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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 07:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 185
Posted By chap52
Re: Speedo is “jumpy”

If it was registering smoothly before you removed the dash you have a clue. Have you ever lubed the speedo cable? I am sure you already have felt and visually inspected the cable routing for kinks....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 07:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 918
Posted By chap52
Re: Gas shutoff valve

Here is one the "Mike's" offers. Chap
https://www.mikes-afordable.com/product/A9193T.html
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 07:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 523
Posted By chap52
Re: First Flathead Build

Welcome aboard Sharp21. You will find LOTS of info here learn to use the Search and Advanced Search on this forum because your question may have already been addressed. I would do the 50/50 soak...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-23-2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 319
Posted By chap52
Re: Mallory Distributor Springs

Apparently experiencing the power surge when you drove my Model A inspired you to get your truck dialed in...LOL...Chap
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 363
Posted By chap52
Re: Exaust Manifold

Don't forget the washers. Chap
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 918
Posted By chap52
Re: Gas shutoff valve

Gotta drain it or turn the car upside down. Then the cap will leak.
Close the valve, disconnect the fuel line at the carb, open the valve and drain it into a gas can. Easy job. Chap
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-20-2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 684
Posted By chap52
Re: Model A parts? Your help needed...

First one looks like some type of aftermarket water flow rate restriction plate for the upper radiator hose. Just my guess??? Chap
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-20-2019, 07:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 404
Posted By chap52
Re: Paint for classic race car

Sand, sand, sand... Or maybe you can find someone doing "dustless blasting" in your area. CAUTION, old house paint could contain lead and you may have to file an environmental impact report, or just...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-18-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,329
Posted By chap52
Re: Snyder’s 6:1 head

Seem there have been reports of the heads not being flat. Here is a "old school" way of checking and even getting them flat. Chap

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SK2R2LdkLKs
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-17-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 988
Posted By chap52
Re: Vibration After New Motor

Interesting, please keep us posted on what you find. Thanks, Chap
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-16-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 568
Posted By chap52
Re: Zerk Grease Fittings for Dummies

I got a pneumatic grease gun at HF. It has a rubber hose between the gun and the tip so it gets into those tough spots. Hook it up to the air hose and let the compressor do the work. Much easier on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-15-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 857
Posted By chap52
Re: Stuck Piston Rings

Wal Mart has Rislone...
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-14-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 840
Posted By chap52
Re: Ammeter reading charge

I have a 30 amp alternator and a 30-30 ammeter also. After start-up, give the engine a "rev" to excite alt into operation. Should briefly show a charge then settle near zero.
If its a new alternator...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-14-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 820
Posted By chap52
Re: Walter won't start !

Last week we drove "Annabelle", our 30 Tudor to church. We got ready to head home and folks were all looking as we hopped in and started her up. SWEET! Then the engine died???
Note to self: Guess...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-13-2019, 07:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 374
Posted By chap52
Re: 1929 Tudor Door hinge pin replacement

Just went through this. Did the PB Blaster/Kroll soak first. Ended up drilling it out as suggested. Taped cardboard on surrounding painted areas and let my 36 year old son who was visiting that day...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-11-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By chap52
Re: NY - Dutchess County - Hudson Valley MECHANIC NEEDED

As Bob C suggested give the particulars. there are a lot of folks here that can walk you through the process. Chap
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-10-2019, 07:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 902
Posted By chap52
Re: Update on starting problem

Good news. Thanks for the update. I know that I have pulled the fuse to work on something electrical on my car and then tried to start more than once and then remembered to re set the fuse.
How...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-07-2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,188
Posted By chap52
Re: New to Model A and Starter Question

Here is a pdf of a Model A instruction manual. Lots of good info, Chap

http://motormayhem.net/wp-uploads/2009/04/Model-A-Instruction-Manual.pdf
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-06-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 678
Posted By chap52
Re: muffler or mufflers

I ran dual Heddon mufflers, sounded good (not loud). Long ago, but I believe I got them from LMC Truck. Chap
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-05-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,617
Posted By chap52
Re: New guy seeking advice

Here is a pdf of a Model A Instruction Manual, Chap

http://motormayhem.net/wp-uploads/2009/04/Model-A-Instruction-Manual.pdf
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-05-2019, 07:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 678
Posted By chap52
Re: muffler or mufflers

Add your location to your info. Every state is different. Some states, like Arizona do not require inspection of older vehicles.
I would take it in as is and see what they say. May save you some...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-04-2019, 07:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,617
Posted By chap52
Re: New guy seeking advice

I am 6'4" and 225 pounds. I have a 1930 Tudor and even with the extended seat brackets found that I had to relocate them for a more comfortable driving position. Works great for my wife and I and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-02-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,625
Posted By chap52
Re: Float a motor results

What Mike said, I think? Chap
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-28-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,014
Posted By chap52
Re: Wiring question

I would first pull the battery and take it to a local auto parts store and have it load tested. This is usually a "free" test. If it is junk and it is 6 volt check a Tractor Supply for a heavy duty 6...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-23-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 552
Posted By chap52
Re: Speedo gear

I downloaded and use "DigiHUD" app on my Android phone. I just installed a rebuilt speedometer on my 30 Tudor and they run about 3 mph apart. Knowing the difference I can guess my actual speed. I...
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