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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-09-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,005
Posted By GPierce
Re: LED Head Lamp Upgrade

I am 100% in agreement with Brentís comments on the LED lights.
I was chastised on here for using them because they said I couldnít focus them in a sharp line, they didnít meet the blah blah rules...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-01-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,227
Posted By GPierce
Re: Install disconnect between 1 and 2, or 3 and 4?

I put it on the ground Side , 1-2. My disconnect is on the seat riser so it was easier to wire that way.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-28-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 524
Posted By GPierce
Re: GPS Speedo space time continuum error

My 23 year old Garmin GPS195 just locked on my position.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-19-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 472
Posted By GPierce
Re: 10 leaf rear springs

I have a roadster spring in my CCPU. Ride is much improved.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-17-2019, 08:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,271
Posted By GPierce
Re: Fuel Filter

I've been using the NAPA3039 for over a year with no issues.
The fuel from the tank flows into the center hole in the filter, out thru the paper element and then up thru the holes in the endplate....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-10-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 410
Posted By GPierce
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-07-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 955
Posted By GPierce
Re: Backfiring when clutching

I set my idle just a hair higher, 7mph in low instead of 5 and that solved the problem.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-07-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,272
Posted By GPierce
Re: Terriable backfiring

Did you ever get this problem solved?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-07-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,041
Posted By GPierce
Re: Barrett-Jackson

Chevrolet 409
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-04-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,526
Posted By GPierce
Re: Best lubrication for transmission ?

How do you know a certain lubricant has additives that will attack yellow metals?

I found the Copper Strip ASTMD130,3hrs@ 100oC for the gear oil I am using to be 1B which is light tarnish. It...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-28-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,526
Posted By GPierce
Re: Best lubrication for transmission ?

I use Mobile 600 XP Extreme pressure oil designed for heavily loaded spur and helical gears. Itís equivalent to SAE 140. Used in the tranny and diffy. No gear grinding with a slight hesitation...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-15-2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 965
Posted By GPierce
Re: emergency radiator repair

He cracked two eggs open and dropped the contents, yolk and white, in the D8 Cat radiator.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-14-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 568
Posted By GPierce
Re: Special electrical charger needed...

Google variable voltage power supply....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-13-2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,576
Posted By GPierce
Re: Got One - Now the VIN search

I took my Texas title down to the Tennessee title office and 15 minutes later walked out with a new Tennessee title transferred to my name. Glad I left California years ago.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-06-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 974
Posted By GPierce
Re: Question? Peened inner front wheel bearing

I used a Dremel tool to slit it almost to the spindle. Then hit the slit with chisel and split it enough to slide it off. I then cleaned up axle as Brent recommended.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-17-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 399
Posted By GPierce
Re: Fuel/Natchez Trace

I’ve driven the Trace from Lawrenceburg, Tennessee to Tupelo, Mississippi in my A. I dont remember any commercilazation at all. The Trace crosses over Interstates and US highways where fuel is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-17-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 355
Posted By GPierce
Re: Pickup Interior, late 1930 Closed Cab

What Jim said is what I used. Then I used the pictures Bob C posted as a guide. There are more of his pictures around but don’t remember where.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-17-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,640
Posted By GPierce
Re: Kwik Poly

I use rot fix. Kill the rot fungus with ethylene glycol (antifreeze), let it dry and use RotFix...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-11-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,192
Posted By GPierce
Re: LED Headlights

The bottom line for me; I am lot more comfortable driving at night with my LED head lights.
The original bulbs with Brattons new reflectors were still scary out there with all of the bright DOT...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-13-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,181
Posted By GPierce
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-03-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,272
Posted By GPierce
Re: Terriable backfiring

Sure would have changed the carb before I pulled the head. Both times I had backfiring was a carb issue.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-02-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,515
Posted By GPierce
Re: putting gasoline in your Model A

Why donít modern cars have spark arrestors?
Maybe the fuel hoses werenít grounded as they are today.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-15-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,236
Posted By GPierce
Re: Drinking Problem

I had an engine drinking oil but excellent compression. Pulled a piston, the oil control ring was stuck tight. The compression ring groves were clean the rings were free. All four pistons had stuck...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-14-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,272
Posted By GPierce
Re: Terriable backfiring

Mine was caused by trash in the carb.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-13-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 524
Posted By GPierce
Re: Elkins Tour Cancellation RE: Hurricane Florence

Any updates on the status of this tour? Reschedule plan?
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