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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-22-2018, 06:40 PM
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-22-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 640
Posted By taterjacksam
Electrical Problem Light Switch

Yesterday I started my 1930 Fordor and turned the light switch on. When I did this the engine stopped. I got out and checked the lights and they were not on. I moved the switch lever to all positions...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-23-2017, 10:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,945
Posted By taterjacksam
Re: Knocking Noise

Knocking Noise Update, complete engine rebuild done by Doug McPherson in Vero Beach. Boy does she sound different. I'm picking up today from mechanic. Babbitt worn slap out in all caps, cracked block...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-10-2017, 11:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,041
Posted By taterjacksam
Re: New Cracker Barrel Pictures

The pictures were part of the wall decorations. Not for sale.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-10-2017, 09:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,041
Posted By taterjacksam
New Cracker Barrel Pictures

While shopping for Hurricane Irma supplies I stopped at the Leesburg, Fl. Cracker Barrel and saw some new pictures of a group of young people at the beach with their Model A. Thought I would share...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-30-2017, 06:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,501
Posted By taterjacksam
Re: Model a engine rebuilder, florida

He called Thursday and said he is cleaning my block and will start as soon as he gets the one he is working on done. Told me he is retiring as well.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-12-2017, 07:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,501
Posted By taterjacksam
Re: Model a engine rebuilder, florida

Dave I called Doug yesterday as well looking for an engine. I sent you a message several weeks ago asking about Doug.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-10-2017, 06:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,945
Posted By taterjacksam
Re: Knocking Noise

Follow-up

After weeks of searching for a mechanic that could and would work on my engine its in the shop. The mechanic called yesterday and asked me to stop by. When he dropped the pan there...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-01-2017, 05:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 792
Posted By taterjacksam
Water Pump Flow

If the water pump is working properly shouldn't it move the water fast when you look into the radiator? The specs say its pumping 36
+ gallons a minute or thereabouts? I greased the water pump...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-21-2017, 11:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,162
Posted By taterjacksam
Re: St Pete, FL

Fords Garage Rest. in Ft. Myers is pretty good too.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-20-2017, 02:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,945
Posted By taterjacksam
Re: Knocking Noise

George I did what you suggested and the knock almost completely disappeared. I have sent an email to the local club but haven't heard from anyone yet. The noise still goes away on its own after 30...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-12-2017, 05:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,945
Posted By taterjacksam
Re: Knocking Noise

I did try a couple of things that were asked. I started the engine after a while and the knock noise started, pressed the clutch and no difference in sound, let out on clutch in gear and no sound...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-12-2017, 02:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,945
Posted By taterjacksam
Re: Knocking Noise

I'll have to wait for a while to try clutch just tried and no noise too soon.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-12-2017, 02:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,945
Posted By taterjacksam
Re: Knocking Noise

I just restarted and got outside and the noise is at the rear of the engine best I can tell. The noise went away shortly after starting it took 20 - 30 seconds and it was gone.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-12-2017, 01:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,945
Posted By taterjacksam
Re: Knocking Noise

I did check oil, it's full.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-12-2017, 01:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,945
Posted By taterjacksam
Knocking Noise

Started my 30 Fordor and there is a knocking sound from the what sounds like the rear of the engine or bell housing. After 30 seconds noise stopped. Shut engine down and restarted and no noise. Shut...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-12-2016, 07:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,991
Posted By taterjacksam
Re: Finally Went for It

Thought I had it right side up.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-12-2016, 07:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,991
Posted By taterjacksam
Finally Went for It

Been waiting for 3+ years, finally loaded my Newused 1930 Fordor yesterday. One happy, happy old man.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-16-2016, 10:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,589
Posted By taterjacksam
Model A Tools

Stopped by a consignment shop in Wildwood, Fl. and saw these in a display box. Is the price out of line?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-09-2016, 05:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 847
Posted By taterjacksam
Re: Wanting to Purchase/Looking for Advice

The Villages basically butt up to Ocala, just a little south. St. Pete is about 1.5 hours south of Ocala. Don't know if the one in St. Pete will be there this weekend, it's on CL and lists for 12500...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-09-2016, 03:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 847
Posted By taterjacksam
Wanting to Purchase/Looking for Advice

I'm in Central Fl. (Leesburg) I'm looking for a member to help evaluate a Model A before I purchase the car. I emailed the local Model A Chapter but did not receive an answer back from them. I'm...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2016, 06:46 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,825
Posted By taterjacksam
Re: Who's Buying An"A"?

I've been looking for a good driver Fordor Sedan for about a year. Still looking, found one last week fairly close to me, sent an email to the local Model A Chapter asking if someone was available to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-30-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,635
Posted By taterjacksam
Model A with A/C

Just saw a Model A on EBAY in Tampa with A/C. Just wondering in anyone has done this and results of such modifications.
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