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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-16-2017, 06:06 PM
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Views: 5,527
Posted By RichPA
Re: Misfire at high revs

x2 on the spark plugs!
Forum: Model-A 08-19-2016, 04:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,041
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Forum: Model-A 07-22-2016, 05:01 PM
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Forum: Model-A 07-17-2016, 05:22 PM
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Views: 1,041
Posted By RichPA
29 Fordor

SOLD.Was offered here before for 7900.00, will negotiate, offers welcome. Runs good and reliable, has older amateur paint and interior. Registered and titled in PA.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-30-2016, 06:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,990
Posted By RichPA
Re: Pinging

Running hot maybe?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-30-2016, 05:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,990
Posted By RichPA
Re: Pinging

Sounds like the advance mechanism is sticking sometimes, not always retarding when it should. Using higher octane may not be needed in your car if the advance works right.
Forum: Model-A 06-17-2016, 04:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,585
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Forum: Model-A 06-10-2016, 09:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,585
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Forum: Model-A 06-05-2016, 07:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,585
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Forum: Model-A 05-21-2016, 04:12 PM
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Views: 1,585
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Forum: Model-A 05-14-2016, 03:16 PM
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Views: 1,585
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Forum: Model-A 05-10-2016, 06:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,585
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-22-2016, 05:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,376
Posted By RichPA
Re: An Old Guy, A Comb, and "A" Comment

You can use either. The test light will not light up, it will provide a safe path to ground for the spark. It is not for checking for spark, it is for seeing if that cylinder is contributing. There...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-21-2016, 08:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,376
Posted By RichPA
Re: An Old Guy, A Comb, and "A" Comment

A grounded test light works pretty good, on cars with insulated plug wires you can slip the point between the wire and boot to contact the top of the plug. No shock, no harm to the ignition system.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-13-2016, 05:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,684
Posted By RichPA
Re: Old Mower Engine GREAT Teacher

Back in high School the shop teacher had an old Clinton mower engine that he ground the crank and cam timing marks off. You had to put it together without the marks and get it running. Great lesson...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-27-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,576
Posted By RichPA
Re: how did the model a not the left hand threads on the wheel lugs

A few years ago I was given an old Willys pick up that sat for about 40 years. The gentleman said there were some extras for it in the shed. Recently the shed was cleaned out and among what was found...
Forum: Model-A 10-23-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,554
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Forum: Model-A 10-18-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,554
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-12-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,349
Posted By RichPA
Re: What's going on with my steering column?

Vin, mine was the same way, check carefully for cracks where the rods exit the tube. I straightened and welded mine and its been fine since.
Forum: Model-A 10-09-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,554
Posted By RichPA
Re: 29 Briggs Fordor 3 Window

Need the room, make an offer
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 946
Posted By RichPA
Re: Gas tank removal

I remember when I pulled mine it was stuck to the inside top of the cowl with some black sticky goo, I assume to prevent rattles. After a good yank it came free. Hope this helps.
Forum: Model-A 10-03-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,554
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Forum: Model-A 09-25-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,554
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Forum: Model-A 09-18-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,554
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Forum: Model-A 09-11-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,554
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