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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-07-2020, 11:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 766
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2020, 10:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,229
Posted By 1930-Pickup
Re: The Ace Mechanic Again

No matter. There's no negativity on this version.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2020, 05:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,229
Posted By 1930-Pickup
Re: The Ace Mechanic Again

The young guy is thinking, "...geez, I gotta get me one of those!"
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2020, 05:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 511
Posted By 1930-Pickup
Re: Rex-a-co Temperature Gauge problem

So true, if you have a repop.
If you have an original Rex-A-Co, it may be worth it...but it depends on your level of commitment to preserving history.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 766
Posted By 1930-Pickup
Re: Oil-Filled Condenser Mounting Orientation, Mallory 'Trashcan'

When GM first came out with their "alternatively connected" side-terminal battery, many people must have been very confused and rejecting of the entire idea.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 511
Posted By 1930-Pickup
Re: Rex-a-co Temperature Gauge problem

There are places that specialize in this type is gauge repair.
I haven't used one in many years though, so I cant recommend one.

If your gauge has a long tube with a bulb at the end (I think so),...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 752
Posted By 1930-Pickup
Re: Fuel Line, Shut-Off Valve to Firewall: Why Made Of Hard Steel?

Yep, that's my take on it also.

So it seems that the 'hard' state of the original tubes was an unintentional result of the tube forming process. Heating and quenching may have contributed to the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 752
Posted By 1930-Pickup
Re: Fuel Line, Shut-Off Valve to Firewall: Why Made Of Hard Steel?

I like how you continue to reinforce the reputation you've created.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2020, 11:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 752
Posted By 1930-Pickup
Re: Fuel Line, Shut-Off Valve to Firewall: Why Made Of Hard Steel?

Really?
In your world, just because you don't care, that means nobody cares :confused:
Such lack of vision and perception :(

The purpose of my question is actually stated in the first post....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,975
Posted By 1930-Pickup
Re: Posting this for a chuckle, unless you're grumpy, in which case you may hate it

Thanks to those who contributed to this thread

To close out this thread...

The original comment was:
"Don't take anything too seriously today"

Results:
There were several comments...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 766
Posted By 1930-Pickup
Re: Oil-Filled Condenser Mounting Orientation, Mallory 'Trashcan'

Thanks to those who contributed to this thread

To close out this thread...

The original question was:
"I was wondering if there is a mounting orientation requirement (for oil-filled...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 752
Posted By 1930-Pickup
Re: Fuel Line, Shut-Off Valve to Firewall: Why Made Of Hard Steel?

No comments from anyone?
Is there any reason to not make the fuel lines from annealed steel?
Forum: Model-A 10-05-2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 389
Posted By 1930-Pickup
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2020, 01:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,731
Posted By 1930-Pickup
Re: Those were the days....

That's just circle logic :D
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2020, 01:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 523
Posted By 1930-Pickup
Re: spark plug gap

People are recommending a stock gap size for you, and that's good.

If you have a stock ignition system and engine, then that spec is fine.
The system is also forgiving in that if you change the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2020, 08:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 720
Posted By 1930-Pickup
Re: Smoking upon start up

You changed the exhaust manifold and exhaust pipe because its smoking :confused:

Are you using fresh fuel?

Before you do anything, you need to do a diagnostic evaluation on the engine.
1. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2020, 08:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 393
Posted By 1930-Pickup
Re: Extreme front end wobble

Yes, I agree.
I had one a few years ago due to a worn steering box sector shaft bushing.
Once I fixed that, all was well.
Now the 'Death Wobble" (as its known) has returned.
No matter...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2020, 08:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 862
Posted By 1930-Pickup
Re: Modification to idle circuit in Zenith A and B carburetors

Renners Corner is very familiar with the Model B Zenith, and others.
They may be able to help you also.
http://www.rennerscorner.com/carburetor.html
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-01-2020, 11:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,248
Posted By 1930-Pickup
Re: "The Eviscerator". Is this OT? Or Almost OT? Or Right On The Money?

They still are.
98% of all new cars sold in the USA today are black, white, or gray :D

statistics source: www.itotallymadethisnumberup.net
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-01-2020, 11:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,248
Posted By 1930-Pickup
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-01-2020, 08:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 826
Posted By 1930-Pickup
Re: Tie Rod & Drag Link Cups: Steel v. Teflon v. Bronze

Thanks to those who contributed to this thread

To close out this thread...

The original question was:
"Does someone have information about bronze cups availability and performance?"
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-01-2020, 08:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 766
Posted By 1930-Pickup
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-01-2020, 05:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,248
Posted By 1930-Pickup
Re: "The Eviscerator". Is this OT? Or Almost OT? Or Right On The Money?

Alas, my brakes are 98% dead, and the death wobble has returned. I believe you :D
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-01-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 648
Posted By 1930-Pickup
Re: Radius Ball Service

Why does no one make a polyurethane ball with an engineered durometer?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-01-2020, 01:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 752
Posted By 1930-Pickup
Fuel Line, Shut-Off Valve to Firewall: Why Made Of Hard Steel?

This is a tech-heavy post dealing with material harnesses and the manufacturing process of fuel lines. This is a heads-up if you're not into that.

I'm working on a fuel shut-off valve project and...
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