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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-16-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By doug.nichols
Re: Borg Warner Torque Tube Stuck

Problem solved. Hydraulic jack and wood block broke it loose. Strange, large hammer and wood block would not budge it. Surprised to see chains inside BW overdrive. Really?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-15-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By doug.nichols
Re: Borg Warner Torque Tube Stuck

Yes. Unfortunately I could not find information about the connection of the rear torque tube to the banjo....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-15-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By doug.nichols
Borg Warner Torque Tube Stuck

Having no luck detaching old BW overdrive rear torque tube from banjo. All bolts are out but there is no movement of the tube, even with wood block and hammer. I notice there are extra holes in the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-15-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 293
Posted By doug.nichols
Re: Torque Tube / Drive Shaft Stuck

She's out! Just needed to adjust the height of the rear jack to get the right angle. Thanks everybody.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-15-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 293
Posted By doug.nichols
Re: Torque Tube / Drive Shaft Stuck

Very helpful redmodelt. Thanks.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-15-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 293
Posted By doug.nichols
Re: Torque Tube / Drive Shaft Stuck

I have pulled the spedo cable out but not the gear housing and circular snap ring. I will attempt to do so. Not sure what the roller bearing is. Will need to research.

Clam shells removed. Car...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-14-2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 293
Posted By doug.nichols
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-14-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 293
Posted By doug.nichols
Question Torque Tube / Drive Shaft Stuck

Removing my rear end assembly and old Borg Warner OD. Rear end and axle dropped nicely into the dolly. Drive line stuck at differential/tranny. What it the best way to break it loose? Thinking of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-08-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 610
Posted By doug.nichols
Re: Rear End Dolly

After I built this thing I discovered a thread that contained a cool solution to the problem which was to cut plywood wheels and just roll the rear end assembly around on them....wish I would have...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-08-2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 610
Posted By doug.nichols
Smile Rear End Dolly

Thought someone might be interested in seeing my solution to a rear end dolly. Going to drop the rear end/old Borg Warner overdrive and original tranny out of my 29 roadster. Installing new Mitchel...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-03-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 515
Posted By doug.nichols
Smile 1928/9 Roadster Muffler Replacement

I am considering ordering an Aries muffler to replace my current cheap after market unit. I notice that the original muffler for 1928 and partial year 1929 have a different bend in the pipe from...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-12-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 578
Posted By doug.nichols
Re: Ignition Wire

much thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-12-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 578
Posted By doug.nichols
Smile Ignition Wire

I have a 12V 1929 roadster with a dual point Mallory distributor and an after market ignition switch. I am trying to determine what type of wire to run from the ignition switch to the distributor.
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-31-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 823
Posted By doug.nichols
Question How do these points look?

Attached are two pics of points in my Mallory dual point distributor. How do they look to you pros? Also, is it normal to have a thin coating of oil inside the distributor?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-26-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 14
H&h
Views: 1,657
Posted By doug.nichols
Re: H&h

I think I get the picture. Thanks folks. Sorry to make you relive this one...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-23-2018, 09:12 PM
Replies: 14
H&h
Views: 1,657
Posted By doug.nichols
Re: H&h

I take it this is a much-discussed topic. I couldn't find any mention of H&H using advanced search.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-23-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 14
H&h
Views: 1,657
Posted By doug.nichols
Smile H&h

Does anyone have experience with H&H engine builders?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-17-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 310
Posted By doug.nichols
Question Radiator Apron Fit

Wondering if someone would be kind enough to post a close up picture of the relationship of the edges of the radiator apron to the adjacent frame and fenders intersection. I am having trouble...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-08-2018, 11:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 649
Posted By doug.nichols
Re: Mystery Tab

The anti rattle gizmos look interesting. Are they available after market?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-08-2018, 11:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 649
Posted By doug.nichols
Re: Mystery Tab

Nope, mechanical brakes.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-08-2018, 09:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 649
Posted By doug.nichols
Mystery Tab

Crawling around under my 29 roadster and noticed the mystery tab shown in the attached picture. Looks like something important should be attached. ???
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-27-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,340
Posted By doug.nichols
Re: Cast Iron or Steel Drums?

Thanks 160B. The visual is very helpful.

Doug
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-26-2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,340
Posted By doug.nichols
Smile Cast Iron or Steel Drums?

Undoubtedly an old question, but how does one tell if brake drums are pressed steel or cast iron?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-23-2018, 10:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 341
Posted By doug.nichols
Re: 28/29 Roadster Door Handle

yes, my car is a standard 28/29 roadster.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-23-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 341
Posted By doug.nichols
Smile 28/29 Roadster Door Handle

Does the attached picture appear to be an original 28/29 roadster door handle? Can anybody share experiences in replacing or rebuilding door latch assemblies for this car? Both latches on my rig...
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