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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-06-2021, 05:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 716
Posted By Wick
Re: Starting Troubles

Float is probley stuck. Give carb a little tap. Choke it good. Should start.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-05-2021, 05:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,344
Posted By Wick
Re: Sound deadening Q ?

I use the silver roof or air duct insulation material. Comes in a roll and is super sticky on one side.
Buy it at Lowe's. I've used it on A's and old VW's. It works.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-01-2021, 06:32 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,968
Posted By Wick
Re: Old sayings

Happy as a puppy when he found out he could Lick his balls.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-25-2020, 06:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 760
Posted By Wick
Re: Gordon & Smith compressor questions Photos Added

Someone put alot of thought into this rig. Should fetch at least $2,000-2,500
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-25-2020, 06:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,234
Posted By Wick
Re: Terry Chapman Model A engine rebuilder.

I have two engines that were built 50 years ago. Both look like they were put together yesterday inside.
Another engine I bought was in a crate from the 40s,I dropped that in my truck without...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-17-2020, 12:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 944
Posted By Wick
Re: Bent timing pin

Yep that's it. The removable timing cover pin.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-17-2020, 06:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 944
Posted By Wick
Bent timing pin

Today I found a second bent timing pin. All the years of tuning A Fords and im surprised to find this twice in 6 months. I kept thinking distributor bushings,bent shaft, bad points cam.
Someone...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2020, 05:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,471
Posted By Wick
Re: Luray Swap meet

The 21 Packard was a very nice car. Did not sell yet. Big crowd on Tuesday, Wednesday was good till about noon. A parts were plentiful. I picked up a nos Day/Night mirror accessorie for a model A.
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2020, 04:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 635
Posted By Wick
Re: Carlisle

Same here John. Yall had a good location and some great parts for sale!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 635
Posted By Wick
Re: Carlisle

I was there Thursday and Friday. What a difference 1 year makes. 2019 the place was dead. This year was great! Loads of sheet metal, I picked up 2 new 700x20 tires for $20.00 each. I even found a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-28-2020, 06:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,471
Posted By Wick
Re: Luray Swap meet

I'm bringing tp Luray a 20' enclosed trailer load of A and T parts. 31 tanks,30/31 Roadster doors,T pan table,21" wheels. T and A sheet metal,lights,radiator shells. T go cart
Will be a great...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2020, 04:50 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,340
Posted By Wick
Re: Carlisle

The emmr is a good little meet. I always find something to pick up.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2020, 04:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,471
Posted By Wick
Re: Luray Swap meet

This meet has always been in May, Thursday, Friday, Saturday. Just using the Hershey dates this one time.
I'm planning on hitting Carsile on Thursday, Friday then the Eastern race car museum swap...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-23-2020, 06:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,471
Posted By Wick
Luray Swap meet

Going to be a great event this fall.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-29-2020, 06:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,324
Posted By Wick
Re: Engine sits too high for hand crank engagement

Dick M beat me to it. Float a motor rear and transmission mount.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-27-2020, 04:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,178
Posted By Wick
Re: No spark has me stumped?

I'd like to add, the spark advance rod can ground out the outer cable. If you are missing the boot Goin into the junction box,it can ground on a terminal post. And lastly some of the modern...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-25-2020, 04:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,259
Posted By Wick
Re: Purchased a K R Wilson combination machine

Heck of a find! I've never seen the box before.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-25-2020, 04:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,178
Posted By Wick
Re: No spark has me stumped?

Ignition cable from key can go bad and ground out. Shake the cable,test and see if outside of cable is hot. I just found when cranking over a Tudor I just bought,the manifold vaccum line got hot.
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-13-2020, 04:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,514
Posted By Wick
Re: Question about selling A parts

Engines that are in the way and not needed. I trade off for a case of Beer.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-09-2020, 04:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 653
Posted By Wick
Re: "the shake"!!

Make sure steering box is tight to the frame. Front spring tight to the frame and has a nice arch still left in it. Toe in,check it. If a taper bearing has a chip or flat spots on a roller then...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-09-2020, 04:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,106
Posted By Wick
Re: Finding local A people

Nice car. Just drive it to a farm supply store on a weekend morning. A. Hardee's parking lot is good place to park also. Model A folks like having a biscuit in the morning. If I see a model A in a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-24-2020, 05:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,500
Posted By Wick
Re: Help diagnosing engine knock

Witch head gasket did you use?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-22-2020, 12:45 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,520
Posted By Wick
Re: Anyone Ever Built or Even Seen, An Original type Greasing Pit?

I've seen plenty of grease pits. But also some places had a dirt ramp... you drove up onto old Railroad ties and worked underneath. This was also used to load tractors and farm equipment onto flatbed...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-18-2020, 04:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,579
Posted By Wick
Re: JC Whitney now carparts.com?

I've got a bunch of parts still in the J.C Whitney packages. All model A. Floor mats,spring covers,brake parts etc. 1972 dates.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-16-2020, 03:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,207
Posted By Wick
Re: Best 6V battery

I use a Napa 6v about $98-104.00 That batter can sit for a year and still start the A with no problems.
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