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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 12:39 PM
Replies: 6
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Re: '31 Slant Windshield Side Mirror

I personally feel that the repro mirrors are not long enough to stick out beyond my Slant Windshield Fordor's body, which is wider at the back vs the front by 1.5". I have looked at a lot of mirrors...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-07-2022, 03:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 113
Posted By Bud
Dayton Buckeye Model A Club Swap Meet

Annual SWAP MEET, Sunday November 6th, 2022—ALWAYS the First Sunday in November, 8am – 1pm, Miami County Fairgrounds Duke-Lungard Building, Troy, OH. 17 miles north of I-75 from I-70. Exit 78—go 3...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-04-2022, 12:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 935
Posted By Bud
Re: I opened a can of worms with this rear end

My Model A Club member Mike Bogart in Troy, OH, has sleeved rear axle housings before. He has a complete machine shop that is well equipped to handle this task. He also has axle housings. Call...
Forum: Model-T 07-28-2022, 02:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 963
Posted By Bud
Re: Pre-war Tire Pump, Grease Gun, and Horn for Parts

If you are interested in this set of parts, please state an offer. I need to keep this moving. Thanks.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-21-2022, 12:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 784
Posted By Bud
Re: Installing Engine Pans

The late 31 engine pan on the exhaust side has a wider slot than earlier pans.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-15-2022, 05:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 843
Posted By Bud
Re: Loosing spark on number 3 plug

I put heat shrinkable tubing over my bronze spark plug connectors. That fixed the spark jumping from the bronze connectors to the distributor body. Runs fine now.
Forum: Model-T 06-25-2022, 03:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 963
Posted By Bud
Pre-war Tire Pump, Grease Gun, and Horn for Parts

Here are three items for your consideration: A pre-war tire pump which is complete. This tire pump has a good seal and pumps air well. It has a large barrel and pumps plenty of air. It has a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-22-2022, 08:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 683
Posted By Bud
Re: Acquired an Aristocrat Dash - Face Restoration

I agree, use as-is.

As I understand these dashes, the gauges have to have an offset port in the rear to clear the gas tank. The Dunn gauges and the Rex-a-Co gauges are made that way. Other...
Forum: Early V8 05-22-2022, 07:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 264
Posted By Bud
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-08-2022, 01:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,274
Posted By Bud
Title Jumping

I have encountered some situations recently where the current "possessor" of a Model A (usually from an estate where the "owner" is dead) has titles for vehicles that "owner" failed to put in his...
Forum: Early V8 05-05-2022, 04:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 264
Posted By Bud
Re: Auxiliary Lights for Motorcycles or Cars

Near as I can tell all the lenses are glass.
Forum: Early V8 05-05-2022, 03:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 264
Posted By Bud
Auxiliary Lights for Motorcycles or Cars

Shown here are three lamps, probably used as extra stop lamps on motorcycles or cars. One has a lense with STOP molded in. These can be used for spare parts (lenses, sockets, etc). As-is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-03-2022, 09:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,949
Posted By Bud
Re: Lessons Learned from My First Flat Tire

I have a foot operated pump in my Model A. Your legs are more powerful than your arms when pumping air. You and others have made some good points that I think I will use in refitting my car to...
Forum: Model-A 04-10-2022, 01:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,503
Posted By Bud
Re: Wanted: 1931 Slant Window Cabriolet

Please keep me in mind, Thank You.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-30-2022, 02:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,046
Posted By Bud
Is this evidence of a damaged block?

Is the picture below evidence of a block leaking at the rear from a freeze crack? I am not sure because the paint is peeling all around the head gasket which tells me the head gasket was leaking. I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-06-2022, 12:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,148
Posted By Bud
Re: How to bend shifter

Some of my club members have tried to bend reproduction shift levers and said the repros just snap off--too brittle.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-06-2022, 12:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,436
Posted By Bud
Re: Leaking Carburetor leak found HOW can I fix this?

There is an article in the current Restorer magazine for repairing threads in the carburetor casting with Helicoils.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-21-2022, 04:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 473
Posted By Bud
Re: roll down rear window

I advertised a complete package for a roll down rear window a while back. The package tray is different to accommodate the regulator.
Forum: Model-A 02-15-2022, 05:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 287
Posted By Bud
Clings V8 Transmission Adapter Kit for Model A

I am interested in gettinga Clings V8 Transmission Adapter Kit to adapt a V8 transmission to a Model A. This would include the aluminum adapter and all the pedal, throwout shaft, wishbone and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-15-2022, 03:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,999
Posted By Bud
Re: Issues w/ '39 Synchro Tranny with Mitchell Overdrive

PS, that does not eliminate the "problems" with the 1939 case and tower. One will still need the proper shifter bracket.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-15-2022, 03:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,999
Posted By Bud
Re: Issues w/ '39 Synchro Tranny with Mitchell Overdrive

I have already done the conversion using the 1939 gears in a 1932 case. It is difficult on two points: getting the gears in the case can be done but requires installing the cluster gear shaft last...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-11-2022, 05:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,532
Posted By Bud
Re: Iron OHV prototype

Tod, do you sell heads and your other items to individuals or only wholesale to vendors?
Forum: Model-A 02-11-2022, 05:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,503
Posted By Bud
Re: Wanted: 1931 Slant Window Cabriolet

Please let me know if you are selling your cabriolet.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-10-2022, 07:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,999
Posted By Bud
Re: Issues w/ '39 Synchro Tranny with Mitchell Overdrive

Clarification: As I think about it, the sketch there is the standard aluminum bracket and I have notes regarding how much I had to drop the shifter shaft bore to clear the floorboard and to lower...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-10-2022, 05:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,999
Posted By Bud
Re: Issues w/ '39 Synchro Tranny with Mitchell Overdrive

I do not have a photo of my bracket at this time.
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