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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 06:52 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By barrelnose
Re: front spring question for a 30 hot rod

In my country 50mm is 2”s,
No disrespect meant,just couldn’t help myself.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-13-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,147
Posted By barrelnose
Re: Rear Axle Messtoration

I totally agree Russ/40,
Speaking for myself though,I always have a welder on hand,not always oxy/Acet though.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-13-2019, 03:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 948
Posted By barrelnose
Re: Pinstriping

My mate is a talented Striper but hates doing long straight lines.It takes a great talent to pull them off the brush evenly.
A bit like panel beating,easier to repair a curved panel opposed to a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-13-2019, 03:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,147
Posted By barrelnose
Re: Rear Axle Messtoration

I was going to say the easiest way(still need to get to the backing plate faces),is get a straight edge,measure equal distances from the axle centre line then measure between these marks,front then...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-23-2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 810
Posted By barrelnose
Re: Rotation play in distributor shaft

Just pull your distributor and with some fine nose pliers,pull the intermediate shaft.
Your distributor drive has a tang (offset)with a sleeve pinned over it to index the shaft and the shaft has a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-23-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 810
Posted By barrelnose
Re: Rotation play in distributor shaft

I just had the same problem,it turned out to be the base of the distributor shaft and also the intermediate shaft. Both ends on the intermediate shaft were worn badly as was the distributor drive...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-18-2019, 09:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,367
Posted By barrelnose
Re: shock problem

The only way that could happen is if the chassis moves to far away from the axle to make the arms go over center. That being the cause,you maybe need a stiffer or longer spring.
What is the angle...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-15-2019, 06:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 544
Posted By barrelnose
Re: Re-skin deck lid

Just be careful folding the edge over.
On my first door skin I was moving along nicely then realised I had slightly collapsed the door frame while bending over and setting the edge, I actually lost...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-28-2019, 12:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,041
Posted By barrelnose
Re: Has Anyone Ever Found an Abandoned Model "A"

Here out in the wheat belt there’s still a bit of A stuff lying in farm tips and out around the fence lines. Drying up like everywhere now though.
Up until only a 10 or 20yrs ago guys would walk all...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-13-2019, 06:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 730
Posted By barrelnose
Re: Mallory in a A model 1928

Thank you very much mate,your bloods worth bottling.
I,d just tightened up the big ends,unstuck 2 rear exhaust valves,put the distributor back together last night and run it up.
I can now pull a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-10-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 730
Posted By barrelnose
Re: Mallory in a A model 1928

Thanks for the reply Jim, That was the first thing I checked,and it's L/H rotation.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-09-2019, 10:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 730
Posted By barrelnose
Mallory in a A model 1928

I have a Mallory YS701AVC in a Model A and need to get the distributor sorted.
The guys who are setting it up have asked for the setup details so they can set the curve up on their machine.
Can...
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