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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 03:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,165
Posted By Apperloo
Re: Biggest scare in a Model A

Why did you go back from led I ask?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2019, 06:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,389
Posted By Apperloo
Re: Trailering tips for protection

In my area the difference in cost between an open trailer and enclosed is minimal. Check around for enclosed.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-08-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,854
Posted By Apperloo
Re: 302 in a 33/34 pickup

Walking thru a cruise-in yesterday and spotted this rod with a Detroit diesel .......
I prefer all stock, but she was a beaut.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-01-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,242
Posted By Apperloo
Re: Steering column bracket

I like the idea of leaving the old bracket for originality, as long as it does not look like a leftover.
Where does the new one attach to the dash?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-31-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,242
Posted By Apperloo
Re: Steering column bracket

This is helping to get my head wrapped around it, but not really answering my question.
Is this 31
bracket an easy swap?
Does the older one attached to the tank get zipped off or left for...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-30-2019, 12:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 422
Posted By Apperloo
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-29-2019, 10:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,242
Posted By Apperloo
Re: Steering column bracket

It looks like the PO had some issues with gas weeping thru this mount area.
As a newbie I was not looking for these kind of issues when I purchased the A.
It does not leak now, at least not with a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-27-2019, 10:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 747
Posted By Apperloo
Re: Gas Gauge Calibration

Replaced my gas gauge today. Likely could have reused the original with some good cleanup, but I had the new one, so installed it. Interesting the difference in the arms.
I had an empty tank , so...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-26-2019, 12:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 747
Posted By Apperloo
Re: Gas Gauge Calibration

Out of curiosity, as I have not filled my 30a tank, should it hold, and how far should it take me?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-24-2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,088
Posted By Apperloo
Re: Radial Tires

Very interested what most do with tire changes, balance
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-24-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,244
Posted By Apperloo
Re: Fumes

Thanks, I will check that
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-24-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,244
Posted By Apperloo
Re: Fumes

I let it drip last night and for sure it is seeping thru the area above the float.
The A has been pretty much sitting for 20 years, so I’m sure that gasket has gone bad.
In the job jar
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-23-2019, 11:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,088
Posted By Apperloo
Re: Radial Tires

Thanks for the quick reply’s on the 550.
Any confirmation of them nesting in the spare tire well?
Motorcycle shop to change them. Totally makes sense. Anyone else do that?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-23-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,088
Posted By Apperloo
Re: Radial Tires

I need to replace 5 tires and am looking at the Coker radial 19x4.75
Any one with any experience running these?
Also like to know if the wider profile will fit the spare tire well. These: Excelsior...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-21-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,244
Posted By Apperloo
Re: Fumes

[QUOTE=30 Closed Cab PU;1790260]Here is links on Zenith carbs. Everythings you wanted to know, and maybe more than you want to know.
https://www.modela.org/

Great , that is a lot info for a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-20-2019, 11:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,244
Posted By Apperloo
Re: Fumes

Itís been a fair number of years, too many, since Iíve rebuilt a Holley double or carter carb, but I will tackle whatever needs doing, at least once
Any thoughts on using Teflon tape or "?? on the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-20-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,244
Posted By Apperloo
Re: Fumes

Thanks eh :)
24 hrs and the sediment bowl is 1/2 full.
I cleaned up around the carb this morning, and all is still dried up.
It was wet on the bottom.
I have a new gas valve to install, so will...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-20-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,244
Posted By Apperloo
Re: Fumes

Only around the carb. And still.
Even with the sediment bowl half empty which baffles me a bit.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-20-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,244
Posted By Apperloo
Re: Fumes

In cruising around thru the parts list, now that it has been confirmed to be a Zenith carb, a new modern needle kit #A-9564.
States it is designed to prevent a leaky carb. Is that only while...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-19-2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,244
Posted By Apperloo
Re: Fumes

Wow, Lots of help, advice and good ideas on this forum . Thanks.
After work I pulled the sediment bowl, and immediately the problem was apparent. One big drip 1 to 2 min apart. I suspect by morning...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-19-2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,244
Posted By Apperloo
Re: Fumes

no fumes inside. Definitely from the exterior
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-19-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,244
Posted By Apperloo
Re: Fumes

pic as requested:

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=404589&stc=1&d=1566226305

Sorry, having a learning session on uploading pics :)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-19-2019, 08:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,244
Posted By Apperloo
Fumes

Hi, I am a newbie herewith a new to me 30A pu. First oldtimer for me.
Parked in the garage she gives off a lot of gasoline fumes, like evaporating gas.
No visible drips on the floor, although there...
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