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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-21-2021, 04:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,802
Posted By Del in NE Ohio
Re: 2022 Model "A" Resolutions

I resolve to NEVER AGAIN agree to put together an “A” I didn’t take apart. ( and I mean it this time)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-02-2021, 04:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 725
Posted By Del in NE Ohio
Hubcap mystery

So a local club member picks up a freebie 19” Model A wheel. Some rust, but otherwise decent shape. But the wheel had this hubcap attached. Obviously not Ford, but what….?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-30-2021, 07:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 971
Posted By Del in NE Ohio
Changing of the Guard

Yesterday I was at Snyder’s talking with my former colleague Tom Jordon when he told me that on Friday, November 12, he is retiring after 41 years. If you’ve ever called Snyder’s to place an order or...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-23-2021, 08:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 764
Posted By Del in NE Ohio
Recent SwP Meet at tThe Gilmore

I wasn’t able to attend International Model A Day at The Gilmore this fall, but a friend who was there tells me there were two vendors there with nicely restored gas tanks. Can anyone tell me who...
Forum: Model-A 10-23-2021, 09:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 281
Posted By Del in NE Ohio
Early '28 gas tank

Looking for GOOD early gas tank for '28 roadster project.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-06-2021, 07:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 685
Posted By Del in NE Ohio
Re: Model A Club meetings

Member of Five Points Chapter of Penn - Ohio “A” Ford Club. Since our club is 66 years old, we have an archive of newsletters that we revisit. Fascinating snapshots of another era of $20 fenders...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-09-2021, 07:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,097
Posted By Del in NE Ohio
Re: Mitchell Overdrive problem

Thanks all for your responses. I’ve installed 6–7 of these in recent years and never had this issue. Will focus on linkage. I remember the instructions making mention of the shift lever being...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-08-2021, 02:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,097
Posted By Del in NE Ohio
Mitchell Overdrive problem

This past Fall I installed a Mitchell O/D for a local club member. Routine install. Noticed immediately that O/D would drop out of high range and into neutral when coasting in gear. Contacted...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-16-2020, 11:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,314
Posted By Del in NE Ohio
Re: Evan's Coolant

For the record, Mr Moose, In my posting I made no reccomdations regarding this product. The original post I believed was asking for first hand experience which I had. Was it a scientific evaluation?...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-16-2020, 08:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,314
Posted By Del in NE Ohio
Re: Evan's Coolant

Our Great Race team used it in our '29 Tudor during 2019 Great Race as "insurance policy" as we ran across Southern California desert, over Cajon Pass, and then over Donner Pass in late June. We...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-02-2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 557
Posted By Del in NE Ohio
Transmission "jack" ?

Over the years I have successfully "bench pressed" numerous Model A transmissions into place. Now in my early 70's, I find that more and more difficult. I think I recall seeing in a MAFCA issue a...
Forum: Model-A 08-29-2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 530
Posted By Del in NE Ohio
S-10 Five Speed conversion

Just removed from Model "A" team car being prepared for Great Race. Rules won't allow use of this set-up while competing as 1931 Model. Can't ship, so will need to be picked up. Includes all...
Forum: Model-A 08-27-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 338
Posted By Del in NE Ohio
'31 Murray Fordor for sale NE Ohio

Selling for the widow of local club member. 1931 Murray (straight windshield) Town Sedan. Runs and drive great. Non original vinyl interior. Asking $14,000
Located in NE Ohio (Columbiana, OH)...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-25-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 758
Posted By Del in NE Ohio
Re: '31 Cabriolet door garnish question

mngreen, that is exactly what we are looking for. Any idea where we might search or who we might contact?
Forum: Model-A 08-23-2020, 08:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 383
Posted By Del in NE Ohio
Need '31 Cabriolet door trim

Looking for door trim for 1931 straight windshield Cabriolet, Looks like it mounts with 3 tube nuts/screws as with Briggs 4-drs Need both sides
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-23-2020, 08:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 758
Posted By Del in NE Ohio
'31 Cabriolet door garnish question

Helping a friend with his '31 Cabriolet (straight w/s Canadian built) The car is missing the garnish moulding that covers the glass channel on the door. Looks as though it is mounted with three...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-02-2020, 07:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,554
Posted By Del in NE Ohio
Re: Replacing glass in Murray Town Sedan

There was a unique seal that was used on Murray glass channels. I don't think it is being produced. Attached is a note I got from someone when I was restoring my 155-A
Forum: Model-A 06-27-2020, 05:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,005
Posted By Del in NE Ohio
Re: Needed Model A piston

Got what I needed. Tnx to Steve at Bert’s!
Forum: Model-A 05-19-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,005
Posted By Del in NE Ohio
Needed Model A piston

Need set of .015 over Model A pistons. If I can’t find a set, a single piston will get this old girl back on the road
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-15-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,469
Posted By Del in NE Ohio
Re: Pressure plate question

I will answer your specific question re the less expensive off-shore made pressure plate, It is offered by Snyder's primarily for those customers (many overseas) for whom shipping a rebuildable core...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-24-2020, 12:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,072
Posted By Del in NE Ohio
Re: 1930 Murray Town Sedan top molding

Go to Snyder's website and search for A-47301-5 for correct moulding for Murray 4-dr.

You can also view good instructions for installation.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-27-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,762
Posted By Del in NE Ohio
Re: Over Drive

I do a lot of touring. Love the Mitchell. I have installed probably 10-12 units for others in recent years. One very special advantage with regard to the Mitchell is it requires NO MODIFICATION to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-02-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,029
Posted By Del in NE Ohio
Re: generator not charging _ How come?

UPDATE. Tried 2 solid state (NuRex) and 3 original type mechanical cut-outs. All with same result. No charge unless I placed jumper across cut out. Generator was recent rebuild by reputable...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-01-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,029
Posted By Del in NE Ohio
generator not charging _ How come?

Working on A with charging system issues. Has newly rebuilt generator with NuRex solid state cut-out. With motor running, not charge at ammeter, Does, however, show discharge if you turn on lights...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-25-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,227
Posted By Del in NE Ohio
Two tooth steering box lower race removal

Trying to remove lower race. I’ve had good results in the past with 1/8” drift as Les Andrews describes in his Mechanic’s Handbook. But NOT this time. Looking for suggestions as to alternative...
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