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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-06-2016, 01:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,602
Posted By Richard/Ca
Re: Contact info for Bill Barlow

I talk to Bill last week. The above number is good,He is list in the MACA web site.
Forum: Model-A 05-17-2016, 02:16 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 697
Posted By Richard/Ca
Richard/Ca

I need 4 Model A crankshaft Rear Main Caps good used ones
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-05-2016, 03:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,290
Posted By Richard/Ca
need a rear main cap

Help I need a rear main cap for my model a engine. Mine broke on one end. So if anyone out there might have an extra cap that they would not mind parting with. For a nominal fee I sure would...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-22-2015, 01:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,005
Posted By Richard/Ca
Re: Which type of 6" H&L discs for my rusty frame?

Back in the 60's I spoted a man sandblasting a trailer so I stop and asked him how much would he charge meto blast my Model A frame. He said "well as long as i am being paid to do this job I'll do it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-22-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,022
Posted By Richard/Ca
Re: '28 Special Coupe

I was given two 29 special coupes in 1961 by my father. They were both running when they were parked out in the back field for about 3 years One I sold to a good friend of mine( at the time) in 1966...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-13-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,942
Posted By Richard/Ca
Re: Head Stud Removal

Thank you all for your advice. I will see if i can find a welder with a EDM machine. I have heard of that but never seen it. And Thank you again 1955cj5.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-12-2015, 10:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,942
Posted By Richard/Ca
Re: Head Stud Removal

Sorry 1955cj5 I hope you don't mind if I hi-jack your Thread but it right up my alley. I have been trying for 2 months to drill out three studs. I think I have ruined about 4 1/4in drills and 4 23/64...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-30-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,727
Posted By Richard/Ca
Re: Crank ground size vs new insert rod size

Mark your block or any parts you send out for work in a way you can indentafy it. I took my diamond block to a will known model a shop trusted them because they wrote my name on it. Went back about a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-29-2015, 11:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,498
Posted By Richard/Ca
Re: Armored around ign. cable

I have heard of people doing it before but not to and original. Just thought I would ask. sorry I out of here.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-29-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,498
Posted By Richard/Ca
Question Armored around ign. cable

I am just wondering if any one cuts the armor around their ignition cable to make a lot easier to install. And if do they how much? I am sure no one wants to whack up an original one. Right!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-27-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,984
Posted By Richard/Ca
Re: ask one more time.

Thank you everybody for all your help. To hot to check it out today.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-26-2015, 11:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,984
Posted By Richard/Ca
Re: ask one more time.

Sorry I forgot to mention it is the rear journal. I think someone put the wrong cap on it. It looks like a good engine and when I check the rod caps they were in real good shape. And nothing seemed...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-26-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,984
Posted By Richard/Ca
ask one more time.

Can any body help me. I would like to know if there is any way to measure a crankshaft journal in a model a engine while it is still in the car? I really don't want to pull the engine. Richard
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-09-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,635
Posted By Richard/Ca
Re: Sounds lame to me But

Thanks Jim I will check with a couple of shops.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-08-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,635
Posted By Richard/Ca
Sounds lame to me But

Is there any way I can mic. the rear main cap journal on the crankshaft with the engine in the car.Some one sold me a engine with the wrong size cap and it broke. I want to have another one made. If...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-16-2015, 02:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,805
Posted By Richard/Ca
Re: rear main cap

My bad I type in Bob instead of Bill. Sorry!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-15-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,805
Posted By Richard/Ca
Re: rear main cap

Thank you CarlG I tried calling him so I could better explain what the ploblem is phone was busy.I will try again later. I think it would be better then email.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-15-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,805
Posted By Richard/Ca
Re: rear main cap

OK! Thanks everybody. I was thinking (omg) about emailing Bob Barlow in Oregon to see if he could pour me another main baring cap. If I sent the broken one and another good one to use.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-14-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,805
Posted By Richard/Ca
Re: rear main cap

I will try to post pictures. Also when I put the head on I only used the spray on copper seal on the gasket and the Head and block.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-14-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,805
Posted By Richard/Ca
Unhappy rear main cap

Will today I took my rear main cap off and it has a chunk broken off where the seal goes. I have the broken piece so that is no problem. Last week the motor over heated and filled the pan with water....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2015, 11:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,089
Posted By Richard/Ca
Re: Postive ground cable

I thank all of you for your answer and ideas. I will probably wait until Turlock to get a new braided cable.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,089
Posted By Richard/Ca
Re: Postive ground cable

Will I really got some good answer. My cable was braided not web (sorry) But all the information was very useful. I did clean both sides of the frame before I put the cable on also put a second...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2015, 01:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,089
Posted By Richard/Ca
Postive ground cable

I don't know if any one has had this problem before.Last month my starter would not do nothing (short right). Took it out and bench tested it work fine.Put it back in still nothing.Check every thing...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-01-2015, 01:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,524
Posted By Richard/Ca
Re: Happy New Year

We still gots 1hr 05 mins here in California. But ya'll have yourselfs a very happy and health New Year!!!!! Richard?Ca
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-11-2014, 01:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,429
Posted By Richard/Ca
Re: 1930 California YOM Plates

They told me at that time they wanted them already painted so they could verify the paint colors were authentic. They measured the length,thickness and width of the plates and numbers. Richard/Ca
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