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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-23-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 578
Posted By Ken Timmerman
Post Not a Model A question!

I know this is an A forum. That stated my question is somewhat related.

Having had great success with vinegar flush followed by distilled with Mac's Anti-rust has met with great success over the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-25-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,244
Posted By Ken Timmerman
Re: Rodtiques 12v LED Headlights & Reflectors

I purchased my LED bulbs from www.dynamoregulatorconversions.com. Have been satisfied with results. A 6v 5w filament bulb uses o.85 amps (nearly 1 amp). LED equivalent 6v 5w LED bulb uses 0.025 amps....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-25-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,168
Posted By Ken Timmerman
Re: Coolant flowing from radiator cap at speed

After flushing use distilled water & anti-rust solution. Some anti freeze foam.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-07-2015, 12:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,603
Posted By Ken Timmerman
Re: carb sticking

Thanks guys. I will proceed until resolved. Ken
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,603
Posted By Ken Timmerman
Re: carb sticking

Thanks for ideas.
Update-I have been getting this A running for road for 90 year old friend. The vehicle had set in his garage for 12+ years. I have gone thru $1300 in replacement parts. Put in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-05-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,603
Posted By Ken Timmerman
carb sticking

Carb was operating fine. Today the carb throttle arm/shaft/plate is stock solid. If oil or PB Blaster is applied to shaft, it frees up and work OK. The next day it is stuck solid again. And I did not...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-27-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,533
Posted By Ken Timmerman
Re: Height of 29 closed Cab Pickup

Mine measures 72". You will enjoy this model of Ford's A. Ken
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-22-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,794
Posted By Ken Timmerman
Re: How to adjust "toe in" on Model A

The answer from Les was described in a July 2013 article (with pictures). All it took was a piece of string and ruler. I will try to email article if you do not have Restorer mag.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-25-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,870
Posted By Ken Timmerman
Re: engine tempature

Thanks to all who replied. My wife often says 'you spend too much time on that Model A' And I admit that on occasion I make an adjustment \ that ends up causing additional repairs. However, the A...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-24-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,870
Posted By Ken Timmerman
engine tempature

Recently I decided to measure the operating temperature across the engine head. I bought some 3/4 plastic cane tips. These tips fit snugly over the 11/16 head bolts. I applied the tips on the engine...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-10-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,992
Posted By Ken Timmerman
Re: Transmission oil in differential

I found the problem with oil in the differential. Seems the 600W oil being put in the trans was really not 600w. A club member supplied me with 600w. The oil was thick and black. A 300 mile trip with...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-29-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,075
Posted By Ken Timmerman
Re: Hesitation

i had the same problem, i changed the high speed jet to a smaller diameter one, worked great.

What is the 'high speed' jet. I only find Main jet, Cap jet, and Idle jet.
By the way, nice looking...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-19-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,992
Posted By Ken Timmerman
Re: Transmission oil in differential

Thanks again. But I am a little confused. I found the two baffles. 7040 listed in the Snyders as both front (#7) and rear (#41). But then Henry put out a service bulletin
(which Marco included in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-18-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,992
Posted By Ken Timmerman
Re: Transmission oil in differential

Thanks to all who replied. First, let me correct my statement 'empty'. I should have said, my little finger did not find oil. Second, I misspoke should have said 600 not 800.

Finally, I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-18-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,992
Posted By Ken Timmerman
Transmission oil in differential

Just recently replaced gears in a noisy transmission. Filled transmission with 800+STP. Ran for about 300mi. Then decided to do 500mi service (trip coming up).

When I pulled differential plug a...
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