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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-31-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 837
Posted By Smog Tech
Re: Pressure Plate

Tom, great to see you back on the Barn.
Rick
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-16-2019, 11:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 889
Posted By Smog Tech
Re: Squealing engine

Had the same squeal with my engine. Spray the front crank seal with oil and squeal would go away, then return after a few hours running. Replaced with modern seal, no squeal and no leak.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-05-2019, 11:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,433
Posted By Smog Tech
Re: Best Rear Main Seal

I have an "A" block with a "B" crank and rods. My pan is dimpled.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-05-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 938
Posted By Smog Tech
Re: Non stock Muffler?

I use a 2" Hushpower 18" long muffler connected to a Reds Header. Works for me.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-28-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,698
Posted By Smog Tech
Re: Tom Endy

Praying for a quick and complete recovery.
Rick
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-21-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,019
Posted By Smog Tech
Re: pressurized radiator work around

Not all pressure caps will work with an overflow tank. You need a pressure cap with two rubber gaskets, one to seal the pressure and one to seal the cap. You can remove the rubber gasket from the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-29-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,473
Posted By Smog Tech
Re: Radiator re-cored

Rick's is the place. He does very good work and knows old cars.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-09-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,172
Posted By Smog Tech
Re: unusual head torque issue

I use ARP Ultra-Torque Assembly Lube on head nuts. Nuts don't stick to the threads.
I worried about the nuts loosening, but that a has not happened yet.
I torque Model A heads to 55 lbs.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-15-2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,262
Posted By Smog Tech
Re: Head Gasket

Flathead is correct, when you burn gasoline, water is a product of combustion.
The Best website says to use copper spray on their graphite head gaskets. I do and it works well.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-08-2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,816
Posted By Smog Tech
Re: Rear Panhard Bar ?

Denniskliesen: I see that you have washers under the bolt heads on the diff. The 3/8 SAE flat washers in the kit go between the bracket and the axle housing. If you have washers in both places,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-10-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,881
Posted By Smog Tech
Re: Replacement Ignition Coil

Bill,
On a MAC the Ω is option z.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-09-2018, 11:36 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,881
Posted By Smog Tech
Re: Replacement Ignition Coil

I use an oil filled 1.5 Ω Pertronix Coil in my 6v Town Sedan. I do mount the coil with the high voltage terminal pointing up.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-25-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,500
Posted By Smog Tech
Re: Best Anti-Freeze

Some in my Model "A" Club have had problems with Anti-Freeze foaming. I wonder if modern (Long Life) Anti-Freeze may foam in nonpressurized cooling systems. I use O'Reilly Anti-Freeze for older...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-06-2018, 10:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,243
Posted By Smog Tech
Re: T 5 transmission for ModelA

The MAC'S bell housing from Australia is what I used on my Model 'A".
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-06-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,243
Posted By Smog Tech
Re: T 5 transmission for ModelA

I installed a T5 in my 1930 Town Sedan. I wanted a low first gear for parades, and not too tall 5th gear because I didn't think my mostly stock engine could pull it. The T5 from 4 cyl. S-10 would...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2018, 10:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,321
Posted By Smog Tech
Re: New B head.

I have a Winfield Red Head with the crowfoot chamber on my 1930 Town Sedan. Love that head.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-28-2017, 08:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,470
Posted By Smog Tech
Re: Dual-exhaust header Model A

Reds also makes a very nice try-y header, have one on my 1930, like it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-28-2017, 08:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 520
Posted By Smog Tech
Re: Motor knocks

Pages 118 & 119 of the Service Bulletins shows how to drill the missing oil hole for the rear camshaft bearing in early blocks.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-19-2017, 10:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,554
Posted By Smog Tech
Re: Stromberg 97 help

Check Float level on the Stromberg.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2017, 11:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,295
Posted By Smog Tech
Re: T5 adapter

I used a MAC Speed NZ, bell housing. Has peddle mounts and provision for the wish bone. No input shaft extension. Minimum cutting of the crossmember.
I used a Speedway open driveshaft conversion.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-27-2017, 02:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,600
Posted By Smog Tech
Re: Hydraulic brakes

Early V8 Garage, Richard Lacy
1217 Azusa Canyon Road
West Covina, CA 91790
(626) 338-2282
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-27-2017, 08:26 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,600
Posted By Smog Tech
Re: Hydraulic brakes

It has been about 2 years sense I have been to Early V8 Garage. Some times when Richard is there by himself the doors will be closed, bang on the door and he will answer if he is there.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-23-2017, 10:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,185
Posted By Smog Tech
Re: B head inquiry.

With my Winfield Redhead (7.0) with crows foot combustion chambers the spark plug is between the valves, not over the intake valve. With higher compression ratios the part plug location becomes very...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-23-2017, 10:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,387
Posted By Smog Tech
Re: Antifreeze

Some in my club have had problems with antifreeze foaming. I use O'Reilly Conventional Green Antifreeze made for older cars (pre-1980). No problems for me. I do use distilled water to mix 50-50.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-18-2017, 08:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 992
Posted By Smog Tech
Re: cam removal

Remove valves and valve springs. Remove the gear assembly that drives the oil pump and distributer.
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