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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 10:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,091
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 09:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 394
Posted By katy
Re: Radiator overflow

On my '31 they're both the same size.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 09:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 671
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 09:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 652
Posted By katy
Re: Smaller wheels for transport?

I'n not Brent, but "older" is up to at least 1994.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 09:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 671
Posted By katy
Re: Carburetor leak . . .

There was one of those on my CCPU when I bought it, it didn't last too long, fell off somewhere. So I purchased and installed a "high boy" air filter. It didn't last too long either, lost it some...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-14-2019, 09:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 941
Posted By katy
Re: Rear wheel bearings - Timken part number

Looking around online I see that cylindrical roller bearings are available in single or multiple row. I'm wondering how the multiple row would work, rather than multiple single row.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-13-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 385
Posted By katy
Re: Engine stand adapter question

I mounted a gear reduction unit on my engine stand so it can easily be be turned to any angle wanted.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-12-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 941
Posted By katy
Re: Rear wheel bearings - Timken part number

Standard ball bearings, 6200 series, are not designed to take side loading, 7200 series (angular contact) ball bearings are designed to take side loading. They might be an option.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-11-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 307
Posted By katy
Re: Front spring question on how tight u-bolt

I'd use lockwashers for spacers.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-11-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 967
Posted By katy
Re: Rear Axle Messtoration

I would stand the housing on a perfectly flat and level surface, place a known good level on the top end, rotate as necessary to see if it's level in all directions.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-10-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 723
Posted By katy
Re: Flared copper washers for gaskets?

One shouldn't be using copper for gas lines.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-10-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 427
Posted By katy
Re: Generator question

With that set-up, when the points close, it's a direct short to ground.

What exactly is a "IPCW CWC-7006 7" Plain Round Conversion Headlight"? They just show the front of it. It appears to be a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-10-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 418
Posted By katy
Re: Rear Main Oil Leak

I just worked on the same problem. There was packing in the "oil seal" and the bearing cap where the slinger runs. I removed it because it was blocking the oil return hole in the cap and the part in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-10-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,250
Posted By katy
Re: Swapping engines, any tips?

Assuming something can lead to problems, there was a thread about this recently.
To be sure you need to pull the flywheel housing from the block and see what, if anything, is between it and the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-09-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 342
Posted By katy
Re: parts list: '31 fenders, running boards, etc.

You might need one of these: https://www.snydersantiqueauto.com/ProductDetail/BA-2_PARTS-LIST-BOOK-28-31?fromCategory=Products/books/model-a-books
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-09-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,291
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-08-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,573
Posted By katy
Re: Turn Signals . . . Your Thoughts

I used the flasher w/the built in beeper:...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-07-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 926
Posted By katy
Re: Radiator fill question

I took a long punch and pried one side of the baffle down a bit to be able to see the level off to the side.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-07-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 257
Posted By katy
Re: Choke

If you start it up and only let it run for a few minutes before shutting it off, that's a big NO NO.
You should be running it, preferably driving it, for at least 20 or 30 minutes, so that it get's...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-07-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 599
Posted By katy
Re: 30 Model A Zenith Carb

A Model A spark plug wrench works well as a small hammer, tap tap tap.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-07-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 866
Posted By katy
Re: Speaking of shocks . .

With rusty springs on my '31 shocks aren't needed for dampening, the springs hardly flex.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-07-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 609
Posted By katy
Re: 29 Model A - accelerator issues

Are you saying that it used to be fine, but now isn't?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-07-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 485
Posted By katy
Re: Battery Discharge

Next time you go to start it, put an (analogue) voltmeter across the battery and see what the voltage dips to when you try to start it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-07-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,200
Posted By katy
Re: Shop lighting

FWIW, I redid the fluorescent lighting in my shop to electronic ballasts and T8 lamps 11 years ago and they're still going strong with lots of use. 10 4 foot fixtures w/4 lamps each.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-06-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 424
Posted By katy
Re: Now what...Foot Rest Rubber insert

Make one out of an old tire.
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