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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-25-2017, 07:19 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,737
Posted By smittykid
Re: When to shut off fuel

Just make sure your valve under the tank isn't leaking. On one of my Tudors I would shut the gas valve off & let it run till it quit. Next morning I would still smell gas in the garage. Turns out...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-16-2017, 03:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 272
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-16-2017, 11:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By smittykid
Running board molding question

To replace the zinc running board molding- is that a snap fit or does the molding slide on from one end?
We just got down to South Carolina for the Winter last Sat. I unloaded "Martha" from the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-31-2017, 03:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 996
Posted By smittykid
Re: It was running ok when I parked it-------

Thanks to everyone. Here's what I did-- pulled plugs & cleaned them-set gap at .035 - cleaned & reset points at .20. Good fuel flow from tank. Started it up and let it idle for a while. I also...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-30-2017, 03:16 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,343
Posted By smittykid
Re: Which plug do you run?

I run w16Y's as well-what gap setting do you use?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-27-2017, 05:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 996
Posted By smittykid
It was running ok when I parked it-------

Got my 29 Fordor out today for the final run before winter storage. Ran a little rough at first, but it was cold last night-we had a frost. The car is in an unheated garage. Anyway, the rough...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2017, 06:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,259
Posted By smittykid
Re: rebuilt engine price?

I would highly recommend Antique Engine Rebuilders in Skokie, Il. They just rebuilt my short block(8/2017) with some minor extra repairs for $2355. The freight both ways was around $227. That was...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-09-2017, 05:06 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,592
Posted By smittykid
Re: Buying an out of state car on the internet

Dave,
I am a Pa. resident as well. I have purchased several vintage cars(including Model A's) from out of state. Where in Pa. are you located? Shoot me a PM and we can discuss the matter...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2017, 08:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,097
Posted By smittykid
Re: High compression heads - Worth it?

I have 3 Model A's with the HC head. To me, there is a noticeable difference in climbing hills with the HC heads. Not really any faster, but long steep hills in 3rd gear are not a problem. I just...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-28-2017, 07:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 614
Posted By smittykid
Re: most pictures not opening

Try double clicking on the black box. It worked for me.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-26-2017, 10:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 367
Posted By smittykid
Question Re: Hinge pin mirror for Victoria

Thank you Bob. Where did you get the mirror?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-26-2017, 08:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 367
Posted By smittykid
Hinge pin mirror for Victoria

I did a search, but I can't find a vendor who sells the hinge pin mirrors for Vicky's and S/W's. Bert's apparently has the correct size pin, but not the mirrors. I would really like to have at...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-21-2017, 08:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 617
Posted By smittykid
Re: Thread size question

I found one-thanks!;)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-21-2017, 07:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 617
Posted By smittykid
Smile Re: Thread size question

Thanks guys! I bought a thread file from NAPA. After working with the thread file and a small flat file, I got it squared away. I must have boogered up the castle nut that came with the water pump...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-21-2017, 05:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 617
Posted By smittykid
Question Thread size question

I have a Leakless water pump from Snyder's-the sealed unit no lube. I needed to remove the fan (alum 2 blade) to grind down the end of the housing for a little more pulley clearance. When I smacked...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-17-2017, 04:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 439
Posted By smittykid
Re: AA Truck engine

Thank you everyone!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-17-2017, 05:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 439
Posted By smittykid
Question AA Truck engine

What if any are the differences between the 4 cyl. Ford put in the AA trucks and the standard cars? Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-29-2017, 05:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 751
Posted By smittykid
Re: Just received my EVR from Fun Projects

Marc,
In the instructions in bold print it says, "Only the generator 3rd brush assembly will be adjusted and under no circumstances should the 3rd brush assembly be set for more than 15 amps...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-28-2017, 03:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 751
Posted By smittykid
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-28-2017, 03:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 751
Posted By smittykid
Re: Just received my EVR from Fun Projects

Thanks and glad to here it works so well!:)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-28-2017, 02:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 751
Posted By smittykid
Just received my EVR from Fun Projects

I have a 6 volt pos. ground system. The instructions that came with the EVR say to loosen the 3rd brush nut to adjust the brush and then to retighten the nut. I moved my 3rd brush to the top (min...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-26-2017, 07:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,003
Posted By smittykid
Unhappy Re: shippers;

Why not just say " Try using the Search function or look in the Sticky at the top of the page". No need to start out with a snide remark. Remarks like that can deter some folks from asking...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-26-2017, 07:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 921
Posted By smittykid
Re: Head gasket question

Thanks to everyone!:)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-23-2017, 07:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 921
Posted By smittykid
Question Head gasket question

The engine out of my 29 Tudor is out in Skokie, Il. for a short block rebuild. I bought a 5.5:1 high comp. head from Snyders with the B-6051-C Graphite head gasket. My Grandson is a tool and die...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-18-2017, 05:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 340
Posted By smittykid
Question How far can you adjust the generator 3rd brush?

Long story short, I moved the third brush quite a ways up on the armature to reduce the output. I also replaced the stock cut out with a NUREX diode cut out. The system is still 6 volt pos. ground....
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