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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-01-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By SeaSlugs
Re: -40

True - those hats are great though. Way warmer than the ol stocking cap.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-01-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 839
Posted By SeaSlugs
Re: Best Black High Heat Paint that Dries Like it Should

ive found the spray cans of high heat work much better than the brush on.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-11-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 357
Posted By SeaSlugs
Re: Water Pump Lube/Rust Protection

antifreeze prevents rust and much cheaper
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-10-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 747
Posted By SeaSlugs
Re: The guy whose car is too fast with a new idea.

Dual high requires an AA crossmember and special holder/mount for it. Be much easier to install a 4 speed.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-08-2018, 09:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 538
Posted By SeaSlugs
Re: Hood Center Rod Diameter

Ive been told the horn rod tube is same construction and diameter as the center pin... Take a measure neil. Theres tons of old horn rods layin around
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 465
Posted By SeaSlugs
Re: Leakless Water Pump

Murphys law states that a leakless pump will in fact leak.

The original model A design is in my book your best bet. Add the collar like Tom suggests Keep the front bearing lubed and dont go...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 522
Posted By SeaSlugs
Re: Distributor worth rebuilding?

Yes on finding another body and using the 2 piece shaft. They can get cracked also by people forcing too large of a bushing in the casting or using too much force pushing the old ones out.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 722
Posted By SeaSlugs
Re: 1930 Model AA- What is it?

yea car body on AA frame. Many possibilities as to why. Ford did have grain box sides for thier platform beds and id say it would be safe to assume a huge ammount of AA's were grain or lifestock...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 300
Posted By SeaSlugs
Re: Rotor to dizzy body gap

Could be the distributor cam is off as well.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-04-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 888
Posted By SeaSlugs
Re: Old Gas

yup - ethanol is even better at removing this old gas varnish and thus huge chunks/goo clog up carbs and everything else.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-03-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,603
Posted By SeaSlugs
Re: I'm assuming this is bad. How bad?

Yup jbweld stickweld.
https://www.jbweld.com/collections/epoxy-putty-sticks

the steelstick one - several other ones it looks like now.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-02-2018, 10:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,603
Posted By SeaSlugs
Re: I'm assuming this is bad. How bad?

They have a stick weld thats more modeling clay like and works just as good. Clean the metal and clean again with acetone (ALOT) then knead the stick and really force it in there and stick to the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-01-2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 380
Posted By SeaSlugs
Re: Rear brake split pin discipline

Correct, theres a reason why the emergency band pins have a low profile head.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-31-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 767
Posted By SeaSlugs
Re: Car goes too fast!

Bolts to the same engine, I know of several standard model A pickups that have a 4 speed in them, im not sure if they had to shorten the rear end any or not - i dont think they did...

it did just...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-31-2018, 09:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,292
Posted By SeaSlugs
Re: Nu-rex Timing wrench

Easier tools you already have in your pocket. Business card is about .010" thick, Double fold it for .020" for your point gap. Good enough to get you home.

A dime is about .050", penny .060",...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-31-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 767
Posted By SeaSlugs
Re: Car goes too fast!

or a 4 speed AA trans. 1st is granny low.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-31-2018, 08:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,183
Posted By SeaSlugs
Re: Tools

my feelings exactly. Ive gotten better fit and finish harbor freight, husky, and kobalt tools than some very recent craftsman ive seen and felt.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-30-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 422
Posted By SeaSlugs
Re: generator with stuck on pulley

This is where you need nice soft earth and kneal down holding the gen by the pulley about an inch above the dirt and whack the pulley. I just removed 4 doing this method in about 6 whacks.

I take...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-29-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 666
Posted By SeaSlugs
Re: Another crank shaft pulley question

If i remember right but another cause of the crankshaft end being "too long" and the nut tightening against it and not the pulley is the front oil slinger wasnt put on correct?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-29-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 476
Posted By SeaSlugs
Re: Adjusting wedge lubrication?

I put anti sieze on the threaded portion and a smear of high temp grease on the wedge itself.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-29-2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 862
Posted By SeaSlugs
Re: Repaired front crossmember and getting discouraged.

yup very common, even more common on 28/29 AA's.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-28-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,183
Posted By SeaSlugs
Re: Tools

Yup - that said they are decent tools and nicely finished. I think they offer a lifetime warranty as well.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-28-2018, 04:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 519
Posted By SeaSlugs
Re: Just FYI

Make sure the nut is tighten8ng on the pulley and not the end of the crank.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-24-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 368
Posted By SeaSlugs
Re: Horn wire

or digikey, mouser, google search.

It is called maginet wire.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-23-2018, 11:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,485
Posted By SeaSlugs
Re: Time for our Summer Swap in Chicago

Bringing back to the top as its in 2 days. Shoot me a PM if your attending and looking for something in particular.
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