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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-22-2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 921
Posted By DHZIEMAN
Re: Patching Inner Tubes

NAPA has a kit for under $3.00. Part #: BK 7101090 made by Belkamp
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-16-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 636
Posted By DHZIEMAN
Re: 6 volt group 1 battery

It is true that many suppliers do not stock 6 volt, but, 6 volt batteries at any auto parts store or Tractor supply type store either are available close by for delivery or can be had . In fact many...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-26-2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,409
Posted By DHZIEMAN
Re: JC Whitney now carparts.com?

JC Whitney along with Warshawski and Company, I remember from the 50's and 60's in Chicago located at 1917-1919 Archer Ave! They were both a junkyard and accessory parts place and carried or could...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-11-2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,052
Posted By DHZIEMAN
Re: Checking 6 volt neg ground output with multi meter

From your info, you have a negative ground 6 volt alternator installed on a model A Ford that was sold as positive ground. With that said, if the battery is installed now as negative ground, and by...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-27-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,183
Posted By DHZIEMAN
Re: Generator voltage high ?

Generators run high voltage when there is a bad connection someplace in the charge circuit, normally ground but it also can be on the negative side also! Check all connections from gen to battery...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-05-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,071
Posted By DHZIEMAN
Re: Unleaded Gas

And back in the 20's and 30's Octane was in the 60's!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-05-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 35,661
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-05-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,582
Posted By DHZIEMAN
Re: Loosen / tighten individual cylinder head nuts?

As you describe the cylinder head slight creosoting issue, I am going to suggest, you first, do a loosening and tightening of all cylinder head bolts with final FT/lb number of 55. There is sequence...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-05-2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 806
Posted By DHZIEMAN
Re: Newbe with a couple of questions

I trailered mine safely with some strong tie downs, well located on axles and also two for side to side movements! Also I covered the entire front of my 1930 with a plastic tarp and had it tied down...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-14-2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,205
Posted By DHZIEMAN
Re: Front Hub Advice Needed

My steel drums had rivet tracks in them! and shoes were glazed! ordered cast iron drums and got the hubs and lugs separated with a lot of force, and then the challenge of swedging the new lug bolts...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-28-2020, 10:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,375
Posted By DHZIEMAN
Re: Painting whitewalls black

I found a product on the web I ordered and used on two white wall tires that was done two years ago and the tires had the ww turned in and this product has been run in the rain and has been holding...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-18-2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 894
Posted By DHZIEMAN
Re: Shredding Fan Belts Alternator conversion

Based on what is being described with the fact you have proper alignment and the alternator is the new item (and is one with the proper pulley diameter for Model A's) and is shredding the belts, the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-13-2020, 09:58 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 15,354
Posted By DHZIEMAN
Re: High Torque Starter 12v to Ford Model A

The math on using a 6 volt starter driven by 12 volts multiplies the torque by 4X! that is 4 times the torque driving the bendix gear into the ring gear. Eventually, the bendix will give or the ring...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-06-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,147
Posted By DHZIEMAN
Re: 6v generater vs 6v alternator

I switched and someplace on this blog, I will try and find the brackets I fashioned for the 6 Volt Alternator. My only reason for the change was strictly current demand changes and no real current...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-01-2020, 10:07 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,801
Posted By DHZIEMAN
Re: Cracked Block

JB Weld will do the job!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-01-2020, 10:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,128
Posted By DHZIEMAN
Re: Battery connector corroding

Back when I did telephone central office power inspections, ran across a power tech that put karo syrup on some connections to batteries causing problems. He swore it solved the problem. The only...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-01-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 872
Posted By DHZIEMAN
Re: Has anyone converted a 12V heater to 6V?

If you have the talent and the time, and just cash to spend, look at :https://www.classicparts.com/1947-54-Heater-Motor-6-Volt/productinfo/68-005/
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-15-2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 746
Posted By DHZIEMAN
Re: Head Torque

For me, after a head or head gasket is replaced, I torque down to specs, then run the engine for a while, it varies, and then I re torque the head, by loosening each head bolt in the tightening...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-15-2020, 01:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 927
Posted By DHZIEMAN
Re: Burning out headlight bulbs

Possibly a bad ground someplace!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-15-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,305
Posted By DHZIEMAN
Re: Carb cleaner

Paint Lacquer thinner works great!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-15-2020, 01:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,042
Posted By DHZIEMAN
Re: Wobble On Braking

Several things in my case, Warped drums, extreme toe in worn steering parts!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-15-2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,320
Posted By DHZIEMAN
Re: 6 volt horn in 12 volt vehicle

I don't know the ohms value or wattage but there are 12 volt to 6 volt drop down resistors made for this kind of purpose.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-15-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,530
Posted By DHZIEMAN
Re: “Do not use a file” to dress down breaker points

I have always used a point file made for the very purpose! And no problems! And the real solution once wear is a problem, just replace the points!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-15-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,005
Posted By DHZIEMAN
Re: Coil Tester needed

My Dad from about 1925 on to 1965 made a living as a mechanic. He built a test set of the day, to check current, and leakage current (with a milliamp meter, along with lights for just plain...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-31-2020, 11:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,946
Posted By DHZIEMAN
Re: Sea-Foam

I have only ever used Sea Foam in my fuel tank, But, I started looking around on the web and found a lot of info from Sea Foam on use in the oil pan! I share it here, not as an endorsement for Model...
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