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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-04-2021, 10:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 667
Posted By Kurt in NJ
Re: Rear axle nut

5/8 -18 suffix S18 case hardened -from the ford parts book
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-27-2021, 01:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 323
Posted By Kurt in NJ
Re: Safety or not

The car I just bought I was worried about it too, was going to put clear tint film on, was cleaning some and found the marks,-- "as1", and can see the edge ,2layers of glass with plastic in center ,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-25-2021, 02:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,053
Posted By Kurt in NJ
Re: starter amps

running free--no load 2700 rpm 50 amps @ 6V
locked --14 ft lbs 0 rpm 3.75 volts 560 amps
cranking --engine 100 rpm . 225 amps ,4.75 volt
brush spring -35-40 oz
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-22-2021, 02:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,412
Posted By Kurt in NJ
Re: Air Filter

I use air maze screen type with oil on itd
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-22-2021, 01:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 695
Posted By Kurt in NJ
Re: Magneto question

It's been offered to me at a price I don't have to worry about the magneto, I expect to have to take apart the engine to make it reliable, and I do have a magnet charger, cranking it over feels like ...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-20-2021, 06:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 695
Posted By Kurt in NJ
Re: Magneto question

I got to look at it , engine turns, no compression, no title, looks complete, perhaps 60s restoration, paint is bad, seats intact, top still in one piece except for back windows, lot of nuts under...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-20-2021, 11:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 695
Posted By Kurt in NJ
Re: Magneto question

It hasn't run for over 40 years, there was a attempt at tow starting 10-15 years ago.
if everything else is equal what would the value difference between hand crank and electric start be?
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-19-2021, 05:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 695
Posted By Kurt in NJ
Magneto question

How much voltage is needed from the magneto to start car, I was told it is 1911, that it doesn't have electric starter, I question 1911, it has black radiator shell
Would it also have a place for...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-14-2021, 09:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 745
Posted By Kurt in NJ
Re: 6 Bladed fan

there are also different diameter generator pulleys that can be used to optiize fan and charging for either slow or fast driving
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-12-2021, 10:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 332
Posted By Kurt in NJ
Re: Gorden Smith compressor air pressors

I would have to look at the head I have off, if I remember correctly the combustion chamber looks "B"
For sandblasting it run about 45 psi, I regulate the pressure with governor speed to match...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-12-2021, 03:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 471
Posted By Kurt in NJ
Re: Galvanizing a Brass Screw

Tin it with that no lead solder or old Babbitt perhaps
What lengths/quantity, if it's only a few I can look in the wwll surplus box
And is it 10-32 machine screw, or #10 wood screw
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-10-2021, 02:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 228
Posted By Kurt in NJ
Re: 59A cam. Undersize journals?

Yes, I don't know how common though, I found a set at Hershey
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-09-2021, 02:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 619
Posted By Kurt in NJ
Re: Seized Engine

What about if the transmission is in 3 gear, and you push the clutch pedal down-- can the car be moved then
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-08-2021, 01:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 792
Posted By Kurt in NJ
Re: Model A & Philco

That's it, I got mine several years ago from that place
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-07-2021, 03:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 792
Posted By Kurt in NJ
Re: Model A & Philco

I bought a cd on ebay, 1933 auto radio service and installation, there are several radios listed as 1930 31 and there are instructions on installing the radios in model A, and other cars
It's...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-07-2021, 12:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 196
Posted By Kurt in NJ
Re: Installing new starter brushes

I perch the brush spring on the corner of brush holder, with brushes hanging out the holes, put brushes in holders and use hook tool to lift springs in place after armature is in,I have also pulled...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-04-2021, 08:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 612
Posted By Kurt in NJ
Re: Fit too tight for grease?

the bushing next to the thrust bearing should have a passage that goes to the bearing that should take grease easilly and show excess around the thrust bearing
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-03-2021, 08:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 646
Posted By Kurt in NJ
Re: Hubcap mystery

I have one that says "food". Figured it would be a good topper for a manifold cooker
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-29-2021, 09:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,056
Posted By Kurt in NJ
Re: Mounting headlight bulbs

These are halogen bulbs, the filaments are curves, not the V shaped, the focus is pretty good, when I put the old original "Mazda" bulbs in the edges were sharper.
Original bulbs of the era were...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-28-2021, 03:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,670
Posted By Kurt in NJ
Re: Hood Corners.

Tubular rivets, brake lining riveting machine does nice job
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-26-2021, 02:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 847
Posted By Kurt in NJ
Re: Seat help!

What about metal fireplace screen
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-25-2021, 12:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,104
Posted By Kurt in NJ
Re: how to eliminate free play of the rear axle

From my notes I have .005 for end float clearance, and .005 for rotational play, and that was the results when I assembled one with all new original Ford parts ( new axles, new housings, new spider...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-25-2021, 06:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By Kurt in NJ
Re: 1934 steering box adjustment

It means that it is not centered properly, it's the same adjustment as on model A, the eccentric screw adjustment is off, search on model A side for adjusting posts
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-24-2021, 09:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 695
Posted By Kurt in NJ
Re: Wiring harness question

either the second bulb in the headlight, or the cowl lights were used for parking lights, all cars had parking lights
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-23-2021, 05:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,107
Posted By Kurt in NJ
Re: Front hub inner bearing race

My bearing punch is old oil pump shaft
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