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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-17-2021, 11:59 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 20,227
Posted By Tail Dragger
Re: The new Burtz Mosel A engine

Oil was applied to surfaces during initial assembly, torqueing and plastiguage inspection. Additional lubrication was added prior to final assembly. nothing was assembled or measured dry.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-17-2021, 11:40 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 20,227
Posted By Tail Dragger
Re: The new Burtz Mosel A engine

First and foremost, I cant speak highly enough of Terry Burtz and John Lampl. They both took time out of their day to help methodically go through the issues and find a solution. Customer service is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-16-2021, 03:26 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 20,227
Posted By Tail Dragger
Re: The new Burtz Mosel A engine

Happy to chat however I can't message you because I don't have enough posts to gain access. I asked John for your number.

Here's one of the issues I've come across. The bearing notch in the #4 cap...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-16-2021, 01:41 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 20,227
Posted By Tail Dragger
Re: The new Burtz Mosel A engine

You've got it, however I talked to another individual involved with the product. Apologies for the confusion.

Before torqueing them down, I made the call. While on the call, I torqued them. The...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-16-2021, 11:18 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 20,227
Posted By Tail Dragger
Re: The new Burtz Mosel A engine

Looking for 2020CP bearings as I type this. I'd love the opportunity to hang an A motor on an Air Camper.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-16-2021, 09:45 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 20,227
Posted By Tail Dragger
Re: The new Burtz Mosel A engine

For clarification. I did torque 1 & 5 to 55 ft-lbs before removing to file. The crank was locked up and could not be turned by hand. Please advise what the expectation should be when correctly...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-15-2021, 10:53 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 20,227
Posted By Tail Dragger
Re: The new Burtz Mosel A engine

Got the crank and pistons in tonight, what an ordeal, The Clevite CB-745P STD bearings DO NOT sit flush with the surface of the saddle or caps. There's an interference fit when trying to set the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-15-2021, 01:48 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 20,227
Posted By Tail Dragger
Re: The new Burtz Mosel A engine

Completed about 6 cycles of running a coat hanger in the passages, hosing for 2-3 minutes, compressed air, heat gun to dry, and compressed air again. There’s still a little more sand coming loose...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-14-2021, 11:13 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 20,227
Posted By Tail Dragger
Re: The new Burtz Mosel A engine

Working on mine tonight. Seriously impressed with the quality and excited to get it running. Everything is ready to go, just waiting on a cam, head and flywheel. Only “issue” I’m having is that I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-12-2021, 08:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 907
Posted By Tail Dragger
Re: Engine Rebuild Mission

Alright, so I listened to words of wisdom and took the motor over to Bert's. They're going to do a full short block rebuild for me. Looks like I get a couple of months to make a home for that motor...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-11-2021, 07:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 907
Posted By Tail Dragger
Engine Rebuild Mission

Hello everyone,

I've searched and searched for information, picking up tidbits here and there but always end up with more questions than answers......so here goes nothin'...

I bought a 1931 A...
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