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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-21-2020, 07:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,163
Posted By miff
Timing gear

Timing gear. Getting ready to change my timing gear . I have both types ,fiber and aluminum. What is the general consensus on which is better ?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-20-2020, 08:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,126
Posted By miff
Re: Purpose of dual points?

what is the dwell on a model a points/
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-30-2020, 06:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 428
Posted By miff
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-30-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 428
Posted By miff
Speedster stalls on Acceleration

I am running duel model B carburetors, mechanical ignition advance, 12 V system, electric fuel pump ,tank is in the rear. Vehicle starts fine when you go to accelerate a little bit itíll do fine. You...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-30-2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 160
Posted By miff
Speedster stalls on Acceleration

I am running duel model B carburetors, mechanical ignition advance, 12 V system, electric fuel pump ,tank is in the rear. Vehicle starts fine when you go to accelerate a little bit itíll do fine. You...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-23-2020, 06:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 806
Posted By miff
Re: Canít keep it running no power

thanks will try that tomorrow
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-23-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 806
Posted By miff
Canít keep it running no power

Canít keep it running no power Some history itís a 1931 Model A Model speedster standard engine high compression head mechanical spark advance duel updraft model B carburetors fuel tank is in the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-14-2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,271
Posted By miff
Re: Teflon EZ Steer Kit what do you think?

I have then on my two cars plus I had the ball ends replaced . Also have the pitman arm shorten .have had no problems with them . Getting ready to build a husker style delivery and plan to do the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-30-2020, 08:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 900
Posted By miff
Re: Dual updraft intake manifold install

i have a Vortex set up with twin model B carbs on my speedster.The carb next to the firewall . The fuel adjustment value is preset. The cold start and chocking is done with the front carb.My Voltex...
Forum: Early V8 01-26-2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 457
Posted By miff
right side 21 bolt head

looking for 33to36 right side 21 bolt head . Thats the on with the water pump boss is flat to the head . Mine is cracked . I see all kinds for the left side for sell, but not that year for the right...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-24-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,403
Posted By miff
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-30-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,720
Posted By miff
Re: Mikes model A ford parts

Buying from Mike since the early 90s. Very helpful ,great `people to work with.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-09-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,302
Posted By miff
Re: Rear Axle Messtoration

To me it's not worth to try to cut off the supports . The cutting ,grinding , and the chance of grinding through the axle housing . Save time and just get replacements. It will save time in the long...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-05-2019, 07:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,090
Posted By miff
Re: misdiagnosis based on assumptions

The A's can take on a life of there own. I have a stuck clutch on my 30 roadster. I could not get it loose. Did all the things , putting in high gear rocking it , no luck. Got out my probe camera,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-23-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,314
Posted By miff
Re: best way to dry gas tank that is in car

Final on this subject . The deteriorating neoprene gasket was not the main problem . IT WAS TIMING.It was boarder line of being to retarded. Reset timing no back fire . So I
didn't need to do all...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-23-2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,080
Posted By miff
Re: My A Deere speedster

Very cool. Great imagination. Excellent job. Well done.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-23-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,314
Posted By miff
Re: best way to dry gas tank that is in car

i removed the carb , took it apart and blew out all the jets and passage ways with air pressure. Reinstalled carb on intake. All lines have been removed and checked for any blockage .Also the fuel...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-22-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,314
Posted By miff
Re: best way to dry gas tank that is in car

Tank update: dried tank with exhaust from shop vac . Replaced glass bowel gasket(used cork style) >Hooked up all fuel lines,of course had leak .A day in the model a world.Clean carb . Filled the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-13-2019, 06:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,314
Posted By miff
Re: best way to dry gas tank that is in car

Thanks for the info . Will try letting it sit for a few days , see how that goes.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-12-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,314
Posted By miff
best way to dry gas tank that is in car

Some history: Had tank pro cleaned and sealed when i was restoring car. Last week run but would starve out when accelerating . Settlement bowl glass had black flakes in REMOVED AND THROUGH THAT THE...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-22-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,585
Posted By miff
Re: early v 8 detailed rebuilding manuel

Thanks for all the help.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-22-2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 558
Posted By miff
Re: 33-36 petcocks

i have no idea .the block has the water pumps on the front of the heads,so that puts it in that time , its not a 32. just if you can please both styles (sizes)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-22-2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 558
Posted By miff
33-36 petcocks

Where can i buy petcocks for the block on a 33-36. All mac's has that i can find are for the radiator. Also i think i might be screwed . When trying to remove the broken off end of and old petcock ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-19-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,585
Posted By miff
early v 8 detailed rebuilding manuel

i am wanting to know what is the best rebuilding motor book out there for someone new to early ford v8s. I have worked and restored model A's from my teens, there are a very large and detailed books...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-09-2018, 07:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 411
Posted By miff
Cleaning up block on 33-36

I got around to cleaning up block to paint. The intake has some old ford green. I have found some blue paint on the block back by the bellhouse. Someone over the years has painted the oil pan red. My...
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