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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-01-2021, 12:49 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,351
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Forum: Model-A 09-16-2020, 09:12 AM
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Views: 284
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28-30 Aristocrat Aluminum Instrument Panel

SOLD!!!!!

Oval Speedo Aristocrat Instrument Panel. $150.00 plus shipping. Gauges not included.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-11-2020, 09:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 785
Posted By TinCup
Unhappy Model B Carb Issues

So as one of my Covid-19 therapy projects I rebuilt and restored 2 Model B Zenith Carbs. I actually really like them. They run and idle well and the transverse mounted float helps with stalling at...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-24-2020, 12:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,700
Posted By TinCup
Re: Cap and Comp Jet Helicoil repair

The Challenge was the threads in the bowl were all but gone.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-23-2020, 09:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,700
Posted By TinCup
Re: Cap and Comp Jet Helicoil repair

That was my next thought.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-23-2020, 09:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,700
Posted By TinCup
Re: Cap and Comp Jet Helicoil repair

The secondary well threads are not relevant here. Only the passage to the comp jet which cannot be reached if one was to fill the area with brass and cut new 5 mm threads.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-23-2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,700
Posted By TinCup
Re: Cap and Comp Jet Helicoil repair

Finally heard back for Steve at Bert's at as I was afraid they did not have a resource for the 5mm .75 helicoil for the repair. Because there is no way access the passage for the secondary well you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-20-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,700
Posted By TinCup
Re: Cap and Comp Jet Helicoil repair

I use the tap all the time to chase threads I have used it for years. The challenge is the threads are worn away and even cleaning up what's there isn't enough to hold the jets.
All I can find is a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-20-2020, 01:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,700
Posted By TinCup
Re: Cap and Comp Jet Helicoil repair

No such luck spent all afternoon searching.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-19-2020, 02:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,700
Posted By TinCup
Cap and Comp Jet Helicoil repair

Both of these are 5mm 75 pitch threads. Checked local auto parts and no luck there. Trying to repair Zenith 3 bottom that I found in a box at an antique store. All I can find is M5 .08.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-04-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,111
Posted By TinCup
Re: Stubborn Zenith

I spent Sunday afternoon going through things again. Changed the idle jet, Changed the secondary well, and put a bushing on the throttle shaft. I also hooked up a vacuum gauge so I could watch the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-01-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,581
Posted By TinCup
Re: Model "A" Era Accessories

I have been looking for a round aristocrat panel for 3 years now I know they are all in Germany.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-01-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,111
Posted By TinCup
Re: Stubborn Zenith

Added a bushing there and it's very snug. I sprayed starting fluid around it and it didn't surge on me.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-01-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,111
Posted By TinCup
Stubborn Zenith

I have a very nice Zenith 1 that runs great at speed but tends to struggle to idle. I have gone through carb completely as I have done many others but have never found one that I could not adjust the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 700
Posted By TinCup
Re: One Piece Hood Prop

Found it there thanks Carl. I thought it was from one of the local clubs on the west coast.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 700
Posted By TinCup
One Piece Hood Prop

I remember seeing a one piece flat bar with angled turned up edges to hold the hood in place. I thought it was in the back of the restorer magazine but haven't seen it since. Anyone know of this and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,426
Posted By TinCup
Re: Original Condensers

Pluck saw an image on MARC facebook page and the condensor was black.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-19-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 497
Posted By TinCup
Model B Distributor Swap

I have always misunderstood that to use the Model B distributor in that you had to wire your existing ignition cable to the distributor. Since I have finally been schooled correctly If you have made...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-31-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 797
Posted By TinCup
Distributor Oiler and Bushings.

Occasionally when rebuilding a distributor I will run across the remnants of some type of wick in the side oiler chamber. No part exists in any catalogue I have seen nor have any of the online...
Forum: Model-A 10-09-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 526
Posted By TinCup
Late 31 Distributor Body

I am looking for the later distributor body with the closed clip holders. I have a ton of early stuff but would like to build one to match my October 31 car.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-13-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 653
Posted By TinCup
Re: Need Videos for Trans and clutch

google is your best friend in this endeavor.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-27-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,193
Posted By TinCup
Re: UPDATE....Ok so a brand new radiator and it still runs hot

I have installed 6 Bergs radiators without a single problem. Family run business that makes a big difference to me. I have installed only one Brassworks and I had a hard time getting the radiator...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-27-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,193
Posted By TinCup
Re: UPDATE....Ok so a brand new radiator and it still runs hot

My old radiator was fine as long as the temps didn't get above 75 degrees. It too was a 2 row 8 fin. Had it flushed twice. It just takes 3 cores to do the job.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-27-2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,193
Posted By TinCup
Re: UPDATE....Ok so a brand new radiator and it still runs hot

There is a much more detailed post here in the barn. Radiator ended up being an aftermarket 2 core radiator. Stock radiator was three core. Bought a replacement from Bergs Radiator and all is good...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-20-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,779
Posted By TinCup
Re: Don't ask me how

No not at all.
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