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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-24-2020, 09:03 AM
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Posted By txmike
Re: Spark Question

I wanted to provide everyone a update - but first say thanks to all who have offered advice and help. To be brief; part of the problem was ME not knowing what I was doing. Not that you guys did not...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-08-2020, 11:10 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,112
Posted By txmike
Re: Spark Question

ok another dumb question. Ground wire go to upper plate or the distributor housing
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-06-2020, 07:52 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,112
Posted By txmike
Re: Spark Question

ok here is one for you

can i use the lower plate with ground wire with the new "modern" upper plate?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-06-2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,112
Posted By txmike
Re: Spark Question

thanks - parts came in today. I will update everyone

Note I am a member in two Model A Clubs

When I asked for help pre-COVID lots of promises to help but no one ever showed.

Now that COVID...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-02-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,112
Posted By txmike
Re: Spark Question

ok - will update location and order parts
back soon and

THANKS
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-02-2020, 11:44 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,112
Posted By txmike
Re: Spark Question

ok pictures are worth a 1000 words - so they say so look at these and comment please
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-01-2020, 06:59 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,112
Posted By txmike
Re: Spark Question

ok and where do i look for that?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-01-2020, 03:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,112
Posted By txmike
Re: Spark Question

hi guys]
Back again. Sorry for intermittent posts but my battery died and I had to get a replacement. Luckily for me it was under warranty. Any way - a lot of info in the posts above and I really...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-26-2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,112
Posted By txmike
Re: Spark Question

oh and also checked amp meter and it looks ok too but have not tries to jumper wire it

I have been told to do that but can someone walk me thru the process (don't laugh) as I am not a electrical...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-26-2020, 11:40 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,112
Posted By txmike
Re: Spark Question

ok guys - back from vacation. New Coil and new coil wire came in
I have checked all connections, all have voltage. Checked with a light and ohm meter

i get power to lower and upper plate - but...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-06-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,112
Posted By txmike
Re: Spark Question

OK. Tell us what you have. Where does the voltage stop ? Are you getting 6v at the point arm when open ? Do you lose that voltage when the point arm closes ?

YES 6v open, lost when it close

If...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-05-2020, 09:07 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,112
Posted By txmike
Re: Spark Question

ok tried all that and still no spark
ugh
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-05-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,112
Posted By txmike
Re: Spark Question

ok, sorry to sound ignorant but does the timing pin slip in all the way when it hits the slot?
I have felt some movement on the pint but it will not go in and I thought in the past it did.
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-05-2020, 11:53 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,112
Posted By txmike
Re: Spark Question

oh and when i checked for spark from coil wire to head nut - nothing

I will check the items Patrick mentions and be back
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-05-2020, 11:52 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,112
Posted By txmike
Re: Spark Question

ok back soon
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-05-2020, 11:39 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,112
Posted By txmike
Spark Question

I am sure a lot of you will go - here we go again but I can't find specifically what my problem is so here we go... no spark....

1929 Coupe - 6 volt positive ground...

Purchase new:...
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