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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-17-2021, 04:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,217
Posted By sofield
Re: V8 Clutch for model A

Hello Jim, Do you remember or know the part number of the diaphragm clutch or the year of the Ford Ranger pickup? What is the bolt mounting pattern like or is it the same as the early V8?
You answer...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-23-2021, 09:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 694
Posted By sofield
Re: Installing new Distributor Bushings ????

Very simple: You need the following: A 5/16 bolt or threaded rod that is long enough to pass through two bushings and the distributor bore, two washers and nuts. Put a washer and bushing on one end...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-23-2021, 08:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 694
Posted By sofield
Re: Installing new Distributor Bushings ????

Very simple solution: You need a 5/16 bolt or threaded rod that is long enough to pass through the distributor plus the length of two bushings. put a washer or a washer and nut at both ends of the of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-11-2021, 09:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,232
Posted By sofield
Re: Front spindles

Just put an ad in the wanted section of the Barn and you will be surprised at the response.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-30-2021, 08:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 618
Posted By sofield
Re: Engine mounts

Good question, As designed the stock mounts with the rubber pads and bolted to the engine was an integral part of the structure of the frame and acted as a cross member. The float a motor mounts may...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-30-2021, 07:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,045
Posted By sofield
Re: Front spring broken

I have seen this before. The reason that this was done was the cross member was cracked and instead of replacing the cross member this was the easiest way to correct the problem. You should be able...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-19-2021, 10:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 544
Posted By sofield
Re: Steering Column Removal 31 Roadster

top down, pitman arm off, Starter out, both pedals off, column comes right out
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-19-2021, 05:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 954
Posted By sofield
Re: Front Cross Member Question

I did mean grade #8
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-19-2021, 07:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 954
Posted By sofield
Re: Front Cross Member Question

Contact Bolt Depot in MA. You can get the six necessary 1/4" recessed bolts that will be flush with the top of frame including the other 8 bolts for the sides and bottoms of the frame in #8.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-06-2021, 07:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 857
Posted By sofield
Re: Brakes Discoveries

Does the car sag on the drivers side? This would be a good reason for the problem. I believe the quote in #3 has hit the nail on the head.
Sofield
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-12-2021, 01:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 774
Posted By sofield
Re: Steering Free Play Update

Adjust the plug so it is flush and one additional turn until the cotter pin can be installed.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-11-2021, 08:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,493
Posted By sofield
Re: emergency brake backing plate removal

Did you remove the key in the keyway after you removed the emg arm?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-01-2021, 03:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 454
Posted By sofield
Clutch finger adjustment

When trying to adjust the fingers on the clutch plate, is the plate bolted to the flywheel and disc and the adjustment being between 5/8 & 11/16 after final adjustment Your answers are appreciated.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-01-2021, 02:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,346
Posted By sofield
Re: Engine heat in cold weather

How did you arive that there was a difference in the engine temperature with the heater on or off? Are you running a temperature gangue?
Forum: Model-A 12-30-2020, 08:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 345
Posted By sofield
Engine Test Stand or Drawings

Looking to purchase a Model "A" engine test or drawings to build one.
Your response is appreciated.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-06-2020, 08:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,216
Posted By sofield
Re: Bad Stud thread

Bratton's supplies a tool jig kit #8235 that allows you to drill out the stud without disturbing or removing any of the other studs. The jig comes with a locating guide and bushings, a burr to center...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-22-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,442
Posted By sofield
Re: Ignition System Question

1.5 OHM for 6 volt, 3.OHM for 12 volt
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-19-2020, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 697
Posted By sofield
Re: Clutch finger depth

Is the 11/16 measurement with the plate and disc bolted to flywheel?
Thanks for a response.
Forum: Model-A 10-30-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 500
Posted By sofield
Used Model "A" Engine

I bought a used running engine sight unseen for a project car. The car owner changed his mind and decided on a rebuilt engine. After I received the engine prior to the customer changing his mind I...
Forum: Model-A 10-28-2020, 06:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 377
Posted By sofield
Pair of 30 and 31 Rear Fenders

For Pickup/Roadster/Coupe. Original very good condition. no dents / excellent beads / no rips. Sand/prime/paint and put on your car. Shipping additional or pick up.
Forum: Model-A 10-17-2020, 03:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 423
Posted By sofield
Front cross member 30-31

Cross member front for 30-31 in good original condition. Bought one from a Barn member
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-02-2020, 07:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 714
Posted By sofield
Re: wrong / worn axle shims

Place the shim in the hub first that way the shim won't slide off the taper.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-26-2020, 10:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,960
Posted By sofield
Re: Exhaust Manifold to Tailpipe gasket

Nobody has mentioned to loosen the tail pipe bracket at the rear to help with the alignment. This allows for a forward and rotational movement of the pipe.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-23-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 633
Posted By sofield
Door striker plate screws on coupe

I want to replace the striker plate screws on a 30 coupe. My question is are the nuts on the screws captured? I don't want to find out the hard way.
All help is appreciated.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-15-2020, 07:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 560
Posted By sofield
Alternator over charges

Alternator puts out 20 amps with a full charged battery. What's the cause
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