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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 03:12 PM
Replies: 22
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Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Biggest scare in a Model A

WOW!! Sure wish I could un-read this Post. Serious stuff
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 997
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Oil In My Water

OK, here's a short up-date: I began torquing the head. Number 8 was double-nutted, so I took the top nut off, noted that the second (bottom) nut was a different wrench size-- I swapped them out,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 997
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Oil In My Water

That oil is wicking up the stud mean anything?
Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 997
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Oil In My Water

I've found why I have oil in my water chamber. My number 8 head-stud is stripped, I can not get it to torque. I found it with a double-nut -- so I thought the second one was for holding the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 688
Posted By rfitzpatrick
I Drive A PicUp

Apparently Henry Ford didn't do much Wind Tunnel Testing did he?
You got to be carefully in any kinds of winds with this thing --
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-07-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 997
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Oil In My Water

Perhaps possible previous simple green treatment was insufficient to get all the grease out if it is grease?[/QUOTE]




The grease I use on the pump is red. what I'm pulling out on my fingers...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-07-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 997
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Oil In My Water

:) While not impossible, it is kinda hard to get oil into the cooling system without being put there, water in the oil not so hard.[/QUOTE]




OK, I'm redoing everything did yesterday, except...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 547
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Transmission dipstick kit

YES!! Love it too
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 997
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Oil In My Water

[QUOTE=30 Closed Cab PU;1806992]Any chance that Brassworks ships radiators with an internal coating/preservative in them that keeps rust/corrosion away during shipping/storage?


Well I'll be darn...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 997
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Oil In My Water

60 PSI each cylinder. It's almost like something is desolving in the water, but it is oil-
what's the chances every cylinder reads 60 psi too?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 997
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Oil In My Water

OK, not a detergent -- something called Simply Green. I'm about to take another run and checking cylinder compression afterwards. I also forgot to mention -- my radiator is a month old BrassWorks...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 997
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Oil In My Water

There's no change after the "Easy-Fix" as mentioned-- what needs doing next?
Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2019, 06:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 997
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Oil In My Water

OK, no water in the oil. It's a fresh oil-change. I did grease the water-pump but this time--so very little - just a bump on the grease gun.


Going 'east-fix' first
Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 997
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Oil In My Water

I can stick my finger into the radiator -- gets covered with oil. Where do I start? I find no water in my oil-but all began (to notice) right after an oil change-not that it still may have been...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,776
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: The Latest Scam

Your Good! You had my attention with the first sentence, second one not so much!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 785
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Engine Oil Analysis

[QUOTE=Y-Blockhead;1805932]I think that tells us a lot right there... The engine is not getting hot enough nor run long enough to keep the water in vapor state until it is expelled out the breather...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,776
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: The Latest Scam

Whenever I get a 'scam-likely' phone call? I answer: "911 -- What Is Your Emergency?"
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 785
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Engine Oil Analysis

Does anyone follow an engine oil analysis, at oil changes? This is not about your brand of oil -- but what is found when done -- Its not about weight or whethere its detergent or not.
What are you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-30-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,187
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Every 500 Miles!??

Perhaps I should clarify: I've a stock engine, drive in the city only no Xpressways and am changin' oil/lub about every 6 weeks. That lub job is a killer for me, but not giving up my driving...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-30-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,187
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Every 500 Miles!??

Today is it still necessary to lub/oil change EVERY 500 Miles ! I do agree they should be driven or they will rust -- wondering how many operational hours 500 miles is--
Hip arthritis makes it hard...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-29-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 341
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Radiator replacement

Brassworks -- best money I've ever spent on the PicUp
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-20-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,609
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Interesting Comments about you Ride

Heard an interesting one lately?

Guy's wife next door saw my PicUp drive by and asked her husband:
"What WAS That??"
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-16-2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 992
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Just wondering if

Silent Appreciation is my thinkin'
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-10-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 781
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Change

Synchroized Transmission
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-08-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 582
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Lite Bulbs

Thanks and yes they were. I'm trying to find them as I'm working to install a radio controller and box in my PicUp. I've some other lite accesories I'd like to lamp. Nothing is being installed...
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