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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-11-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 514
Posted By tinkirk
Re: Where and how to mount disconnect switch in Tudor without new holes in metal.

bucket seats?
i put mine between the seats in the floor right above the torque tube
out of site, no one know it's there unless you tell them
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-09-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 477
Posted By tinkirk
Re: high rpms breaking up

my experience is that if it starts coughing under full throttle it's getting to much fuel or not enough timing
if it start's to lay down it's not enough fuel or to much timing


Just be careful...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-28-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 541
Posted By tinkirk
Re: Roadster door rubber help

I have the same deal going on the rubbers help dome but the rattle is coming from the door hinges being worn, might need toy and find some over size pins to install


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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-17-2019, 06:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,294
Posted By tinkirk
Thumbs up Re: Harmonic Balancer

I'm running a modern seal with mine, I've got about 400 miles on it sense installed and no issue's as of yet, and yes i do believe it makes a difference!
Terry
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-22-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,069
Posted By tinkirk
Re: Oh boy - an electrical problem.

Battery in backwards???
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-25-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,027
Posted By tinkirk
Re: transmission housing cracked

call this guy he will have what you need and i'm sure the price will be right
213-720-5939 Bruce
if no answer leave him a message with what you are looking for he will call you back

Terry
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-19-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 521
Posted By tinkirk
Re: Trunk floor pan

take it out and, put a wood floor in it, the vendors sell a piece that will go over the frame part,
you won't be sorry after that give's you a lot more room

Terry
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-14-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,588
Posted By tinkirk
Re: Smith & Jones

Maybe you better call them
i have not had a problem with them

Terry
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-21-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 962
Posted By tinkirk
Re: Crankshaft End Play on Rebuild

THE BACK OF THE REAR MAIN BEARING BLOCK AND CAP IS TO BE COUNTER BORED .125 DEEP AND 2.250 DIAMETER
THE REAR THRUST WASHERS ARE HELD IN PLACE BY COUNTER BORE AND CRANKSHAFT. THE BLOCK THRUST WASHER...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-21-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 962
Posted By tinkirk
Re: Crankshaft End Play on Rebuild

kind of hard to tell without actually being able to see it, but my thought go to, Was the rear thrust bearing pinned into the block or just floating around in there ???

Tinkirk/Terry
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-20-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 962
Posted By tinkirk
Re: Crankshaft End Play on Rebuild

you might want to bring the car to the re-builder so he can see what you have going on and let him drop the pan so he has no excuses!
i know if it was a motor that i put together, i would not want...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-17-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 832
Posted By tinkirk
Re: Question for engine rebuilders

sounds like you might have the wrong rings
how much clearance do you have on your pistons

Terry
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-15-2018, 08:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,097
Posted By tinkirk
Re: Tie rod ends question

I would have to say one is for the right side and the other is for the left side,so the grease fitting will both face the same direction.

Terry
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-10-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,541
Posted By tinkirk
Re: Rear Axle removal to inspect gears

i would have to say if all you want to do is look at the ring and pinion,
then just take the right axle tube off then you will be able to take a look see at the gears and such, without disturbing...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-30-2018, 08:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 863
Posted By tinkirk
Re: Speedo cable

yes it is
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,499
Posted By tinkirk
Re: What size tyres for 1935 16" rims

the 750's are the same height as the original 21's i believe they are around 31 inch's tall, so not sure where you think it's like having an overdrive.
that's why i went with the 235/85r16 and yes...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-12-2018, 07:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,499
Posted By tinkirk
Re: What size tyres for 1935 16" rims

Rear tires 235/85R16 they are real close to the same height as the original tires can't remember the size i put in the front but they are around 28 inches in height
Tinkirk/Terry


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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-06-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,459
Posted By tinkirk
Re: Battery cut-off

i mounted mine in the floor between the seats and used the grounding wire when switch is off there is no power to anything
Tinkirk Terry
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-02-2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,853
Posted By tinkirk
Re: Front cross member needed badly

just send you pm with a number to call
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-02-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,268
Posted By tinkirk
Re: Need help! Just bought my first classic car

why not just drive it as is
don't destroy a perfectly good model a
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-02-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 726
Posted By tinkirk
Re: Model A wont start

pull the plugs out and make sure there is no coolant in the cylinders
then attack the electrical side of things
good luck
Tinkirk/Terry
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-15-2018, 07:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,162
Posted By tinkirk
Re: 1930 Lamp Support Bar

might want to check here


http://model-a-ford.org/category/classifieds/parts-for-sale/
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-12-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,162
Posted By tinkirk
Re: 1930 Lamp Support Bar

The cups on the support face up and forward


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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 982
Posted By tinkirk
Re: Need windshield glass installation tips

Thats what i did the first one they put a chip in it and charged me anyway then after it cracked they would not cover it
So i went with another glass company that cut and set all was good but now...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 982
Posted By tinkirk
Re: Need windshield glass installation tips

Thanks Ed i will have to try that
I guess
When i redid the 30 i think it was Brattons i ended up with the thicker now I'm doing a 29 and everything i am getting from the vendors is the thin stuff,...
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