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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2019, 06:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,182
Posted By George Miller
Re: update on getting dizzy after being under the A.

I started get dizz after getting up at 81. It is a pain but at least I can still get up.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 580
Posted By George Miller
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 694
Posted By George Miller
Re: Oversize and Undersize Aluminum Cam Gears

If they can not tell what size they need maybe they should not do the job.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 694
Posted By George Miller
Re: Oversize and Undersize Aluminum Cam Gears

I to have run Dans gears. They are always right on.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-28-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 821
Posted By George Miller
Re: 1929 Hood Latches won't reach

I agree with Tom frame sag, a lot of A's have a sagging frame.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,709
Posted By George Miller
Re: Can the TDC pin be off by 90 Degrees?

I would check for a vacuum leak at the intake.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-11-2019, 09:37 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,984
Posted By George Miller
Re: babbit tolerance? .000?

If you use 0 clearance you will never get the engine to turn. If it would it would melt the babbitt, there would be no oil flow. O clearance is BS
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,109
Posted By George Miller
Re: Oil filter

That is a common problem with the rear main with inserts. You need a oil path in the upper shell to get oil to the back of the 3 inch long bearing. If you do not do it your chances of spinning a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-04-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 984
Posted By George Miller
Re: motor problems again

If you have inserts you could be having trouble with the rear main not getting enough oil to the rear of the bearing.
The pistons are set to close by a lot of builders, you need .004 on number 3 and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-04-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 984
Posted By George Miller
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-23-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,376
Posted By George Miller
Re: How Many Model A Owners also Own a T?

I have 1 T that I just about got restored. I have 1 A also.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-22-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 708
Posted By George Miller
Re: wierd noise in engine

center main knock is a common thing on a model A. When they first start to get loose they will knock until the oil reaches the bearing. They will also knock a little under load if the spark is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-22-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 708
Posted By George Miller
Re: wierd noise in engine

could be the center main a little loose.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-20-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,411
Posted By George Miller
Re: Coil failure ?

My vote is condenser. or a loose conection.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-25-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,499
Posted By George Miller
Re: Hole in water jacket

Are you saying you did not drill the stud in the center?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-13-2019, 06:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,562
Posted By George Miller
Re: Title change

Sign your name and date, and any other information some where on the car that only you and one of your love ones know about. Plus try to get the proper paper work.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-27-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,103
Posted By George Miller
Re: OK! Oldtimers, Gimme your best answer, Stuck Engine

I,m 90% sure it is the rear main. you can check that by dropping the pan and cap. This is not a new problem. You have to leave more clearance on the rear main or put a oil grove in the upper insert.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-24-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,113
Posted By George Miller
Re: Rebore vs Sleeves

I agree bore over size as long as you can. I only use a sleeve when you have to.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-19-2019, 07:20 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,103
Posted By George Miller
Re: OK! Oldtimers, Gimme your best answer, Stuck Engine

The rear main insert needs to be reworked so the oil can get to the back of the bearing. or you have to leave more clearance. if not the insert will lock up and spin. Any of this is just a guess at...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-18-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,103
Posted By George Miller
Re: OK! Oldtimers, Gimme your best answer, Stuck Engine

If it was the rings you should have seen marks on the cylinder walls.. Most likely a main bearing was to tight.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-18-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,103
Posted By George Miller
Re: OK! Oldtimers, Gimme your best answer, Stuck Engine

It could be a bearing was to tight.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-15-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,189
Posted By George Miller
Re: Advise for installing camshaft timing gear

The cam gear has a big nut holding it on, takes a special wrench to take it off.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-15-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,812
Posted By George Miller
Re: counterbalanced crankshaft

My first crank that I used, the flywheel flange was running out .005. That would make a very bad vibration. I had to fix it before using it. At the time one was cast iron the other was the good...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-07-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,108
Posted By George Miller
Re: AA transmission in an A

I do not have the answer, but the AA that I had had a short drive shaft, then a long one. I would think the pickup had a different setup so you would not have to change the drive shaft. I do know the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 647
Posted By George Miller
Re: Battery Repair

They made Scrip batteries a few years back. I would say it is one of them.
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