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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 07:44 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By rally 1
Travel Breakdowns

What is your procedure used when one of the travelers cars breaks down while on tour.
How much time do you allocate to getting him/her running again when you are under a time constraint?

Just...
Forum: Model-A 12-22-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 381
Posted By rally 1
Windowed engine block

Looking for an A block with obvious damage from an errant connecting rod.
For a table project.
Prefer nearby, to avoid shipping charges.
PM me, thanks.

Happy Holidays everyone!!!!!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-23-2020, 11:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 780
Posted By rally 1
Re: Engine knock

Update:
All four connecting rods are twisted .003-.0045, pin not parallel to crank. When these rods were removed from the engine, excessive torque was required to loosen. Had to use a two foot...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-23-2020, 06:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 780
Posted By rally 1
Re: Engine knock

No indication of pistons hitting cylinder head.
Front oil slinger was missing, cam gear had a big gouge in it where the timing dimple was, we replaced both prior to starting the engine.
Internally...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-22-2020, 08:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 780
Posted By rally 1
Re: Engine knock

Thanks,
Will definitely check rod alignment. We just pulled all the piston/rod assemblies but havent disassembled.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-22-2020, 07:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 780
Posted By rally 1
Engine knock

Working with a new A owner on a car that has been stored for 30+ years.
Engine was rebuilt 30 years ago, sleeved to std. bore, one piece guides, adjustable lifters, new babbitt, pistons, etc....
Forum: Model-A 09-09-2020, 05:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,151
Posted By rally 1
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-07-2020, 05:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 775
Posted By rally 1
Re: Front Engine Support

I use that front mount on both of my banger powered cars. The rear mount is oem.
‘30 Coupe, ‘31 Tudor
IMO, they work great.
Yes, they can be installed with the radiator installed, but might...
Forum: Model-A 09-03-2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,151
Posted By rally 1
Forum: Model-A 09-01-2020, 04:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,151
Posted By rally 1
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-29-2020, 06:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,249
Posted By rally 1
Re: Peking to Paris preparations / modifications

Having helped prep various cars for the “Around the World in 80 Day Rally” in 2000, the Panama to Alaska Rally, Great Race, Coker Tire Challenge, and several of my own Model A tourers, preparation...
Forum: Model-A 08-29-2020, 05:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,151
Posted By rally 1
For sale, Rebuilt “A” engine

Completely rebuilt engine, test stand run time only.
All NEW internals, insert bearings, Stipe camshaft, AER rods, AER pistons, 6:1 Snyders head, new exhaust manifold.
Has oil filter valve cover,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-24-2020, 06:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 957
Posted By rally 1
Re: Model A electric wiper inside mount

Is there a specific application for the wiper arm that is used?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-23-2020, 07:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 957
Posted By rally 1
Re: Model A electric wiper inside mount

Have you installed a wiper arm yet to test?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-01-2020, 05:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 606
Posted By rally 1
Re: Signal for a electronic speedometer

Followup:
speedhut # G-SNDR-11
Listed as a GM/Chrysler style, mag pulse. $50.85
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-01-2020, 05:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 606
Posted By rally 1
Re: Signal for a electronic speedometer

Speedhut Gauges. has a speed sensor that screws directly onto the “turtle” and drives the electronic speedometer.
The speedo that they sell is calibraitable, and very slim body. Works great in the A...
Forum: Model-A 06-19-2020, 04:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 541
Posted By rally 1
Forum: Model-A 06-17-2020, 06:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 541
Posted By rally 1
For Sale: Rebuilt A Engine

Fresh engine rebuild, test stand time only
AER insert bearings
AER connecting rods
AER pistons/rings
NEW. Stipe camshaft
Stainless valves, OS intake
Counterweighted crankshaft
New oil pump...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-30-2020, 04:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,290
Posted By rally 1
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-10-2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 499
Posted By rally 1
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-09-2020, 02:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 499
Posted By rally 1
Piston-Power Show, Cleveland

The Northern Ohio Model A Club (NOMAC) will have a 10 car display at the
PISTON POWER SHOW, Friday thru Sunday, March13-15, at the I-X Center in Cleveland, Ohio

Drop in and say hello!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-17-2020, 07:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,601
Posted By rally 1
Re: High compression head

Who, what, where do I order a cast iron Thomas head? Cost?

Thanks,
Ken
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-19-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,708
Posted By rally 1
Re: Tillotson carburetors

The carbs I purchased say Tillotson on them.
I have an engine on my test stand that I’ll try one on after rebuild.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-19-2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,708
Posted By rally 1
Re: Tillotson carburetors

Talking with one of our club members, sounds like this “pump” is more like a part throttle enrichment circuit (power valve) rather than an accel pump.
I have two of them in transit, will try them...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-19-2019, 07:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,708
Posted By rally 1
Tillotson carburetors

Recently obtained several Tillotson carbs that have an accelerator pump.
Havent been able to determine the model designation for them.
Any experience using them on an A engine?
What was the OEM...
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