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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-01-2021, 07:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 403
Posted By 1946
Re: Carb float settings

Thank you all for the great knowledge you have given. I forgot to mention the fuel tank is in the rear of the car and has a rotary vane fuel pump (12v) feeding the normal fuel filter on the fire...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-30-2021, 09:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 403
Posted By 1946
Carb float settings

I Have a problem with what I think is the carb float setting. I have a rebuilt motor 40th over (self built), runs very nicely, but drive on the road or go down a steep drive ,it some times has a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-05-2021, 11:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 864
Posted By 1946
Re: 7 Tooth Box..Question

Hi John. Thanks for the hint to remove the back lash in a 7 tooth box (10-25-21). I did this yesterday, and took the car for a run about an hour ago. Very little if any slack in the steering. When I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-28-2021, 12:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 633
Posted By 1946
Re: Hub cap noise

The cure I have done is to go to my bearing supplier and get several suitable sized "O" rings and slip them in behind the hub cap and the wheel. No more noise of rattling hub caps or sticky bits of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-25-2021, 07:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 893
Posted By 1946
Re: A special kind of nut

Or may be it is the one behind the wheel!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-27-2021, 07:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 705
Posted By 1946
Re: Hub Cap Install

To create an easy removal and less mess try a very thin "O" ring, ie. the rubber rings for sealing joints. I have even seen rubber band used as a stand by measure.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-08-2021, 04:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,015
Posted By 1946
Re: Adjust speedometer from miles to km/hour

Simple but near to good as you can get: divide your miles per hr by 5 and then multiply by 8. Simple mental maths.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-24-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,848
Posted By 1946
Re: Merry Christm"A"s

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Greetings from Down under, from all here in the land of the Tassie Devil wishing you a Merry Christmas and a safe and some what better New year.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-07-2020, 05:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,318
Posted By 1946
Thumbs down Re: Annoying ads

Same here. They can just sod off. I hope it is not a glitch or worse payment received from FB
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-18-2019, 10:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,095
Posted By 1946
Re: Model "A" Merry Christmas

Hi to all. Wishing you a Merry Christmas, Safe A Model driving and take care on the roads during the festive Season.

Near complete speedster, with a before and after pic.....I hope

Greetings...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-06-2019, 01:13 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,437
Posted By 1946
Re: MMO non believers

I have had a container of "Flash lube" near on full. I added 2ltrs of A.T.F. and 100ml of a solvent and have been using that at a rate of 100ml to a 50 ltr of unleaded fuel. You can get MMO here in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-21-2019, 05:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,714
Posted By 1946
Re: Axel Shims.

Thank you all for the help and information. This weekend past I took the rear brake drums off, cleaned the insides and checked the studs for tightness. The right hand side drum needed two shims for...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-17-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,714
Posted By 1946
Axel Shims.

During the rebuild of the diff and brake system I came across the problem of worn brake drum hubs. I had the problem of when the hubs were assembled on the axels the brake drum was rubbing on the the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-07-2019, 05:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,364
Posted By 1946
Talking Re: Pet Names For Significant Other

When out driving, it is like being out with a GPS you cannot turn off!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-27-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,030
Posted By 1946
Smile Re: Take a gander at this.

Dose any one know what type magneto the pilot has on the motor.I would dearly love to get one for my Speedster build. I would also like the plans to the motor mods as they have a modified oil...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-23-2019, 06:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,218
Posted By 1946
Re: Turn Signal ideas

My solution to the indicators for the speedster. The top of head lamps is fitted with a two section LED, one being for the running/park lamp and the other is an indicator. The lamps on the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-31-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,977
Posted By 1946
Re: Andre Hartford Shocks

I have a set of replica Andre Hartford shocks on the front of my speedster build.They were not cheep set and slightly different to the originals in that the pressure indicator dial is different.
To...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-26-2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,963
Posted By 1946
Re: Aus members here?

Hi from Tasmania, 40south 147 east to be exact. Home of all the beautiful wine, cheese, gin, whisky and many other delectable eats and beverages.
Looking forward to the finish of the Sydney to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-24-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,135
Posted By 1946
Re: Merry Christmas

Hi from right down under,ie 40 degrees south 147 east Tasmania. Had bush fires and 33c heat, so the smell of burnt trees is around.
Beautiful midnight mass last night, a prayer and thoughts for all...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-30-2018, 06:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,737
Posted By 1946
Re: MGB shock questions

I was fortunate to be given a set of MG B shocks which were declared un roadworthy by a so called suspension service Co. They had replaced the rear shocks on a friends MG as being unserviceable, the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-25-2018, 01:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,170
Posted By 1946
Re: Anzac

Anzac Day is special to me, like a lot of other Australians. I have a great grandfather in law who saw service in France WW1, my own father served in North Africa, and did two tours of duty in the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-23-2018, 05:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,199
Posted By 1946
Re: cylinder sleevesMachine Shop question.

Bill is correct, I miss lead by the fact the head held the sleeves in place...sorry, the cylinder is bored for a press fit and as the process says is held by a press fit ..not by the head.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-22-2018, 12:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,199
Posted By 1946
Re: cylinder sleevesMachine Shop question.

I stand to be corrected on this, and probably will be, but no matter. When I had my A model motor cleaned I was advised to have two 'rescue sleeves fitted. The method that was employed was to bore...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-09-2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,963
Posted By 1946
Re: Aus members here?

Yes! and one from the deeeeeep south .....Hobart Tasmania.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-28-2017, 02:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 811
Posted By 1946
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