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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 09:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 236
Posted By Benson
Re: Brake Pedal

Thinking outside the box like they taught us in IBM Tech School.

1. If both pedals are the same distance from the floor board.

Then it is possible that someone shortened the brake pedal or...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 09:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 236
Posted By Benson
Re: Brake Pedal

Years ago some of the repro parts were made so that of the two ways you can install the part, the clutch pedal could be at two different heights.

I would hope that they fixed that by now or MAYBE...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 06:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 236
Posted By Benson
Re: Brake Pedal

1. most of the time it is the clutch pedal which is too far back.

2. Most common cause is that this clutch collar is worn.

Click to see photo:...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 01:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 399
Posted By Benson
Re: International Model A Ford Day?

Looks like there is hope on this Covid-19 thing. The Internet sure is useful.

The 1968 Pandemic was a combination of the 1957 Virus and a new one that broke out.

I remember a bunch of us got...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-01-2020, 10:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 514
Posted By Benson
Re: Exhaust pipe question/opinion

What is the paint code for that color of paint? :cool:
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-29-2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 919
Posted By Benson
Re: starter not engaging

As far as I know the original Bendix design was not reproduced.

Unless Rick, JC Whitney or the Argentina boys sold some repros.

I will ask around.

It seems that several companies made Drives...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-28-2020, 04:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,335
Posted By Benson
Re: Slamming into first gear

PM sent to 20500
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-28-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 919
Posted By Benson
Re: starter not engaging

1. That is the REPRO design. If spring is missing from the repro design the bendix gear will "cam forward" and will sometimes strike the flywheel ring gear while engine is running.

Makes a very...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-27-2020, 08:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,167
Posted By Benson
Re: oil pump shield

Surely Glen has found a shield in the last 7 years but I am not sure that a shield is needed on a B engine with pressurized rod bearings as the dipper tray has no dippers needing to pick up oil for...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-27-2020, 07:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,167
Posted By Benson
Re: oil pump shield

Yes John, page 576



The detent on the dipper tray was raised 1/8 inch, which lowers the tray itself.

Kinda sounds like they were worried about the shield hitting the tray maybe Huh?
I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-25-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 539
Posted By Benson
Re: Batt not holding charge

PM sent to 20500
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-23-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,407
Posted By Benson
Re: How common a practice is this?.

Photo 13:

That wire job looks logical, well done and neat!

In 1964 I bought a 34 Chevy PU which was re-wired without using a wire loom!


The Kicker was every wire was same gauge AND all...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-23-2020, 07:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 441
Posted By Benson
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-20-2020, 11:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,062
Posted By Benson
Re: Rear Block Babbitt

1. You say that you filed the ends of the seal (baffle) this should not be necessary.

2. The crank seems to be rubbing on the seal (baffle).

3. If it was necessary to file the ends of the seal...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-18-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,272
Posted By Benson
Re: Devastating Blow

pm sent to 20550
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-18-2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,062
Posted By Benson
Re: Rear Block Babbitt

Kohnke Rebabbitting is user name

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/member.php?u=439

1. Click on statistics TAB in above link

2. Click on Find all posts by Kohnke Rebabbitting to get listing of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-17-2020, 11:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,272
Posted By Benson
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-17-2020, 09:14 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,272
Posted By Benson
Re: Devastating Blow

sent PM to 20500
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-17-2020, 08:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,272
Posted By Benson
Re: Devastating Blow

Photo 1 shows a cross street coming in from the left ...

OR maybe there is a curve there, can not tell.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-17-2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 372
Posted By Benson
Re: Classic Wood Mfg in Greensboro, NC

website shows:

ricky@classicwoodproductsllc.com

Contact Form

Classic Wood Products LLC
1006 North Raleigh Street, Greensboro, NC 27405, United States
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-16-2020, 08:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 436
Posted By Benson
Re: Piston protrusion

John,


Here is Best Gaskets webpage Vintage Engine gaskets.
https://bestgasket.com/vintage-engine-gaskets/


They also make CUSTOM gaskets.
You can find a link on the page above
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-15-2020, 08:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 872
Posted By Benson
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-15-2020, 09:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 724
Posted By Benson
Re: Rear Main Bearing Drain

PM sent to zip code 20500.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-14-2020, 06:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 437
Posted By Benson
Re: Head Torque Question

I do not know about anyone else but I have used 55 foot lbs since 1963 on Police Head for the last 53,000 miles ... works fine.


ADDED: Have used Copper Coat and Victor or Best gaskets.

There...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-14-2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,625
Posted By Benson
Re: Model A Day at Gilmore Cancelled!!!

Good plan ...

I watched one person die of it and if I never see it again, it will be too soon!
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