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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-14-2018, 02:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 541
Posted By Christoph
Re: Model A clutch

While driving, there should not be contact between bearing and fingers.
Make sure you have some free play in the clutch-pedal before there is some drag.

I doubt you will find new fingers to fit...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-14-2018, 01:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 626
Posted By Christoph
Re: Sadly failure of clutch with spring center

Thank you for your kind help.

In common i would take out the rear too, to work at the clutch....
What i didnt tell , is, that i decided to switch engines too.
Actual engine (50.000mls ) is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-13-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 626
Posted By Christoph
Re: Sadly failure of clutch with spring center

Thank you Brent Good suggestions and i will check/clarify once engine and gearbox are out. Last hours i tried to find the dislodged spring without disassambling the engine :) I unscrewed the 12...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-13-2018, 01:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 626
Posted By Christoph
Sadly failure of clutch with spring center

Engine of my 29 is in the car for about 50`000 mls and
as far as i remember the clutch is about same age.

Last weekend i had a clutch failure while driving and managed to
drive home 30mls ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-18-2018, 01:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,355
Posted By Christoph
Re: Radiator update

I mechanically cleaned the channels now, but to prevent myself of more soldering of radiators, i kindly ask Guru Bill Williamson to explain about : "Proper periodic BACKFLUSHING" .Thank you in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-18-2018, 01:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,355
Posted By Christoph
Re: Radiator update

I lately opened (Dremel) the top of my old radiator. 80% of the channels are clogged which might be a reason for overheating :D . Attached pic (into the top of the radiator) to make visible what...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-21-2018, 05:23 AM
Replies: 745
Views: 209,132
Posted By Christoph
Re: Post a picture of your car...

Camping close to the boarder of Czech Republic in summer 2018. On tour with the 29 Tudor and the early Qek camp-trailer on the hook.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-06-2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,692
Posted By Christoph
Re: Zenith carburetor paint

I am with BillCNC. Cerakote on my carb since about 8 years ... PERFECT !
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-13-2017, 02:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,694
Posted By Christoph
Re: U-joint Play

The rivetet version is not to be rebuilt !!!
Once you see damage , there is no doubt...

Test (if you see no damage):
Hold the U-joint at one end and shake it.
Once it wobbles without...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-03-2017, 12:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,082
Posted By Christoph
Re: On german roads with a trailer

We frequently cruise along Rhine-River as this is about 1 hour drive to get there. Nice surrounding and nice people/tourists to meet there, but lots of traffic.
We never met any other "A" or "T"...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-30-2017, 01:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,082
Posted By Christoph
Re: On german roads with a trailer

@3.6rs good one :D
@Ken as said... not too many pre-war-cars around here....
@Terry i know :cool:
@Brad Wow - this is loooong time we didnte have contact. Still see our cars in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-30-2017, 12:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,082
Posted By Christoph
Re: On german roads with a trailer

Once you love german bread (germany has got most different types of bread on this planet), you need to come again and i will help you to raise your love to german sausages ( Jaaaa - most different...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-29-2017, 10:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,082
Posted By Christoph
Re: On german roads with a trailer

Thank you all for your nice comments, which i really appreciate.

@JDupuis. Thanks mate. Happy trails to you too. Looking forward to read about 😊

@JimBrierley. Aint it time to see germany...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-28-2017, 08:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,082
Posted By Christoph
Re: On german roads with a trailer

First day we travelled close to the river "Main" to Bamberg.
Ja - we met an even tinier trailer a Citroen 2CV towing an "Eriba Puck" :eek:
Second day we went along river "Regnitz" and "Pegnitz"...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-28-2017, 08:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,082
Posted By Christoph
On german roads with a trailer

Hi all.

We love to travel with our "A"
Last year we went to Slowenia, two year ago we went to Italy (Rom)
(all german-blog with tons of pics (www.motor-talk.de/blogs/christoph2605)
This year...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-07-2016, 05:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,028
Posted By Christoph
Thumbs up Re: Engine Tear-down and Babbitt-prob.

Thank you so much for sharing your thoughts, your experience
and your expert knowledge.

I really appreciate your help.

Ja as mentioned earlier, a reuse of the Babbitts would...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-04-2016, 07:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,028
Posted By Christoph
Re: Engine Tear-down and Babbitt-prob.

...i would reuse each...

Would you ????

And if so, what to do with the lower part of the center Babbitt??

Thank you in advance
Christoph
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-04-2016, 07:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,028
Posted By Christoph
Re: Engine Tear-down and Babbitt-prob.

....and here we go for the 3 crankshaft-bearings
which are in the engine-block
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-04-2016, 07:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,028
Posted By Christoph
Re: Engine Tear-down and Babbitt-prob.

more pics...

As i allready posted the lower part of the center crankshaft bearing,
here are the two others...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-04-2016, 07:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,028
Posted By Christoph
Re: Engine Tear-down and Babbitt-prob.

Thank you all for your suggestions.
I really apprechiate.
I will more pics of all bearings in the next 2 postings....

@ 100IH
Ja - or maybe it was done by the owner with big hope and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-24-2016, 03:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,625
Posted By Christoph
Re: Calm before the storm...

Sounds like you are having fun lately. :D

Drive-comfort without shocks and with old-rotten-worn-springs is somewhat "get-a-strike-by-an-heavy-weight-Boxer"
Drive-comfort without shocks (but...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-23-2016, 09:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,028
Posted By Christoph
Engine Tear-down and Babbitt-prob.

Engine Tear-down and Babbitt-prob.

I lately opened the engine, which was in my car when I first bought it .

Engine still was running, but I took it off the car (years ago) as it was...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-02-2015, 03:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,510
Posted By Christoph
Re: That aint a Model T ??

Had some contact to Fritz B. Busch -Museum and it is close to sure that this is a french car called "Brasier" https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/a5/Brasier_1910.JPG
Thank you again.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-29-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,510
Posted By Christoph
Re: That aint a Model T ??

Thank you for your help . Pic was made many years ago .... The man is (was) Fritz B. Busch who was a very famous writer (i love his books about old cars) . Additional he raised his own museum...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-28-2015, 03:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,510
Posted By Christoph
Thumbs up That aint a Model T ??

I thought this might be a Model T, but i am not too sure...
Would you help please?

Thank you
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