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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-28-2020, 01:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,780
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Re: Poor quality transmission roller bearings

I have already restored my gearbox and have read it here. It is the next level of escalation to botch up a needle bearing. I had complained about the first scraps to a well known dealer I trusted and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-31-2019, 07:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,812
Posted By Ford-A-baquet
Re: 1940 rear wheel bearings and seal sources? Go!

Because of the search for bearing part numbers i came across
this thread. I have a new juice brake kit now for my A, which contains
two 681225. I installed the first bearing with the grease seal....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-15-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 630
Posted By Ford-A-baquet
pieced axle shaft

here is a new form of sustainability. One of the previous owners ruined the thread of the axle shaft on one side by improperly removing the hub. The lathe operator did a good job. The connector is a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-03-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,532
Posted By Ford-A-baquet
Re: fish scale instead of torque wrench

It`s a funny situation now. The Germans are considered the best car makers.

And now this German fixes his axle with an ordinary fish scale.
The Ami with experience instead ask for a regularly...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-02-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,532
Posted By Ford-A-baquet
Re: fish scale instead of torque wrench

Of course, I hang my index finger in the fish scale and draw
this in a circular arc in the 90 degree angle in the direction
of rotation. The pinion shaft is turning stadily.
And the task 3 kg...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-01-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,532
Posted By Ford-A-baquet
fish scale instead of torque wrench

A torque wrench only for the rear axle was too expensive for me.
I have already set. Can someone please recalculate.
It seems so tough to me.20 inch pounds is the Task.
Same procedure as with my...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-16-2019, 03:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,016
Posted By Ford-A-baquet
Re: O-ring groove in flywheel housing

Yes, I already read about the cover in the rear camshaft bearing. It`s a swiss one which had done this modification. Here the link: https://www.maurer-markus.ch/ford_a/mod_nockenwellendeckel.en.html...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-14-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,016
Posted By Ford-A-baquet
Re: O-ring groove in flywheel housing

the rear engine flange I checked with a straight edge, same as the housing flange. For me now, faced with the problem, the cause is already clear.
When I started to revice my baquet, I invited 3 - 4...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-14-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,016
Posted By Ford-A-baquet
Re: O-ring groove in flywheel housing

my problem is the engine block which warp at the four lower threads for the bolts. The flywheel housing, which is not original from this car, is very straight. I never thought that this can happen....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-14-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,016
Posted By Ford-A-baquet
O-ring groove in flywheel housing

I tried to align the flywheel housing with the crank. Without
papergasket it`s easy to proceed the job, set from BILL BARLOW.
Shimming here, shimming there, after 30 min. the job is done.
Instead...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-09-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 582
Posted By Ford-A-baquet
Re: Camshaft rear bearing oil hole

just restore a 1929 baquet from uruguay. The vehicle was used in the 40s and 50s the hardest as a racing car. I had no oil drilling at the back, the surface is OK, although the engine was badly...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-06-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 814
Posted By Ford-A-baquet
Re: Do I need this?

Stay in front with the crank you say...
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/news/660/cpsprodpb/B04D/production/_86133154_nadinelamoureux_003.jpg
I do not think you will reach the zone of the polar bears with...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-06-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 814
Posted By Ford-A-baquet
Re: Do I need this?

50% of battery power is sufficient to fire the sparks. You stay in front with the crank, that helps to withstand the arctic winter.
Sorry, here the link...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-06-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,977
Posted By Ford-A-baquet
Re: Mysterious chips in the oil

born in the snowy mountains of west austria I live now in germany. 15 mi far from the border triangle austria / switzerland / germany at lake constance. The only thing I miss here is the warmer...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-05-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,977
Posted By Ford-A-baquet
Re: Mysterious chips in the oil

here comes winter, four days in a row was too much a severe flu
is the result.The timing gear is new, the new crank gear I don`t
used.Backlash was too little (,002) so I fixed the old item again....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-03-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,977
Posted By Ford-A-baquet
Re: Mysterious chips in the oil

no aluminium gear, as I stated, assembled the engine one week ago. Since there the crank turned only by hand and starter. My first training three and a half years car mechanic in the seventies. It`s...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-03-2019, 02:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,977
Posted By Ford-A-baquet
Re: Mysterious chips in the oil

debris excluded, brass is yellow - the chips are silver, also they are soft - more like the composite material from bearing shells. Yes, the three cam holes, there are shells pressed in. I worry...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-02-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,977
Posted By Ford-A-baquet
Mysterious chips in the oil

greetings from lake constance
Rebuilt my engine with modern main shells, new rods, pistons, oil pump, B-cam, pump drivegear. Filled the 5 liter engine oil and pressed the starter button. When the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-07-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 626
Posted By Ford-A-baquet
Re: which jet equipment in a weber dgv

Hi russcochiolo, thank you for detailed info. I am doing handicrafts here in Germany, far from Stromberg and holley. So for a carefree life the only solution is to order a cheap and new weber from...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 626
Posted By Ford-A-baquet
Re: which jet equipment in a weber dgv

nobody uses a Weber carb ??? or are there some ??? but which do not know their jet setting ???
Rik
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-30-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 626
Posted By Ford-A-baquet
which jet equipment in a weber dgv

I decided to buy a weber dgv for my baquets standard engine.
Someone very satisfied with this carburetor, possible tell me the
jet setting? Thanks in advance. Rik
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-30-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,174
Posted By Ford-A-baquet
Re: piston hit the head

Thanks for tips and advice. Removed about 0,025 from the piston.
The engine was still on the bench.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,174
Posted By Ford-A-baquet
piston hit the head

Hello, I restore a ford a baquet from uruguay. I suspect engine block
and cylinder head was skimmed much to increase the compression.
The engine builder now skimmed only the necessary minimal ...
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