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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 11:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 347
Posted By katy
Re: Keeps blowing fuses alternator problem?

Did you check the voltage w/the engine revved up?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 10:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 772
Posted By katy
Re: Engine Oil

Back, before they put detergents in the oil, a lot of people put used oil aside and let it sit for a few weeks. All or most of the contaminants would settle out and "clean" oil could be scooped out...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 10:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 521
Posted By katy
Re: Need help identifying tool

What size is the hex opening?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 10:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 951
Posted By katy
Re: Does Gauge of Ground Wire Matter

Like my underwear, it depends, welding cable is available in sizes #6 AWG to 4/0
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-26-2021, 11:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 770
Posted By katy
Re: Connecting Rod (Insert) Question for rebuild

How does the co-efficient of thermal expansion in the aluminum piston compare to the co-efficient of thermal expansion of the steel wrist pin?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-26-2021, 10:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,444
Posted By katy
Re: Cylinder #4 Running Hot

Was the deflector at the water inlet of the Model A block originally there? Or was it added later in production?
See picture in post #17 in:...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-25-2021, 12:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 400
Posted By katy
Re: how to remove front hub inner bearing seal?

The seal in't in the hub (drum), it's bolted to the backing plate and spindle.
Actually, it's more of a retainer rather than a seal.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-25-2021, 12:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,016
Posted By katy
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-25-2021, 11:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 951
Posted By katy
Re: Does Gauge of Ground Wire Matter

INT = intermittent
cont = continuous
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-25-2021, 11:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 556
Posted By katy
Re: Connecticut license plate color

Sounds logical to me. KISS
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-24-2021, 11:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 609
Posted By katy
Re: Piston and cylinder clearance / measurement???

You got it.

Modern engines have water jackets that are the length of the cylinder. Model A engines only have water jackets for part of the cylinder, necessitating that the pistons in a Model A...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-23-2021, 12:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 575
Posted By katy
Re: co-op

Those look like Model T spark plugs, 1/2" NPT thread.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-21-2021, 10:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,034
Posted By katy
Re: where is the most idiot-proof diagram of terminal box wiring?

The diagram shown in posts #2 and #3 needs to be rotated 90 clockwise to put it in perspective.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-21-2021, 10:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 966
Posted By katy
Re: converting to 1970 v8 points for model a

The build up is caused by not having the proper value capacitor.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-19-2021, 11:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 537
Posted By katy
Re: Ford Barn sign-in

Thanks for that info, I'll keep it in mind next time I need to get my 'puter fixed or need a new one.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-19-2021, 11:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,716
Posted By katy
Re: 1938 model A powered Sears tractor

I'm not surprised, the post is nearly 8 years old.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-19-2021, 11:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 973
Posted By katy
Re: Thermostat update.

I'll second that!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-18-2021, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 264
Posted By katy
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-18-2021, 11:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 533
Posted By katy
Re: Rust in gas tank

Sometimes called a sediment trap, like this:
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-17-2021, 12:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 345
Posted By katy
Re: Electric wipe motor

I would suspect cost.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-17-2021, 12:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 992
Posted By katy
Re: Grab handle

I'd be tempted to fabricate one out of 3/8" stainless tubing.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-16-2021, 12:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 966
Posted By katy
Re: converting to 1970 v8 points for model a

I assume you mean the rubbing block on the points arm. Are you lubricating the distributor cam as specified?

The only time that I had the rubbing block wear down exceedingly fast was when I had...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-16-2021, 11:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 612
Posted By katy
Re: "Flickering" low bean headlights

It seems to me that putting in load resistors defeats the purpose of putting in LEDs to reduce the load.



I had flickering head lights on a modern (2000) car one time, I suspected the VR which...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-14-2021, 11:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 817
Posted By katy
Re: Headlight Help

What makes you say that sealed beams are ugly? They're hidden behind the original lense.

https://www.brattons.com/headlight-seal-beam-set.html
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-14-2021, 11:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 612
Posted By katy
Re: "Flickering" low bean headlights

What exactly are "load equalizers"?
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