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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-26-2021, 10:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 540
Posted By JoeCB
Re: Float Valve Operation

If I understand... valve open, high velocity air flow through the valve and around the needle... then the needle closes, correct?
I think that you are experiencing a phenomenon of fluid flow,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-11-2021, 04:01 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,992
Posted By JoeCB
Re: Preparing for the end.

Ya' I hear you on this, not getting any younger here as well. I little variation on the issue.. Only one Model A and maybe a couple boxes of parts, should be no problem there. What will be a problem...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-04-2021, 08:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,581
Posted By JoeCB
Re: Edsel Ford

I hope not to get too far off the topic... The story of the Ford Willow Run bomber plant is a truly remarkable feat of industrialization. The time line from concept to production is astonishing, some...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-22-2021, 05:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,097
Posted By JoeCB
Re: Front hub inner bearing race

U- Tube ... well sometimes, maybe. As soon as I saw flip-flops, a claw hammer and the wrench flex handle for a punch I knew that we were dealing with a expert mechanic :eek:

Joe B
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2021, 10:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,518
Posted By JoeCB
Re: So why did Ford go from 21" wheels to 19" wheels?

I think a styling issue (improvement? ) to enhance the "lower" sleeker look of the 30 -31 body.

Joe B
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2021, 08:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,292
Posted By JoeCB
Re: Fender patch

While we are on the subject of steel gage thicknesses... just for info, US Standard gages, in the neighborhood of auto body work.
16 - .0625"
17 - .0563
18 - .0500
19 - .0438
20 - .0375
21 -...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2021, 04:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,292
Posted By JoeCB
Re: Fender patch

I don't see where anyone commented, but Russell said 16 gage ! Way too heavy for this repair. Lots of luck forming that around the bead. Should be something about half as thick.

Joe B
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-30-2021, 01:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 742
Posted By JoeCB
Re: Full Trans lub now clashing gears

Thanks guys for the suggestions. To answer a few of the questions posed. The trans had 600W but the old style dark stuff, the new top - off was with Snyders 600W , a lighter colored oil. Yes double...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-29-2021, 08:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 742
Posted By JoeCB
Full Trans lub now clashing gears

I just topped off the trans lube with 600W, it had been a little low. Now I'm getting much more gear clashing when shifting up thru 2nd - 3rd. It does get better after warm up. Now, I had always...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-28-2021, 10:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,683
Posted By JoeCB
Re: Gas Gauge Installation secret?

I have always heard of using molasses, once hardened it's gas proof

Joe B
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-26-2021, 08:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,778
Posted By JoeCB
Re: Vaccum Gauge

I had a 1979 Cadillac Seville, that had "fuel economy" lights in the instrument panel. Two little lights, orange and green. They were simply wired to a vacuum switch. High vacuum > green light. Low...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-16-2021, 09:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,541
Posted By JoeCB
Re: Wheel nuts

Thanks guys for the info and "heads - up" on the bad nuts. I had replaced my old originals a few years back with the cad plated ones from Snyders. I went out and checked them today, looks A- OK ,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-11-2021, 07:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,663
Posted By JoeCB
Re: Another Reason to Love the A

Often when we have the 31 coupe out, folks will come by and ask about the car. If there are youngsters in the group, I'll ask, "know what a rumble seat is?" ... and the youngster gets to climb in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-07-2021, 10:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,141
Posted By JoeCB
Re: Valve clearance

Got it, thanks Pete. Think of Clearance ramps as Acceleration and de-celeration ramps, lessen the impact on the valve stem/ tappet.

Joe B
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-07-2021, 05:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,141
Posted By JoeCB
Re: Valve clearance

Pete, please explain "clearance ramps" ... cam profile, heel and toe I understand.
Also, do you recognize the old school term , "valve lash" for the clearance?

Joe B
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-28-2021, 06:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 373
Posted By JoeCB
Re: Fastener size D nuts

Thanks, Ernie.... Screws and kit is on the way

Joe B
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-28-2021, 10:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 373
Posted By JoeCB
Fastener size D nuts

31 Coupe, after 50 years I'm going install the felt and metal around the column and peddle arms. What is the thread size in the D nuts? Search of the forum shows #12-24 pretty common for body...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-05-2021, 04:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 861
Posted By JoeCB
Re: Rough Day

Not too bad, just a stud... I was holding my breath ... waiting for "cracked off the manifold ear" that's bad

Joe B
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-21-2021, 09:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,728
Posted By JoeCB
Re: Fuel tank neck basket removal

Flame arrester... A flame will not pass through a screen. Maybe someone smarter than I can explain why. I have seen screen flame arresters in fuel cans and even intake manifolds on 2 cycle engines. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-18-2021, 08:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,249
Posted By JoeCB
Re: What in the H...do I use to get the plug out?

A standard 3/8" socket drive extension works for me. Also, that square stub on the end of the "Ford" adjustable wrench is, I guess, designed to fit those plugs.

Joe B
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-18-2021, 03:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,000
Posted By JoeCB
Re: Radios

School time , please... how did the Dynamotor work? Really a spinning motor flip-flopping the voltage to AC going to a transformer ? ... my guess

Joe B
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-13-2021, 03:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,281
Posted By JoeCB
Re: Rear axle shaft thread broken

My opinion, the grade of the nut is not that important if the length of thread engagement is significantly longer than about five or six threads. As stated in the previous post the load per thread...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-10-2021, 08:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,174
Posted By JoeCB
Re: Composition of "Rustless Steel"

Or cut a couple of strips from that old junk shell and have the welder use that for filler rod.

Joe B
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-01-2021, 11:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 777
Posted By JoeCB
Re: First time electrical problem

Thank you guys. I'll make that contact

Joe B
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-01-2021, 06:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 777
Posted By JoeCB
Re: First time electrical problem

How to contact Mr Crabtree? or does sell through a supplier or on line

Joe
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