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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-31-2021, 08:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 572
Posted By kenparker0703
Re: Looking for a brake mechanic

i can help. roughly 4 hours from hoouston. van, Tx. kenparker0703@yahoo.com
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-05-2021, 08:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 643
Posted By kenparker0703
Re: Installing new hubs/studs/drums

It takes approx 30 tons of pressure to do it RIGHT. Less than 30 tons - when done may look right and feel right, but, under load driving down the hwy _ are they tight enuff.


Secondly, The hub...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-17-2021, 08:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 836
Posted By kenparker0703
Re: Pate swap meet

I am not going this yeardue to family (wife) illness. Bud Calicutt and Jim will be there. You fellow know by now, I hope, the swap meet has been moved the the opposite side of the Raceway track. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-15-2021, 03:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 991
Posted By kenparker0703
Re: Are these Model A swing arms?

Every Model A swing arm I have seen was straight.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-04-2021, 08:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 665
Posted By kenparker0703
Re: What a Gorgeous Day

As Mr. Rogers would say "its a beautiful day in the neighborhood".
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-04-2021, 08:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,211
Posted By kenparker0703
Re: Plug connector options?

Purchase some brass shim stock and make/cut your own.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-02-2021, 07:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,446
Posted By kenparker0703
Re: flywheel info

I concur with Brent. I have three cars with V-8 pressure plates. One has a 42 # flywheel, One has a stock Model A flywheel - 64#, and one has a V-8 flywheel - 54#. As faar as daily driving I can...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-30-2021, 07:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 577
Posted By kenparker0703
Re: Question about Head Marking

T Bob, a brumfield head will have a B-F marked on it.
Old newbie, is the marking B-1 or B-F? Look carefully.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-27-2021, 05:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,423
Posted By kenparker0703
Re: Synders radiator vs stock

I hsv put Snyders HD ($585) radiator in one of mine and one customers cars within the last two years. Both of us are perfectly happy with the radiators.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-12-2021, 08:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,113
Posted By kenparker0703
Re: Pre war swap at Chickasha

shew01. Chickasha is 30 miles southwesst of Oklahoma City, OK.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-07-2021, 07:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,371
Posted By kenparker0703
Re: Four ring piston?

Looks like 4 rings to me. I had a set of pistons like that, came out of an engine rebuilt (shade tree) in the 1960's, Pistons went ot the scrap yard, ordered new ones.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-27-2021, 08:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,546
Posted By kenparker0703
Re: Wrap the steering wheel with rope?

Saw a "rope wrapped" stering wheel on FB a few days ago.. Me thots were I like that and it would look gud on my speedster build. So after several hours of commercials between oldl western movies...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-20-2021, 01:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,546
Posted By kenparker0703
Re: Wrap the steering wheel with rope?

where on the Internet did you find the 17" steering wheel wrap. I need one for my new speedster and one for my daily driver 31 coupe.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-03-2021, 09:03 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,368
Posted By kenparker0703
Re: A question for old guys

Who you calling "old"? I am 78 and still do all my own work and even do a lot of maintenance for other Model A'ers who cant. Just do it a a slower pace.
Rember two things. U dont git old 'til...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-29-2021, 07:29 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,418
Posted By kenparker0703
Re: Max RPM's

No, it was not a stock engine. Counterbalanced crank, custon cam. BF head, and most important - balanced engine. ken
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-28-2021, 07:45 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,418
Posted By kenparker0703
Re: Max RPM's

years ago when i was hill climbing, I woild not think twice about reving to 3600 - 4000 before popping the clutch, then winding back up to around 4000 before shifting into second gear. Dangerous -...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-25-2021, 07:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 885
Posted By kenparker0703
Re: how to remove front hub inner bearing seal?

When it goes back on you may have to peen the edges. It should be a tight fit. You do not want that thing rattling loose
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-25-2021, 07:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 885
Posted By kenparker0703
Re: how to remove front hub inner bearing seal?

Clean of all the excess grease adnd dirt , then pry it off with a screwdriver. ken
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-25-2021, 07:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,510
Posted By kenparker0703
Re: Connecting Rod (Insert) Question for rebuild

When buying new pistons, the pins come already in the pistons. They are a press fit. When I say "press" that means they are pressed with your thumbs or the heal of your hand. It is a very snug...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-22-2021, 08:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 715
Posted By kenparker0703
Re: 1930 Model a Woody

Pix of the carpet. ...and for the price, when it get dirty, just cut a new piece. ken
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-22-2021, 08:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 715
Posted By kenparker0703
Re: 1930 Model a Woody

Had the same issue when I wanted carpet for my 1930 Woody wagon. Got carpet runners from Lowes. Material was 5 ft. wide and bought by the foot - i think I got 6 ft long piece. Kinds...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-13-2021, 09:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 713
Posted By kenparker0703
Re: 29 closed cab on 30-31 chassis

yes it will, but, the radiator will sit at the wrong height and willl have to be shimmed up to make the radiator and hood fit right. I am working that very senerio right now with my chassi, cowl and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-07-2021, 04:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,804
Posted By kenparker0703
Re: Need help from Old school A hotrod guys, Jim Brierley, Ken Parker...and more

Details about a Mallory Distributor are above my paygrade.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-18-2020, 01:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,307
Posted By kenparker0703
Re: Alternator Hasn't Kick In

Not all alternators perform the same way. Lets assumeyou have a GM -1 wire, which is probably the most common adaption. Some will not even kick in and produce electricity until your engine reaches...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-15-2020, 09:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,488
Posted By kenparker0703
Re: Consensus on brake drums

The original steel drums were not but .140 - .144. from the factory. After 90 years of turning and returning finding steel drums that are still .120 or more is a VERY rare thing. Most are in the .080...
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