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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-04-2022, 10:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,129
Posted By Daba
Re: Overheating

So should I have a thermostat in it?? None of my other cars have one maybe they should Iím not sure ??
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-03-2022, 04:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,129
Posted By Daba
Re: Overheating

I did take it out for another run and it seems fine now I did take the advice and not overfill it which I tend to do. I did reset the timing but didn’t notice much of a difference and it’s running...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-03-2022, 09:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,129
Posted By Daba
Re: Overheating

The motor was rebuilt several years ago and never driven until now so I don’t think it’s a motor problem. I just re-timed it again and took it for a short ride, with my point and go thermometer it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-03-2022, 07:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,129
Posted By Daba
Re: Overheating

I put the lever all the way down there was no backfiring but once it overheated there was a definite lack of power. I will recheck the timing this morning. After I recheck the timing I will take it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-03-2022, 07:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,129
Posted By Daba
Overheating

I took my 30 tutor out for a maiden voyage idling in the driveway it does not overheat at all. I took it for a short drive about a mile and a half and on the way home it overheated. I opened the pet...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-22-2022, 05:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 353
Posted By Daba
Re: Zenith carburetor

30 Tudor and rebuilt. Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-21-2022, 08:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 353
Posted By Daba
Zenith carburetor

Zenith carburetor.
I am in search of a good zenith carburetor for my Model A. If you have one for sale please hit me up just please donít hit me too hard thank you Daba
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-10-2022, 06:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 363
Posted By Daba
Re: 1930 Tudor wire harnesses

OK thank you I will go with one light in the headlight. The Cowl lights are in very good shape and the holes are already there looks like they’re going to win.
Thanks again
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-10-2022, 05:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 363
Posted By Daba
1930 Tudor wire harnesses

I recently became the proud owner of yet another Model A (#7) this one is a 1930 tudor. The harness that is in it is all cobbed together, I have replaced harnesses several times and have never come...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-16-2022, 08:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 850
Posted By Daba
Re: Brake light stays on

Thanks I found it on line. I was thinking there was a lube joint I was not seeing. It look like a simple installation. Thanks again. Daba
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-16-2022, 07:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 850
Posted By Daba
Brake light stays on

On my 30 3 window 4 door the brake pedal doesnít always come back all the way and the lights stay on ? Is there a helper spring that helps to pull it back or am I missing something. When Iím driving...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-27-2022, 02:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 666
Posted By Daba
Re: Looking for mechanic in Massachusetts

David stopped by and reset the point at .15 and got it started. Also resodered the wire on the bottom plate as it would start and not restart after. Also Cleaned the ground cable. Is starting hard...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-26-2022, 04:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 666
Posted By Daba
Re: Looking for mechanic in Massachusetts

I have someone coming over tomorrow from Amhurst. I’ll let you know if we figure it out. Thanks.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-26-2022, 07:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 666
Posted By Daba
Re: Looking for mechanic in Massachusetts

I’ve done everything I know to get the motor to start. I have spark at the plug, the timing is correct and have gas to the cylinder and it won’t pop? I’ve done all the suggestions from the members...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-25-2022, 11:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 666
Posted By Daba
Looking for mechanic in Massachusetts

Looking for Someone available to work on my model A in Orange Ma.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-23-2022, 10:59 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,536
Posted By Daba
Re: No spark at the plugs

Yes it’s exactly as the picture shows. I pulled out the plug I can visually see the piston is at the top and the pin is in the hole. Timing advance lever is all the way up I bought the nu- wrench to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-23-2022, 10:50 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,536
Posted By Daba
Re: No spark at the plugs

I just tried to add oil in the cylinders again 2 capfuls cranked it over, have good suction and blow back start and stop for about one minute without putting stress on the starter reinserted the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-23-2022, 09:53 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,536
Posted By Daba
Re: No spark at the plugs

Unfortunately it only ran for a few minutes. Since than I’ve reset the timing changed the cap rotor and body, spark plugs and head gasket, changed the fuel and I am still having the same problem it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-17-2022, 12:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,536
Posted By Daba
Re: No spark at the plugs

As I said earlier this truck was sitting for years before I got it. That being said I just added fuel and never looked in the tank after scratching my head for a few days I drained the tank and found...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-15-2022, 03:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,536
Posted By Daba
Re: No spark at the plugs

I forgot to mention that it sat for a few years before I started trying to get it going again. But it was starting 4-5 times before I tried to move it around. A when I was going down a slight grade...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-15-2022, 11:48 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,536
Posted By Daba
Re: No spark at the plugs

I’ve been trying all morning and it won’t pop. I have rechecked the timing and it’s spot on, I have spark at the points (modern) and the coil fires off when I open and close the points. I have great...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-14-2022, 03:53 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,536
Posted By Daba
Re: No spark at the plugs

So I had it running for a bit a few times. I finally took it for a short ride around my yard. It sputtered a couple times and then BANG backfire and stalled. So I rechecked the timing and now it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-10-2022, 07:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,536
Posted By Daba
Re: No spark at the plugs

Absolutely correct I changed the cap rotor and distributor body and that did the trick thanks for all your help. I look forward to needing you again soon.
Daba
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-10-2022, 07:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,536
Posted By Daba
Re: No spark at the plugs

Absolutely correct I changed the cap rotor and distributor body and that did the trick thanks for all your help. I look forward to needing you again soon.
Daba
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-09-2022, 02:52 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,536
Posted By Daba
Re: No spark at the plugs

Unfortunately I’m working outdoors and we are having a blizzard right now good old New England it was 65 a couple days ago and absolutely gorgeous out and today it’s snowing like the dickens. I am...
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