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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-18-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 372
Posted By Big hammer
Re: firewall gas supply fitting

I’ve used a sink basin wrench!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-15-2018, 02:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 637
Posted By Big hammer
Re: Grinding gears

Back in the day when I was in high school, with 600w oil in the transmission,it got so cold I couldn't change gears until driving in low gear for at least a block. Also that winter I learned to put...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-15-2018, 01:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 506
Posted By Big hammer
Re: Rear Spring Perch Repair

#3 leave the wheels on, you can then roll the axle around! A lot easier than picking up a complete reared :-)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-02-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 675
Posted By Big hammer
Re: No fire to plugs

I had a no start, cleaned the points and still no start, I found the rotor sitting on the head :-( Itís easy to do when your in a hurry to make a show :-)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-26-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 571
Posted By Big hammer
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-26-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 610
Posted By Big hammer
Re: shattering clutch, i need a fix

Mine was so bad it shuck rust and dirt for under the body :-( When I was repairing the car I checked the flywheel, pressure plate, and disc. Sanded the flywheel face, sanded the pressure plate, and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-25-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 939
Posted By Big hammer
Re: 30 PU max safe driving speed

No you will need to change the little gear in the turtle, it's attached to the drive shaft tube on the end of the speedometer cable.
My Tudor came to me with 16in wheels and 3.78 gears,it didn't...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 613
Posted By Big hammer
Re: Engine stud hole retap question/confusion

Marshall are you sure the hole is to big for a new helicoil ? I've had helicoil's back out and with a new coil on the proper tool they would go back in, you can us thread locker to keep them in. A...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-23-2018, 08:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 300
Posted By Big hammer
Re: Another question about wood.

I watched a video of a man who made a wooden watering tank for livestock. After he finished, he complained that the customer requested the tank be painted, he said the paint will hold the moisture...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-21-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,401
Posted By Big hammer
Re: Possibly stupid question

NOT a STUPID question has been answered. My question is why are you wanting to remove the drive shaft? One question leads to another question, we all learn from questions from many answers:-)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-21-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 365
Posted By Big hammer
Re: gas tank switch on a 1931 model A tudor

You could try running the tank almost dry and add MMO and then work the valve. But the fix is to repair or replace the gas shut off valve. When you remove the valve, install a filter in the valve...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-21-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,417
Posted By Big hammer
Re: coils question

Why would ford mount the coils terminal down? just to keep water out? Terminal’s up and a boot for the high tension lead, problems solved? Terminal’s down and a boot I found corrosion, cleaned it up...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-21-2018, 07:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 697
Posted By Big hammer
Re: head studs

My engine builder said not needed, AER, Rich chuckled when I asked him.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-21-2018, 07:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 613
Posted By Big hammer
Re: rust in fuel tank

That would take care of the center section but not behind the baffles, about 1/3 of the tank.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-20-2018, 06:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 819
Posted By Big hammer
Re: Clutch doesít work.

With my idle too high I will grind gears
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-18-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 620
Posted By Big hammer
Re: GAV replacement

I’ve taken apart serval carbs first I soak in Evaporust and they come apart pretty easily. The trick is a good fitting screwdriver! why the Evaporust works I’am not sure but the screws and seats come...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-17-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 383
Posted By Big hammer
Re: Oil pan removal easy?

There are bolts in the timing cover that if they don't have sealer will leak and you may think your front seal is bad. You could check them first and same you some major work!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-12-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 490
Posted By Big hammer
Re: Coolant in sump oil

Was there any condensation in you catch pan? Did you get the engine nice and hot before draining the oil? Drain the antifreeze and retorque the head, refill with water and some anti rust water pump...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-04-2018, 08:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 573
Posted By Big hammer
Re: Dropping the oil Pan

Reading the title puts a smile on my face :-) , wouldn't the engine smash the pan, or when you turn the pan over and drop it to remove the dipper tray look out for a big greasy mess!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-04-2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 519
Posted By Big hammer
Re: 3rd place is just second loser.

Nice looking car! How about a few more pictures? Congrats on finishing in two places behind first,sounds like you had a good time. Priceless:-)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-27-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 336
Posted By Big hammer
Re: Spark only when timing is fully advanced?

After bead blasting and before painting I used some small tubing in the grove!
I had read that wasn't my brain fart.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-24-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 708
Posted By Big hammer
Re: Rear axle leak Repair

Check the fluid level, clean up the mess, AND go for a ride! I bet your co-pilot would be with you. We are glad your back posting:-)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-24-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,366
Posted By Big hammer
Re: Model a link

PASS ! maybe for half price ?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-22-2018, 09:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 773
Posted By Big hammer
Re: Oil leak at rear of engine.

Also the dip stick needs to be inserted correctly or this will give a false reading on the low side, causing way to much oil in your engine = big time oil leakage!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-22-2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 640
Posted By Big hammer
Re: Again with 6 to 12 volt inverters

120 watt output, thats a lot for only electronics!
On the input side RED + I would add a switch and an inline fuse, the red wire goes to the postive side on your battery. The input black wire goes...
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