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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-19-2020, 09:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,514
Posted By mill48
Re: Reconditioned Model A engine block

Before you scrap them, can you post pictures and info on their condition?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-19-2020, 09:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,514
Posted By mill48
Re: Reconditioned Model A engine block

How did you deal with the broken chunks of cast iron? The bolt hole is now oversized and I cannot get the proper torque on the bolt.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-19-2020, 07:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,514
Posted By mill48
Re: Reconditioned Model A engine block

I doubt that it can be repaired. Some time ago a bolt broke on the intake manifold. In the process of removing the bolt, I accidentally drilled into the water jacket and was not able to stop the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-18-2020, 11:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,514
Posted By mill48
Reconditioned Model A engine block

Hi everyone. I hope someone on here can help me with a unique need for my 1928 Model A Tudor. The water jackets on my Model A have been breached and I am in need of a replacement block in good...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-24-2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 556
Posted By mill48
Re: Brake light stays on when park brake is engaged

It is not on before I put the park brake on.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-24-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 556
Posted By mill48
Brake light stays on when park brake is engaged

Has anyone in this forum ever have a brake light stay on when the park brake is engaged? This is happening with my 1928 A Tudor. Does anyone have an idea of what the problem could be and know of a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-24-2019, 05:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,903
Posted By mill48
Re: Hole in water jacket

Yes, I drilled too far and punctured it on the side where the intake manifold is.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-22-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,903
Posted By mill48
Re: Hole in water jacket

I'm having difficulty uploading my image.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-22-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,903
Posted By mill48
Re: Hole in water jacket

I don't know if you can see the pic clear enough to offer an informed opinion, but here it is. A heli coil or other insert will not work as there is solid metal only on three sides with the fourth...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-22-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,903
Posted By mill48
Re: Hole in water jacket

Again, gentlemen, I figured how to stop the leak. I need to know what's on the side walls of the intake ports. I failed to mention that I have metal only on three sides of the bolt hole . That...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-22-2019, 12:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,903
Posted By mill48
Re: Hole in water jacket

Hello everyone. I am still stuck with this problem on my 1928 Model A. I have tried everything that I can think of. I can stop the leak from having drilled into the water jacket by using the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-19-2019, 02:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,903
Posted By mill48
Re: Hole in water jacket

Thanks guys, I really appreciate it. I will try the RTV Silicone first and let you know how it turns out. I already tried jb weld without success.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-18-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,903
Posted By mill48
Hole in water jacket

Hey guys, I have an issue here. I had a broken stud that tightens the manifold.
I drilled the nut out, but I drilled a little too far into the water jacket. Needless to say it leaks water or...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-24-2018, 08:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,756
Posted By mill48
Re: Engine Ticking sound

Hello guys. Sorry I did not get back sooner to update you. I did as Jackson suggested and changed the intake manifold gasket and the ticking sound disappeared. I added a little MMS to the fuel as...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-02-2018, 11:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,756
Posted By mill48
Re: Engine Ticking sound

I haven't noticed a difference with the engine revved up yet. I'll check it out tomorrow. I have not added MMO to the gas, but I will try that also. Thanks.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-02-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,756
Posted By mill48
Engine Ticking sound

Hi guys. I have a 1928 tudor. I recently noticed a ticking sound from the right side of the engine that was not there before. Can anyone steer me in the right direction for diagnostic and possible...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-18-2017, 03:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,003
Posted By mill48
Re: Backfire through tailpipe

It pops at idle even.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-17-2017, 08:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,003
Posted By mill48
Re: Backfire through tailpipe

The plugs keep fouling and I keep cleaning them and swapping them out. Same thing. I tried adjusting the GAV and the idle mixture screw. No change. My mechanic says there are no manifold or...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-17-2017, 04:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,003
Posted By mill48
Backfire through tailpipe

I really hope someone in this forum can help. I have a 1928 Model A. No matter what I try, my car backfires lightly through the tailpipe. I have tried adjusting the GAV on the dash as well as the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-31-2017, 09:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,695
Posted By mill48
Re: Hutchins Ahooga Horn Needs in Depth Review

Joe K., where on the vehicle do you have your Hutchins horns mounted? They are so large that there are not many options for mounting them on the Model A.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-30-2017, 11:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,784
Posted By mill48
Re: Mounting a replacement starter on a Model A

PC/SR, while I wait for my new starter (due tomorrow), it just dawned on me that with my key ignition, there is a wire going to the coil and distributor. Also, my ammeter and water temp gauges run...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-28-2017, 08:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,784
Posted By mill48
Re: Mounting a replacement starter on a Model A

Ed Saniewski, I am in Lake Charles, LA.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-27-2017, 11:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,784
Posted By mill48
Re: Mounting a replacement starter on a Model A

PC/SR, you understand well. That's exactly the answer I was looking for. Thanks.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-27-2017, 11:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,784
Posted By mill48
Re: Mounting a replacement starter on a Model A

Mine did not come with the foot pedal though it did have the 6v starter. The electrical system had already been converted to 12v.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-27-2017, 10:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,784
Posted By mill48
Re: Mounting a replacement starter on a Model A

No, that's what I was saying; I will have to install a momentary push button switch. My question is, will it be necessary to disable the wiring on the current keyed switch prior to instaliing the...
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