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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-04-2021, 11:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,614
Posted By Magoo2
Re: two tooth steering box lubrication

Barkhamstead,Ct has a tractor supply. Not sure how far that is from you. Iím using their 00 grease seems to work fine. Warm it up before installing.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-04-2021, 11:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 816
Posted By Magoo2
Front end alignment question

Iím in the process of aligning the front end of my 31 CCPU. Iím using a toe in gauge, basically a spring loaded bar that wedges between the tires. After positioning and zeroing the gauge, I pull the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-10-2020, 08:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,070
Posted By Magoo2
Re: Does this Babbitt look ok?

I want to thank everyone for their input it was very helpful.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-09-2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,070
Posted By Magoo2
Re: Does this Babbitt look ok?

I am going to plastigauge .i accidentally attached a connecting rod pic. Should have been the rear main. For some reason I canít attach a photo of it
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-09-2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,070
Posted By Magoo2
Does this Babbitt look ok?

Iím rebuilding one of the spare engines I have. The pictures show the three main bearings. Iíve never done this before and would appreciate any opinions as to the condition of these bearings. There...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-07-2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 584
Posted By Magoo2
Bearing caps

Iím trying to rebuild an extra model a engine I have. Everything seems to be in pretty good shape except the main bearing caps. They appear pretty worn. There were no shims. Does anyone make pre...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-07-2020, 10:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 930
Posted By Magoo2
Re: Verify oil pump working

Iím just second guessing myself. I rebuilt the oil pump and reinstalled it. And was thinking I really donít know if the pump is working.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-07-2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 930
Posted By Magoo2
Verify oil pump working

What is the easiest way to verify your oil pump is working properly? I donít have an oil pressure gauge installed.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-25-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,595
Posted By Magoo2
Frankenengine

I inherited 4 model a engines. All in various stages of disassembly. I have no history on these engines. They are basically taking up space in my shop. I was thinking of taking various pieces off...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-07-2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,018
Posted By Magoo2
Mixing grease

Iíve got a 31 pickup Iím about to grease everything that has a grease fitting. I like the Lucas ďred sticky greaseĒ. Are there any compatibility issues with using that grease with grease that gas...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-29-2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 426
Posted By Magoo2
Re: Tie rod rebuild

Thanks for the feedback everyone. I finally got it. I had to remove the tie rod ends and steering arms. Made up a jig by notching a piece of copper tubing and inserting that into a large C clamp and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-29-2020, 09:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 426
Posted By Magoo2
Tie rod rebuild

Iím rebuilding the tie rod and drag link on my 31 truck. Iím in the process of reassembling. I canít seem to get the steering arm ball into the tie rod. The inner spring and cup interfere with the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-18-2020, 10:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 575
Posted By Magoo2
King pin felt washer orientation

Just rebuilding front end of 31CCPU. What is the orientation of the felt washer and stamped cap on the bottom support? Does the stamped cap that surrounds the felt washer have the open side facing...
Forum: Model-A 10-06-2020, 03:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 293
Posted By Magoo2
Wanted king pin bushing reamer

Looking to buy or rent a king pin bushing reamer. Iím in nj
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 420
Posted By Magoo2
Front end wobble

My 31 CCPU has a pretty good front end wobble. My first thought was king pin bushings. I checked my wheel bearings and they were adjusted properly. The drivers side was worse so I dismantled that...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 224
Posted By Magoo2
Front end wobble

My 31 CCPU has a pretty good front end wobble. My first thought was king pin bushings. I checked my wheel bearings and they were adjusted properly. The drivers side was worse so I dismantled that...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-16-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,047
Posted By Magoo2
PCV valve good idea?

I have a 31 pickup. Stock engine. Rear main seal leaking. It was suggested I install a PCV valve to help with the oil leak. Any drawbacks to installing a PCV valve?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-14-2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 590
Posted By Magoo2
Re: Lack of power/rpm

Thanks guys. I knew I would get some good suggestions on this site.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-14-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 590
Posted By Magoo2
Lack of power/rpm

Iím having an issue with my 31 closed cab pickup. It starts and idles fine. I just timed it, thatís ok, removed inline fuel filter, new plugs ,points, condenser. I also did a compression test and got...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-10-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,307
Posted By Magoo2
Re: No spark has me stumped?

Well finally solved no spark issue. One of the previous owners soldered the wire from the ignition switch to the plate in the distributor(where the spring loaded connector makes contact). Apparently...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-26-2020, 07:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,307
Posted By Magoo2
Re: No spark has me stumped?

Thanks everyone. I’ll keep you updated.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-24-2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,307
Posted By Magoo2
No spark has me stumped?

I have a Ď31 closed cab pickup. It stopped running and canít get it to start. Cranks fine, fuel delivery seems ok, but there is no spark. Ammeter does not deflect when ignition turned on or when...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-04-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,270
Posted By Magoo2
Re: Aluminum radiator

Thanks rocket1 Iíll give them a call
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-04-2020, 07:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,270
Posted By Magoo2
Aluminum radiator

Has anyone installed one of the cheap aluminum radiators advertised on eBay. The overflow tube on mine is cracked inside the filler neck and I have tried various fixes,j b weld, plastic straw liner....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-02-2020, 06:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,301
Posted By Magoo2
Line boring

Anyone know where I can have a block line bored for insert bearings. Iím in New Jersey
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