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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-09-2020, 04:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 468
Posted By Wick
Re: "the shake"!!

Make sure steering box is tight to the frame. Front spring tight to the frame and has a nice arch still left in it. Toe in,check it. If a taper bearing has a chip or flat spots on a roller then...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-09-2020, 04:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,796
Posted By Wick
Re: Finding local A people

Nice car. Just drive it to a farm supply store on a weekend morning. A. Hardee's parking lot is good place to park also. Model A folks like having a biscuit in the morning. If I see a model A in a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-24-2020, 05:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 675
Posted By Wick
Re: Help diagnosing engine knock

Witch head gasket did you use?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-22-2020, 12:45 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,944
Posted By Wick
Re: Anyone Ever Built or Even Seen, An Original type Greasing Pit?

I've seen plenty of grease pits. But also some places had a dirt ramp... you drove up onto old Railroad ties and worked underneath. This was also used to load tractors and farm equipment onto flatbed...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-18-2020, 04:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,215
Posted By Wick
Re: JC Whitney now carparts.com?

I've got a bunch of parts still in the J.C Whitney packages. All model A. Floor mats,spring covers,brake parts etc. 1972 dates.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-16-2020, 03:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 872
Posted By Wick
Re: Best 6V battery

I use a Napa 6v about $98-104.00 That batter can sit for a year and still start the A with no problems.
Forum: Model-A 07-10-2020, 05:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 189
Posted By Wick
Multi disc transmissions

Bringing all my multi disc parts to Brattons yarn sale. Flywheel housings, flywheels,transmissions. Probley enough for 3 complete set ups. Also all my AR brake linkage.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-10-2020, 05:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 706
Posted By Wick
Re: Tillotson air balanced 1928-34 carb

Air leak. Gasket good between carb and manifold? Engine is pulling air instead of fuel.
That's why the starter fluid works.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-26-2020, 04:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,387
Posted By Wick
Re: Time to get out and Mark your calendars

Clem,I've got barn fresh junk. No rust. I may bring my 30 Phaeton project.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-25-2020, 05:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,387
Posted By Wick
Re: Time to get out and Mark your calendars

Perfect timing,I've got a garage to clean out!!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-25-2020, 04:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 521
Posted By Wick
Re: Canít keep it running no power

Intake gasket leak. Also try a gravity feed test tank. If the tank fixes it then your fuel system need attention. The 12v pump should be at the tank.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-18-2020, 04:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By Wick
Re: cowl

If it's a perfect 31 tank and indented firewall sedan $400 minimum.
$300 for a 1930. I usually pull the tanks and filler sheet metal.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-12-2020, 04:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 915
Posted By Wick
Re: Carport or Garages

I do all the site prep,they install the building. I will add vents and the building will be in a shaded area.
My main garage is a pole barn,sheathing under the metal roof. Insulation in the attic.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-11-2020, 05:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 915
Posted By Wick
Re: Carport or Garages

A neighbor just installed a 30x36 9 foot ceiling 3 bay doors, $7400
I'm going to price out one tomorrow for myself. I'm preparing the site for it now.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-10-2020, 04:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,027
Posted By Wick
Re: Eastcoast Swap Meets

Charlotte for June has now been moved again. End of October.
Forum: Model-T 05-09-2020, 04:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,143
Posted By Wick
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 05-04-2020, 04:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 456
Posted By Wick
Re: Attn: Wick

Thanks
ww1959@yahoo.com
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-03-2020, 04:19 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,854
Posted By Wick
Re: Garage Hoist

When moving my lift I lock it in the first position off the floor. Lift the cross beam with a floor jack and place a car wheel dolly under each post.push it where I want it. I have taken down and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-02-2020, 04:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 783
Posted By Wick
Re: Back to engine vibration

Put #1 at TDC then add your weight. Next stop add at #1 bdc add weight.
This way the crank weights are at the top and bottom of the throw.
Stick on wheel weights come in a pack at the parts...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-02-2020, 04:49 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,854
Posted By Wick
Re: Garage Hoist

Backyard buddy 4 post. 7000 lb. It's a older model. 13 foot ceiling. I use it to store a vehicle on top sometimes. Nothing like working on brakes at eye level. Grease jobs,oil changes,exhaust work....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-29-2020, 04:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,027
Posted By Wick
Re: Eastcoast Swap Meets

Good comments. Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-28-2020, 04:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,027
Posted By Wick
Eastcoast Swap Meets

Most of the yearly Swap meets are in March-June. I believe Charlotte in June will be our first big meet this year. Will more people in the Model A hobby be showing up as this meet
That usually...
Forum: Model-T 04-22-2020, 04:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,143
Posted By Wick
1924 Touring car

24 Touring car,nice driver. Car has been on many tours over the years. Some of the upgrades are....Rear Disc brakes,Z head,large brake drum in transmission,Distributor.
Top is very nice,side...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-15-2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,455
Posted By Wick
Re: Electrical Problem

Do you have a pop out switch or just a cable with a wire running through it? The cable with the wire inside will short out inside with age. Shake the cable and see if it starts,also make sure the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-15-2020, 04:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,075
Posted By Wick
Re: Model a trader

Site seems to be dead.
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