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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-26-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,007
Posted By Dave N.
Re: Strange Engine Noise

Check to see how tight you radiator support rod nuts are, I had a noise like you have and i tighten them up and all is good.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-07-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 471
Posted By Dave N.
actuating arm fitment to king pin ball

Looking for some help on this,
Should the actuating arm be a tight fit in the King Pin ball end or maybe a snug fit?
Can it have any movement?
How would you repair this play on the actuating...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-06-2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 931
Posted By Dave N.
Brake wedge question

Were will the brake rollers start to apply the shoes on the wedge,A , B , C, D
location. Just wondering.http://www.mikes-afordable.com/mm5/graphics/00000001/a2023_274x211.jpg
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-01-2017, 06:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 645
Posted By Dave N.
Re: Generator disconnected

Tom, is the out put stud the one that the cut out is connected to. Help me understand this , the generator is connected to the ground (+) and you will connect a jumper to the out put stud (-) ? ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-11-2017, 06:15 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,902
Posted By Dave N.
Re: Rear Axle Keys

So the taper on the axle and the taper on the hup is a dry fit only, no anti seize to help take it apart many years later?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-16-2017, 01:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 738
Posted By Dave N.
Re: Sleeved cylinder question

If you bore the block and you still have a void in the cylinder wall ( a wrist piston put a heavy grove in the cylinder wall ) can a sleeve still be installed. Will the void behind the sleeve hold...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-23-2016, 01:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 940
Posted By Dave N.
Brake shoe material for cast brake drum

Is it soft woven material for steel brake drums and hard molded for cast brake drums?
What if you have the hard molded on steel drums?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-13-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 702
Posted By Dave N.
Height of engine serial numbers

What is the height of the serial numbers stamped on the engine?
Will the frame numbers be the same height to?
will the be 1/4 inch high or 1/2 inch high??
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-24-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 12,366
Posted By Dave N.
Re: Tips For Model A's

If you are using your Hand crank to rotate the motor to set points or reposition the motor always slide the hand crank out of the crank ratchet nut because you will forget and use the starter to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 645
Posted By Dave N.
Rubber in the original mounts

On original motor mounts would the three bolts , nuts, and spacer tubes be tightened ( tight ) to squeeze it together on the frame or is it just gingerly tightened up so the nut comes up to the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-13-2013, 04:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 905
Posted By Dave N.
Running engine without fan belt

I want to drive the car without the fan belt installed. Do i have to disconnect the generator wire so the generator does not motor when i do this test. I want to see if the fan blade and belt my...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-31-2013, 05:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,641
Posted By Dave N.
Re: Rear Motor Supports

I was following this thread and my question is how tight do you tighten up the nuts. The bolts i have seem to have the cotter pin hole out on the end of the bolts and the nut barely tightens up or...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-24-2012, 09:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,743
Posted By Dave N.
Re: Brake centering tool

Your explanation really helped my understand the importance of the shoe arching. Thank you.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-13-2012, 01:46 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 12,109
Posted By Dave N.
Re: Float a motor vs. stock mounts

Well, since we are talking about mounts, If you are installing the original motor mounts how tight do you screw the nuts down. I was told if it is to tight it will vibrate sooo just go past the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-28-2011, 01:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,094
Posted By Dave N.
Re: Getting radiator free of grease

I have used TPS , You can buy it in a liquid bottle at your Favorite hardware store in the painting area., Put in a cup full and run it and flush.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-06-2011, 11:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,193
Posted By Dave N.
Re: Is 7 volt out put on a generator avarage.

So if i checked the voltage comming out of the generator at the cutout and i have 7 volts dc what will be the amps reading if the amp gage is reading correctly?

7 volts = ? amps

7.5 volts =...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-06-2011, 08:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,193
Posted By Dave N.
Is 7 volt out put on a generator avarage.

My 31 tudor has a stock 6 volt charging system. I my drive in twilight once a year, Will 7 volts dc set by the third brush be ok. What does every one else run for voltage output. :rolleyes: Thanks...
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