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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-08-2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,365
Posted By KMeredith87
Re: Number two cylinder looks off...

I was thinking maybe rings...I replaced the head gasket due to an exhaust smell in th coolant and what seemed like a blown head gasket. I didn’t see the typical signs of a blown head gasket but could...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-08-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,365
Posted By KMeredith87
Number two cylinder looks off...

Was changing the head gasket yesterday on the truck and I noticed the number cylinder didnít look right. The other three are shiny and nice and all the cross hatching is still visible. However, the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-01-2018, 04:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,650
Posted By KMeredith87
Re: Head Gaskets....

I’ve heard aboutbgreasing the gasket...can someone explain that to me? Does it let the gasket move a little before settling and sealing? Just seems strange to me...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-31-2017, 08:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,650
Posted By KMeredith87
Re: Head Gaskets....

Block and head are both dead flat as I had them both milled and checked multiple times just to be sure. I currently have a B style copper gasket with spray copper on t and it just doesn’t seem to be...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-31-2017, 06:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,650
Posted By KMeredith87
Re: Head Gaskets....

I sure could use one of those old gaskets! I have a 6:1 head and it constantly blows head gaskets...talk about frustrating. I can barely drive the car these days because it just blows coolant out of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-24-2017, 01:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,602
Posted By KMeredith87
Re: Headgasket

Synchro...never got anything from you just so you know. However, I guess I should have clarified, I need a Model B best graphtite head gasket...with the over sized intake valves on my A engine I've...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-21-2017, 03:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,602
Posted By KMeredith87
Re: Headgasket

Where can you find them? I've found it to be a real challenge to track themndown.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-29-2017, 09:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,321
Posted By KMeredith87
Re: Duel Carbs

I have a manifold like that one sitting in my garage...haven't used it yet but would like to. What have you guys found to be the best card to run two of? I have multiple Zenth A, B and tiliston carbs...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-24-2017, 04:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,278
Posted By KMeredith87
Re: engine pans

That's exactly where mine are! I used to run them but with constant maintenance these days they seem to be more of a hassle then they are worth...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-14-2017, 08:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,366
Posted By KMeredith87
Re: Taylor Engine

If you're referring to Taylor made in San Antonio area yes...I was at his shop the other day and he was at her busy. What number did you use?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-03-2017, 11:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,312
Posted By KMeredith87
Re: Confusing Manifold

I have one sitting in the garage...it's for a RHD and from my understanding the post is pressed in. Unfortunately the post, bell crank and linkage are very hard to come by. (I still need them!)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-21-2017, 10:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,223
Posted By KMeredith87
Re: Question for owners of Electronic Ignitions & Centrifugal Advance Distributors

I have one of bubbas modern Mallory's and love it, zero issues and that is the one part I worry the least about. Worth the money and the wait to get one. Just my two cents.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-21-2017, 01:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,108
Posted By KMeredith87
Re: St Pete, FL

My grandfather is no longer active with the model a group there but you may see him driving a green right hand Vicky. He's in Gulfport by the Pasadena yatch club
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-12-2017, 09:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,582
Posted By KMeredith87
Re: Winches to load a model a

I use a warn 2500 or 3000 lbs capacity, I'd have to double check the size but it works great for me. I use it to pull my dead A into an enclosed trailer, not the fastest thing but I'm not in a hurry...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-31-2017, 08:58 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,615
Posted By KMeredith87
Re: Insert bearings

I had it happen to me. Granted not sure if it was really due to lack oil in my case...had a blown head gasket and also the crank pulley broke on me so the water pump wasn't turning. I got lucky...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-26-2017, 08:09 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 35,081
Posted By KMeredith87
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-08-2017, 08:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,872
Posted By KMeredith87
Re: New brake drum and hub assembly

I can't remember exactly as it was a while ago now but I want to say it took 32 tons or so to swedge mine...just a point of reference.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-06-2017, 11:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,872
Posted By KMeredith87
Re: New brake drum and hub assembly

Don't know anything about Randy but I removed my old hubs out of my drums myself and installed them into new drums instead of buying both new hubs a drums. The process isn't bad and really was worth...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-29-2016, 09:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,107
Posted By KMeredith87
Re: Radiator baffle

Interesting...maybe the baffle was installed incorrectly before? And the over flow tube does extend past the baffle about a half inch or more. I don't have to constantly add water but my grandfather...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-29-2016, 05:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,107
Posted By KMeredith87
Radiator baffle

Quick question....had my radiator rebuild a little while back, looked great and didn't notice until later the way the baffle is installed I can no longer see the tubes. Makes checking the water level...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-17-2016, 04:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,707
Posted By KMeredith87
Re: Model A Center & Front Main Square Head Bolts

I have an old set of snap on ones for square headed bolts. Always heard of them referred to as double square sockets if you're searching...may help finding some old tools...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-15-2016, 09:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,998
Posted By KMeredith87
Re: 283 Chevy Pistons For Model A Rods

I am starting to build a spare engine and am looking into using the 283 pistons. I know antique engine rebuilders used to list them on their website but I no longer see them. Does anyone still make...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2016, 06:47 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,120
Posted By KMeredith87
Re: Pings with more than 10 degrees advance

You know...just tossing this out there...I have an alternator on mine and was having on funky pinking noises I couldn't figure out got worse with speed and advance and so forth...in the end stupid...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-04-2016, 09:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,962
Posted By KMeredith87
Re: Zenith Mod

That is exactly how mine looks and was done my a man who's name on eBay is tazzmann if I remember correctly. After years of abuse it still runs great, not as good and when i got it from him but still...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-04-2016, 02:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,181
Posted By KMeredith87
Re: Mallory dwell angle?

Bob, that's the one! I have an old school dwell meter but the needle sticks and I don't get a good reading.

I probably had it hooked up wrong...like I said first time doing this so trial and...
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