There were a couple other two lever cars, some gorgeous early brass cars and the one with the pull out camper that Herb from Florida built. By Seth Harbuck on Monday, December 01, 2008 - 08:13 pm: Tim, The rear surface of the front cam bearing is a thrust surface. Side view of Ford Model T engine. Using old screws is false economy should one come loose, the damage can be catastrophic. By on Saturday, November 10, 2012 - 08:31 pm: Great Discussion! My wife might guess higher ha! But it seems there's a lot of guys on here that figure ya got to do a total rebuild or you're really messing up.
I can't believe you ruined a good standard crank, instead of just opening up the babbitt 0. By on Sunday, November 30, 2008 - 11:19 am: Taking apart a rebuilt engine to inspect it is not the smartest thing you can do. By on Tuesday, October 21, 2008 - 03:12 pm: I agree with Jerry. However, Steve discovered a number of things that needed attention to say the least that neither he or I counted on. The new rings will never seat in out-of-round cyls. I should have rebuilt the hogshead and put some form of seals on the pedal shafts. At the risk of being more wordy than Harold I'd also like to say that, to me a trailer queen goes from the trailer to the judging area and back to the trailer.
This does not happen on a 6 cyl. First rule of business: According to me You can be low bidder. A certain amount of skill and experience was required to find the optimal spark timing for any speed and load. The ignition system of the was similar to the Model T's. I had a crank fail that had been magnafluxed and passed without a problem. Lke I say, I do most all my own engine work.
However, if I were to work on your car assuming it was my car but you owned it And I did exactly what I had done on it if it had been my own, and it did not work properly, you would blame me and I would get a bad reputation. As for my engine rebuild. By on Tuesday, December 02, 2008 - 10:28 am: My father-in-law bought a year-old Tempest convertible for his son. Its and valves were controlled manually; the latter was with a hand lever rather than a foot pedal. Why would you attach your business webb site to every piece of activity. Before I would spend the money to rebuild it I would verify that the issues causing it to run only half way are looked into.
By on Monday, December 01, 2008 - 12:18 pm: Tim, I am indeed competent to judge the work of others and if I had all the necessary tooling, would do all the work myself. When regrinding, most crank grinders don't get the corner radius right and end up ruining the crank. I posted the photo's so people will know the difference and that the ring test doesn't work. If the crank falls in two during the ring test then its broken. If the mains and rods are with-in serviceable limits, replace valves or do a valve job, new rings, check out the transmission although very few of those are with-in serviceable limits , re-gasket and down the road you go! The immediate solution was to climb steep hills in reverse. If the crank journals are round within. Look up some local clubs and don't be afraid to ask,ask,and ask some more.
However, we sometimes have dead coils that are special in some way. By on Friday, November 09, 2012 - 02:23 pm: Michael, you are not too far from the Carnegie brothers in Spokane. Find a local chapter thru this website's home page. By on Saturday, November 10, 2012 - 04:44 pm: Sorry Mike, rereading my post and then yours, I am not intending to step on anyones toes, I am referring to a total rebuild including tranny, ready to go. When it came to oil leaks, my old engine was up there with the best, slowly adding a coat of chassis protecting oil every time I toured in it. At this price, the cost of buying the parts out of a catalog leaves a lot of room for pouring the bearings, machine work, assembly and profit. Travis Topeka, Kansas By on Sunday, October 19, 2008 - 01:32 am: The A crank in my T engine failed the ring test, and magnaflux showed 3 cracks in the 4 journal.
By on Sunday, October 26, 2008 - 07:46 pm: Thunder: Don't give up so easy. It is a fundamental change from all previous coil testing devices, and is the brilliant creation of Mr. Also, speaking of machining, get a good machinist and don't skimp on the machining; you want perfect cylinders for those new rings; no out-of-round and no taper. Each part, new or rebuild, is checked on precision fixtures to assure proper fit-up. I'm sure your will find help locally.
I though they were doing it to keep the noise, fuel use and engine wear down on some of the cars like the rails and altereds. Engine rebuild cost - ford barn, Engine rebuild cost model a 1928-31 george king,here in connecticut. You guys did a 1 job on my transmission. A spec of dirt accidentally gets in the bearings, or a misplaced shim. This makes everyone look bad.
Cars sold without the system continued to use magneto-powered lights. Lots of current made adapters for your tractor. The coil stepped up the and discharged it to the in the cylinder. You can do a perfect job yourself and get a perfect 3-angle valve job. You do your thing and leave me alone.
I do this to keep the owner in the loop and for scrap books. Years ago I watched guys push cars into the World of Wheels car show in Minneapolis. The tractors used a Marvel-Scheubler updraft carburetor. The thermosiphon system was susceptible to overheating if worked heavily, but served well for most Model T usage. A complete machine and tool and cutter grinding shop are here to serve your needs. We need to be more considerate of those that help to keep this hobby going! As my ring gear is badly worn in places, it is also to be replaced. You could have wrote a nasty post on here to pay me back for upsetting you, but you chose to take the high road and call me and make peace instead.