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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-01-2020, 10:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,470
Posted By callcoy
Re: engine / trans install question

You need to try the alignment tool again, loosen the cover, slide the disk around after loosening, lineup with the pilot bearing and torque the cover evenly to spec's. I prefer to leave or install...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-31-2020, 01:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,112
Posted By callcoy
Re: Help with a Mallory 11A

Mallory was sold several years ago, parts are not available from the new owner MSD which I think I heard is now part of Mr. Gasket or the other way around. You will have to watch the parts for sale...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-28-2020, 09:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 889
Posted By callcoy
Re: crank shaft movement

Just did two engines with brass replacement for the factory zink/alum component. These do not always take all of the play out fore - aft, in my cases it didn't. Antique Engine Rebuilders makes the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-28-2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 687
Posted By callcoy
Re: Valve seats with pits

To save the block it would make some sense to now go oversize with the intakes if they are the ones that are pitted. But without seeing your problem first hand a pitted seat may most likely your...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-28-2020, 07:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,019
Posted By callcoy
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-28-2020, 07:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,019
Posted By callcoy
Re: Question about selling A parts

[QUOTE=nhusa;1919879]Thanks for all the recommendations and insight. They are complete motors, cranks, pistons, rods, bearing caps, heads, pans, cams, etc. not just blocks.
It is sad to hear that...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-24-2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 849
Posted By callcoy
Re: R10 overdrive compatibility

If you don't use all the O/D parts I might be interested in your left overs, Class of 60, had a speed and boat shop in the old original Ford dealership across from C W Moss.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-24-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,369
Posted By callcoy
Re: Fuel leaking when shut off valve is closed

I just want to let you know that the leaking gas valve is responsible for the bulk of Model A losses due to fire at home. If you have a water heater in your garage and a fuel leak you could lose your...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-01-2020, 06:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 766
Posted By callcoy
Re: Manifold

You really should resurface them but keep them bolted together (2 bolts) at the heat riser. If they have been resurfaced several times before you may lose the ability to use your gland rings in the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-14-2020, 04:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,163
Posted By callcoy
Re: Gauge Wire

I am of the school that runs 12 volts into the 6 volt model A starter, but I do not use the old style Bendix. I used to run 36 volts into the 12 starter to fire up the Rear Engine Dragster for years...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-11-2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 604
Posted By callcoy
Car or Parts Haul to Calif.

I will be pulling a 16' 7000# cap. open trailer from the Nashville area to the S.F. Bay area via the Bonneville Salt Flats ( Salt lake City) continuing on to the Bay area. We run a Model A Flathead...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-18-2017, 08:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,558
Posted By callcoy
Re: Fastenal Shipping

Jim;
I knew you would help me out, thank you! We didn't have the car together, another cracked block, while on the dyno. But we did enjoy some of that fine Sonoma Wine. Pete Aardema pits next to us...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-18-2017, 08:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,561
Posted By callcoy
Re: Fires in Santa Rosa

Bill,
That is a good question, have heard that the debris will be taken to a site in Arizona, the amount removed from each site will vary on many factors. It will be an very large operation, the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2017, 08:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,558
Posted By callcoy
Fastenal Shipping

I have in the past shipped crates of Model A parts from Santa Rosa to my home in Tenn. without any problem. The system used to be simple, drop your crate off at your store, they make a call to Corp....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2017, 07:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,561
Posted By callcoy
Re: Fires in Santa Rosa

Well the two of us were able to get the box apart before I left for the final race at El Mirage Dry Lake, just now have time to post. The box was so distorted the clutch throw yoke shaft was seized...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-06-2017, 08:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,561
Posted By callcoy
Re: Fires in Santa Rosa

I got a volunteer friend and we met with the home owner at the fire site to try to inventory the contents of his 8 Vidmar cabinets in the destroyed shop. Most of the items were trash but a few...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-02-2017, 12:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,561
Posted By callcoy
Re: Fires in Santa Rosa

I need you guys to put your thinking caps on and come up with some ideas that will charge us up. I was at this site yesterday for a couple of hours with the owner and brought a friend along. It is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-01-2017, 02:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,561
Posted By callcoy
Fires in Santa Rosa

I am back in Santa Rosa seeing friends and family, impossible to relay verbally the devastation here and I assume also in Napa and Mendocino counties' there were 7000 structures lost.

Five of our...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2017, 10:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,513
Posted By callcoy
Fires in Santa Rosa

The Santa Rosa fire has take its toll on members of our Sonoma A's Model A club. Unfortunately 5 members have lost their homes. Other car related friends of mine have lost homes and two more have had...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-25-2017, 02:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,244
Posted By callcoy
Re: Need help identifying intake manifold

One carb is twisted to provide clearance from the exhaust.

Go over to the HAMB ( Jalopy Journal ) and find "Banger Meet" post a photo and someone there will identify it.

Looks early to me,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-03-2017, 05:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,163
Posted By callcoy
Re: Main bearing torque...HOT ROD..

I don't mean to step on the original post but some people may not know that Joe (Roto Faze) makes new steel billet cam blanks, 3 bearing, 5 bearing, with or w/o gear drive, std. dia. 1.557 and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-17-2017, 09:54 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,615
Posted By callcoy
Re: still overheating

What has worked for me was to reverse flush the block, remove the lower hose and upper hose, stick the garden hose in the outlet, the top angled casting with a rag wrapped it around to prevent...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-21-2017, 10:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,087
Posted By callcoy
Re: Panel truck question

79A bodies did not have bumpers on the rear. I think they are a great addition, will not pass judging but can save those impossible to find corner panels from damage.

If you know anyone that needs...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-28-2016, 08:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,760
Posted By callcoy
Re: Air filter question

The 180 curved filter caught my eye, bought one and thought the single 1/4-20 hex head set screw was not the best way to to hold the unit to the carb. Planned to add two more set screws , but at the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-23-2016, 12:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,044
Posted By callcoy
Re: Bonneville

Hi Jim
Not to hijack your post, but I figured you wouldn't mind. Several guys asked about Steve Nelson, I haven't talked to Steve and Jeanne since we left them Monday AM at the Sinclair Station, my...
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