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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-13-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,329
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: Why no lock-washers?

another clear example of tensions effect on threads is a soda bottle..isnt the cap tight when the soda is gassy? the pressure of the soda gas puts the cap threads in tension. Thats one place on a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-12-2018, 09:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,329
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: Why no lock-washers?

The torque value on a fastener its the rated tension that pulls all the stretch out of the fastener,this tension holds the fastener under load without a locking device.this is why head bolts don't...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-09-2018, 10:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,127
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: Flywheel Tool?

...no worries,a model a engine can be unstuck and build compression,no need in rebuilding it,just unstick and go..they are real hearty and robust that way,why they were built to run forever.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-01-2018, 10:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,017
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: Model A rear axles

Heres a couple Dennis

https://losangeles.craigslist.org/sgv/pts/d/1930-model-ford-parts/6465579340.html

https://inlandempire.craigslist.org/pts/d/ford-1930-model-rear-end/6457755002.html
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-01-2018, 09:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,817
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: My "B" Block needs a bit of work.

That all depends on how it was hogged out.a stocker or .020 over punched once to .125 for a hotrod is one thing..if it was done .010 or .020 at a time the odds of the bores being true to the crank...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-01-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,817
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: My "B" Block needs a bit of work.

The only heat transfer issue created by sleeving is the friction of.your dollars leaving your wallet.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-01-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,817
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: My "B" Block needs a bit of work.

.125 and cracked? and youre going to fix it and run a 5k head?...well,your signature line is right.speed does cost money..in your case lots of money,lots and lots of money. Did that anchor come with...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-01-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,007
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: 19" Rim's

Whay get rid of those 16's? other than the wide whites and whore red? they are a stronger wheel and can run modern tubless tires with a sealing valve stem..depending on the aspect ration of the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-31-2018, 11:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 745
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: "C" Head

Other than possibly the crankshaft and cam buying a B block is an expensive proposition.Acquisition cost can be high,any cracking (and stitching),not to mention the poor casting thickness in the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-31-2018, 11:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 745
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: "C" Head

http://i64.tinypic.com/2lld4pe.jpg


This one came off an engine (A) that the previous owner raved about how good it ran..its actually the safest spot to have a crack,and I bet there are a ton of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-31-2018, 08:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,447
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: Brake floater kit A-2051-F review

http://i63.tinypic.com/1043ku0.jpg

http://i66.tinypic.com/p16ps.jpg


beware junk parts,the guide head was welded on,and crooked.Overall the stud was too short.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-30-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 745
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: "C" Head

Should pressurize an A block...and drop the B or C crank into it.B block is a moneypit.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-30-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 762
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: disassembly

How do you eat an elephant?



one bite at a time...

along with daily work (even if you walk buy it and cuss,wipe a bolt off)..Try to break the work up into tasks and finish each task before...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-28-2018, 11:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 444
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: water pump rebuild

Bratton's is clear on how to install the new style bearing but leaves the rest up to you..IMO water pump issues are the result of a root cause,belt load.


modern automotive style belts should not...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-28-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 724
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: Am I Missing a Part?

That's the same thing the wife says...'do without'..
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-26-2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 874
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: How many are left?

Collector cars go through a 'holocaust' period,a decade or two where they were scrapped before they became collected..the 40's and 50's for the model a,If a car survived those days odds are its still...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-25-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,008
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: Nice 1930 Fordor project on Craigslist Phoenix

Things are worth what a buyer pays for it,not what a seller asks.If the car is worth 8900 to a buyer it will sell.I see a lot of interesting pricing,like that 28 pickup I posted..its been on the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-24-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,008
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: Nice 1930 Fordor project on Craigslist Phoenix

http://i66.tinypic.com/wv8wet.jpg

1928 V-8
57+ year same owner!
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-23-2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 970
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: Sealer question

Use a light mineral oil to keep your coin purse from squeaking.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-22-2018, 10:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 726
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: front brake wedge information

Say what you want those hand drawn prints are works of art..
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-21-2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,434
Posted By Railcarmover
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-21-2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 752
Posted By Railcarmover
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-21-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,434
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: Original Motor Mounts R&R...Postmortem Photos (Not For The Squeamish)

Check your flywheel housing..
I bet you ain't done with the excitement yet...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-21-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 752
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: Harmonic Balancer for a Model A

That sure is some expensive horsepower..and it costs a bucket full more chasing protection for the big investment you make..I can see some upgrades yielding a nice bang for the buck,but its crazy to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-20-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,291
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: Shop question

Who conned you into accepting a rented storage as a shop?no,lemme guess,I have one of them too.You have to get a little 'quid pro quo' going when relocating,she gets this,you get that..as the old...
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