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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-23-2021, 04:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,496
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: 1930 Pickup Backfiring/misfiring out carburetor

All of the things you have tried are all good! But I didn’t see anywhere where you tried different make spark plugs Like a motorcraft. My model a doesn’t like champion plugs. It won’t idle good and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-31-2021, 03:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 910
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: straight front bumper

I perched a new repop s/s bummer some years ago. And the curve was way too much!! It stuck out and it just didn’t look right. I got some thick rubber mats hung them on a concrete wall put the cari...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-12-2021, 06:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,257
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: Intake & exhaust manifold torque

I think so!
Mine have been at 25lbs for years. No problems:D
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-30-2021, 06:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,318
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: Vise help

Great idea and
Thanks too everyone
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-27-2021, 07:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,318
Posted By JOHN CT
Vise help

Iím looking for a new bench top 6in vise. Around $100-$150 range. Any recommendations? I was trying to remove a pair of axle perches, well to make a shot story I need a new vise. :mad:
Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-13-2021, 05:44 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,017
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: Model A News Has Shipped

Iím still running out to the mail box every day. Just like Steve Martin waiting for the new phone book to come. As of 1/13 no mag yet!! :mad:
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-13-2021, 03:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 256
Posted By JOHN CT
Upper steering race

Can someone teach me about a 2 tooth upper steering race? What are the symptoms if you have a cracked race. Or how to check the race while itís still in the car? I changed my tires to the new 19 in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-05-2021, 05:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,027
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: Why would anybody buy a car and not ask for the key?

:eek:I watched 3 minutes of it. That was enough for me!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2021, 05:11 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,017
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: Model A News Has Shipped

I didnít receive it today:(
Maybe tomorrow
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-05-2020, 07:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,580
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: Night ride

Do you have a shade in the back window? That’s what I use it does help some.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-02-2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,417
Posted By JOHN CT
Thumbs up Re: Stuck Distributor Rotor

And then we must get another one :):D
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-13-2020, 03:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,259
Posted By JOHN CT
A&L Connecticut

I was on the MTFCA form and they are saying that A&L moved to NJ. And isnít selling to the public anymore. Has anyone hear anything about this?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-07-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,054
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: Annoying ads

I took a second look. I canít believe my eyes. Advertisements here too!! :mad:
I vote no adds
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-29-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,864
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: Radial sway

Okay
I think I’m getting closer to a safer model a. The sway is getting 75% better. With all of the adjustments I’ve been doing it’s getting better. So far I found the LR backing plate was lose....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-28-2020, 03:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,864
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: Radial sway

Hello all
I removed the rear drums. Tighten up the backing plates. Re-torqued the rear axle nuts to 90 lbs. Tire pressure is still at 45lbs. It seams to be better. But still a little sway going on...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-27-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,864
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: Radial sway

No I didnít over tighten the nuts. They were a little too loose so I I just put a full turn and pinned it. Then grease.
Tomorrow Iím pulling the drums.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-27-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,864
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: Radial sway

I just tried what you said to do. I put a wrench on the nuts and they were hand tight ,but the cotter pin‘s are staying in place when I turn The nut. I removed the Cotter pins and got a few turns on...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-27-2020, 05:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,864
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: Radial sway

Thanks for the responses. I’ll be checking the shackles. I want to check everything that I can before I call the supplier.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-26-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,864
Posted By JOHN CT
Radial sway

I had a set of Firestones on my 31 Tudor 450/500 19s. They were just worn out. So this year I did my research and decided to purchase 5 new 450/500 19s American classics radials. With the old tires...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-16-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,570
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: Garage lights

I just switched over to these LEDís last week. I had the T12 Now they are much brighter . No wiring change plug and play.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-12-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 815
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: Tire Ooze Cleaner

https://images.app.goo.gl/m37s5r3GCgsQYdy47

I’ve had pretty good luck with this on discolored tires
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-09-2020, 07:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 574
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: New Marvel Scheibler Carburetor?

I already have one on my car I just gave a new model a owner my spear marvel Schreiber carburetor he likes it and he wonít give it back:D So Iím looking to replace mine at his coast :)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-09-2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 574
Posted By JOHN CT
New Marvel Scheibler Carburetor?

Has anyone tried with one of these? It looks easy to modify to make it work on a model a https://www.ebay.com/itm/154030651120
Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-27-2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,034
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: 31 tires

I bought a set of Coker American classics for my 31. I don’t remember what I paid. Without getting the paperwork out. It wasn’t much difference in the price compared to the bias ply tires. What a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-08-2020, 03:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,184
Posted By JOHN CT
Re: Rearend Leak

I had the same problem after a rebuild. I removed paint from the seam Cleaned the area well and put a light coating of Permatex PX 90min Right Stuff on it itís been fine for a year now :D
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