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by cessna53195
Thu Jun 11, 2020 2:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: 13T - Starting trouble
Replies: 34
Views: 1160

Re: 13T - Starting trouble

Darin, I have the two screw Holly on my 13 and it is not as easy as the NH or model G... no idle circuit !! I set mine similar to your settings but a little more on the open throttle, maybe seven notches when cold...I still need to be ready to play the choke...then reduce the throttle and advance th...
by cessna53195
Tue Apr 14, 2020 3:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Piston ring seating
Replies: 24
Views: 1561

Re: Piston ring seating

One more thought, if you think it won't start because of the low compression you could pull start it. This might raise the compression in a dynamic way enough to get it started … Robert
by cessna53195
Tue Apr 14, 2020 1:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Piston ring seating
Replies: 24
Views: 1561

Re: Piston ring seating

One other factor not mentioned is an intake manifold leak or leak at the carb attachment. I helped a friend whos car was just not starting anymore, he had put a wood spacer between carb and manifold. { he thought that would make carb cooler} wrong. When I touched the bolts attaching the carb they we...
by cessna53195
Tue Mar 17, 2020 12:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Ford Model B - fact and fiction
Replies: 13
Views: 1140

Re: Ford Model B - fact and fiction

One difference in the two engines is the copper jacket cylinder, the Cadillac was strait at the bottom while the Ford was necked back down at the base. Had to take longer to make...Robert
by cessna53195
Sat Feb 22, 2020 2:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Anderson Timer question
Replies: 12
Views: 716

Re: Anderson Timer question

You can fill the cup with axle grease, that will keep it lubed, and you won't need to check it for years...That is what I learned from those who service the T's at the Henry Ford. They service them once a year after about 5,000 miles, I am not sure what they do at that point , they could just put ne...
by cessna53195
Thu Jan 02, 2020 12:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Conductive lubricants vs non-conductive (dielectric) lubricants
Replies: 6
Views: 641

Re: Conductive lubricants vs non-conductive (dielectric) lubricants

I have lubed the Anderson timer with axle grease, I mean I filled the whole cup. It works great and this idea came from the guys at the Henry Ford where they do it once a year and put 5,000 miles a year on them. I only drive mine abut 200 miles a year and thus have not touched it since I serviced it...
by cessna53195
Mon Nov 11, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Vintage Cupholders?
Replies: 25
Views: 2299

Re: Vintage Cupholders?

I have used a brass spittoon, and yes cleaned out. I added weight to the bottom, worked , ok...Needed to buy coffee in the larger size as small cups were too short...
by cessna53195
Wed Jul 10, 2019 1:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Advice removing stuck head light rim
Replies: 23
Views: 2256

Re: Advice removing stuck head light rim

A hint for re-assembly is to lubricate with wax, works great for the large surface area. Excess wipes of easy and is friendly with paint. You can buy a new ring of toilet bowl wax and leave on the work bench about $3 bucks. Works for many projects, I use it when mounting tires, spring lube, threads ...
by cessna53195
Thu Mar 07, 2019 11:56 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Latest update on the Ford Special racer: another drive
Replies: 19
Views: 2556

Re: Latest update on the Ford Special racer: another drive

Rob what is the gear ratio... nice video... seems fast...Robert