Go Back   The Ford Barn > Search Forums

Sponsored Links (Register now to hide all advertisements)

Showing results 1 to 25 of 53
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: CYB4
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-25-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,462
Posted By CYB4
Re: I'm not a newbie anymore ...

We did all this step, Dave ��
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-09-2018, 02:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,760
Posted By CYB4
Re: How far at 50 MPH

Here the same, 80 kmh or 50 mph are ok on long distance trips with a stock Tudor on German roads. You feel comfortable with the engine, the car is more limited due to the brakes and the suspension ;-)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-22-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,179
Posted By CYB4
Re: FSI Electronic Ignition Centrifugal Advance Distributor

I also have the standard FSI distributor in my 1930 Tudor and it runs perfect. Also minus 3 Degrees at idle.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-17-2017, 02:30 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,993
Posted By CYB4
Re: still overheating

At my Tudor it was a cracked cylinder head, at heavy load uphills or high speed the combustion gases went into the cooling system, pressing out the water thru the filling neck of the radiator.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-21-2017, 02:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,682
Posted By CYB4
Re: Questions historie A Modell

Servus from Bavaria,

I also own a 1930 Tudor here in Southern Bavaria. We have a German Model A Parts Dealer near Munich, have a look at...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-28-2017, 05:28 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 21,887
Posted By CYB4
Re: Just wondering : what's your year of birth ?

1961, still younger than my A
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-28-2016, 07:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 985
Posted By CYB4
Re: Who has the FS- 6 volt Ignition?

Yes i purchased them at a local automotive supplier by the foot from a cable drum. They were cheap and are working fine. Plug connectors were sold seperate and are screwed on the cables
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-28-2016, 02:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 985
Posted By CYB4
Re: Who has the FS- 6 volt Ignition?

I use non resistor copper cables, no problems at all. The engine starts and runs good.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-13-2016, 04:46 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,371
Posted By CYB4
Re: MAC's Model A parts and Service - Any Good Reports?

Until today I got good parts by them, no problems at all. Also, a Snyders 5:5 Head and a MikesAFordable Oil-Filter with much cheaper freight rates to Europe than Snyders or Mikes.

So they deal...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-20-2016, 03:00 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,701
Posted By CYB4
Re: 31 AA Radiator Cap Blows Water at High RPM

Rusty,

Let us know next driving season within this threat, if you A is now ok during driving conditions.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2016, 04:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,388
Posted By CYB4
Re: 6 volt alternator

Yes, it is easy. Just bolt off the old generator and attach the default wiring at the single stud of the new generator, reworked for the Model-A, you find at the suppliers.
Just had the problem,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2016, 03:38 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,701
Posted By CYB4
Re: 31 AA Radiator Cap Blows Water at High RPM

Rusty,

May be my radiator is closer to the fan than yours. I pulled the water pump together with the head, so I was able to leave the radiator in the car.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2016, 10:15 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,701
Posted By CYB4
Re: 31 AA Radiator Cap Blows Water at High RPM

Rusty,

I got these water pump stuts http://www.snydersantiqueauto.com/pump-mounting-kit. If you ever have to change the water pump, you don't have to remove the radiator
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2016, 01:09 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,701
Posted By CYB4
Re: 31 AA Radiator Cap Blows Water at High RPM

Rusty,

I had the same problem, at high rpm and also heavy load uphills I lost a lot of coolant thru the radiator cap. It was a non visible crack in the head, the shop found, which wanted to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-01-2016, 11:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 801
Posted By CYB4
Re: How to disassemble hand throttle lever

Thanks for your input, I think, I will try the "hammer to ear" method first and have to restore the unit in near future.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-01-2016, 08:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 801
Posted By CYB4
How to disassemble hand throttle lever

Hi,

My hand throttle lever is not fixed in its notches anymore, it slips up, so I can't increase idle at a cold engine start. I think, the notches are worn and also the springs at the bottom of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-01-2016, 01:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,185
Posted By CYB4
Re: Cylinder head bolts not protruding past top of nut after torque.

I replaced the cylinder head last winter by a Snyders 5.5 High Compression head. I got new bolts and nuts and also washers. I had the same problem, the bolts were too short with these washers. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-28-2016, 08:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,712
Posted By CYB4
Re: Back in an A (and the long story behind it)

Here in Germany there are also several Model-A on the road, it is a common and affordable vintage car.
At bigger vintage car meetings there you will see a few of them. They have been manufactured...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-26-2016, 07:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,712
Posted By CYB4
Re: Back in an A (and the long story behind it)

Your Tudor looks also like a twin of mine here in Bavaria :)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-21-2016, 12:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,156
Posted By CYB4
Re: Ordered my FSI

I am very happy with my FSI-Ignition, the engine runs very smooth, it starts great also.

Best regards

Chris
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-09-2016, 12:51 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,408
Posted By CYB4
Re: The new one from germany

Hello Tommy,

Best regards from the Southern Part of Germany, the beautiful Ostallgäu County.

Chris
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-22-2016, 12:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,854
Posted By CYB4
Re: 5.5 or 6.0 High Compression Head?

I have the Snyders 5.5 head on my stock engine for about 1000 mls with the usual studs, no problem at all. Uphills the car is stronger, it runs now real 103 kmph topspead.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-18-2016, 03:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,119
Posted By CYB4
Re: FS Ignition

I have the 6V FS ignition with centrifugal advance. Easy start, engine runs great. I can recommend it
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-10-2016, 03:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,820
Posted By CYB4
Re: Ethanol Free 100LL

But your A will run fine with Avgas. Tried it several times, great stuff!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-09-2016, 02:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,109
Posted By CYB4
Re: FS Ignition, who has one?

Fs-Ignition recomments in their instructions a 1.3 to 1.5 Ohm coil at 6V Electronic Ignition Systems and 3.0 to 3.5 Ohm at 12 Volt systems. If the Ohms are not correct, you might get a hot...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 53

 
Forum Jump
Sponsored Links (Register now to hide all advertisements)


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:43 AM.