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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-13-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 741
Posted By larry harding
Re: overdrive

thanks guys ! i think this is what i'm looking for. i am printing it all out to sit and study.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-13-2019, 06:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 741
Posted By larry harding
Re: overdrive

i got the o d from a friend who has dealt with a's for many years. a lot of the machining work and adapting has already been done. i just want a picture of the parts breakdown for my own interest...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-12-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 741
Posted By larry harding
overdrive

i am going to be putting an old lincoln/ mercury overdrive in my 31 pickup. is there anywhere i can print out any tech literature and/or a parts diagram on these units. i found a diagram or two...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-24-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 429
Posted By larry harding
front brake operating shaft

while trying to get my brakes working better i found the operating shaft bushings were worn out, actually worn completely through in one area. i've got new bushings on the way from mikes. the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-15-2018, 07:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,382
Posted By larry harding
Re: Bad batch of parts

when i was wiring my a i had ordered those clips from another supplier and found the same problem, they were made from plain flat strap and not spring steel. i did a post on here some time back,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-08-2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,323
Posted By larry harding
Re: tires

i finally figured out the conversion tables(i think), but there doesn't seem to be a tire that matches what is available today. 6.00 converts to 152 mm. for instance my 02 f150 has 16" wheels but...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-06-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,323
Posted By larry harding
Re: tires

the old size is 6.00x16, when i go to the tire size converters on the net they ask for three dimentions. what are they after, the circumference? i know 6" is 152 mm. and of course 16" is the rimsize.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,323
Posted By larry harding
tires

i have the later 16" wheels on my 31 pickup, i like the looks and want to stay with them. a couple of years ago i bought some"new" 6.oox 16 tires at a swap meet. i should have known better, 6.00 x 16...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-03-2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,837
Posted By larry harding
Re: poor idle driving me nuttier

i got to do a little bit more tinkering today and have found a new wrinkle. i decided to check my timing one more time. it was dead on. but... i am running late style points and plate i had gotten...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-03-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,837
Posted By larry harding
Re: poor idle driving me nuttier

lightened flywheel, high comp head, b cam, it may be one of those suggestions. i've put pressure to the intake as stated, sanded the carb mount flange. i have tried three different carbs with the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-02-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,837
Posted By larry harding
Re: poor idle driving me nuttier

whidbey island? i just went to their website, its nice but either i'm an idiot, or their"s no info on carb service or trouble shooting. also i had a vacuum gage many years ago, gone now. i'm...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-02-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,837
Posted By larry harding
Re: poor idle driving me nuttier

thanks for the input guys, but i've have tried to cover most of what you stated. i am only .080" over to clean up, not hot rod boring. also i put the plate on the intake carb. flange and put about...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-01-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,837
Posted By larry harding
poor idle driving me nuttier

we rebuilt the engine on my 31 pickup this winter its been installed for a while and just starting to drive it some. new oversized pistons,b cam high comp head, lightened flywheel and 12 v electrics....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-10-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 668
Posted By larry harding
Re: tranny top----need help

problem solved! i took a closer look and found the 2nd/high fork went in but not the 1st /rev. on closer exam i found the sliding gear was sloppy on the shaft. i had several good used gears a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-10-2018, 06:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 668
Posted By larry harding
Re: tranny top----need help

the shift lever is sitting between both fork notches and the fork rods are in the neutral detent. as stated above, input ain't connected to the output....neutral.i am lining up the forks with the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-10-2018, 06:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,356
Posted By larry harding
Re: Idle temp

i was overheating, boiling, steaming and so on with a used radiator i had bought. there is only one radiator shop near where i live and they have a questionable reputation so i decided to try it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-09-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 668
Posted By larry harding
tranny top----need help

i just went through my tranny, new bearings, one new gear and some good used ones. everything is back together except the top. i have the gears in the neutral position and the shift forks also in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-22-2018, 06:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 466
Posted By larry harding
Re: another horn question

yea i've got it as far apart as i can get it. it would be nice if the coil would slide off the metal core, but it doesn't look like that is possible. i'll bet these were wound then staked in the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-22-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 466
Posted By larry harding
another horn question

i'm definitly going to rewind the coils for 12 v. my question is did you guys rewind the coils in place on the u shaped frame(looks difficult) or remove the metal core and coil to do the work. the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-22-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 463
Posted By larry harding
Re: horn resistor etc

thanks guys, you've confirmed my suspicions about the resistor. when i was young in the appliance repair business we would take appliance motors in to be rewound(boy! times have changed) and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-22-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 463
Posted By larry harding
horn resistor etc

i set my ccpu up with 12 volts - ground, i know a sin in some purists eyes. everything is just better on 12v in my personal opinion, as i have converted several bikes and so on to 12 v over the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-21-2018, 06:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 451
Posted By larry harding
Re: swap car show at Fletcher, NC

i didn't get there til saturday which was o.k. but not like i have seen before. i talked to people who had been there thurs. and friday sayint those days were very slim.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-21-2018, 06:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,570
Posted By larry harding
Re: Level in Gas Tank????

an older guy who ran a harley dealership many years ago told me the secret to welding a gass tank. don't freak out!!! find some way to have a flow of air into the tank and back out. this can be...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-19-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 546
Posted By larry harding
transmission woes

i've posted a few times on here about my 31 ccpu. a few days ago i had overheating problems and after watching a few youtube videos i sweated off my upper radiator tank and did the redneck flushing...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-17-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,816
Posted By larry harding
Re: Navel gazing & the future of the car hobby

it ain't just cars! hit and miss engines ,cushman scooters. and motorcycles in general. everyone interested is 50+.there once was a time when every kid wanted a dirt bike. a guy i know owned a honda...
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