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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-19-2022, 02:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 494
Posted By Chuck Sea/Tac
Re: Steering gear adjustment or replace?

I believe the procedure is in Les Andrews as well
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-16-2022, 04:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 728
Posted By Chuck Sea/Tac
Re: Went from the Club Coach to the Club Briquette

Bummer, I think your health is the most important thing, , so I’m glad YOU are OK!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-12-2022, 02:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 730
Posted By Chuck Sea/Tac
Re: model A Fordor year (Briggs) ?

From memory, aren’t slant windows built exactly the same?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-09-2022, 11:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,159
Posted By Chuck Sea/Tac
Re: Latest on Tom W

Thanks for the update, was wondering how he was doing.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-07-2022, 03:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,558
Posted By Chuck Sea/Tac
Re: Engine Noise - Help-Opinions?

Did he adjust your bearings?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2022, 01:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,033
Posted By Chuck Sea/Tac
Re: Stock shock links VS Dog Bone???

Dog bones wear out the rubbers all the time. They’re easy to change out though.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2022, 01:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,042
Posted By Chuck Sea/Tac
Re: Bad Case of the White Smoke

I think you need to do the compression test, but the best way would be to pull the head again and borrow a block tester. The head, you can use a magnetic crack tester.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-29-2021, 07:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,557
Posted By Chuck Sea/Tac
Re: Antifreeze Concentrate VS 50/50 Mix

Once you add water to antifreeze, it’s shelf life diminishes.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-29-2021, 07:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 368
Posted By Chuck Sea/Tac
Re: Happy 93rd to my roadster

Some came into western Washington a few days ago. One of the guys in the Gerties received his at his house.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-29-2021, 07:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 607
Posted By Chuck Sea/Tac
Smile Re: Model A Christmas

Very cool picture
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-29-2021, 07:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 563
Posted By Chuck Sea/Tac
Re: oil movement

All the oil goes into the valve gallery behind the carb, directly from the pump. If you had no oil there, everything would seize.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-29-2021, 01:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 14,167
Posted By Chuck Sea/Tac
Re: Dual updraft carburetors

Google Charlie yapp secrets of speed
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-27-2021, 03:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 794
Posted By Chuck Sea/Tac
Re: Found this in the oil pan UPDATE

I’m pretty sure it’s a wrist pin lock. I bought a V8 that was knocking after a rebuild, and the builder told the owner” it’s not a Lexus” so he drove it from Washington to Arizona and back. I bought...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-27-2021, 03:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 814
Posted By Chuck Sea/Tac
Re: carburetor paint type

I just used the last of my lustercoat. As noted, no longer available. I ordered two bottles of brodak and received an email they were out until early January, and he was sending a pint instead....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-19-2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,253
Posted By Chuck Sea/Tac
Re: Lucas ZDDP

Why don’t you just use 15/40 penzoil or the new dello chevron? It already has the zinc in it. I’ve been using it for 20 years over 40,000 miles and the engine looks like new inside.
I don’t...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-19-2021, 07:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 774
Posted By Chuck Sea/Tac
Re: Model A manifold on '29 pickup

I got tired of pulling them out of the muffler, and haven’t used them in years!
BTW a new manifold isn’t that expensive. If you want to protect your manifold, I’d be more worried that the tailpipe...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-19-2021, 06:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 846
Posted By Chuck Sea/Tac
Re: Hand crank

Your frame is bent. Look underneath at the front engine mount yoke bolt, where it comes through the front cross member. I wager it will not be centered. Pretty common.
How do your hood and doors fit?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-15-2021, 12:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 460
Posted By Chuck Sea/Tac
Re: What generator is this?

Not really interested in worth. Just wanted to now what it was. So is switching to an alternator becoming prevalent with flatheads.? It certainly is with model A’s. Just curious if that’s a trend.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-14-2021, 09:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 460
Posted By Chuck Sea/Tac
What generator is this?

A friend with a 39 Ford gave this to me. Hes getting rid of extra stuff.
Also where to find info on troubleshooting ect. I have books on As, but nothing on flathead era generators.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-14-2021, 08:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,106
Posted By Chuck Sea/Tac
Re: Ford Greyhound Hood Ornament

Now, the problem is- - - - how to mount it on a model A?
It is beautiful work.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-07-2021, 12:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 910
Posted By Chuck Sea/Tac
Re: Early 'A'?

Well said
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-06-2021, 11:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 350
Posted By Chuck Sea/Tac
Re: B carburetor leak

If your main and cap jets ( the two sticking up in the middle of the carb) don’t have a concave tip, then capillary action will cause them to leak. By the way, you didn’t say when it leaked.? When...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-03-2021, 04:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,608
Posted By Chuck Sea/Tac
Re: Decided against Tires.....what about this idea?

Yes, me to. Thought he had re invented the wheel- - - - er “tire”.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-03-2021, 04:31 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 12,972
Posted By Chuck Sea/Tac
Re: Where did Tom Wesenberg post go!

Man, that is bad news! As if he didn’t have enough problems going on.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-30-2021, 08:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,092
Posted By Chuck Sea/Tac
Re: Exhaust manifold glands

I don’t use them anymore. I also don’t have a manifold gasket leak problem. So I think it’s a waste of time. IMO
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