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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-22-2021, 08:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 433
Posted By DHZIEMAN
Re: Engine won't keep running

You are describing a gas flow problem. Rust in tanks around the petcock can be deceptive with these vintage gems. Rust has a tendency to sflow to the gas line when the engine needs fuel, and then...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-23-2021, 10:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 819
Posted By DHZIEMAN
Re: Model A generator problem

If moving 3rd Brush (around 10 amps or less) does not solve the problem and you have the old type relay cut out, I would reinstall it and see if that helps. Also, Although, not a model A, but on one...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-10-2021, 03:17 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,778
Posted By DHZIEMAN
Re: Why do you own a Model A?

I was 10 years old in 1950! Dad's daily driver car since the mid 30's was a 1929 Model A. I wanted to learn how to drive it.Dad would drive and let me shift. Next he got me behind the wheel and out...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-01-2021, 10:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 698
Posted By DHZIEMAN
Re: Steering Lubricant Question

Some folks chose, when the 600w would leak from the steering box to put grease in the steering box, as grease would not leak out. But, the box innards are designed for oil lube not grease. Only way...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-01-2021, 10:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 973
Posted By DHZIEMAN
Re: Will this work

Looks Good! Will function just fine!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-21-2021, 02:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,543
Posted By DHZIEMAN
Re: Fraud

What a sad situation! Just Sad!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-21-2021, 02:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,083
Posted By DHZIEMAN
Re: Sea Foam vs MMO

I live at Lake of the Ozarks, and for moisture in fuel, most locals recommend Sea Foam in the fuel! For my engine oil, the product is MMO. So far so good!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-20-2021, 11:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 597
Posted By DHZIEMAN
Re: Gas tank shutoff valve

I use Permatex! Never had a problem. However had problems with new petcocks not being of quality and them leaking! Sad situation on some parts and in this case a safety issue.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-20-2021, 11:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,578
Posted By DHZIEMAN
Re: Hot Ammeter!

Dump the ammeter! Before doing so Check each terminal to the case of the ammeter! Also look for short or burn marks anywhere behind the suspect meter looking for a "not wanted ground point!" If...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-17-2021, 11:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,097
Posted By DHZIEMAN
Re: Need Help Identifying This Carburetor

Looked around on ebay, and I may have gotten close but no model on the carb but rather what one that resembles your pictures. The one I found was off a COE GMC 248! Not sure if the helps or more...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-19-2021, 03:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By DHZIEMAN
Re: Looking for Allen Coil Tester Manual

Try this.

https://www.smokstak.com/forum/threads/allen-e-1403-coil-tester.56147/
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-17-2021, 02:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,373
Posted By DHZIEMAN
Re: Engine Stalls at Stop Signs

Thank You! I am saving it so I can find it!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-16-2021, 02:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,129
Posted By DHZIEMAN
Re: Loosen / tighten individual cylinder head nuts?

If you are noticing that kind of creosote look around the head gasket, it is already an indication that total retorquing of the entire head would be in order. The method given to me by this very...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-15-2021, 03:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,148
Posted By DHZIEMAN
Re: Why Grease should not be used in a Steering Gearbox

The 1930 Model A I purchased in 2016, I did not notice the grease fitting kind of added to the steering box, and the steering really was not right, but, got it home, got as much grease as I could out...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-15-2021, 02:19 PM
Replies: 1,078
Views: 147,646
Posted By DHZIEMAN
Re: tell a Model A related story

What comes to mind on this -5 deg F night here in Missouri, is a ritual my dad performed in the bad winter mornings in Chicago, on some days -15 deg and his model A had to start. There was no garage...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-12-2021, 11:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,968
Posted By DHZIEMAN
Re: I'm in deep doo-doo

For threads that are not really bad, I have taken the Castellated Nut, put it on backwards and started working it with oil turn by turn. Not as professional as can be done, but those nuts are hard...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-07-2021, 10:06 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,865
Posted By DHZIEMAN
Re: How difficult would it be to convert this water heater from 12V to 6V?

Happy to suggest! Let us know how it works out!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-06-2021, 01:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,195
Posted By DHZIEMAN
Re: Does Gauge of Ground Wire Matter

Basically, the ground wire needs to be the same gauge (current carrying capacity) as is the other cable on the battery! Some of the old vintage battery cable is almost as stiff as rebar, but it is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-06-2021, 12:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 670
Posted By DHZIEMAN
Re: Laskey Trunk

Joseph B. Laskey first appeared in the Newark city directories in 1912, a partner in the firm Seaman & Laskey. By 1915, he had established his own firm, which remained in Newark until the late 1950s....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-06-2021, 12:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 670
Posted By DHZIEMAN
Re: Laskey Trunk

The two locations I contacted via email are:


hmsantiquetrunks.com
Jim Cardoza/Owner
408-691-4264

And….

Churchill Barton, Mgr
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-05-2021, 05:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,865
Posted By DHZIEMAN
Re: How difficult would it be to convert this water heater from 12V to 6V?

This converter may be overkill but the motors in that heater, if run on 6 volts may be just fine but if you want to do as little mod as possible, Then this item from Amazon will convert 6V dc to 12...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-05-2021, 05:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 670
Posted By DHZIEMAN
Re: Laskey Trunk

I have now received feedback from two vintage trunk web pages, that both have quite a few brands with pictures! I have also contacted the the Newark, NJ library contact, who asked for some specific...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-04-2021, 06:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 670
Posted By DHZIEMAN
Re: Laskey Trunk

Good eyes on the latch! The latch was purchased by the seller of the trunk! It is not sturdy and is sized wrong. I have found something on ebay that may work. Thank you for responding with a repro...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-04-2021, 02:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,353
Posted By DHZIEMAN
Re: Headlight "Load Equalizers"

If we are discussing "flicker" and not "blinking", then the device that fills the gaps in current and voltage is a capacitor. First, however, there needs to be proof and testing of circuit integrity...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-04-2021, 02:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,353
Posted By DHZIEMAN
Re: Headlight "Load Equalizers"

If we are discussing "flicker" and not "blinking", then the device that fills the gaps in current and voltage is a capacitor. First, however, there needs to be proof and testing of circuit integrity...
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