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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 02:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 223
Posted By 100IH
Re: Repair manual suggestions

Reproduction parts books, one for body and several for chassis are good and include which fasteners,washers & nuts (even cotter pin descriptions) go with a particular part. There are several books...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-10-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 347
Posted By 100IH
Re: Low compression

Air pressure for cylinder leakage test only need about 30-35 psi. Any extra pressure will only make the crank turn away from TDC.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-08-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,714
Posted By 100IH
Re: Club Thinning

Consider the housing market.Young couples can't afford to buy a house to live in or have kids until they are in their forties. A's have gone up a fair amount but the relative cost of doing a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-08-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 415
Posted By 100IH
Re: Spring Prep

The more lube on the spring leaves, the more you're relying on good working shocks for the smooth ride. Some friction is part of the equation.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-01-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 939
Posted By 100IH
Re: Mysterious hole in valve chamber?

It is ugly and not the German way. The pathway for oil to flow over the timing gears. One place where labor money was saved. The guy who bashed the hole there in the block only had time for two hits...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-01-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 573
Posted By 100IH
Re: Timing? Coil? need help!

Need to learn how to drive with manual adjust timing. Need to learn ignition timing procedure and inner workings of a distributor. Need to learn about carburetor adjustment.

The challenge is to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-31-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 505
Posted By 100IH
Re: Sagging Front Spring.

They do get old and loose their ability to support the weight. Re-arching is when each leaf is run through 3 rollers cold to bend into a taller stance. Usually only 1/2 effective and only for a short...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-31-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 582
Posted By 100IH
Re: Perch Pin Play...

Thin ice and frozen feet. If the pin locks the perch in place your good. The taper on the bottom of the perch casting and the taper on the top of the nut will position the perch. The pin will lock it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-30-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 415
Posted By 100IH
Re: Canadian cylinder head difference?

Gaskets are made to fit the greatest number of applications. Can't add the hole but if you don't need it it's not a problem.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-30-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 403
Posted By 100IH
Re: 29 special coupe top and wood

My advice is remove the R. bumper arms and move forward. You can tackle that later and for now get the alignment at the hood to cowl and door fitment with the wood blocks and rubber shims.

There...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-20-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,207
Posted By 100IH
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-20-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,207
Posted By 100IH
Re: Help disassembling rear left brake for 1929 Model A

Forgot the brake lube, known as brake assembly lube, often red and with lots of cling and high temp so it will not migrate to the linings. This might be synthetic. Used on anything that moves the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-20-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,207
Posted By 100IH
Re: Help disassembling rear left brake for 1929 Model A

Drum bralkes do not generate quite as much heat and not so concentrated. Any quality paint will do. Caliper paint is overkill. Grease for chassis is called chassis grease and historically just goose...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-15-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 630
Posted By 100IH
Re: Fuse blows even when key off

Now take the switch apart and find the rest of the story. It is a simple thing, contacts and insulation to isolate a wire that is hot.

Troubleshooting is finding the location,cause and correction...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-15-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,035
Posted By 100IH
Re: Ever have your engine die at a stop light?

Float too high sometimes, Slosh makes a flood situation. Float level too low, goes so lean it dies. Try both.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-25-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,480
Posted By 100IH
Re: Model A Ford Fender Debate

Is this a pull my finger scenario?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-22-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,207
Posted By 100IH
Re: Help disassembling rear left brake for 1929 Model A

Look closely for a" R" or "L" near the part #. A 2 jaw puller might get it sliding off.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-14-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 306
Posted By 100IH
Re: No start

Did you remove the armored cable from the dist to check continuity and then tighten it too much after? Too tight can cause a short. Test the movable point with key on and points open. should show Hot...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-14-2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,608
Posted By 100IH
Re: Engine Blow By or Not

When dealing with blow-by the object needs to b to lessen the loss into the crankcase and not to provide more escapes i.e. pcv. The filler tub should be enough. A cylinder leakage test will identify...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-14-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 711
Posted By 100IH
Re: Rear Spring

First, have you checked to see that the had of the bolt fits into the square cutout in the ea crossmember? Keep the head in position as you tighten, not after, We have to assume that the bolt is new...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-12-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 586
Posted By 100IH
Re: valve clearence

Too loose makes noisey
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-10-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 509
Posted By 100IH
Re: Stumped by no start...

Figure out the "0" on #4. Meanwhile think about not firing but save it for later. Also make sure that the screw holding the distributor cam is really holding the cam and can't slip out of time.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-10-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,305
Posted By 100IH
Re: Rear Axle Messtoration

I wouldn't assume that the innards were correctly set up with all new parts.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-10-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,266
Posted By 100IH
Re: Rear wheel bearings - Timken part number

the hub is the cup or is this a repair sleeve?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-01-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 634
Posted By 100IH
Re: Crankshaft pulley question

With so many manufacturers making 2 piece units, tolerances have sometimes migrated. There is a shim to use under the nut to insure a complete clamping force on the pulley segments and the oil baffle...
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