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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-02-2020, 07:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 664
Posted By Del in NE Ohio
Re: Replacing glass in Murray Town Sedan

There was a unique seal that was used on Murray glass channels. I don't think it is being produced. Attached is a note I got from someone when I was restoring my 155-A
Forum: Model-A 06-27-2020, 05:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 579
Posted By Del in NE Ohio
Re: Needed Model A piston

Got what I needed. Tnx to Steve at Bert’s!
Forum: Model-A 05-19-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 579
Posted By Del in NE Ohio
Needed Model A piston

Need set of .015 over Model A pistons. If I can’t find a set, a single piston will get this old girl back on the road
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-15-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 814
Posted By Del in NE Ohio
Re: Pressure plate question

I will answer your specific question re the less expensive off-shore made pressure plate, It is offered by Snyder's primarily for those customers (many overseas) for whom shipping a rebuildable core...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-24-2020, 12:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 517
Posted By Del in NE Ohio
Re: 1930 Murray Town Sedan top molding

Go to Snyder's website and search for A-47301-5 for correct moulding for Murray 4-dr.

You can also view good instructions for installation.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-27-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,775
Posted By Del in NE Ohio
Re: Over Drive

I do a lot of touring. Love the Mitchell. I have installed probably 10-12 units for others in recent years. One very special advantage with regard to the Mitchell is it requires NO MODIFICATION to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-02-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 651
Posted By Del in NE Ohio
Re: generator not charging _ How come?

UPDATE. Tried 2 solid state (NuRex) and 3 original type mechanical cut-outs. All with same result. No charge unless I placed jumper across cut out. Generator was recent rebuild by reputable...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-01-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 651
Posted By Del in NE Ohio
generator not charging _ How come?

Working on A with charging system issues. Has newly rebuilt generator with NuRex solid state cut-out. With motor running, not charge at ammeter, Does, however, show discharge if you turn on lights...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-25-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 614
Posted By Del in NE Ohio
Two tooth steering box lower race removal

Trying to remove lower race. I’ve had good results in the past with 1/8” drift as Les Andrews describes in his Mechanic’s Handbook. But NOT this time. Looking for suggestions as to alternative...
Forum: Model-A 08-12-2019, 06:17 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 279
Posted By Del in NE Ohio
Wanted: Well used '29 CCPU door panels

Have a rusty, crusty '29 CCPU (Obviously unrestored) that we pulled from a dairy barn last January. It is now a daily driver, but new door panels would be out of place. Looking for well worn...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-06-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,010
Posted By Del in NE Ohio
Re: Kink pins

Had a similar situation with a friend’s ‘29 truck. With NOS king pins installed, the brake actuating levers did not fully seat in the “ice cream scoops”. We found the problem to be badly worn and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-30-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By Del in NE Ohio
Re: Driving Clubs in Warren Ohio area ?

Hi Jim. I agree, Penn Ohio website isn't much help. We have a very active club in Warren area, Five Points Chapter of Penn Ohio A Ford Club. We have been active since 1955. We currently have 61...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-18-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,308
Posted By Del in NE Ohio
Re: Drum Tail light brightness

Jim, who sells the Drum tail lamp compatible LED plate?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-18-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,308
Posted By Del in NE Ohio
Drum Tail light brightness

I am helping a friend with his ‘28 Tudor for touring . He’d really like to keep the single drum style lamp. What can we do to make it brighter?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-14-2019, 05:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,176
Posted By Del in NE Ohio
Re: Waterless coolant

Thanks Chris and Jim. Exactly the kind of information I was looking for. Our Great Race team is considering using Evans coolant as an insurance policy. We had no cooling issues in last year’s GR...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-13-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,176
Posted By Del in NE Ohio
Re: Waterless coolant

Once again asking for experience. My “A” cools just fine.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-13-2019, 06:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,176
Posted By Del in NE Ohio
Waterless coolant

Does anyone here have actual EXPERIENCE with waterless coolant in a Model A?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-11-2019, 05:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 692
Posted By Del in NE Ohio
Re: MARC National Tour

10 couples/Model A’s driving from NE Ohio. Leaving from Penn Ohio “A” Ford Club Spring Banquet in Massillon, Ohio Sunday afternoon. Overnight in Waynesburg, PA
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2019, 06:09 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 12,221
Posted By Del in NE Ohio
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-21-2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 12,221
Posted By Del in NE Ohio
Re: Lebaron Bonney is Bankrupt

Today I contacted Classtique about ordering a panel set for ‘31 CCPU. Was told to expect 15 week lead time. With such a major source gone, we will all have to be patient.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-09-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,335
Posted By Del in NE Ohio
Re: Pickup leg room

I have '31 CCPU used as daily drive (NE Ohio weather permitting) and am 6' 210lb. I have backrest and seat cushion springs that Snyder's offers in their catalog that are manufactured with shorter...
Forum: Model-A 03-03-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 364
Posted By Del in NE Ohio
Needed: ‘28-29 RPU top irons

Need a set of top irons for 28-29 open cab pickup project. Orig or repop.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-11-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,248
Posted By Del in NE Ohio
Re: Staying warm in winter

I have seen some nice 12V SMALL in-cab hot water heaters that would be easy to put in an "A". They are mostly intended for small spaces like skid steers, etc. Worth looking into.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-24-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,097
Posted By Del in NE Ohio
Re: window regulators.

I would rather use original regulator, but mine broke two days before my wife and I were leaving on a 9 day club tour. At the time, I was working at Snyders and could snag a repo off the shelf on my...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-24-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,097
Posted By Del in NE Ohio
Re: window regulators.

I, like many, begin to wretch at the thought of using Vintique parts.. However when the Right Front ( same as Left Rear) regulator died in my 155-A Murray, I held my nose and installed one. It has...
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