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Forum: Model-A 08-01-2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 57
Posted By Bob from Northport
Front Axle Wish Bone-AA Truck

NOS Wish bone for AA truck. Never on Truck. Purchased from a Ford Dealer in Iowa years ago.
Best offer plus shipping
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-31-2020, 03:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 503
Posted By Bob from Northport
Exhaust pipe question/opinion

Working on a customers 28' Roadster Pick up. When we reinstalled the muffler/tail pipe to the exhaust manifold, I noticed the section of the stainless pipe was very deep to bright blue from the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-27-2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 585
Posted By Bob from Northport
Re: 31 tires

I have Firestones in the wheel well of my 30' Roadster pick up and 31 Panel truck. They fit fine.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-27-2020, 12:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 585
Posted By Bob from Northport
Re: 31 tires

JEGS high performance parts has Firestones for 175.00 with free shiping.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-14-2020, 12:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 432
Posted By Bob from Northport
Head Torque Question

In Bratton's catalog, it specifies that the torque on a 5.5 to 1 ratio head should be 65lbs. I have been told to torque to 55 lbs.
Can anyone advise the correct torque for the head nuts on a 5.5...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-13-2020, 05:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 277
Posted By Bob from Northport
Head Torque question

When using a crows foot on a short extension, or one of the torque tools sold to torque the nut slightly under/back of the distributor on the head, can anyone advise if using one of those tools...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-11-2020, 08:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,343
Posted By Bob from Northport
Re: Water in oil/engine

The customer that owns this truck does not want to spend any money. That is why it is in the shape it is. I would have preferred to remove the engine. But we've done this before. Well see how it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-10-2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,343
Posted By Bob from Northport
Re: Water in oil/engine

This is what the oil pan looked like inside when we pulled out out today.
All passages and rods have been cleaned. Pan and inner pan cleaned .
Pan back on the engine
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-09-2020, 01:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,343
Posted By Bob from Northport
Re: Water in oil/engine

To answer asapguy question. The cooling system was completely drained as well as the oil before any disassembly took place. No water could have come from any loose nuts. We found the three nuts...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-07-2020, 08:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,343
Posted By Bob from Northport
Re: Water in oil/engine

The truck arrived in my shop this afternoon. I disassembled the truck, and tore down the top end of the engine.
1. There was evident moisture in the #3 cylinder intake. Also moisture in the #3...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-04-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,343
Posted By Bob from Northport
Re: Water in oil/engine

A short update. The owner of the truck came by and said he found his radiator empty. He put in a gallon of water, and found a short time later the oil pan was full of water and it was running out...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-04-2020, 07:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,343
Posted By Bob from Northport
Water in oil/engine

Is there a way to determine if evidence of water in the oil, on the dip stick is from a cracked head or bad head gasket???
Truck arrived in the shop today. Photos will be included below
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-27-2020, 07:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 325
Posted By Bob from Northport
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-25-2020, 04:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 325
Posted By Bob from Northport
Re: AA Truck wheel base dimensions

Yes I was looking for the measurement from outside fender to fender. I did not realize they were the same as a standard A.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-25-2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 325
Posted By Bob from Northport
AA Truck wheel base dimensions

Can anyone advise the width of a AA truck body at the front end wheels??
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-17-2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 544
Posted By Bob from Northport
Re: removing distrubutor shaft

Just don't move the crank shaft
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-16-2020, 09:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 403
Posted By Bob from Northport
Re: Flywheel housing gasket

Yes. If not the back of the cam shaft will pour oil out into the housing and on the ground.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-16-2020, 07:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 472
Posted By Bob from Northport
Re: Can anyone recommend a good 6V timing light?

Check Ebay for 6v Snap On timing light
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-08-2020, 10:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 300
Posted By Bob from Northport
Re: Bumper Brackets

They look like rear bumper brackets. Maybe off a coupe
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-19-2020, 09:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 740
Posted By Bob from Northport
Re: Gas tank cleaning

If you want it done right and completely clean, send it to Brent's shop. You will receive a tank that looks like new and good for another 100 years.
I have had three tanks done in his shop. All...
Forum: Model-A 05-16-2020, 08:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 686
Posted By Bob from Northport
Forum: Model-A 05-07-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 686
Posted By Bob from Northport
Forum: Model-A 05-05-2020, 08:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 686
Posted By Bob from Northport
Mitchell Transmission

Brand new series #3 gear ration Mitchell transmission. Synchronized in second and third. Brand new in box. Never removed from original shipping container.
Shipping cost in addition to price. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-01-2020, 09:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 545
Posted By Bob from Northport
Re: Model A Plaque

It is just a decoration that can be purchased and engraved by any buyer to put on their cars.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 04-06-2020, 07:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 352
Posted By Bob from Northport
Tire/tube question

There is a rectangular washer that is put on the inside of a tire that mounts over the brass valve stem when using a wooden wheel and brass original style stems with a tube.
What is the purpose of...
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