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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 05:00 AM
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Posted By Benson
Re: Fire Department license plates

deleted posted to wrong question ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-10-2020, 08:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 427
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-06-2020, 09:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,074
Posted By Benson
Re: Electronic ignition advise

Y-Blockhead: FYI

FSI uses Pertronix Ignitor II modules.

Instruction sheet For Zipper says module will be damaged if key is left on with engine not running.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-05-2020, 09:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 325
Posted By Benson
Re: Brake Pedal

1. If both pedals are the same distance from the floor board.

Then it is possible that someone bent the pedals for some reason.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-05-2020, 09:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 325
Posted By Benson
Re: Brake Pedal

wrong info... removed
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-05-2020, 06:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 325
Posted By Benson
Re: Brake Pedal

1. most of the time it is the clutch pedal which is too far back.

2. Most common cause is that this clutch collar is worn.

Click to see photo:...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-05-2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 495
Posted By Benson
Re: International Model A Ford Day?

Looks like there is hope on this Covid-19 thing. The Internet sure is useful.

The 1968 Pandemic was a combination of the 1957 Virus and a new one that broke out.

I remember a bunch of us got...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-01-2020, 10:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 527
Posted By Benson
Re: Exhaust pipe question/opinion

What is the paint code for that color of paint? :cool:
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-29-2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 946
Posted By Benson
Re: starter not engaging

As far as I know the original Bendix design was not reproduced.

Unless Rick, JC Whitney or the Argentina boys sold some repros.

I will ask around.

It seems that several companies made Drives...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-28-2020, 04:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,600
Posted By Benson
Re: Slamming into first gear

PM sent to 20500
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-28-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 946
Posted By Benson
Re: starter not engaging

1. That is the REPRO design. If spring is missing from the repro design the bendix gear will "cam forward" and will sometimes strike the flywheel ring gear while engine is running.

Makes a very...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-27-2020, 08:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,180
Posted By Benson
Re: oil pump shield

Surely Glen has found a shield in the last 7 years but I am not sure that a shield is needed on a B engine with pressurized rod bearings as the dipper tray has no dippers needing to pick up oil for...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-27-2020, 07:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,180
Posted By Benson
Re: oil pump shield

Yes John, page 576



The detent on the dipper tray was raised 1/8 inch, which lowers the tray itself.

Kinda sounds like they were worried about the shield hitting the tray maybe Huh?
I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-25-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 556
Posted By Benson
Re: Batt not holding charge

PM sent to 20500
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-23-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,440
Posted By Benson
Re: How common a practice is this?.

Photo 13:

That wire job looks logical, well done and neat!

In 1964 I bought a 34 Chevy PU which was re-wired without using a wire loom!


The Kicker was every wire was same gauge AND all...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-23-2020, 07:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 449
Posted By Benson
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-20-2020, 11:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,095
Posted By Benson
Re: Rear Block Babbitt

1. You say that you filed the ends of the seal (baffle) this should not be necessary.

2. The crank seems to be rubbing on the seal (baffle).

3. If it was necessary to file the ends of the seal...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-18-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,303
Posted By Benson
Re: Devastating Blow

pm sent to 20550
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-18-2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,095
Posted By Benson
Re: Rear Block Babbitt

Kohnke Rebabbitting is user name

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/member.php?u=439

1. Click on statistics TAB in above link

2. Click on Find all posts by Kohnke Rebabbitting to get listing of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-17-2020, 11:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,303
Posted By Benson
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-17-2020, 09:14 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,303
Posted By Benson
Re: Devastating Blow

sent PM to 20500
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-17-2020, 08:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,303
Posted By Benson
Re: Devastating Blow

Photo 1 shows a cross street coming in from the left ...

OR maybe there is a curve there, can not tell.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-17-2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 383
Posted By Benson
Re: Classic Wood Mfg in Greensboro, NC

website shows:

ricky@classicwoodproductsllc.com

Contact Form

Classic Wood Products LLC
1006 North Raleigh Street, Greensboro, NC 27405, United States
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-16-2020, 08:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 444
Posted By Benson
Re: Piston protrusion

John,


Here is Best Gaskets webpage Vintage Engine gaskets.
https://bestgasket.com/vintage-engine-gaskets/


They also make CUSTOM gaskets.
You can find a link on the page above
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-15-2020, 08:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 901
Posted By Benson
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