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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-21-2020, 10:30 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,419
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Hard Brake Pedal

When only the front or rear brakes are connected maybe you are getting full travel of the rods. Combined the might be preventing full travel. I would check the rod length adjustments.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-18-2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 793
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: new battery goin dead

Mine had a low current draw, a cutoff switch solved the problem.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-10-2020, 04:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,010
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Reproduction Shock Absorbers

Stipes, no problems whatsoever.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-07-2020, 01:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,317
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Problems "A" New Owner May Encounter

How do bleed the mechanical brakes?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-22-2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 914
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: mud coming out of my engine???????????

Could be water in the oil.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-29-2020, 07:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,666
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Marvel Mystery Oil

Marvel mystery oil company. You can go to their website marvelmysteryoil.com
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-04-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 946
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Annoying rattle.

If my A didn't have a rattle somewhere, I'd be worried that all the parts fell off.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-12-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,595
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: More kudos to Bert's Model A Center

Bought my very first Model A in late 2013. Didn't know anything about them. After driving for about a year and a half I found pieces of Babbitt in the oil after a change. Was told to shut it down...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-30-2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,120
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Changing engine oil...

Every 2000 with filter.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-11-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,717
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Distributor stuck

I used two large screwdrivers wedged under the body on each side of the shaft and resting on top of the water return bulge on top of the head,(for lack of a better description). Gently tapped both...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-12-2020, 02:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 560
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Restoring the Carburetor Inlet Filter Screen

Snyders part number A-9559 B OR S Depending if you want the brass or steel version.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-03-2020, 07:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 840
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: steering box

Don't use grease to lube the steering box. Since it is not a liquid it won't flow between the gears thus drying them out. It will just be displaced by the gears. Use the proper gear oil to lube the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-06-2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 749
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Stink Bug Ignition Problems

It's always good to get all the bugs out to make the car run great.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2020, 01:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 704
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Remote oil Filter Adp

Using the adapter I fill the filter with oil before installing it to shorten the pause in circulation since it holds almost a quart of oil. I don't know if this is necessary but it doesn't hurt to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-02-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 582
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Happy new year

My New Year's resolution I made years ago was not to make any. So far I've kept it. Happy New everyone and enjoy your A's this year!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-27-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,040
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Mitchell OD Shift Lever Clearance

Call Mitchell and ask about the cable shift.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-23-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,115
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Rotor Position Question

That picture is a good starting point. With the points set at .020 I tweak the rotor after the initial setting driving it with the lever about midway until it responds well and goes up my little test...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-19-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,165
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: power disconnect switch

I cut a round hole in the floor board, mounted the switch on the cross member supporting the front seat. The switch handle sits just below the floor surface allowing me to make a round sheet metal...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-18-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 782
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Off topic vehy

In God we trust, the rest pay cash
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-14-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,342
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: GAV knob proper orientation

It doesn't really where the "fin" is located. Check where it is in the closed position and adjust it from there where it runs the best. I think that each car runs a little differently. Mine is in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-25-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,334
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Oil Filter Model A on timing cover

I have that kit installed on mine for the last 5 years and it works just fine. When I installed it I loosened the return tube to see if there was a restriction due to the filter and there was none. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-23-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,492
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Cast-iron brake drum fit

Brent, I have always enjoyed your posts with all the info they provide. I was told awhile back that woven linings are too hard for cast iron drums and that bonded linings are recommended for them. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-22-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 751
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Normal Clutch Chatter

No chatter, silky smooth.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-17-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 693
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Drag link, & tie rod

The position of the cotter pin will fit snugly in the groove
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-15-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 769
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Having trouble with the MAFCA website

Websites are usually temporarily suspended if there is evidence that they might have been hacked. They will probably have to check their servers if there had been a security breach. It normally...
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