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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Yesterday, 07:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 567
Posted By Forddan
Re: Clutch replacement costs...

LOL.... I will talk with the club guys for sure.

The rate of $3.25 per hour in 1938 will be around $56.7 today with an annual inflation average of 3.59.

Thank you for your answers. The...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-18-2019, 10:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 567
Posted By Forddan
Re: Clutch replacement costs...

Thank you all !! I started to have an idea of potential costs.

~ $70-80 is the shop rate hour in my area.

Best
Daniel
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-18-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 567
Posted By Forddan
Re: Clutch replacement costs...

Looks like the clutch is almost at the end of the adjustment, so I was told that in the near future I will have to replace it. The person who tested it said that I have to push all the pedal to the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-18-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 567
Posted By Forddan
Clutch replacement costs...

Hi

Could be I have to do a clutch replacement in my early 1929 Tudor.

If I would take the car to a shop, can anybody provide me a bulk idea of total costs.

In other words, if someone have...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-18-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 244
Posted By Forddan
Re: 1931 steering column brace bracket installation in......

Great help !!

Thank you all !!!!

Daniel
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-18-2019, 07:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 977
Posted By Forddan
Re: Smooth Shifting The Model A

Hi

Can someone explain me what exactly will be the process of "Double Clutching ".

What I quoted above I always assumed that was double clutching.

1. Clutch out of gear
2. “De-clutch”...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-18-2019, 05:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 244
Posted By Forddan
1931 steering column brace bracket installation in......

Hi

I need to install a 1931 steering column brace bracket in my early 1929 Ford Tudor as I have a small gas tank leak to solve.

Anyone have some pictures to share on how to attach/install it. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2019, 02:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 501
Posted By Forddan
Re: Radiator cooked corn??

LOL.. now i understand. These guys are amazing.

I have my A in my barn. In winter my barn is a 5 starts hotel for mice. I am a new owner and the car was stored only this past winter for the first...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 501
Posted By Forddan
Re: Radiator cooked corn??

Sorry if this is a very stupid question, but how did the supposed mouse food was stored in the radiator or any other place and finished mixed with the water radiator.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-04-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 704
Posted By Forddan
Re: Model A as a mobile studio

Marketing is all about picking your attention in a way that you will remember the ad. At least I see it in that way. In this case the catch is the model A. And here we are, commenting about the ad. ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-03-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By Forddan
Re: door lock & handle questions

I wrap a chain around the steering wheel and column. I believe, that will discourage any one that would like to steal the car in a parking lot.

Beside the car I do not leave anything of real...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-02-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,236
Posted By Forddan
Re: Every 500 Miles!??

All well taken. I was grateful that you pointed me those details. Since I have my A and joined Fordbarn I have learned a lot reading the threads. And I read several about engine oil and I agree with...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-01-2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,236
Posted By Forddan
Re: Every 500 Miles!??

This demonstrates my very low level of knowledge in the matter. Nevertheless, if the car have been using ND 30W for 14 years and 10400 miles I will leave it in that way.

Thanks
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-01-2019, 07:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,236
Posted By Forddan
Re: Every 500 Miles!??

Well, nice to hear this. I am the second owner of a fully out off body restoration. Including the engine and all mechanics. Who sold me the car told me all what he was using for lub, gas additive...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-29-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 410
Posted By Forddan
Re: 1928 Businessman's Coupe

Sorry... posting with nice pictures of the oval Windows have gone. The author deleted it. Probably because the car was sold. When i posted the link it was still there.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-29-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 410
Posted By Forddan
Re: 1928 Businessman's Coupe

Here is a 1929. I just saw it this week. This one has those windows. Also has a trunk instead of rumble seat.

https://maine.craigslist.org/cto/d/south-berwick-model-ford-1929/6984628999.html

I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-28-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 711
Posted By Forddan
Re: another project? our gas level gauge inop

You can also buy this. But I read to many bad reviews about these repro gauge complete assembled kits. So if yours is OK, then replace all what I pasted before and adjust the wire with the floater...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-28-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 711
Posted By Forddan
Re: another project? our gas level gauge inop

https://www.mikes-afordable.com/product/T9300HD.html

https://www.mikes-afordable.com/product/A9313B.html

https://www.mikes-afordable.com/product/A9321-23.html

...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-28-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 711
Posted By Forddan
Re: another project? our gas level gauge inop

I paid for the tools and the full gasket kit partes less than $30 or around that. Look the vendors sites. It is cheap !!!!!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-28-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 711
Posted By Forddan
Re: another project? our gas level gauge inop

For books, this is a must have. I have one always in the car and I just got another from eBay to have at home. I realized I was lazy to walk to the barn to pick the one that is in the car. At ebay I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-28-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 711
Posted By Forddan
Re: another project? our gas level gauge inop

Also here is a video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ucSV66JVyDc

When doing this job, replace all your gauge gaskets too. Use cork gaskets.

Best
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-28-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 711
Posted By Forddan
Re: another project? our gas level gauge inop

Here is a link to 1 of many threads you will find with the search function.

I hope this helps a little. It is an easy job.
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-27-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 624
Posted By Forddan
Re: Gas additive

Thank you Paul !!!

Nice to know from your experience that more than 4 oz will not hurt. As I never wait to have the tank empty it is not easy to add the correct amount. So I was adding "what I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-27-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 624
Posted By Forddan
Re: Gas additive

Second posting I read with your glug glug glug of MMO.....LOL

Can you please tell me the meaning.

Thanks !!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-26-2019, 07:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,031
Posted By Forddan
Re: Interesting Florida Restaurant

A few more pictures of the Ford's Garage nearby Tampa. It is really a nice experience. Totally out of the box restaurant...... but not for healthy food . LOL. But a big juicy burger from time to time...
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