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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 10:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 847
Posted By daren007
Re: pinto engine on model A

Has anyone put a model "A" engine in a Pinto.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-10-2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 768
Posted By daren007
Babbit vs Inserts

I read somewhere you should not run inserts unless you have a pressurized oil system. Any help here?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-10-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 875
Posted By daren007
Re: Babbit woes

Some confusion here. What you are saying is the front and center caps are steel and you should not or do not peen them. Both the front and center caps shells came loose and i was under the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-09-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 875
Posted By daren007
Re: Babbit woes

I am under the impression whether tined or not all Babbitt should be peened.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-09-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 875
Posted By daren007
Re: Babbit woes

I am under the impression the caps are not cast therefor can be tinned is this correct.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-08-2019, 11:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 875
Posted By daren007
Re: Babbit woes

Alexiskai excellent information. Daren
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-08-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 875
Posted By daren007
Re: Babbit woes

I will work on getting pictures. There is a good chance they were not peened. Would skipping the peening process affect the bonding? Any chance the fracture was caused by the bonding failure or...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-08-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 875
Posted By daren007
Babbit woes

Disassembled my "A" engine for issues. What I did not expect to find was problems with the main bearing Babbitt. I would estimate about 3000 miles on rebuild including crank regrind and new...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-04-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 762
Posted By daren007
Re: Vacuum testing to diagnose fast idle

Your local hardware store should have a 1/8 pipe barb fitting. If the barb is not your the size get creative with vacuum and plastic hoses along with sealant and tape if needed.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-04-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,735
Posted By daren007
Re: How much better is a B block than an A?

Use the "B" block as a lawn ornament and spend the money elsewhere.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-04-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 762
Posted By daren007
Re: Vacuum testing to diagnose fast idle

The thread on the intake is "pipe" thread. You did not have to go through great lengths to plumb as you are dealing with vacuum. Easy to fab tubing etc. If I am correct you were running full...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-24-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 738
Posted By daren007
Re: Model "B" Distributor

I have ran a "B" distributor and liked it however I could not stand to see the spark lever just setting there doing nothing and went back to the "A".
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-11-2019, 11:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 414
Posted By daren007
Re: Heater inlet tube on firewall

Wilkie plugs will not work on my "A". The firewall has too many compound curves in this area.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-09-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,899
Posted By daren007
Re: Veterans Day

OOP's Lai-Khe.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-09-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,899
Posted By daren007
Re: Veterans Day

Any one here from the Big Red One 1968-1969 Lia-Khe area. A company 2/28th.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-08-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,899
Posted By daren007
Re: Veterans Day

Burner 31 nice comment. Real nice.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-08-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,178
Posted By daren007
Re: repro exhaust manifold

In Minnesota I run a waffle heater manifold year around. These manifolds do not warp.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-08-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,899
Posted By daren007
Re: Veterans Day

Vietnam 1968-1969 Combat infantry. 1969-1970 Huey mechanic. 1971-1972 Cobra mechanic.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-05-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,089
Posted By daren007
Re: #1 cylinder not doing it's share

Fresh engine? I would have a talk with your mechanic.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-02-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 416
Posted By daren007
Re: Adjustable plungers / valves

If you have excessive lifter bore wear you will continue to have problems.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-01-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,223
Posted By daren007
Re: Quick Jack Car Lift

If you have a "pit" hide it from your insurance company.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-27-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,057
Posted By daren007
Re: 1930 Tudor Brake Light Switch Location

???? Why should the wires care.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-23-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 930
Posted By daren007
Re: Model A Fords to be with us for a LONG time yet

Here we go again.


Give me something to worry about.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-19-2019, 09:19 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,415
Posted By daren007
Re: Patina makes this too good to restore?

Picked up our van after all four tires were replaced. All four tires had the stickers on them. Never went back.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-17-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 846
Posted By daren007
Re: Splash Apron Mounting isses

It is a lot easier to move the nut plate then the countersunk hole. If you don't tell who would know.
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