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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 10:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 879
Posted By katy
Re: What do you make of this

They look like Champion W18's
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-21-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 374
Posted By katy
Re: Valve spring issues

Les Andrew's book says compressed length is 2.250"
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-21-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 498
Posted By katy
Re: Axel Shims.

Ditto on the 1 thicker shim rather than 2 thin ones.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-20-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 725
Posted By katy
Re: Interesting project

Is that Lake Lagoda?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-20-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 659
Posted By katy
Re: The Fordor you have when you're not having a Fordor.

It looks like it may have 2 doors on the other side.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-19-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 498
Posted By katy
Re: Axel Shims.

Here's the pattern, you'll have to adjust the size to fit.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-18-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 498
Posted By katy
Re: Axel Shims.

When you reassemble make sure the axle, key, shims and hub are perfectly clean and dry, NO oil or grease.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-17-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,085
Posted By katy
Re: Really old gasoline question

I would blend it w/fresh gas about 5 parts fresh to 1 part old and run it in any vehicle.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-16-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By katy
Re: Safety first . . .

Don't forget the safety glasses. "Only one pair of eyes to a customer"
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-16-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,007
Posted By katy
Re: Rewiring . . . What would you do different?

If you are determined to use the one colour wire for everything, do yourself a favour and buy an assortment of coloured heat shrink tubing. Cut short pieces and use it to colour code both ends of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-13-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,467
Posted By katy
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-12-2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,536
Posted By katy
Re: What have you found working on your A?

Trust me. it was real sand and small gravel. There was a couple of 4-5-6 year old's playing in the yard when we got that truck.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 254
Posted By katy
Re: NWclassics.

Which guy in Montana?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 417
Posted By katy
Re: Non starter

If it's a big spark that's an indication of a bad condenser, it should be a small spark.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,536
Posted By katy
Re: What have you found working on your A?

I once bought a 1947 Mercury pickup that had been sitting for a while and the gas cap was missing. After getting it running the gas line persisted in plugging up. I took the gas tank out to clean it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 896
Posted By katy
Re: Positive Ground

Look at the wiring diagram:
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,569
Posted By katy
Re: cracked cyl head

The Model T is pretty easy using the timer gauge, P/N T-3170
https://www.snydersantiqueauto.com/ProductDetail/T-3170_TIMER-GAUGE?fromCategory=Products/model-t/distributor-timer
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,569
Posted By katy
Re: cracked cyl head

I agree, although it still wouldn't hurt to check the water jacket underside.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,569
Posted By katy
Re: cracked cyl head

Any idea why the head cracked? Possible freeze crack? I would check the underside of the water jacket on the block, LH side for possible crack(s).
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,026
Posted By katy
Re: Working in the garage

After sweeping w/a push broom, I use one similar to this: https://www.walmart.com/ip/Long-Reach-Magnetic-Pickup-Tool-with-Quick-Release/498703584
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,569
Posted By katy
Re: cracked cyl head

I used a scissor jack to persuade the front of the head to move up a bit, gently.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,556
Posted By katy
Re: Trailering tips for protection

After hooking up the trailer check all the trailer lights, running lights, brake lights, right signal, left signal.
After the first 50 or 100 miles, stop and check everything: tie-downs, hitch,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 832
Posted By katy
Re: Engine Oil Analysis

Engine oil blotter test

https://ezinearticles.com/?Motor-Oil-Analysis-Testing-on-the-Cheap---The-Blotter-Spot-Test&id=2897936
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 680
Posted By katy
Ride 'Em Cowboy

Saw this Abbot and Costello movie last night, Costello driving a Model A roadster with what looked like 16" wheels, being chased by indians and then a train, going forwards and then backwards. They...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 250
Posted By katy
Re: Powerhouse Generator Rebuild/Servicing

Jim Schild's book "Restorer's Model A Shop Manual" has a good write up on the powerhouse generator.
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