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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-21-2021, 09:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 634
Posted By SteveB31
Re: Squeaking near front crank pulley

Loosen or tighten the nut under the crossmember for the front engine mount, while the car is running.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-18-2021, 10:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,293
Posted By SteveB31
Re: Having trouble getting new Miller-Cragar setup to run

Adjust your fuel,regulator up or down and see which helps.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-31-2021, 09:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,158
Posted By SteveB31
Re: Need advice

Books , if you read them, save you money. They prevent you from making costly mistakes.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-31-2021, 09:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,207
Posted By SteveB31
Re: Are most repro parts too small?

Their mirror is the correct size and will fit an original mirror bracket, but not a repro bracket.

The floor mats need to be trimmed to fit you particular body style as each body style is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-31-2021, 09:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 628
Posted By SteveB31
Re: Surface Rust in Coolant Passages.

Run 50/50 anti freeze and this will not happen on the future
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-03-2021, 06:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 392
Posted By SteveB31
Re: Repro light switch rod too big

Gently sand a little bit off on a belt sander. They are just a little large where the square part is where the spider goes on. Takes less then a minute to fix
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-12-2021, 09:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,587
Posted By SteveB31
Re: FRONT model A ‘modern’ seal use.

I’ve used over 300 of them on our engines. Had a couple leak, all the rest have not. Must use a new or very smooth pulley and be sure it Is centered and held in place with Ultra black.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-01-2021, 09:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,451
Posted By SteveB31
Re: Rust in the block?

Run anti freeze /water after you put it back together. Water in cast iron makes rust.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-22-2021, 07:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,004
Posted By SteveB31
Re: Anyone involved with 2021 Great Race?

Go in the evening and be there before the cars are scheduled to arrive. Do not go in the morning as they leave early . It is a fun event as a participant or spectator, but very little time in the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-16-2021, 11:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 504
Posted By SteveB31
Jim Brierly contact info

I need to contact Jim Brierly to get him to grind a cam. Anyone have contact info for him? Either email or telephone number would work for me.

Steve @ Bert's
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-02-2021, 08:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 546
Posted By SteveB31
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-16-2021, 08:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,406
Posted By SteveB31
Re: LED Headli9ghts, 6v

What LED bulb did you use? There are many different versions that will fit in a Model A headlight. They are not all the same
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-12-2021, 06:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 293
Posted By SteveB31
Re: 29 Tudor quarter panel window seal question

A-48160 is our part number for that part at modelastore.com
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-11-2021, 08:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 378
Posted By SteveB31
Re: Window regulator 1932

They are similar but not the same, why not use the Correct ones?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-11-2021, 08:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 859
Posted By SteveB31
Re: Changes in vendors offering distributor rebuilds

While I agree that we should restore these parts, please think of this from my point of view. These distributors that he is speaking about in this post, we were selling the housing rebushed with a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-07-2021, 06:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,182
Posted By SteveB31
Re: Fan Blade orientation

The fan blades in your photo were indeed mounted backwards
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-07-2021, 06:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,305
Posted By SteveB31
Re: Ar driveshafts

There is limited demand for early driveshafts. I have a few dozen and sell one or two per year.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-02-2021, 04:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,673
Posted By SteveB31
Re: Snyder's Exhaust Manifold

Steve Plucker,

I have two thoughts here. The first is why not just use an original manifold.?

Regarding the judging standards, if you don’t like how they are written, perhaps you should join...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-30-2021, 10:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 491
Posted By SteveB31
Re: Part Name

Door header strip
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-26-2021, 07:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 551
Posted By SteveB31
Re: AA Parts

What do you need?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-26-2021, 07:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 429
Posted By SteveB31
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2021, 06:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,222
Posted By SteveB31
Re: upgrade to 1932 brakes?

I would rather have 11” brakes with new cast drums, then 12” brakes with old worn out cast drums.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2021, 06:33 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,950
Posted By SteveB31
Re: Chickasha disappointment.

I make a living buying and selling Model A parts for the last 38 years. 20 years ago we acquired our original parts primarily at swap meets and farm auctions. Now, we acquire them on the internet and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-21-2021, 07:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,301
Posted By SteveB31
Re: Radius rod ball kit

Never use the rubber ball in the cast iron housings. The ball allows too much movement, deteriorates with time, and the cast iron caps often break when you hit a bump. Use the steel Ford style caps...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-21-2021, 07:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,809
Posted By SteveB31
Re: Model A Auto Transmission

I installed a Chrysler 904 automatic in a 1931 coupe 20 years ago, and it ran and drove wonderfully even with 3.54 gears, so to those that think it takes 35hp to run an automatic transmission, you...
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