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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-20-2020, 10:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 457
Posted By dansluck
Re: Just had a Model A wedding

Good Luck and wish you both all the best.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-11-2020, 09:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 602
Posted By dansluck
Re: thoughts of(for) Medford, OR

I live in Nevada near California border. Our 12 acre place was burning when we evacuated.
A Volunteer engine from another county showed up right as we were leaving. They saved the House, Shop and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-20-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 655
Posted By dansluck
Re: 90th birthday celebration

Did you name your cars after your mothers?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-26-2020, 11:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,735
Posted By dansluck
Re: Boy, does this hit close to home

My Sweetheart bought me my Model A for a retirement present. It does tend to keep you at home in the shop.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-16-2020, 08:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,357
Posted By dansluck
Re: Putting model a on lift

I have used a 2 post lift for years. I have paint marks on the floor so it is easy to get the A
in the same place every time. I set front driver side first , near motor mount behind steering on...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-14-2020, 11:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,058
Posted By dansluck
Re: Stray Bearing Shim

Working on a fiends Model T , the #4 rod cap was not seated but was torqued tight. It had a slight knock. Reset it and lightly tapped all rod caps for the same sound. T runs great.
Good Luck
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-04-2020, 10:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 711
Posted By dansluck
Re: Piston size

Standard bore is 3.875 plus .040 is 3.915
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-04-2020, 09:55 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 18,617
Posted By dansluck
Re: Dumbest Reproduction Parts

I miss Mal's Model A sales and parts in Pacheo Calif. He sold quality and was willing to help. Late 1960's
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-04-2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 988
Posted By dansluck
Re: Independence Day

Drove into town 45 miles had a Hot Dog and drove 45 miles back. Hot Dog was worth it.
Happy 244th Birthday. Sempre Fi
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-04-2020, 09:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 422
Posted By dansluck
Re: 3031 oil pan color?

I have always painted cast iron engine parts green, sheet metal parts black.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-28-2020, 09:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 544
Posted By dansluck
Re: 29 Tudor crank pulley question

Fred93, I would check the lugs on the pulley and collar for damage caused by the movement. I 'm speaking from experience and I went back to a one piece pulley. A little more work but peace of mind....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-03-2020, 10:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 752
Posted By dansluck
Re: Rear main leak part 4

From the first picture , are the flywheel bolts a little long?
Good Luck Dan
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-03-2020, 09:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,391
Posted By dansluck
Re: We've lost another one

God Bless him. His expertise will be missed.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-02-2020, 11:48 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 34,996
Posted By dansluck
Re: Just wondering : what's your year of birth ?

So long ago I can't remember. I believe it was AD .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-02-2020, 11:44 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,012
Posted By dansluck
Re: Garage Hoist

PalAl, i have a 2 post , 9000 lbs and 14 ft ceilings. Works good on Model A and GMC Sierra but i won't use it on my F350 they are too front end heavy. Good Luck

BTW: Bought mine for my 70th...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-19-2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,044
Posted By dansluck
Re: My Engine Project

Bet you can't wait to hear it purrrr!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-29-2020, 04:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 676
Posted By dansluck
Re: Leaking Head bolt?

Hi Michael , Has the head been welded? I believe it might have been from the photo.
Dan
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-29-2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 794
Posted By dansluck
Re: Exhaust fumes

Hi , Sounds like Hydro carbon blow by from your breather cap. A lot of folks put a special cap on that vents it under the cab. Berts catalog pg 31 part # A6764

Keep Them on the road. Dan
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-23-2020, 09:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 570
Posted By dansluck
Re: Rods

Berts sells rods for about $60 apiece.
Good Luck
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-28-2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,022
Posted By dansluck
Re: Rear main thrust

4 pot, the oil is pumped to the valve chamber and gravity feed to the mains. Most guys use a molding clay before pouring Babbitt.
Dan
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-21-2020, 10:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,016
Posted By dansluck
Re: Ahooha

Thanks Guys, some good pointers. It was cold out,12*, when I was trying it. Battery reads 6.8 volts.
Dan
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-20-2020, 09:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,016
Posted By dansluck
Ahooha

How many amps does it take to honk the horn. Just installed an alternator and now the horn doesn't work. With the generator I had to rev the engine to get more amps ,about 10 amps. Spartan horn...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-15-2020, 11:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,088
Posted By dansluck
Re: crankshaft counterweights

Berts also does it
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-14-2020, 08:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,786
Posted By dansluck
Re: Hoof head

reply to #5 Blue Truck Nut

Looks like an Elk to me.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-19-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,670
Posted By dansluck
Re: A pic from the time

Pic #1 looks like what can happen to me on my way home. Life is Good but a little dirty.
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