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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-03-2021, 07:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 367
Posted By rbertan
leather top hold down straps

I have been trying and trying to find a set of leather top hold down straps for my 1931 Deluxe Roadster restoration project...NONE of the usual parts suppliers have them....they show them in the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-28-2020, 12:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 912
Posted By rbertan
Re: No Spark--Follow Up

It took me 11 months of pretty much working full time on it (I'm retired). I am the "customer of the year" at Snyders for 2019!! (LOL)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-25-2020, 07:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 912
Posted By rbertan
Re: No Spark--Follow Up

I did everything myself....most difficult was upholstery and top....paint is Stone Brown urethane single stage....my first Model A restoration...had a lot of fun....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-25-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 912
Posted By rbertan
No Spark--Follow Up

Thanks to all who responded to my appeal for HELP!!!....

Here is what happened....

First I checked the points with a business card....only had .35 volts at arm...

Next I replaced the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-24-2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 659
Posted By rbertan
No Spark

I just finished a 12month total restoration of a 1931 Deluxe Roadster.

Everything that needed replaced WAS replaced. So I go to start it for the first time and it won't start. Turns over fine but...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-10-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 727
Posted By rbertan
Re: 1930 Roadster Upholstery Mystery

Hope this helps you...I'm currently finishing up my total restoration of my 1931 Deluxe Roadster....upholstery included...Ralph B.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-22-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 487
Posted By rbertan
31 Roadster Seatback

How is the backrest spring held in place at the top? The bottom of it is held in place by 3 "clips" (shown in photo) at the bottom...but what holds it at the top??? Are there clips? I can't seem to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-13-2020, 09:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 418
Posted By rbertan
1931 Deluxe Roadster tackrail

Does any sort of spec sheet exist which shows where to mount the tack rail fasteners on the tack rail? I installed a new tack rail (wood) on my restoration but don't know where to put the tack rail...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-09-2020, 07:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,206
Posted By rbertan
Painting Accent Stripes

After having spent a lot of time using fine line masking tape to tape off the accent color lines (areas) on my 1931 Deluxe Roadster restoration, and then using newspaper to mask off the non painted...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-14-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 592
Posted By rbertan
Trunk Latch

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Anybody know what the "hook" at the top of the trunk latch was used for???
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-04-2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 586
Posted By rbertan
screws/bolts

What type of screws/bolts are used to fasten the curved inner rumble panel to the d-nuts at the top of the outer lower panel? There are 6 d-nuts in place on the lower rear panel....10-32 thread….'31...
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