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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-28-2020, 08:13 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By ossieandgeorge
Wood rot - wood hardener

Looking for recommendations on fixing some wood rot.
What wood hardener should I use and can I then glue(type) and/or fill(type) the damaged area after a wood hardener has been applied and dried?...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-01-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,448
Posted By ossieandgeorge
Re: Throw out bearing spring replacement

Hi Patrick...6v and a generator. Battery charged back up to 100%. Installed it back in(positive to ground strap). Started right up and Amp. meter working the right way now.

Clutch adjustment is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-01-2020, 08:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,448
Posted By ossieandgeorge
Re: Throw out bearing spring replacement

Meanwhile, with all the starting of the car for the clutch adjustment, my battery slowly died. It made no sense but after investigation I noticed the new battery was hooked up opposite by the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-30-2020, 04:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,448
Posted By ossieandgeorge
Re: Throw out bearing spring replacement

So I got the pin out of the shaft/collar. I ended up cutting off the collar with a small grinder. With that off, the rest of the pin slowly tapped out.
Installed new bushings in the pedals,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-30-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,448
Posted By ossieandgeorge
Re: Throw out bearing spring replacement

So the good news. The new spring is installed!!!! Used the string for safety, hooked the back end on by hand and the front end using vise grips. I did have to cut a bit off the front hook to get...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-29-2020, 09:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,448
Posted By ossieandgeorge
Re: Throw out bearing spring replacement

Thanks Larrys40. They did look long. I will cut them back as suggested.
I really hope the weak old spring is what's causing for the clutch adjusting issue(throw out bearing slider never returning...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-29-2020, 09:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,448
Posted By ossieandgeorge
Re: Throw out bearing spring replacement

Yes, the new one is tappered
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-29-2020, 05:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,448
Posted By ossieandgeorge
Re: Throw out bearing spring replacement

Thanks guys. Tomorrow I will get back at it. Not sure how to pull the pin that holds the Brake/Clutch Pedal Shaft in place. My shaft is highly worn so I think I should replace it.
Looks like the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-29-2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,448
Posted By ossieandgeorge
Re: Throw out bearing spring replacement

Thank GRutter. I just picked up parts as a lot was worn(new main pedal shaft and pedal bushings, spacer washer, new collar, new trunion and shaft).
QUESTION: How much up and down travel/movement...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-29-2020, 06:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,448
Posted By ossieandgeorge
Re: Throw out bearing spring replacement

Thanks folks. Any other pointers welcomed. Until I get the spring swapped out, no clutch adjustment is possible because the slider returns to random spots upon releasing the clutch petal. Off to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-28-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,448
Posted By ossieandgeorge
Re: Throw out bearing spring replacement

I also greased the throwout bearing slider and it moves freely
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-28-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,448
Posted By ossieandgeorge
Throw out bearing spring replacement

My 1929 Model A throw out bearing does not pull back all the way when I release the clutch. It moves back freely by hand when I move it through the inspection plate.
Can I replace the spring...
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