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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 12:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 119
Posted By KR500
Re: Brake drum removal

I have had good luck using a 9/16 quality hole saw for removing the bulk of the swaged portion of metal on the brake drum. Studs push out easily after with no enlarging of stud hole in the hub.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-13-2020, 11:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 344
Posted By KR500
Hempy-Cooper babbitting tool

Has anyone used Hempy-Cooper babbitting tools with any success? Has anyone ever attempted remaking the Hempy- Cooper design of their babbitting tool?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-03-2020, 07:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,109
Posted By KR500
Re: Ammco brake shoe chart

I have sent about a dozen emails out to those requesting the Ammco brake shoe arcer charts. If you don't receive a copy PM me and I will accommodate your request.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-08-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 535
Posted By KR500
Re: Frank Mossberg Antique tools

Steve, I have collected antique automotive tools since about 1969 and at that time almost always attended Hershey. I do have some Frank Mossberg tools. They seem to have made a great deal of tools to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-10-2020, 08:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 680
Posted By KR500
Re: Borg Warner Overdrive Lock Out

I have worked with a gentleman name Jack Thomas who has installed approximately 75 Borg Warner O.D.s. He would purchase them from a man named Bob Green in Ohio. They would drill the back of the A...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-29-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,169
Posted By KR500
Re: Bad rod bearing

As long as rods are out wouldn't it make it sense to do an exchange for rebabbitted rods with new shims bored to the present crankshaft journal diameters?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-23-2020, 01:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,074
Posted By KR500
Re: front axle

Tom, Here is what I have found after requesting the front crossmember from Ford Benson. The frame has a 5 degree positive tip back which establishes the 5 degree positive caster. The axle as you say...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-29-2020, 10:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 960
Posted By KR500
Re: Cam spring and button

Does the knock occur when you first start up engine or after it has warmed up. Does it have a higher compression head?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2020, 12:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,479
Posted By KR500
Re: Anyone recognize this logo?

I have worked for some larger companies who had cafeterias and I wonder if they had silverware at their cafeterias with the company name on them
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-20-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,479
Posted By KR500
Re: Anyone recognize this logo?

I would search EBay flatware and see if you find a knowledgeable seller
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-16-2020, 10:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,109
Posted By KR500
Re: Toe in adjustment

Two more important pages to the above
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-15-2020, 02:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,109
Posted By KR500
Re: Toe in adjustment

Here is some info in a booklet printed byFORD in 1936
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-13-2020, 12:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,109
Posted By KR500
Re: Toe in adjustment

Toe in is not to take up slop in the front steering. Toe in is to compensate for the fact that with king pin inclination the front tire rotate in a cone shaped formation. If you roll a cone on the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-11-2020, 02:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,702
Posted By KR500
Re: Rear backing plates delima

If you are using newly installed cast iron brake drums also keep in mind that they are sold .025-.030 undersize so that they are turned to the 11.00 dimension concentric to centerline of hub. Mel...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-11-2020, 02:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 731
Posted By KR500
Re: Clutch release shaft bushings...

Steve, I had found and purchased a Lempco adjustable reamer that is 18inches long and has the tapered aligning sleeves on it so you can get the two bushings reamed in alignment to each other....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-11-2020, 02:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,676
Posted By KR500
Re: timeing gears

rotorwrench, Thank you for using the fordtoolcollector website
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-11-2020, 02:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,858
Posted By KR500
Re: Coil Tester needed

The units which need a bulb use a Geisler tube. They were used in distributor testers and also the ball point looking testers to test for spark. Snap On used to carry them in their parts books. Don't...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-09-2019, 12:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 473
Posted By KR500
Re: Reproduction vs. original 1928 Headlamp Socket Assemblies

Pluck, Mark Maron did a great article on redoing, including the repros, the socket assemblies this past year in the Model A News. I believe he reduces the larger diameter of the contacts which the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-22-2019, 01:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 745
Posted By KR500
Re: Sun Master Motor Tester

Sorry, I would not PAY more than a couple of a hundred dollars.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-22-2019, 01:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 745
Posted By KR500
Re: Sun Master Motor Tester

If its going to be a garage decoration I would personally pay more than a couple hundred for it, unless seller guarantees that all functions work. Then the price can go up considerably. Not many...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,852
Posted By KR500
Re: What is secret to installing new zerks?

Pictured in the center of my Avatar is a grease fitting tool sold by Rimac and sometimes available on the bay for removing and installing fittings.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-10-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 463
Posted By KR500
Re: Repair manual suggestions

Buy a set of the exploded views that MARC or MAFCA offers of many of the components on the car and a Snyders and Brattons catalog.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-23-2019, 12:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,044
Posted By KR500
Re: Machinery

Brent, Like the good advice you have given. To teach myself the techniques for pouring rods or mains and align boring a block or rods I started by using lead. I know it does have a lower melting...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-22-2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 574
Posted By KR500
Re: oil leak, B/W O/D

The BW overdrives I have reassembled I had to make new gaskets. Also make sure you have good rear seal otherwise torque tube may fill with lube from overdrive. Tom Endy offers some good advice on the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-21-2019, 11:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 952
Posted By KR500
Re: Charging?? Canít say it is

Bad idea to remove the battery connection and expecting alternator or generator to run car.
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