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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-24-2022, 12:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 585
Posted By eystein
Re: I want to know about the wire-on binding

Never had any problem with the binding that Gary Wert made for me flipping up.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-24-2022, 12:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 585
Posted By eystein
Re: I want to know about the wire-on binding

The commonly available welting tips do not match well with the Locktite Binding. There was a guy who made good matching tips, Bob Anderson, but I believe he passed away. There was a discussion here...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-24-2022, 12:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 585
Posted By eystein
Re: I want to know about the wire-on binding

I don't think that the Locktite Binding had wire inside originally. The Locktite Binding has two small diameter cores along one edge with a seam inbetween, such that the larger half moon shaped...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-24-2022, 12:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 585
Posted By eystein
Re: I want to know about the wire-on binding

I don't think anybody are selling it. I had mine custom made by Gary Wert of Wert Custom Upholstery like 5-6 years ago.

I think that the cost (back then) for a 68B was $300.

I suspect he...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-24-2022, 09:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 585
Posted By eystein
Re: I want to know about the wire-on binding

The binding in your pictures is Locktite Binding, not Wire-On.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-13-2022, 03:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 742
Posted By eystein
Re: model A Fordor year (Briggs) ?

Early (1929) cars had a wooden board on the inside holding the window riser mechanism
Later (like 1930ish) they changed to a metal inner panel. Of course the door structure itself was wood all up...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-15-2021, 05:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 797
Posted By eystein
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-15-2021, 05:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 797
Posted By eystein
Re: Pot metal door handles

https://potmetal.repair/
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-31-2021, 05:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,058
Posted By eystein
Re: 1930 Cabriolet top or upholstery question strips?

Kim, Please post some detail photos when the top is completed. Can’t wait to see.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-24-2021, 06:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,241
Posted By eystein
Re: 1929 Model A Cabriolet

Would the most expensive one be this, the Cabriolet Drauz ?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-20-2021, 10:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 637
Posted By eystein
Re: Mounting the top on a 68C Cabriolet

Here are the relevant parts of the drawings. You should be able to work out the mating dimensions from the circled annotations
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2021, 03:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,058
Posted By eystein
Re: 1930 Cabriolet top or upholstery question strips?

Kim, the pieces over the door windows are definitely there on the factory photos. I have marked it out on the photo attached here.

You have a sharp eye as to the reinforcing piece at the triple...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-07-2021, 11:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,058
Posted By eystein
Re: 1930 Cabriolet top or upholstery question strips?

After covering the bows and the inside belt rail wood with bow drill, I started by mounting the rear curtain and used a bow position close to that recommended by Marco. Made some wood sticks and a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-07-2021, 11:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,058
Posted By eystein
Re: 1930 Cabriolet top or upholstery question strips?

In addition to the position of the bow, discussed in Marcos article, the profile of the bow is important. Make sure that the bow is not sagged or that it is a new bow modeled after a sagged...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-07-2021, 10:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,058
Posted By eystein
Re: 1930 Cabriolet top or upholstery question strips?

Further information by Marco from the Cabriolet forum on ModelAHouse.com (very useful site by the way)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-07-2021, 10:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,058
Posted By eystein
Re: 1930 Cabriolet top or upholstery question strips?

The attached article by Marco should be useful
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-07-2021, 10:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,058
Posted By eystein
Re: 1930 Cabriolet top or upholstery question strips?

The position of the no. 2 bow is key to the whole thing.

Notice how close the rear curtain window is to the edge of the rear valance in this original Ford factory photo.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-06-2021, 08:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 510
Posted By eystein
Re: Cabriolet pillar covers

My restoration is complete, but this is a Great Initiative !
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-26-2021, 05:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 813
Posted By eystein
Re: Chrome Dash Install Problems

I have had the dash out several times without loosening the cable neighther at the junction box nor at the distributor. It can be done, but it is a real pain. I might consider loosening the cable...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-23-2021, 04:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 613
Posted By eystein
Re: 1930-31 Cabriolet binding tips for Loctite trim

Where dis Bob Andersons' dies go ?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-07-2021, 07:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 938
Posted By eystein
Re: 1930 Cabriolet wood belt rail question

Where do you find that specification of 1/8 inch rounding? -Still I do think that I put in some rounding even though it was not specified on the drawing that Iíve got
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-04-2021, 05:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 434
Posted By eystein
Re: 1930 Cabriolet fixed seat package tray question

I am not sure what you are referring to when you say holes for the brads. Why don't you post a photo of the metal tray, and give us the front to rear dimension of the tray and of the upholstery...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-04-2021, 05:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 938
Posted By eystein
Re: 1930 Cabriolet wood belt rail question

I put some cotton wadding or similar padding underneath the cover material.

The material should not appear with sharp edges as can be seen from this original photo from the judging standards.
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-29-2021, 05:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 956
Posted By eystein
Re: Model A Engine Marine Conversion

I tried asking on some classic boat sites, but got no answer. I know there were several different conversions based on "A" engines as I have seen photos of such before. The kit was most probably...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-28-2021, 06:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 956
Posted By eystein
Model A Engine Marine Conversion

Thought I'd post some photos of a marine converted model A engine. I came across all the parts that had been stripped off a model A block, which the owner was going to replace in his car. The...
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