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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-23-2017, 05:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,573
Posted By Brianfrench65
Re: Temp gauge installation

Very nice article,Tom.

Thank You;
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-23-2017, 12:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,573
Posted By Brianfrench65
Re: Temp gauge installation

I did the top water outlet housing with the tapping for the temperature probe. It works impressively well.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-12-2017, 08:22 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,736
Posted By Brianfrench65
Re: Rear Axle Keys

When I bought my Model A, one side of the rear axle had a "REX A " carbon steel tool bit for a key. It had been used as a lathe tool.

When we disassembled the rear axle and housing, we were faced...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-14-2017, 03:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,798
Posted By Brianfrench65
Re: Luggage trunk

Well....I built my own trunk from plywood, covered with fake leather. I attached it to the rack today.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-14-2017, 03:21 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,189
Posted By Brianfrench65
Re: Carrying folding chairs

I built a trunk, and the chairs and tools, and some spare parts.

Regards;
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-28-2017, 05:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 610
Posted By Brianfrench65
Re: Idle speed

Awesome; thank YOU ALL for your responses.

Thank You;
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-28-2017, 03:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 610
Posted By Brianfrench65
Idle speed

I've installed a Marvel Shaber carburetor. When I idle with the spark fully retarted, I get a real nice low idle. Maybe to slow??
I notice the ampmeter goes from a slight charge to a slight...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-22-2017, 05:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 684
Posted By Brianfrench65
Re: Speedometer gear assembly

Rusty:

Use a screwdriver and remove the "top hat looking" cover. The shaft can be pulled out with needle nose pliers.

Good Luck;
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-16-2017, 03:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 597
Posted By Brianfrench65
Re: Champion 3X

Awesome; Thank You
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-16-2017, 02:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 597
Posted By Brianfrench65
Champion 3X

So, I am so fortunate that my wife bought me my first set of 3X spark plugs.

My question is, the copper washers are cupped. Does the cup face the plug, or the cylinder head. Another words u or n?...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-14-2017, 09:20 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,486
Posted By Brianfrench65
Re: Can not shift to 2nd or 3rd gear

I had a similar problem. I found that while I was double clutching for first to second, I would move the shifter from right to left (in the middle) a couple of times, and then go to second.

It...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-30-2017, 07:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 261
Posted By Brianfrench65
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-26-2017, 04:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,067
Posted By Brianfrench65
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-26-2017, 04:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,067
Posted By Brianfrench65
Re: Briggs or Briggs T/S??

I've been there. Good Luck. It is entirely possible to save.

Good Luck;
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-20-2017, 10:31 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,348
Posted By Brianfrench65
Re: Green Wheels, Really???

Briggs town sedan
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-27-2017, 04:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,372
Posted By Brianfrench65
Re: Reproduction Pressure Plate

I had chatter that was awful. My flywheel was perfect. My pressure plate was 0.035 out of flatness. I changed the pressure plate, pilot bearing, and clutch disk. It is as smooth as silk now.

Good...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-11-2017, 12:30 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,490
Posted By Brianfrench65
Re: Engine Oil?

You can use the Rotella T Triple Protection 15W-40 especially for older engines with flat tappets because this motor oil has 1200 ppm of zinc for more wear protection.

I hope this helps.

Best...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-25-2017, 12:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,106
Posted By Brianfrench65
Re: Interested in a 1930 Model A with no title

In Massachusetts, a title is required, however I purchased a car without a title. I had the police come to my house, they checked the serial number, and provided me a document to go with my bill of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-07-2017, 12:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,957
Posted By Brianfrench65
Re: Hi Boy Air Cleaner

I have the high boy, and I am very satisfied. I had a Zenith 2 and now I have a Marvel which works super.

Good Luck;
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-05-2017, 01:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,591
Posted By Brianfrench65
Re: Vehicle Inspection

The inspection station I go to in Massachusetts looks at lights, horn, wiper operation, tire tread and overall appearance to evaluate condition. They also have to drive it in and out of the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2017, 03:54 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,620
Posted By Brianfrench65
Re: Daily driving suggestions.

Thank you very much! This sounds easy enough.

Thank You Very Much;
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2017, 01:11 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,620
Posted By Brianfrench65
Re: Daily driving suggestions.

That is an interesting tow bar. Did you build it? How does it attach to the A?

Thank You;
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-22-2016, 09:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,483
Posted By Brianfrench65
Re: Parts made in USA

John:

Here is how my original speedometer looks (note it is still sealed with cable and lead)

Good Luck;
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-11-2016, 11:06 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,363
Posted By Brianfrench65
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-11-2016, 11:02 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,363
Posted By Brianfrench65
Re: hi, new here with question before i buy. 31 fordor briggs body

It sure looks like a straight windshield Briggs town sedan.

A huge expensive and complicated woodworking project.

Good Luck;
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