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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-22-2020, 10:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,712
Posted By captndan
Re: Ignition timing question

I had one that was so full of crud you could not feel it. had to pull the cover.
If you do be sure to drill the dimple out a little.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-30-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,295
Posted By captndan
Re: Crime Does Not Pay.

I used recycled oil $.26 a quart. That old metro loved it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-21-2020, 09:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 748
Posted By captndan
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-02-2020, 11:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,899
Posted By captndan
Re: Sidemount Spare Installation Problem

Let the air out of the tire.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-19-2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,147
Posted By captndan
Re: Oil - again

Rotella T and don't worry about the little stuff.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-19-2020, 04:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 356
Posted By captndan
Re: 7-tooth steering column/sector change and repair...

I say don't mess with it. Go with F150.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-19-2020, 04:29 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,048
Posted By captndan
Re: spark plug caps

They are only penny's from the suppliers. Not worth the effort to mess about. I get mine from Bert's.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-19-2020, 04:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,640
Posted By captndan
Re: Preferred Vendor for parts?

Bert's all the way.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-07-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,094
Posted By captndan
Re: Model A gas tank cleaning

OMG! Don't waste your time and money on any of these fixes! There is only one way to do it right. Use a cut off wheel and cut the tank along the seam. Have it sand blasted then have a good welder...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-07-2020, 04:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,525
Posted By captndan
Re: “Do not use a file” to dress down breaker points

If you're stuck out on the road use what eve you have. If you're in town don't be so darn cheap. Go buy a new set.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-29-2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,004
Posted By captndan
Re: spark plug connector pictures

The pictures are correct. 1234
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-18-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 934
Posted By captndan
Re: Current 6 Volt Positive Ground Turn Signal Recommendation

When you buy the switch from a major supplier just tell them what voltage and ground.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-18-2020, 10:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 878
Posted By captndan
Re: Head light focusing procedure

Just loosen the nut on the bottom and point the lights wherever you want.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-14-2020, 10:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 766
Posted By captndan
Re: Fresh overhaul & modern lube'

Lucas or STP in the tranny is not a good idea. The high speed gears will throw it to the side of the case where it will stick. Thus reducing to total amount of lubricant in the tranny. 600W is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-26-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,179
Posted By captndan
Re: High Point on Cam

Better yet is borrow a dial indicator then mark the cam with something like finger polish.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-17-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 20,621
Posted By captndan
Re: Head Bolt Torque-Hot or Cold?

The condition of the studs and nuts is more important. New American made studs and nuts are a must. Then hot warm or cold is much less important.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-06-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,444
Posted By captndan
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-11-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,788
Posted By captndan
Re: Cracked Block

A (good) welder can fix that crack. Amateurs usually cannot.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-11-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 806
Posted By captndan
Re: Water Glass

Yes. Some stop leaks today contain water glass. All depends on the crack.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-11-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,288
Posted By captndan
Re: One note to modern engine oils

If your engine is smoking don’t worry about what oil. An overhaul is in order then use Rotella T.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-11-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,288
Posted By captndan
Re: One note to modern engine oils

Just run Rotella T 15-40 and never look back.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-11-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,977
Posted By captndan
Re: 8 volt battery in 6 volt car

I ask the same question awhile back. The replies were a resounding DON’T DO IT!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-10-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 791
Posted By captndan
Re: GAV and alcohol

BS and alcohol was not common on farms except for the occasional moon shine.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-07-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,098
Posted By captndan
Re: Headlight bar rubber gaskets

Berts spells it out which to use.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-07-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,584
Posted By captndan
Re: Update on transmission plug

It is not a good idea to use STP or Lucas. The high speed gears will fling it out onto the housing. That’s where it stays effectively reducing the amount of oil in the transmission. Stay with 600W...
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