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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-24-2020, 07:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,238
Posted By Gabalus
Re: 1928 Multi disc clutch transmission advice

To Katy : I don't know but the builder stopped his business.

To ramm1101 : Thank you. I'm waiting to see what the seller offers to me.
To : Thank you for the link. Very interesting. But also,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-21-2020, 01:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,238
Posted By Gabalus
Re: 1928 Multi disc clutch transmission advice

Hello, Anyone have photos or details on the two versions of the flywheel?
The previous owner of my 1928 Ford phaeton wanted to rebuild the engine but the builder had lost the flywheel...
Someone...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-19-2018, 04:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,323
Posted By Gabalus
Re: Model BF Ford carb (1932-34)

Any advice ?

Or put a model B Ford carburetor with a smaller id venturi ?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-15-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,323
Posted By Gabalus
Model BF Ford carb (1932-34)

Hello,


Someone knows the characteristics of the carburetor mounted on the 1932 british model BF Ford (Float, etc ...)? This is a Zenith Ford 33 vem.
I tried other carbs (model A, model AF and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-05-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 524
Posted By Gabalus
Re: 1932 rear end parts question

Do you have a picture of your round flange 32 rear end ?
How can I see if it's an early or late 32 rear end ?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-30-2017, 02:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,209
Posted By Gabalus
Re: Rear Rubber Mat for Phaeton

Me too, I'll need one...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-29-2017, 07:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 856
Posted By Gabalus
1930-31 cabriolet parts

I search the panel above the rumble lid, between the quarter panels, where wood is screw. We lost it...
Does anyone have one to sell ?

Also we burnt rooten subframe and we lost (burnt?) home...
Forum: Model-A 01-29-2017, 07:02 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 526
Posted By Gabalus
1930-31 cabriolet part

I search the panel above the rumble lid, between the quarter panels, where wood is screw. We lost it...
Does anyone have one to sell ?

Also we burnt rooten subframe and we lost (burnt?) home...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-13-2016, 02:43 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,351
Posted By Gabalus
Re: Crime committed on the bay...............

No buyers in US ? In France ?

https://www.leboncoin.fr/voitures/1004444462.htm?ca=12_s
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-30-2016, 01:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,254
Posted By Gabalus
Re: Timing and GAV

Sorry, we are french...

To benchmark we took localized TDC (painting on the flywheel case and clutch mecanism when piston is exactly on top) and the spark of the sparkplug.

When we bought...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-23-2016, 01:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,254
Posted By Gabalus
Re: Timing and GAV

Thank you for your ideas and pictures.

We didn't take off the front timing cover.

The rotor was positioned the same way you did when timing pin drops into the cam gear.
When the paint on...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-23-2016, 07:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,254
Posted By Gabalus
Re: Timing and GAV

_ In a first time with the timing pin ( 23, 30, 35 and 40°), a scale and the hypothesis of 30° total advance builded in Nurex automatic advance ( 7° ADTC, 0, 5° BTDC and 10° BDTC).
_ After these...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-23-2016, 02:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,254
Posted By Gabalus
Re: Timing and GAV

We drove it with 97 ron gas and 98 ron unleaded gas. With stock head, it ran greater with 97 gas than 98.

We really don't want to damage bearings but we want to understand what's going on with...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-22-2016, 11:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,254
Posted By Gabalus
Re: Timing and GAV

Sorry, I made a mistake :o (in the future, I'll need to read two times what I'll write !):
_ first try : 7 ATDC to 23 BTDC,
_ second one : TDC to 30 BTDC,
_ third one : 10 BTDC to 40 BTDC.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-22-2016, 10:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,510
Posted By Gabalus
Re: Speedometer / speedometer drive gear

I heard someone have the same problems because he used parts from 4.55 to 1 rear axle and from 3.7 to 1.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-22-2016, 10:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,254
Posted By Gabalus
Re: Timing and GAV

Thank you for your answer, tbirdtbird.
I'm agree with you.

I just want to be much clear in some points :

_ We tried total advance of 23° before tdc (crankshaft) after we've read very...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-22-2016, 08:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,254
Posted By Gabalus
Timing and GAV

Just for fun, we made some road tests on a four banger.
We had tried on it : a stock model A head and a 6.0 snyder's head, a model A distributor, a model B dist. and a model A with 30° max nu-rex...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-22-2016, 03:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,666
Posted By Gabalus
Re: flathead teds brake equalizers

I'd heard some people still use the top long spring and other not...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-21-2016, 01:24 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,192
Posted By Gabalus
Re: Model A woodie

"Boulangère", "cochonnière" and "moutonnière" looked like this.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-21-2016, 12:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,311
Posted By Gabalus
Re: Hi from Europe

Welcome here Cornishman.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-06-2016, 02:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,904
Posted By Gabalus
Re: Various updates.

Thank you very much for your help, forever4 ! Really !

Ed S., valves are the same. I think valves and ports are too big to have a good airflow.
Block, head and pistons are differents but all...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-03-2016, 07:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,904
Posted By Gabalus
Re: Various updates.

I take some pictures ( rusty BF head) with my phone but I can't put them on the barn. Can I send them to someone who put them here ?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-16-2016, 11:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,904
Posted By Gabalus
Re: Various updates.

I agree with you Tod. It's a little market !

I asked you that, because when I heard that English people search and put model B engine ( 50 hp @ 2800 rpm) in their cars instead of staying with...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-16-2016, 04:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,904
Posted By Gabalus
Re: Various updates.

Tod,
I follow your beautifull work and I would like to ask you if you could build an HC english BF model head ( 14.9 ) ? With 3 or 4 bolts water pump pattern. ( But not AF head with straight...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-15-2016, 07:10 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,364
Posted By Gabalus
Re: Valve clearances opinions?

+1 but to put on model B engine... :)
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