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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-22-2022, 12:41 PM
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Posted By shew01
Re: Grease Fitting Will Not Take Grease

Thanks. I think my old hose was 18Ē, and my new one is 12Ē. As I was pumping the fittings with the 12Ē hose, I was thinking this was harder than I remembered. The longer hose will probably fix that. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-22-2022, 08:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 964
Posted By shew01
Re: Grease Fitting Will Not Take Grease

That sounds like a good idea. How long is the hose that you use?


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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-18-2022, 04:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 964
Posted By shew01
Re: Grease Fitting Will Not Take Grease

Interesting tool. I never knew about it. Google found this link when I searched for KD tool #416.

https://www.autotoolworld.com/Gearwrench-Tools-416D-Ramo-Matic-Zerk-Fitting-Tool_p_253188.html
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-16-2022, 06:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 964
Posted By shew01
Grease Fitting Will Not Take Grease

I ruptured the grease gun hose trying to get what turned out to be a bad adapter to work, but the grease gun is 30+ years old. So, itís time for a new hose anyway. I had a new spare.


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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-16-2022, 06:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 964
Posted By shew01
Grease Fitting Will Not Take Grease

Found it. Wow. My Model A grease fitting adapter was plugged. I had a second adapter, and the grease fitting takes grease just fine with it. I never had that happen before.
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-16-2022, 06:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 964
Posted By shew01
Grease Fitting Will Not Take Grease

Iíve never had a king pin out of a car. I didnít know there was a grease hole in the bushing, but I guess that would make sense. I didnít know the bushing could twist either.


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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-16-2022, 05:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 964
Posted By shew01
Re: Grease Fitting Will Not Take Grease

Yes, the wheels are off the car.


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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-16-2022, 05:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 964
Posted By shew01
Grease Fitting Will Not Take Grease

Iím greasing the chassis today, and the fitting on the interior side of the front brake backplate (by the king pin) will not take grease. This is a surprise because I grease the chassis every 1000...
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