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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-22-2022, 04:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,118
Posted By talwrench
Re: Watter Wetter

When i did a test about three years ago with water wetter by a company with Purple in their name, don' recall exact name they advertise 5 to 8' cooler than 5o-5o antifreeze. I got 5 degrees cooler...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-15-2022, 02:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,849
Posted By talwrench
Re: Frustrated

I only live an hour from you and would be willing to help you understand things about starting your car. contact me thru private message and we can schedule a time to meet.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-15-2022, 12:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,070
Posted By talwrench
Re: 3rd brush adjustment procedure

I also have mine set at 3-5 amps. I don't drive at night, but do take long trips. I find this setting to perfect. I don't have to add water to the battery. I don't like to over charge, plus it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-16-2022, 02:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,866
Posted By talwrench
Re: Model A doing farm work

This is my display. It always got a lot of attention. It was demonstrated at a Model A car show in Hellertown, PA about five years ago!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-15-2021, 03:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,381
Posted By talwrench
Re: Gas mileage question

I have over 15,000 miles on a fordoor. This is loaded with luggage, spare parts , ice chest etc while traveling/touring. My average is 12 to 16 MPG. Also the faster I drive the lower the MPG. A...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-29-2021, 08:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,231
Posted By talwrench
Re: Enclosed trailer

Make sure you have enough rear door height to get the car in! Thankfully when I purchased my enclosed trailer the dealer ask the question. Had to have the door made six inches higher!

I opted...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-22-2021, 03:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 823
Posted By talwrench
Re: Radiator System ?

Just make sure the recovery tank has a vent hole!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-28-2021, 10:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 781
Posted By talwrench
Re: Wolf whistle

I had a working antique wolf whistle. I could blow into it and make it work, but never could get to work on the car. My theroy was not enought vacuum. let us know how u make out.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-08-2020, 03:22 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,245
Posted By talwrench
Re: What am I missing? 1930 Model A

Are you pull on the choke when trying to start?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-27-2020, 10:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,572
Posted By talwrench
Re: Papanick still in business?

Try this email; jrnichols642@yahoo.com
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-26-2020, 04:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,056
Posted By talwrench
Re: starter not engaging

Just two weeks ago this happened to me . You exact symtoms. It was missimg one bolt on the bendix spring. Replaced new tab lock washer and bolt . total repair time in and out about 1 1/2 hours. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-22-2020, 10:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,670
Posted By talwrench
Re: How common a practice is this?.

Years ago I bought a 30 PU with and 8 volt battery. Could not keep lamps lit,, filaments always burned out. Change battery to 6 volt.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-29-2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 720
Posted By talwrench
Re: Shock arm removal

You need to remove the bolt to get the arm to slide off the shaft. There is a detent on the shaft for the bolt to pass. That way if the nut comes lose the arm will not fall off. If you have the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-28-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,208
Posted By talwrench
Re: Pan Gasket Install

I use the above mentioned article as a guide, woorks good for me!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,654
Posted By talwrench
Re: Reliability

well said, Dick!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-13-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,950
Posted By talwrench
Re: Engine Blow By or Not

I have a good running engine that used to mist oil out the fill tube until and old timer told me to put one of my old socks over it. Problem solved. I change it with oil changes.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-30-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,120
Posted By talwrench
Re: purple ice by royal purple

1931 Flamingo, So u know about Q town. In the middle of summer 50/50 antifreeze foams alot, and I run hot 190F. when I run only water I run about 8- 10 degrees cooler. So my plan is to run water...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-30-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,120
Posted By talwrench
purple ice by royal purple

Has any one tried this addative? I am thinking of running it this summer. I already know that if I run straight water that my engine runs about 8 degrees cooler. Curious if there are any down side...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-03-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,561
Posted By talwrench
Re: Announcing the 2010 NATIONAL MARC Meet

Is the date 6/1/2020 or 4/26/2020?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-10-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,130
Posted By talwrench
Re: MARC National Tour

Leaving sunday morning the 19th of may from near Allentown,PA
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-19-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,428
Posted By talwrench
Re: Wheel Balance with Dyna Beads

Took alot of patiance, but I got them in. Pour very slow, like a single file row of beads and lightly tape the valve stem continously. Time well spent!!! Tim
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-18-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,430
Posted By talwrench
Re: What Type of Timing Gear

I bought a 4 dr sedan at Hershey sveral years ago. It had a relative new motor in it. after about 2000 miles I got a noise coming from the timing gear. When I pulled it, it was a fiber gear with...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-18-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,663
Posted By talwrench
Re: 2018 Miles

Our best year so far. Went to all the meets plus local driving. almost 7000 miles.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-09-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,162
Posted By talwrench
Re: Rex Temperature Gauge Fitting

If my memory is not failing i think I found the matching fitting at a NAPA store
Forum: Model-A 10-12-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 639
Posted By talwrench
used top for 28 roadster P/U

Looking for a black top to put on my original roadster PU. can have small tears and discolorations. Don't want a new top, would take away from the patina!
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