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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-14-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 332
Posted By Standing Elk
Re: wiper motors

I rebuilt mine myself. The kits are readily available from the suppliers and mine had a set of good instructions. It is really a pretty simple task.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-25-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 277
Posted By Standing Elk
Re: Speedometer ID

Thanks fellas got it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-25-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 277
Posted By Standing Elk
Speedometer ID

Is there any way to tell what make the speedometer in my 30 coupe is without removing it? Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-23-2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 550
Posted By Standing Elk
Zenith 3 carburetor ??

Just curious as to why the Zenith 3 carbs. I see are so much more expensive that the Zenith 1 and 2 carburetors. What makes the different, are they in some way superior to the other two? Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-07-2018, 09:13 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 10,439
Posted By Standing Elk
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-28-2018, 11:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 919
Posted By Standing Elk
Re: Another possibly stupid question...

The only dumb question is the one that does not get asked.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-17-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 494
Posted By Standing Elk
Re: Brake issue

Bill, thanks I will do that when I put it back together. You are right in that it should tell me whether it is in the drum / hub or in the brakes.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-16-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 494
Posted By Standing Elk
Brake issue

Ok boys, where do I go from here? Everything in all four brakes is new. New steel drums were trued after the hubs were installed and the brakes are adjusted correctly. My problem is that my LR brake...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-08-2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 505
Posted By Standing Elk
Axle tapper

Can one of you fellas tell me what the tapper specs. are on the hub end of a model A rear axle? Also what is the diameter of the rest of the axle? I don't have one that is accessible to use as a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-02-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,253
Posted By Standing Elk
Re: turning brake drums on conventional lathe

The drums are new cast drums with zero wear. The problem is that when they were trued initially after having the hubs installed I believe one of the rears is slightly out of round on the ID. This...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-02-2018, 08:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,253
Posted By Standing Elk
turning brake drums on conventional lathe

Curious if any of you have turned brake drums on a conventional lathe, specifically rears. If so what sort of fixture did you use to mount the drum / hub assembly in the lathe? I am assuming that you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-30-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 587
Posted By Standing Elk
Re: Spark arrester???

Thanks now I know.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-30-2018, 07:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 587
Posted By Standing Elk
Spark arrester???

Ok, so as I read some threads here I learn that the screen in the gas tank fill hole is a "spark arrester". I always thought it was to keep stuff from falling into the tank while filling. So where...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 527
Posted By Standing Elk
Re: Checking U joint

Found the rattle, manifold heater was loose. However I would still like to know the best way to check U joint. Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 527
Posted By Standing Elk
Checking U joint

I have a sort of "tinny rattle" down by the shiftier. can't seem to locate the cause. Don't think it is heave enough to be a U joint but am wanting to check anyway. SO, what is the best way to check...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-17-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,442
Posted By Standing Elk
How do you balance your wheels / tires

This may have been discussed before but I have not seen it addressed so am asking. How do you guys balance your wheels? Mine run pretty smooth up to about 48 - 50 mph then the front wheels start to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-07-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 562
Posted By Standing Elk
Lock tight

Anybody use a dab of lock tight when installing the crank pulley bolt? Or is it best to just torque it down?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-07-2018, 08:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 578
Posted By Standing Elk
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-06-2018, 11:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 578
Posted By Standing Elk
Might have screwed up

Not sure but I may have screwed up . I removed my crankshaft pulley nut with my air impact gun. After I did, I got to wondering if I may have damaged the rod bearings. I did not rattle on it very...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-30-2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,070
Posted By Standing Elk
Re: Another crank shaft pulley question

Thanks everyone I will have a closer look at it on Monday.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-29-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,070
Posted By Standing Elk
Another crank shaft pulley question

I believe my pulley is a "one piece". The nut on the end of the crank is tight, however the pulley becomes loose and warbles slightly if I rotate the pulley slightly anti clockwise "looking at the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-27-2018, 09:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 644
Posted By Standing Elk
Just FYI

Mom and I took a short drive Saturday afternoon upriver to Calder Idaho. We were not in a hurry so I was driving about 40 mph. All went well until we stopped at a stop sign on the county road, and I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-05-2018, 10:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 367
Posted By Standing Elk
Coupe door latch removal

How do ya get the outside door handle off so the latch can be removed? Also what connects the inside door handle to the latch mechanism? Need to remove the latch and do some work to it. Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-13-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,621
Posted By Standing Elk
Re: zinc in motor oils

According to the the analysis I read on this forum Mobil One 15W-50 has nearly 1000 ppm of Zinc.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-03-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,780
Posted By Standing Elk
Re: Sick Ahh-Ooh-Gah

The first thing I would do would be to take the back cover off the horn, clean everything up then lube it with a light oil or as I prefer, a teflon spray lubricant. Mine was acting the same way and...
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