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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-15-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 387
Re: Multi Disc Clutch

I wonder why there was little provision in the design to aid in the removal of the clutch disc dust. a few more vent holes in the splined drum would have helped dissipate the accumulation and keep...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-01-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 547
Re: Painting question

I think you'd have a better profile for adhesion using a sand/glass blast.
Often I'll blast first and wire wheel it after to ensure it's really clean.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-31-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 880
Re: Top kit advice

Dean if you want to double check your roof bow height, lay a sheet over the bows with some weights attached at the corners. Stand back and check the lay from all angles. Now you can see how the roof...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-22-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 708
Re: Body Shudder - Rear Motor Mounts

Checked Muffler rear hanger?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-11-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,059
Re: Common Wealth Engines

So what kind of gray did you see?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-10-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,059
Common Wealth Engines

One for all the other countries, I know a lot of Ford shipped out of Canada to other nations did not use the Ford Engine Green paint and I've seen a few that were a shade of gray. What color do you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 656
Re: Radiator Overflow Tube Leak

If you do the repair you can cheat a bit using the same size in copper tubing. it bends easily and will tin very quickly so soldering it in is easy. Once tested you can paint it with BBQ Flat Black...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-04-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 285
Re: AA truck body NOS parts

I have been looking for these.
Please send pix to farrell.white@vancouver.ca
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-02-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 656
Re: Radiator Overflow Tube Leak

Here's a quick fix, pick up a length of shrink tube that will just slide over the over-flow tube. Warm it up with a BBQ lighter and seal that crack.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-12-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 823
Re: Firewall mystery

Maybe the P/O ran out of washers?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-28-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 896
Re: Stuck oil Pan

Try an Olfa Knife (Box Cutter)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-28-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,550
Re: Help please

Might pull the instrument panel and check the tightness of the ignition switch wires.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-22-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 491
Re: New radiator installation procedure?

I find it easier with the shell out of the way to secure the pads, bottom bolts, springs, washers, and cotter pins. Then slip the shell on and secure it.
Good luck with the new rad!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 595
Re: Clinch Nut Repair Tip?

It seems great minds think alike Rusty...LOL
I had not thought of gluing them (don't have any anyway) but I did need a way of holding them still for a few tacks. Certainly is a nasty place to try a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 595
Clinch Nut Repair Tip?

Helping my Dad out on re restoring his 30 Closed Cap P/U and found some boogered up D-Nits or clinch nuts in the A-Pillars. These secure the windshield escutcheons to the A pillar and someone...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-19-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,019
Re: Clutch does’t work.

30 Roadster, What weight of gear oil are you using in the transmission?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-13-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 958
Re: Transmission and bell housing install

Wratchet straps around the frame and sling the trans
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-12-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,150
Re: Fan Blade advice.

I had an original on my 28 Special coupe that I bead blasted and inspected with a magnifying glass. I could not detect a flaw or a crack. I repainted it and installed it and ran it till I lost a head...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-29-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,172
Re: Repaired front crossmember and getting discouraged.

Front cross members are often cracked, welded, and welded again. This is a high stress area with the weight of the engine and radiator bouncing up and down, and the front spring pushing up at...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-27-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 432
Re: Can't Get Front Motor Mount Springs In

Remove the two bottom bolts from the rear motor mounts before you jack the engine
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-17-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 750
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-14-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 639
Re: Fire wall grommet

Yes, it's the size of the firewall hole I need.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-13-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,902
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-13-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 639
Fire wall grommet

Just wondering......while making repairs to the firewall on a 31 Pick up, I filled the worn out GAV/Choke rod hole as it was quite ragged. I know from experience the repop grommets are not the sized...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-23-2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,125
Re: stay running

Check the pedal arms are not rubbing through the insulation and shorting out your power when you apply brakes or disengaged the clutch
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