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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-19-2020, 08:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,365
Posted By canadian
Re: replace wheels with steel wheels. help please.

Terry, I am just suggesting for member who was asking for suggestions , after trying dodge, ford, jeep wheels I came up with rims suggested from another site, I was only offering a simple cheap...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-19-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,365
Posted By canadian
Re: replace wheels with steel wheels. help please.

if this is directed to me, it is stated by Jim who has been hands on since 1956 that you must use a spacer or ring to mount a 5.5 wheel, and nothing will work unless there is a spacer. false.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-19-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 824
Posted By canadian
Re: Compression Test

Jack , With the Compression Numbers you have that Engine will run fine, Dont over think these little engines. Mine has about the same. The way I check my adjustments, carb, timing , points ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-19-2020, 06:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,365
Posted By canadian
Re: replace wheels with steel wheels. help please.

No you are spreading false information, what was your result when you tried a 2001 Chev Tracker rim ? 5 stud , 5.5 lug spacing? So now in your book of knowledge since 56 you can add that......
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-19-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,365
Posted By canadian
Re: replace wheels with steel wheels. help please.

15 inch, P205/70R/15. Not sure on rim width or backspacing. I needed rims for storage and after trying several these were suggested from a Face Book Model A site. I am well aware of the drum design...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-18-2020, 09:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,365
Posted By canadian
Re: replace wheels with steel wheels. help please.

yes the rim I am using fits exactly outside that rim, no adapters,
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-18-2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,365
Posted By canadian
Re: replace wheels with steel wheels. help please.

424729. these wheels from 2001 chev tracker, fit flush , the large centre hole in rim permits rim to mount flat/flush with drum. believe it or not.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-18-2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,365
Posted By canadian
Re: replace wheels with steel wheels. help please.

that is false, In the case of tracker and Suzuki wheels they fit and perform flawlessly.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-18-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,365
Posted By canadian
Re: replace wheels with steel wheels. help please.

wheels from a 2001 Chevy tracker or a Suzuki samurai bolt directly on with no modification , I have used these this no issues. I have pictures but cant upload for some reason , I can send them to you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-12-2020, 07:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,013
Posted By canadian
Re: New clutch: Judder from hell

[QUOTE=Chris Van;1861149]Hi boffins:

I have just had a branch new clutch and pressure plate fitted to my '31 Town Sedan and the judder as I pull of is so brutal that it tries to shake the car to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-12-2020, 07:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,013
Posted By canadian
Re: New clutch: Judder from hell

Patrick, can V8 clutch AND pressure plate be used?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-11-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,230
Posted By canadian
Re: Restoration painter needed

Hey Jeff, you made my day today here in Canada, thanks for sharing that , needed a laugh
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-29-2020, 06:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 690
Posted By canadian
Re: Everyday driver insurance

Here in Canada I have Hagerty insurance, upon applying I could have up to 30K replacement cost with no appraisal . full glass and comprehensive . because I have a regular licence plate I have no...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-25-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,648
Posted By canadian
Re: I wish I would have waited

there goes the Keep It Simple help..interesting enough for me to keep reading, what the heck is wrong with me?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-16-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,004
Posted By canadian
Re: 12 V alternator choice

I have been using the GM 10SI For several years, bracket made from shackle, small diameter pulley available from venders. one wire ,self exciting regulator . starts charging at 1200 RPM . no...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-10-2020, 07:26 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 28,210
Posted By canadian
Re: Model A car names

My Truck is know as Vinney, After the infamous company Vintique and the nightmare and memories they gave me.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-06-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 951
Posted By canadian
Re: Headlight amperage

you can obtain a circuit breaker that pushes in to same gap as a fuse , some are self resetting when they cool off and others are Manuel reset.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-03-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,134
Posted By canadian
Re: 15 inch Wheel ID

old thread but I am looking for some help. will a stock modern wheel , 5 on 5 1/2 bolt directly to a Model A? I have a 1929 and was looking to replace rusted wire wheels, thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-25-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,212
Posted By canadian
Re: E-Zsteer draglink/track rod kit

I have this kit in a 29 CCPU. 10k kilometres , steering vastly improved from steel . never had any adjustments but a reminder during winter maintenance . one important point as mentioned , your balls...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-05-2019, 06:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 609
Posted By canadian
Re: Removing Distributor Oiler

its a friction fit so as previous posts say ,just put a punch in it and rotate it back and forth it will come right out.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-26-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,158
Posted By canadian
Re: push button starter

I have exact same set up , I put a push button starter switch on floor where original one was. End of starter staying engaged and busting up bendix and amature bending.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-24-2019, 05:16 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,391
Posted By canadian
Re: Schwalms

following this thread and would like to hear outcome . it's a learning experience .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-23-2019, 04:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,331
Posted By canadian
Re: Condenser Replacement

I had several condensers fail because of over voltage from Alternator. during the time of diagnosing cause I mounted a condenser from a 1969 ford with wire attached on firewall. its been a long time...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-06-2019, 04:51 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,836
Posted By canadian
Re: Turn Signals . . . Your Thoughts

Here in Newfoundland Canada you have to have signal lights for Motor Vehicle Inspection purposes. Also it would be suicide to drive without them.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-04-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 870
Posted By canadian
Re: Model A Horn

I had the same problem , and discovered the brass bushing on top of light rod was deteriorated , its annoying but simple to repair. do some research on light rod removal.
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