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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 671
Posted By Mike85212
Re: Transmission dipstick kit

The Coupe that I just bought had one in already.
Mike
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-08-2019, 12:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,832
Posted By Mike85212
Re: Spring Lube ?? Additional....

My understanding is that sometime in the mid to late fifties the springs began to be made out of a different steel. The new springs are supposedly not to be oiled or greased. I personally do not...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-25-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,071
Posted By Mike85212
Re: Ford Tri-Motor

There is one flying around Mesa this weekend. I am able to see it flying about six miles away. Thinking of going over Sunday afternoon and going for a ride.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-17-2019, 11:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,809
Posted By Mike85212
Re: How to fix damaged threads

Attached is a picture of what I was thinking...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-17-2019, 11:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,809
Posted By Mike85212
Re: How to fix damaged threads

Hi Steve, I cannot see a way to cover the hole that will be left behind without putting on new door panels.
However you should be able to make what you have look much more “presentable “. If you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-07-2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 15,583
Posted By Mike85212
Re: OK! Let's get personal!

I’m 58, however most days I feel much older.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-25-2018, 10:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,264
Posted By Mike85212
Re: New or Used Parts

Hello Hugh,
I understand why you want to go hydraulically, please let me elaborate a bit.
I have three old vehicles...my 1931 Slant Window, a 1966 Mustang hardtop with a 289 V-8 with automatic,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-25-2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,264
Posted By Mike85212
Re: New or Used Parts

Ok, I will respond to your question.
I just redid my brakes, I went to the cast iron drums but stayed with the mechanical brakes.
They work flawlessly !
There is absolutely no way that hydraulic...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-19-2018, 09:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 472
Posted By Mike85212
Ford script oil dipstick

I have a 1931 Slant window that I have owned for almost six months. It has been my daily driver during that time frame and I have enjoyed driving it as much as any vehicle that I have ever owned....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-31-2018, 11:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 827
Posted By Mike85212
Re: 1931 S/W Fordor Sedan Questions

I have a Slant Window...my seat adjuster is a knurled knob...no spring.
My windshield wiper is mounted on the inside and is vacuum operated. The wiper motor still works and although I daily drive my...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-15-2017, 04:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,646
Posted By Mike85212
Re: Original brass Stanco quail

Ronn....in the state of Arizona the historic vehicle plates are indeed made out of solid copper....in fact the law states that the plates must be made out of solid copper that has been mined in the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-28-2017, 11:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,509
Posted By Mike85212
Re: Will not shift into second

Y-block...No I did not drive it before buying it. I had talked to several people that had known the car and the owner and placed a lot of faith in their advice, coupled with my ignorance on Model As...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-28-2017, 11:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,509
Posted By Mike85212
Re: Will not shift into second

Update.... I drove it again this morning for about three miles to my work. Unable to get it to shift into second. After getting to work I started out in first waited a few seconds going downhill with...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-27-2017, 11:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,509
Posted By Mike85212
Re: Will not shift into second

Thank you....I might have had the idle too high ...that is the right one correct? Also I think I had the GAV too high also...had to adjust it down, when idling down from speed it backfired a couple...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-27-2017, 10:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,509
Posted By Mike85212
Will not shift into second

Hello everyone, my name is Mike. I purchased my first Model A today....it is a 31 Slant window with the Murray body tag. It isnt my first old vehicle, I have a 51 Ford F1 that has been modified, I...
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