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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 02:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 424
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Opinion on wiring

Yes... Always remember, points are to ground. So - ground, - side of coil to points. + ground, + side of coil to points.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 01:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 424
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Opinion on wiring

If I am reading you correctly, I believe you have the coil wires switched. If it is negative ground, the negative side of the coil should be toward the distributor via the switch. In other words the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 11:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 337
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Electrical Fuel Pump Wiring??

They do have a reset button if that ever happens.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 11:26 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,234
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: What is the hardest Model A accessory to find

I don't know how hard it is to find or what year it is from but a friend recently gave me a Trico "windshield defogger" fan operated by vacuum.

After 'restoring' it I think it looks reasonably...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-07-2020, 08:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 505
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Tire Rotation

old31, I have beads in my tires and they seem to work great. 4oz. as you stated. And yes you have to have a lot of patients but I got them in.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-07-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 726
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Rear end ratio-gear question

To slow down you let up on the gas peddle a little. Cheaper than a R&P. :p:p
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-07-2020, 11:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 359
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: 1929 Model A Briggs body pickup, fun trip to Chick-Fili-A

Watch the video. Neil makes an appearance at ~8:42. https://youtu.be/3sXbfi5WuGY
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-07-2020, 10:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 337
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Electrical Fuel Pump Wiring??

I agree... see post #5.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-07-2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 579
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: transmission noise while in neutral, goes away when clutch is depressed.

The last few throwout bearings I have installed were sealed. The only thing a shot of grease does is lube the trans snout and bearing hub.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2020, 09:58 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,234
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: What is the hardest Model A accessory to find

There is one on ebay. https://www.ebay.com/itm/1928-1929-1930-1931-Ford-Model-A-Roadster-Coupe-Accessory-Spare-Tire-Lock-Band/303532469104?hash=item46abf1eb70:g:XBkAAOSwuBVd0w6N
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-06-2020, 09:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 337
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Electrical Fuel Pump Wiring??

On my '55 Ranchwagon I used a Ford Inertia Switch used in most Ford Models. It doesn't care if it is 12v or 6v, + or - ground. Similar to this one....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-05-2020, 08:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 799
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Knock on Model A's door

A guy in our club had an elusive noise we could not find. We shook it, removed shock arms, wiggled things, etc. Finally found it was the body mount bolts loose on the drivers side on the car. Just a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-05-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 776
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Comments on these leak-down test results

You could try Seafoam. I add 1 oz. per gal. at fill up.

I have never used the spray...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-05-2020, 03:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 705
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Continued Decussion on Murray Damper

Thanks Ak. I have two " segmented belts on my table saw. I agree the do reduce vibration.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-05-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 705
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Continued Decussion on Murray Damper

Finished up on the Harmonic Balancer installation and took the Ol' Girl for a ride. I was surprised that the engine did seem to run smoother throughout the RPM range, especially at the higher end. I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-03-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 709
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: 2 degree advance crank gear for model A

Bill Stipes' is an adjustable cam gear. which IMO would be more practical than a fixed crank gear. Adjustable up to 8. advance or retard.

But if you are getting a 2 crank gear for a good price,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-03-2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 257
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Rattle can Wheel Paint (Tacoma Cream)?

Krylon Buttercream is real close https://www.amazon.com/Krylon-K02334001-Fusion-Plastic-Buttercream/dp/B0002YUE9G/ref=sr_1_3?dchild=1&keywords=krylon+buttercream&qid=1585931955&sr=8-3 That is what I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-02-2020, 11:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 367
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: 29 Tudor front floor board question

Fred, Looking really NICE!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-02-2020, 03:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,232
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Cracked head- pic

Snyder's charges the same for both the 5.5 and 6.0.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-01-2020, 08:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 851
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Installing New Head Gasket

Thank you for mentioning this! I was taught this in High School machine Shop. I see so many people chase threads with a tap... And a set of thread chasers are so inexpensive.

And welcome to the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-01-2020, 08:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 705
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Continued Decussion on Murray Damper

I do have 'Flota mota mounts' rear mounts stock front mount. I could not force the belt on even without the radiator installed yet. Maybe I'm a Wuss... :p:p
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-01-2020, 08:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 705
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Continued Decussion on Murray Damper

Synchro, I agree with you 100%. I tried today and there is no way I will be able to get the solid belt on with the front spring u-bolts installed.

But the thing is, the segmented belt came in an...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-01-2020, 12:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 705
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: Continued Decussion on Murray Damper

Thanks guys. That is really good to know. I was told that you could not get the belt on. That is why I invested in the segmented belt. As you can see in the picture, I don't have any u-bolts...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-31-2020, 05:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 539
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: LED taillights and how to wire turn signals

Yeh, sound like yours is wired similar to mine. I use a separate lite for my turn signals, it has an red LED inside.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49721872501_906ef11e0f.jpg
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-31-2020, 03:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 539
Posted By Y-Blockhead
Re: LED taillights and how to wire turn signals

Roughrider, how many wires does your "turn signal unit" have? Most of the newer one have seven.
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