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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-04-2021, 12:54 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,587
Posted By dansluck
Re: A question for old guys

I'll be 72 this week. My Model A and a bottle of "Jack" keeps me and my Model A Going!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-04-2021, 12:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,507
Posted By dansluck
Re: A parts supply stores Q.

Call Berts and have them send you a catalog. Great on parts, service, and machine work.
1-800-321-1931 Good Luck
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-30-2021, 01:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,775
Posted By dansluck
Re: Cleaning parts

I have used restaurant degreaser available at home depot in 30gallon garbage can. It is a one gallon concentrate. Placed an engine block in it waited a few days and hosed it off.
Have fun with...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-16-2021, 09:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 827
Posted By dansluck
Re: Won't Start when Warmed Up

If it does it again , place your hand on coil and check if it is hot. Defective coils act like that, also check the battery cables. Could be both.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-27-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,115
Posted By dansluck
Re: Recommendation needed for add on turn signal system

I have Logo Lites that I bought from Berts. An excellent description by Kumagumby above of a Great product.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-27-2020, 07:33 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,334
Posted By dansluck
Re: Troubleshooting advice

My 1931 Coupe was doing this last summer. I cleaned the screen filter in the carb , changed the points and condenser, and then changed the coil . Runs great now. My 31 is an early model with screen...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-14-2020, 11:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,199
Posted By dansluck
Re: Coil or condenser over heat

DNL, I have had this happen before. A trick on the road is to turn the coil over ,wait 5 minutes and fire her up. Oil cools the coil when primary wire points up. You will need a longer coil to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-26-2020, 11:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,549
Posted By dansluck
Re: Frankenengine

David R, I have used a Bronze rear main thrust washer from Berts. Part #6336 a little pricey but works well.
Good Luck
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-11-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 829
Posted By dansluck
Re: Have " A" Great Veterans Day

Sempre Fi Holdover , USMC 1967-68 3/3
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-07-2020, 06:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 789
Posted By dansluck
Re: Ford Model A engine noise

Sounds like a dry bushing. Oil front and back bearings of generator. Also grease water pump. Good Luck
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-20-2020, 10:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,043
Posted By dansluck
Re: Just had a Model A wedding

Good Luck and wish you both all the best.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-11-2020, 09:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 746
Posted By dansluck
Re: thoughts of(for) Medford, OR

I live in Nevada near California border. Our 12 acre place was burning when we evacuated.
A Volunteer engine from another county showed up right as we were leaving. They saved the House, Shop and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-20-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 781
Posted By dansluck
Re: 90th birthday celebration

Did you name your cars after your mothers?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-26-2020, 11:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,060
Posted By dansluck
Re: Boy, does this hit close to home

My Sweetheart bought me my Model A for a retirement present. It does tend to keep you at home in the shop.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-16-2020, 08:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,720
Posted By dansluck
Re: Putting model a on lift

I have used a 2 post lift for years. I have paint marks on the floor so it is easy to get the A
in the same place every time. I set front driver side first , near motor mount behind steering on...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-14-2020, 11:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,304
Posted By dansluck
Re: Stray Bearing Shim

Working on a fiends Model T , the #4 rod cap was not seated but was torqued tight. It had a slight knock. Reset it and lightly tapped all rod caps for the same sound. T runs great.
Good Luck
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-04-2020, 10:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 926
Posted By dansluck
Re: Piston size

Standard bore is 3.875 plus .040 is 3.915
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-04-2020, 09:55 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 20,374
Posted By dansluck
Re: Dumbest Reproduction Parts

I miss Mal's Model A sales and parts in Pacheo Calif. He sold quality and was willing to help. Late 1960's
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-04-2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,255
Posted By dansluck
Re: Independence Day

Drove into town 45 miles had a Hot Dog and drove 45 miles back. Hot Dog was worth it.
Happy 244th Birthday. Sempre Fi
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-04-2020, 09:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 553
Posted By dansluck
Re: 3031 oil pan color?

I have always painted cast iron engine parts green, sheet metal parts black.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-28-2020, 09:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 738
Posted By dansluck
Re: 29 Tudor crank pulley question

Fred93, I would check the lugs on the pulley and collar for damage caused by the movement. I 'm speaking from experience and I went back to a one piece pulley. A little more work but peace of mind....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-03-2020, 10:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 940
Posted By dansluck
Re: Rear main leak part 4

From the first picture , are the flywheel bolts a little long?
Good Luck Dan
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-03-2020, 09:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,836
Posted By dansluck
Re: We've lost another one

God Bless him. His expertise will be missed.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-02-2020, 11:48 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 38,491
Posted By dansluck
Re: Just wondering : what's your year of birth ?

So long ago I can't remember. I believe it was AD .
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-02-2020, 11:44 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,904
Posted By dansluck
Re: Garage Hoist

PalAl, i have a 2 post , 9000 lbs and 14 ft ceilings. Works good on Model A and GMC Sierra but i won't use it on my F350 they are too front end heavy. Good Luck

BTW: Bought mine for my 70th...
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