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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-21-2021, 07:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,468
Posted By jack wingard
Re: Leaf springs and shocks

I'm not sure what it is called, but the two working with each other. It is about comfort plus keeping the tire on the road to maintain control.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-24-2021, 02:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,967
Posted By jack wingard
Re: Snow Chains

I made a set this year. Had to buy two pairs to get the length. Wally World "Peerless" $60.00 for the two pairs
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-15-2021, 07:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 955
Posted By jack wingard
Re: Ultrasonic cleaner

I repair clocks for a living and it's a must for that trade. A heater is a must also. Works great on carbs and many other things also. To test- place a 2x2 inch square of aluminium foil in it. It...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-13-2021, 08:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 988
Posted By jack wingard
Lug nut

I'm not around my car or manual and search was fruitless. Can someone please tell me what size socket to use for the lug nuts? Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-10-2021, 06:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 629
Posted By jack wingard
Re: Steering box rebuild parts availability

I seen the Model A Medic posted he now has the parts to rebuild 2 tooth
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-08-2021, 07:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,888
Posted By jack wingard
Re: Was Plywood Used

My 29 Coupe came from Nevada. It doesn't seem to be original but it does appear to be redwood.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-08-2021, 01:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 929
Posted By jack wingard
Re: Adjust speedometer from miles to km/hour

Maybe I'm wrong, but isn't it just a scale of the measurement that is different? just like on a ruler that has both inches & mm. The wheels turn the same speed regardless. I would think you'll need a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-25-2021, 07:37 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,221
Posted By jack wingard
Re: How difficult would it be to convert this water heater from 12V to 6V?

Not sure what is trying to be accomplished with the use of a speed controller. A controller only slows motor max. rpm's by decreasing the DC voltage. It can never increase rpm's since it can't...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-20-2021, 12:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,558
Posted By jack wingard
Re: Aristocrat accessory dash

maybe ray could post link
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-18-2021, 12:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 925
Posted By jack wingard
Re: Manifold Heater Mount

Al in NY is correct I have the exact same on my Fordor. No waffle heat exchanger. I have tough time with pics on this site or I would post.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-14-2021, 04:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 665
Posted By jack wingard
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-14-2021, 01:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 665
Posted By jack wingard
Electric wipe motor

When servicing the gear box, what type of grease should be used?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-29-2020, 07:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,315
Posted By jack wingard
Re: Using magnets instead of holes

It depends on the material of the magnet. If it is an alnico magnet, which is all metals, it will conduct electricity. It it's a powdered ferrite magnet, it will not conduct electricity - at least...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-18-2020, 04:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,494
Posted By jack wingard
Re: rear wheel stud installation

www.snydersantiqueauto.com
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-09-2020, 06:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,494
Posted By jack wingard
Re: rear wheel stud installation

Snyder sells the swedging tool.I had them do mine since I was installing all new drums.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-09-2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,403
Posted By jack wingard
Re: Does this Babbitt look ok?

I've never heard of removing metal from cap. Is this a normal practice instead of removing shims?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-09-2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,679
Posted By jack wingard
Re: Dynamic dampening front pulley

I checked with Murray Horn. With shpg to US $336
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 816
Posted By jack wingard
Instrument panel LED

Can someone tell me the size LED replacement for the instrument panel.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-12-2020, 07:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,564
Posted By jack wingard
Re: Speedometer Calibration

I repair clocks for a living. Dirty hair springs and its pivots plays a huge difference. The coils touching together by dirt or oil will cause havoc. I overhauled mine using an ultrasonic cleaner.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-15-2020, 05:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,386
Posted By jack wingard
Re: Knocking on start up

Thanks for all the advise. Over the winter I'll probably pull the pan and check things out.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-13-2020, 07:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,386
Posted By jack wingard
Knocking on start up

On a cold start up there is a 30 second engine knock briefly. Where should I start to look?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-15-2020, 05:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,141
Posted By jack wingard
Re: classic auto mall

Been to the Mall, A lot of very nice , but some very over priced cars. Not sure if it's a % fee or flat fee on consignment. But I'm sure It's thousands of $.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-15-2020, 08:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 432
Posted By jack wingard
Re: Heater control valve question

could be you have the wrong manifold or wrong cover for manifold heater cover
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-27-2020, 06:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 996
Posted By jack wingard
Front Brake Shoe Centering

Question about centering front brake shoes. I welded the worn roller track and ground to 1 5/16". Had "Snyders" mount new cast drums on hub, install new bearing races, true the drums and arched the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-27-2020, 05:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 588
Posted By jack wingard
Re: Brake backing plate

I installed the proper way like Brent stated
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