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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-27-2021, 08:28 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,674
Posted By Terry, NJ
Re: What's up with Macs/Ecklers

There is no security, only opportunities
Terry
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2021, 09:00 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,674
Posted By Terry, NJ
Re: What's up with Macs/Ecklers

Yeah, yeah! That's just great...... for now! But situations change. Sometime in the next five years when all this prosperity ends, they're going to wish they had a savings/cushion to land on. I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-19-2021, 12:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 844
Posted By Terry, NJ
Re: Rust Stains on Stainless Steel

You might try a product called "Iron Mike or Iron Ike, Or Iron Out" or a few other names. It is a Sodium Bisulphate (?) cleaner, IIRC. Good for sinks, tubs and drains where Iron is a problem. It's...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2021, 10:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,589
Posted By Terry, NJ
Re: ford 9n and model a motor

Why would anyone want to? Ford made good cars and trucks, but, tractors not so much! I had one, a 1952 8N and that cured me! I'll take a good International H or M over it any day. My cousin farmed...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-01-2021, 03:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 860
Posted By Terry, NJ
Re: Front Axle Shims

There should not be any slop, play, looseness in the king pins! Period! It should be a "tap Fit" into the bushings. In other words, you should have to very lightly tap the king pin into place. They...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-31-2021, 08:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 645
Posted By Terry, NJ
Re: GL4 & GL5 Gear Oils - Caution

Wie Gehts Werner,
Just to expand a little on what you said, Old farmers in the USA were told NOT TO use any lube higher than GL1 in their old tractors because of just as you said, the sulphur...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-31-2021, 08:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 860
Posted By Terry, NJ
Re: Front Axle Shims

Yes, there are shims that go under the spindle. They're available from the vendors. They come with the new king pins. When the kingpins get loose (death wobble) the bushings in the spindle get...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-25-2021, 11:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 859
Posted By Terry, NJ
Re: Sluggish starter

A few years ago, I had a weak/slow starter and after reading Tom W. on auxiliary ground cables, decided to make one up and install it , not expecting much! I did and I was pretty surprised at how...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-24-2021, 08:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 392
Posted By Terry, NJ
Re: Speedo Drive Gear Question

Why did it break! My 29 has abut the same problem. But I found out that the speedo is very tight, not seized, but very tight. I tried oiling it and running it in with an electric drill, (Reverse)...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-20-2021, 08:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,115
Posted By Terry, NJ
Re: Macungie pa.

$9 BUCKS TO GET IN! Contrast that with Jacktown, which charges Nothing, NADA, zilch admission. And parking is free ! They're fighting the crowds off! Auf wiedersehn, Awscht Fest!
Terry
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-19-2021, 11:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,005
Posted By Terry, NJ
Re: rebuild speedometer

How much $$, Shipping? I'm in Bucks county, Pa 18944 My E-mail is Cesspilo@yahoo.com I have three speedos to be repaired. Terry
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-19-2021, 11:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,676
Posted By Terry, NJ
Re: Poor braking

A pencil point is 15 degrees. Just project it onto a piece of cardboard with a light and cut to the shadow. Use the cardboard as a template. You don't need pinpoint accuracy here. If it 16 degrees...
Forum: Model-A 08-12-2021, 04:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 454
Posted By Terry, NJ
Forum: Model-A 08-12-2021, 04:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 252
Posted By Terry, NJ
Forum: Model-A 08-12-2021, 04:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 473
Posted By Terry, NJ
Forum: Model-A 08-08-2021, 09:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 473
Posted By Terry, NJ
30 Town sedan

I'm selling it! My Town Sedan! I'm burned out on it. I haven't done anything on it for at least two years, I'm sick of it! So here's the deal, 1 1930 six wheel, Town Sedan with new paint, Frame off,...
Forum: Model-A 08-08-2021, 11:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 252
Posted By Terry, NJ
28-29 running board, splash aprons R&L

I have two very usable 28-29 splash aprons. No repairs! Surface rust only! Clean them up, paint them and tomorrow install them! $140 Cesspilo@yahoo.com
Forum: Model-A 08-08-2021, 11:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 454
Posted By Terry, NJ
1930 Hyd. Brake conversion

I'm converting my Hyd. brakes on my coupe back to original. I have for sale a;
complete differential with brakes intact and good bearings and axles, converted to tubular shocks, including...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 07-01-2021, 09:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,378
Posted By Terry, NJ
Re: Lots of A's but not so many T's

The reason they are so cheap is that there is little demand. T s are primitive and hard to drive. Frankly, I'd rather have a Curved Dash Olds. I hope I'm not hurting anyone's feelings, but that's...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-01-2021, 04:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,576
Posted By Terry, NJ
Re: Economical and effective hydraulic brake conversion.

I am removing the juice brakes from my coupe. Here's what I have for sale, one differential with all brake parts plus it's set up for tube shocks. All the front parts including kingpins, Spare wheel...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-01-2021, 04:26 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,989
Posted By Terry, NJ
Re: Can somebody shed some light as to what these people are thinking?

The British seem to concern themselves more with the mechanical aspects of the car when restoring. Paint jobs are usually whatever colors are cheap. Note that the Mod A s are painted colors Henry...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-30-2021, 10:55 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,989
Posted By Terry, NJ
Re: Can somebody shed some light as to what these people are thinking?

If you think this is bad, you want to see the Austin trials on the same course. Talk about scarce and expensive parts, not to mention somewhat fragile. The little Austin Sevens push through the mud...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-26-2021, 09:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 581
Posted By Terry, NJ
Re: 7 Tooth Steering Gearbox Lubrication

I recently acquired a 29 with zerks in the case. I dread what may be inside! I am looking for a good way to drain it (empty it?) I like John Deere Low RPM "Cornhead grease. It's thixotropic (Their...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-24-2021, 05:01 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 13,757
Posted By Terry, NJ
Re: Tom Wesenberg

Hey jg61hawk , wherebouts in Central NJ ? My last address was in Jackson, Ocean, NJ. I couldn't take all the politics, regulations, and most of all, The taxes. So I bailed! now I'm
over here in Pa....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-24-2021, 02:38 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 13,757
Posted By Terry, NJ
Re: Tom Wesenberg

I would very much like to donate tool Tom's relief fund, but I don't do Gofund me. I wish to send my donation directly. Could someone provide me with a phone number and or an address?
Terry
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