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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-31-2022, 07:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 449
Posted By Afordman31
Re: 1930 Murray Exterior Door Key

I had a ignition lock with the A**** number and took it to a lock shop and they looked it up on their cards and made me a key right away. Try a lock shop and you should have success.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-28-2022, 09:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By Afordman31
Reflections of Autumn

My Speedster sitting in the barn I noticed the reflection of the maple leaves on a tree approximately 300 feet across the road showing on my Speedster windshield. I think this is a once in a lifetime...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2022, 08:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 677
Posted By Afordman31
Re: Interior light wiring

Bill Cilker
My 31 Slant fordor is like your picture. I didn't have power to the dome light, had to loosen the panel that covers the header and part of the headliner to get to the connection that you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2022, 09:05 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,606
Posted By Afordman31
Re: King Pin Reaming

PeteCruz2715 You are most welcome! Have a good day!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-02-2022, 04:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,606
Posted By Afordman31
Re: King Pin Reaming

PeteCruz2715, I have the same reamer driver as you. It appears that you didn't get the directions on how to use the reamer. Pictured are the directions. I have used this reamer on two of my Model A...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-01-2022, 12:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,098
Posted By Afordman31
Re: Kick Panel Placement

Katy, Measured the one in my 31 closed cab pickup
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-17-2022, 08:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 768
Posted By Afordman31
Re: Transmission Removal Question

The last one I did I removed the 19" Model A wheels and put two ford 16" rims on and rolled out under the fenders!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-22-2022, 08:27 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,732
Posted By Afordman31
Re: toe in tool

This is the one I made. I use two straight pins pushed in the tread, set the pointer on the toe in fixture, push the car forward so the pins are on the front side of the tire, move the toe in fixture...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-25-2022, 12:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,191
Posted By Afordman31
Re: Michigan license plate

Have dealt with this man a couple of times and well satisfied!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-19-2022, 10:21 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,801
Posted By Afordman31
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-16-2022, 06:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,801
Posted By Afordman31
Re: New to FORD BARN - 1st question

Tom Wesenberg built one of these and posted it.
I built this one and used it on a stuck motor.
It is made from a junk starter end and bendix gear.
Remove the starter then bolt this in its place. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-16-2022, 09:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 557
Posted By Afordman31
Re: 1931 Slant Window Town Sdan visor wood

Thank you Bill, I have them not mounted yet in my 31 Slant, Thanks for the pictures and information!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-28-2022, 12:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,513
Posted By Afordman31
Re: Rebuilt engine supplier?

Had two rebuilt by AER. Well satisfied. AER has new owners now. Rich Falluca (probably spelled that last name wrong was the original owner that did mine. Have heard he took the new owner by the hand...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-28-2022, 12:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,562
Posted By Afordman31
Re: Brake light switch

Just looked at your post to fix brake light switch with brass tubing. Very nicely done A+.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-13-2022, 03:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 702
Posted By Afordman31
Top Dressing

Years ago you could buy top dressing by the quart but I don't seem to be able to find it anywhere. What do you all suggest to seal the top material. This is on a 160-A 4 door Town Sedan.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-13-2022, 03:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,333
Posted By Afordman31
Re: steering box removal

Just finished rebuilding my 1931 two tooth gearbox. I removed it out from the inside of the car with help. I put it back in myself from under the hood side. I put a towel down on the floor under the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-03-2022, 10:34 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,541
Posted By Afordman31
Re: Painting Letters on Vintage Plates for Model A?

This person restored one for me and one for my brother. Fast turnaround, very satisfied. Reasonable.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-27-2022, 02:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 519
Posted By Afordman31
Re: Windshield wiper motor question

Ficken Wiper Service
132 Calvert Avenue
West Babylon Ny 11704 US
631-587-3332
sales@wiperman.com

I just bought one for my 31 Slant Windshield 4 Door.
Super nice person!

My bad, not sure...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-19-2022, 10:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,510
Posted By Afordman31
Re: front Radius ball not lined up with Socket

I used my porta-power jack and pushed the axle out from the motor mount on passenger side!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-01-2021, 09:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 566
Posted By Afordman31
Re: Screw set for 4 door Slant Windshield Model A

Scott NY
Wow! looked at 300 pictures so far, you spent a lot of time on the car and it shows, thanks for sharing with me!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-29-2021, 11:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 566
Posted By Afordman31
Re: Screw set for 4 door Slant Windshield Model A

Thank you for the information!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-29-2021, 02:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 566
Posted By Afordman31
Screw set for 4 door Slant Windshield Model A

Is there a location diagram showing where these screws go that came in the trim package for a 1931 Slant Windshield Town Car? Anyone maybe have any ideas. Thanks.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-08-2021, 06:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 529
Posted By Afordman31
Re: Generator, is good?

My generator would motor but not charge. Tom Wesenburg led me thru my problem. The insulator on the output post was on the wrong side and not letting the field coils ground.

About the picture: ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2021, 10:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,209
Posted By Afordman31
Antique Engine Rebuilding

Rumor that they are going out of business the end of the year! Anyone else heard that?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2021, 01:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 576
Posted By Afordman31
Generator Question

I have a fixture set up to check Generators as if they were running on a car. I have a Generator that shows excellent charge, a 110 motor turns it clockwise looking at the pulley. The same Generator...
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