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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,280
Posted By KR500
Re: throw-out bearing

Since Aetna seems to be close to my home I am going to venture a visit. I still have a supply of Aetna bearings for various autos from 30s and 40s for even such vehicles as the Chrysler product fluid...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 788
Posted By KR500
Re: Rear Axle Taper - What It Does

Locking TAPERS have been used almost since the beginning in metal working machinery. Mills, grinders, lathes, and drill presses have used Morse and other standard years to retain hubs, chucks, and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-01-2020, 07:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,280
Posted By KR500
Re: throw-out bearing

Tom Endy, Back about 20 years ago a friend of mine known for installing BW overdrives planned a trip to the National. He decided he wanted to replace his clutch disc and since he also had a brand new...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-01-2020, 03:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 149
Posted By KR500
Front driveshaft bearing

Has anyone seen and removed a total destruction or severe wear on the front driveshaft bearing that resides in the front portion of the torque tube? Would it might cause damage to the U joint?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-07-2020, 10:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,039
Posted By KR500
Re: toe in gauge

You can purchase a new Duby style toe gauge for about $88.00 with free shipping on EBay. Just search Toe gage and you will see at least 10 different vendors for them. Buy from one with 100% positive...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-07-2020, 10:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,064
Posted By KR500
Re: Fumbled a piston

After the work of tearing it down and wondering if you would want to go thru the work of putting on a new head gasket cleaning of the head and block mating surfaces and all the other work involved...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-26-2020, 12:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,161
Posted By KR500
Re: Purchased a K R Wilson combination machine

Shelby, there are photos of all the combination machine components in the K.R. Wilson catalogs on www.fordtoolcollector.org website
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-05-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By KR500
Re: Brake drum removal

I have had good luck using a 9/16 quality hole saw for removing the bulk of the swaged portion of metal on the brake drum. Studs push out easily after with no enlarging of stud hole in the hub.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-13-2020, 11:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 401
Posted By KR500
Hempy-Cooper babbitting tool

Has anyone used Hempy-Cooper babbitting tools with any success? Has anyone ever attempted remaking the Hempy- Cooper design of their babbitting tool?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-03-2020, 07:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,311
Posted By KR500
Re: Ammco brake shoe chart

I have sent about a dozen emails out to those requesting the Ammco brake shoe arcer charts. If you don't receive a copy PM me and I will accommodate your request.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-08-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 580
Posted By KR500
Re: Frank Mossberg Antique tools

Steve, I have collected antique automotive tools since about 1969 and at that time almost always attended Hershey. I do have some Frank Mossberg tools. They seem to have made a great deal of tools to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-10-2020, 08:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 790
Posted By KR500
Re: Borg Warner Overdrive Lock Out

I have worked with a gentleman name Jack Thomas who has installed approximately 75 Borg Warner O.D.s. He would purchase them from a man named Bob Green in Ohio. They would drill the back of the A...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-29-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,499
Posted By KR500
Re: Bad rod bearing

As long as rods are out wouldn't it make it sense to do an exchange for rebabbitted rods with new shims bored to the present crankshaft journal diameters?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-23-2020, 01:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,235
Posted By KR500
Re: front axle

Tom, Here is what I have found after requesting the front crossmember from Ford Benson. The frame has a 5 degree positive tip back which establishes the 5 degree positive caster. The axle as you say...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-29-2020, 10:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,084
Posted By KR500
Re: Cam spring and button

Does the knock occur when you first start up engine or after it has warmed up. Does it have a higher compression head?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2020, 12:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,628
Posted By KR500
Re: Anyone recognize this logo?

I have worked for some larger companies who had cafeterias and I wonder if they had silverware at their cafeterias with the company name on them
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-20-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,628
Posted By KR500
Re: Anyone recognize this logo?

I would search EBay flatware and see if you find a knowledgeable seller
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-16-2020, 10:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,178
Posted By KR500
Re: Toe in adjustment

Two more important pages to the above
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-15-2020, 02:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,178
Posted By KR500
Re: Toe in adjustment

Here is some info in a booklet printed byFORD in 1936
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-13-2020, 12:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,178
Posted By KR500
Re: Toe in adjustment

Toe in is not to take up slop in the front steering. Toe in is to compensate for the fact that with king pin inclination the front tire rotate in a cone shaped formation. If you roll a cone on the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-11-2020, 02:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,795
Posted By KR500
Re: Rear backing plates delima

If you are using newly installed cast iron brake drums also keep in mind that they are sold .025-.030 undersize so that they are turned to the 11.00 dimension concentric to centerline of hub. Mel...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-11-2020, 02:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 781
Posted By KR500
Re: Clutch release shaft bushings...

Steve, I had found and purchased a Lempco adjustable reamer that is 18inches long and has the tapered aligning sleeves on it so you can get the two bushings reamed in alignment to each other....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-11-2020, 02:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,772
Posted By KR500
Re: timeing gears

rotorwrench, Thank you for using the fordtoolcollector website
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-11-2020, 02:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,009
Posted By KR500
Re: Coil Tester needed

The units which need a bulb use a Geisler tube. They were used in distributor testers and also the ball point looking testers to test for spark. Snap On used to carry them in their parts books. Don't...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-09-2019, 12:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 518
Posted By KR500
Re: Reproduction vs. original 1928 Headlamp Socket Assemblies

Pluck, Mark Maron did a great article on redoing, including the repros, the socket assemblies this past year in the Model A News. I believe he reduces the larger diameter of the contacts which the...
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