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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 03:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 57
Posted By 1930artdeco
engine pan drumming

Hi All,


So, I installed engine pans in the car-with some modifications to the Chinese_____________ parts. Anyhow took her out for a drive yesterday and they seem to keep the cab...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 09:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 161
Posted By 1930artdeco
Re: What’s next?

For me at least....if water got into a cylinder and sat for 20 yrs. I would at least plan on new rings...as a min. But depending on where the water was plan on pulling everything apart just in case....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-17-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 285
Posted By 1930artdeco
seat belt fastern dimensions

Hi All,


Getting to the point of installing seat belts in my 30 Townsedan. I have 7/16x3 bolts so far which I gleaned from Les Andrews book. But what bolts go in the back-size wise? I may even...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-13-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 600
Posted By 1930artdeco
Re: Floorboard Material??

Brass strip? I don't recall there being one there. But I could be wrong. I don't know if the heat shield above the muffler actually works, might want to double check. The reflective insulation is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-13-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 600
Posted By 1930artdeco
Re: Floorboard Material??

I just replaced mine with the ones from Snyders. they are made of plywood and fit just fine. I did makes modifications so that I could get the battery out w/o taking out the floor board though. Then...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-13-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 382
Posted By 1930artdeco
OT-Seattle vacation to do's

Hi All,


The GF/daughter and I are going to spend a few days in Seattle in Nov. What is there to do? I have a list already made up with some things on it like:


-Space Needle
-Science Center...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-11-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 13
6x4
Views: 816
Posted By 1930artdeco
Re: 6x4

That is some serious off road capability there. Not mention some sheet metal work.


Mike
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-09-2018, 06:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 410
Posted By 1930artdeco
Re: 31 Truck???

Fire damage?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-09-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 803
Posted By 1930artdeco
Re: Waiting for AAA :)

Something is restricting gas flow somewhere. I vote rust. Either that or there is a short opening up when she warms up or something vibrated to short.


Mike
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-08-2018, 10:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 803
Posted By 1930artdeco
Re: Waiting for AAA :)

After looking in the tank from the filler neck or gas gauge, drain the tank and install a pencil filter into the gas valve. But first try and get as much rust out of the tank as possible. If it is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-08-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,152
Posted By 1930artdeco
Re: New guy! Many questions

Brian, I think you are right about the 29's, which if it is early enough would explain the single point garnish. Either way he has a very nice car.


Mike
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-08-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 798
Posted By 1930artdeco
Re: Finally!

Nice looking roadster Rer!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-08-2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,152
Posted By 1930artdeco
Re: New guy! Many questions

Welcome to the club David,


Here is what I see, You have a Standard fordor the someone has added cowl lights to or as an option originally. If you look at the window garnish just below the door...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-03-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,103
Posted By 1930artdeco
Re: Bad Wheel Wooble and fix

Eric, Maybe you did this but did you check the steering balls? That was the reason that my car did the death wobble at the same speed. I can see how the damper would aid in stability though. Does it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-31-2018, 10:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 783
Posted By 1930artdeco
Re: Purchased my Dream '31 TuDor

She shore is purty. Congratulations on your fourth kid........��

Mike
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-28-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 308
Posted By 1930artdeco
Re: radiator filters

I am using the Gano filter. So far working great at keeping the crud out.

Mike
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-26-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 719
Posted By 1930artdeco
Re: Best way to punch a hole in welting

Aermotor, I may try your method as I have both. If it doesn't work then off to HF I go.


Thanks for all of the replies.


Mike
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-26-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 572
Posted By 1930artdeco
Re: New Member

Welcome Jordan,


Yes pictures are a great love of this forum!!!! Also, you may want to post your location so that if you have issues someone close by may be able to pop over and give you a hand....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-26-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 719
Posted By 1930artdeco
Best way to punch a hole in welting

Hi All,



I am going to install my new floor boards soon but have a question:


1) What is the best way to punch a hole in the welting for the screw?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-26-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,257
Posted By 1930artdeco
Re: Where are the parts?

I am wondering if most of the parts have either been scrapped due to lack of interest or consolidated into vast collections. But there is a guy in North bay that always post on craigslist, here in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-21-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,342
Posted By 1930artdeco
Re: Selling/trading Model A parts

My current philosophy is this: I only have so much room. But if it is a great deal then I will go for it. Otherwise I just don't have the space. And as much as I love these cars I don't want to be a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-21-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 601
Posted By 1930artdeco
Re: GAZ AA in 1955

I hate it when I flood the engine.....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-20-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,342
Posted By 1930artdeco
Re: Selling/trading Model A parts

I need a bigger garage so I can buy more parts.


Mike
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-18-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 693
Posted By 1930artdeco
Re: 2 core rad

Like I said if I need to use it, it will be just for the tanks and strap. I will have a 3 core installed when I need to. Thanks for confirming what I thought.


Mike
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-17-2018, 08:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 693
Posted By 1930artdeco
Re: 2 core rad

It is just a spare rad and I figured that two rows would not transfer as much heat. But, I was figuring on the oval tubes flowing more water than the thin tubes. I have not counted fins yet, but like...
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