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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-18-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 764
Posted By Wick
Re: Model-A Day @ Gilmore - Roll Call (Who's going?)

Spending Friday at the Gilmore, then Saturday we will be set up in the flea market.
Wick
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-18-2019, 04:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 483
Posted By Wick
Re: Resonant Rattle

Do a bolt check. Fenders,headlight bar,windshield, gas tank clamps,floor boards. If it has a fastner,it could rattle. When rattle starts touch the brake pedal,see if it goes away. Also a click or...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-18-2019, 04:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By Wick
Re: Oil gusher again

Drain the oil level down a bit,check rear of valve cover for a Crack around the bolt hole. Give it a test drive.
Wick
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-18-2019, 04:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 577
Posted By Wick
Re: any advantages to downdraft carb & header..??

High compression head and a good tune up would be my first choice. You will see a difference. Do a plug reading after some miles,and maybe a little larger jet. Check tire pressure and make sure the...
Forum: Model-A 09-16-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 527
Posted By Wick
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-13-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 764
Posted By Wick
Re: Model-A Day @ Gilmore - Roll Call (Who's going?)

Myself and my two Hershey partners.
Forum: Model-A 09-12-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 527
Posted By Wick
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-12-2019, 03:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 736
Posted By Wick
Re: new build with zero clearance,Hagerty

I've been following this build. Nice clean shop.
Forum: Model-A 09-08-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 527
Posted By Wick
1928 Roadster

7/23/28 Roadster project.
Gone
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-07-2019, 03:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 497
Posted By Wick
Re: Flat spot in carburetor

Might look for a vacuum leak on that carb. The MS carburetor is a good running one. I've been pleased with the performance of them. They have become a popular carburetor at swap meets.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-06-2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,572
Posted By Wick
Re: Totaly "Restored" 1st Sport Coupe sold in San Francisco

Beautiful car. Put the tank back to original, repaint the engine,add pans and fan shroud. Cowl lights??
I think that would take the car to the next level.
At a good auction I think the car...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-06-2019, 06:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,610
Posted By Wick
Re: Strange Happenings health wise

Happens now and then. Allergies my dr. Told me years ago. Now I have a house cat and it happens a little more often. I thought it was the brand of beer I was drinking.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2019, 05:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 690
Posted By Wick
Re: Stupid Question: what kind of tire gauge are you using

Digital with led light. Very accurate. Ez to read. My pencil type gages are 3-10 lbs. Off on each one.
Lot's of good information on Google.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-02-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 606
Posted By Wick
Re: New to the Addiction...

Shoot the radiator with a heat gun. It will tell you if it's plugged somewhere. Make sure the timing is correct. Also check all for wheels turn freely before,then after a drive. Check air pressure. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-25-2019, 04:44 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,874
Posted By Wick
Re: Transmission Issues

From neutral sitting still at a idle,can you go to 2nd easily then back down to 1rst without and problems?
Also is your idle speed correct ? Has transmission fluid been checked?
I would...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-24-2019, 05:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,242
Posted By Wick
Re: How Many Model A Owners also Own a T?

2 T's that I drive. 4 A's and 2 VW's
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-24-2019, 05:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 583
Posted By Wick
Re: value of shocks

Good set of working shock with arms and links,not greasy or rusty $450 all day long.
Clean,good paint,no leaks with original arms (Ford Script on arms) $800
Restored show condition $1250 up....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-22-2019, 04:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 645
Posted By Wick
Re: New comer used to be a regular

Try to find something that is complete.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-22-2019, 04:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 556
Posted By Wick
Re: What to do w Virginia?

Look on calendar of events on Hemmings motor news site. Also Car Club central calendar.
Roanoke va. Always has a car show on weekends.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-18-2019, 04:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 724
Posted By Wick
Re: Anyone use a TomTom gps?

Put the Waze app on your phone. This will do everything, speed,traffic, places of interest.
GPS devices are a thing of the past.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-03-2019, 03:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 469
Posted By Wick
Re: My sincere thanks

Thanks Tim for helping out Chief!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-03-2019, 03:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,450
Posted By Wick
Re: Swapping engines, any tips?

Always replace the throw out bearing. Make sure front mount is in good shape. I clean everything that I can.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-24-2019, 03:44 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,462
Posted By Wick
Re: Model "A" Sportlight - How many still around ?

A friend has a nos sportlight in the original box. I'll get a picture of it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-20-2019, 04:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,473
Posted By Wick
Re: I need help

I have helped Chief over the phone a few times. Heck of a nice guy. I'm too far away myself. The car just needs a good checking out,a little maintenance.
Wick
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-17-2019, 09:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,028
Posted By Wick
Re: Scary ... What the hell happened ?

I also recommend looking at the front spring. Does it still have a arch to it or looks flat. A worn out spring will throw the angle off at the radius ball. The shackles can also hit the axle with a...
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