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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-12-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,628
Posted By Tacoma Bob
Re: Dave Lopes Fordor Model A

I heard it run in Portland in 2004. It sounded so different as to what we have all become accustomed to.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-30-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 178
Posted By Tacoma Bob
Re: Toe-in

Duby Gauge.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-27-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 634
Posted By Tacoma Bob
Re: fordoor rain gutter help

Yo Mike. Go to Rockler wood working. You may want to consider cyanoacrilite Glue. Use a hypo to inject into the holes. the stuff will stabilize the wood fibers and dries in seconds. Then apply...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-25-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 548
Posted By Tacoma Bob
Re: sediment bowl filter issue

I use the WIX. Pops in no springs and no issues.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-24-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,489
Posted By Tacoma Bob
Re: letting go

Steve...Please stay on board. Wisdom comes from knowing when enough is enough. I too am having medical issues and have grown concerned about not being able to drive our Tudor any longer. We loved...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-24-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 548
Posted By Tacoma Bob
Re: sediment bowl filter issue

Been runnin the same for years with no issues. What gasket are you using?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-10-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 330
Posted By Tacoma Bob
Re: napa fuel filter

Yup....Same here. I also carry a spare filter and gasket.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-08-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 779
Posted By Tacoma Bob
Re: Looking for a clear oil...

I have clear oil for my industrial sewing machine. I believe the intended use is for stainless steel components.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-07-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 448
Posted By Tacoma Bob
Re: Headliner 1930 Tudor top bow spacing

When I redid my interior last year I I had to call Classtique for advise on my bow spacing. They told me there is no "correct" way. During production there were several different spacings. As Brent...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-03-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 492
Posted By Tacoma Bob
Re: Starts then stops

Might try removing the gas cap and re-starting. Crud in the cap vents may have formed over the winter.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-25-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,538
Posted By Tacoma Bob
Re: Tudor Value

Agree with #13. Let me break your heart. I bought my 30 Tudor in 2001. Paid $8 grand. It was decent. By the time it was over I put another $10 grand in it. It still needs minor body work and paint....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-21-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,417
Posted By Tacoma Bob
Re: What modern points do you use?

Hi Chuck... I run modern. I bought a bought the "Best" that NAPA sells and they are just o.k.. I don't mind steppin up as long as the quality is there.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-19-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,417
Posted By Tacoma Bob
Re: What modern points do you use?

I was disappointed here in the Pacific NW. Ford dealers no longer stock points anymore. The parts guy told me to go online,Summit, Jegs etc. $20 bucks good top of the line.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-18-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 577
Posted By Tacoma Bob
Re: Gasoline filter for the tank

I put mine in a large zip lock bag and put it back in the trunk.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-14-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 638
Posted By Tacoma Bob
Re: Shock adsorber hints brake-rods!

How many leaves on your new spring Werner? What shocks were on the car prior to your new Stipe shocks?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-13-2019, 05:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By Tacoma Bob
Re: Passenger Seat Back

Well...Down and dirty would be to pull the pivot pins and wrap the shaft with duct tape or old fashion friction tape. Granted you may have to redo this farmer fix now and then but no harm no foul....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-13-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 735
Posted By Tacoma Bob
Re: Upholstry Stapler

Well we are all at the mercy of the fabric mills. The nap or thickness will vary depending on the quality desired by the source ordering from any mill. Lesser quality fabrics will show day light...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-13-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 735
Posted By Tacoma Bob
Re: Berry Upholstery Staple Tool

Berry Upholstery Staple Tool
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-13-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 735
Posted By Tacoma Bob
Re: Upholstry Stapler

PLEASE,PLEASE NEVER EVER use a screw driver to remove staples. There is a very effective tool called a Berry staple remover. I wish I knew how to provide a picture of one. $15 dollars is well worth...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-30-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 778
Posted By Tacoma Bob
Re: Washington State upholstery shop?

Thanks! Another shop to consider in Bremerton is Scott Boys. NICE work. If you come to visit your daughter look us up. We are in University Place. (Suburb)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-28-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 303
Posted By Tacoma Bob
Re: Newbie saying Hi...

Welcome, I'm just up I-5 in Tacoma. Bring on those questions.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-28-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,415
Posted By Tacoma Bob
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-26-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 881
Posted By Tacoma Bob
Re: Tudor front seat crunch time

Well my friend....you picked the worst body style there is as far as seating. Folks have been miserable with Tudor seats for decades. I owned two different auto/furniture upholstery shops through the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-26-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 778
Posted By Tacoma Bob
Re: Washington State upholstery shop?

Kim...sure wish I could help you out. Just installed a LB kit in Mike Thoe's Cabbie last year after I finished my 30 Tudor. Unfortunately I'm pretty much permanently disabled. If you were here on the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-04-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 848
Posted By Tacoma Bob
Re: Parts Washer

Might try looking at Marine bilge pumps or something engineered for pumping chemicals.
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