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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-21-2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,081
Posted By AL in NY
Re: Tachometer for my model A

A few years ago I found a 50's vintage Sun Tach that looks like it was made for the Model A. Here's is photo:
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-21-2020, 04:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,146
Posted By AL in NY
Re: Adjustable Tappets

You turn the tappet head counter-clockwise to decrease the clearance and clockwise to increase the clearance.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-17-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 527
Posted By AL in NY
Re: Carburetor display/ Diagram

If the above link doesn't work, here is a photo of the diagram.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-17-2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 527
Posted By AL in NY
Re: Carburetor display/ Diagram

The attached diagram is the best one I've seen on the Model A Zenith carburetor.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-06-2020, 08:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 533
Posted By AL in NY
Re: Number of Previous owners

I purchased my pickup from the third owner in Miamisburgh, Ohio. I have the names and addresses of the first two owners. The truck was built in Cincinnati in September 1930 and had always resided in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-24-2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 848
Posted By AL in NY
Re: Designing an Emergency Electrical Circuit

I put in a fuse block with fuses for the brake lights, turn signals, alternator, headlights, horn and main fuse. I wired it according to the article in the "Model A News" in 2018. I mounted the fuse...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-03-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,620
Posted By AL in NY
Re: Electronic ignition advise

A friend of mine just took his Model A 4 door from NY to Florida. After the first couple of days of traveling, he was ready to replace the points with electronic ignition. After a couple more days he...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-03-2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,257
Posted By AL in NY
Re: Tremec T170 Transmission Troubles (this issue may be a puzzle)

I would pull the starter and see if anything is broken on the bendix shaft. With the heavy oil in the transmission, I don't think the problem is in there. After removing the starting and the bendix...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-11-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,347
Posted By AL in NY
Re: Speedometer error

I have posted this adjustment on VFF and it come directly from Leonard Nickols who rebuilds and sells Model A speedometers. This is an adjust to correct the speed error on the round Stewart Warner...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-09-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,486
Posted By AL in NY
Re: Need to re-torque head, but socket is too fat

shew01, you don't need retorque the entire head if you just loosened the two nuts for the water outlet.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-06-2020, 05:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 816
Posted By AL in NY
Re: Does Anyone Know of a Good Car Touring App?

shew01: if you have internet email, send the file to yourself. Then get on you email account from your phone and download it to your phone.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-06-2020, 03:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 816
Posted By AL in NY
Re: Does Anyone Know of a Good Car Touring App?

You can create a *.gpx using the route planner in Google maps. After planning your route, be sure to hit enter before copying the Google address. In another window go to the website...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-05-2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 35,236
Posted By AL in NY
Re: Just wondering : what's your year of birth ?

Celebrated my second 37th birthday in March.....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-27-2020, 04:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,089
Posted By AL in NY
Re: Update - Locking Handles

Turbo26T, you have to cannibalize the driver's side latching mechanism which isn't that hard. Just drill out the two spot welds and remove the two locking mechanism parts. On the passage side door,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-24-2020, 06:18 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 16,824
Posted By AL in NY
Re: What is the hardest Model A accessory to find

To Purdy Swoft, that chromed fumaze you missed out on is probably the one I purchased on ebay in 2011 for my Pickup. It was in beautiful shape and I had it powder coated satin black.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-22-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,143
Posted By AL in NY
Re: Sluggish B Carburetor

Here's an excellent flow chart showing the fuel flow in the Zenith A carburetor. It illustrates what JRN1967 was stating about his problem.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-19-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 465
Posted By AL in NY
Re: .0435 pistons

I would mic the bores to see exactly what you have. Then you can make a determination about piston size.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2020, 06:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 911
Posted By AL in NY
Re: transmission noise while in neutral, goes away when clutch is depressed.

Sound to me like the throwout bearing has not been greased or is bad.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,075
Posted By AL in NY
Re: Bill Williamson

He's over on VFF and has posted today.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-29-2020, 05:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,089
Posted By AL in NY
Re: Update - Locking Handles

They look like the same handles. One just turned over 180 degrees. Clever marketing.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-29-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 846
Posted By AL in NY
Re: Mutant B Carb

apbright: If you would like another Model B carb base, let me know, I have several for which I don't have an upper (it's free). Let me know if you'd like a B-1 or a B-2.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-27-2020, 05:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,089
Posted By AL in NY
Re: Update - Locking Handles

Superhart: I sent you a private message. It should answer all your questions.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-26-2020, 05:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,089
Posted By AL in NY
Re: Update - Locking Handles

Superhart, A few years ago I did something similar to what you did. I put the key lock on the drivers side and removed the inside sliding lock mechanism from the drivers side latch and transferred it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-24-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,654
Posted By AL in NY
Re: What Year Is This Coupe ?

A real piece of sh*t!!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-20-2020, 09:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,450
Posted By AL in NY
Re: 130B Deluxe Delivery For Sale On Ebay

Ended with no bids. Poor fellow didn't make his $10,000 quick profit!!!!!!!!
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