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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-13-2020, 10:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,486
Posted By tomii
Re: Transmission main shaft issue

And THAT answered my own question of why the danged thing was hung up as soon as I'd tighten any bots (clearly, something was binding)


Some careful work on a grinding wheel fixed the problem.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-22-2020, 06:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,210
Posted By tomii
Re: Rebuilt Engine Tag - Thought I'd Share

Update.


While painting the block, I found a matching serial number (34334) stamped just below the head, near the front. Pictures here:

(http://modela.burke.tv/Pics/20200313/BlockPaint8.jpg)...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-22-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 896
Posted By tomii
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-19-2020, 06:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,210
Posted By tomii
Rebuilt Engine Tag - Thought I'd Share

Hey, gang!


After a long pause (like, 5 years) I'm back to rebuilding my truck.


The engine was previously rebuilt, and I thought I'd share this tag (off the block) with you.
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-02-2020, 07:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,549
Posted By tomii
Re: help with modern valve guides

Reviving an old thread - this is the exact problem I've been trying to find (lord, google is your friend *and* enemy!)


SO from the head side, drive them in, small ID first, until the top (larger...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-11-2020, 09:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 896
Posted By tomii
Main Bearing Bolts, Nuts, Washers

So, after a long hiatus, I'm finally getting back to working on my truck.


I've had the engine machined - old babbits removed (they were shot right square in the butt), and replaced with inserts....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-23-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,131
Posted By tomii
Re: Model A Update!

Thanks, I appreciate it! Hopefully it'll give the experts something to laugh about, and maybe be a good lesson in "what not to do" for anyone else!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-23-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,131
Posted By tomii
Re: Model A Update!

D'oh. Well, I guess they're gonna stay that way. When whoever owns it after me wants to make it a show car, then they'll have somethng to do, right?

;)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-20-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 614
Posted By tomii
Page updates

A huge update on the progress of my truck.

Gots me a rolling frame, now, engine in the shop, and tranny torn down in prep for a rebuild...

http://modela.burke.tv
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-24-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,131
Posted By tomii
Model A Update!

http://modela.burke.tv/
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2012, 08:12 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 416,780
Posted By tomii
Re: Model A/AA Ford Websites...Can YOU add to the list?"

http://modela.burke.tv

This is where I put all the work I'm doing on mine. This way I'll be able to remember how to put it back together. And maybe get tips from people who know what in the heck...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-09-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,016
Posted By tomii
Re: My "new" truck

Well, a lot has happened over the last year or so...

The truck is mostly down to its constituent parts. I'm hoping to get the frame and suspension components blasted & painted some time in the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-29-2012, 02:51 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 416,780
Posted By tomii
Re: Model A/AA Ford Websites...Can YOU add to the list?"

My own site, documenting my "restoration" project. FWIW...

http://modela.burke.tv
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-18-2011, 03:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,016
Posted By tomii
Re: My "new" truck

Thanks for the offer! You like the color it is now (I dunno if that's original), or the one I'm proposing (Brown/Orange)?

Yes, yes, I know, I know... Heresay...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-18-2011, 01:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,016
Posted By tomii
Re: My "new" truck

Family project. Want to do a full "frame-off" and teach the kids something about cars while I'm at it. Also, I'm pretty sure the head gasket is blown (or worse)... And as far as I've go, so far, I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-18-2011, 01:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,016
Posted By tomii
Re: My "new" truck

How 'bout that? Hi-tech, huh?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-18-2011, 08:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,016
Posted By tomii
Re: My "new" truck

Really? D'oh! I just migrated it over from a failed server. If you could point them out, I'd really appreciate it. I thought I'd fixed all of them except for 1 that I know of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-18-2011, 07:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,016
Posted By tomii
My "new" truck

I've got a 1929 Roadster Pick up. Working with the kids to restore it. Would love inputs. I have a web page for it here->ModelA.burke.tv (http://ModelA.burke.tv)
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