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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-14-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,683
Posted By Fred K-OR
Re: Noise in my new 29 a engin

Most of the vendors carry 600 W oil.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-11-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,646
Posted By Fred K-OR
Re: advice

Could maybe use your wife's (friend's) hair dryer and that may warm things up a bit.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-11-2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,200
Posted By Fred K-OR
Re: How long ?

I started around the early 50's also. The one black and white picture is what I did with my CCPU my cousin gave me and the color picture is what I did to the chassis in 2009.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-06-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 77,217
Posted By Fred K-OR
Re: Model A Huckster Group

Sounds like you have built up a interesting huckster. Yes be happy to see some of your work in pictures.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-05-2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 77,217
Posted By Fred K-OR
Re: Model A Huckster Group

I think you guys are correct about some of the hucksters being painted green in the old days. But I like them to be just the wood showing without any paint on them.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-05-2018, 10:19 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 77,217
Posted By Fred K-OR
Re: Model A Huckster Group

Welcome to the group Al. Do you have a picture of your truck? If so go ahead and post it to the site.

BTW not to sure what you are looking for as far as a web site. This is our web site where...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,185
Posted By Fred K-OR
Re: Carb Help needed please!

Hey guys, I won! The old carb works!!!. I know it probably isn't as good as one that would have been rebuilt by someone that knew what they were doing, but it works quite well on my old driver 29...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2018, 07:05 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,210
Posted By Fred K-OR
Re: Remember When??

Guess I am sorry guys that I started y0u all bringing up all of the good old memories. But on the other hand it is interesting what we all did in the "younger" years. I am sure there are a number of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 77,217
Posted By Fred K-OR
Re: Model A Huckster Group

[QUOTE=modela@aol.com;1574258]This Model A hobby sometimes forces you to drink as a new hobby. Now I have to find a liquor store that sells I W Harper Bourbon.

I built mine from the plans from...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,185
Posted By Fred K-OR
Re: Carb Help needed please!

Thanks Benson. I got that correct this time and I did notice the larger port on the GAV.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 77,217
Posted By Fred K-OR
Re: Model A Huckster Group

Dave, looks like you have had a long time relationship with your huckster. Now maybe be able to see it again up close later in the year. Good luck with this plan.

I know what it means to do a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,185
Posted By Fred K-OR
Re: Carb Help needed please!

Brian, yes I did check that out and yes I do use the jet below the GAV. From what I understand, the longer of the two jets goes in the GAV. I think I originally put the wrong (the shorter one) in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-02-2018, 08:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,185
Posted By Fred K-OR
Re: Carb Help needed please!

Thanks Ray. If the stuff I am in the process of doing now, don't work, then I will have to look at your idea with David. I also have a number of jet sets that I can swap out and check out each one.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-02-2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,185
Posted By Fred K-OR
Re: Carb Help needed please!

Well I did make some progress today. At least I consider it progress in that when something seem to go right, it feels like progress for me, the guy that does not know what he is doing.

I put my...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-02-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,185
Posted By Fred K-OR
Re: Carb Help needed please!

Thanks Tom for your excellent article. I have copies of it but f0rgot where I put it. So great that you posted it again. Thanks.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-02-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,185
Posted By Fred K-OR
Re: Carb Help needed please!

Good point Mike.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-02-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,185
Posted By Fred K-OR
Re: Carb Help needed please!

Thanks guys. You gave me a lot to work on the. Great challenge to work on in the cold garage.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-02-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,185
Posted By Fred K-OR
Re: Carb Help needed please!

Don't laugh you all! I did do that on another carb
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-01-2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,185
Posted By Fred K-OR
Re: Carb Help needed please!

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Gary, looks like you have done a few carbs. I am still learning and have a lot to learn.

I think the first thing I need to do is make sure all the crud is out of the lower part of the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-01-2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,185
Posted By Fred K-OR
Re: Carb Help needed please!

Good stuff 160B. I forgot about Bert's web site which has much info that I need to study.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-01-2018, 08:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,185
Posted By Fred K-OR
Re: Carb Help needed please!

I have not removed the brass plugs which in this case, maybe I should do being I purchased the upper and lower bodies and do not know what shape they are in. I did check and set the float valve for...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-01-2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,185
Posted By Fred K-OR
Re: Carb Help needed please!

I did set or checked the float.
The jets were all new purchased from Brattons. So I assumed they were the correct sizes.(maybe this assumption is my problem). I tried to blow all passages out...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-01-2018, 07:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,185
Posted By Fred K-OR
Carb Help needed please!

As some of you may know, I am the one that knows little about the finer workings of the old Model A. So I always have lots of questions.

Being bored in these winter months, I decided to try my...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-30-2017, 05:36 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,210
Posted By Fred K-OR
Remember When??

Local A & W. Still serve in car. Still great root beer floats!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-30-2017, 12:56 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 77,217
Posted By Fred K-OR
Re: Model A Huckster Group

rer_239 I can only speak for my huckster body which I purchased from Lentville A's. It is not a station wagon but rather a huckster.

It is made out of Red Oak with hardwood plywood panels for...
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