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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-21-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 749
Posted By gypsycandle
Re: Replacing Top on 1930 Tudor Sedan

thanks ED i will check into it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-20-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 749
Posted By gypsycandle
Replacing Top on 1930 Tudor Sedan

Upon removing the top material and the two piece rain gutters which were still in great shape: I found only one mouse hole in the top which i repaired. The chicken wire and under lying materials are...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-09-2017, 06:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 553
Posted By gypsycandle
She's a purring...thanks guys

It's back to sounding good again...now have to drain the carb again...it's starving must have got some crap in it. Always something.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-07-2017, 10:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,502
Posted By gypsycandle
Re: HELP: ready to start again...n/g

hey guys....i want to thank everyone for all the fast help, all the great tips and tricks....I haven't done an A in 25 years...gees have i forgotten a lot of stuff..!! Well I think it was all...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,502
Posted By gypsycandle
Re: HELP: ready to start again...n/g

Yes the timing is dead on...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,502
Posted By gypsycandle
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2017, 05:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,502
Posted By gypsycandle
Re: HELP: ready to start again...n/g

Thanks Mitch..I'll try that tomorrow... I talked to Snyders and told them about the black rubber gaskets deal(talked with Tom) he sent some free cork gaskets.
I'll try the rubber hose till they get...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2017, 02:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,502
Posted By gypsycandle
Re: HELP: ready to start again...n/g

Thanks 1928 PU: I have another coil that i can test with..no spare plugs though. Is there a way to dry that condensation out of the coil? yes i agree that it doesn't take much to fire it... when I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2017, 02:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,502
Posted By gypsycandle
Re: HELP: ready to start again...n/g

Tom: i have a good spark from the coil wire t the head nut.. so I guess it's boiled down to fresh gas, I won't be able to try that until the new sediment bowl gaskets come in. Whew this ahs been a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2017, 01:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,502
Posted By gypsycandle
Re: HELP: ready to start again...n/g

Keith: you are correct...i din't answer that because i don't know the correct way to rtest that.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2017, 12:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,502
Posted By gypsycandle
Re: HELP: ready to start again...n/g

Hi tom, yeah the spark is ok... but I found more problems when draining the gas... the gasket in the sediment bowl has completely disintigrated , bits of black gasket in the bowl and carb. Bowl and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2017, 11:17 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,502
Posted By gypsycandle
Re: HELP: ready to start again...n/g

ok Jason will check that too... I'm sure this will be resolved by the end of the day...hahaha
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2017, 11:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,502
Posted By gypsycandle
Re: HELP: ready to start again...n/g

H.L. yes that's what i'm going to do next...fresh gas..sigh...lol the gas was not in teh tank for 5 months...I had a hole in the tank and i took the tank out 5 months ago to have it fixed. But i will...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2017, 11:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,502
Posted By gypsycandle
Re: HELP: ready to start again...n/g

Charlie: no i used some from the shed for the lawn mower...Only put about a pint in... I'll go get some new gas...I also use Seafoam in my gas. I didn't realize that it goes bad...thanks. :)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2017, 11:03 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,502
Posted By gypsycandle
Re: HELP: ready to start again...n/g

Katy...the spark IS small with a cracking sound. I'm wondering if the distributor body has a bad ground to block from sitting (could that be possible?) Tapping the carb didn't help it start ...it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2017, 10:58 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,502
Posted By gypsycandle
Re: HELP: ready to start again...n/g

Yes the rotor turns completely around..
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2017, 10:57 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,502
Posted By gypsycandle
Re: HELP: ready to start again...n/g

Gee Art i meant teaspoons...just a dash. I though maybe upper cylinders would be deplete of oil after 5 months?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2017, 10:28 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,502
Posted By gypsycandle
Re: HELP: ready to start again...n/g

Yes will come from carb throat if i hold it too long. OK will try the tapping too.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2017, 10:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,502
Posted By gypsycandle
Re: HELP: ready to start again...n/g

thanks didn't check that but i will now...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2017, 10:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,502
Posted By gypsycandle
Re: HELP: ready to start again...n/g

They are soaked with gas...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2017, 09:45 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,502
Posted By gypsycandle
HELP: ready to start again...n/g

Hi Guys, I took my car apart 5 months ago...It was running fine. Now I put it all back together and it won't start. I sanded the points, checked the spark at the points(nice blue), took the plugs out...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-26-2017, 09:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,330
Posted By gypsycandle
Re: Quwstion on the safety switch?

Thanks Tom.. you are right... i installed it and it works perfectly.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-26-2017, 09:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,330
Posted By gypsycandle
Re: Quwstion on the safety switch?

Thanks Glen...yes i installed it and it works perfectly.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-26-2017, 06:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,419
Posted By gypsycandle
Re: 1929 Canadian Roadster FINALLY done

Fantastic looking car , well done..!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-21-2017, 05:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 803
Posted By gypsycandle
Question on the safety switch?

If the safety switch is installed so that the case of the switch touches the frame, does that create a ground and nullify the purpose of the switch?? I know it is a switch in the positive side...
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