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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-15-2021, 03:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,032
Posted By talwrench
Re: Gas mileage question

I have over 15,000 miles on a fordoor. This is loaded with luggage, spare parts , ice chest etc while traveling/touring. My average is 12 to 16 MPG. Also the faster I drive the lower the MPG. A...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-29-2021, 08:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,216
Posted By talwrench
Re: Enclosed trailer

Make sure you have enough rear door height to get the car in! Thankfully when I purchased my enclosed trailer the dealer ask the question. Had to have the door made six inches higher!

I opted...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-22-2021, 03:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 721
Posted By talwrench
Re: Radiator System ?

Just make sure the recovery tank has a vent hole!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-28-2021, 10:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 673
Posted By talwrench
Re: Wolf whistle

I had a working antique wolf whistle. I could blow into it and make it work, but never could get to work on the car. My theroy was not enought vacuum. let us know how u make out.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-08-2020, 03:22 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,376
Posted By talwrench
Re: What am I missing? 1930 Model A

Are you pull on the choke when trying to start?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-27-2020, 10:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,473
Posted By talwrench
Re: Papanick still in business?

Try this email; jrnichols642@yahoo.com
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-26-2020, 04:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,820
Posted By talwrench
Re: starter not engaging

Just two weeks ago this happened to me . You exact symtoms. It was missimg one bolt on the bendix spring. Replaced new tab lock washer and bolt . total repair time in and out about 1 1/2 hours. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-22-2020, 10:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,448
Posted By talwrench
Re: How common a practice is this?.

Years ago I bought a 30 PU with and 8 volt battery. Could not keep lamps lit,, filaments always burned out. Change battery to 6 volt.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-29-2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 595
Posted By talwrench
Re: Shock arm removal

You need to remove the bolt to get the arm to slide off the shaft. There is a detent on the shaft for the bolt to pass. That way if the nut comes lose the arm will not fall off. If you have the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-28-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,094
Posted By talwrench
Re: Pan Gasket Install

I use the above mentioned article as a guide, woorks good for me!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,351
Posted By talwrench
Re: Reliability

well said, Dick!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-13-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,464
Posted By talwrench
Re: Engine Blow By or Not

I have a good running engine that used to mist oil out the fill tube until and old timer told me to put one of my old socks over it. Problem solved. I change it with oil changes.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-30-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,811
Posted By talwrench
Re: purple ice by royal purple

1931 Flamingo, So u know about Q town. In the middle of summer 50/50 antifreeze foams alot, and I run hot 190F. when I run only water I run about 8- 10 degrees cooler. So my plan is to run water...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-30-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,811
Posted By talwrench
purple ice by royal purple

Has any one tried this addative? I am thinking of running it this summer. I already know that if I run straight water that my engine runs about 8 degrees cooler. Curious if there are any down side...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-03-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,445
Posted By talwrench
Re: Announcing the 2010 NATIONAL MARC Meet

Is the date 6/1/2020 or 4/26/2020?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-10-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,001
Posted By talwrench
Re: MARC National Tour

Leaving sunday morning the 19th of may from near Allentown,PA
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-19-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,344
Posted By talwrench
Re: Wheel Balance with Dyna Beads

Took alot of patiance, but I got them in. Pour very slow, like a single file row of beads and lightly tape the valve stem continously. Time well spent!!! Tim
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-18-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,216
Posted By talwrench
Re: What Type of Timing Gear

I bought a 4 dr sedan at Hershey sveral years ago. It had a relative new motor in it. after about 2000 miles I got a noise coming from the timing gear. When I pulled it, it was a fiber gear with...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-18-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,537
Posted By talwrench
Re: 2018 Miles

Our best year so far. Went to all the meets plus local driving. almost 7000 miles.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-09-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,054
Posted By talwrench
Re: Rex Temperature Gauge Fitting

If my memory is not failing i think I found the matching fitting at a NAPA store
Forum: Model-A 10-12-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 540
Posted By talwrench
used top for 28 roadster P/U

Looking for a black top to put on my original roadster PU. can have small tears and discolorations. Don't want a new top, would take away from the patina!
Forum: Model-A 10-12-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 550
Posted By talwrench
used allstate 21"tirex450

Looking for a useable used allstate 450x21 tire to use as a spare to match 4 existing tires I have.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2018, 07:07 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 19,747
Posted By talwrench
Re: Model A cross-country migration

We drove 3000 miles to Branson, MO this summer in the near 100' heat. 200 -250 miles per day is about average. I was able to have all the answers to questions in post #3 be fore we ventured out. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-13-2018, 08:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,459
Posted By talwrench
Re: add temperature probe

I bought a goose neck that was drilled and taped as u describe. could not get it to stop leaking at the threads. i welded a pipe fitting at that location, than epoxy around the fitting to smooth it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-19-2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,836
Posted By talwrench
Re: Model A Meet, Trexlertown, PA. 4/22/18

I am looking for a well used top for a 28 roaster pickup. If any body has one please contact me. Thanks Tim
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