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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-03-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 651
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Gas-Per-Mile

Were there any tools during the Dirty-Thirty's that were for the measuring miles per gallon? I've only found something from Hinkley-Meyers Company
that came out later-
Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-14-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 637
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Randy Gross

E-mail: melmodela@aol.com works too
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-10-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,805
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: What spark plugs are you currently using?

What does it mean when you said they're to hot/cold plz. I really don't understand.
Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-08-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,924
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Veterans Day

AirForce -- 1962/66 Cuban Missle Crises
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-07-2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 792
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Steering Wobble

Steering Wobble Update: After contacting Mel Gross about my steering box -- he e-mailed me the adjustment instructions. Our club mechanic and I were able to correct my problem in about ten minutes,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-30-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 792
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Steering Wobble

I have hip-arthritis -- getting under the PicUp requires two days out from under the Piczup to recover--right now, am checking the spring pearches per a previous post. Found nothing Passengners side...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-30-2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 792
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Steering Wobble

OK, took the nose tires off and compared them -- drivers has a very slight wear on the out-most tread --would this be "toe-in"? Also I said spindles what I meant was King-Pins. Does this change...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-29-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 792
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Steering Wobble

New Spindles, Shocks, Tires (balanced), F-150 Steering, Brakes -- and it just started with this wobble -- so what did I forget, and yes, I rechecked my front wheel bearing - again.
What am I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-21-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 385
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Open-Cab PicUp

[QUOTE=Charlie Stephens;1812162]The windshield on my 1931 RDPU can be laid flat forward.





Thank You -- this was the answer I was searching for --
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-21-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 385
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Open-Cab PicUp

Can the windsheild be laid flat forward? I've a co-worker that is way past 6 feet, my closed-cab is a problem for him. Gives him the Model A Neck-Sloop or something like that. He's an interested...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-14-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,084
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Re-Silver A Rear-View

I have one with a clock in it tho
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-14-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,084
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Re-Silver A Rear-View

Never mind -- should have done "search" first
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-14-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,084
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re-Silver A Rear-View

Where would I go to get my rear-view mirror re-silvered?
Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-13-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,866
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Biggest scare in a Model A

WOW!! Sure wish I could un-read this Post. Serious stuff
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-11-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,218
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Oil In My Water

OK, here's a short up-date: I began torquing the head. Number 8 was double-nutted, so I took the top nut off, noted that the second (bottom) nut was a different wrench size-- I swapped them out,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,218
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Oil In My Water

That oil is wicking up the stud mean anything?
Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,218
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Oil In My Water

I've found why I have oil in my water chamber. My number 8 head-stud is stripped, I can not get it to torque. I found it with a double-nut -- so I thought the second one was for holding the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 859
Posted By rfitzpatrick
I Drive A PicUp

Apparently Henry Ford didn't do much Wind Tunnel Testing did he?
You got to be carefully in any kinds of winds with this thing --
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-07-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,218
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Oil In My Water

Perhaps possible previous simple green treatment was insufficient to get all the grease out if it is grease?[/QUOTE]




The grease I use on the pump is red. what I'm pulling out on my fingers...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-07-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,218
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Oil In My Water

:) While not impossible, it is kinda hard to get oil into the cooling system without being put there, water in the oil not so hard.[/QUOTE]




OK, I'm redoing everything did yesterday, except...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 683
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Transmission dipstick kit

YES!! Love it too
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,218
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Oil In My Water

[QUOTE=30 Closed Cab PU;1806992]Any chance that Brassworks ships radiators with an internal coating/preservative in them that keeps rust/corrosion away during shipping/storage?


Well I'll be darn...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,218
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Oil In My Water

60 PSI each cylinder. It's almost like something is desolving in the water, but it is oil-
what's the chances every cylinder reads 60 psi too?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,218
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Oil In My Water

OK, not a detergent -- something called Simply Green. I'm about to take another run and checking cylinder compression afterwards. I also forgot to mention -- my radiator is a month old BrassWorks...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,218
Posted By rfitzpatrick
Re: Oil In My Water

There's no change after the "Easy-Fix" as mentioned-- what needs doing next?
Thanks
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