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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-11-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 926
Posted By Benson
Re: Zenith Carb

I have seen one complete Upper/Lower and ONE and a half lower castings.

I say 1/2 because one lower casting was a Zenith 2 which someone used a Dremel in a feeble attempt to make the 2 into a 3...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-08-2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 926
Posted By Benson
Re: Zenith Carb

Zenith 3 carbs used less cast iron than 1 or 2.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-06-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,629
Posted By Benson
Re: Strange Happenings health wise

Long story short ... My mother had several falls in 2018...

Then one day she did not feel well so went to Doctor. Nurse found a heart beat of 37, three minutes later. Doctor got 60 beats ... I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-03-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,005
Posted By Benson
Re: DIY Windlace

save S & H Green stamps
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-30-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,015
Posted By Benson
Re: Mark Auto Supply New Jersey

Mark also made some of the Carburetor jets, floats and other parts in recent years.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-28-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,134
Posted By Benson
Re: Upholstery Clips - Need Advice

Brent,

thank you for the name.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-23-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,432
Posted By Benson
Re: My model A wont go faster than 40-45

deleted info about speed ...

Marshall,

I agree with your recent decision!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-23-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,333
Posted By Benson
Re: Buyer beware on another repro part

The purpose of specifying the shoulder screw in the first place is so that the screw bottoms out BEFORE it can be tightened too much to bend the cover and/or short out.

The correct screw is not a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-22-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,333
Posted By Benson
Re: Buyer beware on another repro part

1. My Sport Coupe had a split lock washer on that screw when we got in 1962 ... it never shorted.

I could be wrong but as I remember the lock washer was captive on that screw.

Screw had rolled...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-22-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 866
Posted By Benson
Re: Motor Suddenly Stuck

Once you get starter loose look closely at the shaft and check to be sure that it is not bent.

A bent shaft will be more likely to hang up in the future.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-22-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 756
Posted By Benson
Re: Which tap and die set

Mike,

Thank you very much. for the help.

We use MSC-direct at the shop
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-21-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 756
Posted By Benson
Re: Which tap and die set

Mike,

As we know the differential bolts and case are a tighter thread than common taps and dies.

Are those 3A and 3B or are they a different, even tighter tolerance?

Transmission cases...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-20-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 602
Posted By Benson
Re: "B" on top of Model A Ford cylinder head

This is why I have been calling it :

"The Police head with the large B" ... for more than 50 years. (5.2 to 1)

"The head with the large "C" for the other one. (4.6 to 1)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-19-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 500
Posted By Benson
Re: Need Sedan Seat Carriage Diagram

Break ins and thefts are something that happens when folks post their name and address on social media.



Thieves then know model of the car that you have and where to find the car and any...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-15-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,409
Posted By Benson
Re: Model A's and Woodstock...

My "Southeast Asian Tet Offensive vacation" was Jan 26th, 1968 to Jan 27th, 1969.


The reason that I know the exact return date is that we landed at Ft Lewis, WA in the middle of the record Jan...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-13-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,134
Posted By Benson
Re: Upholstery Clips - Need Advice

Tool for 70s GM plastic clips might work here. I used this tool a lot on these cars.
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-13-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 707
Posted By Benson
Re: model a engine jumps time

Please note that SOME repro screws are too long and the effect is same same missing a washer if used with original thin lock washer and original thin flat washer!

The screw bottoms out before the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-13-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,134
Posted By Benson
Re: Upholstery Clips - Need Advice

Brent,

Please tell us the company name on the label in your post 6 photo. Flash washed it out.

Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-09-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,081
Posted By Benson
Re: Radiator fill question

PM sent to 192.168.1.1
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-08-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 606
Posted By Benson
Re: transmission oil

I tried 250 weight in transmission ONCE in year round daily driver ... never again.

That was more than 55 years ago.

When it got down to Zero it was very hard to shift!

At 25 below it was...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-07-2019, 05:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 541
Posted By Benson
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-05-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,088
Posted By Benson
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-02-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 699
Posted By Benson
Re: Reproduction wheels-Also AA truck HUBs caution-HUB replacement

Posted mainly for those who may not know this...

Maybe the wheels were later ones, which the repro wheels are, and the hubs and drums were early 1928 type?


This can crack wheels.

NOTE:...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-30-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 873
Posted By Benson
Re: Oil pan bolts

weds morning 5 am
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-28-2019, 06:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,589
Posted By Benson
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