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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-26-2021, 06:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 824
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Oil Leak Troubleshooting

Y-Blockhead that's hilarious, does it get irritable every28 days?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-12-2021, 02:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,729
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Lightened Flywheel?

This like discussing oil. It never seems to end.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-16-2021, 04:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,214
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: converting to 1970 v8 points for model a

I have been running the modern points with the wireless contact from Bert's for the last five years since my rebuilt. Still the same set with no problems. I lube the cam with a little Vaseline...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-21-2020, 10:30 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,620
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Hard Brake Pedal

When only the front or rear brakes are connected maybe you are getting full travel of the rods. Combined the might be preventing full travel. I would check the rod length adjustments.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-18-2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,241
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: new battery goin dead

Mine had a low current draw, a cutoff switch solved the problem.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-10-2020, 04:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,264
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Reproduction Shock Absorbers

Stipes, no problems whatsoever.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-07-2020, 01:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,746
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Problems "A" New Owner May Encounter

How do bleed the mechanical brakes?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-22-2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,055
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: mud coming out of my engine???????????

Could be water in the oil.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-29-2020, 07:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,811
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Marvel Mystery Oil

Marvel mystery oil company. You can go to their website marvelmysteryoil.com
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-04-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,087
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Annoying rattle.

If my A didn't have a rattle somewhere, I'd be worried that all the parts fell off.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-12-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,778
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: More kudos to Bert's Model A Center

Bought my very first Model A in late 2013. Didn't know anything about them. After driving for about a year and a half I found pieces of Babbitt in the oil after a change. Was told to shut it down...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-30-2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,260
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Changing engine oil...

Every 2000 with filter.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-11-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,131
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Distributor stuck

I used two large screwdrivers wedged under the body on each side of the shaft and resting on top of the water return bulge on top of the head,(for lack of a better description). Gently tapped both...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-12-2020, 02:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 648
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Restoring the Carburetor Inlet Filter Screen

Snyders part number A-9559 B OR S Depending if you want the brass or steel version.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-03-2020, 07:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 907
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: steering box

Don't use grease to lube the steering box. Since it is not a liquid it won't flow between the gears thus drying them out. It will just be displaced by the gears. Use the proper gear oil to lube the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-06-2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 816
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Stink Bug Ignition Problems

It's always good to get all the bugs out to make the car run great.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2020, 01:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 815
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Remote oil Filter Adp

Using the adapter I fill the filter with oil before installing it to shorten the pause in circulation since it holds almost a quart of oil. I don't know if this is necessary but it doesn't hurt to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-02-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 664
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Happy new year

My New Year's resolution I made years ago was not to make any. So far I've kept it. Happy New everyone and enjoy your A's this year!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-27-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,130
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Mitchell OD Shift Lever Clearance

Call Mitchell and ask about the cable shift.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-23-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,243
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Rotor Position Question

That picture is a good starting point. With the points set at .020 I tweak the rotor after the initial setting driving it with the lever about midway until it responds well and goes up my little test...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-19-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,286
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: power disconnect switch

I cut a round hole in the floor board, mounted the switch on the cross member supporting the front seat. The switch handle sits just below the floor surface allowing me to make a round sheet metal...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-18-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 870
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Off topic vehy

In God we trust, the rest pay cash
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-14-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,465
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: GAV knob proper orientation

It doesn't really where the "fin" is located. Check where it is in the closed position and adjust it from there where it runs the best. I think that each car runs a little differently. Mine is in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-25-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,144
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Oil Filter Model A on timing cover

I have that kit installed on mine for the last 5 years and it works just fine. When I installed it I loosened the return tube to see if there was a restriction due to the filter and there was none. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-23-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,833
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Cast-iron brake drum fit

Brent, I have always enjoyed your posts with all the info they provide. I was told awhile back that woven linings are too hard for cast iron drums and that bonded linings are recommended for them. ...
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