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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,041
Posted By LopezCarguy
Gas gauge not working

rebuilt gas gauge when restored my Cabby, it worked for short time..then read 0...looked down in top of tank and cork and wire was on bottom of tank..this was a new Ethanol proof cork float that came...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-19-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,948
Posted By LopezCarguy
Re: valve sticking

Marvel mystery oil did not help, we are now running 100 LL airplane fuel in all cars because ethanol melts tank treatments...maybe the fuel is too clean??
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-19-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,948
Posted By LopezCarguy
valve sticking

my friends model A's and other Fords are having problems with valves sticking..anyone have answers..is it fuel type or is there a additive you can put in to fix it...thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-08-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,610
Posted By LopezCarguy
Re: Pin stripping paint

I have two cars needing striping, anyone know of one in Northwest area of Washington??
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-06-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,314
Posted By LopezCarguy
Re: Lebonney Baron question

Had same problem only exaserbated by need for additional fabric..never was able to get what I needed..think the company is falling apart....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-22-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,756
Posted By LopezCarguy
Re: liscense plate restoration

Gary; Which state you moving to???
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-19-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,463
Posted By LopezCarguy
Re: MOONONA (Moon on A) 45th Bday

Great to see club still going, I was in club when Dale Campbell and Barbara started it..had some great outings...keep the club going Dale would be proud...Dick
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-09-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,662
Posted By LopezCarguy
Re: Congratulations Steve Plucker!

congratulations Steve, was great meeting you face to face in Walla Walla...and the farm information you freely gave..
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-08-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,151
Posted By LopezCarguy
Re: car top cover

Bruce; thanks for info, not sure that would cover the high square top of cabriolet, the one I saw once had elastic at bottom and kinda looked like a shower cap for old lady...Dick
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-07-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,151
Posted By LopezCarguy
car top cover

At one of the model a meets we saw a cover that just covered the roadster/Cabriolet top..wondered if anyone knew who made these:confused:
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-03-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 11,030
Posted By LopezCarguy
Re: no numbers now what?

The frame numbers are not visable because the frame welting, splash aprons and body are over them, if you take these off and can see frame where body sat the numbers can be recovered with a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-30-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,170
Posted By LopezCarguy
Re: Throttle not returning to idle

check floor board, it can interfere with gas peddle returning...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-30-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,177
Posted By LopezCarguy
Re: another loss

They are nice folks, shared both his knowledge and his parts, loved going digging through his back buildings..he will be missed.....Dick
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-19-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,803
Posted By LopezCarguy
Re: Packing for Walla Walla

Headed off the Island to mainland on Monday, then meeting two others in Carnation and heading over the hump (Cascades)..hope to find place in Yakima to have lunch any suggestions...then on to Walla...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-17-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,661
Posted By LopezCarguy
Shocks

Do shocks have same resistance up and down, in other words does shock dampen more on up stroke or down stroke??
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-17-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,898
Posted By LopezCarguy
Re: Lube in a Syringe

You will find syringe locked up very shortly with patroleum product in it, the rubber in plunger swells and it will be useless..only syringe useable for patroium products is total glass ones used for...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-16-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,164
Posted By LopezCarguy
Re: 28-early29 steering wheel - maybe?

yes, apply liquid gold furniture polish..it will make it like new and no sticky stuff on hands..
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-16-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,942
Posted By LopezCarguy
Re: media blaster question

just remember you need a compressor to supply addequet air to blaster...I use black magic carberendem as medium..a little course, but lasts longer and takes rust off anyting...must oil or paint...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-13-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,893
Posted By LopezCarguy
Re: Occasionally starved for fuel

the newer needles for carb have Viton tip, this tip is soft enough to stick in closed position, clean metal needles may leak but will not shut off fuel like these Viton tipped ones will
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-13-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,050
Posted By LopezCarguy
will not idle down

this new engine will not idle like my other model A's...they will idle to point you could almost count fan blade turning over...this new engine has high compression head, counterbalanced crank, and B...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-13-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,893
Posted By LopezCarguy
Re: Occasionally starved for fuel

I was having same problem, car would die like being shot..no fuel..found it to be needle valve in carb. with Viton tip..they can stick up when car bounces and shut fuel off...changed to metal needle...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-09-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,561
Posted By LopezCarguy
Re: Radiator cap?

If it were me I'd drink the beer and not worry about anything....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-08-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 619
Posted By LopezCarguy
head leak

I have new rebuilt engine with Snyders 5.5 head, not installed by me but the builder..I now have a small leak at rear of head and have torqued all studs to 55 pounds...question is when I replace head...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-08-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,471
Posted By LopezCarguy
Re: Lebaron Bonney Disappointment

I know the majority of people like Labarron Bonney, I had terrible time with them, and still having trouble getting a couple small pieces of top material to trim out top...they never call back and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-06-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,435
Posted By LopezCarguy
Re: Northwest Regional Meet

Gary; We will leave Island on 22nd and stay in motor home in town..head to Walla Walla on Tuesday..meet up with Jim and Perry in Duvall..and you if we catch up with you..nothing on docket till wine...
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