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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 12:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 434
Posted By 100IH
Re: King pin fit

Best practice is at the machine shop and only if they have a Sunnen pinfiting machine or equivalent from Italy This will hone both bushings at the same time in alignment. Wheel cylinder hones can get...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 11:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 202
Posted By 100IH
Re: Different front spindles?

You just said there was a difference in length. There is an early spindle but the difference is not the length, it is the inner flange where the backing plate mounts. The longer spindle is likely...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-21-2020, 02:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,417
Posted By 100IH
Re: Engine pans

Do you have Float a Motor engine mounts? if so the engine will not be as solidly mounted as original. The likelihood that the tabs at the frame could crack/ tear off. They would have to float...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-12-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,294
Posted By 100IH
Re: Revising gear box

If the gear box never leaks, you don't need a dipstick. In the ideal world (:.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-12-2020, 11:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 510
Posted By 100IH
Re: brake pedal return spring mounting

Two sets of return springs are already part of the system as originally designed. 1. return springs on the brake shoes and 2. what Gary said, the anti-rattlers on the brake rods which are often...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-30-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 838
Posted By 100IH
Re: High Point on Cam

The camshaft for the valves on a flat head is momentary because it is pointed but the bottom of the lifter is wide enough to keep the valve open longer. The distributor cam is the opposite scenario....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-30-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,281
Posted By 100IH
Re: Pilot Bearing Question

Werner, we have a company called "speedy sleeve." They make hard alloy thin wall sleeves that can be installed with a press fit and/or locktite. Made just for repair of worn surfaces. Somewhere in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-30-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 725
Posted By 100IH
Re: Front motor mount springs wrong

Get the kit with all of the parts and not just the springs. The high end parts suppliers have the most correct length parts. Others sell springs that are too long. The reference to Marcp's site is a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-30-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 881
Posted By 100IH
Re: 31 model a differential drive shaft removal technique

IF the pinion needs to be replaced R&R, removing can be tough but the install is much tougher without bending the shaft. For success find a supplier what will do it with the special frame. They can...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-16-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 834
Posted By 100IH
Re: Compression test and Vacuum test readings need help

If your compression tester is the kind with a flexable hose and the check valve is at the spark plug end and the gauge can come off you'r in business. Rig up some fittings to put a male air hose...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-16-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,549
Posted By 100IH
Re: Weard leaks

Mine Gott. Why did you put in this additive in the first place - Leaking? now leaking still so it is the additive. I am sure no stop leak that has been around for 50 - 70 years eats head gaskets....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-16-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 947
Posted By 100IH
Re: GAV knob proper orientation

Sooooo, where should the thingy that says Dill - where you put air in the tire B.?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-16-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 895
Posted By 100IH
Re: Transmission gear/shaft question

If you want to loosen them up or indicate where the rub is, put a very small amount of lapping compound ( fine or extra fine) on the shaft and slide one gear at a time back and forth on the shaft -...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-12-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,463
Posted By 100IH
Re: That "Opportunity Knocks" Engine

Stitch it-Irontite pins. Then run their ceramic seal.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-12-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,094
Posted By 100IH
Re: Replacing pistons

OK. step 1). measure the cylinders (all) top and bottom to determine if/ how much taper - wear. A machinist needs to do the measuring and visual inspection. He will be able to tell if it needs to be...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-23-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,100
Posted By 100IH
Re: non adjustable valves

So, for the sake of meaningful discussions, you do have adjustable lifters. Now you have to learn how to measure the gap when the lobes are down and then raise the valves, one at a time to the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-20-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 506
Posted By 100IH
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-11-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By 100IH
Re: Repair manual suggestions

Reproduction parts books, one for body and several for chassis are good and include which fasteners,washers & nuts (even cotter pin descriptions) go with a particular part. There are several books...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-10-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 599
Posted By 100IH
Re: Low compression

Air pressure for cylinder leakage test only need about 30-35 psi. Any extra pressure will only make the crank turn away from TDC.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-08-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,504
Posted By 100IH
Re: Club Thinning

Consider the housing market.Young couples can't afford to buy a house to live in or have kids until they are in their forties. A's have gone up a fair amount but the relative cost of doing a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-08-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 507
Posted By 100IH
Re: Spring Prep

The more lube on the spring leaves, the more you're relying on good working shocks for the smooth ride. Some friction is part of the equation.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-01-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,148
Posted By 100IH
Re: Mysterious hole in valve chamber?

It is ugly and not the German way. The pathway for oil to flow over the timing gears. One place where labor money was saved. The guy who bashed the hole there in the block only had time for two hits...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-01-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 826
Posted By 100IH
Re: Timing? Coil? need help!

Need to learn how to drive with manual adjust timing. Need to learn ignition timing procedure and inner workings of a distributor. Need to learn about carburetor adjustment.

The challenge is to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-31-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 647
Posted By 100IH
Re: Sagging Front Spring.

They do get old and loose their ability to support the weight. Re-arching is when each leaf is run through 3 rollers cold to bend into a taller stance. Usually only 1/2 effective and only for a short...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-31-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 785
Posted By 100IH
Re: Perch Pin Play...

Thin ice and frozen feet. If the pin locks the perch in place your good. The taper on the bottom of the perch casting and the taper on the top of the nut will position the perch. The pin will lock it...
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