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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-29-2019, 06:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,343
Posted By darrylkmc
What does "All STeel" mean?

Teens Dodge Brothers Touring bodies have a metal tag attached to the seat frame that said ALL STEEL BODY BY Edward G. Budd Manufacturing Company.

The only wood used on those car bodies was for...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-25-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,617
Posted By darrylkmc
European Classic 475/500-19 $105 ebay

$105.00 + $148.18 Shipping.........

To Alaska

Darryl in Fairbanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-22-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 731
Posted By darrylkmc
Straight Slotted instead of Cross-Point

rfitzpatrick,

Ford Motor Company of Canada was convinced by Mr. Robertson that the use of his Square Recessed screws would aid during assembly and help speed up things a bit.
Plus, they are a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-24-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,085
Posted By darrylkmc
The color "BLACK"

Here is a link to a previous discussion:

Fun With Asphaltum Paint!

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=152055&showall=1

Darryl in Fairbanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-23-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 749
Posted By darrylkmc
Re: 1930 Ford Canadian Standard Pheaton 35-B Body Colours

Thanks everyone for your replies, I will take another look at Brewster Green. I am pretty sure that I compared all of the green colours. A true comparison will have to wait though until one of the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-20-2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 749
Posted By darrylkmc
1930 Ford Canadian Standard Pheaton 35-B Body Colours

1930 Ford Canadian Standard Pheaton 35-B Body Colours

Restoration Guidelines and Judging Standards, Canadian Model A's
Area 13 Sheet Metal

May 1930
Closed and Open Passenger Models (as...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-20-2018, 01:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,079
Posted By darrylkmc
Crankshaft End Play on Rebuild

Unacceptable either way, the Babbitt or Bronze is being gouged out and is going to be in the pan.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-20-2018, 12:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,079
Posted By darrylkmc
Re: Crankshaft End Play on Rebuild

Hi Bud Man,

I am sorry to hear about your newly rebuilt engine, but your thrust change with your engine is completely unacceptable.

There is babbitt from your rear main bearing thrust surface...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-19-2018, 05:10 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,929
Posted By darrylkmc
What strange comments or questions have you heard about your Model A

I pulled up to one of these rest stops along they way, there were several folks standing around, obviously tourists, a man walked over to me and said, Did anybody survive the wreck.

Darryl in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-18-2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 969
Posted By darrylkmc
Re: Canandian/New Zealand ID

The newest edition of the Model A Restoration Guidelines and Judging Revised 2016 Canadian Model A's Area 13 says the following, in part:

Ford Motor Company of Canada, Ltd assembly plant...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-18-2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 969
Posted By darrylkmc
Canandian/New Zealand ID

These are typical Canadian markings for the Phaeton, my 1930 35B is body 6F1903 with the original engine CAT3610, the sister car to mine which came to Alaska at the same time is 6F1426 which was...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-10-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,626
Posted By darrylkmc
Carburetor Float Valve Seat Wrench

Many of us are trying to restore.

A picture is worth a Thousand words.

Darryl in Fairbanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-08-2018, 09:12 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,054
Posted By darrylkmc
Do you drive your A in the snow or stormy weather?

Yes, and not as often as l like.

It was 28 F degrees out a few days ago and the road graders were out plowing my street, so l hand cranked up the Phaeton and parked it out by the sidewalk.
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-07-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,626
Posted By darrylkmc
Re: Carburetor Float Valve Seat Wrench

Benson,

Thanks for the photos. I thought l was missing something and spent much time yesterday researching valves. I probably have 5 styles, but have none of the Modern styles.

Attached are...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-07-2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,626
Posted By darrylkmc
Carburetor Float Valve Seat Wrench

Brent,

Do you have an unadulterated fuel valve assembly like the one you were dealing with that you could post a photo of?.

Darryl
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-07-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,626
Posted By darrylkmc
Re: Carburetor Float Valve Seat Wrench

Brent,

Photos of the Float Valve and upper Carburetor half would be helpful for the rest of us to your visualize your delima.

Darryl in Fairbanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-04-2018, 10:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,335
Posted By darrylkmc
Re: Alaska earthquake

Hi Barners,

Here in Fairbanks, being 350 miles North of Anchorage, we only had a little shaking, which isn't out of the ordinary most anytime.

Here is a link to the Alaska Earthquake Center...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-06-2018, 11:23 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,798
Posted By darrylkmc
Re: Membership dropping, interest too???

Johnnya101,

Since it has not been mentioned in anyones post to date, there is a program to help young Model A enthusiasts, this quoted from the website:

http://www.mafca.com/y_resto_award.html...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-16-2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,329
Posted By darrylkmc
Re: 1930 Lamp Support Bar

Yooper James,

Along the line of what bucket-o-rust is saying, I probably have 6 or 8 '30 - '31 Head Lamp Support Bars and every one has evidence of pipe wrench marks, obviously from people...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-08-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,012
Posted By darrylkmc
Play in water pump shaft

Be sure to check the location on the Impeller on the shaft.

Many years ago l purchased a Leakless water pump kit, a couple years ago l decided to use it. The shaft moved back and forth quite a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-14-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,099
Posted By darrylkmc
Original "Ford Logo" Shocks

Peter Buciak - Antique Auto and Parts by Pete - Chicago, IL

Here are some links to previous threads about these shocks:

https://fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=70195&highlight=Peter+Buciak...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-02-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,134
Posted By darrylkmc
Whatever happened to the surface mail option?

Fortunately we still have Parcel Post to and from Alaska, possibly even Boat Mail.

I sent a package from Fairbanks to Florida, mailed February 14, finally made it to Seattle, Washington today,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-28-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 462
Posted By darrylkmc
Re: Model B timing cover question

Rusty,

Both shown are Model A timing Covers, the dead giveaway is the location of the timing pin hole.

The example on the left is a post production replacement used for both Model A...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-28-2017, 06:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,735
Posted By darrylkmc
Re: My rear end

Terry,

Sounds a lot like you have a broken tooth on your ring gear, or pinion. I once took one apart that had 7 broken teeth. l have it, l will try to post a photo.

I experienced a similar...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-25-2017, 04:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,183
Posted By darrylkmc
Re: NOS Ford Shocks

This sounds just like a Scam to me.

I suggest studying what original shocks look like, plus l would want to see the NOS examples in Person.

Darryl in Fairbanks
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