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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-20-2021, 11:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 859
Posted By aermotor
Re: Looking a a 30-31 Model A title

I would try for a owner built title if you state has it. John
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-18-2021, 09:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,184
Posted By aermotor
Re: Stud removal; broken stud process Q.

If you can find and use CCW bits there is a pretty good chance the stud will start backing out before you get to the threads.

John
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-11-2021, 08:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 752
Posted By aermotor
Re: Gas seepage at steering column

Gas vapor is heavier than air so by the time you smell it some has already passed the largest spark (other than spark plugs) in the car, that being the starter switch. Every time you step on the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-05-2021, 06:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 520
Posted By aermotor
Re: wiring

The rest of story. I have a Mallory dizzy for the centrifugal advance. Spent a couple days tracing all wiring and still could only get occasional spark. Finally pulled dizzy as I was getting power...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-04-2021, 09:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 520
Posted By aermotor
Re: wiring

I have an aftermarket keyed switch. John
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-04-2021, 09:05 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,388
Posted By aermotor
Re: What am I missing? 1930 Model A

How can this be? John
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-04-2021, 08:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 520
Posted By aermotor
wiring

While trouble shooting the ignition I am good to the ignition switch, can not get power to the distributor from the switch. I replaced the ignition switch and left it hanging by the wires and not...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-13-2021, 08:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 949
Posted By aermotor
Re: emergency brake backing plate removal

I think we need a picture with this one or a Les Andrews drawing with his names for parts, I am not sure everyone is talking about the same thing. Les Andrews Vol. 1 Mechanics Handbook page 1-43. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-11-2021, 07:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 949
Posted By aermotor
Re: emergency brake backing plate removal

It will come off with a lot of twisting and turning, you probably think it won't but it will if you are holding your mouth right. I assume post number 3 is correct and that the backing plate and the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-08-2021, 02:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 932
Posted By aermotor
Re: King pin replace

I would have it hone fitted at a local machine shop. John
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-30-2020, 06:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 908
Posted By aermotor
Re: Clevis or Eye to A-23822 Brake Pin Clearance

This should be a useful product rather than the original "snake oil". On my will try list.

John
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-30-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 908
Posted By aermotor
Re: Clevis or Eye to A-23822 Brake Pin Clearance

[QUOTE=BRENT in 10-uh-C;1968259]I don't worry with wear since during a rebuild, we use a WD40 product on all pins, rollers, clevis and tracks on the braking system so they have lubrication.
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-20-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,031
Posted By aermotor
Re: Rear Hub Torque

[QUOTE=Synchro909;1964900]I see how that happens but IMO, it is only laziness. I get the split pin lined up by taking a small amount of metal off the back of the nut[/QUOE]

I can't see where over...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-01-2020, 06:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,057
Posted By aermotor
Re: Stuck Distributor Rotor

Should come out - no mechanical fastener holding it.
John
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-01-2020, 06:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 809
Posted By aermotor
Re: Horn

My horn has stopped working, all of the above suggestions have been accomplished. In the dark I noticed occasional small sparks behind the horn button when pushed and a slight sound from the horn. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-29-2020, 06:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,925
Posted By aermotor
Re: Source for epoxy-filled 6 volt coil ?

Seems like everyone is on the hunt for something that didn't even exist for a useful purpose until the 1940's (epoxy). How did people get by for the previous 12 years, if a 90 year old coil is good...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-25-2020, 07:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,666
Posted By aermotor
Re: Oil Breather tube 20 inch flex tube

What about running a hose with a PCV valve over to the intake manifold?

John
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-25-2020, 07:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 959
Posted By aermotor
Re: 1929 tailpipe clamp picture

I think the tech writer (or whatever they were called back then) had nothing better to do and got it wrong and on top of that I disagree with drilling extra holes in the frame. Common sense...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-14-2020, 03:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,522
Posted By aermotor
Re: steering box mounting frame holes

I agree. Maybe check the NAS bolt dimensions - there may be one with a closer shank length that is needed than the AN bolts. I am not sure of the sector shaft flange thickness but the AN7-10 bolt...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-12-2020, 06:52 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,359
Posted By aermotor
Re: Car Will Not Start--No Apparent Spark

Thanks all for the responses. Got it running by jumping the ammeter. I guess the ammeter is often missed as it is not really emphasized in all the trouble shooting procedures. I did not consider...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,359
Posted By aermotor
Re: Car Will Not Start--No Apparent Spark

Pretty neat that jg61hawk got it right on thread post #2

John
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2020, 06:19 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,359
Posted By aermotor
Re: Car Will Not Start--No Apparent Spark

Okay guys I have the same problem only different - Maybe. First off I don't have a fuse in my start circuit and have done everything that was suggested to shew 01. I did all the basic trouble...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-09-2020, 07:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 409
Posted By aermotor
Re: engine won't run

Crossed my mind but I am getting a nice blue/white spark from each spark plug. BTW, This exact same problem existed when I was running a Mallory centrifugal distributor, which I replaced with...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-09-2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 409
Posted By aermotor
engine won't run

I have a Weber 2 barrel downdraft. The engine ran good and will not start now. It will fire for a couple seconds with starter fluid and that's it. I have checked every thing with the ignition...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-26-2020, 06:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,829
Posted By aermotor
Re: Exhaust Manifold to Tailpipe gasket

No one mentioned this, but make sure the rear tail pipe hanger is loose and allows the whole works to slide back and forth and rotate. I remove it and suspend the tail pipe with wire until after the...
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