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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-29-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 639
Posted By roddyb34
Re: Pinion preload again

Thank you for the replies,,I did ad some engine oil and I am happy with the feel ,,
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-29-2018, 02:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 639
Posted By roddyb34
Pinion preload again

I have a question regarding setting pinion and side bearings preload,,do we do it dry and clean ,,meaning no lube ,,as lube changes the drag feel ,,thanks ,,
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-29-2018, 01:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,876
Posted By roddyb34
Re: torque wrench

I realise the end of this thread is a year gone by ,,but can I ask when setting the pinion and side bearings preload do we do them dry and clean of any lube ,,,as when dry and clean there appears to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-05-2018, 11:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,511
Posted By roddyb34
Re: Aus members here?

Yes Geelong Victoria ,,it's HOT ,,lucky we got a pool,,not sure how active I am today,,,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-25-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 934
Posted By roddyb34
Re: 35 front brakes on 32-34 spindles

Thanks for the info ,,,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-24-2015, 04:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 934
Posted By roddyb34
Re: 35 front brakes on 32-34 spindles

Thanks for that ,,,I had seen that the 36 type are slightly different ,,I am after a set of 35 RHD ,,so I hope I can recognise them ,,,regards Rod,,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-22-2015, 04:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 934
Posted By roddyb34
35 front brakes on 32-34 spindles

Just seeing if I can put 35 type front brakes on 32-34 spindles ,,,also is there a difference in 36 spindles ,,,? Thanks from Rod ,,,
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-18-2015, 11:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,734
Posted By roddyb34
Re: Radius Ball Question

I'm glad I have seen that pic ,,,it has prompted me to realise that my radius ball clamp springs were in the wrong place ,I recently dissembled the ball clamps and did wonder what action the springs...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-21-2015, 03:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 831
Posted By roddyb34
Re: Flywheel Bolts

Thanks Mike and Colin ,,I wondered if flathead bolts would do the job ,,I will have a bit of an ask around tomorrow ,,,regards Rod,,
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-21-2015, 02:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 831
Posted By roddyb34
Flywheel Bolts

I have finally got around to reinstalling my flywheel after a clutch problem ,,I had the face and edge machined then sent the Flywheel and clutch to get balanced all looks good,,,but I have found my...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-26-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 22,213
Posted By roddyb34
Re: Converting 1929 Coupe from Rumble Seat to Trunk...

I to am looking to convert our 28 coupe back to trunk lid ,is the inner panel and rail with the bump rubbers and latch position in one piece?

i suppose with all these being converted back to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-09-2015, 01:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,892
Posted By roddyb34
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-26-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,885
Posted By roddyb34
Re: Flushing sediment out of gas tank

dont do what a local did with his 30 tank that had sandy residue and tried to vacuum clean it with his mums vacuum cleaner ,,,fumes into the cleaner and boom ,,,,mum not happy,,,
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-21-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,855
Posted By roddyb34
Re: received engine today

thanks Synchro,,,thats a great description ,,i would really like a smooth running engine and would be happy with 50 mph ,,without the trailer,,,i have a spare engine to dismantle so will start from...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-21-2014, 01:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,855
Posted By roddyb34
Re: received engine today

i spoke with Bill today ,,very helpfull with advise and a fair idea on a rebuild price and time frame,,,
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-17-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,855
Posted By roddyb34
Re: received engine today

Hi Synchro ,,,for us Aussies can you give us some detail on the extent of your local rebuild on your A engine ,,bearings type ? balanced crank?,,how smooth does it run ,,,how heavy was your camper...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-23-2014, 11:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,350
Posted By roddyb34
Re: Got myself a 1929 Pickup

it does look a bit like a converted 28-29 tudor ,,now you mention it,,,but a good start all the same,,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-12-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,444
Posted By roddyb34
Re: some reading till the hamb is back.

Thanks Al,,,yes suffering here too,,
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-15-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 959
Posted By roddyb34
Re: Drive shaft roller bearing shaft OD

Just a side question regarding this bearing ,,has anyone replaced this bearing with a series of say 3 ball type sealed bearings to replicate the same dimension of the original ,,i presume machining...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2014, 02:10 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 11,305
Posted By roddyb34
Re: Babbitt bearing inserts

ouch,,,aluminium balls,,,,note how we aussies spell and pronounce aluminum differently,,,
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 11,305
Posted By roddyb34
Re: Babbitt bearing inserts

Hi ,,now i am getting really confused with the babbitt /shells debate ,,As someone who is on the other side of the world [Australia] and is weghing up rebuild options on an A engine i am trying to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-01-2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,188
Posted By roddyb34
Re: True 40s. Hot rod

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I'd be thinking that the folks of the 40's may not have been too focused on a hot rod specifically ,,,but having a reliable car that was affordable and maintainable ,,with a few upgrades...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-21-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,671
Posted By roddyb34
Re: Colin Smithson Melbourne,Aust.

Its a wonder Colin hasnt replied himself ,,he is not a scammer ,,he is avery keen Model A person who is very helpfull ,,,i thought mail is an international thing you put a stamp on it and it gets...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-20-2013, 05:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,622
Posted By roddyb34
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-07-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,501
Posted By roddyb34
Re: Engine knock noise

thanks for the replies ,,i realise that the crank could be out of shape ,,it's a worry regarding quality of previous work particulary when the rod is out of shims ,it can be false economy tying to...
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