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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-01-2020, 11:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 405
Posted By wkuehnis
Re: Signal for a electronic speedometer

Great answer!

Thanks a lot
Willi
Willi
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-01-2020, 04:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 405
Posted By wkuehnis
Signal for a electronic speedometer

Hi,
I am building a A Speedster.
I use all Gauges with the same design .
Now I need the signal for the electronic speedometer.
Does anymode have a solution?
I think, the only way is the position...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-03-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 765
Posted By wkuehnis
Info about vintage A racecars wanted

Hi,

I am Wilhelm from Switzerland.
I've been driving a Ford-T for many years and a Ford-A for 2 years.
Since one year, I am building a 1929 Ford-A Speedster.
This car was imported to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-31-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 481
Posted By wkuehnis
Re: 7 tooth steering box

Thanks you all,
When I disassembled it, this 2 king pin bushings were not in place. Now I understand it more and more. Soon, it will be running!

Thanks bringing me to the right way.
Willi
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-30-2020, 07:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 481
Posted By wkuehnis
Unhappy 7 tooth steering box

Hi,

I have a steering column maybe from 1929. It has no oil plug, so it uses only grease. it has 2 grease nipples.
It has a black splined steering wheel.
I don't understand the following:
I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-02-2019, 06:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,149
Posted By wkuehnis
Re: Every 500 Miles!??

Hi, normally, I drive my T during the year,
but with my A, I made a trip of more then 3000km in Juni and 2000 in September. Maybe I will make an oil cange now, but how can anybody change the oil...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-02-2019, 12:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 784
Posted By wkuehnis
Smile Exact dimensions of the 6 holes in the A block (inlet + outlet)

For my A speedster, I want to make a special exhaust header and have to rework a bit the inlet and outlet holes.
Question: Does anybody have the dimensions or a blueprint of the 6 holes in the block...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-06-2019, 12:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,473
Posted By wkuehnis
Re: AF700441 is this a big bore engine?

Thanks for your help !

I will not buy it, because the small bore would not be funny in our mountains.

Willi
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-05-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,473
Posted By wkuehnis
Re: AF700441 is this a big bore engine?

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1MtgSFvOp1twEQBNns-YkM6uVOCm33Qud/view?usp=drivesdk
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-05-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,473
Posted By wkuehnis
Re: AF700441 is this a big bore engine?

How can I easy check if it's a big bore?

Willi
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-05-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,473
Posted By wkuehnis
AF700441 is this a big bore engine?

Hi,
In 2 days I want to buy an A. Now I have seen the engine number above.
I have read, that this numbers were transfered to Manchester in Dez 1928 and they produced small bore engines. Is this...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-28-2018, 12:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,886
Posted By wkuehnis
Re: Water in my engine oil. Where could it come from ?

Hi, now I found a crack:
On the right side of the engine, behind the valve chamber,
in the middle at the top, right behind the distributer shaft.
When I press air into the water passage, then...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-26-2018, 02:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,886
Posted By wkuehnis
Re: Water in my engine oil. Where could it come from ?

Hi,

thanks for all the suggestions. I will do the followingjobs now:

- make the compression tests
- visually check the valve chambers from the outside for cracks
- remove the head and check...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-25-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,886
Posted By wkuehnis
Re: Water in my engine oil. Where could it come from ?

@katy and 100ih: I dont understand: how can my coolant (wit antifreeze) come into the oil?
Thanks for any ideas
Willi
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-25-2018, 09:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,886
Posted By wkuehnis
Re: Water in my engine oil. Where could it come from ?

Hi, of course, I dont presurize the radiator. I removed it. The radiator can not bring coolant into the oil.
I presurized it now, but I didn't find out anything.
Condensed water sounds good, but...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-24-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,886
Posted By wkuehnis
Re: Water in my engine oil. Where could it come from ?

I will try to close the water in and oulets and then try to blow air in . Maybe I will see or hear, where it leaks.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-24-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,886
Posted By wkuehnis
Re: Water in my engine oil. Where could it come from ?

About head gasket: all plugs looks good and looks the same. They would look different with blown head gasket
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-24-2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,886
Posted By wkuehnis
Water in my engine oil. Where could it come from ?

Hi,
Today I removed mx timing gear cover.
The inside looks very strange . Its grey and like an emulsion.
So I think, there is water from the radiator in my engine oil.
Quedtion:
Where could it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-18-2018, 03:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,054
Posted By wkuehnis
Wink Re: Whistle sound from new timing gear

Funny - 2 weeks ago, I made about 1500 miles with my A - so you would stop about 50 times for this test ? :p
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-18-2018, 03:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,054
Posted By wkuehnis
Re: Whistle sound from new timing gear

"Remove the timing pin and start the engine. If there is oil flowing over the timing gear it will work its way out of the timing pin hole."

Thanks, this is a very good and simple test. Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-16-2018, 07:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,054
Posted By wkuehnis
Question Whistle sound from new timing gear

Hi,

I installed a new “Model A Aluminum Timing Gear” and a new “Model A Camshaft Thrust Plunger with spring”.
Now I always hear a pretty loud whistle sound from there.( I didn’t have this...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2018, 02:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,032
Posted By wkuehnis
3th gear falls out

Hi,
when I drive down a very steeply street in 3th gear for more then about 10 seconds, then the 3th gear falls out into neutral.
I can hold the shift lever, then it's not a problem.

What...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2018, 07:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,557
Posted By wkuehnis
Re: Front windshield rubber for closed car

Thanks,

now it's clearer where the rubbers belongs. But I don't have this channels to fix them.
Maybe I can mount the rubbers with silicone ?

But: Maybe there have different styles for this...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-02-2018, 11:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,557
Posted By wkuehnis
Re: Front windshield rubber for closed car

Hi,
thanks for your answers. I didn't realize the rubbers at the top till now.

But the cold wind came only from the buttom, so I first want to solve the problem there.

Till now, I don't...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-02-2018, 12:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,557
Posted By wkuehnis
Re: Front windshield rubber for closed car

Thanks,
yes, I have seen them in the catalog, but till now I don't see how to fix them. Maybe it will be clearer, if I hold the rubbers in my hand.

So I don't need to order anything else to mount...
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