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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-14-2021, 03:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,116
Posted By 160B
Re: Longest trip you took in a Model A

Two of our longest trips are below, and the mileage below is just the to and back mileage not including any local driving at the venue or side trips.

Port Orchard WA to Calgary, BC 747 one way,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-05-2021, 11:55 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,910
Posted By 160B
Re: Hood supports

Here is a photo of some hood supports that a member of our club fabricated. Just rotate the clip up to support the open hood, and rotate the clip down when you close the hood.

I like them because...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-13-2021, 09:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,577
Posted By 160B
Re: How to clean the rust & crud from the engine without running it through the radia

I used vinegar and a ladies nylon stocking put in the lower end of the hose to the radiator and held in place by the lower radiator hose clamp. Cut the nylon off and use about 4 to 5 inches in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-13-2021, 09:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 385
Posted By 160B
Re: cooling system filter

I have used a ladies nylon stocking put in the lower end of the hose to the radiator and held in place by the lower radiator hose clamp. Cut the nylon off and use about 4 to 5 inches in length. Run...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-21-2021, 10:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,050
Posted By 160B
Re: Fact or Fiction: Headlight Lens Gasket

I think he is referring to the reflectors from the vendors that are aluminum.

https://www.brattons.com/newly-re-tooled-aluminum-2-bulb-headlight-reflectors.html
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-12-2020, 11:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 960
Posted By 160B
Re: Float valve leaking

I have found that the float can contribute to the problem. You need to inspect carburetor float hinge bracket, frequently the float valve will wear a dimple in the hinge bracket and the dimple and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-09-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 489
Posted By 160B
Re: Diameter of the 5 wheel screws

5 on 5 ” bolt pattern.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-03-2020, 11:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,449
Posted By 160B
Re: Model A Rear Main Cap Removal

In 1998 when I got my 1931 160B I dropped the pan and tightened up the mains and the rods with the engine in the car. For the rear main I used a PROTO 3/4 inch 12 point swivel socket 3/8 inch drive,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-17-2020, 12:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,043
Posted By 160B
Re: How to Post a Picture?

It works for me
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-14-2020, 11:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,043
Posted By 160B
Re: How to Post a Picture?

Here is a link to the tutorial mentioned above

https://www.fordbarn.com/are-ya-lost/posting-images/
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-14-2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,043
Posted By 160B
Re: How to Post a Picture?

try this

Use "post reply"
In the menu pick the paper clip
Upload File from your Computer
Select chose file
Go to your file with the photo and select your photo
Select upload
After file is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-03-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 675
Posted By 160B
Re: S/W Windshield Frame Installation

When I did my windshield on my 160 B I used big stretch sealant in black. It is water clean up and I have never had a leak.


https://www.sashco.com/products/big-stretch/
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-02-2020, 12:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 675
Posted By 160B
Re: S/W Windshield Frame Installation

Do you have the correct gasket?
The gasket for the 1931 S/W is a different gasket. See the below link to the correct gasket sold by Bratton's, and the installation instructions.
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-24-2020, 09:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,864
Posted By 160B
Re: Oil Breather tube 20 inch flex tube

If you keep your eye out you may find a FUMAZE at a swap meet. There are originals and reproductions.

The originals have are marked FUMAZE PAT. PEND P.O.B. MFG.CO CINN. O. and the tube is seamed....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-15-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 842
Posted By 160B
Re: Help! Brakes!

Make sure that you install the roller pins correctly with the cotter pins inboard.

The photo with the yellow backing plate has the roller pins installed incorrectly, and could rub against the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-15-2020, 01:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 842
Posted By 160B
Re: Help! Brakes!

Did you have the drums trued and have the relined shoes arced to fit each drum?

here is a recent post
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 737
Posted By 160B
Re: Points car

To enter a vehicle in fine point judging the vehicle must meet the 14 requirements for preliminary judging. see the attached pages RG&JS 9 and 10 revised 2011

If the vehicle meets the 14...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-01-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 695
Posted By 160B
Re: Toe in procedure.

They are available on Amazon

https://www.amazon.com/s?k=Duby+Wheel+Aligning
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-29-2020, 09:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 676
Posted By 160B
Re: Tow in Alignment

They are available on Amazon

https://www.amazon.com/s?k=Duby+Wheel+Aligning
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-29-2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 695
Posted By 160B
Re: Toe in procedure.

here is a online video

I believe that the correct toe in is 1/16" plus or minus 1/32"
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-19-2020, 11:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 989
Posted By 160B
Re: Model a instruction book

Check out the MAFCA website on original and reprint manuals

https://www.mafca.com/tqa_instructionbooks.html
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-16-2020, 10:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 826
Posted By 160B
Re: Carburetor display/ Diagram

Below is a great web site with lots of information to help you with your seminar.

here are some of the sections

Assembling Carburetors
Back fires at high speeds
Basic Info
Cap Jet...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-14-2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 458
Posted By 160B
Re: Remove rear axle seal

I use an old tire iron for working on split rims, see attached photos.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-12-2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,127
Posted By 160B
Re: 160-A Standard Fordor?

When Ford built the 31 Slant Window, he had Murray and Briggs build the bodies the same so parts were interchangeable. So all slant windows, Murray and Briggs, have the curved top on the side window...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-11-2020, 10:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 717
Posted By 160B
Re: Push pedal bell ??

there is two on ebay

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Antique-Tu-tone-Chimes-Foot-Bell-Bermuda-Gong-Sutone-Corp-Accessory-Rat-Rod-Hot/124329197348?hash=item1cf298ff24:g:fmsAAOSwx~dfVuVi

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