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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2020, 02:49 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,654
Posted By AL in NY
Re: Bill Williamson

Cindy, your father's humor and wit will be greatly missed. My condolences to your family.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-07-2020, 06:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 942
Posted By AL in NY
Re: Speedometer Calibration

I have posted this adjustment on VFF and it comes directly from Leonard Nickols who rebuilds and sells Model A speedometers. This is an adjust to correct the speed error on the round Stewart Warner...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-04-2020, 07:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,730
Posted By AL in NY
Re: Model A's & Airplanes

This picture was taken on 8/11/2016 at the Dutchess County Airport in New York. This is the Collins Foundation B17 "909" which crashed at the Bradley International Airport on October 2, 2019. Good...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-27-2020, 06:26 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,853
Posted By AL in NY
Re: 16" Wheels

Russ B: I'm with you. I don't give a rat's a** what other people think. I'll do what I feel is best...........
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-25-2020, 07:09 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,853
Posted By AL in NY
Re: 16" Wheels

Diameter of 225/75R16 tires is 29.3 inches.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-24-2020, 06:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,681
Posted By AL in NY
Re: t 5 tranmission

Cal-T: search on "F150 tranny with overdrive" and you'll find all the info you need.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-24-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,853
Posted By AL in NY
Re: 16" Wheels

DBSHELTON: here is a screen grab of the tire at Walmart
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-24-2020, 07:51 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,853
Posted By AL in NY
Re: 16" Wheels

The LT designation means Light Truck......ie stiffer sidewalls. Try to stick with passenger car tires. The Westlake tires I bought are really nice tires and cheap too at $67 each. The 225/75R16 size...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-23-2020, 02:08 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,853
Posted By AL in NY
Re: 16" Wheels

PalAL, A couple of my rims were badly pitted and after powder coating they were still pretty rough, but no problems with the bead sealing.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-22-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,853
Posted By AL in NY
Re: 16" Wheels

I just put the 16" wheels on in August and I love the better handling and smoother ride. I went with tubeless 225/75R16 radials and I added Tire Pressure Sensors. The tires have the same diameter as...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-17-2020, 05:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 587
Posted By AL in NY
Re: 35 Ford Hubcaps

Looks like I'll take a ride the HF and pick up these plastic wedge tools.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-16-2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 587
Posted By AL in NY
35 Ford Hubcaps

I recently installed 35 Ford wheels on my 30 CCPU. I purchased new hubcaps from Snyder's that fit reallllllly well. The problem is these hubcaps are extremely hard to remove. Is there a special tool...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-12-2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 258
Posted By AL in NY
Re: Custom Rubber Mat for 1931 Victoria

Snyder's sells just what you're looking for. See photo below.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-09-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 837
Posted By AL in NY
Re: Modification to idle circuit in Zenith A and B carburetors

Folks, I added a gasket between the idle jet shoulder and the bottom of the upper casting. I does improve the idle mixture sensitivity to the adjustment of the air adjusting screw. The one problem I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2020, 09:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 837
Posted By AL in NY
Re: Modification to idle circuit in Zenith A and B carburetors

Folks, I am talking about the UPPER carburetor casting fit to the wide shoulder of the idle jet, not the threaded tapered fitting in the lower casting. There is a chamber in the upper casting where...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 837
Posted By AL in NY
Modification to idle circuit in Zenith A and B carburetors

Has anyone tried adding a gasket between the idle jet and the upper carburetor casting to eliminate air leakage and increase the sensitivity of the idle air adjustment needle?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-21-2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,671
Posted By AL in NY
Re: Tachometer for my model A

A few years ago I found a 50's vintage Sun Tach that looks like it was made for the Model A. Here's is photo:
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-21-2020, 04:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,340
Posted By AL in NY
Re: Adjustable Tappets

You turn the tappet head counter-clockwise to decrease the clearance and clockwise to increase the clearance.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-17-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 665
Posted By AL in NY
Re: Carburetor display/ Diagram

If the above link doesn't work, here is a photo of the diagram.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-17-2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 665
Posted By AL in NY
Re: Carburetor display/ Diagram

The attached diagram is the best one I've seen on the Model A Zenith carburetor.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-06-2020, 08:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 569
Posted By AL in NY
Re: Number of Previous owners

I purchased my pickup from the third owner in Miamisburgh, Ohio. I have the names and addresses of the first two owners. The truck was built in Cincinnati in September 1930 and had always resided in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-24-2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 963
Posted By AL in NY
Re: Designing an Emergency Electrical Circuit

I put in a fuse block with fuses for the brake lights, turn signals, alternator, headlights, horn and main fuse. I wired it according to the article in the "Model A News" in 2018. I mounted the fuse...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-03-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,763
Posted By AL in NY
Re: Electronic ignition advise

A friend of mine just took his Model A 4 door from NY to Florida. After the first couple of days of traveling, he was ready to replace the points with electronic ignition. After a couple more days he...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-03-2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,477
Posted By AL in NY
Re: Tremec T170 Transmission Troubles (this issue may be a puzzle)

I would pull the starter and see if anything is broken on the bendix shaft. With the heavy oil in the transmission, I don't think the problem is in there. After removing the starting and the bendix...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-11-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,494
Posted By AL in NY
Re: Speedometer error

I have posted this adjustment on VFF and it come directly from Leonard Nickols who rebuilds and sells Model A speedometers. This is an adjust to correct the speed error on the round Stewart Warner...
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