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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-22-2010, 03:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,011
Posted By cardoza
Re: Whine?

mine whines on third!! I'll fix one of these years (still works OK!)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-22-2010, 03:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,416
Posted By cardoza
Re: Introduction - My first "A" Experience

like many others, I will polish, finish, fix, repair or even upgrade if needed but will not change it! (keep the history of the car as found) and be the next "custodian"
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-22-2010, 02:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,769
Posted By cardoza
Re: New Model A parts vendor? EVERYONE'S gotta see this...

Just came from target and guess what! did not find them, the store clerk look at me kinda funny (I swear he'll call security) not a good day!!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-22-2010, 02:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,679
Posted By cardoza
Re: Model A Steering Wheel Restoration

I will keep it original and very clean!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-22-2010, 02:40 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,052
Posted By cardoza
Re: A insurance?

very instructive post! I will be asking to allstate some questions!! I am paying too much!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-22-2010, 02:16 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,149
Posted By cardoza
Re: Most expensive A?

Lukedahlinger many thanks for the link!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-03-2010, 07:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,767
Posted By cardoza
Re: speedometer not working

Maclab58, I need to work on mine, it is not working either, please keep us posted with the progress on this thread
I will follow the previously given advice by Rob and the comment by Gar thanks...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-30-2010, 03:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,125
Posted By cardoza
Re: It's a wonder there wern't more death's back then.

My 28 does not have turning lights, so it was good to see the use of arm-hand signaling before turning in the video; but the driver behind me does not understand them when I do it !!! :rolleyes:
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-30-2010, 02:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,613
Posted By cardoza
Re: Timing gear oiler

I guess, ain't getting the accessory.. for a moment I did believe that I was ruining my timing gear!!!
Thanks for the input..guys, I certainly appreciate your comments, I learn from them and from...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-28-2010, 12:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,613
Posted By cardoza
Timing gear oiler

I found an accessory for the model A called "timing gear oiler", my A-28 does not have it... so the question is: in the procedure to prepare the engine to operate do I need to hand lubricate this...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-27-2010, 09:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,307
Posted By cardoza
Re: Transmission "Grind"

I even double clutch not only on my A-28 but also in my 72 VW bug
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-27-2010, 09:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,577
Posted By cardoza
Re: The MARC Chili Fest at Hershey

I'll be in Lancaster next year... so until next then!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-27-2010, 09:43 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,181
Posted By cardoza
Re: Question for Original Unrestored car owners

It does look better than mine!!!

great pics!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-18-2010, 05:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 998
Posted By cardoza
Re: Model A Day in central Illinois

great pics mate! txs

(post a link if you have more with closeups.. txs)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-08-2010, 02:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,867
Posted By cardoza
Re: Battery Polarity HELP

I will say that if you get an alternator with a given polarity, one will not be able to change polarity due to the solid state hardware that comes inside it.. (...course I may be wrong..)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-08-2010, 02:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 972
Posted By cardoza
Re: How to tell if the genreator is "genning"

quick test: set engine rpm above normal idle, disconnect one terminal of the battery, if car continues to run then gen is OK...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-04-2010, 07:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,867
Posted By cardoza
Re: Battery Polarity HELP

Finally my car is positive to ground (I had to do it :) )

FINDINGS:
Tom W: I used the wrong name it is a cutout!!!
Purdy: you are right, high voltage generates when generator is not grounded my...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-01-2010, 03:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 986
Posted By cardoza
Re: 1929 Coupe

do you have any pics of the broken parts... could be the clutch itself
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-01-2010, 03:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,019
Posted By cardoza
Re: Not Model A related but.........

The amateurs took a Vintage Harley from a garage that did'nt even had windows, my friend (the looser) did not have locks in the tracts!! what a loss! he has been crying for a few years now ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-01-2010, 03:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,867
Posted By cardoza
Smile Re: Battery Polarity HELP

and... yes the horn worked with either polarity (I tried)...txs
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-01-2010, 02:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,867
Posted By cardoza
Re: Battery Polarity HELP

Thanks for the input once more! here there are some results: with positive to ground,

The cranking of the motor felt different and the car started sooner (go figure), the cranking seems smooth...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-30-2010, 09:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,275
Posted By cardoza
Re: Instruction Video's

books w/schematics works for me (I am old school)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-30-2010, 09:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,205
Posted By cardoza
Re: Great Video on the workings of the Differential

love it! very easy to follow explanation, great Harley's too!

Thanks for the reference
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-30-2010, 09:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,187
Posted By cardoza
Re: Bucket List NY-LA 9-10 ideas requested

Every time I drive my A-28, I lose 3 or 4 pounds of mass (fat), on a 5 miles ride (when I used to drive it), so I just do not imagine 300 miles a day in it... It will Take a lot of preparation for...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-30-2010, 08:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 17,192
Posted By cardoza
Re: Anyone bought a 6 volt battery recently?

purchase mine a couple of weeks ago at KRAGEN for $69 fits right under the floor
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