Is there a rebuild kit available? A golfball sized glob of grease fell out of radiator inlet. This is an easy and beneficial improvement that will make your Model A operate at an efficient temperature level, allowing complete and proper burning of the fuel, thereby reducing unburned fuel and fuel contaminates that produce carbon buildup Water Temp Gauge and sludge in the engine. I have not even seen an original owners manual, but I gather the original plug info is not in there, or this question would be an easy answer. Since the mid-1960's we have been manufacturing a variety of antique auto parts. Sorry this took so long, computer was down. Late one doesn't have a thermometer but he will let you know when the engine starts to overheat.
My dad's 25 touring has the original radiator that still cools great in 90+ degree heat, pulling over mountain passes or in parades. The Model A fuel filler cap is right there in the middle of the cowling in front of the windscreen, where the Model T has an air vent door. Art Anderson Art, I was born in 1960, so I can't say what is or is not correct for the Model A era from memory. Tags: , , , , Posted by adminChilton 2 Responses Thank you for this information! As you could think of, these motor vehicles are optimal for carrying visitors from the wedding to the function. However, it should be noted that these are recommended for automobiles that are beyond their warranty limits.
I even considered taking the bulb out of a new one and using it to replace the one in my original casting. I have messed with the mixture and the timing and thin down the mixture till it just starts to stuggle and then open it up a bit. A cars higher speed will increase air? Also remember that if you're filling the radiator to the top it'll yak out what it doesn't need. Happy Thanksgiving I followed the instructions for the removal of the thermometer from the motor meter, but have been unable to find a replacement thermometer. If the variety of folks present at your occasion goes beyond the ability of a solitary auto, you will intend to take into consideration booking a fleet. The typical parts supply houses I have contacted do not stock them. Tom L 26 Touring Add a Message This is a public posting area.
Do I need a thermostat on my Model A? Further, C4's are nearly unobtainium nowadays. By on Thursday, November 06, 2008 - 02:01 am: Try a 80% antifreeze 20% water mix. The timing is very important to cool running. A Model A radiator should cool the engine under normal driving conditions. Tests were made using a new reproduction radiator along with a high compression head. You can find them with various horsepower, speeds, voltage, frames, enclosures, and mountings depending on their various uses.
The most effective component of renting out these motor vehicles is having the ability to appreciate the quest itself. Barring any breakage which you would see, given that the bottom inch or so of the glass thermometer is fixed quite solidly in the grout-filled probe the dye is in there. When booking your motor vehicle, make certain to ask about readily available alternatives in advance so you could determine just what's ideal for your team. The pump increases the flow of coolant when the engine is operating at higher speeds and the thermo-syphon system would not move the coolant fast enough to cool the engine. Thanks again, Ron Quote:Champion Model 3X was original equipment. The gauge stays almost pegged at 210F. Is the original 2-blade metal fan, the later 4-blade metal fan, or the after market 6-blade plastic fan the best? That is were I got me email nipper.
By Rick Cicciarelli on Thursday, September 18, 2008 - 12:03 am: So, just trying to learn some stuff here, but so far I haven't been able to find much info. This will certainly make certain that your team is carried in deluxe as well as design. I'm slowly building confidence in both my car and in my driving skills, so I'm venturing a little farther from the house now. But you both sparked my interest in researching the C4, and I will pass on anything that I find. Anyway, I used waterproof marine grease and I guess it was pushed into the impeller area and then pumped into the bottom of the radiator with the flow of water.
Also, are you sure your timing is correct? Upon installing Champion X's the exhaust pipe did not change colour, the car boiled less, and it went faster. The temperature varies, I guess, depending on the outside temperature and what type of driving I am doing. The same was true of the Ford Model B, C, F, K, N, R, and S, selling just a few hundred each as Ford honed its product and production methods. These kinds of motor vehicles are generally made use of for significant occasions, such as wedding celebrations or family members homecomings. Barring any breakage which you would see, given that the bottom inch or so of the glass thermometer is fixed quite solidly in the grout-filled probe the dye is in there. Do you have a Motometer? The most trusted way to determine the life of your vehicle is to obtain an oil analysis.
I'd corner folks at shows and at the Hershey meet every year to no avail. Quote: Art, Thanks, you are undoubtably a wealth of knowledge! Do you know what spark plug Ford used in the Model A, the 3X is supposedly a replacement, so far I havent read anywhere what went in the car originally. Bob By on Thursday, November 06, 2008 - 01:18 pm: Bob, I did the exact same thing. I am not at all a car person, but I read something recently from my grandfather, born in 1917, where he said the best gift he ever received was when his parents gave him a Model A Ford. It can take repeated pounding and heating in hot water, but every time I tried it, it worked like a charm! I have never seen any red, in least while driving.