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  • Vibration....

    Recently starting my RPU the damn things shakes. Every weekend I would adjust something here and there and nothing would help. I was looking on this forum and read all the typical things to look for, flywheel house dialed in, timing, carb....then I came across the front engine mount. I have a early '28 frame with the solid front cross member engine mount. Well, seems drivers side mounting bolt was not tight...I tend to try to do too much with little time and probably never tightened it. Ole Rusty runs smooth now.

  • #2
    Beauford, I have a solid mount frame I might use someday. Do you use loctite on those threads ? I would think they might have a tendency to loosen with engine movement (IMO only). Glad to hear you got it settled down and a very good night too you !! Pat
    Model A's and of course the famous AA's


    • #3
      I've had my 28 since 1999 and the bolts on the front solid mount stay tight with no Loctite.


      • #4
        Beauford, is this new job taking you away from this forum and friends ? Are they Chevy guys ? Need your input dude, screw those others silently. Your friend, Mn. Pat
        Model A's and of course the famous AA's


        • Beauford
          Beauford commented
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          HAHAHAHA pAAt....the new sales job is keeping me driving all over VA. Trust me...I lurk when I can.

        • Beauford
          Beauford commented
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          Not sure of input from me. I'm kinda hit or miss but I have touched everything on this truck except the rear end which needed no service thank god!!

      • #5
        SHAKIN' is NO big deal, all Model As know how to "SHAKE, RATTLE & ROLL":rolling
        '50s Dad


        • Beauford
          Beauford commented
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          Bill, it was rattling my twig and berries!!

      • #6
        AHH here is where you found the info
        Here are a couple pictures showing my 1928 solid front motor mount. Notice the pulley shown is an aftermarket stamped steel pulley, and not an original cast
        3~ Tudor's & 1~ Coupe
        Henry Ford said,
        "It's all nuts and bolts"
        "Start by doing what's necessary; then do what's possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible."

        Mitch's Auto Service ctr


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