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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-05-2021, 08:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 851
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: Generator rebuild

Coil Insulator ; Brattons ......Number 30 in diagram
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-29-2021, 07:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 758
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: Tune ups

If it isn't broken - don't fix it !
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-18-2021, 02:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 600
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: 1930 roadster hood latches

You did not state what year car you are working on. The 28-29 latches are different from the 30-31 When ordering you must specify what year your car is.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-18-2021, 01:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,100
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: California 1935, Wilshire Blvd in color (remastered film)

Notice there was a gas station about every other block?
Gas was 19 cents a gallon in 1935
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-14-2021, 08:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,240
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: Death of oldest liscensed flying pilot

There are old pilots and there are bold pilots, but there are no old bold pilots.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-09-2021, 06:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,038
Posted By Mikeinnj
What was Henry thinking ?

I am attempting to install a rear window frame and glass in a 1930 Closed Cab Pick-up truck.
I installed the rubber gasket around the window glass and all went fine. No puckered corners. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-08-2021, 04:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,423
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: Oil Leak Troubleshooting

The large FIBER washers go inside each end of the oil return pipe. The small copper washers go betweem the mounting bolts anon the OUTSIDE of the return pipe.Sealant only needed on the large fiber...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-07-2021, 09:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,007
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: Pan Gasket

Have you determined where the leak is coming from? Is it the pan gasket or possibly the front or rear crankshaft seal ? If it's the pan gasket I only apply gasket sealer to the block side of the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-07-2021, 09:24 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,058
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: Changing of the Guard

The future "Guard" is really in for a big change what with tree huggers proposing things such as :

A California city just banned all new gas stations in zero-emissions push.
The City of Petaluma...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-05-2021, 11:42 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,331
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: What is Engine 'Break-in'??

"The (mis)use of gasket sealers (Copper Kote, et/al) often hinders the thermal expansion & contraction of the gasket which will affect fastener torque ratings being met."

Brent, are you saying not...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-04-2021, 01:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 856
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: Inspecting generator field coils

Why not take it to the experienced generator shop and have the coils tested. If OK use them. If not,then replace them and install new brushes and bearings.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-02-2021, 03:48 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,551
Posted By Mikeinnj
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-02-2021, 01:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,127
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: Fuel adjustment system question...

Are you sure the adjusting needle seat is in place in the adjustment housing and in good condition ?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-14-2021, 01:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,732
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: Painting black insert in 30/31 instrument panel

Is the paint flat , semi-gloss or Gloss ? Any Photos ?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-11-2021, 09:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,457
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: Rolling chassis

If you can find a rolling or better yet a running chassis that is in good condition you would save a LOT of time and money compared to putting one together piece by piece.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-30-2021, 01:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,157
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: Model A Rearend

Read Tom Endy's rear end rebuid seminar.
Follow this link....http://www.santaanitaas.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/Differential-Rear-End-Restoration-Revised-2014.pdf
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-26-2021, 10:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,470
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: Does Gauge of Ground Wire Matter

This is a solid copper ground strap originally used on Model A Fords.
The originals were covered with solder to prevent corrosion.
This strap is available at Brattons Model A Supply as well as...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-03-2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 426
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: 1930 CC pickup subrail

email me at jburns@aol.com I have a friend that has photos and drawings of what you need. He rebuilt my moth eaten subframe perfectly.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-26-2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,507
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: What is this on my Model A firewall?

From the JC Whitney Catalog
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-26-2020, 12:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,019
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: Snyder 5.5 head

So in the name of safety,due to faster road traffic, the judging committe should overlook the cosmetic difference of the slightly shorter cylinder head.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-12-2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 583
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: Generator rebuild question

Did anyone answer your question? If so , what was the answer ?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-12-2020, 01:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,305
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: Silica gel desiccant

The major cause of water in your fuel system is the build-up of condensation in your fuel tank. You can minimize this effect by keeping your gas tank mostly full (which will keep the fuel:water ratio...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2020, 02:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 397
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: Front end measurements

Hope this helps.....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-20-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,061
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: Weber carb conversion power loss & backfire

The previous owner may or may not have installed a "pencil " or "Micro-Filter" at the bottom of the gas tank which would be located where the fuel shutoff screws into the gas tank. It is a press fit...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-13-2020, 09:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,529
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: Distributor machine

You can build your own Distributor Test Machine for under $100.

Here is a link on how to do that,.....http://www.ourdigitalmags.com/publication/?i=567450&article_id=3305126&view=articleBrowser
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