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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-07-2019, 06:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,405
Posted By gweilbaker
Re: short model a film

The chill vs cold problem maybe with the "Lucas" fridge:D
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-21-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,305
Posted By gweilbaker
Re: How Much is it Worth Updated

Bob,


Thank you and well done!


GW
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,662
Posted By gweilbaker
Re: best place and part number for stock style points?

https://www.rockauto.com/en/catalog/ford,1930,model+a,3.3l+200cid+l4,1485459,ignition,ignition+breaker+points,11337



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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,227
Posted By gweilbaker
Re: Distributor help!!!

The "rotor" is there? It has happened before.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-02-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 741
Posted By gweilbaker
Re: Off topic motorized bike

Check the compression, if it is low it won't start no matter what, been there.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-26-2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 833
Posted By gweilbaker
Re: I wish the previous owner had Les Andrews book

Those cracks could have came from a large pot hole. The whole suspension to and fro is referenced to that area via the motor mounts to the rest of the car. Cracks are common to that piece.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-27-2018, 07:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,967
Posted By gweilbaker
Re: Most Unreliable Model "A" Parts

Tank mounted steering column support.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-25-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 787
Posted By gweilbaker
Re: Taking Big Hammer's advise.

Or a swing press...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-12-2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 970
Posted By gweilbaker
Re: new Game: name that bolt

Gas tank, ethanol patina.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-16-2018, 05:26 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 9,148
Posted By gweilbaker
Re: Chasing the knock.

Does the distributor shaft wobble?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-11-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,429
Posted By gweilbaker
Re: Galvanized Model A?

Could you be seeing lead? My '31 coupe has a leaded seam between the quarter window and belt line.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-05-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,300
Posted By gweilbaker
Re: Unfixable random cutting out

Check the junction box terminals between the box and the firewall, the repros would easily short due the heads protruding beyond the box although with the age of your A it sounds like you have an...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-01-2018, 06:50 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,499
Posted By gweilbaker
Re: Making A parts with lathe

It's "http://www.homeshopmachinist.net". Thank you for the heads up, it's a nice site.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-02-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,175
Posted By gweilbaker
Re: Wireless Turn Signals

It looks like they just adapted something meant for a bicycle.

https://www.amazon.com/International-Signal-Wireless-Bicycle-Signalling/dp/B006CKFB88
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-03-2017, 09:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,208
Posted By gweilbaker
Re: What electric pint BUFFER do you recommend?

I have an older Milwaukee which is a brute and heavy. The Makita mentioned above is a beauty with power and weight.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-25-2017, 09:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,907
Posted By gweilbaker
Re: Got it running good but..........

Suspect the gas supply, could be restrictive, go ahead and look at the filter. If it's OK at least you can check that off your list.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-07-2017, 10:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,093
Posted By gweilbaker
Re: What am I talking myself into?!

"or take the "barrow" part of it and make it a one man speedster cockpit :p"

Or recess a fire wall :D
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-01-2017, 06:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,231
Posted By gweilbaker
Re: Drilling out passage plugs on Zenith Carbs-how NOT to do it!

Large gauge copper electrical wire will work. If too large, chuck it up in a drill press and file to size.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-24-2017, 10:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 498
Posted By gweilbaker
Re: Rusted front spring. Rough ride.

I had to use this link

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6JemEkeeZPQ

The other asked for a password
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-24-2017, 08:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,047
Posted By gweilbaker
Re: Help needed with cb install.

Jmackel is right, just wire it as he says. Not sure what is considered cheap, it's about $100.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-21-2017, 06:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,773
Posted By gweilbaker
Re: Time for our Summer Swap in Chicago

This was most excellent event! Bought some rust! Even my 15 yo son got to ride in the Holsman! Thanks to everyone for a great time and especially Mr. Ehrenhofer for his hospitality!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-05-2017, 01:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,214
Posted By gweilbaker
Re: I made custom rear shock mounts this week. check them out.

Mopar mini vans have the rear shocks angled like this and they are fine.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-20-2017, 12:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 728
Posted By gweilbaker
Re: Carb throttle not fully openning.

It can be wear too.



http://www.ahooga-graphics.com/upload2/throlink.jpg
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-02-2017, 09:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 865
Posted By gweilbaker
Re: Zenith Carb leaking, what type of needle value to get

http://www.abarnyard.com/workshop/carb-1.htm

Look for this too.

GW
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-17-2017, 08:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,311
Posted By gweilbaker
Re: rotor problem

Could it be carbon build up? High energy loves to travel through the stuff. Try cleaning with a scrubby and wd40 followed with brake clean to dry to see if it does anything.
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