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Forum: Model-A 02-24-2017, 08:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 541
Posted By road_king
Differential spider gear yoke- WTB

I'm in need of a differential spider gear yoke to make a carrier pre-load tool. Doesn't have to be in perfect shape. Please PM if you have one. Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-03-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,573
Posted By road_king
Re: Camshaft replacement

Thank you for the replies so far. I will also be installing new high compression head with dual stromberg 81's and FSI 12 V ignition and Bill Stipe lightened flywheel.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-03-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,573
Posted By road_king
Camshaft replacement

I just received my new Stipe 340 cam and plan on replacing my worn/pitted camshaft as well as install new modern valves, adjustable tappets and the fiber two piece gear with a metal one. Is there...
Forum: Model-A 01-16-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,040
Posted By road_king
Re: NOS 1929 Fender

x 2 if anyone has a nice pair
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,699
Posted By road_king
Re: Simmons Carb Parts

I wish someone could re-publish that info from Restorer. Mine doesn't say for Model A, but it works on a Model A..
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,994
Posted By road_king
Re: Single Stromberg 81

For now I'll just hang on to them, I've been collecting them for a while.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,994
Posted By road_king
Re: Single Stromberg 81

Yes, the car was better than expected. Picked it up over the weekend and have been driving it all week. Only replaced radiator hose and cleaned carb. He said when he took pan off it looked like...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2013, 11:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,699
Posted By road_king
Re: Simmons Carb Parts

Wow, great info. I'm sure when I put it back together I was blocking the passage with the Zenith gasket I used. Now that its off the car I'll fix that tomorrow. Also tonight I cleaned the float...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,994
Posted By road_king
Re: Single Stromberg 81

I'll stick with the 81's even if I have to go with a dual downdraft. Only Stromberg's I have are 81's

These two I re-plated, painted bases with fuel proof epoxy and rebuilt with all new parts,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,699
Posted By road_king
Re: Simmons Carb Parts

Thanks for the reply, I was hoping you would respond because you are the Simmons expert on here. I'll give it a try.

What happened was when I put it back on the car it was flooding out, so I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,699
Posted By road_king
Simmons Carb Parts

I was wondering if anyone knows where I can find a replacement float valve for my Simmons carburetor. It doesn't seem to be seating properly. I just got the car with the carburetor on it and I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 844
Posted By road_king
Simmons Carb Parts

I was wondering if anyone knows where I can find a replacement float valve for my Simmons carburetor. It doesn't seem to be seating properly. I just got the car with the carburetor on it and I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-02-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,994
Posted By road_king
Re: Single Stromberg 81

That's not good, I read where that happened to someone else. Thanks for the tip.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-02-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,994
Posted By road_king
Re: Single Stromberg 81

OK, thanks for the replies I'll give it a try.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-01-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,994
Posted By road_king
Single Stromberg 81

I'm going to run a single downdraft setup with a Stromberg 81 and Red's header and stock head. Do I need to use a fuel pump for one carb? If so I have a 12V pump and regulator that I was going to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-24-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,449
Posted By road_king
Re: MARC Lexington: What is the swap space set up?

I may join, was a member of MAFCA but think it expired.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-24-2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,449
Posted By road_king
Re: MARC Lexington: What is the swap space set up?

Do you have to be a MARC member to attend the swap meet? That's minutes from my house.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-19-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,979
Posted By road_king
Re: Metal shrinking question

I got my small and large shrinking discs from Wolfes Metal Fab. They have a video that may help https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X8cruauERmI,, also the old book "The Key to Metal Bumping" may help you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-08-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,326
Posted By road_king
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-08-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,136
Posted By road_king
Re: Howdy from Nor-Cal

nice and the shop is awesome, got plenty of metal there to make what you need.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-08-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,326
Posted By road_king
Re: My homemade cam nut remover

good point.. I went back with new design nut anyways that uses the same 1 1/4" socket.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-08-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,326
Posted By road_king
My homemade cam nut remover

I know you can buy these for less than $20 but I needed one the other day and decided to make one using my CNC plasma cutter. It worked great with an impact wrench.
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-08-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,759
Posted By road_king
Re: Scored cylinder wall

OK, makes sense I can take care of that once I get this re-sleeved or bored. Also need to find out why wrist pin came loose. My problem is finding a good machine shop near me that works on these..
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-08-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,759
Posted By road_king
Re: Scored cylinder wall

Yes, I'm finding that out. Here's some more pics of the added crank weights folks asked about. They aren't welded, the original has been drilled and tapped for the weights. Is this normal? ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,759
Posted By road_king
Re: Scored cylinder wall

Thank you for all the replies. I was afraid it would require re-boring/sleeving. I got the car a couple of years ago in Hershey at the RM Auction. It was being consigned for sale from Canada and...
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