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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-17-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 624
Posted By marty in Ohio
Re: Looking for LED replacement bulbs for tail and cowl lights

After reading this post last week I ordered the LED bulb from Bert's. It came yesterday. WOW, what a difference!!
Marty
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-14-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 457
Posted By marty in Ohio
Re: Fan to Water Pump Fitting

Old31,
Mine came from Snyder's also.
Marty
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-14-2020, 06:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 204
Posted By marty in Ohio
Re: Electric Lighting

No A's had gas lights. Maybe you could look in the Model T section.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-13-2020, 07:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 457
Posted By marty in Ohio
Fan to Water Pump Fitting

Last week we put on a new leakless water pump and a new aluminum two blade fan. We put the fan on the pump shaft and put on the bolt but could not turn the fan (this was off the car.) Found that...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-20-2019, 06:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 555
Posted By marty in Ohio
Re: 31 Victoria Ampere Meter

KATY,
You know, I thought the correct term was ammeter also, but before I responded in post #3 I looked in the Snyder's book and they called it an "amp meter."
Go figure.
Marty
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-19-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 717
Posted By marty in Ohio
Re: power disconnect switch

DBrer,
What model are you trying to install your switch in? I put one in my fordor (Town Sedan) and I put it in the seat riser right under the driver's seat. The metal was thin and the switch is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-19-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 555
Posted By marty in Ohio
Re: 31 Victoria Ampere Meter

Ed,
If you have to get a new amp meter, good luck. I bought one a couple years ago from a good supplier and before I installed it the needle fell off the post. I called my supplier and they refunded...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-03-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,055
Posted By marty in Ohio
Re: Do You Guys Constantly Re-touch Wheel Spokes?

What's so hard to cutting a socket in half? I went to our local fleamarket and bought a craftsman socket for fifty cents. Put in in the vise and cut it with my hacksaw.
Marty
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-02-2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,321
Posted By marty in Ohio
Re: Heater

Synchro909,
Remember the heater blows hot air into the driver's crotch only in the southern hemisphere. We, up north, still drive on the "right" side of the road. LOL.
Marty
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-01-2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,055
Posted By marty in Ohio
Re: Do You Guys Constantly Re-touch Wheel Spokes?

I cut off a socket so that it holds the lug nut but is not so deep that it touches the rim. This fits on a 6" extension with a foam sleeve on it. Works for me.
Marty
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-01-2019, 06:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,321
Posted By marty in Ohio
Re: Heater

Dennisfly,
First of all, welcome to Ford Barn. Snyder's Antique Auto Parts has what you need in their catalog. It's on page A-188. The manifold heater costs $74.95 for the complete kit. Sounds...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-01-2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,766
Posted By marty in Ohio
Re: Using Ford Barn as an distraction

We lost a 22 year old son three days after Christmas in 2000. There is no word for this loss. When you lose parents you become an orphan, when you lose a spouse you become a widow or widower, but...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-27-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 443
Posted By marty in Ohio
Re: Door Glass

People who drive "Cybertrucks", like people who live in glass houses, should not throw stones. LOL
Marty
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-23-2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 677
Posted By marty in Ohio
Re: 1930 Pitman Arm

I rebuilt the steering box on my 2 tooth last winter, but I still had more play than I thought reasonable. On further checking I found that I didn't have the pitman arm tight enough. Make sure it's...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-18-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 309
Posted By marty in Ohio
Re: Town Sedan interior colors?

Thanks, Don,
That's just what I wanted to know.

Sorry Gary, I don't happen to have judging standards, but I know if I ask politely on this site someone will give me the answer I need.

Ford...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-18-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 309
Posted By marty in Ohio
Town Sedan interior colors?

Do any of you know what colors the interior of the 1930 Town Sedan came in?
I need to make some new kick panels.

Marty
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-05-2019, 10:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,117
Posted By marty in Ohio
Re: Brakes quiz!! ID the mistery system.

They been on my car for the 26 years I've owned it and have no idea how long they were on the car before I bought it. The car was restored about 50 years ago. Whitney's or Warshawsky's sounds about...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-04-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 587
Posted By marty in Ohio
Re: Oil pump rebuild

Sure, the inner baffle, with the dipper tray, can be taken out. Just throw it down on the grass, up side down, and it should pop out. You should be able to find this in the archives as it's been...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-04-2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 757
Posted By marty in Ohio
Re: High-pitch whistle when accelerating

Sorry, that should have been between the INTAKE manifold and the carb.
Marty
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-04-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 757
Posted By marty in Ohio
Re: High-pitch whistle when accelerating

A friend had this happen when he had a bad gasket between the exhaust manifold and the carb. Easy fix.

Marty
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-31-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 651
Posted By marty in Ohio
Re: Model year dates?

I echo Royce P's question. Now a days the new cars are introduced in the fall for the coming year. (Remember when the new Chevy's were unveiled on Sunday night after Bonanza?) When were the new...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-28-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 703
Posted By marty in Ohio
Re: New To The Model A Forum

Pat/Ohio,

Welcome to the forum. I also have a '30 Briggs town sedan. Had it for a long time. My avatar shows my car and it's Chicle Drab and Copra Drab. I'm in Lorain County along the lake. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-24-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 729
Posted By marty in Ohio
Re: Black Thursday

The man who owned and restored my car, about 50 years ago, told me the car was built on Tuesday, October 29, 1929. That day was called Black Tuesday.
Happy 90th birthday to you, Margaret, next...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-24-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 565
Posted By marty in Ohio
Re: Steering wheel orientation.

Don't mean to steal a thread, but I have a question. My '30 town sedan has a keyed steering wheel and there are two key slots in the wheel. It seems that the wheel can be installed in two different...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-19-2019, 06:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 536
Posted By marty in Ohio
Re: Gland ring recesses

Mad Mac,
Gland rings - yes or no. Years ago, when I bought my car and was a real novice, I changed the manifolds. I bought a used set, didn't know about planning, and I lost two rings before I...
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