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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-06-2019, 05:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 464
Posted By kbinde2
Re: Door dovetail

If the photo is of the door frame towards the rear, there is a rubber anti-rattle bumper that would be there with two screws.. these rubber pieces should be in the kit that you purchased, you'll have...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 464
Posted By kbinde2
Re: Door dovetail

I have a '29 Coupe also, and have filed, sanded, heated, and cut more than a few of these bumpers trying to exact a fit that works, and looks halfway decent.
The photo is the drivers side, the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-30-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 744
Posted By kbinde2
Interesting Thread on Early V8 Forum

Take a minute, and read the thread on the Early V8 Forum (ref.) Scam on the "For Sale" site. Some of the tips to beware, in our search for the right part or the car we've been searching for..are just...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-25-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 583
Posted By kbinde2
Re: Need horn repaired WHO?

I sought the expertise of Jim Diehl (trapperjd@aol.com).Very knowledgeable and
easy to work with. Horn sounds great.! Probably others who restore just as well, but for
me this worked out well....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-22-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,887
Posted By kbinde2
Re: Non-Authentic Paint Schemes

I just couldn't bring myself to change the color, just to be a "correct" hobbyist.
After making sure it would go, and then stop.. with a new interior instead of a 5 gallon bucket to sit on, the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-17-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,204
Posted By kbinde2
Re: Using slots in package tray

FWIW.. mine were just two pieces of stock approx. 1/8th x 3" x width of the slot, riveted or
screwed into the back of the seat frame. The assembly line or seat cover shop probably had a wooden crate...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-16-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,924
Posted By kbinde2
Re: Schwalms

I have used Ora and his shop for engine work and brakes on my '29, very professional and have not had a complaint about his workmanship. Try the personal phone call again, I would feel confident in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-15-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 788
Posted By kbinde2
Re: What is this window?

Most of the suppliers have glass, either as one item or a set for your car. Looks like the top is a "Special" coupe. Wood kits for the car are available also. As you said.. "Fun"
If you look at...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-09-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 498
Posted By kbinde2
Re: Body Blocks

Bratton's has them listed as a kit for 30-31 PU. If individual blocks are needed, is there enough original to shape from a pattern.? I did a couple for my '29 Coupe, not perfectly
crafted, but they...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-08-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 365
Posted By kbinde2
Re: New door glass question.

I used the setting rubber material, but the channels were originals, making sure they were clean and clear the entire length of the channel. The glass did fit snug, but working slowly and with even...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-31-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 669
Posted By kbinde2
Re: 1928-1929 Splash Aprons


This photo shows the "oblong" hole pattern. I believe this apron had never been removed by previous owners. kb
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-28-2019, 04:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,299
Posted By kbinde2
Re: First peek at my Roadster build

Good looking roadster.!

We all benefit from the expertise that the Barn Forum offers. Often times just to look at a part, or read of a procedure in assembly or process, may be the bit of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 669
Posted By kbinde2
Re: 1928-1929 Splash Aprons


'29 Special Coupe splash apron.. as I understand, the holes were punched "slotted", to allow for minor adjustment during fender/RB/splash apron alignment during assembly, then tightened...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-03-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 925
Posted By kbinde2
Re: Mystery Horn

Looks like maybe an Ames 503 military unit. Other companies also produced for the military during that time. This is one I have that is similar. kb
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-21-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,218
Posted By kbinde2
Re: Anything less than a foot is a dusting.

Lurking here from the Model A page.. snow comment caught my eye. Used to live by Fort Drum (Pine Camp) in Upstate NY, and now reside in Delaware. My wife and I just commented this wk-end about the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-18-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 852
Posted By kbinde2
Re: Rear Motor Mount Safety Wire

During my Navy enlistment, I worked on ejection seats/egress systems, that required safety wire on several system components. My QA (Quality Assurance) Inspector would look at a job I had done,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-07-2019, 08:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,090
Posted By kbinde2
Re: LeBaron Bonney Co.

My initial order for a '29 Special Coupe interior was placed Feb, 2018. With almost weekly phone/email conversation, the kit arrived in August. Material in the kit was back-ordered from the supplier,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-25-2018, 06:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,484
Posted By kbinde2
Re: N/D issue of Model A News...

Quite fortunate to have received your copies. Was told by the office that some mailings have been delayed.. so, we have to sit and wonder, during the lull in the holiday festivities.. just what it is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-18-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 743
Posted By kbinde2
Re: Horn Rebuild

Jim Diehl in Michigan did mine, Nice work, and a good person to work with.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-08-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 14,230
Posted By kbinde2
Re: OK! Let's get personal!

Just returned from my "Birthday Ride" in the '29, Nice clear, cold day here in Delaware.. of course any day is good for a ride.! kb (70 today.!!)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-02-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 706
Posted By kbinde2
Re: 1929 Model A coupe top

Joetx.. If you use the "search" tab at the heading on the forum page, type the body style you want to look at (eg. Special, Sport, etc.) and tons of information will be available to shift through. I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-24-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,031
Posted By kbinde2
Re: Complete Rolling "30" Chassis / Craigslist

Delaware C/L also has a '30 rolling chassis listed. No connection to this
posting either. kb
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-20-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,211
Posted By kbinde2
Re: Body bolts

The frame bolt positions (2&3) have carriage bolts (3/8-24x21/4) with nut/lock-washer, as described in "The Model A, As Henry Built It", pages 30-31 bolt chart, and position of each.
These bolt...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-31-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 865
Posted By kbinde2
Re: Penske car trailer

We trailered the '29 Coupe from upper MI to De with a U-Haul trailer. I have 21" tires, the straps fit (tight), but I made a point to stop often to check over-all.. hitch, safety chains, tire straps,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-12-2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 800
Posted By kbinde2
Re: driver's door squeaks due to rubber inserts top and bottom and in the latch

I think he may be referring to the rubber pad at the top of the door, and the bottom rubber in the clip. He also refers to the latch (dovetail) rubber with the metal spring clip I am assuming. All or...
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