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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-11-2020, 12:04 AM
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Posted By erdaviesjr
Re: Locating dimple on timing gear

Hey, I found the great, simple solution for me was to purchase the sping-loaded tool from Snyder's for about $25 to replace the timing probe on the Model A. When the spring loaded device hits the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-10-2020, 11:57 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,024
Posted By erdaviesjr
Re: Locating dimple on timing gear

Hey, I found the great, simple solution for me was to purchase the sping-loaded tool from Snyder's for about $25 to replace the timing probe on the Model A. When the spring loaded device hits the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-11-2019, 11:33 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,024
Posted By erdaviesjr
Re: Locating dimple on timing gear

I'm going to get one! thanks!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-01-2019, 12:54 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,024
Posted By erdaviesjr
Re: Locating dimple on timing gear

I tried all the above suggestions. I found that I was not able to turn the engine easily using the belt even with all the plugs removed. So, I continued to use the crank. I located the dimple before...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-26-2019, 10:57 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,024
Posted By erdaviesjr
Re: Locating dimple on timing gear

So, if I had set my timing to what I thought was TDC, but in reality it was the top of the exhaust stroke on #1 piston, how would that play out when I tried to start the engine or run the car? I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-26-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,024
Posted By erdaviesjr
Re: Locating dimple on timing gear

Thanks fellers. I'm going to give it another try tonight.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-25-2019, 11:29 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,024
Posted By erdaviesjr
Re: Locating dimple on timing gear

I did try that, but perhaps not enough. I also tried using a punch that is much narrower. I'm wondering if the timing gear on my car has much of a dimple? If any? This was my Dad's car and he had the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-25-2019, 10:43 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,024
Posted By erdaviesjr
Locating dimple on timing gear

I'm having trouble locating the dimple on the timing gear. I can get very close by using a coat hanger and flashlight on #1 cylinder, but I'm never certain that I've actually found the dimple and am...
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