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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-01-2017, 07:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,090
Posted By ford-m
Re: Canada Day Plans

Happy Canada Day.
Enjoying the weekend on Lower Buckhorn Lake with Cold Canadian beer and it's also my wife's Birthday today.
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-20-2017, 07:15 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,890
Posted By ford-m
Re: Knock, knock, knock sound

Hi Dick, yes this was the thumping sound. I am not 100% sure what caused this. Can anyone shed light if excessive end play on the crankshaft would cause failure or was it just the gears time to go ?...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-20-2017, 05:32 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,890
Posted By ford-m
Re: Knock, knock, knock sound

Hi Tom, all scoops are facing the cam.

Well I think I found the issue.

http://i1291.photobucket.com/albums/b558/Ford-m/20170620_175212_zpsovserfof.jpg
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-19-2017, 03:26 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,890
Posted By ford-m
Re: Knock, knock, knock sound

Well, I removed inspection cover for the timing gear and she still looks good for an original gear. Not loose at all. So then I used a bar to see if the crank moved back and forth and yup she does....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-18-2017, 06:26 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,890
Posted By ford-m
Re: Knock, knock, knock sound

Hi Jeff,
Just tried grounding each plug with NO difference in sound. Knock was still there. Might be time to drop the pan ?
Regards,
Michael
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-18-2017, 05:52 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,890
Posted By ford-m
Re: Knock, knock, knock sound

Here is a much better video.
I'm thinking it's time for a new can gear perhaps ?

https://vimeo.com/222119113
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-18-2017, 05:25 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,890
Posted By ford-m
Re: Knock, knock, knock sound

Hi Jeff,
Definitely not exhaust.
Try this video.

http://vid1291.photobucket.com/albums/b558/Ford-m/IMG_1491_zps40btt7fp.mp4
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-18-2017, 03:14 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,890
Posted By ford-m
Knock, knock, knock sound

On Friday afternoon I drove the Roadster a mile into town and she preformed flawlessly. When I was coming home I stopped at a set of lights and suddenly this now sound emerged. No difference in power...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-04-2017, 08:45 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,281
Posted By ford-m
Re: Shutting my Roadster off.

A little more info,
Carb was rebuild and does not leak even if valve is left open.
Car has a new shut off valve even though the old valve was in good shape, and carb has the good needle valve from...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-04-2017, 06:48 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,281
Posted By ford-m
Shutting my Roadster off.

Met a fellow "A"er who jumped all over me for doing the following while shutting my Roadster down. Told me I would ruin the carb and wear out the fuel shut off valve and cause stress on the motor....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-10-2017, 06:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,766
Posted By ford-m
Re: Dogs in "A"s

One more try

https://vimeo.com/212654320
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-10-2017, 06:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,766
Posted By ford-m
Re: Dogs in "A"s

For some reason Video is not playing so here is a photo.
My Boy Lincoln in his Roadster

http://i1291.photobucket.com/albums/b558/Ford-m/WP_20170408_007_zpsme1jmnga.jpg
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-10-2017, 04:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,766
Posted By ford-m
Re: Dogs in "A"s

Try now Tom, link fixed
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-10-2017, 04:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,766
Posted By ford-m
Re: Dogs in "A"s

Try now bill, link fixed
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-10-2017, 04:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,766
Posted By ford-m
Re: Dogs in "A"s

Try now, fixed the link
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-10-2017, 04:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,766
Posted By ford-m
Re: Dogs in "A"s

Try this link this time

https://vimeo.com/212654320?utm_source=email&utm_medium=vimeo-cliptranscode-201504&utm_campaign=29220
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-09-2017, 08:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,766
Posted By ford-m
Dogs in "A"s

Here is my Boxer Lincoln in his very first ride in my 29 Roadster.
The looks I received we're priceless

Trying this again as the link to Facebook was not good. Try this one
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-09-2017, 08:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,142
Posted By ford-m
Re: 29 Roadster top irons make over

Hi Tom,
Yes photo bucket didn't warn me that when I organized the photos they would cause issues here.
Here is a link to all the photos.
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-08-2017, 07:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,142
Posted By ford-m
Re: 29 Roadster top irons make over

Hello,
Thought I had answered the pm but it didn't go through.
Yes I doubled up on the pieces to add in the easiness of installation. Adding some heat ( propane torch) assisted greatly.
Cheers,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-02-2017, 06:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,667
Posted By ford-m
Re: Bumpers rechromed?

I'm in this problem myself, plater wanted $1000 bucks a piece for the rears.
Stainless units are NOT in stock anywhere.
So I painted mine for now....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-26-2017, 03:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,722
Posted By ford-m
Re: 1929 Canadian Roadster FINALLY done

Well, in order to restore world peace in our home I had to restore it as my wife literally hated it when I dragged it home. Last week I was working in the shop and I was stunned when she said, "I'm...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-25-2017, 03:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,722
Posted By ford-m
1929 Canadian Roadster FINALLY done

What a feeling to finally say I'M DONE. Started in 2003.
Thank you to you Barners for all your encouragement, thought of giving up many a time. Now to tackle Dads 31 Canadian Roadster Deluxe
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-24-2017, 08:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,205
Posted By ford-m
Re: 1929 VIN on frame?

Here is my Canadian vin stamped into the cross member in front of the seat riser. Can't be seen without removing the riser.
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-19-2017, 08:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,832
Posted By ford-m
Re: What do you think

I did take the rear bumpers to two very reputable platers in the Toronto area. One wanted $1000,00 a piece and the other $700.00 a piece, just for the rears. This is not a fine points car.
When...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-18-2017, 08:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,832
Posted By ford-m
Re: What do you think

I knew something wasn't right. Thanks Tom.
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