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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-06-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 348
Posted By Magoo2
Ignition troubles

Can't get my 31 closed cab pickup running. Was running last week then stopped.
Fuel system & carb seem to be ok. Trying to diagnose ignition system and need some help. Here is what I found:
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-04-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 574
Posted By Magoo2
Re: Starts then stops

Just wanted to thank everyone for their advice. It won't start at all now. Fresh gas,removed carb bowl and cleaned carb with carb cleaner, fuel filter clean, ran it dry last year, now I'm thinking...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-03-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 574
Posted By Magoo2
Starts then stops

Just started my 1931 after sitting over the winter. It fired up right away,ran for a minute or so then died. Could not get it to restart. I may have flooded it trying to restart it so I let it sit...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-28-2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,271
Posted By Magoo2
Re: GPI Radiator

This was the one I was thinking of using
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-27-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,271
Posted By Magoo2
GPI Radiator

Anyone have any experience using the GPI Racing radiator as a stock replacement? They are aluminum and supposedly a direct replacement for the stock model a radiator. I think they are from china
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-23-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,645
Posted By Magoo2
Re: Evaporust question...

I just used "thermocure" by evaporust in my 31 closed cab pickup and it seemed to work very well
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-23-2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,155
Posted By Magoo2
Re: Radiator overflow leak when filling

Marshall I'm pretty sure that's what I'm expierencing. I wonder if I could line the overflow tube with a plastic tube with silicone to seal it?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-22-2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,155
Posted By Magoo2
Re: Radiator overflow leak when filling

Apparently the leak is in the overflow tube inside the top tank of the radiator.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-19-2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,155
Posted By Magoo2
Re: Radiator overflow leak when filling

Thanks everyone. The coolant is leaking out of the bottom of the overflow tube.Sparky you may be on to something. I've done some additional investigating and it seems the top of the radiator core is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-18-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,155
Posted By Magoo2
Radiator overflow leak when filling

I hoping someone out there can help me. I'm having a problem water running out the overflow tube when filling the radiator on my 31 CCPU.My first thought was that I was pouring water/coolant into the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-11-2018, 08:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,147
Posted By Magoo2
Re: 31 closed cab truck seat back install

Thanks Bob you pictures are almost identical to my cab. I have repo seat springs and the top of the back cushion is flush with the top of the wood rail. Your picture shows it below.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-10-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,147
Posted By Magoo2
Re: 31 closed cab truck seat back install

I appreciate everybody's help I have the pointed lower retainers . I'll get a set of the uppers.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-10-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,020
Posted By Magoo2
Re: Armstrong (MGB) shock conversion

Hey guys thanks for the suggestions I really appreciate your help. I like the spacer idea. I might give that a try. If there are any pics I would like to take a look. Thanks again.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-09-2018, 08:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,020
Posted By Magoo2
Armstrong (MGB) shock conversion

I read an old post that briefly talked about fitting MGB shocks on a model a. If purchased some of these shocks and dimensionally they look like they might work. Anyone have any firsthand advice on...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-09-2018, 07:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,147
Posted By Magoo2
31 closed cab truck seat back install

For the life of me I can't seem to figure how to install the seatback in my 31 closed cab pickup. If seen some pics on this site but they don't seem to look like my truck. The pics seem to show a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-26-2018, 07:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 757
Posted By Magoo2
Steering box gaskets

Getting ready to start up my 31 truck after many years. I'm changing all fluids engine,trans,differential,steering box. Filled the steering box yesterday and noticed it's leaking this morning. May...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-17-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,215
Posted By Magoo2
Re: Afraid I opened a can of worms

Shirt
Did you pull the engine? Or do it while the engine was in the car?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-15-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 930
Posted By Magoo2
Bearing clearances

I've dropped the pan. Found some chunks. I'm about at the limit of my knowledge. Can anyone tell me how to check the clearances on the connecting rods and crankshaft with the engine still in the car?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-14-2018, 08:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,215
Posted By Magoo2
Re: Afraid I opened a can of worms

Thanks again everyone. Car was running well when I started restoration 10 years ago. I am in the process of straining the sludge to get an idea of how much junk was in the pan. I tried to post a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-13-2018, 08:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,215
Posted By Magoo2
Re: Afraid I opened a can of worms

Thanks everyone. I appreciate all your advice.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-11-2018, 06:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,215
Posted By Magoo2
Re: Afraid I opened a can of worms

No the chips are not magnetic
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-11-2018, 05:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,215
Posted By Magoo2
Afraid I opened a can of worms

Just dropped the oil pan on my '31 truck. Found some chips of what I assume is babbitt material in the third sump of the baffle. This engine has not been rebuilt as far as I can tell. Looking for...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-11-2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 821
Posted By Magoo2
Re: Oil pan differences

Thanks I'll give it a try
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-11-2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 821
Posted By Magoo2
Oil pan differences

I need to replace the oil pan on my '31 pickup. I have 5 spare engines. One of them has a removable flat round plate just under the oil pump. Does anyone know if that oil pan will fit the '31
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-10-2018, 10:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 949
Posted By Magoo2
Re: Oil pan sludge

Thanks everyone! I thought that was going to be the answer but was looking for an easy out. You would think after 66 years I would know better. Thanks again. Do you guys think I should rebuild the...
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