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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-04-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,848
Posted By branch133
Re: Carburetor from Bert's Model A Center is AWESOME!!

Just installed a Bert's carb on my 29 tudor. Its everything promised and worth the price. While I normally cruse at 45-50, this car will zip up to 60 plus. Beautiful idle. Highly recommended.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-16-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 949
Posted By branch133
Re: clutch slipping after new engine

Free play is adjusted properly. Never had slipping issue with old engine and worn disc.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-16-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 949
Posted By branch133
clutch slipping after new engine

Installed new inserted engine from Antique Engine and Snyder HC head. Absolutely happy after about 400 miles except clutch will slip when i "get on it" at about 30 mph. I replaced clutch disc and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-07-2012, 11:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,067
Posted By branch133
Re: Exhaust Rattle

al, i like your hanger setup. thats what im gonna do. thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-07-2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,067
Posted By branch133
Re: Exhaust Rattle

I have crimped some. Perhaps should be more aggressive. Was concerned about eliminating all movement in order to absorb engine vibration and movement but maybe the distance from the engine midigates...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-07-2012, 08:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,067
Posted By branch133
Re: Exhaust Rattle

I have the same problem with the origional clamp on my nice driver. Is my next step to adapt a modern type hanger?
Specific suggestions welcomed.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-02-2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,115
Posted By branch133
Re: Steering Wheel Turns Horn Rod

I get it. Thanks. Bob
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-02-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,115
Posted By branch133
Re: Steering Wheel Turns Horn Rod

OK, I have the same problem but don't understand how the shim helps. Seems as that would make it fit tighter in the steering shaft. I understand sanding down the repo shaft. Bob
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-20-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,612
Posted By branch133
Re: Oil leak before start up

Oil is running down (or out) the right rear of the block where the bell housing joins up. Therefore, the basis of my original thought of the gasket issue. I like the idea of re-flooding the valve...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-20-2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,612
Posted By branch133
Re: Oil leak before start up

Thanks, Dave. Everything you said about the bolts and gasket makes total sense and I did none of them. I could just kick myself. I know what I need to do: take out the motor and fix it! Thanks for...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-20-2012, 01:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,612
Posted By branch133
Re: Oil leak before start up

As a follow up, is it time to pull the engine back out and replace the gasket? Any other place it could leak without even running the engine? I have refilled the valve chamber several times through...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-20-2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,612
Posted By branch133
Oil leak before start up

Putting re-built engine back into my 29 Tudor. Not run yet, but after pouring the last quart of oil through the distributor hole, engine began leaking right rear camshaft area where the bell...
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