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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-02-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 223
Posted By Lee Mitch
clutch/brake shaft help

I was hoping to get a few opinions regarding my very loose clutch/brake shaft. This was a car I recently purchased and noticed the shaft has up to 3/8" end play in all directions. I know that I will...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-17-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 314
Posted By Lee Mitch
A-400 wood

Do any of you have photos of the wood in your A-400? I need photos so that I know what parts to order or recreate. None of the vendors have diagrams/photos. "ClassicWood" has sent me a couple of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-11-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,218
Posted By Lee Mitch
Re: The Can-Am Model A Reliability Run;"Mt. Hood A-dventure"

Sounds like a fun time. I will advertise this in our club and make every attempt to participate myself. Thanks for putting this together. btw, Switzerland flag because they are/were neutral? :) I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-16-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 519
Posted By Lee Mitch
Re: stuck transmission?

Thank you very much Barner’s! “we” got it. I believe what happened was the ball of the shifting tower had come out of one the notches in the shifting forks. 5th time is a charm huh?!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-16-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 519
Posted By Lee Mitch
stuck transmission?

I just reinstalled my engine after the replacing pressure plate and clutch disc.
Now my transmission seems to be stuck. The gear shift lever will move but the R,1,2,3 pattern is not there. There is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-26-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 727
Posted By Lee Mitch
Re: Help with vibration

Thank you very much!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-26-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 727
Posted By Lee Mitch
Re: Help with vibration

Not with the crank J and M? Could pilot bearing damage or drive gear bearing damage (assuming that I could do that) cause this?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-26-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 727
Posted By Lee Mitch
Re: Help with vibration

I have readjusted float-a-motors, so I don't think that is it. thx
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-25-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 727
Posted By Lee Mitch
Re: Help with vibration

I did not have it balanced. I have been told that they are balanced when coming from suppliers.? Also, not sure how useful since it can’t be balanced with crank/flywheel (Unless of course I remove...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-25-2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 727
Posted By Lee Mitch
Help with vibration

I need some suggestions FB's. I had to remove, stitch and reinstall my low miles engine recently. A new problem that developed after my install is a vibration that occurs from about 37-43 mph. That...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-30-2018, 10:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,982
Posted By Lee Mitch
Re: Gas tank seeping.

My restored car developed this same exact problem. I installed the later style bracket from the dash after the problem developed. My plan was to "seal" around the old bracket where it was weeping,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-15-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,233
Posted By Lee Mitch
Re: Tips to select good Model A wheels

A friend taught me to use a wrench and tap on each spoke. They should sound the same. A broken one will sound very different. Definitely roll them on hard surface as post #2 says. Avoid deep pitting...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-15-2018, 09:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 678
Posted By Lee Mitch
160-B top wood

I have a slant window 4-door with all the top wood in need of replacement. Can all of the wood be replaced with the cowl/firewall section attached to the rest of the body, or does it need to be cut...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-23-2018, 10:54 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,554
Posted By Lee Mitch
Re: The Restorer needs to fact check its articles!!!

Could not agree more "barkleydave"!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-23-2018, 10:34 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,313
Posted By Lee Mitch
Re: Help with radiator cap spray

Thanks 40 Deluxe. Good to know. Sounds like a good test even if I wasn't having this problem. btw Kuna is a great place!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-23-2018, 10:24 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,313
Posted By Lee Mitch
Re: Help with radiator cap spray

Cross-cut: Great info. I did just as you suggested, but have not tested it yet (extra gaskets).

Sea-slugs: The top baffle covers everything. Darned if I know how much water is in there. If I fill...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-23-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,313
Posted By Lee Mitch
Re: Help with radiator cap spray

Replaced that today! Will try it when the rain subsides to less than Hurricane levels around here!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-23-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,313
Posted By Lee Mitch
Re: Help with radiator cap spray

Purdy and Jackson: Original radiator, but completely re-cored with extra tubes. Only a couple thousand miles on it. I have always run a mixture of antifreeze and water so I don't believe it is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-23-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,313
Posted By Lee Mitch
Re: Help with radiator cap spray

Magicbox: Thanks. Definitely not full. It finds its own level below the top baffle.
Redmodelt: Thanks. Overflow tube clear! Gaskets.... Replaced them today. Will check if that's at least part of the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-23-2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,313
Posted By Lee Mitch
Help with radiator cap spray

I have had a reoccurring problem of spray coming under the radiator cap and decorating my hood. It occurs on longer pulls (up a hill) regardless of environmental ambient temperature. It does not...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-28-2017, 07:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,368
Posted By Lee Mitch
Re: Best way to enter and exit 31 CCPU

The real trick is to teach your wife to wait until you have gone through all of your jyrations BEFORE they try to enter! Inevitable mid-seat bumping/colliding will occur. BTW if you fellas figure...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-14-2017, 12:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,526
Posted By Lee Mitch
Re: Overflowing fuel filler?

This exact thing happened to me just last week. Filled up (non-ethanol) from my above ground tank. Air temp was low to mid 40's. Tucked the "A" into its temp controlled bay that was around 62. An...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-24-2017, 12:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,804
Posted By Lee Mitch
Re: Rear Brake Adjustment Wedge

Sure looks like service brake sticking. However, if it has an e-brake, is it on? Don't ask how I thought to ask that!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2016, 11:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,546
Posted By Lee Mitch
Re: Body to frame! Anyone ever have this?

Terry, a few years ago when I fitted the body to the frame on my Fordor I remember there were some domed rivets towards the back that created this same issue on mine. I am honestly not positive where...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-09-2016, 03:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,682
Posted By Lee Mitch
Re: Luggage Rack Bracket

They are sometimes tough to reach, but really great when you do get ahold of them. They are indeed in business, especially the trunks. That is most of their business. Their racks and hardware are...
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