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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-15-2021, 06:51 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,066
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: Overheating 1930 Model A

have you ran a good flush through the system it may have 90 years of crap inside? A radiator shop may be able to help? Might be cheaper than a new radiator. You stated you added A temperature gauge...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-03-2021, 08:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 766
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: Painting a hood

It’s a crap shoot if you leave them together they may chip when paint has dried and hood lifted or it may chip if taken apart and when re assembled the rods may chip the paint 50/50 shot. That being...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-21-2021, 08:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,516
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: Directionals

Do you have the correct flasher? You must use an led flasher for the proper operation.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-31-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,392
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: Frame mounted toolbox

Your picture links to photo bucket that not everybody uses also it’s marked as private. You may want to post the actual photo and not a link to it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-22-2020, 08:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,475
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: Electrical motor to produce vacuum...is there such thing?

Gm used a plastic tank back in the 70’s I believe. It was designed to hold the vacuum when the engine wasn’t producing enough. That’s when they were using vacuum to run all the defrost, inside and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-10-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 870
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: Tank sealer

Tried all of these solutions nothing works, you’ll end up getting a new tank or sorry to say scrap it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-09-2020, 10:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,828
Posted By dbaldwi3
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-26-2020, 08:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,031
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: Model "A" Ford Clubs

Citrus countY Florida had a club that disbanded two years ago due to the fact that they couldn’t find any new members which is a shame as I know of several who would like to belong to a local club...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-11-2020, 07:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,811
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: Hood hinges - tube or rod?

Not sure if this counts As one but the rear radius rods Are seamed
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-11-2020, 07:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,811
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: Hood hinges - tube or rod?

But what was factory? I’ve seen both not sure what Henry used...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-09-2020, 07:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,497
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: Custom building vintage style wiring

E-bay has been my source for the proper cloth wire sold by the foot also the cloth sheathing with the tar coating also sold by the foot. Good luck with the speedster I’m just getting started on mine!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-20-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,202
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: JC Whitney now carparts.com?

Just went to their website. When you select the year of your vehicle it only goes back to 1950. Sorry to say NO model A parts.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-07-2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,871
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: Catseye gas gauge

No picture here on iPhone either.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-25-2020, 09:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 667
Posted By dbaldwi3
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-27-2020, 12:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,027
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: Ford Logo

3D print the oval with the lip on it and set your logo into it. Problem solved!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-09-2020, 06:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 885
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: Under the running board mat

Use contact cement when done painting but make sure you’ve got it squared up perfectly contact cement doesn’t give you a second chance.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-06-2020, 06:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,250
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: AAA on the move

Way cool! That picture belongs on the cover of a magazine or a calendar. Picture perfect!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-29-2020, 09:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,213
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: Leaking Head bolt?

Stationed there 79-80 good times then transferred to bitburg.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-22-2020, 07:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 625
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: Need 2 Victoria Assist Straps

Now that was funny! ��
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-20-2020, 04:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,845
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: Good tool to lubricate the leaf springs

Is that made from an old c clamp?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-16-2020, 09:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,388
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: Ok, I've got a question for the Northerners....long.

Yep move to Florida, I left Michigan a long time ago. No regrets. And my cars thanked me!(no potholes!)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-09-2020, 07:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,667
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: Painting Accent Stripes

No idea how they did it but like you lots of masking and unmasking. I’ve probably spent 30 hrs or more just masking and painting. Still have pin stripe to do!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-20-2019, 07:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 982
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: Remove/Replace Headlight Reflector

Open lens cover, remove bulbs, gently pull reflector bucket forwards it will slide right out.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-17-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,664
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: Remove inner oil pan

Believe it or not a Wooden baseball bat slid into the side and give it a good pop it will come out.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-02-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 909
Posted By dbaldwi3
Re: Thread size - windshield frame screws?

In restoring my Tudor I’ve found Henry liked 10-24 thread size and can be purchased through restoration supply houses.
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