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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-30-2019, 08:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 526
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Rainy Day Thought

I call mine intermittent wipers.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-25-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 717
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Exhaust manifold torque spec

Tight enough but not too tight, just like in the days when the car was built.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-25-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 513
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: motor break in

I poured the quart down the distributor hole in my rebuilt. No problems at all with this inserted motor. In the 5 yrs of running it it has not used a bit of oil between changes which is every 2000...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-23-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 904
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Roadster getting harder to start

I'm with Bob on that one.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-16-2019, 08:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 995
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Fan cracked!!

Personally I would not weld on metal that is most likely fatigued from almost 90 years of use. Other hidden cracks could be lurking and could cause a major failure resulting in a lot of damage. The...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,162
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Bouncey Car Needs Shocks

Call them direct as they are out of stock on their website. 920-467-2895. They will put you on a waiting list if you do decide to go with them.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,162
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Bouncey Car Needs Shocks

The Stipe shocks come adjusted pretty close to where you want them. Just a little adjustment in or out is needed depending on how your car rides.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,162
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Bouncey Car Needs Shocks

They are a little pricier but well worth it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-30-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,375
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Every 500 Miles!??

With an inserted engine and full flow filter using 10w30 detergent oil I change oil every 1500 miles. Everyone's situation is different regarding oil changes. Today's oils are much better then when...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-22-2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,791
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Interesting Comments about you Ride

A fellow in a brand new top of the line Chevy pickup truck pulled up to the pump next to me. As I was filling my Tudor up he asked me what year car it is. I told him that it is a 1930 model A...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-08-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,023
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Marvel's Mystery Oil

It is a rumor. Use it all the time here in San Jose Ca.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-06-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,247
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Oil filter

He was traveling at about 55 mph in overdrive.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-06-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,255
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Snyders or Randy Gross for rear brake rebuild.

Go with Randy Gross. If you need any advice, just leave him a message and he'll call you back in no time. Always backs up his products as he did with my steering box and cast iron drums. He has...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-06-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,247
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Oil filter

It will be interesting to see how his is set up and what happened to the bearing.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,247
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Oil filter

@railcarmover: We don't know yet, I just want to know if that could be a possibility since I have heard several recommendation to filter an inserted engine. This happened in the state of Washington...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,247
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Oil filter

Synchro909 I'm with you on that one. By the way ,love your Avatar. What's it like hopping around on one leg LOL.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,247
Posted By arnhemmer
Oil filter

What is the consensus out there regarding running a fully inserted engine with or without a full flow oil filter? One of our club members spun an inserted rear main bearing and it ceased up the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-29-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,065
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Where to start?

I did not remove the part of the clamp that is mounted on the tank since the new bracket dropped the column enough to create a sixteenth of an inch clearance between it and the top part of the clamp....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-29-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,065
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Where to start?

When you repair or replace the gas tank, install the steering column brace that mounts onto the dash rail. I did this on my 1930 Tudor when I bought it. Had no problems with the original set up but...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-28-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,065
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Where to start?

Don't overlook the brakes.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-21-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,265
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Shock Absorbers

After taking a deep breath I went with the Stipes shocks. Never regretted it. They are are adjustable to your liking. They have them available again on their website. It took me a while to decide...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-07-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,203
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Speaking of shocks . .

Took a deep breath, bought the Stipes and never looked back. They're great!!.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-07-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 787
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: 30 Model A Zenith Carb

Keep that small hammer with you for awhile. Had to do that with my rebuilt several times before it started to behave.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-11-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 536
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Hutchin's Horn Adjust

Leo I stand corrected. I thought that the horn that was on the car was a Hutchins. Now I don't know what it is. I had to take the back cover off to adjust the darn thing and it still sounded...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-11-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 536
Posted By arnhemmer
Re: Hutchin's Horn Adjust

I had a Hutchin's on mine and the adustment is inside the rear cover unlike the Spartans which have the adjustment screw accessible through the back cover. So you'll have to remover the cover.
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