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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-22-2021, 01:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 393
Posted By aermotor
Re: Radiator System ?

Be careful when moving the overflow pipe around, it is very east to develop a leak where the pipe leaves the tank. Make sure the pipe is secured to the radiator and not just hanging at the tank...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-17-2021, 09:37 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,875
Posted By aermotor
Re: Engine stumbles on acceleration

Get it started and running at the lowest idle speed and spray carb. cleaner around the manifold to block areas and if you get an increase in RPM chances are a intake gasket leak. Quick...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-09-2021, 02:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 892
Posted By aermotor
Re: Bolt and nut orientation

I like the aviation practice of heads up or forward.
John
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-27-2021, 03:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 497
Posted By aermotor
Re: Hub Cap Install

Put clear silicone on the back side before installing wheel.
John
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-17-2021, 07:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,871
Posted By aermotor
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-16-2021, 10:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,871
Posted By aermotor
Re: Antique aooga horn repair shop

Is this still a good number - I haven't been able to get through.

John
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-15-2021, 10:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,871
Posted By aermotor
Re: Antique aooga horn repair shop

Do you have a phone number?

John
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-20-2021, 11:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,208
Posted By aermotor
Re: Looking a a 30-31 Model A title

I would try for a owner built title if you state has it. John
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-18-2021, 09:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,656
Posted By aermotor
Re: Stud removal; broken stud process Q.

If you can find and use CCW bits there is a pretty good chance the stud will start backing out before you get to the threads.

John
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-11-2021, 08:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,795
Posted By aermotor
Re: Gas seepage at steering column

Gas vapor is heavier than air so by the time you smell it some has already passed the largest spark (other than spark plugs) in the car, that being the starter switch. Every time you step on the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-05-2021, 06:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 866
Posted By aermotor
Re: wiring

The rest of story. I have a Mallory dizzy for the centrifugal advance. Spent a couple days tracing all wiring and still could only get occasional spark. Finally pulled dizzy as I was getting power...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-04-2021, 09:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 866
Posted By aermotor
Re: wiring

I have an aftermarket keyed switch. John
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-04-2021, 09:05 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,058
Posted By aermotor
Re: What am I missing? 1930 Model A

How can this be? John
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-04-2021, 08:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 866
Posted By aermotor
wiring

While trouble shooting the ignition I am good to the ignition switch, can not get power to the distributor from the switch. I replaced the ignition switch and left it hanging by the wires and not...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-13-2021, 08:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,162
Posted By aermotor
Re: emergency brake backing plate removal

I think we need a picture with this one or a Les Andrews drawing with his names for parts, I am not sure everyone is talking about the same thing. Les Andrews Vol. 1 Mechanics Handbook page 1-43. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-11-2021, 07:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,162
Posted By aermotor
Re: emergency brake backing plate removal

It will come off with a lot of twisting and turning, you probably think it won't but it will if you are holding your mouth right. I assume post number 3 is correct and that the backing plate and the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-08-2021, 02:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,132
Posted By aermotor
Re: King pin replace

I would have it hone fitted at a local machine shop. John
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-30-2020, 06:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,020
Posted By aermotor
Re: Clevis or Eye to A-23822 Brake Pin Clearance

This should be a useful product rather than the original "snake oil". On my will try list.

John
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-30-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,020
Posted By aermotor
Re: Clevis or Eye to A-23822 Brake Pin Clearance

[QUOTE=BRENT in 10-uh-C;1968259]I don't worry with wear since during a rebuild, we use a WD40 product on all pins, rollers, clevis and tracks on the braking system so they have lubrication.
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-20-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,412
Posted By aermotor
Re: Rear Hub Torque

[QUOTE=Synchro909;1964900]I see how that happens but IMO, it is only laziness. I get the split pin lined up by taking a small amount of metal off the back of the nut[/QUOE]

I can't see where over...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-01-2020, 06:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,239
Posted By aermotor
Re: Stuck Distributor Rotor

Should come out - no mechanical fastener holding it.
John
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-01-2020, 06:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 912
Posted By aermotor
Re: Horn

My horn has stopped working, all of the above suggestions have been accomplished. In the dark I noticed occasional small sparks behind the horn button when pushed and a slight sound from the horn. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-29-2020, 06:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,254
Posted By aermotor
Re: Source for epoxy-filled 6 volt coil ?

Seems like everyone is on the hunt for something that didn't even exist for a useful purpose until the 1940's (epoxy). How did people get by for the previous 12 years, if a 90 year old coil is good...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-25-2020, 07:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,973
Posted By aermotor
Re: Oil Breather tube 20 inch flex tube

What about running a hose with a PCV valve over to the intake manifold?

John
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-25-2020, 07:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,100
Posted By aermotor
Re: 1929 tailpipe clamp picture

I think the tech writer (or whatever they were called back then) had nothing better to do and got it wrong and on top of that I disagree with drilling extra holes in the frame. Common sense...
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