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Forum: Model-A 07-04-2011, 12:24 AM
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-06-2010, 12:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,189
Posted By firefirefire90
Re: how to test spark?

if i'm not mistaken, the ignition switch closes and opens the electrical circuit required for the engine to run(well that's how it is looking). So like when you hotwire a more modern car, we took the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2010, 09:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,189
Posted By firefirefire90
Re: how to test spark?

i mean't like, the engine doesn't respond to the spark being advanced or retarded while i'm turning it over.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2010, 07:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,189
Posted By firefirefire90
Re: how to test spark?

not so much bad, as my 6 keys i found in the car don't work with the ignition, but work with the doors haha
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2010, 06:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,189
Posted By firefirefire90
Re: how to test spark?

ah. okay i just figured they would be somehow related.

thanks for the history though!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2010, 06:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,189
Posted By firefirefire90
Re: how to test spark?

I guess I'll have to wait on my new ignition switch to come in to test this! Thanks though!



noo, I have a model A. I was just assuming that you could do the same with a model A coil? I might...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2010, 06:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,189
Posted By firefirefire90
Re: how to test spark?

and also when I try to adjust the lever to retard or advance the timing, nothing happens.

hope that helps!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2010, 06:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,189
Posted By firefirefire90
how to test spark?

Hey everyone, the younging is back asking some probably simple questions.. but there you go.

Anyway, I finally got around to working on my early 1930 Model A coupe. I found a 6v battery, rebuilt...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-04-2010, 01:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,559
Posted By firefirefire90
Re: Sorry "NO"second "DATE" l.o.l.

haha I don't think my model A would attract many girls in my age group(early to mid 20's)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-03-2010, 07:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,811
Posted By firefirefire90
Re: 12 volt or 6 volt starter

so are you guys saying you can start a 6V car with a 12v battery? Just using it to spin the engine?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-01-2010, 12:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,797
Posted By firefirefire90
Re: Turn of the century NYC

awesome look into the past! Many thanks!
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-27-2010, 06:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,450
Posted By firefirefire90
Re: Posting in wrong area.

aren't there moderators on the site who move those postings from the one section to another?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-27-2010, 02:18 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 37,672
Posted By firefirefire90
Re: Confessions of a Model A Modifier Model A Upgrades?

hmm... I like your radiator overflow and airfilter. I was surprised to not find one on my A or find any pictures of one. I would, however, suggest you create a heat shield for your airfilter as all...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-27-2010, 01:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,211
Posted By firefirefire90
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-22-2010, 09:29 PM
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Views: 1,608
Posted By firefirefire90
Re: Exhaust

have a resonator welded in at some place on the exhaust. It will be louder than stock, but not ridiculous.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-19-2010, 05:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 960
Posted By firefirefire90
Re: new waterpump too big?

are the radiators just not capable of taking as much water as this spins? The impeller fins don't seem to be that much larger than my original. But I will get to that stage when I do. As of right...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-19-2010, 05:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 960
Posted By firefirefire90
Re: new waterpump too big?

awesome! I looked inside the box, and I guess I confused the packing paper with the instructions. I am also glad that the front grease fitting was just for show, I didn't know what to do with it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-19-2010, 04:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 960
Posted By firefirefire90
new waterpump too big?

has anyone run into the issue of having to take material off the sides off of the waterpump impeller because it is too large to fit inside the head? I just bought a new leakless impeller for the 1930...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-17-2010, 04:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,667
Posted By firefirefire90
Re: Tall man problems in coupe; bend shift lever?

How interesting. I am 6'5" with long legs and the only complaint I have is with my knees and the steering wheel. Good luck OP!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-14-2010, 03:34 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 12,591
Posted By firefirefire90
Re: Hello all, new to the forum!

Came with the car I recon! A few people keep sayin it's quite the sought after dash. I'm really excited. My waterpump is in the mail, i'm picking up new battery leads tomorrow along with a new...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-13-2010, 08:43 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 12,591
Posted By firefirefire90
Re: Hello all, new to the forum!

Hey everyone! Late bump, but new progress with my coupe. We fixed a lot of the electronics on the car, but still have a ways to go to get all the lights going. I think we need a new resistor or...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-09-2010, 03:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,092
Posted By firefirefire90
Re: hey guys, check out my waterpump!

I understand this. I was just going to empty it anyway in case of any leakdown through the rings.



As I am only 20 years old, I don't think that will be a problem :D



Was your pump...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-08-2010, 04:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,092
Posted By firefirefire90
Re: hey guys, check out my waterpump!

alright, I'll empty out my oil pan and fill up the engine all nice and let it sit for a week. Thank you for the tips!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-08-2010, 03:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,092
Posted By firefirefire90
Re: hey guys, check out my waterpump!

is it safe to leave in the head overnight?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-06-2010, 11:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,092
Posted By firefirefire90
Re: hey guys, check out my waterpump!

Well the radiator was taken out as well today so well treat the radiator the same. So how long should I let the coke/acid mix settle? Also, what's the best waterpump to go with? I read they need to...
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