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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-09-2021, 01:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 854
Posted By Hotrodfil
Re: Shocks

There's a fair amount of secret squirrel stuff happening in there that they didn't want me to share so I didn't take pictures of all the components. I think I convinced him that remote rebound...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-09-2021, 01:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 854
Posted By Hotrodfil
Re: Shocks

The body and cap are aluminium, threaded together. The rotor and vanes are one piece in steel and run in bronze bushes. The holes are ports for internal reed valves which can be designed to suit the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-09-2021, 12:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 854
Posted By Hotrodfil
Re: Shocks

A good question Juggs for which I don't have an answer at the moment. Let's guess at "competitive"?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-08-2021, 08:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 854
Posted By Hotrodfil
Shocks

Supplied a few old shock parts to a friend of mine who runs a machine shop across the way from work. They do prototype machine work for a competition shock absorber company. Been following his latest...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-23-2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 728
Posted By Hotrodfil
Re: 28 brakes

I run '32/34 front brakes on two of my cars. and '35 brakes on the Coupe. All fitted with Ted's floaters. They work well, but the downside is nobody repros the drums.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-09-2020, 01:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,933
Posted By Hotrodfil
Re: Diamond B question.

I seem to have Diamond engines in the whole fleet now - three B's and one A. The one I've just rebuilt for the Coupe had a crack around a tappet boss which I had laser welded. No difference between a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-03-2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 877
Posted By Hotrodfil
Re: Unusual Head on 1932 Ford 4 Cylinder B Motor

If it was a marine conversion that might account for the lack of a water pump, but, that said - aluminium head wouldn't last long in a boat I guess. I've just stripped an industrial B engine that was...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-03-2020, 10:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 877
Posted By Hotrodfil
Re: Unusual Head on 1932 Ford 4 Cylinder B Motor

Had a marinised T engine that had a chain drive to crank start it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-03-2020, 10:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 809
Posted By Hotrodfil
Re: My Lucky Day

It might be Andrew trying to get his inheritance early.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-20-2020, 06:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 768
Posted By Hotrodfil
Re: rear axle gear ratio chart

Here's a link to mine on google drive.
You can edit it online, or download it as an excel file. Works in Libre office too.
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-28-2020, 02:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,241
Posted By Hotrodfil
Re: European Fordor project

Your Fordor already looks better than mine AFTER I got it back on the road...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-25-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 802
Posted By Hotrodfil
Re: Steering wheel turns light switch rod

Had a similar problem a few years back - the steering box had been overfilled with grease that had gone most of the way up the inner column causing a certain amount of "stiction" betwixt column and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-14-2020, 08:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 960
Posted By Hotrodfil
Re: counter weights are they needed?

I was going to post this link,

https://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/threads/banger-help-counter-weights-flywheels.1202985/

and then saw you started it...

In my experience they typically run...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-09-2020, 03:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,495
Posted By Hotrodfil
Re: NEW Products available thread (Model A version)

Sometimes called lost wax casting.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-08-2020, 09:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,291
Posted By Hotrodfil
Re: Ownership History

For my UK regeistered '30 Fordor I have the original log book which lists all the owners up until the 70's. Better yet - I could have breakfast and drive to the seaside to every address for a quick...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-08-2020, 07:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,301
Posted By Hotrodfil
Re: Fumbled a piston

I run a couple of Diamond B engines, still on stock bores with the original pistons. I'd just smooth that chunk out, and take the same out of the others till the weights match...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-31-2020, 09:27 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,437
Posted By Hotrodfil
Re: When is a "Model A" no longer a "Model A"

The paint is a tractor enamel - and the lower picture has a fair smattering of sand and sea salt on it...

The Tourer is currently running 475/500 Firestones on the front and 600 Michelen...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-31-2020, 05:57 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,437
Posted By Hotrodfil
Re: When is a "Model A" no longer a "Model A"

Ah - 6 out of 7, mine are both stock then...

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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-23-2020, 09:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,517
Posted By Hotrodfil
Re: GM Clutch Modification

Any part numbers on the diaphragm pressure plate? And the thrust bearing if necessary? Trying to source one in the UK.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-06-2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 621
Posted By Hotrodfil
Re: AA Truck rear axle .

There's an early AA axle over here John - dunno what it has inside.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-21-2020, 09:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,125
Posted By Hotrodfil
Re: Pressure plate question

I have a fair stack of pressure plates you're more than welcome to sort through.
Also - Bob rebuilds them.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-10-2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,363
Posted By Hotrodfil
Re: What Defines Over-Revving The Model A's Engine

Hope this helps with the number crunching. I tend to run along around 2-2500 rpm which with a 3.27 rear end is around 50-65 mph.
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-10-2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,844
Posted By Hotrodfil
Re: 3.27 Ring and Pinion

I run a 3.27 under the back of my Coupe. Stock A gearbox, with a tuned B engine. Probably around 70hp or so. Cruising at 55-65 is no problem and I've had no problems climbing hills when we've run...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-02-2020, 08:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,576
Posted By Hotrodfil
Re: CAD Model of Model A Engine

Excellent - Solid Edge user myself. Don't think work would be too impressed if I started modelling Model A parts...

Joe B - vellum and Rotring pens when I started.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-28-2020, 06:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,686
Posted By Hotrodfil
Re: Brake Rod Anti Rattler

I have put the wire ones on before from the fixed clevis end.
I've also had the wire ones break - there's one broken on my Tourer waiting for a warm day to replace it...
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