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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-23-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,913
Posted By leadpot
Re: Putting oil in distributor shaft.

Thanks for the replies & advice, this site is a terrific respitcr
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-22-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,913
Posted By leadpot
Putting oil in distributor shaft.

Pulled the distributor out of my 29 & the inside of the shaft housing was dry, even had small amount of rust. I believe I have the 2 piece shaft, bottom of the distributor keys into another shaft at...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-24-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,515
Posted By leadpot
Re: what a disappointment

I have electronic ignition, spark is automatic and it does work, have checked it running with a timing light.
Hate to pull the head but it may come to that
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-24-2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,515
Posted By leadpot
what a disappointment

29 Tudor, stock except for FSI electron ignition. Have had car for 7 years without any major problems. The problem is overheating when idling more than a few minutes or cruising over 45. I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-29-2017, 11:52 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,168
Posted By leadpot
Re: When do parts become junk ?

Never know when something becomes useful when doing a welding project.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-13-2017, 08:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,504
Posted By leadpot
Re: New Guy in Ohio

I joined my local club, MARC & MAFCA before buying an "A" to learn & get advice. After looking at a few A's found one I thought was a good candidate. The local clubs expert volunteered to go with...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-06-2017, 07:40 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,184
Posted By leadpot
Re: Torque setting for lug nuts.

Never used a torque wrench for lug nuts until I snapped a couple off on different wheels. Had used never sieze on the threads. Replacing studs is not a fun job. I now use a torque wrench on dry...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-19-2017, 07:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,452
Posted By leadpot
Re: Did I just bend my front axle?

So it is ok to jack up the car by the axle?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-19-2017, 07:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,452
Posted By leadpot
Did I just bend my front axle?

Used my floor jack in the center of the front axle to raise car which I have done before. Later the A was sitting in driveway and looking at the front from a distance it looks like my front tires...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-04-2017, 09:01 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,091
Posted By leadpot
Re: Nightmare Engine Rebuild

Just curious, has anyone ever used one of the model a vendors rebuild service ? See them advertise in their catalogs different levels of rebuilt engines. Have never seen feedback on the quality ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-07-2016, 06:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,211
Posted By leadpot
Re: Gas Boiling

Thanks Jim, was wondering about the pressure. Will check timing again.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2016, 03:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,211
Posted By leadpot
Re: Gas Boiling

Wow Zener, you really put some thinking into your setup. Like the heat shield idea, may try that along with the spacer
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2016, 11:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,211
Posted By leadpot
Gas Boiling

When the car is shut off the carb leaks gas. I can usually hear the gas boiling in the carb and then starts leaking. Does this do any damage to the carb by the gas becoming pressurized & being...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-17-2016, 08:27 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,519
Posted By leadpot
Re: Getting Pure Gas

Isn't premium ethanol free? If not I've been wasting my money
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-31-2016, 07:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,068
Posted By leadpot
Re: What is this?

Cigarette lighter? Looks like an electric wire? Hole about the size of cigarette?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-30-2016, 08:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,568
Posted By leadpot
Finally Fume Free

After owning my tudor for 5 years have finally resolved my gas fume issues. Started out with dripping carb - fixed, steering wheel bracket - fixed, gas gauge - fixed. Still had fumes after these...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-11-2016, 08:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,227
Posted By leadpot
Re: Going Crazy Smelling Gas Fumes

Appreciate all the help, will check tank over carefully, thanks again.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-10-2016, 09:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,227
Posted By leadpot
Re: Going Crazy Smelling Gas Fumes

Never thought about a leak in the upper front section of the tank. Is there a particular problem area ?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-10-2016, 04:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,227
Posted By leadpot
Re: Going Crazy Smelling Gas Fumes

Hi Crosscut, I do have the gauge wrenches, have double checked to make sure nut screws in far enough
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-10-2016, 08:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,227
Posted By leadpot
Going Crazy Smelling Gas Fumes

Getting a strong gas smell inside my 29 tudor & believe it is coming from the gas gauge. The steering wheel bracket has been converted to a 31 and there is no sign of any leakage there, same with...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-21-2016, 08:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,485
Posted By leadpot
Re: Dash Camera

Thanks, some good ideas, am going to check them out.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-20-2016, 09:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,485
Posted By leadpot
Dash Camera

Have been thinking about getting a dash cam for my every day vehicle. Would also like to use it in my 29 tudor. Trying to find one that has its own battery power. Ones I have looked at operate...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,079
Posted By leadpot
Re: Strange Vibrations

Thanks for the response. Have had this car for 5 years, new tires put on couple of years ago, but the same before and after.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,079
Posted By leadpot
Strange Vibrations

My 29 tudor has an off and on vibration that is puzzling. Sometimes when I start up and drive down the road it is smooth and vibration free, can run 45 - 50+ and is a great ride. Other times I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-14-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,432
Posted By leadpot
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