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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-29-2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 466
Re: About spark plug gap

In laymen's terms, The Model A engine is an inefficient design that needs a big spark to light the fire.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-18-2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 809
Re: new battery goin dead

Yes confusing because at first he said it was negative ground then changed it to positive ground.

Regardless I believe he has his answer, leaving the key on will drain the battery. As he said in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-18-2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 809
Re: new battery goin dead

Well first off the OP said the only wiring is the ignition circuit so he shouldn't have to look too far. Second if he does as you suggest and does have a short he will be putting 6 volts directly...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-08-2020, 12:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 697
Re: Mixing grease

And why is that? Where does the grease go? :p :p
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-03-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 746
Re: where the steering wheel wires go?

No, there most certainly is a black wire. The black wire is for the tail light as Ruth stated. The tail light is on anytime the light switch is not in the 'off' position.

I know of some that tie...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2020, 03:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,070
Re: New Manufactured Zenith Carburators

Chuck. Basically stock engine with Snyder 5.5 head.

Update: I found the problem. The hole for the throttle shaft was way too BIG, sucking in air. Made the engine run super lean and would not...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-02-2020, 11:23 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,404
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-31-2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,213
Re: Tighten the 21" rims straight

They are ceramic beads you install in your tubes to balance your tires. I installed 4oz in all my tires and seem to work good.

As stated above they will not cure run out. That is why I put my...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-31-2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,213
Re: Tighten the 21" rims straight

Has anyone used the adjustable spoke wheels form Coker?...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-31-2020, 04:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,213
Re: Tighten the 21" rims straight

I don't have a solution for but what i did is put the worst wheel for the spare, the two straightest on the front and then installed dyna-beads in all five tires. Seen to help.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-30-2020, 11:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,533
Re: Model A Distributor with Centrifugal Advance


Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-30-2020, 11:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 478
Re: Replacing fuel shut off problem

AA Trucks have left handed threads on the dually rear wheels . And yes, Chrysler products also had left handed threads on one side and right handed threads on the other.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-28-2020, 11:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,376
Re: New pitman arm too loose

And then there is Bert's
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-28-2020, 07:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 755
Re: Front Brake Shoe Centering

Flathead Ted makes the shoe centering pins but they are only for the rear. Snyder's has them...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-28-2020, 11:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Re: stay signed in on the barn

I dunno, I can be off for a couple of days and I am still logged on.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-28-2020, 11:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 984
Re: Designing an Emergency Electrical Circuit

I'm wondering what kind of condition your spare points will be in by the time you need them if you leave them "dangling off the dist". :eek: :eek:
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-28-2020, 09:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Re: stay signed in on the barn

Did you click the little box that says "Remember me" when you signed in? Only way I know of to stay signed in.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-27-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,244
Re: Model "A" Ford Clubs

Just curious Jack. Is your car stock? Maybe that is what influenced him to build a Hot Rod?

Didn't they call them "Go Jobs" in 'The good old days'?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-26-2020, 11:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,049
Re: Borg Warner OD Question

Ya ever do a Goggle search for "Tranny"... Don't if you haven't yet.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-26-2020, 04:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 304
Re: adjustment on 1929 open cab Pickup seat ?

You ever get that claustrophobic feeling? I got in a friends ccpu once and thought I wasn't going to get out again! I'm 6'2".
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-24-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,376
Re: New pitman arm too loose

I guess he doesn't like us Model A guys. I have seen him post on the 'T' and V-8 forums and the Swap Meet.

Chris, Let us know what you find out from the vendor. It would be nice to know and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-20-2020, 07:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,017
Re: Best repo ring and pinion?

I don't see Model A gear sets listed on Motive Gears website. Do you have a part # or link where to order them? It would be good to know for the future. Thanks.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-13-2020, 07:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,143
Re: Fuel Adjustment

It never would in the CCW direction. :rolleyes:
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-08-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 649
Re: Torque Tube Bolts

I am not an aircraft mechanic but that is how I was taught and for the same reason.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-06-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 874
Re: How is it.........

But, but an air filter will make it run rich... say the naysayers.
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