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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-13-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 259
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: New England Model A Meet

The Co-Chairs are :
Irene Eskett (413) 967-5440 eskett1@comcast.cm
Theresa Minko (413)665-3957 tmenko@yahoo.com

It is going to be in Hancock,MA at Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-25-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 694
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: 1931 Model A Headlights

I have my turn signals in the bumpers both front and rear and are LED.

The reason I did this is I feel that putting them in the Cowl Lights are not bright enough for others to see and I don't know...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-26-2018, 10:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,056
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Carb expert needed

I like Al 29Tudor would like to know if the brass seat is not installed is there a tool to resurface the cast part of the carb to make the GAV seat?

Any one?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-18-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 990
Posted By Cape Codder
What Type of Timing Gear

I see there are aluminum timing gears offered by the vendors.
1. Is / was there ever a brass one offered?
2. Does changing to a metal timing gear make more noise than the fiber gear?
3. If...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-15-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 538
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Dash Lighting

It is mounted with one of the dash rail bolts! No drilling required.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-26-2018, 09:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 507
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Windshield gasket on a 30 Briggs Town sedan

Are you sure you have the screws that hold up windshield tight? When tightening those screws it is quite the job but I have seen some that didn't get tightened all the way and therefore it hits the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-21-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 701
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Windshield teardown

I have recently had the windshield glass removed and replaced. At the insistence of two friends, I took it to a shop AFTER removing the screws you talk about (I was LUCKY they came out without much...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-21-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 667
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: leaking shut-off

I have always wondered REALLY what is the purpose of the shut-off valve? Was it because Henry thought there would be a lot of trouble with the Zenith carb.? The reason I say this is I know of a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-21-2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 529
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: What's the maintenance on rear axle bearings?

There is a snap ring that holds the seal in which 1crosscut has mentioned changing. I also agree with him, if the hub is off in your hand go the effort and remove the bearing for inspection, not...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-17-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,498
Posted By Cape Codder
Head Gasket

This could be similar to what oil to use question!
What is the opinion of putting a Best Head Gasket or a silicone head gasket (has the silicone around each head bolt) for a standard original type...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-07-2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,599
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: it is with GREAT SADNESS that I Share with you

My condolences to all of Tim's family.

I met Tim only once at a New England Meet several years ago. He had brought one of his Town Delivery, the blue one with the G.E. logo on. He spoke to me...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-03-2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,215
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Terriable backfiring

steve s, Fred K-OR, GPierce I would suggest that you three re-read my #41, #45 and #53 posts. I know I started this entitled "Terrible backfiring" but has gone to low compression. However, I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-02-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,215
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Terriable backfiring

30 Closed Cab PU Thanks for the compliment! I try.


heneste Thanks for your response. I just returned from the machinest and he declared that the head is in fact FLAP! However, in the same...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-02-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,215
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Terriable backfiring

Just an update on my problem. As I had said we opted to pull the head. We bought the head puller from Brattons but to be truthful, I was disappointed in its operation. The #7 bolt which works...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-26-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 718
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Proper Head Installation

heneste Well I'll tell you I just checked the torque on this motor before we went to the New England Meet Sept.19.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-26-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 718
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Proper Head Installation

chap52 Thanks for your response and also the website info. To be honest I have seen it before but I do thank you for posting it as I will be watching it again. I thought it was a very interesting...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-26-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,215
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Terriable backfiring

30 Closed Cab PU The gasket that I have on the engine right now is pictured below, hopefully ...........but is listed in Snyders P/N A-6051-M. Sorry didn't work, but check it out in Snyder's...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-25-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 718
Posted By Cape Codder
Proper Head Installation

I have another thread (Terrible Backfiring) which is in conjunction with these questions but didn't want to include this in that one.

When trying to get the head off five or six bolts came out...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-25-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,215
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Terriable backfiring

I forgot to acknowledge 30 Closed CabPU for his response. You can see above my response.

Also thanks to Tom Wesenberg and steve s for your suggestions and response.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-25-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,215
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Terriable backfiring

Tom Wesenberg I have been soaking the bolts to no avail. I have had 5 - 6 bolts come out and all are unrusted maybe because they are chrome molly bolts.

steve s that was the first thing I did...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-25-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,215
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Terriable backfiring

steve s It is too late as the engine has been drained of water, water pump is off and all bolts to head are loose. Problem is head won't come off so I have ordered a head puller which hopefully will...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-24-2018, 10:49 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,215
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Terriable backfiring

30 Closed Cab PU Thanks for your response. I was thinking the same thing about the gasket BUT I have to get the head off before I can report how it looks.

saintjoelarry Well I haven't taken the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-23-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,215
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Terriable backfiring

steve s - Well you will be happy because I checked for fuel flow!!! It was fine. I also checked the filter in the front of the carburetor. Nothing there either. I'm on another mission trying to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-22-2018, 10:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,195
Posted By Cape Codder
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-22-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,195
Posted By Cape Codder
Re: Changing Heads Original / High Compression

5.5:1 recommended by one of the parts dealers over the 6:1.
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