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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-25-2020, 06:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 610
Posted By Wick
Re: Gordon & Smith compressor questions Photos Added

Someone put alot of thought into this rig. Should fetch at least $2,000-2,500
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-25-2020, 06:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,085
Posted By Wick
Re: Terry Chapman Model A engine rebuilder.

I have two engines that were built 50 years ago. Both look like they were put together yesterday inside.
Another engine I bought was in a crate from the 40s,I dropped that in my truck without...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-17-2020, 12:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 737
Posted By Wick
Re: Bent timing pin

Yep that's it. The removable timing cover pin.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-17-2020, 06:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 737
Posted By Wick
Bent timing pin

Today I found a second bent timing pin. All the years of tuning A Fords and im surprised to find this twice in 6 months. I kept thinking distributor bushings,bent shaft, bad points cam.
Someone...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2020, 05:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,359
Posted By Wick
Re: Luray Swap meet

The 21 Packard was a very nice car. Did not sell yet. Big crowd on Tuesday, Wednesday was good till about noon. A parts were plentiful. I picked up a nos Day/Night mirror accessorie for a model A.
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2020, 04:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 577
Posted By Wick
Re: Carlisle

Same here John. Yall had a good location and some great parts for sale!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 577
Posted By Wick
Re: Carlisle

I was there Thursday and Friday. What a difference 1 year makes. 2019 the place was dead. This year was great! Loads of sheet metal, I picked up 2 new 700x20 tires for $20.00 each. I even found a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-28-2020, 06:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,359
Posted By Wick
Re: Luray Swap meet

I'm bringing tp Luray a 20' enclosed trailer load of A and T parts. 31 tanks,30/31 Roadster doors,T pan table,21" wheels. T and A sheet metal,lights,radiator shells. T go cart
Will be a great...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2020, 04:50 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,114
Posted By Wick
Re: Carlisle

The emmr is a good little meet. I always find something to pick up.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2020, 04:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,359
Posted By Wick
Re: Luray Swap meet

This meet has always been in May, Thursday, Friday, Saturday. Just using the Hershey dates this one time.
I'm planning on hitting Carsile on Thursday, Friday then the Eastern race car museum swap...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-23-2020, 06:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,359
Posted By Wick
Luray Swap meet

Going to be a great event this fall.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-29-2020, 06:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,198
Posted By Wick
Re: Engine sits too high for hand crank engagement

Dick M beat me to it. Float a motor rear and transmission mount.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-27-2020, 04:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,072
Posted By Wick
Re: No spark has me stumped?

I'd like to add, the spark advance rod can ground out the outer cable. If you are missing the boot Goin into the junction box,it can ground on a terminal post. And lastly some of the modern...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-25-2020, 04:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,196
Posted By Wick
Re: Purchased a K R Wilson combination machine

Heck of a find! I've never seen the box before.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-25-2020, 04:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,072
Posted By Wick
Re: No spark has me stumped?

Ignition cable from key can go bad and ground out. Shake the cable,test and see if outside of cable is hot. I just found when cranking over a Tudor I just bought,the manifold vaccum line got hot.
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-13-2020, 04:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,428
Posted By Wick
Re: Question about selling A parts

Engines that are in the way and not needed. I trade off for a case of Beer.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-09-2020, 04:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 629
Posted By Wick
Re: "the shake"!!

Make sure steering box is tight to the frame. Front spring tight to the frame and has a nice arch still left in it. Toe in,check it. If a taper bearing has a chip or flat spots on a roller then...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-09-2020, 04:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,032
Posted By Wick
Re: Finding local A people

Nice car. Just drive it to a farm supply store on a weekend morning. A. Hardee's parking lot is good place to park also. Model A folks like having a biscuit in the morning. If I see a model A in a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-24-2020, 05:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,337
Posted By Wick
Re: Help diagnosing engine knock

Witch head gasket did you use?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-22-2020, 12:45 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,353
Posted By Wick
Re: Anyone Ever Built or Even Seen, An Original type Greasing Pit?

I've seen plenty of grease pits. But also some places had a dirt ramp... you drove up onto old Railroad ties and worked underneath. This was also used to load tractors and farm equipment onto flatbed...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-18-2020, 04:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,461
Posted By Wick
Re: JC Whitney now carparts.com?

I've got a bunch of parts still in the J.C Whitney packages. All model A. Floor mats,spring covers,brake parts etc. 1972 dates.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-16-2020, 03:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,096
Posted By Wick
Re: Best 6V battery

I use a Napa 6v about $98-104.00 That batter can sit for a year and still start the A with no problems.
Forum: Model-A 07-10-2020, 05:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 225
Posted By Wick
Multi disc transmissions

Bringing all my multi disc parts to Brattons yarn sale. Flywheel housings, flywheels,transmissions. Probley enough for 3 complete set ups. Also all my AR brake linkage.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-10-2020, 05:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 845
Posted By Wick
Re: Tillotson air balanced 1928-34 carb

Air leak. Gasket good between carb and manifold? Engine is pulling air instead of fuel.
That's why the starter fluid works.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-26-2020, 04:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,561
Posted By Wick
Re: Time to get out and Mark your calendars

Clem,I've got barn fresh junk. No rust. I may bring my 30 Phaeton project.
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