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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 07:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 359
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: Any AA trucks running 55mph?

Might take a little ingenuity but these really work..

https://i.imgur.com/sBLfAJQ.jpg?1

Centramatic balancers,basically a ring filled with BB's,they sandwich between the hub and the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 04:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 188
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: 1929 sport coupe

grease the spring shackles and make sure they take grease..a shackle can freeze in the spring or perch eye.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-16-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,767
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: Max Compression Ratio

Either can bus or magnetic pulse both use the hall effect. I have alot of respect for your knowledge base.Hell the reason we are here is to avoid the temple of the screaming electron,not argue about...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-16-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,767
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: Max Compression Ratio

The 'hall effect" is the name for a magnetic pulses impact on current flow.All magnetic switches work on this principal.The beauty of it is precision,you can accurately measure shaft position at any...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-15-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,767
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: Max Compression Ratio

The closest thing to a 'harmonic balancer' flywheel is a flex plate/torque converter on an automatic transmission,it provides centrifugal and well as some fore and aft dampening.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-15-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,767
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: Max Compression Ratio

No it doesnt,the crankshaft position sensor works on hall effect,the passing of a steel reluctor wheel or tone ring (it has teeth,not unlike a gear) above a magnetic pickup.As the crankshaft spins...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-13-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,767
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: Max Compression Ratio

Thanks Pete,going to give one a shot.A fella on here claims it helps with a cam thrust issue too.It makes sense,it should.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-12-2019, 10:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,767
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: Max Compression Ratio

What is the modification? Bore it out some?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-12-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,767
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: Max Compression Ratio

Im searching for one right now..
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-12-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,767
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: Max Compression Ratio

I found an article about it in old SOSS magazines..college kids set up an A with 18 to 1 compression and a scroll type fuel injection pump and nozzles as part of an engineering program. As I recall...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,767
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: Max Compression Ratio

and to answer part of your question,raising compression raises efficiency.the engine will run cooler than stock

yep patrick l,alcohol has been helping ugly women for years
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 600
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: Need to move front spring across

broken spring center pin
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 460
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: Castor angle

its an old hotrodder trick,the more caster or king pin inclination the less steering effort you have,add enough it will feel like power steering,till it dives into a turn..
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,767
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: Max Compression Ratio

Reducing the combustion chamber in size above about 8 to 1 begins to limit how well it can breathe,the chamber is too small. Nothing is really new in model a speed,just about everything available...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 718
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: I Drive A PicUp

In alot of ways it interesting,they used the wagon to test Grumman seaplane designs.This picture was taken during the war, the camouflage netting strung over everything was common at the aircraft...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 623
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: Gear Tooth Pitting

Out here we use bananas,just cram it full of bananas push'em in with a stick..it'll run quiet till it sells and has a pleasant smell..
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 623
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: Gear Tooth Pitting

Junk,not worth the effort, face of the teeth is gone.Look for a good used complete transmission you can find them cheap. Just pull the shift tower and look at the top edge of the gear teeth,if they...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 700
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: Reliability

The real question is what do you want..A pure stock model a ford properly maintained is reliable.a fully modified touring model A properly maintained is reliable. The two styles are different enough...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 758
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: BackFlushing Radiator and Engine

Reproduction radiators are no where near as heavy and robust as original.Round tube funnel top 28/29 radiators are suitable for construction equipment :) and will stand the vibration and stress...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,273
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: NICE COUPE ON mafca ONLY 7000......

yup the place is full of them..just about anybody with a keyboard an an opinion.

It isn't dog food till the dog eats it..but there sure are some good deals out there, take this AA..
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 718
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: I Drive A PicUp

Not till later..they were even used as the wind tunnel ..

https://i.imgur.com/NUy8Cje.jpg
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 700
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: Reliability

Alternator does provide steady voltage,increasing the longevity of all electrical components,bulbs,horns switches and the coil all perform better.

electronic distributor provides a clear constant...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-07-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 292
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: M.A.R.C. Judging System

Huh,a bunch of guys fixing up their own cars..hell they probably hung out together drank beer and shot the breeze..I think it was called a 'club'..
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-07-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,273
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: NICE COUPE ON mafca ONLY 7000......

I'm with you there,Im doing mine by myself and it will look like it :) right now I'm in paint school..well sanding school cause I do that after I paint.Sand,then paint again.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-07-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,457
Posted By Railcarmover
Re: Information on "Transition" (1927) Model A

That makes him a hero in my book.
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