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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-08-2018, 07:39 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,622
Posted By carolinamudwalker
Re: Jim Brierley

Get well Jim, I still refer to your book when I get conflicting advice. We need you Bob
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-20-2018, 07:48 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,801
Posted By carolinamudwalker
Re: FSI distributor issue

Jim, I have a 6-1 head and had to make a shim for the FSI to limit total advance to 20 deg. Thanks to tbirdtbird
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,888
Posted By carolinamudwalker
Re: Vaporlock and the ensuing conversations

They are adding BUTANE to our gas now to get rid of it. Before the EPA the refineries just burned it off It only causes problems in an open fuel system as in carburetors. The zenith carb is cast...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-04-2017, 06:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,328
Posted By carolinamudwalker
Re: Rod nuts

Thanks everyone, the collective advice usually provides a good answer. Bob
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-02-2017, 12:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,328
Posted By carolinamudwalker
Rod nuts

In his book 4-bangers & me Jim Brierley recommends using ARP 12 point rod nuts. Are these to be used without lock washers and can they be re-used to adjust shims? When I dropped my pan the other...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-21-2016, 09:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,307
Posted By carolinamudwalker
Re: Rims

Thanks for the input guys, If I were a vender at Hershey or anywhere trying to sell rims I would have the spindle set up at my display table, but that is just me. The dime idea was one I did not...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-19-2016, 07:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,307
Posted By carolinamudwalker
Rims

On my way to Hershey, any advice on how to check Rims other than take a lug nut along. Also determin determine value? Bob
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-14-2016, 09:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 594
Posted By carolinamudwalker
Landau Irons

I have seen several sport coups with a stainless steel snap on center on their landau irons. Do any of you know who made them or has a set for sale? Thanks Bob
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-12-2016, 06:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,167
Posted By carolinamudwalker
Re: Extra A Engine!

Was he selling the rims? Do you have a contact for him? Thanks Bob
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-04-2016, 01:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 958
Posted By carolinamudwalker
Hershey

OK gang, I am going to Hershey to look for 19" rims. Can anyone recommend a booth among that giant maze that might be fruitful? Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-04-2016, 01:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,272
Posted By carolinamudwalker
Re: Wheels

OK JW. but the car drives like crap on the brake drums
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-04-2016, 07:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,833
Posted By carolinamudwalker
Re: Throwing Out Good Model A Parts

asapguy, I do not see rims in your listing of parts! I sure need a pair og good wheels Bob
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-04-2016, 07:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,272
Posted By carolinamudwalker
Re: Wheels

Wow AL, I did not know that. I guess it should have been obvious. That enplanes why the lug nut holes ware on a model A and not on modern cars.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-03-2016, 10:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,272
Posted By carolinamudwalker
Wheels

I have a problem with my wheels that I have not seen on the Barn. My lug nut holes are to big from years of use. I have the thicker SS washers but still need to grind them down so they do not...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-02-2016, 08:19 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,833
Posted By carolinamudwalker
Re: Throwing Out Good Model A Parts

Tom, It is a mind set. After 30 years in the military and frequent moves with limited shipping weight, " IF YOU HAVE NOT USED IT IN THE LAST 6 MONTHS YOU DONT NEED IT." Having said that, with my...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-29-2016, 07:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,285
Posted By carolinamudwalker
Re: crankshaft moving

Thanks every one, I am learning more every day. Will nurse it until this winter. Bob Bidonde, Great link, I was leaning in that direction already. What a great bunch of people on this forum. Bob...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-28-2016, 07:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,285
Posted By carolinamudwalker
crankshaft moving

Was under the car looking for an oil leak when I noticed about a 1/8th inch of shiny crankshaft indicating that it has moved forward. Is this normal or do I have a problem? Car runs fine. Bob
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-19-2016, 07:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,209
Posted By carolinamudwalker
Re: Running Rough - Question

Vaper lock after sitting then fuel pushed the bubbles out.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-13-2016, 08:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,762
Posted By carolinamudwalker
Re: 1930 Coupe squealing when clutch depressed after new everything

I have the same problem with noise when I push the clutch in. I found one of the adjusting nuts on the pressure plate fingers almost completely off. I took up the slack to where It looked like the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-12-2016, 09:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 989
Posted By carolinamudwalker
Re: Sport coup top

Thank you Bob C, that is exactly what I was looking for.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-11-2016, 06:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 989
Posted By carolinamudwalker
Re: Sport coup top

Thank you for the reply John but I could not find anything in their catalog or web site.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-09-2016, 07:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 989
Posted By carolinamudwalker
Sport coup top

My sport coup came with a black canvas top, Now gray. Does anyone know what to use to dye,stain,or paint to get it back to black? Thanks for any info Bob
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-03-2016, 04:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,951
Posted By carolinamudwalker
Radial tire pressure

What would be a good summer tire pressure for a light sport coup and new 19 inch radial tires? Bob
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-20-2016, 04:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,426
Posted By carolinamudwalker
Re: Float a motors

where is the best place to jack up the rear to replace the FAM rubbers? does anything need to be loosened or removed?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-13-2016, 01:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,507
Posted By carolinamudwalker
Re: throttle linkage

Thanks everyone, cant post pictures at this time as we are on our sailboat in the Caribbean and the car is in frigid N.C. I had a binding situation between the hand throttle and the gas peddle...
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