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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-14-2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 166
Posted By 100IH
Re: 29 Tudor body wood question

You see the nail holes? that's where the headliner is streched and tacked to. The interior kits will give more complete answers. That area is really a dead air space. Crude is of no consequence.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-13-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 612
Posted By 100IH
Re: New to the forum and questions (lot!)

Original valve lash is .012 .013 so wear is responsible for the rest.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-13-2020, 11:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 918
Posted By 100IH
Re: Nice Gasoline Filter

Copper is more likely to harden and crack than steel line.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-03-2020, 02:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 734
Posted By 100IH
Re: two Ford assembly plants...

Jeez Steve, I'd pick Long Beach because they had the Wests monopoly on fenders. You know, those enormous stacks in the warehouse.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-01-2020, 12:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 487
Posted By 100IH
Re: 31 Victoria Bumper Arms

There's the front most of the front bumper arms and then front most of the rear bumper arm. So what end of the car is the question?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-01-2020, 12:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 550
Posted By 100IH
Re: Carburetor problems

Steve just keep the air pressure low then slowly increase.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-01-2020, 12:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 194
Posted By 100IH
Re: 1928 1929 Tudor top welt pictures needed.

Pretty good pictures in the restoration guidelines book. The front uses "hidem and end caps. The rear of the top is metal with special end caps where the metal strip meets the metal drip rail. There...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-25-2020, 12:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 932
Posted By 100IH
Re: King pin fit

Best practice is at the machine shop and only if they have a Sunnen pinfiting machine or equivalent from Italy This will hone both bushings at the same time in alignment. Wheel cylinder hones can get...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-25-2020, 11:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 805
Posted By 100IH
Re: Different front spindles?

You just said there was a difference in length. There is an early spindle but the difference is not the length, it is the inner flange where the backing plate mounts. The longer spindle is likely...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-21-2020, 02:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,597
Posted By 100IH
Re: Engine pans

Do you have Float a Motor engine mounts? if so the engine will not be as solidly mounted as original. The likelihood that the tabs at the frame could crack/ tear off. They would have to float...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-12-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,578
Posted By 100IH
Re: Revising gear box

If the gear box never leaks, you don't need a dipstick. In the ideal world (:.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-12-2020, 11:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 582
Posted By 100IH
Re: brake pedal return spring mounting

Two sets of return springs are already part of the system as originally designed. 1. return springs on the brake shoes and 2. what Gary said, the anti-rattlers on the brake rods which are often...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-30-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 920
Posted By 100IH
Re: High Point on Cam

The camshaft for the valves on a flat head is momentary because it is pointed but the bottom of the lifter is wide enough to keep the valve open longer. The distributor cam is the opposite scenario....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-30-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,415
Posted By 100IH
Re: Pilot Bearing Question

Werner, we have a company called "speedy sleeve." They make hard alloy thin wall sleeves that can be installed with a press fit and/or locktite. Made just for repair of worn surfaces. Somewhere in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-30-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 803
Posted By 100IH
Re: Front motor mount springs wrong

Get the kit with all of the parts and not just the springs. The high end parts suppliers have the most correct length parts. Others sell springs that are too long. The reference to Marcp's site is a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-30-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 963
Posted By 100IH
Re: 31 model a differential drive shaft removal technique

IF the pinion needs to be replaced R&R, removing can be tough but the install is much tougher without bending the shaft. For success find a supplier what will do it with the special frame. They can...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-16-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 941
Posted By 100IH
Re: Compression test and Vacuum test readings need help

If your compression tester is the kind with a flexable hose and the check valve is at the spark plug end and the gauge can come off you'r in business. Rig up some fittings to put a male air hose...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-16-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,669
Posted By 100IH
Re: Weard leaks

Mine Gott. Why did you put in this additive in the first place - Leaking? now leaking still so it is the additive. I am sure no stop leak that has been around for 50 - 70 years eats head gaskets....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-16-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,001
Posted By 100IH
Re: GAV knob proper orientation

Sooooo, where should the thingy that says Dill - where you put air in the tire B.?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-16-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 944
Posted By 100IH
Re: Transmission gear/shaft question

If you want to loosen them up or indicate where the rub is, put a very small amount of lapping compound ( fine or extra fine) on the shaft and slide one gear at a time back and forth on the shaft -...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-12-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,566
Posted By 100IH
Re: That "Opportunity Knocks" Engine

Stitch it-Irontite pins. Then run their ceramic seal.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-12-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,158
Posted By 100IH
Re: Replacing pistons

OK. step 1). measure the cylinders (all) top and bottom to determine if/ how much taper - wear. A machinist needs to do the measuring and visual inspection. He will be able to tell if it needs to be...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-23-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,178
Posted By 100IH
Re: non adjustable valves

So, for the sake of meaningful discussions, you do have adjustable lifters. Now you have to learn how to measure the gap when the lobes are down and then raise the valves, one at a time to the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-20-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 534
Posted By 100IH
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-11-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 368
Posted By 100IH
Re: Repair manual suggestions

Reproduction parts books, one for body and several for chassis are good and include which fasteners,washers & nuts (even cotter pin descriptions) go with a particular part. There are several books...
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