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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-24-2021, 08:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 471
Posted By midgetracer
Re: 1930 Roadster Top Irons/Bows

I made an error. upon closer examination, the last set appear to be standard. I am not sure if they are 28-9 or 30-31.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-24-2021, 08:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 879
Posted By midgetracer
Re: What is this in my anti-freeze?

it looks like silicate drop out. Are you using the Anti freeze that is made for modern aluminum engines. they put in large amounts of silicates to prevent corrosion of the aluminum. Also, the pH of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-23-2021, 01:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 471
Posted By midgetracer
Re: 1930 Roadster Top Irons/Bows

All the top irons you show appear to be Deluxe ones.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2021, 06:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 447
Posted By midgetracer
Re: V8 - 60hp question

Do any of the V8-60 experts on this site know if the fuel pump push rod is left out will it affect the oil pressure. Thanks for any pertinent commets.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-21-2021, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 447
Posted By midgetracer
V8 - 60hp question

I am building a V8-60 engine for my hotrod. I am putting a dual carb manifold on this engine so I will be using an electric fuel pump. Do I have to plug something to avoid an oil leak where the fuel...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-14-2021, 11:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,552
Posted By midgetracer
Re: Glass Wind Wings

Any way you look at it, the repo clamps are less than good. We need a better clamp made. I'd pay a lot more for a good clamp, realizing what damage to a nice paint job costs to fix. I have tried all...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-14-2021, 10:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 684
Posted By midgetracer
Re: gas tank problems

I used Evapo rust in a Model A gas tank and it turned opaque yellow with a bright yellow precipitate. I think it reacted with the Tern coating and dissolved what Tern coating that was left. It did...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-12-2021, 06:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 511
Posted By midgetracer
Re: which bearing

V8 bearing up to 1948 is is the one to use. Model A bearing will not fit the 40 Ford Hub.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2021, 08:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,167
Posted By midgetracer
Re: Heavy heart

peace and strength to you and your family, Brent. You are in our thoughts.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-05-2021, 08:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By midgetracer
Re: 60HP rod bearing size

Thank you Brian. I appreciate you help.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-04-2021, 06:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By midgetracer
Re: 60HP rod bearing size

Any help would surely be appreciated.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-03-2021, 05:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By midgetracer
60HP rod bearing size

I have a set of connecting rods for a 60HP flathead 1937-39. They are labeled 52-6211-c1. Are these the .010 undersize crankshaft standard rod size or does the c1 mean something else. I checked the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-26-2021, 03:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 565
Posted By midgetracer
Re: Wiring & Discharge

Switch them as Mike says.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-26-2021, 03:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 280
Posted By midgetracer
Re: water pump

If you have the 2 blade fan, you could release the radiator rods and tip the radiator ahead far enough to remove the water pump. It would help to remove the hood. You should be able to do this task...
Forum: Early V8 09-25-2021, 12:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 159
Posted By midgetracer
flathead 60 hp rings

Looking for Std size piston rings for a 60 hp flathead for steel pistons. Need a full set. I have a set of .030 to trade or will purchase out right. Could also use a set of std steel pistons for the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-25-2021, 07:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 529
Posted By midgetracer
Re: Motor seized

Snyders sells a tool that replaces the starter and is turned with a socket and breaker bar. I have used this tool on the most seriously stuck engines with much sucess. By removing the starter you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-23-2021, 12:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 780
Posted By midgetracer
Re: Need KR Wilson help

Thanks Larry... I thought that it would only fit the powerhouse generator. Perhaps someone will want this tool since all my Model A vehicles do not have a powerhouse generator.
Forum: Model-A 09-07-2021, 10:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 181
Posted By midgetracer
Wanted Mallory advance kit for Model B

I am in search of an advance kit for a Model B Mallory distributor. Mallory part number 29014. Kit includes keys and nine springs. 2 pink,2 orange, 2 grey, 2 brown and one purple. I will buy part kit...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-06-2021, 02:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,171
Posted By midgetracer
Re: Muffler Shield Device

Aeries muffler in Medford Oregon sells them.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-24-2021, 09:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 780
Posted By midgetracer
Re: Need KR Wilson help

Has anyone used these tools? I could use some answers.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-23-2021, 04:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 780
Posted By midgetracer
Re: Need KR Wilson help

Are the rubber bushings available yet, or are they something I could make?

I see no part number on the commutator lathe. Is it only for the powerhouse generator??
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-23-2021, 03:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 780
Posted By midgetracer
Need KR Wilson help

I purchased a KR Wilson machine to undercut the commutator on a Model A generator. AM I missing something or can someone tell me how to attach the armature to this unit? I also purchased a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-19-2021, 09:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 892
Posted By midgetracer
Re: wheel color

I believe that straw color is RAL1002 powder coat.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-12-2021, 07:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 907
Posted By midgetracer
Re: Fuel or ignition problem

I just had a similar problem. After changing condenser and problem still existed, I checked the coil and found the tar was leaking around the plastic/ metal joint. Replaced the coil and the problem...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-11-2021, 08:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,024
Posted By midgetracer
Re: Removing a Choke Rod Knob

Definitely a reproduction.
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