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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 08:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By mike657894
Re: Clutch restauration, some questions

when i had mine apart the fingers were pretty worn and the fly wheel was very cracked on the surface. the old style clutch plate looked like new. I let it be. And adjusted it and run it. Sounds like...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-20-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 635
Posted By mike657894
Re: Is a Horn Relay Necessary?

more heat more melt more bad. 6v cars dont have horn relays. 12v cars do.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-19-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 635
Posted By mike657894
Re: Is a Horn Relay Necessary?

The relay will save your button. Buttons and switchs dont like amprege. 12v is harder on them. The harbour freight horn can be made to sound ok with a 6v ballast resistor. it will start to smoke if...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-19-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,299
Posted By mike657894
Re: hidden radio ideas or just slighty out of sight. wood hide door?

I dont plan on blasting the tunes. But think these speakers should give a clean sound at low volume.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-19-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,299
Posted By mike657894
Re: hidden radio ideas or just slighty out of sight. wood hide door?

I just got back to the radio project. I made this hide box for the speakers. I haven't figured out how I will attach it yet. maybe a few blocks screwed to floor then a screw through the side of the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-18-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,149
Posted By mike657894
Re: I am so happy......With my 1500W gear oil...

Forddan Im thinking of following your lead here. I have a few questions. Did you have good 600w from the suppliers before the 1500? I just put macs 600 in trans and rear. less than 100 miles yet. I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-17-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 832
Posted By mike657894
Re: Sound deadening suggestions

I had some black rubber around I think it was pond liner. i put that under some carpets I made that I cut from those black mats they have at the bank. I get a deal on the slightly damaged ones the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-16-2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 706
Posted By mike657894
Re: What did I just buy?

28 29 sheet metal. bumper 30 31.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-16-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 342
Posted By mike657894
Re: Oil pressure . . . normal?

pressure? yeah you want some pressure..... ha! I think mine just likes the 6 but yeah thats probably fine. looks funny on my gauge that tops out at 5.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-15-2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,149
Posted By mike657894
Re: I am so happy......With my 1500W gear oil...

im not finding the oil when trying to search. where do you get it?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 795
Posted By mike657894
Re: Modern Shocks any good?

you may have a wheel problem, bent, balance, tread seperation ,side wall buble. softer springs would be more bouncy until you get the violent rack of bottoming out. less pressure more bounce higher...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2019, 01:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 708
Posted By mike657894
Re: 1930 Model A Tudor Value?

ronns right on. bad tires bad paint decent car probably needs a going through to be reliable. there are a few things that would clean up in a few work days. a reseller will probably make money on...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2019, 01:02 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,297
Posted By mike657894
Re: Interesting read in Hemmings about restoration costs.

I just painted a car a little while ago as practice. some single stage blue metallic. just a cheap used car. I think 9-12 hours spread over a few days of color sanding and polishing. A better...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2019, 12:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 969
Posted By mike657894
Re: Making an A axle steer easier

mine steers easy. something is probably binding it up. good luck. I pray to the gods of iron its not expensive.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2019, 12:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,085
Posted By mike657894
Re: Gear ratio

Gps your speed. you have a tach? If your not getting 55mph or more out of a stock engine you have tuning work to do. or repair. My car drives nice at 50 but is moving around the lane a lot at 55. I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-10-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,575
Posted By mike657894
Re: Couldn't Resist It

wet down all fasteners with oil. have fun!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-10-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,769
Posted By mike657894
Re: Cracked Block

This guy migs a cast iron pan. I havent tried this yet but will next time https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JS8OLJ07emg
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-10-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 484
Posted By mike657894
Re: GAV and alcohol

That sign in the back looks like the corn lobby then the corn lobby now. Take our inferior product that will cause you problems because we have billions to lobby with.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-10-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,088
Posted By mike657894
Re: repro exhaust manifold

Im on my third exhaust manifold using that logic. Ive got a set of new manifolds on my short list.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-10-2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 850
Posted By mike657894
Re: Cold Weather Operation

When I was getting mine going it was mid winter. A little more choke is all. runs just fine in the cold. Not sure how cold but sliding around in the snow. typically I think the two stroke boys have...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-09-2019, 03:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 705
Posted By mike657894
Re: Werner - ask away

are you sure you need one? I didn't just took a little wiggle and it came forward.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-08-2019, 11:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 724
Posted By mike657894
Re: Cooked corn in radiator

tape a piece of garden hose in the end of your shop vac hose and try fishing that in there to suck out the corn.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-08-2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 430
Posted By mike657894
Re: Spring Prep

I use grease between the leaf. Ive been thinking about adding gaiters to keep the grease clean.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-04-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 502
Posted By mike657894
Re: Choke to start all the time?

It should start warm no choke. 2nd on Vacuum leak.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-01-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 710
Posted By mike657894
Im going to be buying some tubes and tires. good tubes? bad tubes?

I'm going to be getting some new tubes. I did some looking. Summit has coker tubes for 16. Macs has a $97 5 tube and band kit. Snyders has some for 18.50. If its the matter of $20 I would like to...
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