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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-30-2019, 01:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,237
Posted By verdirick
Re: Ron Rude A1276 Light Delivery

Just to add my two bits.. There is a little of Ron in all my A's. He was always there with advise and help to all. It was a joy to watch him build this buggy over the years, Delighted to see it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-30-2019, 01:05 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,432
Posted By verdirick
Re: Where to put Tools for the Tudor

Put a compartment under your rear floorboard. Any reputable sheetmetal shop can make one approximately 4inches deep to clear the driveshaft, IF using a Michell grear splitter move it ahead as is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-05-2019, 08:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,405
Posted By verdirick
Re: Tire changers, do you use the DIY units?

Change the tires yourself. Use either soap or talc powder and use your feet to roll the tire bead on the rim. Give it a try, you will find how simple it it is to do as long at you are doing it @70+...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-24-2019, 11:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,564
Posted By verdirick
Re: X style connecting rods

I would donate them to the Gilmore Museum. If you need new rods, buy the new ones from Rich Falluca..
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-24-2019, 01:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,564
Posted By verdirick
Smile Re: X style connecting rods

Unless someone knows more than I do, they are early 28 (AR) rods, Someone had a set for sale at Turlock last year....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-23-2019, 12:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,398
Posted By verdirick
Smile Re: Long term "A" Ownership

I bought my 1931 Tudor from my father's boyhood friend in June of 1960 for $75.00, Earl gave me back $10.00 to "start fixing her up". My mother said it was a "Lizzie" even though it is a model A,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-15-2019, 01:51 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,309
Posted By verdirick
Smile Re: Vintage Precision thermostat housing

guys, I have been running one on all 4 of my A's for years. Quality after market unit... Henry probably would have used one had they been available..
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-14-2019, 12:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,840
Posted By verdirick
Angry Re: Problems with windshield hitting gastank

Friends i have the same identical problem with the windshield on my unrestored 30 Briggs Town Sedan. I pulled the windshield and placed a new gasket between the header and the hinge. It closed fine...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-08-2019, 12:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 994
Posted By verdirick
Re: Can Anyone Identify the Heater Needed for This Manifold?

It looks to me that it is a Autolite heater that has been modified, However, from what i see, the hole in your firewall is located for a Otwell manifold heater. That is what I would look for as the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-21-2018, 01:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 882
Posted By verdirick
Smile Re: Cylinder head i.d.

I have one like it. Came on a B engine I came by 20 years ago. Used it on the current A engine in my 30 Town Sedan. I'll have to check out the date on the tag tomorrow. Didn't want to spend the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-14-2018, 12:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 741
Posted By verdirick
Re: Model A s in Reno area.

Why not join up with the Sagebrush Chapter, MAFCA, Box 1034 Carson City 89702. Members from Loyalton, Winnemucca, Sparks, Reno,Carson City,Dayton,Gardnerville/Minden. Our next meeting on January...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-13-2018, 11:49 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 14,726
Posted By verdirick
Re: OK! Let's get personal!

My 31 Tudor was 16 years old when I came into this world. :)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-26-2018, 11:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,830
Posted By verdirick
Re: Sue Mitchell

Oh Boy, can't believe Sue is gone to be with Glen. Her voice of Mitchell Manufacturing was always a delight to hear. Will miss sharing her birthday cake with the family at the Turlock Swap meet. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-26-2018, 10:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 761
Posted By verdirick
Re: Windshield gasket on a 30 Briggs Town sedan

Thanks for all the suggestions. Found that the gasket needs to have two spaces removed to let the hinge mate metal to metal with the header cover. Tightening the screws up tight also solved the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-24-2018, 11:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 761
Posted By verdirick
Windshield gasket on a 30 Briggs Town sedan

I've just replaced the windshield gaskets on my 30 town sedan.. added the hinge gasket as one was missing when I replaced the side and bottom gaskets. Now have zero clearance between the windshield...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-08-2017, 10:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 887
Posted By verdirick
Re: 1930 Pickup Shocks

Do a Google search for Ken Davis in Texas. He sells a really great aftermarket modern shock kit that requires no modifications. to the chassis. Installed them in a couple of hours
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-27-2017, 12:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,573
Posted By verdirick
Re: Broken head stud

Here is my TRIED and TRUE method that I have used on several occasions. Use a mandrel guide for a 23/64 left hand drill to remove the broken stud without damaging the original 7/16 threads. I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-20-2017, 12:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,805
Posted By verdirick
Re: Trying to fit manifold heater & having issues, assist please

I would suspect that your car originally had an Otwell Heater manifold which used a lower hole in the firewall than the Autolite dismountable unit. I would look for a good Otwell manifold and give...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-19-2017, 11:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 684
Posted By verdirick
Smile Re: 30 Pickup rear window

I used a pair of curved needle nose pliers (Harbor Freight specials) to hold the nut in place while turning the screw with magnetic screwdriver. Was a challenge but it worked.... Good luck
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-06-2017, 10:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,478
Posted By verdirick
Re: Speedometer rebuilding

Mark Nelson, Hands Down # 1
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-31-2017, 12:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 461
Posted By verdirick
Re: Widebed fender detail pictures needed

4port: Send me your email address. I'll send you a photo of my fender. Hole in the flange is square,, at least mine is.
Rick Jensen
verdirick1@gmail.com
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-31-2017, 12:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 839
Posted By verdirick
Re: 30 Briggs Fordor Seat adjuster

Dan: I'd certainly appreciate your seeing if you have one. Dan Davis is also keeping his eye out for one,
Thanks
Rick
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-30-2017, 06:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 839
Posted By verdirick
Re: 30 Briggs Fordor Seat adjuster

Dave: Great photo, that is exactly what I am looking for. Think we have a common unique seat setup on our early 30 Briggs' I'll do a little search on eBay for that bracket. Someone has to have...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-26-2017, 03:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 839
Posted By verdirick
Re: 30 Briggs Fordor Seat adjuster

Yep. Already went down that road with Steve. Hoping that someone out there knows about or has one.... Thanks for the response
Rick
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-25-2017, 11:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,616
Posted By verdirick
Re: Mystery Water Pump?

I've had one on my Coupe for 30 years. No problem. Have a couple that leak and would like to find someone who can rebuild them? Where can I find new seals? One definitely needs a new shaft,,,,,,,
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