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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-25-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 757
Posted By rocket1
Re: Oil pressure and water pipe question

It appears the pipe was installed to add to the flow of water to #4 water jacket,probably does not do very much never saw this done and wouldn't drill and tap a hole in the side of any A block.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-25-2020, 08:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 986
Posted By rocket1
Re: My Distributor Cam Screw is Stuck

possibly there is locktite on the screw,concentrated heat might loosen it as long as nothing else get will get ruined.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-12-2020, 08:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 666
Posted By rocket1
Re: Not Model A but Model A Era

Would not work today with helicopter and bulldozer parents,kids wrapped in bubble wrap!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-12-2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 440
Posted By rocket1
Re: Ford Australia History

Make payments fort nightly? Please translate!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-11-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 506
Posted By rocket1
Re: oil leaking

Hope the price was right could be major problems now.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-11-2020, 12:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,150
Posted By rocket1
Re: Model A Engine for Rebuild

$100.00 bucks at the most if the block tests bad at least you have some (good?) parts.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-09-2020, 08:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,136
Posted By rocket1
Re: New-to-me '29, Butchered Fenders?

I see it has snow tires these are practically mandatory on any old car find.L.O.L.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-09-2020, 08:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,014
Posted By rocket1
Re: Reproduction Shock Absorbers

Bought a set in the early eighties from a Hershey vendor in the blue field he had a small stand do not know who made them.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-09-2020, 08:04 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,787
Posted By rocket1
Re: Bill Williamson

Damn, r.i.p.bill
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-07-2020, 12:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,335
Posted By rocket1
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-07-2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,701
Posted By rocket1
Re: nu-rex ignition failure

I do not believe in all these so called modern updates,if i'm out with the A and see you on the side of the road with trouble from some sort of conversion I can't help you hopefully you have towing!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-07-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,671
Posted By rocket1
Re: TDC Finder

I have one they been out for a long time it will get you near tdc thats about it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-05-2020, 07:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,567
Posted By rocket1
Re: Night ride

That was the reason for the slant windshield on later models.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-04-2020, 09:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,267
Posted By rocket1
Re: 7 Tooth vs. 2 Tooth

My June 1929 ccpu came with a 7 tooth box I'm presently running a 2 tooth box switching back to the original box machined for needle bearings,trying to keep as original as possible.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-04-2020, 08:55 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,269
Posted By rocket1
Re: Why do I have to keep pulling the choke out ?

I would do a compression check first you might have burned valves and then a leak down test.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-04-2020, 08:33 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,255
Posted By rocket1
Re: AAA for breakdowns in antique?

AS mentioned with the Covid they won't let you ride in the truck with the driver I have the plus which tows up to 200 miles,might be a problem finding a way to get home.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-02-2020, 11:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 657
Posted By rocket1
Re: Zenith carb

Possibly you can locate another rebuildable carb instead of investing in all those Metric taps,unless you already have them.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-02-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,269
Posted By rocket1
Re: Why do I have to keep pulling the choke out ?

I had the same problem I had to constantly pull out the choke to keep the Motor running till it warmed up I found the tappet clearance to great from worn lifters.I ground the valves and replaced the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-22-2020, 08:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,062
Posted By rocket1
Re: 1930 Model A Gears Grind After New Clutch Install

druebates welcome to the Ford Barn.I see it is your first post.I do not see your location sometimes helpful, there might be someone near by that could help you.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-21-2020, 10:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,183
Posted By rocket1
Re: Extended Warranty

SYNChro999 don't look now but you wife is on the Ford Barn LOL
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-18-2020, 08:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,558
Posted By rocket1
Re: Shipping a Model A

North Jersey $2.07 per gallon,cash regular.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-18-2020, 08:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 739
Posted By rocket1
Re: 6 volt group 1 battery

Advanced auto parts,in stock.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 678
Posted By rocket1
Re: U joint. How much play is acceptable?

Being that the u joint is not readily accessible i would go ahead and rebuild it for peace of mind.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 911
Posted By rocket1
Re: Zenith Carb Leak Puzzle

I have tried the viton tipped needle and seat with no success,took it apart and checked for debris shimmed it up and down carb still leaked.I installed original type needle and seat no leaks.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,940
Posted By rocket1
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