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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-22-2021, 12:04 PM
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Posted By Jack Shaft
Re: Help with an engine noise...

Trying to peel .001 off can be fun.Original ones were steel,some feel the brass doest provide the support steel does.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-22-2021, 11:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,920
Posted By Jack Shaft
Re: Help with an engine noise...

be careful with the fingers and give it a try.. they are stamp cut, it looks like solid brass.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-22-2021, 10:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,920
Posted By Jack Shaft
Re: Help with an engine noise...

The BB crankshaft was the heaviest crankshaft Ford offered, total rotating mass weight at 130 lbs. Rotating mass dampens vibration and stores kinetic energy, good for smooth operation. Racers don't...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-21-2021, 09:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,920
Posted By Jack Shaft
Re: Help with an engine noise...

Thats a BB crankshaft with swedged on counterweights.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-04-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,920
Posted By Jack Shaft
Re: Help with an engine noise...

Dave could be on to something, it could be a ujoint..
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-04-2020, 10:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,920
Posted By Jack Shaft
Re: Help with an engine noise...

Id run 20/50 wt engine oil as a band aid...even pour a little STP to quiet it down some if living with it is your only option. Unfortunately the clock is ticking for both of you, thrust wear or...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-03-2020, 10:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,920
Posted By Jack Shaft
Re: Help with an engine noise...

If you suspect a rod or main bearing pull the oil pan and check the bearing clearances.
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