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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-23-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 377
Posted By Chuck Sea/Tac
Re: GAV Difficult to Turn

I know the problem is solved. As a side note , I’ve seen repo gav’s that were machined out of round.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-21-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 817
Posted By Chuck Sea/Tac
Re: radiator fan efficiency

There’s an article covering this in an early issue of the modelA times. Basically there is no difference. The cfm is fairly equal between the different fans. I’m surprised John Lavoy hasn’t jumped...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-21-2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,322
Posted By Chuck Sea/Tac
Re: Distributor Body notch

Maybe the gas itself was different.?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-21-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,606
Posted By Chuck Sea/Tac
Re: Lost Neutral

So Tomball: are you saying you can actually move the car in all three gears like normal,each gear being progressive, but there is no place where you can let the clutch out without the car moving in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-21-2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 521
Posted By Chuck Sea/Tac
Re: Oil leak frustration

When you step on the clutch, does the front pulley move forward a little?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-21-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 632
Posted By Chuck Sea/Tac
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-20-2018, 10:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,606
Posted By Chuck Sea/Tac
Re: Lost Neutral

Just last year a friend of mine had the tranny stick in 3rd gear. He drove 40 miles home some thru stop and go traffic on 405 in Bellevue Wash. I believe he told me he found nothing wrong with the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-20-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,428
Posted By Chuck Sea/Tac
Re: Where Have All of The Chevrolets Gone?

I had a friend, whoís dad had a Chevy, and he told me the same thing, that just a little bump, and the axle would break. And yes, he always carried a spare axle.

I didnít know that the Chevy axle...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-17-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 241
Posted By Chuck Sea/Tac
Re: Rear axle bearing load

Can you check bearing sizes, which will allow you to find the rated load.?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-15-2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,082
Posted By Chuck Sea/Tac
Re: Hill and fuel

Do you have an in-line non original fuel filter?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-15-2018, 12:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 795
Posted By Chuck Sea/Tac
Re: Wolf whistle

I had the same thing happen on the way to a club event. Fortunately there was a willow tree where I pulled over, so I carved a plug to shove in the hole.
I tried ss, it eventually broke as well. I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-14-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,053
Posted By Chuck Sea/Tac
Re: How much better is a B block than an A?

Diesel requires more compression than gas, Iím pretty sure they used Babbitt as there was nothing else. By the way, the first compression fired engine was before 1900. I understand the concept your...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-10-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,170
Posted By Chuck Sea/Tac
Re: odd type of radiator

So youíre saying ford made a car and sold 5,000,000 configurations all over the world, with an under designed cooling system? Seems like a bad Business plan.
Arenít you the one who tows a trailer...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-09-2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 660
Posted By Chuck Sea/Tac
Re: crankshaft timing gear

You will probably have a small oil leak when done because of the rope seals being disturbed.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-09-2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 872
Posted By Chuck Sea/Tac
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-09-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 992
Posted By Chuck Sea/Tac
Re: Junk man's comment

I’m guessing most estate sale customers aren’t looking for tools.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-08-2018, 10:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 235
Posted By Chuck Sea/Tac
Re: Axle End Play, Thrust?

To start, is the axle nut tightened to 100 foot lbs?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-08-2018, 10:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 530
Posted By Chuck Sea/Tac
Re: Number two cylinder looks off...

I don’t think .0125” has anything to do with it. How was the block water jackets cleaned? And the radiator?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-08-2018, 10:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 659
Posted By Chuck Sea/Tac
Re: unusual head torque issue

What head gasket did you use?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-08-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 812
Posted By Chuck Sea/Tac
Re: Has this ever happened to you?

Pete, seen it more than once. I knew a man who lived on a boat. Married a gal, who asked for a house.(he was a builder). Sold the boat built a house. Decided to get into A’s( already had tricked out...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-08-2018, 01:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 879
Posted By Chuck Sea/Tac
Re: rideing the running boards

Just had a local teenager prosecuted for manslaughter when his buddy slid off the roof of the car while surfing in the school parking lot.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2018, 11:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 649
Posted By Chuck Sea/Tac
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-05-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,179
Posted By Chuck Sea/Tac
Re: Bad influence???

I buy the expensive good quality commercial grade duct tape. One roll is the extra wide. My three boys used it all up one day making medieval swords and armor ect. So after that I bought the cheep...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-02-2018, 12:03 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,536
Posted By Chuck Sea/Tac
Re: Sometimes I get tired of it

Iíve thought the same thing. I have a rebuilt engine in my test stand now , and was thinking of a way to stop flow thru the lower hose, to see if the radiator would then overflow as the block was...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-01-2018, 10:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 676
Posted By Chuck Sea/Tac
Re: Winfield grind on camshaft.

I’m running an SU 1, and I like it. Will cow hop at idle in first. Not a parade car.
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