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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-14-2020, 09:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By 100IH
Re: Front end tollerences...

Before trying to get that exact on the bumper measurement, put a bag of beans or something similar to 3/4 of the weight of the average weight of a 1929 adult male in the drivers seat. Common practice...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-12-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 931
Posted By 100IH
Re: Rusty Coolant

If it does freeze, just drain it until spring.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2020, 02:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 546
Posted By 100IH
Re: Nor Cal Crank Grinder??

Be advised that some B cranks have counter weights that over-lap the journal. They must be removed before grinding. When you call shops, you should be able to tell them what you have.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-25-2020, 07:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 848
Posted By 100IH
Re: Cylinder head machining advice.

Surfacing the head is usually less than .006-.008. Will not have much or any affect on setting valve lash. If there are problems with valve to head, it will be because some clown surfaced the snot...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-19-2020, 08:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,548
Posted By 100IH
Re: Front Fenders Hit the Shocks?

So, the drain plug is actually a fill plug.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-15-2020, 10:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,454
Posted By 100IH
Re: Cleaning Silvered Plated Lamp Reflectors

I think that you'd be lucky to find a reflector that no one has ever touched before you got there. The coatings are thin and won't stand any abrasive, or even a finger print.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-15-2020, 10:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By 100IH
Re: interior tacks

Exactly the way I have done it. Staples are fine for the windlace so as not to get in the way when nailing down the cloth covered Card material. Small heads at this point to ease the cloth over the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-14-2020, 03:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 449
Posted By 100IH
Re: Lack of power/rpm

Get an old motor manual for info on compression testing. cylinder leakage test, and shorting out cylinders while running. No way around not having compression. Must find out where, how much and why....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-26-2020, 01:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 579
Posted By 100IH
Re: Engine Misfire Knock

Do not get sucked into modern points conversions, if you do, keep your original breaker plate so when you un-convert you have something to use that works. Also a misfire is generally not associated...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-26-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 307
Posted By 100IH
Re: 31 model A

You are doing the mods, can I have your old parts that you don't need? Only a minority of Model A people have Hydraulic brakes, often done by a previous owner when v8 parts were in wrecking yards and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-26-2020, 12:32 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,344
Posted By 100IH
Re: Spark Question

You might be better off with a simple test light- the clear plastic handle lights up when voltage goes through by way of the single wire and the "ice pick" probe. Visualization is everything. Usually...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-25-2020, 02:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,683
Posted By 100IH
Re: Decided to pull the motor/trans

I'll deal with only one item. The ring gear needs the rounded side of the teeth at the rear as it sits in the chassis. When you remove the starter the bendix goes past the ring gear and comes forward...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-21-2020, 10:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 661
Posted By 100IH
Re: How to evaluate a functioning rear axle assembly

After about the 4-5 th rear axle tear down is when you begin to learn the terms and procedures and the things that are unique to the banjo rear axle, You'll also have the special tools because you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-20-2020, 02:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 583
Posted By 100IH
Re: Frame to front and rear end alignment

Steve did you do the diagonal measurements? Just for grins do you have an old bare block. Put on the timing cover and front support yoke and install and look at where the stud on the yoke matches...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-01-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 967
Posted By 100IH
Re: Did I get a defective U-Joint?

4 years ago I got one of those that was off centered to the point of locking the trans when the outer housing (clamshell) was mounted to the rear of the trans. As an additional test I machined a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-27-2020, 09:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,664
Posted By 100IH
Re: What is this called?

The Asians have mastered the square hole task and there are videos on u tube.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-12-2020, 12:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 928
Posted By 100IH
Re: Pressure plate question

My observation of NEW these days, regardless where they come from, is that they are staked with center punches so tightly that the bolts will break. I am talking about the eye bolts that the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-27-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,051
Posted By 100IH
Re: gas tank welting

Mr. M.T. he's Alive! Love ya bud.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-27-2020, 12:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,203
Posted By 100IH
Re: Parts from suppliers

Consider this, the part you want is made by someone, they go fishing and don't answer the phone, Other folks got the few that are on the shelf then you call, then you call around. This happens more...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-27-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,813
Posted By 100IH
Re: Serpentine belts

Too the point where is energy being lost? the belt is thick and it takes energy to bend and straighten out (think about bending a piece of bailing wire fast: gets hot.) 2nd. belt jams itself down...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-27-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,465
Posted By 100IH
Re: Is My Cam Going Flat?

The place to adjust is: the center of the heel. This is also TDC for that hole and the companion hole. If you start the adjusting procedure for the two valves on # 1, both cam lobes will be swung...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-18-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,484
Posted By 100IH
Re: 6v charging issue

Disconnect one or both cables, Only add distilled water. There is a circular rib near the bottom of the holes - fill to the rib. Charge at 6 VOLTS. If you do not have a 6v-12v charger I wouldn't...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-18-2020, 07:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,026
Posted By 100IH
Re: Running out old babbit

Let them do their job. If you want to see what comes out have them save it for you. It won't be used again anyway. Anyone who is regularly doing this work may want to see the wear patterns and the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-13-2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 445
Posted By 100IH
Re: Head stud holes into block water jacket?

Through holes are known as wet holes and i agree that they must be coated with a sealer and Permatex #2 is the preferred stuff. So map them out and seal them so they won't seep coolant up through...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 03-13-2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 706
Posted By 100IH
Re: No Power to Starter

Fortunately, the test light is immune to Polarity and follow the circuit without issue.
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