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by Husker
April 21st, 2019, 8:55 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: A2 motorpool rebuild
Replies: 116
Views: 6777

Re: A2 motorpool rebuild

Yea I think it’s a goner honestly..... I’m gonna bolt it back up next weekend and try to test it again after the “field repairs” I ordered a take off one for cheaper I just can’t pay 500 for a rebuilt one right now...
by Husker
April 21st, 2019, 7:28 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: A2 motorpool rebuild
Replies: 116
Views: 6777

Re: A2 motorpool rebuild

To start dealing with problem number one no electricity I did the full list of testing for the charging system Ended up my alternator being kinda a dud Took the rectifier end off one of the brush blocks wasn’t screwed one (screw head had snapped off) and the large capacitor on the top was also broke...
by Husker
April 9th, 2019, 2:02 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: A2 motorpool rebuild
Replies: 116
Views: 6777

Re: A2 motorpool rebuild

Ok I’ll try that to
by Husker
April 9th, 2019, 9:14 am
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: A2 motorpool rebuild
Replies: 116
Views: 6777

Re: A2 motorpool rebuild

It sat for a year after it’s rebuild but I can clean the carb and inspect it I’m planning to pull the gen (60AMP) after testing if there is any indication of failure and get it checked by a local shop. Another thought was if my batteries are not strong enough The carb is a 13660B I already pulled th...
by Husker
April 8th, 2019, 10:01 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: A2 motorpool rebuild
Replies: 116
Views: 6777

Re: A2 motorpool rebuild

I also have had to drive with the choke a bit on because it just kinda bucks under load without it......
by Husker
April 8th, 2019, 1:26 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: A2 motorpool rebuild
Replies: 116
Views: 6777

Re: A2 motorpool rebuild

Thanks!

So I drove it around for prolonged periods and it eventually starts surging due to fuel starvation I think and the generator isn’t doing the best job charging the batteries either
by Husker
March 29th, 2019, 7:05 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: A2 motorpool rebuild
Replies: 116
Views: 6777

Re: A2 motorpool rebuild

So I was installing the parking brake assembly as pretty much a final item and I am without the parking brake return spring

Anyone know of a civilian replacement my search of the forum and google found me nothing
by Husker
March 24th, 2019, 5:21 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: A2 motorpool rebuild
Replies: 116
Views: 6777

Re: A2 motorpool rebuild

Yea I pulled the whole distributor out before reinstall but never looked under the module at the weights it’s spun freely
by Husker
March 24th, 2019, 5:19 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: A2 motorpool rebuild
Replies: 116
Views: 6777

Re: A2 motorpool rebuild

The advance weights were rusted in the closed position they are now loose and it runs great!
by Husker
March 24th, 2019, 2:24 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: A2 motorpool rebuild
Replies: 116
Views: 6777

Re: A2 motorpool rebuild

Turns out my I only have 2 matching plugs..... 3 autolites only one is the model above the other 2 are aer3sa Last one is a crown somthing plug They all look the same and fit fine in the mutt and run ok at idle Did the valves again not sure if I did the valves while running right but it idles so muc...
by Husker
March 24th, 2019, 12:31 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: A2 motorpool rebuild
Replies: 116
Views: 6777

Re: A2 motorpool rebuild

Is it possible I’m using the wrong plugs? Autolite AER3S
P/N 8668752

I don’t know if it would do anything
by Husker
March 24th, 2019, 12:23 am
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: A2 motorpool rebuild
Replies: 116
Views: 6777

Re: A2 motorpool rebuild

That’s what I am fearing
by Husker
March 23rd, 2019, 7:34 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: A2 motorpool rebuild
Replies: 116
Views: 6777

Re: A2 motorpool rebuild

Did the carb tuning with the tach dwell and it helped a lot but still backfired Then pulled my plugs and did another compression test got 95 in all cylinders All plugs were black and the gap was to small. Cleaned and regaped them it ran a lot better. Tomorrow I’ll do the carb tune again and and see ...
by Husker
March 22nd, 2019, 10:41 am
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: A2 motorpool rebuild
Replies: 116
Views: 6777

Re: A2 motorpool rebuild

It climbs when reving I have the idle set as low as possible so it should be ok the gauge is like a 40 dollar set of amazon brand new first use I’m going to set the valves tonight and hook up the timing light again to see if I can get anything before I start messing with the idle mixture screw My fe...
by Husker
March 21st, 2019, 10:12 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: A2 motorpool rebuild
Replies: 116
Views: 6777

Re: A2 motorpool rebuild

It was the 2 bolts that bolt the exhaust pipe to exhaust mainifold that where loose