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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-04-2018, 04:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,163
Posted By 1928Pickuppain
Re: Block cleaning

Im currently doing a "cleaning" just finishing up after two weeks. I first filled my system with degreaser and ran that until hot and let cool and repeated about 5 times a day for 2 days. i drained...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-04-2018, 03:17 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,474
Posted By 1928Pickuppain
Re: What do you regret?

1) Not realizing the gas gauge came out by unscrewing the bezel and prying and ruining a mint tank
2) Not realizing Model As have a different pitch thread then modern bolts and tapping the top of my...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-27-2018, 03:51 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,009
Posted By 1928Pickuppain
Re: Different take on seat belts

This is more involved than you guys are laying down. I was in my 78 cj7 in New Orleans last year crossing an intersection when i was T-boned by a Off duty officer in her Chevy Malibu patrol car at...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-27-2018, 02:20 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,989
Posted By 1928Pickuppain
Re: When to shut off fuel

I turn mine off to work on my carburetor, clean out my sediment bowl or clean out the screen in the the carburetor. I have also turned it off once or twice if i knew i wasent going to be driving it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-26-2018, 02:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,064
Posted By 1928Pickuppain
Re: Back to daily Driver!

I think ill be starting a full restore by winter on the old girl. I have just about everything up to snuff except for a clogged radiator. yesterday i realized she was over heating and went to unscrew...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-19-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,064
Posted By 1928Pickuppain
Re: Back to daily Driver!

HAHAHA i totally agree except i was in New Orleans during mardi-gras. was hit by an off duty cp in an under cover Chevy Malibu cruzer going 60 in a school zone blowing though a stop sign after...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-19-2018, 02:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,064
Posted By 1928Pickuppain
Back to daily Driver!

I haven't posted in years, but probably 8 years ago i started driving my 28 RPU as my Daily Driver and did so for about 4 years exclusively. I stopped for two reasons 1) i finished my cj7 restore and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-01-2017, 12:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,213
Posted By 1928Pickuppain
Re: Adding grease fittings

Brent,

I understand your point you obviously do far more model As than
I work on. I just know from my own experance that changing oil regularly and greaseing vehicles keeps them going longer. I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-01-2017, 09:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,213
Posted By 1928Pickuppain
Re: Adding grease fittings

I don't really buy the whole theory that no one regularly greases there model As. I feel like most of Guys today do; maybe not there modern vehicles, but there beloved as they do. I am actually one...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-29-2017, 11:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,213
Posted By 1928Pickuppain
Re: Adding grease fittings

See most are not putting as many miles on there cars as when they were new, I do I drove mine as my only means of trasportation for 4 years 150+ miles a day. And when she's back to 100% I plan on...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-28-2017, 10:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,213
Posted By 1928Pickuppain
Re: Adding grease fittings

Grease fitting installed (first photo upload for me ever I think)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-28-2017, 08:50 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,947
Posted By 1928Pickuppain
Re: Change Clothes? Who does that?

I think I picked. Ip coveralls up at sears and one pair at Kmart (maybe the answer for the less moblie is sippers down side of them like a pair of chaps I had a pair like that made up after a bad...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-28-2017, 08:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,213
Posted By 1928Pickuppain
Adding grease fittings

So I'd like to compile a small list of places were there are no grease fittings and probably really should be and reasons why or why not.

Clutch release shaft, seems like there should be a grease...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-27-2017, 03:15 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,947
Posted By 1928Pickuppain
Re: Change Clothes? Who does that?

Not in summer I don't! Biggest problem with pants under
Coveralls is when the explosive need run full steam to
The crapper hits and you know you must try to unhook while you run
so by the time you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-27-2017, 02:53 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 11,740
Posted By 1928Pickuppain
Re: New guy with a crusty, rusty, 1930 A

Better shape than mine was in!! Atlease I didn't need to dig it out of scrap just had to Waite for the frozen block of ice it was invcased in to melt (took two months to melt btw) hahaha
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-27-2017, 02:18 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,947
Posted By 1928Pickuppain
Re: Change Clothes? Who does that?

Carhart coveralls. I built a special hat
Rack for The garage and have a ritual; walk in, fedora drops on hook, next is vest and watch, revolver pops on shelf next to anything in pockets, coveralls...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-21-2017, 02:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,180
Posted By 1928Pickuppain
Re: Removing 4 Bad Drums from 4 Good Hubs

An expert is just one who stepped up any tryed it himself and who after trying at it became good at it if you have a 20 ton press I think you can save yourself some shipping cost.

Remember Andrew...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-21-2017, 10:03 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,543
Posted By 1928Pickuppain
Re: I have a question

What you have to rember about this was most soldgers are just 18 year old kids and men don't truly stop growing till around 22 and even then there are changes my gandfarther would never fit into his...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-21-2017, 09:52 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,543
Posted By 1928Pickuppain
Re: I have a question

It's a misconception people were shorter the belief started due to small door ways and small ceiling highta but the reality was they were used to conserve heat energy from unificent fireplaces I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-21-2017, 09:31 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,050
Posted By 1928Pickuppain
Re: Fustrated at Snyders (Vent session)

PV antique auto parts is right down the road from my house and I do go there and Vic is great, there are just things he doesn't have in stock a lot so I'll get them from Snyders. I have never been to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-21-2017, 09:21 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,050
Posted By 1928Pickuppain
Re: Fustrated at Snyders (Vent session)

Hey thanks to all of your for real feedback about your experances good and bad. I was fustrated still am a bit but not as mutch after getting it out. Venting is really a big part of any forum venting...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-20-2017, 03:45 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,050
Posted By 1928Pickuppain
Fustrated at Snyders (Vent session)

So I've been getting parts from Snyders for years with no problems, when there was they fixed them right. My model a has been in hibernation for a few years and thus no need to order parts. So now I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-20-2017, 02:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,854
Posted By 1928Pickuppain
Re: steering wheel removal

I use anti-seize on absolutely everything I had an old jeep that I built in high school and it sat dead in my back yard for the last 12 years this past winter I halled it out to part it out and it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-18-2017, 03:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,401
Posted By 1928Pickuppain
Re: Backfire through tailpipe

I had same issue about 6 years ago turns out all the fine sediment in my tank acted like sand blaster media and enlarged my jet over time but that is just one possibility have you sprayed around the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-18-2017, 03:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 702
Posted By 1928Pickuppain
Re: What is that slight whirring sound I hear when the clutch pedal is pressed?

Even in modern standards if your syncros are warn and your having trouble getting it in first pop it in third before first
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