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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-09-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 866
Posted By mfarley
Re: New Two Blade Fan

With mine, there was a casting line on the under surface of the water pump that was causing the issue. As soon as I filed this away, the fan did not make contact.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-16-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 558
Posted By mfarley
Re: Resonant Rattle

Muffler clamp?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-09-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,310
Posted By mfarley
Re: MARC facebook site

I agree. I think itís only a matter of time before the Andrews manuals, and the Restoration Guidelines & Judging Standards, will have to be available in digital form. Edits and revisions could be...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-09-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,310
Posted By mfarley
Re: MARC facebook site

...and this is the kind of attitude that this thread has referenced for nearly two pages now...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-06-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,185
Posted By mfarley
Re: Snyders or Randy Gross for rear brake rebuild.

I just got a set of front hubs/drums and shoes back from Randy and on the car last night. Very good product and workmanship. 19 days the car was on stands, and three of those are on me...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 768
Posted By mfarley
Re: Incredible NEW Member program from MARC

I called today and spoke to a very nice lady who signed me up. She said I'll receive a letter in the mail soon. I won't be charged until 11/1, and I'll only get the November/December issue for this...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-27-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 827
Posted By mfarley
Re: what caused radiator failure?

I have a 1929 Tudor Sedan in which I recently replaced the radiator. I had a similar leak, from where the inlet pipe meets the top tank, specifically the underside of the joint. The culprit? A 30-31...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-16-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,968
Posted By mfarley
Re: Help me identify engine noise?

I think I've now determined that this has something to do with the clutch. Seems like when I shove the clutch in the noise gets better, then slightly worsens when the clutch is let out. I did grease...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-15-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 677
Posted By mfarley
Re: brake shoe inspection

I bought a set, but they are not on the car yet. Need to get my drums to Randy Gross and back first...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-13-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 677
Posted By mfarley
Re: brake shoe inspection

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Model-A-Ford-Brake-Shoes-Woven-NEW/152876469059?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649

$66 for four brand new shoes with bonded linings and shipping.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-13-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,211
Posted By mfarley
Re: Marc national

Any mention of future locations?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-08-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,175
Posted By mfarley
Re: Radiator fill question

$49.95 for that which I can buy at Ace hardware for $15?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-05-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 968
Posted By mfarley
Re: Water Pump ID and Questions

When you have the pump out, take out the four studs in the head and replace them with these. Then, you'll be easy on-easy off going forward...
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-30-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 931
Posted By mfarley
Re: Oil pan bolts

I've heard that's a misprint and that 20 in-lbs more like it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-22-2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 896
Posted By mfarley
Re: International Model A Ford Day -Sept 14, 2019

We're going to have a day tour again in the Bismarck, ND area if anyone in the area would like to join us. Stay tuned!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-10-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 578
Posted By mfarley
Re: Trailer Dimensions

My '28 Coupe and '29 Tudor Sedan are the exact same length.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-02-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 496
Posted By mfarley
Re: Generator output too high.

It is always worth mentioning to ensure that you have good generator ground. Poor ground can cause an overcharge situation.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-01-2019, 07:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 569
Posted By mfarley
Re: Firewall Date

I don't have photos handy, but both my '28 Coupe (November) and '29 Tudor (September) have their dates stamped, right side up, in the exact same location as indicated above.

Was/is there such a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-27-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,179
Posted By mfarley
Re: External voltage regulator

[QUOTE]After that lengthy comment putty ***Fun projects is back ordered. ****

....been nearly a year now, too...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-27-2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,179
Posted By mfarley
Re: External voltage regulator

Get a hold of Tom Wesenberg. He's on this forum. He builds a regulator that goes underneath the steel band of the generator and you use either an original cutout or a diode conversion. I've been...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-27-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 702
Posted By mfarley
Re: stainless steel cleaner & polish

Blue Magic Metal Polish. This stuff is great.

https://static.grainger.com/rp/s/is/image/Grainger/1MPU7_AS01?$mdmain$
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-19-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,835
Posted By mfarley
Re: Worst Cars of All Time

Did people in 1958 really think the Edsel's grille resembled lady parts? Never in a million years would I have thought of that...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-14-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,968
Posted By mfarley
Re: Help me identify engine noise?

Yes, I had considered the throwout bearing. It's been about 2K miles since I greased it, so it does need to be serviced. Maybe I need to shorten the interval on this one?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-12-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,968
Posted By mfarley
Re: Help me identify engine noise?

I've never done anything with/to the starter. It's been in the car for at least twenty years.

Moving the clutch pedal all the way in or out does not affect the noise.

I'll have to see if I can...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-12-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,968
Posted By mfarley
Re: Help me identify engine noise?

Yes, I've run the engine without the belt. Since it stops when the engine does, running without the belt doesn't usually result in the noise. To chase this, I have run both generator and alternator,...
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