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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 11:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,681
Posted By larrys40
Re: Preferred Vendor for parts?

Yes,
His name is Rick smith . I realize that everyone knows and supports the other guys which I do mostly as well. But itís nice to have a supplier nearby . His doesnít have everything but thatís...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-22-2020, 09:54 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,681
Posted By larrys40
Re: Preferred Vendor for parts?

Rick smith is the owner. He does some shows in Florida around this time of year in the road. Call him , Iím sure he will answer. All the other core guys are great but sometimes itís good to have s...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-19-2020, 08:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,205
Posted By larrys40
Re: Teflon EZ Steer Kit what do you think?

Everyone had their take but I can tell you I have installed well in excess of 100 plus sets in the last 5 years and no one has had a failure or issue. The steel ones can wear the balls and then you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-16-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 668
Posted By larrys40
Re: Canvas Sport Coupe Top

I have done a sport Coupe top before from Lebaron Bonney. Cam from Lebaron Bonney said it was their most difficult top to install they sold. Their 40 convertible top was 2nd and so having done one...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-14-2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,175
Posted By larrys40
Re: timeing gears

Beater,
Ok I looked at your two other photos and not the first as much... but after studying the first photo and only you can determine as you are there but it still looks like a separate cog...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-13-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,175
Posted By larrys40
Re: timeing gears

Also , remove you valve cover and clean out the valve chamber and check rod and mains for integrity and clearance including end thrust.
Otherwise you may be wasting time and money .....
Larry
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-13-2020, 07:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,175
Posted By larrys40
Re: timeing gears

I would replace that aluminum hub centered Cloyes timing gear as if the fiber gear is not loose now it will be.
Also as posted above by someone do NOT put heat on your crank gear unless you want...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-11-2020, 01:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 897
Posted By larrys40
Re: How much paint?

Bill , the above was just the cab, I painted the bed separately and I would include another 1/2 to 3/4 gallon for the Ned depending on if you are doing the underside.
Sorry I missed your note...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-11-2020, 01:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 897
Posted By larrys40
Re: How much paint?

Bill
I painted one a week ago. I use sherwin Williams single stage 2nd dimension 8-4-1 ( eight parts paint, 4 reducer , 1- hardener).
I used quite a bit painting underside , inside of cab, and all...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-07-2020, 10:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,500
Posted By larrys40
Re: Flatheads breaking off engine stands and falling.

I know there’s lots that have done it but it’s a risk . I have a Krw stand ( I realize they are expensive and hard to come by but I’m highlighting the mounting method) that has the mount for v8’s...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-28-2020, 11:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,012
Posted By larrys40
Re: Bad steering new shaft

Thank you benson for posting that reply. Not looking at the part in question that started this thread the only qualified reply on the reason would be from the vendor or supplier of the part. Randy...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-26-2020, 09:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,421
Posted By larrys40
Re: Rear backing plates delima

Im with y-block that I would make sure shoes are centered. Also, if you back the wedge out sometimes it can cause the brake shoe actuating links A-2042 to not fall into the wedge recess and cause the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-26-2020, 08:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 706
Posted By larrys40
Re: Engine disassembly; Uh Oh.

Look for a replacement block. That is a frost crack That Will probably come back to haunt you and in my opinion with as many blocks there are out there I would choose another and restamp to match...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-20-2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,652
Posted By larrys40
Re: Engine Machining

I know Arlyn does Babbitt but I converses with him yesterday and he doesnít do inserts if thatís what you are wanting. If you want an annoyed engine I would call him. If you want an inserted engine...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-19-2020, 11:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,652
Posted By larrys40
Re: Engine Machining

I would call Arlyn Bieber at Hansens Model A garage in San Diego. Aryln does engines and they are schooled at all the mechanicals. I'll update back here shortly with the correct phone number.....
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-19-2020, 10:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 968
Posted By larrys40
Re: Clutch stuck

If the body is not on the frame the best and most comprhensive solution to resolve the issue (s) would be to pull pull the rear axle back and trans to see what's up. My bet is the clutch disc is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-14-2020, 09:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 880
Posted By larrys40
Re: Steam cleaning engine/trans?

Rich
I do a lot of engine and chassis cleanups in the process of doing service work for folks.
For chassis and firewall and engine compartment cleanup standard non-pumice type cleaners like gojo...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-27-2019, 09:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 740
Posted By larrys40
Re: Mitchell OD Shift Lever Clearance

Doug,
I’ve installed a number of the overdrives and have always been able to adjust the lever on the splines shaft for the best comfort position and clearance of the cushion. Try and reposition the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-26-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 917
Posted By larrys40
Re: E-Zsteer draglink/track rod kit

I install these routinely on cars where I’m servicing the front steering mechanisms. I’ve use hundreds of the kits and have had absolutely zero issues. I concur with Canadian that your balls need to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-10-2019, 09:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,098
Posted By larrys40
Re: KRW shock absorber wrench

Eric,
It works ok I put a little heat in the cover before I try and take them off. I don’t like doing shocks so don’t mess with them too often. I have the Krw fixture took to hold them along with...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-08-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,326
Posted By larrys40
Re: Cracked Block

Werner. First of all I would confirm this is where youíre leak is actually coming from . Best accomplished with a pressure test which means disassembly. Are you sure the leak isnít a head gasket...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-06-2019, 10:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,098
Posted By larrys40
Re: KRW shock absorber wrench

Which wrench? Please show photo. Most who have them don’t let them go. I have most of them except one and could supply a photo , although they are in the 31 catalog
Larry shepard
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-01-2019, 10:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 619
Posted By larrys40
Re: Question- RE Mounting The Tudor Body to the Frame

As job noted the location useage, yes use both. I suggest you get your radiator and hood alignment nailed down. Shimming and location of the body on the frame and radiator are key. It can be a2 hour...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-30-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 746
Posted By larrys40
Re: Original Condensers

Steve,
The original ones either from production or ford service units had the Ford script on the barrel. The spec I believe is .23-.25 microfarads. Will have to double check my spec sheet.
I use a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-11-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,201
Posted By larrys40
Re: Black fender paint

I like and use a lot of sherwin Williams 2nd dimension single stage. Color sands and buffs great now and 10 years from now.
You have to get from sherwin Williams auto paint store or jobber.
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