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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-09-2013, 10:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,484
Posted By Bubby Sharp in KY
Re: "Model A" Cylinder Head

29As , I saw a pair of Model A heads being used as wheel chocks at Frog Follys car show flea market area at Evansville IN last month . Are they that cheap ? Bubby Sharp in KY
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-09-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,331
Posted By Bubby Sharp in KY
Re: Removing rear brake lever pin

Sparkey , I do similar to what Afordmam31 did only I grind the head off , center punch and drill a 7/32 or so hole about I/2 " deep from both sides . This leaves a place in the center to push against...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-07-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,143
Posted By Bubby Sharp in KY
Re: What is value of original hubs?

Texas Tom, You can cut out the studs with a 5/8 " metal cutting hole saw . If you have a drill press set speed to about 400 rpm , use coolant or cutting oil , and let the hub float on the drill press...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-27-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,765
Posted By Bubby Sharp in KY
Re: Flathead Teds Reproduction

Brent and others , I had the ted floaters on my car and they probably did as advertised but I removed them when I was having problems that I felt they added to . I feel the money is better spent on...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-27-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 58,045
Posted By Bubby Sharp in KY
Re: Who Can Diagnose THIS Total Mystery? Win A Prize?

sgwilson904, Check amp meter connections for looseness or melted plastic at terminals . If there is a open in the amp meter you can jump across the wing nuts on the terminal box as this will...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-24-2013, 11:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,638
Posted By Bubby Sharp in KY
Re: Spongy Mechanical Brakes

TinCup, Check the cross shaft for slop in the bushings also check the brake and clutch pedal shaft and bushings for slop . All pins need to fit without slop , You can use oversize pins to compensate...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-27-2012, 09:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 977
Posted By Bubby Sharp in KY
Re: Need an answer fast...

Tyler , Use no sealant as per instructions . Longer stud is for # 8 where the ignition cable clamp goes . Do not use the gasket on the water outlet that vevders supply unless you want to crack the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-19-2012, 12:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,004
Posted By Bubby Sharp in KY
Re: Engine Stand Adapter

Cape Codder , One great thing about these adapters is it lets you check the flywheel and flywheel housing runout while the engine is standing nose down . Reading the indicator is a lot easyier if you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-15-2012, 04:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,336
Posted By Bubby Sharp in KY
Re: Distributor Cam Screw

Jim, See Snyder's page 146 in new catalog for puller stud part # A-12130-DPS $ 13.25 . I made my own , but my buddy Joe used the bought one. If you know someone with a lathe they can make you one.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-11-2012, 09:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,127
Posted By Bubby Sharp in KY
Re: going to nashville tn. this week any good parts places

Bmita , I met Don and Steve Meadoes at the swap meet in OK a couple of years ago. Their card says" collector of old cars and parts " . Buisiness # 615-227-7460 . Address 1326 BaptistWorld Center Dr....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-11-2012, 09:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,014
Posted By Bubby Sharp in KY
Re: Brake Problems.

Jamie86 , This would be a good time to check the E brake carrier . There are at least three different carriers . 1 non reinforced 2 reinforced and, 3 reinforced with ears to keep band on carrier ....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-11-2012, 09:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,508
Posted By Bubby Sharp in KY
Re: New Cast Iron Drums Problems

Tincup , Did you center the brake shoes by replacing or building up the roller track ? Another thing I have noticed is the holes for the roller pins in the shoes are sometimes wallered out oversize...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-10-2012, 11:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,037
Posted By Bubby Sharp in KY
Re: Ted's Floaters on newly rebuilt brake system?

FlatheadTed , Sorry for the confusion about the pins. I was refering to the pins available from the parts houses , not yours . If you use an undersize pin (see your picture # 3 ) in a shoe with an...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-08-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,259
Posted By Bubby Sharp in KY
Re: Best paint for refinishing steering wheel?

Texas Tom , I used Krylon fusion for plastics on my 30 tudor . They reccomend cleaning old plastic with an amonia based cleaner. It has been on for at least three years and no sign of chipping or...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-08-2012, 08:24 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,486
Posted By Bubby Sharp in KY
Re: Snyder's Head Problem

How in the world does a head bolt work on a model T or a modern high compression engine? It would be nearly impossible to get full threads and proper tourque on a head bolt ! I think Purdy swoft has...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2012, 09:54 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,486
Posted By Bubby Sharp in KY
Re: Snyder's Head Problem

Purdy , Do the math and buying the longer studs $ 33 plus the nuts $ 3.45 plus the water neck studs $ 2.95 would total $39.40 . Compared to $ 15.75 for grade 5 set . I considered doing what you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2012, 09:11 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,486
Posted By Bubby Sharp in KY
Re: Snyder's Head Problem

Head Problem ?? Just back off the studs like Don told you . I have installed three 5.5 and one 6.1 , No problems except one had the wrong gasket with it . Must use a B gasket . I installed a stock ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-28-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,037
Posted By Bubby Sharp in KY
Re: Ted's Floaters on newly rebuilt brake system?

Save your money ! Took the set off mine after about three years . Got tired of them pulling screeching and grabbing . No such problems with the standard set up . Also noticed most of the roller pins...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-13-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,032
Posted By Bubby Sharp in KY
Re: Driver's side, rear wheel "locked up"!! Any ideas??

Sounds like parking brake is on or locked up . The parking brake was prone to jump off the carrier on some of the early style carriers . Remove rear hub and have a look see . Be thankful this...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-28-2012, 05:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,660
Posted By Bubby Sharp in KY
Re: Is the needle scaler worth buying?

Tom Save your money. I bought one and it just doesn't do mutch.Typical HF stuff. Bubby Sharp in KY
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-18-2012, 05:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,716
Posted By Bubby Sharp in KY
Re: SNYDER'S High compression heads

Thanks MikeK, That is what I was looking for. I am glad my friends cars run good also . After looking at some of the tests on Pirano's site I am tempted to put the downdraft manifold I have on my...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-17-2012, 10:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,716
Posted By Bubby Sharp in KY
Re: SNYDER'S High compression heads

Thank's for posting Milton , now people can see what I was describing as to shape . Now what I need to know is Which preforms the best? I am speculating that due to the difference in chamber shape...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-17-2012, 10:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,716
Posted By Bubby Sharp in KY
SNYDER'S High compression heads

Has anyone done a comparison of the 5.5 to 1 and the 6.1 to 1 Snyder's high compression heads . I have installed three 5.5 's for other people and they ran strong. They all had reground touring cams...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-16-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,174
Posted By Bubby Sharp in KY
Re: Rear Brake Drag - Normal or Not?

Pilotdave, You might try tapering the ends of the shoes as the ends of the shoes have a tendency to stick up a little . Good luck with the FH floaters. I couldn't keep mine from squeeling and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-16-2012, 07:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,385
Posted By Bubby Sharp in KY
Re: Crankcase ventilation

Flat 32 , I had the same problem on a 28 sport coup a couple of years ago. What we did was Bore .040 turn rod bearngs and had mains polished, reground cam new valves Snyder head ect.. The engine...
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