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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-15-2021, 08:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,063
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Re: Temperature Gauge

https://www.ebay.com/itm/2-1-2-Pressure-Gauge-10-psi-3-Color-Alert-52801731-111-12-Back-mount-1-4-NPT-/363276359822?_trksid=p2349624.m46890.l49292
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-09-2021, 03:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,169
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Re: Fatigue Cracks In Model "A" Parts

I have seen on my Model A's a broken rear axle and a broken crankshaft that was from fatigue cracks or possibly original flaws in their manufacturing. Funny it only took 85 years of use for these...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-09-2021, 03:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,169
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Re: Fatigue Cracks In Model "A" Parts

This cracking of the original clutch arm has been a ongoing issue with members of my local Model A club. I believe 3 occurances happened in just one tour season alone. Many of the members have now...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-09-2021, 03:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,169
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: Fatigue Cracks In Model "A" Parts

I also had a radiator neck pop off one time on a tour. It was a quick and easy fix later to re-solder the original neck back on.

I had a discussion once with an owner of a Model A radiator shop...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-05-2021, 06:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 512
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: Trico fan

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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-05-2021, 06:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,158
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-04-2021, 04:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 512
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: Trico fan

I have a 30 Tudor with the vacuum wiper. I bought a plastic tube T connector for modern car washer fluid hose nozzles and spliced it into the wiper hose. The fan is mounted at the top of the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-31-2021, 09:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,158
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: Who has a pickup and fitted it with rear bumper bars

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Found another one..

I am planning on doing this rear bumper treatment to my 29 CCPU soon.. Awaiting for warmer temps in my garage.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-31-2021, 08:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,158
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: Who has a pickup and fitted it with rear bumper bars

https://www.ebay.com/itm/264910369172

I was not able to download these good pictures of a pickup with the split rear bumpers. So please follow the hyperlink to an EBay listing of a Model A PU. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-31-2021, 08:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,158
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: Who has a pickup and fitted it with rear bumper bars

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Not only on pickup trucks....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-25-2021, 09:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 681
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: Battery/Starter Advice Needed

Where is the second bolt holding the bending spring?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-19-2020, 01:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,584
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: Noisy Hood Hooks

Heat shrink tubing shrunk to fit works good also. Durable and Easy....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-25-2020, 09:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 902
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Re: Oil pressure and water pipe question

I have seen several Model A engines in Pietenpol Airplanes that have that same modification. Since the engine is mounted back to front my assumption is that it compensates cooling at that pinch...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-21-2020, 01:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,655
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: Leather main bearing

I heard a similar story at the National MARC meet held in Rochester, NY years back. Some one driving to the event had a bearing fail and he cut a new bearing from his belt and drove it to the meet...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-20-2020, 09:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 890
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: Maybe starter problems?

Good advice from Mike... Another method for unsticking the bendix from the flywheel is to put the car into 3rd gear and rock the car back and forth until the bendix snaps back....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2020, 06:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,252
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: Model A's & Airplanes

EEA's 1929 Ford Tri-Motor came for a visit to the Rockford Airport. I had to swing by just to say Hi !

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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2020, 05:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,252
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: Model A's & Airplanes

Later on at a Fly In Breakfast at the Beloit Airport the airplane owner asked me to pose my 1928 Woody Huckster with his airplane. It is awfully hard to say no to a photo op like this....

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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,252
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: Model A's & Airplanes

I just finished building this 1928 Woody Huckster and took it out for it's first public event. It was a Wings and Wheels Event at the Poplar Grove Airport and I ran into this Pientenpol aircraft...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-02-2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 499
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: Original springs and washers

If you get stumped on where they go. You can always attach them to your front bumper as small American Flag holders for parades...
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-02-2020, 04:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 499
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: Original springs and washers

Sorta looks like 2 of the springs typically used for holding down the radiator.

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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-31-2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,432
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: how to loosen stuck motor

After plug removal and oiling up all of the cylinders with Marvel Mystery Oil, release emergency brake and put the A into 3rd gear. By rocking the car back and forth will often break the engine...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-30-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 465
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: Cylinder Soot

What brand spark plugs are in use? All with the correct gap? The correct heat range type of plug? Do a compression check on all cylinders to see if they are all close to each other.

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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-30-2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 499
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: ModelA

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=289187
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-30-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,956
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: timing light

Here is an old Rich Pin YouTube video from 2010 on timing with a timing light...FYI..


https://youtu.be/nLzUpQUTU6Y
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-26-2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 914
Posted By modela@aol.com
Re: Suggestions on crud removal

The '"farmers' fix" thread chasers are nothing more than an original Model A head stud that has a long lateral grooved slot milled into the threads with a Dremel cut off wheel. Virtually making an...
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