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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-17-2020, 11:28 AM
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I've used a pry bar or two to get the spring into the pocket, then lower the vehicle down and square up the bolt head.
Sometimes its a fight but it can be won.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-06-2020, 09:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 777
Re: Excessive right front tire wear?

Perhaps you hit something and bent a component?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-28-2020, 09:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,435
Re: Brake Rod Anti Rattler

I have had better luck with the "wire type" return or anti-rattle springs. The flat spring steel units push very well for about a month and then break right where they bolt up.
If you do not adjust...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-24-2020, 09:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,361
Re: Front Frame Crossmember

This happens quite often after years of service the metal just gives up.
This is when you can use what the Hot Rodders don't want, left over running gears and frames.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-20-2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,327
Re: Hand throttle notches

The throttle and advance handles are held under spring tension at the lower end of the steering column. If the springs have weakened, the tension can be lost and the handle has no down ward push on...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-10-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,350
Re: Fuel Tank Purchase

For a fairly good mechanical clean, I have strapped tanks to a cement mixer loaded with glass beads blasting media, small screws, and nuts and sealed off. Run it on the mixer for four hours and the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-03-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,916
Re: Logical Decision Thought

Now you'll find out why some of us have two or more!
One to drive and one to fix on.
Either way enjoy the ride!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-22-2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,100
Re: Barrett Jackson Scottsdale

Correct! The lower the car the better the view!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-21-2020, 12:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,100
Re: Barrett Jackson Scottsdale

I caught the "country sedan" too and was muttering about the misnomer so much the wife finally had enough and left the room. LOL
Also saw a beautiful Red GTO Pushed to the bottom of the ramp after...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-21-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,898
Re: Engine pans

I had a set of original pans for the 31 AA and must say I was impressed with the amount of air blowing out the hood louvers after installation. I found the heat inside the cab was greatly reduced as...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-21-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 516
Re: AA body building

Nice start David! but I think its all up to your imagination now. I would hunt out old truck body styles and see what you like or what would be most serviceable to your needs and build it from there....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-28-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,126
Re: Having Fun With it?

X2 on the safety while inflating split rims. I built a remote fill hose giving me about six feet of separation from the wheel while filling the tubes, and about eight wraps of cable around/through...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-20-2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,199
Re: 1928 Oil Pan

If offers marginal help in cleaning as it is still too small to get your hand in there to ensure all the sludge is gone. Another draw back is the cork gasket for the access cover is prone to drip and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-04-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,704
Re: 1931 Passenger Bus

That's the AA Way.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-30-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,018
Re: 29 special coupe top and wood

Sound like you may have the Tudor bumper arms and not the coupe. I believe the coupe Body risers are the shortest at around 2 1/2"? not sure.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-28-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,018
Re: 29 special coupe top and wood

I thought I could reproduce the original pieces from what was left on our 28 Special Coupe
The first set were undersized as the wood had shrunk over the years, the second set was better and made...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-25-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 894
Re: It's a what ???

it reminds me of a large tubing cutter
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-23-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,249
Re: White crap in carb bowl - Pic

Any chance your fuel tank has had a sealer installed? I once tried a tank sealer by the name of Kreem and it did not like the gasoline started to pollute the fuel system with a similar looking white...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-02-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 768
Re: Sparking at starter switch

Sound like the starter switch is not isolated and the switch is short to ground?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-02-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 665
Re: Removing windshield question

Nope should not "unhook" but should slide out. I use two people one to receive, the other to push. Some times a few wacks with a rubber mallet to get it moving. Oh and lube the hinge well before you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-31-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 626
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-04-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,381
Re: Model A starter clunk then no electrical

Check and see if the bendix is jammed.(Strange Clunk noise)
Clean and file the copper button and the strap in the switch.
carefully inspect the post coming through the switch housing to ensure it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-17-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,209
Re: Turning over but won’t start-slight electrical short

Maybe hot lead to ignition switch got loose behind the dash?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-12-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,489
Re: Help me identify engine noise?

Perhaps you have a starter bolt too long and when the clutch is pushed the flywheel is rubbing the bolt end?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-11-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,286
Re: Electrical Problem?

How old is the Battery.
How much voltage is the Battery holding?
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