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Old 09-21-2019, 05:04 PM   #1
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Smile Ten years later, she's alive!

"Bessie" my 1929 Coupe fired up and moved under power for the first time in ten years. There is a lot to do yet, but hey!


I will need to troubleshoot the fuel/carburetor system. Engine ran fine for a few minutes before starving for fuel and backfiring. Carburetor has been dry for 10 years, so I need to flush it out and replace some gaskets.



The adventure continues.....
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Old 09-21-2019, 05:15 PM   #2
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Nice!! Sounds like the home stretch.
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Old 09-21-2019, 06:11 PM   #3
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An adventure, it is....... Congrats!
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Old 09-21-2019, 06:47 PM   #4
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Old 09-22-2019, 09:16 AM   #5
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Don't forget to flush her out and give her fresh fluids. The old might be okay, but fresh is cheap insurance.

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Old 09-22-2019, 06:08 PM   #6
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Remembering how to run my 90 year old car with my 71 year old brain has its moments. Twice now, I have started the car and then be puzzled why it died after a few moments. Duh. Turn on the gas! Working on diagnosing some electrical puzzles now.
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Old 09-23-2019, 06:31 AM   #7
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Hi there. I am new here. Great job and congratulations!!!
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Old 09-23-2019, 10:17 AM   #8
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Welcome! This is the BEST place to get answers to Model A questions.
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