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Forum: Model-A 06-18-2016, 10:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 690
Posted By clocey
1930 Murray Fordor for sale

Here is a link to the craigslist add for my '30 Fordor. Newly rebuild motor by AER and it is practically all done mechanically. I have hesitated tearing it down for paint because I like the look of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-18-2016, 10:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 665
Posted By clocey
30 Murray Fordor on craigslist

If anyone is interested I am selling my Fordor. It will be listed in the for sale area also
http://quadcities.craigslist.org/cto/5631461313.html
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-07-2016, 07:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,828
Posted By clocey
Re: Borescope for cell phone

I have one from Home Depot that is marketed through Ryobi that I have used in the house but not on the A yet. The one I have has a 3' flexible but rigid (like a movable desk lamp) tube that the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-16-2016, 11:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,186
Posted By clocey
Re: Closing statement

There are a lot of adult children who have nothing better to do then bully others due to their ignorance. Just ignore the fools and hopefully you will stick around and take advantage of those of us...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-16-2016, 11:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,904
Posted By clocey
Re: Model A engine installation

Larry - Where are you located? I live in the Quad Cities and I installed my motor myself a year ago. Feel free to message me and I will gladly give you a hand.
Curt
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-21-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,033
Posted By clocey
Re: UHaul

I used a U-Haul when I purchased my Model A and hauled it from Des Moines to Davenport, IA. The only issue I had was the trailer was behind some plowed snow so it was a little challenging to get...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-24-2015, 10:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,769
Posted By clocey
Re: Windshield Header

Like KGBNut said, replacing the header is a very tedious project because of the amount of fitting needed to get the header to fit well. Spend a little money and get a few good rasps and a small...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-18-2015, 10:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,070
Posted By clocey
Re: Trouble reading instruction

I recently got rid of my long block crate. I think you are over thinking what is needed. Rich gives you the size needed to cover the motor and the curved drawings are to support the front and rear....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-27-2015, 10:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,192
Posted By clocey
Re: Installing engine and trans into bare frame - best method?

I installed mine with a little help from my wife using a standard engine hoist with the hook connected to a spark plug adapter in the third cylinder I installed both the engine and transmission...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-03-2015, 11:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,187
Posted By clocey
Re: Engine Install: First Few Attempts

I installed my motor with transmission with a little help from my wife. Once I confirmed I spread the frame enough I asked my wife to push the engine back after I lined up the u-joint. I spent two...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-28-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,584
Posted By clocey
Re: Distributor Shaft Conversion

I did the same conversion and I was able to drive the pin out and use the original sleeve.

Good luck
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-28-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,643
Posted By clocey
Re: Any hints, suggestions, or instructions for removing fuel tank

I installed mine myself with reasonable success. If you have an extra set of handle and a lot of patience you can get it done and looking great
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-17-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,467
Posted By clocey
Re: This kid sounds like a Model A Driver

I have to admit the ending caught me off guard. Very funny and I needed the laugh today.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-11-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,241
Posted By clocey
Re: What Brand of Multimeter Do You Suggest?

Fluke is by far the best but I agree with the statements above that if you will only use it a few times buy the cheap one. Be careful with the HF unit that you have the leads hooked up properly and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-30-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,839
Posted By clocey
Re: U-joint grease

Thanks guys. Any recommendations on the grease to use?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-29-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,839
Posted By clocey
U-joint grease

I am installing a new u-joint during an engine rebuild and I need to know how much grease to use. Do I fully pack the u-joint and housing before closing things up?
Thanks in advance for your help...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-24-2015, 12:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,026
Posted By clocey
Re: Dropped my motor of at Antique Engine Rebuilders today

Received the call today that my motor is done! One month from when I dropped it off. I a looking forward to start putting it back in next weekend once it is shipped to me.

Thanks AER
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-24-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,026
Posted By clocey
Thumbs up Dropped my motor of at Antique Engine Rebuilders today

After a lot of work on the rest of my car I finally pulled the engine and dropped off to Rich today for him to do a long block rebuild. I am looking forward to getting it back in 6 or so weeks and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-03-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,326
Posted By clocey
Re: Stainless Steel Restoration: Who to go to?

Years ago I worked at Elkay manufacturing. You know....the drinking fountains we all use on any given day. Well when the stainless pans are stamped out almost everyone tears at the corner. Every...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-16-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,378
Posted By clocey
Re: seat belt photo request - 1931 slant windshield

Mike
Thanks for asking this question as I have been struggling with the same issue on my '30 Fordor.
Glen
Thanks for sharing the photos. As they say....a picture is worth a thousand words!

Curt
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-17-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,316
Posted By clocey
Re: shimming main bearings

I worked on this last night and set the center and front bearings to .001"-.0015" The challenge was lining up the cotter pins! I will be ordering a set of modern bolts and spare seals to install...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-15-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,316
Posted By clocey
Re: shimming main bearings

I worked this last weekend to adjust the rod bearings and thanks to this information I will work on setting the main bearings tomorrow night.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-22-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,904
Posted By clocey
Re: Front radius ball bolts rusted

Thanks everyone for the help. The tranny is now sitting on the garage floor as I figure out how I am going to degrease it!!! I am heading to the swap meet in Woodstock, IL in the morning so...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-22-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,904
Posted By clocey
Re: Front radius ball bolts rusted

Thanks for the help. After scraping off a lot of gunk I found the pin. How are the bolts installed? Do they go in from the top? I am concerned I ruined my transmission case.

Curt
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-21-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,904
Posted By clocey
Question Front radius ball bolts rusted

I hope I am over thinking things but I could use some advice. While trying to remove my transmission to replace the clutch, the two nuts for the radius ball are frozen to the bolts and now both...
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