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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 08:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 892
Posted By old31
Re: Yellow antifreeze

Oh UPS, don't get me going on parts houses (orielys).

The other day i went and asked the kid for a 12" braided battery ground cable. He said what is the make and model of the car? i said no...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 08:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 458
Posted By old31
Re: distributor to rotor clearance

With an electronic ignition would you still keep the contacts between.010 and .015?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-01-2022, 11:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 464
Posted By old31
New two bladed aluminum fan and water pump rebuild kit.

I just installed a Snyders two bladed aluminum fan and a rebuild kit for a water pump.

What do you think of a quarter inch play in the shaft and Fan going front back?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-30-2022, 06:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 375
Posted By old31
Re: Light switch

There are not any adjustments that you could do.

Try taking apart the switch on the bottom of the column. There are 3 indents that the spider rides on. If its a new switch then you might need to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-27-2022, 08:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 771
Posted By old31
Re: 32b head gasket help? Which one?

So, what is your vote on the gasket for a Snyders 6.1 head. Snyders says they are all for the HC head. Do I want steam holes or not?
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-26-2022, 07:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 771
Posted By old31
Re: 32b head gasket help? Which one?

I agree with syncro 100% on the # 8 post.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-26-2022, 07:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 771
Posted By old31
Re: 32b head gasket help? Which one?

Bob, are you also going with 60-65 psi on the water pump studs? Post #4.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-25-2022, 09:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,480
Posted By old31
Re: Patriotic Model A

That isn't ugly, its FUGLY!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-23-2022, 06:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,063
Posted By old31
Re: Front Brake Operating Pin Issue

Its a new pin. Is it possible the pin was made too thick? Any way to check the dimensions against an original?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-23-2022, 06:28 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,643
Posted By old31
Re: Help! Turn signal electrical issue has me stumped!

Badpuppy, I have never found a led that will fit behind the cowl light. Which ones are you using?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-23-2022, 06:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,244
Posted By old31
Re: Water pump/ carb

I agree with the comments from both joe and 1cross 100%.

Be careful on line buying a carb that has been "restored". Sometimes they have just been given a paint job or just cleaned up, and that's...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-20-2022, 08:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 311
Posted By old31
Re: Right side mirror for '30 Roadster?

I have done a few roadster right mirrors. Take your time and there is enough to drill and tap, but not much.

It still isn't the end all for viewing, so what i do to help even further is to a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-19-2022, 08:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,400
Posted By old31
Re: Valve Spring Compressor

Please take a look at post #12. Has anyone used these types of tools before? How did they work? Do you think they are any good?

I will be doing some valve work this winter and I am getting...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-19-2022, 08:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,590
Posted By old31
Re: Fordís Film announcing the 1928 Model Aís

This one?

https://youtu.be/lgoWlHJWQ0k
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-15-2022, 04:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,400
Posted By old31
Re: Valve Spring Compressor

So, i am going to guess that the best tool is the one that bterry showed on #3. Anyone see a problem with that one.

I am interested because i need to use one.

I picked these compressors up at...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-13-2022, 08:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,397
Posted By old31
Re: Homemade Ratchet Socket

Shew, it may not fit because the tips of the nut are bent causing the nut to expand.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-13-2022, 08:09 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,540
Posted By old31
Re: Off topic: If you were 18 again?

Ya, I should have been Tom Brady in another work life!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-11-2022, 12:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 949
Posted By old31
Re: Carburetor Idle Adjustment

Aren't you making the fuel mixture leaner by turning it in (clockwise)? By turning it out you are adding more fuel, making it richer, I think.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-06-2022, 08:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,233
Posted By old31
Re: I've seen it all now...

Well I have a car show story to tell you.

A 61 vet parked next to me. He took off his air filter and replaced it with a filter wrapped in cloth from his trunk. Then he removed his all of his...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-22-2022, 08:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 551
Posted By old31
Re: Timing problems

I am shocked that a worn ball could make a difference in timing. I don't get it?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-22-2022, 08:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,154
Posted By old31
Re: A will not run nice

50 lbs is too much. 25-35 lbs is good.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-20-2022, 09:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 887
Posted By old31
Re: Rear Main seal and other leaks

Also, doesn't the Model B have an extra 10HP?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-12-2022, 07:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,010
Posted By old31
Re: Gas gauge gaskets

x2. I agree 100%.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-11-2022, 07:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,074
Posted By old31
Re: Rebuilding the houdaille shocks

Rotor, i think you meant to say GUN factory. Not gum.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-01-2022, 06:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 773
Posted By old31
Re: Radius Arm

The question is, what made the previous owner think he needed the rubber ball set up. Is your radius ball worn?
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