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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-30-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,829
Posted By Duffy1
Re: Barn find 1931 SW 160-B

Late 31 s/w indented firewall with fold down arm rest ?? I have the same car but arm rest are on both sides of rear seat . No fold down arm rest in center of seat.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-25-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,157
Posted By Duffy1
Re: Manifold Installation

Good chance you will crack the manifold if you tighten it to 45#. Watch the gasket and when it starts to compress you have it tight enough . Do a search .Lots of posts on this subject.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-22-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,422
Posted By Duffy1
Re: car hauler trailer

Takes a powerful truck to pull an enclosed trailer.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-21-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 11,462
Posted By Duffy1
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-29-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,464
Posted By Duffy1
Re: zenith carb baffles to prevent stalls during braking

Proper sized jets will correct this problem as P S testified .I had the same problem and put in proper sized jets . PROBLEM SOLVED.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-23-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,738
Posted By Duffy1
Re: Brke n shake ????????

I have seen loose radius rods cause this. Replace radius ball or put in washer over existing ball . Vendors have the washer.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-18-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,551
Posted By Duffy1
Re: B water pump heads

I want one .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-01-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,227
Posted By Duffy1
Re: Electronic Ignition

This comparison is equal to the comparison of different types of oil.Do a search and read all the opinions.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-29-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,432
Posted By Duffy1
Re: Weeping head gasket

Had same problem . Retorqued head , still leaked ,removed antifreeze,still leaked, added distilled water with old fashion Bars Leak solved problem .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-23-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,167
Posted By Duffy1
Re: Intro and new '31 Sedan

Do a search and you can find info on all your questions . Also you can find info on how dangerous original 2 blade steel fans are . Is your fan blade original ?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-10-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,529
Posted By Duffy1
Re: Mitchell trasnsmission or overdrive?

Hills ; Michell O D and Michell Trans; $5000
Flat Land ; F-150 ; $2500
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-29-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,225
Posted By Duffy1
Re: muffler hanger clamp

Do a search . Lots of info on hangers . If you have a SS muffler and tail pipe DO NOT clamp the hanger tight against the pipe . Leave loose so tail pipe can expand .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-29-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,042
Posted By Duffy1
Re: Distributor Issues

Some times when the plates get hot they expand away from each other and loose contact. Spent 3 hrs one cold Nov night on the Natchez Trace trouble shooting a fellow club members car with same...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-29-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,943
Posted By Duffy1
Re: B 4 cyl. into a 30' A

Suggest you do a search . A lot of negative comments on B engine posted here about 2 weeks ago .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-27-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,400
Posted By Duffy1
Re: New Guy Seeking Advice

Is that an original 2 blade fan?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-23-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,400
Posted By Duffy1
Re: New Guy Seeking Advice

Some safety items ; Check to see if it has safety glass . How about the fan . Is it original 2 blade .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-22-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,431
Posted By Duffy1
Re: 30 Tudor owner, new to this forum

Welcome . If you have not done so ,suggest you join your local Model A club.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-22-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,894
Posted By Duffy1
Re: Uphill oil leak

For the time being
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-21-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,400
Posted By Duffy1
Re: New Guy Seeking Advice

You can find a tremendous amount of information on these subjects in the archives . Click on search at the top of the page .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-18-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,933
Posted By Duffy1
Re: Carburetor Condensation

This is a great thread . I was wondering why I had water on the base of my Zenith carburator. Ford Barn comes through when you do not even post a question .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-17-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,401
Posted By Duffy1
Re: Late 1931 Indented Firewall

New club member said he had a 31 with a tear drop fire wall . Tear drop sounds a look more sexy than indented . Makes me feel a lot better about my 31 s/w tear drop with a B engine. So many negatives...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-17-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,356
Posted By Duffy1
Re: Manifold stud removal

Suggest you return the manifold and purchase one that requires no stud replacement .All the major suppliers stock them.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-16-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,834
Posted By Duffy1
Re: Model B oil pan modification

Hardtimes;

Thanks . I will work on it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-16-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,834
Posted By Duffy1
Re: Model B oil pan modification

Hardtimes;

This engine has been modified to change from babitt rods to inserts . No oil filter provisions from the factory . I did add an oil filter .Sorry, I am not sharp enough on these...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-15-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,834
Posted By Duffy1
Re: Model B oil pan modification

Thanks for the comments on the B engine . I have a 1938 B diamond block engine with factory counter balanced crank shaft 60 over with inserts on the rods and babitt on the mains. So far no problems...
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