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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-19-2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,770
Posted By B0B
Smile Re: Coil failure ?

The condenser would be the first suspect on my list Those original style condensers are real cheaply made inside take one apart. After taking one apart and seeing how the connections are made and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-07-2019, 12:30 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,216
Posted By B0B
Re: Turn Signals . . . Your Thoughts

Turn signals are a MUST for me . I tried driving using hand signals
and twice when making a left turn the car behind me PASSED ME ON THE LEFT with my hand and finger pointing straight out...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-03-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 889
Posted By B0B
Re: Model A Brake rivets

I bought these rivets years ago they have no number on them . There does not appear to be enough length for them to work properly the end barely goes past the hole in the shoe ( on the inside of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-29-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,882
Posted By B0B
Re: Shut Off Valve Leaking

Another comment . I just installed a Sears 2405 carburetor made by Marvel Shebler . NO LEAKING AT ALL ! even if I forget to shut off the fuel also NO STALLING ! and much slower idling to boot ....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-29-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,882
Posted By B0B
Re: Shut Off Valve Leaking

YES I had the same problem and bought a new original type shut off valve .That lasted less than a year so I bought another one and it developed the same problem ! My wife can smell the slightest gas...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-28-2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 889
Posted By B0B
Model A Brake rivets

Anyone know the length of Model A Service brake lining rivets ? I puchased a package of " Model A brake lining rivets " and they are to short at least for the linings I have here . I measure 5/16...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-13-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,889
Posted By B0B
Re: radiator failure

My radiator filler neck broke off with the Quail on it and landed on the road ! I removed the radiator outer shell and cap, Drained the coolant down below the upper radiator tank, , Hung a heat gun...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-13-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,976
Posted By B0B
Smile Re: Start up w/o coolant, REALLY !

I just fill it with water, start it up drive around a bit THEN when there are no leaks or problems I let it cool , drain it, pour in one and a half gallons of Ethelene Glycol anti freeze (Prestone)...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-13-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 494
Posted By B0B
O RING type U Joint seal ?

Anyone tried the newer O-ring ( tubing ) type of U Joint seal ? I see them for sale on Ebay but not in the Model A catalogs (yet) . I did buy one and am about to install it . just wondering if...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-30-2017, 12:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 850
Posted By B0B
Re: Gas valve won't shut off

Thanks guys . Some good suggestions and good information . I Already have the little screen that sticks up in the gas tank installed myself it has been in there about 10 years now. Had the Model A...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-29-2017, 08:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 850
Posted By B0B
Question Gas valve won't shut off

Got a new under dash Gas shutoff valve for my 1929 Model A about one year ago . Now the last 2 times I shut it off it allowed gas to trickle into the carburetor . This makes for a gas smell in the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-06-2017, 10:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,354
Posted By B0B
Re: Installing a steering stabilizer

Thanks GM ... I just got a steering stabilizer from mac's it came with no instructions even tho the receipt in the box says with instr. on it so with your post here I got it installed ok B0B :)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-23-2017, 03:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 265
Posted By B0B
Wanted good 1931 2 tooth steering column or 1930 ?

I have been looking for a good steering column without the steering wheel for a 1931 Coupe for my friend who is on Dialysis . The one in his coupe has been butchered up by someone it was cut up and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-24-2017, 08:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,730
Posted By B0B
Re: INSERT ENGINE FROZE UP ! 31 Model A fordoor

Well we got the engine out today . Found the bearing closest to the flywheel seized right on the crankshaft . Managed to pop it off without damaging the crankshaft (We hope) . Lots of aluminum stuck...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-19-2017, 05:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,730
Posted By B0B
Smile Re: INSERT ENGINE FROZE UP ! 31 Model A fordoor

Thanks guys your the best I knew you would know of this problem ... Sounds to me that the engine probably has aluminum type bearing surfaces on the inserts . It died just like Dave in MN said his...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-19-2017, 02:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,730
Posted By B0B
Unhappy INSERT ENGINE FROZE UP ! 31 Model A fordoor

Engine was rebuilt in California the seller said has inserts and crankshaft with balancing weights etc. it WAS hard to crank by hand we thought it needed to break in but ran good now yesterday...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-16-2016, 06:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,625
Posted By B0B
Re: Please recommend a well made Cut-Out.

Years ago I went to a 6 v single wire positive ground ALTERNATOR easy to do...The Model A is now going on 12 years with the same battery... B0b
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-15-2016, 12:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,507
Posted By B0B
Re: High compression head ?

Thanks Guys for your comments . My friend does not have a compression tester he lives about 40 miles from me . I just thought that someone would know what the number 10 means that is on the head . ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-13-2016, 10:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,507
Posted By B0B
Question High compression head ?

My friend has a 31 coupe new to him I was helping work on it he thinks it may have a high compression head the only marking on it is the number 10 on top near to the water inlet the numbers are...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-29-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,135
Posted By B0B
Spark and Throttle Levers or rods

I bought new Spark and Throttle rods or levers for my 1929 Model A and have run into a problem . I got new springs for these the springs that were on there had been cut roughly in half by a previous...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-29-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,202
Posted By B0B
Re: installing 31 steering column bracket on 29

I Have a 29 with the 31 bracket installed it has been in there for years and works fine. The bracket top attaches behind the removable dash piece where the ventilation holes are using 1/4 inch grade...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-05-2013, 09:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 955
Posted By B0B
Sullivans garage one of the good guys !

Mark Sullivan went out of his way to send me the correct parts for my Model A . I had ordered the parts some time ago last summer and when they arrived they were the wrong part probably because...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-17-2012, 09:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,154
Posted By B0B
LOST $$$ On Ebay Purchase

:( Back in July I purchased two stainless steel throttle and spark rods on Ebay . With all the activity ,club meetings and parades going on I set them on the work bench unopened until the end of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-02-2012, 12:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,096
Posted By B0B
Re: Quail Thermostat

I have seen them tested by holding the bottom end in a pan of boiling water the thermometer should go most of the way up. You need to get used to where it reads normally on YOUR Model A. Bob in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-18-2012, 09:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,412
Posted By B0B
Re: Safe and effective air filter options?

Clyde That is a nice filter installation there I like it .. Looks like you have the same size or nearly the same K&N filter I do . Mine is Vertical like the original air maze I fabricated a sheet...
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