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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 03:48 PM
Replies: 19
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 01:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 327
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: 955
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: 1,043
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: 763
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: 1,677
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: 325
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: 2,517
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: 2,299
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: 443
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: 7
Views: 621
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: 286
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: Front end measurements

Hope this helps.....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-20-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 761
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: 2,120
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
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-17-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,166
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: Is this rumour correct?

Merge the two clubs.
Keep all the staff members working.
Publish one issue each month all year-round.
Delete the women's fashion stuff and build on tech articles.
Offer online subscriptions at...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-04-2020, 10:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,045
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: Adjustable Tappets

"one nipped up & we was on 3 pots"......what does that mean ?????

Explain "Nipped" and "Pots" ???
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-24-2020, 08:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,275
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: Parts from suppliers

Ordered from Brattoms on Monday and recieved the items the next morning.
From Md. to North Jersey ! Thanks Bratton's !
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-23-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 557
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: 6 volt starter brish install help

Thank you all for your replies.
I visited a local Starter/Generator repair shop at Rayelco Generator Company Inc., 7 Ave B, Lodi, NJ 07644 and they removed the worn original insulated brushes and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-19-2020, 08:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 557
Posted By Mikeinnj
6 volt starter brish install help

I am looking for information on how to un-solder and remove the old insulated brushes and install new insulated brushes in a 6 volt Model A starter without burning the new brush insuletion.

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-04-2020, 08:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,437
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: Carb cleaner

The original product is still available and there is a California Compliant version . The Cal Comploant stuff has the letter "C" at the end of the product number and is not as good as the original...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-03-2020, 11:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 876
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: Windshield project

Thought you were trying to remove these screws and that is what I commented on. They can be a bugger to remove from the corners of the frame when installing new glass.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-02-2020, 04:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 876
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: Windshield project

With the windshield off the car apply heat to the screw with a propane torch then apply some penetrating oil while the screw is still hot. Let it cool completely and add more penetrating oul. Let it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-31-2020, 11:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 891
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: Help with Wheels!!

How about a photo of the holes or a description of how big they are and where they are located on the wheel. Where are you located ? I have some good wheels. What size are the wheels ?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-21-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,968
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: Rebuilt Engine

Take it back to the rebuilder and have him check all clearances. Something is wrong with the assembly. A new rebuild should turn and start with the 6 volt battery if it was built correctly. Even then...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-17-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,684
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: the dreaded crack

Good point. I have the same concerns.
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