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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-13-2022, 12:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 645
Posted By DelPercio
Timing

Had lots of cars and only checked the timing on one. How often should you check the timing of a model a.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-29-2021, 11:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 545
Posted By DelPercio
Re: Starter

I tested my starter with new jumper cables and it’s good. I believe my original problem was my starter switch. There was no grommet on the firewall and the starter rod went through a 1 inch diameter...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-26-2021, 09:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 545
Posted By DelPercio
Starter

My last post was about a starter switch. I rebuilt that and wanted to check the starter before I put it back on. My cables are bad and couldnít try it so I took the starter out and brought it home....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-06-2021, 08:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 664
Posted By DelPercio
Re: Starter switch

My starter rod has no spring. I would think that has nothing to do with the bendix stuck
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-06-2021, 07:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 664
Posted By DelPercio
Starter switch

First Iíd like to say my cars at my vacation home and I canít try any advice for a week or two.
My car doesnít start. The starter wonít turn over. I rocked it and jacked it up turned the wheels...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-01-2021, 10:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 502
Posted By DelPercio
Re: Spring start up

Actually last year I put it up on jack stands drained the transmission and rear filled with transmission fluid started it up and ran through the gears. When spring came did the same thing, drained...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-01-2021, 09:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 502
Posted By DelPercio
Spring start up

While still jacked up is it ok to start up and idle till it heats up. Itís not where I live and before taking it down I check the fluids and grease it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-04-2020, 07:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 866
Posted By DelPercio
2 easy questions

Iím removing floor boards to do a spring cleaning. The upper board gas petal button is too big for the hole. Does that unscrew or do I have to remove it from below. #2 I have a roadster with no body...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-06-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,469
Posted By DelPercio
Re: Update on transmission plug

Thanks for the suggestions. I think I’ll fill it with kerosene, shift through the gears and drain it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-06-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,469
Posted By DelPercio
Re: Update on transmission plug

I can do kerosene and just ride it up the block and back. The car has 3200 miles and maybe the owner couldnít get the bolt off because the rear oil was almost clear and the transmission was very...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-06-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,469
Posted By DelPercio
Update on transmission plug

I havenít updated my original post because my car is 100 miles from my house. I cleaned the plug and with a little muscle and a very large adjustable I got it off. The case isnít cracked but the oil...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-22-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,439
Posted By DelPercio
Re: Drain plug

Used a 10 inch adjustable wrench while hitting it with a hammer. I’m surprised it’s so tight because there’s oil dripping off of the plug. I think I’ll wipe it down good heat the plug then try a pipe...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-22-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,439
Posted By DelPercio
Re: Drain plug

The fill plug loosened easily but the drain plug even with some oil dripping off of it won’t loosen.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-22-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,439
Posted By DelPercio
Drain plug

Trying to change transmission fluid on my car that has 3200 miles showing. The fill plug loosened easily but I canít get the drain plug off. Iím afraid to put heat on it because of all the oil...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-11-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,705
Posted By DelPercio
Fuel line

Line from fuel bowl to carburetor is 1/4 inch. Looking at replacement parts they donít mention size. Is 1/4 correct or should it be 3/8
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-04-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,535
Posted By DelPercio
Re: Battery in wrong

I want to thank everyone for their help. I called the seller and he said they didn't touch the battery and looking at a video they made the amp was charging so I'm leaving it negative ground.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-03-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,535
Posted By DelPercio
Re: Battery in wrong

Disconnected the ground and it did the same thing. Charged and then said the battery was bad. I'll look to see if the red coil wire goes to the distributor.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-03-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,535
Posted By DelPercio
Re: Battery in wrong

The battery is 6 volt 3 cells. When I hooked the smart charger it showed 6.3 volts went into a deep charge for an hour then shut down and said the battery was bad. Is it possible to charge in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-03-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,535
Posted By DelPercio
Battery in wrong

Hello just received my car yesterday and wanted to charge the battery. When I hooked up the charger I had a bad polarity. I took off the negative strap and the battery's negative terminal is...
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