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Forum: Model-A Today, 04:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 380
Posted By jwmckenzie
Re: Parking (Emergency) Brake Anti-Rattle Spring

Found a set.... Thanks for the help.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-27-2021, 01:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 616
Posted By jwmckenzie
Re: Anyone Ever Repair A....

If you want to plug up the petcock. Why don't you just braze up the tip, re-dress it and seat it down.

Have you looked at the seat in the sediment bowl. Is it damaged?
Forum: Model-A 07-17-2021, 07:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 380
Posted By jwmckenzie
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-14-2021, 01:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 746
Posted By jwmckenzie
Re: Bearing Socket Size

I wish to be a bit more encouraging. You are asking questions of people that should have the experience to help you. If you want to learn, go for it. Dropping the pan and taking a peek at the main...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-14-2021, 11:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 746
Posted By jwmckenzie
Re: Bearing Socket Size

Here a link to the tool offered by Snyders.

https://snydersantiqueauto.com/ProductDetail/A-6621-R_OIL-PUMP-RETAINER?fromCategory=Products/model-a/engine/oil-pump-pan
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-14-2021, 11:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 746
Posted By jwmckenzie
Re: Bearing Socket Size

Well at least they will be easy to remove. I think it is possible to remove the valve cover without removing the manifolds.

If you are only looking at the rear main for why it's leaking maybe you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-14-2021, 10:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 746
Posted By jwmckenzie
Re: Bearing Socket Size

The front two mains take a square 9/16" on the inside and 3/4 on the nuts outside, the rear main just need the 3/4 IIRC.

I think the 21/32 is for the rods, if they are still original nuts.
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-13-2021, 06:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 650
Posted By jwmckenzie
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-12-2021, 09:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 560
Posted By jwmckenzie
Re: Seat springs

No Quite the opposite. But they also happily answer the phone.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-10-2021, 08:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 560
Posted By jwmckenzie
Re: Seat springs

Snyders

https://snydersantiqueauto.com/Products/seat-springs/model-a/convertible-sedan
Forum: Model-A 07-03-2021, 09:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 207
Posted By jwmckenzie
'31 Clutch Pedal

Part Found. - delete thread


I am looking for a Clutch pedal for a late '31. Below is a pic of the Brake pedal to show the construction of the pedal. It will also have zert installed on the...
Forum: Model-A 07-03-2021, 09:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 380
Posted By jwmckenzie
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-15-2021, 09:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 951
Posted By jwmckenzie
Re: Motor wheel hub cap

We had a discussion regarding wood spoke wheels a few months ago.

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=290538&highlight=Wood+spoke

@31 Woody has information regarding these wheels. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-13-2021, 08:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 838
Posted By jwmckenzie
Re: Victoria with moveable stick shift

Not sure it was designed to be done while moving, and I wouldn't try it.

More of a Safety feature, which allowed entry and exit to the car from the passenger side of the vehicle. That's also...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-06-2021, 08:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Posted By jwmckenzie
Re: Model A Club meetings

Some sort of program for each meeting, sometimes technical, sometimes not Model A related, and sometimes just a fun game Example: sew up some bags with random Model A parts inside and have people...
Forum: Model-A 06-05-2021, 01:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 380
Posted By jwmckenzie
Parking (Emergency) Brake Anti-Rattle Spring

I am looking for the two Anti-Rattle springs that go on the parking (emergency) brake rods. I am looking for the wire type used after Sept '31. Just need the parking brake ones. I have the service...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-04-2021, 11:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 534
Posted By jwmckenzie
Re: Distributor shaft end play

I can't talk to the proper clearance. But here are my thoughts on the issue: May be binding on the lower bushing, if it was not pressed all the way in. You could just hit the bottom of the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-17-2021, 04:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,888
Posted By jwmckenzie
Re: Model B Distributor in a Model A

Excellent. Now you know... We all need a new tool from time to time....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-17-2021, 06:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,888
Posted By jwmckenzie
Re: Model B Distributor in a Model A

A little Geometry and an internet calculator, I able to calculate the distance of between the dots (Chord Length), given a 19 degree angle and the radius of the crank pulley.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-16-2021, 10:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,888
Posted By jwmckenzie
Re: Model B Distributor in a Model A

The bodies are different. Your pic looks like an "A" cover.

Have you tried a timing light? I have one that has a dial on the back that you can move to see where you are at. If you are running a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-15-2021, 07:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 373
Posted By jwmckenzie
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-13-2021, 06:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 674
Posted By jwmckenzie
Re: 31 Roadster pickup cab swap to Truck cab

Chet, you will be able to enjoy the Open cab this summer. Who knows you may find it quite acceptable, just by putting the side curtains on.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-12-2021, 12:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,888
Posted By jwmckenzie
Re: Model B Distributor in a Model A

JimZ, can we get a wider view of your timing pin location, like in the picture Charlie Posted?

I have seen those elongated bosses on commercial engines and have been told they were aftermarket,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-12-2021, 09:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 674
Posted By jwmckenzie
Re: 31 Roadster pickup cab swap to Truck cab

I went the other way. I took my '29CCPU, sold the cab (less the gas tank) and built a '29RPU. It's was an easy swap as soon as I had the Open Cab built.

Finding a Closed Cab body might be an...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-11-2021, 05:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,888
Posted By jwmckenzie
Re: Model B Distributor in a Model A

The Model B is timed at 19degrees BTDC.

If you have a Model A timing gear cover, the crankshaft has to be backed up 19degrees, after the pin drops in the camshaft gear.

If you have a Model B...
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