Only repair type questions on the 1928-1931 Ford Model A.
Owned one when I was 15 yrs old, and now have owned 5. Still own and play with 2 of them.
Oakleaf region of MARC. Model A Restorers Club. I have put several Model A videos on the Oakleaf site that may be of help. Things like how to start the A, how to Time it, how to troubleshoot it.. Go to oakleafregion.org and you will find them. Also, go to youtube.com and search for "jackbahm" and you will find over a hundred videos. Many about the Model A and our outings. jack
"More than you need to know about cars." Just a small book for Car Nuts. Blurb.com "Model A Ford Tips and Hints" Blurb.com "Get A Horse" (What to do when Henry's Lady quits on you.) Blurb.com or Snyder's Antique Parts. "Engineering Stuff" (For the Kid who likes to take things apart and get them back together). Kids book for ages 10-16. Blurb.com 2012 Many Model A movies that can be found on youtube.com/jackbahm
BSME LSU, 1958, Masters of automotive engineering from the Chrysler Institute of engineering, 1960, MBA Mich State, 1976. Worked as an engineer at Chrysler from 1958 to the end of 1991.
Two patents while working in auto industry. Go to this site for my Model A videos. http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLhL36Rc6o5MI4aqHM-yfhqcze8Qq6aS9s
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Joe, I know about Model A's, not moderns, but I may be able to help. I think you just adjusted the gear shift wrong at the trans. It is just a lever that has to be moved to get into the gear that agrees
I assume you are talking about a model A engine. The stick is not flexible and goes almost straight down. I don't see how the angle could cause this. In the am, just pull the stick out and check it. No
All you need is power to the black light wire, and you have that. From here, the switch to turn it off is by turning it counterclockwise and pulling it back a bit. The cover will come off if you pull
The light switch does not control the panel light. It is lit, only by pushing to lamp cover inward and twisting it to keep it there. Take the panel off and see what is happening. Should be easy to fix
You should buy a new stock spring if you think you can get it to work. I recommend two springs in my video. Before you do anything, check your rod going to the carb. It may be a little too long. If