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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-20-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 543
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: Weber carb conversion power loss & backfire

The previous owner may or may not have installed a "pencil " or "Micro-Filter" at the bottom of the gas tank which would be located where the fuel shutoff screws into the gas tank. It is a press fit...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-13-2020, 09:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,682
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: Distributor machine

You can build your own Distributor Test Machine for under $100.

Here is a link on how to do that,.....http://www.ourdigitalmags.com/publication/?i=567450&article_id=3305126&view=articleBrowser
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-17-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,243
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: Is this rumour correct?

Merge the two clubs.
Keep all the staff members working.
Publish one issue each month all year-round.
Delete the women's fashion stuff and build on tech articles.
Offer online subscriptions at...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-04-2020, 10:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 862
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: Adjustable Tappets

"one nipped up & we was on 3 pots"......what does that mean ?????

Explain "Nipped" and "Pots" ???
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-24-2020, 08:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,142
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: Parts from suppliers

Ordered from Brattoms on Monday and recieved the items the next morning.
From Md. to North Jersey ! Thanks Bratton's !
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-23-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 455
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: 6 volt starter brish install help

Thank you all for your replies.
I visited a local Starter/Generator repair shop at Rayelco Generator Company Inc., 7 Ave B, Lodi, NJ 07644 and they removed the worn original insulated brushes and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-19-2020, 08:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 455
Posted By Mikeinnj
6 volt starter brish install help

I am looking for information on how to un-solder and remove the old insulated brushes and install new insulated brushes in a 6 volt Model A starter without burning the new brush insuletion.

Are...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-04-2020, 08:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,275
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: Carb cleaner

The original product is still available and there is a California Compliant version . The Cal Comploant stuff has the letter "C" at the end of the product number and is not as good as the original...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-03-2020, 11:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 685
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: Windshield project

Thought you were trying to remove these screws and that is what I commented on. They can be a bugger to remove from the corners of the frame when installing new glass.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-02-2020, 04:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 685
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: Windshield project

With the windshield off the car apply heat to the screw with a propane torch then apply some penetrating oil while the screw is still hot. Let it cool completely and add more penetrating oul. Let it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-31-2020, 11:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 789
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: Help with Wheels!!

How about a photo of the holes or a description of how big they are and where they are located on the wheel. Where are you located ? I have some good wheels. What size are the wheels ?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-21-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,801
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: Rebuilt Engine

Take it back to the rebuilder and have him check all clearances. Something is wrong with the assembly. A new rebuild should turn and start with the 6 volt battery if it was built correctly. Even then...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-17-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,590
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: the dreaded crack

Good point. I have the same concerns.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-14-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,128
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: door hinges

Did you try this company for hinges ? I am not familiar with them but looked at this Model A door hinge website......

https://modelahinges.com/1930-1931-model-a-door-hinges-with-pins-custom/
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-14-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,850
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: Rim flaps

Yes , I used an epoxy body filler to smooth out the rough and pitted inside rim surface then sanded it smooth and brushed on a coat of "West" Marine Epoxy , let it dry well and then installed the21...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-14-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,292
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: Finally done

Congratulations on your graduation. ! Thanks for the tutorial of the shop and restoration.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-14-2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,055
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: Late 31 Pickup metal work needed- Do they not make subframe parts?

You might want to contact Tom, nickname "Flop" owner of Flop Custom Sheetmetal at:
https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/member.php?u=10394

Tom came to NJ from Pittsburgh and took my cab body back to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-12-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,013
Posted By Mikeinnj
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-05-2019, 09:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,413
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: Police engines

Can a mechanical advance distributor be fitted to a Model A engine and what other physical changes are required, such as the timing cover.?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-05-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,540
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: Carrier bearing shim

I have rebuilt many,many differentials and have learned that sometimes the bearing surface on the carrier has been worn by a spinning bearing and need a shim to allow pre load adjustment to be...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-28-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,514
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: Locked up engine project

I think you are fortunate that you did not bend a connecting rod, or pull a head stud out of the block. Glad you got it free.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-27-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,514
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: Locked up engine project

Question.....when you used the hydraulic jack, did you remove each of the con rod big ends from the crankshaft ? I had one stuck piston and localized it by removing all the big ends from the crank...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-26-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,003
Posted By Mikeinnj
Great Rust Buster

I have always soaked stuck parts with Kroil. The stuff works every time. Just be patient. http://www.kanolabs.com/google/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI64Ckj_ug4QIVw5CfCh0A5QpuEAAYASAAEgKEJfD_BwE
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-26-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 826
Posted By Mikeinnj
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-24-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 910
Views: 105,647
Posted By Mikeinnj
Red face Wheel of Misfortune

The year was 1964. Rick and I were 20 years old and we drove my newly aquired 1931 2 door sedan to Island Dragway, to watch the drag races, a 100 mile round trip.
On the way home we were driving...
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