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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-04-2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 432
Posted By Vic in E-TN
Re: Temporary Sealant/Caulk

I found Dap "Seal & Peel" for $6.99 on Ace Hardware site but could not order it yet. I need to call the local store when they open tomorrow.
Thanks for the help.
Vic
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-04-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 432
Posted By Vic in E-TN
Question Temporary Sealant/Caulk

Does anyone know of a sealant that can be removed without destroying the parts that it is applied to? I want to use it on the underneath of the doors and other places and a few places in the house....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-18-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 511
Posted By Vic in E-TN
Re: Powerhouse generator armature restoration

Brent
A friend needs a powerhouse armature rewound. He sent the whole generator to Colorado. That guy found a person in Washington who could rewind them. It is in Washington now. I will have...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-21-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 893
Posted By Vic in E-TN
Question Fan and Water Pump power consumption?

Has there been anything written about the Model A fan and water pump power consumption? I am trying to look into how modifications might increase the available power.


Vic
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,310
Posted By Vic in E-TN
Re: LED Head Lamp Upgrade

CarlG:
I see that you have reflectors that are "designed" for Halogen bulbs. What are they and where did you get them?


Vic
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-21-2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 805
Posted By Vic in E-TN
Question Mitchell Overdrive - Shifter Modification

I recall reading on FB some time ago that Mitchell was offering a modification where they replace the second shifter with something else to remove the lever. I cannot find the post. Does anyone...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-06-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 831
Posted By Vic in E-TN
Re: Whatever Happened to a New Block Production?

I have not heard anything lately. Tod Buttermore was the one that was making the new blocks. I read that he cast several blocks which were close copies of the original blocks. Apparently he...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-31-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,117
Posted By Vic in E-TN
Re: Bad Gas Petcocks.

30 Closed Cab:
I recently wrote an article for my club newsletter (Smoky Mountain Model A Club - Rumble Seat Reviewer) and described my fix. Go to Fastenal and purchase a 5/16 in needle valve with...
Forum: Model-A 08-26-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 305
Posted By Vic in E-TN
Smile 4.11 Ring & Pinion

Looking for a good used 4.11 Ring & Pinion.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-23-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,723
Posted By Vic in E-TN
Re: new engine

CarlG:
I have seen Ron Kelley and his engines at Chickasha and would like one but for his good stuff you really have to pay. If you want to keep the price below $1K per cylinder one needs to look...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-22-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,723
Posted By Vic in E-TN
Re: new engine

CB919ER:
Over the past 30 plus years I have had 6 engines completely rebuilt - 2 each by three different rebuilders. AER in Skokie, IL when I lived there, Ron Miller in Shandon, OH and James Rogers...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-18-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,111
Posted By Vic in E-TN
Re: Surprise...no clutch.

About 20 years ago I was in a parade in Illinois and the same thing happened to my clutch arm. It was a cast part, probably from India, as the replacement part looked the same and had a "Made in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-09-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,061
Posted By Vic in E-TN
Re: Babbiting

Rally 1:
Kevin Pruss is in eastern Ohio. 1-330-774-7130. Good reports from my friends.
Vic
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-01-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,458
Posted By Vic in E-TN
Re: Radiator Replacement

Berg's is the way to go. I got 3 in recent years at Hershey and Chickasha and all were good. Saved some money on shipping and he gave me some cash credit for an original core. Talk to him.


Vic
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-06-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,371
Posted By Vic in E-TN
Re: Phenolic spacer

I agree with the good idea to reduce "Tillie" warping. I was looking for one to reduce heat transfer to Zenith carb bowl and subsequent vaporization. They are available for modern 4-BBL carbs at...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-24-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 843
Posted By Vic in E-TN
Re: Seal beam adapter kit behind original lens

I had sealed beam headlights behind the regular lenses for a number of years. It was terrible. Think about trying to focus a bulb filament with the sealed beam glass and then trying to do the same...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-01-2018, 09:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,814
Posted By Vic in E-TN
Re: Is There an Axle Vent or?

Brent wrote to take the bolt out and then drill it.


Vic
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-01-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,814
Posted By Vic in E-TN
Re: Is There an Axle Vent or?

Not sure if this is correct but I thought that the banjo bolts were somewhat hardened. I bought a 10-pack of 1/16 in drills from H-F the other day for $2. I do not know how many it would take to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-29-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,814
Posted By Vic in E-TN
Re: Cylinder Leak Down Tester

Thanks for the replies. I think that I will just get one at H-F next time I am there. I had made up one years ago but used the old spark plug to make an engine lift thing.


Vic
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-26-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,814
Posted By Vic in E-TN
Question Cylinder Leak Down Tester

Does anyone have a picture of or a diagram for a leak down tester? Hard to find one using the search function.
Thanks.
Vic
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-25-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,117
Posted By Vic in E-TN
Re: Rear hubs

Larry:
A few years ago I sent Randy 2 hubs for cast drums. He said that 1 was no good and he could supply a good used one for a price. I said good and the new drums were returned in a week or so. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-03-2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 979
Posted By Vic in E-TN
Re: Fire extinguishers

I had Kidde send me a total of 15 new units for the recall. Fire extinguishers are classified as hazardous. They came in several batches via FedEx, Each was in an individual box. Their...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-03-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,304
Posted By Vic in E-TN
Re: Brake Drums

Ace hardware has a 9/16 in steel hole cutter. This costs about $10. The ID is 1/2 in. You should use a drill press to do the job. Use the cutter to the proper depth and drop the drum flat on a...
Forum: Model-A 01-29-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 698
Posted By Vic in E-TN
Re: Model B Block

It is sold.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-20-2017, 12:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 675
Posted By Vic in E-TN
Re: Model A Sport Light Rechroming

I have Ron's correct phone number 630-7817883
Vic
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