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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-31-2018, 08:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 869
Posted By Doug_Knutson
Choke rod question

Sounds like you need to learn the fine details of running a Model A .. That rod is directly connected via the carb via a screw & jet to the main gas jet & the choke lever. You should turn it in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-26-2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,102
Posted By Doug_Knutson
Re: Best way to punch a hole in welting

I just use an official hole punch and a block of aluminum .. magic


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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-19-2018, 10:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 421
Posted By Doug_Knutson
Re: transmission woes

I bought a used Main Cluster upper input shaft on E-bay .. the seller indicated slight wear .., Well I paid 18 bucks for a prefect shaft !! It has been in the trans over 10 years now .. you never...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-16-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 749
Posted By Doug_Knutson
Re: Glass bowl gaskets....

Damn - I had a course cork gasket sheet -cut out a donut and installed Leaked like a sieve as the cork was far to porous ... lesson learned - buy a proper gasket and it
will work like magic

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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-15-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 639
Posted By Doug_Knutson
Re: Putting an 8BA in an "A"pickup

Iím dropping in a 8BA flathead in a 29 Roadster pickup. Iíll send pics of a closeup of the pulley area. The wide pulleys are no problem .. but it does get tight. I notched the crossmember quite a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-15-2018, 05:46 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,269
Posted By Doug_Knutson
Re: Crankshaft in New Rebuilt Model A Engine Won't Turn

You are sure itís not because of a long bellhousing or starter motor bolt. I would crawl under and remove the starter and then attempt to turn using a screwdriver on the flywheel teeth. If you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-13-2018, 11:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 958
Posted By Doug_Knutson
Re: 160 deg. thermostat questions

Oh - I should add that my thermostat is located inside the rubber hose .. I canít recall the details but I recall it was from a 80ís car and around 160 F .. My hot water takeoff is brazed onto the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-13-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 958
Posted By Doug_Knutson
Re: 160 deg. thermostat questions

Yes - Sir My hot water heater is located under the drivers front seat, it is a small unit with the air exiting both side with the small 6 volt motor hang downward through a small round hole in the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-13-2018, 09:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 958
Posted By Doug_Knutson
Re: 160 deg. thermostat questions

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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-12-2018, 08:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 958
Posted By Doug_Knutson
160 deg. thermostat questions

Then the view from the rear of the motor and where the upper hot water line enters the fire wall https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180713/ce3352b5374e74f90c728d98a5cc3698.jpg


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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-12-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 958
Posted By Doug_Knutson
Re: 160 deg. thermostat questions

Then the following pics show my temp shutoff valve (inside the cab at the floor level). Then the cold water returns into the lower rad hose .. sure is nice on those cold Alberta mornings...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-12-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 958
Posted By Doug_Knutson
Re: 160 deg. thermostat questions

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180713/d36105f93a4f6721ad70a642987a549a.jpg This how I connected my inside hot water heater on my 29 Tudor running a B head and intake



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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-31-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,398
Posted By Doug_Knutson
Re: Front spring u bolts

I found on my new drop axle on my 29 roadster pickup .. the Synders versions were to short ( I also added a 3/8 inch aluminum spacer in) my son when to the local trailer / spring shop ( Standdens) in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-10-2018, 08:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 967
Posted By Doug_Knutson
Re: V8 Trans in Model A

There are a few newer upgraded synchro transmissions with nicer ratios that bolt up to the the old girl ... just need to drop a bit of cash .. see Snyderís


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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-08-2018, 02:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,434
Posted By Doug_Knutson
Re: How far at 50 MPH

I take my stock 29 Tudor on many 60 -100 mile trips, I like to cruise at 45-48 miles/hr .. I carry a extra couple fuses, fan belt and a few basic screwdriver and wrenchís ... never used them but they...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-05-2018, 10:09 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,709
Posted By Doug_Knutson
Re: 8 volt battery question

I tried the 8 volt battery .. Worked great But I have an electronic voltage regulator inside my generator which is trying to maintain 6.6volts hence the 8 volt battery never charged .. switch back to...
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