Piney Wood Model A Ford Club

Model A Maintenance

Is something keeping your Model A off the road? As a club dedicated to keeping A's on the road, we may be able to help you with yours...

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Model A Ford - Basic Vehicle Information:

  • 4-cylinder, L head
  • 40 horsepower (24.03 SAE)
  • Firing order of 1, 2, 4, 3
  • 128 ft-lbs @ 1,000 rpm torque
  • 3 speed sliding gear transmission with 1 reverse gear
  • 4 wheel mechanical brake with emergency brake on both rear wheels
  • Spark plug gap of 0.035"
  • Distributor point gap of 0.016" to 0.020"
  • Valve clearance of 0.010 to 0.013
  • Toe-In of 1/16"+/-1/32"
  • Zenith-design up-draft carburetor with manual adjustment and choke on dash
  • Rear axle with ¾ floating type, spiral bevel drive pinion and gear
  • Wheelbase of 103.5 inches
  • Electrical system is 6-volt positive ground
  • Road clearance of 9.5 inches​
  • Capacities:
    • ​Cooling system, 3 gallons
    • Gas tank, 1928/29- 10 gal, 1930/31- 11 gal
    • Oil pan, empty 5 quarts, change 4.5 quarts
    • Transmission, 1.5 pints
    • Steering Gear, 7-tooth 7.75 oz, 2-tooth 4.5 oz
    • Differential, 2.25 pints

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