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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 10:56 AM
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Posted By Benson
Re: Advertisements

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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 11:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 446
Posted By Benson
Re: Side Mirrors

I stopped at Berts:

They have pins:
.232
.234 p/n 48575

.245 p/n 48575-OS

none at .250
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 10:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 446
Posted By Benson
Re: Side Mirrors

www.Modelastore.com (http://www.Modelastore.com) sells pins separately.



Click to see pins in BERTs catalog:
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-05-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,309
Posted By Benson
Re: Using 85 octane fuel

njmazzarella,

About post #1:

Yes 85 Octane is perfectly safe ... we have been using it since 1962.

What it boils down to is that the higher the altitude the lower the octane that is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-05-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,309
Posted By Benson
Re: Using 85 octane fuel

Please note as Rotowrench says in post #9 ...



Post #1 is asking about 85 OCTANE gasoline NOT E85 Ethanol CRAP "gas".


When I first read it , I also thought that the question was about...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-04-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 761
Posted By Benson
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-03-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 479
Posted By Benson
Re: Wishbone/Trans Connection

BE AWARE THAT the original Radius cap parts DO NO work well with the RUBBER ball parts that hold the rubber ball... RUBBER BALL PARTS are different from original.

Here is what original style parts...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-03-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 479
Posted By Benson
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-01-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 963
Posted By Benson
Re: Shift Tower & shift lever

Looks like the work of Tom Wesenburg.

He is very good at this sort of thing!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-24-2019, 11:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 735
Posted By Benson
Re: Model "B" Distributor

2301105 for Model A

2301106 for Model B

They are same except for the advance curve.

Not sure if weights and springs are the same but the curve is adjustable.

If I find a used one I just...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-24-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 520
Posted By Benson
Re: Double Venturi Carb using?

Upper and lower castings are different from later, also secondary well has NO brass well insert.


Idle jet is longer.



Cap and main jet are inline i.e. not staggered.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-22-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,929
Posted By Benson
Re: Bill Williamson?

Like my Grandmother Bessie used to say...


Here is "My personal opinion ... publicly expressed!"

Dudley ... thanks for letting us know.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-19-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 655
Posted By Benson
Re: Data plate rivet holes don't line up

Berts Model A Center has the correct sized plates.


www.modelastore.com (http://www.modelastore.com)


With some parts there are several sources for parts and Berts has used the various parts...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-19-2019, 06:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 629
Posted By Benson
Re: Finding a parasitic draw

About Post #6.

Davey

Sometimes Kilroy uses invisible ink!:D :D

Try shinning an ultra violet light around...

Also in 1968 at AnKhe we sometimes found only very small yellow Cav Patches...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-16-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 398
Posted By Benson
Re: Oil pressure . . . normal?

As mentioned above it is a good idea to use a gauge even though pressure is low...

1. Whenever you remove the oil pan for any reason it is good insurance to remove the four bolts on bottom of oil...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-16-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,724
Posted By Benson
Re: Removed engine; some improvements?

When you get it apart check the name on throwout bearing...

Might say "Aetna" there are a bunch of those still around at swap meets, Ebay and such.

They were recalled many years ago ... after...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-15-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,659
Posted By Benson
Re: Couldn't Resist It

Might be a 40 Ford!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 864
Posted By Benson
Re: Modern Shocks any good?

Bill,


"That is while driving down a relatively smooth road there is a low amplitude bounce constantly.


Jack up wheels and spin them.

Maybe you have a tire that is not seated on rim?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-09-2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,895
Posted By Benson
Re: Veterans Day

Doctor Mark Garrison recorded a whole series of fascinating interviews that tells you why Joe Galloway refers to pilots, door-gunners and crew-chiefs as "God's own lunatics". There are 8 or 10 of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-08-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,895
Posted By Benson
Re: Veterans Day

Army 1967 to 1969, First Cavalry Division Feb 1968 to Jan 1969 . Ft Monmouth 1967 and 1969.

Thanks to the Huey "Slick" crews AKA "The Man in the Doorway", who brought us 7.62 mm ammo at "Oh Dark...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-07-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 624
Posted By Benson
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-05-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,030
Posted By Benson
Re: Brakes quiz!! ID the mistery system.

Very dangerous if steel drums are over sized as mentioned above.



One or both wheels WILL lockup (and NOT release until taken apart) ... when "floater" goes over center.



I did not read...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-30-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,772
Posted By Benson
Re: Champion 3xs or other plugs?

I used W16Y for 20 years ... short story is:

In the 60's we lived 25 miles one way from town and I drove it 7 days a week at 55 MPH and around town then back home. Engine speed never got to much...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-29-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 517
Posted By Benson
Re: Multipule disc clutch pilot bearing

On side note:
Bearing 6203 was also used on various IBM machines over the years.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-29-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 517
Posted By Benson
Re: Multipule disc clutch pilot bearing

Big green book ALSO shows a pilot bearing page 346 P/N 70-7600-B called "OILITE"

I believe that this might have been an Oilite bushing ...

along with a felt washer P/N A-7608

and a...
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