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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-02-2021, 05:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 859
Posted By klrh20frank
Re: hot condenser

Looks like it was heat of the exhust manifole. Taped the condenser very carefully with heat resistent tape. ran for about 30 miles with no interruptions with temperature of 85 deg. Decided to put...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-30-2021, 12:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 859
Posted By klrh20frank
hot condenser

Condenser get up to 300+ deg f. Car starts out running good, but after 10- 12 miles at 40 to 45 mph it starts to hesitate and sometimes backfires. any thoughts on why the condenser would get so...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-30-2021, 12:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,792
Posted By klrh20frank
Re: 1948 Ford 12 volt coil issues

I thought the 6 volt coil had 1.5 ohm across the terminals. The 12 volt coil had approx 3 ohms. therefore you put a resistor in series with the coil to lower the resistance to 1.5 ohms. The 12v...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-30-2020, 12:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,904
Posted By klrh20frank
Re: grounding distributor

Yes. The plate, base for points should be ground is that correct.
Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-30-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,904
Posted By klrh20frank
Re: grounding distributor

thats the reason, i wanted to check with a one wire ground to see if i might prove that is the problem. have been through all the connecting points that might be the issue. See response to 30...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-30-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,904
Posted By klrh20frank
Re: grounding distributor

don't mind the second guessing. While driving (After short distance, still cool) it will backfire one maybe two times then runs fine for various times (30 sec to 4-5 minutes) then back fired again. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-30-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,904
Posted By klrh20frank
grounding distributor

does anyone have a suggestion of how to check the grounding of the distributor. i would like to run a wire directly from the distributor to the negative post of the battery. Car is 12 volt negative...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-26-2019, 09:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,091
Posted By klrh20frank
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-26-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,091
Posted By klrh20frank
Re: fuel shut off valve

The ignition and accessory wiring switch sound like a good deal. Will try to find one. Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-26-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,091
Posted By klrh20frank
Re: fuel shut off valve

I'm currently wired the original way. Will wire as you suggest and try. thanks for your help.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-26-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,091
Posted By klrh20frank
fuel shut off valve

want to install a fuel shutoff valve in the fuel line between tank and carb. Requires 12 volts and ground. Car has been converted to 12 volt negative ground.. Can i pick up 12 volts on the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-26-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,105
Posted By klrh20frank
Re: Rewiring . . . What would you do different?

Thanks for the information. thanks again for helping me rebuild my rearend in vancouver.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-27-2016, 06:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,520
Posted By klrh20frank
wheel repair

has anyone had any luck repairing model a wheels that have small cracks eminating from the spoke holes. can they be stop drilled and welded?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-26-2016, 04:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,766
Posted By klrh20frank
Re: Tire reviews

Any information about the Universal tire sold by Wallace Wwde?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-21-2012, 06:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,269
Posted By klrh20frank
Re: Backfire

Drove (on 95deg day) With GAV shut off (obviously not off because the car continued to run), it backfired when stopped after about 8 mile trip. on the way home left the GAV off, but when parked at...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-12-2012, 10:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,269
Posted By klrh20frank
Re: Backfire

Bob, Thanks for the read. Iwill try some of these tomorrow.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-12-2012, 03:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,269
Posted By klrh20frank
Backfire

Thjopught i was having a vapor lock problem. ran \several miles on a cool (80 deg) day. No backfiring and car ran good. About 10 seconds after parking in barn it backfired. Ignition and fuel...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-08-2012, 10:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,752
Posted By klrh20frank
Re: Vapor lock

Thanks to all of you. Will try the suggestions to find something to work. I hate to have to wait until the weather cools to drive the A.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-08-2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,752
Posted By klrh20frank
Angry Vapor lock

While on a trip the last two days (hot over 100F) the car backfired and ran real rough at times. i think it was vapor lock. Where in the fuel system does vapor lockoccur, fuel line or carb? Any...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-28-2012, 03:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,176
Posted By klrh20frank
Re: 1929 tudor sedan door latch removal

I am working on the drivers side and having the same problem? does the Lock actuator have to come out before the door latch can be removed? Thanks for any help someone can give.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-19-2012, 10:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,690
Posted By klrh20frank
Re: Home made "A" Tools

Tom, I see you are still sharing your experience with others. Thanks again for your help in vancouver with my rear end.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-10-2012, 12:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,931
Posted By klrh20frank
repainting fuel gauge dial

Any suggestions.
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