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Forum: Model-A 02-05-2020, 05:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 240
Posted By Wick
Mullins Trailer Restored

1936/37 Original Mullins. Restored, possibly the nicest in the country. Has spare tire mounted underneath. Jack,lug wrench,lift bar. Original hitch 1.5" ball?
Tailgate and floor are beautiful. Pm...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-31-2020, 05:34 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,035
Posted By Wick
Re: Garage heat

Mpi monitor stays on 58 all winter. Garage is 36x36 13' ceiling with two fans. I've been using Off road diesel in it.
When it's 30s and 40's fuel use is 1/2 gallon or less a day. Garage is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-11-2020, 05:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 863
Posted By Wick
Re: Value of parts

The manifold with heater cover is a $50 item all day long. Gasket set With head gasket $25
Distributor $10 Transmission.... I consider each one is a core @ $15 max. Tested and ready to install...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-08-2020, 06:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,704
Posted By Wick
Re: High compression head choice.

6.0 is a great head.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2020, 05:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,467
Posted By Wick
Re: Heater

Dennis, in our area you can get by without a heater. Once the roads get salted down,we park our cars.
The club out of Richmond is a good group.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-02-2020, 07:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 728
Posted By Wick
Re: antifreeze type

Clem, I've been using 1 gallon of Preston in each of my cars with New radiators.
The 100% type. No problems or leaks.
Wick
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-26-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 725
Posted By Wick
Re: 30 AA doodlebug hits the silver screen

Sounds good! I like how the boom moves forward, smart set up. That thing is a real workhorse!
Love the old trucks. I think we need a video tour of the place.
Wick
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-24-2019, 04:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 957
Posted By Wick
Re: Most Recommended On-Line Auctioneers

That is a late B Truck block. Engine mount pad. Balanced crank. Notice the oil line hook up on lower rear corner.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-23-2019, 06:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 957
Posted By Wick
Re: Most Recommended On-Line Auctioneers

You could check with Nick Arrington in Virginia. He does online auctions. He's a Model A and early V8 man. (703)966-8422 tell him Fred Wicker gave you the # He's very good!
Wick
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-23-2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 957
Posted By Wick
Re: Most Recommended On-Line Auctioneers

I bought a good deal of parts from Garths online auction on the 13th. For the seller I do Not recommend them. Most items went for 50-75% Below value.
The 30 Phaeton brought $2400 car should have...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-22-2019, 06:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,702
Posted By Wick
Re: Running on 3 1/2

That's great to hear. Oily intake port....on the compression stroke when the valve starts to close,some excess oil in the cyl. Is pushed or sucked back into the intake port. Why?... weak valve...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-16-2019, 05:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,702
Posted By Wick
Re: Running on 3 1/2

I don't think a hotter plug is going to make a difference. A original style 3x plug maybe?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-15-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,702
Posted By Wick
Re: Running on 3 1/2

If the port is crusty it's had a problem for a long time. Ring is probably broke.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-15-2019, 06:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,702
Posted By Wick
Re: Running on 3 1/2

Rear floor drain. Also,when you checked the compression on #4 and it was good like the other cylinders. Did you have the plug out in #3 at the same time?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-13-2019, 06:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,702
Posted By Wick
Re: Running on 3 1/2

Just for a simple test....park it on that hill facing Downhill over night. When you start it up and drive it,if the plug doesn't fowl , then your oil drain hole in the valve chamber is restricted. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-13-2019, 06:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,702
Posted By Wick
Re: Running on 3 1/2

Your intake port should look normal,exhaust will be wet from oil. A leaky gasket will cause engin to backfire when you let off. Your top ring gives you the good compression, 2nd ring helps wipe the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-12-2019, 05:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,702
Posted By Wick
Re: Running on 3 1/2

Broken or stuck oil ring.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-06-2019, 06:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 423
Posted By Wick
Re: Smith Gordon compressor

The later models, kits....is a square box. Makes the compressor look like a industrial unit.
This on is on skids. I have pictures posted on the Gordon smith Facebook page.
Wick
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-05-2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 423
Posted By Wick
Smith Gordon compressor

Just found this late Sheet Metal compressor.
Very complete. Should fire up easily.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-03-2019, 05:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,467
Posted By Wick
Re: Heater

Dennis where in Va. Are you located? I'm located 75 miles outside Richmond. Lot's of Model A people all around the state. Plenty of Parts in the area also.
Welcome to group.
Wick
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-22-2019, 06:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 826
Posted By Wick
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-12-2019, 05:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 909
Posted By Wick
Re: Buying a Model T

Find a T that's on the road going on tours and trips. These will have been gone over from front to back and in great mechanical condition. Whenever I buy a T that's been sitting they all seem to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-09-2019, 05:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 523
Posted By Wick
Re: Oil pump replacement gears

Put a model B pump in the engine.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-09-2019, 05:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 641
Posted By Wick
Re: Backfire or popping when going down hill

Intake gasket or carburetor gasket sucking air. First just take and make sure manifold bolts are tight.
Wick
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-06-2019, 04:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 827
Posted By Wick
Re: Light Switch Body

If you take the light switch body off and the Spider falls off,then the horseshoe /clip was in the wrong place. Every garage should have a yardstick handy. Great for pushing items you can't reach...
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