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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 07:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 367
Posted By kenparker
Re: Tremec T170 Transmission Troubles (this issue may be a puzzle)

To add to JRN's note. To get the top/tower OFF the shifter must be in second gear - and to reinstall the top/tower it again must be in second gear.
I doo=bt the problem is inside the gearbox. If...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 12:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 247
Posted By kenparker
Re: Loaded Question

In answer to initial question. It depends on which head and how much is milled? Depends on which cam? Is the Weber jetted correctly? Keep in mind. Electricronic ignition does NOT add HP. 12 volt...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-29-2020, 07:20 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,516
Posted By kenparker
Re: When is a "Model A" no longer a "Model A"

The car or truck will be a "Model A" as long as the state issued title says it is a "Model A." Anything else is opinion. he-he.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-27-2020, 07:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 636
Posted By kenparker
Re: 1930 Sport Coupe 11 MPG, backfire when turned off

Check the soot level - color of your spark plugs. Smell the exhaust. It should NOT smell like a diesel. Check color of exhaust. again, it should NOT be black. Both of these are symptons of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-04-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,012
Posted By kenparker
Re: Radiator Overheating

????'s Is this a relative new radiator, or a 90 year radiator that has been shaked, rattled and rolled for 90 years. Two row or three rows of tubes. 6 Fins per inch or more. have you pointed and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-03-2020, 07:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 904
Posted By kenparker
Re: Independence Day

Woody SiD will not be able to cruise this coming Fourth due to a broke leg. She is undergoing a rear end rebuild this weekend due to some wierd cliking noise. She will be "back on the road again"...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-03-2020, 06:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 703
Posted By kenparker
Re: Noisy u-jont installed by novice ,30 coupe

Follow up on 31Abone's comment. You can not see the Ujoint by pulling /removing the clamshells. The Inner Cup is still in there blocking view of the ujoint.


I pulled my rear end out of woody...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-03-2020, 06:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 644
Posted By kenparker
Re: Piston size

I agree with Dave in Australia's comment.
Forum: Model-A 07-01-2020, 06:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 291
Posted By kenparker
1928 roadster

Body is complete with all the sheetmetal. Rumble seat. Even has the top irons. Needs tires and tubes. Two hold air Three do not hold air. Rumble Seat cushions and driver/passenger seat cushions in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-01-2020, 06:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 588
Posted By kenparker
Re: odd rear brake drum 30 coupe

That early Hub will come off the axel like all other (29-30-31) hubs and axels. You will probably need a Hub Puller. Once Hub is off a new stud can be swedged in the vacent hole - if the hole is not...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-29-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 109,910
Posted By kenparker
Re: Model A Huckster Group

TJ was a friend of mine, but we are not kin. If the surface of your wood (old varnish???) is stick or taacky, it will have to be removed before new varnish can or should be applied.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-28-2020, 09:38 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 109,910
Posted By kenparker
Re: Model A Huckster Group

Hi DBShelton. I lived in Nederland for most of my life. Know 'xactly where Kountze is. My Huckster/Special Delivery is painted Kakki from the windshield forward. The wood is clear coated Red Oak. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-27-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 484
Posted By kenparker
Re: 29 Tudor crank pulley question

There should be NO rotational movement between the two pieces of the two piece crank pulley. It will get worser and mo worser.
Forum: Model-A 06-20-2020, 10:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 333
Posted By kenparker
ahooga horn

Part of a barn find. $$'s go to the original owner of the barn find- not me. Ames Horn. Good strong ahooga sound. 6 volt. Need a fresh paint job. $115. plus shippin - will fit into USPS Flat...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-20-2020, 06:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,320
Posted By kenparker
Re: Need Photo of Crank Counterweight

Syncro, does he "New Zealand harmonic balancer" have a website???
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-16-2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,320
Posted By kenparker
Re: Need Photo of Crank Counterweight

here is pix that can help explain brents narrative. The duct tape around the journals help protect the journals during welding.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-08-2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 264
Posted By kenparker
Re: Top Frame "Filler"

expensive, about $25 per tube, but 3M windshiekd sealer works great
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-07-2020, 11:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 994
Posted By kenparker
Re: Catseye gas gauge

Is the glass amber or is the amber from gasoline stain. may have an original in my gas gauge junk box. ken
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-07-2020, 07:00 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,898
Posted By kenparker
Re: Which Car-Like Vehicles Can Tow a Model A?

A lot depends on the weight of the trailer. U Hauls, for exampleare about 2000 lbs. My flat bed wood deck 16 ft weighs only 1200 with dual axels and electric brakes. The other factor is weight of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-27-2020, 10:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By kenparker
Re: Threads on steering shaft

sounds about right. a thin nut goes on the e d of the shaft. nut 3/8 to 1/2 "thick.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-26-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 562
Posted By kenparker
Re: Which modern valve kit and valve guides?

The difference in spring length as mentioned is one issue. The other is... The tube type (Brattons) have to be pressed in with time, patience, a press or a hammer and brass driver to protect the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-22-2020, 08:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 744
Posted By kenparker
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-20-2020, 06:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 983
Posted By kenparker
Re: Distributor Problem

There are some other things to consider when "messing" with a distributor. 1) Are the lobes on the cam (all 4) the same height. If one is worn more than the others, I have seen as much a .005...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-18-2020, 02:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,436
Posted By kenparker
Re: Request for AC guys

Thanks for the confidence, Brent, but, i dont want to get into the kit business any more. For transmissions, AC for Model T's or even Studebakers. I am getting lazy in my senior years. ken
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-18-2020, 12:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,436
Posted By kenparker
Re: Request for AC guys

You can razz me for my AC all you want. Bottom line - I'm cool, u r not.
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