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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-01-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,242
Posted By father-son
Re: Steering column bracket

Just did this for a 29 Tudor. We found that an 8" long adapter gave use a little more room to drill the holes. It looks like the column support bracket is on national back order. We got ours from...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-21-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,195
Posted By father-son
Side Mirror Installation Tips Needed

Getting ready to install a side rear view mirror in the top door hinge of a 29 Tudor. Any tips-tricks for install besides a big hammer and lots of heat?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-06-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,225
Posted By father-son
Re: rearseat backrest 29 tudor

Weird, so ours is a Nov 29 Tudor. We have brackets mounted to the wood seat frame but no slots. Needless to say, lots of head scratching to figure it out but this site saved our bacon. Thx!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-26-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,203
Posted By father-son
Re: (Advice/tips)Leaking gas from rivets surrounding shutoff valve

Thanks Brent, we had a local shop in Marietta, GA weld up the cracks-rivets and no more leaks around the shutoff valve! Really do appreciate all your posts on various issues, sure wish you guys were...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-09-2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,203
Posted By father-son
Re: (Advice/tips)Leaking gas from rivets surrounding shutoff valve

Jwilli, I am located in Kennesaw, GA as well. We are nearing completion of our 29 Tudor but are looking for a shop in the area that can check our wiring. Any recommendations?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-06-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,578
Posted By father-son
Re: Radiator flow rate

there is a good Jack Bahm youtube video on this
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-06-2018, 07:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,203
Posted By father-son
Re: (Advice/tips)Leaking gas from rivets surrounding shutoff valve

I would have done the same thing if it was going to mess up the paint.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-06-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,203
Posted By father-son
Re: (Advice/tips)Leaking gas from rivets surrounding shutoff valve

Agreed, we are getting it repaired; no epoxy or JB weld for this one. We have the body off and want it done right before we re-assemble. 29 Tudor matching numbers with 1973 Title out of Michigan. Not...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-06-2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,203
Posted By father-son
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-06-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,203
Posted By father-son
(Advice/tips)Leaking gas from rivets surrounding shutoff valve

Well looking for tips and advice on how to go about fixing small leak from the rivets that surround the shutoff valve. We were dealing with a leaky valve before (now fixed) and now it seems that the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-27-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,441
Posted By father-son
Re: Shut off thread

NPT (Model A shut-off valve-male end) vs. NPTF Taper Pipe Threads

The two most common taper pipe threads used in the United States are NPT (Model A shutoff male end) and NPTF. Applications range...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-26-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,063
Posted By father-son
Re: Gas Leaks-Lines & Shutoff Valve-29 Tudor

Katy, Brendan & all, thanks for the info on the dirty leg setup. Not real impressed with Henry's shut-off valve and interior gas line design.

The one-piece brass fitting for the outside gas line...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-23-2018, 08:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,063
Posted By father-son
Re: Gas Leaks-Lines & Shutoff Valve-29 Tudor

Tom & all, the one-piece brass fitting for the outside gas line at carb is what I have for my 29. The two-piece I believe is listed for the 31's. I think both are 1/4" fittings. Does anyone have a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-22-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,063
Posted By father-son
Re: Gas Leaks-Lines & Shutoff Valve-29 Tudor

katy, have leaks at both lines (to shut-off valve & to carb). For the 29 the brass fitting at the carb is a single piece, no separate ferule. The 31 fitting at carp is a two-piece with separate...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-21-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,063
Posted By father-son
Gas Leaks-Lines & Shutoff Valve-29 Tudor

First, thanks to all for the thoughts, solutions and opinions related to gas leaks and how to stop them. This is a father-son daily driver project, not a points car. Just want to avoid blowing up...
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