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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-01-2020, 05:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 567
Posted By KGBnut
Re: OT- My Connection To The Model A Community

Welcome back. I hope that you find it a better journey this time around.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-01-2020, 07:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 639
Posted By KGBnut
Re: 1930 Sport Coupe 11 MPG, backfire when turned off

Backfire is typically an indication of running lean. A little more GAV may help.

Don't get too crazy comparing your fuel economy to others. I track my mileage very carefully (I'm nutty that...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-23-2020, 05:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 622
Posted By KGBnut
Re: Adjusting the Retard/Advance on the steering column

Just out of curiosity, do you have original style points of the "modern points?" In my opinion, the original style are easier to work with.

I'm in lower Fairfield County. If it weren't for the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-22-2020, 09:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 968
Posted By KGBnut
Re: Front License Plate Hitting Radiator

Front plates will sometimes turn and hit the radiator damaging the fins. Pop told me that many people would move the plate off center so that it would hit the radiator shell instead of the fins. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-21-2020, 12:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By KGBnut
Re: Model A Tire Swing

That is excellent. I had one of those when I was a kid. It got a lot of use.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-11-2020, 01:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 435
Posted By KGBnut
Re: Windshield Frame Press-In Nut

That is fascinating. I didn't realize that they press-in nuts were different by year. Yes, in fact, my 1930 got an incorrect 28/29 windshield sometime during its life. It took me a long time to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-09-2020, 08:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 435
Posted By KGBnut
Re: Windshield Frame Press-In Nut

I could never get them to seat right. After 80+ years the hole was worn. I couldn't figure out a way to tighten the hole so the press-in nut would hold tight. That thing is fighting lateral...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-11-2020, 06:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 902
Posted By KGBnut
Re: Thump thump thump

I had a similar noise. It turned out to be a bad universal joint.

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-26-2020, 10:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,159
Posted By KGBnut
Re: point gap ??

I don't always have feeler gauges handy, but this is a little trick I figured out and find very handy.

The standard threads for the adjusting screw on the ignition points is 32 threads per inch....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-18-2020, 05:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,384
Posted By KGBnut
Re: CAD Model of Model A Engine

That is very impressive.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-11-2020, 07:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By KGBnut
Re: brake light

Did you recently replace the switch? The reproductions are iffy at best. Also, if I remember right, the early switches were mounted as pull switches, and the later as push switches. Make sure it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-11-2020, 07:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,299
Posted By KGBnut
Re: Not running

Could be as simple as gas cap vent. Try running it with the gas cap off.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-07-2020, 04:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,323
Posted By KGBnut
Re: Bill Williamson

Forgive my ignorance, but what is the VFF site? I don't know that one.

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-03-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,999
Posted By KGBnut
Re: Bratton's & Covid-19

Karl, in many US states, including Connecticut where I live, the governors included Auto Repair and Auto Part suppliers as essential services that could stay open. This was intended to ensure that...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-03-2020, 08:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,565
Posted By KGBnut
Re: What Year Is This Coupe ?

Not my style....at all, but the workmanship is stunning. Also, he did a remarkable job of having every piece compliment every other piece. It has a style consistency to it.

It DID NOT ruin a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2020, 07:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,029
Posted By KGBnut
Re: 1930 standard coupe

Yes, front to back.

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-07-2020, 07:19 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,819
Posted By KGBnut
Re: spark plug caps

I have thought of doing something like that. I like your execution of it. It looks sharp. I may give that a try.

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-26-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 527
Posted By KGBnut
Re: Not Model A related!

Harbor Freight has an inexpensive plastic welder. It is like a soldering iron, but has a nice wide foot. I have had a lot of success with mine.

80 Watt Iron Plastic Welding Kit...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-27-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,921
Posted By KGBnut
Re: Generator vs Alternator

I do a fair amount of night driving. I have an original generator. I have it adjusted just a little hotter than the books recommend, so I have greater output. I also use 32/50 bulbs. I think the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-23-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,034
Posted By KGBnut
Re: Rear Shocks

I also have the Ken Davis shocks on all four wheels. I am very happy with them. Check his website. I'm pretty sure he will sell just the rears.

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-14-2019, 07:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,565
Posted By KGBnut
Re: Follow up to Registration Woes

Ed, glad to hear that it all worked out.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-05-2019, 09:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,371
Posted By KGBnut
Re: Model A Registration Woes

Yes, the rules are very state specific. Find out exactly what you need in the state of Maine (or the state you are registering in). I think that they are pretty easy.

I had a similar problem and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-30-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,901
Posted By KGBnut
Re: Using Ford Barn as an distraction

I'm deeply saddened for your loss. I was an Airman myself. Air Force is family.

I wish you comfort in this time of sorrow.

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-18-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,131
Posted By KGBnut
Re: Champion 3 x plugs

Are the reproductions still multi-part like the originals? Can they be disassembled?

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-16-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 697
Posted By KGBnut
Re: The truck that started it all for me...

KGB just happens to be my initials. Years ago, when I first got a cell phone, I found that six of the digits spelled "KGBNUT." It got to be a running joke with my friends, so now I use it as a...
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