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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-07-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,851
Posted By tackle51
Re: Reducing Agreed Value

Brent, thanks so much for the explanation of how the insurance works. I've insured one or two drivable antiques since 1979 and had no idea about this.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-07-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,851
Posted By tackle51
Re: Reducing Agreed Value

Brent, thanks so much for the explanation of how the insurance works. I've insured one or two drivable antiques since 1979 and had no idea about this.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-07-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,044
Posted By tackle51
Re: Emergency Brake Cross Shaft Installation

Thank you so much for the clarification.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,044
Posted By tackle51
Re: Emergency Brake Cross Shaft Installation

I am installing it on a 1929 frame. The brake shaft does not go through the side rails. The diagram in Bratton's catalog shows the spring outside the brass cup which they call a brass bushing or...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,609
Posted By tackle51
Re: Cleaning Gas Tank 'in place'

How exactly is the collected debris "recovered"? Also how would you remove the magnets if you wanted to? Thanks.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2018, 08:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,044
Posted By tackle51
Emergency Brake Cross Shaft Installation

When installing the emergency brake cross shaft that goes between the side rails, do the springs go inside the brass cups on both ends or are they installed between the cup and the bracket? The...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-26-2016, 07:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,783
Posted By tackle51
Re: Engine Stalling

Patrick L. thanks for the additional information. My in-tank filter is a Snyder's A-9193-T ("gas tank screen"). I assume this is the "taller fuel pickup" that you are referring to? Also I found your...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-25-2016, 01:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,783
Posted By tackle51
Re: Engine Stalling

It is a 1930. Will check gas cap tonight. Patrick L., the fuel screen in tank has the outlet end pushed into the top of the fuel shut-off nipple but don't understand what you are referring to as...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-25-2016, 09:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,783
Posted By tackle51
Engine Stalling

After driving my Model A for about 30 minutes and the tank is about half full it begins to act like it is running out of gas and stalls. Sometimes it will be idling smoothly in the driveway and just...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-22-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,094
Posted By tackle51
Brake Adjusting Wedge

After restoring all four brakes with new shoes, same length rods, etc. I can't get rid of the drag in the right rear. I suspect it is the adjusting wedge. To get the brake to lock up according to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-09-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,412
Posted By tackle51
Re: Oil Pan Fit

Here are the pictures. Sorry!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-09-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,412
Posted By tackle51
Oil Pan Fit

I just took down my oil pan to correct leaks at both the rear and front (neoprene) seal. While removing the pan, I discovered that the rear of the pan was imbedded into the cork rear seal. The groove...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-25-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,155
Posted By tackle51
Re: Shifter Problem - Swivels!

Thanks for the quick replys. It was 14 degrees this morning in NH so as soon as it warms up I'll check it out. Since this tower and gear shift was done by one of the big parts company I am a little...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-24-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,155
Posted By tackle51
Shifter Problem - Swivels!

My gear shift lever swivels freely in the housing. I had the transmission tower professionally rebuilt a little over a year ago with a repro chrome lever. It gave me no advanced warning. With the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 913
Posted By tackle51
Transmission Retainer Plate

I can't stop a leak I have around the cluster gear shaft at the rear of the transmission. I have an early transmission with the thicker retainer plate. The descriptions for the transmission seal...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-20-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,468
Posted By tackle51
Re: Replacing front oil seal

Mr. Chauvin,

Thank you and others for the help. Just so I am perfectly clear with your directions, when and where does the grease get applied to the ropes? After they have been inserted and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-20-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,468
Posted By tackle51
Re: Replacing front oil seal

Mr. Purdy,

Thanks for the advice - just as I had suspected - a lot of work! I didn't think I would have to take the pulley off as well. Is that really necessary or is that just for convenience...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-19-2013, 10:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,468
Posted By tackle51
Replacing front oil seal

I need to replace the "modern" one-piece front oil seal with a new rope seal as it is leaking badly. Since the front motor mount (yoke) fastens through the timing gear cover, will the engine need to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-01-2012, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,527
Posted By tackle51
Steering Adjustment

With my front wheels off the ground, should I be able to move the wheels left and right easily with my hands? I adjusted the sector shaft end play as well as the worm mesh (eccentric nut) and can...
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