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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-18-2021, 05:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 496
Posted By Kurt in NJ
Re: Rust in gas tank

I used to have the standpipe and pencil filter. -and would still have problems, took them out, filled and sloshed -- drained till most was gone, left the standpipe/filter out, went for a long drive...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2021, 04:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 255
Posted By Kurt in NJ
Re: Q7 generator pully

The "q7" is a date code
What is the diameter?
Does it have mount for fan on the front
Is it for 2 brush generator or 3 brush generator
The "green book"(28-48 parts book) has pictures
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-11-2021, 01:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 700
Posted By Kurt in NJ
Re: pops, slips, drops out of second gear

Neither side of 2nd slider looks like original one
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-09-2021, 01:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 172
Posted By Kurt in NJ
Re: Crankshaft Flange Data

i have a crankshaft picture that has the bolt center diameter (and pins) as 3248-3.251 if that helps
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-08-2021, 08:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By Kurt in NJ
Re: 40 transmission removal while on a 4 post lift?

I had a era 4 post lift, for such jobs I would leave the rear wheels hanging off the end, for front drive I would hang the front wheels over the end, sometimes with safety chain if I was worried...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-07-2021, 11:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 727
Posted By Kurt in NJ
Re: oil bath conversion

When the oil is at the proper level some is sucked up into the mesh when it drains back it carries dirt with it so the mesh is pretty much self cleaning
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-05-2021, 05:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 472
Posted By Kurt in NJ
Re: Cause of Blow By

I got to watch it happen with my smiths compresser. I had the oil level to the middle of the letter "F", the owners instruction book for the car says "up to the f", once it expelled the excess oil it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-05-2021, 11:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 501
Posted By Kurt in NJ
Re: Initial start on new engine

Running without coolant is a good way to create cracks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-03-2021, 10:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 462
Posted By Kurt in NJ
Re: 39 Standard Generator to 12V

if it is a 3 brush the later field coils may not fit, the housing diameter is smaller than the 2 brush
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-03-2021, 10:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By Kurt in NJ
Re: Rebuilding a 36 steering gear

use punch trough the 2 holes for lower plate bolts to remove lower race
I used a thick rubber O-ring instead of the cork seal between the housings
Are you going to use the original needle bearing...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-02-2021, 12:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 334
Posted By Kurt in NJ
Re: Silly question: How do you remove the gas gauge float retaining washer?

I originally tried to work the flat back to round ,then reflatten, it broke off, i have since learned to cut the washer and bend it open, then squeeze the washer back around the rod
My now too short...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-31-2020, 04:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,404
Posted By Kurt in NJ
Re: 12v from 3 brush Ford generator

They can't tell you if or when if the ic they use is not made anymore
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-31-2020, 02:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 305
Posted By Kurt in NJ
Re: 1939-55 Ford 6 Volt Voltage regulator on Modlel A

The amperage ratings of the generator regulator have to match the generator, the generator fields have to be wired to match the regulator, some control field power, some ground
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-31-2020, 02:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,104
Posted By Kurt in NJ
Re: Never started 55 year old rebuild

When I went to check bearings 10 years after rebuilt engine the rear main was crumbled, 2 other local people had the same company rebuild theirs, but not installed or run, took crankshaft out to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-28-2020, 05:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 769
Posted By Kurt in NJ
Re: Clevis or Eye to A-23822 Brake Pin Clearance

If you make the fit too tight slight alignment issues could cause binding
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-28-2020, 04:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 864
Posted By Kurt in NJ
Re: clutchplate just fits the flywheel, or not ??

Every time I look at the pictures it seems that the inner diameter of the disc looks large, what looks like a wear pattern on the flywheel looks smaller than the lining on that disc,
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-28-2020, 03:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 821
Posted By Kurt in NJ
Re: Fun Projects Cutout

I made a diode cutout many years ago using a delco press in diode in original cutout, I removed the coil and armature, drilled a hole in the relay frame and pressed it in, it was a used diode found...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-25-2020, 01:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 808
Posted By Kurt in NJ
Re: Interesting 32

There were greyhounds in the 1932 Sears catalogue for radiator ornaments
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-25-2020, 01:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 618
Posted By Kurt in NJ
Re: Replated 1934 Grill

I think it is "watts" process, dull nickel plating was only polished on the face of the ribs, then chromed
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-24-2020, 06:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 596
Posted By Kurt in NJ
Re: 6 volt LED headlights

It depends on what kind of light you are looking for, if you want to read street signs, see birds on branches LED is good, if you want to see the curve coming sign a tenth of a mile down the road get...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-24-2020, 06:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 412
Posted By Kurt in NJ
Re: Ford Shock Absorber Fluid

I read a article about motorcycle fork oils, ATF is rated as good in it's viscosity range, and tractor multi viscosity transmission oil had a good rating ---depending on how worn the socks are
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-23-2020, 08:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 376
Posted By Kurt in NJ
Re: a good headlight conversion ?

There are lens reflector units that take H4 bulbs, they can be 6V(many voltages and wattages in H4 bulbs), would be direct fit --no modifications in place of seal beam
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-23-2020, 03:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,255
Posted By Kurt in NJ
Re: Topics one should cover in a "new head" walkthrough video

If you are going to use a gasket under the water outlet don't flatten it, if you are not going to use a gasket it has to be flat----
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-23-2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,648
Posted By Kurt in NJ
Re: Never Tried To Restore

I learned a long time ago that i could screw it up 3 times for what i would pay someone else to screw it up the first time
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-21-2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 651
Posted By Kurt in NJ
Re: Hot Ammeter!

I cured the hot ammeter with new nuts and soldering the bolt heads to the internal metal--- then I had to take it apart again to paint the cleaned brass and solder flat black because I could see it
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