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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-27-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 10,289
Posted By steammech50
Re: Re-core radiator cost

http://detroitradiatorcorp.com/ Great folks,good cores and good prices for the do it yourselfers !
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-02-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,594
Posted By steammech50
Re: Wits End

A little update,JB Weld did it's job,engine back together in the car,fired right up,but still have clicking noise in # 4 cylinder.Pulled pan an head yesterday,sounded like wrist pin bushing was...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-24-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,594
Posted By steammech50
Re: Wits End

I guess the worst part of all this is a little over a year ago this was an untouched stock car !Because of my poor choice of engine builders,I now am .080 over stock with an 1.25 hole in my...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-23-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,594
Posted By steammech50
Re: Wits End

Pulled engine out early this week,dismantled same.Filled block with Evao-Rust,let set for three days,yesterday tried too run a choke cable on a drill through the water passegs ,all seemed fine...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-22-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 17,315
Posted By steammech50
Re: Experimental Map of FB "Model A" People Locations

Jim you can add me ,Bill,louisa Va. 23093
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-16-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,594
Posted By steammech50
Re: Wits End

Thanks much will give it a try,also going to hone the block for .0035 to .004 clearance.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-16-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,594
Posted By steammech50
Re: Wits End

Thanks for the help,where do I find Evaporust ?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-15-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,594
Posted By steammech50
Re: Wits End

Don't want too go there at this time !
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-15-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,594
Posted By steammech50
Wits End

Last year had the engine rebuilt in my 31 Tudor. All was going well until at 1000 miles it started loseing water,pulled the head too replace the head gasket. Was then I saw vertical lines in #4...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-23-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,760
Posted By steammech50
Re: Head Studs

Did not mean to start a war with this post,but as long as you have 1 to 1.5 times dia. thread engagement it will hold what the stud will as per machinery handbook .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-22-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,760
Posted By steammech50
Re: Head Studs

Thanks for the input,now just have too decide which way to go !
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-21-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,760
Posted By steammech50
Head Studs

Had too change head gasket in my 31,found head studs not screwed down too the shoulder of the stud,some were quite loose in the hole.Should these be screwed in tight ? This was a fresh rebuild,mabey...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 12-16-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,412
Posted By steammech50
Re: High gear

So different from my 31,will check these things,thanks fer the help !Bill
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 12-15-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,412
Posted By steammech50
Re: High gear

Not to be rude,haven't driven a T that much,haven't tried letting off the gas when shifting,but will when we get the engine back in .Found the clutch out of adjustment,thanks for the help, Bill
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-09-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,412
Posted By steammech50
Re: High gear

Thanks much,will check that out !
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-09-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,412
Posted By steammech50
Cool High gear

Have a 27 T that seems to take to long to go into high gear,like it's sliping or something,what would be the cause of this ?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-17-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,955
Posted By steammech50
Re: Engine rebuilders

James Rogers will do a good job !
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-20-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,573
Posted By steammech50
Re: What oil on fresh rebuild?

Is there an additive in diesel oil that not in regular oil ?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-12-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,771
Posted By steammech50
Re: High Compression

Thanks a lot guys, guess I'll spring for a 5.5 !
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-12-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,771
Posted By steammech50
High Compression

Why can't a stock model-a head be machined too up compression,save money on a new head ?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,579
Posted By steammech50
Re: cold starting

Have had this car since 2010,done quite a bit of work too it, but no engine work ,did remove some shims from rods & mains,none left.Only left me on the road once,after installing modern...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,579
Posted By steammech50
Re: cold starting

I'm using 10w-40 oil,even though it starts out slow it seems normal after a few tries,battery is fulley charged,all conections are tight,battery cables are made from welding cable slightly lager than...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,579
Posted By steammech50
cold starting

My 31 tudor starts great in warm weather,but since it's gotten cold sometimes I have to pull start it.Yesterday I tried giving it a shot of starting fluid,it fired right up,was wondering if this was...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,608
Posted By steammech50
Re: How to test a condensor?

Had modern upper plates in both my cars,had so much trouble with modern condensors I switched both back to original,haven't had any problems since .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-04-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,448
Posted By steammech50
Re: Modern upper plate

Thanks much ,will look at that .
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