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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-05-2021, 02:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 801
Posted By 29er
Re: Natchez Trace

You're in for an adventure! I bicycled it a few years ago, starting in Natchez. It was late September and the farther north I rode, the more colorful were the fall colors. There's lots to see along...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-03-2021, 01:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,486
Posted By 29er
Re: Red-Lite Misery

Also, check for a short in the stoplight switch
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-29-2021, 05:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,624
Posted By 29er
Re: Carb questions and thoughts

I also found that site very helpful. I recently experienced a couple of similar troubles and thought my experience may be of interest. I run a Zenith 2 carb and a 6 volt system. All was well and I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-10-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,363
Posted By 29er
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-28-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,437
Posted By 29er
Re: best head puller

Check out this video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MtgvnT6ab0U&t=268s

Mike
Head's up in Orygone
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-17-2018, 10:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,554
Posted By 29er
Re: New video on How to Do a Lube Job on a Model A Ford

Hey Mark! Great video and a great contribution, too. Thanks!Hope you'll make more.

Mike in Oregon
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-14-2018, 11:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,127
Posted By 29er
Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays!

An original poem, Sung to the tune, "HARK! THE HERALD ANGEL SINGS":

HARK! THE HORN, “AHOOGHA” SINGS

Hark! The horn, “Ahoogha”, sings
Turn the key, the engine pings.
Raise the hood, pour in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-05-2018, 10:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,638
Posted By 29er
Re: Installing Battery Disconnect Switch in 1931 Coupe

Hey Joop:

Here's a photo (not mine); See Post #45:

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=183530&highlight=battery+disconnect

When I bought my '29 coupe, the battery disconnect...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-30-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,981
Posted By 29er
Re: Re-torque head

censored!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-30-2018, 12:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,981
Posted By 29er
Re: Re-torque head

Roger that... besides, who doesn't need another tool? :D

Mike in Orygun
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-29-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,981
Posted By 29er
Re: Re-torque head

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=251893&highlight=snap-on
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-25-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,839
Posted By 29er
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-25-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,839
Posted By 29er
Re: Is there a washer on the brass carb adjusting needle seat?

And don't forget the anti-seize! :eek::rolleyes::D:p
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-25-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,839
Posted By 29er
Re: Is there a washer on the brass carb adjusting needle seat?

John: THANKS! (why didn't I think of looking there?). That's pretty definitive! It's interesting that given so many Zenith carburetors had the brass needle seat none of the parts suppliers mention...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2018, 11:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,839
Posted By 29er
Re: Is there a washer on the brass carb adjusting needle seat?

Thanks Gary.
Current score: No = 1 Yes = 1

:confused:
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2018, 11:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,839
Posted By 29er
Re: Is there a washer on the brass carb adjusting needle seat?

Many thanks for taking time to post diagrams!

Yup, it's the brass seat as shown:

https://www.brattons.com/carburetor-adjusting-needle-seat.html

and not the comp jet that goes in the bowl....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,839
Posted By 29er
Re: Is there a washer on the brass carb adjusting needle seat?

Thanks! Seems it would leak without a washer. Do you put Permatex or anything in it?

Problem is my GVA doesn't seem to work and the car runs fine (but maybe a little rich) with the GVA turned...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,839
Posted By 29er
Re: Is there a washer on the brass carb adjusting needle seat?

Hi Fred! Long time no see! We think about you every time we go to the coast and pass by your old house.

The one I'm talking about is for the GAV that the gas adjusting needle fits into to regulate...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,839
Posted By 29er
Is there a washer on the brass carb adjusting needle seat?

I just received a brass carburetor adjusting needle seat for a Zenith carb from one of the suppliers. It didn't come with a washer, but I'm pretty sure there should be one, right?

Thanks!
Mike
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-18-2018, 10:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,367
Posted By 29er
Re: Hub cap mounting tab tricks?

By the way, here's a Tech Video on how to make your own hubcaps:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8LtXB6tF2KQ

;)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-18-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,790
Posted By 29er
Re: GAV replacement

Here's a site with lots of carb info:

https://www.model-a.org/default.html
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-16-2018, 09:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,433
Posted By 29er
Re: add temperature probe

Follow-up question: So, if the gooseneck is removed to either drill a hole for the temperature probe, or to replace it with one that's already been drilled, does the head gasket need to be replaced?...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-11-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,521
Posted By 29er
Re: Stuck head

Ahhh, good idea, Grasshopper!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-11-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,521
Posted By 29er
Re: Stuck head

Check this out:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MtgvnT6ab0U

I made one using a 1/2 inch metal plate; works like a charm without damaging head or cylinder block by prying on them. Many thanks to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-13-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,363
Posted By 29er
Re: Coil Voltage ???

HAHAHAHA. Well see, if he had been wearing his "Depends", that wouldn't have happened! Let that be a lesson! :D:p:);):rolleyes::eek:
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