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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-19-2020, 08:06 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Benson
Re: Crank guide model A

Berts in Denver has thousands of original parts that are not listed at their website.

Call Steve or Tim

1-800-321-1931

https://modelastore.com/

That part will fit in a small Post office...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-17-2020, 01:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 951
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-17-2020, 11:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,546
Posted By Benson
Re: help needed w/steering wheel problem

On second thought.

Maybe "Three In One" oil is not so good of an idea ...

It most likely has a little too much smell to it and would be detected by the wife!

Years ago I knew a sewing...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-17-2020, 06:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,546
Posted By Benson
Re: help needed w/steering wheel problem

1. Agreed ON BENT ROD.

2. Also dried up grease/dirt on the rod and/or inside the hollow steering shaft that the rod goes through.

Even new and clean grease on the rod gets hard when cold...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-10-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,003
Posted By Benson
Re: Reproduction Shock Absorbers

I spoke to Steve Becker.


Pete Busiac made shocks from the late 70s until 1988.


They say Chicago, ILL as opposed to originals which say Buffalo NY.


Steve said some of these had brass...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-09-2020, 07:01 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,731
Posted By Benson
Re: Bill Williamson

Sorry to hear about Bill.



Hang in there Cindy.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-09-2020, 06:48 AM
Replies: 20
Oil
Views: 913
Posted By Benson
Re: Oil

Search for the term "oil survey" (or similar) that several folks have done on FB.


These give many opinions in one posting.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-09-2020, 06:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,003
Posted By Benson
Re: Reproduction Shock Absorbers

I have a set of shocks that I bought new in the 70s or 80s.


I will have to look at them again to tell you of any markings.


Weather went cold on us here so it might be a while.


As I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-31-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,702
Posted By Benson
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-31-2020, 08:40 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,702
Posted By Benson
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-28-2020, 08:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 453
Posted By Benson
Re: Model B Fuel Pump

This is filter I spoke about in previous post for Model B which uses (that is covers up) the fuel pump "port" to mount filter.


Looks maybe home brew.


Also has bypass valve that dumps to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-27-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 453
Posted By Benson
Re: Model B Fuel Pump

I have two Stipe ( Specialty Motor Cams) Model B filter Kits.

Other manufacturers of filter kits make use of the unused fuel pump opening on side of B block to return the oil to the oil pan from...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-22-2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 420
Posted By Benson
Re: Differential Gear Ratio Determination

fyi:


3.54 = 11 39


4.56 = 9 41
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2020, 11:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,470
Posted By Benson
Re: Model A Tires

I was told that Bert’s carry exactly the same tubes!


www.modelastore.com
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-07-2020, 10:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,430
Posted By Benson
Re: Annoying ads

correction
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2020, 12:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,720
Posted By Benson
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2020, 06:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 507
Posted By Benson
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2020, 04:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 468
Posted By Benson
Re: Camera Recommendations for Recording Model A Suspension

One suggestion about cameras is the microphone.

If the camera will be anywhere outside the car personally it makes a much more enjoyable video if the microphone is NOT located in the slipstream....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-02-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,451
Posted By Benson
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-02-2020, 09:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,829
Posted By Benson
Re: Weber carb

Denis,

See red above:
Since they replaced the fuel fitting ... are you running without a fuel pump?

I heard that these Webbers run lean when fuel tank gets down to 3/4 full if running gravity...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-02-2020, 08:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,451
Posted By Benson
Re: throw-out bearing

Maybe the idiots are making BOGUS Timken and Federal Mogul/National boxes?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-01-2020, 03:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 985
Posted By Benson
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-01-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 640
Posted By Benson
Re: Radius Ball Service

The offshore people who made the rubber balls in the 60s 70s and 80s were most likely using the same rubber that they later used to make the inner tubes of 10 -15 years ago and some of us know how...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-01-2020, 11:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 640
Posted By Benson
Re: Radius Ball Service

Because in the thirties they had real rubber which lasted much longer when soaked in oil.

All I know is that the ones I tried in the 60's turned to mush in short order.

And all of the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-01-2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 640
Posted By Benson
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