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Old 10-08-2014, 01:58 PM   #1
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Default Model A Compression and Some Ramblin'

Good Morning Guys.

I'm out this morning continuing to get familiar with my 3 month new (to me) 1930 Town Sedan. Changed all the fluids so I know what's in there and that it is at proper levels.

Then I decided to do compression check so I could start getting more get familiar with condition of engine. Got 75 psig all the way back. This is about normal correct? Did a search but didn't find anything.

The Mighty Forty is running good, a little rich tho. I ordered some flowed jets from Renner's I'm hoping will cure that problem.

Loving driving it around town now that I got the steering problem sorted (replaced bent tie-rod and adjusted toe-in). Brakes were a little scary at first but since I adjusted more bias towards the front it stops much better. We went to the Beach on a test drive. http://www.redondobeachresort.org/play/web_cam.asp

Wanted to thank all the Barners that have answered most of my questions... so far.
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That 's very good compression.
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Thanks Ray. That's good to know.
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Excellent compression. In fact I have seen engines with 50-55 lbs. all around do might well. 70 s near new compression- standard head.
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