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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-03-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,536
Posted By Brian T
Re: help with modern valve guides

The OP has the modern valve kit, Snyders A 6505 M, which have the one piece guides, they push in from the bottom and the spring holds them in place, if you use the hammer in guides then you would...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-15-2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 902
Posted By Brian T
Re: 1931 engine blocks

I used Plucks study for a re stamped block and it placed it between March and September 1930.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-08-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 644
Posted By Brian T
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-08-2020, 06:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 644
Posted By Brian T
Re: Oil filter Question

Yes I got that sorted out, I was looking for the small stubby filters, should I refit my Vortex manifold, which needs clearance with the front carb and filter, the filter specs do not always quote...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-07-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 644
Posted By Brian T
Oil filter Question

I have a oil filter mount that fits on the timing cover, the filter stud is 3/4, I am looking for a stud that is 3/4 to 13/16 to mount the filter which is 13/16, any know where I may find one, Thanks.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-06-2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 673
Posted By Brian T
Re: Excessive right front tire wear?

Yes you can have more toe in on one side than the other, in my case it was a bent left steering arm causing the right front wheel to turn to far scrubbing the tire, take a look at the gap of the tie...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-26-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 599
Posted By Brian T
Re: Would a May29 motor have a 3 and 1/4 inch long ID pad?

I used Plucks engine block PDF article to determine that a cylinder block I have with a altered # stamp told me that is was somewhere between March and September 1930, just following from one change...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-18-2020, 11:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 831
Posted By Brian T
Re: Switching Engine, Reusing Flywheel

Has you stated you just replaced the clutch parts recently , the middle picture shows that, if this assembly with the flywheel was working fine with no chatter why replace it, make sure there is no...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-01-2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,749
Posted By Brian T
Re: automatic transmisson

Hi Glenn,
John LaVoy of Model A Times installed a Ford A4LD with OD from a Ford ranger truck and was very happy with it, if you do a search you will find several others have installed various auto...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-30-2020, 08:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,176
Posted By Brian T
Re: Different front spindles?

In picture 1 I see a rust colored object, could this maybe holding the bearing out from where the bearing seats, what is it ?. You can see where the grease as made a mark but not where the above...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-20-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,079
Posted By Brian T
Re: Sealing wax on condenser?

The plug was for keeping out moisture, the vendors have them.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-17-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,632
Posted By Brian T
Re: steering sector

I have yet to hear of any poorly made 7 tooth parts, there are only 2 adjustments to make, there are shims in the lower housing to remove the play in the bearings top and bottom of the worm gear, the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-17-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,757
Posted By Brian T
Re: Throttle shaft brass plug for zenith carbs

I don't think so, there is seldom any wear on that side of the shaft, I have
2 Zeniths hanging up that do not have them, I believe the plug would only be removed if the bushings have been replaced...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-15-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,632
Posted By Brian T
Re: steering sector

The first thing I would do is make sure the pitman arm bolt is tight, it takes a lot of torqueing to make that clamp close up, if that doesn't fix it then I would recheck all the measurements in the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-13-2020, 03:24 PM
Replies: 630
Views: 274,463
Posted By Brian T
Re: Model A commercial vehicles picture thread!!

Pictured outside of a rock quarry UK, probably cooling of its brakes. The other picture is the same place 1986, note the road way has not changed.
Forum: Model-A 01-08-2020, 01:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,148
Posted By Brian T
Forum: Model-A 12-30-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 663
Posted By Brian T
Re: Valve seat repair tools

Here we go again.
Forum: Model-A 12-30-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,884
Posted By Brian T
Re: Piston Expanders

To the top,
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-30-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 414
Posted By Brian T
Marvel jet size.

I have 2 marvel carburetors that I am reassembling, I am sure that the idle jet size would be the same as any Zenith, 44-48?, it would make sense if it was both having the same throttle diameters,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-26-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,475
Posted By Brian T
Re: Revising gear box

Good day to you Werner,
If you go to this web site you will have all the information you could wish for, Tom Endy is very precise in all of his articles regarding model A Ford repairs, scroll down...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-24-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,209
Posted By Brian T
Re: E-Zsteer draglink/track rod kit

I went with the Teflon kit, I found that the steel kits did not confirm to the new balls on the reconditioned steering arms, some would only contact the outer edge of the concave and others would...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-20-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,019
Posted By Brian T
Re: Carb Screen

If you haven't done so I would suggest installing the pencil filter in the tank and
remove the filter at the carb, in my opinion there is better fuel flow without it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-20-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,852
Posted By Brian T
Re: Model "A" Merry Christmas

Best wishes to all here on the Barn, hoping for a prosperous and healthy new year for everyone.
Forum: Model-A 11-26-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,884
Posted By Brian T
Forum: Model-A 11-26-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 663
Posted By Brian T
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