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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 04:26 AM
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i need some help. What regulator/pump for stock carb with underbody fuel cell?

I need some help. What regulator/pump for stock carb with under body fuel cell? I have explained to people close to me the danger of the tank in lap. What do I need to do to put a fuel cell under...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-14-2019, 09:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 480
Posted By mike657894
Re: Paint, urethane and acrylic urethane

not to be a corrector. but that dupont paint is acrylic enamel which is about the cheapest stuff you can get that will deal with prolonged sunlight. I have it on my car it cost $100 to paint the car...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-14-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,776
Posted By mike657894
Re: Title change

google Vermont title loophole. get in contact with the guy you got it from and have him write you a bill of sale for the number on the frame. this guy explains it. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-28-2019, 10:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,199
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-28-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,043
Posted By mike657894
Re: Newly acquired '31 AA

Cool truck! the starter switch is two large discs of brass that are pushed together with the rod. 4 screws on that cover on the starter motor. that was step 1 for me filed them to remove soot and was...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-28-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,493
Posted By mike657894
Re: OK! Oldtimers, Gimme your best answer, Stuck Engine

remove oil pan remove rod caps and find which piston is stuck if non are go to mains. once you find the stuck piston drive up and out with a dowel.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-28-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 777
Posted By mike657894
Re: Acts like it's starving for fuel.

How long does it take to stall out? If you have the gav closed it will want to stall when cold and pop while climbing a hill. A bad coil can heat up and start having poor spark. A bad head gasket can...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-24-2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 917
Posted By mike657894
Re: 31 front pully removal replace

for the nut my sockets wouldnt get in there. i used wrench on the nut at 90 degree and put a large crecent wrench on the fist wrench. the first wrench biting the bolt and the second wrench biting the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-14-2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,062
Posted By mike657894
Re: Craigslist / Rebuilt Engine

I would be concerned with their fear of getting an engine cold. on the topic of how people store engines. I just bought a 65 mustang it had a 351 in it that is locked but probably wouldn't be if they...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-20-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,239
Posted By mike657894
Re: Like picking at a scab: let's discuss 'oil'

15-40 big box store will have cheap 5q jugs.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-15-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,676
Posted By mike657894
Re: Why would you waste your money on that Model A

location does not make freinds. I try not to meet my neighbors. im thinking about finding the cheapest 65,66 mustang shell I can find(1-2k) and putting 10 grand into it to make a fun autcross car....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,666
Posted By mike657894
Re: best place and part number for stock style points?

These are claimed to be the same as was offered above. but it doesnt look like they come with packaging. the ebay sellers have probably been sitting on these parts. And then have them sell out in a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2018, 09:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,666
Posted By mike657894
Re: best place and part number for stock style points?

Thank you don for effort and the answers. I found these nos points and have the set the car had when I got it, that are from that era. that I keep under the seat in my spare parts. The ebay seller...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,666
Posted By mike657894
best place and part number for stock style points?

Where would you recommend to buy points from? And how much should I spend? Part number? I can fit them if they dont line up. I really want good metalugry on the points. So that they wont give me...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-16-2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 673
Posted By mike657894
Re: Paint advice

acrylic enamel in my exp chips terribly but will deal with sunlight ok.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-13-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,532
Posted By mike657894
Re: California Gas problem

Im not in california. But have noticed in my motorcyle and a mini four wheeler a neighbor had me fix up. That The e-10 forms a Gel in the carb bowl on that stuff. I had the carb off the 4wheeler and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-20-2018, 11:39 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,321
Posted By mike657894
Re: Different take on seat belts

Syncro in america there is over 10000 laws to follow. you get to break more than a few every day.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-20-2018, 11:38 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,321
Posted By mike657894
Re: Different take on seat belts

ive been in rollovers. it can happen at slow speeds. ill take the belt every time. especially if someone hits you at higher speed.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-29-2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,376
Posted By mike657894
Re: Cam / distributor gear back lash?

2nd on this. Most of us have found a half a bucket of sludge and dirt burying the oil pump that sits at the bottom of the pan.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-29-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,376
Posted By mike657894
Re: Cam / distributor gear back lash?

Not that its bad to fix worn things. But these cars will run(maybe poorly) all slopped out. you probably need to check the simple things first. fuel compression spark. Its unlikely the wear is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-12-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,056
Posted By mike657894
Re: Lesser of two evils..cracked main babbit or used replacement?

I just did this. I used a bearing scrapper and I used a red sharpie as my marking. I used platigauge to get it to .0015. I broke the slinger seal groove on my original rear main and the one I found...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-09-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,164
Posted By mike657894
Re: can you put a flywheel on upside down? and other questions.

vibration is similar to before. I was wondering if the crank and flywheel were balanced together. I found drill marks in both. I was thinking if I took the trans off the back when I did my rear...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-09-2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,164
Posted By mike657894
Re: can you put a flywheel on upside down? and other questions.

I have read up on the rear spring and have some bushings waiting for that project but dont have the spreader yet. I have experienced the chatter because a helpful relative had tried to help free the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-09-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,274
Posted By mike657894
Re: Is it a bad time to sell?

Selling online is about looks. I would remove all unnecessary accessory that it didn't come with from factory. lights, dual carbs, marvel jug, mirrors, and exposed wiring. Hide it away or remove it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-09-2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,164
Posted By mike657894
can you put a flywheel on upside down? and other questions.

Can you put a flywheel on 180 degrees off? Can you remove the trans rearward? Is there a position mark on the flywheel? I had read mention of aligning the flywheel to housing. Both the fly wheel...
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