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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 07:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 300
Posted By dmaxweb
Re: Painting Engine

Thanks Brent.
My inclination was to paint it to prevent rusting. I justed wanted to make sure there were no functional reasons not to paint. Since I'm brushing, no concern about overspray into the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 06:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 300
Posted By dmaxweb
Painting Engine

I'm brushing on Bill Hirsch engine green. Should the machined area around the intake and exhaust ports be painted?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-18-2021, 09:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 778
Posted By dmaxweb
Re: throwout bearing

That is a question I have, not an answer.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-18-2021, 08:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 778
Posted By dmaxweb
Re: throwout bearing

Is this the correct bearing for a stock single plate clutch?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-30-2021, 04:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,507
Posted By dmaxweb
Re: Engine Wood Support Cradle Stand Picture

Does anyone have a legible cut sheet for this stand?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-26-2021, 08:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 570
Posted By dmaxweb
Re: Blocking the Firewall Heater Tube

I used one of these. Painted black.

https://www.lowes.com/pd/Oatey-PVC-Test-Plug-Fitting/3880607
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-31-2021, 05:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,235
Posted By dmaxweb
Re: Which Valve Spring Compressor

Do you know the model # of the Sunnen tool?
Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-14-2021, 03:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,888
Posted By dmaxweb
Re: Head puller For the model A

I was putting together a good size order from Snyders so I checked with Tom Jordan:

"Yes, we have extra lift adapters available. The cost is $4.00. These are not a cataloged item so you will not...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-12-2021, 05:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,888
Posted By dmaxweb
Re: Head puller For the model A

I came up with 2 old rusty C-4 plugs. After soaking a few days with Kroil, I was able to remove the threaded insulator retaining bushings with an impact wrench. I still had to use a hammer to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-10-2021, 04:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,888
Posted By dmaxweb
Re: Head puller For the model A

I'm not understanding a couple of things.
1. In the first picture of the write--up, the bolts that come up through the spark plug "shells" will spin freely. How do you tighten the nuts (above the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-10-2021, 06:14 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,888
Posted By dmaxweb
Re: Head puller For the model A

Half the fun is repurposing scrap into a useful tool. It's been too hot to drive the A and I have a friend whose a machinist and likes beer. Need I say more? :)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-09-2021, 09:51 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,888
Posted By dmaxweb
Re: Head puller For the model A

I'm building a clone of one these pullers. How do I break the porcelain out of the old plugs? It was easy enough to break off the top but no go on the remaining piece inside. I've tried a punch...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-23-2021, 05:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,338
Posted By dmaxweb
Re: Dropping the pan , recent You Tube .

Which video has the front wheel bearing adjustment?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-19-2021, 08:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 592
Posted By dmaxweb
Re: Oil Pump Stuck

The motor is in the car and would prefer not pulling it to get the plug out. The plug was 1/8" NPT which I believe is correct. What about using a left hand bit with a diameter smaller than the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-19-2021, 08:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 592
Posted By dmaxweb
Re: Oil Pump Stuck

It's below the surface. I may be just the very end of plug.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-19-2021, 06:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 592
Posted By dmaxweb
Oil Pump Stuck

Someone in the past used a square head pipe plug in the side of the block. It was in there tight and needed a good heft with a wrench to remove it . In the process the very end of the plug broke...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-16-2021, 12:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 382
Posted By dmaxweb
Motor Off Center

The front motor mount stud is not centered side to side in the hole in the cross member. Because of the offset, the smaller diameter of the bronze bushing will not seat in the hole by less than 1/4"....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-15-2021, 06:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 540
Posted By dmaxweb
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-13-2021, 09:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 540
Posted By dmaxweb
Re: Wind Wings

Will these work on a coupe?
Does anyone sell the frames?
Do the frames require drilling the doors?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-13-2021, 06:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 540
Posted By dmaxweb
Wind Wings

I picked up several boxes of parts today. Included were these wind wings. Anybody know what they fit?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-13-2021, 06:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 291
Posted By dmaxweb
1928 Timing Gear Cover

I picked up several timing gear covers today. Two of them are like the top one in the picture and one is the lower one. Looking at Vince Falters site it looks like a '28 cover. Is this only for the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-19-2021, 07:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 888
Posted By dmaxweb
Re: window crank spring question

Do you know the wire diameter of the original springs?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2021, 01:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,724
Posted By dmaxweb
Re: Marvel Carburetor

I did not need the entire rebuild kit. Out of the 6 carbs I was given, I have 2 good bodies, 1 excellant complete set of internals, and an assortment of spare parts. All I needed was gaskets. I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2021, 11:46 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,724
Posted By dmaxweb
Re: Marvel Carburetor

The carb I'm rebuilding has a brass washer. I did not realize the rubber seal was not included in the gasket kit. Is there something I can substitute? Possibly an O ring?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-03-2021, 02:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,724
Posted By dmaxweb
Re: Marvel Carburetor

Do you have a Fel-pro # for that gasket material? The thinest I can find is 1/16".
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