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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-19-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 661
Posted By tinkirk
Re: Model A dies over 45 mph

take the gas line off by the carb and gently blow backwards up the line with the cap loose or off
you need to check each section of line to make sure it has good flow
what about the filter in the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-19-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 661
Posted By tinkirk
Re: Model A dies over 45 mph

pet cock plugged a little not letting enough fuel in

because it sure sounds like it is running out of gas
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-19-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 631
Posted By tinkirk
Re: Sticking Starter Switch

i put a spring under the starter button, just because,
the starter push rod is not the problem, the problem is the starter solenoid and the starter terminal are welding themselves together and won't...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-19-2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 360
Posted By tinkirk
Wink Re: front spring question for a 30 hot rod

bounce the front end, does it bottom out? if it does add a leaf, if not it must be good!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-18-2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 631
Posted By tinkirk
Re: Sticking Starter Switch

Kind of had the same issue car would run for awhile get warm and quit, after a lot of messing around and trying everything i could thing of i went back to the points and opened them up a little and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-18-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 360
Posted By tinkirk
Re: front spring question for a 30 hot rod

Try it not that hard to add a leaf or two
You wonít know tell itís all together and on the ground



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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-18-2019, 07:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 775
Posted By tinkirk
Re: Model-A Day @ Gilmore - Roll Call (Who's going?)

will be there to check out the swap meet
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-18-2019, 07:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 631
Posted By tinkirk
Re: Sticking Starter Switch

tap it with a small hammer

think of putting a cut off switch in the grounding wire to be able to cut all power off

terry
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-11-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 560
Posted By tinkirk
Re: Where and how to mount disconnect switch in Tudor without new holes in metal.

bucket seats?
i put mine between the seats in the floor right above the torque tube
out of site, no one know it's there unless you tell them
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-09-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 510
Posted By tinkirk
Re: high rpms breaking up

my experience is that if it starts coughing under full throttle it's getting to much fuel or not enough timing
if it start's to lay down it's not enough fuel or to much timing


Just be careful...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-28-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 576
Posted By tinkirk
Re: Roadster door rubber help

I have the same deal going on the rubbers help dome but the rattle is coming from the door hinges being worn, might need toy and find some over size pins to install


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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-17-2019, 06:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,567
Posted By tinkirk
Thumbs up Re: Harmonic Balancer

I'm running a modern seal with mine, I've got about 400 miles on it sense installed and no issue's as of yet, and yes i do believe it makes a difference!
Terry
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-22-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,121
Posted By tinkirk
Re: Oh boy - an electrical problem.

Battery in backwards???
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-25-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,072
Posted By tinkirk
Re: transmission housing cracked

call this guy he will have what you need and i'm sure the price will be right
213-720-5939 Bruce
if no answer leave him a message with what you are looking for he will call you back

Terry
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-19-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 559
Posted By tinkirk
Re: Trunk floor pan

take it out and, put a wood floor in it, the vendors sell a piece that will go over the frame part,
you won't be sorry after that give's you a lot more room

Terry
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-14-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,664
Posted By tinkirk
Re: Smith & Jones

Maybe you better call them
i have not had a problem with them

Terry
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-21-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 980
Posted By tinkirk
Re: Crankshaft End Play on Rebuild

THE BACK OF THE REAR MAIN BEARING BLOCK AND CAP IS TO BE COUNTER BORED .125 DEEP AND 2.250 DIAMETER
THE REAR THRUST WASHERS ARE HELD IN PLACE BY COUNTER BORE AND CRANKSHAFT. THE BLOCK THRUST WASHER...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-21-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 980
Posted By tinkirk
Re: Crankshaft End Play on Rebuild

kind of hard to tell without actually being able to see it, but my thought go to, Was the rear thrust bearing pinned into the block or just floating around in there ???

Tinkirk/Terry
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-20-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 980
Posted By tinkirk
Re: Crankshaft End Play on Rebuild

you might want to bring the car to the re-builder so he can see what you have going on and let him drop the pan so he has no excuses!
i know if it was a motor that i put together, i would not want...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-17-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 858
Posted By tinkirk
Re: Question for engine rebuilders

sounds like you might have the wrong rings
how much clearance do you have on your pistons

Terry
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-15-2018, 08:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,125
Posted By tinkirk
Re: Tie rod ends question

I would have to say one is for the right side and the other is for the left side,so the grease fitting will both face the same direction.

Terry
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-10-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,600
Posted By tinkirk
Re: Rear Axle removal to inspect gears

i would have to say if all you want to do is look at the ring and pinion,
then just take the right axle tube off then you will be able to take a look see at the gears and such, without disturbing...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-30-2018, 08:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 916
Posted By tinkirk
Re: Speedo cable

yes it is
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,560
Posted By tinkirk
Re: What size tyres for 1935 16" rims

the 750's are the same height as the original 21's i believe they are around 31 inch's tall, so not sure where you think it's like having an overdrive.
that's why i went with the 235/85r16 and yes...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-12-2018, 07:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,560
Posted By tinkirk
Re: What size tyres for 1935 16" rims

Rear tires 235/85R16 they are real close to the same height as the original tires can't remember the size i put in the front but they are around 28 inches in height
Tinkirk/Terry


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