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Forum: Model-A 09-28-2020, 04:54 PM
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Forum: Model-A 09-25-2020, 11:23 PM
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Views: 687
Posted By VinceBlack
1930 A Coupe, right read damage

My 30 coupe was in an accident, it was hit right side rear at axel. This car has been restored was an 8 on body. Car has a inserts oil filter, high compression head and more. Less than 5K on engine....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-25-2020, 11:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 431
Posted By VinceBlack
Re: 6v t0 12 v

Look on eBay I bought a 6 to 12 power supply, I think it's 5 amp out put. I put one in to run a CB. Small unit, I mounted it to the A Plate under 20.00$ they have higher out puts it needed. It's...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-25-2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,675
Posted By VinceBlack
Re: 6v Alternator

You can add an exciter wire to the 2wire plug-in, no.1 is excite term no.2 is voltage sense. Add a wire to no. 1 run into cab, by momentarily ground wire alt will start charging. Or you can add a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2020, 09:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 623
Posted By VinceBlack
Re: Does Optima battery charge different

I would put a volt meter at alternator and see if voltage increases after starting. With load of lights and Horn at alternator amp meter should not show discharge if alternator is changing, should be...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2020, 08:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,446
Posted By VinceBlack
Re: Hot water heater will not fit

I bought and rebuilt a vintage heater, maybe came from JC Whitney or a place like that. After trying to fit it into car found it was too big to fit . What I am doing is installing a Chinese diesel...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2020, 08:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,446
Posted By VinceBlack
Re: Hot water heater will not fit

I bought and rebuilt a vintage heater, maybe came from JC Whitney or a place like that. After trying to fit it into car found it was too big to fit . What I am doing is installing a Chinese diesel...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-26-2020, 07:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 966
Posted By VinceBlack
Re: 12 volt conversion question

I love my 6 volt positive ground alternator, turn the key mash on the floor ready to go. I use a inverter 6 to 12 to run radio or anything else that's 12volt. I guess it's how you use your car, all...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-07-2020, 10:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,565
Posted By VinceBlack
Re: 6v generater vs 6v alternator

I will try to draw a diagram of what I did.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-05-2020, 08:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,565
Posted By VinceBlack
Re: 6v generater vs 6v alternator

I built a 6 volt positive ground 10si . Installing was easy, built my own bracket and was able to use original belt and wire. I like it better for everyday driving. I painted alternator black to help...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-29-2020, 07:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 780
Posted By VinceBlack
Re: Everyday driver insurance

Hagerty on my A, it's an everyday driver. 150. A year. Drive anywhere, for a long out of State trip I just call and say where I'm going.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-28-2020, 10:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,020
Posted By VinceBlack
Re: Hot water heat?

I found an after market heater, it's call a Perfection. I am in the process of restoring it. I'm not too sure if it will fit without taking up too much leg room. It's a nice unit with a large chrome...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-17-2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,133
Posted By VinceBlack
Re: 12 V alternator choice

I have been in auto electric business over 30 years and have built hundreds of 10si 6 and 12 volt units, neg. and positive grd. These are very reliable units and easy to service. The one wire units...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-11-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,149
Posted By VinceBlack
Re: Scissor Type Lift

I bought a scissor lift from Harbor Freight, my son uses it for body work. Look on YouTube for the reviews on the lift. It will work good for service, oil and lube, tire replacement. This lift is a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-07-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,713
Posted By VinceBlack
Re: 6 volt battery

Group 1 or an AGM from Interstate and a hold down kit from Snyders.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-07-2020, 07:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,204
Posted By VinceBlack
Re: Coil Tester needed

I made one using an old distributor and spark plug.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-15-2020, 10:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 737
Posted By VinceBlack
Re: Radial tires, big improvement.

I didn't buy from Coker, the tires came from Lucas Tire, American Classic brand.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-15-2020, 10:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 737
Posted By VinceBlack
Re: Radial tires, big improvement.

I bought tires, tubes and liners as a set, when I get home I will post who I bought them from, I know they were shipped from California.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-15-2020, 10:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 737
Posted By VinceBlack
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-15-2020, 10:15 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,336
Posted By VinceBlack
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-15-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 737
Posted By VinceBlack
Radial tires, big improvement.

I installed a new set of radial tires on my 30 A about 1500 miles ago, I have to say it was best thing I've done. Car now drives like your driving on a cloud. No more following the groves in the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-15-2020, 02:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 595
Posted By VinceBlack
Re: Front generator bearing screeching.....

A bearing will make a grinding noise, squealing could mean a belt slipping, a little wd40 on belt while running will tell you. Wd40 will not make belt slip,but if noise goes away, the belt could be...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-22-2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,045
Posted By VinceBlack
Re: Field Coil Winding Tape

Romain electric in Kent Wa. But I think you have to have an account. I have a generator shop and have some original paper wrapping and some newer fiberglass style. I bought a large roll of the paper...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-22-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 797
Posted By VinceBlack
Re: Normal Clutch Chatter

Mine was chattering, when I took it apart I found it mostly was the transmission. The main drive gear and main shaft had a bad roller bearing and shaft causing the chatter.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-28-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,537
Posted By VinceBlack
Re: Radial tires and inner tubes

Well worth the extra Money.
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