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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 10:00 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 913
Posted By katy
Re: Rear Hub Assembly

After taking another look at it, I don't see anything wrong w/it,it must have just been the way I looked at it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-24-2020, 10:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 426
Posted By katy
Re: Attempt to remove body bolts, or just cut them off?

Sometimes a nut splitter will work.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-24-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 535
Posted By katy
Re: Steering turn from center

W/the pitman arm disconnected you should be able to turn the steering wheel 3 turns, lock to lock. If'n it can't be turned 3 turns, this tells me that the steering box is out of adjustment.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-24-2020, 10:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 698
Posted By katy
Re: Modern distributor cap

No difference in performance.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-24-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,138
Posted By katy
Re: Need Help in Identifying Location of Short

First time I've heard that one. I have heard of using US, meaning UnServicable.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-24-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 913
Posted By katy
Re: Rear Hub Assembly

That pin is not fixed, it's free to rotate.

The bearing in the picture in post #5 looks strange for a rear axle bearing.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-23-2020, 09:46 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,576
Posted By katy
Re: What are some of the counter intuitive things you have learned about a Model A?

[QUOTE "19)" for anti-seize compound on the spark plugs [/QUOTE]

I don't see any need for anti-seize on spark plugs.

[QUOTE] counter intuitive things [QUOTE]

IMHO a lot of the things on your...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-22-2020, 10:52 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,576
Posted By katy
Re: What are some of the counter intuitive things you have learned about a Model A?

Maybe that's true "over there", but on this side of the pond the shift pattern used on the Model A was the norm for many cars for many, many years.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-21-2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,002
Posted By katy
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-21-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,576
Posted By katy
Re: What are some of the counter intuitive things you have learned about a Model A?

I'm that guy. I self taught myself to drive a Model T when I was 16 years old. I bought a model T coupe for $25 and didn't know or have access to anyone that knew anything about model Ts. I read a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-20-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,182
Posted By katy
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-20-2020, 10:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 847
Posted By katy
Re: Cranking Then a Hard Stop...Then Cranks

jg61hawk, got the picture, thanks for the info, Ken
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-19-2020, 09:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 847
Posted By katy
Re: Cranking Then a Hard Stop...Then Cranks

Can you elaborate? I don't think I've heard of them.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-19-2020, 08:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,182
Posted By katy
Re: My friend Kenís Model A -V8

If'n that's a "53 Merc Motor" then howcum it's got the pre '49 heads on it?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-19-2020, 08:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,115
Posted By katy
Re: Now What, should this be???

I would expect a new leakless pump not to have any end play.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-19-2020, 08:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 761
Posted By katy
Re: Distributor Problem

It sounds like the stationary point needs to be repositioned a smidge.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-18-2020, 12:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,115
Posted By katy
Re: Now What, should this be???

If I wanted to install a teflon washer I would cut it on a bias and slip it over the shaft.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-18-2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 387
Posted By katy
Re: rear end/ spring

Methinks that it shouldn't matter which shackle is connected first.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-18-2020, 11:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 761
Posted By katy
Re: Distributor Problem

Methinks you meant .018 inch, not mm.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-18-2020, 11:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 378
Posted By katy
Re: Clam Shell question .

Originals were cork.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-18-2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,115
Posted By katy
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-17-2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 691
Posted By katy
Re: A Piece of Advice

About once a year I check my click type (old) torque wrench against the old reliable needle type. Easy enough to do w/a 1/2" drive 8 point socket.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-17-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,115
Posted By katy
Re: Now What, should this be???

Simple, put the collar just in front of the packing nut.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-16-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 704
Posted By katy
Re: Hidden Safety Features

Signal lights come to mind.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-16-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,115
Posted By katy
Re: Now What, should this be???

a 2 piece collar would be easier to install:
https://www.mcmaster.com/split-collars/clamping-two-piece-shaft-collars-9/
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