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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 11:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 976
Posted By katy
Re: Adding castor to the axle

Ford's illustration as to the ruggedness of their axles:
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 10:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 96
Posted By katy
Re: 1929 Sport Coupe speedmometer

The first thing I would di is clean and regrease the speedometer cable (inside the housing).
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2020, 11:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 609
Posted By katy
Re: Comments on these leak-down test results

Usually means that the valve is slow in seating because the stem and/or guide are carboned up or rusty, also may be caused by a weak or broken spring. The valve may close fully during cranking but...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-05-2020, 10:38 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,435
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-05-2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 510
Posted By katy
Re: rebuilt generator

I'm wondering if maybe that is caused by wrong brushes or possibly wrong springs on the brushes?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-05-2020, 10:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,063
Posted By katy
Re: Reserve Oil Can

Does anyone make reproductions?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-04-2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 734
Posted By katy
Re: Took my 30 coupe out for a spin

I'd love to take my A out for a run, but there's still too much snow around and too much salt on the roads.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-04-2020, 11:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 510
Posted By katy
Re: rebuilt generator

Have you tried oiling the bearings?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-04-2020, 10:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 554
Posted By katy
Re: Adjustable Tappets

Pots = cylinders, aka jugs
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-03-2020, 10:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 836
Posted By katy
Re: Installing New Head Gasket

Ditto, was taught that many, many moons ago.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-02-2020, 11:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 623
Posted By katy
Re: Finding TDC for leak-down test

Years ago a lot of large stationary diesel engines use air for starting, using a special valve in the head and a special lobe on the cam shaft.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-02-2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 830
Posted By katy
Re: 600w leaking out of steering box

I have seen chassis grease mixed w/STP used for a flowable type grease. Don't ask me the proportions, but it seems to me it was 50/50.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-02-2020, 10:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,583
Posted By katy
Re: Crime Does Not Pay.

You might need to explain to the young-uns what a cream separator is.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-01-2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,583
Posted By katy
Re: Crime Does Not Pay.

Dunno what they did and/or added to it, as little as possible would be my guess.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-31-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,063
Posted By katy
Re: Reserve Oil Can

There's always this:
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-31-2020, 11:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 537
Posted By katy
Re: grounding distributor

You could try a temporary ground wire from the screw that holds the condensor in to the body or frame somewhere.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-31-2020, 11:17 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,477
Posted By katy
Re: Loose Rod

Years ago we used what we called "check paper" under insert bearings. We went to the bank and got blank cheques and cut them up for shims. Worked good on old tired engines.

Anyone else remember...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-31-2020, 11:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 700
Posted By katy
Re: Continued Decussion on Murray Damper

Looks good, that segmented belt is a good idea.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-31-2020, 11:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,583
Posted By katy
Re: Crime Does Not Pay.

There was a company called "Reclaimo" that sold what they called re-refined oil for 25 cents a quart. It was my understanding that they heated it and put it through some kind of clay filter, it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-31-2020, 10:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 626
Posted By katy
Re: Cam spring and button

"Lamented", adjective, a conventional way of describing someone who has died or something that has been lost or that has ceased to exist.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-31-2020, 10:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,159
Posted By katy
Re: Solo Motor Installation

Sounds good, thanks, Ken
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-31-2020, 10:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 569
Posted By katy
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-30-2020, 11:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 626
Posted By katy
Re: Cam spring and button

Never heard of them gears. who makes them?:):)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-30-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 569
Posted By katy
Re: 6V Turn Signal Buzzer

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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-30-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 569
Posted By katy
Re: 6V Turn Signal Buzzer

I use a flasher w/built in buzzer, like this:https://www.ebay.com/itm/2Pin-6-12v-Indicator-Flasher-buzzer-Relay-motorcycle-blinker-electronic-Blue/174117145067?hash=item288a30c9eb:g:vXkAAOSwCXBd6WA5
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