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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-30-2016, 02:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,477
Posted By D's31
Re: Overheating

I have never checked my timing, I will ask a club member to help me out with that. I drive with the spark lever all the way down at all times. I will try to push it up 2/3 of the ways see how it runs
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-30-2016, 02:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,477
Posted By D's31
Re: Overheating

I have filled it lower that the drainage tube I know some will spill when the engine is hot, but the radiator is boiling after 30 min and steam is coming out of the radiator. It is the original...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-30-2016, 11:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,477
Posted By D's31
Overheating

I have a 31 tudor that I like to take out on the weekends, however when I drive it for about 30min or so around the city the water starts to boil out of the radiator through the little hose that runs...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-10-2016, 10:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,800
Posted By D's31
Re: Where to start

Update: I was able to check the battery and the battery was actually fully charge and in good shape. I then decided to move the cable that runs from the battery to the starter and the car turned on...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-09-2016, 09:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,800
Posted By D's31
Re: Where to start

Thanks for all the advise I will check it on the weekend. I'll keep you guys posted
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-08-2016, 11:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,800
Posted By D's31
Where to start

I usually drive my 31 Tudor sedan every weekend around the neighborhood, a few weeks ago I was driving down the street and someone pulled up next to me to let me know that my car was throwing sparks...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-06-2016, 12:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,672
Posted By D's31
Re: Mechanical Brakes

Tom where can I get that video from?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-05-2016, 07:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,672
Posted By D's31
Re: Mechanical Brakes

I have a late 31 tudor, hope the book has more info on those brakes
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-05-2016, 07:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,672
Posted By D's31
Re: Mechanical Brakes

Hopefully the wife gets me the Les Andrews book for Valentines Day. I need to get it ASAP. Thanks for the info
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-05-2016, 06:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,672
Posted By D's31
Re: Mechanical Brakes

thanks I have email him to see what info he can provide me with
thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-05-2016, 06:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,672
Posted By D's31
Re: Mechanical Brakes

thanks for the motivation. Is there a manual that I can buy to make sure Im doing it right? I will pay Randy a visit since it is not to far from where I am at. I have heard good things about this...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-05-2016, 06:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 938
Posted By D's31
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-05-2016, 04:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 938
Posted By D's31
Restoration shops in Southern California

Is there any restoration shops for model A's in southern California? I want to have some work done on my car, but are not sure where to get those repairs done. Does someone know of anyone doing the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-05-2016, 03:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,672
Posted By D's31
Mechanical Brakes

Any one know of a Mechanical Brake specialist that can rebuilt my brakes system? I live in Southern California Los Angeles County or San Bernardino County. Seems that there are not many resources out...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2016, 07:02 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 10,485
Posted By D's31
Thumbs up Re: How to check my generator

Thanks Tom for all of your responses, I have learned so much from all of your explanations. thanks for taking the time to teach us about these beautiful cars so that we can keep them on the road...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2016, 07:01 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 10,485
Posted By D's31
Thumbs up Re: How to check my generator

Thanks CHL didn't want to be the one to let him know that we are all learning and this will help the next person that is a rookie like me than comes to this problem.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2016, 02:49 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 10,485
Posted By D's31
Re: How to check my generator

Bob if I understand this picture correctly EVR replaces the third brush? and if so where does the generator output terminal wire attach? Also where does the third brush wire attach? Would Tom happen...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2016, 02:30 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 10,485
Posted By D's31
Re: How to check my generator

Thanks Mike, the reason I was only seeing two wires to the generator was because the previous owner attached the light wire with the horn wire so that only one wire connects to the generator.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2016, 02:27 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 10,485
Posted By D's31
Re: How to check my generator

Thanks Bob this picture is very helpful. Will order some parts to try to get it going.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2016, 12:29 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 10,485
Posted By D's31
Re: How to check my generator

Got it will work on that
Thanks Tom
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2016, 12:09 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 10,485
Posted By D's31
Re: How to check my generator

Hi tom
When you say "someone used the insulator on the ground brush instead of the output brush". I am not sure what that means? Can you explain, does that mean take the black wire and switch it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2016, 11:53 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 10,485
Posted By D's31
Re: How to check my generator

Tom if I understand your regulator, it only used 2 brushes and the other one is replaced with something else you have? Please explain a little more since this is all new to me
Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2016, 11:50 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 10,485
Posted By D's31
Re: How to check my generator

I took a few more pictures tom and would in turn the motor applying direct power to the black wire on pic 5.

I want to get it working properly, before I install the regulator. Still not sure what...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2016, 11:47 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 10,485
Posted By D's31
Re: How to check my generator

The spring that you are talking about bob I'm guessing someone replaced it before with their own made spring and it was just loose and is missing the plastic cover to keep the spring leg in place
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2016, 11:45 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 10,485
Posted By D's31
Re: How to check my generator

The only way I can get the motor to turn is if I put the power to the black cable without the yellow fitting on pic 5 directly
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