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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-14-2021, 10:44 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,332
Posted By Duganw
Re: Cross country in a Model A preview

Nice video, looks like a great adventure. Doesn’t look like AZ is on your list, but if by chance you wind up going through Page, Az., (northern border @ Lake Powell) I’ll offer up my shop for...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-09-2021, 09:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 560
Posted By Duganw
Re: Top instillation

What model are you working on? I have photos of an install I did on a ‘30 coupe.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-08-2021, 02:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,127
Posted By Duganw
Re: 29 Steering Wheel Play

It took about half of the backlash out, but was enough to get rid of a slight wobble I had when slowing down while straight ahead.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-08-2021, 10:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,127
Posted By Duganw
Re: 29 Steering Wheel Play

John, I just finished doing this on a ‘28 Tudor with about 4” of backlash and it worked very well. Thanks for the post, it’s a simple and easy procedure that I would have never thought of.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-13-2021, 08:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 864
Posted By Duganw
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-01-2021, 02:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 580
Posted By Duganw
Re: Transmission Case Question

Tom thanks for the reply. What you mentioned about the baffles is exactly what I found when I tried to use the old style housing so I'm glad I have a newer case with snap rings. Interesting about...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-31-2021, 01:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 580
Posted By Duganw
Transmission Case Question

I'm in the process of rebuilding the transmission on a '28 Tudor. I have two good cases, one with the shoulder for main bearing stops, and one with snap rings. The case that came out of this car is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-07-2021, 10:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,707
Posted By Duganw
Re: Trailering ‘28 Model A Phaeton

Depending on the gradient of the ramp and height of trailer you may want to consider putting a snatch block on your cable, it’s essentially a pulley that floats on the cable, the hook end of cable is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2021, 09:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,446
Posted By Duganw
Re: 2021 plans for your Model A

I’m with Holdover, need to drive my 5 more often too, maybe bring up some new issues that need attention. 28 Tudor, 29 Tudor, 28 Phaeton, 29 Roadster P.U., 30 Coupe. But big changes for the 29...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-12-2020, 08:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,299
Posted By Duganw
Re: Shock Absorber Fluid Replacement

Thanks for the good advice, it looks like the fluid leak is oil, so what is the best oil to replenish?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-09-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,299
Posted By Duganw
Re: Shock Absorber Fluid Replacement

This is somewhat of a departure from the original conversation, but pertains to shock fluid. I recently acquired a completely restored running chassis with restored shocks. Two of the shocks are...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-05-2019, 10:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,536
Posted By Duganw
Re: Help removing a stripped head bolt

Thanks this is all good advice, have drained the radiator and will see if I can get the stud out.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-05-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,536
Posted By Duganw
Re: Help removing a stripped head bolt

Appears to be just the nut stripped, the stud does not turn.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-05-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,536
Posted By Duganw
Help removing a stripped head bolt

About a month ago I installed a new cylinder head gasket on a ‘28 Phaeton. Torqued all head bolts down per the recommended procedure with no issues after a few short rides. Today I noticed a small...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-11-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,188
Posted By Duganw
Re: Transmission removal

Thanks for the response, so when reinstalling it would be best to remove the brake crossover bar?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-10-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,188
Posted By Duganw
Transmission removal

I'm curious to see if anyone else has had this problem. In removing the transmission/bell housing after removal of the rear end differential assembly from a '28 Phaeton I could not get the U-joint...
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