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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-21-2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 683
Posted By JayJay
Re: Burning Out Carbon in "The Model Garage"

Geeze, the Model Garage. That brings back memories. One I remember was one where a guy brought in a dirty car to be washed, and Gus realized it was dirty because the owner had just robbed a bank. So...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-20-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 618
Posted By JayJay
Re: Replace crankshaft pulley ??

I'm right in the middle of a pulley replacement myself (separate thread). Assuming you have a one-piece pulley, you can lift the engine enough without removing the front spring U-bolts but it puts a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-20-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 486
Posted By JayJay
Re: Crankshaft pulley fitment

Thanks, Dave, good to know. Fixing it is straightforward, I think - clamp the mount in the mill and shave it a bit, it will look almost like it was made that way!


JayJay
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-20-2020, 05:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 486
Posted By JayJay
Re: Crankshaft pulley fitment

Well, I'll be damned. Thanks for the eagle eyes. I took a close look and that is in fact a hex head. But the head is depressed in the center. Either it's a hex bolt head with a depression in the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-20-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 486
Posted By JayJay
Re: Crankshaft pulley fitment

Joe - lots of things to think about. Here's what the situation is per your points:


Fit on crankshaft: old pulley was two-piece, ID of the pulley and the spacer were about 0.007" - 0.011" larger...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-20-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 486
Posted By JayJay
Re: Crankshaft pulley fitment

thanks, John. Guess I wasn't clear - the pulley protrudes forward of the crankshaft, the proper way to have the nut bear on the pulley not on the crank when tightened.


JayJay
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-19-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 486
Posted By JayJay
Crankshaft pulley fitment

So: new to me 1930 pickup, resto early 80's by the previous owner, less than 1000 miles since then. Maybe an opportunity, maybe a "uh-oh". Anyhow, there's a vibration in the engine I've been trying...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-19-2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,069
Posted By JayJay
Re: Coronavirus vs "A" Drive

Well, here in the SF Bay Area we're under a "shelter in place" order from the county health departments. Work from home is OK, only stores open are "essential" (e.g., grocery, pharmacy, restaurants...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-13-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 344
Posted By JayJay
Re: Head stud holes into block water jacket?

Thanks, folks for the feedback. I really appreciate it.


Best wishes.


JayJay
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-13-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 344
Posted By JayJay
Head stud holes into block water jacket?

Folks - Newbie (to the forum) here with a question. I pulled the cylinder head on my '30 pickup and the studs appeared to be old, if not original. In the process of installing new ones I chased the...
Forum: Model-A 02-18-2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 229
Posted By JayJay
30 pickup radiator shell

Looking for paintable carbon steel radiator shell for a 1930 Model A pickup. My pickup has stainless - looks great, but not authentic, and I hate to paint good stainless. Condition should be...
Forum: Model-A 02-10-2020, 11:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 219
Posted By JayJay
30/31 commercial trim

UPDATE: Looking for paintable carbon steel radiator shell for a 1930 Model A pickup. My pickup has stainless - looks great, but not authentic, and I hate to paint good stainless. Condition should be...
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