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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 858
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: Radial tires and inner tubes

I just ordered radial tires and tubes 2 days ago from Coker tire. I’m picking them up at Hershey so I can’t give you any kind of review. The salesman said that they carry Hartford tubes witch got a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-16-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 581
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: Resonant Rattle

My engine pans crack on the drivers side oil pan bolt. It has broken twice in 20 years. What a loud noise it gives off, you can hear me coming from a block away:eek: So l always wondered how much...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-10-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 849
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: Change

Leak less ha!:D
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-31-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 619
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: The dreaded death wobble

I had the death wobble years ago. When I was new to this hobby. And my first model A! It was bad. I spent some time doing research reading supply houses catalogs. There wasn’t any internet or FB At...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-31-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 756
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: Buying radial tires

I always pick up my tires for my antiques in Hershey. This way I can ask questions like where they are made and made with. Also I can see them before I purchase them. Iíll hate like hell if I have...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-30-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 756
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: Buying radial tires

Thanks
You talked me into buying the 5th radial tire. My mileage varies from year to year. 300 to 1000 a year. Iím very strong on safety and all tires should match.

I go to Hershey in October...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-30-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 756
Posted By JOHN CT
Buying radial tires

Itís time to replace the tires on my A. I heard good things about Coker American classic radial 19in. I have 19in Firestones bias ply on now. The question I have is the spear tire has never touched...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-24-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,471
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: How Many Model A Owners also Own a T?

Iíve had my A about 25 years now. I love the A runs great.
I also have a 27 RPU itís a hole different hobby. Itís fun but itís getting harder to find good parts. Also everything Iíve touched on the...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 08-24-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 723
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: Model T Safety Additions

I installed disc brakes last winter. Safety is number one when driving out there with modern cars . They work great. I know it doesnít look original. But let me tell you I have about 1/2 throw in the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-23-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 421
Posted By JOHN CT
- battery post

A few years back my negative battery clamp became loose and the alternator went wild and over charged the system and burned out all of my light bulbs. So now when I remove the floor boards I check...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-20-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 651
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: Battery price

650 cca 12 month guarantee
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-20-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 651
Posted By JOHN CT
Battery price

I came across a 6 volt group 1 battery today at a local farm store. The manufacturers sticker date of 5/19. For $47.99. It’s been on my mind. :rolleyes: What’s your opinion. Would you buy it?

I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-20-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,227
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: Help disassembling rear left brake for 1929 Model A

A little penetrating oil wonít hurt.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-20-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 318
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: Observation: sediment bowl seal

Your carburetor is full of gas it wouldn’t let anymore gas in. I just drive the car and it fills back up in a few miles.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-16-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By JOHN CT
Throttle linkage

The left side ball where it connects to the linkage from the steering column is worn.on my 31 tutor The linkage pops off I once in awhile. Iím going to replace the linkage and I havenít removed it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-13-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 782
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: Distributor help

Yes I ran a 8-32 tap through the holes and cleaned out all of the rust and gunk laying in there. Then the screw went right in. Come winter time Iíll give my friend a hand to remove the distributor....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-13-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 782
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: Distributor help

I got it running!! It was a bad coil. Thanks to everyone that tried to help me
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-13-2019, 08:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 782
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: Distributor help

I found it 8-32 1/4 ? I’m I right?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-13-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 782
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: Distributor help

Can someone tell me the tap size that I need for the 2 small screws that holes down the lower plate to the distributor housing? I’m going to try to retap the threads.
The distributor is stuck in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-12-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 782
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: Distributor help

I did install new points
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-12-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 782
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: Distributor help

No I didnít get a spark when I opened and closed the points. I do have 6 volt at the point arm when I open the points
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-12-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 782
Posted By JOHN CT
Distributor help

Iím working on a friends 30 A. Having spark problems. The A ran fine last week. Now when Itís started sounds like itís running on 2 or 3 cylinders back firing spitting. So I opened up the distributor...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-06-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,230
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: Radiator fill question

I use a flashlight and look into the neck and look left and right I can see the level
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-20-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,305
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: Synthetic Oil

Iíve been using Walmart 10/30 Synthetic oil for 2 years now. I did have a lifter tap now itís gone. I donít know if it fixed it, but the A seams happier :D :D.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-13-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,377
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: What roadside repairs have you made to keep your A going

On tour on a nice sunny day. I was behind another A stoped at a red light, and all of a sudden the A in front of me let out a LOUD BANG car shook and dust arose around the car from the street then...
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