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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-06-2018, 11:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,614
Posted By 1929 Roadster
Re: 29 Roadster ignition woes

Me too!!! Thanks for the kind words!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-06-2018, 12:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,614
Posted By 1929 Roadster
Re: 29 Roadster ignition woes

Yes ...Last minute notes ! Tom , the Snyder's guy wanted me to bend the holed tab into a z shape.. This tab is on the lower plate that receives the ungrounded power end of the condenser. There...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,614
Posted By 1929 Roadster
Re: 29 Roadster ignition woes

Wednesday, the 29 is purring like a kitten full of fish.. Changing the condenser gave me the hot blue spark at 1\4 inch!!! The old zenith #2 carb was leaking gas ,so I slapped in a Zenith #1 that I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-04-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,614
Posted By 1929 Roadster
Re: 29 Roadster ignition woes

Katy, Thanks ,no I'm not getting a blue spacrk at the points, its white .Thank you Tom,Pilot Dave,Ernie, Cj5,Corely,eagle,Katy and fordcrager...I really appreciate your help ... I will buy a long...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-03-2018, 11:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,614
Posted By 1929 Roadster
Re: 29 Roadster ignition woes

Thank you pilot Dave . Yes I understand I am looking for a 1/4" blue spark , that is why I mentioned that it was only white. Before I had zero spark at the coil wire ,so there is improvement . I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-03-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,614
Posted By 1929 Roadster
Re: 29 Roadster ignition woes

Yes they are new points ,but I cleaned them with very fine grit emory cloth .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-03-2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,614
Posted By 1929 Roadster
Re: 29 Roadster ignition woes

Ok progress made, I cleaned all the carbon deposits off the coil head , rechecked all wires and tightened all connections, and now have white spark at the points, and now with only .01-.03 volts at...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-03-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,614
Posted By 1929 Roadster
Re: 29 Roadster ignition woes

to : Corley. Other end of the state ,near Vancouver BC. Thanks for the come back .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-02-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,614
Posted By 1929 Roadster
Re: 29 Roadster ignition woes

Yes ,I am using a cheap multimeter. OK I will try that . THANKS to both you and Dave . I am also going to double check all my wire connections . I also have an analog meter I will try that as well.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-01-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,614
Posted By 1929 Roadster
Re: 29 Roadster ignition woes

Ok , Thanks Tom, I am getting .3 volts with key on points with points closed. Also .3 volts on the feed side (Driver side) of coil .In a past post you said it should be zero on the other...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-31-2018, 11:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,614
Posted By 1929 Roadster
29 Roadster ignition woes

I read a Post where advice was given to a guy with no spark and he was told to pull the coil wire off the Distributor cap and crank it with the key on while holding the wire A half inch from a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-13-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 947
Posted By 1929 Roadster
Re: 29 cowl tank removal Part 2 + question

Barry Haha..yes you are probably right.. Some kid long ago whose family couldn't afford a car and were still using horses..

Bill I went 3 years of HighSchool in Fresno. Graduated in 70 from...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-13-2015, 12:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 947
Posted By 1929 Roadster
29 cowl tank removal Part 2 + question

After about 10 days of applying penetrating oil to the welting , the gas tank finally came free. I then removed as much rust as I was able by dropping a length of decorative lamp chain in the tank...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-07-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,869
Posted By 1929 Roadster
Re: 1929 Roadster Cowl Tank Removal

George ..Yes 10 of them 5 per side.
Updraught....Thanks This is what I was hoping to hear..The dash arm is clearly visible.
Forever4.... How so? By being cautious?
Neil...Thanks for the tip on...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-06-2015, 11:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,869
Posted By 1929 Roadster
Re: 1929 Roadster Cowl Tank Removal

Here are a few more shots .. I gently tapped my screw driver into the welting of the seam between dash arm and cowl tank and squirted in PB Blaster penetrant . I'm hoping this same treatment will...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-06-2015, 11:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,869
Posted By 1929 Roadster
Re: 1929 Roadster Cowl Tank Removal

These photos show how the dash arm is riveted to the Windshield post and how it is welded to the rail brackets just to the left of the left hand bolt hole eye. It also is apparent that the brackets...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-06-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,869
Posted By 1929 Roadster
Re: 1929 Roadster Cowl Tank Removal

I have decided not to go with the evaporust option offered by Mitch (thank you Mitch) because of its cost of over 220 $ versus 84$ & tax for the 3 part treatment. The seal I will be using fixed a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-03-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,869
Posted By 1929 Roadster
Re: 1929 Roadster Cowl Tank Removal

Right you are Bob I see now that it appears to from the engine side but only goes thru the lip and then travels under the tank .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-03-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,869
Posted By 1929 Roadster
Re: 1929 Roadster Cowl Tank Removal

Am now exploring Mitch 's evaporust option .. One question ive raised with him is that the vacuum tube to the wiper appears to go thru the tank on the lower passenger side. It comes out on the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-02-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,869
Posted By 1929 Roadster
Re: 1929 Roadster Cowl Tank Removal

Ok Mitch I'm all ears ..I only have the hood & all the front stuff removed .. Havent started. taking the windshield and dash apart yet. What is your option and thanks again ...Ps love the Thompson!...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-02-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,869
Posted By 1929 Roadster
Re: 1929 Roadster Cowl Tank Removal

Thanks Mitch ..I have thought of just living with it and continuing my yearly flush out. I drain the gas and coolant out of if every year for the winter and I'm tired of dealing with the rust and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-02-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,869
Posted By 1929 Roadster
Re: 1929 Roadster Cowl Tank Removal

Re :Cowl webbing ...Thanks Neil ill see if Snyders has it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-02-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,869
Posted By 1929 Roadster
Re: 1929 Roadster Cowl Tank Removal

Thanks to all who have responded I will keep you posted on my progress ...Jeremy
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-31-2015, 11:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,869
Posted By 1929 Roadster
1929 Roadster Cowl Tank Removal

New guy here , I am so glad to have discovered this forum today. Have a 29 Roadster with a Model B engine in it . My Dad bought this car in 1963 (which is like buying a 1981 today) for 1200 bucks . ...
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