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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-01-2020, 08:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By Smooth_One
Re: Radiator shroud emblem removal

Thanks so much! I thought it unscrewed somehow.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-01-2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By Smooth_One
Radiator shroud emblem removal

Stupid question but how do I remove the emblem on the shroud?
I want to try and keep it intact and re-install after I clean it up....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-23-2020, 10:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 847
Posted By Smooth_One
Re: Cylinder head machining advice.

I have heard of using clay. Iíll try and get a hold of a local club too.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-23-2020, 01:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 847
Posted By Smooth_One
Cylinder head machining advice.

Hey all, towards the winter time I am going to pull the head off my A and probably mill it as minimal as I can just to get it flat for a new gasket. I pulled the center not loose with the clamp that...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-15-2020, 06:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 693
Posted By Smooth_One
Re: Engine not starting.

The red wire from the ignition switch to the positive side of the coil was blowing the fuses. Canít say Iím the best electrician but Iím learning....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-14-2020, 08:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 693
Posted By Smooth_One
Re: Engine not starting.

Ok so I didn’t mention that I converted in to electronic ignition, but I did keep the manual spark adjustment. The car is running now. I guess when converting to electronic ignition you literally...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-14-2020, 07:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 693
Posted By Smooth_One
Re: Engine not starting.

Thanks! I’ll let you guys know what I find in a few days.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-11-2020, 06:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 693
Posted By Smooth_One
Re: Engine not starting.

No power getting to the coil I found out last night.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-10-2020, 05:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 693
Posted By Smooth_One
Re: Engine not starting.

I do not have a fuse on it but I was going to add one soon.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-10-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 693
Posted By Smooth_One
Re: Engine not starting.

Just Curious, what does everyone use for a solid ground for a test light or multi meter to check things out?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-10-2020, 02:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 693
Posted By Smooth_One
Re: Engine not starting.

Getting plenty of gas! It’s leaking out of the intake so the float needs some attention for sure. It was running in the driveway the other day after a 30 minute drive and just shut off, like someone...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-10-2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 693
Posted By Smooth_One
Re: Engine not starting.

Thanks Iíll check V on both sides tonight. It cranks over just doesnít fire.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-10-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 693
Posted By Smooth_One
Engine not starting.

Would a bad cutout switch keep the engine from starting?
And I have not referenced my book yet but how do you check them for good or bad?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-04-2020, 11:54 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,512
Posted By Smooth_One
Re: Garage lights

I’m replacing four fluorescent panels with four LED panels in the next couple of weeks in mine.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-26-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 808
Posted By Smooth_One
Re: Distributor lower shaft removal

Take the oil pump out as a last resort?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-26-2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,072
Posted By Smooth_One
Re: No spark has me stumped?

Iím chasing this same thing on my car right now...
Drove it about 5 miles last night, drove into the yard, let it idle for about 1 minute and it quickly shut off as I walked away and I knew it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-17-2020, 06:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 734
Posted By Smooth_One
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-17-2020, 06:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,769
Posted By Smooth_One
Re: Electronic ignition advise

Thanks Ken, I do appreciate the info!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-14-2020, 12:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,134
Posted By Smooth_One
Re: Fuel Adjustment

Side note... I put a dab of dielectric grease on my choke rod threads and it works MUCH better now. Doesn’t help your problem but I thought I’d add the info.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-14-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,769
Posted By Smooth_One
Re: Electronic ignition advise

Thanks for the TONS of info guys! I read every one and great arguments from both sides.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-03-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,769
Posted By Smooth_One
Re: Electronic ignition advise

Thank you for the wise words. And I did know that it would not produce a hotter spark just because I install this. They do make a hotter coil that go along with the modern distributor As you all know...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-03-2020, 12:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,769
Posted By Smooth_One
Re: Electronic ignition advise

Sounds like a good idea. And Iíll keep a spare module with me at all times.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-03-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,769
Posted By Smooth_One
Electronic ignition advise

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200803/90bea7f9a82acc24a37bcd184bbc3607.jpgAnyone running an electronic ignition on their car? Iím tired of messing with the points and sitting in the garage...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-17-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,455
Posted By Smooth_One
Re: Model A's and Woodstock...

I wasnít born until 15 years after but yes Iíve heard too that some conditions werenít as great as everyone thinks.

And thank you guys again for your service to our beautiful free country!...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-15-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 958
Posted By Smooth_One
Re: Leakless Water Pump

I bought mine from James. The HD pump (high dollar) it’s supposed to be leakless and maintenance free.
I called a few guys I know that had the same one and they’ve been running them for 15-20 plus...
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