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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-20-2019, 11:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 370
Posted By updraught
Re: Headlamps reflectors upside down?

Have you been hanging upside down for 20 years when you look at it from the front?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-16-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 385
Posted By updraught
Re: Having trouble with the MAFCA website

It's working fine. Someone is saying that the new chrome headlight reflectors are better than the original so all must be good.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-14-2019, 06:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 412
Posted By updraught
Re: 28 French Model A Ford Badge

Marchal?

https://vintage-headlamp-restoration.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/image-4.-Marchal-8-inches-1.jpg
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-14-2019, 02:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 472
Posted By updraught
Re: Private Messages

Click on "Private Messages" top right.

Select the box on the far right of each message (or the one at the top will do the lot). Scroll down to "Display Options". Above that line it says "move to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-11-2019, 06:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 547
Posted By updraught
Re: Tudor pronunciation

https://www.macmillandictionary.com/pronunciation/british/tudor
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-07-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 499
Posted By updraught
Re: Melbourne Cup

I was talking to a guy who was contracting and his agency set up a marquee at Randwick in Sydney one cup day. After getting his fill he thought he'd walk home. On the way he decided to lay down and ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-05-2019, 03:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 499
Posted By updraught
Re: Melbourne Cup

By crikey, it looks like you're right!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ikNvcnfoxWM
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-04-2019, 10:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 499
Posted By updraught
Melbourne Cup

Happy holiday to the Aussies.

My money is on "Downdraught".
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-03-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 900
Posted By updraught
Re: DId Model "A"s Come With a Spare Tire?

Wouldn't it have been better to have a spare tire and no wheel?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-02-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,358
Posted By updraught
Re: Cotter pins

Yes, but... what colour were they?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-01-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,358
Posted By updraught
Re: Cotter pins

So what colour were the cotter pins again?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-24-2019, 02:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 673
Posted By updraught
Re: USA Victor AF small bore gasket .

In the mid 70's you could buy a whole boot load of new parts from Argentina for $100.

PS. In 1975
1 $A = $US 1.34
today
1 $A = $US 0.68

however
1975 1 $A = GBP 0.58
today 1 $A = GBP 0.53
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-23-2019, 09:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 647
Posted By updraught
Black Thursday

https://www.thebalance.com/black-thursday-1929-what-happened-and-what-caused-it-3305817

90 years

http://scihi.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/stkmktcrsh3.jpg
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-22-2019, 04:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,282
Posted By updraught
Re: The great American race

How come she doesn't wear jeans on the front of her legs?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-21-2019, 12:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,432
Posted By updraught
Re: Interesting project

It landed upside down.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-21-2019, 12:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 878
Posted By updraught
Re: Suspicious Threads?

Yeah, like this guy here that can't see nuf-fing.
https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showpost.php?p=1811481&postcount=2

I always use links as some are on slow/expensive internet connections and they...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-20-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 878
Posted By updraught
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-20-2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,441
Posted By updraught
Re: Help! Tie rod end install

Even tho it doesn't look much, my guess is that the old one will go on and the new one won't. The reason being, that with the new one you are pushing against the flat horizontal part of the ball. The...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-20-2019, 01:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 305
Posted By updraught
Surf wagons

Came across this:
https://www.jalopyjournal.com/?p=3802
Most of these photos seem to be from New Zealand.

I was told by a New Zealander once that all the sand there washes over from Australia...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-20-2019, 12:44 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,441
Posted By updraught
Re: Help! Tie rod end install

The ball should slip in. Too much of the hole is covered. Maybe the repo tie rod end isn't deep enough?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-19-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 781
Posted By updraught
Re: What's that on the outside of this GAZ?

It looks like either snow or polystyrene.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-19-2019, 03:40 AM
Replies: 796
Views: 72,817
Posted By updraught
Re: tell a Model A related story

"This is from what was once a school kid who failed the final English exam with a mark of 28%"

If you went back to school now you'd probably get %96....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-16-2019, 09:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,142
Posted By updraught
Re: Radial Tires

Is that these?:
https://www.cokertire.com/650r16-excelsior-stahl-sport-radial.html
It says:
Overall Diameter 28.80
Must be the width a problem on a '36.
Imperial tyres vary...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-15-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 673
Posted By updraught
Re: USA Victor AF small bore gasket .

Why would the AF be sold in France and Japan? I thought it was to get around British tax laws, like America disagreed with, to stop everyone in Britain driving blower Bentleys and creating climate...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-15-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 754
Posted By updraught
Re: 600w leaking out of steering box

Yes, Penrite is sold locally here. Can buy it at any local auto shop.
However, getting the John Deere corn grease here is tricky. Eventually I found the local dealer in a small tin shed. He had one...
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