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Old 03-23-2011, 03:36 PM   #101
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is this car running yet
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Old 03-23-2011, 04:14 PM   #102
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is this car running yet
yes and no, see message number 76.
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Old 03-23-2011, 04:33 PM   #103
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Okay so far as NEED HELP QUICK...that went out the door 4 days ago...where are you at this point since i know you did not drive to your event?
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Old 03-23-2011, 06:48 PM   #104
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My gawd! what a saga!
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Old 03-23-2011, 07:05 PM   #105
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Okay so far as NEED HELP QUICK...that went out the door 4 days ago...where are you at this point since i know you did not drive to your event?
He must have got it running and left town...
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Old 03-23-2011, 07:12 PM   #106
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Old 03-23-2011, 07:29 PM   #107
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Electrical threads are like a visit to the snake house at the zoo, can't stand either, but always look at them. Bet no two people will have the same answer to this question. If every wire was riped out of a Model A and the distributor was out and on the work bench, what are the steps in getting the car running?
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Old 03-24-2011, 06:36 AM   #108
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how long is this movie? "as the crank turns"
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Old 03-24-2011, 07:45 AM   #109
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I am up early. Dont want to miss another episode. Drama, suspense, humor, excitement, this show has it all.
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Old 03-24-2011, 04:42 PM   #110
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Man has this been a trip.made me tired and im just reading
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Old 03-24-2011, 04:55 PM   #111
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Man has this been a trip.made me tired and im just reading
If you're really tired, there's another thread about sleeping an an "A."
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Old 03-24-2011, 07:23 PM   #112
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I have the motor running. I disassembled the carb and cleaned every piece. I found that it had a bad float along with needle and seat. I went to my buddy's shop and some out of a carb he had. I got it running and driving good for a while but now it is giving me problems again. I think the float may be bad again.
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Old 03-24-2011, 07:34 PM   #113
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Sounds like it may be sediment in the gas fouling up the fuel supply and may have redeposited junk in the carb to put you back to the problem you had before. If a lot of rust, etc. is in the tank, a filter will plug and fuel flow will slow. If no filter, then you'll probably get the stuff in the carb.

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Old 03-24-2011, 08:00 PM   #114
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I'm with Mitch.

There are lots of threads about dealing with gas tank crud; have a look.

Glad to hear you're making progress, crotex. Believe it or not, Fordbarners are very supportive. They just like feedback and updates from time to time.

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Old 03-24-2011, 09:03 PM   #115
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So what was the fix for spark at the plugs? That's what started this parade.
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Old 03-24-2011, 09:12 PM   #116
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got lost in part 1 spark-- ill try to stay alert on part 2 fuel
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Old 03-25-2011, 01:00 AM   #117
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The rust sedimant is to a minimum now in the tank. I did not get to mess with the carb anymore today. I been busy redoing the floor in it instead. tomorrow I will take it off and check it out again.
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Old 03-25-2011, 01:06 AM   #118
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The rust sedimant is to a minimum now in the tank. I did not get to mess with the carb anymore today. I been busy redoing the floor in it instead. tomorrow I will take it off and check it out again.
So the electrical is all put back together? What was the final problem/solution?
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Old 03-25-2011, 02:28 AM   #119
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now the floor but it's only wood
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So maybe this post should now be edited and remove the "NEED HELP FAST" part...
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