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Old 05-24-2018, 11:14 AM   #21
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So I tightened up the one nut to match the rest of them, haven't test driven it yet.


New development though. Could it be the timing gear?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rldiSdcjPIM

That noise has been there for a while but it was always much, much quieter.
Slow the idle speed it sounds high, remove your fan belt maybe a bad pulley?
Good luck chasing noises!
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Old 05-24-2018, 11:20 AM   #22
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Thanks! Sometimes it's frustrating but chasing noises is all part of the fun.

What would the easiest way be to check the starter bolts. If it were that though I'd think it would get better rather than worse as they self clearance
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Old 05-24-2018, 03:27 PM   #23
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Hi,I have not worked on Ford Barn before, but have had an "A" for 53 years.
It "could be" a bad universal joint.
Let me know at cstroncer@verizon.net
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Old 05-25-2018, 12:31 AM   #24
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Chasing potentially harmful noises isn’t really fun. Try using a section of broom handle, long screw driver or pry bar, or my favorite a mechanics stethoscope from harbor freight to help isolate area of concern from rest of vehicle, sound transmission will change in relationship to where you stand with naked ear. Too much background engine noise and too short of video to guess as to origination point.
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Old 05-25-2018, 08:44 AM   #25
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Hi,I have not worked on Ford Barn before, but have had an "A" for 53 years.
It "could be" a bad universal joint.
Let me know at cstroncer@verizon.net
Bad U joint has crossed my mind as well. I'll have to look into it further.

I'll use a broom handle the next time it makes noise while idling, I just hate how random it is.
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Old 05-26-2018, 07:53 AM   #26
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I find the older I get the less strange noises come from my car...not sure if my hearing is getting worse or my car is running better?
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Old 05-27-2018, 09:00 AM   #27
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Throw out bearing?Lube it or pilot bearing.
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Old 05-27-2018, 12:00 PM   #28
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Check the pressure plate fingers again. If you haven't backed off the starter bolts, pull each out, one at a time, and put two flat washers in to shim for each bolt.
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Old 05-29-2018, 07:21 AM   #29
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Will do, I'll shim the starter bolts today and recheck the pressure plate. Thanks for the advice everybody.
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Old 05-29-2018, 07:33 AM   #30
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Also, what size are the starter bolts? I can grab some washers at work
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I'd take one out and stick it in my pocket. And in the process, look at the tip of the threaded end for signs of rubbing on the flywheel. The length is supposed to be 1"".
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