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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-12-2021, 02:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 424
Posted By Benson
Re: grey smoke out of exhaust - hill/slope

1. Also you get Blue/Grey smoke when the Beautician at the Nursing Home burns the hair clippings!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-09-2021, 04:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 281
Posted By Benson
Re: 6 and 12 v Borg solenoid

How many OHMs are the two different coils?

They should be different.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-08-2021, 11:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 825
Posted By Benson
Re: Coolant Seepage at front of head

I was always told the dippers point toward the camshaft or is the camshaft moved to the other side also? :confused:
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-08-2021, 01:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 703
Posted By Benson
Re: ignition

15 years ago I installed a brand new Lion III for a while.

1. It would detonate very easily to the point that it would backfire and would quit running if I held the throttle down on a hill, then...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-08-2021, 07:37 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,272
Posted By Benson
Re: Oil grooves

Additional info added since original posting:



Henk,

I would try this old time idea normally used for installing rope seals.

1. I think that it should work to remove old FELT seal also...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-07-2021, 08:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,199
Posted By Benson
Re: B block hole repair

I was told many years ago that there is more to metal stitching than just installing one plug.

They said that using ONLY one plug can expand the crack and make the leak worse.

As seen in J&M's...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2021, 10:51 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,261
Posted By Benson
Re: Marvel Carburetor

I guess that I better recall the restored Zenith carburetors that I sent out into the field because they do not have 6x32 screws, they have the correct 5-40 screws in both shafts.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2021, 10:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,261
Posted By Benson
Re: Marvel Carburetor

Originally Posted by Benson View Post
I do not know about Marvel but Zenith choke and throttle plate screws are 5-40.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2021, 10:18 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,261
Posted By Benson
Re: Marvel Carburetor

Originally Posted by Benson View Post
I do not know about Marvel but Zenith choke and throttle plate screws are 5-40.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-03-2021, 05:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,261
Posted By Benson
Re: Marvel Carburetor

I give up posting correct info
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-02-2021, 04:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By Benson
Re: No Spark

Things about Electronic (FSI) Ignitions

1. If you leave the key ON for 30 seconds without engine running, the module will burn up.

2. The installation REQUIRES a continuous ground wire to be...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-01-2021, 11:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 829
Posted By Benson
Re: flywheel info

Yes there are two versions

1. The first was published in S.O.S.S magazine (as I remember) and has an error.


2. The second one issued shortly after the first corrected the error.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-01-2021, 12:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,516
Posted By Benson
Re: Are brake floaters worth it?

As Brent mentioned in post #29 South Gate Brake Specialties Co. 1335 E. Washington L. A. California manufactured some "brake floaters" they called them "Ford Direct Action Brake".

Quote from...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-31-2021, 01:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 605
Posted By Benson
Re: Generator not charging - maybe ?

I agree that is sounds like some kind of regulator is installed.

That is why I asked if a A Fun Projects regulator was installed.

Also it could be that there is one of the several types of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-30-2021, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 295
Posted By Benson
Re: Nut size on the generator pulley

Sorry I got that all wrong.

Guess that Covid 19 shot has my mind cloudy today.

1. Nut is 3/4. I use closed end hand wrench on front bolt head.

2. With deep socket and 8 inch extension, with...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-30-2021, 12:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 605
Posted By Benson
Re: Generator not charging - maybe ?

Deleted: "Seems strange to me that Mac's sells "

Google search took me to Mac's ... looks like that is a cutout as mentioned above. Xin Loi.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-30-2021, 12:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 605
Posted By Benson
Re: Generator not charging - maybe ?

John Regan made regulators and cut outs as I remember. I do not remember if DIODE cutouts had BATT / ARM stamping.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-30-2021, 12:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 605
Posted By Benson
Re: Generator not charging - maybe ?

Yes unbolt first which is what the instructions say.

I do not have a copy here it is on machine at home.

As I remember John Regan posted once how to tell by looking at the bottom of it. I do...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-30-2021, 11:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 605
Posted By Benson
Re: Generator not charging - maybe ?

1. Since you say that the battery is not running down I would ask if there is a Fun Projects Voltage regulator installed on top of the generator.

There is a version that you can buy which has the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-25-2021, 09:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 632
Posted By Benson
Re: Model A or B block relieved like V8

"Just a little deuce coupe with a flat head mill
But she'll walk a Thunderbird like it's standin' still
She's ported and relieved and she's stroked and bored.
She'll do a hundred and forty with...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-24-2021, 09:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 916
Posted By Benson
Re: zenith 2 carburetor

I have seen 2 or 3 carbs where someone took a Zenith 2 used a Dremel to make it look like a Zenith 3

and passed it off on Ebay as a Zenith 3.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2021, 09:00 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 66,412
Posted By Benson
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2021, 06:24 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 66,412
Posted By Benson
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2021, 05:24 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 66,412
Posted By Benson
Re: The Terry Burtz 5 main bearing engine blocks are back on track.

Questions:

1. In Guides for Oil filter does the date under the title the version number?

2. Are the portions with gray background the edited portions of text?



3.Terry please note that...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-18-2021, 11:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 956
Posted By Benson
Re: Need Help Identifying This Carburetor

OK thanks.

At first I thought the carb might be a very early prototype 27 but it does not have the bosses for double venturi pin or pins and you confirmed it does have the staggered Cap and Main...
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