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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-04-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 563
Posted By Garagekulture13
Re: Most accurate tempt prob location?

Thanks for the input. I didn't know if anyone had ran into any issues with any of them. Sounds like number 3 it is. I'll be ordering from Bratton's in the morning. Would be now but I can't see if...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-03-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 563
Posted By Garagekulture13
Most accurate tempt prob location?

I see there are 3 options for a location for the sensor prob for the coolant tempt. I assume the one that goes where the top radiator hose goes would be the most accurate. My assumption being the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-29-2019, 05:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,126
Posted By Garagekulture13
Re: just curious

I also plan my trips out but sometimes you can not avoid a highway with a stated speed of 55. Now that is stated. No one is running 55 but me and in short time it looks like I'm leading a parade...
Forum: Model-A 06-22-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 830
Posted By Garagekulture13
Re: 1930 Ford Model AA

Sold

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Forum: Model-A 06-07-2019, 07:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 830
Posted By Garagekulture13
Re: 1930 Ford Model AA

Still have the old girl.

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Forum: Model-A 05-28-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 830
Posted By Garagekulture13
Re: 1930 Ford Model AA

Still available.

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Forum: Model-A 05-22-2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 830
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: 36
Views: 2,426
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: 824
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: 1,153
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: 1,153
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: 20
Views: 1,012
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: 532
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: 3,660
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: 1,788
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: 1,476
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: 1,476
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: 1,476
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: 1,476
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: 1,476
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: 1,476
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: 10,795
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: 10,795
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: 10,795
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: 10,795
Posted By Garagekulture13
Re: Chasing the knock.

It was more or less pegged to the right.

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