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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-23-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,386
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-23-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,386
Posted By braol
How Many Model A Owners also Own a T?

I'm just curious to see how many Model A owners also have a T. (I'm thinking of getting one.)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-23-2019, 07:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 891
Posted By braol
Re: Motor Suddenly Stuck

Closure: The hammer wouldn't do it and neither would rocking the car. I removed the starter bolts (and it was still wedged in there), whacked on it again with the hammer, and finally resorted to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-22-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,999
Posted By braol
Re: 1930 Ford Model A 4Dr (Inherited Don't Know Much - HELP)

The big question mark in my head is: why did you never see it run? I'd REALLY like to know why your dad never drove it recently because it really does look like a nice car. It'd be great if your...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-22-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 891
Posted By braol
Re: Motor Suddenly Stuck

Alright!! Actually fixing it with a hammer would be great...how often can you REALLY fix something by just banging on it with a hammer?!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-22-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 746
Posted By braol
Re: backfire out of exhaust after warmed up shut down.

Don't forget to retard the spark all the way...that helps alot.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-22-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 891
Posted By braol
Re: Motor Suddenly Stuck

Will do. Thanks for the input.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-22-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 891
Posted By braol
Re: Motor Suddenly Stuck

I will update this evening/tomorrow on my success or failure. It HAS to be the starter. If not, I know what I'll be doing this Fall...engine pull. Eeeek.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-22-2019, 07:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 891
Posted By braol
Re: Motor Suddenly Stuck

Ok, before I break something let me make sure: push it from the BACK? Just making sure before I do something stupid...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-21-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 891
Posted By braol
Motor Suddenly Stuck

This is really weird: I've been driving my '31 Model A all summer. Last time was 4 days ago. I get in the car tonight and it started to turn over for a split second and then stopped. I thought...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-26-2019, 09:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 749
Posted By braol
Re: Help! Mystery Clevis Pin

SOLVED!!! It is, indeed, the pin for the pedal shaft collar! I replaced it with a new pin and had forgotten.

Ford Barn to the rescue!!!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-26-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 749
Posted By braol
Help! Mystery Clevis Pin

So I am finishing up my solo clutch job and I get to the interior floorboards... Inside my bag with the floorboard screws I find this extra long clevis pin and cotter key. I do not know for the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-08-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 420
Posted By braol
Re: Missing Cap, Inner Universal Joint Housing

That article was very informative. Thanks. Now if I could just find that part!
Forum: Model-A 01-08-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 242
Posted By braol
Inner U-Joint Cap Part # A-4513-A

Part # A-4513-A (it is the equally spaced-type spacer)

1931 Model A
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-08-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 420
Posted By braol
Missing Cap, Inner Universal Joint Housing

Here's a good one for everybody: My car is missing the Inner Universal Joint Housing!! I am wrapping up my clutch install and I was pondering the TWO universal housing gaskets... I've been driving...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 12-29-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 501
Posted By braol
Jno. W. Brown til light seal available?

Hello! I have a Jno. W. Brown kerosene tail lamp. I'm in the process of finishing the restoration of the lamp but I needed a replacement rubber seal that goes under the burner. Are these available...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 12-28-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,223
Posted By braol
Old A owner with a T question...

Hello!
I've been into A's forever and am now itching for a T. I had a question for the professional's though: Does the A traditional style transmission and rear driveline easily adapt to the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-21-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 863
Posted By braol
Re: Clutch Fingers 1/2" Off!!!

Oh no...it really was that much off. No, I have the "thick" end of the disc facing out. :rolleyes:

All the fingers are to spec now except for one which has it's adjustment nut soaking in Power...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-20-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,192
Posted By braol
Re: What strange comments or questions have you heard about your Model A

1) When are you going to make it into a hotrod?
2) Is it for sale?
3) Where's the rumble seat? (It's a Tudor.)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-20-2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 863
Posted By braol
Clutch Fingers 1/2" Off!!!

So I go to measure/adjust my pressure plate fingers on my '31 Tudor and for a moment I thought I was holding the wrong tool. My fingers were a whole 1/2-inch out of adjustment (low)! Needless to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-06-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,195
Posted By braol
Re: Great Story from my Uncles' 1957 Model A trip...

Ok...just got off the phone with my uncle Bob...it was $175. The number 7 must have gotten stuck in my brain. $175 makes sense...even if highway robbery because a LOT of beer had been consumed from...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-06-2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,374
Posted By braol
Re: Huge Barn Find

My wife keeps warning me that if i put one more thing in the garage that this will happen...I always used to laugh at her, no more!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-06-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,262
Posted By braol
Re: Do you drive your A in the snow or stormy weather?

I'm trying to get my clutch and trans in here before Christmas so I can drive around in the snow with my wreath hanging off the front!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-06-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,195
Posted By braol
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-06-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,272
Posted By braol
Re: Engine runs rough unles GAV is open 3/4 turn

I have the same problem...but I have to keep the GAV opened about 2 full turns open while cruising. (Oddly, if I turn the GAV back to 1/4 open the car idles higher and smoother.) Regardless...I too...
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