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by alsfarms
Wed Feb 13, 2019 11:02 am
Forum: Restoration Tips & Advice
Topic: 1910 Overland restoration
Replies: 133
Views: 22265

Re: 1910 Overland restoration

Hello Jack and Don, I share the thought that it would be more well received if more fellows would choose to network on this forum. An open conversation with others, (this forum) does invigorate us to think out loud and receive advice that is not only helpful to we personally but to others who read a...
by alsfarms
Wed Feb 13, 2019 10:51 am
Forum: Restoration Tips & Advice
Topic: Rebuild Improvements for Reliability 1909 Locomobile
Replies: 270
Views: 44584

Re: Rebuild Improvements for Reliability 1909 Locomobile

I am looking for tips and advice from you Horseless carriage owners who run cars that have a pressurized fuel delivery system.I will post a picture of the hand pressure pump that will be used to build pressure in the gastank, generally 2 PSI, to start the car. My question is for a general opinion as...
by alsfarms
Tue Feb 12, 2019 9:39 am
Forum: Restoration Tips & Advice
Topic: 1910 Overland restoration
Replies: 133
Views: 22265

Re: 1910 Overland restoration

Good Morning Jack, My Tip for the day is for you to lay low and get past the "bug". This is a good time for you to spend some time contemplating your remedy and how to get your carb. back together and in better form that when it was new! You have a "cold" and over here it is "cold". I have some outs...
by alsfarms
Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:03 pm
Forum: Restoration Tips & Advice
Topic: 1910 Overland restoration
Replies: 133
Views: 22265

Re: 1910 Overland restoration

Good Work Jack. You are going to have a "no leak" carburetor! Keep up the good work!
Al
by alsfarms
Mon Feb 11, 2019 2:37 pm
Forum: Restoration Tips & Advice
Topic: Rebuild Improvements for Reliability 1909 Locomobile
Replies: 270
Views: 44584

Re: Rebuild Improvements for Reliability 1909 Locomobile

Hello Phil, Yes I have. Stan is quite knowledgeable.
Al
by alsfarms
Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:28 am
Forum: Restoration Tips & Advice
Topic: Rebuild Improvements for Reliability 1909 Locomobile
Replies: 270
Views: 44584

Re: Rebuild Improvements for Reliability 1909 Locomobile

While working on the design for the spark plug wiring loom, I am also working on getting my carburetor issue resolved. Here, I will post a few pictures of the evolution of the carburetors that my engine has seen. The first is the original all brass Locomobile carburetor. Second, is an early series a...
by alsfarms
Mon Feb 11, 2019 9:31 am
Forum: Restoration Tips & Advice
Topic: 1910 Overland restoration
Replies: 133
Views: 22265

Re: 1910 Overland restoration

Good Morning Jack, Nice thinking on the Model A generator. It is rewarding when something comes together like it is supposed to. Now for your carburetor issue. I am anxious to hear how your solve/resolve the needle and seat issue. I am also on to a Carter BB-1, (late series 289SD) carburetor rebuild...
by alsfarms
Tue Feb 05, 2019 5:37 pm
Forum: Restoration Tips & Advice
Topic: 1910 Overland restoration
Replies: 133
Views: 22265

Re: 1910 Overland restoration

Nice work Jack. You are quite a craftsman. Is that all ash or have you used oak also?
Al
by alsfarms
Sat Jan 26, 2019 1:23 pm
Forum: Restoration Tips & Advice
Topic: 1910 Overland restoration
Replies: 133
Views: 22265

Re: 1910 Overland restoration

Hello Jack. Is the Model A still in the way? :D After close evaluation, do you have the room to spot face the body in preparation for the sealing area under and for the replaceable seat? How much meat do you think you have to deal with to run threads for the replaceable seat? Maybe to allow you to m...
by alsfarms
Sat Jan 26, 2019 10:37 am
Forum: Restoration Tips & Advice
Topic: Rebuild Improvements for Reliability 1909 Locomobile
Replies: 270
Views: 44584

Re: Rebuild Improvements for Reliability 1909 Locomobile

I am after a tip or a bit of advice regarding the building of brackets to attach a similar version of ht spark wiring looms for my project. Take a look at the pictures and share your thoughts. What are the thoughts for a good choice of wood to build these loom pieces from?
Al
by alsfarms
Sun Jan 20, 2019 2:23 pm
Forum: Restoration Tips & Advice
Topic: 1910 Overland restoration
Replies: 133
Views: 22265

