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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-16-2020, 11:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,196
Posted By BillCNC
Re: Steam cleaning engine/trans?

If your going to get leaks fixed at the radiator shop, do yourself a HUGE favor, ... have them pop the top and have the tubes rodded out.

Regards
Bill
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,116
Posted By BillCNC
Re: Line boring

Any in Southern California or someone who does Babbitt in Southern California?

Regards
Bill
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2020, 12:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 877
Posted By BillCNC
Re: Oversize Valves

Nope, how could valves effect a head gasket? If it was a thing, then over-sized pistons would also be a thing.

Regards
Bill
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-01-2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,644
Posted By BillCNC
Re: 4-banger books

From what I have noticed is that most of the time someone say's "4 banger", they are referring to "souped up" and not a stock engine. Is this for a stock engine or for souping one up, or both?

Can...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-25-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 948
Posted By BillCNC
Re: Repair Rear Shackle Mounts

No need for a Bronze Rod. Copper Tubing works as well and it's cheaper and easier to obtain. I used a steel rod slipped inside the copper tubing to act as a heat sink. Make sure the rods are parallel...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-30-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,215
Posted By BillCNC
Re: Patina makes this too good to restore?

Seem's mother nature is wanting that truck back, ... one iron molecule at a time it's being put back into the earth. Heck I'd be afraid I'd get tetanus just getting in it.

Nice find but it's just...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-30-2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,797
Posted By BillCNC
Re: Logolites opinions

I think they would eventually be banned before the majority of the people were forced to get used to them to avoid accidents. When it come to product liability, the market moves, ... well except for...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,283
Posted By BillCNC
Re: Who sells Original Key's

Hi Stee,

How does one find that information?

Regards
Bill
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-29-2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 568
Posted By BillCNC
Upper Cylinder Lube

Good morning to All,

I have been using 4oz. of MMO in my car religiously on every tank of gas and am sold on the benefit's It provides. I find it's great stuff, but are the other just as good in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-28-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,886
Posted By BillCNC
Re: So what is an AR?

Hi Chris,

it's my understanding the "A" is for Model A and the "R" means replaced. The the part should next have a "B".

I could be wrong.

Regards
Bill
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-28-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 923
Posted By BillCNC
Re: Water Pump Question

Thanks Gary, will do.

Regards
Bill
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-28-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 923
Posted By BillCNC
Re: Water Pump Question

Thanks Guy's,

There is absolutely zero for and aft play, the shaft is shinny and bright. The impeller is blackish with some rust coloration. The backside of the pump is rusty and I can rub rust...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-28-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 923
Posted By BillCNC
Question Water Pump Question

Hello all,

Iv'e been getting ready for the summer and I have removed a riveted 4 blade fan and am installing an Aluminum 2 blade fan so I have the pump out of the car.

After looking at the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-27-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 849
Posted By BillCNC
Re: Exhaust showing in water jacket

Don,

The problem with Temporary fixes that you buy, is they eventually clog the tubes in your radiator. The problem is even worse with our old radiator's that are half clogged anyway.

Back in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-27-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,428
Posted By BillCNC
Re: Odd VIN

Hey All,

When I bought my early 31 (March) Tudor it came with a notebook with ton's of pictures of the body rebuild and paperwork up the wazzo. One set of paper was very helpful to me (eventually)...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-26-2019, 11:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 688
Posted By BillCNC
Re: Odd VIN

He might end up with an Assigned VIN from the CHP.

Regards
Bill
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-25-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,112
Posted By BillCNC
Re: Front Crank Seal Replacement Questions

Thank's Y-Blockhead,

I saw those but they looked a little ratty on the inside. I couldn't see what the condition was inside the camshaft plunger recessed area, ... but he did have a nice clean one...
Forum: Model-A 05-25-2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 386
Posted By BillCNC
Front Timing Gear Cover *FOUND*

Hey All,

I'm looking for a good used Front Timing Gear Cover for an early 31 Tudor.

I Found One, ... No longer needed!

Regards
Bill
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-24-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,112
Posted By BillCNC
Re: Front Crank Seal Replacement Questions

On hold.

I removed the timing cover and degreased it and found a crack at the left motor mount hole going down and to the right.

Anyone know who sells them?

Regards
Bill
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-24-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,300
Posted By BillCNC
Re: Bubble balancer from HF?

Iv'e only gotten as far as scratching my butt on it. The 25% coupon does sweeten the pot enough to start scratching my chin instead.

Regards
Bill
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-24-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,901
Posted By BillCNC
Re: Securing the exhaust better

I agree, there should be another hanger but you can bend the pipe at the 90° bend to get it aligned correctly.

Over the year's the muffler weight sag's the hot manifold causing it close up the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-24-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,112
Posted By BillCNC
Question Re: Front Crank Seal Replacement Questions

Hey All,

Well the pans about to go back on. I will be using all the stock gasket's and rope seals. I also already own some Permatex® MotoSeal® 1 Ultimate Gasket Maker Grey sealer....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-22-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,636
Posted By BillCNC
Re: STP and Transmission: any negative experience ?

The only time I ever have issues with shifting is when I haven't driven the car in a month or so. You kind of forget all the weird idiosyncrasies the transmission has. It only takes a few miles and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-22-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,636
Posted By BillCNC
Re: STP and Transmission: any negative experience ?

I have been using it as it was cheaper than the 600w oil. About two week's ago I bought a case of the 600w and will be swapping the STP out for the 600w.

I have had ZERO negative effect's and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-21-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,066
Posted By BillCNC
Re: Clear Coat over Lacquer

I live in California and I am able to get lacquer from a paint shop in Arizona that deals with Classic car's. They would mix my color's and ship it to my house. I'll look for a can and post the info....
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