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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-02-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,242
Posted By rocket1
Re: Swirled Glass Shift Knobs

When I purchased my ccpu in 61 it came with a glass shift knob it also has a brass adapter in it to fit the A shaft.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-02-2020, 11:45 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,509
Posted By rocket1
Re: Spark Question

TXMIKE might be in Texas,If all on the barn would put their location in there might be some one near bye that could help them,just a suggestion.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-02-2020, 11:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 430
Posted By rocket1
Re: Manifold

I had to replace the exhaust manifold recently it had sagged 3/8 of an inch at the back.I purchased a new one bolted the manifolds together and ran a straight edge across them looked darn good...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-30-2020, 07:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By rocket1
Re: Distributor

Make sure the pin at the base of the distributor is firmly seated in the head.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-29-2020, 07:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 541
Posted By rocket1
Re: Brakes

If you have a dbl. master cylinder under the floor or even a single you should have a 10 lb. residual check valve in the line which keeps slight pressure on the shoes,some master cylinders have the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-09-2020, 12:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 799
Posted By rocket1
Re: Head gasket indentations pics

Copper coat it(spray) but use the free one.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-08-2020, 04:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 828
Posted By rocket1
Re: Who sells the best repro radiator shell?

Why a repro,get a restored original.At least it will fit.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-21-2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,515
Posted By rocket1
Re: No Start - Loud Pops

New fuel line installed,they usually come with the ferrules loose on the tube,the tubing should not be pushed to far into the carb.Also leave the air filter off till you sort out your...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-05-2020, 11:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 873
Posted By rocket1
Re: Steel balls in brake cross shaft

I replaced them many years back with the original type(fabric insert) the pins were a dog to remove,I think thats why they offer the split balls.I would do the correct job better in the long run.Danka
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-05-2020, 10:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 636
Posted By rocket1
Angry Macungie pa.

DAS AWKSCHT FESCHT canceled,basically show summer is over cry now or cry later!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-02-2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 605
Posted By rocket1
Re: Which thread?

I would not use a hardened bolt,if it ever snaps it would be more difficult to drill out and tap.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-01-2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 759
Posted By rocket1
Re: Light Switch Problem

They make a grease for electrical contacts(diaelectric grease)good for bulb bases also.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-01-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,925
Posted By rocket1
Re: Misfire and backfire when hot

I would take a compression check when the engine is cold and then when it is hot and acting up,could be a valve problem.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-31-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,238
Posted By rocket1
Re: Oil Pressure - OK

Just drive it,a lot more important things to worry about.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-31-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 965
Posted By rocket1
Re: Changing engine oil...

In the fall before i put her to bed for the winter.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-31-2020, 01:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,638
Posted By rocket1
Re: Hershey cancelled

Damn,been going since 63.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-24-2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,481
Posted By rocket1
Re: First trip observations.

When you checked the oil level and registered L on the dipstick the troughs filled up if they were empty,is it still using oil?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-19-2020, 07:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,463
Posted By rocket1
Re: Title

I'll tell you what,you can get in real trouble trying to register a car with an out of state title or the equivalent.When I was a kid I bought a car from N.Y. state living in Jersey by the time I got...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-11-2020, 05:01 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,212
Posted By rocket1
Re: Locating dimple on timing gear

omg just thinking the same thing,but interesting reading!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-06-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 813
Posted By rocket1
Re: Model A main drive gear, educate me

appears to be part # A7017 AR transmission main drive for 28 multi disc clutch.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-06-2020, 12:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,152
Posted By rocket1
Re: You Tube

I see they are driving on the wrong side of the road even back then,LOL.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-04-2020, 08:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,422
Posted By rocket1
Re: Loosen / tighten individual cylinder head nuts?

as far as the heat protector for the dist.it is not needed,just looks pretty,install a burnout proof condensor and you are all good.gutten tag.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-04-2020, 08:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 966
Posted By rocket1
Re: Aluminum radiator

They call themselves a radiator repair shop? Custom radiator is in south Jersey,they do excellent work.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-03-2020, 07:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 287
Posted By rocket1
Angry Rhinebeck

Just for spite no rain today for the model "a" at rhinebeck,n.y.it was cancelled on account of the virus.rained last two years!:
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-01-2020, 01:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 565
Posted By rocket1
Re: Coil, original type with spot welded bracket

I would post an add in the forum Model A parts wanted,there are plenty out there.
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