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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 06:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 214
Posted By Phil Brown
Re: Bubble balancer from HF?

In addition to splitting the weight front and back,find the heavy spot and spread the weight out about 15 deg. each side of the heavy point. You might find the total weight added is less this way.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-16-2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 518
Posted By Phil Brown
Re: 1931 Phaeton with metallic paint??

I have heard or its use as far back as 1927, but as far as I know Ford did not use it until sometime in the '70s. Not to say that the car could not have been repainted in late 31 or 1932 using a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-07-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 867
Posted By Phil Brown
Re: Step plate or not??

.....sounds good..:eek:
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-17-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,116
Posted By Phil Brown
Re: H&H Model A motor thrust bearing issue

Same here, use that few seconds to putting the car in gear to let the red light runners through :eek:
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-17-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,096
Posted By Phil Brown
Re: model B engine

The timing cover (and pin location) is more relevant to the distributor that's being used in the motor than the block
"B" distributor use the "B" cover
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-05-2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 843
Posted By Phil Brown
Re: Manual Spark Timing

6 volt or 12 volt makes no difference as to when the timing of the spark should occur. Levers UP to start it up or you'll probably learn how to change the starter Bendix when it kicks back next....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-01-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,291
Posted By Phil Brown
Re: Impossible ... Stuck head

Looks to be a # 11 :eek:
Had a head stuck like that once, messed with it for a few weeks before the puller finally won and broke the head. Then it got easy, finished up with a
3lb. hammer. :D It...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-01-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 649
Posted By Phil Brown
Re: Painting question

I've found that the wire wheel tends to polish and smooth out the surface and a lot of times the primer will not adhere very well. Blasting gives the surface some "teeth" for the paint to lock into....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-26-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 523
Posted By Phil Brown
Re: Why the switch from electric to vacuum wipers in 1930?

cost, why spend extra on an electric motor when the free vacuum works fine ? (unless your going up hill ) :D
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-19-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,325
Posted By Phil Brown
Re: Tig welding door panel questions

A butt weld has no overlap to trap water or moisture in :rolleyes:
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-04-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,393
Posted By Phil Brown
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-18-2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,042
Posted By Phil Brown
Re: Angle engine

I think that you also need the angle to help fill the rear of the valve chamber to supply the rear main with oil. Sitting level just the front part of the chamber will fill then start spilling over...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-12-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,518
Posted By Phil Brown
Re: Clutch Chatter & Flywheel run-out

If your flywheel mounting surface and clutch face surface are not parallel its going to chatter. Or if you have got high and low areas on the clutch face side of the flywheel the highs hit the disk...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 594
Posted By Phil Brown
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-20-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 528
Posted By Phil Brown
Re: Rust repair conundrum

The correct way to do it is to cut it out and weld in the new sections, then you know that that rust cancer is gone. most other types of repairs that I've seen are just patches that continue to rust...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-17-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,901
Posted By Phil Brown
Re: Synchromesh or Overdrive

Well, we finally got a chance to drive the car and wow what a difference the new gearbox made. Runs quiet and shifts perfectly. (did lose some of its model A charm no longer having that second gear...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-12-2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,901
Posted By Phil Brown
Re: Synchromesh or Overdrive

Hopefully this weekend as it's in my Dads car and he had to take my Mom on a seven day cruse to Alaska, you know the old saying....Happy wife = Happy life and that means more car parts :D
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-11-2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,901
Posted By Phil Brown
Re: Synchromesh or Overdrive

Almost through with one of Dave's kit's for my dads car and can't wait to drive it . Instillation was real straight forward and everything fit great. His kit includes EVERYTHING that you need to get...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-01-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,585
Posted By Phil Brown
Re: Alternator Voltage Regulator Burning Out?

First things first, you know that the alternator is not right take it back and get your money back and try a different brand /style and or supplier
Get that voltage stabilized then go from there,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-20-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 925
Posted By Phil Brown
Re: Full pressure oiling.

A lot of work and you run out of room real quick to use larger tubing :)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-17-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 911
Posted By Phil Brown
Re: Surprise...no clutch.

Not the arm, BUT had the pin fall out one time. That was a exciting few seconds :eek: Used the E brake to get her stopped. Walked back up the road and found the pin, and a short piece of fence wire....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-15-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 605
Posted By Phil Brown
Re: Modern Valve Spring Retainers 30 CCPU

Taper fit between the keeper and the retainer gets then to stick together, give it a light smack with a hammer on the retainer ( before installing the spring compressor ) to release the keepers...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-16-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,698
Posted By Phil Brown
Re: Help - My A is barely running

Sounds like it's running out of gas, plugged carb jets or fuel line ?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-09-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,279
Posted By Phil Brown
Re: Crank start

Love her to death, but my wife would walk a LONG way before hand cranking an A :-)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-12-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,844
Posted By Phil Brown
Re: Center main bearing

Oh yea, that's why we did it :eek:
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