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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-25-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,106
Posted By Magoo2
Frankenengine

I inherited 4 model a engines. All in various stages of disassembly. I have no history on these engines. They are basically taking up space in my shop. I was thinking of taking various pieces off...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-07-2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 692
Posted By Magoo2
Mixing grease

Iíve got a 31 pickup Iím about to grease everything that has a grease fitting. I like the Lucas ďred sticky greaseĒ. Are there any compatibility issues with using that grease with grease that gas...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-29-2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By Magoo2
Re: Tie rod rebuild

Thanks for the feedback everyone. I finally got it. I had to remove the tie rod ends and steering arms. Made up a jig by notching a piece of copper tubing and inserting that into a large C clamp and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-29-2020, 09:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By Magoo2
Tie rod rebuild

Iím rebuilding the tie rod and drag link on my 31 truck. Iím in the process of reassembling. I canít seem to get the steering arm ball into the tie rod. The inner spring and cup interfere with the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-18-2020, 10:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 441
Posted By Magoo2
King pin felt washer orientation

Just rebuilding front end of 31CCPU. What is the orientation of the felt washer and stamped cap on the bottom support? Does the stamped cap that surrounds the felt washer have the open side facing...
Forum: Model-A 10-06-2020, 03:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 243
Posted By Magoo2
Wanted king pin bushing reamer

Looking to buy or rent a king pin bushing reamer. Iím in nj
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 270
Posted By Magoo2
Front end wobble

My 31 CCPU has a pretty good front end wobble. My first thought was king pin bushings. I checked my wheel bearings and they were adjusted properly. The drivers side was worse so I dismantled that...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 157
Posted By Magoo2
Front end wobble

My 31 CCPU has a pretty good front end wobble. My first thought was king pin bushings. I checked my wheel bearings and they were adjusted properly. The drivers side was worse so I dismantled that...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-16-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 772
Posted By Magoo2
PCV valve good idea?

I have a 31 pickup. Stock engine. Rear main seal leaking. It was suggested I install a PCV valve to help with the oil leak. Any drawbacks to installing a PCV valve?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-14-2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 460
Posted By Magoo2
Re: Lack of power/rpm

Thanks guys. I knew I would get some good suggestions on this site.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-14-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 460
Posted By Magoo2
Lack of power/rpm

Iím having an issue with my 31 closed cab pickup. It starts and idles fine. I just timed it, thatís ok, removed inline fuel filter, new plugs ,points, condenser. I also did a compression test and got...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-10-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,093
Posted By Magoo2
Re: No spark has me stumped?

Well finally solved no spark issue. One of the previous owners soldered the wire from the ignition switch to the plate in the distributor(where the spring loaded connector makes contact). Apparently...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-26-2020, 07:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,093
Posted By Magoo2
Re: No spark has me stumped?

Thanks everyone. I’ll keep you updated.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-24-2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,093
Posted By Magoo2
No spark has me stumped?

I have a Ď31 closed cab pickup. It stopped running and canít get it to start. Cranks fine, fuel delivery seems ok, but there is no spark. Ammeter does not deflect when ignition turned on or when...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-04-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,088
Posted By Magoo2
Re: Aluminum radiator

Thanks rocket1 Iíll give them a call
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-04-2020, 07:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,088
Posted By Magoo2
Aluminum radiator

Has anyone installed one of the cheap aluminum radiators advertised on eBay. The overflow tube on mine is cracked inside the filler neck and I have tried various fixes,j b weld, plastic straw liner....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-02-2020, 06:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,115
Posted By Magoo2
Line boring

Anyone know where I can have a block line bored for insert bearings. Iím in New Jersey
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-06-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 555
Posted By Magoo2
Ignition troubles

Can't get my 31 closed cab pickup running. Was running last week then stopped.
Fuel system & carb seem to be ok. Trying to diagnose ignition system and need some help. Here is what I found:
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-04-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 847
Posted By Magoo2
Re: Starts then stops

Just wanted to thank everyone for their advice. It won't start at all now. Fresh gas,removed carb bowl and cleaned carb with carb cleaner, fuel filter clean, ran it dry last year, now I'm thinking...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-03-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 847
Posted By Magoo2
Starts then stops

Just started my 1931 after sitting over the winter. It fired up right away,ran for a minute or so then died. Could not get it to restart. I may have flooded it trying to restart it so I let it sit...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-28-2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,676
Posted By Magoo2
Re: GPI Radiator

This was the one I was thinking of using
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-27-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,676
Posted By Magoo2
GPI Radiator

Anyone have any experience using the GPI Racing radiator as a stock replacement? They are aluminum and supposedly a direct replacement for the stock model a radiator. I think they are from china
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-23-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,997
Posted By Magoo2
Re: Evaporust question...

I just used "thermocure" by evaporust in my 31 closed cab pickup and it seemed to work very well
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-23-2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,403
Posted By Magoo2
Re: Radiator overflow leak when filling

Marshall I'm pretty sure that's what I'm expierencing. I wonder if I could line the overflow tube with a plastic tube with silicone to seal it?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-22-2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,403
Posted By Magoo2
Re: Radiator overflow leak when filling

Apparently the leak is in the overflow tube inside the top tank of the radiator.
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