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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-31-2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 453
Posted By Baypac
Drag Link to Pitman Grease Seal 1930 Sport Coupe

Finished installing a new shortened Pitman arm and decided to replace the rubber grease seal. Once all was back together, there is significant space at the rear end of the seal and the drag link...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-09-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,782
Posted By Baypac
Question Re: Temperature Rises after shutdown

Thanks to all for suggestions and ideas. I have about a 20 mile round trip into town, and have to drive 45 mph for much of it to keep the other drivers from running up my tailpipe.

Now running...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-02-2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,838
Posted By Baypac
Re: poor idle driving me nuttier

I would suggest a vacuum gauge: http://www.fordgarage.com/pages/vacuumtune.htm It is only $15.99 on Amazon. It may not tell you the exact problem, but will allow you to eliminate a number of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-02-2018, 12:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 520
Posted By Baypac
Re: Help..Drivers Door Latch 30 ccpu

Thanks, Tom. I had looked at your post and thought the spring needed to go inside, but it was really difficult to fit. Once inside, it jammed the latch and the latch did not work. Now that I know...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-01-2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 520
Posted By Baypac
Help..Drivers Door Latch 30 ccpu

I bought a new door latch from Snyders.

Where does the square end on the latch return spring go? Inside the door or just left the way it is and tighten the screws. It seems to cause the latch...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-29-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,782
Posted By Baypac
Re: Temperature Rises after shutdown

Update on Engine overheating. I flushed the system and refilled with 2 gallons of evapo-rust and half a gallon of distilled water. Idled it until hot then shut it down. Drove it about the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-19-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,782
Posted By Baypac
Re: Temperature Rises after shutdown

Thanks to all. I have been driving Model A's on and off for 60 years, and never heard one boil inside the engine when it shut down when it still had water. It is not because my hearing is better...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-18-2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,782
Posted By Baypac
Re: Temperature Rises after shutdown

I must have used the wrong words. There are no thermostats...only thermometers. One on the dash and one one the motometer,
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-18-2018, 07:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,782
Posted By Baypac
Re: Temperature Rises after shutdown

I don't have thermostats. The model A never had them to start.

Jack
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-18-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,782
Posted By Baypac
Re: Temperature Rises after shutdown

I always understood that the engine ran cooler with advanced spark. I with this engine, it runs smoothest when it is advanced.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-18-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,782
Posted By Baypac
Re: Temperature Rises after shutdown

I flushed the cooling system with an oxalic acid flush, water was bright green on draining. A fair amount of sludge also came out. Used the sodium bicarbonate neutralizer and drained again. Water...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-18-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,782
Posted By Baypac
Re: Temperature Rises after shutdown

The truck was set up for touring and I have two thermometers..a motometer on the radiator cap and a temperature probe in the gooseneck. Both are pretty close on the temperature reading. I will...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-18-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,782
Posted By Baypac
Temperature Rises after shutdown

I have been working on getting the 30 CCPU more reliable. It only was driven 1000 miles since 2002. I have 250 miles in two weeks. It idles nicely, and runs at 45 to 55 mph very well.

Outside...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-30-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,407
Posted By Baypac
Re: Steering Wheel removal

I don't know. It is from a late 31 assembled in Manitoba Canada. It spent a lot of it's final years as part of a chicken coop, exposed to weather. If it were soybean, I think it would be more...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-28-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,407
Posted By Baypac
Re: Steering Wheel removal

Steering wheel is off. No damage and an original wheel to restore. The Snyder puller was great and the suggestion by Marshal to put a 3/4" bolt in the steering worked like a charm. Given the amount...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-21-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,407
Posted By Baypac
Re: Steering Wheel removal

Thanks, Marshall. I have wanted an original steering wheel for my Sport Coupe for a long time because I want it to be as original as possible. This wheel is great with only some weathering on the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-21-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,407
Posted By Baypac
Steering Wheel removal

What is the next step. Steering wheel has no cracks and the tube is in good shape. I would be willing to sacrifice the steering shaft if necessary to avoid damage to the wheel and tube.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-19-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,931
Posted By Baypac
Re: Zero compression #3 Cylinder

Thanks, I agree. "Fiddling" to me means to recheck the timing because I had to loosen the distributor set screw to get rid of a noise per Les Andrews suggestions. I used a repo distributor body. I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-19-2018, 01:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,931
Posted By Baypac
Smile Re: Zero compression #3 Cylinder

The engine all came together yesterday. Torqued the head studs using the sequence suggested by Brumfield for my High Compression head. 20 ft lbs to start, 40 ft lbs second time, 60 ft lbs third...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-16-2018, 12:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 769
Posted By Baypac
Re: Modern Valve Spring Retainers 30 CCPU

I ordered one from ebay for $25 and being impatient, I went to Orchard Hardware and bought a C Clamp. Removed the rubber foot and hooked it under the keeper. Held it in place and slowly closed the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-15-2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 769
Posted By Baypac
Re: Modern Valve Spring Retainers 30 CCPU

The removal job was relatively easy. Compressed the spring with the lever style compressor, tapped the valve back down with the rubber handle of my hammer, and pushed on the retainers with a small...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-15-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 769
Posted By Baypac
Re: Modern Valve Spring Retainers 30 CCPU

Removal was not too difficult. Compressed the spring, tapped the valve down with the rubber handle on my hammer and pushed on the retainers with a small screwdriver and they came right out. Good...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-15-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 769
Posted By Baypac
Re: Modern Valve Spring Retainers 30 CCPU

Thanks, Jim. I have the lever type.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-15-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 769
Posted By Baypac
Re: Modern Valve Spring Retainers 30 CCPU

Thanks, Kurt. That makes sense. How about reinstalling? I suspect I will need new retainers.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-15-2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 769
Posted By Baypac
Modern Valve Spring Retainers 30 CCPU

My valve spring compressor arrived from Brattons yesterday and this am went out to remove the rusted spring. It was easy enough to compress the spring, but to my surprise, the retainer is a modern 2...
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