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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 11:31 AM
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-22-2020, 05:06 PM
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-22-2020, 12:10 PM
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Posted By Benson
Re: Engine Machining

Tennessee has MANY more stations than we have around here ... I wish we had 1/2 that many!!



Memphis has 3 stations



one with 91 and
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-20-2020, 09:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,141
Posted By Benson
Re: Front float-a-motor instructions

Instructions here:



https://www.snydersantiqueauto.com/ProductDetail/A-5089-FAM_FLOAT-A-MOTOR-KIT-USA?fromCategory=SearchByKeyword


Note when you click on download instructions the file is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-18-2020, 09:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 515
Posted By Benson
Re: Steering Column Bracket

holes in the bar.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-15-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By Benson
Re: Cracked Head

I have used antifreeze in all of my cars for 58 years ... old one, Model As and modern ... 700,000 miles

NEVER had any problems caused by the antifreeze NEVER.


Never had one freeze either!
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-14-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 313
Posted By Benson
Re: Rear axle

Berts catalog pg 32


transmission 1 pint


rear end 3 pints


steering 1/2 pint
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-11-2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,062
Posted By Benson
Re: Throttle shaft brass plug for zenith carbs

1. I use a sheet of flat plastic ... the kind that those plastic "blister" packages that are almost indestructible are made of.


2. Punch a hole with one of those hand paper punches that punches...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-10-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 581
Posted By Benson
Re: Zenith Carb markings

"H over H" is Holley (with upper "H" directly above lower "H").


July 28 though Sept 28
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-10-2020, 12:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 581
Posted By Benson
Re: Zenith Carb markings

For those of us that do not know the "new Math" what does this mean?


TR/61/6/8 (2017)
TR/62/1/8-9 ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-08-2020, 11:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 476
Posted By Benson
Re: Remote Oil Filter, etc.

I realize post #1 is about A Blocks.



Dan Iandola also recommended increasing the block outlet to 1/4 inch and enlarging other passages when going full pressure with drilled crank on the B...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-06-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,284
Posted By Benson
Re: Dan Iandola

PM Sent
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-06-2020, 12:13 AM
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Views: 1,284
Posted By Benson
Re: Dan Iandola

Wednesday
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2020, 12:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 536
Posted By Benson
Re: Oversize Valves

I had one of the first Lion Head III 6.5 to 1 (4 spark plugs)(first version of III) 1.7 intakes rubbed on head had to relieve area.


The later ones were changed to clear 1.7s.


No problem...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-30-2019, 12:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 725
Posted By Benson
Re: Front motor mount springs wrong

never mind delete ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-29-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,015
Posted By Benson
Re: Over Drive

The V8-60 bell / flywheel housing is different from V8 also.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-28-2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 725
Posted By Benson
Re: Front motor mount springs wrong

Installation tip to prevent cracking flywheel housing.

It is a good idea to remove all FOUR bolts from mounts (loosening them still puts strain on housing) that hold the rear engine mounts to the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-28-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 725
Posted By Benson
Re: Front motor mount springs wrong

That spring set is a Repro from the 60's.

The set that I found on the Coupe in 1963 looked like that set in your photos.

The spring coils were made from a large diameter wire that held the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-28-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 844
Posted By Benson
Re: TransmissionThrow-Out Bearing Lub.

When you pull the transmission be sure to check the throw out bearing.

If it is stamped "Aetna" ... these are famous for going bad. As I remember they "seize up" when bearing gets warm.

Many of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-27-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 844
Posted By Benson
Re: TransmissionThrow-Out Bearing Lub.

Yes that was my point.


If 2000 miles was good in 1928 then 500 miles is over kill for a sealed bearing. :)


I just give it a little to lube the hub.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-27-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 844
Posted By Benson
Re: TransmissionThrow-Out Bearing Lub.

Lube chart (P/N 99053) says Throw Out bearing every 2000 miles!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-26-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,015
Posted By Benson
Re: Over Drive

The transmissions listed in post #6 are both possibilities to install in a Model A.


They both have overdrives.


added: Each one has several different build codes and thus different ratio...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-26-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,003
Posted By Benson
Re: rear main leak

Thanks to all that responded.

Good info I will have to digest all of the info...

Thanks for all of the work answering questions.

On the 1976 engine we tried:

The first thing we did was to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-24-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,003
Posted By Benson
Re: rear main leak

Is 10 lbs air pressure enough or too much?

I do not have instruction sheet...

Thanks...

I wish that I had found this seal in 1976 when we were building the B block with pressure mains and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-21-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,003
Posted By Benson
Re: rear main leak

On a stock engine: The tube MUST be below the oil level to prevent the crankcase pressure from forcing the oil out the rear main.


That is the whole purpose of the tube ...

Lets see what...
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