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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-06-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,829
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-11-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,277
Posted By captndan
Re: Cracked Block

A (good) welder can fix that crack. Amateurs usually cannot.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-11-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 507
Posted By captndan
Re: Water Glass

Yes. Some stop leaks today contain water glass. All depends on the crack.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-11-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,536
Posted By captndan
Re: One note to modern engine oils

If your engine is smoking donít worry about what oil. An overhaul is in order then use Rotella T.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-11-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,536
Posted By captndan
Re: One note to modern engine oils

Just run Rotella T 15-40 and never look back.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-11-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,242
Posted By captndan
Re: 8 volt battery in 6 volt car

I ask the same question awhile back. The replies were a resounding DONíT DO IT!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-10-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 510
Posted By captndan
Re: GAV and alcohol

BS and alcohol was not common on farms except for the occasional moon shine.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-07-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 748
Posted By captndan
Re: Headlight bar rubber gaskets

Berts spells it out which to use.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-07-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 937
Posted By captndan
Re: Update on transmission plug

It is not a good idea to use STP or Lucas. The high speed gears will fling it out onto the housing. That’s where it stays effectively reducing the amount of oil in the transmission. Stay with 600W...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-06-2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,105
Posted By captndan
Re: Head Gasket

Re-torque after at least three hot cold cycles. The wrench and socket must be good ones.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-27-2018, 06:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,582
Posted By captndan
Re: Beauty trend

Women with beautiful legs never go out of style.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-19-2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,422
Posted By captndan
Re: The right way to use waterglass

First use of water glass was to seal leaks in a copper still.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-17-2018, 08:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,003
Posted By captndan
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-16-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,220
Posted By captndan
Re: Another question about oil viscosity

15/40 is correct. Rotella fits the bill and more.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-13-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,251
Posted By captndan
Re: Gas Tank Cleaning by Cutting Open

I can certainly understand your frustration. First open the tank. Cost 0. Then a true and reasonable evaluation of the inside of the tank. 50/50 chance it’s really not worth trying to save. Like...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-12-2018, 06:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,251
Posted By captndan
Re: Gas Tank Cleaning by Cutting Open

What’s the bug deal? I have done several. High speed cutter wheel along the seam. Clean or sand blast and take it to a good welder. Maybe 50 bucks.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-12-2018, 06:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,197
Posted By captndan
Re: engine oil

This ^^^^^^^^^^:D
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-02-2018, 06:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,253
Posted By captndan
Re: Interesting item on eBay

Might be part of a crime scene. Old hand?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-02-2018, 06:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,444
Posted By captndan
Re: Thermostat

Yes 180.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-02-2018, 06:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,927
Posted By captndan
Re: Light switch connector questions...

Donít mess with the old one. You will order a replacement as soon as your order arrives. Good luck.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-24-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,713
Posted By captndan
Re: Ordering a Distributor Cap/Rotor, best one?

Call Steve @ Berts and tell him you want the good one.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-24-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,584
Posted By captndan
Re: horn rod mystery

The horn rod grounds at the steering wheel. That must be clean and tight. Many horn problems start there.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-23-2018, 07:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,798
Posted By captndan
Re: Model A Starter

A starter doesn’t care what voltage you give it. 12V runs faster than 6V. Only damage to a 6V on 12 is to the starter drive. Even that is often caused by a sharp tooth on the flywheel.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-23-2018, 07:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,774
Posted By captndan
Re: firewall inside insulator?

Foil covered bubble insulation from Lowes, a can of contact cement, can of spray paint if you donít like the silver color. Works great. The suppliers sell metal plates to go around the steering...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-19-2018, 07:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,301
Posted By captndan
Re: It's Time A Owners Apologize

I’m not sorry for anything concerning my A’s.
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