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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-23-2021, 05:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,300
Posted By roddyb34
Re: Volvo Laycock Overdrive DIY

With a bit of looking around I found myself an M46 trans and laycock overdrive,,,not that it helps but itís an aluminium main case ,,itís out of a 740 Volvo,,,
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-16-2021, 04:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,300
Posted By roddyb34
Re: Volvo Laycock Overdrive DIY

Youíve got it made for transmission supply ,,,living next to the land of Volvo ,,,I think Iíll have trouble sourcing one in Australia,,but Iíll start looking,,pretty sure Iíll manage the conversion...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-14-2021, 05:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,300
Posted By roddyb34
Re: Volvo Laycock Overdrive DIY

Thanks for the inspiration,,do you use the front shaft from the trans ?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-13-2021, 08:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,300
Posted By roddyb34
Re: Volvo Laycock Overdrive DIY

I am interested in doing a laycock overdrive conversion in our A coupe ,,,as I haven’t found a suitable trans o/drive unit ,,as I will try to tackle the job with a machinist help and I think sourcing...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-29-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,034
Posted By roddyb34
Re: Pinion preload again

Thank you for the replies,,I did ad some engine oil and I am happy with the feel ,,
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-29-2018, 02:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,034
Posted By roddyb34
Pinion preload again

I have a question regarding setting pinion and side bearings preload,,do we do it dry and clean ,,meaning no lube ,,as lube changes the drag feel ,,thanks ,,
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-29-2018, 01:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,400
Posted By roddyb34
Re: torque wrench

I realise the end of this thread is a year gone by ,,but can I ask when setting the pinion and side bearings preload do we do them dry and clean of any lube ,,,as when dry and clean there appears to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-05-2018, 11:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,116
Posted By roddyb34
Re: Aus members here?

Yes Geelong Victoria ,,it's HOT ,,lucky we got a pool,,not sure how active I am today,,,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-25-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,198
Posted By roddyb34
Re: 35 front brakes on 32-34 spindles

Thanks for the info ,,,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-24-2015, 04:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,198
Posted By roddyb34
Re: 35 front brakes on 32-34 spindles

Thanks for that ,,,I had seen that the 36 type are slightly different ,,I am after a set of 35 RHD ,,so I hope I can recognise them ,,,regards Rod,,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-22-2015, 04:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,198
Posted By roddyb34
35 front brakes on 32-34 spindles

Just seeing if I can put 35 type front brakes on 32-34 spindles ,,,also is there a difference in 36 spindles ,,,? Thanks from Rod ,,,
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-18-2015, 11:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,045
Posted By roddyb34
Re: Radius Ball Question

I'm glad I have seen that pic ,,,it has prompted me to realise that my radius ball clamp springs were in the wrong place ,I recently dissembled the ball clamps and did wonder what action the springs...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-21-2015, 03:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,050
Posted By roddyb34
Re: Flywheel Bolts

Thanks Mike and Colin ,,I wondered if flathead bolts would do the job ,,I will have a bit of an ask around tomorrow ,,,regards Rod,,
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-21-2015, 02:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,050
Posted By roddyb34
Flywheel Bolts

I have finally got around to reinstalling my flywheel after a clutch problem ,,I had the face and edge machined then sent the Flywheel and clutch to get balanced all looks good,,,but I have found my...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-26-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 25,340
Posted By roddyb34
Re: Converting 1929 Coupe from Rumble Seat to Trunk...

I to am looking to convert our 28 coupe back to trunk lid ,is the inner panel and rail with the bump rubbers and latch position in one piece?

i suppose with all these being converted back to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-09-2015, 01:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,598
Posted By roddyb34
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-26-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,711
Posted By roddyb34
Re: Flushing sediment out of gas tank

dont do what a local did with his 30 tank that had sandy residue and tried to vacuum clean it with his mums vacuum cleaner ,,,fumes into the cleaner and boom ,,,,mum not happy,,,
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-21-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,701
Posted By roddyb34
Re: received engine today

thanks Synchro,,,thats a great description ,,i would really like a smooth running engine and would be happy with 50 mph ,,without the trailer,,,i have a spare engine to dismantle so will start from...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-21-2014, 01:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,701
Posted By roddyb34
Re: received engine today

i spoke with Bill today ,,very helpfull with advise and a fair idea on a rebuild price and time frame,,,
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-17-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,701
Posted By roddyb34
Re: received engine today

Hi Synchro ,,,for us Aussies can you give us some detail on the extent of your local rebuild on your A engine ,,bearings type ? balanced crank?,,how smooth does it run ,,,how heavy was your camper...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-23-2014, 11:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,676
Posted By roddyb34
Re: Got myself a 1929 Pickup

it does look a bit like a converted 28-29 tudor ,,now you mention it,,,but a good start all the same,,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-12-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,077
Posted By roddyb34
Re: some reading till the hamb is back.

Thanks Al,,,yes suffering here too,,
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-15-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,272
Posted By roddyb34
Re: Drive shaft roller bearing shaft OD

Just a side question regarding this bearing ,,has anyone replaced this bearing with a series of say 3 ball type sealed bearings to replicate the same dimension of the original ,,i presume machining...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2014, 02:10 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 13,421
Posted By roddyb34
Re: Babbitt bearing inserts

ouch,,,aluminium balls,,,,note how we aussies spell and pronounce aluminum differently,,,
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 13,421
Posted By roddyb34
Re: Babbitt bearing inserts

Hi ,,now i am getting really confused with the babbitt /shells debate ,,As someone who is on the other side of the world [Australia] and is weghing up rebuild options on an A engine i am trying to...
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