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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-01-2019, 10:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 930
Posted By vic
Re: Engine Splash Pan Installation Documentation?

There are three holes on the frame,the two holes on the other side are held in place with the sump bolts.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-19-2019, 10:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 828
Posted By vic
Re: Starter issue

I had a similar issue....finally traced it down to a faulty battery cut off switch...cleaned up the switch contacts and Bingo ...just another opinion
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-30-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 505
Posted By vic
Re: Need electrical help

Does your alternator have only one wire connected to it ? If so ,then it is important that your alternator is grounded against the engine block,Sometmes the mounting bolts are insufficient to create...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-19-2019, 01:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 301
Posted By vic
Re: Windscreen Rubber

My car is a 1930 Town Sedan with a Murray body.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-19-2019, 01:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 301
Posted By vic
Re: Windscreen Rubber

my car is a 1930 town sedan with a Murray body
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-18-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 301
Posted By vic
Windscreen Rubber

I need to replace the windscreen rubber gasket on my fordoor sedan.I cannot figure out how to do this as no screws etc are evident...any advice would be welcome...thanks in advance
Vic
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-09-2019, 03:45 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,305
Posted By vic
Re: Pronunciations

Its always been Willees here in NZ
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-09-2019, 03:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 758
Posted By vic
Re: Clutch travel

Thanks Guys for all your valuable input.....I firstly opted for clutch finger adjustment, which cured the problem.I was able to carry out the procedure entirely through the inspection plate at the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-06-2019, 10:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 758
Posted By vic
Clutch travel

I need to depress the clutch pedal down to the floor boards before it disengages,can this amount of travel be reduced so that engagement happens about halfway up? Free pedal play is one inch....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-28-2019, 03:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 231
Posted By vic
Windscreen rubber

I'm needing to replace the sealing rubber around the windscreen of my 1930 Fordor,Murray body....I cant find any step by step instructions for this...have any readers done this lately and would like...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-18-2019, 02:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 508
Posted By vic
fordoor front seat

I would like to shift the front seat of my 1930 fordoor back about three inches.The adjuster is already wound back.Is much involved to move the tracks back a bit more?
Many thanks, Vic
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-07-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 12,971
Posted By vic
Re: OK! Let's get personal!

I'm 86 and hoping to drive my 1930 Town Sedan on a return trip for the length on NZ next year....trying to regain my feet after working underneath the car takes a fair bit of effort but, needs must....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-14-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 706
Posted By vic
sump removal

Recently removed the oil pan but undoing the four bolts at the front was difficult as the motor was slightly ahead of the cross member.....I recall reading sometime back that sometimes motors do...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-24-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 349
Posted By vic
Starter motor overhaul

The copper button on my starter motor is quite pitted so I intend to replace it....any advice on how to go about this would be appreciated...many thanks Vic
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-21-2018, 12:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 860
Posted By vic
Re: Rough Running - Sometimes

Just been dealing with a similar problem in that the car loses power on a long climb.......tried everything but to no avail....finally checked fuel flow from the tank and discovered just a trickle...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-09-2018, 12:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 463
Posted By vic
Horn rod

I am trying to install a new cable into the horn rod of a 1930 TS.Advice on how to dissemble the horn button to get at the top end of the cable would be appreciated...many thanks
Vic
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-26-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 686
Posted By vic
water pump

Is there any way of identifying whether the water pump is of the leakless type as opposed to the original ?mine still has two grease nipples but I am unable to force any grease into them,so suspect...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-19-2018, 05:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,045
Posted By vic
Re: Interference between transmission and brake cross-shaft

Not related to the above question but I just wanted to say thank you for the photo of the rear rubber mount.Have been tearing my hair out for days trying to figure out to fit the thing...a picture is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-08-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 471
Posted By vic
FAM replacement rubbers

I am seeking opinions as to where is the best placement of the jack to raise the rear of the motor a couple of inches.I need to replace the rubbers in the rear engine mounts...in the past I have...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-07-2018, 11:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 346
Posted By vic
FAM rubber replacements

I'm replacing the rear rubber mounts on my FAM mounts and need to raise the rear of the engine a couple of inches, where would be the place to place the jack ? have put it under the nut in front...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-03-2017, 02:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,075
Posted By vic
Re: Car cuts off for unknown reason

I had a similar problem recently...after extensive checking of the electrical system,to my embarassment,I discovered that the points gap had closed !
vic
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-11-2017, 03:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,259
Posted By vic
Re: Model a fords existing today?

May be a better estimate would be to take the count of 'ROADWORTHY' Model A's country by country.....here in NZ my estimate would be about 400...
Town Sedan Vic
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-29-2017, 03:37 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 21,972
Posted By vic
Re: Just wondering : what's your year of birth ?

1932.....In NZ we need to have a medical check at 80yrs to renew our licence,and then every two years after that.It is mainly eyesight,but it helps if youv'e got a pulse as well.For me,so far so...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-13-2017, 05:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 801
Posted By vic
shock absorber tube links

I recently had to buy a replacement tube link.It's an after market copy and took quite a bit of fettling to make it slide between the two balls.My problem now is to make it fit over the two balls as...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-20-2010, 04:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 873
Posted By vic
tillotson carburettor

Just wondering if anyone out there knows the height of the float for a tillotson carb which I have in my M/A.also a reference to it in a previous thread if there is one. Many thanks,
Vic in another...
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