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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-26-2020, 08:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By Steves46
Re: 1930 Below Deck Panel Removal/Replacement

Thanks for the feedback. I had a feeling there was more to this than what meets the eye. I have read about the form and fit of the reproduction replacements. Will look into possible weld repairs,
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-26-2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By Steves46
1930 Below Deck Panel Removal/Replacement

The below deck panel on my 30 Coupe is cracked & splitting along the bottom and needs to be replaced. Alothough when I am underneith I can see at least 3 bolts on the right/left flanges, I am sure...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-08-2020, 05:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 762
Posted By Steves46
Re: Running Poorly

Update. Took the carb apart and discovered the float valve was a bit sticky. After cleaning all this and the other components, everything is good to go. Should have done this at the beginning. Lesson...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 762
Posted By Steves46
Re: Running Poorly

The dripping was only temporary. I may turn the gas on and see if any seeps out. When it was running there was no leaks.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 762
Posted By Steves46
Re: Running Poorly

Update. Checked the spark when it started acting up and it was a nice crisp blue. Going to remove the carb and check and see if the float valve is sticking. I did notice that after I emptied the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-02-2020, 09:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 762
Posted By Steves46
Re: Running Poorly

I have been adding 4 oz to the fuel during fill ups and was going to ask the best way to add for the valves and appreciate your guidance. Question- how many ozs per cylinder?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-02-2020, 07:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 762
Posted By Steves46
Re: Running Poorly

Appreciate the inputs and I tend to think it may be the valves for I had a similar situation on my 55 F100 223 straight 6 motor. Valve adjustment fixed it. Fired the Model A cold and ran great...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-02-2020, 01:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 762
Posted By Steves46
Running Poorly

The odd thing to all of this is that when she first starts-up, it runs like a sewing machine however, after complete warm-up, the problems set-in for it begins missing and acts like it want to stall...
Forum: Model-A 12-04-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 234
Posted By Steves46
Quail Bird Only

Looking for just the quail bird only. Anyone have one in their stash box? Thanks.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-08-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,463
Posted By Steves46
Re: Veterans Day

USAF 1979 thru 2003; Operations Desert Storm and Enduring Freedom.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-29-2019, 05:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 967
Posted By Steves46
Re: Car won't start

You mentioned working on it after taking the drive. What kind of work did you do? Sometimes that may be an unintentional cause of a problem. Ask me how I know. ��
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-07-2019, 07:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 734
Posted By Steves46
Re: Transmission dipstick kit

I am and really like it. Easy to install.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-29-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,035
Posted By Steves46
Re: Gas Shut Off Valve

No sir it doesn't.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-27-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,035
Posted By Steves46
Re: Gas Shut Off Valve

Thanks guys. The valve works fine rather just saving wear & tear.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-27-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,035
Posted By Steves46
Gas Shut Off Valve

I really enjoy driving my Model A as much as I can and have a question regarding the gas shut-off valve. Is it absolutley necessary to turn it off everytime you shut off the engine or should it be...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-06-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 2,767
Views: 623,743
Posted By Steves46
Re: What I Did on My Lunch Hour

Vic, it sounds like a fuel starvation issue at higher RPMs. How do the other fuel line connection points look throughout the system, electric fuel pump and mechanical fuel pump pass through...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-28-2019, 06:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 438
Posted By Steves46
Re: Fog Light Switch Connection Question

Jim-Pete, thanks for the info. Good to go now.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-27-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 438
Posted By Steves46
Fog Light Switch Connection Question

I know there are others out there using fog lights and would like to know which connection point is being connected to the swithc to power the lights? The junction box on the firewall or maybe...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-26-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 773
Posted By Steves46
Re: new seat cover

Very cool!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-20-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,182
Posted By Steves46
Re: Dawsonville

I also heard the swap meet is history-besides looking at all the great cars, I along with many others really enjoyed combing through all the rusty treasures. That killed my fun meter and won't be...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-12-2019, 05:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 620
Posted By Steves46
Re: model a fan

I think that may depend on individual situations. When I installed mine, The woodruff key, castle nut and cotter pin was only needed and the fan fit nice and snug.
Forum: Model-A 05-10-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 363
Posted By Steves46
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-18-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,862
Posted By Steves46
Re: Seat belts - to be or not to be?

Recently installed a set in my Coupe.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-17-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 978
Posted By Steves46
Re: Fan Movement

I ordered a 2 blade fan from Snyder's and will switching out my 4 Blade. If I am fortunate, there will be no damage to the shaft and the new fan will snug-in nice and tight. Since I have engine...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-17-2019, 04:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 978
Posted By Steves46
Re: Fan Movement

I removed the pin and tried snugging the castle nut-no dice! It was not getting any tighter. On to removing the water pump and will try to replace the fan first and see if that will work. Hopefully...
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