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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 03:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 202
Posted By Wick
Re: Best 6V battery

I use a Napa 6v about $98-104.00 That batter can sit for a year and still start the A with no problems.
Forum: Model-A 07-10-2020, 05:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 162
Posted By Wick
Multi disc transmissions

Bringing all my multi disc parts to Brattons yarn sale. Flywheel housings, flywheels,transmissions. Probley enough for 3 complete set ups. Also all my AR brake linkage.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-10-2020, 05:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 385
Posted By Wick
Re: Tillotson air balanced 1928-34 carb

Air leak. Gasket good between carb and manifold? Engine is pulling air instead of fuel.
That's why the starter fluid works.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-26-2020, 04:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 794
Posted By Wick
Re: Time to get out and Mark your calendars

Clem,I've got barn fresh junk. No rust. I may bring my 30 Phaeton project.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-25-2020, 05:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 794
Posted By Wick
Re: Time to get out and Mark your calendars

Perfect timing,I've got a garage to clean out!!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-25-2020, 04:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 485
Posted By Wick
Re: Canít keep it running no power

Intake gasket leak. Also try a gravity feed test tank. If the tank fixes it then your fuel system need attention. The 12v pump should be at the tank.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-18-2020, 04:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 400
Posted By Wick
Re: cowl

If it's a perfect 31 tank and indented firewall sedan $400 minimum.
$300 for a 1930. I usually pull the tanks and filler sheet metal.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-12-2020, 04:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 871
Posted By Wick
Re: Carport or Garages

I do all the site prep,they install the building. I will add vents and the building will be in a shaded area.
My main garage is a pole barn,sheathing under the metal roof. Insulation in the attic.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-11-2020, 05:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 871
Posted By Wick
Re: Carport or Garages

A neighbor just installed a 30x36 9 foot ceiling 3 bay doors, $7400
I'm going to price out one tomorrow for myself. I'm preparing the site for it now.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-10-2020, 04:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,005
Posted By Wick
Re: Eastcoast Swap Meets

Charlotte for June has now been moved again. End of October.
Forum: Model-T 05-09-2020, 04:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,093
Posted By Wick
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 05-04-2020, 04:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 411
Posted By Wick
Re: Attn: Wick

Thanks
ww1959@yahoo.com
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-03-2020, 04:19 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,696
Posted By Wick
Re: Garage Hoist

When moving my lift I lock it in the first position off the floor. Lift the cross beam with a floor jack and place a car wheel dolly under each post.push it where I want it. I have taken down and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-02-2020, 04:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 732
Posted By Wick
Re: Back to engine vibration

Put #1 at TDC then add your weight. Next stop add at #1 bdc add weight.
This way the crank weights are at the top and bottom of the throw.
Stick on wheel weights come in a pack at the parts...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-02-2020, 04:49 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,696
Posted By Wick
Re: Garage Hoist

Backyard buddy 4 post. 7000 lb. It's a older model. 13 foot ceiling. I use it to store a vehicle on top sometimes. Nothing like working on brakes at eye level. Grease jobs,oil changes,exhaust work....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-29-2020, 04:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,005
Posted By Wick
Re: Eastcoast Swap Meets

Good comments. Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-28-2020, 04:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,005
Posted By Wick
Eastcoast Swap Meets

Most of the yearly Swap meets are in March-June. I believe Charlotte in June will be our first big meet this year. Will more people in the Model A hobby be showing up as this meet
That usually...
Forum: Model-T 04-22-2020, 04:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,093
Posted By Wick
1924 Touring car

24 Touring car,nice driver. Car has been on many tours over the years. Some of the upgrades are....Rear Disc brakes,Z head,large brake drum in transmission,Distributor.
Top is very nice,side...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-15-2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,345
Posted By Wick
Re: Electrical Problem

Do you have a pop out switch or just a cable with a wire running through it? The cable with the wire inside will short out inside with age. Shake the cable and see if it starts,also make sure the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-15-2020, 04:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,053
Posted By Wick
Re: Model a trader

Site seems to be dead.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-15-2020, 04:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 439
Posted By Wick
Re: Lights Are Good

Your problem is in the light switch housing. Every part has a slot that needs to go in the right place.
When you get it right,the switch will Click when you move it. LighTs are good!
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 04-09-2020, 04:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,044
Posted By Wick
Re: Seeking Model T Engine/Trans builder

Call Ricky Andrews in Powatan Va. 804-832-5215 Great transmission and overall T person.
Tell him Fred Sent you.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-07-2020, 04:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 739
Posted By Wick
Re: Carburetor noise...

What I have found,all my good carbs I run on my truck make this noise. But I also run a H.C head. Engine is tight,no air leaks.
I don't hear it on a bone stock engine with Lot's of miles.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-31-2020, 04:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,484
Posted By Wick
Re: Adding castor to the axle

New front leaf spring and shackles,along with good spring perchs will make a difference.
Make sure cross member is not cracked or broken.
Forum: Model-T 03-07-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 839
Posted By Wick
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