside or the sun hits it.
          I've used ice cream 4.5 quart pails outside, and they crumble within a month or two.

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