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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 06:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 235
Posted By Benson
Re: Head Torque Question

I do not know about anyone else but I have used 55 foot lbs since 1963 on Police Head for the last 53,000 miles ... works fine.

ADDED: Have used Copper Coat and Victor or Best gaskets.

Just...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 06:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 198
Posted By Benson
Re: Model A Day at Gilmore Cancelled!!!

Good plan ...

I watched one person die of it and if I never see it again, it will be too soon!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-10-2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,972
Posted By Benson
Re: Engine inspection (with pics)-Scotchbright Breather total oil loss

My SEWAG on this:

See reference about a small oil leak in your post #24.

1. Did you know that one cause of rear main leaks is restriction of the breather pipe?

Be sure that the breather tube...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-10-2020, 03:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,192
Posted By Benson
Re: Water in oil/engine

Delete double posting
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-10-2020, 02:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,192
Posted By Benson
Re: Water in oil/engine-Anti freeze use is good

MY SEWAG on this!!

Looking at photo one.

1. I would look for freeze damage and cracks in the roof of valve chamber.

2. Also ALL of the water needs to be removed from main bearing feed tubes...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-09-2020, 09:00 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 31,301
Posted By Benson
Re: Lion Speed Head

I also bought an early version of Lion Head III and had severe knocking.

I wish that I had seen this info posted here by Pat in Santa Cruz and Dave in MN and others before I sold the head. (Posts...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-06-2020, 07:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 866
Posted By Benson
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-03-2020, 08:04 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,300
Posted By Benson
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-03-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,186
Posted By Benson
Re: Downdraft Carburetor question?

Also there is a problem
Forum: The Test Forum 07-03-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 139
Posted By Benson
test

test
Forum: The Test Forum 07-03-2020, 01:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 78
Posted By Benson
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-03-2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,186
Posted By Benson
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-29-2020, 10:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,062
Posted By Benson
Re: Zenith carb

Good idea for small rust particles! Every little bit helps.

From what I have seen MOST rust is attracted to a magnet.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-28-2020, 10:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,062
Posted By Benson
Re: Zenith carb-EZ TURN GREASE

I have been using and recommending the pencil filter on this and other forums for years.(and Bulletin Board Systems long before the forums got popular).

Found this problem starting in 1970 with...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-26-2020, 04:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 898
Posted By Benson
Re: Generator voltage high ?

Actually the 10 amps will work if you use the Model A Voltage regulator that every car has as standard equipment!

Run with headlights turned on most of the time in daytime.

When battery was low...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-26-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 898
Posted By Benson
Re: Generator voltage high ?

Ok Joe,

I sent that out just in case ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-26-2020, 12:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 898
Posted By Benson
Re: Generator voltage high ?

FWIW:

Before you spend too much time on this I would try an old Analog meter.


I still have a Simpson Model 260 I got in late 50s.


In the late 70's every time I tried the Company Fluke...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-26-2020, 08:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,572
Posted By Benson
Re: Poor quality transmission roller bearings

See post 7 above ... for updated info




Posted below is info mentioned above



NOTE: I have seen both types of roller bearings discussed above fail. These bearings happen to be ones with...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-24-2020, 08:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 946
Posted By Benson
Re: Marvel Schebler carb pouring gas

If Zenith carburetor leaks like this after being shipped (or in some cases after being laid on its side) is common in my experience.


Might work with other makes of carbs also.



If it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-23-2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,136
Posted By Benson
Re: Runs for about 10 minutes and the just quits

I know this thread is 2 1/2 years old BUT ...

Had a car once that would run fine mostly then started the dying while idling trick, Died while cruising intermittently.

But if you romped on it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-19-2020, 10:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,774
Posted By Benson
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-17-2020, 11:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 992
Posted By Benson
Re: new tubes-any of them any good?

LOWEST BIDDER is the only thing that SOME of the American Bean Counters care about and it is the Bean Counters who are selecting the vendors and signing contracts for making tubes or whatever in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-17-2020, 09:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 637
Posted By Benson
Re: starter update

Beater,


Sorry about that.



My original Post 9 was not clear and did not come over like I meant it to.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-17-2020, 11:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 521
Posted By Benson
Re: starter rod assembly

Here is steel grommet cover with 2 holes in Bert's catalog.

A-11481-A Starter Rod Grommet Cover - 28-30




Click link...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-17-2020, 11:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 637
Posted By Benson
Re: starter update

In the mid 70's I posted on a lot of BBS Bulletin Board Systems using the ARPANET... no photos or attachments ... just Ascii text.

This was many years before DOS or Windows or Apple for that...
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