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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-25-2020, 07:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 885
Posted By Mulletwagon
Re: Car Stopped Running

Sounds like a loss of continuity. Checking for voltage with a multimeter at various places would be a first step.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-24-2020, 09:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 643
Posted By Mulletwagon
Re: Engine noise only when hot

First step often is to shoot some MMO directly in carb to see if it has any effect. Model As are famous for sluggish valves and MMO should rule that out.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-23-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 251
Posted By Mulletwagon
Oil Pressure - OK

Have a fear of driving the old Henry not realizing that I may have no oil pressure. The typical answer would be to install an oil pressure gauge which would provide an easy check and also gives some...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-23-2020, 08:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,211
Posted By Mulletwagon
Re: Virus time off from school

Holdover, you are he very definition of a very cool grandad. Good on ya !
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-18-2020, 10:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 577
Posted By Mulletwagon
Re: Shredding Fan Belts Alternator conversion

Model As use a BX40, 41, or 42 cogged belt (which ever one fits).
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-18-2020, 10:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 595
Posted By Mulletwagon
Re: Compression Test

May be normal. Bad gasket usually results in much lower compression. If it runs OK, probably good to go for now.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-18-2020, 09:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 633
Posted By Mulletwagon
Re: Zenith-ll carburetor question

Leaky shut off valve is a real possibility. Recommend disconnecting the fuel line at the carb and placing it in a bottle overnight in a bottle with the shut off closed. Mine would leak about two...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-11-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,657
Posted By Mulletwagon
Re: Flywheel Housing Alignment

The critical locations for measurement are 9, 12, and 3 o'clock. Also be sure to check the flywheel wobble. All important to minimize clutch chatter. Good advice from Ken regarding axial movement...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-11-2020, 04:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 449
Posted By Mulletwagon
Re: Carburetor inlet threads leak

Might try a new fuel line with provided fittings before resorting to band aid fixes -IMHO.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-11-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 444
Posted By Mulletwagon
Re: Tudor seat pivot pin

Of the four pins on my Tudor, three are repops and use cotter pins whie the fourth is original and uses an "E" clip.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-09-2020, 08:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,150
Posted By Mulletwagon
Re: Bearing on King Pins question

Is true !! A shim may be necessary to ensure the load is carried on the bearing and not the spindle leg surface.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-08-2020, 07:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 254
Posted By Mulletwagon
Re: inner U joint cap

3-9 is the way to go. The older non-symmetric housings only allowed 3-9.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-27-2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 760
Posted By Mulletwagon
Re: coil

A 1.5 ohm resistor from any of the standard suppliers should work.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-21-2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 433
Posted By Mulletwagon
Re: Rear brakes.

Take a good look at the emergency brake return springs on the other side of the backing plates. Also ensure the emergency brake shaft rotates smoothly. They are famous for getting stuck. Recommend...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-16-2020, 09:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 826
Posted By Mulletwagon
Re: 12 V alternator choice

For long distance reliability with a 6 volt system the only realistic preparation for an alternator failure would be to carry a spare. I have converted many 12 volt 1950s and early 1960s Fords from...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-14-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By Mulletwagon
Re: 31 Victoria Vacuum Line

Need thr adapter that goes between the tube fitting and the manifold.

Get Mac Part #: 28-21864-1
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-12-2020, 08:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,150
Posted By Mulletwagon
Re: Nice Gasoline Filter

Went this route -

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-08-2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 748
Posted By Mulletwagon
Re: Dipstick for Tremec T170 Transmission

Think the issue is the dip stick pipe is 3/4 pipe thread and the trans plug thread is 1/2 pipe. Maybe you can get a pipe nipple with 1/2 pipe threads of the correct length, modify a pipe cap and use...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-31-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,458
Posted By Mulletwagon
Re: loping engine?

All the above plus the possibility of sluggish valves. A little Marvel Mystery Oil directly down the intake and four oz. per tank full of gas is the way to go.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-31-2020, 09:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 694
Posted By Mulletwagon
Re: Help with Wheels!!

Definitely a safety issue. Obviously best to change them out if new or good used rims can be located for reasonable $$.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-31-2020, 09:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,476
Posted By Mulletwagon
Re: Logical Decision Thought

The bookends of the hobby are "Pebble Beach meet Jay" and "Go for ice crean with the grandkids". Most of us prefer to do our own wrench bending and keep our rides safe and cosmetically appealing. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-31-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 749
Posted By Mulletwagon
Re: Horn Power

Agree ! Have to give a double AHOOGA to all the strangers that wave.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-30-2020, 08:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 743
Posted By Mulletwagon
Re: Cold Weather Shifting

Tried the single clutch quick shift and it worked great. Ryan You Da Man !!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-29-2020, 12:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 743
Posted By Mulletwagon
Re: Cold Weather Shifting

Fresh 600W. Just put in a new clutch disc.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-29-2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 743
Posted By Mulletwagon
Cold Weather Shifting

After a spell of wind chill in the 50s down here, I noticed no amount of double clutching or rpm modulation would prevent gears grinding until the trans warmed up. Is this typical for running As up...
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