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Forum: Model-A 02-14-2017, 01:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 584
Posted By bill44
Re: Lower half of Tillotson Carb.

Got one, thanks everyone
Forum: Model-A 02-12-2017, 10:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 584
Posted By bill44
Lower half of Tillotson Carb.

I am looking for the lower half of a Tillotson X carb. Need one that is not warped and with the jets and nozzel free, with good threads and tight throttle plate. In short one that is in great shape....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-02-2016, 09:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,740
Posted By bill44
Re: Homemade crank nut wrench ?

I have made several of these wrenches. I cut down the length of the socket and weld them on a bar that is slightly bent. They work fine, be sure you don't forget to take them off before you start the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-05-2016, 12:47 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,736
Posted By bill44
Unhappy Tubes

I am on my fourth tube since the first of the year. Two were from Tiwan and one from India. They all failed at the seams. Two were in the area where the valved is attached. I got the first two from...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-10-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,452
Posted By bill44
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-26-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 23,241
Posted By bill44
Re: Success with improvements for touring

I think they are great improvements. I like to tour too, and have done a lot of modifications to make touring easier. Most of which cannot be seen unless you know what you are looking for.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-25-2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 762
Views: 287,451
Posted By bill44
Re: Post a picture of your car...

Well I will see if it works
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-19-2015, 11:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,806
Posted By bill44
Re: Ugly Copra Drab

My car has both the drabs. I think it looks Ok. I can send you some other pictures if you want. Email me direct at bill44@wavecable.com
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-17-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,494
Posted By bill44
Re: You and the AAA

I have the top of the line Premier card. It has 200 mile towing, and I think it is well worth it. I have only used it once, and I specified a flat bed. You also need the MAFCA directory in case you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-25-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,218
Posted By bill44
Re: Brake adjustment of 31 Coupe with 39 Ford hydraulic brakes?

Les Andrew's green book covers hydraulic brakes.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-10-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,128
Posted By bill44
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-22-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,286
Posted By bill44
Re: F150 conversion

I have been running one for several years that was done by one of our club members. It is great. I have a 29% 4th gear, but they have 4 different ratios all the way down to 21%. It doesn't climb very...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-13-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 11,228
Posted By bill44
Re: battery cut out switch

I mounted mine in the fire wall, and used it on the positive cable. I can turn the switch with my foot and it is up out of the way. Also if you ever need to jump start the car you can attach the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-20-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,097
Posted By bill44
Re: started my new engine first time today

I have about 6k miles on one of his touring engines and love it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-24-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,976
Posted By bill44
Re: Accessory Model A Dash Board Add On

Let us know if Sac. Vintage actually has them in stock
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-14-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,037
Posted By bill44
Re: Ignition Options

I have both FS ignitions. I had to have the Zipper modified to a lower advance, and it works well. I also have the manual advance and it also works well. I always carry a spare distributer incase the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-23-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,952
Posted By bill44
Re: Wheel Alignment

I had the same problem, and thought I had a bent axel. Another member of my club suggested I just correct the toe in and that would probably take care of the camber problem too. I did the string...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-02-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 13,268
Posted By bill44
Re: Clear distributor cap

I just got a email from Mike's. They sell them for less than 10 bucks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-05-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,314
Posted By bill44
Re: Stolen Model A recovered

There are exceptions to the Salvaged title rule in California. The insurance company can ask that a salvage title not be issued in some cases. Most are recovered thefts that have little or no...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-05-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 13,681
Posted By bill44
Re: Manifold machining

After you reinstall them you need to re-torque them after a heat cycle. It took 10 times to get mine tight. If you don't you will blow the gasket
Forum: Model-A 11-03-2013, 10:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 916
Posted By bill44
Re: King Pins

The V-8 king pins have the notch of the lock bolt in a different place. You must have ones made for a Model A spindle. Of course you can change the spindles, but I would rather not go to that expense.
Forum: Model-A 11-02-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 916
Posted By bill44
King Pins

I am looking for a supplier that has king pins that are flat on top for Bendix conversions. I need the ones that are made for Model A spindles. I could cut them, but the new ones are a lot better and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-26-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 758
Posted By bill44
Latch spring

I need a spring for the left rear door of my 1930 Murray Town Sedan. The latch is made by Ferro and looks like the one in the picture. The first is the broken spring and the second is what I think it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-13-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,380
Posted By bill44
Re: Door latch

Yes, It is a closed car 4 door, Murray body.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-13-2013, 12:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,380
Posted By bill44
Door latch

My left rear door latch stopped popping back after opening. Upon removal I found the spiral spring was broken. I have ordered a new one, but I need a picture of how it looks when installed and how...
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