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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-02-2020, 04:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 724
Posted By George Miller
Re: Running Poorly

could also be a condenser. check for a blue spark when it starts acting up.If yellowies red you have a bad condenser.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-02-2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 541
Posted By George Miller
Re: Greetings and a Question

I also agree drive it. that compression is good for a engine setting that long.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-17-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 970
Posted By George Miller
Re: Water Temp Questions...

could also be slow timing.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-28-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,720
Posted By George Miller
Re: Knocking at start up?

center main is one but it depends on the sound.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-22-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 695
Posted By George Miller
Re: ain't whistling dixie but...

Try putting some tape on the out side spots you think it is coming from. If it stops you found it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-17-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,086
Posted By George Miller
Re: Snyder’s Inserted Rod Size?

There is a lot more to it than just boring out the rod to the insert size. You have to have it in the right location, must be parallel with the wrist pin, rod bolts need to be torqued to the right...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-14-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,086
Posted By George Miller
Re: Snyder’s Inserted Rod Size?

Do not remember the size, but I have done it. Still working as far as I know.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-09-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 894
Posted By George Miller
Re: NC? Request for Antique Vehicle exam

I had them out a few of times. they just want to make sure the numbers are right for the car. If there is a problem you might have to get a bond to cover the car. I think for 7 years. I had to a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-16-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 802
Posted By George Miller
Re: Engine Noise

with out hearing it, it is hard to say, but if it changes when you short it out to a faster noise my guess would be a rod. I would pull the pan and check the rod, piston rings wrist pin in that...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2019, 06:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,655
Posted By George Miller
Re: update on getting dizzy after being under the A.

I started get dizz after getting up at 81. It is a pain but at least I can still get up.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 789
Posted By George Miller
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 956
Posted By George Miller
Re: Oversize and Undersize Aluminum Cam Gears

If they can not tell what size they need maybe they should not do the job.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 956
Posted By George Miller
Re: Oversize and Undersize Aluminum Cam Gears

I to have run Dans gears. They are always right on.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-28-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,101
Posted By George Miller
Re: 1929 Hood Latches won't reach

I agree with Tom frame sag, a lot of A's have a sagging frame.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,130
Posted By George Miller
Re: Can the TDC pin be off by 90 Degrees?

I would check for a vacuum leak at the intake.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-11-2019, 09:37 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,988
Posted By George Miller
Re: babbit tolerance? .000?

If you use 0 clearance you will never get the engine to turn. If it would it would melt the babbitt, there would be no oil flow. O clearance is BS
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,510
Posted By George Miller
Re: Oil filter

That is a common problem with the rear main with inserts. You need a oil path in the upper shell to get oil to the back of the 3 inch long bearing. If you do not do it your chances of spinning a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-04-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,087
Posted By George Miller
Re: motor problems again

If you have inserts you could be having trouble with the rear main not getting enough oil to the rear of the bearing.
The pistons are set to close by a lot of builders, you need .004 on number 3 and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-04-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,087
Posted By George Miller
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-23-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,642
Posted By George Miller
Re: How Many Model A Owners also Own a T?

I have 1 T that I just about got restored. I have 1 A also.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-22-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 828
Posted By George Miller
Re: wierd noise in engine

center main knock is a common thing on a model A. When they first start to get loose they will knock until the oil reaches the bearing. They will also knock a little under load if the spark is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-22-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 828
Posted By George Miller
Re: wierd noise in engine

could be the center main a little loose.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-20-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,609
Posted By George Miller
Re: Coil failure ?

My vote is condenser. or a loose conection.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-25-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,848
Posted By George Miller
Re: Hole in water jacket

Are you saying you did not drill the stud in the center?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-13-2019, 06:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,780
Posted By George Miller
Re: Title change

Sign your name and date, and any other information some where on the car that only you and one of your love ones know about. Plus try to get the proper paper work.
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