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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 04:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,300
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-01-2021, 01:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,072
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Mitchell Overdrive

It took me a while to decide if I wanted a Mitchell O/D transmission or the O/D. I finally decided on the O/D.

I installed the Mitchell in July 2020 by myself (70 yo, Covid thing and all that)....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-27-2021, 08:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: 29 Roadster won't idle all the way down

I use a fulcrum spring similar to this. I didn't like the way a coil spring pulls back on the throttle shaft.

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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-27-2021, 01:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,406
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Considering buying a T

The headlight reflectors look good...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-26-2021, 04:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 613
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Model A News Jan/Feb 2021 Arrived Today

Jim, you are RIGHT. The link on the website took me to the Jan/Feb 2021 issue.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-26-2021, 12:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 613
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Model A News Jan/Feb 2021 Arrived Today

Got my online Jan/Feb 2021 Restorer this morning. :D
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-26-2021, 11:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 813
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Model A Day 2021

Good for you. I had my second shot yesterday. Feeling good today, NO side effects.

As for the "good old days"...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-26-2021, 10:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,030
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Oil Leak Troubleshooting

My Town Sedan had a small leak from that area. I installed a Rear Main Janitor to prevent marking my driveway https://www.brattons.com/rear-main-janitor.html

I put a feminine napkin in it to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-25-2021, 06:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 384
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Steering Wobble Troubleshooting

It appears that someone installed a steering damper at some time to "cure" the front end wobble?? Nothing wrong with a steering damper, just don't install it to hide a problem.

And as mentioned...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-25-2021, 02:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 325
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Horn rod spinning with wheel

Good going Patrick. Our club WILL get together again... someday.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-25-2021, 02:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: 29 Roadster won't idle all the way down

While you're lubing the linkage check your return spring for binding.

Also check to ensure the linkage is allowing the carb butterfly to travel all the way closed. I recently installed a Marvel...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-24-2021, 12:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,006
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Water pump "studs"

That's what I'm talking about!! I can't even remember the last time someone "inspected" my water pump bolt/studs. :rolleyes::rolleyes:
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-22-2021, 12:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,857
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Synthetic Oil for Model A

Hmmm, can't say I have had any engine "lock up" because I used a regular oil either...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-21-2021, 08:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,709
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Wrap the steering wheel with rope?

You could get one of these bad boys... :p :p You would be the envy of your club.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-17-2021, 04:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,574
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Loosen / tighten individual cylinder head nuts?

7/16" crows foot? Should be closer to 11/16". Remember if using a crows foot, use it 90 to the torque wrench. Using it straight changes the torque a certain amount.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-17-2021, 02:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,293
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Temperature Gauge

Ensure you check the accuracy of that temperature gauge. Last cheap-o gauge I had read ~20-30F off.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-17-2021, 11:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 676
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Can't get engine to idle down

Check for vacuum/air leaks. I recently had a carburetor (a brand new Zenith, no less!!) with excessive throttle shaft clearance that I was having high idle problems with. An oversize shaft cured the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-16-2021, 11:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 684
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Lug nut

From the Urban Dictionary

TOP DEFINITION
Lugnut
A Weird and Lame ass individual
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-15-2021, 11:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 956
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Painting black insert in 30/31 instrument panel

That is what I used. Worked good.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50946872077_736dd1153b.jpg
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-11-2021, 02:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,287
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Leaky roof

Not an answer to the OP's question but Tom's 3 year old responce is what I do (or don't do?? :p).
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-11-2021, 12:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 840
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Who makes F 150 T 170 transmission kits?

I saw one on eBay the other day. I know nothing about it or these transmissions. Is this the proper one to use for a Model A?...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-11-2021, 11:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 854
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Rear axle housing grease zerk question

I have never seen a sealed bearing for a Model A rear wheel.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-10-2021, 02:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 357
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Fixing a leaky steering column

The O ring seems to be working for me but I must admit I started using Penrite Steering Box Lube at the same time.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-10-2021, 02:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 761
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Gas seepage at steering column

I agree it should be repaired correctly. But in the mean time I would suggest installing a late model steering support that mounts behind the dash rail and eliminate the original support that mounts...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-09-2021, 01:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,185
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Fatigue Cracks In Model "A" Parts

How about the clutch arm. Will it qualify to what you are asking?

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