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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-08-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,424
Posted By jg61hawk
Re: Battery Help

http://www.antiqueautobattery.com/


I don't think they are out of business as has been reported here and elsewhere. I think they changed names internally for whatever reason. I just called the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-03-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 322
Posted By jg61hawk
Wire Wheels T (I'm A)

I'm an A guy...but need help with T stuff (wheels) Wire Wheels. Just helped an old guy with removal of Wire Wheel Corp of America wheels. Please read through attached link to my post. I figure a lot...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-03-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,454
Posted By jg61hawk
Re: House Wire Wheels

Hi all. Jim from NJ here...came over from the A side. Just helped an 81 year old guy with a 1918 T take off his wheels. We made a tool (crudely) to fit into the indents. I see a release is in one...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-02-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 372
Posted By jg61hawk
CHECK Antifreeze Level

I say this every year around this time...we have all added water in the summer and now is the time to check with a meter the freeze protection level we have. Trust me I'm relatively new to A 's but...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-21-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 408
Posted By jg61hawk
Re: Model T Ford Day at Fosterfields - NJ

Sounds like a great day and weather looks good. Planning on driving up with two 83 years Model T fans. Thanks for the info.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-07-2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,751
Posted By jg61hawk
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-06-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 750
Posted By jg61hawk
Re: Broken rear stud

Bratton's Lists the following:


This is a high quality set consisting of 10 pieces that are needed to drill out a broken head stud. Using the 2-locator plates allows you to accurately locate the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-19-2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,811
Posted By jg61hawk
Re: Model A Meet, Trexlertown, PA. 4/22/18

Weather looks good. I just plotted a course of back roads and plan on driving a brand new to my buddy 1929 Tudor. He's 81 and doesn't want to drive 100 miles but he wants GO! My wife is coming and...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 04-16-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 711
Posted By jg61hawk
Re: 1917 Model T Title

I'm a retired NJ Trooper. It can be done by VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) through the National Crime Information Center(NCIC). Surely any VIN can be run automatically through all 50 states for...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-16-2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,434
Posted By jg61hawk
It's Time A Owners Apologize

I love these old A's but really we, collectively, need to apologize to the rest of the old car world.


People gravitate to them more than most other cars at any show...sorry
People think they...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-16-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,852
Posted By jg61hawk
Re: Oil mist on left side of engine

I have a 1929 Roadster and it has the larger Model B filler. I never had a problem, but two of my friends got cars after me with the stock more narrow original tube. We have switched both cars now...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-31-2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,835
Posted By jg61hawk
Re: Is There an Axle Vent or?

Thanks for the help. One less thing to keep clear.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-31-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,835
Posted By jg61hawk
Is There an Axle Vent or?

Is there an actual vent hole in the rear axle or differential or does all pressure get relived through the vent in the shift tower.


I can't find any reference to an axle vent in three books...
Forum: Model-A 03-28-2018, 08:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 279
Posted By jg61hawk
1929 Roadster with Rumble Sesat

Call Jim 908 489 6943 or PM
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-22-2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,419
Posted By jg61hawk
Re: Lost One Emergency Brake

Did you check the drivers side? You know I thought I should...but I also thought, "If it ain't broke don't fix it." No noise, works great... I think I'll keep my head in the sand!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-20-2018, 09:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,419
Posted By jg61hawk
Re: Lost One Emergency Brake

Follow up: I remembered I had all the old Emergency Brake stuff from when I bought the car. I had ordered all new everything. In looking at the parts I seem to see the old style (See Tom's picture...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-16-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,419
Posted By jg61hawk
Re: Lost One Emergency Brake

It's a 29. I'll look at the arm and if the axle has a shoulder or grease...or what. I'll get another picture or two. I'll mark the new pin with some paint and spin the drum and remove it and see if...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-14-2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,419
Posted By jg61hawk
Re: Lost One Emergency Brake

No welding on studs. All new drums and parts...ALL New every piece. The arm had been connected in between the toggles as directed in the manuals with the toggles installed correctly creating a slot...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-13-2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,419
Posted By jg61hawk
Re: Lost One Emergency Brake

This is what I saw
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-13-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,419
Posted By jg61hawk
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-13-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 628
Posted By jg61hawk
Is Wheel Wobble a Strain on Axle?

Someone pointed out my right rear wheel had a small wobble going down the road. I jacked up the car and switched tires to each side. The wobble changed sides so it is a slightly bent wheel.

My...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-13-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,419
Posted By jg61hawk
Lost One Emergency Brake

The passenger side Emergency Brake is not working. I removed the drum and found the drum had worn the head off the center toggle lever pin where the connecting lever connects to the two toggle...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-18-2017, 07:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 756
Posted By jg61hawk
Re: Brake life?

I like the question. I did my brakes three years ago and drive about 1,000 miles per year. I also have an old (1961) Studebaker. The obvious thing to us new guys is the thickness of the new (1961)...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-28-2017, 09:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 850
Posted By jg61hawk
Re: Comment to Gov. Directly On Ethanol

In response to Dick's request I must admit I have not read the entire thing, it was passed on from an old boat forum. In reading what I have and in summary from the other forum they are not directly...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-27-2017, 08:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 850
Posted By jg61hawk
Comment to Gov. Directly On Ethanol

This link will bring you to a proposed rule on POSSIBLY raising e-10 to e-15 or higher. It is very long, but somewhere around 66% percent to the bottom Ethanol shows up if you care to read it...or...
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