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Forum: Model-A 05-22-2019, 08:09 AM
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Posted By Garagekulture13
1930 Ford Model AA

She runs and drives. 1930 unrestored truck. The seat has been recovered. Currently tagged and insured in Tennessee. I'm located in La Vergne, Tennessee. $8000 or will trade for a half ton Model A...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-18-2019, 05:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,284
Posted By Garagekulture13
Re: Tire wheel balancing: is it needed ?

Wow that wheel turned out great and sounds like you may have made a couple of friends along the way.


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Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 04-20-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 654
Posted By Garagekulture13
Re: Name this tool

You interested in selling?

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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-14-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 969
Posted By Garagekulture13
Re: Timing Gear Back Lash

I replaced the timing gear as well as the crank gear. The crank gear had some pitting and the cam gear teeth were badly worn as you can see in the pictures. The knock went away after I replaced them...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-14-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 969
Posted By Garagekulture13
Re: Timing Gear Back Lash

I had a knock also and it turned out to be my timing gear was worn badly. Here are a couple of videos of the sound the timing gear was making while running, hand cranking with the cover off and after...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-14-2019, 05:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 522
Posted By Garagekulture13
Re: Shut Off Valve Leaking

I rebuilt my shutoff valve with no luck. So I too ordered a new one. It's operation is so smooth compared to my old one. Also no known leaks. I'd just order a new one and be done. I'm sure Bratton's...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-08-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 469
Posted By Garagekulture13
Re: Trouble replacing grease fittings - suggestions?

I've been considering converting over to all zerk fittings also so this thread got my attention. After reading Joe's response it settles it for me and stock it'll be.

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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,979
Posted By Garagekulture13
Re: LED Head Lamp Upgrade

Thanks for the info. I just ordered some from Bratton's.

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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-23-2019, 04:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,567
Posted By Garagekulture13
Re: Snyders new site security concern

I was able to change my password yesterday a little after 11am with no issue.

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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,204
Posted By Garagekulture13
Re: Vibration After New Motor

Update

I got the front yoke ground to clear the crank pulley. The car actually seems to have gained some power but the vibration is still there. Now mind you I only have to Model As to judge by. A...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-18-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,204
Posted By Garagekulture13
Re: Vibration After New Motor

Update: just saw this. I went out to have another look at the front motor mount and I saw the crank pulley is rubbing. Not sure how this happened. Also all the copper dust in the picture is from the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-18-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,204
Posted By Garagekulture13
Re: Vibration After New Motor

Just wanted everyone to know that I'm still here and listening. I will try the suggested asap and let you all know the findings. I really appreciate everyone's input.

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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-17-2019, 06:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,204
Posted By Garagekulture13
Re: Vibration After New Motor

Yes I did. Thanks. My friend let the fan go with the motor because he knew it was a good fan. He gave me a mini class on fans including an example of a cracked fan blade. I'm always open for new...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-17-2019, 05:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,204
Posted By Garagekulture13
Re: Vibration After New Motor

Sorry for the poor pictures. I took these last night after I got off work. I put loctite on the rear motor mount bolts. That's why there is no safety wire. The other picture is of the spring and nut...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-16-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,204
Posted By Garagekulture13
Vibration After New Motor

I bought an Antique Engine Builders touring motor from a friend of mine. He bought the engine new and after about 800 miles he decided he wanted a V8. So I jumped at the deal and put the motor in my...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-18-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 10,255
Posted By Garagekulture13
Re: Chasing the knock.

As many already guessed the motor is wore out. I believe the old man took me. Cylinders 1,2, and 4 are reading 50#s. Cylinder 3 is reading 25#s. The following pictures are of a valve in 3 cylinder....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-17-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 10,255
Posted By Garagekulture13
Re: Chasing the knock.

Distributor did not have any wobble. Headlight was the mounting nut. A quarter turn and it lit right up. I put a new distributor body on and drove the car into work today. Roughly 10 miles. Pulled #4...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-14-2018, 08:10 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 10,255
Posted By Garagekulture13
Re: Chasing the knock.

I just saw this. They all are worn but #4 pin on the distributor body is badly...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-14-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 10,255
Posted By Garagekulture13
Re: Chasing the knock.

It was more or less pegged to the right.

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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-14-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 10,255
Posted By Garagekulture13
Re: Chasing the knock.

This happened last night on the way home. When I started the car at work I noticed right away it sounded different. I work 2nd shift and got off at 11pm. So I decided it was a nice night I'd run by...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-12-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 10,255
Posted By Garagekulture13
Re: Chasing the knock.

I did not check clearances. However today I noticed while running around 40 mph I could bring the timing lever up about a quarter of the way and the motor would quite down. What's the reason fo this?...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-11-2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 10,255
Posted By Garagekulture13
Re: Chasing the knock.

The knock is gone. I still can hear some what I believe to be some valve clatter. Nothing drastic. The car has set up for some time so I hope with some drive time things will get settled in. I put in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-07-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 10,255
Posted By Garagekulture13
Re: Chasing the knock.

Lower idle

https://youtu.be/DeSld6LHVcg

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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-07-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 10,255
Posted By Garagekulture13
Re: Chasing the knock.

About the fuel line that is a carb I borrowed. My carb has the side sediment bowl and it will be going back on. It fits the current fuel line.

Sorry but being in a rush before work while doing my...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 10,255
Posted By Garagekulture13
Re: Chasing the knock.

The good news the car is back together. The bad news is it won't hit. Assumably it's something to do with timing. I checked the timing with the pin in, piston TDC, and the rotor button at the correct...
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