Re: 1910 Overland restoration

I am always trying to encourage the use of this club forum as a good place to meet, share tips and ask for advice. That helps us all and keeps us moving, hopefully in a positive direction. What was up with the coupe? Did you mention that you thought the height of the new needle was going to be highe...
by alsfarms
Sun Jan 20, 2019 7:25 am
Forum: Restoration Tips & Advice
Topic: 1910 Overland restoration
Replies: 133
Views: 22265

Re: 1910 Overland restoration

Good Morning, Have you been able to measure and figure out your geometry and determined a way to establish your float level where it needs to be? Al
by alsfarms
Thu Jan 17, 2019 9:33 am
Forum: Restoration Tips & Advice
Topic: 1910 Overland restoration
Replies: 133
Views: 22265

Re: 1910 Overland restoration

hmmm, considering what you told me about the float and arm. You could likely change the position of the float to the arm by shimming or some other method rather than even trying to flex the arm in order to get the geometry your need for proper function. That is my tip or thought on this subject. Now...
by alsfarms
Thu Jan 17, 2019 8:06 am
Forum: Restoration Tips & Advice
Topic: POST YOUR BEFORE AND AFTER PICTURES
Replies: 19
Views: 3936

Re: POST YOUR BEFORE AND AFTER PICTURES

Here is a "before" picture of my 1909 Locomobile engine. Those with a sharp eye will notice the provision this engine has to originally run with a "Make and Break" ignition system. Second is an "After" picture of the same engine after complete rebuild and first run. How exhilarating that first run w...
by alsfarms
Wed Jan 16, 2019 2:30 pm
Forum: Restoration Tips & Advice
Topic: 1910 Overland restoration
Replies: 133
Views: 22265

Re: 1910 Overland restoration

Hello Jack, I thought that Overland cars had a sliding gear transaxle? That should make it a piece of cake to drive it. Do you have a picture of how the float arm is mounted? Is it just pinned or bolted? If it is bolted, you could shim to the height you need. If pinned in place, you may need to anne...
by alsfarms
Tue Jan 15, 2019 10:03 am
Forum: Restoration Tips & Advice
Topic: 1910 Overland restoration
Replies: 133
Views: 22265

Re: 1910 Overland restoration

Looks like you have a plan. Does it look like you can keep the geometry correct between the float height and the new elevation of the replacement seat? That dimension and geometry is important to keep right so the carb. will function as it is supposed to, from my experience. Do you have any other si...
by alsfarms
Mon Jan 14, 2019 8:19 pm
Forum: Restoration Tips & Advice
Topic: 1910 Overland restoration
Replies: 133
Views: 22265

Re: 1910 Overland restoration

Jack, Have you scouted out EBAY to look for a suitable needle and seat that could be modified for your carb.? There are all kinds, sizes, configurations and prices!
Al
by alsfarms
Mon Jan 14, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: Restoration Tips & Advice
Topic: POST YOUR BEFORE AND AFTER PICTURES
Replies: 19
Views: 3936

Re: POST YOUR BEFORE AND AFTER PICTURES

Hello Pete, Nice pictures! Refresh my memory, what is the Bore and Stroke of your engine. Please describe what you did for pistons and how you went about that repair process. My Wisconsin T head engine is going to need some special love and care regarding pistons. So your tips and advice will be wel...
by alsfarms
Mon Jan 14, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: Restoration Tips & Advice
Topic: 1910 Overland restoration
Replies: 133
Views: 22265

Re: 1910 Overland restoration

Yup you are right. You still ought to start a thread here and post a picture or two. I sure could invigorate some of us into activity and get something done while we can't do anything else, do to cold and snow! Do you have any current work scopes in progress on your car?
Al
by alsfarms
Mon Jan 14, 2019 8:12 am
Forum: Restoration Tips & Advice
Topic: Rebuild Improvements for Reliability 1909 Locomobile
Replies: 270
Views: 44584

Re: Rebuild Improvements for Reliability 1909 Locomobile

Here is a question for this group. This 1909 Locomobile utilizes a "full floating" rear axle design. That means the actual rear axle is held in place simply with the rear hubcap. On this car, as well as others that use a full floating rear axles, can have an issue with oil leaking out of the hubcap....