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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-09-2021, 01:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 316
Posted By barrelnose
Re: Marvel Schebler carb question

Also a later post from the carb specialist, and it does have the adjustable main jet,,

Barrelnose - some of the M/S aftermarket carburetors, while less than ideal in either design or quality of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-08-2021, 07:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 316
Posted By barrelnose
Re: Marvel Schebler carb question

Thanks for the replies, A carby specialist on another forum stated it’s an after market paperweight. Basically a throw away spare part. I’ll run with that.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-08-2021, 10:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By barrelnose
Re: Marvel Schebler carburettor

Sorry, I should of said it’s a single barrel downdraft Model.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-08-2021, 09:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 316
Posted By barrelnose
Re: Marvel Schebler carb question

Leads me to eBay adds with info I’m not convinced the sellers really know.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-08-2021, 07:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By barrelnose
Marvel Schebler carburettor

Has anyone used a Marvel Schebler carburettor on their Model A motor?
I have a Model 10-2929 that was used on a A Model powered race car and trying to work out if thereís a benefit using it opposed...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-08-2021, 07:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 316
Posted By barrelnose
Marvel Schebler carb question

Can anyone tell me what the Model 10-2929 is/was used on, its a single barrel carb.
I read that the 10-2928 Model was used as a replacement on the 34-40 v8s but cannot find any info on the 2929...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-02-2021, 01:05 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,781
Posted By barrelnose
Re: Old sayings

You can’t fix stupid,

Employ a teenager , while they know everything,

A dogs only as good as his owner,
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-01-2021, 08:31 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,727
Posted By barrelnose
Re: Troubleshooting advice

When there is clearance in #4 valves, what is the clearance?
Is there any?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-23-2020, 05:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,731
Posted By barrelnose
Re: Most Difficult Restoration Tasks

Joining what used to be a 30 Coupe cut down to Ute, to rear quarters from another cut down Coupe to make 2 complete side panels out of 4 peices.
Add in rust,cracked seams ,bullet holes and axe cuts...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-09-2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,506
Posted By barrelnose
Re: Identify Old picture of Model A

Cheers, a lot to learn.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-08-2020, 11:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,506
Posted By barrelnose
Re: Identify Old picture of Model A

Looking at the swag lines going forward off the door it looks like a 30-31 cowl.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-08-2020, 11:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 958
Posted By barrelnose
Re: Getting breather tube out?

A mixture of the both, lubricant around the base and some gentle taps from side to side while pulling upwards.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-18-2019, 03:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,270
Posted By barrelnose
Re: B model distributor question

Cheers for the replies,I figured it wasn’t a B model,I haven’t actually seen one in the flesh but was sure it would have the groove for the keeper if it was.
I wish I knew back when I was a young...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-16-2019, 10:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,270
Posted By barrelnose
Re: B model distributor question

412880

412881

As you can see,no groove for the keeper but the body is also a lot different,could be an English distributor?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-16-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,270
Posted By barrelnose
Re: B model distributor question

Thanks for the replies, I got the distributor out last night and it isn’t the same as the A.
It wasn’t a blind hole,but the distributor doesn’t have the groove machined in it for the lock bolt...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-16-2019, 06:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,270
Posted By barrelnose
B model distributor question

Does the B model distributor/head use the same bolt on the side of the head to keep it held down?
I am trying to remove the distributor but there is no bolt in the side hole and it appears to be a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-14-2019, 05:30 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 35,694
Posted By barrelnose
Re: Lion Speed Head

Interesting topic and well handled,credit where itís due.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-19-2019, 06:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 938
Posted By barrelnose
Re: front spring question for a 30 hot rod

In my country 50mm is 2”s,
No disrespect meant,just couldn’t help myself.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-13-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,301
Posted By barrelnose
Re: Rear Axle Messtoration

I totally agree Russ/40,
Speaking for myself though,I always have a welder on hand,not always oxy/Acet though.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-13-2019, 03:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,599
Posted By barrelnose
Re: Pinstriping

My mate is a talented Striper but hates doing long straight lines.It takes a great talent to pull them off the brush evenly.
A bit like panel beating,easier to repair a curved panel opposed to a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-13-2019, 03:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,301
Posted By barrelnose
Re: Rear Axle Messtoration

I was going to say the easiest way(still need to get to the backing plate faces),is get a straight edge,measure equal distances from the axle centre line then measure between these marks,front then...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-23-2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,045
Posted By barrelnose
Re: Rotation play in distributor shaft

Just pull your distributor and with some fine nose pliers,pull the intermediate shaft.
Your distributor drive has a tang (offset)with a sleeve pinned over it to index the shaft and the shaft has a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-23-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,045
Posted By barrelnose
Re: Rotation play in distributor shaft

I just had the same problem,it turned out to be the base of the distributor shaft and also the intermediate shaft. Both ends on the intermediate shaft were worn badly as was the distributor drive...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-18-2019, 09:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,948
Posted By barrelnose
Re: shock problem

The only way that could happen is if the chassis moves to far away from the axle to make the arms go over center. That being the cause,you maybe need a stiffer or longer spring.
What is the angle...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-15-2019, 06:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,378
Posted By barrelnose
Re: Re-skin deck lid

Just be careful folding the edge over.
On my first door skin I was moving along nicely then realised I had slightly collapsed the door frame while bending over and setting the edge, I actually lost...
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