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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-21-2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 327
Posted By Mulletwagon
Re: Rear brakes.

Take a good look at the emergency brake return springs on the other side of the backing plates. Also ensure the emergency brake shaft rotates smoothly. They are famous for getting stuck. Recommend...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-16-2020, 09:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 661
Posted By Mulletwagon
Re: 12 V alternator choice

For long distance reliability with a 6 volt system the only realistic preparation for an alternator failure would be to carry a spare. I have converted many 12 volt 1950s and early 1960s Fords from...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-14-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 145
Posted By Mulletwagon
Re: 31 Victoria Vacuum Line

Need thr adapter that goes between the tube fitting and the manifold.

Get Mac Part #: 28-21864-1
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-12-2020, 08:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 958
Posted By Mulletwagon
Re: Nice Gasoline Filter

Went this route -

https://www.brattons.com/glass-sediment-bowl-fuel-filter.html
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-08-2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 683
Posted By Mulletwagon
Re: Dipstick for Tremec T170 Transmission

Think the issue is the dip stick pipe is 3/4 pipe thread and the trans plug thread is 1/2 pipe. Maybe you can get a pipe nipple with 1/2 pipe threads of the correct length, modify a pipe cap and use...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-31-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,153
Posted By Mulletwagon
Re: loping engine?

All the above plus the possibility of sluggish valves. A little Marvel Mystery Oil directly down the intake and four oz. per tank full of gas is the way to go.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-31-2020, 09:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 664
Posted By Mulletwagon
Re: Help with Wheels!!

Definitely a safety issue. Obviously best to change them out if new or good used rims can be located for reasonable $$.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-31-2020, 09:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,334
Posted By Mulletwagon
Re: Logical Decision Thought

The bookends of the hobby are "Pebble Beach meet Jay" and "Go for ice crean with the grandkids". Most of us prefer to do our own wrench bending and keep our rides safe and cosmetically appealing. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-31-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 659
Posted By Mulletwagon
Re: Horn Power

Agree ! Have to give a double AHOOGA to all the strangers that wave.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-30-2020, 08:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 703
Posted By Mulletwagon
Re: Cold Weather Shifting

Tried the single clutch quick shift and it worked great. Ryan You Da Man !!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-29-2020, 12:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 703
Posted By Mulletwagon
Re: Cold Weather Shifting

Fresh 600W. Just put in a new clutch disc.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-29-2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 703
Posted By Mulletwagon
Cold Weather Shifting

After a spell of wind chill in the 50s down here, I noticed no amount of double clutching or rpm modulation would prevent gears grinding until the trans warmed up. Is this typical for running As up...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-28-2020, 08:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 603
Posted By Mulletwagon
Re: Bronze Model A Ford Rear Main Thrust Plate & Oil Seal installation

Interesting post; please continue the story and photos. Thanks.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-25-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 952
Posted By Mulletwagon
Re: King pin fit

This is a good one from Snyder.

https://www.snydersantiqueauto.com/ProductDetail/A-3111-R_SPINDLE-BOLT-KING-PIN-REAMER?fromCategory=ProductDetail/A-3111-KPO_KING-PINS-ONLY-PAIR
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-24-2020, 08:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,676
Posted By Mulletwagon
Re: Clutch slipping.

Zephyr4,
Great pics, thanks for sharing. Sounds like all good decisions and a solid recovery plan. Looking forward to a success story when it is all back together.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-24-2020, 08:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 952
Posted By Mulletwagon
Re: King pin fit

After pressing in new bushings new king pins will not fit until the bushings are reamed to .8125 inch. After reaming the pins should slide smoothly with no perceptable play. The actual clearance is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-18-2020, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 328
Posted By Mulletwagon
Re: Flywheel wobble

If you were in the process of rebuilding the engine the procedure would be to check and true up the flywheel and/or crankshaft flange. If not in the process of a rebuild, and there is no clutch...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-15-2020, 09:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,003
Posted By Mulletwagon
Re: Tire Pressure

Thanks guys. My tires did not look too low but I was surprised they were only aired up to about 15 psi ! Just not that obvious when they are low. Checked and confirmed max pressure was not posted...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-14-2020, 07:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 546
Posted By Mulletwagon
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-14-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,003
Posted By Mulletwagon
Tire Pressure

Anyone have a recommended min/max tire pressure for a 31 Tudor ?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-14-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 361
Posted By Mulletwagon
Re: Rear axle

Les says 2.25 pints.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-13-2020, 07:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 546
Posted By Mulletwagon
Re: Fan to Water Pump Fitting

Went through the exact same drill. Cleaned up the pump snout with a file and was good to go.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-11-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,649
Posted By Mulletwagon
Australia Fires

Watching the news and thinking about our friends down under. Remarkable damage and loss of life. Hope it ends soon, and be safe until than.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-11-2020, 02:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 644
Posted By Mulletwagon
Re: Cool Video of cut away model a engine

Excellent ! Thanks for sharing. Like being a mechanic with X-ray vision.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-11-2020, 02:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,635
Posted By Mulletwagon
Re: Revising gear box

Concur. The smooth machined surface must contact the release fingers.
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