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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-13-2021, 09:53 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,765
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-09-2021, 08:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 538
Posted By burner31
Re: Headlight switch problem

My guess is you have one/or both of the light wires grounded and the ground wire hooked up to the lights
Disconnect everything and start over, insure ground wire is hooked up first, then high and lo...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2021, 09:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 984
Posted By burner31
Re: Creating a list for what to do to winterize your A

I had to look this one up...
(This article appeared in the October 2001 NEBLINE Newsletter)
University of Nebraska-Lincoln

The belief about the use of hedge apples for insect control is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2021, 05:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 984
Posted By burner31
Re: Creating a list for what to do to winterize your A

Full to the top...pure gas...not corn fuel
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2021, 06:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,620
Posted By burner31
Re: Roadster or Coupe?

Two kids and a wife...Sedan
Get a '31 slant...if you can find one
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-02-2021, 05:51 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,992
Posted By burner31
Re: Never been this old before!

76 is the new 65

I plan on living to be 100...so far...so good
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-02-2021, 05:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,997
Posted By burner31
Re: My Daughter driving the Speedster

My Grandson's are just getting to where they can reach the pedals, next year they will be driving the A for sure, going to wait awhile before I let them behind the wheel of our '57 Chevy (to much...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-02-2021, 05:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 276
Posted By burner31
Re: Distributor/oil pump spring removal

If I recall, I used my valve spring tool to remove the spring...be inventive
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-26-2021, 08:35 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,981
Posted By burner31
Re: Smokin

I put two layers of electrical tape behind the switch on the gas tank as extra insurance when the same issue happened to me.
And yes, I'm using an after market switch (for now), as most of them are...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-25-2021, 10:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,552
Posted By burner31
Re: Crimp style connector/wiring question

Soldered, not crimped, which is what you want to do.
The "crimped" style is NOT the way to go, take the little extra time and solder your ALL your connectors...you'll be much happier down the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-20-2021, 04:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 920
Posted By burner31
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-20-2021, 03:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,703
Posted By burner31
Re: hoky fixs

All the hinges on all four doors were welded to the body, guess the P.O. got tired of adjusting the doors.
Took me several weeks to get them all back to "normal"
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-18-2021, 12:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 687
Posted By burner31
Re: MAFCA A of the day My 1931 160B b

Congratulations

My 1931 160B made it a few years back.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-10-2021, 06:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 824
Posted By burner31
Re: MMO: How much is a little?

A little in the tank and a little in the driver...but then again I'm Irish.
(Do not try this at home)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-08-2021, 06:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 345
Posted By burner31
Re: #2 Floor Board 1931 7/8" wide strap?

If you are looking for original...I would check with some of the great independent vendor we have to see if they have some, the big houses tend to have reproductions
Sorry, I have no extras
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-03-2021, 07:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 917
Posted By burner31
Re: wont fire

Loosen up the ignition cable going into the distributor a little bit, try to start again
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-03-2021, 07:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,603
Posted By burner31
Re: Model A Mechanic

Let them total it and buy you a replacement.
Buy the totaled car back...(pennies on the dollar) and take you time repairing it.
Now you have two modal A's, one running and one project.

Now let's...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-03-2021, 09:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,311
Posted By burner31
Re: Over the top rat rod

This reminds me of one of my buddies from decades ago, he had a old truck, we called it...
"FRANKENSTEIN"
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-03-2021, 08:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 284
Posted By burner31
Re: Brake Adjustment- Brakes seem Hot

How are you "adjusting" your brakes?
Do all four
150 is no big deal when using the brakes, but if they get hot when you are not using them...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-30-2021, 02:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,232
Posted By burner31
Re: Need advice

Only advice I will give is...
Don't be scared of it
Take your time
And finally, and I can't stress this enough, Don't pop that first beer until you are done working on it for the day

Let us...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-29-2021, 08:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,393
Posted By burner31
Re: Some Progress has been made

I have the same car, once he starts driving it to school, he'll find out that the girl will flock to it...Why you may ask, because it's so cute
Oh, and I rotated your pic
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-29-2021, 08:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 505
Posted By burner31
Re: Where did my compression go

Put some MMO into the cylinders and let it soak for a day...try again
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-28-2021, 11:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,766
Posted By burner31
Re: "It ran well when I parked it!"

If the MMO and soaking doesn't do the trick, take your valve spring compressor and remove the spring...if possible, you may be able to work it loose after that...and I can't stress this enough...do...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-21-2021, 02:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,228
Posted By burner31
Re: Look what I got for 10 bucks

Thank you 40.
Both cars are driven All the time, everyday for the Model A, both cars run very well, and my garage looks used because I use it for what it's made for...turning wrenches, drinking...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-20-2021, 01:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 586
Posted By burner31
Re: OH Boy ! I'm so excited !

It's like the Sear's Christmas catalog from the '50's/'60's, but all grown-up
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