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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-09-2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,565
Posted By Benson
Re: Veterans Day

Doctor Mark Garrison recorded a whole series of fascinating interviews that tells you why Joe Galloway refers to pilots, door-gunners and crew-chiefs as "God's own lunatics". There are 8 or 10 of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-08-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,565
Posted By Benson
Re: Veterans Day

Army 1967 to 1969, First Cavalry Division Feb 1968 to Jan 1969 . Ft Monmouth 1967 and 1969.

Thanks to the Huey "Slick" crews AKA "The Man in the Doorway", who brought us 7.62 mm ammo at "Oh Dark...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-07-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 552
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-05-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 739
Posted By Benson
Re: Brakes quiz!! ID the mistery system.

Very dangerous if steel drums are over sized as mentioned above.



One or both wheels WILL lockup (and NOT release until taken apart) ... when "floater" goes over center.



I did not read...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-30-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,530
Posted By Benson
Re: Champion 3xs or other plugs?

I used W16Y for 20 years ... short story is:

In the 60's we lived 25 miles one way from town and I drove it 7 days a week at 55 MPH and around town then back home. Engine speed never got to much...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-29-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 398
Posted By Benson
Re: Multipule disc clutch pilot bearing

On side note:
Bearing 6203 was also used on various IBM machines over the years.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-29-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 398
Posted By Benson
Re: Multipule disc clutch pilot bearing

Big green book ALSO shows a pilot bearing page 346 P/N 70-7600-B called "OILITE"

I believe that this might have been an Oilite bushing ...

along with a felt washer P/N A-7608

and a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-25-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 509
Posted By Benson
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-25-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 509
Posted By Benson
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-24-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 514
Posted By Benson
Re: Anything different about this A head?

never mind info already entered in post 2
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-20-2019, 10:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 178
Posted By Benson
Re: '29 60C glass dimensions

Perhaps you know about Nui Hon Con at An Khe?


or "The Golf Course" the largest Helicopter Pad in the world at the time...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-18-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By Benson
Re: 1929 sport coupe

Also sometimes one or more shocks are frozen (rusted) and are holding down one side the car.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-18-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 308
Posted By Benson
Re: 1931 steering column brace bracket installation in......

To see text on each photo, click on each photo in turn and read text in red color.

Worked well for me.

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showpost.php?p=1570730&postcount=4
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,041
Posted By Benson
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 833
Posted By Benson
Re: Original Condensers

40,

Good one!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,963
Posted By Benson
Re: The Latest Scam

Do not talk to anyone on phone that you do not know

here is why From ABC News:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Yi5LpkCQss

It is 1:30 minutes long

Do not answer to any thing including do...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 490
Posted By Benson
Re: Model A Electrical Inquiry re: cut out

From 1967 as taught in my IBM tech school:


Voltage drop across a forward-biased diode depends whether it is a Germanium or Silicon diode.



Silicon diodes require 0.7 volts to become...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-28-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 664
Posted By Benson
Re: Different Model A Venturi

since venturi is smaller maybe it is for a British engine ...

Although Henry would have used all pot metal unless there was a manufacturing problem which required brass for the smaller opening.
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-11-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,040
Posted By Benson
Re: Zenith Carb

I have seen one complete Upper/Lower and ONE and a half lower castings.

I say 1/2 because one lower casting was a Zenith 2 which someone used a Dremel in a feeble attempt to make the 2 into a 3...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-08-2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,040
Posted By Benson
Re: Zenith Carb

Zenith 3 carbs used less cast iron than 1 or 2.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-06-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,916
Posted By Benson
Re: Strange Happenings health wise

Long story short ... My mother had several falls in 2018...

Then one day she did not feel well so went to Doctor. Nurse found a heart beat of 37, three minutes later. Doctor got 60 beats ... I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-03-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,156
Posted By Benson
Re: DIY Windlace

save S & H Green stamps
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-30-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,128
Posted By Benson
Re: Mark Auto Supply New Jersey

Mark also made some of the Carburetor jets, floats and other parts in recent years.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-28-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,537
Posted By Benson
Re: Upholstery Clips - Need Advice

Brent,

thank you for the name.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-23-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,756
Posted By Benson
Re: My model A wont go faster than 40-45

deleted info about speed ...

Marshall,

I agree with your recent decision!
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