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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 09:37 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By chrs1961815
Re: E give paint colors/shade

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=307119
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 12-05-2021, 02:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 171
Posted By chrs1961815
Re: Battery Carrier Removal

I have it loose but I can't figure out to get it out. It is in between the two frame rails and there is no space to pull it from the bottom or top. What am I missing?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-05-2021, 10:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 495
Posted By chrs1961815
Re: TCP Global

I have bought stuff from them on occasion when I needed something special. I bought some paint from that line that replicates the look of red oxide primer but is an actual paint. No problems with it...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 12-05-2021, 08:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 171
Posted By chrs1961815
Battery Carrier Removal

I was wondering how to take the battery carrier out of the car on my 27 Coupe? I am not sure if it is damaged or not - looks like someone welded sheet metal sides to it to create a box.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 12-04-2021, 06:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By chrs1961815
Re: Hello and Cartouche Quality

My problem is keeping it look original. Should I splurge for the more expensive correct stuff or should I go with the driver quality stuff for a driver quality car? If it wears, so be it - it will...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-04-2021, 08:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,194
Posted By chrs1961815
Re: Engine green

No one, you have to make it.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 12-03-2021, 10:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By chrs1961815
Hello and Cartouche Quality

Usually I post on the Model A forum but I just bought an all original 27 Coupe that needs a little work to get it safe but I want to keep it as original as possible. It needs a new interior as all...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-02-2021, 03:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,194
Posted By chrs1961815
Re: Engine green

I do that as well. That is another thing, I think the Bill Hirsch paint is also too glossy.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-01-2021, 07:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,194
Posted By chrs1961815
Re: Engine green

I have noticed the Bill Hirsch paint is too green. Seems that original colors had more blue. I had some mixed up based on the chip in the MAFCA paint chip book and it looks a lot closer.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-30-2021, 09:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 691
Posted By chrs1961815
Re: Exhaust manifold glands

I think why most people claim they go into the muffler is people install them wrong and or use them on warped original manifolds. I have never had trouble with them.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-28-2021, 08:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 674
Posted By chrs1961815
Re: Accelerator Linkage Modification

The new problem you have is usually caused by the notches in the steering column quadrant being worn.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-28-2021, 04:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 674
Posted By chrs1961815
Re: Accelerator Linkage Modification

The accelerator linkage is forged and very strong. I don't think it would break unless you bent it back and forth a few hundred times.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-27-2021, 10:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 674
Posted By chrs1961815
Re: Accelerator Linkage Modification

A lot of cars have that problem. Get a length of tubing and slide it over the linkage arm and bend it in the direction you need it. You'll have to pull the choke rod as well.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-26-2021, 09:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 474
Posted By chrs1961815
Re: Banjo rear end lube capacity?

Keep in mind that the original 600w oil is not made. Whatever is being marketed as 600w is some kind of modern synthetic oil.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-24-2021, 09:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,430
Posted By chrs1961815
Re: Air Filter

Air maze was an original aftermarket accessory that everybody seems to remember simply because the design was duplicated many times over the years. There was probably some different designs in the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-24-2021, 08:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 833
Posted By chrs1961815
Re: New Front Axle

Rotorwrench the 7 degree specification is correct. A friend has a set of the gauges just like that.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-23-2021, 01:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 833
Posted By chrs1961815
Re: New Front Axle

Rarely are front axles not repairable. They are sometimes bent but they can be straightened on a press. The difficult part can be removing perches if they are damaged.

You can check your axle for...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-22-2021, 04:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 219
Posted By chrs1961815
Re: Phaeton/Roadster Rear Window

It is glass, I don't think they had acrylic yet back then. You could have a glass shop make it or save the trouble and buy it from one of the suppliers....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-21-2021, 04:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 802
Posted By chrs1961815
Re: Front wheel bearings

I was always taught to tighten the nut until there is no play and everything turns smoothly. So pretty much the same.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-21-2021, 10:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,026
Posted By chrs1961815
Re: Replace differential seals and gaskets

It sounds like your rear end might need a general overhaul. If your seals are leaking they are either pretty old or original. To do that there are some special tools.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-20-2021, 06:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 736
Posted By chrs1961815
Re: Engine Noise - Help-Opinions?

I can almost guarantee you it is the timing gear.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-17-2021, 08:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,372
Posted By chrs1961815
Re: newly rebuilt and a knock

Something doesn't sound right with your drive gear spring under the valve cover.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-16-2021, 08:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 208
Posted By chrs1961815
Re: What type of grease should I use for an A-17270-FL speedometer gear case?

I would either use mystic 6 grease or Timken Bearing grease since it sees a lot of rotation (though these gears are very hard to wear out).
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2021, 09:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,508
Posted By chrs1961815
Re: Urethane vs Base Clear

Base clear is definitely easier for a novice painter. That is why I think the industry went that direction simply because lacquer pailed in comparison and you didn't need to be as experienced and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-12-2021, 11:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 690
Posted By chrs1961815
Re: Fitting a shaft to a distributor

I use a hone. The bushings are usually .5 inches ID. I like the finish a hone does, reamers are quite rough. It doesn't take much.
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