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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-27-2021, 01:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,450
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Front spring broken

According to Les Andrews red book, from the bottom of the of the spring eye to top of the axle there should be a minimum of 1/4 inch clearance.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-11-2021, 04:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 368
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: starter

I just got done replacing a battery that showed 6.4 volts at the starter but would not even turn the starter. The battery had 6.4 volts but zero amps. Recharged and load tested it and it failed the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-24-2021, 05:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,332
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Leaf springs and shocks

I've always wondered why they are called shock absorbers while they mainly act as dampers.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-17-2021, 03:33 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,080
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Engine stumbles on acceleration

If you a vacuum wiper motor check it and the hose for possible leaks.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-26-2021, 06:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,074
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Oil Leak Troubleshooting

Y-Blockhead that's hilarious, does it get irritable every28 days?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-12-2021, 02:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,592
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Lightened Flywheel?

This like discussing oil. It never seems to end.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-16-2021, 04:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,803
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: converting to 1970 v8 points for model a

I have been running the modern points with the wireless contact from Bert's for the last five years since my rebuilt. Still the same set with no problems. I lube the cam with a little Vaseline...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-21-2020, 10:30 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,617
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Hard Brake Pedal

When only the front or rear brakes are connected maybe you are getting full travel of the rods. Combined the might be preventing full travel. I would check the rod length adjustments.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-18-2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,640
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: new battery goin dead

Mine had a low current draw, a cutoff switch solved the problem.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-10-2020, 04:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,607
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Reproduction Shock Absorbers

Stipes, no problems whatsoever.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-07-2020, 01:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,243
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Problems "A" New Owner May Encounter

How do bleed the mechanical brakes?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-22-2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,325
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: mud coming out of my engine???????????

Could be water in the oil.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-29-2020, 07:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,106
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Marvel Mystery Oil

Marvel mystery oil company. You can go to their website marvelmysteryoil.com
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-04-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,325
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Annoying rattle.

If my A didn't have a rattle somewhere, I'd be worried that all the parts fell off.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-12-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,971
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: More kudos to Bert's Model A Center

Bought my very first Model A in late 2013. Didn't know anything about them. After driving for about a year and a half I found pieces of Babbitt in the oil after a change. Was told to shut it down...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-30-2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,484
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Changing engine oil...

Every 2000 with filter.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-11-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,274
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Distributor stuck

I used two large screwdrivers wedged under the body on each side of the shaft and resting on top of the water return bulge on top of the head,(for lack of a better description). Gently tapped both...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-12-2020, 02:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 771
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Restoring the Carburetor Inlet Filter Screen

Snyders part number A-9559 B OR S Depending if you want the brass or steel version.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-03-2020, 07:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,026
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: steering box

Don't use grease to lube the steering box. Since it is not a liquid it won't flow between the gears thus drying them out. It will just be displaced by the gears. Use the proper gear oil to lube the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-06-2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 928
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Stink Bug Ignition Problems

It's always good to get all the bugs out to make the car run great.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2020, 01:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 962
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Remote oil Filter Adp

Using the adapter I fill the filter with oil before installing it to shorten the pause in circulation since it holds almost a quart of oil. I don't know if this is necessary but it doesn't hurt to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-02-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 828
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Happy new year

My New Year's resolution I made years ago was not to make any. So far I've kept it. Happy New everyone and enjoy your A's this year!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-27-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,261
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Mitchell OD Shift Lever Clearance

Call Mitchell and ask about the cable shift.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-23-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,517
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Rotor Position Question

That picture is a good starting point. With the points set at .020 I tweak the rotor after the initial setting driving it with the lever about midway until it responds well and goes up my little test...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-19-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,509
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: power disconnect switch

I cut a round hole in the floor board, mounted the switch on the cross member supporting the front seat. The switch handle sits just below the floor surface allowing me to make a round sheet metal...
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