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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-12-2021, 01:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 980
Posted By hardtimes
Re: Loud Thud

Hey Bob,
In my experience, Dave in Mn has correctly described that your problem emanates from radius rod ....ball !
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-09-2021, 11:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 763
Posted By hardtimes
Re: Running Stand

Yes. Im doing that with a B that I’m building now.
Some mods are done , of course.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-09-2021, 11:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 945
Posted By hardtimes
Re: Starter not quite up to the task after rebuild

Hey Mike,
‘high compression” head
How high compression ?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-09-2021, 10:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,218
Posted By hardtimes
Re: oil leak rear main

I just got thru taking a B out of A....because the cam end gasket was IMPROPERLY installed...causing a BAD oil leak.
Make certain that you install this IMPORTANT gasket.
Good luck !!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-06-2021, 10:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 428
Posted By hardtimes
Re: Log on help.

How do you go about clearing the ...cache/cookies ?

Im barely able to do the basics to be here !

BTW, you are most likely correct, as these ads have just come enmasse in last couple weeks....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-06-2021, 01:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 428
Posted By hardtimes
Log on help.

For past couple weeks, I have to log on EVERY time Ileave site.

For last several years this hasn’t happened.
When I do log in.... I check the “remember me” box. It does no good.

I dont want...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-06-2021, 01:31 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,504
Posted By hardtimes
Re: Anyone run a Lion Head

you may ask.
You may also notice that when reading threads..... there are a lot of responses (opinions) by people who have never owned and/or run such equipment. That , and there may be friction...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-06-2021, 01:10 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,504
Posted By hardtimes
Re: Anyone run a Lion Head

Well, good luck locating an original cast iron 4-port OHV Riley...1934 !
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-04-2021, 05:42 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 72,349
Posted By hardtimes
Re: The Terry Burtz 5 main bearing engine blocks are back on track.

Ok, you’re ‘disappointed.
I think WE ALL get that.

Mexico, china...China, mexico ??

What is your point, as NEITHER is USA...



Are you saying Mexico is same same as... Made in USA...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-04-2021, 05:24 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,504
Posted By hardtimes
Re: Anyone run a Lion Head

Check past threads. Plenty has been said/reported regarding LION HEADS...1,11 and 111 models.
I owned /used a LH 111 for years. GOOD head.
I declined first and second iteration. Read the past...
Forum: Model-A 05-03-2021, 06:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 106
Posted By hardtimes
‘30/31 front frame cross member.

I need a good front cross member.... locally. Have an excellent center cross member to swap.... or $ buy !

Have lots of other model A and v8 stuff to swap for also.

Pm me if you can help.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-03-2021, 02:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,250
Posted By hardtimes
Re: BURTZ Engine info Q....

Hey Vicky,
Nice work !
Thanks for your help and the pics.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-03-2021, 02:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,244
Posted By hardtimes
Re: Seafoam

Hey Jim B,
STA-BIL says that this product will cure your problems. Ive used it, as directed, and it keeps gas usable/stabil in my experience. It even helps where small quantity of water...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-03-2021, 02:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,089
Posted By hardtimes
Wire vs lock washers

Ford wired some fasteners.
I like new lock washers.
Any idea why wire originally ?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-02-2021, 12:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,579
Posted By hardtimes
Re: F.a.s.t.

Hey Jim B,
THANKS !
It is said that ‘all good things’ will end... someday. Sadly,
looks like FAST now falls into that category.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-29-2021, 11:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,250
Posted By hardtimes
Re: BURTZ Engine info Q....

Hey Terry,
Great news, thanks !
I’ve ordered one light flywheel. Maybe the bolts can be picked up with ?

What ever the plan, we’re thankful for all efforts by YOU and John !

Good news !...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-29-2021, 06:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,579
Posted By hardtimes
Re: F.a.s.t.

Good question !
Where do ‘things’ stand on this matter ?
Go or no go ? Anyone have brief update ?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-29-2021, 05:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,250
Posted By hardtimes
BURTZ Engine info Q....

I have heard that ‘someone’ .... is making/going to produce the SPECIAL oil filter bolts/fasteners, which are needed to adapt oil filter to Burtz blk.

Anyone know details of this, or know where...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-24-2021, 12:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 305
Posted By hardtimes
Re: later model pressuer plate, vehicle or part#

The early V8 FORD... is the most used in place of the original PP. It is 9”, with different bolt pattern than original.

I’ve used the diaphragm type one time on a hot B I built.
If I remember...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-17-2021, 11:05 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,857
Posted By hardtimes
Re: The new Burtz Mosel A engine

Hey oldredford,
If you don’t know history of this situation, since you asked....
For MANY years, Terry spun his wheels, spent his time , talents and money to make this happen....here in the USA....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-17-2021, 12:27 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,857
Posted By hardtimes
Re: The new Burtz Mosel A engine

I'm sure that Dave was looking at you 'dry' remarks, that you made in yesterdays comments at 11:41 entry...as was I.

Assembly of this puzzle (engine) is a detail oriented operation. Even...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-17-2021, 11:40 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,857
Posted By hardtimes
Re: The new Burtz Mosel A engine

Read the 'guide' instructions...thoroughly ! At one point it instructs....don't measure clearance DRY !
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-07-2021, 02:27 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 72,349
Posted By hardtimes
Re: The Terry Burtz 5 main bearing engine blocks are back on track.

Hey Wayne,
It SHOULD PASS.
I’d like to hear why it should not pass ...anyone !
I understand the idea of judging.
But honestly how many judged cars have ‘hidden’ ... alterations/ improvements......
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2021, 06:37 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 72,349
Posted By hardtimes
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-05-2021, 10:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,455
Posted By hardtimes
Re: B block hole repair

Hey Steve,
B blocks and A blocks have rusted internally. After many decades, depending on how they were(not) cared for... they are a gamble to build. One way to check condition is magnaflux. Another...
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