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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-13-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 177
Posted By TinCup
Re: Need Videos for Trans and clutch

google is your best friend in this endeavor.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-27-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,223
Posted By TinCup
Re: UPDATE....Ok so a brand new radiator and it still runs hot

I have installed 6 Bergs radiators without a single problem. Family run business that makes a big difference to me. I have installed only one Brassworks and I had a hard time getting the radiator...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-27-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,223
Posted By TinCup
Re: UPDATE....Ok so a brand new radiator and it still runs hot

My old radiator was fine as long as the temps didn't get above 75 degrees. It too was a 2 row 8 fin. Had it flushed twice. It just takes 3 cores to do the job.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-27-2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,223
Posted By TinCup
Re: UPDATE....Ok so a brand new radiator and it still runs hot

There is a much more detailed post here in the barn. Radiator ended up being an aftermarket 2 core radiator. Stock radiator was three core. Bought a replacement from Bergs Radiator and all is good...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-20-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,236
Posted By TinCup
Re: Don't ask me how

No not at all.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-19-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,236
Posted By TinCup
Re: Don't ask me how

I already posted in the wanted section and at this point the only venue I haven't tried is the telegraph. The whole point here is I don't want to have to put more money in the machine shop. Yes I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-19-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,236
Posted By TinCup
Re: Don't ask me how

Just trying to get this back together without a trip to the machine shop.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-18-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,236
Posted By TinCup
Don't ask me how

Reassembling a motor that a club member brought back from New York state all went well until this piston decided to not to cooperate. The pistons are 120 over and finding replacements has turned out...
Forum: Model-A 08-18-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 100
Posted By TinCup
120 over Pistons Needed

1 of the 4 120 pistons is cracked and cannot be reused. Would rather not bore to 125. I need 1 or all 4 if you have them.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-22-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,174
Posted By TinCup
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-21-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,174
Posted By TinCup
Re: radiator fan efficiency

More facts to ponder.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-07-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 462
Posted By TinCup
Re: Vacuum wiper motor Rebuilt Kit?

I bought a kit from Snyder's and from Bratton's. You already know that sometimes they sell the same thing but in this case they were different. On each kit the replacement paddle was crap and since...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-16-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,233
Posted By TinCup
Re: Won't run without choke

If the passage from the secondary well is plugged it will do the same thing. First time I found this was rebuilding a side bowl carb like this one. This will plug the cap jet. I have heard timing...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-12-2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,453
Posted By TinCup
Re: Installed the Simmons Super Power head

That's a thing of beauty. Now you need a Simmons Carb like mine.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-12-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 681
Posted By TinCup
Re: Zenith carb stall

Sounds like the float may be too low. This is a common issue on the Zenith carb which is why in 1932 the float design was changed so that the float was perpendicular to the car not inline. When you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-12-2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,762
Posted By TinCup
Re: Just a cool pic

Are those Kelsey Hayes wheels? 650X16's?
Looks nice on that coupe.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-11-2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,032
Posted By TinCup
Re: Has Anyone Seen A Breather Cap Like This Before?

I believe Henry tried 4 different oil filler tubes trying to solve the blow by out the oil filler tube. Looks like someone came up with number 5
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-07-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,367
Posted By TinCup
Re: Carburetor Float valves

I have a Viton tipped valve in my 31 and have had for over 6 years. I do not have the leaking issue some have reported with them. The gaskets as Jim has suggested can also be the cause. Oh and by the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-06-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,020
Posted By TinCup
Re: The Zenith Carburetor

Don't forget this great write up and animations on the Zenith carb.
Zenith Carb Basics (http://www.modelabasics.com/carb%20basics%202.htm)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-05-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,026
Posted By TinCup
Re: 1929 Mail Truck Find.

Some guys have all the luck!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-02-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 751
Posted By TinCup
Re: Oil on radiator??

If someone has over greased the rear water pump zerk the oil from the grease plus coolant can cause this. I have seen so many radiators that are full of grease from this. The rear pump zerk should...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-21-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,523
Posted By TinCup
Re: Leaking Zenith Carburetor

Try repeating the test and leave the gas cap off.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-20-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,523
Posted By TinCup
Re: Leaking Zenith Carburetor

Great write up here. Tom's articles are always on point and early on I relied on them when starting on carbs. Sounds like you are on target and their have been some good suggestions already posted. I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-16-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 666
Posted By TinCup
Re: Fuel proof paint option

Thanks for the article Tom. I have already ordered the Brodak but had not seen the SIG gloss. I had used the Lustrekote for years and really liked how well it worked and it's quick dry was a plus. It...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-13-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 770
Posted By TinCup
Re: MOOORE CHOKE! Zenith side bowl

Tom is on the money here I think. I have a Zenith 3 sidebowl on my Late 31 coupe and I start it on cold Oklahoma mornings much as Tom as detailed. I don't have to give it that much throttle but I do...
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