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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-05-2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,690
Posted By 4port
Re: Water Pump ID and Questions

Ok, sorry I missed it, the collar is useless in the position it is in. The collar must be behind the fan or in front of the brass packing nut to prevent rearward movement of the shaft. In order to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-04-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,690
Posted By 4port
Re: Water Pump ID and Questions

Many times the collar is too thick to fit on the shaft behind the fan. If the collar is to thick it will not allow the fan taper to seat properly on the shaft taper. It all depends on where the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-16-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,794
Posted By 4port
Re: What roadside repairs have you made to keep your A going

Here are a few...

Muffler clamp fell off a car on a tour, no one had a spare clamp, rope or wire to strap up the muffler from dragging the ground. So they tied it up with a bra. How can you drive...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-10-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,606
Posted By 4port
Re: Chickasha Pre-War Swap Meet 2019 Roll Call

Jim Huseby, my favorite eating places are

Jakes Rib: steak, catfish, bbq, etc., overwhelming portions - get there by 6pm, fills up fast. Blackberry cobbler is the best.

Western Sizzling:...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-06-2019, 10:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,606
Posted By 4port
Re: Chickasha Pre-War Swap Meet 2019 Roll Call

I have been going to the Chickasha PreWar meet since the first one. If you have never been you need to know that a few vendors start lining up outside the meet starting Wednesday night, with 75%...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-17-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 613
Posted By 4port
Re: Speedometer drive question

If you remove the gear assembly and look in the shaft hole, it may be a round hole with a slot at the edge. This would be for a keyed speedometer cable. Purchase a square shaft and retainer to...
Forum: Early V8 06-20-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 295
Posted By 4port
Wanted- 1940 60hp 92a connecting rod NOS

1940 60hp connecting rod, NOS in original box with no rust on journals

Have 7, just need 1 more.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-05-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 961
Posted By 4port
Re: Horn Repair

Center up the armature in 4 jaw chuck in a lathe, bore and tap for right handed 10-32 screw. Install and tighten screw, cut off screw head at required length. All other horns are right hand tread....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-02-2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,579
Posted By 4port
Re: Machine Videos

Where is the head and block resurfacer. Where is the boring bar, who chases a cylinder bore on mill. Needs sleeve and valve seat installed. Forget about boring oversize, let's just hone it dry, it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-18-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,598
Posted By 4port
Re: New guy with questions.

Check that the crankshaft pulley is tight on the crankshaft. Two piece pulley? I bought an engine once that everyone said had a wrist pin knock, tightened the crank pulley, and it went away. I had...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-18-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 980
Posted By 4port
Re: Sidebowl filters

Originals have casting marks for mold position. As this "G 22".
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-17-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,737
Posted By 4port
Re: The right way to use waterglass

"Waterglass" is another term for "liquid glass" or sodium silicate. Irontite Ceramic Motor Seal is the oldest and most known manufacturer. It works, creates a ceramic seal in the water jackets.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-14-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 459
Posted By 4port
Thompson Products S975 V8-60 valve usage

I would like to know if the Thompson S975 valve is an intake or exhaust valve, or can be used in either location. Thompson catalog designation would be helpful.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-15-2018, 05:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,823
Posted By 4port
Re: Horn Rod Lube?

Enlarge the inside diameter of the shaft, by running a drill bit down it for a few inches. Find a bit that fits the shaft hole, then get a bit 1/64" larger in diameter and enlarge the hole. Then test...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-01-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,795
Posted By 4port
Re: CB antenna mount

Vise grip CB mount. Any location, any position. Easy on and off when you don't need it. Google it, many for sale everywhere, although I make my own.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-14-2018, 06:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 898
Posted By 4port
Re: Chickasha?

Good amount of A parts there last year, but more T than anything else.
Vendor entry and setup is at 4pm Thursday. The lineup starts outside the grounds on Wednesday night up until 4pm Thursday when...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-18-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,053
Posted By 4port
Re: Generator Output

Another simple bench test is to see if the generator will " motor", run like an electric motor connecting a set of battery cables from a battery to ground on the generator case and the output...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-18-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,053
Posted By 4port
Re: Generator Output

Try polarizing the generator. Momentarily connect a jumper wire between the the two posts on the either side of the cutout. An 8" wire with bare ends can be held by hand against one post and touched...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-14-2018, 06:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,066
Posted By 4port
Re: How to change Drag link ball studs

A & L Parts Specialties restores the balls by milling the ball leaving the stud. Brattons is a vendor that sends them out to A & L.

A & L Parts Specialties. Canton, CT. 860-693-0112
No Website
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-10-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 860
Posted By 4port
Rear axle carrier bearing source

Rock Auto has Timken carrier bearings for $23, and Timken double race for $30
Great price and service, with fast shipping.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-10-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,122
Posted By 4port
Re: Zenith carburetor paint

Brodak's dope is made by Randolph Products. I get mine from Wick's Aircraft Supply. Aircraft Spuce and Specialty is another supplier of Randolph dope.
Cheapest by the gallon. AeroGloss a Pactra...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-19-2017, 06:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,050
Posted By 4port
Re: Need help identifying intake manifold

What color and type of Cerakote was used. Was it air or oven cured. There are 4 types on their website. Some have used this on exhaust manifolds also. Looks nice, I would like to try some.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-17-2017, 12:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,376
Posted By 4port
Re: Ethanol Defense

MSDS only shows percentage of chemicals used in Ethanol Defense by volume. Their formula is proprietary. This has nothing to do with how much you add to you gas tank.

ie... Maximum of 80%...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-17-2017, 06:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,376
Posted By 4port
Re: Ethanol Defense

MSDS for Ethanol Defense

Magnesium Sulfonates 55-80%.
No.2 Fuel Oil 20-45%.

Magnesium Sulfonates are used as detergent and rust inhibitor additives in motor oil. Both Calcium Sulfonates and or...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-14-2017, 05:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,872
Posted By 4port
Re: Why does my rear hub have two bearings ?

If 5 lug, not Pinto and not Shay. I'm stumped.
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