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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 12:30 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By 30 Closed Cab PU
Re: Zenith Carb leak

Here try this link 1st, more basic with animation, good starter info.


http://modelabasics.com/carb%20basics%202.htm
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 12:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 228
Posted By 30 Closed Cab PU
Re: Zenith Carb leak

Most of have at one time been where you are, we are here to help.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 08:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 702
Posted By 30 Closed Cab PU
Re: Colonel Sanders

Maybe my eyes are tricking me, do not see a tire on the drivers side front, looking under the fender through the bumper.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 07:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 702
Posted By 30 Closed Cab PU
Re: Colonel Sanders

Good eyes, did not notice that. Wonder if they had a flat, no spare.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 05:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 228
Posted By 30 Closed Cab PU
Re: Zenith Carb leak

If you do not have one - There is a pencil style filter that can be added to the inlet of teh fuel shutoff, will keep teh shutoff from failing due to rust/junk getting into teh valve. This why you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 03:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 845
Posted By 30 Closed Cab PU
Re: Ampco cylinder lubricator

Its a gas additive for cleaning varnish/deposits/etc, and does help stabilze gas.


Check it out being used on U-tube.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 07:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 702
Posted By 30 Closed Cab PU
Re: Colonel Sanders

Looks like a picture/still from the TV show "The Real McCoys". Recently saw a re-run - had to turn it off, not a very good show.


Could play likeable characters and also SOB characters and was...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 07:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 352
Posted By 30 Closed Cab PU
Re: Clutch drive train, what's going on here?

In case you have not seen this before, is very interesting.


Has been previously been posted on the Barn.


If needing background on differentials, hope this helps.

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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 07:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,337
Posted By 30 Closed Cab PU
Re: Rebuilt Motor

It is difficult figuring out what is an issue and what is not on a new motor or restoration when you have not had one before. You become hypersensitive to noises/etc. and have nothing to compare to. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 07:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 845
Posted By 30 Closed Cab PU
Re: Ampco cylinder lubricator

When I started using mmo at the 4 oz per tankful also noticed increased black deposits on my plugs. I put in some fresh plugs and reduced to 2 oz per tank. Helped a lot, still see a little...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-25-2019, 12:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 430
Posted By 30 Closed Cab PU
Re: sediment bowl filter issue

I have no issues with using this one, the price is for an order of 2, a little more expensive, but is specifically for use on a Glass sediment bowl.

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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-25-2019, 12:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 329
Posted By 30 Closed Cab PU
Re: '29 A Town Sedan, over heating

If you do this, clean out the block and then run a coolant filter in the upper hose, would not want to plug up a new radiator.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-24-2019, 11:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,150
Posted By 30 Closed Cab PU
Re: Just purchased and New Berg Radiator Wow

I've seen others mention and have used Dawn dishwashing soap and Arm and Hammer Washing Soda (not Baking Soda). Anyone heard anything negative about using these?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-24-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 607
Posted By 30 Closed Cab PU
Re: Carburetor Options

My Truck on the flat no wind maxed at about 45-50 on a worn motor with compression in the 40s. One of the reasons I changed to a 3.54 and had teh motor rebuilt last winter.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-24-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,150
Posted By 30 Closed Cab PU
Re: Just purchased and New Berg Radiator Wow

It is my browser Internet Expolreer 11, just tried Fire Fox and problem is gone.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-24-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,150
Posted By 30 Closed Cab PU
Re: Just purchased and New Berg Radiator Wow

I am on a Win 8.1 computer. So you are saying you click on the links provided and teh table of contents is off to the side? If so must be my computer.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-24-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,150
Posted By 30 Closed Cab PU
Re: Just purchased and New Berg Radiator Wow

I've seen the Scotty video previously. It has a lot good info, but is centered a little around more modern vehicles, especially talking about galvanic/electrical info which is more of an issue with...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-24-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,150
Posted By 30 Closed Cab PU
Re: Just purchased and New Berg Radiator Wow

I was told that with a fresh radiator, and a completely rebuilt motor, and using antifreeze - in my case filter is not necessary and the flow reduction of a Gano may cause cooling issues.


Your...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-24-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,431
Posted By 30 Closed Cab PU
Re: Tire tubes and age.

Good one Bill:):p:D:D:D
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-24-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 329
Posted By 30 Closed Cab PU
Re: '29 A Town Sedan, over heating

Treat with a detergent like dawn and backflush radiator of possible grease oil.


Do the detergent 1st, Then a treatment or 2 of thermocure, rust 911, or evaporust - Back flush through the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-24-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 489
Posted By 30 Closed Cab PU
Re: Problem with alternator

If the other suggestions do not work, As Vince mentions above, try a smaller pulley.


I believe the venders have them, and it is common when converting from generator to alternator to also...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-23-2019, 10:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,150
Posted By 30 Closed Cab PU
Re: Just purchased and New Berg Radiator Wow

This muddies things for me. Ethylene Glycol is the green stuff. The info uses "may" - under what conditions does this happen? If this is a problem, is it due to wearing out the additives over an...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-23-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,150
Posted By 30 Closed Cab PU
Re: Just purchased and New Berg Radiator Wow

I believe both Water Wetter and Pump Lube are not rust/scale inhibitors, and why you should use Water Wetter with a rust inhibitor like napa 1300 with distilled water. I think I read somewhere that...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-23-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,150
Posted By 30 Closed Cab PU
Re: Just purchased and New Berg Radiator Wow

Hi Dick,


Seems I've opened this debate again. A year or so ago I looked at all the info I could find, and concluded that antifreeze has better rust/scale prevention than distilled...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-23-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,150
Posted By 30 Closed Cab PU
Re: Just purchased and New Berg Radiator Wow

Yes, use the older style green antifreeze.


If you can buy the concentrate, not the premixed. Mix concentrate with distilled water. If you compare the prices, less expensive to mix it yourself...
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