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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-23-2018, 10:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 902
Posted By 160B
Re: Restored cars

At a young age in the 1960ís when I went to a used car lot and looked at a 1957 Chevrolet, the salesman stated the engine had been rebuilt, my dad was with me and we went on a test drive. After the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-19-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 335
Posted By 160B
Re: 1931 Model A owners manual

There were at least 13 different versions of the Ford Model A Instruction Book published for US-built cars and trucks: 5 in 1928, 2 in 1929, 4 in 1930, and 2 in 1931. The following paragraphs outline...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-10-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,550
Posted By 160B
Re: A 400

here is the corrected link


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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-07-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 825
Posted By 160B
Re: Tool purchase advice

Buy a box of zip lock sandwich size bags

1. put the grease in a plastic zip lock bag
2. throw the bearing in
3. squish the air out of the bag
4. zip the bag shut and work the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-06-2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 713
Posted By 160B
Re: What's the deal with these brake shoes?

FWIW

You can tell the difference between a soft bonded lining and a hard bonded ling by pressing your thumb nail into the lining:

If the lining is soft you will feel a slight indentation.

If...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-06-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 713
Posted By 160B
Re: What's the deal with these brake shoes?

At home and want to add some more info.

I found these brake shoes on eBay and exchanged messages with the seller, he owns a large brake clutch business in NY, and these brake shoes have all new...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-06-2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 713
Posted By 160B
Re: What's the deal with these brake shoes?

They are GOOD!!!

I put this on my 1931 160B just in time for the trip to Reno for the MAFCA convention. I am very satisfied!!!

You want soft molded or woven for mechanical brakes, steel or...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-28-2018, 11:03 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,104
Posted By 160B
Re: MAFCA renewal

FWIW AN ARTICLE FROM 58 YEARS AGO!!!

Here is an article from Feb 1960 published in "A" Quail Call V III, Issue 6 February, 1960 Penn-Ohio Region.

The article is attached and below is the text....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-28-2018, 09:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,607
Posted By 160B
Re: Filter GONE!

Not sure what you feel is worthless as a fly screen. This is a K&N air filter installed with an air maze housing, the original screen is not used.

And yes this is not suitable for a RH drive Model...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-28-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,607
Posted By 160B
Re: Filter GONE!

Here is a photo of the K&N I use on an original air maze.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-27-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,607
Posted By 160B
Re: Filter GONE!

Air filters have been covered in a number of threads, here is a partial list.


https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=239089

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=221751
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-25-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 388
Posted By 160B
Re: Door pillar has 3 way metal thing

here is your photo cropped using Adobe Photoshop elements7



You can save the photo to your computer by clicking on the photo and save to your computer files.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-23-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,188
Posted By 160B
Re: Are there any good prices on Champion 3X plugs?

Brace your self here is ONE 3X for only $298.61

there are two available
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-14-2018, 11:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 480
Posted By 160B
Re: Zenith 3 Carb..

rough !!!!!!
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-13-2018, 09:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 567
Posted By 160B
Re: Gas valve on position

This should make it clear for the valve under the tank.

Photo on the left valve is ON. Photo on the right valve is OFF
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-10-2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 167
Posted By 160B
Re: lower s/coloum bracket differances

FWIW

Here are my thoughts:

1. The one with no markings I would guess a reproduction.

2. The ones with markings are original the hex stamp is the manufacturers mark and the # would be the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-10-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,755
Posted By 160B
Re: Another rare eBay find!

FWIW

Their claim "World's largest Classic Car Sales Company, with 14 showrooms across the nation! We have been consigning and selling worldwide, since 1999."
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-09-2018, 10:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,755
Posted By 160B
Re: Another rare eBay find!

Good luck getting it on the airplane for the return trip!!!


Still LMAO


:):):):):):)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-09-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,755
Posted By 160B
Re: Another rare eBay find!

Sometimes I cannot help myself and this is one of those times.

Note it has a OHV engine and if you let your imagination go a little further this could be a prototype A400!!!, with prototype...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-09-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By 160B
Re: tranny top----need help

Can you post a photo of the gears in the neutral position, and a photo of the forks in the neutral position?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-07-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 514
Posted By 160B
Re: under seat storaqge?

The lower seat cushion should lift out, start by lifting the lower seat cushion from the front, slide the cushion forward and when the back of the lower seat cushion clears the back rest you should...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-07-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 410
Posted By 160B
Re: Need explanation of Ford's "directions" in assembling...

Steve,

FWIW

My interpretation is that "1/2 DRILL IN PLACE 2 HOLES FOR OPEN CAB" is that "in place" means when the cab is in place on the frame. This indicates that the holes were not...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-04-2018, 07:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 536
Posted By 160B
Re: another mailtrk on ebay...........

FWIW


https://www.ebay.com/itm/1931-Ford-Model-A/292661509725?hash=item4423fc3e5d%3Ag%3AowMAAOSwafhbXzhB&_sacat=0&_nkw=model+a+ford+mail+truck&_from=R40&rt=nc&_trksid=m570.l1313

More photos at...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-02-2018, 09:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 496
Posted By 160B
Re: Installing a Wiper Blade

Watch the video at the 2:39 to 3:15 and you will see how the blade and the arm is installed to the wiper.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-01-2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 393
Posted By 160B
Re: model a coil

here are two links to the referenced article by Chicgoland MG club?

http://1929modelaford.blogspot.com/2013/05/coil-polarity.html

http://www.chicagolandmgclub.com/techtips/general/574.html
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