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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-06-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 937
Posted By kimlinh
Re: Stalls When Braking

I had the same problem with my car when I first put it on the road. It turns out that the Idle jet was too small (or blocked) and I could not get it to idle slow enough so my engine was using the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-01-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,552
Posted By kimlinh
Re: Scammer warning

how is the guy going to make money on a scam if he is paying you the money?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-17-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,207
Posted By kimlinh
Re: Newby with a question - Castor angle

I agree with the bent wishbone However, you are way out. Check everything. you will probably find several things that are worn/bent and need help. Also, you may want to try a rear panhard rod. I put...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-09-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,808
Posted By kimlinh
Re: Pronunciations

Its spelled Borston.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-05-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,656
Posted By kimlinh
Re: After Sandblastig...What have you found...

+2 Brent. Phosphoric acid works great. It stops the rust and gives the paint (primer) a good base. I use a product called Ospho, But there are others. Be careful some metal preps are mostly water...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-30-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 571
Posted By kimlinh
Battery- Again

I'm looking for a new battery, My old size 1 does not hold a charge. The two I'm considering are the tractor supply 6 volt and the Duracell 6 volt. Both batteries have been discussed here. The...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-16-2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 986
Posted By kimlinh
Slow leak

I have a slow leak in a couple of tires. I'm using regular aftermarket tubes, ( not the original type with the metal valve stems). Who sells the best tubes? What tubes should I use if I want to avoid...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-24-2018, 07:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,113
Posted By kimlinh
Re: Drive across USA

The chances of finding an older car where someone is willing to let you drive it across the country are very slim. However, I have seen ads from people looking for someone to drive their modern car...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-02-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,366
Posted By kimlinh
Re: poor idle driving me nuttier

It sounds to me like your idle circuit is very lean. You're idling fast because you're using the main jets to idle. If the air corrector jet on the Idle jet is all the way in and it makes little or...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-30-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 881
Posted By kimlinh
Re: Favorite/Best Rust Converter

Ospho is excellent.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-15-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 915
Posted By kimlinh
Re: Engine pans

I don't run engine pans. They get in the way of my air cleaner. I know most people say to use them however my car has no problems without them. Even on the hottest days, my car does not overheat. My...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-07-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,420
Posted By kimlinh
Re: Cos of A Restoration

I'll go with George, $90,000.00. You cannot do a complete restoration on a model A for under $100,000.00 if you count your time as being worth more than a nickel an hour.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-01-2018, 07:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,340
Posted By kimlinh
Re: Front spring replacement advice

I agree with aermotor. yes, your spring looks bad. Also your spring perch and shackles look worn. The shocks are doing nothing because the axle isn't moving.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-16-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,569
Posted By kimlinh
Re: Help - My A is barely running

If it was a blocked exhaust why would the trouble start when the car was being driven, wouldn't it have been blocked from the time the car started? Did you try opening the GAV while the car was...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-15-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,052
Posted By kimlinh
Re: Alloy radiators, what's your experience?

What alloy of aluminum is the radiator made of? If the radiator needs to be reworked you'll want to know this.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-13-2018, 07:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,191
Posted By kimlinh
Re: Steering question

You may need to make an adjustable drag link. My car was off and the only way to center it was to make an adjustable drag link. This will help your car feel more stable because the steering box is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-08-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,195
Posted By kimlinh
Re: Rear end Lub Question

The 85-140wt oil will work fine if it is a good brand. Just remember a bad oil is better than no oil. The no lub leakless water pump is a nice addition as well.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-13-2018, 07:22 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,853
Posted By kimlinh
Re: How Fast Will It Go?

Don't know what my max speed is. never been there, never will. My counter balanced engine likes speeds below 45 and so do my brakes. The engine in these cars will definitely out run the brakes.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-22-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,722
Posted By kimlinh
Re: Rebuilt B engine has no power dilema

It sounds to me like your cam timing is off. Are the cam and crank gears properly aligned? You may want to pull the head and check that the valves open and close when they should in relation to the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-15-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,172
Posted By kimlinh
Re: Rhinebeck New York/Who's going

I don't know much about Rhinebeck. If I can make for Sunday only is it still worth going?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-14-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,055
Posted By kimlinh
Re: Engine builders

Who is Go Devil? Are they near Danbury? Do you have a number?
Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-14-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,055
Posted By kimlinh
Engine builders

I'm going to start building a new (rebuilt) engine for my ford. Last time I did that was 30 years ago. The person that rebabbited my engine is no longer in business. I need the crank reground, block...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-28-2018, 06:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,832
Posted By kimlinh
Re: easy front-end alignment

I did mine so that they would be perfect. I checked the rim run out, Set up my alignment equipment, got my measuring stuff out and with a few words on the side got my wife to help me. By the end of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-18-2018, 07:32 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,876
Posted By kimlinh
Re: Won't run without choke (solved)

Nothing like experience.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-07-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,765
Posted By kimlinh
Re: Carburetor Float valves

I had nothing but trouble with the new viton tipped( and old style) float valves. The two ball grose style valve did the trick. What ever type you use make sure it is working properly. The danger of...
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